Today, the Fulton Area Business (FAB) Alliance announced the lineup for its 2014 outdoor event series kicking off April 25, and running through September.
The free events will take place in the outdoor plazas along Fulton Street in Clinton Hill and Fort Greene. With more than 55 events taking place through spring and summer.
The FAB FRIDAY ACTIVITIES are a festival of fun for the whole family, including FAB FRIDAY KIDS, featuring high-energy, interactive concerts for kids ages 1-5 years. Later in the day, for kids ages 4-12 years old, the little ones can enjoy arts and crafts with working artists of South of the Navy Yard Artists (SONYA), children’s book inspired art activities with Greenlight Bookstore and Lunitas Cafe, hula-hooping, urban croquet, sidewalk chalk drawing, FDNY Safety training, portable pop-up library from the Uni Project and more!
FAB FRIDAY NIGHTS invite the after-work crowd to kick off the weekend with DJs, dancing and food from local restaurants in the outdoor plazas.
Additionally, PLAZA PROGRAMMING is a robust series of classes and events taking place several times a week at Putnam Triangle Plaza in Clinton Hill. There will be dance and exercise classes, Jazz and Gospel Concerts, DJ Dance Parties, Chess Tournaments and more!
A schedule of performances for FAB FRIDAYS is listed below. For a complete line-up of events please visit www.faballiance.org
Putnam Triangle Plaza (Fulton and Grand)
April 25 – Mil’s Trills
May 16 – Rozz and Val
June 13 – Penny and The Puppetts
July 11 – Moozika
August 8 – Miss Nina and Her Pink Guitar
September 5 – Jon Samson
FAB FRIDAYS KIDS Activities – Arts, crafts, games and more!
Free afternoon kids’ activities and games, art workshops conducted by professional local artists, urban croquet, games, jump rope, sidewalk chalk drawing, checkers, FDNY safety training demonstrations, hula hooping, portable library and more; Ages: 4-12 years
April 25 – Putnam Triangle Plaza
May 16 – Fowler Square
June 13 – Putnam Triangle Plaza
July 11 – Fowler Square
August 8 – Putnam Triangle Plaza
September 5 – Fowler Square
FAB FRIDAY NIGHTS – After-Work DJ Music & Food
Kick-off your summer Fridays with DJs, live music and local food
April 25 – DJ Gene Allen – Putnam Triangle Plaza
May 30 – Herve Gaspard – Fowler Square
June 27 – Mais Um – Putnam Triangle Plaza
July 25 – DJ Ali Coleman – Fowler Square
August 22 – DJ Gene Allen – Putnam Triangle Plaza
September 5 – DJ Ali Coleman – Fowler Square
Special 2014 Events:
JAZZ FESTIVAL and ART FAIR, June 21 – 11am-9pm
Putnam Triangle Plaza (Fulton and Grand). Presented in Partnership with Brownstone Jazz and South of the Navy Yard Artists
Critically-acclaimed Brownstone Jazz of Bedford Stuyvesant is presenting a full day of jazz performances outdoors at Putnam. Plus, there will be an art fair hosted by South of the Navy Yard Artists (SONYA), all art for sale costs under $50. Food will be available for purchase.
Presented in partnership with BAMcinématek
Richard Pryor Triple Play—It’s a Richard Pryor summer at the Putnam Triangle. A trio of films starring the comic great on three Tuesdays in July. Plus, there will be a DJ spinning and food available from FABulous local restaurants; TUESDAYS 8pm (Showtimes at Dusk); Putnam Triangle Plaza (Fulton and Grand)
July 8 – Bustin’ Loose dir. Oz Scott (1981, 94min) This comedy features Richard Pryor, a busload of dangerous kids, and a Roberta Flack soundtrack.
July 15 – The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings dir. John Badham (1976, 110min) Motown’s charming pastoral comedy is among the greatest baseball movies ever.
July 22 – Mel Stuart’sWattstax (1973, 98min) Stax Records brings out the stars for this awe-inspiring soul concert film.