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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, ...

American Ballet Theatre: Don Quixote

Metropolitan Opera House

Manhattan Fri, May 24, 2013 - Thu, May 30, 2013

Based on Miguel de Cervantes’ sweeping tale of romance and chivalry, the knight-errant of la Mancha, Don Quixote, and his devoted squire, Sancho Panza, are positively heroic when it comes to aiding the spirited maiden Kitri and her charming amour.

BioMask (Model to Monument)

Van Cortlandt Park

Bronx Fri, Jun 22, 2012 - Fri, May 31, 2013

The Art Students League of New York, one of America’s premier art schools, presents the Model to Monument Program (M2M), a collaboration with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation that has culminated in the installation of the monumental sculpture, "BioMask," at Van Cortlandt Park.

2nd Annual Model to Monument

Riverside Park

Manhattan Fri, Jun 22, 2012 - Fri, May 31, 2013

In its second consecutive year, The Art Students League of New York’s “Model to Monument” program will return to Riverside South with seven new sculptures designed by its students.

Reflections on Rosie

BLDG 92: Brooklyn Navy Yard Center

Brooklyn Mon, Nov 26, 2012 - Fri, May 31, 2013

A collaborative art installation inspired by the irrevocable transformation of woman during WWII.

Painterly Pasted Pictures

FreedmanArt

Manhattan Thu, Feb 21, 2013 - Fri, May 31, 2013

"Painterly Pasted Pictures" features collages on loan from important private collections, with a concentration on works by the artists of the Abstract Expressionist generation as well as several artists of the broader successive movements.

Improv Madness

Brick Theater

brooklyn Fri, Mar 15, 2013 - Fri, May 31, 2013

The Brick Theater is excited to present its Spring 2013 Improv Tournement, Improv Madness. Every other Friday come see two bouts; each bout consists of two teams performing for twenty (20) minutes in the style of their choice.

Animal Encounter

Audubon Center

Brooklyn Thu, Apr 04, 2013 - Fri, May 31, 2013

Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join the Audubon Center’s trained staff in learning what it takes to care for these amazing creatures and even assist in an actual feeding.

The Butterfly Conservatory

American Museum of Natural History

Manhattan Tue, Oct 16, 2012 - Fri, May 31, 2013

The Butterfly Conservatory is a re-creation of a tropical forest environment filled with over 500 live butterflies. Stroll along a winding pathway surrounded by the varied leaves of tropical plants and trees and a riot of vibrant blossoms as monarchs, zebra longwings, paper kites, and other butterfly species flutter by.

Bunty Berman Presents…

Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row

Manhattan Mon, Apr 08, 2013 - Sat, Jun 01, 2013

Movie producer Bunty Berman has long been the toast of Bombay, but now Raj, his biggest star and best friend, is losing his luster. When their new movie bombs, Bunty must navigate through divas, mobsters and ambitious tea boys to keep his studio alive.

I Wanna Destroy You

The Beckett Theater at Theater Row

Manhattan Fri, May 17, 2013 - Sat, Jun 01, 2013

Beau is the gay personal assistant to a famous (and famously demanding) romance novelist, Cecile Collins. His longtime boyfriend dumps him on his 30th birthday, just as he is helping Cecile plan her wedding. An old frenemy makes a reappearance, and Beau must re-evaluate his choices and plans. "I Wanna ...