Posts Tagged ‘Theater’

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 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: Theater

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Marathon 2009 After 30 years, Ensemble Studio Theatre’s One-Act Play Festival is still going strong, with options ranging from the economy to a showdown between a nun and her most rebellious student. If unproven talent gets you down, the E.S.T. Festival is for you during the summer months. May 22 through June 27, E.S.T., 549 [&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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The Real Housewives of Brooklyn

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By Deirdre Donovan When a play has so moving and complete an effect on audiences as Alan Brody’s Housewives of Mannheim, now at the 59E59 Theaters, news spreads fast. Many people have already seen this charming play when it was staged last year by the New Jersey Rep Company at Long Branch. Housewives, which is [&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 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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