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Black History Month Soirée
Past Event

The Black History Month Soirée is a time to come together and celebrate Black culture with a night filled with music, art, and a special pop-up group of vendors from Seattle’s Black Love Market. Indulge in a night of dancing while shopping Black-owned businesses and enjoying live music and performances. Grab a drink from the bistro, hit the dance floor, and surround yourself with community.

Free admission, all ages, $10 suggested donation.

Auditorium | 6 PM – 7 PM / 9 PM – 10 PM

Get ready to unleash your inner rockstar at an all-age open mic karaoke session in the auditorium!

Black Brilliance Performances
Auditorium | 7:30 PM & 8:30 PM

Black Brilliance shines bright as artists belt out tunes, spit rhymes, and weave poetic magic!

Live Paintings Experience
1st Floor Gallery | 6 PM – 10 PM

Three live paintings are poised to steal the spotlight at the Soiree, including a hands-on community art project.

Black Love Market
1st Floor Galleries | 6 PM – 10 PM

Focused on strengthening Black community by promoting and celebrating entrepreneurs, artists, activists and educators, Black Love Market with host their first BIMA popup of 2024


Demarciano Clothing

Art X Stephanie Morales

Kay The Paint Lady


Her Glow Candy Shop

Jammin On The One

My Self-Love ABC’s

A Sista Thang Fashions

DULA’s Neighborhood Workshop
2nd Floor Beacon Window | 8 PM – 9 PM

Dive into a creative project all about gratitude and mindfulness! Join DULA’s Neighborhood for a lively chat followed by a chance to unleash your inner artist with a personal Mandala masterpiece.

Max Capacity: 15, FREE

Register Here

Soiree Chill Zone
Classroom | 6 PM – 10 PM

A safe space for youth fellowship, come join the fun with a thrilling game of Mario Kart or UNO! Get ready for a blast of games, tunes, and artsy activities!

Pizza, Drinks & Dancing!
Bistro | 6 PM – 10 PM

What beats a party with drinks, dancing, and pizza? 

Come try out our pop up food vendor Pizza Project, and a cash bar at the BIMA Bistro, and vibe to the sounds of DJ Knobs!

Artwork detailed by Jite Agbro.


Feb 17, 2024
6:00pm – 10:00pm




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