Event Feature: SUMMERSTAGE ANYWHERE DIGITAL SERIES

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by Jim Allen on July 20, 2020

in Dance,Music,Theater-New York,Virtual

SummerStage Anywhere Digital Series
Shows Week of July 20 – July 26
 
THIS WEEK’S PERFORMERS:
La India, DJ Michael Brun, Eduardo Vilaro,
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Afro-Latino Festival NY,
LaFrae Sci, Kool Herc & Cindy Campbell,
La Bruja, DJ Moullinex, Kevin Powell
and Karine Plantadit
 
Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage is continuing its free digital series SummerStage Anywhere this week with one-of-a-kind digital arts performances – live and pre-recorded –  specific to genres that were born in or deeply represent New York (Hip-Hop, Latin, Global, Indie Rock, Jazz & Contemporary Dance). Shows will be presented on SummerStage Instagram, SummerStage YouTubeFacebook page and Twitch channels, unless otherwise noted. 
 
SummerStage Anywhere digital schedule for week of July 20-26, 2020 (For the most up-to-date scheduling and lineup information, please visit SummerStageAnywhere.org):
 
● Monday, July 20th: Monday Meditations (SummerStage Instagram channellive at 12:00PM EST. 30-minute weekly health and wellness workshop with guest host Karine Plantadit, former Alvin Ailey and Broadway Tony Award nominated dancer (Come Fly Away, The Lion King), instructor, choreographer, certified yoga teacher and life coach.
 
● Monday, July 20th: Soundcheck: Curator Conversation (SummerStage Instagram channel) live at 7:00 PM EST with SummerStage’s Dance Curator Danni Gee and Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director and CEO of Ballet Hispánico, to discuss the legacy of the company in it’s 50th season, artistic vision and Latinx representation in dance.
 
 Tuesday, July 21st: Weekly Beat: DJ sessions (SummerStage YouTube and Twitch) live at 6:00PM EST with Haitian DJ Michael Brun and Portuguese producer, DJ and multi-instrumentalist Moullinex from the rooftops of Lisbon (Moullinex) and Brooklyn (Brun).
 
Wednesday, July 22nd: SummerStage Studio: Digital, presented by Disney (SummerStage InstagramSummerStage YouTubeFacebook page and Twitch) live at 2:00 PM EST a family friendly, percussion master class for all ages with award-winning and internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist LaFrae Sci.
 
● Thursday, July 23rd: Culture Talk (SummerStage InstagramSummerStage YouTubeFacebook page and Twitch) at 8:00 PM EST with Salsa star La India & multifaceted performer La Bruja in conversation on the way that their home of the Bronx has always supported and developed culture and music, their mutual experiences performing at SummerStage, how La India has stayed focused and maintained her career over the years, how she has been staying connected to her fans through recent months and more.
 
Friday, July 24th: Culture Talk (SummerStage Instagram, Facebook page and Twitchlive at 6:00 PM EST with brother-sister combo DJ Kool Herc & Cindy Campbell (The Legendary Founder and The 1st Lady and Mother of Hip-Hop) in conversation with poet and writer Kevin Powell live from Cedar Park in the Bronx.
 
Saturday, July 25th: SummerStage Anywhere Sessions (SummerStage InstagramSummerStage YouTubeFacebook page and Twitch) at 8:00 PM EST with jazz multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, music direct, dj, producer and educator Miguel Atwood-Ferguson featuring  a live Q&A before the debut of exclusive footage from his August 23, 2012 performance at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival.
 
 Sunday, July 26th: #PeopleSpeakSundays curator takeover (SummerStage Instagram channel) live at 2:00 PM ET with special guest curator Afro-Latino Festival, a New York based festival that will be celebrating Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women’s Day. This special collaboration will be live from Barbès in Brooklyn, with Big Room partner venue DROM (fully equipped with Big Room’s automated live streaming production system).
 
Missed a recent performance or conversation? You can keep up to date with all SummerStage Anywhere programming on the SummerStage YouTube channel.
 
Still to come this season: performances and conversations with Brazilian drag queen and pop star Pabllo Vittar, Afro-French Cuban musical duo Ibeyi, co-founder and co-artistic director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet Desmond Richardson, Brazilian rapper and MC Emicida, front woman and bass player of Brooklyn-based band Sunflower Bean Julia Cumming, Bronx-bornPuerto Rican American b-boy Crazy Legs, Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” Camille A. Brown Dancer Juel D. Lane, indie folk singer/songwriter Fenne Lily, New York-native and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater member Khalia Campbell and much more.
 
