Cotton Club Dancers, Big Bands, Swing Dancing, Poetry, and More
All of the guests are required to dress in attire themed 1920s, 30s, 40s
Experience the Magic of the Harlem Renaissance: Join Us for the 11th Annual Gala Extravaganza!
Get ready for an unforgettable journey back in time as Verb Kulture Events, Infinite Arts Movement Inc, Shelley Carrol Productions, and Frisco Arts Foundation proudly present the 11th Annual Harlem Renaissance Performing Arts Gala Extravaganza.
Date: Saturday, June 29th
Location: Verona Villa, Frisco, TX
Step Aboard the A-Train to Frisco!That's right! The iconic Harlem Renaissance Gala is making its stop in Frisco, Texas, and you don't want to miss it. Celebrating over 100 years of the Black Arts Movement, this gala promises an evening of elegance, entertainment, and cultural celebration.
A Tribute to the Harlem Renaissance Era:Join us as we pay homage to the Harlem Renaissance Era, a pivotal milestone in Black Arts history. From the jazz clubs of 1920s Harlem to the present day, we'll honor the creativity, expression, and soul that have shaped artistic movements throughout the ages.
Indulge in the Glamour of the Jazz Age:Transport yourself back to the roaring '20s, where jazz filled the air and style reigned supreme. Dress to impress in your finest attire as we recreate the atmosphere of Harlem's legendary clubs. Think Zoot Suits, tailed tuxedos, flapper dresses, and headpieces that capture the essence of the era.
An Evening of Spectacular Entertainment:Prepare to be dazzled by an array of local celebrity supporters and special guest Paul Ellington, grandson of the legendary Duke Ellington. Enjoy delectable drinks, sumptuous food, and non-stop entertainment featuring a 16-piece Big Band, with Frisco's own Shelley Carrol on saxophone, and national spoken word artist, Verb Kulture.
Celebrating Cultural Heritage and Unity:More than just a gala, this event is a celebration of African American history and culture. Through jazz, dance, visual arts, and poetry, we aim to educate, inspire, and bridge the gap between cultures and generations. Together, we sustain the rich legacy of music and arts in Texas and beyond.
Join Us in Preserving the Legacy:Don't miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary evening. Reserve your seat now and experience the magic of the Harlem Renaissance brought to life in Frisco, Texas.
Let's celebrate history, culture, and creativity together!
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