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THE MARTIN E. SEGAL THEATRE CENTER
AT THE GRADUATE CENTER, CUNY Announces
FALL 2016 SEASON
PERFORMANCES, READINGS, FILM SCREENINGS, and DISCUSSIONS
Through December 29, 2017

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Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
announces seven performance
at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn
for the 2017-18 season
Through April 28, 2018

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French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)
Crossing the Line Festival 2017
September 6–October 15
Various Venues (see below)

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Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the
Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2017 Season 
Through December 10, 2017


Brooklyn Music School's
Musical Haunted House
Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 3-6pm
The Brooklyn Music School

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) presents a Musical Haunted House on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 3-6pm. 

The 5th Annual Musical Haunted House at Brooklyn Music School is fun for the whole family!
 
The event will begin with the world premiere of "Dead Zeppelin" and there is a rumor that this might be the final appearance of "Helvis"! A costume contest will take place during the concert, and raffle prizes will be awarded. Following the show, participants are invited to take part in a haunted tour, with a "Schtick or Treat" through the century-old schoolhouse, fantastically decked out in Halloween décor, with performances by students and teachers in costume.

"The Musical Haunted House is a fun time for the community to visit BMS," said Piruz Partow, executive director of BMS. " We are thrilled to have everyone join us again to sample our offerings in such a fun, unique way. This year we will be incorporating dance, world music, jazz and even more rock bands."  
 
For more information, visit www.brooklynmusicschool.org.

Tickets are just $5 and are available at http://bmsmusicalhauntedhouse.eventbrite.com.

The Brooklyn Music School |  126 St Felix St, Brooklyn, NY 11217


 

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education’s Fiesta 2017
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 
New York’s Plaza Hotel

Each year at Fiesta the Casit

a Maria Gold Medal of Honor is awarded to outstanding individuals in recognition to their contribution to the worlds of arts, education, and philanthropy. This year, Casita Maria honors three exceptional women: Rosaura Henkel, the Mexican philanthropist extraordinaire for her work with “Duerme Tranquilo” and service to numerous hospitals; New York’s own Elizabeth T. Peabody for her dedication to mental health and compassionate leadership to The Maria Droste Counseling Services; Julia Salvi, the co-founder and visionary behind the renowned Cartagena International Music Festival. The evening’s host is FOT TV’s  Audrey Puente. daughter of great Latin percussionist, Tito Puente, himself a Casita alumnus and former honoree. The Dinner Chairmen are Jacqueline Weld Drake and Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia. Casita Maria’s annual benefit is an elegant and fun evening that begins with cocktails at 7:30, followed by seated dinner, music and dancing at 8:30.

TABLES: 

GOLDEN SPONSOR @ $75,000 
Two premium tables for ten guests each
Recognition on invitation, program, and website
Back cover Celebration Page in the journal

SILVER SPONSOR @ $50,000
One premium table for twelve guests
Recognition on the invitation, program, and website 
Inside cover Celebration Page in the journal

BENEFACTOR TABLE @ $25,000
One prime table for ten guests
Recognition on the invitation, program and website
One Full Celebration Page in the journal
 
PATRON TABLE @ $15,000
Onep align="left" preferred table for ten guests
Recognition on invitation and program


SUPPORTER TABLE @ $12,500
One table for ten guests
Recognition on invitation and program 

TICKETS:

SILVER TICKET @ $5,000 each with premium seating

BENEFACTOR TICKET @ $2,500 each with prime seating

PATRON TICKET @ $1,500 each

SUPPORTER TICKET @ $1,250 each

PACHANGA (LIMITED AVAILABLITY FOR THOSE 40 AND UNDER)

PACHANGA PATRON TABLE OF 10 @ $5,000

PACHANGA SUPPORTER TABLE OF 10 @ $3,500

PACHANGA PATRON TICKET @ $500 each

All commitments received by September 1st will be listed on the invitation. Please note the non-deductible portion of each ticket is $225.00. 

