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Target First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum

Jan 3, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

| Free
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Crossing Brooklyn Artists’ Choice

Music
5 p.m.
Grammy Award–winning collective Snarky Puppy plays an infectious mixture of jazz, funk, and world music. Part of Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concert Series.
Curator Talk
5:30 p.m.
Curators Eugenie Tsai and Rujeko Hockley speak about the exhibition Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond. Free tickets (25) at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.
Community Talk
6:15 p.m.
Crossing Brooklyn artist Linda Goode Bryant leads a conversation with other urban farmers about the joys and challenges of growing food in New York City. Free tickets (25) at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.
Performance
6:30 p.m.
Jazz percussionist Ches Smith presents a unique musical score to activate artist David Horvitz’s installation of suspended bells in Crossing Brooklyn.
Hands-On Art
6:30–8 p.m.
Explore printmaking techniques to reimagine a scene from your neighborhood. Free tickets (330) at the Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m.
Dance Workshop
7 p.m.
Ani Taj and the Dance Cartel invite you to participate in a vibrant, immersive dance experience.
Music
7:15 p.m.
DJ Selly and DJ Asen from Fon play unique selections of American and British soul, nu jazz, broken beat, and old-fashioned house music.
Talk
7:15 p.m.
Join Crossing Brooklyn artists BFAMFAPhD (Blair Murphy, Susan Jahoda, and Vicky Virgin) for a dialogue about the impact of debt on creative people. Free tickets (25) at the Visitor Center at 6 p.m.
Pop-Up Poetry
7:30–8:30 p.m.
Happen upon poetry readings from leading voices in spoken word: Corina Copp, Patricia Spears Jones, Rickey Laurentiis, and Charles North.
Kids Corner
8:15 p.m.
Ventriloquist Nigel “Docta Gel” Dunkley and his ensemble of puppets tell the story of Cindy Hot Chocolate, a young girl growing up in Geltown.
Comedy
8:30 p.m.
Greg Barris presents Heart of Darkness, featuring comedians Janeane Garofalo and Ilana Glazer with live music. Free tickets (310) at the Visitor Center at 7:30 p.m.
Music
8:30 p.m.
Members of the cast and band of the musical Fela! bring us Chop and Quench, their classic Afrobeat band. Led by Tony Award–nominated star Sahr Ngaujah.
Performance
9 p.m.
Artist D’hana Perry presents LOOSE, an improvisational video/music piece involving deejaying, remixing, and conversations with gender-nonconforming people of color. Free tickets (25) at the Visitor Center at 8 p.m.
Book Club
9 p.m.
Brooklyn-based educator Jaime Shearn Coan leads a creative-writing workshop.

Details

Date:
Jan 3, 2015
Time:
5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/visit/first_saturdays.php

Venue

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, 11238

Organizer

Brooklyn Museum
Phone:
718-501-6354
Email:
Website:
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/calendar/event/7118