County Celebration of the Arts 9 - 30- 2023

Saturday, September 30, 2023

12:00pm to 03:00pm

Join us on Saturday, September 30, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. for an exciting and free event at San Mateo’s Central Park Outdoor Stage, a public space for all to enjoy live performances. We invite you to be part of this day to share in the joy and delight that these diverse talented local artists and organizations bring to our community.
Bring your family, friends, and a picnic and enjoy our talented emcee Gary Ferguson and performers:

  • Land Acknowledgment and Aztec dancing by Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca
  • Musicians and singers will entertain us with a blend of acoustic, soul, jazz and hip-hop, Polynesian Voices, American/Irish pop folk songs, and America the Beautiful will be sung A cappella
  • Poets will inspire us with free verse, narrative, and spoken word styles
  • Dancers will kick up their heels in the tradition of ballet, Contemporary Afro-Brazilian, South Indian classical, Folklorico, hip-hop, and Chinese Kongfu Dance
  • Actors and actresses will use their magic leaving you to want more

Performances by:

Anamatangi Polynesian Voices, Belmont Poet Laureate Monica Korde, Casa Circulo Cultural, Daly City Youth Poet Laureate Program, Megan Duffy Brown, Lois Fried, Lauren Lin of Words for Change, Lyrical Opposition, Mannakin Theatre & Dance, Karl McHugh, Mission Fusion, Melissa Modifer of Fuse Theatre, Rainer Neumann, Param Patel, Pinky Mukhi, Yash Gandhi, and Nirmal Gandhi, Peninsula Lively Arts, San Carlos Sitaras, County Poet Laureate Jorge Argueta, Stepping Stone Enrichment Academy, and Willie Swann

Art exhibitions featuring:
rt Bias, AZ Gallery, and other County artists

Art Activities for children of all ages hosted by:
reative Corner, Youth for Political Engagement, Dragonfly Community Arts and Art Bias Artists, Belmont Youth Advisory Committee, and Hip-Housing

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