Events Archive for The Greene Space
Monday, March 4, 2013
Where are all the Black Swans? A conversation with African American ballet legends and performances by Dance Theatre of Harlem. Featuring Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director of Dance Theatre of Harlem; Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre Soloist; and Ashley Murphy, Dance Theatre of Harlem Company Ballerina. Watch now.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Do you know where you're spending your money? Do you know how to get rid of unsightly pit stains? Do you own a set of wine glasses? Do you want to know how to be a grown up? What about being a grown-up lady? Watch on-demand video of the event now.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Join us for an evening of beer-focused conversation, consumption and celebration! Learn the secrets of the most rare and special brews around with your host Jimmy Carbone of "Beer Sessions Radio." Featuring Dan McGloughlin of Manhattan’s Pony Bar and Ed Berestecki of Brooklyn’s Mug's Ale House. With music by The Flanks.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Join us for an evening of beer-focused conversation, consumption and celebration! Learn the do's and don'ts of brewing beer at home, along with tips on how to taste beer. Hosted by Jimmy Carbone of "Beer Sessions Radio." Featuring John LaPolla of Bitter & Esters, beer educator Sam Merritt of Civilization of Beer and Chris Cuzme of 508 Gastropub. With live music by The Bailen Brothers.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Looking to meet gay men who are smart, interesting and love public radio? Don't have a lot of time? Not a problem. Join us in The Greene Space for speed dating or just mingle with a diverse group of men in their 30s, 40s and 50s. WNYC's Richard Hake hosts the evening.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Join WNYC's Leonard Lopate in conversation with Constanza Romero, widow of August Wilson, as we take a look at the playwright's historic collaboration with director Lloyd Richards - one of the most successful artistic partnerships in American theater.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Male characters may be the central drivers of playwright August Wilson's narratives, but women are often the theatrical backbone. Join us for a discussion with Seret Scott actor, playwright and director; actor Ebony Jo-Ann; actor/director Michele Shay; and actor Roslyn Coleman.
Friday, September 6, 2013
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Of the roughly 33 plays and musicals to open in the 2011-2012 Broadway season, only five featured prominent African-American characters, actors or storylines. Join WQXR's Elliott Forrest in a thought-provoking discussion about the challenges and triumphs of bringing Black works to Broadway.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Spirituality, like music, has been integral to African-American life since the first African was brought to America in 1619. This discussion will examine how playwright August Wilson uses his characters in his American Century Cycle to demonstrate the empowerment that comes from embracing one’s identity and the ancestors who came before.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Thursday, Oct 3 | Do the arts need to be more accessible? What can new technology bring to arts organizations? Join WQXR's Conducting Business and a group of prominent arts leaders as they explore recent findings and their implications. FREE, but reservations required.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Tues, Jan. 28 | Go behind the curtain with stars of the new musical adaptation: three-time Tony Award-nominee Marin Mazzie; Vincent Pastore; Tony-nominee Brooks Ashmanskas; and Heléne York. Hosted by WQXR's Elliott Forrest.
Monday, February 3, 2014
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the new musical coming to Broadway this spring. With Tony and Pulitizer-Prize winning songwriting team Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey; director Michael Greif; Tony Award winner LaChanze; and actor Anthony Rapp. Hosted by WQXR's Elliott Forrest.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
WQXR's Elliott Forrest takes us behind the curtain with director and Tony Award nominee Kenny Leon; Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose; Tony Award nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson; and Sean Patrick Thomas. Watch a live video webcast of the conversation.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Join WQXR's Elliott Forrest for a conversation with four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein as he takes us behind the curtain of his first new play in almost 30 years. Watch a live video webcast Tuesday, March 11 at 7pm ET.