RISE music curators Shea Rose and Simone Scazzocchio curate a night of Caribbean music, dance, and carnival costume making. With a special feature by King's Highway, this night is sure to be a blast.
PROGRAM FOR THE EVENING
King's Highway // 7 & 7:45 pm // Calderwood Hall
Experience King's Highway, an eight-piece horn and percussion-heavy ensemble, perform the styles and rhythms of early-Jamaican jazz, folk, soca, calypso, and spiritual music. Hear a sneak peek below!
Justin Petty Steel Drums // 5:30-8:45 pm // Courtyard
Soak up the sun with Justin Petty Steel Drums in the Courtyard and let this soulful, playful, all-around Caribbean sound call to you no matter where you're from!
Art-Making // 5:30-8:45 pm // Education Studio
Join Boston's emerging Carnival costume designer, Jaylin Green, to create your ultimate Caribbean arm or leg piece.
Dance // 6:30 & 7:15 pm // Tapestry Room
Take a walk on the wild side and learn the latest Caribbean island dance styles from SmallieMichelle, the first American International Dancehall Champion. Each workshop is approximately 30 minutes. Stay for a short performance around 8 pm!