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Encuentro NYC Presents Marta Gomez “The Hands of Women”

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Sun, May 12, 2013, 6:00 pm

Encuentro NYC annual Colombian Music festival presents a special concert in honor of Mother’s Day with special guest, internationally renowned Colombian vocalist and Encuentro artist Marta Gómez.

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, ...

Aaron Copland School of Music Guerrilla Arts Ensemble

Flushing Town Hall

Queens Sun, May 12, 2013, 2:00 pm

Guerilla concerts highlight talented jazz and classical musicians from the students and faculty of Queens College’s Aaron Copland School of Music. You never know who you’ll discover!

Pianist Polly Ferman and Guitarist/Singer Gerard Edery

Cornelia Street Cafe

Manhattan Sun, May 12, 2013, 8:30 pm

Ms. Ferman’s expressive and sensitive playing and Mr. Edery’s instrumental virtuosity and rich baritone come together in a program that is a unique fusion of Sephardic songs set to tango rhythms as well as pieces in this genre written by classical composers.

Ensemble 212: 5th Annual Gala Concert & Fundraising Event

Merkin Concert Hall

Manhattan Sun, May 12, 2013, 7:00 pm

Ensemble 212 performs its 5th Annual Gala Concert featuring the World Premiere of Composer in Residence Daniel Felsenfeld's "Busmeat."

Hunting for Hecla: The Danish-Norwegian Contribution to NYC’s Modern Architecture

Scandinavia House

Manhattan Mon, May 13, 2013, 6:30 pm

Norwegian father and son duo – architect Jan and photographer Are Carlsen, with video director Ninja Benneche, tell the story of Hecla Iron Works and founders Norwegian Carl Michael Eger and Dane Niels Poulson during the early 20th-century – a vital period for NYC as a modern metropolis and its ...

American Ballet Theatre: Opening Night Gala

Metropolitan Opera House

Manhattan Mon, May 13, 2013, 6:30 pm

Join ABT for a sparkling opening night program featuring an astonishing 16 principal dancers. Selections of classical pas de deux from the season's full-length ballets will be performed.

An Evening with Nico Muhly

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Tue, May 14, 2013, 6:30 pm

In this second collaboration between the Met Opera and Le Poisson Rouge, composer Nico Muhly curates and hosts an eclectic evening of music in anticipation of his opera "Two Boys," premiering at the Met in October 2013.

An Evening of Tuneful Trends

Dicapo Opera Theatre

Manhattan Tue, May 14, 2013, 7:30 pm

Freshman musicians of The Juilliard School will present a musical showcase of fashion; a dynamic performing arts event to raise funds to support Opportunity Music Project, a non-profit providing free private music lessons to children from low-income families who have a passion for music in New York City.

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.

Latin American Iconic and Emerging Writers Symposium Evening One: A Conversation with Roberto Ampuero and Marcio Veloz Maggiolo

Americas Society

Manhattan Wed, May 15, 2013, 7:00 pm

For the first night of the symposium, Americas Society will host a conversation with Roberto Ampuero (Chile) and Marcio Veloz Maggiolo (Dominican Republic), two writers from the antipodes of Spanish America. The event will be moderated by Carmen Boullosa (Mexico; guest creative editor, Review 86). In Spanish and English; simultaneous ...

Emily Bear

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Wed, May 15, 2013, 6:30 pm

Emily was the youngest solo performer in the history of the Ravinia Festival, has performed with many well known musicians, appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” six times and performed at the White House.