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UPTOWN ARTS STROLL: Movie in the Park, “Rio” at Morris Jumel

Starts at sunset.  Bring a picnic blanket and some snacks to Roger Morris Park and enjoy a free screening of Rio (2011).

About the film: “When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams.” Rated G.

These events are hosted in partnership with Inwood Art Works.

UPTOWN ARTS STROLL: Melting Pot Jazz Series – Slavo RIcan Assembly!

June 19: Slavo Rican Assembly (The Balkans meet the Caribbean)

June 26: Meg Okura’s Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

Jazz WaHi presents “Melting Pot Jazz” – a weekly series of five free family-friendly outdoor concerts celebrating the immigrants Influence on Jazz, The concerts are held indoors in case of rain.

Week 4: we present Slavo RIcan Assembly – the merging of the music of the Puerto Rican, Caribbean, and South Slavic cultures into a cohesive, brand-new, and unique sound.

Bring chairs, blankets, kids, picnics (no pets or alcohol. please) and enjoy listening to great music with your neighbors!

Note – there are no public bathrooms on site; please plan accordingly.

The band:

Jan Kus – saxophone, bandleader

Jasna Gara Djuran – vocals

Gabriel Vicéns – guitar

César Orozco – piano, keys

Dan Martínez – bass

Fernando García – percussion, vocals

Jean John – drums