In honor of Black History Month, DA SPOT NYC in partnership with City Point BKLYN will host and curate the Black Creatives & Culture Market, a weekend-long event featuring 20+ black creatives and black-owned businesses. The public will be able to discover and shop from local black artists & designers at the Covid-safe market on February 20th & 21st from 12 pm to 8 pm. With live R&B, Reggae and Old School music played by DJ Ikonikone from 3 pm - 7 pm.
Vendors include Aech and Babu (Vintage Upcycled), Adinkra Republic (Men's Accessories), Askan NYC (Fashion), Avalah (Beauty), Intimate Grind (Fashion), Jade Chi (Fashion), Pop Pins NYC (Art and Accessories),
Rompzz (Kids Clothing), and more!
There will be an interactive art walk featuring live painting led by artist, Afrocentrickky. Art will be available for purchase from a curated collection of local artists including Uncutt Art, One Got Beats, Ponzi, Phree Art, and John Wright.
About DA SPOT NYC
DA SPOT NYC is a unique Brooklyn-based fashion boutique featuring 25+ independent creative brands made by people of color. DA SPOT also houses C.A.N.V.A.S Art Gallery which features the work of local artists of color through monthly "Artportunties". In addition, DA SPOT hosts creative workshops, business panels, art shows and live performances for the community in shop monthly. DA SPOT is located in City Point Mall and open everyday. https://daspotnyc.com
About City Point
City Point, a 1.8 million-square-foot retail, entertainment, residential and office complex at the epicenter of Downtown Brooklyn, is the nexus of the burgeoning borough’s creative energy and entrepreneurial spirit. The mixed-use development includes 1,100 residential units, the culinary and entertainment destination DeKalb Market Hall, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Trader Joe’s, Target, and Lululemon. Prince Street passage, its rendition of a town square, features a mix of local and national retailers, including Fellow Barber, Flying Tiger, Joybird, and McNally Jackson Books. www.citypointbrooklyn.com