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Very Young People’s Concert: Philharmonic Families: Brass

Merkin Concert Hall

Manhattan Sun, Mar 17, 2013, 12:30 pm

This season Philharmonic Families presents ensembles of strings, woodwinds and brass — an overview of the entire orchestra, playing music ideal for the youngest listeners.

Miles of Tiles

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Mar 16, 2013, 1:30 pm

Discover the art of the mosaics that beautify our subway stations as you create unique patterns and designs with glass tile.

The Beauty of Ballet

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, Whitman Theater

Brooklyn Sun, Mar 17, 2013, 2:00 pm

This 45-minute, family-friendly presentation illustrates how students develop into accomplished classical ballet dancers by alternating between examples of advanced classroom training exercises and performances of excerpts from notable ballets.

Subway Advertising Tour

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sun, Mar 17, 2013, 3:00 pm

This guided tour will examine the colorful history of subway advertising, as seen in the museum’s vintage cars and the current exhibit “Miss Subways.”

Light & Sound Concerts Presents Theremin, Piano and Continuum Virtuoso Rob Schwimmer

Old Stone House

brooklyn Fri, Mar 15, 2013, 8:00 pm

Light & Sound Concerts presents "The Unusual Universe of Rob Schwimmer," two programs featuring theremin, continuum and piano virtuoso Rob Schwimmer at The Old Stone House as part of Light and Sound’s Spring 2013 series.

Bill T. Jones/AZ Dance Talk

DANY Studios

Manhattan Mon, Mar 18, 2013, 6:00 pm

Dance critic, author, and choreographer Deborah Jowitt hosts this Dance Talk.

Ronald Copes and Seymour Lipkin

Juilliard School

Manhattan Mon, Mar 18, 2013, 8:00 pm

Praised for his insightful artistry, soloist and Juilliard String Quartet member Ronald Copes performs Beethoven's sonatas, with international artist and concert pianist Seymour Lipkin

Strindberg and Friends-A Tribute in Memory of Harry G. Carlson

Scandinavia House

Manhattan Tue, Mar 19, 2013, 6:30 pm

The internationally-acclaimed Strindberg scholar, translator, and former ASF Fellow Harry G. Carlson passed away at the end of the August Strindberg centennial year in 2012. Carlson’s legacy will be celebrated with readings from his unpublished Strindberg translations and accolades from colleagues, students, and collaborators.

Face the Music + JACK Quartet

Jerome Robbins Theater

Manhattan Tue, Mar 19, 2013, 8:00 pm

Two forces in the new music scene, Face the Music youth ensemble and the acclaimed JACK Quartet, perform an evening of music by teen composers and a contemporary master.

The Glory of Brooklyn: An Artistic and Literary Evening

Carroll Gardens Branch-Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Tue, Mar 19, 2013, 7:00 pm

Carroll Gardens resident Joan Marans Dim, an essayist and historian, and New York City artist Antonio Masi will discuss and visually present their book "New York’s Golden Age of Bridges." Photographer Thomas Rupolo will share his of photo exploration of Red Hook as featured in his book "Images of Red ...

Ensemble ACJW

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

Manhattan Tue, Mar 19, 2013, 6:00 pm

This energetic collective of fellows from The Academy has earned accolades for its fresh approach to wide-ranging repertoire. It’s joined here by Robert Spano, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's music director, in a performance of Messiaen’s "Des canyons aux étoiles."

Francesca da Rimini

Metropolitan Opera

Manhattan Tue, Mar 19, 2013, 7:30 pm

Eva-Maria Westbroek and Marcello Giordani star in the Met's production of Zandonai's melodic gem, inspired by Dante's Inferno. Marco Armiliato conducts.“From the moment the curtain rises you are awed by Ezio Frigerio’s towering, grandly detailed sets, designed for a 1984 resurrection of a work neglected since 1918. Franca Squarciapino’s costumes ...