Artscape: Circus Oz: The Big Birthday Bash

Christmas cheer doesn’t have to end on the 25th. Extend the magic of the holidays with these still-festive events that you were most likely too busy shopping to see until now.

If you’re on the other side of the fence and have exhausted your holiday cheer, then check out our Holidaze collection of un-seasonal events that will help ease you out of 2012 to the New Year.


  • The Barber of Seville – Holiday Presentation

    Metropolitan Opera

    Manhattan

    Tue, Dec 18, 2012, 7:30 pm

    Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher’s production of "The Barber of Seville" is a rollicking comedy classic the entire family can enjoy. This holiday entertainment is razor-sharp, stylishly-sung (in English) and ...


  • Angela Harriell’s Nutcracker: Rated R

    Le Poisson Rouge

    Manhattan

    Thu, Dec 20, 2012, 11:30 pm

    "Nutcracker: Rated R" cracks open the heart of the classic children’s ballet to uncover drugs, sex, family secrets and all the other delights that make the holidays so special.


  • The Choir of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

    Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Manhattan

    Sun, Dec 09, 2012, 6:30 pm

    Glorious music in a perfect setting. The choir performs "O Magnum Mysterium: O Great Mystery"; settings of the "O Magnum Mysterium" text by T. L. da Victoria, Morton Lauridsen, and ...


  • It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

    New-York Historical Society

    Manhattan

    Fri, Dec 28, 2012, 7:00 pm

    Produced in conjunction with the exhibition "WWII & NYC," New-York Historical Society’s inaugural film series will show a broad scope of life during and after the most widespread and destructive ...


  • Kwanzaa at The Apollo

    Apollo Theater

    Manhattan

    Fri, Dec 28, 2012, 7:30 pm

    The Apollo celebrates Kwanzaa with the renowned and energetic New York-based dance company, Abdel Salam’s Forces of Nature Dance Theatre.


  • The Nutcracker in New York

    Die-hard fans and first-timers can take their pick of Nutcrackers this season—or choose to chew them all up. The holiday ballet can be seen in trademarked virtuosic style at Lincoln ...


  • NYCkidsARTS This Week: December 24-30 (Winter Vacation!)

    NYCkidsARTS This Week is the most reliable resource for New York parents who share a love of the arts with their kids. Subscribe to this weekly selection of kids picks ...


  • The Rink at Rockefeller Center

    New York

    The world-famous Ice Rink at Rockefeller Center has become a quintessential New York City winter experience for generations. New Yorkers and visitors alike skate under the watchful eye of the ...


The Barber of Seville – Holiday Presentation

Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher’s production of "The Barber of Seville" is a rollicking comedy classic the entire family can ...

Angela Harriell’s Nutcracker: Rated R

"Nutcracker: Rated R" cracks open the heart of the classic children’s ballet to uncover drugs, sex, family secrets and all ...

The Choir of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Glorious music in a perfect setting. The choir performs "O Magnum Mysterium: O Great Mystery"; settings of the "O Magnum ...

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

Produced in conjunction with the exhibition "WWII & NYC," New-York Historical Society’s inaugural film series will show a broad scope ...

Kwanzaa at The Apollo

The Apollo celebrates Kwanzaa with the renowned and energetic New York-based dance company, Abdel Salam’s Forces of Nature Dance Theatre.