Weekend Events: New Orleans Soul, Festival On East 60th and more

Friday, August 10
8:00p.m. to 10:00p.m.
Complexions Contemporary Ballet, TAKE Dance Company
Central Park SummerStage www.summerstage.org
“Our fourth evening of dance at SummerStage includes works of explosive creativity and calm command.”

Saturday, August 11
3:00p.m. to 6:00p.m.
Celebrate New Orleans: Soul to Soul III, Galactic & special guests Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & The Golden Eagle Mardi Gras Indians & Soul Rebel Brass Band
Central Park SummerStage www.summerstage.org
“Our annual celebration of the Big Easy is a hot one this year, with jam band sounds and deep second-line voodoo.”

Sunday, August 12
East Sixties Neigh Association Festival
East 60th Street between 5th and Lexington Aves.
1:00p.m. to 2:00p.m.
Multicultural Storytelling Series
The Peter Jay Sharp Children’s Glade
“Travel around the world from the Caribbean to Africa, to Scandinavia, Asia, and back to North America, with the impressive line-up of multicultural storytellers that A Clearing in the Forest programming offers families this summer.  Our artists’ incredible repertoires of oral histories come alive with interactive props and music for an all-around sensory experience.” 
FREE — for all ages. For more information, please call 212-860-1370.
http://www.centralparknyc.org/activities/specialevents

3:00p.m. to 6:00p.m.
Zap Mama, Angelique Kidjo, K’Naan
Central Park SummerStage www.summerstage.org
“The music of the African continent is brought to life by the musicians on this stellar bill.”

4:00p.m. to 6:00p.m.
Harlem Meer Performance Festival
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (Inside the Park at 110th between Fifth and Lenox Aves.)
Join the Conservancy for the 14th season of this popular Sunday concert series that features the best in local emerging and established Latin, Jazz, World, and Gospel artists.
http://www.centralparknyc.org/activities/specialevents

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