SAVE THE DATE: Open house and Fundraiser - OCTOBER 6TH

The staff, partners, and board of Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island welcome the community to our 2018 Open
House & Fundraiser.

The day-long Open House will give visitors the opportunity to explore SCCRI. Check out the Sowing Place/Sankofa World Market, fresh produce, local artisan vendors, workshops, classes, and other family friendly activities.

The evening will include a ticketed fundraiser kicked off with food and drinks from local RI businesses, followed by the sounds of AfriManding with Becky Bass and a dance party featuring DJ Maestro-x. Please see the link below to purchase tickets for the evening events.

Please note, evening events are 21+


Schedule Details:

11-3p Sowing Place/Sankofa World Market (fresh produce, local artisan vendors, workshops, classes, and more)

12-2p Performances

1p Human Music Machine

Poetry performances by Sylvia Soares with Cape Verdean musical accompaniment

3-6p SCCRI Resident Partner and Teaching Artists led class/workshops

3p Master Drummer Jesus Andujar and Caribbean Rhythms class performance

5p Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading w/ Yakim Parker

12-6p Gallery Show 

Exhibition Opening: SCC Partners Visual Arts Exhibition with
cultural activities, curated by Marta V. Martínez in the
PopUp! @ SCCRI. Exhibition will be on display Oct. 6 - Nov 4

Evening Ticketed Events 21+ (please see link below to buy)

(food provided by Food4Good, beer provided by Revival Brewery and Long Live Beerworks. Event Photography: Erin X Smithers.)

Performance & Community Dance Party emcee’d by April Brown!

6:00 - 7:00p Mix and mingle with food and drinks (invite included with performance ticket)

7:00-8:30p Sidy Maiga and AfriManding (21+)

9-12a Community Dance Party w/ DJ Maestro-x (21+)


Thank you to our sponsors: