This month’s Target Saturday is focused on Youth and Beauty with music from the twenties and thirties along with the hip dances of the day so get your best flapper outfit on and head to the Brooklyn museum to do the Lindy Hop and Charleston.
Here are kid-friendly portions of the evening’s events. For the entire evening of events, visit Brooklyn Museum.org
Music 5–7 p.m.
- Channel your inner flapper as Hazmat Modine blends elements of American music of the twenties and thirties, including blues, swing, and New Orleans jazz.
Costume Contest 5–9 p.m.
- Dress in your 1920s best, and Museum staff will take your picture and post it to the Museum’s Flickr feed. The best costume will win a Youth and Beauty catalogue.
Performance 5:30 p.m.
- Tap dancer Lisa La Touche collaborates with spoken-word artists and musicians in a performance that taps into the Jazz Age and the Harlem Renaissance. Free tickets available at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.
Dance Lesson 6–7 p.m. Ballroom dance instructor Nathan Bugh teaches the Charleston and the Lindy Hop.
When: Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 5-7pm
Where: Brooklyn Museum – 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052