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Military Muster Participants
Declaration Reading Participants
The 2015 Once Upon A Nation 10th Anniversary Season will be highlighted by the numerous celebrations, including:
The Once Upon A Nation Future Storytellers Contest on August 8,
A regularly scheduled Meet Ben Franklin experience
Various Random Acts of History around the city
10thAnniversary Surprises given away to lucky visitors at Once Upon A Nation Storytelling Benches throughout the season.
For more information go to www.historicphiladelphia.org
Route 179 ~ Ringoes, NJ
Treasures that tell the story of the American Revolution during an all-day Independence Day Scavenger Hunt! Highlights include:
Tunes ‘n tales from the American Founding era! The Hudson River Ramblers are back this Independence Day (11 AM - 4 PM) and will regale families with the story behind Yankee Doodle, introduce the young girl who outrode Paul Revere, and reveal why George Washington threw a tantrum on Broadway.
Did you know that ice cream has been around for centuries? America’s Founding Fathers and Mothers enjoyed the tasty summer treat—just like you! Come explore The History of Ice Cream (12 PM - 4PM): crank out ice cream from scratch, discover age old recipes and check out 18th-century kitchen appliances!
For more information go to http://nyhistory.org/childrens-museum
Date: July 17, first pitch at 7:05 PM Gates open at 6:05 PM
Girl Scout troops that sign up will have the opportunity to camp out on the field after the game and watch a movie on the videowall. Breakfast will be provided for the scouts in the morning, courtesy of the Miners. Prior to the movie and sleepover, there will be postgame fireworks.
Ballet Hispanico, recognized as the nation's leading Latino dance organization since 1970, will
perform in the first Hudson River Dance Festival at Hudson River Park on June 17 &; 18, 2015 at 6:30pm.
Hudson River Park, one of the nation's longest waterfront parks and an urban oasis for New Yorkers and visitors from every corner of the world, will host the first-ever Hudson River Dance Festival, presented this summer on the Pier 63 lawn in Hudson River Park. This free celebration of NYC's premier dance culture is a rare and unique opportunity for diverse audiences to experience some of the city's most talented and acclaimed dancers and ground-breaking dance compositions and performances.
The same program will be featured each evening, with Ballet Hispanico, Paul Taylor Dance Company, and Parsons Dance sharing the bill. Each company has planned engaging and distinctive programs that spotlight the cultural wealth and stylistic innovation that makes New York the epicenter of the American dance scene. The repertoire is designed to delight a broad audience, from aficionados and dance enthusiasts, to families and new audiences alike. The Hudson River Dance Festival is sponsored and presented by SHS Foundation in association with The Joyce Theater, with funding from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, and the Hudson River Park Trust.
For more information go to www.hudsonriverpark.org.
the Fifth Annual
ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival:
A Celebration of Female Choreographers
Saturday, July 18, 2015, 5pmat Solar One on the East River, NYC
ChEckiT!Dance presents the fifth annualChEck Us OuT Dance Festival: A Celebration of Female Choreographers, an eco-friendly evening of dance celebrating female choreographers,on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 5pm at Solar One on the East River, NYC. Admission is free. For more information visit www.checkitdance.com or email email@example.com.
The evening will include works from more than 10 female choreographers, at various stages in their careers, from across the United States and abroad. Presenting Choreographers/Companies include:
Joya Powell/Movement of the People Dance Company
Jessie Sector/Tangent Dance
Bridge & Olive Dance
Cathy Allen/Red Desert Dance Ensemble
Victoria Brown/MashUp Contemporary Dance Company
Jana Prager/Jana Prager Dance Theater
Kara Dudley/Kara Dudley Dance
NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET
beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2015
New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) is pleased to announce its new Pilates classes, beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at NYTB's home studio, located at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 East 10th Street, 2nd Floor, New York City. Classes will be offered on both Tuesday evenings, from 7-8pm, and Thursday mornings, from 8:15-9:15am. Cost will be $15/class walk in, $60 per 5-class card.
