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Sun, February 12, 2012 Free events, free things to do in New York City, NYC
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Artists on the roster include Shawn Pelton (drummer, Saturday Night Live), Mike Clark (drummer, Herbie Hancock), and Duncan Patton (Timpanist, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra) as well as a full Scottish Pipe Band, lead by Michael Eagle. The weekend will culminate with a Steel Drum Showcase Concert. New York City, NY; NYC
Gotham Writers’ Workshop instructor Sara Barron will present a free introductory Humor Writing course. Through a series of lectures and short writing exercises, Ms. Barron will reveal how to view the world through a humorist’s eye and how to maximize the comedic potential in your writing. Advance registration is not required—participants need only arrive for a prompt class start with paper, pen, and an eagerness to write. New York City, NY; NYC
Approx. 5 miles. Bring water and lunch or may opt to eat lunch at a restaurant. Use bathroom before hike or at the Brooklyn Bridge station before exiting turnstile. Call to confirm if hike is on.
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Join professional guides on a 90-minute journey through this vibrant neighborhood, viewing some of the city’s most notable landmarks, including the New York Life Insurance Building, the MetLife Clock Tower, the Appellate Courthouse and the famous Flatiron Building. New York City, NY; NYC
The six German-language authors of Festival Neue Literatur: Larissa Boehning, Monica Cantieni, Catalin Dorian Florescu, Inka Parei, Linda Stift and Erwin Uhrmann, give a sampling from their work, providing a taste of new writing from Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Two American actors, Hillary Spector and Robert Lyons, will read English translations. Enjoy beer and traditional German fare. New York City, NY; NYC
Take a walk around the lands dominated by the Castle, situated high on Vista Rock. Visit the tiny 55-acre realm on an eclectic tour of history and nature. Tour is approximately one hour. New York City, NY; NYC
Author and journalist Gal Beckerman will be the guest speaker. Beckerman is the opinion editor at The Forward. He was a longtime editor and staff writer at the Columbia Journalism Review and has also written for the New York Times, Boston Globe, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. New York City, NY; NYC
Walk through a scenic area on the western edge of the Park, much of which is off the beaten track for most visitors. See rolling meadows, lake views, bridges of different styles, and a garden with flowers and plants mentioned by Shakespeare. New York City, NY; NYC
Wagner’s Overture to Die Meistersinger
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4
Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy
The Greenwich Village Orchestra, New York City's most talented community orchestra, presents an all-German romantic program (perfect for Valentine's Day!), conducted by guest conductor Pierre Vallet, fresh from an acclaimed Metropolitan Opera debut. New York City, NY; NYC
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A conversation and discussion with playwright, dramaturg and university Professor András Visky and actor and artistic director of Theater Y Melissa Hawkins. The conversation will focus on those elements of Visky's work that highlight the impact of power on the invidual, including his personal experiences of the deportation camps in Romania. The intense studies that the plays represent will be discussed from various angles, inculding the problems of staging and acting them, but also the philosophical and humanist puzzles they pose. New York City, NY; NYC
Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata 17 Wer Dank opfert, der preiset mich
Johann Hermann Schein: Choral Motet Der Herr denket an uns
Artists: The Bach Choir and Bach Players (on period instruments). Soloists: Jennifer Bates, soprano; John Kawa, tenor; Joe Chappel, bass; Peter Kupfer, concertmaster; Rick Erickson, cantor. New York City, NY; NYC
The Chatham Chamber Ensemble is: Arianna Kalian, oboe; Stephen Poppel, clarinet; and Roe Goodman, bassoon. Nineteenth- and twentieth-century French and German music for woodwind trio: Beethoven, Bozza, Canteloube, Ludwig, Milhaud. New York City, NY; NYC
Francisco Goldman, Monica Cantieni, Larissa Boehning and Erwin Uhrman in conversation with Liesl Schillinger. As in the United States, the literary scene in Europe is currently abuzz with hybridity and border crossings that explore the lives of characters who move between different cultural and ethnic worlds. There as here, questions of power and authenticity are not far behind as these authors explore the sometimes explosive conditions that arise when cultures intersect and, yes, sometimes clash. New York City, NY; NYC
New York Classical Theatre returns to the World Financial Center with Playing Molière. Using their signature performance style, Panoramic Theatre, this unique production of Moliere’s shorter comedies hearkens back to the 17th century playwright’s roots in the Commedia dell’Arte. The characters of Playing Molière, including cuckolded husbands, sneaky servants, demanding fathers, and quick-witted lovers, have inspired an entire generation of physical comedians such as Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and the Marx Brothers. New York City, NY; NYC
1. Bassentric... Jane. Grenier B. Poetry, Francois Grillot and Albey Balgochian basses and special guest Blaise Siwula
2. LIGHTNING & THUNDER improvisations about the elements
Katja Cruz, voc Howard Curtis, dr/perc/marimba
3. An Open Session New York City, NY; NYC