To purchase table & tickets or to receive more information about Fiesta 2017, please contact: MK Event Studio, Ms. Mary Keating <Mary@Mkeventstudio.com>
 

The Plaza Hotel | 768 5th Ave, New York, NY 10019



"Circling Manhattan" Art Exhibit
Saturday, November 4th, 3-6 PM Reception
Show runs from October 31st - November 25th, 11-6 PM
Tuesday - Saturday
Pleiades Gallery

A magical architectural cruise aboard the decks of the Manhattan, an elegant 1920’s-style yacht, inspired Ellen Bradshaw’s newest series of oil paintings “Circling Manhattan”. Cruising through the   Hudson, East and Harlem Rivers and circumnavigating the island of Manhattan, passing under all 18 bridges!, afforded a breathtaking perspective of the ever-changing NYC skyline and iconic sites and structures. “I simply had to go twice – once on an idyllic early summer day in June with blue skies, sunshine and fairy-tale clouds …. on to a gloomy, moody, whipped-by-wind-and-rain October day!” Clouds and water provide a powerful backdrop for the skyline of NYC. Buildings and structures come to life in a theatrical drama of paint and brush. This intense interplay between clouds, weather, water, bridge and skyline brings a human emotional quality to the paintings through Bradshaw’s lively brushwork and moody palette. Bradshaw’s work was influenced by the realism of the Ashcan painters, as well as the sense of color and atmosphere explored by the Impressionists. She has shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions, and is the recipient of several awards. Ellen has a BFA from Pratt Institute and is President of Pleiades Gallery since 2000. Cheers to the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY) for the amazing inspirational journey! For more information on the exhibit visit www.ellenbradshaw.com.

 “Circling Manhattan” runs from October 31st through November 25th, 2017. Gallery Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11-6 pm. The artist’s reception is Saturday, November 4th from 3-6 pm and is open to the public! For more information email ebradshaw2@nyc.rr.com.

Pleiades Gallery | 530 West 25th St, 4th floor (between 10-11th Ave)



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El Museo del Barrio invites you to celebrate
DIA DE LAS DIVAS 
Thursday, October 26, 8 - 11PM
El Museo del Barrio

Calling all DIVAS! Join El Museo del Barrio as we host Dia de las Divas, our annual Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) fundraiser. This year's event is inspired by the brilliance and contributions of Latinas to the art world and our communities-at-large. More details coming soon.

Proceeds for this event are in support of El Museo's education and public programming for adults, families and youth. Join us!

DIA DE LAS DIVAS HOST COMMITTEE
Chair: Steve Caputo | Members: Carolina Alvarez-Mathies, Martin Ambrose, Giovanna Campagna, Jennifer Cuminale, Michaela Dosamantes of Solar, Savannah Engel, Liz Franco, Susie Jaramillo, Kristina Lopez, Gloria Medina, Regina Merson of Reina Rebelde, Stacy Roman, Patti Ruiz-Healy, Jeffrey Ryan, Tamara Santibañez - Artist, Camila Sarmiento, Monica Sordo, and Megan Zilis.

Early Bird Tickets
(only until September 18th - reg. $125)
$100 for General Admission
$85 for El Museo Members, For code
email us at members@elmuseo.org

El Museo del Barrio | 1230 Fifth Ave, NYC



 

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Saturday October 29th 11AM – 12PM & 1PM – 2PM
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Have a little faith—just like Linus! Bring the family and get in the Halloween spirit at The Met as we present this Peanuts classic. See the whole film with live music by New York's own Rob Schwimmer ensemble. Come in costume because if you miss the parade that follows the screening… Good Grief!

Tickets start at $45 and include museum admission.
Children under four will not be admitted.
For more information or advance purchase visit www.metmuseum.org.

