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Thank you for making this years festival amazing!  Registration starts in October for 2022's event.

Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Description: Seven original poems written and performed virtually for the YWCA at U of Illinois’ annual Stand Against Racism campaign on the theme, “Racism as a Public Health Crisis”

Artist/Host: YWCA Featuring Ashanti Files and Ruby Mendenhall

Place: Virtual


Dancing bugs: The science of bacteria, virus, and vaccines

Description: Enjoy a fun dance lesson while connecting dance to science. Fun for all ages.

Artist/Host: Dr. Pranitha Kamat, Dr. Gayatri Muthukrishnan, Dr. Sharmila Rao 

Place: Live Virtual Show


Duration: 40 Minutes

Black Toy Joy


Visit this amazing art display featuring 3-D action figures by artist Pancho Moore.  Answering the need for heroic black toys to motivate and inspire youth artist Pancho Moore creates visually realistic art.  Moore is a trained Graphic Animation Artist that is planning more to come.

Artist: Pancho Moore

Place: Neil Street Blues, 301 N Neil Street, Champaign 

Time: June 18-20, Tue-Thu 11a-9p, Friday-Sat 11a-10p, Sun 11a-9p