Tag Archives: Live Music

House of Time: A Poisonous Affair

Confessions of a Royal Mistress
starring Brooke Bloom

“Delicate, white-knuckled composure” – New York Times

March 22nd, 2024
at 7:30pm
The Lounge at Hudson View Gardens
128 Pinehurst Ave
New York, NY 10033

March 23rd, 2024 at 7:30pm
The Rockefeller Lounge at Riverside Church
91 Claremont Ave. 9th Fl.
New York, NY 10027

Louis XIV’s favorite mistress has something very important to tell us. Madame de Montespan bares her soul in a new theatrical production, bringing glamour, gossip, and palace intrigue into her gripping tale. Is she a murderous villain or an innocent victim of public frenzy? Only you can be the judge, as actress Brooke Bloom stars in a never before seen one-woman play co-written with Gonzalo X. Ruiz and based on Montespan’s published memoirs, offering intimate glimpses of Versailles under Louis XIV’s reign and set to the magical music of Marin Marais. 

Ms. Bloom has an accomplished career in film, television and theatre with memorable turns on FX’s “Atlanta,” “Kindred,” Amazon’s series “Homecoming” and “Alpha House”, and regular stints on HBO’s “Gypsy.” Brooke can be seen in the critically acclaimed Jeremy Hersh indie The Surrogate (SXSW), Eric Steel’s Minyan which premiered at Berlin Film Festival, Anja Marquardt’s She’s Lost Control (two Indie Spirit Award nominations), and Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story. 

MOSA – Carnegie Hall Citywide: The Art of Song

Carnegie Hall Citywide: The Art of Song

  • Our Saviour’s Atonement Lutheran Church 178 Bennett Avenue New York, NY,  10040 United States (map)

Ariadne Greif is one of today’s most powerful communicators of the song literature. Traversing opera to recital forms, she is sought after for her interpretations of traditional repertoire to countless world-premieres by today’s compositional luminaries, via her “luminous, expressive voice (New York Times).” We can’t wait to hear this voice soar in the beautiful acoustics of Our Saviour’s Atonement Lutheran Church for this special event. Harpist Bridget Kibbey teams up with Greif for a world-premiere collaboration of powerful, intimate songs of Debussy, Ravel, Hahn, and Schubert that will make your St. Patrick’s Day complete! Danny Boy might make an appearance.

Bridget and Ariadne will also give the world-premiere performance of Avner Dorman’s “Butterfly Songs” from Bridget’s upcoming record release with Pentatone Records, entitled Crossing the Ocean.

“a beautiful and physically fearless young singer” — The New York Times

“(Kibbey) made it seem as though her instrument had been waiting all its life to explode with the gorgeous colors and energetic figures she was getting from it.” — The New York Times

Ariadne Greif, soprano
Bridget Kibbey, harp

Photo: Arthur Moeller (Greif), Fay Fox (Kibbey)

The Jazz WaHi Vocal Series: Eliane Amherd

With Yoshi Waki, bass “Amherd’s music is fun, funky, sassy and cool, and deserving of much wider recognition. A mix of soul and funk, aided and abetted by some Latin and Afro beats. At times both Curtis Mayfield and Gil Scott-Heron spring to mind.” – All About Jazz https://elianeperforms.com/home

Curated by Louise Rogers, the Jazz WaHi Vocal Series presents jazz vocalists on the first Monday of every month. Please join us for the incredible Eliane Amherd. Suggested donation is $15.

RESERVATIONS: Go to https://jazzwahi.org/vocal-series/ Le Cheile is a listening room that seats 40 people. Dinner and drinks served. Doors open at 7 pm. Just a hop, skip and a jump from the A train or the 1 train. One set only at 7:30. Vocal Jazz Jam to follow. Singers must attend the Featured Vocal Set to sing at the Jazz Jam.

Happening at Le Cheile – 839 W. 181st St. Washington Heights, NYC

  • Tickets: Make a tax-deductible donation in any amount (suggested donation $15) to
  • Jazz WaHi (CLICK HERE) – you will be taken to a PayPal page. Important: where you see “write a note” please indicate Vocal Series.
  • Please do not contact Le Cheile for reservations.

181 Cabrini – Happy Hour Jazz: George Milly and Eddy Khaimovich

Jazz WaHi and 181 Cabrini continue their Saturday Happy Hour Jazz series with guitarist George Milly, making his Jazz WaHi debut, with bassist Eddy Khaimovich, a Jazz WaHi regular.

These Happy Hour events have become a great neighborhood hang, and a great way to kick off your Saturday night!
No cover – good food, good bar, good music. In the Heights!