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Date Time Event Description
Jun-19-19 07:00 PM Karaoke Sing-Along: LGBTQIA+ Artists and Allies Bar Thalia

Bring that voice out of the shower and into the all-new BAR THALIA SING ALONG! For those afraid to tackle the bright lights of the solo Karaoke stage, we host a night where you, your closest friends, and complete strangers can come together to belt out some of the songs we all know and love. Hosted by Anthony Colon.

Wed, June 19th 7 PM: LGBTQIA+ Artists and Allies

We jump into PRIDE month as we celebrate great artists like Elton John, Janelle Monae, Sam Smith, David Bowie and the friends who continue to support the LGBTQIA+ Community.

    Jun-21-19 09:00 PM "I AM" - Hosted by Yuko Kudo Bar Thalia

    "I AM" is a series where you can hear everyone's vision in regards to each theme. It is a safe place, where you can share your voice, your art, and be authentically connected with people who are there for the same purpose, to be who they are. Come join us, have fun, be outrageous. Your voice matters. You matter. Say "I AM ME" unapologetically.

    Jun-22-19 05:30 PM The 17th Independent Music Awards & Conference Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

    JOIN THE BEST INDIE ARTISTS @ The 17th INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS

    The annual IMA award show and conference is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together established & emerging talent from around the world for award presentations, stellar performances, career-enhancement programs and networking events.
    Purchase your ticket here to move beyond the velvet rope & join top-ranked artists at The IMA Award Show & Indie Konference.
    Top honors in 104 Music, Video and Design categories will be presented from the Symphony Space stage, in between performances by this year’s IMA Nominees. Saturday, June 22 5:30-9:30pm

    The IMA Indie Konference at The Paramount Hotel (235 W. 46th St. NYC) will feature intimate showcases, meet-ups, workshops & mentoring sessions to help indie creatives grow their presence on the world stage as Artists, Advocates and Entrepreneurs. And is the site of Friday & Saturday night parties. June 21st 2-11pm / June 22nd 10am-Midnight

    A limited number of Premium Access Tickets are available that includes prime seating at The Independent Music Awards ceremony. Plus priority registration (first-come-first-served) for IMA Indie Konference mentoring sessions, workshops, critiques, showcases and parties.

    Standard Admission Ticket includes a reserved seat at IMA ceremony. Plus access (space permitting) to Indie Konference, showcases and parties.

    A complete list of Nominees are available at www.INDEPENDENTMUSICAWARDS.COM

    Jun-23-19 01:00 PM RSC Live: The Taming of the Shrew Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre

    In a reimagined 1590, England is a matriarchy. Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story. Justin Audibert (Snow in Midsummer, The Jew of Malta) turns Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power.

    Ticket buyers are invited to join RSC Director Owen Horsley for a pre-screening introduction and reception. Owen most recently directed Maydays (2018) and Salomé (2017) for the RSC, and worked as Assistant Director on King and Country: Shakespeare’s Great Cycle of Kings which toured to Brooklyn Academy of Music in 2016. Places are limited, on a first come first served basis, and RSVP is essential. Please contact [email protected] to confirm your attendance at the drinks reception.

    Private group screenings available! (Minimum 75 attendees) Contact [email protected]

    Jun-23-19 05:00 PM Sing-Along: Bohemian Rhapsody Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre

    We Will Rock You when you Sing Along with BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound.

    Jun-23-19 06:00 PM Selected Shorts on Tour: Columbia Festival of the Arts

    The hit public radio series Selected Shorts takes the stage at the Columbia Festival of the Arts, telling tales about living life to the fullest. Join us for an evening of subtle passion, inspired solutions, and rediscovered love. These stories show us it's never too late to seize the day. Host Sam Underwood will read alongside actors Valorie Curry and Atandwa Kani.

    Buy tickets HERE.

    Due to a scheduling conflict, Zach Grenier will not appear at this event.


    Selected Shorts is produced by Symphony Space and broadcast on more than 150 stations around the country. The Selected Shorts podcast consistently ranks as one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes. The series began in 1985 and enjoys sold-out performances to this day. Selected Shorts was conceived with a simple premise: take great stories by well-known and emerging writers and have them performed by terrific actors of stage and screen. Featuring stories around a lively theme, the favorite works of a guest author, or a special collaboration, each Selected Shorts event is a unique night of literature in performance.

