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Sep 17 2023


2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

HPAC Culture Fest 2023: 50 Years of Hip-Hop

Hurleyville, NY – The Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre (HPAC) is proudly celebrating the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop with “Culture Fest: 50 Years of Hip Hop.” This event, taking place on September 17, 2023 from 2pm-7pm at Fireman’s Park in Hurleyville, is a dynamic showcase of local talent, featuring electrifying dance performances, powerful spoken word, captivating artwork, and outstanding musical acts including Malik Bridges, Elliot C Noble, and Ice the God. Douglas Shindler and Michael Davis, co-program directors of The Black Library, an HPAC initiative in Monticello, NY, will also participate as artists. A full list of acts will be released in the week prior to the event. Join us in honoring the legacy of Hip Hop and celebrating 50 years of artistic innovation and cultural influence at HPAC.

Generous sponsorship for Culture Fest comes from the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association, Bridge and Tunnel Brewery, Formaggio, Hurleyville General Store, Tango Cafe, Bold Gold Media Group  and WJFF Radio Catskills. The event is made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

About The Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre:

The Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre (HPAC) is a nonprofit organization located in Hurleyville, New York. With a mission to celebrate the human spirit through dance, music, and film, HPAC engages artists and people of all ages and cultures in the experience of movement and creative expression. Through its diverse programming and community engagement, HPAC cultivates connection and fosters a sense of community in the Catskills. To learn more about HPAC and its upcoming events, visit



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