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Spoken Soul Festival 2020
In commemoration of the 19th Amendment
Spoken Soul Festival
Celebrates
the Women’s Right to Vote

In partnership with the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Miami-Dade County, the National Woman’s Party, DVACI and WomenArts, Spoken Soul Festival plans on providing thought-provoking programming during the month of March at the Arsht Center.

 

 

SPOKEN SOUL COMMUNITY PROGRAM

NEW DATE TBA Spoken Soul Festival Featured Exhibition

“A Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender” Curated by Rosie Gordon-Wallace
Free Tour – Mondays & Saturdays at Noon
Group Tours and private exhibit tour available upon request.
Click here for more tour info. (https://www.arshtcenter.org/Visit/Explore-the-Center/Tours/)

NEW DATE TBA Spoken Soul Festival’s SHE VOTES Panel & Opening Reception

3pm SHE VOTES panel sets out to challenge the narrative of the commemoration of the 19th Amendment and the role Florida played in the suffrage movement. Moderated by Marisol Zenteno, President of The League of Women Voters Miami-Dade. Panelists include:

  • Honorable Judge, Angelica D Zayas
  • Janet Kyle Altman, Marketing Principal, Kaufman Rossin, Past Chair, Women’s Fund Miami
  • Lori St John, CPA, Esq. Author and International Speaker, CEO | The St John Group
  • A representative from the Dream Defenders

Event is free and open to the public.

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Miami-Dade County
Knight Concert Hall – Peacock Education Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd Miami FL 33137

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Victory By Nina Allendar

 5pm Spoken Soul Festival FEATURED EXHIBITION – Opening and Reception 

“A Woman Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender” Curated by Rosie Gordon-Wallace
Featuring DJ Slaya, Poet Mori Taiye and hosted by Deborah Magdalena.
Hors d’oeuvres provided by J. Woods Company. Wine provided by PRIME.

Event is free and open to the public.

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Miami-Dade County
Knight Concert Hall – Peacock Education Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd Miami FL 33137
Knight Concert Hall – Peacock Education Center

NEW DATE TBA Spoken Soul INReach Day will host middle and high school students, and teen museum groups to have a guided tour of the exhibition. Inspired by the exhibit, attendees will participate in arts activities to create poetry and artwork that would reflect a modern-day Miami suffrage movement. The results will be featured at the SSF showcase.

SPOKEN SOUL FESTIVAL – MAIN EVENT

NEW DATE TBA Spoken Soul Showcase Vol. 13 – SWAN Day Miami 

SSF2019_Singer_Jacquea Mae _Dancer_Reshma Anwar_PhotoByAngelValentinSWAN Day Miami will spotlight 10 South Florida women artists through a free and open to the public showcase.  The featured women artists will present new interdisciplinary and collaborative commissioned works based on the theme “The Women’s Right To Vote.”

After Party 9pm – Specialty Drinks provided by Premium Blend.

Event is free and open to the public.

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Miami-Dade County
Ziff Ballet Opera House – Peacock Foundation Studio
1300 Biscayne Blvd Miami FL 33137

 

SPOKEN SOUL FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER

NEW DATE TBA Spoken Soul’s Vanessa Baez Memorial Women’s Brunch is the festival’s fun and fabulous fundraising event. This year’s guest speaker is State Representative for District 108 Dotie Joseph and will be hosted by Amy Baez at BRAVA by Brad Kilgore at the Arsht Center. Dotie will speak on her personal story and the 100th anniversary of the women’s right to vote.

For more info click here (Brunch)

SPOKEN SOUL FESTIVAL CLOSING EVENT

NEW DATE TBA Spoken Soul’s She Talks: A Review of Women Artists Affiliated with Florida will feature a talk from fine art and furniture appraiser Celeste Davis. She will present a history of select women artists associated with Florida and how the women’s right to vote has led to the success of women artists.

Wine provided by Santos Sangria.

Event is free and open to the public.

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Miami-Dade County
Knight Concert Hall – Peacock Education Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd Miami FL 33137