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After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Sep 25, 2012 - Mon, May 27, 2013

This installation explores various ways in which artists, including Nancy Burson, Filip Dujardin, Joan Fontcuberta, Beate Gütschow, and others, have used digital technology to alter the photographic image from the 1980s to the present.

WWII & NYC

New-York Historical Society

Manhattan Fri, Oct 05, 2012 - Mon, May 27, 2013

This exhibition explores the impact of the war on the metropolis, which was a center of both isolationist and interventionist sentiment before the Pearl Harbor attack. The presence of troops, the inflow of refugees, the wartime industries, the dispatch of fleets, and the dissemination of news and propaganda from media ...

The Hugo Boss Prize 2012: Danh Vo

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Manhattan Fri, Mar 15, 2013 - Mon, May 27, 2013

The Hugo Boss Prize is a biennial award founded in 1996 to honor significant achievement in contemporary art. From a group of six finalists selected by an international jury of curators, Danh Vo was announced as the winner of the ninth prize on November 1, 2012.

Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Feb 26, 2013 - Mon, May 27, 2013

"Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity" will present a revealing look at the role of fashion in the works of the Impressionists and their contemporaries. Some 80 major figure paintings, seen in concert with period costumes, accessories, fashion plates, photographs, and popular prints, will highlight the vital relationship between fashion and art.

Street

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Mar 05, 2013 - Mon, May 27, 2013

"Street," a new video by the British-born artist James Nares, forms the centerpiece of this exhibition. Accompanying "Street" in its New York premiere are two galleries of objects from the museum's permanent collection.

DanceAfrica 2013

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

Brooklyn Fri, May 24, 2013 - Mon, May 27, 2013

For the Memorial Day weekend performance, DanceAfrica 2013 welcomes Umkhathi Theatre Works from Zimbabwe, Giwayen Mata from Atlanta, and Harambee Dance Company from New York, plus Brooklyn’s own BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble, for a program that promises to inspire.

Season of Cambodia: In Residence on Governors Island

Building 110: LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island

Manhattan Sat, May 25, 2013 - Mon, May 27, 2013

A city-wide initiative of Cambodian Living Arts celebrating the arts and culture of Cambodia.

World Nomads Tunisia

French Institute Alliance Française

Manhattan Fri, May 03, 2013 - Tue, May 28, 2013

Conceived as a forum for dialogue between cultures, World Nomads is FIAF’s biennial celebration of 21st-century transculturalism in the Francophone world. This May, the festival returns for its fifth edition to explore the rich arts and culture of Tunisia just two years after the Arab Spring.

Becoming Traviata

Film Forum

Manhattan Wed, May 15, 2013 - Tue, May 28, 2013

The reinvention of Verdi’s masterpiece, "La Traviata," as sung by world-famous French coloratura soprano Natalie Dessay, is the subject of Philippe Béziat’s thrilling new movie. A modern, minimalist, post-punk approach strips away the opulence and grandiosity associated with operatic productions. Concentrating on director Jean-François Sivadier’s working relationship with Dessay, ...

Four More Years: Recess Benefit 2013

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Tue, May 28, 2013, 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Join us in an exciting night of celebration as we toast to four years of ambitious artists projects and exciting collaborations in a night of music, artist performances, installations, cocktails, and auction.

Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman

Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Manhattan Wed, May 29, 2013, 7:00 am - 8:30 am

The first biography of the singer/parodist explores his unique brand of Jewish comedy and the genesis of such hits as “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh” and the “Hava Nagila” spoof “Harvey and Sheila.” Author Mark Cohen in conversation with Dan Friedman, Managing Editor, Forward.

Word for Word: Ben Mezrich with John Fugelsang

Bryant Park Reading Room

Manhattan Wed, May 29, 2013, 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

The best-selling author who dealt us “Bringing Down the House” and “The Accidental Billionaires,” which inspired the film “The Social Network,” talks with John Fugelsang (actor and host of Current TV’s Viewpoint) about his latest publication “Straight Flush: The True Story of Five College Kids Who Dealt Their Way to ...