River to River Festival 2014

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Lower Manhattan is a cultural epicenter with streets peppered with art, music, and history. The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) is keenly aware of this fact, and works to showcase this rich downtown culture. Once a year the council holds the River to River Festival, an eleven-day exhibition of downtown’s hottest artists, musicians, performers, and cultural activities. From June 19 to June 29, thirty five projects featuring over ninety artists will be open to the public at a handful of Lower Manhattan venues and parks. The LMCC hopes the festival will educate, inspire, and bring together people living downtown as well as expose other city dwellers to the treasures of this thriving neighborhood.

Gathered here is the full list of events that will take place over the next eleven days. For more information, visit the festival’s website.

River To River 2014:

R2R Bash
North End Way
June 19 at 5:00pm

The Signs of Paradise
Battery Park
June 20-29 at 8:00am-8:00pm

Two Women
LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island
June 20 at 2:00-3:00pm
June 22 at 2:00-3:00pm

What Was Wasn’t Here
Governors Island: Nolan Park, Building 10A
June 20 at 3:00pm
June 21 at 1:00pm and 3:00pm

Ex-Situ Series: Terry Riley & Friends
Federal Hall
June 20 at 7:30pm
June 21 at 7:30pm-8:40pm

New York Walkscape
Throughout Lower Manhattan
June 21 all day

And Death Shall Have No Dominion
Starting locations vary, ending in Rockefeller Park
June 21 at 11:00am

Digital Sanctuaries, NYC
India House
June 21 at 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm

R2R Living Room: Everyday I’m Hustlin’
South Street Seaport: Nelson Blue, 233 Front Street
June 21 at 9:00pm

Bang on a Can Marathon
Brookfield Place, Winter Garden
June 22 at 2:00pm

In Conversation: Susan Rosenberg on Trisha Brown
Governors Island: LMCC’s Art Center
June 22 at 4:30pm

Where Are We Right Now
Pier 15
June 22 at 7:00pm, 8:00pm
June 24 at 7:30pm

River To River
Elevated Acre
June 23-25 at 1:00pm

Collaboration Town In Development: Staged Reading of New York
One Liberty Plaza, Twelfth Floor
June 23 at 2:00pm
June 24 at 5:00pm
June 26 at 2:00pm

Ludic Proxy
One Liberty Plaza
June 23 at 5:00pm
June 25 at 2:00pm
June 27 at 4:00pm

Ex-Situ Series: Kimmo Pohjonen & Jeffrey Zeigler
Pier 15
June 23 at 7:00pm

Of History (Virgule De L’Histore)
John Street United Methodist Church Courtyard
June 24 at 3pm
June 25 at 1pm and 5pm

Night At The Museums
Various Locations
June 24 at 4:00pm

…And Other Stories, Ethel With Special Guest Kaki King
Brookfield Place, Winter Garden
June 24 at 7:30pm

…Moses(es)
St. Cornelius Chapel, Governors Island
June 25 at 2:45pm
June 26 at 1:45pm and 3:45pm

I’m Going To Toss My Arms – If You Catch Them They’re Yours
Pier 15
June 25 (Public Dress Rehearsal) at 7:00pm
June 26 (Performance) at 7:00pm

R2R Living Room: Mike Iveson/DJ Hotel Scampi
South Street Seaport: Barbalu, 227 Front Street
June 25 at 9:00pm

The Set Up: I Nyoman Catra
120 Wall Street
June 26 at 5:00pm
June 27 – 28 at 1:00pm

The 22nd Annual Poets House Showcase Opening
Poets House
June 26 at 5:30-8:30pm, Reading begins at 7pm

Premiere
Bowling Green
June 27 at 3:00pm
June 28 at 3:00 and 5:00pm

Fronteras: New and Old Sound From Latin America And The Caribbean
The Uplands, South Street Seaport
June 27 at 4:00pm
June 28 at 5:30pm
June 29 at 1:30pm

In Conversation: Maria Hassabi, Paolo Javier, And Kaneza Schaal
Poets House
June 27 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Open Studio with Process Space Artists-In-Residence
LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island
June 28—29 12:00–5:00pm

Ubiquitous Dividend: A Day-Long Celebration of Robert Kocik’s Supple Science
Poets House
June 28
Workshop:  2:00–5:00pm
Performance: 6:00–8:00pm

Bronx Gothic: The Oval
LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island
June 28–29 at 3:00pm

On Video: New York Close Up
LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island
June 29 at 4:30pm

Seaport Block Party: Turntables On The Hudson Reunion: Dj Nickodemus, Mariano, Nappy G, And Manhattan Samba
South Street Seaport: Front Street
June 29 at 6:00pm

R2R Living Room: DJ Maria + Nappy G
South Street Seaport: Nelson Blue, 233 Front Street
June 29 at 8:30pm

 

-Linda Tell