NYC Dance Arts Dance Festival is a new annual showcase dedicated to the development of emerging artists and young professional choreographers. It is a platform to expand and explore new repertoires as well as artistic development.
To celebrate National Poetry Month, the New York Transit Museum will share their favorite transportation and city-related poems in the greatest place of all -- a vintage subway car! Learn to paint words in pictures, and write pictures in words in this fun workshop. For ages 6+
Drummer/band leader Eve Sicular leads Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, two internationally acclaimed New York City based ensembles, which represent two sides of the same musical coin, interpreting Yiddish favorites with a mixture of tradition and irreverence.
Americas Society will host a panel on Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges and translation, bringing together translators Efraín Kristal, Suzanne Jill Levine, Alfred Mac Adam, and Alastair Reid, who will engage in a discussion on Borges, translation, and their importance to world literature.
Sekou Sundiata and his contemporaries began creating an alternative Black musical aesthetic that defied classification and demanded expressive freedom thirty years ago. Come hear how contemporary, genre-bending artists are extending the dialogue of this New Black aesthetic.
The opera that conquered London in Handel’s time comes to the Met in David McVicar’s inventive production—which triumphed at its Glyndebourne premiere in 2005. The Guardian praised McVicar’s “witty, sexy, and tragic post-colonial framing of Handel’s Caesar and Cleopatra tale,” which incorporates elements of Baroque theater and 19th-century British imperialism ...
The National Arts Club presents the Seventh Annual Evening of Young Poets, featuring Brooklyn-based writers Mika Gellman, Andrew Hurst, Jennifer L. Knox, and Jason Koo. A reception will follow the readings.