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04/24/2017 at 22:05. Facebook
Not only is DanceAfrica BAM’s longest running program, but its central message is one of love, respect, and tradition. Over on the #BAMblog, hear from a few members of our community whose lives have been changed by the annual festival: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Not only is DanceAfrica BAMs longest running program but its central message

Faces in DanceAfrica

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04/24/2017 at 18:30. Facebook
New Voices in Black Cinema returns for its seventh year Wed—Sun; BAMcinématek hosts #BlackListLive on Monday and screens Sasheer Zamata's Pizza Time on Tuesday. In a Pickle (for BAMkids 2—5) and our Arthur Russell exhibit continue.

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New Voices in Black Cinema returns for its seventh year WedSun BAMcinématek
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04/20/2017 at 14:35. Facebook
Tickets are on sale now (and moving fast!):
Tickets are on sale now and moving fast:

Unbound: Roxane Gay

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Stephanie Thornton Bryant
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04/19/2017 at 18:13. Facebook
Silent Voices is a powerful multimedia concert tackling issues of race, gender, and social inequity. Performed by Brooklyn Youth Chorus, it features music by Toshi Reagon, Nico Muhly, DJ Spooky, and Caroline Shaw, among others and texts by Hilton Als, Claudia Rankine, and Michelle Alexander. May 12 & 13: [ Goo.gl Link ]
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04/19/2017 at 16:51. Facebook
Arthur Russell's "vision of small and large ensemble work with the unspecified duration of a Buddhist mantra and the hubcap glow of a Beach Boys single was no easy sell — at least, not until his records were reissued in the early 21st century. Now people move to New York because of Arthur."

Celebrate Arthur Russell's legacy with us this week with a free musical tribute (Saturday), double bill...
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Arthur Russells vision of small and large ensemble work with the unspecified

The Infinite Worlds of Arthur Russell

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04/18/2017. Facebook
Psst...we're livestreaming Cheek by Jowl's production of The Winter's Tale TOMORROW (Wed, Apr 19) at 2:30pm EST! [ Goo.gl Link ]
Psstwere livestreaming Cheek by Jowls production of The Winters Tale TOMORROW Wed
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04/17/2017. Facebook
Arthur Russell exhibit, film, and tribute concert! Plus Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy, Anne-Marie Miéville series ends, The Lost City of Z opens, Shakespeare for BAMkids ages 2—5, and more!

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Arthur Russell exhibit film and tribute concert Plus Wim Wenders The Road
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04/13/2017. Facebook
Keep it jazzy this weekend when Brooklyn's own The New Cookers (Fri, Apr 14) and Queens native Alan Flythe (Sat, Apr 15) come to #BAMcaféLive.

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Keep it jazzy this weekend when Brooklyns own The New Cookers Fri

BAMcafé Live 2016-2017

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04/13/2017. Facebook
Brooklyn Youth Chorus' Silent Voices
May 12 & 13
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After nearly 30 years of service on BAM’s Board of Trustees, Chairman Emeritus Alan Fishman stepped down at the end of 2016–leaving us no choice but to fête him in style: [ Bit.ly Link ]
After nearly 30 years of service on BAMs Board of Trustees Chairman
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04/12/2017. Facebook
JUST ANNOUNCED: For this year’s 40th anniversary celebration of DanceAfrica—The Healing Light of Rhythm: Tradition and Beyond—Artistic Director Abdel R. Salaam curates a special program celebrating the past, present, and future of this landmark festival.

Join us May 26—29 when we present Illstyle & Peace Productions, Forces of Nature, Asase Yaa, and Wula Dance and Drum Ensemble: [ Goo.gl Link ]
JUST ANNOUNCED For this years 40th anniversary celebration of DanceAfricaThe Healing Light
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Prescott Harris
Roshana Ross
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04/10/2017. Facebook
Sweden’s Cirkus Cirkör offers an acrobatic exploration of a world in flux, equal parts high-flying spectacle and trenchant critique. Jun 7—10 at BAM.

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Shelia Horne
Monique Martin
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04/10/2017. Facebook
Andre Leon Talley joins us on Wednesday for a conversation with Tamron Hall at the Harvey.

On our screens: BAMcinématek's Leslie Thornton series continues; plus a screening of Damani Baker's The House on Coco Road; the week-long Anne-Marie Miéville series starts on Wednesday; Colossal opens at BAM Rose Cinemas on Friday, and more!

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Andre Leon Talley joins us on Wednesday for a conversation with Tamron Hall at the Harvey
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Mike Carrington
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04/10/2017. Facebook
André Leon Talley in conversation with Tamron Hall
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André Leon Talley in conversation with Tamron Hall
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04/08/2017. Facebook
Kwame Shaka Opare, the inaugural recipient of the Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellowship, presents an evening of filmed footage and performance from his travels in Ghana. Learn more about his work at [ Kwameshakaopare.com Link ]
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04/07/2017. Facebook
Unbound: Alec Baldwin
Sun, Apr 9
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Unbound Alec Baldwin
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04/06/2017. Facebook
Brooklyn Youth Chorus​’ latest project, Silent Voices, is "a cri de coeur for understanding and empowerment, sung by those who understand the flip side of post-9/11 paranoia, multiculturalism, more intuitively than anyone."

May 12 & 13 in the Howard Gilman Opera House: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Brooklyn Youth Chorus latest project Silent Voices is a cri de coeur

Silent Voices Ring Out

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04/06/2017. Facebook
This Saturday at 7pm, Kwame Shaka Opare–the inaugural recipient of the Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellowship–presents an evening of filmed footage and performance from his travels in Ghana: [ Goo.gl Link ]

The event is currently at capacity, but fear not! Additional FREE standby tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis right before the show starts. Plus, we're...
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This Saturday at 7pm Kwame Shaka Oparethe inaugural recipient of the Chuck

Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellowship Showing

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04/05/2017. Facebook
Exciting news! BAM will be the new NYC home for The Black List Live!, kicking off with REVOLVER, written and directed by Kate Trefry, on Apr 24 at 7:30pm.

Black List Live! is presented by The Black List and Warby Parker in partnership with Autograph Collection Hotels.

Stay tuned for cast announcements coming soon, and purchase tickets here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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04/04/2017. Facebook
When Arthur Russell died of AIDS on April 4, 1992, The Village Voice wrote: "his songs were so personal that it seems as though he simply vanished into his music."

In this video, learn more about the electronic music pioneer’s creative process, his legacy, and the love affair that brought our current exhibition, Do What I Want: Selections from the Arthur Russell Papers, to life. On display...
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