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IBOC + W 111 STREET BLOCK ASSOCIATION HOST

KIMERA FESTIVAL

Kimera Festival is place for grassroots community music and storytelling, showcasing our neighborhood and curated with a global vision in partnership with the W.111th Street-based non-profits, W.111th Street Block Association, and the International Brazilian Opera Company. 

 

Occuring one Saturday a month from July to October on Amsterdam Avenue at W.111th Street, Kimera Festival embraces NYC Open Streets and is free, outdoors, and accessible.

LINEUP!

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got a story to tell?

We are looking for passionate storytellers to share 5 to 15-minute stories between our music sets. Please email christina@brazilianopera.com with your story proposal, short bio, and any media links to previous work. 

HOW TO GET HERE? 

Kimera Festival embraces NYC Open Streets and is free, outdoors, and accessible. The festival is literally on Amsterdam Avenue at W 111 Street.  Enter the Hungarian Pastry Shop, which is in front of our stage, into your Google Maps Ap: 1030 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025

Subway:

 

The Red 1 line is the closest walking distance, exit at the Cathedral Parkway 110 station, walk one block south on W 110, and turn north on Amsterdam Avenue.

 

Alternatively, walk up (West) to Amsterdam Ave from the Orange B or Blue C line at Cathedral Parkway 110 station.

Bus:

 

Lines M3, M4, M5, M7, M11, M104

MEDIA SPONSORS

MEET THE HOSTS

Kimera Festival is a partnership between two W.111th Street-based non-profits, W.111th Street Block Association and the International Brazilian Opera Company.

 

The festival manifests a common desire to celebrate our diverse world and host a shared, open space for communities to gather and tell stories.

The Block Association and International Brazilian Opera Company partnership began in 2022 and has been a very effective example of sharing resources and drawing upon local talent to develop high-quality programming that engages the community and celebrates our diversity and neighborhood spirit.

 

Past W111BA - IBOC collaborations have drawn hundreds of people from across the city, and we are poised to expand these efforts professionally to improve our offerings.

 

We look forward to engaging with potential sponsors of our collaboration. 

Contact: athena@brazilianopera.com, (510) 846-8940

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