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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Arts & Culture

Arts Summit During Run of “Amerike – The Golden Land”

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) hosts a two-day immigration arts summit on Monday/Tuesday July 17 & 18 during the Off-Broadway run of the musical “Amerike — The Golden Land.”  With a keynote address by John Leguizamo (Monday July 17 at 5pm), and a closing night outdoor concert (Tuesday July 18 at 7pm), the two-day summit will bring together leading artists, presenters and community leaders that serve immigrant communities or that present work inspired by cultures from abroad to a wide audience.

Participating organizations include the performing arts producers Pan Asian Repertory, Repertorio Español, Irish Repertory Theatre, the Kairos Italy Theater, the Irish Arts Center

Adam D. Weinberg, the Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, announced last week that an anonymous donor has promised two major prewar American paintings to the Museum's permanent collection: Edward Hopper's 1932 painting City Roofs and Childe Hassam’s Allied Flags, April 1917, also known as Allied Flags, Union League Club (1917).

“We are thrilled that these two wonderful paintings, City Roofs and Allied Flags, April 1917, have been promised to the Whitney,” said

Museum Begins Search for Director

The Board of Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art has appointed Daniel H. Weiss President and Chief Executive Officer of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. At a special meeting of its Board, the Trustees voted unanimously that Mr. Weiss will assume the title President and Chief Executive Officer, and also announced that the Museum will lead a search to appoint a Director of the Museum, who will report to Mr. Weiss. The President and CEO will be

“Europe is committing suicide,” writes Douglas Murray in the first sentence of his erudite, dispiriting, and indispensable new book, The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam. In words that I agree with but that put the matter in a way so stark that they even made me catch my breath, Murray predicts that “by the end of the life spans of most people currently alive Europe will not be Europe and the peoples of Europe will have lost the only place the world we had to call

Centennial Summer Explores U.S. Entry into World War I, Women’s Suffrage — JFK on the 100th Anniversary of His Birth, and the Culture of New York circa 1917

This summer, the New-York Historical Society invites visitors to experience Centennial Summer, a Museum-wide series of free events presented in conjunction with exhibitions, films, and family programs commemorating 1917, a year of enormous change and upheaval in New York and throughout the world. Visitors will have the chance to deepen