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City Week: May 28–June 3

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alexandra Waldhorn Friday, May 28 Journey to Brazil—Grammy-award-winning composer and guitarist Mario Adnet and his ensemble, Ouro Negro, perform in “Journey to Brazil.” The show is in honor of Brazilian composer Moacir Santos, who influenced generations of musicians worldwide. The group performs a selection [&hellip
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City Week: May 21–May 27

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Friday, May 21 Artists in the Kitchen—Hell’s Kitchen Artist in Studio Tours (HK: ArtiST) offers self-guided tours featuring artists and performers in places like their homes, studios, galleries and theaters. Participating artists include those with well-established careers as well as those who are just emerging in the art world. Through May 23. Visit www.artistsinthekitchen.com for [&hellip
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City Week: May 14–May 20

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Samuel Chamberlain Friday, May 14 Ballet Signatures—The New York Theatre Ballet recreates classic ballets by choreographers Antony Tudor, Frederick Ashton and Jose Limón as part of its “Signatures 10” show. An informal discussion follows the performances, which include Tudor’s experimental work “Trio Con Brio,” [&hellip
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City Week: May 7–May 13

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Megan Finnegan Friday, May 7 Are We Alone?—The “Ethics in Film” group screens Contact (1997), followed by a discussion. In the film, Dr. Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) searches for extra-terrestrial intelligence with the encouragement and romantic interest of author and Christian philosopher Palmer Joss [&hellip
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City Week: April 30–May 6

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Friday, April 30 Play the Park—Central Park becomes a virtual board game for Arbor Day weekend. The “World Park” is an interactive walking tour and trivia contest temporarily installed in the park, and anyone with a web-enabled smart phone can participate. Upon arrival, everyone is given a map of the park with destinations to find, [&hellip
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City Week: April 23–April 29

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Friday, April 23 Staff Support—Bank Street College’s staff council presents benefit concert “Friday Night Live,” featuring several stand-up comics, performers and hip-hop artists. Performers include Vladimir Caamano and Damien Lemon, co-producers of Comedy on the Hump at the Laugh Lounge; Julia Ahumada Grob, who has toured internationally with her one-woman show (HER)EVOLUTION; and Younas Melless, [&hellip
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City Week: April 16–April 22

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Friday, April 16 Waller Tribute—Jazz at Lincoln Center presents “The Music of Fats Waller,” part of the Fats Waller Festival. Under the musical direction of composer, arranger and saxophonist Andy Farber, a cast of musicians performs a retrospective of his short career. Entertainer Ben Vereen serves as host. Waller was known as a gifted stride [&hellip
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City Week: April 9–April 15

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Friday, April 9 All of Eder—Vocalist Linda Eder returns to Feinstein’s at Loews Regency as the star of her new show, All of Me. The award-winning Broadway star sings music from her latest CD of classic Hollywood songs, Soundtrack, as well as original compositions, standards and fan favorites. Through April 17. Performance schedule varies. Feinstein’s [&hellip
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City Week: April 2–April 8

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Friday, April 2 Screening—The Rubin Museum of Art, which houses a collection of Himalayan paintings, textiles and sculptures, screens Federico Fellini’s Academy Award-winning drama La Strada, presented with an introduction by artist Henry Chalfant. The film series at the museum is inspired by the exhibition Visions of the Cosmos, which juxtaposes Eastern and Western conceptions [&hellip
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City Week: March 26–April 1

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Friday, March 26 Modern Conversation—As part of its “Arts, Culture and Fun” series, the Parks Department presents its second “Birth of Modern Art” multimedia presentation. Calder Zwicky, community outreach coordinator for the Museum of Modern Art, shows slides from the museum’s permanent collection of modern masterpieces and talks about their significance. East 54th Street Recreation [&hellip
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