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|May 4, Monday - May 30, Saturday||DANCE AGAINST CANCER Raised More Than $243,000 (Michelle Tabnick Communications)
8pm at AXA Equitable Theater
The benefit brings together artists from leading dance companies from New York City and beyond for a night of beautiful performances, world premieres and great company. Since its inauguration, Dance Against Cancer has raised over $325,000 in support of the American Cancer Society.
|May 10, Sunday - June 7, Sunday||Free Workshop for Middle Schoolers: ARCHITECTURE, STRUCTURE, & MODELS (Beam Center)
1:00 pm at Beam Center, 60 Sackett Street Brooklyn, NY
None: Free with advance re Tickets: http://beamcenter.org/weekends
Free Workshop for Middle Schoolers: ARCHITECTURE, STRUCTURE, & MODELS ARCHITECTURE, STRUCTURE, & MODELS Sundays, May 10, 17, 31, and June 7, 1-4pm With Angela Lee Ka Ki In this 4-week workshop, each participant will learn/use different digital and physical modeling tools such as the laser cutter, 3d print and animation software. We will work between 2D and 3D platforms to investigate architecture and cities. Kids will use Angela's design process using geometry to create architectural models, drawings, and animations.
|June 4, Thursday - June 6, Saturday||INSIDE/OUTSIDE Theatre of the Oppressed NYC’s Third Annual Legislative Theatre Festival (Theatre of the Oppressed NYC)
at The New School, 66 West 12th St, New York NY 10003
None: Free to the Public
Watch original plays based on community actors’ lived experiences of discrimination based on past arrest or conviction. Act onstage to offer alternative responses to these systemic problems. Submit policy ideas to representatives from NY City Council and the federal government, and Vote to carry these ideas forward to their respective chambers.
|June 10, Wednesday - June 24, Wednesday||THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (American Sephardi Federation at The Center for Jewish Histor)
3pm at Center for Jewish History
Admission: $26 - $36 Tickets: asfmerchant.bpt.me
The CENTER FOR JEWISH HISTORY (15 W 16th St New York, NY 10011) presents: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE by William Shakespeare June 10th at 3pm (preview), 14th at 7pm (Opening), and 22nd and 24th at 8pm The lead role of Shylock will be played by international Actor and Baritone David Serero. This production, made by the American Sephardi Federation, will be done in Sephardi style featuring Ladino Music Songs.
Please watch our trailer.
|July 7, Tuesday - July 28, Tuesday||Arts in the Park (Cultural Collaborative Jamaica)
10:00 AM at Rufus King Park
A FREE summer series located in Rufus King Park designed for children, (K-6th) to see professional performances by local and national artists. Attendees include counselors, children from daycare centers, summer camps, family courts, afterschool programs, and parents with small children. Each performance takes place every Tuesday at 10:00 AM beginning in July.
|September 23, Wednesday - June 30, Thursday||Gotham Chamber Opera - 2015/2016 Season (Michelle Tabnick Communications)
8pm at Gotham Chamber Opera
Gotham Chamber Opera announces its 15th Anniversary Season, which will begin in the fall of 2015 with a 15th Anniversary Celebration Concert. The season concludes with the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s Yardbird, a co-production of the Apollo Theater, Gotham Chamber Opera and Opera Philadelphia, at the world famous Apollo Theater in May/June 2016. 15th Anniversary Celebration Concert Over the course of its history, Gotham Chamber Opera has served as a launching pad for the careers of many singers who have gone on to international careers.