Sat, Aug 12, 12noon—9pm
Le Grand Dakar Restaurant and Where's the 1? Productions present Nowhere But Brooklyn, a lively block party celebrating Brooklyn arts and culture and the grand opening of Le Grand Dakar Restaurant. The party features a Lucha Libre tournament, drummers from around the world, a fashion show featuring local designers, DJs, and delicious Senegalese street food. Stay for dinner and enjoy a special performance by Senegalese roots-music sensation Pape Armand Boye.
Schedule for the day:
All Day: Senegalese, Haitian, and Puerto Rican street food and drinks
12noon: Puerto Rican Lucha Libre
1pm: Puerto Rican Bomba and Plena drumming
3pm: Haitian drumming processional
4pm: Fashion show featuring designers from Harriet's Alter Ego and Moshood
5pm: Performance by Songhai Djeli
6pm: Senegalese sabar drumming by Thiokho Diagne et Frères
9pm: Special performance by Pape Armand Boye
Directions: C to Clinton-Washington, G to Classon, or B38 to Grand Ave.
Official Website: http://www.bam.org/events/07BKLN.aspx
Added by Fumio on August 10, 2006