Please check this page regularly for updates to all events. 

2021 CINCY BLACK PRIDE

SCHEDULE

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JUNE 3rd - 30th 2021

Eyes Open Art Show

Submission Deadline: May 24, 2021

Submission Fee: $10.00

Location: Creative House of Art and Design, 609 Main St., Covington, 41011

The original EYES OPEN Festival was created in 2008 by Artists and Husbands, Doug Cooper Spencer and Greg Cooper Spencer as a way to celebrate Black Queer Artists. The festival ran for two years 2008 and 2009. With their blessings, we are honored to be stewards of its return.

 

The exhibit will feature the art of Derrick Bell and photography by Ron Clemons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY • JUNE 13 - 20th

Black Alphabet Film Festival

Films available for streaming starting Sunday, June 13th

Our finale event will include a virtual facilitated discussion of feature films on June 17th, but watch for the entire week. 

Tickets will be available soon!

TUESDAY • JUNE 15, 2021

7:00PM - 9:00PM EST

OutReels Cincinnati & Cincinnati Pride

in collaboration with Cincinnati Black Pride present

Paris Is Burning

Esquire Theater | 320 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220

FREE tickets available NOW at the Esquire Box Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More details HERE

WEDNESDAY • JUNE 16, 2021

6:00PM - 7:30PM EST

Town Hall: State of Black LGBTQ+ Cincinnati

Living at the intersection of LGBTQ+ and Black identity during the COVID-19 pandemic

 

Panelists: Marcel Hughes, Kersha Deibel, and Jennifer Barnes Balenciaga
K.A. Simpson (Founder, SparkLight Creative Group)

 

 

WEDNESDAY • JUNE 16, 2021

8:00PM - 10:00PM EST

Film Festival Screening

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tickets available now HERE
 

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THURSDAY • JUNE 17, 2021

6:00PM - 7:30PM EST

 

Black Alphabet Film Festival- Talkback

 

Films available for streaming starting Sunday, June 13th

Our final event will include a virtual facilitated discussion of feature films.

Discussing Feature Selections:

MAMA GLORIA

directed by Luchina Fisher

View the Official Trailer

13TH AND REPUBLIC

directed by Darnell Pierre Benjamin

View the Official Trailer

FRIDAY • JUNE 18, 2021

7:00PM - 9:00PM EST

 

The 3rd Annual Vizazi Torch Awards 

& Members Reception

LIVE EVENT LINK TO BE SHARED HERE ON DAY OF EVENT.

NOMINATE FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL VIZAZI TORCH AWARDS THROUGH MAY 31st!

 

 

 

Hosts: Jennifer Balenciaga + Marc Morgan
Performances by: Indigo Stephens + Gravel & Grit

 

FRIDAY • JUNE 18, 2021

9:00PM - 1:00AM

Cincy Black Pride & Esoteric Presents Juneteenth Kickoff Party

*Following the Vizazi Torch Awards*

Location: Esoteric Brewing

918 E McMillan St, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Presented by: DJ Jayy & DJ Rah D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY • JUNE 18, 2021

9:30PM - 3:30AM

Tri-State Pride Night

Location:

8075 Reading Rd Suite 101

Cincinnati, Ohio 45213

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SATURDAY • JUNE 19, 2021

Juneteeth!

6:00PM-8:00PM

Art Reception:  Creative House of Art & Design

 

Details coming soon!

Location: Creative House of Art & Design

609 Main Street, Covington, KY 41011

SATURDAY • JUNE 19, 2021

9:00PM - 1:00AM

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SUNDAY • JUNE 20, 2021

TIME: TBD

Interfaith Services​

PLATFORM: TBD

SUNDAY • JUNE 26, 2021

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
 

Joy as a Revolution

 

Interactive art exercise and panel/interviews that focus on how members of the Black LGBTQ+ community found their joy and power. Art exercise is meant to be meditative and insightful.

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