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Kaatsbaan Cultural Park Summer Festival 2020

August 1 - September 27

Kaatsbaan Cultural Park announces Summer Festival 2020, with dance and art performances over nine consecutive weekends from August 1 – September 27, 2020 to celebrate the local community and artistic communities. The Festival opening will honor the impact, beauty, and versatility of Black dancers and creators past and present, curated in collaboration with Festival Advisory […]

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Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces WPA Virtual Commissions August Premieres

August 2 @ 7:30 PM - August 31 @ 9:00 PM

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, is proud to announce August premieres for Works & Process Artists (WPA) Virtual Commissions. New commissions are posted on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube (@worksandprocess) every Sunday and Monday at 7:30 pm. August 2          Ashley Laracey and Troy Schumacher August 3          Gabrielle Lamb August […]

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UJA-Federation of New York’s Virtual Hamptons Trunk Show

August 3 - August 6
New York, NY United States + Google Map
Free

UJA-Federation of New York's virtual Hamptons Trunk Show is a four-day online shopping event featuring more than 100 vendors selling designer clothing, jewelry, home goods, and more. Each day will showcase different vendors and will feature a live segment with trendsetters in the fashion world. Twenty percent of the proceeds of all sales benefit UJA-Federation, […]

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Dance/NYC #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Conversation Series August 4 – Dance as Dignified Labor

August 4 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

New York - Dance/NYC moves into the final two weeks of the twelve-part Facebook Live Conversation Series with arts workers from across the arts and culture sector. These discussions highlight the importance of the arts ecology, point to current challenges and offer considerations on our way forward as a field. This series is a part […]

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Ballet Hispánico Cada Noche…Tango Watch Party

August 5 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map

Ballet Hispánico continues B Unidos, its video series, with Watch Parties in August 2020, available at www.facebook.com/ballethispanico, www.ballethispanico.org/bunidos/watch-party, or: www.youtube.com/channel/UCeBVCPHnWSLKF4c53fAqDRw/ Enjoy a Company performance from the comfort of your own home, followed by live Q&A sessions with Artistic Director and CEO of Ballet Hispánico Eduardo Vilaro, choreographers and Company dancers: Wed August 5 at 7pm: Cada Noche...Tango; Wed August 19 […]

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Bai Mengfan | Almost a Love Story

August 7 @ 6:00 PM - September 9 @ 6:00 PM
sapce776, 229 Central Ave,
Brooklyn, New York 11221
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free

New York, NY- Space 776 is pleased to present Almost a Love Story, an exhibition of new paintings by Bai Mengfan, on view from August 7th through September 9th at 37-39 Clinton Street in the Lower East Side. The exhibition takes its name in part from the 1996 Hong Kong film, Comrades: Almost a Love […]

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Dance/NYC Announces Recipients of Disability. Dance. Artistry. Dance and Social Justice Fellowship Program

August 8
New York, NY United States + Google Map

The dance service organization Dance/NYC is pleased to announce the 26 recipients of the Disability. Dance. Artistry. Dance and Social Justice Fellowship Program made possible by the generous support of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs CreateNYC Disability Forward Fund and the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation with additional support from the New York Community Trust. "We are […]

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The Bridge: Nai-Ni Chen Virtual Dance Institute of boundary-breaking dance experiences, Free One-Hour Company Class on Zoom August 10-14, 2020

August 10 @ 12:00 PM - August 14 @ 1:00 PM

The Bridge, Nai-Ni Chen's Virtual Dance Institute of boundary-breaking dance experiences and Free One-Hour Company Class is open to all dancers at an Intermediate to Advanced Level with Guest Master Artists and Company Dancers August 10-14 at 12pm EDT on Zoom. Interested dancers can join the class by registering on Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company's website: […]

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The Pirates’ Pajama Party & Treasure Hunt – Opera Saratoga: Connect! Virtual Gala

August 13 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

(Saratoga Springs, New York): Opera Saratoga has announced The Pirates' Pajama Party & Treasure Hunt, the company's first-ever Virtual Gala. The online event replaces Opera on the Lake, the company'sGala that had previously been scheduled for June but had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Pirates' Pajama Party & Treasure Hunt will take place completely online […]

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Kinesis Project dance theatre presents Breathing with Strangers: Along the Water’s Edge A Livestream Series