    Actors subject to change.

    Jun-23-19 07:00 PM E.J. Decker Jazz Bar Thalia

    “That’s a lovely voice there…like melted chocolate” —Grace Black, K107fm

    “Singular mastery with buttery gravitas and sheer elegance” —Raul de Gama, Jazz da Gama

    “A voice smooth as, well, velvet” —Geno Thackara, All About Jazz

    A solid, big-voiced jazz baritone (à la Hartman or Eckstine), E.J. Decker has performed nationally and played nearly all of NYC’s top jazz rooms, gliding easily from jazz through folk to '50s R&B and blues, while standing among today's strongest male interpreters of ballads. His albums have garnered uniformly strong critical praise and continue to receive worldwide airplay. From 2005 to 2014, E.J. brought together a revolving cast of more than 160 of NY’s top jazz artists in the annual The September Concert: The Heart of Jazz for 9/11, a free concert that honored those we lost on NY's most fateful day, created an ongoing prayer for peace, and offered the gift of solace and healing through music from NY's jazz community to our fellow New Yorkers.

    Chris Bergson was inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame in February 2015. Over the course of eight critically acclaimed albums and decades of live performances, NY guitarist/singer Chris Bergson has established himself as "one of the most inventive songwriters in modern blues music" (All Music Guide.) Chris has performed with Levon Helm, Hubert Sumlin, Norah Jones and John Hammond, as well as jazz legends Annie Ross and drummer Al Foster (Miles Davis), and has opened for B.B. King, Etta James and Bettye LaVette, to name just a few. Named a Jazz Ambassador in 2002, his Chris Bergson Band has sold out renowned venues such as NYC's Jazz Standard and his many European tours have led him to become an international festival favorite.

    Hilliard Greene performs widely in recitals, nightclubs, concert halls (including Carnegie Hall), recording studios, radio and television throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, the West Indies and South America. Hilliard performed and recorded with Jimmy Scott for 20+ years and was his Musical Director from 1995 to 2013. He was Cecil Taylor’s Concert Master for his group, “Phtongos,” and served a long-time residency at the legendary Minton’s Playhouse as house bassist. He’s played with Kenny Barron, Cindy Blackman, T.K. Blue, Joanne Brackeen, Oscar Brown Jr., Jon Hendricks, Gloria Lynne, Vanessa Rubin and Bobby Watson, among others. Hilliard has produced three CDs with his own ensemble The Jazz Expressions, a solo bass CD entitled “Alone,” and a new CD this month, featuring Negro Spirituals related to the Underground Railroad.

    Jun-23-19 08:00 PM NYC Debut of Sona Jobarteh Sona Jobarteh, the first female kora virtuoso to come from a West African griot family. She is making her NYC debut at Symphony Space on 6/23.
    Jun-23-19 08:00 PM Sing-Along: Hair Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre

    Good Morning Starshine! Let down your Hair and sing along with us for a psychedelic trip at the dawning of Aquarius!

    Jun-24-19 07:00 PM Project Shaw: The Philanderer Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre

    The Philanderer is a wickedly witty comedy. The play follows a day in the life of a roguish gentleman doing his best to avoid making a commitment to either of the two women who may or may not actually want him to. In The Philanderer, Shaw takes on most of the classic Shaw issues, questioning societal expectations, sex, relationships, sense of self, science, religion and politics.

    These script-in-hand all-star readings are always sold out.

    Each month, Project Shaw brings you either one of Shaw's scintillating plays or a play by those who shared his ‘art as activism’ view of life. This is the acclaimed staged reading series that has been playing to sold-out crowds for the last 13 years!

    "Gingold Theatrical Group provides an invaluable -- and unique -- service to New Yorkers. Not only does it keep topnotch productions of great works of art before the public on a regular basis as no other theater company can, but it also does something less obvious. It keeps the tradition of intelligent argument, embodied in Shaw's plays but otherwise much lacking from public discourse, alive for those who need it most: the thinking people of a great city." -- Jesse Green, New York Magazine.



    For more information about Project Shaw, please visit the Gingold Theatrical Group website, www.gingoldgroup.org.