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2 East 61st Street &, 5th Ave
New York, NY 10065 United States

August 2020

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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 Committee Alicia Graf Mack, Lloyd Knight, and Calvin Royal lll. With over 40 acclaimed dance artists and outdoor art and film installations, the Summer Festival…

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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 9          Michael Novak and Josh Prince August 10        Malcolm Jason Low and Jodi Melnick August 16       …

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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
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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, which helps care for New Yorkers of all backgrounds and Jews everywhere. Monday, August 3 - Thursday, August 6, all day. Live segments via Facebook…

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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 of #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers, a new online and social media campaign dedicated to the acknowledgement, representation and integration of dance and arts workers into the decision-making processes…

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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 at 7pm: Danzón. Cada Noche...Tango (1988) Choreography by Graciela Daniele Music by Astor Piazzolla Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt Cada Noche...Tango takes a look at the underground…

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

August 8
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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 proud to be able to offer this recognition and support to disabled dance workers and the activities they have undertaken over the course of the…

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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 on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 7:30pm. The summer Gala is the most important fundraiser of the year for Opera Saratoga, providing critical resources to support…

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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 and the Americas, and pieces that celebrate the resiliency of New York City and the Festival itself. A special India program will be presented on August…

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