City of Orlando Presents: Celebrating African American Culture in Art, Music and Dance
Thursday, February 25, 2021
6pm - 7:30pm
The arts are the heart and soul of the African American family and culture. The City of Orlando 2021 Black History Month Observance will dedicate one week to a virtual showcase of the diversity of arts through music, dance, poetry, paintings, crafts and more that reflect the richness of local African American history and culture.
On February 25, local visual artist, Chris Santos, gives a virtual tour of his CityArts Factory exhibition: Roots/Raizes, plus the Standing Ovation Dance troupe led by founder, Terri Burns and The Jazz Orchestra at Dr. Phillips Center, will perform.
Featured participants include:
- Barbara Hartley, Executive Director, Downtown Arts District
- Chris Santos, Artist
- Sorcha Baty
- Terri Burns, Founder/Executive Artistic Director, Standing Ovation Talent Group
- Performances by, Standing Ovation Dance and The Jazz Orchestra at Dr. Phillips Center