25th Annual Red Hook Fest

The 25th Annual Red Hook Fest returns to Red Hook with FREE live music and dance performances on the scenic Brooklyn waterfront. Featuring activities, workshops, community services, games, face painting, delicious food, and world-class performers, Red Hook Fest is fun for the whole family. We have a stellar lineup of performers, including the international fusion band, Peliroja, the Afro Puerto Rican drum and dance company, Bombazo Dance Company, and stunning contemporary-traditional African dance from Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE. FRI JUNE 1, 2018 Community Cookout & DJ Dance Party (5:30pm-8:30pm)
P.S. 15/Patrick F. Daly School (71 Sullivan St, Brooklyn)
Performances by: DJ Mikey Palms
SAT JUNE 2, 2018 Mainstage Performances (2pm-7pm)
Erie Basin Park @ Ikea (1 Beard Street, Brooklyn)
Performances by: Peliroja, Bombazo Dance Company, Ronald K. Brown/ EVIDENCE and more!

Ballet Academy East Spring Performance 2018

BAE’s Pre-Professional Division will captivate audiences in their 19th annual spring performance, showcasing the school’s talented dancers in an exciting program of premieres and audience favorites. In its debut season at The Kaye Playhouse, Ballet Academy East is pleased to present:
“Scherzo à la Russe”, choreographed by George Balanchine, composed by Igor Stravinsky and staged by Darla Hoover, répétiteur, Balanchine Trust, and BAE artistic director. “From A to M”, choreographed by Alan Hineline, composed by Sergei Rachmaninov. “Concerto in D”, choreographed by Alan Hineline, composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and staged by Tara Mora. Two new ballets by Jenna Lavin.

No more beautiful dances

“No more beautiful dances” wrestles with the ideas of exploration, introspection and reframing a woman after becoming a mother, and being an immigrant. Lenzu’s dance theater piece uses drawings, spoken word and video projections to tell a personal vision of femininity, and what it means to be a woman today. Choreographer and Dancer: Anabella Lenzu

Video Projection Design: Todd Carroll

Direction: Daniel Pettrow

Costumes: Jennifer Johanos

Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Met Scavenger Hunt

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt for adults at the Metropolitan Museum! A murdered curator has left behind a cryptic trail of clues connected with secrets in works of art. As your team gathers answers about the art, you’ll learn a sordid tale revolving around a planned purchase of a rare painting by Leonardo da Vinci. You’ll have to crack a secret code in order to solve this murder. Price includes museum admission.

Watson Adventures’ Dancing Nudes Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art! An eminent scholar’s husband has been shot dead, a week after coming to Watson Adventures with strange messages and images of “dancing stick figures” she had found on her computer. The messages are somehow linked to nude artwork in the museum. Who is the murderer? What is the secret of the dancing nude figures?

Madison Square Park Conservancy Announces Artist Diana Al-Hadid’s First Major Commissioned Outdoor Public Art Exhibition

Madison Square Park Conservancy Announces Artist Diana Al-Hadid’s First Major Commissioned Outdoor Public Art Exhibition

Date: May 14, 2018 through September 3, 2018. Madison Square Park Conservancy announces its thirty-sixth exhibition, Delirious Matter by artist Diana Al-Hadid. Six new sculptures will be installed across Madison Square Park’s central Oval Lawn, peripheral lawns, and northern reflecting pool. Delirious Matter is the artist’s first major public art project. It will be on view from May 14, 2018- September 3, 2018.

Madison Square Park Conservancy Announces Artist Diana Al-Hadid’s First Major Commissioned Outdoor Public Art Exhibition

Madison Square Park Conservancy Announces Artist Diana Al-Hadid’s First Major Commissioned Outdoor Public Art Exhibition

Date: May 14, 2018 through September 3, 2018. Madison Square Park Conservancy announces its thirty-sixth exhibition, Delirious Matter by artist Diana Al-Hadid. Six new sculptures will be installed across Madison Square Park’s central Oval Lawn, peripheral lawns, and northern reflecting pool. Delirious Matter is the artist’s first major public art project. It will be on view from May 14, 2018- September 3, 2018.

Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Met Scavenger Hunt

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt for adults at the Metropolitan Museum! A murdered curator has left behind a cryptic trail of clues connected with secrets in works of art. As your team gathers answers about the art, you’ll learn a sordid tale revolving around a planned purchase of a rare painting by Leonardo da Vinci. You’ll have to crack a secret code in order to solve this murder. Price includes museum admission.

Under Exposed At Dixon Place

Featuring ShaLeigh Dance Works, Caitlin Cullen Dance, Copy That Dance & Emily Kessler. ABOUT THIS SHOW
Initiated in the early 90s, this series focuses on emerging, up & coming contemporary choreographers who are refining/defining their distinctive styles. Curated by Doug Post. ShaLeigh Dance Works will present Dead Man’s Walk, the opening section of the company’s newest evening-length work entitled I Promise. The premiere was received with a standing ovation on opening night while excerpts were already being described as “Rousing group work!” by Indy Week and launched the Company’s first NYC tour since landing in NC.

Cambalache: Chicano-Jarocho Music of Mexico Workshop

Join Cambalache for an interactive dance workshop introducing the history of son jarocho music and dance, and its instrumentation including the use of zapateado, the percussive dance of Veracruz. DATE: SAT | MAY 5 | 1 PM | FAMILY WORKSHOP (ALL AGES)

Tickets: $8/$5 Children/FREE for members with tickets to 2:15 pm show