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Rededication Week: Day 4 (Thursday)

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us in celebrating a new chapter for the renown public landmark in the heart of town by rededicating the Community Chalkboard as an inclusive, inviting tribute to creative expression and public engagement. Help us reaffirm this landmark for the next generations of artists and thinkers expressing the ideas shaping a better future for us all. Drop in on events all week long. You are welcome to bring your own seating.

To view the full calendar of events: Click here.

Here’s everything happening on Thursday, September 16th


12:00 – 12:30 Common Ground Healing Arts presents Mindful Movements and Relaxing Stretches 

Malati Kurahsvili “Mindful Movements and Relaxing Stretches”
Malati will lead a gentle yoga stretch class, welcoming to all, with a focus on stress management and tension reduction. You can find classes with Malati at Common Ground Healing Arts on Monday and Friday evenings. You may also find Malati managing the front desk when coming in for your acupuncture or massage sessions. All of our classes, and these services, are offered on a pay what you can scale.

5:30 – 6:30 The Front Porch presents Acelia

Ursa Luna describes their sound as Moody indie folk with layered vocals harmonies and top shelf guitar shredding. Join us for some early-evening sounds!

7:00 – 8:30 Open Mic at Sunset with Patsy Asuncion

The Bridge’s open mic night has been a fixture of Charlottesville’s performance scene for years! Join our illustrious host Patsy Asuncion for an open mic at sunset!

8:45 – 9:30 Creciendo Juntos & Rasquache Mobile Cinema present: outdoor film

Jamaica y Tamarindo: Afro Tradition in the Heart of Mexico: The jamaica flower and tamarind are iconic ingredients in Mexico, but their history comes from a place much further away. In Jamaica and Tamarindo: Afro Tradition in the Heart of Mexico, we meet five people to explore African heritage in Mexico City, an identity that goes beyond the color of one’s skin. Trailer: https://vimeo.com/368391946


Rededication week is brought to you by the coalition of participating artists and organizations listed above and with generous support from The Genan Foundation, Ellen Climo & Marc Lipson, Jacqueline Langholtz & William Taylor, and Marlena Simon & Matthew Simon.


September 16
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Community Chalkboard
605 E. Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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