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Treasures of NY Public Library for the Performing Arts - Al Hirschfeld's Drawing Table and Barber's ChairTreasures of NY Public Library for the Performing Arts - Al Hirschfeld's Drawing Table and Barber's Chair
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jul 25, 2014

I have often referred to The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts as a living, breathing entity because its mission is to ensure that the performing arts live. At The Library for the Performing Arts, we house and preserve materials of the artistic process - the playwright's drafts, the composer's handwritten manuscripts, the artist's private correspondence, recordings, and more - and provide free access to these treasures for researchers, students, performers, and arts enthusiasts from around the world. (more...)

The Met Museum Presents ASSYRIA TO IBERIA AT THE DAWN OF THE CLASSICAL AGE, 9/22-1/4The Met Museum Presents ASSYRIA TO IBERIA AT THE DAWN OF THE CLASSICAL AGE, 9/22-1/4
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

At its height in the 8th to 7th century B.C., the Assyrian Empire was the dominant power of the ancient Near East and the largest empire the world had yet seen, spanning 1,000 miles in a continuous swathe from Assyria (present-day northern Iraq) to the Mediterranean. As Assyria expanded, the Phoenician city-states of the Levant—precariously located along the edge of Assyrian territory—were compelled to expand and strengthen their maritime trade networks to the west. The mercantile connections they established along the northern coast of Africa and the southern coast of Europe to the straits of Gibraltar and beyond, to the Atlantic, became conduits for raw materials, luxury goods, images, and ideas between the Near East and the Mediterranean. (more...)

The American Museum of Natural History Presents ONE STEP BEYOND, 6/20The American Museum of Natural History Presents ONE STEP BEYOND, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History presents One Step Beyond, concluding its seventh season, with the Martinez Brothers, Justin Strauss, and Stephen Silvestri. The event will take place in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe on Friday, June 20. (more...)

NYPL for the Performing Arts Hosts Exhibition Celebrating the O'Neill Center's 50th Anniversary, Now thru 9/16NYPL for the Performing Arts Hosts Exhibition Celebrating the O'Neill Center's 50th Anniversary, Now thru 9/16
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

To celebrate the O'Neill's 50th anniversary and influence, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will present Launchpad of the American Theater: The O'Neill Since 1964, a new free multimedia exhibition on display in the Vincent Astor Gallery May 17 through September 16, 2014. The exhibition will chart the journey of American theater at the O'Neill from its past to present and future, and explore the creative development of its playwrights, composers, students, puppeteers and performers. (more...)

American Museum of Natural History Presents ONE STEP BEYOND with Metro Area and Kevin Graves TodayAmerican Museum of Natural History Presents ONE STEP BEYOND with Metro Area and Kevin Graves Today
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History presents One Step Beyond, now in its seventh season, with Metro Area, Blondes, and Kevin Graves. The event will take place in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe today, May 16. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2014 Summer Festival Lineup; Runs 7/20-8/10Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2014 Summer Festival Lineup; Runs 7/20-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

The schedule for this summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, which runs from July 20 to August 10, was announced today by Bill Bragin, Lincoln Center's Director of Public Programming. Nearly 100 free performances will take place across the plazas of Lincoln Center during three weeks. A special Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger on July 20 will be followed by the official opening concert on July 23 with Larry Harlow's Hommy: A Latin Opera, the landmark work's first performance in 40 years. Complete festival details and a chronological listing of events follow. (more...)

The American Museum of Natural History Presents ONE STEP BEYOND with Metro Area and Kevin Graves, 5/16The American Museum of Natural History Presents ONE STEP BEYOND with Metro Area and Kevin Graves, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History presents One Step Beyond, now in its seventh season, with Metro Area, Blondes, and Kevin Graves. The event will take place in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe onFriday, May 16. (more...)

NYPL for the Performing Arts to Host Exhibition Celebrating the O'Neill Center's 50th Anniversary, 5/17-9/16NYPL for the Performing Arts to Host Exhibition Celebrating the O'Neill Center's 50th Anniversary, 5/17-9/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

To celebrate the O'Neill's 50th anniversary and influence, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will present Launchpad of the American Theater: The O'Neill Since 1964, a new free multimedia exhibition on display in the Vincent Astor Gallery May 17 through September 16, 2014. The exhibition will chart the journey of American theater at the O'Neill from its past to present and future, and explore the creative development of its playwrights, composers, students, puppeteers and performers. (more...)

American Museum of Natural History Presents ONE STEP BEYOND TodayAmerican Museum of Natural History Presents ONE STEP BEYOND Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History presents One Step Beyond, now in its seventh season, with Machinedrum, NGUZUNGUZU, and Jubilee. The event will take place in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe today, April 4. (more...)

