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AFRO-INDIGENOUS ARTS + HEALING FESTIVAL

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2139 Washington St

2139 Washington Street

Boston, MA 02119

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Empowered by the Ancestors and enlisted by the powers to be, Black Market and a group of COMMUNITY CREATIVES have been tapped to take-over the blighted lot across from the Haley House for an ARTS + HEALING Festival!

This is an opportunity for us to enliven and activate a space that has been vacant for over 50 years in the center of Dudley Square, Roxbury!

WHEN: SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2019

TIME: 2pm-7pm

WHERE: 2139 WASHINGTON STREET (IN THE LOT NEXT TO BLACK MARKET) ROXBURY, MA 02119


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LIVE ART- Paint the Block! -Bring your own Art Supplies and Create your own mural! We supply the canvas!

HEALING STATIONS- SIsters of Calabash | ILE ASE (Ritual, Prayer, Reiki, Tarot and more!) Part I of BLACK AUGUST weekend!

MUSIC- Live DJ's, Drummers and performances by local Artists of FAMILY FAMOUS + MILKSHAW BENEDICT and Friends!

AN AFRICAN ART SALE- Over 500 Masks, Shields, Yoruba Sashs, Statues, Textiles and more!

AN INTERACTIVE FASHION RUNWAY- Curated by Joelle Jean-Fontaine (Founder of fashion brand: I am Kreyol)

A ROYAL ROUND TABLE SESSION- Curated by Jessicah Pierre (Founder of Queens Company)

CURL WORLD- Hair as Art and Culture- Curated by OMG! which stands for OBSERVE MY GREATNESS; aiming to create a place for DIVINE SPIRTS to enjoy and embrave the essence of our energy! (Founder Komeal Hullum)

PHOTO WALLS- At this Festival- YOU ARE THE ART! Tag #AfroArtsFEST #beautifydudley and post on IG!

VENDORS- Enjoy the handmade artisanal goods by local makers and entrepreneurs!

LOUNGE- Hang out with us and enjoy the transformation of our neighborhood!

FOOD COURT- Taste of Indigenous Foods from around the Diaspora!

FIT X CAMP with ZUUMBA, FULL BODY, YOGA curated by Joanne Lesperance (Leader- Fit X Camp)

FACE AND BODY PAINTING! - TBA

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