Events are in Lower Manhattan and on Governors Island, and online events are being streamed on the festival website.
River to River started in the aftermath of 9/11, to bring people back to Lower Manhattan for culture and entertainment, highlighting the fundamental role of creativity in the proocess of recovery, resilience and renewal.
The 2021 festival is June 10-27, with a lively schedule of events including –
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The Arts Center at Governors Island on Saturday, June 12, Noon to 5pm.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the artistic process at Open Studios with LMCC’s 2021 Arts Center artists-in-residence.
Also on view in Studio A4 at The Arts Center at Governors Island is The Stranger by Damon Davis, screening on loop from 12pm – 5pm.
The Stranger also streams online June 13-27.
Also streaming online is WS, a longer super nova, a film about the genius mind of Jazz Master Wayne Shorter. It’s a conversation in the home of Shorter’s equally brilliant friend, architect Frank Gehry, and described as a slice of life profile and a blues haiku.
Songwrights Apothecary Lab is a live installation where esperanza spalding and her fellow songwrightsers, researchers and mentors will be creating original music.
The creation of this original music, which the lab will share with visitors during the festival, will continue spalding’s exploration over the past years of how musicians might meaningfully incorporate therapeutic practices and knowledge into their work.
Shareback Sessions are June 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22 from 7 pm – 7:30 pm
The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, 107 Suffolk St,
Shareback sessions are drop-in and do not require RSVP to attend.