Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

513 345 8400


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The Underworld Black Arts Festival seeks to amplify rich, colorful, and nuanced Black art traditions. The weekend kicks off at the CAC with “Get the Knowledge Thursday.”


Thursday, October 20 - 6pm - 9pm

Key Note Speaker: HALIMA TAHA (NYC), recognized throughout the Untied States as a leading authority on collecting African American art and arts management.

Black Spirits Legacy Presentation & Film Festival by LAZAR FAVORS, (Detroit)

DJ Apryl Reign - Music

Q & A SESSION: w/ Halima Taha

Short Films Featured:

  • Sons of Toledo: 20 mins - 10 mins Q/A by Marcus Temple
  • Derrick: 18 mins by Arthur Cartwright
  • If These Locs Could Talk: 9 mins. by Brittney Janae
  • Ride To Remember: 13 mins by Dominic Stewart

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Underworld Black Arts Festival Kick-off: Cocktails and Cinema

Underworld Black Arts Festival Kick-off: Cocktails and Cinema


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