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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.

Zikrayat: Arabic Music and Dance around the Mediterranean

Ridgewood-Queens Library

Ridgewood Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Zikrayat, Arabic for "memories", performs music and dance from Egypt and the Greater Arab World, with a focus on the Egyptian musical cinema of the 1940s-60s. The performance traces the common thread of music across the Mediterranean region from Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Greece, to Tunisia, and beyond!

Slain in the Spirit

WorkShop Theater Company

Manhattan Tue, Jul 16, 2013 - Sat, Aug 03, 2013

"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.

Dragon Boat Festival Family Day

Museum of Chinese in America

Manhattan Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Duanwu, a Chinese holiday dedicated to dragon boat races, with a day of performances, poetry, zongzi (sticky rice wrapped in bamboo leaves), tours, workshops and crafts.

Eastern Realm of Arts: Yaji for Traditional Chinese Painting and Calligraphy

Flushing Town Hall

Queens Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Yaji in ancient China meant elegant gatherings in gardens, which brought together famous musicians, chess players, calligraphers, and painters. In this event, the calligraphers and painters will create art work on the premises, as well as illustrate the content and the creative motivation behind the work.

SummerStage: Shirley Caesar / Donald Lawrence / James Fortune & F.I.Y.A. / Erica Campbell / Ricky Dillard

Central Park SummerStage

Manhattan Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Shirley Caesar is The Undisputed 1st Lady of Gospel Music. In a career that spans over 60 years, Caesar is arguably the most beloved and celebrated Gospel artist of our time. Caesar started out in the early 60’s singing with the legendary group, The Caravans. From there, she ventured into ...

Warm Up August 3

MoMA PS1

Long Island City Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Detroit, Glasgow and New York spin the sounds this Saturday.