Saturday, November 3rd: First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum with Slowdance & Savoir Adore

First Saturdays
Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn)
5-9pm*
Suggested donation museum admission

* Please note, due to Hurricane Sandy the programming schedule for the November 3 Target First Saturday may continue to change; check here for the latest schedule. This month, our event will run from 5 to 9 p.m. to accommodate staff and visitors getting home with limited MTA service.

Music Showcase
5–8 p.m.
Dream-pop band Slowdance combines seventies synthwave, disco, and surf rock; Brooklyn-based Jarana Beat fuses elements of Mexico’s African and Amerindian traditions with salsa and cumbia; and fantasy rock band Savoir Adore plays lush, dreamy songs from their new album, Our Nature.

Sensory Tours
5:30–8 p.m.
Using touch, smell, and sound, Museum Guides and educators lead lively discussions of works in the Museum’s collection.

Performance Showcase
6 p.m.
Andrew Benincasa and Shadow Organ Theater present The Blue Belt, a folk tale about transformation told with music and shadow puppets. Artists from The Ailey School present a performance inspired by themes of metamorphosis.

Interactive Space
6–8 p.m.
Explore the art of origami; see a performance of Ghost Lines by Cori Olinghouse, an experimental dance that conjures memory and dreams of the past; and participate in a movement workshop with Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory.

Art Talk
6 p.m.
Two artists from Brooklyn’s Urban Glass, a center for the creation and promotion of glass art, discuss their work.

Hands-on Art
6:30–8:30 p.m.
Explore the translucent qualities of glass by decorating a delicate bauble with transparent paints.

Book Club
7 p.m.
Ruth Bottigheimer, author of Fairy Tales: A New History, speaks about the origins of beloved fables and stories.

Light Show
7 p.m.
A projection of Cosmic Morning, a psychedelic light art project by Brooklyn-based visualist Don Miller.

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