Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum: Big Up Yourself
Where: Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway (Washington Ave.)
718-638-5000 Price: Free
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MUSIC: LOS HABANEROS
Afro-Cuban band Los Habaneros plays a fusion of sounds inspired by New York City and Havana, Cuba.
Create a mask inspired by our collection and Caribbean carnival traditions, then wear it for the Noise Cans performance at 9 pm!
THE FADARA GROUP PRESENTS YORUBA IN POP CULTURE
Chief Ayanda Clarke, an African American master percussionist, Grammy Award–winning musician, and arts educator, leads a discussion about Yoruba influences on pop culture.
ARTIST TALK: LIZ JOHNSON ARTUR
Liz Johnson Artur presents new photographs taken in Brooklyn in May, during the opening weekend of her special exhibition Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha.
MOVEMENT WORKSHOP: FLAG FÊTE
Get ready to sweat with Haitian choreographer and dance instructor Charnice Charmant and Afrobeat dancers. Workshop followed by a short performance. Open to all ages and experience levels.
MUSIC: DJ I.M.
DJ I.M. shares soca music from his family’s native Barbados, plus the best of dancehall, reggae, nineties hip-hop, Afrobeat, trap, and more.
TEEN POP-UP GALLERY TALKS
Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about works on view in Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha.
FILM: BLACK MOTHER
Experience the film Black Mother (Khalik Allah, 2018, 77 min.), a spiritual exploration of Jamaica’s history and present day, from the city to the countryside. Followed by a conversation between director Khalik Allah and curator Drew Sawyer.
Queer, Jamaican-born DJ TYGAPAW spins a high-energy set.
MUSIC: NOISE CANS
Celebrate Bermuda’s gombey masquerade traditions with live music and dancing by Noise Cans.