Shanice LIVE at The Mosaic Templars’ Juneteenth Celebration!

 

 

 

The Mosaic Templars Cultural Center announced today the musicians scheduled to perform at its free Juneteenth celebration, noon to 6 p.m. on June 16.

National recording artists scheduled to perform include Cupid, creator of the dance hit “Cupid Shuffle;” Sir the Baptist, Tony Terry and special host Larry Dodson of the Bar Kays.

The event will be emceed and co-hosted by Keef Glason of Power 92 FM. Local performers will include 2017 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase winner Dazz & Brie, ZaeHD, Chris James and Ron Mac, Big Piph and Tomorrow Maybe, Big John Miller Band, Gold and Glitz and Mabelvale Drum Line.

In addition, other activities will be happening throughout the day, including vendors, food trucks, living history characters and film screenings. A screening of the documentary “Dreamland” will air at 1 p.m. and “Soul Food Junkies” will air at 3 p.m.

A kids zone will feature face painting, a video game truck, laser tag, rock climbing wall, water tinkering station and more!

Visitors are also invited to learn more about Arkansas history through the African American lens while exploring MTCC’s exhibits, including the new display, “Don’t Touch My Crown,” which opens June 14 and examines the role of hair in how African Americans define themselves and are defined by others, from the late 19th century to the present.

Vendor and sponsorships slots are available. Seating at the performance stage is limited; attendees are invited to bring their own chairs and blankets.

Each year, MTCC hosts a free community Juneteenth festival as a celebration of African American freedom and achievement. Juneteenth is the oldest national commemoration of its kind, dating back to 1865.

MTCC is located at 501 W. Ninth St, Little Rock, AR 72201. For more information, please call (501) 683-3593 or email info@mosaictemplarscenter.com.

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