It's a Sail-abration!
9 AM – 6 PM
If you're taking a staycation this Memorial Day weekend, join us to celebrate the opening of the Offshore Sailing School at North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place!
Beginning Friday, May 22 through Memorial Day, from 9am - 6pm, the school will offer one-hour sailboat rides for $35 per person! An Offshore Sailing School instructor will be aboard each Colgate 26' sailboat with up to five allowed per boat. There will also be two daily prize drawings for participants for chances to win free sailing school lessons, KidsSail sessions, and Learn to Sail certification courses.
Come early to grab your time-slot and enjoy your staycation along the Hudson Waterfront. You can find us at the Offshore Sailing School fleet on the south end of the North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place!
*on space available basis; minimum age 7 or 50lb weight, with adult over 21,
[dis]ABLED Inside Out
11 AM – 7 PM
Be a part of French artist JR (2011 TED winner) and Leopoldine Huyghues Despointes [dis]ABLED InsideOut collaboration!
JR created InsideOut, the global partipatory art project with the goal to transform messages of personal identity into pieces of public artwork. [dis]ABLED InsideOut aim is to change the world'sperfection about people with physical [dis]abilities by giving anyone the opportunity to share their portrait.
There will be 4 booths to have your photo taken: 1 photo truck will be located in the outdoor plaza and 3 booths are located in the Winter Garden
The goal is to gather 3,000 portraits over multiple days and locations. These portraits will then be projected as a public exhibition in a symbolic location in New York City.
Sign up for your portrait time slot here: http://bit.ly/1Pj5pJd
5 PM – 8 PM
Get a head start on summer with live music from some of New York’s most exciting young bands! From pop and electro to roots and world music, the waterfront plaza at Brookfield Place comes alive with great music and a bar overlooking the Hudson River.
Schedule to be announced soon!
Every Tuesday evening, June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30. Venue opens with bar and DJ at 5 PM. Live music begins at 6:30 PM.
Bang on a Can Marathon
12 PM – 10 PM
The 2015 Bang on a Can Marathon is co-presented by Bang on a Can, Arts Brookfield and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council as part of the River To River Festival.
Bang on a Can returns to the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place with its annual incomparable super-mix of boundary-busting music from around the corner and around the world! The 2015 Bang on a Can Marathon will feature rare performances by some of the most innovative musicians of our time side-by-side with some of today’s most pioneering young artists.
FEATURING MUSIC BY Anna Clyne, Julian Day, Lainie Fefferman, Michael Gordon, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Paul Kerekes, David Lang, Lao Luo, Ivo Papasov, Tristan Perich, Pixies, Bobby Previte, Todd Reynolds, Somei Satoh, LJ White, Kendall Williams, Julia Wolfe, AND MORE.
FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY Asphalt Orchestra, Bang on a Can All-Stars, Crossfire Steel Orchestra Inc., Vicky Chow, Nels Cline, Corey Dargel, Dither, Florent Ghys, Gong Linna, Grand Band, Tomoko Mukaiyama, So Percussion, Third Angle New Music, AND MORE.
PLUS Bang on a Can’s social engagement wing Found Sound Nation hosts its Street Studio – a mobile recording studio equipped for passersby and Marathon musicians alike to spontaneously create and record original music!