Daily Archives: October 22, 2013

  • Grand Central Fantasy Sketches

    After enjoying the artworks in the Grand Central Sketchbook: Designers Dream exhibit, play a fun art-making game to create a fantastical vision of Grand Central Terminal using markers, pencils, crayons and stickers! For ages 5+

  • The Drifts Live: The Novel on Stage

    The Drifts Live tackles the consequences of gender and the meanings applied to bodies in a Southern small town. In this one-hour live performance of excerpts from his novel, The Drifts, Vernon (Seinfeld, The Fugitive, General Hospital, etc.) brings a trans-dad, a bitter pregnant housewife, her cheating husband, his butch lover and a calf onstage to fight their sex.

  • The New York Virtuoso Singers Presents Brahms Backwards and Forwards

    The New York Virtuoso Singers’ First Concert of 2013-14 Season

  • The New York Opera Alliance Premiere event at (Le) Poisson Rouge

    For the first time ever, the companies and producers of The New York Opera Alliance (NYOA) are coming together for a concert to highlight the diversity and vitality of Opera in this great city.

  • Library: An Unquiet History

    Mathew Battles discusses his book Library: An Unquiet History, offering a distinguished portrait of the library, its endurance and destruction throughout history.

  • Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón at Americas Society

    A group of talented young artists from the Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón will join Music of the Americas for an evening of operatic favorites.

  • StarTalk Live! with Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Science, pop culture, and comedy collide on the immensely popular talk show StarTalk with celebrated astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Eugene Mirman, and special guests that include comedians, celebrities, and scientists. All things space— extra-terrestrial life, the Big Bang, the future of Earth and the environment— are explored with clarity, humor, and passion in this unique production.

  • Affective Intensities: An Evening with Mei-mei Berssenbrugge & Charles Altieri

    Mei-mei Berssenbrugge is described by poet Jackson Mac Low as “neither objectivist nor subjectivist but a poet of the whole consciousness.” Born in Beijing, she emerges from diverse influences, from the artistic scene of her rural New Mexico home to the New York School and Language poets. Her over-a-dozen books of poetry include artistic collaborations with her husband Richard Tuttle and visual artist Kiki […]

  • The Battle of the Breast – Survivors of the Big C

    Mimi Stern-Wolfe’s Downtown Chamber & Opera Players will perform a concert for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  • Steve Earle and The Dukes

    Earle has released his 15th studio album, The Low Highway, to worldwide critical acclaim. The tour features his band The Dukes, which features the husband & wife duo Chris Masterson & Eleanor Whitmore (otherwise known as the recording artists The Mastersons) as well as longtime Dukes members Kelley Looney and Will Rigby.