Multimedia event at SteelStacks Sept. 19
An afternoon of music, art and positivity, including performances by Space Kamp, Trouble City All-Stars and Mako Swing, highlight Movement Moves Media’s inaugural “Arts, Music & Action” event, Sept. 19, 3-7 p.m., at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks. Tickets are on sale now at www.steelstacks.org. Proceeds from the event will support Movement Moves Media’s programs geared toward finding solutions for helping at-risk young people, supporting the homeless community and reducing gun violence.
At Arts, Music & Action, music and art take center stage, with performances by alternative, rap and reggae group Space Kamp, roots and rock act Trouble City All-Stars and Mako Swing, as well as dance crews and spoken word performances. Guest speakers include Vic LaBoy, Justan Parker, Arthur Benson II, Yamelisa Taveras and Norberto Dominguez.
Arts, Music and Action will be hosted by J Capitol P, with DJ BezMusiq. Artist Max Meano will also be creating a graffiti wall during the event and WeL!veTV’s Tim Foster will screen his first short documentary, “BikeLife_610,” which was nominated this year at the International Short Film Festival in Lancaster.
Vendors from the arts and medical cannabis communities will also be on site. All safe social distancing guidelines will be in effect and patrons will be required to wear masks/face coverings unless eating and drinking.
“As a local nonprofit, part of Movement Moves Media’s mission is to help young people thrive within their communities by connecting them to resources and opportunities. We are humbled by the opportunity to partner with ArtsQuest in creating this showcase of some of the Lehigh Valley’s local talent,” says Movement Moves Media Executive Director Michael A. Frassetto. “As we know, the arts encompass so many modalities and are often an essential way for people to express themselves. We look forward to future events and collaborations with ArtsQuest as we continue our mission to help bridge the opportunity gaps for our community’s young people and artists.”
Movement Moves Media is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization offering programs that find solutions for helping at-risk young people, supporting the homeless community and reducing gun violence. The organization mentors young local artists and connects them to resources to help them achieve their goals.
For more information, visit www.MovementMovesMedia.com or contact Frassetto at 484-707-1767.