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Format: 7/30/2015

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Brooklyn Small Press Flea, BPL Event
This pop-up book fair features Brooklyn's finest indie presses, including A Public Space, Archipelago Books, BELLADONNA*, Electric Literature, Futurepoem, Guillotine, Melville House, One Story, Ugly Duckling Presse, and many more. Co-presented...
Sat, Aug 1
10:00 am

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Arts and Culture, Stomp Clap and Sing
Shira is the front woman and songwriter for kindie rock band Shira & Friends.  She performs all over the tri-state area, bringing her high energy, catchy tunes to her favorite kinds of audiences – the ones that love to dance along...

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Featured Event
Regional de New York, BPL Program
The quintet plays traditional and original arrangements of Brazil’s oldest popular music – choro— with deep groove and a love for improvisation. The group features virtuoso musicians including Israeli flutist Hadar Noiberg; from...
Wed, Aug 5
7:00 pm

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Brooklyn Summer Shakespeare-ience, BPL Event
The Shakespeare-ience is a summer intensive designed to make Shakespeare accessible to inner city youth. They will perform the romantic comedy Taming of the Shrew, which follows the rocky courtship of Petruchio and Katarina.
Sat, Aug 8
3:00 pm

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Rolie Polie Guacamole, Stomp Clap and Sing
Frank Gallo’s musical style blend’s acoustic rock, funk, and folk with catchy sing-alongs.  Kids are encouraged to dance, shake, and use their imaginations in this musical adventure with Rolie Polie Guacamole. Check out their CD,...

Friday, August 14, 2015

Home, BPL Screening
When Earth is taken over by the overly confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet.  But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid...
Fri, Aug 14
2:30 pm

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Suzi Shelton, Stomp Clap and Sing
Suzi Shelton is a music and movement specialist, teacher and family performer. She has been rocking parents and kids alike for over 10+ years in such prestigious venues as Symphony Space, The White House Easter Egg Roll, the Lincoln Center Tree...

Friday, August 21, 2015

Dolphin Tale 2, BPL Screening
The inspiring true story of Winter isn’t over.  Several years after receiving a prosthetic tail, Winter loses her surrogate mother, leaving her alone, grieving and unwilling to engage with anyone, even her best human friend, Sawyer....
Fri, Aug 21
2:30 pm

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Funikijam, Stomp Clap and Sing
Join Funikijam on their Magical World Tour. This fun and musical show encourages children’s participation with award-winning musical exploration.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Art Workshops
Let’s illustrate your favorite story with you as the protagonist. If Harry, or Mathilda or Will or Kate had your face, what would the story feel like? I propose a "Self-portrait as your favorite book character" workshop and I...
Sat, Oct 3
11:00 am
Tildon Krautz
If it were possible that a songwriting string band could embody the wacky, playful universe of an award-winning children's book illustrator, that group would be named what it says up there and their genre would be called "anti-rational...
Sat, Oct 3
1:00 pm

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Bilingual Birdies
The Bilingual Birdies Band celebrates language and culture in 45 minutes of fun-filled live music and dance! Learn new words while you sing along to original hip tunes and your favorite traditional folk songs. Expect a high energy performance of...

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Art Workshops, Javaka Steptoe
Grab some bottle caps, tinfoil, and pocket lint to create collage art with award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe.
Sat, Oct 10
11:00 am
The Brave Calf/El Becerrito Valiente
This is the story of a little calf that one day decides to leave his stall to see the world.  This takes him to the mountains where he befriends a rabbit, a buzzard (vulture), the sun, the moon and a moon elf.  He also meets...
Sat, Oct 10
1:00 pm

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Art Workshops, Nina Crews
Let your child be inspired by author/illustrator Nina Crews (The Neighborhood Sing-Along; Jack and the Beanstalk) as she showcases examples of collage art that inspire her. Each child is invited to take a nursery rhyme or song and create their own...
Sat, Oct 17
11:00 am
Mexican Folk Traditional with Calpulli Youth Dance!
Join youth members of the Calpulli Mexican Dance group. Outfitted in traditional costumes, the talented dancers will perform selections from different regions of Mexico-Jalisco, set to the world famous music of the Mariachi.     Marvel at...
Sat, Oct 17
1:00 pm

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Stomp, Clap and Sing, Moona Luna
Moona Luna is the kindie group that the New York Daily News says is providing “the missing soundtrack for bilingual/bicultural kids.”  After making a splash on the family music scene with their accordion-driven, Latin...

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Art Workshops, Keith DuQuette
With the guidance of artist Keith DuQuette and a workshop featuring drawings of a diverse group of real animals, participants are asked to draw their own animal combination, put it in a setting, and give it a made-up name. At the conclusion of the...
Sat, Oct 24
11:00 am
Gary the Great
Magician Gary the Great presents his high energy blast of magic, comedy, and juggling.  This hilarious tour through the world of magic gets everyone involved and is appropriate for all ages.
Sat, Oct 24
1:00 pm

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Art Workshops, Melanie Hope Greenberg
Join author/illustrator Melanie Hope Greenberg and become a mermaid, Neptune, pirate, or any sea creature you can imagine. Create and take home your own Mermaid or Neptune Crown or Pirate Hat. Based on her book Mermaids on Parade.   ...
Sat, Oct 31
11:00 am
Shrek
Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Presented by...
Sat, Oct 31
1:00 pm

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Stomp, Clap and Sing, Louie Miranda
Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever growing population across the country! Louie is a veteran musician and educator with extensive knowledge...

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Join award-winning syndicated cartoonist Jerry Craft as he shares his experiences as a professional cartoonist and illustrator. He'll show you the secrets behind creating his Mama's Boyz comic strip and teach you how he creates his children...
Sat, Nov 7
11:00 am
Alex Mitnick & The Kaleidoscope, BPL Program
Emmy® award-winning children's entertainer Alex Mitnick is your friend and guide on a journey that leads to all the treasures of the world. Songs unfold like storybooks, captivating young minds, drawing them into adventures, stirring their...
Sat, Nov 7
1:00 pm

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Art Workshops, Manga, Misako Rocks
Want to learn how to draw Manga? Then check out this workshop with illustrator Misako Rocks, who drew her first comic at age 13!
Sat, Nov 14
11:00 am
Parallel Exit, Wham Slam and Bam!
With music, magic, juggling, and comedy, Parallel Exit packs more entertainment in a single show than a three-ring circus. Three fun-loving physical comedians present a wide range of old-fashioned family entertainment, and you get to join in the fun...
Sat, Nov 14
1:00 pm

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Silly Jazz and Camile!, Stomp, Clap and Sing
Come dance along to "silly jazz" with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: "The Monster Under My Bed," "Muffin Man," and “Chopsticks." Camille Harris on piano, Jeff Kerestes on...

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Art Workshops, Mark Ziemann
Want to learn how to draw for Comic Books? Then check out this workshop with artist Mark Ziemann, who taught art in San Francisco and is the creator of the comic strip Motorhead. Mr. Ziemann will show you how to give life and motion to ideas and...
Sat, Nov 21
11:00 am
It is the enchanting tale of Anushka, a young girl, who simply can't get to sleep one moon-lit night. As her mother gets more and more angry and she gets more and more desperate, her story books spring magically, musically to life, coming...
Sat, Nov 21
1:00 pm