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Saturday, September 7 • 9:30am - 11:00am
The Future Is Now and I Am It: A Parade to Mark the Moment

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Performers to include: Lubana Al-Quntar, Hall Williams Band, Kazaxe, Ladygod, Soka Tribe, Mariachi El Rey, LeeAnet Noble & Team Vicious, Eastern High School Drumline, and The President’s Own Marine Band

Guest artists to include: Nona Hendryx, Andrew Ondrejcak, The Griggs Brothers, Marlon Taylor-Wiles, Laura Anderson Barbata, Sheldon Scott, Stephanie Mercedes, Vanessa German, Hoesy Corona, Carlos Nazario, and others

To open the REACH, the Kennedy Center gathers artists from far-flung corners of the artistic landscape together with young people to walk, march, and dance into the future in this parade curated by multi-disciplinary visual and performance artist Carrie Mae Weems, in collaboration with David Ross of The MusicianShip and Funk Parade.

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David Ross - Artistic Director
Carrie Mae Weems - Artistic Collaborator
Sandra Atkinson - Parade Director
The Griggs Brothers - Costume Consultants
Marlon Taylor-Wiles - Costume Consultant
Andrew Ondrejcak - Costume Consultant
Daniel Pinha - Float Designer
Dan Castor - Site Supervisor
Also featuring Kennedy Center Turnaround Artists + Schools

Catch performances by many parade participants throughout the day on the North Plaza. No timed-entry passes are required to visit this area. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase.

The President's Own Marine Band
11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Hall Williams Band
12-1 p.m.

Mariachi El Rey
1-2 p.m.

2-3 p.m.

Daniel Bernard Roumain
3-4 p.m.

Standing Rock
4-4:30 p.m.

Second Line
4:30-5:30 p.m.

Saturday September 7, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am EDT
Various Locations