AKIMBO Dance Festival / 2012-2016
Sidney Pink Co-Founded AKIMBO with Nicole Martinell, a Baltimore based dancer and chorographer. The annual festival showcased Baltimore's professional dance companies and movement artists. This free event took place at locations across Baltimore's Station North Arts and Entertainment District, including art galleries, restaurants, parks, sidewalks, businesses, and more.
In 5 years AKIMBO presented over 50 Baltimore-based and regional professional dance companies and artists working in dance, music, spoken word, painting, sculpture, art installation, puppets, multi-media, performance art, and more. That includes over 700 individual dancers, musicians, and visual and multimedia artists. Akimbo events have brought over 5,000 people to Station North Arts and Entertainment District in Baltimore to see dance and movement based art.