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Materials for the Arts presents MFTA Loves NYC: A Retrospective on Creative Reuse
Since 1978, Materials for the Arts (MFTA) has collected surplus materials and redistributed them, for free, to thousands of nonprofits and government agencies with arts programming. This exhibition chronicles MFTA’s history through a selection of archival catalogues, memorandums, press pieces, and photographs. The memorabilia demonstrate MFTA’s impact across the five boroughs and illustrates its potential beyond New York City as a model for creative reuse within an urban landscape. On view April 16 – June 20 in the MFTA Gallery.
New Dance Alliance @ HERE presents 29th Annual International Performance Mix Festival
New Dance Alliance’s Performance Mix Festival presents the work of over 30 artists annually in contexts ranging from traditional theater performances to site-specific installations to open-rehearsals to video screenings to artist talks. The Performance Mix Festival offers a wide range of avenues for audiences to engage in new explorations in dance, music, video and interdisciplinary performance by emerging and mid-career choreographers. Thursday-Tuesday, June 4-9, 2015.
The Hispanic Society of America presents Meridionalis: Music of Francisco López Capillas
Americas Society's ensemble, Meridionalis, led by Sebastián Zubieta, presents a concert featuring sacred choral music by Mexican composer Francisco López Capillas (ca. 1615-1673). April 27, 2015.
Jefferson Market Garden presents Children’s Festival of Flowers
Jefferson Market Garden is a lush oasis in the heart of Greenwich Village, one of Manhattan's great historic neighborhoods. Join them for a day of fun, crafts, and entertainment for the whole family on Saturday, May 30, 2015.