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Midsummer Night Swing: Conjunto Sabrosura

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Tue, Jul 07, 2015, 6:30 pm

Playing salsa, Conjunto Sabrosura is sure to keep the dance floor packed all night for its New York debut.

Midsummer Night Swing: Gordon Webster Big Band

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Wed, Jul 08, 2015, 6:30 pm

Style: Big Band Swing Dance Instructor: Laura Jeffers teaches Lindy Hop DJ: DJ Va Va VoonA bandleader who dances too, brings an indescribable “wow” to the dancefloor. Tonight, playful, fleet-fingered Lindy Hopper Gordon Webster does just that as he fronts a big band including vocalist Brianna Thomas, whose timing and technique enliven ...

Midsummer Night Swing: Tribute to Octavio Brunetti

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Thu, Jul 09, 2015, 6:30 pm

Style: Tango Dance Instructors: Ana Padron and Diego Blanco teach Tango DJ: Maria José SosaGreat Argentine tango pianist Octavio Brunetti’s sultry sets at last year’s Midsummer Night Swing were the stuff of legend. It was also the brilliant musician’s unexpected swan song—he passed away shortly after the triumphant evening. To honor him, ...

210 Amlent Avenue

Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre

Manhattan Thu, Jul 09, 2015, 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Fri, Jul 10, 2015, 9:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Sat, Jul 11, 2015, 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Sun, Jul 12, 2015, 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Tue, Jul 14, 2015, 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Guests are gathering at the old Jordan estate at 210 Amlent Avenue in the Hamptons, for a Fourth of July celebration with their host, Mrs. Jordan, a retired actress. But one unexpected guest, Judah, a young poet, is about to ignite a firestorm of events.

Midsummer Night Swing: José Alberto “El Canario”

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Fri, Jul 10, 2015, 6:30 pm

Style: Salsa Dance Instructor: Carlos König teaches Salsa DJ: DJ Brian MartinezFour decades of romantically channeling salsa’s softer side have flown by for this Dominican singer and Latin heavyweight, dubbed “El Canario,” for his exquisite voice and amazing ability to use his highly melodious whistling skills as a solo instrument. A former ...

Madison Square Park: The Art Yard

Madison Square Park

Manhattan Sat, Jun 20, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Jul 11, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Jul 18, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Jul 25, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Aug 01, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Aug 08, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Aug 15, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Aug 22, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn a new skill and spark your creativity at The Art Yard, the new Mad. Sq. Kids workshop series designed for kids aged 1-12. Join us as we host some of the best independent visual and performing artists on Saturday mornings from 9am-12pm. The Art Yard workshops are held from ...

Midsummer Night Swing: LC Kids Dance

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Sat, Jul 11, 2015, 2:30 pm

Dance Instructor: Rodney Lopez of Dancing Classrooms teaches BallroomYou can learn a lot on the dance floor—how to move, how to boost confidence, and other skills with serious legs outside the ballroom. Dancing Classrooms, the social and emotional learning program that teaches these essential life skills to public school children ...

Midsummer Night Swing: Harlem Renaissance Orchestra: 11th Annual Tribute to Illinois Jacquet

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Sat, Jul 11, 2015, 6:30 pm

Style: Big Band Swing Dance Instructor: Margaret Batiuchok teaches Lindy Hop DJ: Odysseus BailerFree Talk 5:30–5:50: Michelle Dorrance discusses tap’s influence on the Shim Sham Though the music and many of this ensemble’s members may have been born in Harlem, Lincoln Center is their home away from home, and the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra ...

14th New York Asian Film Festival

Film Society of Lincoln Center

Manhattan Fri, Jun 26, 2015 - Sat, Jul 11, 2015

Welcome to the 14th edition of the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF). We’re back with 54 feature films, including 2 World Premieres, 3 International Premieres, 14 North American Premieres, 5 U.S. Premieres, and 12 New York City debuts. The festival will be attended by 18 international filmmakers and celebrity ...

New York Live Arts: FJK Season 2015

New York Live Arts

Manhattan Wed, Jul 08, 2015 - Sat, Jul 11, 2015

Each year, New York Live Arts presents a ten-month curated season of performances supporting the work of over 40 emerging, mid-career and established artists. New York Live Arts offers audiences access to works notable for their conceptual rigor, formal experimentation and active engagement with aesthetic, political and social concerns.From July ...

Summer Reading Storytime

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Tue, Jun 16, 2015, 10:30 am
Tue, Jul 14, 2015, 10:30 am
Tue, Aug 11, 2015, 10:30 am

Listen to Brooklyn Heights librarians read stories from the Brooklyn Public Library’s reading list.

Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955–1980

Museum of Modern Art

Manhattan Sun, Mar 29, 2015 - Sun, Jul 19, 2015

In 1955 The Museum of Modern Art staged Latin American Architecture since 1945, a landmark survey of modern architecture in Latin America. On the 60th anniversary of that important show, the Museum returns to the region to offer a complex overview of the positions, debates, and architectural creativity from Mexico ...