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Plain or Fancy? Restraint and Exuberance in the Decorative Arts

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Feb 26, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

Modernism was not the first movement to cast a shadow on ornament and adornment, though it was the most effective one. This exhibition contrasts austere works of art with ornate ones, encouraging viewers to examine their own responses and to consider them in the light of different stylistic imperatives of ...

Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

Brooklyn Museum

brooklyn Fri, Feb 08, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

The first solo exhibition in a New York museum by the globally renowned contemporary artist El Anatsui, this show will feature over 30 works in metal and wood that transform appropriated objects into site-specific sculptures.

Shakespeare in the Park: Love’s Labour’s Lost

Delacorte Theater

Manhattan Tue, Jul 23, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

A love letter to Shakespeare in the Park from the creators of "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson."

Ken Price: Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Works on Paper 1962–2010

The Drawing Center

Manhattan Wed, Jun 19, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

This exhibition marks the first survey of drawings by Ken Price, an artist best known for his sculptural work. A selection of 65 works on paper will track Price’s pursuit of drawing over 50 years and will demonstrate a wide range of characters and techniques.

Here There, Acá Allá: Photographic Exhibition

Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders

Manhattan Fri, Aug 16, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

View images and hear dialogues generated by a course that paired first and second generation members of migrant families. Photography was a platform for exchanging points of view, sharing feelings and exploring their cultural identities.

Ghetto Babylon

59E59 Theaters

Manhattan Fri, Aug 02, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

"Ghetto Babylon" takes place in 1982 – South Bronx. Puerto Rican and proud Charlie Rosa embarks on a summer of baseball, bullies, boarding school and…gulp, gulp…girls. When Charlie receives a letter, some big secrets, little lies and humongous pressure enter his life. Suddenly, it’s hard just being fourteen.

Studio Sundays: Botanical Ilustration and Observation

Wave Hill

bronx Sun, Aug 18, 2013, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Engage in a creative dialogue with your surroundings guided by professional artists working in various media.

Tango Greats Gabriel Misse & Analia Centurion

Dardo Galletto Studios

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

Tango classes and performances by special guests from Buenos Aires, Gabriel Misse and Analia Centurion at the Dardo Galletto Studios in the theater district, Manhattan.

Peridance Capezio Centers’ Faculty and Student Showcases

Peridance Contemporary Dance Company

Manhattan Sat, Aug 17, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

Presented at the Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance, the bi-yearly Faculty and Student Showcases demonstrate the artistry and talent of Peridance Capezio Center's faculty and students, within a vast array of choreographic styles. From Ballet and Contemporary movement to African, Salsa and Hip-Hop! These performances are a major highlight at ...

SummerStage: La Mega 6th Annual Tropical Fest Featuring: Tito Nieves and Guests / DJ Sets by Alex Sensation

Central Park SummerStage

Manhattan Sun, Aug 18, 2013, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

With more than three decades of musical history, Tito Nieves, the “Pavarotti” of Salsa, has released his 30th studio album. Mi Ultima Grabacion. Tito’s new album has its roots with the Salsa and Tropical music that have made him an icon. Having performed with famed orchestras such as Orquesta Cimarron, ...

Brothers Hypnotic


Manhattan Mon, Aug 19, 2013, 7:30 am - 9:30 am

A festival fave at SXSW and Hot Docs this year, Brothers Hypnotic is Reuben Atlas’ directorial debut, produced by film veteran Sam Pollard (Style Wars), about the eight young men in the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.

SummerStage: Diablo Love By Mando Alvarado

Central Park SummerStage

Manhattan Mon, Aug 19, 2013, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

“Diablo Love” is a fantastical love story featuring live music that re-imagines songs made famous by American Blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player, Howlin’ Wolf along with original compositions by Tomás Doncker. This production provides audiences with a masterful live soundtrack of Blues/Soul music and sets the stage for a dynamic performance.What would you do for love? ...