Caribbean Crossroads Carnival at the Queens Museum

Saturday, September 22, 2012

3:00 PM

WNYC is a media partner of Carnival Panorama at the Queens Museum of Art. An outdoor family celebration of Carnival traditions with live music, dance, and more. Open to all. Presented with El Museo del Barrio, and The Studio Museum in Harlem.  September 22 .

The Queens Museum of Art, in partnership with El Museo del Barrio, Studio Museum in Harlem & cariBBeing Presents “Carnival Panorama: Families Celebrate Carnival Traditions” as part of the public programming for the current exhibition Caribbean: Crossroads of the World Free & Open to All

Experience centuries old Caribbean traditions of Carnival in different areas of the region, with hands-on mas making by well-known costume designer Randy Brewster, Afro-Caribbean percussion workshops with Jose Obando and interactive steel pan tutorials with CASYM.

Don’t forget your dancing shoes as we “jump up” and take a musical journey around the majestic unisphere and through the islands with live performances by Request Band, RaRam, La Cumbiamba NY and more!