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Alexander Calder’s Circus is an avant-garde artist’s reimagining of a great popular tradition. Constructing his pint-sized figures out of wire, wood, cloth, and whatever else came to hand, Calder created a comic meditation on life under the big top. Paris, London, and New York—including Cocteau, Mondrian, and Miró.
Life on Earth’s surface depends on the energy of the Sun and the cycles of seasons and climate. Join the Museum’s Director of Astrovisualization Carter Emmart for a presentation in the Hayden Planetarium Space Theater that draws on data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to see what causes these cycles, how life on Earth responds in grand migrations, and the effects of human habitat change.
In Dulci Jubilo – A German Christmas presents the wonderful diversity of German Christmas music from the middle ages to today. Starting with a haunting medieval chant, the program features Renaissance and Baroque music by Michael Praetorius, Johann Eccard, and Hans Leo Hassler; baroque music by Heinrich Schütz and Andreas Hammerschmidt, Romantic music by Johannes Brahms and Albert Becker, and 20th century works by Hugo Distler
Karaoke and comedy collide at The Jukebox!
December 18, 2012 Tuesday 8:00 PM Paul Hall (The Juilliard School) 155 W 65th St New York, New York 10023 Student instrumentalists from the Historical Performance Program present a colorful assortment of chamber works coached by faculty members throughout the semester FREE tickets available 12/4
Not to be outdone by President Obama, The Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF) announces a unique Theatre Stimulus Program for its current (14th annual) season (including free wine and cheese). Executive producer John Chatterton and other members of the MITF staff will be explaining the MITF stimulus program at the fourth annual MITF Symposium on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 6pm at The June Havoc Theatre in the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex, 312 W 36th St., first floor, NYC. Admission is FREE but reservations are requested (E-mail to midtownFestival@gmail.com).
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) continues its fall season of monthly networking panels with Singing a New Tune: Let's Revitalize the Musical Theater Development Process, on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 7:30pm at The Players Theatre’s Steve & Marie Sgouros Theatre, 3rd floor, 115 MacDougal Street, NYC. Doors open at 7:00pm for networking and refreshments, panel starts promptly at 7:30pm.
Midtown International Theatre Festival Presents the Fourth Annual MITF Symposium Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 6pm