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Saturday

PERFORMING LIVE

Taliah Waajid Presents

Protective Styles Braid & Weave Bar

Experience the one-of-a-kind Protective Styles Pop–Up Lounge featuring the Weave Rescue & Braid Bar where you can try a protective styles refresh by the Taliah Waajid Styling Team using the Taliah Waajid Brand Protective Style collection. This interactive lounge will also feature a class in a nighttime hair care techniques for protective styles where you can learn how to prep and maintain your style while getting a good night’s rest.
Be sure not to miss the Protective Styles Speed Braiding Competition! The fastest braiders from across the nation will compete for a chance to win cash prizes and free products. The Protective Styles Speed Braiding Competition will take place at the Protective Styles Pop-Up lounge at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm.

Do you love FREE products? Of course, you do! Spin the Protective Styles prize wheel for a chance to win FREE Protective Styles products! Also be sure to stop by our Protective Styles social media station to Snap, Tweet and Instagram your favorite part of the lounge experience. Tag @taliahwaajidbrand and use the hashtag #MYCKCMOMENT.

Pure & Natural Hair Detox Lounge

Enjoy vegan tasting demonstrations, walk-up yoga, essential oil education, natural detoxifying facials, and more at the Pure & Natural Hair Detox Pop-Up Lounge featuring natural hair styling performed by the Taliah Waajid Styling Team. Share your Pure and Natural Hair Detox Lounge Pop-Up experience online by stopping by our interactive social media station. Snap, Tweet,and Instagram your favorite part of the lounge and tag @taliahwaajidbrand using the hashtags #MYCKCMOMENT.

Uncle Jimmy Male Grooming Bar

Don’t miss the ultimate man cave experience at the Uncle Jimmy Male Grooming Bar Pop-Up Lounge which includes loc touch-ups, lineups, beard grooming services, massages, and more! Guest will also enjoy a pool table, video games, recliners, and a cash bar.
Interested in winning cash and prizes? Don’t miss the Best Beard Contest at the Uncle Jimmy Products Pop-Up Lounge. Stop by the social media corner and share your experience with a Tweet, Snap, IG Post, or IG Story using the tag @unclejimmyproducts using the hashtag #MYCKCMOMENT .

FREE AND DISCOUNTED GROOMING!

The Black Earth Loc Lounge

Check out the Black Earth Products Pop-Up Loc Lounge where we will celebrate the natural hair revolution and Taliah Waajid Black Earth Products. See loc maintenance and hair styling performed by the Taliah Waajid Styling Team. Also, experience Afrocentric head wrapping and fashion tutorials, get a henna tattoo and be a participant in the Afro contest all while enjoying the sounds of African drumming.

Join conscious conversations and poetry at the Black Earth Products Pop-Up Loc Lounge. This is sure to be a unique and post-worthy opportunity to engage others in current events and important social issues. Don’t forget to check in at the Black Earth Products social media station where you can Snap, Tweet and Instagram your favorite part of the lounge experience. Tag @taliahwaajidbrand and use the hashtag #MYCKCMOMENT.

Curls Waves and Naturals Care for Your Curls Lounge

Learn how to maintain and care for your curls at the Curls, Waves and Naturals Pop-Up Lounge. This singular pop-up lounge experience offers professional hair styling and hair type classes led by the Taliah Waajid Styling Team. Enjoy fitness demonstrations, fashion and more! Take a selfie with your curl friends and Snap, Tweet and Instagram about your experience. Be sure to tag @taliahwaajidbrand using the hashtag #MYCKCMOMENT .

 

Apple Aloe Hair Orchard

Come and indulge at the Apple Aloe Hair Orchard featuring natural hair styling performed by the Taliah Waajid Styling team. Enjoy fitness demonstrations, fresh apple smoothies, beauty consultations and so much more! Share your Apple Aloe Hair Orchard Pop-Up experience online by stopping by our interactive social media station. Snap, Tweet, and Instagram your favorite part of the lounge and tag @taliahwaajidbrand using the hashtag #MYCKCMOMENT.

FREE PRODUCT SAMPLES!

Calling ALL DANCERS!
Is your dance crew ready to go head to head with the best dancers in the nation? Are you a solo dancer with the swagger to own the stage? Impress the crowd with your moves for a chance to take home a cash prize at the Culture Dance Battle happening at the Main Stage at 2pm.

The audience will determine the winner.
For The Culture Dance Battle will also feature a variety of entertaining acts ranging from professional dance groups to social media sensations to much more. Don’t miss your chance to score cash and top dancer bragging rights. Sign up by emailing ckcdancebattle18@gmail.com
Space is limited is so sign up today! No registration fee required.

Flaunt your braiding skills at the Protective Styles Speed Braiding Competition happening at the Protective Styles Pop – Up Lounge at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. A mannequin will be provided for you to show off just how well you can create individual even braids in ten minutes or less. Participants will be judged on the precision of the model’s hair parts; evenness of the braids; and usage of the Taliah Waajid Brand Protective Style Collection while styling. Evenness of braids are a must.

If you are a speed braider with the ability to execute perfect braided styles, don’t miss this unique opportunity to impress the industry’s leading natural hair judges and win cash prizes and free products. It’s absolutely free to register. Simply sign up at the Protective Styles Pop – Up Lounge. Festival tickets are required for entry into the competition. To learn more about the event, email ckcfest@naturalhair.org

Be part of the “Step for the Culture” Greek Step Competition, new for Curls, Kinks & Culture 2018!  Do you and your team have what it takes to beat out the competition?  Find out by becoming part of this premiere event! The winning team will receive a $1000 Cash Prize!
Register now by sending an email to stepfortheculture@gmail.com

Easy as 1..2..3! by iSSaWRAP

60 Min Workshop

Using Ghanaian Wax Fabric provided by ISSaWRAP, Kimmy Waajid, an Afrocentric Wrap Artist, will demonstrate 3 QUICK & EASY techniques to create and secure signature head wrap styles for everyday wear. Come and experience some of the hottest trends in the HeadWrap industry!

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Dance 411 Presents: Twerk, Lap & Heels

60 Min Demo

Come and join Dance 411 for a  60-minute demonstration of our top classes in our Ladies Liberationfont-family: ‘Segoe UI’, ‘Segoe WP’, ‘Segoe UI WPC’, Department Twerk Fitness, Lap/Chair Dance & Heels. These demonstrations are suitable for all fitness/dance levels. Learn the basics from our expert trained instructors. Bring comfortable shoes (Heels not required, but suggested), a towel and great energy.

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Taliah Waajid Protective Styles “Healthy Hair vs Hazardous Hair – Get the Facts!”

Are your ready to restore your hairline? Looking to ditch that itchy scalp? Taliah Waajid’s Protective Styles presents Healthy Hair vs Hazardous Hair – Get the Facts! Come and learn which products will work best to keep your hair healthy and strong while you’re wearing your favorite protective style. This class will also give you the tips and tricks to nighttime hair care and easy hair maintenance.​

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Space is limited! RSVP to reserve your seat!

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Venue & Info

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Phone

(470) 351 – 7794

Address

Georgia International Convention Center

2000 Convention Center Concourse, Atlanta, GA 30337

Mail

ckcfest@naturalhair.org