July 20: Robi D Light and Flex Dance Program
Brooklyn-based DJ Robi D Light performs with dance program and improvisational storytellers Flex Dance Program.
Cocktails at Cooper Hewitt
Thursday Evenings, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
June 8–August 24, 2017
The popular summer performance series in Cooper Hewitt’s Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden. All ages welcome. Held rain or shine. Cocktails and light fare for purchase.
$13 per performance online/$15 at door.
About the artists
With boundless energy and an infectious smile, Brooklyn-based DJ Robi D Light is a household name within New York City’s LGBTQ nightlife community. Her eclectic sets and professionalism have led to performances for AOL, The Rockefeller Foundation, Harlem School of the Arts, Stonewall Community Foundation, Manhattan’s LGBTQ Center, and St. Malachy’s Chapel. Robi has shared the stage with R&B duo Nina Sky and recently opened for the legendary Lady Bunny. Robi frequently performs at Ace Hotel and holds a residency at Topshop in New York’s Soho neighborhood. In 2016, Robi won Go Magazine Reader’s Choice Award for best R&B DJ.
Founded in 2014, the Flex Dance Program provides dance instruction and mentoring services for youth in juvenile detention. Flex harnesses the body as medium for improvisational storytelling, mastering intricate movements to produce visual narratives from lived experiences and active imagination. Flex seeks to bring transformative growth in students through physical exercise, self expression, and creative collaboration.