CFF and Brooklyn Conservatory of Music present Storytime and Music on the Plaza (Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival)

CFF and Brooklyn Conservatory of Music present Storytime and Music on the Plaza (Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival)



The original date of this event was Saturday, October 1st, 2022 – 12pm-3pm.

UPDATE: This event has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 15 at 12pm. It will be held indoors at The Center for Fiction, 15 Lafayette Avenue in Fort Greene.

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and The Center for Fiction are partnering to create and present a FREE and fun new show featuring interactive music, storytelling and a petting zoo of instruments. The show will be presented for families at the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival on Oct. 1st at 12pm. Fun for all ages!

The show will run from 12:00-12:45pm. After that, we’ll be making some musical crafts from 1pm-3pm!

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The Author:

The event will feature storyteller and author Areli Morales, who will read from her book “Areli is a Dreamer.” In the first picture book written by a DACA Dreamer, Areli Morales tells her own powerful and vibrant immigration story.

The Musicians:

Ivan Arteaga – Sax & Clarinet

Sebastian Cruz – Guitar

Stomu Takeishi – Electric bass


About Downtown Brooklyn Partnership

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership is a not-for-profit local development corporation that serves as the primary champion for Downtown Brooklyn as a world-class business, cultural, educational, residential, and retail destination. Working together with the three business improvement districts (BID) that it manages – the MetroTech BID, Fulton Mall Improvement Association, and Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn BID – the Partnership’s diverse activities include attracting new businesses and improving the environment for existing companies; facilitating the construction of public spaces and streetscapes that promote an active and cohesive community; supporting and promoting Downtown Brooklyn’s cultural assets; and encouraging a unified sense of place and an engaged civic community. For more information, visit

About the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival

The Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival (DBAF) is an annual celebration of Downtown Brooklyn’s cultural community and the Vendors, writers, and performers who inspire the borough’s creative spirit. The 2022 Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival will take place on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1. Acclaimed arts organizations across the Brooklyn Cultural District will share both virtual and in-person programming with exciting performances, workshops, classes, talks, films, family programming, and exhibitions. Every evening during the festival, The Plaza at 300 Ashland will have exciting activations, ranging from performances to dance parties.

About the Plaza at 300 Ashland

The Plaza at 300 Ashland sits at the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District, adjacent to the brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods of Fort Greene, Boerum Hill, and Park Slope. DBP has partnered with premier Brooklyn arts organizations such as BAM, BRIC, Brooklyn Public Library, Mark Morris Dance Group, MoCADA, 651 Arts, and Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) to offer free, high-quality programming for everyone. Programming at The Plaza at 300 Ashland is made possible by support from Two Trees Management Co.