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Baruch Performing Arts Center announces a Flash Mob at Eataly Flatiron, May 18

by Michelle Tabnick
May 15, 2018
Eataly Flatiron
200 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010
Baruch Performing Arts Center
with Asaran Earth Trio and Parcon NYC
presents a Flash Mob
IDACO nyc - Italian DAnce COnnection
Friday May 18, 2018 at 5:45pm
at Eataly Flatiron, 200 Fifth Avenue, NYC

Baruch Performing Arts Center presents a Flash Mob with Asaran Earth Trio and Parcon NYC on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 5:45pm at Eataly Flatiron, 200 Fifth Avenue, NYC.
IDACO nyc is an international, collaborative dance and art event in its fourth year.

A wide variety of performative experience with more than 20 dance companies, artists and filmmakers to participate. Presentations will include film screenings, intermission dance performances intheater-specific spaces, a photo exhibit and a free public, opening event on Wednesday, May 23rd at 6pm at the Italian Cultural Institute.
In 2018, IDACO nyc focuses on ideas of intersection and junction, with particular attention to dialogues between countries. As new barriers are built, IDACO nyc facilitates meeting, joining and traversing distances, creating a zone in between, a shared space for artists of diverse nations to come closer to one another.

Baruch Performing Arts Center presents IDACO nyc from May 24-27, 2018 at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave, (enter 25th Street between 3rd & Lexington avenues) NYC. Tickets are $30 general admission and can be purchased at http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?fromdate=8/3/2017&todate=12/31/2018&display=Month&type=public&eventidn=44249&view=EventDetails&information_id=506696.

Founded by Oscar Farinetti, Eataly is a vibrant artisanal Italian food and wine marketplace. From the opening of the first location in Torino in 2007, the philosophy "Eat. Shop. Learn." has spread to the rest of the world. Eataly has now five locations in the United States: NYC Flatiron, NYC Downtown, Boston, Chicago, and L.A.
Asaran Earth Trio

A collective of vocalists from different corners of the globe, 
Asaran Earth Trio is a group dedicated to signing beautiful music from around the world. Asaran came together out of the desire to take different traditions in new directions, combining folk elements together with the adventure of group improvisation and each member's musical 'history'. Together they sing, clap, play percussion and are known to cause groups of strangers to laugh, cry, sing, dance and shake some groovy shakers. Asaran features 
Anne Boccato from Brazil,
 Artemisz Polonyi from Hungary and 
Chiara Izzi from Italy.
Parcon NYC

Parcon is a collective of movers and dancers from the Contact Improvisation and Parkour scenes of New York. However, Parcon is more than a combination of the two forms from which it draws. It is a paradigm shift for movement arts, engaging the participants' kinesthetic attention to multiple dynamic relationships at once. Parcon has been practiced and performed in public space that anyone can have access to, including Washington Square Park, Thomas Jefferson Park, Long Island City waterfront, Hudson River Park, and the Highline among others. Performance coordinated by: 
Cecilia Fontanesi(Parcon NYC collective)
Baruch Performing Arts Center
is an acclaimed performing arts presence. Located in the heart of Manhattan just east of Chelsea and the famed flatiron building, BPAC presents renowned classical music, opera, jazz, theater, dance, discussion, film, and innovative cross-genre programming. BPAC has presented over 1,000 cultural programs in its 5 spaces since 2003. Its curated season of 40 programs annually emphasizes new work experienced in intimate settings, the diversity of American culture as exemplified by Baruch students (who come from 130 different countries), and work that lives at the confluence of art and social justice.
Past presentations have included theatre companies such as the National Asian American Theatre Company, Folksbiene, and MCC. The world premiere of the opera The Echo Drift as part of the Prototype festival. Dance companies such as Heidi Latsky Dance, José Limón, and Urban Bush Women. BPAC is the New York home of the Alexander String Quartet and presents a rich chamber music season including ensembles such as the Israeli Chamber Project and pianists Sara Davis Buechner and 2018 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist, Michael Brown. BPAC offers a jazz series named for bassist Milt Hinton, which has featured artists such as Grammy-Award winner Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks. Discussion program have included writers Teju Cole, Colum McCann and Amitav Ghosh, actress Linda Lavin, and thought leaders such as Gloria Steinem and U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan.  Visit www.baruch.cuny.edu/bpac for complete and up-to-date information on the 2017-18 season.
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