GOWANUS VISIONS: COMMUNITY DANCE WORKSHOPS
May
18
to Jun 15

GOWANUS VISIONS: COMMUNITY DANCE WORKSHOPS

FUN and INTERACTIVE FREE MOVEMENT WORKSHOP at which you'll learn a dance that reflects water elements. Join Artichoke Dance Company in performing the dance on June 15  in the Gowanus Visions Festival 2019 to raise awareness about the health of the Gowanus Canal and the surrounding environment.

Attend as many dance workshops as you like, but notice they are located in different places in Brooklyn.

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GOWANUS VISIONS: TRASHION WORKSHOP
May
19
to Jun 15

GOWANUS VISIONS: TRASHION WORKSHOP

  • Artichoke Dance Company (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn to make ready wearables from recycled plastics!! As part of GOWANUS FESTIVAL, Artichoke Dance Company will share how to make “trashion” (fashion made of tras). We will provide all the materials and guidance, but if you have plastic bags, straws, bottles, cups, caps, etc, feel free to bring them, we’ll put them to good use. Do not miss the opportunity to showcase your creation at the GOWANUS VISIONS festival on June 15.

FREE and Open to All ages.


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GOWANUS VISIONS: A Festival of Art and Action
Jun
15
1:00 PM13:00

GOWANUS VISIONS: A Festival of Art and Action

  • Gowanus Canal: Water Front/Sponge Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us on June 15th during the GOWANUS VISIONS: A Festival of Art and Action, an exciting event that offers educational and participatory activities, and performances at different sites near the Gowanus Canal. During the GOWANUS FESTIVAL we will also celebrate Global Water Dances Day to raise awareness and impending remediation and rezoning of the Gowanus neighborhood. Artichoke Dance Company will be hosting a series of free workshops leading to the festival.

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CAR FREE EARTH DAY
Apr
27
2:00 PM14:00

CAR FREE EARTH DAY

Car Free Earth Day returns Saturday, April 27th opening two miles of streets to pedestrians and cyclists, including Broadway from Union Square to Times Square. At 2pm, Artichoke Dance Company will be presenting Proteus and Visioning Bodies on E. 23rd Street & Broadway (Flatiron Public Plaza). The Event is FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC.

Come walk or bike Broadway and see some dance! For more details click on the link >> Activities Car Free Earth Day

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FUTURE CURRENTS: LA RIVER
Apr
5
11:00 AM11:00

FUTURE CURRENTS: LA RIVER

On Friday, April 5, The Soraya will host Future Currents: LA River, a multidisciplinary festival and performance event culminating a year-long collaborative effort with our Director Lynn Neuman around the Los Angeles River with local artists, academic units at California State University Northridge and adjacent communities. Artichoke Dance will premiere Visioning Bodies, a contemporary folk dance for a resilient future.

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Beach Clean Up and Trashion Creation
Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

Beach Clean Up and Trashion Creation

Grab your sunscreen and a friend and head to Manhattan Beach to collect and catalogue trash and debris. Then collaborate with artist/ photographer Sina Basila to create TRASHION (fashion made from the trash), culminating in a photo shoot by the water.

Register here

Rain date is September 30, 10am-2pm

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APAP Showcase 2
Jan
14
4:40 PM16:40

APAP Showcase 2

Featuring Proteus, newly commissioned by the National Gallery of Art with costumes made from plastic bags, and Plastic People of the Universe, merging movement, dialogue and thousands of plastic six-pack holders, at the Association of Performing Arts Professional's 2018 conference. 

Ailey Studio Theater (LLC - lower level)

Showcases are free, but space is limited, so reserve your seat

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APAP Showcase 1
Jan
12
7:45 PM19:45

APAP Showcase 1

For the Association of Performing Arts Professional's conference, we're showcasing Proteus, newly commissioned by the National Gallery of Art and featuring costumes made from plastic bags, and Plastic People of the Universe, merging movement, dialogue and thousands of plastic six-pack holders, continuing our tradition of utilizing materials headed for the landfill.

Ailey Studio Theater (LLC - lower level)

Showcases are free, but space is limited, so reserve your seat

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Climate Change Theatre Action
Nov
11
8:00 PM20:00

Climate Change Theatre Action

climate change featuring short plays including Homo Sapiens by Chantal Bilodeau, Science Is Dead by David Geary, Rubic’s Cube Solution by Sarena Parmar and Bottom Up by Ian Rowlands along with Proteus, a new dance work by Artichoke Dance Company.

Plays are directed by Ralph Lewis

Choreography by Lynn Neuman

Presented as part of Climate Change Theatre Action, a worldwide series of readings and performances.

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Ban The Bag Park Slope Halloween Parade
Oct
31
6:15 PM18:15

Ban The Bag Park Slope Halloween Parade

Join us along with 350Brooklyn and #GetOrganizedBK to march in costumes made from plastic bags. Signs linking fossil fuel use and plastic consumption, ban the bag signs, and a cardboard pipeline and fossil fuel monster will accompany the group. We provide signs and costumes, or if you've made your own in our previous workshops, wear it.

Meet at 14th Avenue and 7th Street at 6:15 to get into costume. Parade begins at 6:30 and ends at JJ Byrne Playground/The Old Stone House. Route details here.

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Voice of the Ocean
Oct
22
3:30 PM15:30

Voice of the Ocean

National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC)

Dive into the world of water with the premiere or Proteus, featuring an electronic reinvention of Vivaldi's Concerto for Violin and Cello in F major by Adam Borecki. Join us in the West Wing as we continue our focus on water and the health of the earth. All events at the National Gallery are free. 

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