SundayArts News: Caramoor’s Dog Days, Long Island in Paintings and Dances with Robots
For this week’s SundayArts News, Christina Ha reports from The Hudson River Museum in Yonkers.
In Westchester Cultural News…
Caramoor: It’s summer in New York and that means that the music series at Caramoor is in full-swing. Highlights for remaining events this season include:
- July 30: Soloists Jennifer Koh and Alisa Weilerstein play with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s for Brahm’s Double Concerto.
- August 4: The Jasper String Quartet.
- August 5: Caramoor’s three-day jazz festival. Pianist Renee Rosnes headlines the opening night; virtuouso bassist Christian McBride brings his big band; and Joshua Redman introduces his latest project, James Farm, to Caramoor audiences. MacArthur “genius award” recipient Jason Moran closes the festival with his intrepid trio, the Bandwagon.
For more information, visit the Caramoor Events Calendar.
And on Long Island…
“Brushworks: One Island, Three Views,” is a presentation of The Art League of Long Island in Dix Hills that includes a collection of recent paintings by three Long Island artists: Doug Reina, Melissa Imossi and Iacopo Pacquinelli. The artists use varrying brushes and apply different techniques in their representations of the island that is their inspiration. “Brushworks” remains on view until August 14th.
And finally, in Manhattan…
“All Singin’, All Dancin’, All Judy!” is a tribute to actress, singer and legend Judy Garland at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Paley Center for Media. The Film Society presents 31 titles in the most comprehensive retrospective of Garland’s films to date in the United States. The Paley Center completes the picture with some of the legendary entertainer’s most notable and rarely seen appearances on television.
Pilobolus Dance Theatre continues its multi-week engagement at the Joyce Theater, celebrating 40 years of innovation with dance performances that incorporate flying robots and music from pop-punk band OK Go.
“Ai Weiwei: New York Photographs:” New Yorkers have another opportunity to see Ai Weiwei’s work with an exhibition of his New York photographs at the Asia Society Museum. The photographs, which are being shown for the first time outside of China, were taken between 1983 and 1993 when Ai Weiwei lived in a tiny apartment in New York’s East Village.