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New Meetup: Brooklyn Museum First Saturdays Free

From: Sylwia
Sent on: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 2:43 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The New York Polyamory Meetup Group!

What: Brooklyn Museum First Saturdays Free

When: August 1,[masked]:30 PM

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238

One of our members commented that we could have more cultural events going on.

I wanted to go to the Brooklyn Museum First Saturdays free. If anyone would like to come out, I'll be there.

The train schedule may be a little off, so I'll try to look up any transportation changes before Saturday.

Here's the link to the website:

Here is a copy and past of this Saturday's events:

August 1, 2009

Celebrating the Caribbean: "Its Bacchanal Time Again!"

3?7 p.m.
The West Indian−American Day Carnival Association kicks things off with steel pan music, stilt walkers, Carnival costumes, and more.
Spoken Word Open Mic

5?6:30 p.m.
The enchanting Aracelis Girmay hosts a poetry open mic with featured artists from Urban Word NYC, Cheryl Boyce Taylor and Alexis Marie. Rain Plan: Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor.

5:30?6:30 p.m.
The Brooklyn-based troupe Conjunto Nuevo Milenio showcases the Afro-Latino roots of Panamanian carnival with music and dance. Free tickets (340) are available at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.
Hands-On Art

6:30?8:30 p.m.
Create a Carnival costume headdress inspired by objects in the Museum?s permanent collection. Free timed tickets (380) are available at the Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m.

7?8:30 p.m.
Calypso Dreams (G. Dunn & M. Horne, 2004, 90 min., NR). In this intimate look at calypso music, some of its greats reveal why it is among the prized possessions of Caribbean people. Free tickets (340) are available at the Visitor Center at 6 p.m.

7?9 p.m.
Meta and the Cornerstones' reggae takes us from Jamaica to Senegal and right back to Brooklyn. Rain Plan: Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor.
Gallery Talk

8 p.m.
Professor Veronica Gregg gives a talk in Yinka Shonibare MBE highlighting the parallels, related to identity and power, between Shonibare?s work and Caribbean literature. Free tickets (30) are available at the Visitor Center at 6 p.m.
Dance Party

9?11 p.m.
Jephte Guilliame and Sokalypso?s house DJs host a soca versus zouk party.
Target First Saturdays Book Club

9 p.m.
Professor Ferentz Lafargue leads a conversation about Edwidge Danticat?s latest novel, Brother I?m Dying.

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