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Thu, Dec 26


Location is TBD

Gil Scott-Heron Bluesology Kwanzaa Extravaganza

Join us celebrate our rich African and American culture and history through Music, Poetry, Storytelling, Food, Workshops, Arts & Crafts and Fun for the Whole Family. Honoring Spoken Word Legends from the Watts Prophets, Father Amde Hamilton, S. Pearl Sharp, Gil Scott-Heron Bluesology cast & more...

Gil Scott-Heron Bluesology Kwanzaa Extravaganza
Gil Scott-Heron Bluesology Kwanzaa Extravaganza

Time & Location

Dec 26, 2024, 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location is TBD

About the event

Kwanzaa is a 7-day festival held annually  Dec. 26 to Jan. 1 that celebrates African and African American culture and history. Created by Maulana Karenga in 1966 as a way to bring African Americans together to remember Black culture.  Karenga believed "you must have a cultural revolution before the violent revolution. The cultural revolution gives identity, purpose and direction."

The day will be magical, Spoken Word Legend from the Watts Prophets, Father Amde Hamilton will be honored as well as S. Pearl Sharp.  With performances by the Gil Scott-Heron Bluesology cast, Creative Love Network & more...

Kwanzaa celebrations include singing and dancing, storytelling, poetry reading, African drumming, and feasting. Even though the official celebration is seven days long, the guiding principles are meant to be incorporated into daily life. The weeklong period is meant to reinforce the seven guiding principles of Nguzo Saba.  

This is a Black Tie Affaire:   For more details:

Want to help? Volunteers, Sponsors & Vendors  sought.

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