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Ballet v6.0: BalletX

Joyce Theater

Manhattan Tue, Aug 06, 2013, 7:30 pm

BalletX unites world-class choreographers and dancers to forge new works of athleticism, emotion, and grace. The vision of its award-winning founders and artistic directors, Christine Cox and Matthew Neenan, BalletX challenges the boundaries of classical ballet by encouraging experimentation while preserving rigorous technique.

Lorde

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Tue, Aug 06, 2013, 8:00 pm

Rejecting the trite banalities that are usually presumed to represent a 16-year-old’s outlook, the music of Lorde manages to capture the very essence of the frustration and freedom, the curiosity and confidence, and the plain old wonder of teenage life, in a truly unique way.

Rubén Blades

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Wed, Aug 07, 2013, 7:30 pm

Salsa superstar and one of Latin music’s most revered trailblazers, spokespeople, and music makers.

Word for Word with Chuck Klosterman & Sloane Crosley

Bryant Park Reading Room

Manhattan Wed, Aug 07, 2013, 12:30 pm

One of America's favorite pop-culturists and the author of the cult classic “Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs” explores our obsessions with heroes and villains in his all-original essay collection entitled “I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined).” In conversation with Sloane Crosley (I Was Told ...

Monthly Jazz Jams at Flushing Town Hall

Flushing Town Hall

Queens Wed, Jul 10, 2013, 7:00 pm

These monthly jam sessions are open to professional jazz musicians, graduate students studying jazz, and music educators. Meet new contacts, hone your chops and jam each month with your peers! Open to the general public, so if you don't want to play, come listen. House band and jam session led ...

Landscape Oil Painting: Reflections of Light, Color and Form

Wave Hill

bronx Wed, Jul 17, 2013, 10:00 am

Explore the landscape as a form and physical body in this plein-air class with painter David Antonio Cruz.

Circular Track: Elizabeth Orr

Recess Red Hook

brooklyn Wed, Aug 07, 2013, 6:00 pm

For Circular Track, Elizabeth Orr will research the ways in which choreographed movement constructs narrative. Using the tracking shot to explore how representation operates in video, film and performance, Orr will create her own circular track and dolly system

Celebrate Brooklyn! Live score to “Beasts of the Southern Wild” by Dan Romer, Benh Zeitlin, & The Wordless Music Orchestra / Slavic Soul Party

Prospect Park Bandshell

brooklyn Thu, Aug 08, 2013, 8:00 pm

Director and composer Benh Zeitlin teams up with musical collaborators Dan Romer and Wordless Music Orchestra to recreate his original score to the 2012 film "Beasts of the Southern Wild," performed live to a new music-less print created for the occasion.

No BS! Brass Band

Josie Robertson Plaza

Manhattan Thu, Aug 08, 2013, 6:30 pm

Sternum-rattling…hot, irrepressible blast of brass and canyon-like grooves.

Dance Heginbotham with the Raymond Scott Orchestrette

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Thu, Aug 08, 2013, 7:30 pm

An evening of technically rigorous and theatrical choreography along with a futuristc dive into the roots of New Orleans jazz.

Celebrate Brooklyn! Shaggy & TK Wonder

Prospect Park Bandshell

brooklyn Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 7:30 pm

The day the Kingston-born chart topper SHAGGY moved to Flatbush as a teenager, it became his destiny to play Celebrate Brooklyn. He is dancehall’s biggest crossover star ever for a reason—his impossibly catchy party anthems are “unabashedly geared toward good times” (MTV). TK Wonder is an electro-hip-hop artist.

Vau de Vire Society and Hungry March Band

Josie Robertson Plaza

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 6:30 pm

Edgy steam-punk underground circus accompanied by raucous brass anarchists celebrating Gemini & Scorpio's tenth anniversary.