Friday, September 28, 2007

Roosevelt Island Fall for Arts Festival 10/06/07

In addition to marking your calendar for the weekend of October 5-7 to see the Encampment project at Roosevelt Island's Southpoint park, remember to include in your calendar Roosevelt Island's Fall for Arts Festival to be held next Saturday, October 6 from 11AM - 5 PM. The festival will feature live performances from an outdoor stage on the Rivercross lawn including dancing, singing, storytelling, comedy, puppetry as well as food and drink.
According to the Main Street Wire (PDF File) Roosevelt Island will be:

a hub of art and creativity, with the proverbial “something for everyone.”
A concert will be held at 7:30 PM in the Good Shepherd Community Theater:
featuring vocal and instrumental artists including pianist Roy Eaton, Mitch Elinson, jazz and gospel singer Juanita Fleming, folk guitarist/singer/songwriter Chris Fuller, classical flutist Natalia Gruzdeva, classical soprano Sherie Helstein, opera singer Marianne Labriola, and classical guitarist David Lieber.
Roosevelt Island 360 has more here.


William J. Zick said...

Pianist Roy Eaton's career and recent recordings are discussed in an Oct. 2 post concerning the pianist's Gershwin concert, on the blog, a companion to a website on African Heritage in Classical Music, The site profiles 52 Black composers and musicians, and features over 100 audio samples.