This Saturday join HOT 991 at Black Arts & Cultural Festival. From 12p - 7p at the Empire State Plaza.

Headlining this year's event is Will Downing "The Prince of Sophisticated Soul" with special guests Season 4 Sunday Best winner Amber Bullock, contemporary jazz flutist Ragan Whiteside, and the multi-cultural ensemble One World Tribe.

Expanded Kids’ Zone and interactive activities including pony rides, face painting, arts and crafts, science experiments and bounce rides.

Scratch Academy where kids can learn the techniques practiced by hip hop DJs.

Live demos including Austin's Barbershop battle, spoken word and poetry slam with Urban Guerilla Theater, Triple Threat All-Stars Cheerleading and Dance; and Trinity Alliance Hoops Challenge.