Past events

Thu, Jun 13, 2019 - Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Sung Won Yun: Congeries of Beings, at Saint Peter's Church

“Congeries of Beings,” Sung Won Yun’s exhibition of abstract mixed media paintings that link past, present, and future into an emotional contemplation of serenity, is on display from June 13 to August 22, 2019, at the Narthex Gallery of Saint Peter’s Church, 54th Street at Lexington in Midtown Manhattan.
Thu, Jun 20, 2019 - Thu, Aug 29, 2019

Jinhong Kim: Coincidence, at St. Peter's Church

“Coincidence,” Jinhong Kim’s exhibition of photography that captures New York City as a masterpiece made up of its buildings, is on display from June 20 to August 29, 2019, at the Living Room Gallery of Saint Peter’s Church, 54th Street at Lexington Avenue in Midtown Manhattan.
Sat, Jul 13, 2019 - Sun, Aug 25, 2019

"Two's a Crowd" at 59E59 Theaters

A new musical comedy about risk, reconciliation, and room service starring world-renowned comedian and actress Rita Rudner. They say opposites attract. They haven’t met Tom and Wendy. Forced together by a computer error, freewheeling Tom and uptight Wendy do their best to ruin each other’s vacations. But the bright lights of Vegas might just convince them to take a chance on the happiness they both gave up on long ago.
Fri, Jul 19, 2019 - Sun, Aug 25, 2019

Summer Shorts 2019 at 59E59 Theaters - Series A

Applauded by The New York Times as “shamelessly clever and deeply satisfying!” this acclaimed festival of short plays returns to 59E59 Theaters for a thirteenth consecutive season allowing audiences to get reacquainted with some of their favorite American playwrights and discover new talent. Series A Features: *** "HERE I LIE," by Courtney Baron; Directed by Maria Mileaf: Strangers Maris and Joseph, a young editor and a nurse, collide in this play about what it means to exercise compassion and self-care, in the face of hardship. *** "INTERIOR," by Nick Payne; Directed by Rory McGregor: It is a seemingly normal day for a small family in a quiet, quaint neighborhood. Two men convene outside. The actions they choose to take in just a few short moments will change the course of this family's life forever. *** "THE BRIDGE PLAY," by Danielle Trzcinski; Directed by Sarah Cronk: A man stands at the edge of the George Washington Bridge and is about to jump, when an unexpected stranger interrupts him.
Fri, Jul 26, 2019 - Sat, Aug 31, 2019

Summer Shorts 2019 at 59E59 Theaters - Series B

Applauded by The New York Times as “shamelessly clever and deeply satisfying!” this acclaimed festival of short plays returns to 59E59 Theaters for a thirteenth consecutive season allowing audiences to get reacquainted with some of their favorite American playwrights and discover new talent. Series B Features: *** "PROVIDENCE," by Nancy Bleemer; Directed by Ivey Lowe: On the eve of her sister-in-law's wedding, a woman returns to her husband's boyhood home. Tossing and turning next to him in his too-small single bed, they question love, marriage and why there are no all-night drug stores in Providence. *** "APPOMATTOX," by Neil Labute; Directed by Duane Boutte: It’s a perfect day in a big park near a big city and two friends get together for lunch and to play catch. Instead, they begin a discussion about life and history and soon find themselves in a conversational minefield from which they may never return. *** "LUCKY," by Sharr White; Directed by J. J. Kandel: What's the first thing you say after six years? Just on the outskirts of town, in room 11B of The Royale Motor Lodge, Phil Granger is stripping off his wet shirt as Meredith, his wife, is rushing through the rain towards him. Lucky is the moment they meet.
Tue, Aug 6, 2019 - Thu, Aug 15, 2019

"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" at City Cinemas 1 2 3

Quentin Tarantino’s ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his long time stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.
Tue, Aug 6, 2019 - Thu, Aug 15, 2019

"The Farewell" at City Cinemas 1, 2 & 3

Writer/director Lulu Wang's Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize nominee THE FAREWELL "unearths the universality of complex familial love that defies borders and language barriers" (Time Out). Based on an actual lie, it centers on Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina), who returns to Changchun to find that her family has decided not to tell their beloved matriarch Nai Nai that her cancer diagnosis has left her with mere weeks to live. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she rediscovers the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken.
Wed, Aug 7, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Midday Jazz Midtown: David Hazeltine and Sean Smith

Featuring David Hazeltine on piano and Sean Smith on bass. Midday Jazz Midtown is an ongoing jazz program for the midtown community. Concerts take place in the Sanctuary of Saint Peter's Church and are presented by Midtown Arts Common in cooperation with Saint Peter's Church. Ronny Whyte is the producer. A suggested $10.00 donation to offset production costs may be given at the door.
Fri, Aug 9, 2019 - Thu, Aug 15, 2019

"After the Wedding" at City Cinemas 1, 2 & 3

Isabel (Michelle Williams) has dedicated her life to working with the children in an orphanage in Calcutta. Theresa (Julianne Moore) is the multimillionaire head of a media company who lives with her artist husband (Billy Crudup) and their twin boys in New York. When word comes to Isabel of a mysterious and generous grant for the financially struggling orphanage, she must travel to New York to meet the benefactor—Theresa—in person.
Fri, Aug 9, 2019 @ 12:30 PM

Mount Vernon Hoterl Museum Lunchtime Lecture: "Herbs & Plants in the 19th Century"

Hear about popular flowers, plants and herbs of the 19th-century. Do they differ from our favorites of today? Were their uses primarily ornamental? culinary? medicinal? Bring your lunch. Tea, conversation, and an optional Museum tour included. Free with admission. Free for Museum Members and individuals residing in City Council District 5.
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