WNYC Media Sponsorship: Events for April 2011

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Havana Film Festival New York

Thursday, April 7, 2011 through Friday, April 15, 2011

Over 50 highly anticipated and influential films from 18 countries span a variety of genres and themes, ranging from comedy, thrillers, action, drama, documentaries and children’s tales.


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The Normal Heart

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 through Sunday, July 10, 2011

Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke Macfarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol and Wayne Alan Wilcox head the all-star cast in the Broadway premiere presentation of Larry Kramer’s THE NORMAL HEART, directed by Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe. Hailed by London’s National Theatre as “one of the greatest 100 plays of the 20th century,” this groundbreaking story of love, rage and pride comes to Broadway for 96 performances only.

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Pen World Voices Festival of International Literature 2011

Monday, April 25, 2011 through Sunday, May 1, 2011

The 7th annual festival features readings, conversations, and panels with 100 international writers including poets Gioconda Belli and Wole Soyinka; fiction writers Deborah Eisenberg, Amélie Nothomb, Cynthia Ozick, and Elif Shafak; and creative non-fiction writer Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, at various venues throughout New York City.

Many events are free ...

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Once Upon a Musical Time Presented by The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps Symphonic Band

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Experience New York City’s own gay band, The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps, performing music inspired by stories, myths, and legends. Special guests include New York Pops Music Director and Conductor Steve Reineke, Broadway star Tituss Burgess, and tuba soloist Marcus Rojas. This program features familiar works for symphonic band, as well as selections from Fiddler on the Roof and Sweeney Todd.