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April 30

Oratorio: I Will Tell You The Truth About This, I Will Tell You All About I...

​United States Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith presents a ten-poem sequence capturing the lives and stories of African American soldiers and their families during the Civil War.

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June 6

Storme: The Lady of the Jewel Box

Delve into DeLarverie’s incredible story in this screening of Storme: The Lady of the Jewel Box (21 min, Michelle Parkerson, 1987), which traces her career as master of ceremonies of the Jewel Box Revue, a legendary touring company of female impersonators that started at Harlem’s Apollo Theater. 

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June 11

Museum Mile Festival

Museum Mile is an annual celebration of the world-class museums lining Fifth Avenue from 82nd Street to 105th Street.

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September 10

Moonlight & Movies

This summer, the Museum of the City of New York showcases four unforgettable portraits of workers challenging business as usual, from the docks to the cubicle. Each film is preceded by an introduction by a notable guest. 

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April 29

Ain't Misbehavin': How Louis Armstrong Conquered New York

In celebration of International Jazz Day, historian Ricky Riccardi of the Louis Armstrong House Museum offers a rare glimpse of Armstrong’s meteoric rise to stardom during the Harlem Renaissance from his first performances at the legendary nightclub Connie’s Inn to his stint in the Broadway revue "Connie's Hot Chocolates."

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May 14

Australian Short Film Today 2019

​Asia Society, the long-time home base in New York City for Australian Short Film Today, is proud to present this annual screening.

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May 1

Threading the Contemporary: Visualizing Gender and Tradition

Join Boon Hui Tan, Asia Society Museum Director & Vice President of Global Arts and Cultural Programs; Livia Straus, Founder of Hudson Valley MOCA; and Malaysian artist Anne Samat for a discussion on the role of gender and traditional art-making practices in Samat’s work.

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Reich Richter Part

An immersive live performance and exhibition exploring the shared language of visual art and music

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