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4 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Sunday, September 21, 2014
2 p.m."Petrified Forest" DVD, Black and White; 82 minutes, 1936, Warner Bros, Directed by: Archie Mayo Starring: Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, and Humphrey Bogart
A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
6:30 p.m."A Tribute to the Great Louis Armstrong," with Cesare Civetta, conductor and music director of the Beethoven Festival Orchestra in New York City and the author of "The Real Toscanini: Musicians Reveal the Maestro."
This mixed media lecture on the life and music of Louis Armstrong, the father of jazz, explores his single-minded journey through a life devoted to sharing great music with millions. Little known anecdotes are shared as well as inimitable recordings and video footage from the great musician's career, including recordings of his trumpet playing and singing. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:OCTOBER EVENTS CALENDAR 2014.pdf The New York Public Library do…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
6:30 p.m."A Tribute to Pete Seeger," with Cesare Civetta, conductor and music director of the Beethoven Festival Orchestra in New York City and the author of "The Real Toscanini: Musicians Reveal the Maestro."
This mixed media memorial lecture features Pete Seeger, one of the most potent musical activists in the 20th and 21st centuries, and details little known facts about his life. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: November Events Calendar.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
6:30 p.m."Happy Birthday Beethoven!" with Cesare Civetta, conductor and music director of the Beethoven Festival Orchestra in New York City and the author of "The Real Toscanini: Musicians Reveal the Maestro."
This mixed media presentation features the life and music of Ludwig van Beethoven, touches upon the incredible challenges the composer faced as he gradually lost his hearing and how he overcame the psychological torment of the accompanying social awkwardness, and his evolution into a life of inner peace in his last years. Music from his early, middle, and late styles demonstrate his spiritual journey. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: December Events Calendar 2014.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults