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Inwood Art Works presents Strangers: A Chamber Ballet About Immigration

Inwood Art Works presents
Strangers: A Chamber Ballet About Immigration

Choreographed by Julia Bengtsson
Composed by Brian Morales
Featuring the Sugar Hill Salon

Sunday, June 30, 2024 – 2:00pm
Good Shepherd Auditorium – 620 Isham Street

Minimum Suggested Donation of $20 Adults, $10 Children. Pay online or at the door. All proceeds benefit Good Shepherd School

Strangers is a modern story-ballet about immigration by choreographer Julia Bengtsson and composer Brian Morales. The ballet consists of three short stories told through imaginative musical storytelling and the theatrical lens of Commedia Dell’Arte. It addresses a topic that is pressing throughout the world: “how do we treat those who come to us seeking a better life?”

Itay Lantner – Flute
Andrés Ayola – Oboe
Richard Adger – Clarinet
Hanan Rahman – Horn
Miguel Posadas – Bassoon
Dylan Ofrias – Percussion

Produced by Aaron Simms, Founder and Executive Producer of Inwood Art Works

UPTOWN ARTS STROLL: Movie in the Park, “Rio” at Morris Jumel

Starts at sunset.  Bring a picnic blanket and some snacks to Roger Morris Park and enjoy a free screening of Rio (2011).

About the film: “When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams.” Rated G.

These events are hosted in partnership with Inwood Art Works.

2024 Film Works Alfresco: El Verdugo (The Executioner)

El Verdugo (The Executioner)

Monday, June 24, 2024– 92 minutes. Black Comedy in Spanish with English subtitles (1963, Spain). Appropriate for Young Adult. Pre-show performance by Xianix Barrera Flamenco at 7:30pm.

This black comic masterpiece by Luis García Berlanga offers a scathing critique of Franco-era values through a macabre farce about an undertaker who marries an executioner’s daughter and reluctantly takes over her father’s job so the family can keep their government-allotted apartment.


7:30pm – Pre-show music and dance

8:30pm (approximately) – Feature Presentation

Programming will take place rain or shine at The Hudson, located at Dyckman Marina in Inwood Hill Park, 348 Dyckman Street, New York, NY 10034. Food and drink available for purchase until 9pm.

Free admission. Donations appreciated.

Tickets required through www.inwoodartworks.nyc and Eventbrite only. Unclaimed tickets will be released by 8:20pm to the Wait List. Walk-ups will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Seating for 100 people will be provided on first-come first served basis, but you can also bring your own folding chairs if you prefer, to guarantee your seat. All Covid-19 protocols followed as advised by CDC.

For the full Film Works Alfresco summer film schedule click here.

Film Works Alfresco focuses foremost on presenting independent and popular films with local relevance that culturally resonate with the Northern Manhattan community. It is New York City’s only free outdoor English and Spanish cinema series.

This curated film and local artists series by Inwood Art Works provides free screenings and theatrical performances every Monday evening at sundown at The Hudson, located at 348 Dyckman Street on the edge of Inwood Hill Park and the Hudson River, from June 5 through August 28, 2023. Pre-show performances by local artists begin approximately one hour before the film.



Inwood Art Works presents

Featuring the Inwood Chamber Players

Sunday, June 2, 2024 – 2:00pm
Good Shepherd Auditorium – 620 Isham Street
Minimum Suggested Donation of $20 Adults, $5 Children. Pay online or at the door.

A classical program featuring arrangements by Gilbert Dejean.

Johannes Brahms, Franz Doppler, Maurice Ravel, Ottorino Respighi, Giacomo Puccini, Serge Prokofiev, Almilcare Ponchielli, Antonin Dvorak

Bring your family and meet your friends to enjoy an afternoon community concert of classical music performed by the Inwood Chamber Players. All are welcome!

Reception with light snacks and beverages following the performance.

All proceeds benefit Good Shepherd School

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