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Ras Ammar Nsoroma

Ras Ammar Nsoroma

Art of Ras Ammar Nsoroma

Art of Ras Ammar Nsoroma

Painting Kevin by Artist Ras Ammar Nsoroma


Featured Artist Ras Ammar Nsoroma
Ras Ammar Nsoroma
Open 2010 Studio Artist

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

Milwaukee Public Theatre

Puppett making workshop


Mural painting workshop

Mount Mary College

Art.Ed. Dept. "Creative Connections" workshop

Our Next Generation

Mixed media workshop

Children and Youth Theater/Peck Pavilion Schedule:
10:00 am
- Children oriented and Youth Theater performances as well as the judging of all
exhibiting and open studio artists will begin. 

10am - 10:10am

Character Builders Camp will be performing youth acting, improvisation, & singing

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.

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 workshops Session 2:

1pm – 3:00pm

Milwaukee Artist Resource Network

Urban Landscape painting on Peck Pavilion Riverwalk

2:15pm- Announcement of exhibition winners in pavilion area
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.