IMG_4445, originally uploaded by lostinbrooklyn.
Thanks to lostinbrooklyn for the photo and the information about this event in Green-Wood Cemetery. You can see a few photos from last year by doing a flickr search.
As part of CCGH's art, music and cultural outreach to our community:
The Green-Wood Historic Fund and Dance Theatre Etcetera Present:
Angels & Accordions
A site-specific, live music and dance performance, held in conjunction with openhousenewyork, that guides audience members through historic Green-Wood Cemetery’s rolling hills, highlighting its unparalleled collection of sculpture and monuments. This unique event, choreographed by Martha Bowers of Dance Theatre Etcetera, features a cast of 30 dancers, original music by Guy Klucevsek and Bob Goldberg (played live by a band of accordionists), singing, and a visual installation inside the Catacombs designed by photographer Alexander Heilner. Several tombs will be open to the public.
A not-to-be-missed encounter with one of Brooklyn’s great historic treasures!
Saturday, October 10, 2009
A featured free event of the seventh annual openhousenewyork weekend.
Two Performances: 12 noon & 3:30 PM
Don’t miss this unique performance!
No reservations required. For more information, http://www.green-wood.com/store.php/store/category/2/event/20
Rain Date: Sunday, October 11, 2009.
Angels & Accordions is made possible with funds from The Green-Wood Historic Fund and in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation.
A National Historic Landmark–Est. 1838–Our main entrance is located at 500 25th Street (on 5th Avenue) in Brooklyn. Via subway, take the R to the 25th Street station. For more info, call 718.768.7300 or visit us on-line at greenwoodcemetery.org
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