Friday, May 29, 2009

Event Reminders: TGIF!

Bronx Revolution 80s Dance Party @ Bruckner Bar & Grill
Tonight, 5/29, at 10pm at Bruckner Bar & Grill. Travel back to a time when MEN were MEN, WOMEN were WOMEN, but nobody could tell them apart cause they ALL WORE MAKEUP! The night kicks off with a rockin set by The Scene. Followed by a set of 80s covers and 80s tunes all night by DJs Adam Underground and Tom Napack. Drink specials and other goodies! Click here for more info.

Neil Simon's 'Rumors' Presented by City Island Theater Group
Only two performances left! Tonight, 5/29, and tomorrow, 5/30, at 8pm. Click here for more info or to reserve your tickets.

Spring Fest @ Harlem River Ecology Center
Tomorrow, 5/30, at 2pm. BIRDS & FISH of the Urban Wetlands- Suggested Donation $5.
SESSION ONE: "Urban Wings Over Water" a dynamic and colorful Birds of Prey presentation with a slide presentation, live encounter, with audience participation in fun and hands on scientific exploration, discovery and inquiry activity. Discover and learn about the various urban raptors of the urban wetlands of the triborough. Duration 1hr 45 min.
SESSION TWO: "Living Dinosaurs of The Urban Estuary"- Learn about the spring migration of some of these magnificent wonders. Get close and personal with a couple of them and investigate if the Harlem River micro ecosystem can support these nature wonders. Program offers audience participation in fun and hands on environmental investigation, discovery and inquiry activity.
Southern end of Roberto Clemente State Park off of Cedar and Sedgwick Avenues. Call (718) 901-3331 for more info.

Boogie Down Dance Series @ BAAD!
Friday, May 29 – 8pm/$20 - HOUSED! - House dance takes over BAAD!’s stage with MAWU, the all female urban dance collective, innovative dancer Cricket, the legendary Archie Burnett, Future Ninja (winner of House Dance International in the Experimental category) and others.
Saturday, May 30 at 8pm/$20 - Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre presents “Dancer from the Dance” - Arthur Aviles, celebrated as “one of the greatest modern dancers of the last 15 years” by The New York Times, presents a special evening as part of his transition from dancer to choreographer with two special works: one of his quintessential solo works, “Intoxicating Calm” and “Dorothur’s Journey,” a fun, funky dance narrative with a disco beat. The concert will also include a sneak preview of Aviles’ upcoming project “Super Maeva de Oz” with musical guests Mahina Movement.
Sunday, May 31 - 12-2pm / $20 (space limited-registration required) - Master Class with Desmond Richardson - Desmond Richardson, recognized by The New York Times as "one of the great modern dancers of his time," has danced internationally with a bevy of companies and productions including with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, American Ballet Theatre and on Broadway. He brings a special class to the Bronx that traverses from contemporary to the roots of classical dance. This master class is for artists with dance training. Space is limited and registration is required.
Click here for more info about events at BAAD! this weekend.

Donnie McClurkin and Yolanda Adams @ Lehman
Tomorrow, 5/30, at 8pm. Donnie McClurkin is a Grammy Award-winning singer and minister Yolanda Adams is a gospel music sensation and radio show host. These two will share a soul-stirring evening of classic and contemporary gospel and inspirational music. Tickets from $100 to $55. Click here for more info.


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