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Concerts, film screenings, plays, workshops & more celebrating African Diasporan arts & culture

Soul of Brooklyn Week celebrates African Diasporan arts and culture while promoting partnerships between local arts organizations and black businesses in Brooklyn. Attracting over 20,000 attendees, Soul of Brooklyn Week features concerts, film screenings, plays, festivals, workshops, art activations and more!

The weeks events feature performances by: Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction, Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium, DJ Mike Flo, M1, OC Note, Mursi Layne, Chocolate Chuck, Rich Medina, Prince Paul, CX KIDTRONIK and more!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17

Soul of BK Launch Event + Concert
The Soul of Brooklyn launch will feature a performance by Seattle-based hip hop collective, Shabazz Palaces. There will also be performances by electro dub-hop group abstract random, and tunes by THEESatisfaction’s DJ Sassy Black and Stas THEEBoss. Join us as we celebrate the Soul of Brooklyn launch with live music, vendors, art activations, and more.
Cuyler Gore Park
Greene Ave and Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217
2:00PM – 7:00PM
FREE

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18

Tap + Cork Beer and Wine Festival
Tap+Cork presents the 1st Annual Brooklyn Beer & Wine Fest. Featuring local, regional, and national beer and wine shops, the festival will also include live entertainment, food, and tastings!
Electric Warehouse
1428 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11216
1:00PM – 8:00PM
$15

MONDAY, AUGUST 19

Brooklyn Jazz X Bed Vyne Brew
In partnership with the Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium, join The Jeff King Band and the Brandon Sanders Trio for a live performance. Meet us in Bed-Stuy, enjoy some live jazz, and sip local craft beers from Brooklyn.
Bed Vyne Brew
370 Tompkins Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216
7:00PM – 9:00PM
FREE

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20

STOOP STORIES: H Street
H Street is a comedic play that follows Frankie, the newest resident of the rapidly gentrifying H Street, any city, USA. Armed with a city grant to build a community center, she has dreams of building the perfect home for her new neighbors, but quickly discovers that it takes more than good intentions to unite a neighborhood.
The Lee’s Stoop
65 Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY 11205
7:00PM – 8:30PM
Suggested donation

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21

PATTERNS OF SUCCESS: Bridging the gap between art, creative freedom and entrepreneurship
This presentation by The Artist Empowerment Firm will discuss the current trend towards entrepreneurship and the specific tools artists need to become masters at ruling their market and making money on their terms. Stay after the workshop for a meet-and-greet with the presenters, and enjoy cocktails, food and tunes by a local DJ.
MARCUS VINEYARD
417 Marcus Garvey Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11216
6:30PM – 10:30PM
FREE

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22

MoCADA Makers: Trunk Show
MoCADA’s new trunk show series kicks off with the latest collection from Nigerian-American designer, Busayo Olupona. Complimentary refreshments provided.
MoCADA
80 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, NY 11216
6:00PM – 8:00PM
FREE

I DON’T CAMOUFLAGE
I Don’t Camouflage and MoCADA present an event hosted by M1 of Dead Prez. Featuring music by DJ Mike Flo, the night will be a fusion of music, dancing, lights, patterns, and colors and a celebration of our individuality and uniqueness. Come wearing pattern prints!
http://www.idontcamouflage.com/
FREE CANDY
905 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238
8:00PM – 11:00PM
21+
FREE

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23

The KIDflix Film Fest of Bed-Stuy
Come celebrate the 14th annual KidFlix Film Fest with a family-friendly films under the stars! This free film festival for kids and families is held every Friday night in August in Stuyvesant Heights’ Fulton Park.
FULTON PARK
Fulton and Lewis Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213
7:00PM – 9:00PM
FREE

BLACK WEIRDO
Black Weirdo is a party that calls for Blackness to be celebrated and appreciated in all facets on earth and beyond. Hosted by THEESatisfaction and bklyn boihood, the party will feature tunes by OC Note, Mursi Layne, and Chocolate Chuck.
LITTLEFIELD
622 Degraw St Brooklyn, NY 11217
11:00PM – 4:00AM
Advanced Tickets: $10
21+

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

LANDSCAPE COLLAGE FOR TEENS
Artists Sam Vernon and Rushern Baker IV will lead middle school and high school aged students in creating abstract and landscape collage projects!
MoCADA
80 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217
1:00PM – 4:00PM
Suggested donation

HCX Summer Concert
Haiti Cultural Exchange presents Kont ak Mizik Anba Tonèl: Ochan pou Mimi Barthélémy. Performers will share Haitian folktales and songs by the late Mimi Barthélémy, presented by Melissa Beauvery, Jennifer Celestin, Atibon Legba, Laura Simms, and music by Riva Nyri Precil.
FIVEMYLES GALLERY
558 St Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238
6:00PM – 9:00PM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25

Soul of BK X AFROPUNK Block Party
As part of this year’s AFROPUNK Festival, join us for the Soul of Brooklyn Week finale. The Block Party will feature DJs Rich Medina, Prince Paul, CX KIDTRONIK, and Mursi Layne. Check us for local Black owned business vendors of all types, art activations, and more!
Commodore Barry Park | AFROPUNK FEST
Flushing Ave and Navy St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
1:00PM – 8:00PM

Mindy Bond Editor

Soul of Brooklyn Week

August 17 – 25, 2013

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