May 22, 2024


Art Shines Through

The 5th Avenue Arts Festival will be held on Northwest Fifth Street instead of Sixth Street this yea

The 42nd version of 5th Avenue Arts Pageant will have a new spot this calendar year.

It will be held this 12 months at the recently made Santa Fe Higher education Blount Corridor campus outdoors in the building’s parking ton and involving Northwest Third and West College avenues on Northwest Fifth Avenue.

Returning after a two-calendar year hiatus simply because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival will be held from 11 a..m.-7 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. The eco-friendly area on Northwest Sixth Avenue will not be made use of this year, and this 12 months will mark the initially time in many yrs that competition suppliers will not be set up between Northwest 3rd and Seventh avenues on Northwest Sixth Street..

The pageant is arranged by the Cultural Arts Coalition (CAC), a nonprofit corporation with a goal to teach and empower the local community through the arts, tradition and social recognition packages. As has bee the custom since its generation, competition goers will celebrate the abundant cultural heritage of a historic Black neighborhood by the arts while savoring a weekend of best notch artwork, good songs, dancing, children’s pursuits, good food stuff, sellers, lots of mingling and enjoyable.