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File #: 0236X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/26/2018 In control: Hardin
On agenda: 7/30/2018 Final action: 8/3/2018
Title: To recognize and celebrate The Heritage Concert Series for 20 years of wonderful music and fellowship
Sponsors: Shannon G. Hardin, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Emmanuel V. Remy, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson

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To recognize and celebrate The Heritage Concert Series for 20 years of wonderful music and fellowship

 

 

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WHEREAS, The Heritage Concert Series is an annual music event that runs through late summer showcasing major local and national jazz acts; and

 

WHEREAS, This event has assisted much to the revitalization of the King-Lincoln District, once known as the Cradle of Jazz. Many famous musicians have performed in the area including Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway; and

 

WHEREAS, Alongside strengthening the music scene in the District, the event has also strengthen the community; and

 

WHEREAS, The King Arts Complex is determined to serve the King-Lincoln District by providing the local community access to the arts and spreading the importance of  the African-American impact on history and culture in Columbus; and

 

WHEREAS, By providing this concert series this allows friends, families, and neighbors to come together in fellowship and enjoy the musical talents this city has to offer ; and

 

WHEREAS, Truly a hallmark of the summer for the city this annual event for the last 20 years has been a cultural pillar to the King-Lincoln District and Columbus as a whole, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this council does hereby recognize and celebrate The Heritage Concert Series for 20 years of community engagement