House Party: Moonwalk

Brooklyn’s best daytime family party at BRIC House in Fort Greene on Saturday, March 11, 2017, with dance classes, gaming, and an all-ages dance party.

House Party: Moonwalk

BRIC | 647 Fulton Street | Fort Greene

Brooklyn’s best daytime family parties continue at BRIC House in Fort Greene on Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM with dance classes, gaming, art-making and other participatory activities, culminating in a raucous all-ages dance party.

Inspired by astronauts and the King of Pop, the Moonwalk House Party will be an action-packed day of moving backwards and forwards through time and space. The event is FREE with RSVP.

12-5pm: Scavenger Hunt
Explore the artwork in the hallway and cafe areas to complete our scavenger hunt!
12-5pm: Garage Door Video Series
Get lost in video art by Jakob Kudsk Steensen, projected on the garage doors of our gallery space.
12-2pm: Digital Remix Educational Activity: MJ Forever!
Moonwalk with Michael Jackson! Animate a music video with the King of Pop in cosmic Outer Space! During this digital art-making activity, participants will have the opportunity to work with a BRIC Teaching Artist using stop motion animation to honor the iconic artist and his legendary dance moves. These “music videos” will be incorporated into a green screen activity.
12:30-3pm: Art-making Activity: DIY Rocket Ship
Blast off your imagination and build your own rocket from scratch! Participants will work with a Teaching Artist using every day materials to create their own rocket and space mission.
Art-Making Activity: Planetary Glow in the Dark Mural Create your own celestial orb, aliens and shooting stars for our communal galaxy. Participants will work with a Teaching Artist using glow-in-the-dark and florescent materials to create a back drop mural for the Party Like Brooklyn Baby dance party.
12:45, 1:15, 1:45, and 2:15pm: Dance Class with Preschool Rock! (all ages welcome)
Join us for an imaginative journey to the Moon and Beyond! We'll glide through space, defying gravity, defeating obstacles, and we'll draw power from the sun to reveal our super-selves. Then we'll return to Earth to protect our world with a full family jam of the greatest war dance of all time ... Micheal Jackson's Thriller!
1-3pm: Cosmik Ice Cream
Get a taste of this brand new Brooklyn  ice cream adventure. While we might all know about freeze-dried “Astronaut Ice Cream” , Cosmik is a whole new world. Designer Robert Collignon starts with premium, organic, Brooklyn-made ice cream and transforms it into a space-travel ready dessert!
1-3pm: Shadow Puppet Tent by Drama of Works
Drama of Works presents "LIFTOFF!" - a theatrical experience that is literally out of this world. Step inside what appears to be an ordinary tent and let the magic of shadow puppetry transport you to another dimension.
1-4pm: Art-making Activity: Bedazzle a Glove
Channel Michael Jackson’s famous Billie Jean performance by making your own signature glove.  Adorn your glove with cool patterns and designs using rhinestones and gems and show it off with your dance moves at the Party Like Brooklyn Baby dance party!
2pm: Performance by Michael Jackson Impersonator
A special Michael Jackson  tribute performance by impersonator Michael Trapson.
2-5pm: Minecraft Meet-Up!
Place blocks and go on adventures by playing everyone's favorite game on your own or against others.
2:45-3:30pm: Control the Sound Performs!
This group of 11 year old musicians from Brooklyn play rock/funk/ska classics with the same high energy and enthusiasm as they do their originals.
3:30-5pm: Party Like Brooklyn presents baby loves disco!
Move your family dance party from the living room to the BRIC House Ballroom and dance it out! Party Like Brooklyn presents an after­noon dance party featuring real music spun and mixed by real djs blend­ing clas­sic disco tunes from the 70s, & 80s with today’s hottest dance tunes that creates a child-proof dis­co for tod­dlers, pre-schoolers, and par­ents look­ing to let loose!

About BRIC

BRIC is the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, and one of the largest in New York City. The organization presents and incubates work by artists and media-makers that reflects the diversity of New York. BRIC programs reach hundreds of thousands of people each year.

BRIC’s main venue, BRIC Arts | Media House, offers a public media center, a major contemporary art exhibition space, two performance spaces, a glass-walled TV studio and artist work spaces.

Some of BRIC’s most acclaimed programs include the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in Prospect Park, several path-breaking public access media initiatives, including the newly renamed BRIC TV, and a renowned contemporary art exhibition series. BRIC also offers education and other vital programs at BRIC House and throughout Brooklyn.

In addition to making cultural programming genuinely accessible, BRIC is dedicated to providing substantial support to artists and media makers in their efforts to develop work and reach new audiences.

BRIC is unusual in both presenting exceptional cultural experiences and nurturing individual expression. This dual commitment enables BRIC to most effectively reflect New York City’s innate cultural richness and diversity. platform.