In honor of Black History month, the Lea County Commission for the Arts presents the 5th Annual Black History Month Celebration at the Center for the Arts in Hobbs, NM. The 2018 Black History Month Celebration will feature live performances of music and dance by artists such as the Langston University Marching Pride Band and fraternity step team, Golden Feline dance team, local Gospel singer; Glenda Mackey, the Community Ensemble, Hip Hop & R&B artists; Shaq “Dieseltrain” Swain, Jamiah Smith & Khyri and local dancer, Marques “Kaosu” Nunez. The celebration will begin with a marching band procession from the corner of Grimes and Broadway Street, down Broadway to the Shipp Street Plaza and Center for the Arts. Door prizes will be given away during breaks. Admission is $5 at the door, free for all LCCA members and students under 18 years. Guests of all ages are welcome! The 2018 Black History Month Celebration is supported, in part by the City of Hobbs Lodger’s tax, J.F Maddox Foundation, New Mexico Office of African American Affairs, Xcel Energy, Lea County State Bank, the Color Printer, University of the Southwest and Estacado Federal Credit Union. Sponsorship spots are still available! Follow and Like the Center for the Arts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat for all the news, pics and updates about the 2018 Black History Month Celebration!