"Shaft" director Gordon Parks honored at Macy's Aventura

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As part of Black History Month, Macy's in Aventura Mall will honor Gordon Parks Saturday with the photographic art installation viewing of iconic works from the artist, composer, author ("The Learning Tree") and filmmaker ("Shaft").

Parks' life will be discussed by a panel that will include actor Lamman Rucker ("Tyler Perry's Meet The Browns") and WPLG-TV anchor Neki Mohan.

Afterward there will be a Soul Jam style dance party featuring the soul and funk music from the movie "Shaft" in the Fashion Store on level 2.

The salute starts Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Home Store on level 3 at Macy's at 19535 Biscayne Blvd. in Aventura.

The event is free and open to the public.

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