On Nov. 6 the
Brooklyn Museum will host another free evening of art and live
performance. This week’s "First Saturday" lineup includes
performances by Flamenco Latino (pictured) at 6 pm and 7 pm.
At 8 pm, drag performer Shequida sings opera with a hip-hop sensibility
in the new exhibit "Passing/Posing: Kehinde Wiley Paintings";
at 9 pm and again at 10 pm, Chris Washburne and his band SYOTOS
combine Latin rhythms and percussion with jazz, funk, R&B,
hip-hop, gospel, Caribbean and Afro-Cuban music while artist
Kevork Mourad creates visual artworks to accompany the music.
At 7 pm, Raquel Cepeda, editor of the new anthology "And
It Don’t Stop: The Best Hip-hop Journalism of the Last 25 Years,"
will host a multimedia forum on the history of hip-hop journalism;
and also at 7 pm, curator Barbara Gallati will discuss the museum’s
new exhibit "Great Expectations: John Singer Sargent Painting
Free tickets for both Flamenco Latino performances will be available
in the Beaux-Arts Court beginning at 5 pm; free tickets for both
Washburne-SYOTOS performances will be available in the Beaux-Arts
Court beginning at 8 pm. The Brooklyn Museum is located at 200
Eastern Parkway at Washington Avenue in Prospect Heights. For
more information, visit www.brooklynmuseum.org
or call (718) 638-5000.
Updated 4:00 pm, November 10, 2010