Educational Alliance’s Manny Cantor Center is proud to partner with Lincoln Center for a second season of Boro-Linc programming! Boro-Linc brings FREE family music, art, film performances & workshops by Lincoln Center organizations to communities across all five NYC boroughs. As the inaugural partner in Manhattan, Manny Cantor Center is host to another exciting season of programming and events in 2017. See our full list of performances and workshops below. Seats are limited, and served on a first-come, first-served basis. Families are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes early to secure their seats!
|Lincoln Center presents|
Communal Quilt Making Workshop
Wednesday, May 24 | 6- 7:00 PM
As part of our celebration of Lower East Side History Month, we’re hosting a special FREE quilting workshop for our LES community in the Materials Center/Art School Studio A with Resident Artist Cozbi Cabrera.
|Jazz at Lincoln Center presents|
WeBop "Abc's of Jazz"
Sunday, January 15 | 3- 4:00 PM
Swing to your favorite nursery rhymes, stomp the blues away, solo like Satchmo, and jam with a live quartet as you and your child explore jazz. Recommended for ages 8 months to 5 years; all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Lincoln Center Education presents
Elena Moon Park
Sunday, February 26 | 2- 4:00 PM
Elena Moon Park & friends celebrate folk and children's music from all over East Asia, reinterpreted to mix various musical traditions, languages, styles, and stories. These tunes range from northern Japanese sea shanties to Tibetan jump rope rhymes, joyous Korean harvest sing-a-longs, and Taiwanese train songs, all captured on her premiere album, Rabbit Days and Dumplings.
Film Society of Lincoln Center presents
Community Film Viewing and Making
Friday, March 10 | 4- 6:00 PM
In this program, children, families, and community members screen a series of award-winning short films by kids and professionals from around the world and then make an animation of their own. Films will include stop motion animation by teen filmmaker Georgia Cross; My School Project, a short film by students in the Film Society Kids program; and the award-winning animation Ernesto by Corinne Landiende. Then, Film Society of Lincoln center filmmakers and educators will guide audience members in creating their own animation about the meaning of community.
|The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presents|
Chamber Music Beginnings- Finding Forms
Sunday, April 2 | 3- 4:00 PM
Composer-in-training Wolfgang Amadeus Schmutzinberry has been commissioned to write some music for the local Pickle Parade. But, before he marches off, he needs to learn how to combine different melodies in clever patterns to create musical forms such as ternary, rondo, and theme variations.
|Lincoln Center Education presents|
Sonia De Los Santos
Friday, April 28 | 4- 6:00 PM
A soulful and important new voice in family music, Sonia De Los Santos spreads messages of joyful community music-making and builds bridges across cultures to inspire and excite children and grown-ups of all backgrounds. Blending both old and new songs, Sonia weaves a personal musical story that touches on universal themes of understanding.
Through Boro-Linc, Lincoln Center partners with local arts and community centers around New York City to presents free performances, workshops, and family-oriented programs by Lincoln Center resident organizations, working to break down geographic barriers and create greater access to its diverse arts and cultural offerings for all audiences and ages.
Lincoln Center Education (LCE) is a global leader in arts education and advocacy and the education cornerstone of Lincoln Center, the world’s largest performing arts complex. LCE is committed to enriching the lives of students, educators, and lifelong learners by providing opportunities for engagement with the highest-quality arts on the stage, in the classroom, via digital platforms, and within the community. Founded in 1975 as the Lincoln Center Institute, LCE has nearly four decades of unparalleled school and community partnerships, professional development workshops, consulting services, and its very own repertory. LCE has reached more than 20 million students, teachers, school administrators, parents, community members, teaching artists, pre-service teachers, university professors, and artists in New York City, across the nation, and around the world. www.lincolncentereducation.org