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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 ...

Giulio Cesare

Metropolitan Opera

Manhattan Thu, Apr 04, 2013, 7:30 pm

The opera that conquered London in Handel’s time comes to the Met in David McVicar’s inventive production—which triumphed at its Glyndebourne premiere in 2005. The Guardian praised McVicar’s “witty, sexy, and tragic post-colonial framing of Handel’s Caesar and Cleopatra tale,” which incorporates elements of Baroque theater and 19th-century British imperialism ...

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.

Map NYC: ABC 123

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Apr 27, 2013, 1:30 pm

There are 24 subway lines and over 200 bus routes in New York City. Pick your favorite and design a map inspired by your choice!

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.

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.

Tongues of Fire Choir

Apollo Theater

Manhattan Sat, Apr 27, 2013, 8:00 pm

A historic evening with three generations of African American male writers sharing the Apollo Stage—Amiri Baraka, Abiodun Oyewole of the Last Poets, Rakim, and Black Thought—as well as Regina Carter, Vernon Reid, Bobbi Humphrey, Wumni, and Liza Jessie Peterson and featuring Craig Harris’s Nation of Imagination ensemble.

Tokyo String Quartet

92nd Street Y

Manhattan Sat, Apr 27, 2013, 8:00 pm

The Tokyo String Quartet, in its farewell season, presents a program of works by Haydn, Kodály and Bartók.

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.

Upstairs/Downstairs Tour with Fanny and Flora

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

Manhattan Sat, Apr 27, 2013, 5:00 pm

Meet Fanny Trollope, an English visitor to The Mount Vernon Hotel in the 1830s, and Flora, a hotel worker. Listen to their personal stories, and hear their opinions on issues of the day such as women's roles, race, and social class.

Free Fashion Center Neighborhood Walking Tour

Fashion Center Business Improvement District

Manhattan Thu, Feb 07, 2013, 10:00 am

Learn all about what makes the Fashion District the fashion capital of the world from a licensed tour guide who has studied and practiced in the business since 1965.