The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium | 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10028


 

Romantics, Unite! Art Show
Paintings by Rossella BLUE Mocerino
December 2, 2017 – January 31, 2018
Bloomingdale Library

 
Opening Event Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Speakers, Performance, Art & Refreshments!
Speakers: artist Rossella BLUE Mocerino, Pastor Heidi Neumark, writer Robert Roth and trans advocate Yonce Jones
Music : Wayne Walcott on trombone

 
Bloomingdale Library | 150 West 100th Street
Between Amsterdam Ave. & Columbus Ave.
Subway Stops: 96th St (1, 2, 3, 5) & 103rd St (1)



South Street Seaport Museum and J&J Events
Present
Spirit of the Seaport:
A Victorian Haunting Aboard the Wavertree
Social Soirée & Guided Tour
October 20, 2017 at 8pm
South Street Seaport Museum


The South Street Seaport Museum and J&J Events present Spirit of the Seaport: A Victorian Haunting Aboard the Wavertree on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 8pm to midnight aboard the restored 1885 full-rigged cargo sailing ship Wavertree.
 
Celebrate Spiritualism, a strange and fascinating time most popular from the 1840s to 1920s when ghosts were regularly conjured and spirits were high. Relive a time in the late Victorian period when people were drawn towards the paranormal, supernatural, and occult, of which the most popular forms included mesmerism, clairvoyance, thought-reading, and above all, Spiritualism, a belief that the dead communicate with the living.
 
Spirit of the Seaport guests will enjoy a champagne greeting as they board the Wavertree, a newly-restored sailing ship built in 1885. Step into another time aboard the Victorian vessel as magicians, mentalists, and tarot readers peek into the future while conjuring up the past. Listen to a live band perform jazz and ragtime music of the late 1800s, witness an authentic recreation of a Victorian séance in the spooky captain's saloon, and sip on signature Seaport cocktails, beer, and wine throughout this most devilish affair.
 
As an exclusive addition, explore a preserved piece of the past on a candlelit-guided tour through Schermerhorn Row, one of the oldest warehouses of New York City, and home of the Seaport Museum. Guests will be given the unique opportunity to view the remains of 19th-century hotel rooms made famous by New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell's story "Up in the Old Hotel" as they hear the terrifying tales of the gruesome deaths that took place there over a hundred years ago. 
 
With performances by mentalist Eric Walton, magician Albert Cadabra, and Jesse Gelber & the Rounders, playing jazz and ragtime music of the late 19th-century.
 
Period appropriate (Victorian, Edwardian, Gilded Age) and/or dark cocktail attire is encouraged!
 
Please note this event is not wheelchair accessible. Portions of the event will be held outdoors. Guests will need to climb three flights of stairs (47 steps) to participate in the optionalguided tour.

Tickets are $75 ($65 for members) and are available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/10208323. For 21 and up.

South Street Seaport Museum | 12 Fulton St, New York, NY 10038


St. John School of the Arts at Professional Children’s School
A School-to-School Rescue
Benefit Show Friday, October 27th
The Professional Children’s School

                                                         
A School-to School benefit performance for the children of St. John after the devastating Hurricane Irma will be presented on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017 at the PROFESSIONAL CHILDREN’S SCHOOL, 132 West 60th Street, New York, NY.  The show is at 7:00 pm.  There will be a Sponsor Reception prior to the performance beginning at 6:00 pm.The award-winning Lyricist-Writer-Theatre Director, Martin Charnin, will host the evening.  The Ahn Trio will perform as part of a now multi-artist event.  Other performers to be announced later.  PCS has graciously made it possible for Professional Children’s School, to help another school, St. John School of the Arts. This generosity is to contribute to St. John in its time of need from Hurricane Irma, that has wrecked havoc and devastation is a true “school-to-school rescue”.

The children of St. John have been victimized in many serious ways by Hurricane Irma.  Many of them have lost their homes, in addition to their schools, which have suffered varying degrees of damage. The children will be without an elementary school education for an, as yet, unspecified period of months.  Fortunately, St. John School of the Arts was spared major damage and will immediately act to partially fill this void by providing free classes to over 400 island children.  

St. John School of the Arts has been one of the shining lights serving the children of St. John since 1980.  The school was scheduled to have a concert, featuring the Ahn Trio, at their school-theatre on Friday, October 27, on St. John.  Hurricane Irma made that impossible BUT the concert has been re-imagined and relocated, on the same date, to the Professional Children’s School in New York City!

