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Saturday, November 1, 2014
2:30 p.m.Adolphe Sax 200th Birthday Celebration
From the 19th century studios of the Paris Conservatory, to the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, to high school football fields and bandstands across the USA, the saxophone has inspired composers as diverse as Hector Berlioz, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Charlie Parker, and John Philip Sousa. The Manhattan Saxophone Quartet offers a concert of new and historic music to honor the 200th birthday of the instrument's inventor, Adolphe Sax. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to p…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, November 3, 2014
6 p.m.Chamber Music, Medium Rare: counter)induction Plays American Music Center Gems
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, even if you do not use email. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.) Composers Marion Bauer, Aaron Copland, Howard Hanson, Harrison Kerr, Otto Luening, and Quincy Porter established the American M…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
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, November 5, 2014
11 a.m.Sesame Street Toddler/Preschool Storytelling
Please join us to celebrate 45 years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger and Kinder. Special viewings for young children of the Sesame Street exhibition will be held on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. Retired NYPL Children’s Librarians will be on hand to read aloud and tell stories. Ages 18 months – 5 years Reservations required for groups of 15 to 25. Register your group HERE. Enter via the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Donald and Mary Oenslager GalleryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Thursday, November 6, 2014
6 p.m.FILM - The World According to Sesame Street
Directed by Linda Goldstein Knowlton and Linda Hawkins 2006, 104 minutes Screening followed by q&a with Nadine Zylstra, Supervising Producer of Sesame Street. This program is intended for people 12 years or older.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, November 8, 2014
10:30 a.m.Lindy Hop Fashion Show
Reserve your seat HERE starting October 8 (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.) Some of the best dressed dancers in New York City, including Harlem’s famously fashionable Lana Turner, show off their personal…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
2:30 p.m.SILENT CLOWNS FILM SERIES - The Story of Color in the Movies!
Presented by film historian, Eric Grayson Commemorating the 80th anniversary of three-strip Technicolor, Indianapolis- based film historian Eric Grayson will give his immersive and mesmerizing presentation of how color began and developed through the history of the cinema. Starting with three images that represent the color spectrum, Grayson will take the audience on a journey through hand-tinting and stenciling, Kinemacolor, Technicolor, Cinecolor, Kodachrome, and Eastmancolor, using entertain…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, November 10, 2014
6 p.m.Lovesong
Reserve your seat HERE starting October 10 (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.) Follow four people through love and courtship, marriage, love gone wrong, and even love after death, during this semi-staged r…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
11 a.m.Sesame Street Toddler/Preschool Storytelling
Please join us to celebrate 45 years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger and Kinder. Special viewings for young children of the Sesame Street exhibition will be held on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. Retired NYPL Children’s Librarians will be on hand to read aloud and tell stories. Ages 18 months – 5 years Reservations required for groups of 15 to 25. Register your group HERE. Enter via the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Donald and Mary Oenslager GalleryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Thursday, November 13, 2014
6 p.m.The Romantic Soul of Johannes Brahms
A concert featuring chamber music and songs by Brahms, presented by Chamber 16. 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 mi…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, November 15, 2014
2:30 p.m.All4One Piano Duo
The Wu-Papernik "All4One Piano Duo" performs an array of international classics, from duet arrangements of Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Bizet’s opera Carmen, and Bernstein’s musical West Side Story, to Russian dances, tangos, solos, and a medley of Broadway songs by Berlin and Gershwin. 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…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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, November 19, 2014
11 a.m.Sesame Street Toddler/Preschool Storytelling
Please join us to celebrate 45 years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger and Kinder. Special viewings for young children of the Sesame Street exhibition will be held on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. Retired NYPL Children’s Librarians will be on hand to read aloud and tell stories. Ages 18 months – 5 years Reservations required for groups of 15 to 25. Register your group HERE. Enter via the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Donald and Mary Oenslager GalleryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
3 p.m. KID'S FILM - The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
KID'S FILM - The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Directed by Gary Halvorson 1999, 73 minutes 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 subjec…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
Children,
Families
Thursday, November 20, 2014
6 p.m.Sesame Street: A Digital Playground
Reserve your seat HERE starting October 20 (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.) The creators of Sesame Street pioneered a new approach to early childhood education 45 years ago when they set out to use the…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, November 22, 2014
2:30 p.m.Masterpieces from 19th and 20th Century Composers
Pianist Mohamed Shams plays a selection of works by composers spanning two centuries, including works by Beethoven, Liszt, Balakirev, and Ravel among others. 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.…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, November 24, 2014
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, November 25, 2014
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, November 26, 2014
11 a.m.Sesame Street Toddler/Preschool Storytelling
Please join us to celebrate 45 years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger and Kinder. Special viewings for young children of the Sesame Street exhibition will be held on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. Retired NYPL Children’s Librarians will be on hand to read aloud and tell stories. Ages 18 months – 5 years Reservations required for groups of 15 to 25. Register your group HERE. Enter via the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Donald and Mary Oenslager GalleryAdults,
