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Wed, April 24
@ 1 PM
Online
Register Alexei Ratmansky, former director of the Bolshoi, recently choreographer in residence at American Ballet Theatre, and current choreographer in residence at New York City Ballet, is one of the most important ballet choreographers working today. In her recent book The Boy from Kyiv, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Marina Harss traces his trajectory from his early days in Kyiv to his peripatetic dancing career, through his international breakthrough with The Bright Stream to the p…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium
Online
Adults
Thu, May 2
@ 6:30 PM
Conversations in Black Freedom Studies
About this event VIRTUAL Don’t miss the final discussion of the season for our Conversations in Black Freedom Studies series. Discover the history of the struggle for liberatory education and the unjust structures it seeks to dismantle. Join the virtual discussion with scholars Leslie M. Alexander (Fear of a Black Republic: Haiti and the Birth of Black Internationalism), Zebulon Vance Miletsky (Before Busing: A History of Boston’s Long Black Freedom Struggle), Keith A. Mayes (The Unteachables:…
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Book Lovers
Wed, May 29
@ 1 PM
David Vaughan's The Dance Historian Is In
Register For this Dance Historian Is In, former Joffrey Ballet dancer Trinette Singleton presents touchstones from the Joffrey Ballet’s history with works from the repertoire and the Joffrey Methodology. Beginning with the early 1960s following the Joffrey Ballet’s split with Rebecca Harkness, Singleton discusses the events of that first year as the company began to establish itself. Singleton highlights various works that went into the repertoire during that period, along with the 1967 additio…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium
Online
Adults
Wed, June 26
@ 1 PM
David Vaughan's The Dance Historian Is In
Register Dance educator and former member of the Eleo Pomare Dance Company, Dyane Harvey Salaam presents this month’s The Dance Historian Is In, along with company members Dr. Carl Paris, PhD and Robin Becker. They will venture into the mind and soul of master creative Eleo Pomare—the man, the artist, and the maker of artists. Born in Colombia, Pomare was a dancer and choreographer who trained with renowned choreographers, including José Limón, and established the Eleo Pomare Dance Company in 1…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium
Online
Adults