Posts Tagged ‘jazz’

Chaps, Flappers and Fams Swinging on Govs. Island

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown

“I was heading to Governors Island on the ferry Aug. 20 for the sixth biannual Jazz Age Lawn Party. Everyone was glad that the weather had turned out nicely—even during the event, the event’s organizers made an announcement saying how glad they were that people had the faith to come out despite the warnings of [&hellip
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City Week: November 12 – November 18

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12 Art20—Galleries showcase their finest 20th-century and contemporary paintings, sculpture, drawings and photography, through Nov. 15. Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Ave., 212-777-5218, www.sanfordsmith.com; $20+. SATURDAY, NOVEMER 13 New York Jazz Choreography Project—The company’s semi-annual dance concert is devoted exclusively to jazz and presented by Jazz Choreography Enterprises, Inc. Ailey Citigroup Theater, Joan [&hellip
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City Week: November 6 – November 10, 2010

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6 Dissident Arts Festival—Progressive artists speak out for social justice in the fifth annual festival. Nov. 6, The Brecht Forum, 451 West St., 212-242-4201; 3 p.m., $6+. Coleridge and Patti Smith—Patti Smith’s eighth concert at the Metropolitan Museum devotes a program to the world of Khubilai Khan and the poetry of Samuel Taylor [&hellip
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Pinot Noir is Jazz

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By Josh Perilo Continuing on my recent ramblings, comparing different grape varietals to different genres of music, one grape in particular began to vex me. Pinot Noir. So unique, and yet incredibly hard to define, I tossed and turned trying to pin down what musical niche could possibly compare. Then it struck me like a [&hellip
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City Week: August 20 – August 26

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Hannah O’Grady and Shilpa Agrawal FRIDAY, AUGUST 20 Senior Citizen Jin Shin Jyutsu—Open to senior citizens, this is a peaceful way to start your afternoon. Join Judith Janus, practitioner of Jin Shin Jyutsu, to harmonize your mind, body and spirit with various exercises. DOROT, [&hellip
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City Week: August 13 – August 19

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alice Robb and Reid Spagna Friday, August 13 Mostly Mozart—The 2010 Mostly Mozart Festival continues with Osmo Vanska, called “a conductor of genius” by The New Yorker, leading the Festival Orchestra in a performance of Mozart’s D-Minor Piano Concerto and Symphony No. 40. Avery [&hellip
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Lofts Ain’t What They Used to Be

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Time was a Manhattan jazz loft, a downbeat, drafty, dingy, semi-dangerous place, was where you might hear anything, meet anyone and afterward end up anywhere. That’s why you dropped by. Today the Manhattan jazz loft is different: renovated, formalized, upscale. But drift back to the Jazz Loft, a bohemian hangout in the flower district from [&hellip
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LIGHTS OUT FOR 'STARRY NIGHTS'

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This past summer, the jazz capital of the world lost one of its most treasured venues. Starry Nights, a hugely popular live music series at the American Museum of Natural History, came to an abrupt end in August. After eight successful years, the museum announced that it could no longer offer the program because of [&hellip
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