SOUTH SACRAMENTO — Come join City Councilwoman Bonnie Pannell for an exciting evening as multicultural youth in South Sacramento display their talents in music, dance, theatre and spoken word.
The special occasion is the first-ever “Awakening the Arts Youth Talent Showcase and Gala” at Luther Burbank High School, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on Sept. 21.
This family event benefits youth 8 to 18 years of age through educational scholarships that may be utilized to assist in enhancing their love for the arts.
Councilmember Pannell has collaborated with various community partners to create a production that captures the diversity of South Sacramento youth.
The ninety-minute production is sure to be exhilarating, and will have attendees out of their seats with excitement as they are transported back to the Harlem Renaissance and Cotton Club days.
Arrive early and take a tour through the Youth Art Gallery, where youths’ work will be on display. This promises to be an evening where you can dress up, view the finest art and witness the talent of Sacramento’s most gifted youth.
Tickets are $10 and can purchased at the following locations: Sam Pannell Meadowview Community Center, 2450 Meadowview Road, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday (Closed Tuesday). Or at Phoenix Park Resident Services Center at 4400 Shining Star Drive.
By Antonio Harvey
OBSERVER Staff Writer