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OPERA America Awards 2024 Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Conductors

OPERA America has announced the recipients of the 2024 Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Conductors.
Making Space At The Armory Presents ANTAGONISMS: A GATHERING Symposium Led By Claudia Rankine

Join Claudia Rankine, Anna Deavere Smith, Homi Bhabha, Saidiya Hartman, and others for a series of conversations and performances exploring public and private discourse at the Armory's Antagonisms: A Gathering on June 1.
The Harlem Chamber Players Sell Out Their 16th Annual Black History Month Celebration Concert

The Harlem Chamber Players will present the 16th Annual Black History Month Celebration Concert at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Cornerstone Theater Company Welcomes Co-Artistic Directors, Charlotte Brathwaite and Sunder Ganglani

Cornerstone Theater Company will welcome new Co-Artistic Directors, Charlotte Brathwaite and Sunder Ganglani.  After 17 years as Cornerstone’s Artistic Director, Michael John Garcés stepped down in June 2023. Learn more about the new members of the team here!
The Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces Playwright Deepa Purohit as the 2024 Recipient of the Hermitage Greenfield Prize

The Hermitage Artist Retreat announces playwright Deepa Purohit as the recipient of the 2024 Hermitage Greenfield Prize.
Making Space At The Armory Partners With National Black Theatre To Present HIDDEN CONVERSATIONS

Park Avenue Armory has announced the latest program in its Making Space Public Programming Series, Hidden Conversations, presented in partnership with National Black Theatre (NBT), Sunday, June 18, 2023 from 3pm to 8pm.
The Crossing Releases 30th Album: Shara Nova's Titration, Out Today on Navona Records

Acclaimed Grammy Award-winning choir The Crossing, led by Donald Nally, releases its 30th album Titration, on Navona Records. Premiered at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center in Big Sky, Montana in August 2022, Titration is another creative collaboration between The Crossing and Shara Nova, founder of the chamber pop band My Brightest Diamond and one of the featured composers on the choir's most recent album, Carols After a Plague.
Making Space At The Armory And Harlem Stage to Present HAPO NA ZAMANI

Park Avenue Armory's Making Space Public Programming Series and Harlem Stage will co-present Hapo Na Zamani (Black Arts Movement Past and Present), a 1960s-style happening.
HERE Reveals 2023 Recipients of HARP Multi-Year Residencies with Awards of $50K-$125K

HERE has announced four new members of the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP), one of the most robust residency programs in the country and serving as a national model.
Onassis Foundation Announces Programming For ARCHIVE OF DESIRE: A Festival Inspired By The Poet C.P. Cavafy

The Onassis Foundation announced the full schedule of events comprising the multi-disciplinary, multi-venue 'Archive of Desire': A Festival Inspired by the Poet C. P. Cavafy, which is presented in collaboration with National Sawdust and takes place April 28 through May 6, 2023, with special offerings throughout April.
Pamela Sneed to Lead Celebration Of The Juke Joint In Park Avenue Armory's Making Space Public Programming Series

Park Avenue Armory's Making Space public programming series will present the second program it its 2023 season, Juke Joint, Friday, March 31st and Saturday, April 1st.

The Onassis Foundation will present 'Archive of Desire': A Festival Inspired by the Poet C.P. Cavafy, a momentous gathering of artists responding to a poet’s legacy that stretches across every facet of the arts, yet remains widely undiscovered in the U.S.
2023 Jerome Hill Artist Fellows Announced

The Jerome Foundation has announced the 2023 grant recipients in the third round of the Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships program. 54 Fellowships are being awarded (8 in each in the fields of dance; film, video and digital production; literature; music; theater, performance and spoken word; and visual arts, and 3 in each of the newly added fields of technology centered arts and combined artistic fields) to early-career artists based in Minnesota and New York City.
New Dance Alliance and Chashama Present WORKSession IN FOUR WALLS Next Month

In this latest edition of WorkSessions, a project of New Dance Alliance, longtime colleagues Karen Bernard, Rachel Thorne Germond, Jil Guyon, and Lisa Parra present a series of installations and performances in a salon-like setting. Presented by New Dance Alliance in association with Chashama, WORKSession In Four Walls will take place at 1 Brooklyn Bridge Park, a waterfront gallery at 360 Furman Street (between Piers 5 and 6), in Brooklyn Heights.
Park Avenue Armory to Open 2023 Season With Symposium: SOUND AND COLOR - THE FUTURE OF RACE IN DESIGN

Park Avenue Armory will begin its 2023 Season with Symposium: Sound & Color - The Future of Race in Design, an interdisciplinary forum exploring how race matters in creative design for live performance, especially in the current moment of creative, technological, and cultural unrest.
WNYC Studios and Brown Arts Institute Present the Fifth Season of HELGA

​​​​​​​WNYC Studios and Brown Arts Institute at Brown University announce the November 15 launch of the fifth season of HELGA, a podcast hosted by critically acclaimed performing artist Helga Davis.
The Metropolitan Opera Premiere of MEDEA Starring Sondra Radvanovsky to Open the Company's 137th Season

The Metropolitan Opera will open its 2022–23 season with the company premiere of Cherubini’s masterpiece Medea Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Following triumphant performances at the Met as some of the repertory’s most dramatic heroines, Sondra Radvanovsky sings Medea for the first time, taking on the tour-de-force role made famous by Maria Callas.
Review: J'NAI BRIDGES At Caramoor

Mezzo delivers powerful evening of song highlighting African American composers. On a spectacularly beautiful evening, in a spectacularly beautiful venue (Caramoor's Spanish Pavillion) the birds were singing brightly, children were running around playfully (some continued to do so right through the recital!) and J'Nai Bridges showed clearly why she is the 'it girl' of opera in 2022.
The Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces Dates for 2022-2023 Benefit Events as Part of 20th Anniversary Season

Kicking off the Hermitage Artist Retreat’s 20th Anniversary Season, the Hermitage’s annual Artful Lobster: An Outdoor Celebration will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2022, from 11:30am to 2pm.
Caroline Shaw, Angélica Negrón, and Raquel Acevedo Klein Will Be Live at Caramoor Next Month

Angélica Negrón, Caroline Shaw and Raquel Acevedo Klein will premiere collaborative new music at Caramoor in Katonah, NY on Thursday, July 21 at 7:00pm. There will also be a Post-Show Talkback with Helga Davis.

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