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Art of Reginald Baylor Art of Hal Koenig Art of Michael Held Art of Judy Barczak Art of Erica Meier

Jessica Laub

Art of Andre Mattison


Featured Artist Ras Ammar Nsoroma

2011 Artists

Festival Schedule

6:45 am- Vendor coordinator(s) with booth assignments and information folders.

7:00 am- Vendors will begin to load in and start set up of booth spaces.
(Volunteers can be available to assist the vendor’s request)

10:00 am- Beginning of Community Arts Exhibition/Community Youth Arts Competition/Marketplace and art workshops.

Art workshop Session 1:

10am - 12pm

Children and Youth Theater/Peck Pavilion Schedule:
10:15 am
- Children oriented and Youth Theater performances as well as the judging of all
exhibiting and open studio artists will begin. 

10:15am-10:45am Eddie Rutledge and the Amani’s World Band
Musician and Children’s Book writer Eddie Rutledge and the Amani’s World band will be
performing jazz, funk, and R&B educational songs along with music skits which will feature live
interactive performances with children.

11:00am-11:30am Tessa’s Black Entertainment Youth
Tessa’s Black entertainment Youth will give an eclectic dance performance influenced by the
dance styles of jazz, ballet, and hip hop.

11:45am-12:45pm Still Waters Collective
Renowned poetess Dasha Kelley will coordinate teen spoken word /open mic performances.
Teen participants will be judged by viewing audience for prizes.

DJ will play funk music selections between stage performances

Milwaukee Public Theatre- Funk Festival Parade-TBA

Art workshop Session 2:

1pm – 3:00pm

1-1:45pm – Act 3 on pavilion stage
1:30 pm- and bands will begin loading in back stage of pavilion
2:00pm- Announcement of exhibition winners in pavilion area
2:15pm- Bands should have all instruments and equipment completely loaded in and will begin
to rotate through for sound check in order of performance.
3:00 pm- Beginning of Funk Festivalperformances

Live Music/Peck Pavilion Schedule:

3-3:45pm The Mustache

4:05-4:50pm ROOM11

5:15-6:45pm Evan Christian

7:00 pm-. Funk Festival ends

Admission is FREE and open to the public.