FREE New Year Celebration at the Brooklyn Museum
Target First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum on Saturday January 5th 2013
5 PM – Music: Ljova and the Kontraband fuses Eastern European and Gypsy melodies with Latin rhythms. Part of Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concert Series.
5:30 PM Pop-up Talks: Museum guides lead discussions on some of the Museum’s most intriguing works.
6:00 PM Dance: Company Stefanie Batten Bland combines visual and performing arts in ‘A Place of Sun’, a piece inspired by the BP oil catastrophe of 2010
6:00 -10:00PM Interactive Space: Brooklyn-based collective Art House Co-op leads a memory-based activity; Trade Schools builds a variety of micro learning stations providing visitors with opportunities to learn new skills; and The Hip Hop Dance Conservatory leads a movement workshop.
6:30 – 8:30 Hands-on Art: Design an unconventional frame to show your art in a new way. Free tickets available at the Visitor Center at 5:30pm.
7:00 PM Performance: Taraka and Nimai Larson, the sisters behind the Brooklyn-based psychedelic rock band Prince Rama, present multimedia project ‘The Now Age’.
7:30 PM Music: New York City-based all-girl band Lez Zeppelin presents their take on the music of Led Zeppelin.
8:30 PM In Conversation: Artists Mickalene Thomas and Carrie Mae Weems talk with curator Eugene Tsai about their work to challenge conventional ideas of beauty, race and gender.
9:00PM Book Club: The writers for the 99% discuss their Occupying Wall Street and the Occupy Movement.
9:00 PM Music: Heems (aka Himanshu Sun) of Das Racist performs music from his mix tape and solo debut, ‘Nehru Jackets’.
Museum admission is FREE from 5PM to 11PM and includes entrance to all galleries and events. Programs are subject to change without notice
Sponsored by: TARGET
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