Today, Sunday, April 27th, 1:20-2pm, jazz singer Antoinette Montague will be at the Duke Ellington Statue on 105th and Fifth Ave, NYC . Duke Ellington Center For the Arts.
Celebrate Poetry Month by attending a free poetry reading with Angela Alaimo O’Donnell. Her most recent book of poems, “Waking My Mother” is a collection of elegies focused on the relationships between mothers and daughters. Her previous book, “Saint Sinatra & Other Poems” was nominated for the Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Imaginative Writing. The event is sponsored by Poets @ St. Paul’s, a writing collective that gathers monthly at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle to read, discuss and learn more about the art and craft of poetry. All are welcome to this reading which begins at 7pm on Monday, April 28th at 405 W 59th Street, the parish center.
Experience a wonderful collection of actors and musicians on Thursday, May 1, 7pm, at Lehman College, 250 West Bedford Park Blvd, Bronx, NY, as they perform in an Artists Without Walls’ production, “Rise Up Singing.” The show, a multimedia presentation, explores the problems confronted by women and children in the workforce, past and present, through the use of song, live theater and film. This a free event. Reception to follow.
Saturday evening, May 3rd at 6pm, Bob Arcaro will be hosting “Bob’s Night” a wine and cheese reception in the lobby or at a nearby venue before the stage presentation of Cherry Smoke at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th St., NYC. The show is currently running and will run through May 18th. Tickets are $25 but there is a special 20% discount for Artists Without Walls’ members. Click here or call 212-868-4444 and mention code BOB! For more information about CHERRY SMOKE, please click here