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Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center Black History Program
Friday, February 24, 2023
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center, 3700 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Special Encore Screening of “A Conversation in Dance” A film by Rodney M. Thompson and Stinson McClendon and “2-Step” Dance Showcase hosted by De Barker “KC’s 2-Step Dance Queen” with special guest DJ and KC Dance Couples
The documentary focuses on the Kansas City “2-Step”, a variation of the jitterbug ballroom dance of the 1940’s that is unique to Kansas City. The film chronicles the spirited quest of 25 couples vying to win the $10,000 BIG STEP-OFF dance contest.
Happy Hour Dance Showcase
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Film Screening and Q&A
6:45 – 8:30 p.m.
For more information, call 816.513.0700. www.brucewatkinscenter.com