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Target First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum
Jan 3, 2015 @ 5:00 pm| Free
Crossing Brooklyn Artists’ Choice
Grammy Award–winning collective Snarky Puppy plays an infectious mixture of jazz, funk, and world music. Part of Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concert Series.
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.
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.
Jazz percussionist Ches Smith presents a unique musical score to activate artist David Horvitz’s installation of suspended bells in Crossing Brooklyn.
Explore printmaking techniques to reimagine a scene from your neighborhood. Free tickets (330) at the Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m.
Ani Taj and the Dance Cartel invite you to participate in a vibrant, immersive dance experience.
DJ Selly and DJ Asen from Fon play unique selections of American and British soul, nu jazz, broken beat, and old-fashioned house music.
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.
Happen upon poetry readings from leading voices in spoken word: Corina Copp, Patricia Spears Jones, Rickey Laurentiis, and Charles North.
Ventriloquist Nigel “Docta Gel” Dunkley and his ensemble of puppets tell the story of Cindy Hot Chocolate, a young girl growing up in Geltown.
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.
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.
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.
Brooklyn-based educator Jaime Shearn Coan leads a creative-writing workshop.