The Business of Show: Black Culture as a Commodity
Wednesday, FEBRUARY 24, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
Zoom Webinar and Facebook Live - RSVP here
This final salon in our six-part series will explore the economic impact and cultural significance of Black trailblazers in the arts. We will look at artists as business professionals and discuss how Black culture has become a commodity. The panel will consist of arts administrators, performers and others. Closed captioning will be provided.
The Heritage Project Online Salon Series was created by Arsht Center staff as a way to elevate Black experiences and uplift Black voices during an important time in our nation's history. Beginning in SEPTEMBER, the Center hosted free monthly discussions on Zoom, with topics including Songs of Freedom, Afro-Latinx Music Experience, Black Perspectives on the Great White Way, Black Street Art + Black Lives Matter, and Black Greek Step and MARCHing Band Traditions. All past salons can be viewed here.
In addition to the above events, the following previously announced performances will be part of the Arsht Center's Black History Month celebration: