Dance Theatre Etcetera

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Red Hook Festival

Red Hook Fest

Thursday, June 9, 2016 to Sunday, June 11, 2017

Check out our 23nd Annual Red Hook Fest: Going Global, a FREE live music and dance festival on the Brooklyn waterfront! Performances by reggae band Meta and The Cornerstones, Afro-Cuban jazz/tap master Max Pollak/RumbaTap, Afro-modern dance choreographer Francine E. Ott/The Walk, Japanese women's drum ensemble COBU, and flex dance pioneer Reggie "Regg Roc" Gray and The D.R.E.A.M. Ring, plus 100+ youth performers. And there's also face painting, yoga, kayaking, a scavenger hunt, games, and prizes for all ages!

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

THURS JUNE 9, 2016 Happy Hour Kick-Off (6pm-8pm)

FRI JUNE 10, 2016 Community Cookout & DJ Dance Party (6pm-8pm)

SAT JUNE 11, 2016 Mainstage Performances (12pm-7pm)

Live music & dance on the Brooklyn waterfront with performances by:

META AND THE CORNERSTONES

FRANCINE E. OTT/THE WALK

REGGIE "REGG ROC" AND D.R.E.A.M. RING DANCERS

MAX POLLAK/RUMBATAP

COBU


Thursday, June 9th (6pm-8pm)

Happy Hour Kickoff @ Hometown Bar-B-Que (454 Van Brunt Street)

DTE will be hosting a happy hour to kick off the festival. Eat, drink, and learn about Dance Theatre Etcetera's 20+ years of work in the Red Hook community and where we stand today. Featuring a sneak peek of Red Hook Fest main stage artists and showcasing young artists from DTE's Arts Education programs. FREE!


Friday, June 10th (6pm-8pm)

Community Cookout and DJ Dance Party @ PS 15 Playground (71 Sullivan St, Brooklyn) 

Join the neighborhood for a celebration of Red Hook. Food and music, fun games and activities for kids. Presented in conjunction with Good Shepherd Service's Red Hook Community Center Beacon at PS 15. We'll be serving food off the grill (first-come, first-served!) while a DJ keeps everyone moving.


Saturday, June 11th (12pm-7pm)

Mainstage Performances @ Louis J. Valentino, Jr. Park & Pier (Coffey & Ferris Streets, Brooklyn)

Check out our world-class lineup of bands and dance companies (click "Featured Performers" on right), plus fun activities for all ages like kayak rides in New York Harbor (c/o the Red Hook Boaters), hands-on drawing activities, and a Red Hook trivia contest (with prizes!). Additional performances by more than 100 youth, representing the next generation of artists in Brooklyn. Emceed by Kymbali Craig.


The Red Hook Fest is supported, in part, by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, former Council Member Carlos Menchaca, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, and Con Edison. Additional support provided by Estate Four, the NY Water Taxi, Fairway, The Realty Collective, The O’Connell Organization, Movers Not Shakers, Cornell Paper and Box Company, Jofaz Transportation, Apple Bank, and Ridgewood Savings Bank.

Thursday night event photos by Amelia Beamish.


 

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