Performance (only) tickets are only $100.  Super Star Event Sponsor packages are $25,000* (includes eight VIP tickets); or Super Star $5,000* (includes four VIP tickets); and Angel $1,000* (includes two VIP tickets).  A Sponsor ticket is $300* *Includes Sponsor Reception 6:00-7:00PM and the show.  If you are unable to attend, CONTRIBUTIONS OF ANY AMOUNT would be greatly appreciated. SJSA is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization
For ticket reservations email ronnielee107@gmail.com  Please make checks payable to “SJSA” and mail c/o Pat & Ronnie Lee, 107 Cross Pond Rd, Pound Ridge, NY 10576.  Contributions and can be made at:  GoFundMe.com  St. John School of the Arts – Irma. 

PROFESSIONAL CHILDREN’S SCHOOL | 132 West 60th Street, New York, NY. 

 


Syria’s Disappeared: Film Screening and Discussion
Public Program United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Wednesday, November 29, 2017. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Even as the Syrian conflict rages, a legal case is being built against President Bashar al-Assad, who is accused of committing crimes against humanity and war crimes.

Through personal testimonies and unprecedented access to Syrian regime documents, the documentary “Syria's Disappeared”, tells the stories of survivors of torture, families of the dead and missing, and regime defectors risking their lives to expose the truth—the torture and murder of civilians on an industrial scale.

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s goals to elevate the voices of victims, empower them to seek justice, and help secure accountability are part of the work of the Ben Ferencz International Justice Initiative in the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide.

QUESTIONS/CONTACTS
646.437.4202
info@mjhnyc.org
Ticket Price: Free with Museum of Jewish Heritage admission, Registration recommended
For more information


Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280



The Irish Georgian Society
Gala Dinner
Wednesday, October 25th at 7PM
New York Yacht Club

The President of the Irish Georgian Society, Sir David Davies and the Board of Directors invite you to their Gala Dinner on Wednesday, October 25 at 7PM to announce their plans for the reopening of the restored City Assembly House and the launch of an historic art exhibition. The event will be located at The New York Yacht Club, 37 West 44th Street.
 
The evening’s speakers will include: Sir David Davies, Dr. David Fleming, and William Laffan.  
To Purchase Tickets and Tables:
 

Tables
Platinum table $10,000 | Priority Seating for 10
Sponsor table $8,000 | Priority Seating for 10
Patron table $4,000| Prime Seating for 10

 
Tickets
Sponsor ticket $800 each
Dinner ticket $400 each
Junior ticket $200 each, please, under 35 only

 
To purchase table & tickets online, by visiting: https://igs-newyork-gala-dinner-2017.eventbrite.com/
 
For additional information, please contact: Irish Georgian Society, Michael Kerrigan, Executive Director at 312-961-3860 or e-mail info@irishgeorgiansociety.com
 


The New York Yacht Club |  37 West 44th Street.



The Jewish Museum
Richly Decorated Garments from Over 20 Countries
On View at the Jewish Museum
November 3, 2017 - March 18, 2018
The Jewish Museum

A sumptuous array of apparel from over 20 countries on four continents will be on display at the Jewish Museum from November 3, 2017 through March 18, 2018, offering an exceptional opportunity for American audiences to view many facets of Jewish identity and culture through rarely seen garments. Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress, from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, the first comprehensive U.S. exhibition drawn from The Israel Museum's world-renowned collection of Jewish costumes, showcases over 100 articles of clothing from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, presented as complete ensembles or as stand-alone items. The exhibition is organized by The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

The Jewish Museum | 1109 5th Ave & 92nd St, New York, NY 10128
Phone(212) 423-3200


 

The Museum of Modern Art’s Tenth Annual Film Benefit
Presented by CHANEL
Honoring Julianne Moore
November 13
MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art’s 2017 Film Benefit, presented by CHANEL, will honor Academy Award–winning actress Julianne Moore on November 13. Winner of the 2015 Best Actress Oscar for Still Alice (2014), Ms. Moore has also been nominated for the Best Actress Academy Award on two other occasions, for her roles in The End of the Affair (2000) and Far from Heaven (2003), and the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award on two other occasions, for her roles in Boogie Nights (1998) and The Hours (2003). Later this year, Ms. Moore will star in the highly anticipated films Wonderstruck (2017), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), and Suburbicon (2017). The Film Benefit will be highlighted by a gala dinner and a tribute recognizing Ms. Moore’s acclaimed work. MoMA will also pay tribute to Ms. Moore with a film series of her work, November 2–12 in the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters.

