BoomBox the Wasteland Sun. 6/5

1:30-7:30pm, Union Corners (Winnebago & Sixth Sts. near E. Wash & Milwaukee) in roundabout
Boombox The Wasteland is a live radio broadcast/community event to repurpose and invigorate an inactive public space with people, music, art and energy.

http://www.thedailypage.com/theguide/details.php?event=261294
https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=176618389055756

 


On June 5th there will be an opening ceremony at 1:45 by the FORWARD MARCHING BAND.
At 2pm, hundreds of boombox radios will synchronize dials to 89.9 WORT for the duration of the event.
The live broadcast will infuse the day’s activities which include roller skating, sculpture, planting, dance troupes, parades, grilling, arts and crafts, double dutch, skateboarding, more games and hanging out. BRING YOUR BOOMBOX !!! – everyone’s welcome.

PERFORMANCES and ACTIVITIES throughout the day !!!

1:45-2:00……. Opening Ceremony with FORWARD! MARCHING BAND
2:30 – 2:45… RIAD DANCE COMPANY: women’s dances from the
Middle East
3:00 – 3:15….. DANDO MAMBO: Salsa dance and music )
3:30 – 3:45…. NATYARPANA DANCE: the authentic beauty and
power of Indian classical dance.
4:00 – 4:15… BELLYDANCING UW
5:00 BREAKDANCERS
7:00 – 7:30… Closing Ceremony with Limanya Drum & Dance Ensemble
(Mandjou Mara has directed numerous groups in Guinea and the U.S. His
expertise includes djembe, dundun, sangban, kenkene, in additon to
traditional and contemporary song)

UPDATES !!!!!
Here are some recent activities that have been added to BBXtW

(BREAK DANCING)
The East Madison Community Center BREAKERS have signed on to perform at Boombox The Wasteland!!!
They will be interspersed throughout the day starting at around 3:00

(MURALS)
Firecracker Studios and other local artists will be facilitating the creation of MURALS throughout the day

(LEMONADE STANDS)
Bring your best set up, kids !!!!

(ICE CREAM STAND)
Goodman Community Center will host this one.

Boombox The Wasteland is a live radio broadcast/community event to repurpose and invigorate an inactive public space with people, music, art and energy.

Event contact: Wendy Schneider via email: btype35@aol.com / via cell: 239-5771
Get in touch if you want to help or have an idea for the event !

Participating and/or supporting groups include:
WORT (www.wort-fm.org)
East Isthmus Neighborhoods Planning Council (http://www.eastisthmus.org/)
Lakeside Press (http://www.lakesidepress.org/)
Dane County Time Bank (http://www.danecountytimebank.org/)
The Info Shop (http://lists.madimc.org/~infoshop)
Schenk – Atwood – Starkweather – Yahara Neighborhood Association (http://www.sasyna.org/)
Sustainable Atwood (http://sustainableatwood.org/)
Procession of the Species giant puppets (www.MadProcession.org)
Forward Marching Band

Plan on using batteries – this is a self-powered event.

Non-Profits and Community Agencies: contact me about tabling (no charge).

Bring food to share
Bring kids, animals
Bring the NOISE to transform the Wasteland!

Save the date, spread the word, do the work, change the world.

Contact: Wendy Schneider via email: btype35@aol.com / via cell: 239-5771

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