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11 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
6:30 p.m.Opera Duets with Mel Haber, a devoted music lover, primarily of popular music and opera.
This illustrated lecture features videos of great singers singing some of the most popular, dramatic and beautiful operatic duets. Some of the music included will be from La Forza del Destino, Aida, La Traviata, and Don Carlo. Among the pairs of singers are Giuseppe di Stefano and Leonard Warren, Jussi Bjorling and Zinka Milanov, and Placido Domingo and Louis Quilico. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
6:30 p.m.The Fifth Avenue Hootenanny-Thingamajig! featuring: Tabitha Estrellado
The Fifth Avenue Hootenanny Thingamajig! Featuring: A Concert Of Songs Of Life, Love and Being Different by Disability Rights Activist and Singer-Songwriter Tabitha Estrellado and Accompanied by Fabian Caballero. Tabitha Estrellado is a singer-songwriter and disability advocate in New York City. Tabi has Muscular Dystrophy and is in a wheelchair. In 2011, she was honored with the Robert Ross Personal Achievement Award for her accomplishments in independent living and for her music. The Fifth…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, April 18, 2016
7 p.m.Music @ NYPL Presents: Jessica Valiente
Music @ NYPL Presents: Jessica Valiente Mid-Manhattan Library Monday 4/18/2016 7:00 p.m. Flutist/ethnomusicologist Dr. Jessica Valiente performs on nearly 20 flutes from a dozen world cultures, plus songs and storytelling. Included will be flutes from North America, Brazil, the Andes, China, Japan, Ireland, England, Nigeria, Ghana, and more. Dr. Jessica Valiente holds a B.A. in music from Barnard College in conjunction with Manhattan School of Music, an MA in music performance from Queens…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
6:30 p.m.Canceled
Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING presents Rosanne Cash, The Lone Bellow, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
*EVENT NOTE: PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES. DUE TO UNFORESEEN TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES THE LINCOLN CENTER LOCAL: FREE SCREENING OF ROSANNE CASH, THE LONE BELLOW, BUDDY MILLER & JIM LAUDERDALE SCHEDULED THIS EVENING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. PLEASE JOIN US INSTEAD FOR SCREENING OF A COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER. Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING featuring Rosanne Cash, The Lone Bellow, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale Tuesday, May 3, 2016 6:30 PM Mid-Manhattan Library - Sixth Floor First Come,…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
6:30 p.m.Tuesday Evening Movie - A Coal Miner's Daughter
*EVENT NOTE: PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES, DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES THE LINCOLN CENTER LOCAL: FREE SCREENING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE FOLLOWING MOVIE WILL BE SHOWN INSTEAD. Coal Miner's Daughter DVD | Color | 1980 | 125 min | Universal Pictures | PG Loretta Lynn was one of the first female superstars in country music and remains a defining presence within the genre; with her strong, clear, hard-country voice and tough, no-nonsense songs about husbands who cheat and wives who weren…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
6:30 p.m.The Fifth Avenue Hootenanny-Thingamajig! presents: J. Armen Meschian
Born Armen J. Meschian in 1973 in Yerevan, Armenia, J. Armen discovered the gift of music in his late teens. Shortly after arriving in the US, he began studying guitar with Robin Stone, professor at Berklee College of Music. He then made his musical debut at the age of 18 under the assumed name “J. Armen” as lead guitarist of the Boston-based band, “Bones Inc.” One year later, in 1993, he emerged as a songwriter and co-founded the band “Medicine Hat.” In 1994 the band released two songs on a co…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 5, 2016
6:30 p.m.The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe, with Stephon Alexander, jazz saxophonist, astrophysicist and professor of physics at Brown University.
This illustrated lecture highlights the various ways that music, in particular, jazz improvisation is linked with modern physics and cosmology. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
6:30 p.m.The Fifth Avenue Hootenanny-Thingamajig! featuring: The Untempered Trio
The Fifth Avenue Hootenanny Thingamajig! Presents: The Untempered Trio with Bill Cole, Ras Moshe Burnett and Stephanie Griffin The Untempered Ensemble was founded in 1992 by Bill Cole as a trio. The first members of the group were Bill Cole, Warren Smith and Joe Daley. Later, in the 1990's, bassist William Parker and multi-instrumentalist Cooper-Moore joined the group. Soon after that, the reed player Sam Furnace was asked to join and then, at the end of the 1990's, Cole's son Atticus bec…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
6:30 p.m.Canceled
Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING presents We Like It Like That! A Boogaloo Celebration
PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES. DUE TO UNFORESEEN TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES THE LINCOLN CENTER LOCAL: FREE SCREENING OF We Like it Like That ! A Boogaloo Celebration HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING presents We Like It Like That! A Boogaloo Celebration Tuesday, June 7, 2016 6:30 PM Mid-Manhattan Library - Sixth Floor First Come, First Served. Joe Bataan Following Lincoln Center's New York premiere of the new documentary We Like It Like That, Joe Bataan, Ray Lugo an…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
6:30 p.m.Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING presents Red Hot + FELA LIVE! / Superhuman Happiness: Music from How to Survive a Plague
Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING presents Red Hot + FELA LIVE! / Superhuman Happiness: Music from How to Survive a Plague Tuesday, August 9, 2016 6:30 PM Mid-Manhattan Library - Sixth Floor First Come, First Served. The defiant spirit and groove-heavy music of Nigerian firebrand Fela Anikulapo Kuti lives on as Afrobeat icon and Fela’s master drummer Tony Allen teams up with the cinematic dance rockers of Superhuman Happiness and stars of the next generation of Afrofuturist innovat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
6:30 p.m.Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING presents The New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma
Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING presents The New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:30 PM Mid-Manhattan Library - Sixth Floor First Come, First Served. The New York Philharmonic’s opening gala concert features music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma. The concert features dance-inspired orchestral works, including Azul by Osvaldo Golijov, a cello concerto written for Ma; the world premiere of an arrangement of Astor Piazzolla…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers

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