|“The Altar: Rituals of Healing in the African Diaspora” |
Feb 3-24, 2017 by Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership
Event Description: “We are proud to present the 5th Annual Black Artstory Month, THE ALTAR: RITUALS OF HEALING IN THE AFRICAN DIASPORA, February 1-28. Our month-long event series and Artwalk explores the vital role and traditions around healing, restoration, and realignment in African Diasporic communities. FREE events take place every Friday evening and include everything from dance performances, visual art and live exhibitions to film screenings and poetry readings. Featuring the work of over 30 Brooklyn-based visual artists, the Artwalk & happenings take place at venues along Myrtle Avenue including Ingersoll Community Center, Leisure Life NYC, Pillow Cafe-Lounge, Pratt Institute and the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s BLDG 92 among others ...” — Read more: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership
About Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership: “The Partnership is comprised of two entities, the Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project LDC (MARP) and the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Business Improvement District (BID), working together to assist the small businesses located along the Avenue and improve the quality of life of the surrounding neighborhoods. Our primary focus is to promote the district. We inform the general public of all that our member businesses and area offers. The Partnership oversees the economic development efforts of Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and Wallabout, Brooklyn ... The Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project Local Development Corporation (MARP), often referred to as MARP, is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3, local development corporation incorporated in January 1999 and founded with the mission to restore the 'Main Street' of the Fort Greene and Clinton Hill community to a bustling, economically vital neighborhood commercial corridor that provides entrepreneurial, cultural, recreational, and employment opportunities for all those who live, work, study or have an interest in the area ...” — Read more: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn PartnershipFor further information: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership. Related Article: http://www.brownstoner.com/brooklyn-life/black-history-month-events-brooklyn-myrtle-avenue/. For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-artstory-2017-the-altar-rituals-of-healing-in-the-african-diaspora-tickets-31069905925.