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Memorial Art Gallery hosts performances for Black History Month series

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The Memorial Art Gallery hosted a Black History Month Celebration series event on Sunday.

The MAG provided a variety of forms of art, music, and dance performances for this event with no admittance fee. They held performances by ROC City Line Dance Express, Dress for Success Fashion Show, The Prestigious Gems Dance, Vertus High School, Mayukwa Kashiwa African Dance Drums, The Elite Step Team, Garth Fagan Dance, Rochester Academy Charter School, and more.

Annie Dukes who is a Guest Program Planner and Coordinator for the Black History Month Celebration said, “The theme is just really to celebrate. There’s a celebration of culture, of family, freedom, music. Just really just coming together and celebrating something that I know Dr. Martin Luther King would just be proud to see us doing where we can all come together, all cultures, all backgrounds to celebrate today.”

For a full list of the event’s lineup and links to the performer’s pages, click here.

​ ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The Memorial Art Gallery hosted a Black History Month Celebration series event on Sunday.

The MAG provided a variety of forms of art, music, and dance performances for this event with no admittance fee. They held performances by ROC City Line Dance Express, Dress for Success Fashion Show, The Prestigious Gems Dance, Vertus High School, Mayukwa Kashiwa African Dance Drums, The Elite Step Team, Garth Fagan Dance, Rochester Academy Charter School, and more.

Annie Dukes who is a Guest Program Planner and Coordinator for the Black History Month Celebration said, “The theme is just really to celebrate. There’s a celebration of culture, of family, freedom, music. Just really just coming together and celebrating something that I know Dr. Martin Luther King would just be proud to see us doing where we can all come together, all cultures, all backgrounds to celebrate today.”

For a full list of the event’s lineup and links to the performer’s pages, click here. Read More Black History MonthRochesterFirst  

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