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Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles

Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Manhattan Wed, Oct 26, 2011 - Sun, Mar 10, 2013

The poet Emma Lazarus, the author of the lines "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free . . . ," gave a compassionate voice to the Statue of Liberty, and the promising message of new beginnings for generations of newcomers to America.

Fore

Studio Museum in Harlem

Manhattan Sun, Nov 11, 2012 - Sun, Mar 10, 2013

"Fore" presents 29 emerging artists of African descent who live and work across the United States. Born between 1971 and 1987, the artists in "Fore" work in diverse media, often blending artistic practices in new and innovative ways.

Global Shoes

Brooklyn Children's Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Sep 22, 2012 - Sun, Mar 10, 2013

Global Shoes is a 1,200-square-foot exhibition that incorporates collections objects and a variety of hands-on, feet-in, multimedia activities that let children and their families explore aspects of global cultures within the context of a fantasy shoe store and factory.

Luck of the Irish

Claire Tow Theater

Manhattan Fri, Jan 04, 2013 - Sun, Mar 10, 2013

When an upwardly mobile African-American couple wants to buy a home in an all-white neighborhood of 1950's Boston, they pay a struggling Irish family to "ghost-buy" a house on their behalf. Fifty years later, the Irish family wants "their" house back. Moving across two eras, Luck of the Irish explores ...

Alessandro Brighetti: Narchitecture

Scaramouche

Manhattan Sun, Jan 20, 2013 - Sun, Mar 10, 2013

Scaramouche presents the first U.S. exhibition of artist Alessandro Brighetti. "Narchitecture" casts the individual parts of the human body as unique living entities. Brighetti's approach to his ferrofluid sculptures opens a new door to the understanding of anatomical and physiological readings of the body as a complex and dynamic system.

Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967

Studio Museum in Harlem

Manhattan Sun, Nov 11, 2012 - Sun, Mar 10, 2013

"Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967" honors the legacy and the work of late iconic artist and photojournalist Gordon Parks, who would have turned 100 on November 30, 2012.

Stripped/Dressed: Liz Gerring Dance Company

92nd Street Y

Manhattan Fri, Mar 08, 2013 - Sun, Mar 10, 2013

In the richly textured and intensely physical work she dreams in code, Liz Gerring and composer Michael J. Schumacher create an oblique series of sound and movement.

Renee Rosnes Quartet

Village Vanguard

Manhattan Tue, Mar 05, 2013 - Sun, Mar 10, 2013

Jazz Performance by Renee Rosnes -piano. Renee Rosnes- piano. Steve Nelson-vibes. Peter Washington-bass. Lewis Nash-drums./ Steve Nelson-vibes.Sets begin at 9:00pm and 11:00pm nightly. Doors open at 8:00pm

Best of ADIFF at Symphony Space

Symphony Space

Manhattan Fri, Mar 08, 2013 - Sun, Mar 10, 2013

Some of the best and most popular films presented during the 20th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival will enjoy another screening during the Best of ADIFF film series to be held at Teachers College, Columbia University from January 18 to January 20, 2013.

La Mama Moves Dance Festival: The 2nd Contemporary Israeli Dance Week

Ellen Stewart Theatre @ La MaMa

Manhattan Thu, Mar 07, 2013 - Sun, Mar 10, 2013

Presented by La MaMa ETC and The Eshkol-Wachman Movement Notation Center in cooperation with the New York City Jewish Museum. The Contemporary Israeli Dance Week celebrates and shares unique qualities of contemporary Israeli dance.

As You Like It

New Victory Theater

Manhattan Fri, Mar 01, 2013, 7:00 pm - Sun, Mar 10, 2013, 3:00 pm

Drat those Elizabethan court politics. When Rosalind’s uncle banishes her from the palace, she, her cousin Celia and the court jester, Touchstone, flee to the Forest of Arden, where they soon find themselves amusingly entangled in a rather beguiling game of love, deceit, desire and mistaken identity. Join us as ...

Pysanka the Ukrainian Easter Egg. Exhibit & Lecture-Presentation by Sofika Zielyk

Ukrainian Institute of America (UIA)

Manhattan Fri, Mar 08, 2013 - Sun, Mar 10, 2013

Ukrainian Institute of America presents "Pysanka- The Ukranian Easter Egg." An exhibit and lecture presentation by Sofika Zielyk. Artist Sofika Zielyk will demonstrate the traditional batik process of the Ukrainian Easter Egg and discuss the history, legends, symbols and myths of this ancient and unique art form.