Rajendra Roy, The Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film at MoMA, states, “Julianne Moore is a fearless champion of risk-taking cinema. There appears to be no challenge she isn't willing to tackle when it comes to upending expectations of what a ‘leading lady’ can or should do. She continues to inspire legions of actors around the world, and it is our honor to celebrate her phenomenal contributions to the art of film.”

Previous Film Benefit honorees include Tom Hanks, Cate Blanchett, Alfonso Cuarón, Tilda Swinton, Quentin Tarantino, Pedro Almodóvar, Kathryn Bigelow, Tim Burton, and Baz Luhrmann. Tables are available for $75,000, $50,000, and $25,000 by calling (212) 708- 9680. Press Contact: Meg Montgoris, The Museum of Modern Art, meg_montgoris@mo

MoMA | 11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019



TRU Love 25th Anniversary Benefit 
Sunday November 5th. 12PM – 5PM (latest)
Caroline’s on Broadway 


Directed by Jim Brochu, the performance will include a LIVE AUCTION of an eight day seven night UNIWORLD Western European Boutique River Cruise valued up to $10,000, as well as tickets to Hamilton. Reception will also feature a Silent Auction with prizes that include tickets to Broadway and Off-Broadway shows plus consultations, coachings and more to be announced. The proceeds from this event directly benefit the programs of Theater Resources Unlimited, a not-for-profit service organization that educates people in the business of the arts, with a focus on producers, emerging theater companies and self-producing artists.

Tickets range from $50 (bar only, and show) to $225 for first tier VIP seats with luncheon. For more information or to reserve tickets, visit https://truonline.org/events/tru-love-2017/.

Caroline's on Broadway | 1626 Broadway
(between 49th and 50th Streets).



Works & Process at the Guggenheim
Presents
Tanaquil Le Clercq's The Ballet Cook Book:
A 50th Anniversary Celebration
Sunday and Monday, November 5 and 6, 2017 at 7:30pm
The Guggenheim Museum


In 1967, ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq published The Ballet CookBook, her masterful compendium of ballet history, food stories, and recipes from over 90 leading dancers and choreographers of the day, including George Balanchine, Jacques d'Amboise, Melissa Hayden, and Allegra Kent. To mark the book's 50th anniversary, food scholar Meryl Rosofsky is curating a multifaceted program honoring Le Clercq's artistic, literary, and culinary legacy.

 
The program will include conversation with dance legends Jacques d'Amboise and Allegra Kent, who were at the book signing 50 years ago, and New York City Ballet principal dancers Jared Angle and Adrian Danchig-Waring, both talented cooks. The program will open with a presentation by Rosofsky, sharing her findings from her fall 2016 fellowship at the Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU where she delved into the cultural history of Le Clercq's The Ballet Cook Book. Interspersed throughout will bebrief live performance excerpts with roles originated by Ballet Cook Book contributors, from such works as Balanchine's The Four Temperaments, Bugaku, Stars and Stripes, and Western Symphony.
 
In conjunction with this program, The Wright restaurant at the Guggenheim will serve select dishes from The Ballet Cook Book, including Tanaquil Le Clercq's Chicken Vermouth, George Balanchine's Slow Beet Borschok, Melissa Hayden's Potato Latkas, and Allegra Kent's Walnut Apple Cake. For  dinner reservations, call 212 427 5690 or visit opentable.com.
 

TICKETS & VENUE
$40, $35 Guggenheim Members and Friends of Works & Process
Box Office (212) 423-3575 or worksandprocess.org


Peter B. Lewis Theater | Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue, New York 



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