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Wednesday, February 13, 2013
2:30 p.m.Joy In Singing
An art song master class led by American tenor Paul Sperry. JOY IN SINGING is a not for profit organization and award program devoted to helping young singers. Its mission is “to promote knowledge and love of art song literature, assist the careers of recitalists and composers, and educate a wider audience in the joy of song.”
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
2:30 p.m.Joy In Singing
An art song master class led by American tenor Paul Sperry. JOY IN SINGING is a not for profit organization and award program devoted to helping young singers. Its mission is “to promote knowledge and love of art song literature, assist the careers of recitalists and composers, and educate a wider audience in the joy of song.”
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
2:30 p.m.Joy In Singing
An art song master class led by American tenor Paul Sperry. JOY IN SINGING is a not for profit organization and award program devoted to helping young singers. Its mission is “to promote knowledge and love of art song literature, assist the careers of recitalists and composers, and educate a wider audience in the joy of song.”
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
2:30 p.m.Joy In Singing
An art song master class led by American tenor Paul Sperry. JOY IN SINGING is a not for profit organization and award program devoted to helping young singers. Its mission is “to promote knowledge and love of art song literature, assist the careers of recitalists and composers, and educate a wider audience in the joy of song.”
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, March 14, 2013
6 p.m.ON FIRE WITH AFRICAN DANCE- Staccato Incandescence: The Story of Mambo with Robert Farris Thompson
Robert Farris Thompson, Master T, the Colonel John Trumbull Professor of the History of Art at Yale University will focus his lecture on mambo which shows a fusion of a variety of dance styles from Lindy, to ballet, to bomba, to Afro-Cuban dance. Painting of Robert Farris Thompson. Courtesy of the artist Simmie KnoxRobert Farris Thompson is America's most prominent scholar of African Art, and has presided over exhibitions of African art at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. He lived in…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Saturday, March 16, 2013
2:30 p.m.It's Love
Vocalist Karen Luschar sings about the rollercoaster ride called "love" with selections froM Broadway and American Standards. This program was originally scheduled for February 9 but cancelled due to weather. It's been rescheduled for March 16.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
2:30 p.m.Joy In Singing
An art song master class led by American tenor Paul Sperry. JOY IN SINGING is a not for profit organization and award program devoted to helping young singers. Its mission is “to promote knowledge and love of art song literature, assist the careers of recitalists and composers, and educate a wider audience in the joy of song.”
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
2:30 p.m.Joy In Singing
An art song master class led by American tenor Paul Sperry. JOY IN SINGING is a not for profit organization and award program devoted to helping young singers. Its mission is “to promote knowledge and love of art song literature, assist the careers of recitalists and composers, and educate a wider audience in the joy of song.”
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
6 p.m.Rakes and Revolutions
Broadsides and Banjos: The Folk Music Revival A screening of several short films on the social adaptations of American Folk Music. Discovering American Folk Music (1969) Directed by Bernard Wilets, 22 min. A brief review of the development of American folk music from its African and English roots, as demonstrated by tracing the history of one ballad from its original British version, through its journey across America. Village Sunday (1960) Directed by Stewart Wilensky, 13 min. A docudrama…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Monday, April 8, 2013
6 p.m.Hollywood Enigma: Dana Andrews
Author Carl Rollyson discusses the American film actor whose diaries and letters reveal an artist struggling with alcoholism and ambivalence about his role as a Hollywood star.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
6 p.m.American Sabor: From the Palladium to the Bronx, featuring Bobby Sanabria & Quarteto Aché
American Sabor: From the Palladium to the Bronx Bobby Sanabria Grammy-nominated bandleader Bobby Sanabria leads his ensemble Quarteto Aché in presenting a musical history of Latinos in New York, from Mambo to Latin Jazz to Salsa, and much in between. Bobby Sanabria & Quarteto Aché Peter Brainin - tenor, soprano sax, flute, vocals, percussion Yeissonn Villamar - piano, percussion Andy Eulau - acoustic bass, vocals, percussion Bobby Sanabria - musical director, drums, percussion, voca…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, April 18, 2013
