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For our 5th year as a notable uptown arts festival, in response to the Covid Crisis that has swept our world the Higher Ground Festival will present virtual live performances in partnership with Arts ON AIR. We are thrilled to still be able to share with our audience the five HG Premiere Collaborations of 2020, originally planned to debut this past June, featuring music and dance. Please check out the schedule, tune in, and support these artists as we share with you live performances in the time of Covid. 


Help HG Keep Creating

Also, if you can, please consider donating to Higher Ground Festival. We were not able to host our annual "Rise" Fundraiser this past May due to the pandemic. Please help HGF keep creating with a donation, all sizes are gratefully welcomed. Our PayPal Money Pool goal for this series is $6,000. 

For a tax deductible donation you may click here.


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Arts ON AIR endeavors to bring back the opportunity of live performances safely to NYC-based artists and their audiences, as well as audiences around the world, during the time of Covid through outdoor rooftop productions and livestreaming. The creators of Arts ON AIR are Hudson Heights couple Derek Ratzenboeck and Temple Kemezis.


To watch and keep informed, interested audiences can subscribe to us on YouTube (Arts ON AIR NYC) and follow us on Instagram (Arts ON AIR), and they may also email us directly to be added to our Facebook event invite list: 


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