River To River 2017 was announced with a bang last Wednesday, with an articles in the New York Times (online and print). We are so excited for this year’s festival, which will take place from June 14 to the 25, across Lower Manhattan and on Governors Island. An excerpt and a link to the full article below.
A multimedia opera about Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs; an expansive artwork about the African diaspora; and a site-specific music and dance spectacle about the United States’ immigrant history are among the more than 100 events planned for this year’s River to River Festival.
The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s annual festival of dance, music, theater and visual art is to run June 14 through June 25 at locations in Lower Manhattan and on Governors Island.