6 p.m.Machito: A Latin Jazz Legacy
American Sabor: From the Palladium to the Bronx"Machito" (born Frank Grillo, 1908-1984) A biographical documentary on the life and achievements of the Cuban-born singer, jazz musician, and composer Machito (real name Frank Grillo, 1908-1984), Machito: A Latin Jazz Legacy traces his musical roots in Cuba, then examines his contributions to the development of Latin music in the U.S., particularly the combination of Afro-Cuban music and jazz. Dance promoter Federico Pagani, bandleader Tito Puente,…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
2 p.m.Exhibitions visit by City Polytechnic HS of Engineering, architecture, and technology
Program at 2 LPA exhibitions, American Sabor: Latinos in US Popular Music and 100 Years of Flamenco in New York by HS students, led by language teacher. HS is 5-year program affiliated with CUNY/City Tech. City Polytechnic HS of Engineering, Architecture & Technology 105 Johnson St. Brooklyn, NY 11201
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterSchool Age (5-12 years),
English Language Learners,
K-12 Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, April 25, 2013
12 noonExhibitions visit by Bronx Lighthouse HS
Program at 2 LPA exhibitions, American Sabor: Latinos in US Popular Music and 100 Years of Flamenco in New York by HS students, led by language and music teachers. Bronx Lighthouse Charter School/College Prep Academy 10001 Intervale Avenue The Bronx, NY 10459 Eric Collins, language teacher ccollins@lighthouse-academics.org
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterSchool Age (5-12 years),
English Language Learners,
K-12 Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
2:30 p.m.American Sabor on Film: From Mambo to Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale (2006)
From Mambo to Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale (2006) Directed by Henry Chalfant. 56 minutes The screening will be followed by a discussion and Q&A with the film's director, Henry Chalfant, and co-producers Elena Martinez and Steve Zeitlin. American Sabor series is curated by John Calhoun, Librarian, Billy Rose Theatre Division.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, May 9, 2013
6 p.m.Queen of the Gypsies
A screening of Jocelyn Ajami's Queen of the Gypsies, featuring Carmen Amaya. A discussion with La Meira and Ms. Adjami will follow. QUEEN OF THE GYPSIES, A Portrait of Carmen Amaya, is a feature-length video documentary by award-winning filmmaker Jocelyn Ajami. This biography is the first American film portrait of Gypsydance legend Carmen Amaya (1913-1963), and the most comprehensive video portrait of Carmen Amaya in the world. to date. The film includes Hollywood film footage and dance cli…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
2:30 p.m.American Sabor on Film: La Isla de la Música (1998)
La Isla de la Música (1998) Directed by Santiago Álvarez and Ismael Perdomo. 43 minutes Screening with: El Alacrán (1999) Directed by Gloria Rolando. 19 minutes and The Last Rumba of Papa Montero (1992) Directed by Octavio Cortazar. 52 minutes American Sabor series is curated by John Calhoun, Librarian, Billy Rose Theatre Division.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
2:30 p.m.American Sabor on Film: La Plena (1966)
La Plena (1966) Directed by Amilcar Tirado. 28 minutes Screening with: Plena Is Work, Plena Is Song (1989) Directed by Pedro A. Rivera and Susan Zeig. 37 minutes AND Sworn to the Drum (2005) Directed by Les Blank. 35 minutes Note: La Plena is being shown in Spanish without English subtitles. American Sabor series is curated by John Calhoun, Librarian, Billy Rose Theatre Division.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
2:30 p.m.American Sabor on Film: The Mambo Kings (1992)
The Mambo Kings (1992) Directed by Arne Glimcher. 105 minutes With Armand Assante, Antonio Banderas, Desi Arnaz Jr., Tito Puente, and Celia Cruz. American Sabor series is curated by John Calhoun, Librarian, Billy Rose Theatre Division.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
9:30 a.m.Bi-Lingual Exhibition Program for HS
Two 10th and 11th grade classes in Spanish language and literature from Metuchen (NJ) High School spent the morning at LPA touring and discussing the two concurrent bi-lingual exhibitions -- Flamenco! 100 Years of Flamenco in New York and American Sabor: Latinos in US Popular Music. The Flamenco exhibit part of the program was in Spanish. contact teacher: Rosann Kamin, Ed. D. 908-561-4933 Metuchen High School 400 Grove Avenue, Metuchen NJ 08840 Metuchen School District
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterSchool Age (5-12 years),
K-12 Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children,
