African-American Cultural Festival

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By J.T. Ryder

African-American Cultural Festival

The 2010 Dayton African-American Cultural Festival will offer a diverse mix of arts, entertainment and education, blending jazz, soul, gospel and hip hop with traditional African storytelling including an authentic glimpse of African village life. The festival promises to entertain with a wide range of music include performances from Darin Bell, Eldred Coats & Premium Blend, jazz and gospel musicians, the Chicago Steppers, and national recording artist Kelly Price. A vibrant arts pavilion, educational demonstrations, health screenings, a fashion show and a variety of food and vendors will accent the festivities. The festival will be held Saturday, August 28 from 12 to 9 p.m. at Riverscape MetroPark, 111 E. Monument Ave. For more information, call (937) 477-2427 or visit online at www.MetroParks.org/RiverScape or www.DAACF.org. (Photo by Joe Long)


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