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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

Visions and Reality

Chashama 266 Window Space

Manhattan Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

"Visions and Reality" showcases Dennis Galante's dreamy photographic images of muses and makeshift habitats in Mexico, California and New York City.

Free Film Screening: “Transcending: The Wat Misaka Story”

Museum of Chinese in America

Manhattan Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Museum of Chinese in America is screening an award-winning documentary film on Wat Misaka, the first Japanese American to be drafted into what is now the NBA. Directors Bruce Alan Johnson and Christine Toy Johnson will be present at the screening.

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House Of God

Film Forum

Manhattan Fri, Nov 16, 2012 - Thu, Nov 29, 2012

"Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House Of God" investigates the secret crimes of a charismatic Milwaukee priest, Father Lawrence Murphy, who abused more than 200 deaf children in a school under his control.

Martha Rosler: Meta-Monumental Garage Sale

Museum of Modern Art

Manhattan Sat, Nov 17, 2012 - Fri, Nov 30, 2012

For her first solo exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York–based artist Martha Rosler presents her work Meta-Monumental Garage Sale, a large-scale version of the classic American garage sale, in which Museum visitors can browse and buy second-hand goods organized, displayed, and sold by the artist.

Checks & Balances: Presidents and American Finance

Museum of American Finance

Manhattan Thu, Nov 08, 2012 - Fri, Nov 30, 2012

“Checks & Balances: Presidents and American Finance” illuminates the financial challenges faced by American Presidents both in the Oval Office and in their personal lives.

The Joyce Theater Master Class Series: Crystal Pite

Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Take advantage of this rare opportunity for New York City dancers to participate in a workshop led by choreographer and performer Crystal Pite. The improvisation-based class will focus on discovering and revealing articulations and timings in the body.