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Carver Community Cultural Center’s Youth Matinee – “The Quilt: A Living History of African American Music”

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) and Musical Bridges Around the World invite learners of all ages to the historic Carver Community Cultural Center for a very special performance in the Carver Youth Matinee Series.

This film is an educational documentary that explores and celebrates the music genres born of and formed by African American history and culture, and reflects on how the past connects with the present, just like the layers of a quilt! This interactive film screening will also include live appearances and activities by cast members and artists of The Quilt, including a hands-on art activity.

What you will experience:

  • Introduction by lead actress, Cynthia Freeman Gibbs
  • Quilt square-making activity with African American Quilt Circle of San Antonio
  • Movment & music activity with dancer Tanesha Payne, and musican, T’Bow Gonzalez

Film Sponsors & Partners: H-E-B, Muriel F Siebert Foundation, Plum Foundation, Dominic Anderson, Faye L. & William L. Cowden Charitable Foundation, Texas Public Radio, Carver Community Cultural Center, San Antonio African American Community Archive & Museum, African American Quilt Circle of San Antonio, San Antonio Film Commission, Digital Pro Lab


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