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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
#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.
JULIO OF JACKSON HEIGHTS
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 | 7PM
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.
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.
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
2474 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461 718-918-2110
Home of Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre and The Bronx Dance Coalition
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.
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.