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State of Veracruz: Olmec Head

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Manhattan Wed, Oct 10, 2012 - Sun, May 05, 2013

Donated by the Government of the State of Veracruz, this stone and dust temporary sculpture is a replica of the first majestic Olmec head to be uncovered in San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan in 1964.

Roman Vishniac Rediscovered

International Center of Photography

Manhattan Fri, Jan 18, 2013 - Sun, May 05, 2013

Vishniac (1897–1990) created the most widely recognized and reproduced photographic record of Jewish life in Eastern Europe between the two World Wars.

We Went Back: Photographs from Europe 1933–1956 by Chim

International Center of Photography

Manhattan Fri, Jan 18, 2013 - Sun, May 05, 2013

This retrospective exhibition traces the development of Chim's career as an intellectually engaged photojournalist, placing his life and work in the broader context of 1930s–50s photography and European politics.

Talley’s Folly

Laura Pels Theatre: Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

Manhattan Fri, Feb 08, 2013 - Sun, May 05, 2013

At the end of World War II, Matt Friedman, a Jewish immigrant who has spent his life keeping others at a distance, returns to the small town where he first met Sally Talley. Nothing like her conservative Protestant family and neighbors, Sally is a nurse with deep misgivings about the ...

Treasures from the Vault

Morgan Library & Museum

Manhattan Tue, Jan 15, 2013 - Sun, May 05, 2013

From Mozart to Machiavelli, there is always something fascinating to explore in the Morgan's historic McKim building. From January 15 to May 5, 30 works from the Morgan's collections of medieval manuscripts, printed books and bindings, private letters and correspondence, and original music will be on view.

The Testament of Mary

Walter Kerr Theater

Manhattan Mon, Mar 25, 2013 - Sun, May 05, 2013

The great Fiona Shaw portrays Mary, the mother of Jesus, in this one-woman show written by Colm Toibin.

According to Goldman

The Clurman Theatre

Manhattan Sat, Apr 06, 2013 - Sun, May 05, 2013

"According To Goldman" is a fresh, funny and eventually fierce look at screenwriting for Hollywood. By studying a mentoring relationship between an old Hollywood hand and an eager young student, it shows the move of major movies from the elegance and grace of Fred Astaire to the violence of modern ...

Keen Teens 2013: The Dance Company, Flip Turn, and A Polar Bear in New Jersey

The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row

Manhattan Fri, May 03, 2013 - Sun, May 05, 2013

Keen Teens seeks to improve the quality of plays written for high school students by commissioning scripts from highly regarded playwrights, and gives students the opportunity to work with professional artists in an Off Broadway setting.

PEN World Voices Festival

PEN American Center

Manhattan Mon, Apr 29, 2013 - Sun, May 05, 2013

The theme of the 2013 World Voices Festival is Bravery and it will take place from April 29 through May 5. It will feature such luminaries as Eduardo Galeano, Sapphire, Fran Lebowitz, along with writers from Palestine, Burma, and South Africa, to name just a few.

East Village Theater Festival: East Side Stories

Metropolitan Playhouse

Manhattan Mon, Apr 15, 2013 - Sun, May 05, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse presents the fourth annual East Village Theater Festival, a three-week celebration of the ever-vital life and lore of the East Village.

The Twentieth Century

ArcLight Theatre

Manhattan Sat, May 04, 2013 - Sun, May 05, 2013

Gotham Radio Theatre invites you aboard The Twentieth Century. It's non-stop laughs in this screwball comedy as a failing Broadway producer, glamorous Hollywood star, religious zealot and others make their way from Chicago to New York aboard the Twentieth Century train!

Love | Fortè, A Collective’s Memory Withholdings

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Brooklyn Fri, May 03, 2013 - Sun, May 05, 2013

Memory Withholdings grew out of a year-long study that seeks to identify hidden traces of accumulated memories among African and African descendant communities who have undergone generations of suppression.