Kalamazoo Black Arts Festival

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Country and Region United StatesMichigan
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Kalamazoo, Michigan USA
Festival Contact Information

Kalamazoo Black Arts Festival
Black Arts and Cultural Center
359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 202
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 USA
Email: bacc@cybermind-usa.net
Phone: (01) 269-349-1035

Festival Description

Established in 1985 the Kalamazoo Black Arts Festival brings a local awareness of Black culture. The Festival’s aim is to develop human potential, self esteem,and creativity among Blacks of all ages in the Kalamazoo community, advance the awareness of Black artistic ability, and to preserve Black cultural heritage. Each summer the week-long festival is held in various Kalamazoo locations. The Festival culminates with four days of music, food and other entertainment.

Festival Dates July 28 - 31, 2011
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  • Black Arts Festival offers more than ever, by Sonya Bernard-Hollins (Kalamazoo Gazette, July 22, 2007)


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