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Show Brooklyn Some Love Fest

Published: June 12, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

 June 22, 2024    11:00 AM-02:00 PM EDT

Address: 445 Albee Square West, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States

Phone: +1 718-673-8800

Web: https://citypointbrooklyn.com/

Show Brooklyn Some Love Fest

Brooklyn Org, Brooklyn Bridge Parents, Brooklyn Made, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, and City Point will unite the community, leading cultural organizations, and nonprofits with the first-ever free “Show Brooklyn Some Love Fest” at City Point in Albee Square.

Inspired by Brooklyn Org’s new awareness campaign, “Show Brooklyn Some Love”, the fest will feature the completion of a 24-foot Brooklyn Bridge constructed entirely from recyclable materials including cardboard tube pylons, plastic ribbon suspensions, plastic bottles boats, and more. The event will also include hip-hop workshops, music making, face painting, drum circles, spoken word, Tai Chi, and more.

Highlights include:

Creating Beats with Building Beats: The nonprofit that empowers youth through music, Building Beats will provide music professionals, laptops, and headphones to create a studio where kids can make their beats on the spot.

Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet Hip Hop Workshops: Uplifting communities through education, performance, and cultural programming, Gaines who has worked with Whitney Houston, Savion Glover, Cassandra Wilson, Rick James, and others, will teach Hip Hop Workshops.

Spoken Word with Girl Be Heard: Artivists (ages 16-21) will present spoken word pieces on social issues close to their hearts. This family-friendly performance aims to educate, inspire, and engage the community through the powerful medium of spoken word.

Family Drum Circle with Kongo: Teaching artist, Oneza LeFontant, will lead a musical circle of traditional African Caribbean music, raising awareness about history and culture.

Dancewave Moving Together sessions, will offer multigenerational dance experiences for movers of any age, ability, or background. Styles are inspired by Bollywood, West African, East African Arabic Dance, Modern/Contemporary Dance, and more.

Prospect Park Alliance’s nature-themed arts and crafts are inspired by its renowned Audubon Center, designed to engage kids in flora, fauna, and fun.

The Noel Pointer Foundation, which created a strings education program that is in 40+ New Yori City Schools will offer kids a chance to try out violins and cellos.

Time: 11:00 am — 2:00 pm EDT

Free!

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