Thursday, June 9, 2011
Free in NYC: 11th Annual New York Family Arts Festival to June 26
New York Family Arts Festival
Continues to June 26, 2011
Immerse yourself in Ecuadorian culture for an afternoon of dance, music, and storytelling; swing dance to a Harlem band; be entranced by Celtic myths; enjoy the Power of Drum and more.
Don't miss out and it's all free!
• Call the box office to RSVP 212-870-6784 or click on the links at each event
June 11 - 2pm
Ecuadorian Cultural Village
Experience colorful costumes, wonderful melodies, traditional dances and storytelling as Ayazamana and Andes Manta showcase the beauty of Ecuadorian culture.
June 12 - 2pm
The David and Goliath Rumble
An original, modern day dramatic musical showing that a bully is a coward, and to defeat one...you do not have to become one! Starring Dr. Glory's Youth Theatre
June 17 - 7pm
Power of Drum: VI...'Dialogues 3'
Join us this year as master drummers explore the art of the Trio through musical telepathy and language
Will Calhoun - Horacio 'El Negro' Hernandez & John Riley
Hosted by POD founder Michael Wimberly
June 18 - 7pm
Gestures Dance Ensemble
Enjoy a youthful celebration of dance through the works of emerging and established professional choreographers that include Darrell Grand Moultrie, Troy Powell, Amy Hall, Nina Klyvert-Lawson, Blanca Alonso, and Harbor Conservatory alumni.
June 19 - 2pm
Laughter, thrills, sadness and silliness will touch your hearts as the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company and storyteller Bairbre McCarthy take you on a fantastical journey with stories like the Myth of the Seal People, the Legend of the Swans, the Adventures of Jack (beyond the beanstalk).
June 24 - 7pm
Artz, Rootz, Rhythm
Enjoy a high energy evening of dance and music. Featuring:
dynamic singer Ioana Wicker; tap artist Tyrice "Cartier" Conway; Uptown Dance Academy; the powerful voice of Naoko Yoshioka "NOW" with "Don't Give Up" Choir
June 26 - 2pm Harlem Speaks
Join us for a fabulous afternoon of swing!
Featuring The National Jazz Museum in Harlem All Star Swing Band. Bring the whole family and Swing!
Call the box office to RSVP
91 Claremont Avenue, Harlem, New York