Have you been wondering what the kids are up to this summer? Well some of them have been honing their skills in music and dance and are now ready to showcase them to you. Throughout the month of August, the Brooklyn Music School will be presenting a series of events not to be missed.
The Brooklyn Music School recital will be happening this Friday, August 20th, at The Plaza (at 300 Ashland). Students of all ages will be presenting creative original songs as well as some classics. Come down and cheer them on.
At Albee Square, there will be a dance recital highlighting the culture of the Caribbean. This week, August 19th will feature the Garifuna Dance with Chief Joseph Chatoyer Dance Company featuring Felix Gamboa.
August 26th the high-energy dance of Soca will be presented by Careitha Davis. She combines the tradition of folklore and popular styles of dance that will bring the carnival to Downtown Brooklyn.
If it is music you are looking for, Tuesdays in the Willoughby Plaza feature world-class artists. On August 24th Blue Dahlia will be performing their eclectic style of music from around the world.
August the 30th get ready for the award-winning Latin sounds of the Yasser Tejeda Trio from the Dominican Republic. This is traditional Dominican folk music with a twist of rock, jazz and rhythms of the Caribbean mixed in.
Music and dance is something that transcends countries and borders, it brings people together. And is there a city with a more diverse culture than NYC?
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