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SAC Unity Fest & Screening of KILLER BEES

COMING TOGETHER FOR COMMUNITY, EQUALITY & SOCIAL JUSTICE

A CELEBRATION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN & AFRO INDIGENOUS CULTURE ON THE EAST END & BEYOND

Sponsored by Mara Burros Sandler

Additional Support by Lisa and Richard Perry

Presented with Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center, Eastville Community Historical Society, and Southampton African American Museum

ON THE GROUNDS OF SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER

Guests are expected to wear face masks and follow established social distancing protocol. Scroll to the bottom to for details on what to expect when you visit SAC in the time of COVID-19.

SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2020

Rain Date: Saturday, August 1

FREE

Unity Fest: 11:30 AM-5 PM

Screening of KILLER BEES: 7:30-10 PM

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Artist Hospitality Courtesy of Citarella

Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement we have organized a special day to celebrate unity and support the diverse members of our community. The event will include live performances on the outdoor stage from Certain Moves, Winston Irie and Selective Security Band, and Project Vibe, additional music on the lawn between concerts, representation from various organizations, retailers, food vendors and more, inspiring speakers, art projects, and a special educational and eye-opening installation in the studio.

Entertainment Schedule:

LIVE MUSIC

12-1 PM: Certain Moves (on Stage)

1-1:45 PM: Dwayne Kerr on Jazz Flute (on the Lawn)

2-3 PM: Winston Irie & Selective Security Band (on Stage)

3-3:45 PM: Yacouba Sissoko on Kora (on the Lawn)

4-5 PM: Project Vibe (on Stage)

SPEAKERS

11:45 AM: Welcome Address – Amy Kirwin of Southampton Arts Center, Brenda Simmons of Southampton African American Museum, and Dr. Georgette Grier-Key of Eastville Historical Society

11:50 AM: Trevon Jenkins and either CC Highsmith or Ariana Dozier of Long Island United Youth

1:45 PM: Paul Jeffers of Bridgehampton Childcare and Rec. Center, Minerva Perez of OLA, & Billy Moss of the NAACP

3:45 PM: Community Organizers Travis Wilkins and Lisa Votino and Larry Street of NAACP Eastern Long Island Chapter

Break

7:40 PM: Singing of LIFT EVERY VOICE & SING performed by Tanisha Wingfield-Highsmith

7:45 PM: KILLER PRE-SCREENING PANEL DISCUSSION

Moderator: Dr. Georgette Grier Key

Panelists: Filmmakers Orson and Ben Cummings, Coach Carl, Willie Jenkins, Travis Wilkins, and Brenda Simmons

8:40 PM: SCREENING OF KILLER BEES (2017 | 85 min.)

Dedicated to Bobby Hopson

*For those who can’t attend, the movie is available on Hulu and Amazon Prime.

Space is Limited – Advance Reservations strongly encouraged:

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FEST DETAILS

SUNDAY, JULY 26

11:30 AM-5 PM

COMMUNITY ART

  • Attendees can draw pictures/write messages of hope and unity on a large vinyl banner donated by Fisher Signs to be displayed in one of the arches at the front of SAC on completion

FOOD

  • Smith’s Seafood and More Soul Food Truck
  • Ice Cream Truck
  • South Fork Bakery

INFO BOOTHS

  • NAACP Eastern Long Island, Voter Registration/Census, Eastville Historical Society
  • Southampton African American Museum
  • Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center
  • Zenith Youth Group – Willie Jenkins
  • Travis Wilkins – Prayer and Spiritual Guidance
  • Plain Sight Project
  • LI United Youth
  • East End Against Hate
  • TJM & Co. Media Boutique

GOODS VENDORS

  • Tavia Jeffries – wine glasses and lip scrub/lip gloss
  • Madu Handmade Soaps – Nylejah Green and Tiana Grampus
  • Hair Braiding by Kristine Goree
  • Canio’s Books

 

Due to social distancing regulations, capacity will be limited and closely monitored at all times. Space is limited for the screening of Killer Bees, and advance reservations are recommended.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

If you’re planning to attend a program or visit the galleries, please review this section so you know how to prepare, what to expect, and all that we’re doing to make your visit safe and enjoyable in accordance with NYS and CDC Guidelines for the health of our community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

In the interest of your personal safety and community health, Southampton Arts Center requires that all visitors observe the precautions listed below. We reserve the right to request that visitors who do not follow these guidelines leave the premises.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting Southampton Arts Center’s galleries and grounds, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

BEFORE YOU ARRIVE

  • If you don’t feel well, have symptoms, or have had contact with a COVID-19 patient in the previous 14 days prior to your visit, please stay home and seek care.

WHEN YOU ARRIVE

  • All visitors over 2 years old must wear a mask.
  • Follow direction of gallery staff and signage throughout your visit.
  • No outside food or beverages allowed at the galleries at any time.

WHILE YOU’RE HERE

  • Throughout your stay, please maintain physical distancing of 6 feet between you and other groups or individuals and wear face masks at all times.
  • You will find hand sanitizer stations throughout the gallery and grounds.
  • Restrooms are available to visitors, one at a time.
  • When on the grounds, please continue to follow physical distancing guidelines and wear masks when less than 6 feet apart.
  • Wear your masks during outdoor programs. You may remove them when you are seated in your space, or when eating or drinking. If you leave your area for any reason, you must wear your mask.
  • Bathrooms will not be available during outdoor programs.

SEATING FOR OUTDOOR PROGRAMS

  • SAC will not provide seating for programs, so please bring your own chairs and blankets.
  • Look for tall orange markers on the grounds to help guide you to an available spot to set up.
  • If your group is more than 5 people, you must set up at multiple market spots.
  • Staff will be available to help guests find a safely distanced spot on the grounds.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Venue

Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Phone:
6312830967
Website:
http://www.southamptonartscenter.org

PAINTING IN THE GARDEN with Barbara Thomas

03:00 pm, Sunday Aug 23

Paint outside on the grounds of Southampton Arts Center and learn techniques for painting sky and clouds, trees, grass, shadows, and all aspects of landscape, plein air (in the open air) painting. Great for all levels, ages 15 and up. Supplies are included and advance registration is required.

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2020 PATRONS CIRCLE

Friday Aug 21 - Monday Sep 07

As much as we look forward to spending time with you at our annual SummerFest celebration and gala, current government restrictions prohibit us from gathering in large groups. This year calls for a new approach. As such, we are taking this moment to honor, recognize and thank SAC’s most cherished and loyal friends by introducing our 2020 Patrons Circle. In lieu of supporting our annual Summerfest Gala, we invite past SummerFest supporter and longtime friends of SAC to join our new 2020 Patrons Circle. Your contribution will allow us to continue SAC’s year-round programming and serve as a critical economic driver that will lead this community out of these unsure times. Additionally, in return for your support or $10,000 or above, you will receive: - Two or Four seats to an intimate Appreciation Dinner to be held on Friday, August 21 in SAC’s Caesar Garden ($10,000/$25,000) - Recognition on summer 2020 Patrons Circle Wall inside SAC’s front gallery - Free admission to all SAC events this summer - A private tour of SAC’s Summer Exhibition 2020 VISION, in partnership with the New York Academy of Arts - Satisfaction in knowing that your contribution will significantly support this organization and our community during these challenging times

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