Art & Soul this Saturday

The Arts Council of Indianapolis and partner organizations Asante Children’s Theatre, Indy Jazz Fest, Kenyettá Dance Company, and Madame Walker Theatre Center will kick off Art & Soul: A Celebration of African American Art & Artists in Indiana at the Indianapolis Artsgarden on January 28 at 12:15 pm.

This year’s theme, “Lift Your Voice,” celebrates the rich African American traditions and empowerment through the arts. The Art & Soul Kickoff Celebration will lift every voice and set the stage for the month-long celebration.

The event will also include:

-Arts Council Board Member and sportscaster Michael Grady as emcee

-A lively procession of African drumming by Griot Drum Ensemble, the 2017 Featured Artists, and Indianapolis arts leaders

-Audience members singing the Black National Anthem

-A jazz tribute to President Obama

-An inspirational dance performance by Krash Krew Dance

-Engaging activities by local arts and cultural organizations

-Art exhibition by Featured Artist Tiffany Marie Parker

-2017 Art & Soul Featured Artists: Carrington Clinton (Music), Devon Ginn (Literary/Theatre), Taylar Green (Dance), and Tiffany Marie Parker (Visual)

 

Art & Soul 2017:

What: Art & Soul 2017: A Celebration of African American Art & Artists in Indiana
When: Saturday, January 28, 12:15 pm

Where: Indianapolis Artsgarden, Located above the intersection of Washington and Illinois Streets

Information: indyarts.org/art-soul

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