Lafayette Ave & Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN ARTS FESTIVAL
Weekend Of Oct 4th, 2019
All Free Programming: The Plaza At 300 Ashland (At Flatbush/Lafayette)
The Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival is an annual celebration of Downtown Brooklyn’s cultural community and the artists, writers, and performers who inspire the borough’s creative spirit.
The 2019 Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival will take place from Friday, October 4 – Sunday, October 6. Throughout the weekend, acclaimed arts organizations across the Brooklyn Cultural District open their doors with exciting performances, talks, and tours, and present a host of free programming at The Plaza at 300 Ashland, including theater, poetry, dance, music, and other performances. From learning Mark Morris repertoire from the company itself, to a partnership with Bang on a Can including Asphalt Orchestra, an instrument-making workshop with a public participatory performance by Mark Stewart’s Orchestra of Original Instruments, to activations by Urban Bush Women, ODDISEE, and Talib Kweli: there is something for everyone. Come see what 30+ Brooklyn Cultural District artists and cultural organizations can do together!
Friday, October 4, 2019
5:00 – 8:00 pm: Kickoff with performance by Soul Tigers Marching Band and dance party with Soul Summit
Saturday, October 5, 2019
11:00 am – 5:00 pm: DBAF Community Day with performances and activities from the Brooklyn Cultural District’s artists and institutions
6:30 – 9:00 pm: Brooklyn Film Night. Feature film: Spike Lee’s Crooklyn
Sunday, October 6, 2019
12:00 – 2:00 pm: Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet, Urban Bush Women, Oddisee
2:00 – 5:00 pm: Talib Kweli (DJ Set) and Nkiru Books Pop-Up
All is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Full schedule here: http://www.dbartsfestival.org