Target First Saturdays: #caribbeinginbrooklyn

Celebrate the Little Caribbean of our neighbors in Flatbush and commemorate the Golden Anniversary of the West Indian American Day Parade.

5–9 pm caribBEING House
South Entrance, Outdoors
Mobile art center CARIBBEING HOUSE is stopping by our Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden for the month of August.

Share your stories of #MyCaribbeanHeritage and see art from the Diaspora in Brooklyn.

5–7 pm Music: RIVA & Bohio Music
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor
RIVA & Bohio Music mix traditional Haitian songs with elements of soul, R&B, and jazz.

5:30–6:30 pm Gallery Tour
Sackler Center, 4th Floor
Join Allie Rickard, Curatorial Assistant for the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, for an inside look at the exhibition We Wanted A Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85.

6–7 pm Movement Workshop: Wukkout
Biergarten in the Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden (Rain Location: Beaux Arts Court)
Learn how to juk, wuk up, and wine in this high-energy soca dance class.

6:30–7:30 pm Pop-Up Gallery Talks: Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas
Life, Death and Transformation, 5th Floor
Teen Apprentices host ten minute talks about pre-Columbian objects from the Caribbean.

6:00–8:00 pm Hands-On Art
Con Edison Education Gallery, 1st Floor
Get inspired by the sea and create a painting with watercolor and salt. 330 free tickets at Admissions at 5:30 pm.

7–10 pm Flag Fete
Biergarten in the Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden (Rain Location: Glass Pavilion)
Bring your national flag and enjoy a lineup of women Caribbean DJs showcasing a range of genres from Brooklyn and across the Caribbean, including masqueraders from Sesame Flyers International and Freaks Mas.
Schedule:
7–8 pm Sol Nova
8–8:30 pm Young Devyn
8:30–10 pm Ting & Ting featuring Kitty Cash and special guests

*7:30 pm Film: Bruk Out!
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Catch a sneak preview of the film Bruk Out, A Dancehall Queen Documentary (Cori Wapnowska, 2017, 69 min). The documentary follows Dancehall Queens across the globe who travel to compete in an annual international dance competition in Montego Bay, Jamaica, and the global influence of Jamaican music and culture. Followed by a talkback with director Cori Wapnowska and Dancehall Queen Famous Red, moderated by Seph Rodney, editor at Hyperallergic. 310 free tickets at Admissions at 6:30 pm.

8 pm Book Club: Oneka LaBennett
Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor
Oneka LaBennett reads from her book She’s Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn. Followed by a signing in the Shop.

8:30–9:30 pm Music: Drums and Bugles International Bands Association, Inc.
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor
Panamanian marching band Drums and Bugles International Bands Association ends the night with a bang.

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200 Eastern Pkwy, 11238
Brooklyn
05 August , Saturday 17:00

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