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21st Annual Tribute to Our Ancestors of the Middle Passage

Saturday, June 12, Noon-6pm Ancestors' Circle 16th St. & Coney Island BoardwalkThe 21st Annual Tribute to Our Ancestors of the Middle Passage is a traditional memorial and healing rite f... more

About Black Brooklyn Renaissance

Are you planning a cultural event in Brooklyn that's open to the public and features Black artists? We would like to know about it. Please click here to fill out our calendar submission form.... more

Aeilushi Mistry - Indian dance

Aeilushi Mistry was born in Gujarat, India, and has studied the complex classical dance of Bharatnatyam under several noteworthy teachers, including Kalanidhi Narayan, Jigna Sheth, and C.V. Chandrashe... more

African Dance/Brooklyn Style

Sunday, February 28, 2010, 2 - 5pm Walt Whitman Theater Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Brooklyn College (BCBC)2900 Campus Rd. & Hillel Pl. (Flatbush) BAC kicks off its year of p... more

African Dance/Brooklyn Style Symposium

Wednesday, March 3, 2010, 7 - 10pm A.R.T/ New York South Oxford Space 138 S. Oxford St. 2nd Floor (Fort Greene) This lively panel, moderated by Dr. Angela Fatou Gittens, Dance Historian... more

Al Nujoom Troupe

Al Nujoom is a New Jersey-based Palestinian folkloric debkah troupe founded in 2005 and led by Ramzi Zdouq, who has called Paterson his home for nearly 3 years. Many of Nujoom?s members are originally... more

Alberto Gonzalez - Panamanian dances

Alberto Gonzalez is director of the Brooklyn-based Panamanian dance ensemble Conjunto Nuevo Milenio. Born in Col´┐Żn, Panama, he started dancing at age five and later joined the Panamanian Ballet Folk... more

Azza Amon

Since the start of her career, Azza has been a featured dancer in all of New York's top Arab nightclubs, including The Nile, Cedars of Lebanon, Mofeta's, and Ibis. Based in Brooklyn, she dances at man... more

Black Brooklyn Renaissance

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Black Brooklyn Renaissance

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Brighten Ballet and Folk Dance Company

Artistic Director and Founder Irina Roizin and Brighton Ballet's dancers are former soloists from the Kirov Ballet, the Bolshoi Theater, and the Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater. The company has appear... more

Chrisafo Madimenos - Greek line dance

Chrisafo Madimenos, an excellent teacher of Greek social dance, weaves lessons about the aesthetics and meaning of dances into her classes. The Brooklyn-raised Chrisafo spent summers in Greece with he... more

Circle 'Round:

Sunday, October 8, 20062:00-5:00 pmTobacco Warehouse, Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park section of Brooklyn Bridge ParkDUMBO  Circle dance is the oldest dance form dating back thousands of ye... more

Circle 'Round:

CIRCLE 'ROUND BROOKLYN 2 is sponsered by Commerce Bank and is supported by major grants from Mertz Gilmore Foundation and Emma A. Sheafer Charitable Trust. BAC Folk Arts is made possible, in part, wit... more

Circle 'Round:

This Year's Theme: Earth Stomping Dance Traditions FEATURING: JUXTAPOWER, SOUTH AFRICAN SONG AND DANCE Founder Sduduzo Ka-Mbili and Michael Nyonende Forde perform and teach Zulu dance (traditional foo... more

Circle 'Round:

Thursday, May 7th, 6:15-7:30pm Sunset Park Recreation Center 43rd Street and 7th Avenue, Brooklyn FREE Sheren Attal and Ramzi El Edlibi teach basic steps of debke. Debke is a popular traditi... more

Circle 'Round:

Thursday, May 14, 6:15-7:30pm Sunset Park Recreation Center 43rd Street and 7th Avenue, Brooklyn FREE Vongku Pak will teach and perform bongsan mask dance, using the janngu (hour glass ... more

Circle 'Round:

Thursday, May 21, 6:15-7:30pm Sunset Park Recreation Center 43rd Street and 7th Avenue, Brooklyn FREEJose Figueroa will teach the movement and rhythms of traditional dances of Haiti and Domi... more

Circle 'Round:

An Afternoon of Participatory Dances in the Park! Circle 'Round Brooklyn series culminating event! Part of Sunset Park International Family Day  Thursday, June 4th 2009, 2-4pm&nbs... more

Cliff Matias - Native American dance

Cliff Matias is the founder and director of Redhawk Native American Arts Council, a Brooklyn-based organization established in 1995 that promotes and presents Native American arts and culture. Each J... more

Community Calendar

Although the administrators of will attempt to ensure that event descriptions and dates below are valid, Brooklyn Arts Council will not be held responsible for the content of a... more

Dancing in Detail: Brooklyn?s Traditional Dances in Practice

?Dancing in Detail: Brooklyn?s Traditional Dances in Practice, 2007-2008? presents each dancer in a brief interview followed by a close, on-the-body dance demonstration. The video was made to create a... more

Darrah Carr - Irish dance

Darrah Carr, artistic director of Darrah Carr Dance, has choreographed for and performed with Broadway productions and dance companies at home and abroad. She learned traditional Irish dance in her na... more

Deborah Strauss - Yiddish dance

Deborah Strauss (violin, accordion, vocals, dance) is one of the finest of the contemporary klezmer instrumentalists and a well-known Yiddish dance instructor. She frequently appears as a featured dan... more

Don Coy - American square dance

Don Coy, who made his way to Brooklyn from his native Louisville, Kentucky, in 1990, has trained as a square dancer caller since 1974. Don is also an expert square dance teacher, and country guitar pl... more

Donny Golden

One of the most creative and successful Irish dancers, Donny Golden, is a North American step-dancing champion and a National Heritage Award winner. He has choreographed shows for his troupe at Radio ... more

DUMBO Fight Night

FOLK FEET FIGHT FOR DUMBO Last year BAC's Folk Feet dancers knocked out audiences at DUMBO FIGHT NIGHT, the DUMBO Improvement District's first annual fundraiser. Team "Folk Feet" has been invited back... more

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