GOWANUS VISIONS: A Festival of Art and Action
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

GOWANUS VISIONS: A Festival of Art and Action

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

June 15th is the GOWANUS VISIONS: A Festival of Art and Action, an exciting day of events that offers educational and participatory activities and performances at sites near and along the Gowanus Canal. During the GOWANUS FESTIVAL we will also celebrate Global Water Dances Day to raise awareness about canal superfund remediation and impending rezoning of the Gowanus neighborhood. Leading up to the festival, we’re hosting a series of free workshops.

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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 trash). 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: 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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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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