AUNTS/Beach Sessions @ Rockaway Beach

EXCERPT: AUNTS/Beach Sessions at The Castle at Rockaway AUGUST 25 and 26, 2018 A group of over a dozen artists will transform the neighborhood and take over three diverse locations  – the beach, the boardwalk, and Rockaway’s architectural marvel, The Castle – for a two-day performance with multiple performers, open dance parties, multidisciplinary, body/non-body based, time […]
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AUNTS/Beach Sessions @ Rockaway Beach

AUNTS/Beach Sessions at The Castle at Rockaway
AUGUST 25 and 26, 2018

A group of over a dozen artists will transform the neighborhood and take over three diverse locations  - the beach, the boardwalk, and Rockaway’s architectural marvel, The Castle - for a two-day performance with multiple performers, open dance parties, multidisciplinary, body/non-body based, time orientated, finished/experimental/process art. Audiences will be able to join, follow, wander and experience as many as or as few performances as they choose, creating their own experiences through chance encounters.

Saturday, August 25 | 5:00pm - 9:00pm
AUNTS @ ROCKAWAY
Free and open to the public

Schedule:

5:00 pm: Biba Bell, Hustle on the sand | On the sand at B110th Street

5:30 pm: AUNTS Procession | B110th Street to The Castle
6:00 pm: Evening performances at The Castle | B117th Street and Newport Avenue

Featuring:

Stephanie Acosta
Chris Braz
Justin Cabrillos
Jessica Cook
Tess Dworman
Lisa Fagan
Wojciech Gilewicz
Lily Gold + mary read
Jasmine Hearn
Zavé Martohardjono + J Dellecave
Katrina Reid
Karl Scholz
Tatyana Tenenbaum
Hilary Brown | HB² PROJECTS + Kristina Hay (Dance) with Lamy Istrefi Jr. (Music)

DJ set by Brother Nature and Baby Love


Sunday, August 26 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
FLIP IT AND REVERSE IT

 

Schedule:

2:00 pm: Afternoon performances at The Castle | B117th Street and Newport Avenue

(Same program as August 25)
4:00 pm: AUNTS Procession | The Castle to B110th Street
4:30 pm: Biba Bell, Hustle on the sand | On the sand at B110th Street

Directions

To B110th St:

Train: Take the "Far Rockaway" bound A train to 105th street, walk to the beach (5-min. walk), and up to Beach 110 on the sand.

Ferry: Take the Rockaway-bound Ferry to B108th street, walk to the beach (10-min. walk), and up to Beach 110 on the sand.

Landmark: Beach 106th Street Food Concession on the Boardwalk

TO THE CASTLE:

Train: Take the "Far Rockaway" bound A train to 116th street, walk towards Beach Channel Drive to B117th St and Newport Avenue (5-min walk)

Ferry: Take the Rockaway-bound Ferry to B108th street and walk 10 minutes up Beach Channel Drive to B117th St and Newport Avenue, or you can hop on the free shuttle.

Beach Sessions Funders and Partners: The series is funded by Black & White Project Space, Black Flamingo, Playday LIC, Rockaway Retreat House, ZOCA Lotion, Off Season, Caracas, and individual donors. Additional support is provided by City Parks Department and Rockaway’s The Castle