A full schedule of upcoming programming is below. For the most up-to-date scheduling and lineup information about SummerStage Anywhere, please visit SummerStageAnywhere.org.
 
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Day
Date
Time
Featured Artist/Speaker
Program Type
Platform
Genre
Mon
7/20/20
12:00PM ET
Karine Plantadit
Monday Meditations
Instagram Live
Dance
Mon
7/20/20
7:00PM ET
Eduardo Vilaro
Soundcheck: Curator Conversations
Instagram Live
Dance
Tues
7/21/20
7:00PM ET
DJ Michael Brun and Moullinex
Weekly Beat – Live DJ Set
Twitch and YouTube
Global
Wed
7/22/20
2:00PM ET
LaFrae Sci
SummerStage Studio: Digital
YouTube
Indie /
Family
Thurs
7/23/20
8:00PM ET
La India + La Bruja
Culture Talks
All Social Channels
Latin
Fri
7/24/20
6:00PM ET
Kool Herc & Cindy Campbell + Kevin Powell
Culture Talks
All Social Channels
Hip-Hop
Sat
7/25/20
8:00PM ET
Miguel Atwood Ferguson Charlie Parker with Strings
SummerStage Anywhere Sessions
All Social Channels
Jazz
Sun
7/26/20
2:00PM ET
Afro-Latino Festival NY
#PeopleSpeak
Sundays
IGTV
N/A
Mon
7/27/20
12:00PM ET
Karine Plantadit
Monday Meditations
Instagram Live
Dance
Mon
7/27/20
2:00PMET
Camille A. Brown Dancer Juel D Lane
SummerStage Studio: Digital
YouTube
Dance /
Family
Tues
7/28/20
TBD
Global Curators in Conversation: Paula Abreu, Fabiana Batistela + TBD
Soundcheck: Curator Conversations
Instagram Live
Global
Wed
7/29/20
6:00PM ET
Fenne Lilly
SummerStage Anywhere Sessions
Instagram, Facebook + YouTube Live
Indie
Fri
7/31/20
8:00PM ET
Crazy Legs + Guests TBC
Culture Talks
All Social Channels
Hip-Hop
Mon
8/3/20
12:00PM ET
Karine Plantadit
Monday Meditations
Instagram Live
Dance
Mon
8/3/20
7:00PM ET
Desmond Richardson, Khalia Campbell, Angie Swan, Laila Jeter and Donovan Canales
SummerStage Anywhere Sessions
All Social Channels
Dance
TBC
TBC
TBC
Pabllo Vittar
SummerStage Anywhere Sessions
Facebook + YouTube Live
Global
Thurs
8/6/20
4:00PM ET
Ibeyi & Emicida, moderated by Felix Contreras
Culture Talks
Facebook + YouTube Live
Latin
Fri
8/7/20
2:00PM ET
Marvelous
SummerStage Studio: Digital
All Social Channels
Hip-Hop / Family
Sun
8/9/20
2:00PM ET
Voices of a People’s History
#PeopleSpeak
Sundays
IGTV
N/A
Mon
8/10/20
12:00PM ET
Karine Plantadit
Monday Meditations
Instagram Live
Dance
Mon
8/10/20
7:00PM ET
Melanie George and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
Culture Talks
Facebook + YouTube
Dance
Wed
8/12/20
8:00PM ET
Chris Frantz (Tom Tom Club / Talking Heads) & Julia Cumming (Sunflower Bean)
Culture Talks
All Social Channels
Indie
Sun
8/16/20
2:00PM ET
Sundae Sermon with DJ Stormin Norman
#PeopleSpeak
Sundays
IGTV
N/A
Mon
8/17/20
12:00PM ET
Karine Plantadit
Monday Meditations
Instagram Live
Dance
Mon
8/17/20
7:00PM ET
Mickela Mallozzi w/ Miltieri Tucker Concepcion
Culture Talks
Facebook + YouTube
Dance
Tues
8/18/20
8:00PM ET
DJ Rich Medina
Weekly Beat- Live DJ Set
Facebook + YouTube Live
Global
Mon
8/24/20
12:00PM ET
Karine Plantadit
Monday Meditations
Instagram Live
Dance
Sun
8/30/20
2:00PM ET
Brooklyn Dance Festival
#PeopleSpeak
Sundays
IGTV
N/A
SummerStage Social Media
Twitter: @SummerStage
FacebookSummerStage NYC 
Instagram: @SummerStage
YouTubeNYCSummerStage
Official Hashtags: #SummerStage #SummerStageAnywhere

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