BAM Block Party Today!

BAM Block Party

In case you’re not busy today (Saturday, May 8), this event at BAM looks kind of fun. In other news, tickets for The National at BAM are on SOLD OUT.

BAM Block Party + Groundbreaking

Sat, May 8, 12noon—4pm
Opening ceremony and drumline battle at 12:15pm

Join BAM for an event-packed neighborhood block party filled with outdoor
performances, food vendors, arts & crafts, and more to celebrate the
groundbreaking for BAM’s newest addition—the Richard B. Fisher Building.
Located at the former site of the Salvation Army (321 Ashland Pl), the BAM
Fisher Building will be dedicated to arts, education, and community programs.

Ashland Pl (between Hanson Pl and Lafayette Ave)

Performances
Brooklyn Steppers Marching Band
Soul Tigers
Salsa students from the Brooklyn Music School
Youth poets from BAM’s Brooklyn Reads program
Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet
Students from BAM’s Dancing into the Future program
DJ Kervyn Mark and DJ Kamala: Melting Pot Global
BAM / Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble
Sô Percussion

Activities
Art-making with Cey Adams & students from BAM’s Arts & Justice program
Dance classes led by Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet
Face painting
Plant giveaways

Food vendors
Brooklyn Soul
Cuzin’s Duzin
Janet’s Kitchen
Gourmet Guild
Jakada Juice
Mr. Softee Ali Has
Original Roast Corn
Uncle Oscar’s Island Cuisine

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