Red Hook: Move It

Dance Theatre Etcetera, a Red Hook-based arts organization, teamed up with Good Shepherd Services to offer free professional dance performances and a DJ dance party at their 2016 Community Thanksgiving Dinner.

Red Hook: Move It / Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Doors at 5:45PM, Performances at 7:15PM

Beacon Community Center

P.S. 15/Patrick F. Daly School

71 Sullivan Street, Brooklyn 11231

Doors opened for a free, catered Thanksgiving dinner at 5:45pm, bringing together youth, friends, families, Red Hook residents, public officials, and staff from Good Shepherd’s Beacon Community Center.

Dance Theatre Etcetera presented work by Sekou McMiller SMc Dance Company, a leader in the Afro Latin dance movement; Brooklyn-based, high energy flexn crew Reggie “Regg Roc” Gray and The D.R.E.A.M Ring dancers; as well as emerging dancers from Red Hook’s own CYC/Cora Youth Company. Guests worked off their meals after the show at a dance party with DJ Royal Isaac on the turntables.

Red Hook: Move It offers free access to top notch professional dance performances, supports emerging young artists of color, and invites audiences to get on the floor and “move it!” with a live DJ dance party. Good Shepherd Services has been offering this as a free event to the Red Hook community for years, but this year we teamed up to kick it up a notch. Join us for an evening of food, fellowship, performances, and fun!

Red Hook Fest

Dance Theatre Etcetera presents the 25th Annual Red Hook Fest

The 25th Annual Red Hook Fest: Artist as Activist, the FREE live music and dance festival on the Brooklyn waterfront, will be June 1 and 2, 2018! Featuring community workshops, free resources, family activities, games, face painting, and world-class performers, Red Hook Fest is fun for the whole family.

We have a stellar line-up of performers, including Ronald K. Brown/ EVIDENCE!

FRI JUNE 1, 2018 Community Cookout & DJ Dance Party (5:30pm-8: 30 pm)
P.S. 15/Patrick F. Daly School
(71 Sullivan St, Brooklyn)
with DJ Mikey Palms & MC host Ray DeJon

SAT JUNE 2, 208 Mainstage Performances (2pm-7pm)
IKEA’s Erie Basin Park
(1 Beard Street) 
Live music & dance on the Brooklyn waterfront with performances by:

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE |Bombazo Dance Company | Soul Science LabPeliroja |

In addition to our exciting lineup of professional mainstage performers, we’re also happy to have several youth groups, community groups, activities, and resources, including:

Youth Groups:

Getting to Red Hook Fest

Public Transit

You can easily reach the 25th Annual Red Hook Fest via bus, subway, ferry, water taxi, or our free shuttle!

Subway Directions

None of the subways currently reach IKEA, but our free shuttle bus will stop at the Smith and 9th Street F/G subway on its route to Red Hook Fest. If the F/G is not convenient for you, there are 2/3/4/5/A/C/G/N/Q/R stops within walking distance of the B57 and B61 buses.

Bus Directions

The B57 and B61 buses stop in Downtown Brooklyn. From there, both buses take a route to Beard and Ostego, right in front of IKEA.

Ferry Directions

There are ferry stops around the city. You can view the South Brooklyn route here, with directions and times to reach Red Hook Fest.

Alternatively, you can take the Water Taxi to Red Hook Fest.

Biking

Biking may be one of the most pleasant ways to enjoy the commute to Red Hook. The 5-mile route below showcases many of the city’s most beautiful and historic landmarks, taking you along the scenic waterfront, and ending at the Red Hook Fest waterfront main stage event.

 

Driving

Red Hook is easily accessible via car. We highly recommend checking your favorite app for directions the day of the festival as construction, traffic, and other events may affect your route.

Red Hook Fest Opportunities for Businesses

By connecting the power of local businesses with Hook Arts Media’s experience and expertise in youth development, we are able to nurture the growth of young change-makers, in order to build a more just and joyful world.

By partnering with Hook Arts Media, you align yourself with principles that add value to your brand: diversity, equality, community, justice and artistic innovation. Learn more about opportunities for businesses here.