February 4, 2023 at 3:00 PM
Thomson Plaza for the Arts
The Arsht Center’s fourth annual Heritage Fest returns! In line with the national Black History Month theme, Heritage Fest 2023: Black Resistance recognizes the strength and perseverance of the African diaspora and their resistance to historic and ongoing oppression.
This FREE community event was designed to spotlight, celebrate and amplify African Diaspora artists in our community. Honor Black Resistance with an afternoon of fun-filled activities for the entire family. Hosted by DJ Nickymix, the festival features a dance workshop, children’s book readings, vendor marketplace, community mural painting and performances by the Rev. Melvin Dawson & The Genesis Fellowship Delegation and Victoria Blue.
The festival will take place from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. rain or shine.
3:00 p.m. Meet DJ Nickymix, visit the vendor marketplace and create art with the Paint With Faith community mural
3:00 p.m. Paint With Faith Community Mural
3:15 p.m. Free Gospel Sundays Pop-Up Performance by the Rev. Melvin Dawson & The Genesis Fellowship Delegation
3:15 p.m. Children’s Book Reading With M.J. Fièvre
3:30 p.m. Welcome From the Arsht Center
3:30 p.m. Afro Theory Dance Workshop With Kerine Jean-Pierre
4:15 p.m. Children’s Book Reading With Michael A. Woodward, Jr.
4:45 p.m. Children’s Book Reading With Ja’Nia Harden
4:45 p.m. Percussion Class With South Florida Center for the Percussive Arts
5:15 p.m. Children’s Book Reading With Michael A. Woodward, Jr.
6:00 p.m. Performance by Victoria Blue
Tickets available now.
Promo for Screen Reader
Online ticket sales are no longer available for this performance. Tickets may still be available in person at the box office or by calling 305.949.6722.