Brooklyn College, Woody Tanger Auditorium inside Brooklyn College Library; enter at Campus Road and Hillel Place (Flatbush)
Singing associated with religious practice is one of the ways to achieve relationship with the divine. This program of lecture/demonstration performances teaches how music shapes religious devotion in diverse Brooklyn communities. Performers include Rita Silva (Bahia, Brazil candomblé sung invocations), Maalam (teacher) Said Damir with Aminou Belyamani (Moroccan gnawaa ) presented by Hafida Torres; Shobana Raghavan with her student Amrita Vijay (Hindu devotional Carnatic), and Winston “Jeggae” Hoppie (Caribbean spiritual Baptist hymns). Presented in cooperation with the H. Wiley Hitchcock Institute for Studies in American Music at Brooklyn College.
*Presented with support from the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation
Brooklyn Arts Council’s The Sweetest Song Festival (TSS), is a month long focus on Brooklyn’s traditional singers and song styles. From April 26 through May 27, The Sweetest Song will present 12 concerts and 8 singing master classes at various Brooklyn venues. The programs will explore a range of singing traditions as practiced and performed in Brooklyn’s immigrant and diaspora communities and engage New Yorkers in a creative, cross-cultural exchange with some of the finest traditional singers living in Brooklyn.Read More
Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition 481 Van Brunt Street, 11231 Spring Season Opens: May 9 - June 21, 2020 Weekends, 1-6pm
BWAC 481 Van Brunt St #7A Spring Shows: 5/9-6/21/2020, weekends 1-6pm http:www.bwac.org
TAC seeks eight fiber artists or designers looking to deepen their artistic practice and work in a communal environment to partake in the Artists In Residence for the 2020-2021 cycle.Deadline March 16