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BEAT Festival kicks off at Brooklyn Museum!

BEAT Festival kicks off at Brooklyn Museum!

Dates:

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 10:35am

Performances Pop-Up Throughout Four Brooklyn Neighborhood Hubs from September 12-21, 2013



BEAT Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow at the Brooklyn Museum
Lineup Includes Cutting Edge Site-Specific Performances in Non-Traditional Venues, Taking Audiences on a Journey
Performances Pop-Up Throughout Four Brooklyn Neighborhood Hubs September 12-21



WHAT:
The BEAT Festival will kick off at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 12th, with opening night at the Brooklyn Museum. The festival’s entire lineup of innovative emerging Brooklyn artists in theater, dance and voice will take over the borough’s largest cultural institution with performances throughout the museum. Visitors will receive a map with the artists’ locations marked so they can choose their own cultural adventure.

The BEAT Festival runs from September 12-21, with a focus on site-specific, journey-based performances in non-traditional venues spanning four Brooklyn communities. Performances – including artist mashups, flex dancing, an Odyssey Works piece for one person and much more – will pop up throughout Downtown Brooklyn, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Park Slope and Prospect Heights, injecting culture into unusual spaces. Full schedule and more information at www.BEATBrooklyn.com.



WHO:
BEAT Festival organizers, artists and partners with live performances throughout the Brooklyn Museum


WHEN:
Thursday, September 12th, 7 p.m.



WHERE:
The Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

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