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Tiffany Mills Company

BAM Fishman Space

Brooklyn Thu, May 30, 2013, 7:30 pm

Tiffany Mills Company presents its 2013 season at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Fishman Space, May 30 – Jun 2. Known for its bold choreographic style and lithe partnering, the company explores themes of intimacy and consumption in its two newest works, "Berries and Bulls" (World Premiere) and "The Feast" ...

Under Construction: Okwui Okpokwasili

Park Avenue Armory

Manhattan Thu, May 30, 2013, 8:00 pm

Bessie-Award winning Okpokwasili continues development of Bronx Gothic, a performance piece that combines movement, spoken word, and songs framed within an oral storytelling tradition that recalls the West African griot tradition and the epistolary form of the Victorian Gothic novel.

Cultural Crossroads #5: The Dominican Republic Meets Garifuna from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Flushing Town Hall

Queens Fri, May 31, 2013, 8:00 pm

The Cultural Crossroads series continues with two cultures, one stage and an open dance floor. Merengue band Kompalsa meets the Chief Joseph Chatoyer Dance Co. and the Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble.

Dancewave: Spring Celebration

Kumble Theater of the Performing Arts

Brooklyn Fri, May 31, 2013, 8:00 pm

This annual event features performances by pre-professional companies Dancewave Company I, II, III, and Young Movers Ensemble. The show will feature works by LeeSaar The Company, Kyle Abraham, Andrea Miller, Camille A. Brown, Matthew Westerby and Nikki Penfold.

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Family Matinee

Joyce Theater

Manhattan Sat, Jun 01, 2013, 2:00 pm

Attending live dance performances can be habit-forming, so we recommend starting young by inviting children to the adult table. That's why The Joyce created this series -- family-oriented performances followed by a special opportunity to meet the artists.

Jones Street Station and The Girls

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Sat, Jun 01, 2013, 6:30 pm

Jones Street Station was a Brooklyn based rock band, until the forces of nature took JSS to the cloud. Currently in the middle of their weekly marathon remote songwriting project – Perennials – the project, which aims to write, arrange, record, mix, master and release 52 songs in 52 weeks, ...

American Ballet Theatre: ABT Kids

Metropolitan Opera House

Manhattan Sat, Jun 01, 2013, 11:30 am

Introduce future fans of ballet to the joys of movement, costumes, music and sets as ABT presents bite-sized clips from its 2013 spring season.

Electricity Live

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Ongoing

Learn how our subways are powered up. It’s a shocking demonstration!

Moving Music with the Deedle Deedle Dees

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Jun 01, 2013, 1:30 pm

Founded by Brooklyn-based artist/songwriter Lloyd Miller, The Deedle Deedle Dees use rock-n-roll, country, hip hop and folk to teach kids about history, nature, social action and sorts of stuff that they wouldn’t think to learn about in songs! Join them for a very special performance of songs celebrating travel and ...

In Search of the Real Monkey King

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Manhattan Sat, Jun 01, 2013, 11:00 am

This 45-minute program, including demonstration/interactive segment, introduces the beloved ancient Chinese folk tale character, the Monkey King, with a rare performance of Face Changing. Audiences will be treated to a variety of regional dances from Mongolian, Uygur, and Tai, and folk dances such as the Fan, Ribbon, and Sword dances ...

Miles of Tiles

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sun, Jun 02, 2013, 1:30 pm

Discover the art of the mosaics that beautify our subway stations as you create unique patterns and designs with glass tile.

Senior Thesis Festival II

Barnard College

Manhattan Mon, Jun 03, 2013, 8:00 pm

Senior playwrights present new plays in staged readings for the thesis in playwriting, advised by theatre department faculty member Sylvan Oswald.