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Tapped In: Art of History, Tibet House, Symphony Space Co-Founder Dies

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Joan Allen Reads At Symphony Space A HANDS-ON APPROACH TO LEARNING Creating an interactive learning experience for the children of the city, the New York Historical Society has developed a program that uses visual arts to educate students about New York and American history. “The Art of History” is a five-session program offered to different schools throughout the city. Combining art [&hellip
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Conducting the Finances so the Symphony Plays On

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WESTY_CynthiElliot By David Gibbons Beethoven and Bernstein—as in Ludwig van and Leonard—aren’t a bad place to start for an aspiring young classical musician who wants to study conducting. Those two musical giants were Cynthia Elliott’s idols as a Stanford freshman and prospective music major. There was also Seiji Ozawa, who headed the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra [&hellip
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Notes From The Neighborhood

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By Maya Guimaraes & Amanda Woods & Adel Manoukian BLOOMSDAY ON BROADWAY The 31st annual Bloomsday on Broadway event will celebrate with the theme “Music in Bloom” this Saturday, June 16 at 7 p.m. at Symphony Space, featuring music and readings of James Joyce’s Ulysses. Ulysses tells the story of hero Leopold Bloom’s journey through [&hellip
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Tapped In

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NeighborhoodChatter Espaillat Picks Up Big Endorsement Former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión announced his endorsement of state Sen. Adriano Espaillat’s congressional candidacy last week, which will no doubt help Espaillat’s efforts in the Manhattan/Bronx district, where he is running against longtime Manhattan Rep. Charlie Rangel, among several others. “I have worked at the White House alongside [&hellip
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Julliard Jazz Master Plays Right Keys

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FE&FW-Christopher Ziemba Meet Christopher Ziemba, jazz pianist at Juilliard “There are no mistakes in jazz,” the old saying goes, and Christopher Ziemba is no exception. A pianist in Juilliard’s prestigious Artists Diploma Ensemble, he arrived on the Upper West Side last fall from Rochester. The 25-year-old is already fully immersed in the musical scene that is New [&hellip
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SYMPHONY CELEBRATION FOR MUSICIAN

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By Dan Rivoli Symphony Space, at Broadway and West 95th Street, will celebrate American composer and musician David Amram’s birthday Thur., Nov. 11. David Amram: The First 80 Years will cover the prolific musician’s work, from a concert performance of his film scores such as 1962’s The Manchurian Candidate to the premiere of Amram’s “Symphonic [&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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TASTE SYMPHONY

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By Dan Rivoli A new 60-seat café and bar is opening up in Symphony Space Nov. 9. But the Thalia Café will offer more than food and cocktails. It will feature comedy nights, jazz performances, wine tasting and art. The first exhibition will be pictures from art photographer Steve Sherman’s new book on composer Leonard [&hellip
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FILM FESTIVAL ON UWS

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By Allen Houston West Side movie buffs can scratch their itch for independent films at the Manhattan Film Festival, taking place July 21 to 25. The festival will showcase the works of nearly 75 indie films, many of them shown at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater at Symphony Space on 2537 Broadway and West 95th [&hellip
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No Wallflower: Symphony Space’s Laura Kaminsky

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By Bonnie Rosenberg Symphony Space is known for presenting music marathons that are unforgettable for any culture vulture. May 15, the 12-hour “Wall to Wall Behind the Wall” will include world and U.S. premieres, along with rare works by world-renowned and emerging composers from the Soviet Union and Communist-era Eastern Europe. It’s the brainchild of [&hellip
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