We all know that arts education is crucial to the future of the arts, but what role does it play towards impacting the artist and their work? Lincoln Center Education is launching a new candid discussion series with high-profile artists exploring the role of arts education in their creative and commercial work. Next Stage will feature four events this spring, starting with the first event on March 13 with famed theater direction Jack O’Brien. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1hg8EmO
— William Shakespeare
Audra McDonald, the host of Live From Lincoln Center and five-time Tony Award winner, will return to the stage as Billie Holiday in a musical play called “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill,” opening in April. Don’t forget to catch Audra on Live From Lincoln Center with episodes later this spring.
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Lots of celebrities come by Lincoln Center, including Matthew McConaughey, an Oscar front-runner for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club, who came to speak at free talk this past weekend, hosted by our friends at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
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JustFilms at AtriumFlix, Lincoln Center’s series of FREE screenings of social justice films and intimate conversations with leading filmmakers, returns this week with the first of the 2014 events. On Tuesday, the father of Blaxploitation films, Mario Van Peebles, will talk about his iconic films, along with son Melvin Van Peebles. Before the showing of the Baadasssss!, a documentary by Melvin about Mario’s 1971 hit film Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song, Melvin and his band will perform. This free event is made possible by the Ford Foundation in partnership with the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Read more here: http://usat.ly/1h5q1pW
David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
7:30pm Conversation with Greg Tate, Mario Van Peebles and Melvin Van Peebles
8:00pm Screening of Baadasssss!
February 22, 2009 - Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall re-opens following an extensive renovation by architectural firm Diller Scofidio & Renfro, with performances by Jordi Savall, the Emerson String Quartet, pianist Leon Fleisher, artists of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, double bass player Edgar Meyer, flutist Ransom Wilson, clarinetist David Shifrin, the Juilliard Orchestra, conductor David Robertson and more. This performance kicked off a two-week festival to officially re-open the venue.
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February 22, 1992 - Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra makes its first US tour, in honor of its 25th anniversary, with performances in nine destinations, including Chicago; New Brunswick, New Jersey; Iowa City, Iowa; Lincoln, Nebraska; Macomb, Illinois; Bloomington, Indiana; Granville, Ohio; Fairfax, Virgina, and Danville, Kentucky.