The popular Charlotte Five website generated excitement in its readers with this preview of the BOOM festival. Michael J. Solender wrote about the growing diversity of our performers and what’s new this year. Below is an excerpt:
An explosion of Charlotte culture comes to Plaza Midwood this weekend as the second annual fringe arts BOOM Festival kicks off three days of dance, theater, visual art, spoken word and family-fun with 36 ticketed events and additional free activities at half-a-dozen venues.
Arts for and by our culturally diverse community defines this inclusive, grassroots-led celebration of talent, creativity and energy. BOOM’s organizers have assembled a coalition of artists, volunteers, nonprofits, businesses and neighborhood organizations to create and share art and culture in innovative ways to reach a broad audience.
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