Events

  • Studio K Youth Ballet: Once Upon a Princess
    Apr
    30
    Sat, April 30, 2016
    7:00pm

    Celebrate fairytale stories as they come to life in Studio K Youth Ballet's production of "Once Upon a Princes". This delightful ballet is grander than life with extravagant scenery, props and dazzling costumes.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
    Jun
    28
    Tue, June 28, 2016
    7:00pm

    Johann Radmann is a young and idealistic public prosecutor who takes an interest in the case of Charles Schulz, a former Auschwitz extermination camp commander, who is now teaching at a school in West Berlin. Radmann is determined to bring Schulz to justice, but the horrors of the past and the hostility shown toward his work make it nearly impossible for him to find his way through the maze and to the truth.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: Difret (2014)
    Jul
    5
    Tue, July 5, 2016
    7:00pm

    From executive producer Angelina Jolie Pitt comes the award-winning drama Difret, based on the inspirational true story of a young Ethiopian girl and a tenacious lawyer embroiled in a life-or-death clash between cultural traditions and their country’s advancement of equal rights.

  • Young People’s Global Film Series: Oddball and the Penguins (2015)
    Jul
    7
    Thu, July 7, 2016
    1:00pm

    Oddball is the heart-warming true story about an eccentric chicken farmer who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog Oddball to protect a wild penguin sanctuary from fox attacks and in the process tries to reunite his family and save their seaside town.

  • Eastern Festival Orchestra
    Jul
    10
    Sun, July 10, 2016
    4:00pm

    Under the direction of Maestro Gerard Schwarz, the Eastern Festival Orchestra returns to the festival for an afternoon of memorable symphonic music featuring soloists Julian Schwarz, cello, and Marco Núñez, first-prize winner of the 2015 Rosen-Schaffel Competition for Young and Emerging Artists.

  • Young People’s Global Film Series: On the Way to School (2013)
    Jul
    12
    Tue, July 12, 2016
    1:00pm

    2014 César winner for Best Documentary, On the Way to School interweaves the stories of four children from around the world whose desire to learn and better their lives through education forces them to contend with arduous, often perilous journeys every day on their way to the classroom.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: The Dinner (2014)
    Jul
    12
    Tue, July 12, 2016
    7:00pm

    Based on The New York Times bestselling novel, The Dinner turns an ordinary meal among family into a taut morality play as the limits of polite society are tested and two brothers discover just how little they know about each other.

  • Rosen-Schaffel Competition
    Jul
    17
    Sun, July 17, 2016
    1:00pm

    The festival, in partnership with the Hayes School of Music, proudly presents the sixth season of the highly acclaimed Rosen-Schaffel Competition for Young & Emerging Artists. In the final live round of the competition, a panel of symphony conductors will select a First Place, Second Place and Third Place Winner and the competition audience will select an “Audience Choice Award Winner.”

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: Baba Joon (2015)
    Jul
    19
    Tue, July 19, 2016
    7:00pm

    Yitzhak is proud to maintain the same turkey farm hat his father built when the family moved from Iran to Israel. Now that Yitzhak’s son Moti is thirteen, the expectation is that he will learn the familial trade and, in his own time, take over the business. But Moti is more interested in reconstructing old cars and trucks, a trade for which he obviously has a tremendous talent.

  • Rioult Dance NY
    Jul
    23
    Sat, July 23, 2016
    8:00pm

    With live music performed by the Broyhill Chamber Ensemble. Bach Dances is a series of powerful dances set to Bach masterpieces. Characterized by a unity of music, movement, and art, this program includes Views of the Fleeting World, City, Polymorphous, and Celestial Tides.

  • Pink Martini
    Jul
    25
    Mon, July 25, 2016
    8:00pm

    Pink Martini performs a stylish and sophisticated blend of jazz, classical, and old-fashioned pop on concert stages around the world, bringing together unique melodies and rhythms to create an eclectic and modern sound.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: 3 Hearts (2014)
    Jul
    26
    Tue, July 26, 2016
    7:00pm

    A touching and tense drama about destiny, connections, and passion, 3 Hearts presents a romantic look at a classic love triangle. One night in provincial France, Marc meets Sylvie after missing his train back to Paris. Instantly and intensely drawn to one another, they wander through the streets until morning in rare, almost choreographed, harmony. A thwarted plan for a second meeting, however, sends each in a separate direction, which will change their lives forever.

  • Young People’s Global Film Series: Belle and Sébastian (2013)
    Jul
    28
    Thu, July 28, 2016
    1:00pm

    Based on the acclaimed children's novel by Cécile Aubry, Belle and Sébastian follows the courageous adventures of a young boy and his giant sheepdog amidst the stunning backdrop of the snow-covered Alps.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: Tangerines (2013)
    Aug
    2
    Tue, August 2, 2016
    7:00pm

    In the wake of the Soviet Union’s dissolution, a large minority of Estonian extraction are forced to leave their adopted home in the Abkhazeti region of Georgia to flee for the safety of their ancestral land. Ivo and Margus stay behind in an effort to save their tangerine crop as the Abkhazia conflict surrounds them.

  • Young People’s Global Film Series: Marie’s Story (2014)
    Aug
    4
    Thu, August 4, 2016
    1:00pm

    At the turn of the 19th century, an artisan and his wife have a daughter, Marie, who is born deaf and blind and unable to communicate with the world around her. Desperate to find a connection to their daughter, the Heurtins send fourteen-year-old Marie to the Larnay Institute, where an order of Catholic nuns manage a school for deaf girls. Based on true events, Marie's Story recounts the courageous journey of a young nun and the lives she would change forever, confronting failures and discouragement with joyous faith and love.

  • Jerry Douglas Band
    Aug
    6
    Sat, August 6, 2016
    8:00pm

    Dobro master and 13-time Grammy-award winner Jerry Douglas is to the resonator guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric guitar: elevating, transforming, and reinventing the instrument in countless ways. Joining Jerry Douglas are special guests Mipso, traditionalists that are doing their share to take three-part harmony and Appalachian influences into new territory.

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