Flux Takeover at Socrates
Oct 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm– 4:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Long Island City artist residency and collective art space, Flux Factory, takes over Socrates Scultpure Park for an adventurous afternoon of performance, engagement, and installation activating The Socrates Annual exhibition.
Experience Flux’s core themes in action – collaboration, experimentation, and play – including paper waste puppets, solar synthesizers, cleromantic divination, exercises in communal art viewing, an interactive learning space made from 20 years of multi-genre note-taking, and a queer comedic physical fitness demo and dance piece.
Field Guide: Planting Workshop
Join neighborhood farmer Anna Poaster of Hellgate Farm and talk about plants, planting, then get into the soil! Plant vegetables, herbs, and flowers in the education gardens.
Over the rest of the summer, these plants will be attracting pollinators, and being used, tasted, smelled, touched, and propagated in the season’s workshops.More info
Salsa n Samba Vibes’ Plaza Dance Party
Join Queensboro Dance Festival for a thematic afternoon of performances, followed by a dance lesson and open dance floor for all to a live Queens band or DJ.
Includes performances by Cucala Dance Company, Drye/Marinaro Dance Company, and Flamenco Latino, a NY Salsa dance lesson with Cucala Dance Company and open dance floor with…More info
‘Jazzy Jams’ Dance Party at Murray Playground LIC
Join Queensboro Dance Festival for a thematic afternoon of performances, followed by a dance lesson and open dance floor for all to a live Queens band or DJ/
Includes performances by Chieh&Yoyo, Cole Collective and 10tecomai, Japanese dance lessons with 10tecomai and an open dance floor with Queens musical guest Roy Futaba Jazz.More info
Gantry Plaza State Park/Hunter’s Point Park South
Visit two Long Island City playgrounds within walking distance of each other set in a large riverside oasis with spectacular Manhattan views.
Lots of places to climb and spin (and splash in the summer) at the playground at Gantry Plaza State Park with a cushioned rainbow floor and groovy design. Stroll along the park’s four…More info