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Harlem Renaissance Festival

Saturday, May 3 10:00a to 7:00p
Kentland Community Center Hyattsville, MD

The Harlem Renaissance Festival is held on the beautiful grounds of the Columbia Park/Kentland Community Center in Landover, MD located at the intersection of Landover Road (Route 202) and Pinebrook Avenue. The entire Washington/Baltimore region is invited to celebrate the rich and diverse culture which African Americans have contributed to American life. This festival is a day full of music, dance, food, literature, poetry, and art!
18,000 attendees expected.

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Midnight Star
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The synth-funk unit Midnight Star scored several times on the charts during the mid-'80s, led by their double-platinum album No Parking on the Dance Floor in 1983. Just one of the successful acts on Solar Records (also including Shalamar, Lakeside, and the Whispers), the group was formed in 1976 at Kentucky State University by the Calloway brothers, trumpeter Reginald, and trombone player Vincent, with vocalist Belinda Lipscomb....
Colours
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Among the many unmemorable late '60s psychedelic bands that put out a record or two, Colours do stand out from the pack a bit for a couple of reasons. One is that they were among the relatively few American bands to adopt a very British orchestrated pop-psychedelic style, which must have been honed by incessant listening to every track the Beatles did in 1967....
Dee-1
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The equation is simple. Soul + swag x New Orleans = Dee-1. He has created his own lane in Hip-Hop by making music that motivates anyone on a mission to win the game of life. He is the voice of those underdogs who grind with a purpose....
Marcus Canty
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As a youngster growing up in Palmer Park, Maryland, Marcus Canty developed loves for acting, basketball, and singing. The last of the three won out. At the ages of 11 and 15, he performed at Harlem's Apollo Theatre; during his later appearance, he placed second in a competition after singing Trey Songz' "Gotta Go....
Location & Nearby Info
Kentland Community Center
2411 Pinebrook Ave.
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(301) 386-2278
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