Roberta Flack tonight at Lincoln Center Out of Doors

With graceful subtlety, the stunning pianist and tender vocalist Roberta Flack remains compellingly fresh, with evergreen hits like “Killing Me Softly” and “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.” She performs a free concert tonight at Lincoln Center Out of Doors. Details here —> http://bit.ly/LCOODRobertaFlack

(Photo: Brian T Salik)

Aerial photo of premiere performance of Sila: The Breath of the World by John Luther Adams, repeated tonight at 6pm(Photo: Kevin Yatarola)

Aerial photo of premiere performance of Sila: The Breath of the World by John Luther Adams, repeated tonight at 6pm

(Photo: Kevin Yatarola)

"Music is not what I do, it is how I understand the world," says composer John Luther Adams. The Wall Street Journal profiles the composer ahead of this weekend’s world premiere of his new work Sila: The Breath of the World, presented for free by Lincoln Center Out of Doors and Mostly Mozart. Find out more about the new work here: http://bit.ly/SilaPremiere(Illustration: Ken Fallin/Wall Street Journal)

"Music is not what I do, it is how I understand the world," says composer John Luther Adams. The Wall Street Journal profiles the composer ahead of this weekend’s world premiere of his new work Sila: The Breath of the World, presented for free by Lincoln Center Out of Doors and Mostly Mozart. Find out more about the new work here: http://bit.ly/SilaPremiere

(Illustration: Ken Fallin/Wall Street Journal)

One more chance to watch the Seeger Memorial Concert

Did you miss yesterday’s all-star tribute to the great folk music and activist legend Pete Seeger and his wife Toshi? You have one more chance to see the entire performance here: http://bit.ly/SeegerLiveStream (only through 7/21)

Peter Yarrow and friends singing “If I Had A Hammer” in tribute to Pete Seeger. Did you sing along with the livestream?

Peter Yarrow and friends singing “If I Had A Hammer” in tribute to Pete Seeger. Did you sing along with the livestream?

Out on the Town with Bill Bragin

The Wall Street Journal profiles Bill Bragin, Lincoln Center’s Director of Public Programming and tastemaker. So, who is he? He’s the man behind Midsummer Night Swing and Lincoln Center Out of Doors. "You could do more than just build audiences. You could build community," says Brain of his work. Read here: http://bit.ly/WSJBragin


(Photo: Adrienne Grunwald for The Wall Street Journal)

Coming to Lincoln Center Out of Doors: Passinho

What combines samba, frevo and American break dancing, to a funk beat? Passinho! Coming to Lincoln Center Out of Doors on July 22 is the popular Brazilian dance craze featuring Na Batahla Co. marking their first performance ever in the US. 

"These kids are shaping Brazilian popular culture," said Bill Bragin, Director of Public Programming for LIncoln Center. "We’re recognizing that an art form coming from the streets and people who are historically disenfranchised is contributing to world culture."

Learn more here about passinhohttp://bit.ly/WSJPassinho

(Photo: Gustavo Pellizzon for The Wall Street Journal)

Composer John Luther Adams and musicians were here at Lincoln Center today rehearsing Sila: The Breath of the World, an immersive outdoor piece that has its world premiere here next week, July 25 -26. Adams talked to New York Magazine about composing music to blend with city noise: http://bit.ly/JLASilaNYMag

Composer John Luther Adams and musicians were here at Lincoln Center today rehearsing Sila: The Breath of the World, an immersive outdoor piece that has its world premiere here next week, July 25 -26. Adams talked to New York Magazine about composing music to blend with city noisehttp://bit.ly/JLASilaNYMag

Live-Stream of Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger

imageJust announced! Lincoln Center will live-stream this Sunday’s Lincoln Center Out of Doors Memorial Concert to Pete and Toshi Seeger, including performances by Judy Collins, Harry Belafonte, Dar Williams, Dan Zanes and many more friends of the great singer and activist and his wife. More information here: http://bit.ly/1juyLu9

(Photo: Pete Seeger. Credit: Karl Rabe)

GlobalFest coming to Lincoln Center Out of Doors

The showcase for great international bands and world music, GlobalFest makes its Lincoln Center debut at this summer’s Out of Doors festival, featuring events on stage and below Lincoln Center, as well as film screenings, on July 27. Learn more here: http://nyti.ms/1sKb8BS