Thursday, June 9, 2011

Free in NYC: 11th Annual New York Family Arts Festival to June 26

From a release:

New York Family Arts Festival
Riverside Theatre
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 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   
Celtic Footprints

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

Riverside Theatre
91 Claremont Avenue, Harlem, New York

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