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Dialogue and Discourse: The Language of Dance

The Jewish Museum

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

Simon Dove is Director of the School of Dance at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University. RoseLee Goldberg is an art historian and the author of the seminal survey, Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present.

Transcending: The Wat Misaka Story

Museum of Chinese in America

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

The Museum of Chinese in America presents MOCASPORTS, a new series of public programs. Launching in the month of November, the MOCASPORTS series presents inspiring narratives of Asian American athletes to bring about dialogue on the cultural significance of sports in America and related issues such as race relations.

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Manhattan Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 9:00 pm

Performance by Park McArthur and Yve Laris Cohen. Please note, several events in conjunction with this Session have been canceled due to the storm.

Cinema Tropical: Music + Film Series

92Y Tribeca

Manhattan Thu, Nov 15, 2012, 7:00 pm

The music and cultures of Brazil, Cuba, Mexico and Argentina will be represented through the work of iconic artists from each country. Q&A sessions with special guests follow each screening, along with live performances at Cafe 92YTribecca.

Tribute to Novelist Carlos Fuentes (1928–2012)

Americas Society

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

Friends and colleagues of the late Mexican author honor the man and discuss his formidable contribution to world culture.

Music from Northeastern Brazil

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

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

In this double-bill, legendary flutist and improviser Carlos Malta brings Pife Muderno to play traditional flute and drum music, while Cordestinos—led by virtuoso violinist Nicolas Krassik—celebrates lively folk and contemporary musical trends with several surprise guests.

Alan Gilbert, Gil Shaham, Barber and Rachmaninoff

Avery Fisher Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 7:30 pm

Alan Gilbert conducts the philharmonic in a program of music by Barber and Rachmaninoff, featuring violinist Gil Shaham.

A Conversation with Marcus Samuelsson

92Y Tribeca

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

Join the winner of the James Beard Award and “Top Chef: Masters,” Chef Marcus Samuelsson, for a conversation about his life and career with Bon Appétit and Travel + Leisure contributing editor Adam Sachs.

Don’t Tell My Mother!

92Y Tribeca

Manhattan Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 9:00 pm

Don’t Tell My Mother! features your favorite performers from film and television sharing true stories they’d never want their moms to know. Be prepared to laugh, blush and cringe.

A World I Loved: The Story of an Arab Woman

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts

Manhattan Wed, Nov 28, 2012, 8:00 pm

Written by Mariam C. Said and Vanessa Redgrave and directed and narrated by Vanessa Redgrave, "A World I Loved" is a one-of-a-kind theatrical event based on the memoir of Said's mother, Wadad Makdisi Cortas, an Arab woman who lived through and chronicled one of the most tumultuous periods in recent ...

Un Ballo in Maschera

Metropolitan Opera House

Manhattan Thu, Nov 08, 2012, 7:30 pm

David Alden’s dreamlike setting provides a compelling backdrop for Verdi’s dramatic story of betrayal, jealousy and vengeance. Marcelo Álvarez stars as the conflicted king; Sondra Radvanovsky is Amelia, the object of his secret passion; and Dmitri Hvorostovsky is her suspicious husband.

Borgen/The Government

Scandinavia House

Manhattan Wed, Oct 31, 2012, 7:00 pm

Political power cannot be won without sacrifice. Birgitte Nyborg (Sidse Babett Knudsen) wins a landslide victory for her party, becoming the new Danish Prime Minister, but how far is she willing to go to gain influence? Can she succeed professionally, continue to lead a happy family life, and stay true ...