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" a kind shot "
 
I said “Girls play basketball?” Ike said, “Yeah!…but you got wimpy wrists.” Then he showed me how to crunch up the New York Times to develop my strength.
 
Venue: ( Davenport Theatre)
Davenport Theatre
Producer: ( Terri Mateer)
Terri Mateer
City: New York

Additional Notes:
In a kind shot , Mateer dribbles a ball while telling the story of her life…beginning with how an African American boarder named Ike, taught a 61” sixth grade Mateer to play basketball. It's an uplifting, honest, no-holds-barred personal account that chronicles her years as a professional basketball player, aspiring architect and model.

"HERE," An Evening With Avery Brooks
 
An inspiring, rare, intimate evening with the legendary AVERY BROOKS in Harlem!
 
Venue: ( National Black Theatre, Inc.)
National Black Theatre, Inc.
Producer: ( National Black Theatre, Inc.)
National Black Theatre, Inc.
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Take advantage of this one night only rare concert with the eloquent and captivating Avery Brooks. The internationally renown Avery Brooks is an accomplished actor, director, musician and educator whose three decades career encompasses stage, television and film.

"Transformations"
 
The music of Schumann, Bach and Hindemith
 
Venue: ( All Saints Church)
All Saints Church
Producer: ( Park Avenue Chamber Symphony)
Park Avenue Chamber Symphony
City: NY

Additional Notes:
Our season finale will feature music that has been transformed in various ways. PACS will perform Schumanns Second Symphony, a richly musical work that evokes Schumanns appreciation for J. S. Bach, incorporating contrapuntal and chorale prelude elements along with melodic quotes from “The Musical Offering. We have paired Schumanns homage to JS Bach, with Bachs Violin Concerto No. 1 featuring the acclaimed violinist Yevgeny Kutik, a soloist with the All-Star Orchestra. Hindemiths Symphonic Metamorphosis on themes by Carl Maria von Weber ends this program and our season. Hindemith took piano works and ballet pieces by Weber and transformed them into one of the most brilliant and colorful orchestral works in the repertoire. erform Schumanns Second Symphony, a richly musical work that evokes Schumanns appreciation for J. S. Bach, incorporating contrapuntal and chorale prelude elements along with melodic quotes from “The Musical Offering. We have paired Schumanns homage to JS Bach, with Bachs Violin Concerto No. 1 featuring the acclaimed violinist Yevgeny Kutik, a soloist with the All-Star Orchestra. Hindemiths Symphonic Metamorphosis on themes by Carl Maria von Weber ends this program and our season. Hindemith took piano works and ballet pieces by Weber and transformed them into one of the most brilliant and colorful orchestral works in the repertoire.

All Gone West
 
NYC in the 1950s. The dreams, the jazz, the love, the disappointments and the victories.
 
Venue: ( Teatro Circulo)
Teatro Circulo
Producer: ( Jonathan Fluck)
Jonathan Fluck
City: New York

Additional Notes:
New York City in the 50's: an Army vet, in love with a secretary at CCNY, would win her by setting up a jazz club on Ninth Avenue with the help of a black saxophonist he has befriended in the service and a couple of low-lives he has met along the way. A play of dreams dashed and fulfilled; love denied and embraced. Written by John Attanas, directed by Jonathan Fluck of IRT Theatre.

ALL-MALE PEEP SHOW
 
The Off-Broadway Hit by Ronnie Larsen, the writer/director of Making Porn!
 
Venue: ( Empire Stage)
Empire Stage
Producer: ( Empire Stage)
Empire Stage
City: Ft Lauderdale

Additional Notes:
All-Male Peep Show, is a day in the life of a Times Square peep show in the years before Rudy Giuliani cleaned up New York City. The play begins in the morning with the arrival of the dancers and ends late at night when they turn off the lights and everyone goes home. Throughout the day we learn about the dancers, the customers, the owner and go behind the scenes of a real working Times Square pleasure palace. Warning: This Play Contains Male Nudity!