Children,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
1 p.m.THE DANCE HISTORIAN IS IN: Choreography by August Bournonville
David Vaughan will introduce and screen Conservatoriet, plus historic films of other ballets and of Bournonville classes. Doors open at 12:30pm. Seating is first come, first served.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, November 29, 2014
2:30 p.m.Benjamin Bradham in Performance
Pianist Benjamin Bradham presents a program featuring J.S. Bach's magnificent Keyboard Partita No. 2 in C minor and the majestic Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Handel. 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 admissi…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, December 1, 2014
6 p.m.Behind the Scenes with Disney on Broadway
Reserve your seat HERE, starting November 1. (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, where our 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.) Celebrating 20 years of Disney on Broadway, this program reveals the process of collaboration, revision, and adaptatio…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
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
Thursday, December 4, 2014
6 p.m.A Celebration of Bertolt Brecht’s Love Poems
Reserve Your Seat HERE (coming soon - 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 a stunning 1956 New Yorker piece, Hannah Arendt declared that Brecht “staked his life and art as few poets have ever done.” For t…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, December 6, 2014
10:30 a.m.On Pointe: Brunch with the New York City Ballet Shoe Supervisor
Reserve your seat HERE starting November 6 (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.) The pointe shoe is essential to the art of ballet, and a well-fitted, well-maintained pointe shoe is essential to the health of a…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, LPA CafeAdults
2:30 p.m.SILENT CLOWNS FILM SERIES - Betty Bronson in Peter Pan
Betty Bronson in Peter Pan Directed by Herbert Brenon 1924 Based on the play by James M. Barrie 90th anniversary screening! 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 seati…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, December 8, 2014
6 p.m.Swan Lake: A Discussion with Alastair Macaulay, Robert Greskovic, and David Vaughan
Reserve your seat HERE starting November 8 (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.) Alastair Macaulay, chief dance critic for The New York Times, leads a conversation exploring various versions and interpretations…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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
Thursday, December 11, 2014
6 p.m.Deck the Halls
Harwood Management Vocal Artists perform a concert of traditional holiday music. 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 minut…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, December 13, 2014
2:30 p.m.Holiday Songbook
SAT, DEC 13 | 2:30 PM MON, DEC 15 | 6 PM A concert of new holiday music by Broadway composers and lyricists sung by Broadway vocalists, presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul and directed by John Znidarsic.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, December 15, 2014
6 p.m.Holiday Songbook
SAT, DEC 13 | 2:30 PM MON, DEC 15 | 6 PM A concert of new holiday 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…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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
Thursday, December 18, 2014
6 p.m.Susanne Mentzer’s Selfie Session
Reserve your HERE starting November 18 (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.) Mezzo-soprano Susanne Mentzer, a star in the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Le Nozze di Figaro, provides an unparalleled, be…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, December 20, 2014
1 p.m.Under the Mistletoe
Need a little music? Need a little laughter? Need a little singing, ringing through the rafter? Great! Let's take that road before us and sing a chorus or two at this toe-tapping celebration of mistletoe and holiday madness from the producer of The Philhallmonics. After all, there's a happy feeling nothing in the world can buy, so join us for a kiss of Christmas magic featuring Phil Hall at the piano along with a bevy of beauties. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admis…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
4 p.m.Under the Mistletoe
At 1 AND 4 PM Need a little music? Need a little laughter? Need a little singing, ringing through the rafter? Great! Let's take that road before us and sing a chorus or two at this toe-tapping celebration of mistletoe and holiday madness from the producer of The Philhallmonics. After all, there's a happy feeling nothing in the world can buy, so join us for a kiss of Christmas magic featuring Phil Hall at the piano along with a bevy of beauties. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to o…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
1 p.m.THE DANCE HISTORIAN IS IN: La Mort du Cygne (1937)
David Vaughan will introduce and screen La Mort du Cygne, (released in the U.S. as Ballerina), starring Janine Charrat, Mia Slavenska, and Yvette Chauviré, directed by Jean Benoît-Lévy. In French, with English subtitles. Doors open at 12:30pm. Seating is first come, first served.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
Saturday, January 3, 2015
2:30 p.m.Latin American Music for Cello
Cellist Brinton Averil Smith and pianist Evelyn Chen perform a recital of extraordinarily beautiful music by Latin American composers, including Alberto Ginastera, Henrique Oswald, and Manuel Ponce. 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 permit…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, January 5, 2015
6 p.m.On the Street Where You Learn: The Intersection of Broadway and Sesame Street
Reserve your seat HERE starting December 5. (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.) What's Sesame Street's most famous cross street? Broadway! Many of the Sesame Street songwriters have also enjoyed careers on Br…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, January 6, 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
Thursday, January 8, 2015
6 p.m.LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE: New Books in the Performing Arts - Backstage Pass to Broadway
Broadway press agent Susan L. Schulman takes us behind the curtain to share what really goes on during the creation of a Broadway show. She will discuss her book Backstage Pass to Broadway, sharing the highs and lows of working with such legends as Mary Martin, Lauren Bacall, Bob Fosse, Zero Mostel, George C. Scott, Yul Brynner, Vanessa Redgrave, and David Merrick among others. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served ba…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
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