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Posted on: July 1, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Don't miss the Gen-Z experience and a chance to enjoy, music, and more on July 16

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July 1, 2019 - From 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, the Hampton 2019 Commemorative Commission and the Citizens’ Unity Commission will host Gen-Z Experience: The Evolution of 400 Years of Music, Art, Dance, and Culture. The free evening of talent at the Hampton Roads Convention Center  – presented for and by Hampton Roads’ youth – is a public event that is particularly dedicated to ages 9-24.

Participants are encouraged to bring items for a time capsule that will be a historic reserve of goods or information, intended as a way to communicae with future residents. The Gen Z container will be filled, sealed, and buried until its anticipated opening in 2069. 

Individuals who wish to perform during the event are encouraged to contact Imara Diaz, program coordinator with the Citizens’ Unity Commission, at We are looking for performers who will share cultural art, dance or music relative to African heritage, past, present, and future. Light Refreshments will be served. To register for Gen-Z go to

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