Friday, February 22, 2019

Event: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership presents its 7th Annual Black Artstory Month 2019 “FRONT AND CENTER/ED” – next on Friday, February 22, 2019; events continue each Friday @ 7pm through February 22, 2019 at multiple venues — Brooklyn, New York, USA

“FRONT AND CENTER/ED”
Feb 1-28, 2019 by Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership
Event: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership presents its 7th Annual Black Artstory Month 2019 “FRONT AND CENTER/ED” – February 1-28, 2019; events continue each Friday @ 7pm through February 22, 2019 at multiple venues — Brooklyn, NY USA; Event Details - presented by: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership, 472 Myrtle Avenue, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11205; Telephone: 718-230-1689; Website: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership
Event Description: “Join us as we celebrate Black Artstory Month 2019 on Myrtle Avenue in February. We are proud to present the 7th Annual Black Artstory Month, 'FRONT AND CENTER/ED,' February 1-28. Brooklyn style and fashion bring the history of Black Brooklyn front and center, providing the artistic and historic material to speak on the past, present, and future. This theme will be explored through art-based events held each Friday in February from 7-10pm ... Myrtle Avenue Black Artstory Month is an annual series that celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made and are making within the visual and performing arts world. Every year the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership partners with local artists and arts organizations to present the month-long celebration, and activate the main street with public art & FREE cultural programming. This year, Myrtle Avenue is working with Black Gotham Experience (BGX) an immersive multimedia project that celebrates the impact of the African Diaspora on New York City with walking tours, a photography-based graphic novel series, and events ...” — Read more: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership
SCHEDULE: Feb 1 | Panel + Kickoff at BLDG 92; Feb 8 | Drink & Draw at The Emerson; Feb 15 | Exhibition at Putnam’s; Feb 22 | Fashion Presentation + Closing at 47 Hall; For event details and to RSVP, visit blackgotham.com ... — 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 Partnership-About
For further information: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership. To RSVP: blackgotham.com.

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