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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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Beauty
Kaki King performs live during Soundcheck

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Kaki King performs live during Soundcheck on April 25, 2012 in The Greene Space.

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Artistry: Punch Brothers perform "This Girl"

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Punch Brothers perform "This Girl" live during Soundcheck on April 25, 2012 in The Greene Space

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Cameron Carpenter "The Great Fugue in G Minor"

Monday, April 23, 2012

Cameron Carpenter performs J. S. Bach's "The Great Fugue in G Minor" live on Q2 Music in The Greene Space.

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Cameron Carpenter "Colonial Song" Live on Q2 Music

Monday, April 23, 2012

Cameron Carpenter performs his transpired version of Percy Grainger's "Colonial Song" live on Q2 Music in The Greene Space.

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An African-American Saga: "Their Eyes Were Watching God"

Monday, April 09, 2012

               

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the original publication and to herald its place as a seminal work in the American literary tradition, The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR will present a multiplatform exploration ...

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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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