Afrofuturism Festival Black Family Health Day

Hosted by PDAP

Social Justice Initiative

The Inaugural Tampa Bay Afrofuturism Festival (TBAFF) will be held November 11 -13, 2022, with free pop-up events happening throughout St. Pete, Largo, and Clearwater. The unique festival highlights the Afrofuturism cultural movement, exploring the past/present/future of the Black and Brown community in Tampa Bay — through art, tech, music, and soul!

The Studio@620 will host Day 3 on Sunday November 13

Day Three, Black Family Health Day at The Studio at 620, 620 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, 33701, begins with a 10:30 am screening of Debbie Yati Garrett’s award-winning film SIMI, and a 11 a.m. Black Health panel moderated by Dr. LaDonna Butler, with panelists Lola B. Morgan, life coach; Fred Rootman Woods, artist and reiki practitioner; Travis McCray, health practitioner and author; and Ashanti Roland, family health doula  The afternoon continues with Children’s Art Workshops at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. Youth Zine-making with Kitchen Table Literary Arts and Cultured Books, and a 4 p.m. kids’ STEM Workshop with Shaping the Early Mind. Family Day ends with a Dance n’ Drum presentation by Artz 4 Life and 6 pm. Adults can head over to The Factory, 2622 Fairfield Ave S, St. Petersburg, 33712, for a 6 pm performance by Siobhan Monique and the Negro Ninjas. (Visit for tickets; children’s workshops will require registration, visit for more information.


About Pinellas Diaspora Arts Project, Inc, (PDAP).- Formed in June of 2021, PDAP is a framework and collective created by and for Black and Brown Artists to support, encourage, and promote Black and Brown Arts and Artists in Tampa Bay. Learn more at


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