Get to know Yazmany Arboleda, lead artist working with the Future Historical Society, a collective of Downtown Brooklyn and Fort Greene neighbors, who will collaboratively create a public art experience that illuminates the personal histories of this community, while envisioning a more connected, interdependent future.
As a member of Canadian hip hop supergroup Nomadic Massive, Waahli has performed around the world, including at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. But 2018 brought out a new side of Waahli, as he released his first solo album, Black Soap, in September and he will make his U.S. solo debut at BRIC House Sessions on February 21.
It's the end of January, which means that Friends Memberships are now on sale for the 2019 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. Become a Friend of the Festival to skip the lines and enjoy special perks all summer long! But don't take our word for it—check out some photos of our Friends Members and hear what they love most about their time #AtTheBandshell
As 112BK returns for another season, the BRIC TV team is thrilled to welcome new our host, writer, videographer, and storyteller MacKenzie Fegan. We spoke with MacKenzie about her inspiration, working with the BRIC TV team, and most importantly, her favorite cocktail in the city.
Growing up in Quebec City, with parents from Mexico and Paraguay, the musician known as Boogát has always dealt with multiple identities. So it’s no surprise that his music brings together several sounds—French-Canadian and American hip hop, mixed with Latin influences—to become something entirely new.
Get to know the members of Urban Bush Women! Tendayi Kuumba, who is also part of this spring’s BRIClab FLUẊẊ Part 2 (work-in-progress), first remembers dancing around the house with her mother to Stevie Wonder. Learn more about her dance journey in our interview.
Get to know the members of Urban Bush Women! Courtney J. Cook, a company member with Urban Bush Women, will be spending a lot of time at BRIC this year. She is also a part of our BRIClab program this spring with the show FLUẊẊ Part 2 (work-in-progress).
Get to know the members of Urban Bush Women! This month on our blog, we’ll be highlighting dancers, performers, and contributors who are part of the award-winning dance company’s Hair & Other Stories. First up is Chanon Judson-Johnson, Associate Artistic Director of Urban Bush Women.
Learn more about the 22 founding members of Future Historical Society (FHS), a multi-generational team of artists, activists, educators, and community members who represent a diverse range of connections to the neighborhood of Fort Greene. Led by artist Yazmany Arboledaand the Community Engagement team at BRIC.