Posts Tagged ‘Dance’

City Week: October 8 – October 13

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 Fall for Dance—It’s back and better than ever—five programs (performed twice) featuring as diverse and impressive an array of dancers, companies and choreographers as you’ll find anywhere. Tickets are always scarce, but there are cancellation lines before each show. Worth it to score [&hellip
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City Week: September 30 – October 7

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1 Forbidden Passion—A highly theatrical adaptation of the classic weepie Brief Encounter (itself based on a Noel Coward short play), this production has prestige and theatrical magic written all over it. Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St., 212-719-1300; times vary, $37-$
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City Week: September 17 – September 23

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Allen Houston Friday, September 17 Russian Revolution—Poet Alex Galper introduces Battleship Potemkin, considered one of the world’s most influential films. The Sergei Eisenstein film commemorates the uprising aboard a battleship, one of the pivotal events of the Russian Revolution of 1905. Rubin Museum of [&hellip
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Dancing to Their Dreams

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By Alice Robb Alexander Peters didn’t have the chance to dance at his high school prom, but he will soon dance full-time as a member of a professional ballet company. The West Sider, 19, spends seven hours a day in dance classes and rehearsals, leaving little time for academics or socializing. Alex and classmates Lily [&hellip
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City Week: July 2-8

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Max A. Goldstein and Alice Robb Friday, July 2 Museum Sale—The Metropolitan Museum of Art begins its summer sale, with up to 50 percent off selected merchandise, including the museum store’s elegant jewelry, illustrated books, home décor and more. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, [&hellip
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City Week: June 25–July 1

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Max A. Goldstein Friday, June 25 Salsa Lessons­­­­­—Learn to shine on the dance floor to Latin beats. No partner is necessary at the New York Society for Ethical Culture’s “No Excuse Salsa Lessons,” for ages 18 and up. New York Society for Ethical Culture, [&hellip
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City Week: June 4-June 10

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Max A. Goldstein Friday, June 4 Eastern Dance—The Indo-American Arts Council and Asia Society present the third annual “Erasing Borders: Festival of Indian Dance 2010.” The agenda includes two evening performances and two days of panels, workshops and demonstrations of Indian and Indian-inspired dance. [&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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