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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 ...

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.

Works by Jillian Peña

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Brooklyn Fri, May 10, 2013, 6:00 pm

The 2011/13 BAX artist-in-residence presents two works: "Jodi for Jill, Jill for Jodi" and "Polly Pocket."

Saturday Morning Storytelling with the Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers

Scandinavia House

Manhattan Sat, Feb 09, 2013, 11:00 am

Some of New York’s most famous storytellers bring to life exciting tales of mythical creatures and fantastic adventures from Scandinavia and the far North.

Transit Time Capsules

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, May 11, 2013, 1:30 pm

Two “bluebird” cars on the Museum’s platform level traveled to the World’s Fair decades apart, one in 1939 and the other in 1964. Learn about these Fairs and the “Westinghouse Time Capsules” which are meant to stay sealed for 5000 years! We’ll make our own transit time capsules with MetroCards, ...

Dialogues des Carmélites

Metropolitan Opera

Manhattan Sat, May 04, 2013, 11:30 am

In one of the Met’s greatest productions, Poulenc’s masterpiece makes a rare return to the repertory with a fine cast led by Patricia Racette, Felicity Palmer and Isabel Leonard. Louis Langrée conducts this dramatic work with one of the most haunting final moments in opera.


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.

A Season in Poetry: Sarah Arvio, Peter Covino and Adam Kirsch

New York Botanical Garden

bronx Sun, Apr 14, 2013, 4:00 pm

To celebrate the season of winter, poets will read classic favorites as well as their own works at the largest botanical garden in the United States.

Drawing Workshop

Flushing Town Hall

Queens Sat, May 11, 2013, 1:00 pm

While exploring the work of Georgia O’Keeffe, teaching artist Tina Seligman offers techniques for seeing and understanding shape relationships. This approach to drawing shapes interlocking like puzzle pieces will make any subject easy to draw. Classical music with nature sounds will be played while the students are working.

Annual Tap Extravaganza

Flushing Town Hall

Queens Sat, May 11, 2013, 8:00 pm

Hoofers, bring your tap shoes and join the Tap Jam!

Tokyo String Quartet

92nd Street Y

Manhattan Sat, May 11, 2013, 8:00 pm

The Tokyo String Quartet - 92Y's Quartet in Residence - performs its last 92Y concert ever before disbanding in July. The group is joined by cellist Lynn Harrell for Schubert's String Quartet in C.

Babes in Boyland

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Sat, May 11, 2013, 7:00 pm

Babes in Boyland will feature the babes of The Pink Chardonnays with a heavy helping of Boylesque and sexy male performers. The Pink Chardonnays are all dressed up and ready to play and you are invited to watch.