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MUSIC IN AUSCHWITZ: A CONCERT SERIES

Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Place, New York, NY

Join the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, & Dance for Music in Auschwitz. Featuring pieces arranged by Polish political prisoners who were members of the men’s orchestra in the Auschwitz I camp. Led by conductor Oriol Sans, a University of Michigan orchestra will perform pieces interspersed with lines spoken by the singers, from testimonies of the Auschwitz I men’s orchestra after the war.
Registration is required.
Presented by the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

INTERLUDES: BALLET HISPÁNICO

Belvedere Plaza BPC Esplanade & North End Ave, New York, NY

Time to dance! Join us for a Latin social dance workshop with Ballet Hispánico, one of the nation's largest Latinx dance organizations. This all ages dance session features salsa, merengue, Afro-Cuban and other Latinx dance forms that will get you up and moving! 

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MUSIC IN AUSCHWITZ: A CONCERT SERIES

Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Place, New York, NY

Join the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, & Dance for Music in Auschwitz. Featuring pieces arranged by Polish political prisoners who were members of the men’s orchestra in the Auschwitz I camp. Led by conductor Oriol Sans, a University of Michigan orchestra will perform pieces interspersed with lines spoken by the singers, from testimonies of the Auschwitz I men’s orchestra after the war.
Registration is required.
Presented by the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

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J O B – A SIMPLE MAN

Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Place, New York, NY

In an intense and musical dramatization, J O B: A Simple Man tells the story of the emigrant’s journey from the old world—a little village in Russia—to the new world in New York. Starring award-winning Danish actress Ina-Miriam Rosen - baum, directed by Rolf Heim, and featuring oboist Henrik Goldschmidt and accordion virtuoso Anders Singh Vesterdahl.

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J O B – A SIMPLE MAN

Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Place, New York, NY

In an intense and musical dramatization, J O B: A Simple Man tells the story of the emigrant’s journey from the old world—a little village in Russia—to the new world in New York. Starring award-winning Danish actress Ina-Miriam Rosen - baum, directed by Rolf Heim, and featuring oboist Henrik Goldschmidt and accordion virtuoso Anders Singh Vesterdahl.

GIULIETTA E ROMEO 

Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York, NY

In partnership with Teatro Grattacielo a rare jewel of opera history comes to BPC’s on its 100th Year Anniversary. Giulietta e Romeo composed by Riccardo Zandonai, will be presented in 3 acts of love, passion, and tragedy. The company is known for its forward thinking, progressive and multimedia based exploration of opera – a treat for the senses! Click into the event for more information.

BPC BLOOD DRIVE

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

Help replenish dwindling supplies in the tri-state area. The whole process takes less than an hour and one donation can save multiple lives! Sign up today at: nybloodcenter.org

FAIRY TALE FILMS: SON OF THE WHITE MARE

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

Based on a Hungarian folktale, Son of the White Mare (Marcell Jankovics,1981), is a swirling, color-mad epic journey to save the universe. Reminiscent of the hallucinatory palette of “Yellow Submarine” and the rich visual storytelling of “Fantasia”, critics have deemed it one of the greatest psychedelic animated movies ever made. Free popcorn will be served, and a discussion will follow the screenings. This film is rated PG 13. Click into the event to RSVP.

SILENT DISCO PRIDE PARTY

Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York, NY

Celebrate Pride Month with a silent disco dance party featuring Gotham Cheer and queer DJ’s from QuietEvents. Breath-taking sunset views and Lady Liberty will serve as our backdrop as we dance to the hottest beats pumped through light-up headphones. Headphones are free; deposit is required.

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION

Belvedere Plaza BPC Esplanade & North End Ave, New York, NY

Celebrate Juneteenth with music and art! Also known as Emancipation Day, Juneteenth originated in 1865 in Galveston, Texas, and commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Take a horse ride and learn about horsemanship and history with the Federation of Black Cowboys. Make a Juneteenth flag you can take home. Music by Chaney Sims Band.

SWEDISH MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL

Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York, NY

Enjoy this nostalgic celebration of the summer solstice. Join in lively dance around the Midsummer pole. Make wreaths from beautiful flowers representing those in bloom on the solstice in Sweden. Enjoy a parade, children’s games, and Swedish delicacies. Traditional music by Paul Dahlin and fiddlers from the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. Dances led by Ross Sutter, a Scandinavian folklorist.