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#BlackGirlLit: Between Literature, Performance & Memory

image-6743 Saturday, May 21, 2016 6:30pm to10:30pm An evening of performance art that brings together the work of Boston-based artist, curator and writer Dell M. Hamilton alongside the work of: Ayana Evans (New York/Chicago), Tsedaye Makonnen (Washington, D.C.), Marcelline Mandeng (Baltimore/Philadelphia), Helina Metaferia (San Francisco), and Bryana Siobhan & Kal Gezahegn (Boston). Riffing off ...

The Spinning Wheel

image-6440 @BRICartsmedia present #TheSpinning Wheel, a multimedia performance that takes an intimate journey through the archive of #stevebenIsrael and the history of @thelivingtheatre, January 8-16, 2016 at #BRIChouse in Brooklyn. Created by Baba Israel, the show combines storytelling, hip hop, video, jazz and live music, animating the collectivist impulses of New ...

Assimilation at FiveMyles

image-6401 Assimilation Choreography and performance by Malik Nashad Sharpe Friday, December 4, 2015 | 8-9:30pm FiveMyles Gallery | 558 St Johns Pl | Brooklyn, NY 11238 Assimilation I is the first of a multilogical-Afrofuturistic choreographic project that imbricates queer, Black, and anarchist ontologies with a current state of affairs. Looking toward new political possibility, the ...

The Sphinx Returns Season Opening Event:be.come.

image-6203 The Sphinx Returns Season Opening Event: be.come. Hosted by The Illustrious Blacks Saturday, September 19th / 8pm-11pm Grace Exhibition Space // 840 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY grace-exhibition-space.com FEATURING Live Performances by The Illustrious Blacks // Lion Ayodele+++ // Hector Canonge // Annabel Gueredrat + Henri Tauliaut Video installation by Andrew Braddock/ David Ian Griess/ Elizabeth ...

Nick Cave ‘Heard NY’ at Grand Central

image-5223 Nick Cave's new work, 'Heard NY', brings a performance of charming immediacy and wonder to the cavernous halls of Grand Central Station. Normally crowded with hurried commuters, Cave has filled the 42nd Street entrance with costumed dancers enacting 'Crossings', occurring daily at 11am and 2pm. The piece begins with dancers ...

Review: Bushwick Open Studios: Film Festival

image-2204Bushwick Open Studios: Film Festival Curated by Microscope Gallery By Quinn Dukes The summer has finally crept upon us bringing along with it the delights of outdoor festivals. Artists, art enthusiasts and neighborhood locals infiltrated street corners during Brooklyn’s first neighborhood-focused event of June, Bushwick Open Studios. Over the course of three days, Bushwick Open...