Internet Links to Arts Organizations of Interest
Rolex Arts Initiative Rolex created its Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative as a biennial program, established to make a significant contribution to the arts by helping to perpetuate the world’s artistic heritage. In keeping with its tradition of supporting individual excellence, the company is giving emerging artists time to learn, create and grow. For each program cycle, Rolex invites masters in the performing arts, visual arts, film and literature to provide individual guidance to gifted young artists who have not yet attracted the support their talent warrants.
Nrityagram Dance Ensemble The Nrityagram Dance Ensemble’s work transports viewers to enchanted worlds of magic and spirituality with the sensuous flow of Odissi, the oldest of India's classical dance forms. Originally a sacred ritual, Odissi is marked by lyricism and curved bodylines that bring alive the ancient temple sculptures of India. Choreographed by Artistic Director Surupa Sen, performances feature renowned soloists Surupa Sen and Bijayini Satpathy, the Nrityagram ensemble, with live music. Information at their web site on the dance village they have created located near Bangalore, India.
Recognized for its thoughtfulness and strong imagery and called “Gifted” by The New Yorker, the company has been presented in New York City by Dixon Place, The Brooklyn Museum, and the Dancenow/NYC festival, and in Brazil by Centro Coreografico do Rio. AVMG has also performed at Dance Theater Workshop, Lincoln Center’s Clark Studio Theater, Baryshnikov Arts Center, the Joyce SoHo, and Mt. Tremper Arts.
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center is one of the oldest and largest non-profit contemporary art institutions in the United States. An exhibition space rather than a collecting institution, P.S.1 devotes its energy and resources to displaying the most experimental art in the world. A catalyst and an advocate for new ideas, discourses, and trends in contemporary art, P.S.1 actively pursues emerging artists, new genres, and adventurous new work by recognized artists in an effort to support innovation in contemporary art. P.S.1 achieves this mission by presenting its diverse program to a broad audience in a unique and welcoming environment in which visitors can discover and explore the work of contemporary artists. P.S.1 presents over 50 exhibitions each year, including artists’ retrospectives, site-specific installations, historical surveys, arts from across the United States and the world, and a full schedule of music and performance programming.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: presenter of superb artistic programming, international leader in arts and education, and manager of the Lincoln Center campus. As a presenter of over 400 events annually, LCPA complements the offerings of the 11 other Lincoln Center resident organizations through a variety of popular series: American Songbook, Great Performers, Lincoln Center Festival, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Midsummer Night Swing, and the Mostly Mozart Festival. The Emmy Award-winning Live From Lincoln Center extends the reach of Lincoln Center's stages to millions of Americans across the country. As an international leader in arts and education, LCPA takes a wide range of activities beyond its halls through its educational cornerstone, Lincoln Center Institute, as well as offering arts-related symposia; family programming; accessibility; and other community initiatives. And as manager of the Lincoln Center campus, LCPA also provides support and services for the Lincoln Center complex and its resident organizations.
The museum concerns itself with the Ukrainian experience, past and present. In the museum the emphasis is on the cultural legacy of a people whose thousand year journey through history abounds with grand, dramatic, turbulent and exciting events, as well as extraordinary accomplishments and achievements.
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APAP Showcase at Ailey Studios
January 10, 2010 - 8:00pm
Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre is presenting two showcases during the 2010 Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) Conference. The first is at the Alvin Ailey Studios (405 W. 55th St. @ 9th Ave - NYC). Open to general public and APAP participants.
APAP Showcase at City Center
January 11, 2010 - 4:15pm
Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre is presenting two showcases during the 2010 Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) Conference. The second is at the City Center Studios (130 W. 56th St. btw 6th and 7th Aves.- NYC). Open to general public and APAP participants.
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