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2nd Annual Midtown Jazz Mingler and Culinary Festival

2nd Annual Midtown Jazz Mingler and Culinary FestivalSaturday, February 9, 4-9pm – Joseph C. Carter Park, 1450 W Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

The Midtown Jazz Mingler is a free monthly music event featuring the best in contemporary & traditional Jazz, Blues, R&B & Neo-Soul. This event is presented by FtLaudiGras.com and the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Parks and Recreation Department. It takes place the second Saturday of each month, January through August and is designed to showcase the improvements taking place in one of Broward’s hottest up and coming communities Midtown. For more info, contact info@ftlaudigras.com or call 954-300-1105. This kick-off event will feature Jazz artists: CriStyle Renea, trumpeter: Wade Baker & Band, and saxophonist: Randy Corinthian & Band. The event will also feature award winning Chef Giovanni Fernandez with his famous paella.

Midtown Jazz Mingler & Culinary Festival focuses on bringing art and culture to the Community of Midtown located in the Fort Lauderdale Northwest Section. Their intention is to reinvigorate the historical and cultural character of Midtown/Sis trunk through partnerships with organizations such as the City of Fort Lauderdale Housing Authority and Fort Lauderdale’s Midtown Business Association, local Chambers of Commerce as well as local and state tourism boards, etc. A portion of the proceeds earned from the festival will be donated to the Orange Bowl Committee who has proven to be a respected advocate the improvement of programs focused on youth and Relay for Life a subsidiary of the American Cancer Society who are the number one organization for all cancer Awareness in adults and children.