Upcoming Events at Sweetwater

Sweet Jazz Music Series: Reggie Watkins Trio

Friday Night Concerts - May 14, 2021
7:00-9:00PM

Come listen to the sounds of Modern Jazz with soulful unique improvisation with Reggie Watkins Trio! www.reggiewatkinsmusic.com. The food truck of the night will be Curbside Cocina, and they will be serving Mexican street-style food starting at 6:30! https://www.facebook.com/CurbsideCocina/ Our …


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Sweet Jazz Music Series: The Cadillac Club

Friday Night Concerts - May 21, 2021
7:00-9:00pm

Come listen to the sounds of soul-jazz blending early blues, funk, and R&B with The Cadillac Club! www.cadillacclubjazz.com. The food truck of the night will be Little Nicky’s Ristorante Di Strada Food Truck, and they will be serving Italian food …


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Sweet Jazz Music Series: Noel Quintana and the Latin Crew

Friday Night Concerts - May 28, 2021
7:00-9:00pm

Come listen to the sounds of Latin Jazz lead by “Mr. Conga”, Pittsburgh-based Puerto Rican percussionist, his band Noel Quintana and the Latin Crew. www.thelatincrew.com. The food truck of the night will be Revival Pasta, and they will be serving …


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Sweet Jazz Music Series: Etta Cox and Al Dowe

Friday Night Concerts - June 4, 2021
7:00-9:00pm

Come listen to the sounds of award-winning vocalist and trombonist bringing all your jazz favorites, Etta Cox and Al Dowe. The food truck of the night will be Annie Lee’s Southern Kitchen, and they will be serving all things soul …


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Sweet Jazz Music Series: Roger Humphries and the RH Factor

Friday Night Concerts - June 11, 2021
7:00-9:00pm

Come listen to the sounds of classic Jazz from local legends Roger Humphries and the RH Factor. www.rogerhumphriesband.com. The food truck of the night will be Mc Gees Smoke House, and they will be serving brisket chicken & BBQ chicken …


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Sweet Jazz Music Series: Jessica Lee & Mark Strickland Jazz Duo

Friday Night Concerts - June 18, 2021
7:00-9:00pm

Come listen to the fusion of songs from various genres in their unique jazz stylings with Jessica Lee & Mark Strickland Jazz Duo! www.jessicaleejazz.com. The food truck of the night will be Revival Chili, and they will be serving all …


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Revive the Arts Festival

August

Sweetwater’s 45th + 1 Anniversary Summer Event Last year was Sweetwater’s 45th Anniversary. Since we weren’t able to give this occasion the celebration it deserved in 2020, we are honoring it this year with our 45th+1 Celebration! With a refocus …


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Jazz section of large mural created by students during MAVUNO 2014 Montessori Mural Project.

MAVUNO Festival of African American Arts & Culture

September - October

Each fall Sweetwater celebrates our MAVUNO Festival of African American Art & Culture. 2021 will be our 25th anniversary of MAVUNO! We are grateful to our community to have helped us keep this annual event thriving through the years. The …


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Holiday Mart

December

Holiday Mart is a pop-up boutique of artisan-made jewelry, hand-thrown ceramics pieces, glass, fiber arts like scarfs & knitwear, fine art, hostess gifts, ornaments, cards, decorations, edibles & so much more! Gifts to suit every style and budget, with the …


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When you or a family member is looking to take an art class, view an exhibition, or attend a cultural event, where do you turn? If you're like most in our community, you go to Sweetwater Center for the Arts.

$1,000 Sponsors an event.
$750 Covers building operational costs, upkeep, and preservation.
$500 Provides technology updates and improvements.
$400 Aids Outreach Programs for at-risk youth and underserved communities.
$250 Sponsors a teaching artist.
$100 Supports the purchases of ceramic studio glazes and supplies.
$50 Provides one art supply package for classes and workshops.

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