Returns Saturday, Feb 3rd 2018 2pm – 8pm at The Historic Driftwood Estate located in Beautiful Palm Springs
The BHMCA Fashion, Music and Arts Extravaganza is back for its third year. They aim to enlighten and educate the Coachella Valley through fashion, music and art, about the rich heritage of African Americans.
It will be a full day of celebration for the Coachella Valley’s urban artistic cultural art, music and fashion lovers. The Extravaganza will feature a fashion show, live music, art, food and discussions.
The BHMCA Fashion, Music and Arts Extravaganza Experience
A Fashion show featuring celebrity model and First African American Bond Girl Ms. Trina Parks (Thumper) in Diamonds Are Forever, a multi ethnic, age and size line up of models to debut Aneka Brown Designs Springs/Summer 2018 Collection. Aneka Brown, founder of the Palm Springs Cultural Arts Food and Wine Festival, formally an Interior Design Associates @ Jeffrey Jurasky and Associates, the Owner/Operator/Curator of the JJandA Pop Up Gallery dedicated to showing cultural art, was the first African American to Own/Operator a gallery in the Coachella Valley and is now the Designer/Owner/Operator of Aneka Brown Designs. ABD Ready To Wear (a division of Aneka Brown Designs) will debut the Urban Opulence Collection along w/new pieces from the California Afrochic Original Collection.
The musical stylings of Keisha D will perform this year with a live band featuring Legendary Drummer Alvin Taylor (whom has worked w/Iconic and Legendary Music Greats such as The Beatles, Elton John, Billy Preston, Sly and The Family Stone and more).
There will be a culturally diverse gathering of artist booths from local art, jewelry, clothing, wellness, skin care, lifestyle, fashion and food vendors.
The BHMCA Fashion, Music and Arts Extravaganza will benefit the Palm Springs Community in many ways including giving the public an opportunity to experience some of the most relevant and current fashion, music, food and art in the state, while experiencing some of the newest and most innovative performances and music available. The public can also participate in the many projects at the extravaganza whether it is conversing with the designers, artist and musicians or just enjoying the unique atmosphere that will be found at the BHMCA Fashion, Music and Arts Extravaganza.
The Extravaganza will draw many people to Palm Springs both from inside and outside of the Coachella Valley to spend the day supporting local businesses such as hotels, restaurants, shops and clubs. The economic benefits also extend to the artists, musicians and vendors that will sell their unique works at the extravaganza and the musicians and performers that use this opportunity to increase their visibility and expand their audience. They estimate that the average attendee will spend $600 in Palm Springs during their visit bringing in much needed revenue our economy.
This festival is unique to the city as it provides the best opportunity for Urban Artists to be showcased and celebrated for the positive cultural impact they have on our valley and society as a whole.
BHMCA Fashion, Music and Arts Extravaganza is all about city life and Palm Springs has an amazingly diverse population many of whom relate in one way or another to urban cultural artistic expressions.