JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER with FirstWorks Arts Learning
Saturday, June 9, 2018
As the newest installment of their multi-year partnership with FirstWorks, this year’s Jazz and Civil Rights residency focuses on Jazz as an instrument of Social Change, and concludes with a public performance and Second Line march to the PVDFest parade.
Live music, dance, food, and visual art installations transformed the city in a four-day, multi-arts take-over of public spaces, parks, and outdoor stages in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island. Check out FirstWorks highlights from the Creative Capital’s signature summer arts festival!
Harnessing music from their respective countries of origin –Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela and the United States, the group utilizes traditional and non-traditional instruments from across the Americas, but with a modern twist.
A participatory interactive art experience from the legendary performance group, The Umbrella Project is a colorful spectacle in which audience members wield lighted umbrellas devised by Pilobolus in collaboration with MIT.