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Saturday, July 11, 2015
12:15 p.m. Guided Tour: Headshots: Performer Portraits from Daguerreotypes to Digital
Enjoy a special guided tour of Headshots: Performer Portraits from Daguerreotypes to Digital with curator Barbara Cohen-Stratyner and experienced Broadway casting director Andrew Zerman. Space is limited, so please register HERE or at the welcome desk. The tour group will meet in the Vincent Astor Gallery, 111 Amsterdam Ave. A Chorus Line
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Vincent Astor GalleryAdults
2:30 p.m.ROCKIN' THE ROACH! - Wave Two
Silent Clowns Film Series ROACH "ALL-STAR" RARITIES FROM LIBRARY OF CONGRESS (all in 35MM !) The Roach Studios "All-Star" series was actually a misnomer - as they rarely contained any bonafide stars at all - more a catchall for tryouts and featured performers. Toto in DO HUSBANDS DECEIVE? (1918) Will Rogers in JUS' PASSIN' THROUGH (1923) Lucien Littlefield and Charlie Murray in SOMEWHERE IN SOMEWHERE (1925) Arthur Stone in SHERLOCK SLEUTH (1925) Clyde Cook in STARVATION BLUES (192…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, July 16, 2015
6 p.m.Film - Jimmy Van Heusen: Swingin’ with Frank & Bing
Jimmy Van Heusen: Swingin’ with Frank & Bing Directed by Jim Burns 2014, 58 min. Jimmy Van Heusen: Swingin’ with Frank & Bing is a celebration of the musical genius that composed songs for many of Hollywood's classic films, particularly for Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby. He was a romantic in the classic sense, a fun-loving bachelor popular with the starlets in New York City and Hollywood. He was also a fearless adventurer, a test pilot for Lockheed during the World War II, flying…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, July 20, 2015
6 p.m.FILM - The Manchurian Candidate
Ol' Blue Eyes on Screen The Manchurian Candidate Directed by John Frankenheimer (1962, 126 minutes) with Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury 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 212.64…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, July 27, 2015
6 p.m.Jim J's Jukebox - The Great American Songbook, from Vaudeville to Tin Pan Alley; from Broadway to Hollywood
American Songbook expert and buff Jim Jimirro shares insights, behind-the-scene anecdotes and music from his vast collection. Thousands around the world have enjoyed his vibrant and informed perspective on the music of Berlin, Porter, Kern and Gershwin, the lyrics of Mercer, Hart and Hammerstein, and the stylings of Sinatra and Fitzgerald. Jim’s presentations are packed with music, stories and humor, but it's his passion that sets these lectures apart. His way of hearing this music in a speci…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, August 6, 2015
6 p.m.FILM - Tony Rome
Ol' Blue Eyes on Screen Tony Rome Directed by Gordon Douglas (1967, 110 minutes) with Jill St. John, Gena Rowlands 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…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, August 8, 2015
2:30 p.m.ROCKIN' THE ROACH! - Wave Two
Silent Clowns Film Series M.I.T @ ROACH....(Men In Trouble that is) A recurring and at times, overarching theme in Roach comedies were guys finding themselves in a desperate, mounting pickle - usually with or because of members of the opposite sex. Clever variations on this old chestnut raised this to a high art - while managing to largely disarm any sexism, thanks to deft writing, direction and casting. Here are four gems of unmitigated hilarity! Tyler Brooke and James Finlayson in DI…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, August 17, 2015
6 p.m.FILM - The Detective
Ol' Blue Eyes on Screen The Detective Directed by Gordon Douglas (1968, 114 minutes) with Lee Remick, Jacqueline Bisset, Jack Klugman, Robert Duvall 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
Thursday, September 17, 2015
6 p.m.An Evening with Traditional African Dance Artists in NYC: Conversation, Demonstration and Celebration
The Jerome Robbins Dance Division and Dance/NYC present an evening of conversation and dance demonstration with the luminary African Dance teacher/artists interviewed in The Mertz Gilmore Foundation sponsored African Dance Interview Project of 2014. The esteemed artists interviewed in this important series were Maquette Camara, Marie Basse-Wiles, Mouminatou Camara, Youssouf Koumbassa, and Ndeye Gueye. This initiative, conceived by Jan Schmidt with Carolyn Webb serving as Project Director, was de…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, September 19, 2015
1:30 p.m.New York Opera Forum presents Elecktra
New York Opera Forum presents a concert version of Elecktra by Richard Strauss. Musical Director, Richard Nechamkin. 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. A…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
10:30 p.m.On A Golden Afternoon: Lewis Carroll's Premiere Alice Performance
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland began as a performance. On a “golden afternoon” in 1862 Lewis Carroll improvised the story aloud, as he looked after and entertained the three daughters of Henry Liddell, including, most importantly, the precocious Alice Liddell. Charlie Lovett, author, scholar and curator of the Library’s current exhibition, shares the details of Carroll’s love for performing and his invention of Alice in Wonderland. See artifacts from Carroll’s world up close. Participate in a…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults,
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