Geneva Light Opera (GLO) is set to present a retrospective of its recent work in Geneva’s historic Smith Opera House, in addition to digital recordings made by the cast from this summer’s cancelled production of Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” from “lockdown” locations across the USA, on July 26th, at 3 pm. [Read more…] about Geneva Light Opera Presents Virtual Music Event
In 1912, investigative journalist Alfred Henry Lewis published The Apaches of New York, an anecdotal narrative of notorious gangs in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
What strikes here is the use of the word “apache” in the sense of urban gangster. The term was re-imported from French slang in reference to thugs that roamed the eastern districts (“faubourgs”) of Paris prior to the First World War. [Read more…] about Apaches in Paris and New York
The Sembrich is celebrating the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven as part of its 20/20: Virtual Visionaries online summer festival.
“A Beethoven Birthday Celebration,” The third installment of The Sembrich’s online festival, explores the composer’s innovative and unique contributions to classical music.
The Festival will look at the many qualities and characteristics of Beethoven and his music through historical images, commentary by both Sembrich Artistic Director Richard Wargo and The Musical Quarterly’s Christopher H. Gibbs, and video performances by virtuoso pianist Christopher Johnson. [Read more…] about Sembrich Celebrating Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Online
Encounter on the Moose River
Startled by steps-
that New Balance
bounce- like Boeing
jets gliding through
the metallic twilight
of a perfect aloneness,
a blue heron hides be
tween two teal wings,
folding and glittering,
holding eyelids near the
fleeting shadows of a
river’s moving stillness.
While unable to offer the regular schedule of in-person performances this summer, the Lake Placid Sinfonietta is offering a series of “Virtual Happy Hours” on Sunday evenings in July and August. [Read more…] about Lake Placid Sinfonietta Offers Virtual Happy Hours
TAUNY (Traditional Arts In Upstate New York) has invited the Northern New York community to share their stories of and creative responses to the Coronavirus Pandemic for the new “Get the Folk Through It” Pandemic Documentation Project. [Read more…] about NNY Pandemic Documentation Project Launched
View, the Center for Arts and Culture in Old Forge, has announced a two-session workshop, Urban Sketching, with View interns Grace and Emma.
The first session is set for July 17th, from 3 to 5 pm. The second session will take place via Zoom on July 24th, from 3 to 5 pm. [Read more…] about View To Host Sketching Workshop Around Old Forge
The East Hampton Historical Society on Long Island has announced their signature summer event, the East Hampton Antiques & Design Show, will be held in a virtual format this year. [Read more…] about Annual East Hampton Antiques & Design Show Goes Virtual
Many regions in New York State have entered Phase 4 of Governor Cuomo’s Reopen NY and museums are following the mandated and recommended best practices to re-open safely for visitors and staff.
The Museum Association of New York is set to host their July virtual meet-up on Friday, July 17 at noon, where they will break down these reopening guidelines for museums, and speak with museum colleagues from across the state who have re-opened their doors to the public to learn more about their strategies, policies, and procedures. [Read more…] about Re-opening NYS Museums Virtual Meet-Up Set
on a pillow
of basalm perfume,
she went to sleep. It
elegant and I was drunk.