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Summer on the Hudson: Rashaad Newsome’s King of Arms Art Ball II

Sunday, August 24, 2014

6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.

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Summer on the Hudson presents Rashaad Newsome's "King of Arms Art Ball 2", and brings the culture back to the piers.

Rashaad Newsome collects a judges panel of legends from the art, music, fashion, literary, activism and vogue world to deliberate over who will be the next Art Ball Legends. The evening will consists of categories that span Art History from the renaissance-contemporary art and will be hosted by Jack Mizrahi, Omari Mizrahi and Dashaun Evisu, DJ Mike Q. on the wheels of steel and commentator extraordinar Kevin Jz Prodigy.

Registration required to compete in the Ball – taken onsite at 5 p.m. Competition begins at 7pm.

Performances begining at 6pm by:  Maimouna Keita African Dance Company, UFO Movement, Shierly House, Qui

King of Arms Art Ball II Categories
1. Samuel Fosso Realness -  Identity as material
2. Runway - Yinka Shonibare Effects
3. Face - Abstraction!
4. Sex Siren - Fernando Botero Vs Katey Red
5. Performance - Diptych (Bring it like the Nicholas Brothers!)

Location

Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Riverside Park, Riverside Park Conservancy, Summer on the Hudson

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

zhen.heinemann@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Dance, Art, Festivals, History, Waterfront

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