Top voted-acts from Battle of the Boroughs: The Bronx! Some great talent has come out of The Bronx!

Monday, April 09, 2012

The results are in. VOTE HERE!

The top three musicians from the Bronx Battle of the Boroughs are:

  • Tape Deck Museum (BX1)
  • Chris Santiago (BX4)
  • BODOMA Garifuna Cultural Band (BX5)

View their performances, as well as the entire battle, below. Who do you want to see represent ...

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Launching the Project

Friday, April 06, 2012

   

 

The epic tale of Janie Crawford, whose quest for identity takes her on a journey during which she learns what love is, experiences life's joys and sorrows, and come home to herself in peace. When first published in 1937, this novel about a ...

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The Knights perform "Coqueteos" from Gabriela Lena Frank's Leyendas

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Our audience was treated to a special, once in a lifetime, experience during the Knights performance in The Greene Space.  Sitting arms length from the musicians, the audience was able to feel a part of the orchestra.

The Knights sat not on our stage, but directly on the floor where audience ...

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Soundcheck Live with Andrew Bird and Ana Gasteyer

Monday, April 02, 2012

Join host John Schaefer as he welcomes Andrew Bird and Ana Gasteyer to The Greene Space stage.

Andrew Bird's brand of indie rock doesn't sound like anyone else's. The multi-instrumentalist, singer and composer uses digital delay and electronics to blend the sounds of pop and chamber music. Recently, Bird composed his first-ever ...

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Ana Gasteyer performs "I'm Hip" Live on Soundcheck

Monday, April 02, 2012

Ana Gasteyer performed her song "I'm Hip" which pokes fun at the ever changing crowds in her Brooklyn neighborhood. 

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Alice Walker reads from "Their Eyes Were Watching God"

Friday, March 30, 2012

After 75 years, Zora Neale Hurston's novel, "Their Eyes Were Watching God," still resonates in the hearts and minds of contemporary audiences, but it had particular significance for black women writers and artists who were working at the time of its rediscovery. The Greene Space convened three luminaries who are ...

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Jeremy Denk performs "The Alcotts" movement from Ives' "Concord Sonata."

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Q2 Music celebrates America's great iconoclastic composers when San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas brings his "American Mavericks" tour to New York. In anticipation of their Carnegie Hall concerts, composer John Adams and Meredith Monk, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, pianist Jeremy Denk, and other guests joined Tilson ...

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The Meredith Monk Ensemble performs "Woman At The Door."

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Q2 Music celebrates America's great iconoclastic composers when San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas brings his "American Mavericks" tour to New York. In anticipation of their Carnegie Hall concerts, composer John Adams and Meredith Monk, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, pianist Jeremy Denk, and other guests joined Tilson ...

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Artists and the Business of Art

Thursday, March 22, 2012

What is the life of an artist really like in New York City?

WNYC’s Leonard Lopate convened with two panels of gallery owners and artists to discuss the ecosystem of the New York art world in 2012. The award-winning arts and culture host continued his tradition of interviewing tastemakers, creators ...

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A Conversation with the Cast of A Streetcar Named Desire

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

The Greene Space presented a conversation on the new take on Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire. Joining us were two-time Golden Globe nominee Blair Underwood, in his Broadway debut as Stanley, Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent) as Stella, Nicole Ari Parker ("Soul Food") as Blanche, Wood Harris ("The ...

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'Their Eyes Were Watching God' Interpreted Through Music and Readings

Thursday, March 15, 2012

To mark the 75th anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston's novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, The Greene Space transformed into a Harlem Renaissance-style salon with live music and readings.

Award-winning actor and poet, Carl Hancock Rux and and award-winning actress, writer and director, Patrice Johnson read excerpts from Zora Neale ...

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Marc Primus on All Ears with Terrance McKnight

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Marc Primus, curator and historian, speaks on the legacy of Langston and Zora and the role they've played in African American arts and social justice in America.

Primus provides insight to how Langston and Zora clashed over the collaboration Mule Bone despite their common ideologies.

Both writers sought to represent ...

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Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Radio Drama. Scene: Nanny's Past

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Excerpt from The Greene Space radio drama, "Their Eyes Were Watching God." Scene, Nanny's Past.

Part of the 75th Anniversary celebration of Zora Neale Hurston's novel. Learn more about the multiplatform exploration.

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Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Radio Drama. Scene: Pheoby reunited

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Excerpt from The Greene Space radio drama, "Their Eyes Were Watching God." Scene, Pheoby reunited.

Part of the 75th Anniversary celebration of Zora Neale Hurston's novel.

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Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Radio Drama

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Excerpt from The Greene Space radio drama, "Their Eyes Were Watching God." Scene, Janie Returns to Eatonville.

Part of the 75th Anniversary celebration of Zora Neale Hurston's novel.

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A Conversation with Anne Bogart

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

The Greene Space hosted an evening with Artistic Director of SITI Company Anne Bogart. To mark the launch of Bogart's new book, Conversations with Anne, a document that captures the series of interviews with major artists and free-thinkers for over twenty-five years, she has a live conversation with two playwrights: two-time Pulitzer ...

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Featured: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Monday, March 05, 2012

The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space explored the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the original publication and to herald its place as ...

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The International Association of Culinary Professionals

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Pre-Conference Event: Food Policy Talk, March 13th, 2012 at 7pm
Venue; The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, 44 Charlton Street, New York, NY 10014
Annual Conference: March 29-April 2, 2012, NYC

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Baba Brinkman performs "Black-Eyed Peas" Live on Soundcheck

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Canadian rapper and playwright Baba Brinkman put Chaucer and Darwin to a beat in his acclaimed off-Broadway productions of The Canterbury Tales Remixed and The Rap Guide to Evolution. He brought his "it hop" skills to the Greene Space for a live performance.

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Robert Glasper Experiment brings Black Radio to The Greene Space

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Robert Glasper draws together his parallel passions for hip hop and jazz on his latest release, "Black Radio" In addition to his formal jazz training, the pianist has long navigated the nebulous territory between the two genres working with artists like Q-Tip, Mos Def, and Erykah Badu. For this special ...

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