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    Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival 2016

    Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church (Parlor House)

    Sun, Jul 31, 2016 - Sun, Aug 28, 2016

    TWELVE PROGRAMS IN FIVE WEEKS, JULY 31 – AUGUST 28: Highlights Include “Mozart: A Portrait in Music and Words” Narrated by Alan Alda; “Unfinished Business,” a Special Program at the Parrish Art Museum; and Bach Brandenburg Concertos in the Channing Sculpture Garden“The flutist Marya Martin’s festival brings an élite roster of chamber musicians to the ever-desirable vacation spot,” said The New Yorker of last year’s Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival. This summer, the 33rd season of ...

    BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival – The Hubble Cantata / Tigue

    Prospect Park Bandshell

    Brooklyn

    Sat, Aug 06, 2016, 7:30 pm

    Composer Paola Prestini and collaborators transport us through the cosmos with a powerful combination of music, science, and virtual reality. World Premiere Unique and ravishingly beautiful, THE HUBBLE CANTATA fuses a major musical performance—featuring a 20-piece ensemble, a 100 person choir, and two Metropolitan Opera stars—with a virtual reality experience amidst a 360-degree sound installation. A portion of the work composed by Paola Prestini, features a virtual reality experience by Eliza McNitt, which will take the audience on a journey inside ...

    BRUCE CONNER IT’S ALL TRUE

    Museum of Modern Art

    Manhattan

    Sun, Jul 03, 2016 - Sun, Oct 02, 2016

    BRUCE CONNER: IT’S ALL TRUE is the first monographic museum exhibition in New York of the artist Bruce Conner, the first large survey of his work in 16 years, and the first comprehensive retrospective. The exhibition brings together over 250 objects in mediums including film and video, painting, assemblage, drawing, prints, photography, photograms, and performance.BRUCE CONNER: IT’S ALL TRUE presents a lifetime of work by Conner (American, 1933–2008), one of the foremost American artists of ...

    Uptown Bounce

    El Museo del Barrio

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jul 27, 2016 - Wed, Aug 17, 2016

    Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for our third annual Uptown Bounce series of summer block parties! On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, sample distinctive New York DJs with music and dancing (including dance lessons), and enjoy gallery talks and tours, art workshops, summer drinks, and local food.Summer Nights @ 104th & FifthFREE, registration requiredTHE KICK OFF Wednesday, July 27 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm | Miércoles 27 de Julio de ...

    Lincoln Center Out of Doors – Zé Renato with special guests Vinícius Cantuária and Ricardo Silveira

    Hearst Plaza

    Manhattan

    Fri, Aug 05, 2016, 7:00 pm

    There is no better way to unwind than attending a sunset concert with Brazilian guitarist, singer-songwriter, and onetime member of Boca Livre, Zé Renato. Over his three-decade career, Renato has built a reputation as a guardian of the samba tradition. Beloved by other musicians, specialists, and novices alike (even children!), his songs, such as “Anima” and “Song for a Rainforest,” inhabit that sweet spot between hushed and electric, classic, and smartly modernized.The celebrated duo of ...

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival – The Hubble Cantata / Tigue

Ninth Street Entrance to Prospect Park

brooklyn N.Y. 11215

7189658999

Composer Paola Prestini and collaborators transport us through the cosmos with a powerful combination of music, science, and virtual reality. World Premiere Unique and ravishingly beautiful, THE HUBBLE CANTATA fuses a major musical performance—featuring a 20-piece ensemble, a 100 person choir, and two Metropolitan Opera stars—with a virtual reality experience amidst a 360-degree sound installation. A ...

BRUCE CONNER IT’S ALL TRUE

11 West 53rd Street

new york N.Y. 10019

2127089400

BRUCE CONNER: IT’S ALL TRUE is the first monographic museum exhibition in New York of the artist Bruce Conner, the first large survey of his work in 16 years, and the first comprehensive retrospective. The exhibition brings together over 250 objects in mediums including film and video, painting, assemblage, drawing, ...

Uptown Bounce

1230 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10029

2128317272

Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for our third annual Uptown Bounce series of summer block parties! On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, sample distinctive New York DJs with music and dancing (including dance lessons), and enjoy gallery talks and tours, art workshops, ...