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ITHACA, N.Y. — The Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC) is hosting its annual Black History Month Talent Show on Friday, March 6 from 6 to 8 p.m., at Ithaca High School’s Kulp Auditorium, located at 1401 North Cayuga Street. Handicap parking is available. Admission is free and community members are invited to attend. Performances are family-friendly for all ages. While historically this event is held in February for Black History Month, the earlier February date had to be postponed due to inclement weather. GIAC is pleased to still offer the show on the new March 6th date.

A wide range of performers and artistic styles will be featured. Thirteen performances will take the stage with singing, rapping, dancing, drumming, spoken word and more including Izzy B of the Empire Kings, Mstr McBean, Yamatai – Cornell’s Taiko Drumming Group, the GIAC Jumpers, Phat Flow Factory, Clarke Fam featuring Dr. Clarke & Jdc-Capa, UNITED and The Adanfo Ensemble (African drumming group and dancers), Rebekah Barrett, Torianna Payne, Lena Maiye, Paul Aaron Jackson, and other talented performers. Performers subject to change.

To learn about this and other GIAC events and programs, visit or call GIAC at (607)-272-3622.


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