Westbury Artsis set to host their sixth annual Black History Month Jubilee Celebration, “African American Culture: Connecting the Community Through the Arts.” During this day’s jam-packed event there will be a variety of family-friendly live arts performances like storytelling, dance, spoken word, song, and cultural expression. The diverse line up includes the Praise Dancers of Shiloh Baptist Church of Rockville Centre, Danse Xpressions, and the award-winning Rhythm of the Knights – Uniondale High School Show Choir. The day will be led by City College of New York’s award-winning fiber artist Dr. Alicia Evans.
The Westbury Arts Board Director, Pat Jenkins Lewis has worked alongside her daughter Angela Jenkins in collaboration with Westbury Arts to arrange this year’s annual event. Lewis and Westbury Arts are once again proud to lead the Black History Month celebration for the community to enjoy…“Through dance, song, and spoken word, we will educate as well as entertain. Our mission is to share the history, heritage, and achievements of Black people in the arts.” This family-oriented event kicks off on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 3 p.m until 5 p.m and will be located at Westbury High School