Taught by Amanda Treiber, principal dancer with NYTB, this gentle Pilates class is designed to build strength, coordination, and flexibility while gaining the understanding of the muscles used and the technique of the exercises. Combining the ideas of basic ballet and STOTT Pilates allows for many modifications that are used throughout the class to accommodate the most beginner level to the most advanced. This class is especially good for all types of physically active people who are looking to balance out the body in a gentle constructive way.
New from O& M Co.
School of Rock Tickets on Sale Now
Tickets for School of Rock—The Musical will begin preview performances on Broadway http://schoolofrockthemusical.com/tickets/ at the Winter Garden Theatre, with an opening set for . Tickets are available at .
Based on the Paramount movie written by Mike White, School of Rock has a book by Julian Fellowes, lyrics by Glenn Slater, and new music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. School of Rock—The Musical will be directed by Laurence Connor (currently represented on Broadway by Les Miserables).
School of Rock—The Musical will feature Choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter, Scenic and Costume Design by Anna Louizos, Lighting Design by Natasha Katz, Sound Design by Mick Potter, and Music Supervision by Ethan Popp.
School of Rock—The Musical is produced on Broadway by Andrew Lloyd Webber for The Really Useful Group, Warner Music Group & Access Industries, The Shubert Organization, and The Nederlander Organization. Nina Lannan and Madeleine Lloyd Webber serve as Executive Producers.
New Block of Tickets on Sale for Hand to God
Producer Kevin McCollum has announced that his Tony® Award-nominated new comedy Hand to God—which for the week ending June 7, 2015 saw its highest grosses yet on Broadway—is now on sale into the new year. Previously available through , Hand to God can now be purchased through . The production opened on April 7, 2015 at The Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street). For more info, visit www.HandToGodBroadway.com.
TO LAUNCH THIS SUMMER
YEAR-ROUND INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTISTS RETREAT
DEDICATED TO LISA de KOONING
PARTICIPATING ARTISTS INCLUDE
ANNIE BAKER, MARSHA NORMAN, ADAM RAPP,
GINA GIONFRIDDO, RACHAEL HOROVITZ, NEENA BEBER,
ALEX KILGORE, MONICA BILL BARNES, PAUL SPARKS, ANNIE PARISSE,
DAVID WILSON BARNES, GIBBY HAYNES AND JIM TOZZI
New York, NY – Artistic Director Alex Kilgore announced today that Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright Annie Baker was awarded the first residency of Accabonac House, a year-round interdisciplinary artists retreat dedicated to the memory of Lisa de Kooning, who grew up in the house, located in the heart of Historic Spring/East Hampton. Her father, the Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning, traded a painting for the house in 1961, which served as his first studio in Springs as well as a home for his only child, Lisa and her mother the illustrator, Joan Ward.
Writers, actors, directors, musicians, dancers, artists, and filmmakers will meet at the house for the retreat to create and collaborate on new works for the stage and screen. Board members include Rachael Horovitz, Marsha Norman, Annie Baker, Adam Rapp, Gina Gionfriddo, Neena Beber, Alex Kilgore Monica Bill Barnes, Laurie Beckelman, Paul Sparks, Annie Parisse, David Wilson Barnes, Gibby Haynes, Jim Tozzi, Isabel de Kooning Villeneuve, Emma de Kooning Villeneuve, and Lucy de Kooning Villeneuve.
The mission of Accabonac House is to nurture the creative process by providing an opportunity for artists to work alone or collaboratively without interruption in a supportive environment. Accabonac House offers residencies to playwrights, actors, directors, musicians, filmmakers and artists to foster mutual inspiration across different disciplines and generate new work for stage and screen. Residencies are awarded by the advisory board, and all future residencies include room, board, and studio.
The retreat began in May, and a special benefit will take place at Ashawagh Hall in East Hampton on with art by Gibby Haynes, Jim Tozzi, and Dan Witz, music by Invisible Familiars, and a special performance by Monica Bill Barnes Company.
For more information on the Accabonac House, visit www.accabonachouse.com
And that's the scoop. Tune in tomorrow for another Talking Topic.