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Young lyric

Sep 30th 2017 @ Discovery Green

Houston, TX
I Was There
Saturday, September 30th, 2017
4:00 PM
Discovery Green
1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
By

Natalie de la Garza

Where can you celebrate African and African-American culture, sing along to “You’re the Only One” by Eric Benét, sit in on a panel of Black moguls, swing by a Health Village, and take the kids by a youth zone with Houston’s own Young Lyric (of The Rap Game fame), HBCU alumni bands and a step competition between local high schools? The Houston Black Heritage Fest Experience, that’s where. Returning for its third year, the one-day festival promises art, music (joining Benét on the bill are Tamia and Elle Varner), poetry, food and thousands of people. Not to mention with Benét and Tamia on the bill, there’s no way we’re not getting a duet of their 1999 Grammy-nominated hit single “Spend My Life with You,” right? Let’s keep our fingers crossed.

4 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney. For information, visit houstonblackheritagefest.com. Free to $125.