ANTONIO DAVID LYONS

WE ARE HERE

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22  | 3PM & 8PM


When the allure of Hollywood loses its shine a seasoned actor begins to question what living life is all about. He embarks on a life changing journey moving from Los Angeles to Johannesburg The journey would turn out to be more than he could have ever imagined. 


 

JULIO OF JACKSON HEIGHTS

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 | 7PM

FREE


Julio Rivera – a Bronx born, Puerto Rican – was beaten to death in the P.S. 69 schoolyard on the night of July 2, 1990 by three young men looking to “clean up” their Jackson Heights neighborhood by “stretching out” a gay man. Julio of Jackson Heights chronicles the story of how a diverse collection of “outer borough” LGBTQ people, Julio’s straight family and Manhattan based activists formed a coalition to seek justice and created a movement for equality.




 

PERIODIC SOLUTION: A DANCE FILM

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 | 7PM


Arthur Aviles dances in this film of a dance choreographed by Jean Churchill. Cinematography and editing by Peter Richards. 



 

ALETHEA PACE

TRYING TO SWEEP BACK THE OCEAN WITH A BROOM

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6 | 3PM 


An investigation of racial ambiguity and crossing the color line through the lens of the Rhinelander case of 1925.




 

BAAD! / JACK

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5 | 8PM


Brooklyn's JACK and Bronx's BAAD! present an evening of dance by two BK choreographers and two BX choreographers. 

 

BETWEEN LINES

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 | 8PM


Vermont-based choreographer Christal Brown returns to BAAD! on a shared evening program with Maree ReMalia (DC) and Hyunjung Lee (South Korea), Kensaku Shinohara (Queens), and devynn emory (BK). 



 

DR. HERUKHUTI 

MY BROTHER'S A KEEPER

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12 | 3PM & 8PM


Set in the 1990s—during the golden age of Hip Hop—in Fort Greene and Bedford-Stuyvesant, MyBaK depicts a weekend in the lives of Kevin, Basil, Cecil, Mona and Charlene a group of friends who are living their dreams. The play raises important questions about the nature of Blackness and puts bisexuality in African-American and Caribbean-American communities front and center. 

 

FANA FRASER

IMELDA, IVETH & IRENE

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 | 8PM


This solo performance delves into an erotic dreamscape of delicious secrets, obsession, and the unraveling of a soul.


 

LA MOVIDA NYC & BAAD! PRESENT

NOCHE DE JOTERÍA: A NIGHT OF CHICANX STORYTELLING

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22  | 6PM

A reading of Prieto by Yosimar Reyes. Prieto is an autobiographical one-man show that follows Yosimar’s journey growing up queer, poor, and undocumented in the hoods of Eastside San Jose. And Dino Foxx  as his gender-bending glittery alter-ego, gender-bending glam-bear queen Foxxy Blue Orchid performing Glam Bear.


 

BRIO: HOW TO APPLY

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 | 7PM


Join BAAD! and Bronx Council on the Arts to learn more about the grant award Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO)(DCLA). Facilitated by BCA's own Lydia Clark and Dalaeja Foreman and BAAD!'s Joseph Hall. 




 

HALLOWEEN PARTY

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29  | 7PM


BAAD! brings it on Halloween with costumes, dancing and artful fun. Doors open at 7pm, and everyone is invited to sing, dance, read or perform for the open stage beginning at 8:30pm. Then dance the night away. Free snacks and candy.


BLAKTINX PERFORMANCE SERIES 2016

#BLACKLIVESMATTER: AFRO-WRITING ON THE MARGINS W/ POET LORRAINE CURRELLEY AND MOSAIC'S RON KAVANAUGH  

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8 | 2PM  


Poet Lorraine Currelley joins editor Ron Kavanaugh of Mosaic to discuss Afro-diasporic feminist and LGBTQ perspectives and how they inform contemporary literary production in the age of #BlackLivesMatter.



 

JASMINE HEARN

MONSTER

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7 | 8PM


Monster gives space and time for these moving, queer bodies to remember how shame found them. A conversation with ourselves on how we were raised to fear our flesh when we were neither clean nor dirty.




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LET’S GO CRAZY: DANCE TRIBUTE TO PRINCE

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, SEPT. 30 & OCT. 1 | 8PM 


Eight choreographers present short works inspired by the music and legacy of Prince. Originals, remixes, and covers play like a gapless album throughout the night of dance.