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Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture

American Museum of Natural History

Manhattan Sat, Nov 17, 2012 - Sun, Aug 11, 2013

Celebrate cultures and cooking, historic meals and markets, and moments in our lives that we mark with food—as well as the ingredients that we have discovered and shaped over the course of thousands of years.

Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture

Manhattan Thu, Apr 04, 2013 - Sun, Aug 11, 2013

Focusing on a remarkable but little-known collection that entered the Metropolitan Museum as a gift of J. Pierpont Morgan in the early twentieth century— indeed, it precipitated the building of a new wing—Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, opening at the ...

PUNK: Chaos to Couture

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Thu, May 09, 2013 - Sun, Aug 11, 2013

The exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute, examines punk’s impact from its birth in the 1970s through its continuing influence on high fashion today.

The Nance

Lyceum Theater

Manhattan Thu, Mar 21, 2013 - Sun, Aug 11, 2013

Starring Nathan Lane, nominated for a 2013 Tony Award in this role. In the 1930s heydey of burlesque, a comic called "The Nance" was a stereotypically camp homosexual and a master of comic double entendre - usually played by a straight man.

Cut, Rolled and Burnt

Elisa Contemporary Art

bronx Fri, May 10, 2013 - Sun, Aug 11, 2013

Elisa Contemporary Art presents Cut, Rolled and Burnt, manipulated works of paper by four contemporary artists who are taking paper to extremes – showing no mercy – in their pursuit of creativity.

The Saint John’s Bible

Morgan Library & Museum

Manhattan Fri, May 31, 2013 - Sun, Aug 11, 2013

In 1998 Saint John's University commissioned calligrapher Donald Jackson to produce a fully illuminated luxury manuscript of the Bible. Jackson and his team of artists completed The Saint John's Bible in May 2011, ensuring that the exquisite art of illumination—so richly represented in the Morgan's collections of medieval and Renaissance ...

Old Masters, Newly Acquired

Morgan Library & Museum

Manhattan Fri, May 31, 2013 - Sun, Aug 11, 2013

"Old Masters, Newly Acquired" explores the recent growth of the Morgan's collection of drawings made before 1900.

Stewart Uoo and Jana Euler: Outside Inside Sensibility

Whitney Museum of American Art

Manhattan Fri, May 10, 2013 - Sun, Aug 11, 2013

Stewart Uoo and Jana Euler are emblematic of an emerging group of artists whose work interrogates how the social, technological, cultural forces at work today shape the contemporary “self.” In this exhibition, Uoo’s dystopic cyborg-mannequins are juxtaposed with Euler’s multilayered figurative painting within an environment designed by Uoo.

LaToya Ruby Frazier: A Haunted Capital

Brooklyn Museum

brooklyn Fri, Mar 22, 2013 - Sun, Aug 11, 2013

"LaToya Ruby Frazier: A Haunted Capital" uses social documentary and portraiture to create a personal visual history of an industrial town’s decline. Through approximately 40 photographic works of her family and their hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania, Frazier offers an intimate exploration of the effects of deindustrialization on the lives of ...

Open(Art): Creative Platforms for the Open Web

Eyebeam Art + Technology Center

Manhattan Fri, Jul 12, 2013 - Sun, Aug 11, 2013

Open(Art) is a joint initiative launched by Eyebeam and Mozilla to support creativity at the intersection of art and the open web. It offers a unique opportunity for artists and technologists to collaborate on work that catalyzes participation on a global scale, and engages audiences through innovation, transparency, and utility.Join ...

The Nightmare Dream

Theater at the 14th Street Y

Manhattan Sun, Aug 11, 2013, 6:00 am - 7:00 am

No ruffled neck is safe in this, the original teen vampire drama.The Nightmare ‘Dream’ is a comedic mash-up of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Bram Stoker’s Dracula, using text only from the two source works.


CSV Flamboyan Theater

Manhattan Sun, Aug 11, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A serio-comedy about forgiveness. 2&2 is the story of Tommy Hanson, a disgruntled comic book artist with a security bear, a troubled past, and a peculiar fixation on a certain fictional man of steel. He suddenly finds his life turned upside-down when he meets and is attracted to a mild-mannered, ...