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No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Manhattan Fri, Feb 22, 2013 - Wed, May 22, 2013

The first exhibition by the UBS MAP Global Art Initiative focuses on the artistic practices and cultural traditions of that region, which includes Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Pakistan and India.

Playable Fashion After-School Program

Eyebeam Art + Technology Center

Manhattan Tue, Feb 12, 2013 - Wed, May 22, 2013

"Playable Fashion" is a free three-month after-school program for high school students that combines fashion, technology and game design.

Addicted to Show Business

St. Luke's Theatre

Manhattan Wed, Feb 20, 2013 - Wed, May 22, 2013

Written and performed by three-time Emmy Award winner Dave Konig, with direction and musical score by Ian Finkel, Addicted to Show Business is a comedic tour de force about the one addiction there’s no 12 Step program for!

Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust

Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Manhattan Wed, May 22, 2013, 7:00 am - 8:30 am

This new documentary tells the story of the Frieder brothers, cigar makers from Cincinnati, who teamed up with Manuel Quezon, the first president of the Philippines, along with Paul McNutt, U.S. High Commissioner, and Dwight D. Eisenhower to save 1,200 Jews from Nazi persecution.

Word for Word: The Fate of the Species with Fred Guterl and Jeffrey Kluger

Bryant Park Reading Room

Manhattan Wed, May 22, 2013, 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Fred Guterl, award-winning journalist and executive editor of Scientific American talks with senior writer at Time magazine Jeffrey Kluger (author of Apollo 13) about his latest book, The Fate of the Species: Why the Human Race May Cause Its Own Extinction and How We Can Stop It.

Mark Doty and Darren Waterston

New York Public Library

Manhattan Wed, May 22, 2013, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this event National Book Award-winning poet Mark Doty and acclaimed artist Darren Waterston have an in-depth discussion about their stunning new book, "A Swarm, a Flock, a Host: A Compendium of Creatures." Twelve original prints, created by Darren Waterston for the book, will be on exhibit during the event.

GOTHAM @ LPR: Gotham Chamber Opera and Missy Mazzoli Conspire

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Wed, May 22, 2013, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Gotham Chamber Opera continues its 2012-2013 season with GOTHAM @ LPR: Gotham Chamber Opera and Missy Mazzoli Conspire, an evening of cutting-edge new vocal works composed in the last 350 years.


Film Forum

Manhattan Fri, May 17, 2013 - Thu, May 23, 2013

In late 19th-century France, a beautiful teenage kitchen maid, subject to violent seizures, is sent to a Dickensian psychiatric hospital where a famed neurologist transforms her into his star attraction.

American Ballet Theatre: Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes

Metropolitan Opera House

Manhattan Tue, May 21, 2013 - Thu, May 23, 2013

ABT's company premiere of Ashton's dance drama, "A Month in the Country," promises memorable performances in this remarkable retelling of Ivan Turgenev's famous play in which a young tutor's presence provokes competing affections in an elegant Russian household, while the reprise of Mark Morris' valentine to classical ballet creates ...

Battery Dance Company’s 37th Annual New York Season

3-Legged Dog

Manhattan Tue, May 21, 2013 - Thu, May 23, 2013

Don't miss the chance to see Battery Dance Company’s 37th Annual New York Season, Past, Present, Future, at 3LD Art + Technology Center. The performances will feature a compelling new work by Polish choreographer Jacek Luminski, and a revival of Jonathan Hollander’s Shell Games.

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts: Season Wrap Party

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, Whitman Theater

Brooklyn Thu, May 23, 2013, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) will host a season wrap party, celebrating its 2012-2013 performance season.

DOOSAN Residency New York Open Studio

DOOSAN Residency New York

Manhattan Thu, May 23, 2013, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Open Studio is an event through which artists-in-residence share their newly finished works and works in progress with arts professionals and artists. This program serves as forum for discussion and networking for artists and viewers.