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Archives – October, 2013

The Potash Twins

Potash TwinsThe Potash Twins - The Potash Twins are twin 19 year old “up and coming” horn players that use their talents to entertain audiences of genres,  including Jazz, Hip-Hop and Funk. Ezra and Adeev Potash showcase original compositions of instrumental funk, jazz and hip-hop with the unusual combination of Bass Trombone and a screaming lead Trumpet. Ezra and Adeev Potash are known between celebrity musicians as “The Twins.”  Their reputation for being smooth talkers has led them to have lessons with musicians like Wynton Marsalis, Chris Botti, Jon Faddis, Wayne Bergeron and many more. They have shared the stage with groups like the renowned rock band 311 and perform regularly with the Mike Gurciullo Las Vegas Lab Band.

Location: Raymour and Flanigan, 1961 Broadway at 66th Street
Time:
5pm – 9pm

October 29, 2013

Incallajta New York

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Incallajta New York (Bolivian Tinkus Dance) – With the aim of spreading and promoting Bolivian folklore -Incallajta New York was created at the initiative of Bolivian residents in New York who along with friends of different nationalities founded this group on January 26, 1992, where friendship and loyalty are considered the most important quality by its members.

Incallajta New York  has been brought to Winter’s Eve with the assistance of Dance Parade, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting dance as an expressive and unifying art form.

Location: Broadway Plaza (in front of Alice Tully Hall)
Time: 6:00pm | 7:00pm | 8:00pm

October 29, 2013

Buglisi Dance Theatre

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The award-winning Buglisi Dance Theatre (BDT) is celebrated for stunning theatricality, wondrously lyrical repertoire, and cinematic imagery,…full of invention and emotion (The New York Times). Founded by Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi and Capucilli, Dakin and Foreman, who performed as principal dancers of the Martha Graham Dance Company, the multi-cultural BDT has toured worldwide to the Kennedy Center; Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival; Dance St. Louis’s Spring to Dance Festival; the Kravis Center, West Palm Beach, Sosnoff Theater, Bard College; The Juilliard Theater, Vail International Festival, and abroad to Australia, the Czech Republic, France, Israel and Italy. BDT performs its NYC seasons at The Joyce Theater, where it is celebrated its 20th anniversary in February 2013.

On 9/11, Buglisi’s Table of Silence Project was presented for a third year on the Josie Robertson Plaza, Lincoln Center with 160 dancers encircling the Revson Fountain to form a Peace Labyrinth. This ritual for peace was seen worldwide in 25 countries via live stream and was declared an UNESCO Siti and national treasure.

Buglisi Dance Theatre has been brought to Winter’s Eve with the assistance of Dance Parade, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting dance as an expressive and unifying art form.

Location: Broadway Plaza (in front of Alice Tully Hall)
Time: 6:30pm | 7:30pm | 8:30pm

October 29, 2013

Yanks

YANKS“The Yanks are the next Irish American dream team when it comes to Irish Traditional Music. Four of the most talented, accomplished, and virtuosic musicians of their generation playing a brand of Irish Music that’s both new and yet familiar at the same time. As individuals these four lads are special; as a group, The Yanks are special, too.” - Kein Crawford of the Irish supergroup Lúnasa

The Yanks are a 4-piece traditional Irish band comprised of Dylan Foley, a 3-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion; Dan Gurney, an accordion player who has won nine medals at various Fleadh Cheoil music competitions; Isaac Alderson, the only American to win the All-Ireland Senior Championships on three instruments; and acoustic guitarist & bouzouki player Sean Earnest, one of the most in-demand Celtic traditional music accompanists today.

Location: Winter’s Eve Main Stage at Dante Park – Broadway between 63rd and 64th Streets
Time: 7:00pm

Location: Richard Tucker Park – Broadway between 65th and 66th Streets
Time: 8:30pm

October 25, 2013

Batala New York City

Batala

Batala New York City is an all-women’s AfroBrazilian Samba Reggae drumming band. They have shared a bill with Reggie Watts, Cyndi Lauper, and The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Tour, who they opened for.

The music of Batala originates in Salvador de Bahia, in North Eastern Brazil. The international Batalá family owes its existence to Giba Gonçalves, a drummer and composer from Salvador, Bahia. In Brazil, he was one of the founders of Cortejo Afro, an arts education project to help underserved young people living in poor communities, When he moved to Paris in 1997, he started up Batalá in Paris as the European wing of the project. Batala has since spread to over 30 international cities!

Location: Throughout Lincoln Square
Time: All Evening

 

October 25, 2013

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