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Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
551 S Tryon St, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
AfroPop! Nation creates experiences celebrating the rich culture of the African Diaspora through music, dance, art, vendors & African drumming in the US. Welcome to «The Bantu Experience»!
This special edition of our AfroPop! Charlotte series highlights elements we touch on monthly, with a little more detail. The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture uniquely allows us to elevate an already amazing experience to the next level! Here are a few activities going on throughout the evening:
• African Pop-Up shop from 6pm — 1am featuring 20 amazing vendors.
• Various pop-up fashion shows during the shopping experience from 6pm — 9pm;
• Pop-up artist showcase & gallery featuring local artist including Candy Carver (RDU) & Arthur Rodgers (CLT);
• African Dance & Drumming classes each hour;
• Kizomba Instruction + Dance by Kizomba Alegria Charlotte Dance ft. DJ Alex (DMV);
• Live Screen Printing provided by MacFly Fresh Apparel Services;
• Unique art & craft class for kids earlier in the evening with Think-N-Paint!
• After-party (9:30pm — 1:30am) featuring sound design by The Dynamic DJ Kato + DJ Steel Wheel on the rooftop patio overlooking Charlotte's beautiful center city skyline!
Sponsored by Eat Work Play CLT!
Tickets are ON SALE NOW! Various options are available, but it's sure to be a SELLOUT .Please, join us for this historic moment. Oh, and don't forget to SPREAD THE WORD! #WeAfroPoppin!