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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 ...

Meta & The Cornerstones

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Tue, Apr 30, 2013, 6:00 pm

Considered “the future of Reggae music,” by National Geographic, Meta & The Cornerstones fuse Afro-pop, hip-hop, rock and soul with an international mix of vocals.

Season of Cambodia. Her Royal Highness in Conversation with Peter Sellars

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

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

A pioneer in the preserving Cambodian classical court dance, the princess talks about the art form's demanding training and its warn-torn history with theater and opera director Peter Sellars.

Sekou Sundiata: Citizen Poet

Poets House

Manhattan Tue, Apr 30, 2013, 7:00 pm

A conversation and book-signing celebrating the publication of the retrospective catalogue featuring contributing writers Kimiko Hahn, Amiri Baraka, Jane Lazarre, Greg Tate and Talvin Wilks, and catalog editor Malaika Adero.

Stephen Petronio Company

Joyce Theater

Manhattan Tue, Apr 30, 2013, 7:30 pm

Stephen Petronio Company returns to The Joyce Theater with the world premiere of "Like Lazarus Did (LLD 4.30)," an evening-length work inspired by the mythology of resurrection featuring Petronio’s company of ten powerhouse dancers.

Juilliard Opera presents Janacek’s ‘The Cunning Little Vixen’

Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Juilliard

Manhattan Sun, Apr 28, 2013, 2:00 pm

Inspired by a comic strip and premiered in 1924, Leos Janácek and librettist Rudolf Tesnohlidek's "The Cunning Little Vixen" is an endearing and enlightened glance at the circle of life amongst a cast of woodland characters set in the fairy tale-esque Moravian forest

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 Center for Alternative Photography: Workshops

Center for Alternative Photography: Penumbra Foundation

Manhattan Ongoing

The Center for Alternative Photography runs workshops dedicated to preserving historical and emulsion based photography, offering a multitude of classes taught by instructors that are highly skilled practitioners.


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.

Elegante Collective

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Thu, May 02, 2013, 6:30 pm

Elegante Collective with Susan Palma Nidel, Pablo Ziegler, Hector del Curto, Chico Pinheiro and Edward Arron.

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.