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Yve Laris Cohen and Park McArthur: September 27th – December 1st


Manhattan Thu, Sep 27, 2012 - Sat, Dec 01, 2012

This fall, Yve Laris Cohen and Park McArthur will begin work at 41 Grand Street as part of Recess’ signature program, Session. Session invites artists to use Recess’ public space as a studio, exhibition venue, or grounds for experimentation. For their Session entitled "September 27th – December 1st," Laris Cohen ...

Gordon Parks: 100 Moments

New York Public Library‚ Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Manhattan Thu, Jul 12, 2012 - Sat, Dec 01, 2012

"Gordon Parks: 100 Moments" celebrates a photographer who transformed the visual story of America with his ever-questioning lens, highlighting—in particular—the significance of Parks’s photographs from the early 1940s. "100 Moments" focuses on Parks’ photographic practice of documenting African Americans in Harlem.

Tere O’Connor Dance’s World Premiere of Two New Works

New York Live Arts

Manhattan Tue, Nov 27, 2012 - Sat, Dec 01, 2012

Award-winning choreographer Tere O’Connor premieres the second work in a multi-year, multi-venue project that will collapse three distinct dances into a fourth culminating work.

Deborah Hay Dance Company: As Holy Sites Go/duet

Danspace Project

Manhattan Thu, Nov 29, 2012 - Sat, Dec 01, 2012

Based on her "No Time to Fly" (2010), which marked Hay's return to solo performance, "As Holy Sites Go/duet" originally began as a trio and has been adapted as a duet for choreographers Jeanine Durning and Ros Warby.

Tere O’Connor Dance: 2 New Works; poem and Secret Mary

New York Live Arts

Manhattan Tue, Nov 27, 2012 - Sat, Dec 01, 2012

"poem" and "Secret Mary" constitute the first two works of a multi-year, multi-venue project that will collapse three finished dances into a fourth culminating work in 2013. This series amplifies O’Connor’s affinity for developing distinctly unrelated strains of material and placing them into complex relational networks.

Karaoke at the Movies: The Lion King

Queensborough Performing Arts Center

Queens Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 7:30 am - 9:30 am

The highest-grossing animated film of the 20th century will be shown at QPAC as part of a one-of-a-kind interactive family-oriented film series. Here, the crowd sings (and dances) along with their favorite characters without an ounce of apprehension.

Family Program: Holiday Postcard Making

Skyscraper Museum

Manhattan Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 10:30 am - 11:45 am

After a tour of the museum and the current exhibition "Urban Fabric," kids will have traveled the world and seen many different types of skyscrapers. Once they have found their favorite skyscraper, they will create holiday postcards to send to friends and family.

From Wegman to Warhol: Playing with Pop

Whitney Museum of American Art

Manhattan Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Learn what Pop art is all about! Families with kids ages 6-10 will discover how artists explore themes such as popular culture, celebrities and consumer culture in America.

BAX’s Youthworks 2013 Orientation

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Brooklyn Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Started in 1991, YOUTHWORKS is a yearly opportunity for young people (ages 7- 18) to imagine, create, and perform their own original performance work at BAX.

Saint Nicholas Day Celebration

Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn about how the Dutch tradition of Sinterklaas evolved into the American tradition of Santa Claus. Children will enjoy a special visit from St. Nicholas and Santa. Traditional holiday food and crafts round out the day.

R&R @ the JCC: Sports & Athletics Day

The JCC in Manhattan

Manhattan Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sports & Athletics Day features a Children’s Art Project (deepening our connections to the Olympics) and The R&R Olympic Games (JCC coaches lead a gymnastics and track & field extravaganza).

Cristina Fontanelli’s Christmas in Italy

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space

Manhattan Sat, Dec 01, 2012, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

A vocal journey through Italy's best loved classic songs, opera arias, Neapolitan and Christmas classics with piano, mandolins, guitar and accordion accompaniment, plus children dancers and choir.