Performances | Noon and 3 pm

OpeningDiscover the core values of Kwanzaa with founder of Yaffa Cultural Arts, Inc., Linda H. Humes and master drummers Sanga of the Valley and Andouchie Loubaki.
Afro-Cuban KwanzaaTake in the tradition and spectacle that is the Afro-Cuban experimental dance ensemble Oyu Oro, with over a dozen musicians, singers, and dancers celebrating the rich heritage of the African diaspora in Cuba.
Kwanzaa ConSeven graphic-novel artists from Black Comics Collective live-draw illustrations and strips representing the seven principles of Kwanzaa in this lively collaboration.

Local Artisan Marketplace |

Noon–4 pm

Honor the seven principles of Kwanzaa with a local marketplace and fun giveaways throughout the day.

Support for Kwanzaa 2018 is provided, in part, by the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc. and the family of Frederick H. Leonhardt.

Kwanzaa 2018 is co-presented by Community Works and New Heritage Theatre Group. The Kwanzaa marketplace is organized by the Harlem Arts Alliance.