A reading of The Centenarian's Story Walt Whitman's poem about the Battle of Brooklyn arranged by the Walt Whitman Project. It is located at the corner of Smith & Bergen Streets. FREE. 7 PM. For info: www.proteusgowanus.org
From their press release: "Battle on Bergen" is a site-specific performance incorporating elements of dance, street theater, puppetry, and live music, depicting certain events from the Battle of Brooklyn and drawing parallels between the American Revolutionary War and events today.Sometimes forgotten in the very neighborhoods where it took place, the Battle was fought on August 27th, 1776 weeks after the signing of the Declaration of Independence.