TARGET First Saturdays January 3rd 2015 Schedule

Theme:
Crossing Brooklyn Artists’ Choice

Music
5 p.m.
Grammy Award–winning collective Snarky Puppy plays an infectious mixture of jazz, funk, and world music. Part of Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concert Series.

Curator Talk
5:30 p.m.
Curators Eugenie Tsai and Rujeko Hockley speak about the exhibition Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond. Free tickets (25) at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.

Community Talk
6:15 p.m.
Crossing Brooklyn artist Linda Goode Bryant leads a conversation with other urban farmers about the joys and challenges of growing food in New York City. Free tickets (25) at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.

Performance
6:30 p.m.
Jazz percussionist Ches Smith presents a unique musical score to activate artist David Horvitz’s installation of suspended bells in Crossing Brooklyn.

Hands-On Art
6:30–8 p.m.
Explore printmaking techniques to reimagine a scene from your neighborhood. Free tickets (330) at the Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m.

Dance Workshop
7 p.m.
Ani Taj and the Dance Cartel invite you to participate in a vibrant, immersive dance experience.

Music
7:15 p.m.
DJ Selly and DJ Asen from Fon play unique selections of American and British soul, nu jazz, broken beat, and old-fashioned house music.

Talk
7:15 p.m.
Join Crossing Brooklyn artists BFAMFAPhD (Blair Murphy, Susan Jahoda, and Vicky Virgin) for a dialogue about the impact of debt on creative people. Free tickets (25) at the Visitor Center at 6 p.m.

Pop-Up Poetry
7:30–8:30 p.m.
Happen upon poetry readings from leading voices in spoken word: Corina Copp, Patricia Spears Jones, Rickey Laurentiis, and Charles North.

Kids Corner
8:15 p.m.
Ventriloquist Nigel “Docta Gel” Dunkley and his ensemble of puppets tell the story of Cindy Hot Chocolate, a young girl growing up in Geltown.

Comedy
8:30 p.m.
Greg Barris presents his comedy showcase Heart of Darkness featuring comedian Janeane Garofalo, music, and other performances. Free tickets (310) at the Visitor Center at 7:30 p.m.

Music
8:30 p.m.
Members of the cast and band of the musical Fela! bring us Chop and Quench, their classic Afrobeat band. Led by Tony Award–nominated star Sahr Ngaujah.

Performance
9 p.m.
Artist D’hana Perry presents LOOSE, an improvisational video/music piece involving deejaying, remixing, and conversations with gender-nonconforming people of color. Free tickets (25) at the Visitor Center at 8 p.m.

Book Club
9 p.m.
Brooklyn-based educator Jaime Shearn Coan leads a creative-writing workshop.

Sponsored by TARGET
Made possible by the Wallace Foundation Community Programs Fund, established by the Wallace Foundation, with additional support from DLA Piper US LLP, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, The Ellis A. Gimbel Trust, National Grid, and other donors.
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