5th Annual Free Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival In Full Swing At Lincoln Center

The hugely popular annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival is in full swing at Lincoln Center. Now in its fifth year, Met Summer HD brings open-air screenings of productions from the company’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Live in HD series. The featured performances are beamed onto a large screen in Josie Robertson Plaza (Columbus, between 63rd & [...]

Final Week Of 25th Annual “Midsummer Night Swing” At Lincoln Center

If you’ve been thinking of stopping by Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center to check out the annual Midsummer Night Swing dance and music fest, it’s now or never. This year’s event begins its final week tomorrow, with five nights of music and dancing between Tuesday and Saturday.

Lawsuit Filed Against New York City & Lincoln Center Over Use Of Upper West Side Damrosch Park

Since I mentioned Damrosch Park in the previous post about the upcoming 25th Annual Midsummer Night Swing, it seems like a good segue to this: A group of locals and environmentalists filed a lawsuit earlier this week against New York City and Lincoln Center, alleging that commercial activities have limited public access to the park.

Tickets Now On Sale For 25th Annual Lincoln Center “Midsummer Night Swing”

Get ready to dust off your dancing shoes — tickets are now on sale for the 25h season of Lincoln Center’s wildly-popular Midsummer Night Swing. If you’re not familiar with it, Midsummer Night Swing is one of New York City’s signature summer events, with three weeks of outdoor music and dancing at Lincoln Center.

INCONCEIVABLE! “The Princess Bride” Showing At Upper West Side FilmLinc This Weekend

In honor of Valentine’s Day, what better time to talk about to blathe… err — true love. The Princess Bride is showing at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this weekend.

SATURDAY MORNING, 2/2: Free Upper West Side Concert By The Harlem Gospel Choir

Great event tomorrow morning (Saturday, 2/2) at Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium: As part of LC’s “Meet The Artist Saturdays” program, the Harlem Gospel Choir will perform a free concert.

THURSDAY: David Hyde Pierce & Sigourney Weaver In Person At Free Lincoln Center Talk

Interesting free event tomorrow night (Thursday, 1/3) if you’re looking for some last-minute plans. Actors David Hyde Pierce, Sigourney Weaver, and Kristine Nielsen will participate in a panel “conversation” at Lincoln Center, moderated by LCT Dramaturg Anne Cattaneo. The trio are cast members in the play Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike (Mitzi E. [...]

REMINDER: UWS Blood Drive At David Rubenstein Atrium On Tuesday (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)

Mentioned this on Friday, but here’s a reminder: The Lincoln Center community, in conjunction with the New York Blood Center, is holding a blood drive tomorrow, Tuesday 11/13. Superstorm Sandy has left the NYC blood supply at extremely low levels and donors are urgently needed.

Lincoln Center’s “White Light Festival” Kicks Off Thursday; Runs 10/18 – 11/18

The 3rd Annual White Light Festival at Lincoln Center starts tomorrow (Thursday, 10/18). The multidisciplinary festival focuses on “the unparalleled power of performance to illuminate the many dimensions of our interior lives.”

SATURDAY & SUNDAY: 10th Annual “Open House New York” Weekend

Open House New York, one of NYC’s best annual events, is back for the 10th year this weekend (October 6 & 7). While OHNY is city-wide, there are once again many participating sites here on the Upper West Side.