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WELCOME TO THE 7th ANNUAL KHEM FEST / 3RD ANNUAL KHEM ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL  (KAFF)

Livingston Mall 112 Eisenhower Pkwy, Livingston

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM WELCOME TO THE 7th ANNUAL KHEM FEST / 3RD ANNUAL KHEM ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL  (KAFF) Main Stage   Opening the Gateway – Mayor Shawn R. Klein (Livingston) Carlos Walton, Growing 4Forward  Aderade Dance Company   Founder: Naseed Gifted (Educator, Creative Director of PBS Media) Vonetta Reeves (CEO of Musuyanama)

THUNDER AND WAVES: ORISHAS EPIC DANCE powered by Musuyanama

12:30 PM  – 12:45 PM THUNDER AND WAVES: ORISHAS EPIC DANCE powered by Musuyanama Main Stage   Oya, blue-fire bender and Yemaya water bender dance performance. Experience African Orishas dancing the eternal storm. This dance experience features blue fire bending Oya and water bending Yemaya. The performing artists, Audie and Luisa of The Daughters of […]

STEM EXPO

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM STEM EXPO - LIVE 3D PRINTING VHS (across from Barnes & Noble)   See various objects being 3D printed live.

ANIME & HIP HOP powered by PBS Media

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM ANIME & HIP HOP  powered by  PBS Media Main Stage   Anime & HipHop will include Marvel illustrator Aaron Johnson & Cthree discussing the relationship between Music, Art and HipHop terminology. The discussion will include the creation of Anime & HipHop Game Design and the experience of illustrating Marvel’s X-Men […]

KHEM ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL SELECTIONS powered by  ICON Media Group  Cartoon Film Block

1:00 PM – 3:05 PM KHEM ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL SELECTIONS powered by  ICON Media Group   2nd Level (near Sears) Cartoon Film Block   Rated: PG Experience and celebrate the outstanding creative talent we have within the Animation, VFX and gaming industries.   Thanks Again! - (4:59)  Each character symbolises a tone and appears in front […]

STEM Expo

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM STEM EXPO - VR (Virtual Reality) Station powered by VHS VHS Store (across from Barnes & Noble) Experience our Virtual Reality games.  Virtual Reality (VR) Station is an interactive computer-generated experience taking place within a simulated environment.

BLERDY DAMN GOOD COMICS AND FILMS

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM  BLERDY DAMN GOOD COMICS AND FILMS powered by BLERD CITY CON Main Stage   Giving the blerd perspective of the top list global omics and a recap of binge watched films from lovecraft and more.  Clairesa Clay (Founder of Blerd City) Calvin Grace (Comic Panel Coordinator of Blerd City)

Hip Hop Showcase

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM HIP HOP SHOWCASE with DJ THECAINMARKO Main Stage   Featuring some of today’s hottest Underground Artists.  Artists:   CTHREE, 27 Year old Artist from Los Angeles Ca evokes a sound reminiscent of the Golden Age of HIP-HOP.Releasing his debut album "Spirit Language inspired by the African diaspora, Cthree merges visual […]

Gaming Lounge

3:00 PM – 5:45 PM GAMING LOUNGE powered by VHS  VHS Store (across Barnes & Noble)    Play various video games on arcade, PlayStation and Wii systems 

The Progression of Black Superhero Archetypes

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM THE PROGRESSION OF THE BLACK SUPERHERO ARCHETYPES with Fantastic Frankey   Main Stage   An in-depth look of representation of superheroes through the 90s to present. Fantastic Frankey (Media Personality)