Boston Harbor Now Arts on the Edge Cruise
Bay State Cruise Company
200 Seaport Blvd, Boston
July 8, 2019, 6-8pm
Join Boston Harbor Now on a cruise through Boston Harbor, making connections across cultures and communities and celebrating the many forms of artistic expressions that flow into the Harbor.
This free boat ride will feature music, performance, poetry, and participatory visual art, showcasing intergenerational and diverse expressions. Meet the Boston Harbor Artists in Residence and learn about their projects, and an all-star lineup of poets, visual artists, musicians, and dancers.
Featuring performances and art from:
- Destiny "Divine" Polk: afro-indigenous poet, dancer, choreographer, producer, multi-disciplinary artist, community organizer/space holder, art-educator and founder of art-activist platform Radical Black Girl.
- DJ TROY Frost: an artist, educator and DJ born and raised in Dorchester/Roxbury.
- Marsha Parrilla: Afro Taíno dancer and choreographer, the founding Artistic Director of Danza Orgánica.
- Red Panda House: hip-hop dance group
- Amanda Shea: multidisciplinary artist and spoken word poet.
- Kera Washington and Zili Misik: Music bridging cultures, continents and generations
- Veronica Robles: Mariachi and traditional Latin dance
- Billy Dean Thomas, AKA “The Queer B.I.G” is a Hip-hop recording artist and composer
With many of our communities located within a short distance from Boston Harbor, Boston Harbor Now in partnership with the National Park Service, through funding from the Boston Cultural Council wishes to introduce (or re-introduce) communities to the enjoyment of Boston Harbor so we can all take advantage of this great resource.
**Boat departs from the World Trade Center at 6:30 pm. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure. Boarding will begin at 6:00 pm. The cruise cannot wait for late guests
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