[Update: Also see Cindo de Mayo at Hecho en Dumbo: May 5, 2008]
Celebrate a full day of Cinco de Mayo in Dumbo Brooklyn. For some breakfast and good coffee, stop by the DUMBO General Store. Walk over to Brooklyn Bridge Park and enjoy the sunny weather (high 68F on Sat). Grab a beer (drink specials all day) at Rebar and listen to the first free live music event at 2pm (Roberto Poveda, Cuban). Halcyon Gallery is having a closing reception on at 2pm for Adam Collins “From the Road”. Then you can check out the exhibition “Photography and Contemporary Tactics” over at BAC Gallery on 111 Front Street, Suite 218. Grab another beer at Rebar and take in some jazz and swing at 4:30pm (Art Lillard Big Band). Go to Pedro’s Restaurant to celebrate Cinco de Mayo by getting a few tacos and Coronas (over at Jay and Front Streets). Walk over to Rebar for another set at 7pm by Mental Notes (Hip Hop jam) or for a change of scenery, check out 68 Jay St Bar. Finally, go to the Artist Block Party at 110 Bridge Street, happening all night from 8pm to 8am the next day.
What: halcyon gallery presents Adam Collins “From the Road” closing reception
Where: Halcyon, 57 Pearl Street
When: Sat. May 5th 2pm
Info: “From the Road is a collection of photographs taken by Adam Collins while on tour as a traveling musician and DJ. Always working on his photography while traveling, Adam took advantage of exploring new countries through music and documenting them on film. This is the first time the 10 year collection has been condensed and made available to the public.”
What: Brooklyn Arts Council exhibition: Photography and Contemporary Tactics
Where: 111 Front Street, Suite 218
When: May 3 – July 20 11am-5pm
Info: Photography and Contemporary Tactics, an exhibition that explores photographyâ€™s impact on traditional media, and its hand in developing new media and tactics in our own time through painting, photography and other two dimensional media.