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Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College
Announces 2019/2020 Season
Through April 17, 2020
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The Theater at the 14th Street Y
Through June 28, 2020
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Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2020 Season
Through June 14, 2020
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Book of My Mother
Wednesday, January 29
Thursday, January 30 at 7:30pm
FIAF Florence Gould Hall
55 East 59th Street
After his triumph at FIAF in 2017, acclaimed actor and humorist Patrick Timsit returns with a moving theatrical adaptation of Albert Cohen’s Book of My Mother.
Cohen's masterpiece was written following the death of his mother in Nazi-occupied France while he was in exile in England. The powerful tribute to "the mothers of the world" stayed with Timsit for more than 30 years.
The resulting solo performance, with projections, weaves together an intimate portrait between mother and son; an achingly honest testament to grief and guilt, as well as love and compassion.
In French with English supertitles
FIAF Florence Gould Hall | 55 East 59th Street
Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education and Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc.
Garifuna Intangible Heritage, an exhibition celebrating the cultural expression of the Garifuna people of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, St Vincent and the Grenadines and the United States. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Winter season of ¡CelebrARTE!, Casita Maria’s South Bronx arts and culture series.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
December 5th - February 28th
Free Public Events
Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Exhibition Opening Reception and Artist Talk: Thursday, December 5, 2019, 5:30 – 8m.
• Workshop: ¡ExpresARTE! Express Yourself Through Garifuna Dance: Wednesday evenings beginning December 11, 6:30-8 PM. Workshop series on Garifuna dance styles, led by acclaimed performer Luz F. Soliz.
• ¡ExpresARTE! Performance: We will celebrate the end of the workshop with performances by ExpresARTE participants and Soliz’s WABAFU Garifuna Dance Theater.
o February 28, 2020, 4-5:30 p.m.: Casita Maria program performance, open only to participants in Casita Maria’s after-school program.
o February 28, 2020, 7 – 9 p.m.: Community performance– free and open to the public.
Both performances will take place in the auditorium:
Learn more about the show: https://www.casitamaria.org/gallery
Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education |
928 Simpson Street
Bronx, N.Y. 10459
An Emphasis on Resistance: 2019 CIFO Grants & Commissions Program Exhibition
On View October 30, 2019 - February 2, 2020
El Museo del Barrio is delighted to host An Emphasis on Resistance, the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation's 2019 Grants & Commissions Program exhibition highlighting new works by nine award-winning artists from seven Latin American countries, divided into thre categories: Achievement Award - Cecilia Vicuña (Chile); Mid-Career Artists - Leyla Cárdenas (Colombia), Ana Linnemann (Brazil), Yucef Mehri (Venezuela) and Nicolás Paris (Colombia); and Emerging Artists - Susana Pilar Delahante (Cuba), María José Machado (Ecuador), Claudia Martínez Garay (Peru), and Oscar Abraham Pabón (Venezuela).
An important catalyst for the presentation of new works and a meaningful platform for advanced research on Latinx and Latin American art, this collaboration between CIFO and El Museo del Barrio aims to consider the act of resistance in both Latin America and in its diaspora.
El Museo del Barrio | 1230 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Jan 24th 8:30pm
Jan 25th 8:30pm,
Jan 26th 4pm
Here Arts Center
Directed by: Rachel Allulli
FEAST is an intentional pairing of two boldly visual theatrical works created by The Spitfire, a dance theater group created by two queer female performance artists and collaborators Peekaboo Pointe and Tansy.
A complete piece in two parts; The first section delves into a world of high camp romantic fantasy where two women explore a universe where anything is possible, and their sensual desire, same sex love and passion is palpable.
They explore the lush world of the female desire without the burden of societal boundaries.
FEAST opens with a seemingly endless conveyor belt of red fabric being pulled by the teeth of one of the characters, a visual abstraction of their carnal desire, luxury, opulence, and pleasures of the flesh. We watch as they fall victim to the false idol of the lavish lifestyle, living in a world where women can have it all, and their every desire is at their fingertips.
Contrasted to the second section where we see the stark world of women in a much different political climate, we see their frustration of being trapped in a world that has been predetermined for them. The telling of this story is multi layered as themes of feminism, desire and queer politics are textured and abstracted throughout. The stark visuals of this very different environment are textured with the physical use of flour that eventually covers the space they live in like a patina of history, love lost, or something else completely undefined.
FEAST a visual and visceral look into a world of undefined boundaries, where reality is questioned and worlds collide.
Get your seat at the table and enjoy the FEAST!
Here Arts Center |
145 6th Ave
Friends of the Budapest Festival Orchestra Gala
February 23, 2020
Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall
The Friends of the Budapest Festival Orchestra Gala will be held on February 23, 2020 at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall. Maestro Iván Fischer will host the all-Dvorák program: Legend; Evening's blessing, from Four Choruses; Slavonic Dance; Violin Concerto, and Symphony No. 8.
Gala Co-Chairwomen: Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Susuan Gutfreund, and Sylvia Hemingway.
Gala Committee: Ambassador and Mrs. Donald Blinken, Em Green, Beth Jakobs, Heidi Lee Komaromi, Mary McFadden, Governor and Mrs. George Pataki, and Barbara Rogoff. (The committee is in formation.)
