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Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College

Where: 2900 Campus Rd. between Hillel Place and Avenue H | Tel: (718) 951–4500
Updated Mar. 3, 2016

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Brooklyn College Opera Theatre presents Mozart’s masterpiece. 7:30 pm.

An annual holiday favorite, Dance Theatre in Westchester performs its family-friendly, full-length version of Tchaikovsky’s ballet set in wintry colonial Yorktown, complete with a red-coated mouse army, an enchanted nutcracker prince, and simultaneous narration to help young audience members enjoy this timeless classic. 2 pm.

The prestigious Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company performs an all-new celebration of Chinese arts commemorating the Year of the Rooster, cousin to the mythical Phoenix, whose song awakens the world each morning and whose confidence and loyalty is well regarded. Delightful red lions, golden dragons, and white peacocks frolic and play to the exotic sounds of traditional instruments, while graceful dancers and astounding acrobats showcase the rich culture of one of Brooklyn’s most vibrant communities. 3 pm.

She has been called "the Joni Mitchell of Haiti" and the “new goddess of Creole music.” Indeed, singer-songwriter Emeline Michel has been instrumental in putting Haitian music on the world music map, touring the globe both as a performer and in her role as a Red Cross Ambassador. With “a voice serene and warm like the breeze” (The New York Times), she performs both in French and Haitian Creole, frequently addressing social issues with a deep caring and affection for her native land. 8 pm.

The premier dance company in the Caribbean, performers blend the folklore, music, and dance of Jamaica, Africa, and the American South with modern and classical forms to create a vibrant celebration of West Indian culture. 8 pm.

Stepping is known for its intricate, synchronized patterns of stomps, kicks, claps, and call-and-response. As the world’s first professional company dedicated to this art form, the dancers use their bodies as instruments, integrating stepping with African traditional dance and other dance forms to create a high-energy, sharply choreographed, and incredibly entertaining performance. 8 pm.

Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Patti Austin celebrates the 100th birthday of the First Lady of Song. 8 pm.

Dallas Children’s Theatre on tour presents an African tale Adapted for the stage by Karen Abbott, Music & Lyrics by S-Ankh Rasa. When a great African king desires a wife, only the most worthy maidens are invited to meet him. Both of Mufaro’s daughters are beautiful, but does either have the inner beauty of a potential queen? Told through African dance, drumming, narration, and song, this story celebrates goodness, generosity, and kindness of heart. Recommended for ages 5 yeas and older. 8 pm.

Children and adults alike will enjoy live music, arts and crafts, and street performers at this free community festival, where interactive family activities. 8 pm.

Recognized internationally as today’s premier Chinese acrobatic touring company, dancers combine award-winning acrobatics, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present an unforgettable show of breathtaking skill and beauty, representing the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty five centuries ago. 8 pm.

The Cuban saxophonist/percussionist/composer has been at the forefront of the Latin and Afro-Cuban jazz scene, both in New York City and nationally. Known equally for his improvisational artistry and his virtuosic compositions, his unique confluence of authentic Cuban roots music and jazz has, according to The New York Times, "helped redefine Latin Jazz as a complex new idiom." 8 pm.

The Cuban saxophonist/percussionist/composer has been at the forefront of the Latin and Afro-Cuban jazz scene, both in New York City and nationally. Known equally for his improvisational artistry and his virtuosic compositions, his unique confluence of authentic Cuban roots music and jazz has, according to The New York Times, "helped redefine Latin Jazz as a complex new idiom." 8 pm.

Join students and faculty of the world-famous School of American Ballet (the official academy of New York City Ballet) in this program illustrating the process by which talented youngsters develop into accomplished classical ballet dancers. Your children will watch a "class" where training exercises and steps are demonstrated, and also enjoy excerpts from famous ballets. Recommended for ages 4 years and older. 2 pm.

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