EVENT: TARGET FIRST SATURDAYS @ BROOKLYN MUSEUM 3/7, FEAT. MUSIC BY ELECTRIC PUNANNY, 4/4 W/ LION BABE

As NYC is currently covered in snow, one of our favorite art institutions, Brooklyn Museum, gives us a glimmer of hope in their programming for their Target First Saturdays series. In celebration of Women’s History Month, this weekend’s event is entitled “Women Changemakers”, featuring a slew of inspirational women in the creative realm. This is also an opportunity for guests to see the awe-inspiring exhibition, Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic. Here are my picks for the evening:

Healing Space

6–9 p.m.

Participate in a range of healing activities, including herbalism, tarot readings, acupressure, and partner stretch, among others. Led by Harriet’s Apothecary, a collective of black healers continuing the legacy of abolitionist, community nurse, and herbalist Harriet Tubman.

Music

7 p.m.

Princess Nokia, singer and voice behind the Smart Girl Club radio show, creates dance anthems for millennial feminists through a blend of trip-hop, cyberpunk, and electronic sound.

In Conversation

8 p.m.

Editor, writer, and actress Tavi Gevinson discusses her founding of Rookie Magazine, a site by and for young women, and its companion print publication, Rookie Yearbook ThreeFree tickets (310) at the Visitor Center at 7 p.m.

Workshop

8:30 p.m.

Join the performance collective Colored Girls Hustle for a group collaboration to create an interactive “mix tape” of sounds, songs, and remixes that explore hip-hop feminist politics. Celebrate how our community hustles hard for justice, creativity, and wellness. Free tickets (25) at the Visitor Center at 7:30 p.m.

Music

9 p.m.

The DJ duo JSMN and MeLo-X spin reggae, dancehall, hip-hop, house, and electronic music inspired by downtown street cultures from around the world.


April’s programming features music by Lion Babe, and the unveiling of new exhibition, Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks. Keep your eyes peeled here for full programming for next month!

*Photos courtesy of Brooklyn Museum

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