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Reggae Block Dance

Friday, September 30 from 6:30pm-11:00pm
Venue: Brittle Bank Park
Address: Corner of Lockwood & Fishburne Streets
Admission: Free
Sponsored By: The Boeing Company, C&A Unlimited, Inc.-McDonalds
Coordinator: Osei Chandler

Enjoy a vibrant and energetic evening filled with the sounds of Reggae. Relax and enjoy the fare from a variety of food trucks or browse goods from international artisans before you dance the night away with friends and neighbors. The lineup of Reggae artists taking the stage includes Da Gullah Rootz featuring General Top Rank’n and Ras Bonghi featuring Deighton Charlemagne and Identity.

Heritage Day at Marion Square

Saturday, October 1 from 10:00am-3:00pm
Venue: Marion Square
Address: Corner of Meeting & Calhoun Streets
Admission: Free
Coordinators: Cherry Seabrook, Veronica McDaniel, Jazzy Clay King and Angel R. Quintero
Sponsored By: Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina, Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, metroPCS

Celebrate African-American and Caribbean culture while enjoying ethnic flavors, international artisans and regional performers in the heart of Downtown.

Future Casting

Saturday, October 1 from  5:00pm-8:00pm
Venue: Fabulon
Address: 1017 Wappoo Road, West Ashley
Admission: Free

Future Casting, an interactive hip-hop event, will feature local, national, and international artists, of the genre tagged Hip-Hop and highlight the generational and contemporary links within the arts to Hip-Hop. Come celebrate what is trueto the art form’s creative beginnings as we project into the future with messages of hope, unity, progress, and harmony.

Children’s Programs at the Library: AeroVision with Roots: A Hip-Hop Dance Performance

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER-RELATED EVACUATIONS
Venue: Charleston County Public Library
Address: 68 Calhoun Street
Admission: Free
Produced by: Charleston County Public Library

Lamar Hunter, a member of the Peace, Love, and Hip-Hop Dance Company and a graduate from the School of the Arts, will demonstrate his own unique blend of freestyle hip-hop dancing. Local photographer, Ron Rocz, will also have photographs of Lamar on display in the Main Library lobby throughout the month of October.

Dance Theatre of Harlem

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017 AT 7:30PM.  Current tickets will be honored for the new show date.  If you cannot attend, call the Gaillard ticket office for a refund. For more details visit gaillardcenter.com or call 843-242-3099.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7:30pm
Venue: The Gaillard Center
Address: 95 Calhoun Street
Admission: $27.44- $77.84, Reserved Seating.

Known for its thrilling performances that successfully challenge preconceived notions, The Dance Theatre of Harlem consists of 14 racially diverse dance artists who perform an eclectic, demanding repertoire. Francesca Harper will create a new work to John Adams’ String Quartet performed by the acclaimed Attacca String Quartet. The Dance Theatre of Harlem brings new life to the classical ballet art form. They celebrate African American culture through treasured classical and neo-classical works by George Balanchine and resident choreographer Robert Garland, to cutting edge contemporary works.

The presentation of Dance Theatre of Harlem was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional Support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

This performance of Dance Theatre of Harlem is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the South Carolina Arts Commission.

The October 6th performance of Dance Theatre of Harlem is a co-presentation of the Gaillard Center and the MOJA Arts Festival.

MOJA Finale

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER-RELATED EVACUATIONS

Sunday, October 9 from 4:00pm until dark
Venue: Hampton Park
Address: 30 Mary Murray Boulevard
Admission: Free
Sponsored By: The Boeing Company, C&A Unlimited, Inc.-McDonalds, SCE&G, metroPCS

The culminating event of the MOJA Festival, this lively and colorful celebration includes high energy musical performances, a pop-up art exhibition, international artisans and mouthwatering ethnic foods. A variety of community organizations will be on hand to provide information in addition to a health and wellness fair for men, women and youth.