Movement Speaks: West Harlem

George Bruce Library 518 West 125th Street, New York

Promoting strong and creative movement for older adults of all abilities, MOVEMENT SPEAKS® classes bring more mobility, greater flexibility, better balance, socialization, creativity and increased vitality. Dances For A Variable Population’s MOVEMENT SPEAKS® programs, which heighten individual expression and community empowerment through dance, are held at 16 locations citywide! View all of the program locations at https://www.dvpnyc.org/programs/ During the winter/spring 2020 season, Dances For A Variable Population (DVP) presents MOVEMENT SPEAKS®: free, community based programs of creative movement and fitness classes, held in senior centers, libraries and recreation center are for adults of all ages and abilities. The curriculum of balance-building, strengthening, improvisation, collaboration and dance making are core components of the program. Based on the basic values of appreciating one’s own body and moving with other people, the programs promote greater mobility, self-confidence, physical awareness, social interaction, expressiveness in movement, and a greater sense of meaning. Dances For A Variable Population starts by acknowledging each [...]

National Dance Institute (NDI) Community Day!

National Dance Institute Center 217 West 147th Street, New York

Join NDI for an afternoon of fun and family-friendly activities at the National Dance Institute Center for Learning & the Arts in Harlem! Children and families are invited to participate in exciting, high-energy dance classes, enjoy a performance by NDI's Celebration Team, and learn more about NDI's mission to bring the highest quality arts education programming to children. Admission is free! Please RSVP. Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Free

Movement Speaks: W 107th

Association of Black Social Workers 221 W. 107th Street, New York

Promoting strong and creative movement for older adults of all abilities, MOVEMENT SPEAKS® classes bring more mobility, greater flexibility, better balance, socialization, creativity and increased vitality. Dances For A Variable Population’s MOVEMENT SPEAKS® programs, which heighten individual expression and community empowerment through dance, are held at 16 locations citywide! View all of the program locations at https://www.dvpnyc.org/programs/ During the winter/spring 2020 season, Dances For A Variable Population (DVP) presents MOVEMENT SPEAKS®: free, community based programs of creative movement and fitness classes, held in senior centers, libraries and recreation center are for adults of all ages and abilities. The curriculum of balance-building, strengthening, improvisation, collaboration and dance making are core components of the program. Based on the basic values of appreciating one’s own body and moving with other people, the programs promote greater mobility, self-confidence, physical awareness, social interaction, expressiveness in movement, and a greater sense of meaning. Dances For A Variable Population starts by acknowledging each [...]

Barkin/Selissen Project premieres Accidental Suite

The Riverside Theatre

BARKIN/SELISSEN PROJECT premieres Accidental Suite. Viewers across the globe selected Accidental Suite, 1 of 5 dance films as part of 2019’s Titles Project, to be expanded and presented live. With performances at 7pm and 9pm, audiences may move about this Neo-gothic lounge, sip wine and indulge in the expansive views of the Hudson River. Born from raw experimentation, this performance installation builds relational tension through increasing levels of contact, evoking chance encounters, near misses, and the push and pull of relationships. In these deeply alienating times, Accidental Suite taps into the most essential of human needs, relating to one another. www.barkinselissenproject.org Performance Times: 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM Where: Room 9T Ticket Prices: $25 General Admission ($30 at the door.) *Special reserved and handicapped seating available upon request. Please contact rsvp@barkinselissenproject.org for arrangements. Children 10 and under are free. TICKETS

$25 – $30

Movement Speaks: West Harlem

Jackie Robinson Center at Grant Houses 1301 Amsterdam Avenue, New York

Promoting strong and creative movement for older adults of all abilities, MOVEMENT SPEAKS® classes bring more mobility, greater flexibility, better balance, socialization, creativity and increased vitality. Dances For A Variable Population’s MOVEMENT SPEAKS® programs, which heighten individual expression and community empowerment through dance, are held at 16 locations citywide! View all of the program locations at https://www.dvpnyc.org/programs/ During the winter/spring 2020 season, Dances For A Variable Population (DVP) presents MOVEMENT SPEAKS®: free, community based programs of creative movement and fitness classes, held in senior centers, libraries and recreation center are for adults of all ages and abilities. The curriculum of balance-building, strengthening, improvisation, collaboration and dance making are core components of the program. Based on the basic values of appreciating one’s own body and moving with other people, the programs promote greater mobility, self-confidence, physical awareness, social interaction, expressiveness in movement, and a greater sense of meaning. Dances For A Variable Population starts by acknowledging each [...]

Barnard–Columbia Dances at Miller Theatre

Miller Theatre (Columbia University) 2960 Broadway, New York

Barnard–Columbia Dances at Miller Theatre features students in new works by choreographers Abdul Latif and Katiti King, plus restagings of Joffrey Ballet co-founder Gerald Arpino’s Birthday Variations (1986) — “a sparkling showpiece of classical dancing” — set to some of Verdi’s infectious opera-ballet music. The students will also perform Name by Name (2007), a contemporary dance dedicated to the work of noted feminist Beverly Jones by her daughter, the renowned choreographer Susan Marshall. Tickets: $25/$20 with student ID dance.barnard.edu

$20 – $25