Live Art: Family

Live Art: Family

Sat, 09/25/2021 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Jason Mraz performs with Live Art students

Credit: SPARC, Martin Montgomery Films

Jason Mraz, Hanson, and more join in celebration of inclusion in the arts.

Directed by Emmy Award-winning director Martin Montgomery, LIVE ART: FAMILY unites 200 young performers with and without disabilities with world-class guest artists for a magical concert experience featuring Jason Mraz, Hanson, MILCK, Kori Withers, and more. Recorded live in Richmond, Virginia, LIVE ART: FAMILY amplifies the message of inclusion and re-imagines the deep value of human connection. Featuring students from SPARC, a youth arts education nonprofit in Richmond, Virginia, Live Art: Family opens your heart and mind to the many ingredients that make up the recipe of the human family. It airs Saturday, September 25 at 4 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

The program features excerpts from a public performance in Richmond’s Altria Theater, filmed in front of a live audience of over 3,400, as well as documentary stories about the students and their lives beyond the classroom. Performing alongside 200 students with and without disabilities, featured guest artists include Jason Mraz, Hanson, MILCK, Kori Withers, Joel Rafael, Evan Ruggiero, Desirée Roots, and more.