Events

Upcoming Events

Oral History Workshop

Date: 09/30/2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Virtual - Zoom
Join Queer Newark on September 30 from 1-3PM for an introductory workshop on oral history methods and practice! This virtual session will explore the process of creating and launching an oral history project, including tips for collaborative research and community outreach. We will also discuss interview preparation and techniques, from choosing recording equipment to designing effective questions. The workshop will wrap up with an overview of some possible outlets for and creative applications of oral history.

Story Slam

Date: 10/07/2021 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Newark Public Library
Newark Pride, Inc. invites you to join us for our first Story Slam to be hosted on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at the Newark Public Library from 5:30-7:30 PM. This year's theme is "Creative Resilience" and we're ready to hear you tell your story. Each participant will have up to 5 minutes to share their pieces and at the end the best storyteller will receive a prize. This is a free event being held during the annual Newark Arts Festival. Click here to register.

SANKOFA: A Promise Unkept and Conversation of Renewal, Justice, and Revitalization

Date: 10/11/2021 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: ArtFront Galleries, 1180 Raymond Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102
On Monday, October 11 from 6-9PM at ArtFront Galleries, Newark Pride Alliance and Circle of Friends will be hosting a coming out day event, "SANKOFA: A Promise Unkept and Conversation of Renewal, Justice, and Revitalization." This special coming out day event will include a panel discussion moderated by Cheryl Clarke, performances by Empress Vizcaya, Travis Love, Daryl Stewart, and the presentation of student awards. Free and open to all. 

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Past Events

Queer Newark Pride Walking Tour

Date: 07/18/2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Location: Military Park, 51 Park Place Newark, NJ 07102

The Queer Newark Oral History Project invites you to join us for a special Newark Pride walking tour on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 11am! We will depart from Military Park, in the area between the Kennedy bust and cannons. We’ll have our rainbow gear so you can’t miss us!

Audacity and Visibility in the Queer Black Archive

Date: 04/22/2021 - 6:00pm

UNTITLED (BLUE), 2019 by Alanna Fields Archival inkjet print on canvas, Japanese kozo, encaustic, frame
UNTITLED (BLUE), 2019 by Alanna Fields Archival inkjet print on canvas, Japanese kozo, encaustic, frame

Ancestors at Play: Audacity and Visibility in the Queer Black Archive

Divine Feminist

Date: 04/21/2021 - 6:00pm

Neutral Nation: Art Exhibit and Experience in honor of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Date: 02/17/2021 - 7:00pm to 02/19/2021 - 8:00pm
Location: Online

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