Juneteenth Celebration



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Juneteenth Celebration Schedule:

4pm: Doors Open to Cultural Center Gallery & African American Museum

5pm: Doors Open to Theatre

5:50pm: Black National Anthem (performed by Charles Little

5:55pm: Welcome (by Director, Board, LFUCG, Hicks & Funfsinn)

6pm: Performance Begins

Narrator: Dr. Veda Stewart

Host: Amoni Adair

African Instruments: Marvin Larbi

Classic Gospel/Opera: Michael Preacesly (ft. Cliff Jackson on Piano)

Jazz: Dan Jackson, Marlin McKay & DJ Rice

Call and Response Gospel: BerNadette West-Fugate

Blues: DJ Rice

INTERMISSION (10 minutes)

Ballet: African American Ballet Troupe

Theatrical Skit: MaKenzie Little, Nathan Hocker, Cindy Ernest

Modern Gospel: Charlette Thompson (ft. Charles Little on Piano)

Hip-Hop/Rap: Devine Carama & JK 47

Stepping: Alpha Phi Alpha – Epsilon Chi Chapter

Hip-Hop Violinist: M.A.Y.A.

Line Dance: Lexington Steppers

The Percussionists of Lexington Traditional Magnet School:

TraeMharr King

Joel Williams

Mlendja Samwele

Jmarion Lindsay

Ethan Adams

Useni Ramadhani

Jehovani Mubeneshayi

Pague Itoula

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