An Evening with Manuel Barrueco
 
Special concert by renowned classical guitarist Manuel Barrueco
 
Venue: ( New York Society for Ethical Culture)
New York Society for Ethical Culture
Producer: ( New-York Historical Society)
New-York Historical Society
City: New York

Additional Notes:

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Join us for an evening of breathtaking music with internationally-renowned classical guitarist Manuel Barrueco, as we celebrate the music of the Spanish-speaking world. The performance will include music by composers Astor Piazzolla, Joaquin Malats, Isaac Albéniz, and Francisco Tárrega.


Manuel Barrueco, a native of Cuba, is a celebrated, Grammy Award-nominated classical guitarist, recognized as one of the most important guitarists of our time. He has toured internationally for more than 30 years, performing at some of the most important musical centers in the world, including Lincoln Center, Teatro Real (Madrid), and the Royal Albert Hall. He has also appeared as a guest soloist with prestigious orchestras such as the Boston Symphony with Seiji Ozawa, the Russian State Symphony, and Royal Philharmonic.


Animals Out of Paper by Rajiv Joseph
 
If only everything in life were as beautiful as a perfect fold.
 
Venue: ( The McAlphin Hall)
The McAlphin Hall
Producer: ( YOLO! Productions and The Great Griffon)
YOLO! Productions and The Great Griffon
City: New York

Additional Notes:
When a world-renowned origami artist opens her studio to a teenage prodigy and his school teacher, she discovers that life and love can't be arranged neatly in this serio-comedy about finding the perfect fold.

Directed by Merri MilweStarring David Beck, Nairoby Otero and Maneesh Sasikumar

Apartment 213
 
Surprising and dynamic...(Apartment 213) leaves its audience in a disturbed but somehow fascinating funk. City Paper Baltimore

Join us for a post-show opening night reception on July 20 honoring Lee Breuer, internationally acclaimed director, writer, and founder of Mabou Mines.
 
Venue: ( Mabou Mines)
Mabou Mines
Producer: ( Towson University MFA in Theatre)
Towson University MFA in Theatre
City: NYC

Additional Notes:
In the summer of 1991, a hideous killing spree ended with the arrest and conviction of a reclusive Milwaukee chocolate factory worker. Apartment 213 takes us into this infamous home via a dream-like world, where time and space have no boundaries. A world where light, sound, video, dance, song, and text collide to propel us inside the thoughts and emotions of a so-called monster. Apartment 213 was the recipient of a development fellowship at the prestigious WordBRIDGE Playwrights Lab, June 2010. The premiere, co-produced by Iron Crow Theatre Company, was voted one of the Top 10 productions of the Baltimore Professional Theatre Season by Baltimore City Paper.


April Bird Walks
 
Spring Migration walks in the Ramble with Alan Messer
 
Venue: ( New-York Historical Society)
New-York Historical Society
Producer: ( New-York Historical Society)
New-York Historical Society
City: New York

Additional Notes:

In the heart of New York City's bustling metropolis, Central Park's 36-acre Ramble is a bird watcher's paradise, where more than 270 species have been spotted in a single year. With New York being located along one of North America's busiest migratory routes, the spring months are an ideal time to spot the city's avian visitors on their trip north.


Journey with wildlife artist and illustrator Alan Messer to some of the most magical places in Central Park's wooded Ramble, discovering along the way both resident and migrating birds. Walks are limited to 35 guests per tour.


During the April walks through Central Park's Ramble, we will search for resident, late winter, and early migrants, including common birds at feeders. Chickadees, nuthatches, woodpeckers, finches, and sparrows may be seen at this time.


Alan Messer is a wildlife artist and illustrator of books, field guides, and periodicals. He is a former president of the Linnaean Society of New York. Mr. Messer's illustrations are included in the exhibition, Focus on Nature XI, on view at The New York Museum, Albany, New York from April 12 through October 31, 2010. His paintings may be viewed at alanmesser.net.


Art Of Murder
 
2000 Edgar Award Winner for Best Mystery Play
 
Venue: ( The Nutley Little Theatre)
The Nutley Little Theatre
Producer: ( Nutley Little Theatre)
Nutley Little Theatre
City: Nutley

Additional Notes:
From the author of Over the River and Through the Woods and I Love You, Youre Perfect, Now Change, this play won the 2000 Edgar Award for Best Mystery Play. “Hilarious, suspenseful, surprising and dazzling in every way,” one critic said. DiPietros blend of comedy with his acute appreciation of the mystery genre will keep you guessing and laughing at every turn.

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