There is a spectacular free event Friday at the Kimo Theater as Black History Month kicks off Friday night at 8:00 p.m. The KiMo will feature a tribute to African-American and Culture with Kumbuka. Kumbuka, a poignant tribute to African-American history and culture, will feature various artists performing songs, spoken word and dance tributes at the event to remember ancestors loved and lost.
Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with the show running from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event is free however, guests are asked to bring a photo of a loved one to participate in the ceremony.
Learn more about the Kumbuka Celebration
A Pueblo Deco picture palace, the KiMo opened Sept. 19, 1927. It was commissioned by the innovative Oresete Bachechi, who had envisioned a Southwestern style theater for Albuquerque. Every detail of the theater contains historical significance, making it one the region’s most valued cultural gems. The KiMo offers a variety of entertainment including film, theater, and musical performances.