DO,WAGER: A performance diptych on the vestiges of Philippine American War.
Part 1: Devised by the Atlantic Pacific Theatre ensemble and directed by Brisa Muñoz.
Part 2: Written by Claro de los Reyes and directed by Artem Yatsunov
*This project is part of Downtown Art's Performance | Social Justice Artist in Residence program (May 2018).
2 PERFORMANCES at Downtown Art 70 East 4th St. NY, NY 10003
Friday, May 11, 2018 7:30pm (Part 1 & Part 2)
Saturday, May 12, 2018 7:30pm (Part 1 & Part 2)
Friday March 16, 2018; 8pm
A workshop production of "A&R,305"
Location: Brooklyn Arts Exchange 421 5th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11215
a short play by Claro de los Reyes | directed by Tara Elliott
Saturday April 7, 2018; 1-4pm
Afro-Asian Healing Practices: A participatory workshop on the practicing and reclamation of healing traditions from the African diaspora and the Asian Pacific Islander diaspora.
Facilitators Shamilia McBean and Jana Lynne Umipig will welcome participants to an interactive workshop that shares traditions rooted in African diaspora and Asian Pacific Islander diaspora healing practices. Facilitators will discuss intersections across the traditions as well as motivations to sustain and extend these practices in the present day.
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
LOCATION: Kelly Street Garden, Bronx, NY
924 Kelly St. Bronx NY 10459
Saturday April 14, 2018; 3-5pm
Afro-Asian Storytime x "Radical Playdate"
Location: Interference Archive 314 7th Street Brooklyn, NY 11215
At this special meeting of Interference Archive's "Radical Playdate", special guests from Callaloo: Cultural Literacy for Kids and Sari-Sari Storybooks will read selections from Afro-Asian storybooks. There will be toys, craft tables, and mats to engage kids and adults are free and welcome to browse the radical materials present at the Interference Archive. *Authors Marjuan Canady (Callaloo) and Christina Newhard (Sari-Sari Storybooks) will be present.
Bring a favorite Afro-Asian book to share, bring a snack, or just bring yourselves! There will also be a Q&A with the book’s authors.
Recommended ages: 8 and under
Suggested donation: $5 (but no one will be turned away!)