Cultural Equality-Panel w/ Faus, El-Scari & Toh

Cultural Equality-Panel w/ Faus, El-Scari & Toh

GUILDit – FREE FORUMS where art & biz fuse

- Cultural Equality: Diversity & Inclusion in the Arts
- Panelists Jose Faus, Natasha Ria El-Scari & Heinrich Toh

More about the panelists:
– JOSE FAUS / PAINTER & POET – He has received a cultural ambassador grant from the U. S. State Department and the Maureen Egen Writer’s Exchange Award'. He is a founding member of Kansas City’s Latino Writers Collective.
– NATASHA RIA EL SCARI / POET & CEO – The Star describes her recent book ‘Screaming Times’ as vibrant and strong. Her awards include a Cave Canem graduate fellowship and ‘Top 100 Kansas Citians’. She is also CEO of Rollin Grocer, which serves KC MO food deserts.
– HEINRICH TOH / PRINTER – He is the recipient of an ArtsKC Inspiration Grant. Originally from Singapore, he is a longtime resident of KC. Heinrich has taught classes, conducted workshops, shown at galleries, completed residencies, and done art fairs in multiple cities.

— Moderator: Luis Garcia

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Thursday 9/28 – 12-1pm - InterUrban ArtHouse: 8001 Newton Street; OP, KS 66204 (In Downtown Overland Park, their building is shared with the US Post Office) (IUAH parking is West of the building)

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9:00am 9:00am

Strawberry Swing

The Strawberry Swing is ‘Popping-Up’ at InterUrban ArtHouse in Overland Park over Labor Day weekend! Come by and shop local for handmade products made by area artists. There will also be local food vendors and music.

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Jerame Gray
5:00pm 5:00pm

Jerame Gray

Jerame and Kate Gray are a husband and wife music duo from Kansas City, USA who are now living on the Gold Coast. Their sound is Americana, folk and blues influenced. For years they have been working on their own separate projects, until Kate started singing backup vocals with Jerame. He recently wrote the lead tracks for the documentary 'Ashes Before Dust' out of Seattle on which Kate sings as well. They each have put out their own album, Jerame Gray 'Kill Creek Road' and Kate Gray 'Prairie Bird'. The duo played live venues in Kansas City, Columbia, Missouri and Seattle, Washington before embarking on their journey in March to Australia, where Jerame was born. Collaborating and combining their energies into what is now The Grays, they have been writing new songs for a joint album inspired by their recent travels and new home in Australia.

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