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O’Death and Hungry March Band

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Tue, Apr 23, 2013, 8:00 pm

In late July of 2010, New York quintet O’Death — singer/guitarist Greg Jamie, Gabe Darling on banjo and ukulele, drummer David Rogers-Berry, bassist Jesse Newman, and violinist Robert Pycior — returned to the stage after a year-long hiatus to play a critically-acclaimed set at the Newport Folk Festival. In many ...


Metropolitan Opera

Manhattan Tue, Apr 23, 2013, 6:00 pm

The Ring's cataclysmic finale stars Deborah Voigt and Katarina Dalayman as Brünnhilde, opposite Jay Hunter Morris and Lars Cleveman as Siegfried. Hans-Peter König is Hagen and Fabio Luisi conducts.

New York City Opera: La Périchole

New York City Center

Manhattan Sun, Apr 21, 2013, 1:30 pm

With a libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, this lyrical satire verges on all-out farce. It is loosely based on the life of one of the 18th century’s most famous Peruvians, Micaela Villegas.

Bestselling Author Frances Osborne Reading

National Arts Club

Manhattan Tue, Apr 23, 2013, 8:00 pm

Bestselling author Frances Osborne of The Bolter and Park Lane discusses compelling women of the past, including her enigmatic great-grandmother, Idina Sackville.

Third Annual Robert Rosenblum Lecture – Bridget Alsdorf

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Manhattan Tue, Apr 23, 2013, 6:30 pm

Bridget Alsdorf, Princeton University, discusses her current research on representations of theatrical audiences and crowds in fin-de-siècle France, with particular interest in art’s intersections with emerging fields of social psychology.

Phat Phun Poetry Workshop

New Lots Branch-Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Poetry Month at Brooklyn Public Library with this workshop for tweens and teens.


Metropolitan Opera

Manhattan Sat, Apr 13, 2013, 8:30 pm

Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi’s towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960—an ideal setting for this eternal conflict of depravity and innocence. In this production, inspired by the antics of the Rat Pack, Piotr Beczala is the womanizing Duke of Mantua, with Željko Lucic as ...

The Woolworth Building @ 100: Curator’s Tours

Skyscraper Museum

Manhattan Wed, Mar 06, 2013, 3:00 pm

Experience the "Woolworth Building @ 100" exhibit with curators Carol Willis & Gail Fenske.

An Evening with Richard Blanco and Gustavo Pérez Firmat

Americas Society

Manhattan Wed, Apr 24, 2013, 7:00 pm

Americas Society will host a conversation and reading featuring Cuban-American poet Richard Blanco, recipient of the prestigious Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize and the featured poet at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration in January 2013, and Gustavo Pérez Firmat, acclaimed author and cultural critic "The Havana Habit." Co-presented with the ...

American Poet Launch

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

Manhattan Wed, Apr 24, 2013, 7:00 pm

The Academy of American Poets celebrates the launch of the spring 2013 issue of American Poet, its bi-annual journal. Poets Sophie Cabot Black, Cynthia Cruz and Rachel Eliza Griffiths will read from their work.

Young Concert Artists Series at The Morgan: Pianist George Li

Morgan Library & Museum

Manhattan Wed, Apr 24, 2013, 12:00 pm

Pianist George Li performs works by Beethoven, Chopin, and Verdi/Liszt.

Brainwave 2013: The Physicist (Is Time Real?)

Rubin Museum of Art

Manhattan Wed, Apr 24, 2013, 7:00 pm

We all know time isn’t real. Or do we? Come hear controversial theoretical theorist Lee Smolin, author of the new "Time Reborn," discuss the ways in which changing our thinking about time can clear the path to solving global issues, in conversation with Warren Meck.