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    dance-mobile

    Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1

    Brooklyn

    Sat, Jul 09, 2016, 7:00 pm - Thu, Jul 28, 2016, 7:00 pm

    dance-mobile is an ongoing series of free outdoor performances in parks throughout the city, showcasing the work of Gibney Dance Company. Gibney Dance hopes to raise awareness of the power of movement by bringing it into public spaces in our community. For dance-mobile 2016 Gibney Dance Company will share eight outdoor performances featuring two distinct programs: an evening of excerpts from Artistic Director Gina Gibney’s Duet, and a split-bill performance featuring a premiere by Associate Artistic Director ...

    Hot Jazz Cool / Garden 2016!

    Louis Armstrong House Museum

    Queens

    Mon, Jul 04, 2016 - Sat, Aug 13, 2016

    Monday, July 4 Louis Armstrong's Birthday Bash! Gotham Kings featuring Alphonso Horne: Repertoire inspired by the King Oliver Creole Jazz BandIncludes Soul Food Luncheon for members & Hot / Jazz Cool Garden subscribers Luncheon:  12:00 pm – 1:45 pm RSVP to Jennifer.Walden@qc.cuny.edu Not a member? Sign up today & join us!Saturday, July 23 David Ostwald leading the Louis Armstrong Eternity Band in a tribute to the great trumpeterSaturday, August 13 Jane Monheit: “Louis and Ella” Verve Record Anniversary Tribute Concerts at 2:00 pm Advance ...

    Summer of Hamilton

    New-York Historical Society

    Manhattan

    Mon, Jul 04, 2016 - Fri, Aug 26, 2016

    This summer, the New-York Historical Society welcomes visitors to be in “the room where it happens” for a Museum-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Now enjoying fervent popularity thanks to the history-making, Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical Hamilton and the bestselling biography by Ron Chernow, Hamilton’s connection to New York and his lasting influence on U.S. government comes together in this summer-long exploration, allowing visitors to discover even more about ...

    AFRICA SALON

    Brooklyn Museum

    Brooklyn

    Sat, Jul 09, 2016, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Immerse yourself in our exhibition Disguise: Masks and Global African Art when AFRICA SALON, Yale University’s contemporary African arts and culture festival, takes over the Museum. Explore masquerade through performances, talks, and workshops led by internationally known artists and gain new understandings of African, American, and other identities.Here's the lineup:12–12:45 p.m. | Curator Tour | East Gallery, 1st Floor Go behind the scenes in Diguise, with Kevin Dumouchelle, Associate Curator, Arts of Africa and the Pacific ...

    The Martina Arroyo Foundation presents: Puccini’s, La Boheme and Johann Strauss II’s, Die Fledermaus

    Kaye Playhouse‚ Hunter College, CUNY

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jul 07, 2016 - Sun, Jul 10, 2016

    The Martina Arroyo Foundation’s young artist program, Prelude to Performance proudly presents its young emerging artists in two exciting works, Giacomo Puccini’s, La Boheme and Johann Strauss II's, Die Fledermaus, July 7-10 at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.Puccini’s , timeless classic of love and loss, La Boheme, conducted by international conductor, Maestro Willie Anthony Waters and directed by International director, Ian Campbell is presented Thursday, July 7 and Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 ...

Summer of Hamilton

170 Central Park West

new york N.Y. 10024

2128733400

This summer, the New-York Historical Society welcomes visitors to be in “the room where it happens” for a Museum-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Now enjoying fervent popularity thanks to the history-making, Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical Hamilton and the bestselling biography by Ron Chernow, ...

The Martina Arroyo Foundation presents: Puccini’s, La Boheme and Johann Strauss II’s, Die Fledermaus

East 68th Street

New York N.Y. 10021

2127724448

The Martina Arroyo Foundation’s young artist program, Prelude to Performance proudly presents its young emerging artists in two exciting works, Giacomo Puccini’s, La Boheme and Johann Strauss II's, Die Fledermaus, July 7-10 at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.Puccini’s , timeless classic of love and loss, La Boheme, conducted ...