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    NYFOS @ North Fork

    Poquatuck Hall

    Sun, Aug 21, 2016, 5:00 pm

    NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG opens the 2016-17 edition of NYFOS EMERGING ARTISTS with NYFOS @ North ForkResidency: August 14-21, 2016NYFOS@North Fork is the first of three intensive residencies this year where NYFOS mentors and showcases the next generation of singers (followed by NYFOS@Juilliard and NYFOS@Caramoor)Residency culminates in the performance of Killer B’s: American Song from Bernstein to the Beach Boys Capturing the hopes, joys, and struggles of twentieth-century Americans, from the working class to ...

    Ferenc Berko

    Gitterman Gallery

    Manhattan

    Tue, Jun 21, 2016 - Fri, Aug 19, 2016

    "An artist’s biography can be misleading. I could tell you, for example, that Ferenc Berko grew up a Jew in 1920s Germany, and that he spent the next three decades – partly because of anti-Semitism, and partly out of curiosity – living in places as diverse as Bombay, Paris, and Chicago. But the truth is that Berko didn’t so much live in cities as he did in the world of forms, or at least that’s what ...

    Beach Sessions Dance Series

    Rockaway Beach

    Queens

    Sat, Aug 20, 2016 - Sat, Aug 27, 2016

    Beach Sessions Dance Series is proud to return to Rockaway Beach, Queens for its second season of free beach­front outdoor performances with New York’s most sought­after choreographers. For two Saturdays in August, on two shared bills, four choreographers are invited to re­imagine their work on an outdoor stage situated in the sand with the ocean as the backdrop. The series offers beachgoers and Rockaway locals a unique cultural experience at the City’s popular summertime retreat.Beach ...

    A Cool Breeze

    Howard Greenberg Gallery

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jul 06, 2016 - Fri, Sep 02, 2016

    July 6th - September 2ndHoward Greenberg Gallery is displaying a number of refreshing summer images in the group exhibition, A Cool Breeze, from now to September 2nd. Between beaches, swimming, and even jazz, the exhibition is meant to capture the essence of summer. Featuring works by: Harry Callahan, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bruce Davidson, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Martine Franck, Robert Frank, William Gottlieb, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Jungjin Lee, Leon Levinstein, Eric Lindbloom, Gjon Mili, Ed Van der ...

    SummerStage: Saul Williams / Kimberly Nichole

    Marcus Garvey Park

    Manhattan

    Wed, Aug 17, 2016, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Saul WilliamsSaul Williams new release Martyr Loser King is a multimedia project that engages the digital dialogue between the First and Third Worlds, and the global street sounds that yoke the two. “In Senegal, I was buying iPhones for $20, Beats for $10, because they get all the influx from China, with no regulation,” Williams explains. “So everyone’s online. Everyone’s high tech.” He sights Beyoncé, Fredo Santana, and Haitian field recordings as musical inspirations for ...

Ferenc Berko

41 East 57th Street, Suite 1103

new york N.Y. 10022

2127340868

"An artist’s biography can be misleading. I could tell you, for example, that Ferenc Berko grew up a Jew in 1920s Germany, and that he spent the next three decades – partly because of anti-Semitism, and partly out of curiosity – living in places as diverse as Bombay, Paris, and ...

A Cool Breeze

41 East 57th Street

new york N.Y. 10022

2123340010

July 6th - September 2ndHoward Greenberg Gallery is displaying a number of refreshing summer images in the group exhibition, A Cool Breeze, from now to September 2nd. Between beaches, swimming, and even jazz, the exhibition is meant to capture the essence of summer. Featuring works by: Harry Callahan, Henri ...