This weekend, , Pier 1 will launch a new four-week festival called Bridge Culture: An International Festival of Music, Storytelling & Dance.www.bridgeculture.org.
Brooklyn Bridge Park Hosts New “Bridge Culture” Festival
For its kick-off year, Bridge Culture will celebrate Brooklyn, India, Russia and Haiti with performances by some of New York City’s international artists. This Saturday, July 10th, from 4-6pm, the event will celebrate with by NYC-based Blues legend Michael Powers, Gowanus Wildcats Drill Team and Hip Hop/spoken word artist Queen Godis.
Bridge Culture was conceived by artist/philanthropist Danny Simmons, a member of the Park’s Board of Directors. It’s a project of Full Spectrum Experience, in partnership with Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation and is sponsored by Bloomberg.
For more info, visit www.bridgeculture.org, and see the event schedule below.
BRIDGE CULTURE – Event Schedule
Saturday, July 10: BROOKLYN
4:00pm – Queen Godis: spoken word/storytelling/fusion
4:30pm – Gowanus Wildcats Drill Team: dance
5:00pm – Michael Powers Frequency: music
Saturday, July 17: INDIA
4:00pm – Pooja Makhijani: storytelling
4:30pm – Dhoonya Dance: dance
5:00pm – Suphala: music
Saturday, July 24: RUSSIA
4:00pm – Mikhail Smirnov / Barynya: storytelling
4:30pm – Brighton Ballet Theater Company: dance
5:00pm – Ljova and the Kontraband: music
Saturday, July 31: HAITI
4:00pm – Jennifer Celestin / Haiti Cultural Exchange: storytelling
4:30pm – Peniel Guerrier Dance Company: dance
5:00pm – Buyu Ambroise and the Blues in Red Band: music
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