Events for February 2012

The Greene Space

Q2 Music Previews Ecstatic Music Festival

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

7:00 PM

Featuring music and conversation with Jason Treuting, Angélica Negrón, and Jherek Bischoff as well as a conversation with composer and festival curator, Judd Greenstein.

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A Conversation with Philip Seymour Hoffman and Mike Nichols

Thursday, February 2, 2012

7:00 PM

Arthur Miller's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Death of a Salesman, in a new production directed by eight-time Tony Award(r) winner Mike Nichols and starring Academy Award(r) winner Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman, Obie Award winner Linda Emond as Linda Loman and Andrew Garfield (The Social Network, The ...

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Battle of The Boroughs: Brooklyn

Friday, February 3, 2012

7:00 PM

Be a part of New York City’s emerging music scene at the Battle of The Boroughs in The Greene Space. Come hear great music and inspiring stories from a wide range of talented up-and-coming artists.

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PAQUITO D’RIVERA

Friday, February 3, 2012

8:00 PM

Winner of two 2011 Latin GRAMMY® Awards for “Best Latin Jazz Album” and Best Classical Contemporary Composition.”

Cuban-born saxophonist and clarinetist Paquito’s performances transcend musical genres, where he is equally at home performing cool jazz, hot Latin sounds or even a classical concerto.

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Ben Allison

Friday, February 3, 2012

10:00 PM

Bassist-composer Ben Allison is one of a few band leaders working in jazz today who has developed his own instantly identifiable sound. Known for his lyrical melodies, inventive ...

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Te Deum and A Child of Our Time

Friday, February 3, 2012

7:00 PM

Sir Michael Tippett’s A Child of Our Time (1941) is a unique oratorio, combining subject matter from the events leading up to Kristallnacht, ...

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Gary Oldman Film Retrospective

Monday, February 6, 2012 through Wednesday, February 8, 2012

A film retrospective of Gary Oldman will be held for 3 consecutive nights with 6 of Oldman’s best roles, including his Oscar nominated performance for TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY.   Two films per night will be screened including SID & NANCY, THE CONTENDER and JFK.  A Q&A is planned with ...

The Greene Space

Women Box: Olympic Boxing is No Longer A Man’s Sport

Friday, February 10, 2012

7:00 PM

Rosie Perez hosts an event to tell the story of a group of women who challenge the prevailing wisdom that girls don’t play rough. 

 

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Free tickets to Michael Amante

Friday, February 10, 2012

8:00 PM

A night of romance with Michael Amante. 

The Greene Space

WQXR Presents Rufus Wainwright in Performance and Conversation

Sunday, February 12, 2012

7:00 PM

Explore the classical side of acclaimed singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright in this very special one-night-only event!

The Greene Space

The Global Salon: New Orleans

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

7:00 PM

With Golden Globe nominee/Grammy-winning film composer, musician Terence Blanchard and writer and prizewinning translator from New Orleans and current Chair of the PEN Translation Committee, Susan Bernofsky. 

 

 

WNYC Events

Meet @ WNYC: Get-Together With StoryCorps' Dave Isay

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

6:30 PM

Join Leonard Lopate for An Evening with Dave Isay, to discuss his new book, “All There Is: Love Stories From StoryCorps.” We’ll listen together to excerpts from the oral history project and talk to couples who participated and share your stories.

The Greene Space

A Conversation with Cynthia Nixon

Thursday, February 16, 2012

5:00 PM

Get an inside look at the Broadway production of the humorous and heartbreaking Pulitzer Prize-winning play Wit, with cast members Cynthia Nixon, Greg Keller and Carra Patterson. Conversation hosted by WNYC’s Amy Eddings.

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Global Economy: Crisis Without End From Europe to Beijing to Washington

Friday, February 17, 2012

6:00 PM

A panel discussion co-sponsored by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The New York Review of Books, and the Fritt Ord Foundation of Oslo.

Edmund Phelps, Paul Krugman, George Soros, and Jeffrey D. Sachs discuss the number one issue of the day: the financial crisis facing the world. Each panelist will ...

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Meet @ WNYC: 40 & Under Speed-Dating Singles Event

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

7:00 PM

Join WNYC and New York EasyDates for a speed-dating party for single New Yorkers 40 and under. Or just mingle with other fans of public radio.

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Pictures in Exhibition

Thursday, February 23, 2012

7:30 PM

Alan Gilbert conducts with Mezzo-Soprano Joyce DiDonato

 

 

The Greene Space

I, Too, Sing America: Langston and Zora's Un-Sung Collaboration

Friday, February 24, 2012

7:00 PM

Like countless creative collaborations, the one between Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes was fruitful but ultimately ended in acrimony. 

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Tribes the Play

Sunday, February 26, 2012

7:30 PM

2010 Olivier Award nominated play makes its North American premiere at the Barrow Street Theatre

Tribes follows Billy, a deaf man raised inside the fiercely idiosyncratic and unrepentantly politically incorrect cocoon of his home of his parents' house. He has adapted brilliantly to his hearing family’s unconventional ways, but they’ve ...

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Soundcheck Live

Monday, February 27, 2012

2:00 PM

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 ...

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Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Radio Play

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

7:00 PM

Set in the 1920s, Their Eyes Were Watching God is the story of Janie Crawford free-spirited and in search of life and her authentic self as she undertakes an unexpected journey that includes marriages to three different men, challenging the morals and social expectations of the ...