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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.

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.


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.

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 ...

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!

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 ...


Peter Jay Sharp Theater

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

Grab the kids and stuff the sarcophagi full of candy at BAM’s 12th annual Halloween block party! Sphinxes, snakes, and Cleopatras gather for an afternoon of ancient Egypt themed games, candy giveaways, and costume contests, and activities.

Hallelujah Halloween REVIVAL! New York City 40th Annual Village Parade 2013

Village Halloween Parade

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

Come see the nation's most wildly creative public participatory event in the world!

White Light Festival: The Manganiyar Seduction

Rose Theater

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

The Manganiyars, a formerly nomadic caste from the desert of Northwest India, are Sufi Muslims who incorporate Hindu deities into their devotional songs.

Grand Octets

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Fri, Nov 01, 2013, 7:30 pm

In two contrasting octets, Spohr’s polish and finesse is counterbalanced by the youthful invention of Shostakovich. Enescu’s massive Octet in C major, written at the age of 19, provides a powerful finale.

War Sum Up

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

Brooklyn Fri, Nov 01, 2013, 7:30 pm

Japanese manga, Noh theater, and electronic sounds comprise this beautiful meditation on the nature of war, featuring music by Santa Ratniece, electronic music group the Irrepressibles, and the Latvian Radio Choir.

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.