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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
12 noonCanceled
Dixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
6:30 p.m.Canceled
Sonnet Project: Learn to Enliven Shakespeare’s Words
Reserve your seat HERE starting December 27, 2014 (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, where volunteers will make a reservation for you, even if you do not use email. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.) Join the Elements Theatre Company in exploring the miraculous and magnificent language of Shakespeare. This interactive wo…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
1 p.m.THE DANCE HISTORIAN IS IN: Choreography by Bronislava Nijinska
David Vaughan will introduce and screen two of Nijinska’s ballets, Les Biches and Les Noces. In the third floor screening room.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
2 p.m.Joy In Singing
Art song master class with Paul Sperry.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, January 29, 2015
6 p.m.Scenes and Discussion of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice - A Pound of Flesh: Exploring Qualities of Mercy When Encountering "the Other"
Reserve your seat HERE starting December 29, 2014 (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, where volunteers will make a reservation for you, even if you do not use email. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.) In spring 2013 Elements Theatre Company launched the “Arts in Conversation” panel series, where leaders in the arts, educ…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, January 31, 2015
2:30 p.m."My Business is to Sing:" Emily Dickinson, Musician and Poet
The musical activities of Emily Dickinson — playing piano, collecting sheet music, and attending concerts — reveal much about the cultural offerings available to a woman of her time, place, and class. Dickinson’s encounters with the music- making of her family servants and the New England hymn tradition had a deep influence on her personality and writing. Using Dickinson’s letters, poems, and the Library’s collections, Music Division Chief George Boziwick and The Red Skies Music Ensemble illustr…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, February 2, 2015
6 p.m.League of Professional Theatre Women Oral History Project: Stockard Channing in conversation with Patrick Pacheco
Stockard Channing in conversation with Patrick Pacheco A conversation with prominent women in theatre, as part of the League’s ongoing series which chronicles and documents the contributions of significant women in theatre. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reserva…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
2:30 p.m.Art on Screen Film Series - Le Passion Noureev
Le Passion Noureev Directed by Fabrice Herrault 2013, 60 minutes On the 20th anniversary of Nureyev’s death, Fabrice Herrault, an eminent New York ballet teacher and film collector, has assembled an impressionistic tribute that shows the artist in some of his early performances through archival footage, much of it previously unseen, revealing “Rudi” at the peak of his powers. In French with English subtitles PRECEDES Dmitri Hvorostovsky: The Music and I Directe…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
2 p.m.Joy in Singing
Art song master class with Paul Sperry.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, February 5, 2015
6 p.m.Robert Herridge: TV’s Forgotten Auteur - George Balanchine's The Nutcracker and Gold Rush
Robert Herridge: TV’s Forgotten Auteur Screenings of: George Balanchine's The Nutcracker Choreographer: George Balanchine Director: Charles Dubin Performers: Maria Tallchief, Arthur Mitchell, Diana Adams, Patricia Wilde, André Eglevsky 1957, 55 min. Gold Rush Choreographer: Agnes de Mille Director: Charles Dubin Performers: Gemze de Lappe, James Mitchell, Bea Arthur The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served b…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, February 7, 2015
1:30 p.m.RE-BUILDING THE BALKANS: Control
A reading of the play Control by Croatian playwright Marjan Alcevski, followed by a conversation with artists from Southeastern Europe chaired by Larry Wolff from the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies. Presented by Origin Theatre Company. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not availa…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, February 9, 2015
6 p.m.RE-BUILDING THE BALKANS: Film - Mothers
Academy Award nominated Macedonian film director Milcho Manchevski screens his new film MOTHERS. Presented by Origin Theatre Company. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more detai…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
2:30 p.m.Art on Screen Film Series - The Day Carl Sandburg Died
The Day Carl Sandburg Died Directed by Paul Bonesteel 2013, 87 minutes An exploration of the life and work of the famed American poet, novelist, historian, biographer, and journalist Carl Sandburg (1878-1967).
