The City Parks Foundation's SummerStage, an annual feast of free outdoor performances, is online this year. Here's this week's lineup:
● Monday, August 17th: Culture Talk (SummerStage YouTube, Facebook page and Twitch) at 7pm with four-time Emmy-winning host and executive producer Mickela Mallozzi and Founder and Artistic Director of the Bombazo Dance Company Milteri Tucker Concepcion in conversation about self-identity, culture, connection and community within Dance.
● Friday, August 21st: Culture Talk (SummerStage Instagram, SummerStage YouTube, Facebook page and Twitch) at 7pm, join one of hip-hop's forefathers Kool Herc & his sister, the self-proclaimed "First Lady of Hip-Hop" Cindy Campbell for a historic walk through of the home of hip-hop around Cedar Park and the now legendary 1520 Sedgwick Avenue. Following the walk, there will be an encore presentation of the culture talk with Kool Herc & Cindy Campbell in conversation with American political activist, poet, writer and entrepreneur, Kevin Powell.
● Sunday, August 23rd: #PeopleSpeakSundays (SummerStage Instagram channel) live starting at 2pm with DJ, poet and music journalist Rich Medina. A SummerStage veteran, he's performed with the hip-hop supercrew the Originals (Stretch Armstrong, Clark Kent, Tony Touch, D-Nice) and opened for Femi Kuti, contributing a wealth of knowledge and experience spinning hip-hop, house, soul, afrobeat, funk, breaks, and dance classics.