August 14 @ 6:30 PM - August 23 @ 7:30 PM

Kinesis Project dance theatre presents Breathing with Strangers: Along the Water's Edge, live streamed from waterfronts across New York and Pennsylvania from August 14-23, 2020 at 6:30pm EDT. A site-specific, large-scale outdoor dance performance, Breathing with Strangers is a ragged, sweeping and surprising love song to New York City. Two dancers meet, twist, and wind through the pathways of various waterfronts, dancers will […]

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Battery Dance presents The 39th Annual Battery Dance Festival In Virtual Form

August 14 @ 7:00 PM - August 22 @ 8:00 PM

Battery Dance announces the 39th Annual Battery Dance Festival with FREE virtual performances from August 14-22, 2020, available online nightly 7pm - 8pm via YouTube. For more information, visit batterydance.org/battery-dance-festival. Films will remain only through August 31, 2020. Themed evenings will include World and U.S. Premieres on film, with works from the Middle East, Africa, Europe […]

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Dance/NYC #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Conversations in Review

August 15

New York - After 12 weeks, Dance/NYC closes the  #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Facebook Live Conversation Series. This has been one strand of the public campaign towards demanding the acknowledgement, representation and integration of dance and arts workers into the city's future post-pandemic.  Beginning on May 21, these conversations highlighted the importance of the arts ecology, pointed to current challenges and offered […]

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The Bridge: Nai-Ni Chen Virtual Dance Institute of boundary-breaking dance experiences, Free One-Hour Company Class on Zoom August 17-21, 2020

August 17 @ 12:00 PM - August 21 @ 1:00 PM

The Bridge, Nai-Ni Chen's Virtual Dance Institute of boundary-breaking dance experiences and Free One-Hour Company Class is open to all dancers at an Intermediate to Advanced Level with Guest Master Artists and Company Dancers August 17-21 at 12pm EDT on Zoom. Interested dancers can join the class by registering on Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company's website: […]

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The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) hosts the founder of the Museum of Art and Photography (MAP) on Behind Closed Doors virtual program

August 18 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
MADmuseum.org, N/A
N/A, NY N/A United States
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Free

The Museum of Art and Design’s (MAD) Behind Closed Doors virtual series offers participants the unique opportunity to be given guided tours by renowned art collectors of their homes and personal art collections. Abhishek Poddar, founder of Bangalore, India’s new Museum of Art and Photography (MAP) and notable collector of South Asian art will be […]

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ACMP Appoints Stephanie Griffin as Executive Director

August 19

Associated Chamber Music Players (ACMP) announces the appointment of Stephanie Griffin as Executive Director. Stephanie is a founding member of the award-winning Momenta Quartet and is principal violist of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra. As a professional musician, she has been deeply involved with chamber music since completing her DMA at Juilliard in 2003. "Stephanie brings tremendous […]

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Ballet Hispánico Danzón Watch Party

August 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ballet Hispánico continues B Unidos, its video series, with Danzón Watch Party on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 7pm EDT. Enjoy a Company performance from the comfort of your own home, followed by live Q&A sessions with Artistic Director and CEO of Ballet Hispánico Eduardo Vilaro, choreographers, and company dancers available at www.facebook.com/ballethispanico, www.ballethispanico.org/bunidos/watch-party, or […]

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Ballet Hispánico Batucada Fantástica Watch Party

August 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

New York, NY – Ballet Hispánico continues B Unidos, its video series, with Batucada Fantástica Watch Party on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 7pm EDT, available at www.facebook.com/ballethispanico, www.ballethispanico.org/bunidos/watch-party, or www.youtube.com/channel/UCeBVCPHnWSLKF4c53fAqDRw/. Enjoy a Company performance from the comfort of your own home, followed by live Q&A sessions with Artistic Director and CEO of Ballet Hispánico […]

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Theater Resources Unlimited announces Producer Development & Mentorship Program Submission Deadline September 1, 2020

August 20 - September 1

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), in collaboration with four-time Tony Award-winning producer Cheryl Wiesenfeld (The Heidi Chronicles, Rocky, All the Way, The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess, Vanya & Sonya & Masha & Spike, Elaine Stritch: At Liberty, The Exonerated), announces the Producer Development & Mentorship Program (PDMP), which provides ongoing training for serious producers and self-producing artists taught by Broadway, Off-Broadway, and other industry […]

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Theater Resources Unlimited August Panel via Zoom Free Introduction to the TRU Producer Development & Mentorship Program

