February 1, 2013
17th Annual Art & Soul Kick-off Celebration
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
at the Indianapolis Artsgarden
Meet this year's featured artists, enjoy light refreshments, hear guest performer Cynthia Layne. 2013 featured artists are Blair Clark, Rusty Redenbacher & Mr. Kinetik, and Tasha Beckwith. Hosted by the Arts Council of Indianapolis with generous support from Lilly Endowment Inc., Arts Council representatives and special guest, Amos Brown from Radio One, will launch the celebration. Join us and experience Art & Soul 2013!
Featured Artist for the month of February
Tasha Beckwith: graffiti-inspired contemporary figures
Feb. 2nd - 1:00 p.m.
Gregg Bacon - Contemporary Jazz
Feb. 5th - 12:15 p.m.
Everett Greene - Jazz & pop singer performing romantic standards
Feb. 8th - 12:15 p.m.
ORI Afro Jazz Ensemble - Performing a fusion of Jazz & island songs
Feb. 12th - 12:15 p.m.
Matt Wilson - Jazz band
Feb. 14th - 12:15 p.m.
Lonnie Lester - Soul, pop, and R&B
Feb. 15th - 2013 Art & Soul Featured Artists
11:45 p.m. Blair Clark, R&B & Neo Soul with a touch of Jazz
12:45 p.m. Rusty Redenbacher & Mr. Kinetik, Hip-Hop Duo
Feb. 16th - 1:00 p.m.
iibada Dance Company - Historical African-American dances
Feb. 17th - 2:00 p.m.
Asante Children's Theatre - Song, dance, & spoken word
Feb. 19th - 12:15 p.m.
Tony Styxx - 2012 Art & Soul featured artist performing hip Hop, neo-soul, & experimental music
Feb. 20th - 5:30 p.m.
An evening with Bashiri Asad - Gospel, R&B, & folk
with refreshments made available by Sun King
Feb. 22nd - 12:15 p.m.
Freetown Village - Preserving African American traditions and culture through storytelling and song
Feb. 23rd - 1:00 p.m.
Metropolitan Youth Orchestra - The ISO student outreach orchestra
Feb. 24th - 2013 Art & Soul Featured Artists & Special Guest
12:45 p.m. Blair Clark - R&B, Neo Soul with a touch of Jazz
1:30 p.m. Rusty Redenbacher & Mr. Kinetik - Hip-Hop Duo
2:30 p.m. Special Guest, Brenda Williams - Jazz Standards, R&B, & soul