Monday, March 3, 2008

Monday, February 11, 2008

February already!?

Hey hey,

We can't believe it is February already! It was warming up there for a few days but now it is blustery! This is a great time to come indoors and warm up with an event at Skirball. We have two great events coming up.

23rd Annual Lunar New Year Festival

Saturday, February 16th, 8:00PM
Sunday, February 17th, 2:00PM

Tickets: $25, $35 ($12 NYU Students)

Come celebrate the Year of the Rat with our much anticipated Lunar New Year Festival. This crowd- pleasing, family events has drawn over 20,000 people. Audiences of all ages will be immersed in an exciting world filled with vivid costumes and vibrant movements.

Buy tickets now

23rd Annual Lunar New Year Festival is presented by the NY Chinese Cultural Center.

New York Flamenco Festival 2008

"Son de la Frontera"

Saturday, February 23rd, 8:00PM
Sunday, February 24th, 7:00PM

Tickets: $45, $35 ($12 NYU Students)

One of the hottest new ensembles in flamenco today, Son de la Frontera features the electrifying Gypsy dance of Pepe Torres along with fiery instrumentals and impassioned vocals. Led by Raul Rodriguez, the innovative ensemble blends flamenco puro with Latin American rhythms and melodies and is the first group to prominently feature the Cuban tres (three-stringed steel-stringed guitar) in flamenco. The group was formed in tribute to pioneering guitar maestro Diego del Gastor from Moron de la Frontera, Seville, and includes two of his grandnephews.

Buy tickets now

Son de la Frontera is a presented by the World Music Institute and Flamenco Festival, Inc.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Happy Holidays!

Skirball and NYU will be taking a break for the Holidays. Check back with us when we are back in NYC in January. We have some great things planned for next semester!

Skirblogger :-)

Wednesday, December 12, 2007


Hey Everybody,

Welcome to the new Skirball Center Blog! We're excited to have a place where we can give you some insider info on the awesome shows that are happening just around the corner! Plans for this blogs: We hope to have student reviews, some written and some video comments; Interviews with the performers; backstage video of final dress rehearsals; back stories and history about the shows to spark more interest; and much more!

Check back here for new info as we will keep this blog as up to minute as possible!
Skirblogger :-)