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SlowFloat in Narrowsburg

August 4, 2011

NARROWSBURG, NY — SlowFloat, a day of activity combining art, outdoor recreation, music, local food and discussions about our water and food sheds, will take place on Saturday, August 6 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. As part of the event, this month's Skydog Supper Club meeting will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Tusten Town Hall.

Participants will gather on the Delaware River, meeting up in Milanville, PA for refreshments provided by Damascus Citizens before floating down into Narrowsburg as a group. During the journey, participants will enjoy and interact with music and art installations along the banks of the river, including sound installation Waves by Tara Rogers, Watermarks by Travis Johns, Non\Phenomena by Margaret Noble, performances of Ascension Songs by Matt Marble; excerpts of Xmalia by Ryder Cooley and more.

Organizations participating include Mildred’s Lane, Electronic Music Foundation, EcoArtSpace, Habitat for Artists, Skydog Projects, Damascus Citizens for Sustainability, Not-an-Alternative, Rude Mechanical Orchestra and Siobah Dance Troupe.

Food artists and producers: Hilary Baum of Baum Forum, the Anthill Farm, Willow Wisp Farm, Lucky Dog Farm, Heirloom Acres, & SkyDog Farm

SlowFloat is open to everyone and creative involvement is encouraged. Arrangements have been made for raft, tube or kayak rentals through Landers River Trips and other local vendors, and there are several options for camping or staying overnight. Visit www.slowfloat.org .