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Address: 2537 Broadway at 95th Street
City: New York
State: NY
Date Time Event Description
Feb-23-19 11:00 AM Doppelskope: "The Amazing Story Machine": Two Shows! February 23 at 11 am and 2 pm:Two Shows In this delightful puppetry romp, which The New York Times calls "endlessly inventive," the Grimm family is on the verge of presenting their cutting-edge new Story Machine, which runs on steam and dreams. When their contraption unexpectedly malfunctions, they have to invent a new way of storytelling on the spot, using puppets and ongoing help from the audience. Exploring classic favorite fairy tales such as The Hare and the Hedgehog, Hansel and Gretel, and The Brave Little Tailor, this all-ages show features multiple styles of puppetry, live music, projections, and physical comedy. View the preview here: https://www.doppelskope.com/the-amazing-story-machine/
Feb-25-19 07:30 PM CUTTING EDGE CONCERTS NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL: THE POETRY OF PLACES On Monday, February 25 at 7:30 pm at Symphony Space, Victoria Bond's Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival presents Paul Chihara's Amatsu Kaze (for mezzo-soprano and five instruments). The program also features the Grammy-nominated pianist Nadia Shpachenko performing short piano works by Hannah Lash, Louis Spratlan, Harold Meltzer, Amy Beth Kirsten, James Matheson, Jack Van Zandt, and Victoria Bond. It is the third and final program of Cutting Edge Concerts' 22nd season. The season also includes the di.vi.sion piano trio performing works by Steven Burke, Jim Lahti, and Bond's Other Selves (February 11), a preview performance of Victoria Bond's opera The Adventures of Gulliver (February 18) and more. Details are below. Meaning "winds of heaven", Amatsu Kaze by Japanese-American composer Paul Chihara is based on seven Haiku that deal with love, death and separation. "The poems begin in the seventeenth century, and travel to the twentieth. The songs are happy, sad, sexy, witty, and always very lonely," reflects Chihara. The instrumentation was inspired by Arnold Schoenberg's classic work Pierrot Lunaire, and as such the songs are intended to be presented and enjoyed as a cabaret. The text is sung in Japanese by mezzo-soprano Sophie Maekawa who is joined in this performance by The Horszowski Trio (violinist Jesse Mills, guest cellist Paul Wiancko, and pianist Rieko Aizawa), flutist Elizabeth Mann, and clarinetist Alan Kay. The concert also features the Grammy-nominated pianist Nadia Shpachenko performing a set of pieces for piano and/or toy piano by Harold Meltzer, Lewis Spratlan, Hannah Lash, Amy Beth Kirsten, James Matheson, Jack Van Zandt, and Victoria Bond. Each of these short works were inspired by great architecture and places, including the Copland House in Cortlandt, NY, The American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, Newgrange Ancient Temple in Ireland, and Frank Gehry’s IAC Building in Manhattan, among others. All of these works were commissioned by and dedicated to Ms. Shpachenko. Tickets are $20 in advance ($30 day of show) and are available at symphonyspace.org.
Feb-26-19 07:30 PM Isaac Mizrahi
Mar-02-19 11:00 AM Boogaloo Familia https://www.symphonyspace.org/events/just-kidding-boogaloo-kids A wild and upbeat bilingual musical journey through the history, musical style and worldwide cultural impact of Latin Boogaloo, the 1960s music and dance craze from the streets of Spanish Harlem. The audience will be able to shake and boogie along to the infectious rhythms of “Boogaloo Shoes” and other happy tunes. Boogaloo Familia features members of the Spanglish Fly, the NYC based band recommended by National Public Radio’s Alt.Latino.
Mar-02-19 11:00 AM SPANGLISH FLY Family Program! Playing as Boogaloo Familia https://www.symphonyspace.org/events/just-kidding-boogaloo-kids
Mar-09-19 11:00 AM Beauty and the Beast National Marionette Theatre: Two Shows! This classic tale of the ferocious looking Beast with a kind heart is a perennial favorite with audiences worldwide, and is brought to vivid life through stunning marionettes.Join the brave heroine Beauty as she discovers there are many ways that one can be beautiful in this world, and how one looks on the outside can be very different from how one is on the inside. National Marionette Theatre is one of the oldest continually-running marionette theaters in the United States.Founded in 1967 by artistic director David A. Syrotiak, this award-winning company has been entertaining and amazing audiences around the world with their imaginative productions for more than 50 years.
Mar-09-19 09:00 PM Kelley Suttenfield
Mar-16-19 11:00 AM Jedi Academy https://www.symphonyspace.org/events/jedi-academy Young intergalactic adventurers are invited to learn the ways of the Jedi with Panniken Moonjumper, a true Master of Intergalactic fun and adventure. During this comedy variety show, little Jedi Warriors, Princesses and Darth Vaders will feel empowered to discover the great Force within their hearts. The all-ages show involves comic antics, exciting physical challenges, magical mayhem, lightsaber lessons and a visit from our space hero’s furry alien sidekick. Audience members are invited to come in costume. Jedi Academy was created by critically acclaimed family entertainer David Engel, whose clown action-heroes captivate the heart and mind with universal themes and enduring memories.
Mar-17-19 07:30 PM Lúnasa with Natalie Merchant
Mar-20-19 08:00 PM Gogol Bordello