"... may indeed get you dancing like a puppet on strings, but be sure you pause now and then to listen closely to the pure joy of it." - Tom Orr, Roots World
SAT | JAN 26 | 3 PM (WORKSHOP) & 4 PM (FAMILY CONCERT) & 5:30 PM (JAM & PARTY) | ALL AGES
INTERACTIVE ARTS WORKSHOP AT 3 PM
Dance and sing along with La Cumbiamba eNeYé! Participants will be exposed to their unique instruments and techniques, dance moves and steps found in various Colombian music genres. FREE in honor of FTH's 40th anniversary. No RSVP required. Come early to score a free percussion instrument! (First come, first served.)
FAMILY CONCERT AT 4 PM
Featuring an eclectic and explosive sound influenced by various Colombian musical traditions, La Cumbiamba eNeYé will perform music from Colombia’s coast with its full 10-piece orchestra. Led by composer/arranger and percussionist Martin Vejarano, this performance will introduce audiences to a fresh take on Colombian music and a festive, elaborate repertoire that will inspire everyone to move, sing and celebrate. Bring your instruments for a post-show jam session with the band.
Tickets: $14/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6 Member Children/FREE for Teens
School performances available. Call (718) 463-7700 x224 for details
Service between 74 St in Queens and 34 St-Hudson Yards in Manhattan is replaced by trains and free shuttle buses this weekend. Please refer to the MTA website for further information.
Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts dba Flushing Town Hall is a not for profit organization which receives major support from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio; Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; Council Members Adrienne Adams, Costa Constantinides, Daniel Dromm, Barry Grodenchik, Peter Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Francisco Moya, Paul A. Vallone, and Jimmy Van Bramer; and the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and the Lily Auchincloss Foundation.
Support for our programs is also provided by Atlantic Philanthropies Director/Employee Designated Gift Program, Cathay Bank, Michael Cheng / Epos Development, Chinese Overseas University, Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou / New York Institute of Culture and the Arts, Con Edison, Crossings TV, Heidi & Jonathan Davis, Exploring the Metropolis, Steven Facey, Kuang-Yu Fong / Chinese Theatre Works, Barbara Garii, The Glow Foundation, Heather Harrison, Raymond D. Jasen, Jim Henson Foundation, Keith Haring Foundation, Ellen Kodadek, Kenneth Koranyi, Nelson Lee / Flushing Bank, Law Offices of Vincent Toomey, James S. Liao, Emily Lin / Lin & Loveall Foundation, Linden Arts Fund for Children, Anita Liu, Louis Armstrong Education Foundation, Lyell Korea, Materials for the Arts, William McClure, NYC & Company Foundation, New York Community Bank Foundation, Northwell Health, Queens Art Education Center / Arthur Liu, Queens College, Queens Courier, Georgiana Reese-Benatti, RuDance / Asian American Dance Sport Corp., Mike Sperendi & Jan Schneider, Vincent Toomey, Mei Ya Tsai, Veronica Tsang, Claire Shulman, Tai & Tony Wang / WAC Lighting, Jay Wegman, Jonathan White, Edwina & Eldwin Wong, Minwen Yang, Hank Yeh, and gifts made in loving memory of Amal Hussain and Irene and Maxwell Seligman.