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‘Heritage Fest 2024: The African Diaspora’ at the Arsht Center

The Heritage Fest 2024: African Americans and the Arts, celebrating artists representing the African Diaspora is happening Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, 3-7 p.m. at the Arsht Center's Thomson Plaza for the Arts. Admission is free.

Celebrating Pan-African artists in the community, the event celebrates the impact Black Americans have had on visual arts, music and cultural movements.

DJ Cardi – Photo courtesy artist management

Here's the schedule of events:

3-7 p.m. (ongoing)
Books & Books book nook, live mural with Picardo, DJ Cardi and vendor marketplace

3 p.m.
Miami Carol City Middle & High School marching band kickoff

3:15 p.m.
Rap Improvisation Workshop With David Hepburn

3:30 p.m.
Musical Theater Choreography Workshop With T.M. Pride

4 p.m.
Afro-Venezuelan Rhythms and Dance Workshop With San Juan USA

4 p.m.
Depth of Identity II Tour curated by DVCAI founder Rosie Gordon Wallace and presented by the Arsht Center

4:30 p.m.
Tradisyon Lakou Lakay Haitian Folkloric Dance Class

5 p.m.
Egyptian Yoga With Shanna Woods

5:40 p.m.
Live in Color performance

6 p.m.
The W's featuring Johnny James a.k.a Dr. J. performance

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Josie Gulliksen

About Josie Gulliksen

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami and contributes to Edible South FL and Miami Media Group. She has contributed to Miami.com, Biscayne Times and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor and arts writer and then worked for 13 years in public relations. She has her own blog Scene Around South FL at josiegulliksen.com

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