8-10 p.m. – Yuval Taylor and Jake Austen investigate the history of black minstrelsy that was adopted in the mid-nineteenth century by African American performers who played the grinning black face fool to entertain black and white audiences. “Darkest America: Black Minstrelsy from Slavery to Hip-Hop” explores the origins, heyday, and present-day manifestations of this tradition. $10. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Rd., NW, Atlanta, 30305. Call 404-814-4000 or visit: www.atlantahistorycenter.com to buy tickets or for questions.