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JUNE 1, Bryant Park 6:00pm – 8:00pm

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Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park: Opening Night

 

Take a cross-cultural musical journey – from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more – with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Rob Curto – Brazilian Bluegrass
Jenny Luna – Balkan + Turkish
Erica Mancini – American Roots + Standards
Seaninho do Acordeon – Brazilian Forró
Uri Sharlin – World
Papa Bavarian – German Oktoberfest
Brooke Watkins – French Musette
Sadys Rodrigo Espitia – Colombian Cumbia + Vallenato
David Hodges – Bandoneon: Argentine Tango
Fabio Turchetti – Italian Folk

Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park takes place every Wednesday in July and August from 6-8pm. The series culminates with the park’s first-ever Accordion Bands Festival on August 28 with six groups from 4:30-10pm. Produced in collaboration with Ariana’s List.

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CITY SCOOP Friday, June 19, 2015

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This Week on City Scoop :
• City and State officials send a strong message to unscrupulous landlords through the Tenant Harassment Prevention Task Force
• The NYPD announces its “Summer All Out” program to combat violent crime
• The Mayor and technology officials broke ground on the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island

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Exhibition Mariella Bisson

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Sunlight Water and GravityJun 9, 9am to 5pm 830 Fifth Avenue, New York

Mariella Bisson’s large-scale, mixed media paintings of picturesque waterfalls in upstate New York are coupled with her preparatory drawings and watercolors in Sunlight, Water and Gravity. Her paintings, created with hundreds of pieces of layered paper, teeter on the edge of abstraction and representation. The overlapping paper replicates the texture of rushing water and rock strata. Motion, gravity, and the endlessness of geological time are as much the subject of Bisson’s paintings as the actual waterfalls.

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