Bring Your Phone or a Boombox for an Evening of Unconventional Caroling During Unsilent Night at Washington Park

Each “caroler” will get one of four tracks in a cassette, CD or MP3 to play together to create the music. Each part comes together to make a greater whole.

click to enlarge Unsilent Night in New York City, December 2013 - Photo: Taylor Davidson of Narratively http://narratively.com/
Photo: Taylor Davidson of Narratively http://narratively.com/
Unsilent Night in New York City, December 2013

Head to Washington Park for an evening of unconventional caroling. Things kick off around the fire pits on the porch, where hot chocolate and boozy beverages will be available along with crafting supplies to create some wearable art.

Then, at 6 p.m., grab your phone (or a boombox) and press play on Phil Kline’s original composition “Unsilent Night,” which was “written specifically to be heard outdoors in the month of December,” says an event description.

Each “caroler” will get one of four tracks in a cassette, CD or MP3 to play together to create the music. Each part comes together to make a greater whole.

Time Out New York said, “Phil Kline’s postmodern boombox caroling walk is more than just performance art: It’s a demonstration of community.” Hosted by the Contemporary Arts Center.

5-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6; rain date Dec. 7. Free. Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, washingtonpark.org

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