Category: Arts

Now at the Jefferson Market Library

First, and just in time for the heat of the season, comes the revival of our movie screenings. We’ve recently completed an audio-visual renovation in our first floor Willa Cather room, giving us a vastly improved setup for our regular Monday night movies, as well as some summertime matinees.

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Broadway Revisited

Of the 41 Broadway theaters only 35 are booked.  Tickets are priced far more reasonably so it is a great time to see a show and audiences do reflect that.

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Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn to Perform at Greenwich House

“We are thrilled to welcome Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn to our 2023 benefit concert,” said Rachel Black, Director of Greenwich House Music School. Béla Fleck is a 16-time Grammy Award-winner who has taken the instrument across multiple genres, and Abigail Washburn a singer-songwriter and clawhammer banjo player who re-radicalized it by combining it with Far East culture and sounds.

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May Day May Night May Swenson

You may be familiar with May Swenson, or may be not. But with each April arrives National Poetry Month, leaving us twenty-four fortnights to bone up on this worthy wordsmith before four/twenty-four.

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Celebrating Women’s Artistry

Women’s History Month in March was brought to life by West Village resident and founder of the International Women Artists’ Salon Heidi Russell, with two celebrations of women-identifying artistry from history and the here and now.

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The Biodesigned World at the Jefferson Market Library

Within the design field, there is a practice we have modernly called Biodesign. This method of making draws inspiration from and collaborates with natural processes and biological organisms. During this lecture series, we will explore the history of Biodesign to contextualize its modern expansion.

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Rediscovering a Village Steel Magnolia

Known in the 1940s for the decorated tiles and ceramics she created in her Village studio and sold uptown which were eagerly purchased by wealthy shoppers on Fifth Avenue, she was a photogenic, engaging woman with a New York society drawl. Downtown she dressed bohemian and suited up when heading uptown.

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