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NYC: SummerStage Kids Brooklyn Family Day Featuring FELA’s Queens
06/10/2012 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
SummerStage Kids presented by Disney presents Brooklyn Family Day, a day dedicated to engaging children and their families through interactive fun! The event features performances spanning DJing to African movement and song and even includes a circus performance! Families will also have the opportunity to participate in face painting, craft workshops and free sports lessons including golf workshops. With so many different acts, there will be something for everyone!
From the Broadway hit, Fela!, these Queens engage and excite audiences of all ages. Their analysis of African movement and song naturally leads to the examination of Africa’s history and culture. Their performances bring about a deeper understanding of the rich and diverse land and people of Africa. Fela’s Queens explore African history and culture through the study of contemporary musicians and the dances that accompany the various musical styles.
A performer from The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus provide atmospheric entertainment today. Since 1995 the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus has traveled the world, bringing its unique hybrid of vaudeville, circus, Wild West shows, burlesque and sideshow to hundreds of thousands of people. Famous among audiences and within the variety performance community, the company has produced innumerable cabaret shows, custom performances, all-ages productions in addition to sophisticated adult shows. Dedicated fans come back again and again to experience the very best and most original acts working today. Bindlestiff’s extended family includes over 450 of the world’s best circus and variétè artists.
DJ Stormin’ Norman, founder of the Sundae Sermon Festival, was originally part of a groundbreaking DJ collective that brought the famed Thunderstorm Mix on New York’s WBLS 107.5FM to life. By introducing live mixing to daytime radio, he helped set a new precedent in national radio. For over 20 years, he’s played major New York clubs, exclusive downtown spots and elite private events worldwide. A Harlem resident for over 15 years, he also DJ/produces Sundae Sermon Radio on WHCR 90.3FM and the Sundae Sermon Festival a summer outdoor event that promotes environmental, educational and recreational family friendly activities in Harlem while dancing under the sun.
Adults can now stay late for more fun featuring an evening concert and film! Click here for information on that event.
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