JuneTEAnth Talk Eat Art

Friday, June 15, 2018

Velvet Rope Group presents…Talk Eat Art | JuneTEAnth 
“a celebration of blackness”

#JuneTEAnth2018

 

Doors/Art Gallery Pre-Show @ 7 p.m.
Show Starts @ 8 p.m.

Join Velvet Rope Group at Proctors for their 2nd annual JuneTEAnth production. Come out to see the works and performances of Regional Creatives all in a celebration of blackness — black beauty, black culture, black history, black excellence.

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the US (June 19th, 1865). The purpose is to promote and cultivate knowledge and appreciation of African American history and culture.

Dress Code: Whatever you feel comfortable in, but black AF is encouraged. “Fully embrace yourself, flaws and all.”

Headliner: Chelsey Denea, R&B/Soul Singer

Other Performances to include…African Drumming, Lyricists, Singers, Dancers, and more!

General Admission: $30 pre-sale, $35 at-the-door

Reserved Seating available for groups of 5 or more (while space lasts). Contact Swain for details and availability @ (518) 210-8260.

Thank you to our partners and supporters:

Proctors
Albany Distilling Company
African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region, Inc.
The Albany Urban Art Gallery
The ALT
Upstate Alliance for the Creative Economy
REM Printing
WMHT

Be on the lookout for TEAser performances and artist workshops during the days and weeks leading up to the show. Locations vary.

***This production is in conjunction with the 1st Annual Juneteenth Weekend of the Capital Region***

About TEA

Talk Eat Art is a traveling multi-genre show with live performances, art on display, and theater by regional creatives. Since its start in 2015, TEA has produced at 6 venues totaling over 100 performances.

About Velvet Rope Group

A FLAGSHIP ULTRA company, Velvet Rope Group is an experiential special events + lifestyle company that produces events for urban socialites. VRG events are platforms for sharing + engagement that have ripple effects far beyond the moment. Through these immersive experiences, VRG creates long-lasting connections between people, brands, and ideas. Whether producing their own events or collaborating with community partners, VRG brings more than original ideas + flawless execution to the table — they bring culture and community.

Personal Responsibility Statement: Proctors prides itself on offering a diverse selection of arts entertainment. Not all productions may appeal to or be appropriate for every person or for all ages. Patrons are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the shows we offer in order to make informed decisions prior to purchasing tickets.

FREE PARKING in the Broadway parking garage is provided by Upstate Ford Dealers. WE ARE IN YOUR AREA.