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Souleymane Badolo: Buudou, BADOO, BADOLO

New York Live Arts

Manhattan Thu, Apr 25, 2013, 7:30 pm

The evening will include a new untitled work guided by the Gurunsi divination system bagger, a ritual where form and structure are suggested through the meaning inherent in thrown cowrie shells. Also on the program, "Buudou, BADOO, BADOLO" is inspired by Badolo’s rich family legacy as it traces the journey ...

Senior Thesis Festival I

Barnard College

Manhattan Thu, Apr 25, 2013, 7:00 pm

Three senior theatre majors present their theses in directing, which run in repertory in the first of two installments of Senior Thesis Festival 2013.

John Grant

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Thu, Apr 25, 2013, 6:00 pm

Everyone has a favorite band or singer they reckon is subject to criminal neglect. That John Grant’s effortlessly rich, expansive baritone, couched in typically heartbreaking, lush melody, hasn't found a wider audience indeed drives his fans to consider a crime. But no longer. Because Grant’s first solo album, Queen of ...

Das Rheingold

Metropolitan Opera

Manhattan Sat, Apr 06, 2013, 1:00 pm

In The Ring's first installment, the theft of the Rhinegold and Alberich's curse set in motion the tragic events that will lead to the downfall of the gods. Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads an extraordinary cast that includes Stephanie Blythe, Stefan Margita and Mark Delavan, with Greer Grimsley as Wotan.

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.

Elegant Ellington

Jazz at Lincoln Center

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

Throughout his orchestra's half-century, Duke Ellington deployed the individuality of his players to infinitely creative ends, sustaining the operation on the proceeds from a series of hits that remain touchstones of the Great American Songbook.

Blondie of Arabia

Culture Project

Manhattan Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 8:00 pm

"Blondie of Arabia" tells the true story of an American woman’s bicycle journey through the heart of the Middle East, alone.

Die Walküre

Metropolitan Opera

Manhattan Sat, Apr 13, 2013, 11:00 am

Robert Lepage's landmark production of Wagner's "Der Ring des Nibelungen" is back for three complete cycles in spring 2013, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth. In the second installment, the focus of the story shifts from the realm of the gods to the human world.

Disney Fantasia: Live in Concert

Avery Fisher Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Fri, Apr 26, 2013, 7:30 pm

The Little Orchestra Society presents the New York City premiere of "Disney Fantasia Live in Concert." Watch the classic animation from the 1940 and 2000 feature films come alive on a giant screen while the orchestra performs the iconic music live.

Concrete Escort I, II, III, IV

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Manhattan Fri, Apr 26, 2013, 6:00 pm

New York–based Japanese performance artist Ei Arakawa invites painters, sculptors, dancers, filmmakers, and archivists to form a temporal group addressing Gutai today, resulting in a performative exhibition tour where the audience is escorted and repositioned.

Lynda Carter: From the Heart

The Allen Room

Manhattan Fri, Apr 26, 2013, 7:30 pm

Lynda Carter returns to The Allen Room with her brand new concert, "From the Heart," featuring her all-star band including Blue Lou Marini, Paul Liem and Luis Conte.

Lifetime Arts: Memoir Writing

Brighton Beach Branch-Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Fri, Apr 19, 2013, 2:00 pm

Personal storytelling workshops for seniors. Registration required.