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Jun292017

The Guthrie's New Griots Festival Celebrates the Next Generation of Black Artists

CELEBRATING THE NEXT GENERATION
OF BLACK ARTISTS

July 6 - 16
Dowling Studio

The New Griots Festival aims to highlight, celebrate and advance the careers of emerging Black artists in the Twin Cities. The festival features the work of 10 local artists and free artist-taught community classes. Learn more.

Featuring improv by Blackout, a performance by dancer and vocalist Vie Boheme, music by Arthur "L.A." Buckner, work by playwright Antonio Duke, poetry by Keno Evol, poetry by April Gibson, work by writer Dame-Jasmine Hughes, work by painter Shaina McCoy, a performance by aerialist Miss Coco Nostal'jah and photography by Isaac Sundberg.

Tickets are $9; buy three or more performances and save! Artist-taught community classes are free, reservations encouraged. Click here for tickets, or call the Box Office at 612-377-2224.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.

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