RETRO FREESTYLE & TEEN DANCE SHOWCASE

Brooklyn Dance Festival showcases, supports and fosters the borough’s dance companies, emerging artists, and youth ensembles. Catch performances from dynamic teen dance groups and take part in a movement workshop led by the incomparable Jason Rodriguez of the smash hit drama series Pose. The fun continues with an all out freestyle dance party featuring your favorite hits from the 80’s & 90’s.

HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

Brought to us by the The Flea Theater, HYPE MAN: A Break Beat Play, addresses challenging issues of race and social injustice through the story of a mixed-race hip hop crew about to break through to the national stage. As they rehearse for their network premier a tragedy takes place in a band members neighborhood. The tough conversations that follow test their friendships, their collective moral compass, all amidst the beats of a pulsating hip-hop soundtrack. Content not appropriate for young children. Recommended for teens and adults.

HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

Brought to us by the The Flea Theater, HYPE MAN: A Break Beat Play, addresses challenging issues of race and social injustice through the story of a mixed-race hip hop crew about to break through to the national stage. As they rehearse for their network premier a tragedy takes place in a band members neighborhood. The tough conversations that follow test their friendships, their collective moral compass, all amidst the beats of a pulsating hip-hop soundtrack. Content not appropriate for young children. Recommended for teens and adults.

HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

Brought to us by the The Flea Theater, HYPE MAN: A Break Beat Play, addresses challenging issues of race and social injustice through the story of a mixed-race hip hop crew about to break through to the national stage. As they rehearse for their network premier a tragedy takes place in a band members neighborhood. The tough conversations that follow test their friendships, their collective moral compass, all amidst the beats of a pulsating hip-hop soundtrack. Content not appropriate for young children. Recommended for teens and adults.

HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

Brought to us by the The Flea Theater, HYPE MAN: A Break Beat Play, addresses challenging issues of race and social injustice through the story of a mixed-race hip hop crew about to break through to the national stage. As they rehearse for their network premier a tragedy takes place in a band members neighborhood. The tough conversations that follow test their friendships, their collective moral compass, all amidst the beats of a pulsating hip-hop soundtrack. Content not appropriate for young children. Recommended for teens and adults.

GO FISH!

Join experienced anglers for catch-and release fishing and learn about life in the Hudson River.
The day also features an art project and a nature walk. Plus: Don’t miss the kindie rock and reggae tunes of Brooklyn based king of the dance party Father Goose!
10AM – 1PM: CATCH-AND-RELEASE FISHING
11AM: ART PROJECT
11AM: NATURE WALK
12PM: FAMILY CONCERT

Wonder Women of Classical Music*

Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra’s all-female ensemble celebrates Women’s History Month with a performance showcasing great classical and contemporary female composers. Led by KCO concertmaster Belinda Whitney, the all-star lineup will inspire with stories of how these stellar musicians followed their musical dreams.

*This program is made possible in part through a partnership with Battery Park City Authority and Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra with additional support from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Celebrating Cabo Verde

Embrace the rich culture of the islands of Cabo Verde with an acoustic performance by world renowned singing sensation Fantcha. Make your own Cape Verdean style market basket. Art project is designed for ages 4 yrs and above.

4PM: ART PROJECT
4:45PM: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

Sugar, Water, Fire

Celebrate Black History Month with a performance piece featuring poet Lacresha Berry. Afterwards, Ms. Berry will be joined by Kamau Ware from Black Gotham Experience to discuss her work which responds to the stories told in BGX’s popular walking tours highlighting the impact of the African diaspora on Downtown NYC since 1625.

Valentine Making Workshop

Love is in the air! Create your own valentines using provided materials to collage, cut and paste, and decorate cards for your special someone. Must be 5 yrs old and above.

Free Program: Registration required, Space is limited.

*Registration required, call 212-267-9700 or email registration@bpca.ny.gov