Art for Change presents Hacia Afuera

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HACIA AFUERA: Taking Back Our Streets Through the Arts!

August 22 & 23 (Sat-Sun), 12-5pm
104 St & Lexington Ave
FREE Outdoor Art & Music Festival
(rain or shine)

Art for Change presents Hacia Afuera, a weekend-long festival celebrating food, music, performance, and public art. The festival will take place in Spanish Harlem’s streets and public community spaces and is being produced in partnership with local arts and social justice organizations.

Art by: Ale Bara + China Yon, Dan Cordani, Roberto De Jesus, Michael De Feo, Cacy Forgenie, Carlos Martinez, Louis Nieves, Heather O’Brien, Sarah Olson, Tara Parsons, Adrian ‘Viajero’ Roman, Alex White Mazzarella. With live painting by Manny Vega and mural by David Hernaiz.

Live Performance by: Ben Carroll, Exit She Calls, Lily Vasquez, The Rude Mechanical Orchestra, Cassanova Brown. With music by DJ Cut Bird.

PLUS: Storytelling by Bobby Gonzalez, Open Mic, Mural-making, Graffiti Demo, Video Screenings, Yoga, Belly Dancing, Creative Workshops (Percussion, Scrapbook, T-shirt making, Knitting, Arts and Crafts for kids) and Esperanza Del Barrio street vendors.

For event details and program schedule: visit
For more information on AFC: call 212 348 7044 or email


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