Teachers
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
2:30 p.m.American Sabor on Film: Sons of Benkos (2003)
Sons of Benkos (2003) Directed by Lucas Silva. 52 minutes Screening with: Hands of God (2004) Directed by Delia Ackerman. 54 minutes American Sabor series is curated by John Calhoun, Librarian, Billy Rose Theatre Division.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
2:30 p.m.American Sabor on Film: Aventurera (1950)
Aventurera (1950) Directed by Alberto Gout. 101 minutes With Ninón Sevilla, Tito Junco, and Andrea Palma. American Sabor series is curated by John Calhoun, Librarian, Billy Rose Theatre Division.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
5 p.m.Clone of American Sabor Student Showcase
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition American Sabor Latinos in US Popular Music.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, June 15, 2013
12 noon¡Wikipedia con Sabor Latino! An edit-a-thon devoted to Latin-American music
In conjunction with the exhibit "American Sabor: Latinos in US Popular Music," the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts invites all and especially the Latino community to an edit‑a‑thon devoted to Latin‑American music. Come and help us improve documentation and access to performing arts information on Wikipedia---one of the most frequently-used websites in the world! The event will take place in the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on the third floor Reserve Film and Vi…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Reserve Film and Video CollectionAdults,
College & Graduate Students
2:30 p.m.Norman Dee, flute and Josephine Chan Yung, piano
A concert to include Jacques Ibert's Jeux and Ch. M. Widor's Suite for Flute and Piano, two quintessential works of the French School of Flute Music of the early 20th Century. The duo will feature Hymn and Fuguing Tune by American composer and the Library’s Music Division Chief George Boziwick, concluding with Sonata for Flute and Piano No. 1 by Bohuslav Martinu.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
2:30 p.m.American Sabor on Film: Chulas Fronteras (1976)
Chulas Fronteras (1976) Directed by Les Blank. 58 minutes Screening with: Del Mero Corazón (1979) Directed by Les Blank. 28 minutes American Sabor series is curated by John Calhoun, Librarian, Billy Rose Theatre Division.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
2:30 p.m.American Sabor on Film: Zoot Suit (1981)
Zoot Suit (1981) Directed by Luis Valdez. 103 minutes With Daniel Valdez, Edward James Olmos, and Tyne Daly. American Sabor series is curated by John Calhoun, Librarian, Billy Rose Theatre Division.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
5 p.m.Clone of Clone of American Sabor Student Showcase
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition American Sabor Latinos in US Popular Music.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, July 12, 2013
10:30 a.m.Summer Arts Intensive HS Vocal student session
The 42 High School level students and 2 teachers in the Vocal Music program of the Department of Education's Summer Arts Intensive spent the morning learning how to locate materials for their voice types for auditions, performance, etc. Bob Kosovsky (Music Division) and Barbara Stratyner showed them how to use the Song Index and Bibliocommon to loate material in the Circulating Collections and Music Division. The group also spent time in the Flamenco and American Sabor exhibitions. contact: M…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterSchool Age (5-12 years),
K-12 Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children,
Teachers
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
10:30 a.m.Summer Arts Intensive Instrumental students session
The 43 mixed Middle School and High School level students and 2 teachers in the Insutrmental Music program of the Department of Education's Summer Arts Intensive spent the morning learning how to locate materials for their voice types for auditions, performance, etc.Karen Burke and Paul Greenhaw (Music Division) and Barbara Stratyner showed them how to use the Song Index and Bibliocommon to loate material in the Circulating Collections and Music Division. The group also spent time in the Flamen…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children,
Teachers
Thursday, October 3, 2013
6 p.m.Weighing the Evidence
Lecture/performance and book signing No composer's life was more exciting and surprising than that of Henry Cowell, who arguably did more to establish new American music than any other individual. Author, Joel Sachs, discusses the decades spent researching Cowell's life at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and other repositories, and unraveling the mysteries that made writing Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music a real adventure. Signed copies of Joel Sachs' book will be available…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Saturday, October 5, 2013