August 20 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the August Panel, a free Introduction to the TRU Producer Development & Mentorship Program(PDMP) onThursday, August 20, 2020 via Zoom. The panel will be led by instructors Erin Craig of La Vie Productions; and Broadway producers Jane Dubinand Jennifer Isaacson. Reserve a spot on the event page at truonline.org/events/intro-to-pdmp20/ or by emailing TRUStaff1@gmail.com - you will be put […]

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Virtual Astronomy Live

August 20 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue)
Manhattan, NY 10036 United States
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Free

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will present a Virtual Astronomy Live program on Thursday, August 20 from 5:30PM to 7:00 p.m. EST. This free event will explore the visualization of spaceflight experiences. Viewers will hear from Jason Craig, visualization producer of the NASA’s Eyes software at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Bob Palmer, software […]

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Ballet Hispánico presents Diálogos: Colorism: The Afro-Latina Identity

August 20 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

New York, NY – Ballet Hispánico, America’s leading Latino dance organization known for "piercing stereotypes" (The New York Times), presents Diálogos: Colorism: The Afro-Latina Identity, on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 6:30pm ET at www.facebook.com/ballethispanico. Diálogos is Ballet Hispánico's conversation series that explores the interconnections of the arts, social justice, and Latino cultures. Ballet Hispánico […]

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Virtual Walk and Wag

August 21 - October 31
Free

Join Our Walk to Save More Dogs & Cats! Now until October 31st Get ready to leash up your walking buddy and get active with us. Sign up for North Shore Animal League America's 4th Annual National Walk & Wag, now going totally virtual! Start fundraising for homeless animals today!  Simply register to start saving […]

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NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY Announces The Bridge Nai-Ni Chen Virtual Dance Institute of boundary-breaking dance experiences Free One-Hour Company Class on Zoom Open to All Dancers at an Intermediate to Advanced Level with Guest Master Artists and Company Dancers August 24-28, 2020

August 24 @ 12:00 PM - August 28 @ 1:00 PM

As a virtual dance institute, The Bridge will invite world renowned as well as up and coming dancers and choreographer to come to guest teach the class. Advanced/Intermediate level professional or pre-professional dancers who are looking to explore beyond their own boundaries and looking for new dance experiences are encouraged to participate. The core program […]

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‘The Gilded Age Mansions of the Jay Gould Family, Railroad Dynasty’ Webinar

August 26 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Webinar United States + Google Map

Join New York Adventure Club for a digital exploration of the magnificent mansions and estates tied to Jay Gould, a railroad magnate from the late 19th century whose unscrupulous business practices made him one of the richest (and most reviled) men in America. Led by historian Gary Lawrance, our virtual showcase of the Gould family's […]

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Konstantin Rocks Again at the Southampton Inn!

August 28 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Southampton Inn, 91 Hill Street
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$35

Back by popular demand… KONSTANTIN ROCKS AGAIN! IN A SHOW OF CLASSICAL & POP PIANO...NOT TO BE MISSED Join us on Friday, August 28, 2020 6-8 pm in the Ballroom $35 cover Call 631-283-6500 for reservations. Ala Carte, specials, & bar tapas menus available. For the latest packages, deals and rates, please call 631-283-6500, email […]

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Theater Resources Unlimited virtual workshop Practical Playwriting: How to Write for Commercial Production

August 30 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents a virtual workshop, Practical Playwriting: How to Write for Commercial Production, on Sunday, August 30, 2020 from 1:00pm - 4:30pm EDT via Zoom, open to playwrights everywhere. Reserve a spot on the event page at  ruonline.org/events/practical-playwriting-2020v/ and fill out the registration form at docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScu6k_sW2h7dsNqfZMdwqEYVWXyR5OCyRpxtKCkjPsYomdbtQ/viewform. A Zoom link will be provided upon registration. […]

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Ballet Hispánico to be featured as part of SummerStage Anywhere

August 30 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New York, NY United States + Google Map

New York, NY - Ballet Hispánico, America's leading Latino dance organization known for "piercing stereotypes" (The New York Times), will be featured as part of Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage Anywhere on Sunday, August 30 at 2pm ET. They will air an excerpt of Línea Recta, choreographed by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, on SummerStage's Instagram Live at instagram.com/summerstage. Línea […]

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Works & Process, Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces 2020-2021 Season

August 31 - December 31
New York, NY United States + Google Map

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, is proud to announce new initiatives and partnerships that collectively support performing artists and their creative process. Works & Process will produce seven bubble residencies taking place in summer and fall 2020 in the Hudson Valley that will serve as the generative force for artists […]

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