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NYC Dance Arts Dance Festival

133rd Street Arts Center

Manhattan Sun, Apr 07, 2013, 6:00 pm

NYC Dance Arts Dance Festival is a new annual showcase dedicated to the development of emerging artists and young professional choreographers. It is a platform to expand and explore new repertoires as well as artistic development.

Poems from the Platform

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Apr 06, 2013, 1:30 pm

To celebrate National Poetry Month, the New York Transit Museum will share their favorite transportation and city-related poems in the greatest place of all -- a vintage subway car! Learn to paint words in pictures, and write pictures in words in this fun workshop. For ages 6+

Metropolitan Klezmer & Isle of Klezbos

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, Whitman Theater

Brooklyn Sun, Apr 07, 2013, 2:00 pm

Drummer/band leader Eve Sicular leads Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos, two internationally acclaimed New York City based ensembles, which represent two sides of the same musical coin, interpreting Yiddish favorites with a mixture of tradition and irreverence.

JACK Quartet & Jeff Myers Workshop

Bloomingdale School of Music

Manhattan Sun, Apr 07, 2013, 3:00 pm

A program of the Con Edison Musicians’ Residency, this free workshop includes a discussion with these new music artists on their ongoing collaboration and the interpretive process.

Stradivari Quartet: Four Stories, Four Strads

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Sun, Apr 07, 2013, 8:00 pm

Privileged to perform on four legendary Stradivaris, the Stradivari Quartet performs a program built around the history of these instruments.

Season of Cambodia. Rescue Archeology: Documents of Performance Art from Phnom Penh

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall

Manhattan Sun, Apr 07, 2013, 1:00 pm

A selection of videos documenting performance art works by seven Cambodian contemporary artists will be shown during a weekend symposium at Parsons.

Juilliard Dances Repertory

Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Juilliard

Manhattan Wed, Apr 03, 2013, 8:00 pm

The Juilliard Dance Division presents significant repertory works, beginning with "Four Brubeck Pieces" (1984).

Borges and Translation: With Efraín Kristal, Suzanne Jill Levine, Alfred Mac Adam, and Alastair Reid

Americas Society

Manhattan Mon, Apr 08, 2013, 7:00 pm

Americas Society will host a panel on Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges and translation, bringing together translators Efraín Kristal, Suzanne Jill Levine, Alfred Mac Adam, and Alastair Reid, who will engage in a discussion on Borges, translation, and their importance to world literature.

Poetry at 100: An Anniversary Reading

92nd Street Y

Manhattan Mon, Apr 08, 2013, 8:15 pm

With Frank Bidart, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Mary Karr, Marie Ponsot, Don Share, Atsuro Riley, Christian Wiman and Charles Wright.

The Black Rock Coalition Pushing Forward

Clark Studio Theater

Manhattan Mon, Apr 08, 2013, 6:30 pm

Sekou Sundiata and his contemporaries began creating an alternative Black musical aesthetic that defied classification and demanded expressive freedom thirty years ago. Come hear how contemporary, genre-bending artists are extending the dialogue of this New Black aesthetic.

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 ...

Seventh Annual Evening of Young Poets

National Arts Club

Manhattan Tue, Apr 09, 2013, 8:00 pm

The National Arts Club presents the Seventh Annual Evening of Young Poets, featuring Brooklyn-based writers Mika Gellman, Andrew Hurst, Jennifer L. Knox, and Jason Koo. A reception will follow the readings.