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
2 p.m.Joy in Singing
Art song master class with Paul Sperry.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, February 12, 2015
6 p.m.The Midwood Miracle
This one woman show traces the hilarious and miraculous occurrences of a New York based performer's career path. Following a musical trail that leads back to the discovery of her grandfather's music, the piece features new compositions written with Ted Kociolek and Rachelle Garniez alongside songs by Ernest Tubb, Kurt Weill, Zalmen Shnur, Lazar Weiner, Herman Yablokov, various operatic snippets, improvisation and more. Written and performed by Deborah Karpel. The Library for the Performing A…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Friday, February 13, 2015
4 p.m.Canceled
Academy of Art University School of Fashion
Keanan Duffty, award winning fashion designer, musician, and Senior Director of Fashion Merchandising at the Academy of Art University, leads a conversation about contemporary fashion design with experts and special guests. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, February 14, 2015
2:30 p.m.SILENT CLOWNS FILM SERIES
Silent film screenings with live piano accompaniment by Ben Model. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more detailed information. All programs are subject to last minute change or c…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
2:30 p.m.Art on Screen Film Series - To Dance Like a Man
To Dance Like a Man Directed by Sylvie Collier 2013, 58 minutes Identical triplets with a single passion: to dance. This is the true story of brothers César, Angel, and Marcos, students at the prestigious National Ballet School of Cuba. Aged eleven, they are the only known trio of identical boy dancers in the world. They are equally talented and share the same passion for ballet. Excitement builds as the triplets win the chance to perform an…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
2 p.m.Joy in Singing
Art song master class with Paul Sperry.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, February 19, 2015
6 p.m.Channel 101 NY Turns 10
Founded in Los Angeles by Dan Harmon and Rob Schrab, Channel 101 is a monthly festival for five-minute web-series. At each screening the audience is bestowed the power of TV network executives, voting whether a series dies or lives to screen another month. Since the first New York City screening ten years ago, Channel 101 NY has helped launch careers for many of today's most daring and original comedic writers and performers, including Aziz Ansari, Ellie Kemper, Nick Kroll, and Broad City creato…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, February 21, 2015
2:30 p.m.Paris and Vienna
Pianist Raj Bhimani performs Debussy’s Preludes, Book I, Schubert’s Sonata in C Minor, D. 958, and Océanides, by Thérèse Brenet. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more detailed…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, February 23, 2015
6 p.m.Songbook: Broadway's Future
A concert of new music by Broadway composers and lyricists sung by Broadway vocalists. Presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul and directed by John Znidarsic. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 2…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
2:30 p.m.Art On Screen Film Series - A Chair for an Angel
A Chair for an Angel Directed by Raymond St. Jean 2013, 74 minutes An exploration of the world of the Shakers, a Protestant religious sect in America known for its original creations in furniture design, architecture and song. Finnish choreographer Tero Saarinen drew inspiration from this world in creating Borrowed Light, a work on community life and individual sacrifice, a veritable communion between music and dance. Shot in Finland and the United States, the film ex…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
1 p.m.The Dance Historian is In: The Ballets Russes in Australia 1936-1940, a documentary by Michelle Potter
David Vaughan will introduce and screen this video, which includes performance footage from these Australian tours as well as interviews with Irina Baronova and others. In the Third Floor Screening Room. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is no…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
2 p.m.Joy in Singing
Art song master class with Paul Sperry.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, February 26, 2015
6 p.m.Living History: A Lecture /Recital on the Diary Melodies of Gregory Spears' Virginiana
Composer Gregory Spears has a singular voice, writing music for modern and period instruments that blends aspects of romanticism, minimalism, and early music. His work has been called “astonishingly beautiful” by The New York Times and “coolly entrancing” by The New Yorker. This season Spears joins forces with the adventurous early music ensemble New Vintage Baroque and the Netherlands based Damask Ensemble to create a new work inspired by life in colonial Virginia. Join us for a fascinating lec…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, February 28, 2015
10:30 a.m.Wood, Sap, and Gut: Breakfast with New Vintage Baroque
Rare woods from South America, refined tree resin, wound sheep gut, and Siberian horsehair all combine to create the otherworldly sounds of string instruments. Join members of New Vintage Baroque for an interactive demonstration of authentic baroque era violins, cellos, and gambas. 'Wichcraft coffee and pastries available for purchase. Reserve your seat HERE starting January 28 (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lin…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
2:30 p.m.The Mozart-Beethoven Connection
Presented by the Con Brio Ensemble Featuring violinist Paul Roczek, cellist Hamilton Berry, baritone Darian Worrell, and pianist Diana Mittler-Battipaglia. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.6…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, March 2, 2015
6 p.m.Jennifer Ashley Tepper's Untold Stories of Broadway
Have you ever wanted to sneak behind the curtain of some of Broadway's greatest hits including Wicked, Rent, and A Chorus Line? Musical theater historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper visits the Library to discuss her beloved book series, The Untold Stories of Broadway. Tepper has tirelessly collected hundreds of rarely heard stories from the people who bring The Great White Way to life each night, including producers, actors, stagehands, writers, musicians, dressers, designers, ushers, and door men. J…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
6 p.m.Sinatra Symposium
Robert Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum, hosts an evening celebrating the opening of the Library’s new Blockbuster exhibition, Sinatra: An American Icon. Join us for an event Sinatra fans cannot miss, as Santelli, joined by other experts and special guests, examines ‘Ol Blue Eyes’ signature songs, film performances, and enduring influence on American popular culture. Reserve your seat HERE starting February 4 (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, March 5, 2015
6 p.m.FILM - The House I Live In
Two films presented in conjunction with the exhibition Frank Sinatra: An American Icon The House I Live In Directed by Mervyn LeRoy 1945, 10 min. It Happened in Brooklyn Directed by Richard Whorf 1947, 104 min. With Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, Jimmy Durante The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets ar…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, March 7, 2015
2:30 p.m.Journeys
The Mirror Visions Ensemble performs songs of travel by Barber, Berlioz, Blangini, Duparc, Haydn, Poulenc, and Hugo Wolf, along with commissions from Tom Cipullo, Deborah Fischer Teason, and Scott Wheeler. The poetry of Baudelaire, Joyce and Metastasio is featured, as well as the correspondence of Bourget, James, and Edna St. Vincent Millay. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior t…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, March 9, 2015
6 p.m.Woza! The Untold Story of New Heritage, Lincoln Center, and the Celebration of South African Voices
A conversation with key figures who used theater to bring the stories of Apartheid South Africa to New York and the World. Groundbreaking theater works to be explored from behind the scenes include Woza Albert!, Asanimali, Woza Africa, Sarafina! and Township Fever. Reserve your seat HERE starting October 3 (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, where volunteers will make a reservation for you…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
12 noonDixieland Jazz
Presented by the Gotham Jazzmen. Please enter by 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Plaza entrance opens at 12:00 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
2 p.m.Joy in Singing
Art song master class with Paul Sperry.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
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