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Enchanting
Shakespeare Marathon

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The Greene Space presented a unique blend of excerpts from all 37 plays of the bard—the comedies, the histories, the tragedies—with actors and performance artists from all walks of life, including:

Ezra Barnes
Richard Easton
Laura Gragtmans
Carl Hancock Rux
Elizabeth Hess
Carl Louis
David Margulies
Lauren McCune
Charlotte Peters

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Beauty
Stephen Costello performs "Non t'amo piú"

Friday, July 06, 2012

WQXR and Operavore celebrates three rising stars of opera! Soprano Ailyn Pérez, winner of the 2012 Richard Tucker Award, was joined by fellow winner tenor Stephen Costello (2009). The intimate and exclusive evening featured conversation with the celebrated soprano Aprile Millo, winner of the 1985 Tucker Award, and Barry Tucker, ...

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Invigorating
Brown Rice Family

Friday, July 06, 2012

Check out the winning performance from the Brown Rice Family during the 2012 Ultimate Battle. 

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Inspiring
The Ultimate Battle

Monday, July 02, 2012

The fans have spoken. The finalists from each borough faced off to see who would be named the best in New York!  The Battle of the Boroughs started with 524 artists and it came down to one. 

Congratulations to The Brown Rice Family of Brooklyn for being crowned Ultimate Battle ...

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Behind the Music
KHORIKOS

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Go behind the scenes with Manhattan Battle of the Boroughs 2012 representative KHORIKOS.

 

Watch and vote in the Ultimate Battle - Friday June 29, 2012 at 7pm.

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Behind the Music
The Mick Watley Band

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Go behind the scenes with Staten Island Battle of the Boroughs 2012 representative The Mick Watley Band. The band formed in 2011 and are influenced by the 60's and 70's.

  1. Erica Vasaturo - Vocals
  2. Chris Martin - Guitars
  3. Eric Martin - Guitars
  4. Andrew Calise - Bass
  5. Billy Siciliano - ...

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Behind the Music
BODOMA Garifuna Cultural Band

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Go behind the scenes with Bronx Battle of the Boroughs 2012 representative BODOMA Garifuna Cultural Band. The BODOMA Garifuna Cultural Band is made up of nine members who came together in 2002 to celebrate their heritage through ancestral-African customs through music.

Watch and vote in the Ultimate Battle - Friday ...

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Behind the Music
The Great Apes

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Go behind the scenes with Queens Battle of the Boroughs 2012 representative The Great Apes. The Great Apes started as a series of informal jam sessions in Astoria. They enjoyed playing together so much that they decided to form their own band.  

  1. Joe Trombino:                     Lead Vocals
  2. Allison ...

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Behind the Music
Brown Rice Family

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Go behind the scenes with Brooklyn Battle of the Boroughs 2012 representative Brown Rice Family.  The Brown rice family is made up of 8 members from all over the world, Yuichi Iida, Kazuya Ishijima, Ui Tamaki, Oladotun Amu Isaiah Richardson Jr., Rodney Fleurimont,Lenworth Maxwell and Patriq Moody.  Their sound is ...

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Battle of the Boroughs-Mapped!

Monday, June 25, 2012

Artists from all over New York City participated in this year's Battle of the Boroughs.  Check out our map to see how many of this year's performers came from your neighborhood!

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Inspiring
The Brooklyn Youth Chorus

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The Grammy® award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus is acclaimed for its beauty of sound and collaborations with leading orchestras and artists of all genres. This season marks a big birthday for the group – they turned 20 this year, and they have been celebrating with an amazing array of performance projects, ...

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Beautiful
The Australian Ballet

Thursday, June 14, 2012

The Australian Ballet has wowed audiences in Paris, London, Tokyo and Shanghai. This June, the acclaimed troupe will celebrate its 50th anniversary in New York—starting with a preview in The Greene Space.

Moderator Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director of Dance Theatre of Harlem, welcomed The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister ...

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Informative
Brian Lehrer Show Live

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Brian has asked you, the listeners, and dozens of guests: is war inevitable? Now he gathers the crowd to ask: how do we achieve peace? Watch Brian, author John Horgan, U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich, and a panel of refugees, peace builders and veterans of war.

Also, Alex Blumberg and Adam ...

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Soul Stirring
Wynton Marsalis & Members of Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Thursday, June 07, 2012

World renowned trumpeter and Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis joins us for the first time at The Greene Space in conversation with WQXR's Elliott Forrest. Marsalis is an American master and arguably the best known living jazz artist at work today.

 Here he performs "Free To Be."

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Engaging
Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Columnist

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

For decades, Joseph Alsop was the most powerful journalist in the country. He was beloved, feared and courted in equal measure by the Washington political world. But as the '60s approached and American culture entered a time of dizzying change, the intense political drama Joe was embroiled in became deeply ...

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Legendary
Wynton Marsalis

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

World renowned trumpeter and Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis joins us for the first time at The Greene Space in conversation with WQXR's Elliott Forrest. Marsalis is an American master and arguably the best known living jazz artist at work today.

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Inspiring
Top voted-acts from Battle of the Boroughs: Manhattan!

Monday, June 04, 2012

The results are in. VOTE HERE!

The top five musicians from the Battle of the Boroughs-Manhattan are:

 

Pants Velour (MN2)

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Fascinating
Brian d'Arcy James & Jennifer Lim - Excerpt from Chinglish

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

The Greene Space has partnered with Theatre Communications Group to present TCG Playwrights in Conversation.

This evening featured a conversation with Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of the Public Theater in NYC and readings by David Henry Hwang with guests Brian d'Arcy James, Francis Jue, Jennifer Lim and BD Wong.

David ...

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Informative
An Evening with David Henry Hwang

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

The Greene Space has partnered with Theatre Communications Group to present TCG Playwrights in Conversation.

This evening featured a conversation with Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of the Public Theater in NYC and readings by David Henry Hwang with guests Brian d'Arcy James, Francis Jue, Jennifer Lim and BD Wong.

 David ...

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Dynamic
Battle of the Boroughs-Staten Island

Monday, May 07, 2012

The results are in. VOTE HERE!

The top three groups from Staten Island Battle of the Boroughs are:

  • Omira Soul (ST3)
  • The Mick Watley Band (ST4)
  • Fairday Skyline (ST6)

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

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