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Marine Paintings

Museum of the City of New York

Manhattan Ongoing

Ship portraits, harbor scenes, and romanticized riverscapes from the City Museum’s permanent collection.

Broadway Playhouse: Comden & Green

Merkin Concert Hall

Manhattan Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 11:00 am

The musical-comedy duo Comden and Green provided lyrics, libretti and screenplays to some of the most beloved and successful Hollywood musicals and Broadway shows of the mid-20th century, including the film Singin’ in the Rain. They collaborated with some of the greatest composers of all time, from Leonard Bernstein to ...

Global Lens Film Series: Life Kills Me (La Vida Me Mata)

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 1:00 pm

An unlikely friendship develops between a grieving cinematographer and a morbidly obsessed drifter in this comedy. Gaspar is reeling from the untimely death of his beloved older brother when he meets Alvaro, a mildly sociopathic young man with an unyielding curiosity for the dark side. Chile, 2007, Spanish, with English ...

Incoming!: The Baroness is the Future (excerpts) – Animals (USA)

Public Theater

Manhattan Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 2:00 pm

Exploding into incantation and dance, The Baroness is the Future unfolds the life and work of poetess, found object sculptor, and proto-Dadaist Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, whom Duchamp called simply, "the future." The Baroness Is The Future will premiere at Dixon Place January 23-­25, 2014. Founded by Nikki Calonge, Michael ...

Trio Cavatina – Five Boroughs Music Festival

Flushing Town Hall

Queens Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 3:00 pm

Five Boroughs Music Festival returns to present Trio Cavatina, winners of the 2009 Naumburg International Chamber Music Competition, in a program featuring works by Beethoven and Brahms, as well as a New York premiere by Douglas Boyce.

Global Lens Film Series: The Fantastic World of Juan Orol

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 4:00 pm

Move over Ed Wood! Mexico’s half-forgotten B-movie master, “involuntary surrealist” Juan Orol, receives a pitch-perfect tribute in this irresistible love letter to a self-made man of showbiz, whose career spanned nearly sixty films. A fast-moving comedy where every frame is an infectious homage to a golden age of cinema, the ...

Bach and Beyond

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 5:00 pm

Out of the Baroque era rose a musical style that was concerned with form, simplicity, and hierarchy, but not before a stop in the tumultuous Sturm und Drang that preceded the Classical period. This program exhibits that transition, from Bach’s legacy to Mozart’s beginnings.

Igor Butman-Moscow Jazz Orchestra

(le) Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 7:00 pm

Come swing into the New Year as Keystone Korner Nights continues with Igor Butman & the Moscow Jazz Orchestra with special guest Allan Harris on January 12 at Le Poisson Rouge. Produced and programmed by jazz guru Todd Barkan, Keystone Korner Nights kicks off this evening’s performance at 7pm.This powerful ...

Asphalt Orchestra Plays the Pixies: Surfer Rosa

(le) Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 9:30 pm

Screaming electric guitars transform into brass exhortations; a chorus of saxophones blare searing lyrics, and a lone piccolo shrieks feedback while a 3-piece percussion section thrashes and grooves. Asphalt Orchestra discovers a new direction for exhilarating acoustic music by paying tribute to a modern monument – legendary rock band the ...

Activist New York

Museum of the City of New York

Manhattan Ongoing

In a town renowned for its in-your-face persona, citizens of the city have banded together on issues as diverse as historic preservation, civil rights, wages, sexual orientation, and religious freedom.

Exhibition-Related Lecture: Dr. Patricia G. Berman

Scandinavia House

Manhattan Mon, Jan 13, 2014, 6:30 pm

While Copenhagen does not figure into traditional histories of European modern art, it was a center of activity for members of Europe's avant-garde in the 1890s. Taking several artists represented in the Loeb Collection, Dr. Patricia G. Berman will explore the phenomena that placed Copenhagen in a privileged position among ...


Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row

Manhattan Ongoing

Come on a surprising journey with three families in a well-manicured, multi-racial American town. When secrets and sexual desires suddenly explode, pleasant neighborly relations take some shocking and transformative turns. Following his recent fearless and masterful premieres, Burning (New Group 2011) and Job, playwright provocateur Thomas Bradshaw returns to The ...