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Bring Down The Walls: School and Club Registration

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The Firehouse, Engine 31

87 Lafayette Street

New York, NY 10013

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Creative Time, in partnership with The Fortune Society, artist Phil Collins and over 100 collaborators, is proud to announce Bring Down The Walls, a three-part public art project which turns an unconventional lens on the prison industrial complex through house music and nightlife. The project consists of a communal space that functions as a school by day and dance club by night, as well as an album of classic house tracks re-recorded by formerly incarcerated vocalists and electronic musicians. Located at Firehouse, Engine Company 31, a historic, decommissioned fire station in Lower Manhattan, Bring Down The Walls will be free and open to the public each Saturday in May starting May 5.


An overview of programming is below. More detailed information can be found here.


SATURDAY, MAY 5
Origins of Control / Soul Summit
School 2 - 9pm | Dance Party 10pm - 6am

SATURDAY, MAY 12
The Carceral Continuum / House of Vogue
School 2 - 9pm | Dance Party 10pm - 6am

SATURDAY, MAY 19
Social Violence / Brujas
School 2 - 9pm | Dance Party 10pm - 6am

SATURDAY, MAY 26 // 24 HOUR GRAND FINALE!
Radical Futures / Papi Juice
School 12pm - 9pm | Dance Party 10pm - 12pm



OPEN HOURS

For the first three Saturdays, Bring Down The Walls is open from 2PM-6AM. For the final Saturday, May 26, we will be open for 24 hours from 12PM to 12PM the following Sunday.


GETTING THERE

Bring Down The Walls is located at the Firehouse, Engine 31, at 87 Lafayette St in downtown Manhattan, two blocks south of Canal St and immediately accessible by the N, Q, R, W, 6, J, and Z lines, as well as the M22, M55, and X28 bus services. Please note that there is no parking available at the Firehouse.


WHAT TO BRING

Please bring a photo ID and either a digital or printed copy of your pass. A free coat check will be available during nightclub hours.


IS BRING DOWN THE WALLS SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES?

All ages are welcome to attend Bring Down The Walls during daylight hours when school is in session. By night, the Bring Down The Walls club is 21+. Guests will not be admitted without a valid photo ID.


ACCESSIBILITY

Bring Down The Walls is an accessible space. If you need to arrange advance assistance please contact tickets@creativetime.org.


PHONE AND CAMERA POLICY
Bring Down The Walls is a phone-free zone. Please respect and enjoy our phone-free policy and refrain from calls, texts, and photography once inside.


WHAT IF BRING DOWN THE WALLS IS FULLY BOOKED?

Register for the waitlist for your desired date and you’ll be notified via email if additional advance passes are released.


CAN I RESCHEDULE?

Unfortunately, due to high demand we are unable to reschedule passes. You may give yours to a friend, or release them to the public by cancelling them.


MORE INFORMATION

More information about the ticketing process and weekly line-ups can be found here.

Please direct all press inquiries to creativetime@culturalcounsel.com.

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