Friday, May 2, 2014

The Beatles as Fashion Gurus by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner

Last week, LPA hosted a public program on The Beatles and their circle as an influence on fashion in England and here. Phyllis Magidson, Curator of Costume and Textiles for the Museum of the…

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Jerome Robbins Dance Division Annual Report FY 2013 Now Available by [email protected], Curator, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, Library For The Performing Arts

The Jerome Robbins Dance Division’s latest Annual Report FY 2013 is now online on the Library’s website documenting another full and active year for the Dance Division. The number of pub…

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I Read the Journal-American Today, Oh Dear: Beatles Files Part 2 by [email protected], Music Division, Library For The Performing Arts

Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles will be on view at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (LPA) from February 6 through May 10, 2014. A project of The GRAMMY Museum® at L.A.…

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Florence Vandamm: Dance Photographer? by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner

The representation of the professional and artistic career of Florence Vandamm has a major gap, which we are doing our best to fill in. Her London scrapbook goes from 1908–1915. The Vandam…

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Monday, March 24, 2014

I Read the Journal-American Today, Oh Dear: Beatles Files Part 1 by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner

Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles will be on view at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (LPA) from February 6 through May 10, 2014. A project of The GRAMMY Museum® at L.A.…

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Friday, March 14, 2014

The Original Circle in the Square Photographers: An Interview with Justin and Barbara Kerr by [email protected], Library For The Performing Arts

They figured the two of you weren’t perverts.Barbara: Right, exactly. Because photographers had a really bad reputation, and these kids, they don’t know. They’d walk around the city an…

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Kinokophonography Night at the Library for the Performing Arts: Hearing is Believing by [email protected], Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives Of Recorded Sound At The New York Public Library For The Performing Arts

You are invited to join us here at the Library for the Performing Arts for a Kinokophone Recording Workshop on Thursday, May 15th at 6 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Screening Room. We will explore i…

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Time Machine: Interstitial Moment, VHS vs. Communism by Francis Dougherty

The return of Daylight Saving Time means that we have all just experienced a temporal displacement.   Let’s set Time Machine back by a small increment and briefly revisit the VHS…

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Vandamm's Pygmalion by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner

By the time that you read this post, the exhibition Pioneering Poet of Light: Florence Vandamm & the Vandamm Studio will have been de-installed.  The photograph and key sheets will …

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

"She Loves You" b/w "I'll Get You" by The Beatles, Swan S-4152 by [email protected], Intern, Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives Of Recorded Sound

In the summer of 1963, The Beatles were huge in Britain. But this was not the case in America. Two earlier singles that had done well in their home country—"Please Please Me"…

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Oscar Nomination for Foreign Film of The Missing Picture, Directed by Rithy Panh by [email protected], Curator, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, Library For The Performing Arts

The Dance Division wishes to express our great joy for the Oscar nomination in the Category of Foreign Film for The Missing Picture, directed by Rithy Panh. "This haunting, at times sho…

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Jerry Bock's FIORELLO! Demos by Doug Reside

Original Cast of Fiorello! / Photo by Joseph AbelesWhen Jerry Bock died in 2010, his papers (drafts, correspondence, business records, etc.) came to the library as he had planned. A year or…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A Philadelphia Collaboration: The Pinto Brothers' Designs for Catherine Littlefield’s Philadelphia Ballet Company by Danielle Castronovo

Guest blog post by Sharon Skeel, curator of the exhibit.A Philadelphia Collaboration: The Pinto Brothers’ Designs for Catherine Littlefield’s Philadelphia Ballet Company, a newly…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Time Machine: Cloverleaf and Helix, The Early Years by Francis Dougherty

My dystopian commute through New Jersey is bound by the cloverleaf exit from the Goethals Bridge and the helix to the Lincoln Tunnel; it is my first temporal displacement of the day. Moving …

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Friday, February 21, 2014

Power: The American Way by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner

George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, co-authors of some of Broadway’s most enduringly funny comedies, also collaborated on a topical pageant, The American Way, which opened at Broadway&rsq…

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