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9 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 6 PM
Register Third generation Duncan dancer and Artistic Director of the Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation & Company, Lori Belilove makes public for the first time Isadora Duncan’s early manuscript, “Exercizes for the Dance.” Contrary to myth and popular misconception, Belilove says this document reveals that, Duncan had a coherent technique and guiding principles. Belilove expounds, with demonstration, Duncan’s role as the “Mother of Modern Dance” in the context of this early formative handwritt…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wed, May 29
@ 1 PM
David Vaughan's The Dance Historian Is In
Register For this Dance Historian Is In, former Joffrey Ballet dancer Trinette Singleton presents touchstones from the Joffrey Ballet’s history with works from the repertoire and the Joffrey Methodology. Beginning with the early 1960s following the Joffrey Ballet’s split with Rebecca Harkness, Singleton discusses the events of that first year as the company began to establish itself. Singleton highlights various works that went into the repertoire during that period, along with the 1967 additio…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium
Online
Adults
Mon, June 3
@ 6 PM
Register Theresa Rebeck, writer for stage, film, television and novels, with five plays produced on Broadway, joins the League of Professional Theatre Women on stage to discuss her career and work. Rebeck is among one of the most produced female playwrights on Broadway. Her Broadway credits include I Need That (starring Danny DeVito), Bernhardt/Hamlet (starring Janet McTeer), Dead Accounts (starring Norbert Leo Butz); Seminar (starring Alan Rickman); and Mauritius (starring F. Murray Abraham).…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tue, June 4
@ 1 PM
Online
This event is online only. 53rd Street Library is continuing our successful remote music series in collaboration with the Library for the Performing Arts. This disc discussion will focus on Thriller by Michael Jackson. We are offering a monthly music club (1PM & 5PM options) via Google Hangouts/Meetup selecting and focusing on a classic album with a distinct cultural impact. To give the club an intimate feel--Like a book club for music. An LP Club!--and for us to get to know one another a…
ONLINEAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Tue, June 4
@ 5 PM
Online
This event is online only. 53rd Street Library is continuing our successful remote music series in collaboration with the Library for the Performing Arts. This disc discussion will focus on Thriller by Michael Jackson. We are offering a monthly music club (1PM & 5PM options) via Google Hangouts/Meetup selecting and focusing on a classic album with a distinct cultural impact. To give the club an intimate feel--Like a book club for music. An LP Club!--and for us to get to know one another a…
ONLINEAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, June 6
@ 6 PM
*This event has unfortunately been cancelled. Three dance artists, Ishmael Houston-Jones, John Kelly, and Richard Move, are beginning the journey of archiving their work. These three nationally recognized performing arts innovators, participating with eight other artists as part of the part of the Pick Up Performance Co.’s LGBTQ+ Artists Archive Project, will discuss art and life and being queer in a 35+ year roller-coaster context of public social agendas. The LGBTQ+ Artists Archive Project…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, June 13
@ 5 PM
Register One of the most innovative composers of his generation, Mikel Rouse has a gift for superimposing pop vernaculars onto avant-garde music. In this evening's event, we celebrate Rouse, whose archive was acquired by the Library for the Performing Arts in 2010, with a discussion about his new memoir, The World Got Away, and a listening party of his new album Language Barrier. The memoir channels Rouse’s high energy personality into an exuberant account of the precarity and pleasures of art…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wed, June 26
@ 1 PM
David Vaughan's The Dance Historian Is In
Register Dance educator and former member of the Eleo Pomare Dance Company, Dyane Harvey Salaam presents this month’s The Dance Historian Is In, along with company members Dr. Carl Paris, PhD and Robin Becker. They will venture into the mind and soul of master creative Eleo Pomare—the man, the artist, and the maker of artists. Born in Colombia, Pomare was a dancer and choreographer who trained with renowned choreographers, including José Limón, and established the Eleo Pomare Dance Company in 1…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium
Online
Adults
Thu, July 11
@ 6 PM
Register For decades, The American Tap Dance Foundation has shared the joy of tap dance through engaging dancers, teachers, choreographers, and tap dance enthusiasts of all ages in year-round training programs for kids, teens, and adults, premiere concert performances such as Rhythm in Motion, an Artists in Residence Program, and more.. This special event, A Celebration of the American Tap Dance Foundation at the Library for the Performing Arts, presents video and tap dance performances, alo…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults