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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 ...

Bouffon Glass Menajoree

Brick Theater

brooklyn Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 7:00 pm

Gentlemen callers beware: The Wingfields are crawling back out of your nightmares! Amanda , Tom, and Laura plume their nest with broken glass, twisted morals, and perverted minds. Each night a new audience member plays the role of Jim, the gentlemen caller.

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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.

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.

Yoruba Andabo: The Afro-Cuban Tradition

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

Manhattan Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 9:30 pm

The legendary folkloric group Yoruba Andabo ("friends of Yoruba culture") presents an evening of Cuban rumba.

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.

Joffrey Ballet School: The Nutcracker

Tribeca Performing Arts Center

Manhattan Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 7:00 pm

A two-act production of "The Nutcracker" ballet performed by children and Joffrey Ballet company dancers.

Space Grant Showcase

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Brooklyn Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 8:00 pm

The Space Grant Program is designed to give Brooklyn based choreographers, playwrights and multi-disciplinary artists the opportunity to create new work in a setting that is conducive to working deeply and exploring new territory. These artists will take their new works-in-development from the studio to the stage.

The Mafu Cage

92Y Tribeca

Manhattan Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 7:15 pm

One of the most compelling and uniquely dark films of the psychotic woman subgenre, Karen Arthur’s "The Mafu Cage" stars Lee Grant as Ellen, an astronomer who lives with her feral sister Cissy (Carol Kane) in the large house left to them by their now-deceased anthropologist father.

The Entity

92Y Tribeca

Manhattan Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 9:45 pm

Carla Moran (Barbara Hershey) is a single mother whose struggle to get by is aggravated by the presence of an extremely violent, foul-smelling and distinctly masculine ghost.

Ballet Hispanico at the Apollo

Apollo Theater

Manhattan Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 12:00 am

The nation's premier Latino dance company transforms the stage of The Apollo Theater into a glamorous social dance hall with three company premieres that put a contemporary spin on Cuba's danzon, Argentina's tango, and 1980s Spanish pop. Vibrant live music rounds out the not-to-be-missed evening.