Board of Directors: Stephen Benko (Chairman), Andrew Komaromi (Treasurer), Sylvia Hemingway (Secretary), Stephen Angel, Ambassador Colleen Bell, Susan Bender, Aaron Feinstein, Kathleen Horvath, Heidi Lee-Komaromi, Kati Marton, Peter Thomas Roth, Terez Rowley, Laine Siklos, Aniko Gaal Schott, Stephanie Stokes, Em Green, David Tobey, and Daisy Soros (Chairman Emeritus).
The BUDAPEST FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA performs over 200 concerts each year at the world’s most prestigious music festivals (Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart, Salzburger Festspiele, and Edinburgh Festival), and concert halls (among them Carnegie Hall, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, and Musikverein Wien). Their many educational activities include special performances for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder; a series of concerts in disused, abandoned, or neglected synagogues in small towns and villages across Hungary; and the Juilliard Apprentice Program whereby Juilliard students study with Maestro Fischer and members of the Orchestra.
Contact Kristina Spiropoulos for tickets or any questions:
David Geffen Hall | 10 Lincoln Center Plaza
You’re invited to NYFW: The Shows! This February, NYFW: The Experience is teaming up with Visa to bring Visa cardholders exclusive early access to purchase VIP packages to attend fashion week.
Don’t miss out, pre-sale packages will be available beginning on Thursday, 12/12, 2019 at 1pm ET through Sunday, 12/15, 2019 at 10am ET.
Theater Resources Unlimited
announces the annual essential workshop
Raising Money for Theater 2020:
Who, How and When to Ask
Saturday, January 25, 2020 10am to 6pm
Studios 150, 150 W. 46th Street, Studio 5, 7th floor
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents its much-anticipated annual workshop, Raising Money for Theater 2020: Who, How and When to Ask, on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 10am to 6pm at Studios 150, 150 W. 46th Street, Studio 5, 7th floor. E-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com or register online at https://truonline.org/events/raising-money-2020/.
It's more important now than ever for the voices of theater to be heard, so if you have a production that cries out for an audience, get ready to move ahead with passion and a plan. For producers, one important step is finding the money and resources to bring your projects to fruition. We invite you to acquire some basic tools and crucial information that will help you to overcome your money shyness and effectively reach out to supporters. From pitching techniques and presentation skills to legal requirements and business planning, plus a wealth of first-hand experience from more than a half dozen producers who are currently active in the Broadway and off-Broadway worlds, we promise you an informative, empowering and inspiring day.
Workshop faculty will include (confirmed so far):
Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman (Be More Chill, King Kong, American Son, Carousel, Present Laughter, Natasha, Pierre..., On The Town),
Cody Lassen(Tootsie, What the Constitution Means to Me, Indecent, Significant Other, Spring Awakening revival), and Cheryl Wiesenfeld (upcoming Ain't Too Proud to Beg, Tony winner for All the Way, Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike, The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess, Elaine Stritch: At Liberty); plus entertainment attorneys Eric Goldman and Lee Feldshon, and financial advisor Bailie Slevin of Entertaining Finance.
Registration is $195 for non-members, $165 for TRU members with festival and student discounted tickets available. E-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com with questions, or register online at https://truonline.org/events/raising-money-2020/.
Studios 150 | 150 W. 46th Street, Studio 5, 7th floor
The 65th Viennese Opera Ball
Feb. 7, 2020 at 8 p.m.
7:30 PM VIP Reception (by invitation only)
8:00 PM Reception
9:00 PM – 1:00 AM Ballroom
1:00 AM – 4:00 AM Ballroom & Tanz Bar
Cipriani 42nd Street
The Viennese Opera Ball will host their 65th Gala which will be held on Friday, February 7, 2020 at Cipriani 42nd Street. The Viennese Opera Ball is a nonprofit association under Section 501(c)(3). Each year, it supports charitable projects that are connected to communities in New York or Vienna. With the support from Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, the proceeds of the 65th Viennese Opera Ball will benefit once again the Music Therapy Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
The annual white-tie charity gala is always a night to remember with ballroom dancing, Viennese orchestra, opera performances, and glamorous guests. The annual gala draws an international audience that includes diplomats and dignitaries, international corporations and professionals, and is considered the most prestigious and oldest Viennese ball outside of Vienna.
The Gala Chairs for the evening are Elisabeth Muhr, Denise Rich, and Jean Shafiroff; Honorary Gala Chair, the Honorable Michael Ludwig, Mayor of Vienna; Honorary Guests, Ann Ziff and Florence Hvorostovsky. Some of the world’s most famous singers Opera Stars, Ewa Plonka, Limmie Pulliam, Michael Spyres, and Corinne Winters, will sing a series of opera performances.
The evening will start with a VIP reception, followed by the main reception. Then the guests will make their way to the ballroom for Opening Procession, Presentation of Colors, Presentation of Debutantes & Escorts and Polonaise, Followed by Alles Walzer, 4-course dinner, Musical Program led by Artistic Director Daniel Serafin, and the Midnight Quadrille. Nathan Lee Graham will emcee the evening.
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