Little Amal Walks NYC: FiDi
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Little Amal, a traveling giant puppet of a 10 year old Syrian refugee girl, explores the Bronx.
At 1 pm, Amal, strolling down the lower end of Broadway, is suddenly confronted by the charging bull sculpture. And then it gets worse. She is charged by a whole herd of raging bulls in a A dance performance created by Samar Haddad King’s Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre. How will she find the courage to face them?
At 5 pm, Amal is invited to a moving ceremony of music and stories ay Brookfield Place, honoring immigrants and refugees who have made New York City their home and made a powerful impact within their community. She is also welcomed by young people from across the five boroughs who have recently arrived in New York City. A celebration of immigration and refugee stories past and present, in partnership with Notch Theatre Company with performances by world renowned Jazz musician Kinan Azmeh and his band, with Pinchintu Multi National Girls Choir and Processional Arts.
After the performance Amal will walk to the waterfront where she will board a ship to travel across the New York Harbor.
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