Posts Tagged ‘Music’

City Week: July 22 – July 29

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alice Robb and Reid Spagna Thursday, July 22 New View of Matisse—The MoMA’s new exhibit gives a fresh perspective on the world-renowned painter. Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917 displays a variety of paintings, sculptures and drawings that demonstrate the Frenchman’s growth as an artist. The [&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 18-24

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alexandra Waldhorn Friday, June 18  Motion Art—Susan Mastrangelo’s show, Slice of Life, presented by the Midtown Arts Common, captures the figural gestures of humans experiencing both the banality and the excitement of daily life. Exhibitors call it a “proscenium of the street, arrested in [&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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Summer Guide 2010: Music

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SummerStage SummerStage turns 25 this year, and like any true twentysomething it’s going all out to celebrate, as the Central Park summer staple expands to all five boroughs. See free shows from The xx, St. Vincent, Public Enemy and Jay Electronica, while others from Pavement, The Flaming Lips and Hot Chips will cost you. June [&hellip
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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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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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