NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:07:41 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 <![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari]]> Date: September 22, 2013

Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out five site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South. Wear comfortable shoes. Featured choreographers include Kai Kleinbard, Ani Taj Niemann and The Dance Cartel, Emily Wexler, Built For Collapse, and NY Parkour.

Meet at the Riverside Park entrance at 68th and Riverside Blvd.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South

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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Philharmonic Presents Strings and Slam Poets]]> Date: September 22, 2013

Twenty-year-old poet and Bed-Stuy native Ishmael Islam was named the New York Youth Poet Laureate in 2012, and now he teams up with members of the Brooklyn Phil to take the spoken word tradition into the 21st Century.

This multi-faceted concert intertwines selections from Islam’s debut collection, Meet at Greene, with contemporary chamber music for strings by Mark Mellits, Don Byron, and Randall Woolf.

Presented in conjunction with the Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Events.

Start time: 6:00 pm

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Location: The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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