The Malcolm X Jazz Festival is proud to announce the lineup for this year's festival will present Howard Wiley, Faye Carol, The Last Poets and Marvin X with the Black Arts Movement Poet's choir and Arkestra, including percussionist Tacuma King, violinist Tarika Lewis, Zena Allen on Kora. Poets include Ayodele Nzinga, Aries Jordan, Ginny Lim and Juan Felipe Herrera, et al.
This year's event is in honor of Black Arts Movement founder Amiri Baraka. Sponsored by Eastside Arts Cultural Center, the date is Saturday, May 17, Noon until 6pm. and San Antonio Park, Foothill and East 19th Street, Oakland. Free event.