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The third section of the High Line, from 30th to 34th Streets, will be closed to park visitors from Tuesday, February 9, to Tuesday, February 23, due to an ongoing construction project. The High Line between 30th and Gansevoort Streets will remain accessible to visitors during this time.

Upcoming Screenings of "NY Export: Opus Jazz" (The Film)

pipe A still from "Passage of Two," shot on the High Line at the rail yards, part of the film "NY Export: Opus Jazz."
 

If you didn't get a chance to check out "NY Export: Opus Jazz" when it debuted on PBS in March, you will have the chance to see a special screening on the High Line this fall. In the meantime, there will two screenings in the New York City area next week.

"NY Export: Opus Jazz" is an amazing cinematic interpretation of a ballet choreographed in 1958 by Jerome Robbins. The film, which was created, produced, and danced by members of the New York City Ballet, includes a stunning sequence on the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards. Titled "Passage for Two," the scene features dramatic shots of the dancers silouhetted against a sky that the New York Times called "ravishing."

Monday, May 24 — 7:00 PM
BAM Rose Cinemas
30 Lafayette Avenue (Brooklyn)
Screening follows with a Q&A with creators Ellen Bar and Sean Suozzi and other New York City Ballet dancers and cast members.

Wednesday, May 26 — 8:00 PM
Baryshnikov Arts Center (Jerome Robbins Theater)
450 West 37th Street (Manhattan)
Screening follows with a Q&A with New York City Ballet dancer and creator Ellen Bar.

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