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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. Pitch Palooza

Drom NYC

Manhattan Tue, Apr 09, 2013, 6:00 pm’s Pitch-Palooza gives you the rare opportunity to pitch your creative writing concept—be it an article, book, script—to an expert media panel. The event will include panelists Michael Darden—Founder and President, Perfect Pitch Media Relations Inc.; Katherine Wessling—freelance editor who has been on staff at "Esquire" and other publications; ...

Problem Solvers: Fastrack

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Tue, Apr 09, 2013, 6:30 pm

Problem Solvers is a series of informal discussions that takes an intimate look at the most interesting people and topics relating to moving millions of New Yorkers in a city with a century-old transit system.

John Medeski in Concert

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Wed, Apr 10, 2013, 6:00 pm

Medeski has galvanized audiences in the U.S., Europe, Mexico, Japan and elsewhere with such solo performances, which he describes as “jazz, in the sense that stuff is left open for the moment,” but which reflect his classical training and passion for pop as much as his adoration of Monk and ...

Son of Lion: Javanese Gamelan Concert

Queensborough Performing Arts Center

Queens Wed, Apr 10, 2013, 3:15 pm

Experience the beautiful mallet-percussion music of Indonesia.

Brooklyn Calling: A Reading by D. Nurkse and Ron Singer

Cornelia Street Cafe

Manhattan Wed, Apr 10, 2013, 6:00 pm

D. Nurkse is the author of 10 books of poetry, most recently "A Night in Brooklyn." The story of two dogs and the humans in their constellation, Ron Singer's "The Rented Pet" is a comic elegy to a changing Brooklyn neighborhood.

Keeping Time: Poets and Musicians Honor Grand Central

Grand Central Terminal

Manhattan Wed, Apr 10, 2013, 7:00 pm

Poetry in Motion poets join performers from Music Under New York for an evening of music and poetry honoring Grand Central Terminal in its centennial year.

Revive Music presents Mark de Clive-Lowe’s Church

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Thu, Apr 11, 2013, 11:00 pm

Mark de Clive-Lowe continues to build on the success of his "Church" series in NYC. Previous installments have featured talented artists, including Questlove, Rich Medina, DJ Spinna, Jose James, N’Dea Davenport, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Jaleel Shaw and Jean Grae performing to capacity crowds.