Fall Festival @ Romare Bearden Park

Romare Bearden Circe 1977
October 17, 2015 Charlotte, NC

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Time : 5:30pm
Venue : Romare Bearden Park
State : NC
Contact Website : http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/ParkandRec/Parks/ParksByRegion/CentralRegion/Pages/Romare-Bearden-Park.aspx

Romare Bearden Park, Charlotte, NC is named after a prominent artist who was born there in 1911. He died in NYC in 1988 where he’d lived for many years after relocating there with his parents as a young man.  His influential parents were part of the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920’s early 30’s. The New York Times called Bearden “one of America’s pre-eminent artists” and “the nation’s foremost collagist.” We are thrilled to be performing at a park bearing the name of this great man, artist and writer at an event presented by Mecklenberg County Park & Recreation.