WHO: The Straz Center, Art2Action and Paint22
WHAT: Veteran Community Open Mic and Visual Arts Exhibit
WHERE: Straz Center’s Riverwalk Tent
WHEN: Sunday, March 6, 2022, 6:30-9 p.m.
DETAILS: The Straz Center, Art2Action and Paint22 present the Veteran Community Open Mic and visual arts series, a creative and courageous space where all people are welcome regardless of identity. It’s a space where veterans and civilians can bring their full selves, listen, share and grow together. Paint22 will provide art exhibits featuring veteran artists at each event, such as Army veteran Nadine McDowell, who will be featured on March 6th.
Andrea Assaf, artistic director of Art2Action, and Andresia “Real” Moseley will co-host the event. Featured guests include spoken word artist Anthony Torres, Jr. and percussionist Angel Ruben Rodriguez, Sr. of the Combat Hippies, a performance group of military veterans based in Miami.
Open Mic sign-up spots are up to five minutes each, in any genre or creative form. Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required, at www.art2action.org.
This is a FREE event, with free non-alcoholic beverages provided for all. Art2Action respectfully requests that an alcohol/substance-free and weapons-free environment be maintained. Masks are required on the premises and social distancing is encouraged.
For more information about the Straz Center for the Performing Arts and its upcoming events, visit www.strazcenter.org.
This program is supported, in part, by the DeBartolo Family Foundation, Real Time Labor Guide, Project Vet Relief, and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts (Section 286.25, Florida Statutes).
Events, days, dates, times, performers and prices are subject to change without notice.