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Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

| Free

Special events are planned for every day of the show – including the Sunday
performance series and Saturday reading series, which aims to celebrate and
savor the wondrous variety of Brooklyn-based wordsmiths.
The show is open weekends 1-6PM and runs through June 18.
481 Van Brunt (Door 7) in Red Hook.
718-596-2506
email bwacinfo@aol.com
or for more information, go to bwac.org
Saturday, June 17th:
2:00-5:00
SICC Spoken Word – On June 17th from 2-5 p.m. readers from the Staten
Island Creative Community will get together with readers from the Brooklyn
Waterfront Artists Coalition to present original writing in “Portraits in
Poetry and Prose.” Poet will include Linder Wadez, Brandon Korosh, Robin
Lampman, and Fritz Weiss. Ekhlas Fayig will present her essay on Malala
Day which she read at the Mayor’s Office. Original music and lyrics by
Allergic to B’s will follow the readings. For more information, contact the
SICC Literary Chairperson at lampmanrobin@gmail.com.
Sunday, June 18th:
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Jazz Foundation Presents: Whitney Marchelle – Blujazz recording artist
Whitney Marchelle Jackson is a seasoned, award-winning vocalist,
songwriter and pianist. In 2016 she received the Young Gifted and Black
Crystal Award for jazz and blues, and performed alongside Danny Glover at
the United Nations. She has worked with Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock,
Wycliffe Gordon, Clark Terry and Spike Lee. She has toured Dubai, Japan,
Singapore, France and all 50 states. Her last CD, Dig Dis, earned rave
reviews in Jazztimes and Billboard. This performance will feature Frank
Lacy on trombone, Bertha Hope on piano, and Kim Clarke on bass.
Presented by the Jazz Foundation of America’s Gig Fund program, with
support from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National
Endowment for the Arts. – www.whitneymarchelle.com
4:00 p.m. Silent Affordable Art Auction
Get ready for the closing day BWAC Auction!
The inimitable Jon Bunge returns as auctioneer – fun WILL be had by all.

Details

Date:
June 17
Time:
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.bwac.org

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