A turkey is a funny bird. Wabble, wabble, wabble! And all he knows is just one...– The first song that Mavis Staples learned. This whole interview is utterly delightful. Staples will be appearing at Lincoln Center Out of Doors on July 31. We’ll be thrilled to see her even if she doesn’t do any poultry-themed songs.
Shakespeare Invades the American Summer Stage →
Check out what Bruce Chadwick, former editor for the New York Daily News, has to say about the Royal Shakespeare Company at this year’s Lincoln Center Festival.
[New Orleanians] don’t view pleasure as some narcissistic indulgence…but...– Trey McIntyre, of the Trey McIntyre Project, speaking about the spirit of New Orleans to nola.com. He’ll be exploring this through dance in Ma Maison and The Sweeter End, presented as a part of Lincoln Center Out of Doors on August 3.
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I think that thanks to Paco de Lucía above all, flamenco is another language,...– Javier Limón in an interview with flamenco-world.com. Contemporary flamenco’s influential guitarist/songwriter/producer Javier Limón brings together three of flamenco’s finest female talents for Mujeres de Agua (“Women of the Water”) in a U.S. debut project at Lincoln Center on August 5. The...
Watch as violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter gives the final performances of her residency with the New York Philharmonic on WNET’s This Week at Lincoln Center.
By the Numbers: Lincoln Center
5 million visitors annually 26 performance venues 3.6 million performances attended annually $1.7 billion in revenue contributed annually to the New York economy 1,000,000 students participate in educational activities, including students from 2,445 New York City public schools 9,000 full-time, part-time, and contract positions, (the equivalent of 5,500 full-time employees) ∞ amounts of...
You’re invited to bring your acoustic guitar to a... →
liveandactivecultures: What songs? That’s where you come in. From now until June 7, you can submit a song and advocate for your pick. Make a good case! In the last week of May, we’ll put all the suggested songs up to a vote. The People Have the Power Post audio or video of you playing and championing your chosen song on YouTube or Vimeo, or tweet us @LCOutofDoors. Add the tag #LCBigBusk. (In a...
On the latest episode of This Week at Lincoln Center, WNET highlights the New York City Ballet’s recent tribute to Broadway.
Check out this Vanity Fair video by filmmaker Jamie Stuart on the renovation and construction of the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center at Lincoln Center.