Visit us at @bkbookfest booth 518 today to talk authors and art, or tune in on IGTV via @belletrist to hear our talk on Joan Didion’s The White Album. #BAMNextWave is full of literary shows this fall, including plays inspired by The White Album and Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw.
“He’s traveled the world on all of our behalf, and as a result, BAM’s audiences have been able to live by the motto ‘In Joe we trust.’ We love you, Joe!” Bill Campbell, Vice Chair of the BAM Board. • In the above 📸, BAM staff perform The NELKIN-Line. #pinabausch
Tonight we are celebrating BAM Executive Producer Joseph V. Melillo and his incredible legacy at BAM. Follow along our story tonight (7pm), as we highlight the event ! From special performances to the last song at the dance party, we hope you can tune in.
Take a cue from @debkass: go out and vote today in the New York primaries, and make your mark on the political landscape. “Save the Country Now” is one of many pieces in BAM’s Visual Art collection. Want to see more ? Join us Oct 9 at 6pm for the opening of our new Next Wave Art show.
BAM and @greenlightbklyn celebrate the launch of BAM: The Next Wave Festival, an inside look at the storied legacy of BAM’s signature 36-year-old festival. Wed Sep 26 at 7:30pm. Part of #Unbound with Joseph V. Melillo and guests. Co-presented by @bam_brooklyn and @greenlightbklyn. Visit BAM.org/thenextwavefestival for full details, tickets on sale now.
Ever wondered how the artists you see on stage get to BAM? Find out this Wed 9/12 from 1-2pm, when BAM’s longtime Executive Producer Joe Melillio answers your questions for #AskACurator, now until 1pm on Wed. @askacurator
Part of the 2018 #BAMNextWave, Australian troupe @circapresents takes us on an acrobatic journey through our shared humanity in “Humans” Oct 3—7. 10 performers execute breathtaking sequences of circus acts, displaying physical and emotional strength as they manipulate, contort, and catapult one another in death-defying feats. Visit BAM.org/humans for full details. Tickets on sale now.
In 1983, the campaign for the first #BAMNextWave was all about winning over skeptics. 35 years later, the Next Wave Guide (guide.BAM.org) is just the latest way BAM is trying to make contemporary arts less intimidating. See more archival gems from the first Next Wave season on view thru Aug 17 in the Natman Room in the Peter Jay Sharp Building at BAM. #NoMoreSkeptics#BAMArchives