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Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Tue, Oct 29, 2013, 7:00 pm

José González is describing the entire process – writing, recording, life – that went into the creation of Junip, the upcoming, self-titled album from the band he fronts alongside drummer Elias Araya and keyboardist Tobias Winterkorn, due for release on April 23rd by Mute . “All the ups and downs ...

Dark Theater

BAM Fishman Space

Brooklyn Tue, Oct 29, 2013, 7:30 pm

Choreographer John Heginbotham and company present a brand new work inspired by Dadaist painter Francis Picabia’s provocative 1924 ballet Relâche, set to a mellifluous score by Erik Satie.

Clarice Lispector: Celebrating Five New Translations

Americas Society

Manhattan Tue, Oct 29, 2013, 7:00 pm

This panel and fiction reading will celebrate new translations of five of the great Brazilian writer’s novels—Agua Viva, The Hour of the Star, The Passion According to GH, Near to the Wild Heart, and A Breath of Life (Benjamin Moser, Series Editor, New Directions). Clarice Lispector (1920-1977) distinguished herself both ...

Pianist Seymour Lipkin in Recital

Paul Hall

Manhattan Tue, Oct 29, 2013, 8:00 pm

MOZART Sonata in D Major, K. 576 SCHUBERT Sonata in A Major, D. 959 PERLE Short Sonata (1967) BEETHOVEN Sonata in C Minor, Op. 111Acclaimed concert pianist and Juilliard faculty member since 1986, Seymour Lipkin is best-known for his recordings of all 32 Beethoven Sonatas, and "reaches lofty heights of inspiration and execution" (American Record ...


BAM Harvey Theater

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

Polish theater troupe TR Warszawa and Teatr Narodowy deliver a deeply hypnotic, visually sumptuous new take on the vampire legend.

Shades of Noir: Forerunners, classics and variants: Angel Face

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Wed, Oct 30, 2013, 6:30 pm

Robert Mitchum plays a former racecar-driver who now drives an ambulance and falls under the spell of a beautiful but enigmatic rich girl, played with pizazz by Jean Simmons.

St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble: Crossroads

Morgan Library & Museum

Manhattan Wed, Oct 30, 2013, 7:30 pm

St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble presents the New York premiere of Crossroads by John Harbison and explores musical intersections between the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and works that influenced him—featuring music spanning three centuries by Purcell, Respighi, and Stravinsky.

Art Workshop: Photography as Personal Record

Wave Hill

bronx Wed, Oct 02, 2013, 10:00 am

Photographs can become powerful records of inner life when taken over time and combined in different sequences. Using Wave Hill’s beautiful fall landscape, participants work closely with artist Benjamin Swett to explore the ways photographs can capture and record the photographer’s personal experience of nature. Sessions combine outdoor photography and ...

Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance, and the New Psychodrama—Manhattan, 1970–1980

Whitney Museum of American Art

Manhattan Ongoing

The artist's panoramic film installation will fill up most of the second floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art, revisiting the “cinema in-the-round” panoramic presentations that appeared at the dawn of film history in the late 19th century.

Free Screening: Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Thu, Oct 31, 2013, 7:00 pm

George A. Romero’s classic horror film is credited with inventing the character of the zombie in popular culture and the zombie movie genre. A group of survivors try to ride out a siege of undead monsters, trapped in a Pennsylvania farmhouse. Shot inexpensively and extremely controversial upon its release, it ...

Halloween Re-mixed

Flushing Town Hall

Queens Thu, Oct 31, 2013, 4:00 pm

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos, Halloween and All Saints Day with hands-on festive fun for all ages! Be sure to wear your costume and join us for mask making, All Saints Day Medallions, Mexican Sugar Skulls and ghost stories!

Village Halloween Costume Ball 2013

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Thu, Oct 31, 2013, 7:30 pm

Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village in Theater for the New City's 37th annual Village Halloween Costume Ball. This unique festival continues as a grand coming-together for everyday New Yorkers and artists alike. A carefree fall tradition, it celebrates the creativity that comes ...