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Sunday, June 19 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Kalypso Music Festival

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Akyn is hosting Kalypso Music Festival, a Juneteenth celebration showcasing Black performing artists across Iowa. With support of Art Week, the event will feature dozens of Black artists and allow them to network and grow in their craft. Kalypso Music Festival aims to create space for young Black performing artists in the state of Iowa and give them the chance to showcase their talents and skills on stage. Kalypso is pivotal for giving Black artists the platform to create culture and highlight their art.

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Arabia Parkey

Co-Founder, Multimedia Artist, Akyn
I'm a multimedia artist attending the University of Iowa as a journalism and studio art double major. My artwork centers on developing a visual language for the Black experience. With Kaleb Nichols, we have co-organized 5+ community and arts-based events across Iowa that have aimed... Read More →

Sunday June 19, 2022 6:00pm - 10:00pm CDT

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