Top 10 Reasons to attend the 4th Annual Brooklyn Folk Arts Day

Top 10 Reasons to attend the 4th Annual Brooklyn Folk Arts Day
Thursday, October 23 @ 7pm, Actors Fund Arts Center (160 Schermerhorn Street) 

  1. MINGLE with fellow traditional artists and advocates.
  2. CLAP to live blues with Beareather Reddy and Alexis P. Suter.
  3. EAT free food and drink.
  4. ASK “Who owns culture? with Folk Arts Program Director (NYSCA), Robert Baron.
  5. WITNESS the keepers of the Alan Lomax Archive (Association for Cultural Equity) explain how they work to bring cultural materials “home” to source communities.
  6. BUILD a borough that grows from its roots, not from its developers.
  7. LEARN about cultural preservation initiatives directly from Ghanaian royalty and part time Bronx resident, Nana Rokoto.
  8. IMAGINE a future where we use recorded materials to engage the WHOLE of our communities to celebrate the fruits of innovation and success.
  9. DISCUSS all of the above while eating free food and drink.
  10. SHARE your upcoming events and initiatives-bring flyers!

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