ChamberMusicNY's 2014-15 Season to Feature Ashley Jennifer Jackson, Danielle Eva Schwob & MoreChamberMusicNY's 2014-15 Season to Feature Ashley Jennifer Jackson, Danielle Eva Schwob & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

ChamberMusicNY, a nonprofit presenting organization, has announced that its 2014-15 season will include the professional recital debut of Ashley Jennifer Jackson, harp; a commission from composer Danielle Eva Schwob; the American Modern Ensemble conducted by David Alan Miller; and the percussion ensemble Talujon. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: NY Public Library Digitalizes Thousands of Hours of Jerome Robbins Dance VideosSTAGE TUBE: NY Public Library Digitalizes Thousands of Hours of Jerome Robbins Dance Videos
by Stage Tube - Apr 3, 2014

Newly digitized dance videos and films available on-site at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts include: (more...)

The American Museum of Natural History Presents ONE STEP BEYOND, 4/4The American Museum of Natural History Presents ONE STEP BEYOND, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History presents One Step Beyond, now in its seventh season, with Machinedrum, NGUZUNGUZU, and Jubilee. The event will take place in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe on Friday, April 4. (more...)

AMNH Continues 'One Step Beyond' Series Tonight with Dj Rashad and Dj SpinnAMNH Continues 'One Step Beyond' Series Tonight with Dj Rashad and Dj Spinn
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History continues the seventh season of One Step Beyond with DJ sets by DJ Rashad and DJ Spinn, and Nick Catchdubs. The event will take place in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe tonight, February 28, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. (more...)

AMNH Continues 'One Step Beyond' Series 2/28 with Dj Rashad and Dj SpinnAMNH Continues 'One Step Beyond' Series 2/28 with Dj Rashad and Dj Spinn
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History continues the seventh season of One Step Beyond with DJ sets by DJ Rashad and DJ Spinn, and Nick Catchdubs. The event will take place in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe on Friday, February 28. (more...)

American Museum of Natural History Presents DJs Juan Maclean, Jacques Greene, and Kevin Graves TonightAmerican Museum of Natural History Presents DJs Juan Maclean, Jacques Greene, and Kevin Graves Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History continues the seventh season of One Step Beyond with DJ sets by Juan Maclean, Jacques Greene, and Kevin Graves. The event will take place in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe tonight, January 17. (more...)

The American Museum of Natural History Presents DJs Juan Maclean, Jacques Greene, and Kevin Graves, 1/17The American Museum of Natural History Presents DJs Juan Maclean, Jacques Greene, and Kevin Graves, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History continues the seventh season of One Step Beyond with DJ sets by Juan Maclean, Jacques Greene, and Kevin Graves. The event will take place in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe on Friday, January 17. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents CELOPATRA'S NEEDLE, Opening TodayThe Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents CELOPATRA'S NEEDLE, Opening Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

Since 1881, an ancient Egyptian monument—the obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, popularly known as “Cleopatra's Needle”—has stood in New York's Central Park, a gift to the City of New York from the khedives of Egypt. It is the only monumental obelisk from ancient Egypt in the United States. The obelisk can be seen from several vantage points within The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is located nearby. As the Central Park Conservancy begins to develop a plan to conserve the monument, the Metropolitan Museum will present an exhibition about the construction and evolving symbolism of obelisks from antiquity to the present day. The exhibition Cleopatra's Needle opens December 3. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents CELOPATRA'S NEEDLE, Opening 12/3The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents CELOPATRA'S NEEDLE, Opening 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Since 1881, an ancient Egyptian monument—the obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, popularly known as “Cleopatra's Needle”—has stood in New York's Central Park, a gift to the City of New York from the khedives of Egypt. It is the only monumental obelisk from ancient Egypt in the United States. The obelisk can be seen from several vantage points within The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is located nearby. As the Central Park Conservancy begins to develop a plan to conserve the monument, the Metropolitan Museum will present an exhibition about the construction and evolving symbolism of obelisks from antiquity to the present day. The exhibition Cleopatra's Needle opens December 3. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum Exhibition Celebrates Central Park Obelisk Known as CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLE, 12/3-6/8Metropolitan Museum Exhibition Celebrates Central Park Obelisk Known as CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLE, 12/3-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Since 1881, an ancient Egyptian monument-the obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, popularly known as "Cleopatra's Needle"-has stood in New York's Central Park, a gift to the City of New York from the khedives of Egypt. It is the only monumental obelisk from ancient Egypt in the United States. The obelisk can be seen from several vantage points within The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is located nearby. As the Central Park Conservancy begins to develop a plan to conserve the monument, the Metropolitan Museum will present an exhibition about the construction and evolving symbolism of obelisks from antiquity to the present day. The exhibition Cleopatra's Needle opens December 3. (more...)

NYPL Hosts Free Events Celebrating Al Hirschfeld Exhibition, Beg. TodayNYPL Hosts Free Events Celebrating Al Hirschfeld Exhibition, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

The New York Public Library has announced its upcoming free events celebrating its Al Hirschfeld Exhibit 'THE LINE KING'S LIBRARY' at the Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. The exhibition showcases NYPL's vast collection of Hirschfeld's work on display, honoring the iconic artist's relationship with the library. The show is on view now through January 4, 2014. (more...)

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