12 pm - 3 pm
Contemporary Arab Brooklyn: Sights, Sounds, and Flavors
On Saturday, May 17 from noon to 3:00p.m., BAC Folk Arts heads to Arab Bay Ridge to explore the thriving 5th Ave strip that includes Tarboosh Coffee House, Pyramids Jewelry, Diana Clothing, Princess (Amira) Music store, the Islamic Society of America Mosque and the Arab American Association. At certain stops along the way, we?ll be treated to brief performances by neighborhood music and dance artists. There will be plenty of time to explore, learn, eat, and shop!
Download and Print a Map of the Bay Ridge Tourmap_8_5x11_bayridge_lores.pdf
The 5th Avenue tour is now full.
Tour participants should meet rain or shine at 12pm at Princess/Amira Music Store, which is located at 6919 Fifth Ave (east side of street, between Bay Ridge Ave and Ovington) in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. The closest subway stop is the R to Bay Ridge Ave.
If you're traveling via subway, it is a good idea to check www.hopstop.com the day of to make sure there are no route changes.
Brooklyn Maqam Cultural Walking Tours are made possible by American Expressģ. Use the card to eat and shop along the way as you experience Brooklyn?s Arab neighborhoods and cultures.
BAC Folk Arts is sponsored by Con Edison.
Additional support is provided by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, the Brooklyn Delegations of the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and New York City Council and its Brooklyn Delegation.