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Date:
July 6, 2018
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Durham Central Park
Phone
(919) 794-8194
Email
info@durhamcentralpark.org
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Venue

The Pavilion
501 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
Phone
(919) 794-8194
Free
July 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Award-winning Durham-based self-taught artist Gemynii will create a brand new painting on the spot, in the moment, at tonight’s free all-ages dance party featuring DJ collective Mamis & the Papis, all inspired by the summer, Durham, DJ culture or tonight’s beautiful crowd. Choreographer Jenny Geska will lead the audience in a Soul Train style dance line and at the end of the evening, this painting will be sold via SILENT AUCTION. Bids are also accepted via proxy bidders. Proceeds benefit the LGBTQ Center of Durhamand Durham Central Park. Presented in partnership with the the LGBTQ Center of Durham.

Gemynii is also is a poet, activist, community organizer and 1st place winner of the 63rd annual (2017) The Durham Art Guild Juried Art Exhibit. Gemynii creates paintings focused mainly on abstract portraits and figures of people of color and is influenced heavily by social issues, music, body and gender acceptance, and the Black experience. http://gemynii.com/