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Keith Michael’s The Nutcracker – Free Performances

Winter Garden

Manhattan Tue, Nov 27, 2012 - Wed, Nov 28, 2012

Free hour-long performances of Keith Michael's "The Nutcracker." A perfect holiday treat for kids and families.

Two Stage Sisters – Film Screening

Asia Society and Museum

Manhattan Wed, Nov 28, 2012, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

One of the last films made before the Cultural Revolution, "Two Stage Sisters" follows the lives of two female opera performers, Chunhua (Xie Fang) and Yuehong (Cao Yindi), from 1935 to 1950 as they leave a small countryside folk opera troupe and join a theater company in Shanghai.

Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Ceremony

Rockefeller Center

Manhattan Wed, Nov 28, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

New York City wastes no time getting into the holiday spirit. A week after Thanksgiving, the largest tree in New York City gets its lights (30,000 of them, to be exact). The celebration also features performances by well-known musicians and singers.

Back to Blood: Tom Wolfe in Conversation with Paul Holdengraber

Celeste Bartos Forum

Manhattan Wed, Nov 28, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In conversation with Paul Holdengräber, Wolfe will discuss "Back to Blood" and the issues that abound in a melting-pot city like Miami, as well as how weaving journalism and fiction together calls attention to real issues in ways that objective reporting cannot

Give Me a Damn Stage: Staged Readings from Spanish Authors

Repertorio Español

Manhattan Wed, Nov 28, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

"Give Me a Damn Stage: Staged Readings from Spanish Authors," a series of monthly staged readings, will introduce New Yorkers to some of the emerging playwrights from Spain and their most successful plays.

perFOREmance: Kevin Beasley – Listening Room

Studio Museum in Harlem

Manhattan Fri, Dec 14, 2012 - Wed, Nov 28, 2012

“Listening Room” is a focused aural event in which a series of presenters share music and sound, and listeners give time to participate in an intimate hearing experience.

Daniel Hauben: Creating a Sense of Place

BCC Music, Art and Dance Consortium

Bronx Tue, Oct 23, 2012 - Thu, Nov 29, 2012

Noted Bronx artist Daniel Hauben will exhibit 22 paintings and other studies in connection with the mural cycle he completed for the new Library Building on the campus of Bronx Community College.

Once Upon a Time in America

Film Forum

Manhattan Fri, Nov 23, 2012 - Thu, Nov 29, 2012

Killers burst into a puppet theater looking for Robert De Niro, who’s actually zoning out in a Chinatown opium den — and a phone starts ringing — bullet-ridden corpses are laid out on a rain-splashed street, De Niro slinks out of a big night at Fat Moe’s speakeasy to make ...

Jacolby Satterwhite: Reifying Desire: Model It

Studio Museum in Harlem

Manhattan Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Jacolby Satterwhite combines video, 3-D animation and drawing in his immersive installations and performances. In "Reifying Desire: Model It," he appropriates his mother's drawings—inspired by household objects and consumer goods—into his videos.

A Union of Art – Featuring Crespo and Ka-Son

Times Square

Manhattan Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Husband and Wife artists Crespo and Ka-Son join together for “A Union Of Art” at NYC’s 1199SEIU Art Gallery.

Drawing from My Mind’s Eye: Dorothea Rockburne in Conversation with David Cohen

Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture

Manhattan Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dorothea Rockburne will share memories of studying with mathmetician Max Dehn at Black Mountain College and meeting Mandelbrot, and will discuss her recent work. Exhibition curator Nina Samuel will discuss the related exhibition "The Islands of Benoît Mandelbrot: Fractals, Chaos, and the Materiality of Thinking," on view in the BGC ...

Hamid Dabashi – The World of Persian Literary Humanism

Asia Society and Museum

Manhattan Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

What does it mean to be human? Humanism has mostly considered this question from a Western perspective. Columbia University professor and author Hamid Dabashi asks the questions anew, from a non-European point of view