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Event: 'Soul Fest At The Zoo '

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Date: Saturday, March 07, 2009 At 11:00 AM
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Location: http://www.auduboninstitute.org

Audubon Zoo will host the sixth annual Soul Fest this weekend on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8. The festival celebrates African American culture with food, music and crafts and promotes healthy living with free health screenings. The event is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day and festival admission is included with regular zoo admission. Musical performers scheduled to appear include Kermit Ruffins, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Phillip Manuel and the Thelonious Monk Ensemble. For information on Soul Fest, go to www.auduboninstitute.org.

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Saturday, March 7, 2009
11:00 a.m. Invocation/National Anthem
11:10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Monk Institute Jazz Band
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lois Dejean and the Johnson Extension
12:45 p.m – 1:30 p.m. BRW
1:45 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. Phillip Manuel
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Nu-Beginnings
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Kermit Ruffins
(DJ Ike-T)

Sunday, March 8, 2009
11:00 a.m. Invocation/National Anthem
11:10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Monk Institute Jazz Band
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Collage
12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Michael Ward w/Gina Brown
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Walter “Wolfman” Washington
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Trombone Shorty
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. “Cupid”
(Captain Charles)