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100 Years of Flamenco in New York

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Manhattan Tue, Mar 12, 2013 - Sat, Aug 03, 2013

Photographs, costumes, performance regalia, film, oral stories, and the sound of castanets and taconeo will entertain and educate visitors on the history of flamenco in New York.

Confluences: An American Expedition to Northern Burma, 1935

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

Manhattan Thu, Apr 04, 2013 - Sat, Aug 03, 2013

In January 1935, the Vernay-Hopwood Chindwin Expedition set out from Rangoon to explore the upper reaches of the “mighty Chindwin River” on behalf of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). The three-month expedition gathered the museum’s founding biological and anthropological collections from an under researched area to the east ...

Ice Factory Festival

New Ohio Theatre

Manhattan Wed, Jun 26, 2013 - Sat, Aug 03, 2013

The 20th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival features six new works over six weeks. Shows include The Assembly’s That Poor Dream, Sightline’s My Machine is Powered by Clocks, The Mad Ones’ Untitled Biopic Project, Collaboration Town’s Help Me To Make It, Built for Collapse’s Red Wednesday, and Anonymous Ensemble’s ...

Women Center Stage 2013 Festival

Culture Project

Manhattan Mon, Jul 08, 2013 - Sat, Aug 03, 2013

The month-long Festival is a home for women artists to explore new ideas and inspiration, test out new work, and participate in conversation with new audiences, potential collaborators, future mentors/mentees and a vibrant community of peers. This year's artists include Pulitzer Prize nominee Dael Orlandersmith, Tony Award Winner Staceyann Chin, ...

Buried Child

Aaron Davis Hall

Manhattan Thu, Jul 11, 2013 - Sat, Aug 03, 2013

The production uses a multi-racial cast to reinterpret the underlying symbols of Shepard's landmark play, in which the misfortunes of a Midwestern farming family reveal both the demise and endurance of the American Dream.

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra – Beethoven’s ‘Pastoral’ Symphony

Avery Fisher Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Fri, Aug 02, 2013 - Sat, Aug 03, 2013

It's an all-Beethoven program, proving the name Mostly Mozart Festival most apt. Andrew Manze conducts, Emanuel Ax on piano.

Slain in the Spirit

WorkShop Theater Company

Manhattan Tue, Jul 16, 2013, 6:00 pm - Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 3:30 pm

"Slain In the Spirit," a two-act play by Lisa Milinazzo will have its world premiere in New York at the Midtown International Theatre Festival.

Patronage and Power: Selections from the Asia Society Museum Collection

Asia Society and Museum

Manhattan Tue, Feb 26, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

This exhibition explores the role of patrons as influential figures in the production of masterpieces of Asian art.

Making the Invisible Visible: Conservation and Islamic Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Apr 02, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

Conservators and conservation scientists made many exciting and interesting discoveries as they and the curators re-examined the museum's collection of Islamic art. This exhibition traces their investigative journey with a range of works of art providing new perspectives for appreciating this extraordinary collection.

The Banana Monologues

Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row

Manhattan Thu, Jun 13, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

"The Banana Monologues" is a sexy comedy inspired by a true love story about a man, a woman, and his “banana,” Sergeant Johnson.

As it were…So to Speak: A Museum Collection in Dialogue with Barbara Bloom

The Jewish Museum

Manhattan Fri, Mar 15, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

Inspired in part by Talmudic discourse, in which discussions and commentaries take place across time and space, artist Barbara Bloom uses the paneled rooms of the former Warburg Mansion as both museum and home filled with imagined historical guests. Walking through the galleries, visitors encounter furniture-like display cases holding works ...

Six Things: Sagmeister & Walsh

The Jewish Museum

Manhattan Fri, Mar 15, 2013 - Sun, Aug 04, 2013

The designers Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh are known for their experimental typography and striking visual imagery. "Six Things" marks the first exhibition of their newly minted design firm Sagmeister & Walsh.