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UPTOWN BOUNCE: THROWBACK
August 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFREE, RSVP
UPTOWN BOUNCE goes back in time to the 1980s in New York City!
Experience The Bronx through the eyes of artist Perla de Leon, as she talks about documenting the area during the 1980s, in conversation with producer and community activist Vivian Vazquez.
At El Museo del Barrio, hear artist Perla de Leon describe her experience photographing the Bronx in the 1980s. DJ duo D’Marquesina is back spinning throwback hits, and families can enjoy art-making inspired by El Barrio. Video projections by Erika Harrsh, Leo Castañeda and Geraldo Mercado, as well as nightly sidewalk art by Murcielagos Fumando Collective: Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez/FEEGZ173, Marie Jimenez, Andy Martinez, COZ, Sol Rebel and Lejka Sievert.
At the City Museum, celebrate the golden era of hip hop by dancing to classic tracks spun by DJ Grand Master Caz and watching the NBS (Nothing But Skills) Crew show off their break-dancing styles.
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ABOUT UPTOWN BOUNCE
The Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio present UPTOWN BOUNCE: Summer Nights at 104th and Fifth, the first-ever joint series featuring musical performances, gallery talks, art-making workshops, break-dancing demos, renowned DJs, sangria and festive summer drinks, local food vendors, and more.