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Lisolette in May

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Wed, Aug 28, 2013, 6:30 pm

When a lonely woman in her thirties realizes that the years are passing her by without a partner, she desperately tries to get herself a man by various means. Through no fault of her own, each of her prospective partners dies on the first date. It is produced in Europe ...

The Loneliest Whale in the World

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Wed, Aug 28, 2013, 9:00 pm

Lucy, a mutant, friendless whale, washes up on a garbage-strewn beach in Babylon, Long Island intent on killing herself. As she waits to die, perfuming her surroundings with the stink of desperation, strange, magnetic forces that have been ripped with her from the sea work their way into the lives ...

SummerStage: Mac DeMarco

East River Park Amphitheater

Manhattan Wed, Aug 28, 2013, 7:00 pm

Mac Demarco, a 21-year old Canadian, released his debut album, Rock and Roll Night Club (RNRNC), just a short while ago in the spring of 2012.  This album was accompanied by a barrage of bizarrely funny promo videos, wildly unhinged live performances and a not-so-subtle disparate range of promo photos. ...

King: A Film Recorded: Montgomery to Memphis

Film Forum

Manhattan Wed, Aug 28, 2013, 7:10 pm

In commemoration of Martin Luther King’s March on Washington exactly 50 years ago, on August 28, 2013, this epic record of the greatest American social movement of the 20th century focuses on its greatest leader.

Upcoming Train/Stopped Clock/Untitled Waiting

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sat, Aug 24, 2013, 8:00 pm

It is a manifesto of the ritual of waiting, presented by four characters in representation of the general public and artists. The ritual, addressed upon life/death and reality/illusion, will be shown by paronomasia within the conversation, by metatheatre, by the interaction among the animate beings (characters) and the inanimate beings ...

One Breath, Then Another

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sun, Aug 18, 2013, 8:00 pm

"One Breath, Then Another: An Interactive Yoga Show" chronicles Amanda Miller's month long experience studying yoga on an ashram in India. The show depicts her quest for healing and empowerment to avoid destroying herself like her father. Practices in her training conjure memories of her father's lung cancer and death, ...

Flambeaux, a Caribbean Musical

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sun, Aug 18, 2013, 8:00 pm

Adapted from "Light the Flambeaux," the play is a powerful drama that moves effortlessly between the front porch drama of human relationships to broader considerations of patriarchal colonialism in the 19th Century Caribbean. Set in a gritty settlement called Homer Yard, the gripping events unfold during a time of great ...

The Natural History of the Unicorn’s HORN!

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Thu, Aug 29, 2013, 9:00 pm

A unicorn-worshiping tribe celebrates their god as they tell a highly-condensed version of the animal's history dating back to 398 BC. This is a highly aesthetic work often referencing historical works of art depicting the unicorn, most notably "The Unicorn Tapestries" that can be found right here in New York ...

Bat-Watching in Central Park

Central Park

Manhattan Thu, Aug 29, 2013, 7:00 pm

Explore the nightlife roaming around Central Park once the sun goes down. Urban naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow will lead groups through the park hunting for bats, possums, fireflies, cicadas, birds and more. Granted, it's a bit late in the evening, but it's also something diehard naturalists-in-training won't want to ...

Back-to-School Teen Fashion Show

High Line

Manhattan Thu, Aug 29, 2013, 7:00 pm

See what happens when teens team up with designers to create the hottest looks for this year’s back-to-school season.

Back to School at Bronx at Terminal Market

Bronx Terminal Market

bronx Thu, Aug 29, 2013, 5:00 pm

Gussy up for back-to-school with free haircuts, face painting and more when the Bronx Terminal Market's level 6 garage rooftop is visited by the Bronx Museum, the Bronx Zoo, Toys R Us and local radio stations. Join in a dinosaur egg scavenger hunt and stay afterwards for a dusk showing ...

Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Manhattan Thu, Aug 29, 2013, 8:00 pm

Every summer, New Yorkers get a taste of what happens when opera meets technology at The Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival. The Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2013 projects encore screenings of the Met’s Peabody, Emmy, and Grammy award-winning show Live in HD, which is a series of live opera performances ...