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Back by popular demand and In honor of JUNETEENTH, DA SPOT NYC in partnership with City Point Mall and Downtown Brooklyn Partnership will host another Black Creatives + Culture Market to highlight the creativity of local BlPOC creatives.
The inaugural Black Creatives + Culture Market: Juneteenth Edition will take place on Saturday, June 19th and, Sunday, June 20th, 2021 from 11 AM to 7 PM inside City Point Mall and on Albee Square Plaza. We're turning up for the culture in Downtown Brooklyn!

SCHEDULE

SATURDAY 6/19

CREATIVE MARKET | 12PM - 7PM
THE GOLD CARPET LIVE | 12PM - 4PM
MAIN STAGE: CONNECTING THE CULTURE | 2PM - 3PM
MAIN STAGE: I SEE YOU | 3PM - 4PM
ARTIST LOUNGE: “WE CALL IT BLACK JOY” | 4PM - 7PM
MUSIC STAGE | 4PM - 7PM

SUNDAY 6/20

CREATIVE MARKET | 12PM - 7PM
MUSIC STAGE | 4PM - 7PM

DA MUSIC STAGE

Enjoy two music stages (inside City Point and performances on Albee Square) where our DJs will be spinning your favorite tunes in between some surprise live performances by emerging artists. Featured DJs: DJ IKONIK ONE, DJ D-OFFICIAL, DJ DOPE MAN, and DJ LOLO TOO MUCH

SATURDAY 6/19

4PM - 7PM
Albee Square Plaza

SUNDAY 6/20

4PM - 7PM
Albee Square Plaza

 

Featured Performers
TeemanayGlitteratiUma LouTenille Janae, , Renee Neufville, Flex Dance Group and Brooklyn United.

HOST

DA MARKETPLACE

PRESENTED BY

Located inside City Point BKLYN and on Albee Square Plaza, this highly curated marketplace will feature 40 local, Black-owned, and POC independent creative brands in fashion, beauty, wellness, food, and lifestyle goods.
Featured vendors: Adinkra Republic, Adorned by V, Aech n Babu, ANAJAE, And And NYC , Anona de Juana, Avalah, Breukelen Polish, Breuklen Rub, Brooklyn Empire, Candid Soul , Cure My Sweet Tooth, DA SPOT NYC, Divine Wellness, Faith So Trill, Fashions by TJ, Fly By Knight , Follow My Beard, ILemonBk, Jade Chi Designs, Leeski Apparel, Kuhler NYC, Let's Converse, Locnificent, Lucinda's Looks, MasterPeace, Melanaires, Modestine Tea, Nayo's Essence. Perry Boyce, Pocket Kings BK, Pop Pins NYC. Rebel Chic, Rompzz, Royal Priesthood , The Salty Heifer Co., Savon Blu, Scentuously Me, The Amulet Fairy, Touched Organics, and Ultra Violet NYC.

 

ARTIST LOUNGE

WE CALL IT "BLACK JOY"

6/19 | DOORS OPEN 4PM
Enjoy a vibrant art show featuring 11-12 local BIPOC artists offering different mediums, textures, and styles. Artwork will be available for purchase.
Featured Artists: Wayne Diggs, Emmanuel Agbeble, Danie Herard, C.A.N.V.A.S, Afrocentric Keyy, Mr. John Wright, Akeem Grant, TH. Carlton, and Nandy Castillo

FEATURED ARTISTS

DA MAIN STAGE

PRESENTED BY

 

Reserve your seat for our live panel discussion and interactive workshop featuring emerging Black-owned platforms Black Phoenix Management Group (BPMG) and Let's Converse. Conversations will focus on community and wealth-building, mental health and wellness, and creative spotlights on The Red Carpet.

 

CONNECTING THE CULTURE: PANEL DISCUSSION

6/19 | 2PM - 3PM

Hosted by Randy Braz

Join Randy Braz of Black Phoenix Management Group (BPMG) and guest panelists who will share their insights, advice, and resources for small businesses and budding entrepreneurs. 

 

"I SEE YOU": INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP

6/19 | 3PM - 4PM

Hosted by Nadine G.

"I See You" is an interactive workshop where you will get to share, celebrate, meet, and see all the people in the room. It includes guided meditation, conversation, affirmations, and fun! Led by Nadine G. of Let's Converse.


"THE GOLD CARPET" WITH MANIFEAST AND HOST SIRENA MARIE

6/19 | 3PM - 4PM

Hosted by Manifeast

This Juneteenth, the Black Creatives and Culture Market will feature the ladies of Manifeast: Kim Rickards, Valentina Hannon, and Krystle Sylvester, and host Sirena Marie who will shine the spotlight of Black Excellence on some of the 50+ BIPOC independent creative brands and artists on “The Gold Carpet”.

 

 

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