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Opening Night: Strings Celebration

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Thu, Oct 17, 2013, 7:30 pm

An impressive roster of CMS artists kick off the Chamber Music Society’s 45th season. Opening night includes Tchaikovsky’s colorful "Serenade," Mendelssohn’s stately "Sinfonia," and Bartók’s folk-infused "Divertimento."

Top Girls

Barnard College

Manhattan Thu, Oct 17, 2013, 6:00 pm

The Barnard theatre department presents Caryl Churchill’s now-classic play Top Girls. From its opening moments Top Girls sets contemporary women’s struggles for power, recognition, and equality against the rich background of feminist history.

Robert Pinsky on Edgar Allan Poe

Morgan Library & Museum

Manhattan Thu, Oct 17, 2013, 6:30 pm

Acclaimed poet Robert Pinsky reads and discusses selections from the work of Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) in conjunction with the exhibition "Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul" at the Morgan Library, which will be open at 5:30pm especially for program attendees. 

Author Talk: Alice McDermott

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Thu, Oct 17, 2013, 7:00 pm

McDermott discusses her new Brooklyn-based novel, Someone, which lays bare the keenly observed life of Marie Commeford, an ordinary woman.

Goldberg’s Variations

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn Thu, Oct 17, 2013, 7:30 pm

The absurdist inventions of Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Rube Goldberg come to life in this droll work of music and animation by composer, musician, and filmmaker Andy Biskin.

Come, and Back Again

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn Wed, Oct 16, 2013, 7:30 pm

In choreographer David Dorfman’s inspired work, set to music by 90s underground rock band Smoke, dancers bandon themselves to the mire, exploring how hope and humility help us manage the messiness of daily life.

The Chamber Music Society Opening Night: Strings Celebration

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Thu, Oct 17, 2013, 7:30 pm

Opening Night 2013 features a thrilling display of music for strings, including Tchaikovsky’s colorful Serenade, Mendelssohn’s stately Sinfonia, and Bartók’s folk-infused Divertimento. An impressive roster of CMS artists joins forces to kick off the Chamber Music Society’s 45th season.Program Mendelssohn Sinfonia No. 13 in C minor for Strings (1823) Tchaikovsky Serenade in ...

Father John Misty with Kate Berlant

Town Hall

Manhattan Fri, Oct 18, 2013, 8:00 pm

Father John Misty is the alter-ego of Josh Tillman, a multi-instrumentalist folk singer and indie rocker previously known for his work with Fleet Foxes. As a solo singer/songwriter, Father John Misty's lyrics are as witty and absurdist as his folk-infused music is infectious. His new music is not ...

Triskelion Arts presents Tough Cookie Dance

Triskelion Arts

Brooklyn Fri, Oct 18, 2013, 8:00 pm

Using polls from the dance community, recorded job interviews, and samplings of different “elevator pitches”, WERK addresses just how far some artists are willing to go when they’re not dancing.

Festival de la Palabra

Americas Society

Manhattan Fri, Oct 18, 2013, 7:30 pm

In the concluding event of this year's Festival de la Palabra en Nueva York, five writers from Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Colombia—Janette Becerra, Frank Báez, Eduardo Lalo (recipient of the 2013 Rómulo Gallegos Prize), Juan Carlos Méndez Guédez, Wilda Rodríguez (moderator), and Mayra Santos-Febres—will participate in a discussion ...

Full Moon Drumming Workshop

Flushing Town Hall

Queens Fri, Oct 18, 2013, 7:00 pm

Celebrate the Harvest Moon with a drum circle under a full moon in Flushing Town Hall's beautiful garden with master drummers from the Colombian and Korean traditions. Begin with workshops on traditional Korean and Colombian drums then jam with the entire group.

The Soundtrack Series at The Museum of the Moving Image

Museum of the Moving Image

Manhattan Fri, Oct 18, 2013, 6:00 pm

The music videos that influenced us the most...and why.