2:30 p.m.CHAMELEON: Music of Latin America
The ensemble will perform a variety of music from Latin America, spanning the 20th Century. The music is melodic, rhythmic, and full of energy and life. This music has roots in indigenous South American music with influences from Africa, Europe and North America, combining salon music and urban folk styles.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Monday, October 21, 2013
6 p.m.Conversations with Anne by Anne Bogart
Award-winning American theatre and opera director, Anne Bogart, will discuss her newest book, Conversations with Anne, published by Theatre Communications Group. As part of SITI Company's 20th Anniversary Season, Anne brings one last interviewee to the stage: herself. Ben Cameron of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation will ask Anne a series of questions posted by the book's interviewees. Hear Anne speak on the current climate of theatre, the next generation of artists, and the legacy of a 20-ye…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Saturday, November 2, 2013
2:30 p.m.An Afternoon of Opera and Song
Featuring arias and ensembles from popular opera, opretta, and the American musical theatre. Presented by Manhattan Opera Assocation.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Saturday, December 28, 2013
2:30 p.m.Opus Two Celebrates George Gershwin
Champions of great American music for more than 20 years, Opus Two violin-piano duo presents a multi-media program of the inimitable works of George Gershwin (1898-1937), one of America’s most popular and iconic composers. Violinist William Terwilliger and pianist Andrew Cooperstock will explore Gershwin's many musical styles, from the jazz influenced An American in Paris to the quintessential folk opera Porgy and Bess. They will also perform classic Gershwin songs of the Broadway stage, includ…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Adults
Saturday, January 11, 2014
2:30 p.m.Concert à la carte
A program of American music about the pleasures of dining, this concert features songs by Barber, Berg, Bernstein, Bolcom, Porter and Schwartz, as well as Mirror Visions Ensemble commission Clean Plates Don’t Lie, a cantata by Richard Pearson Thomas, inspired by the menus and philosophy of Chef Dan Barber’s restaurant, Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Presented by The Mirror Visions Ensemble featuring soprano Vira Slywotzky, tenor Scott Murphree and baritone Jesse Blumberg with guest artists Richard Pe…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Adults
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
2:30 p.m.Joy in Singing
Art Song Master Class with American tenor Paul Sperry.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
1 p.m.The Dance Historian Is In Screening Series with David Vaughan
A Tudor Evening with American Ballet Theatre David Vaughan will introduce and screen Antony Tudor's Jardin aux Lilas and Dark Elegies, performed by members of American Ballet Theatre. The program features writing by David Vaughan and originally aired on PBS in 1990 as part of the Great Performances: Dance in America series. The program will take place in the Third Floor Screening Room, at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Program subject to change. SEATING IS LIMITED, avail…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
Sunday, February 9, 2014
1 p.m.Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles! Symposium
The Beatles 1964To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of The Beatles' first visit to the USA, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center hosts an afternoon of expert presentations by Bruce Spizer, Dennis Elsas, Chuck Gunderson, Allan Kozinn, and Russ Lease. This symposium is hosted by Robert Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum® and curator of the of the exhibition Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles! Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Ladies…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
6 p.m.Chamber Music Compositions of David Amram: from 1958-2014
David AmramComposer and paramount musician to the Beat Generation, David Amram is the model for a modern virtuoso. Amram has composed over 100 orchestral and chamber music works, two operas, plus scores for the films Splendor in The Grass and The Manchurian Candidate, while balancing a career as a pioneering jazz improviser, Native American flute player, and music educator. Celebrating the recent acquisition of Amram’s papers, the Library for the Performing Arts presents a concert of chamber mus…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
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