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Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi’s Studio Practice

Noguchi Museum

queens Wed, Oct 03, 2012 - Sun, May 12, 2013

This exhibition will explore Noguchi’s working process through a handful of studios that he kept beginning in the 1940s and continuing through the Long Island City and Mure Japan studios that he split his time between until his death.

Degas, Miss La La, and the Cirque Fernando

Morgan Library & Museum

Manhattan Fri, Feb 15, 2013 - Sun, May 12, 2013

For several successive evenings in January 1879, Edgar Degas (1834–1917) attended performances at the Cirque Fernando by one of the most famous circus performers of his time, an aerialist known as Miss La La. Degas produced a number of studies of the performer before creating his celebrated painting, "Miss La ...


New 42nd Street Studios

Manhattan Thu, Apr 25, 2013 - Sun, May 12, 2013

Sometimes the shortest distance between two points is not a straight line. In "Fragile," a wordless work of magical puppet theater, a charming Chaplinesque compagnon finds that the road on which he travels curves and changes—and also happens to wobble, wiggle, droop and tease. With only his can-do spirit and ...

The Firework Maker’s Daughter

New Victory Theater

Manhattan Fri, May 03, 2013 - Sun, May 12, 2013

Based on the enchanting novel by acclaimed author Philip Pullman (His Dark Materials trilogy), this captivating new opera tells the story of one girl’s quest to become a firework maker. Determined to master Crackle Dragons, Leaping Monkeys and Golden Sneezes, Lila tests her talents and gambles her good fortune as ...

Tim Lee: In Focus

Asia Society and Museum

Manhattan Tue, Feb 26, 2013 - Sun, May 12, 2013

Asia Society Museum has invited conceptual artist Tim Lee to create new work as part of its ongoing In Focus series.

2013 NYC Mom Show

Chashama 461

Manhattan Sat, May 04, 2013 - Sun, May 12, 2013

John C. Kuchera is an American painter that started the "Mom Show" as a traveling art show that features his large oil paintings done at the NAAS Harlem in the Winter of 2011. Fellow artists have been asked to add to the collection of the "Mom Show," which will grow ...

Who’s Your Daddy

Irish Repertory Theatre

Manhattan Wed, Apr 17, 2013 - Sun, May 12, 2013

Johnny O'Callaghan's "Who's Your Daddy" is the uplifting and funny true story of his adoption of a Ugandan orphan. No one expected the single, gay, out-of-work actor to ever become a father – but a documentary shoot in Africa turns into an odyssey of the heart.

Parallax Art Fair 2013

Parallax Art Fair

Manhattan Sat, May 11, 2013 - Sun, May 12, 2013

Parallax "Art" Fair is the first non-art fair. P(AF) makes a uniquely refreshing conceptual statement about subjectivity and the commoditization of taste, as well as raises questions about the role of the artist, public art and the way the industry functions.

Rodgers & Hart: On Your Toes

New York City Center

Manhattan Wed, May 08, 2013 - Sun, May 12, 2013

Rodgers & Hart's "On Your Toes," an improbable mix of gangsters, vaudeville and classical ballet, was the first musical to successfully integrate classical dance into the Broadway musical format.

Wanda’s Monster, The Musical

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Fri, Apr 19, 2013 - Sun, May 12, 2013

Wanda, a spunky 5 year old with a vivid imagination, is convinced there’s a monster in her closet. Granny agrees, and contrary to Wanda’s expectations, convinces Wanda that "Monster" is in her closet because he is shy and friendless, not because he’s scary.

Writopia Lab’s Worldwide Plays Festival

The Clurman Theatre

Manhattan Wed, May 08, 2013 - Sun, May 12, 2013

Funded by David Letterman’s production house, Worldwide Pants, Writopia Lab’s Worldwide Plays Festival is an annual Off-Broadway festival of plays and musicals written by award-winning playwrights ages 6 to 18 and produced, designed, directed, and acted by New York theater professionals.

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet

Joyce Theater

Manhattan Tue, May 07, 2013 - Sun, May 12, 2013

Cedar Lake's spring season features works by three of today's most influential dance creators: Jiří Kylián, Crystal Pite and Andonis Foniadakis.