Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival

Oakland, CA

  Angela Wellman directs the Oakland Public Conservatory of Music Youth Ensemble. 

Angela Wellman directs the Oakland Public Conservatory of Music Youth Ensemble. 

  Mercedes Martin from Oakland talks with another vendor.

Mercedes Martin from Oakland talks with another vendor.

  Earth Majesty, handmade products, by Eva Miranda.

Earth Majesty, handmade products, by Eva Miranda.

  Earth Majesty, handmade products, by Eva Miranda.

Earth Majesty, handmade products, by Eva Miranda.

  Mud Water Theatre, "a multidisciplinary dance theater project with a unique, diverse, and highly-skilled cast of Turfers and Ballet dancers," performs at the event.

Mud Water Theatre, "a multidisciplinary dance theater project with a unique, diverse, and highly-skilled cast of Turfers and Ballet dancers," performs at the event.

  Traci Bartlow from Oakland performs at the event.

Traci Bartlow from Oakland performs at the event.

  Ayodele Nzinga, The WordSlanger, of Oakalnd, reads a poem on at the event.

Ayodele Nzinga, The WordSlanger, of Oakalnd, reads a poem on at the event.

  A crowd forms around a breakdancer.

A crowd forms around a breakdancer.

  Syliss (age 12), Nehemiah (age 10) & Asokahfaye (age 7) of Oakland enjoy watching the breakdancers preform.

Syliss (age 12), Nehemiah (age 10) & Asokahfaye (age 7) of Oakland enjoy watching the breakdancers preform.

  A member of Avotcja and Modupue warms up. 

A member of Avotcja and Modupue warms up.