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Inside Chamber Music with Bruce Adolphe

Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio

Manhattan Wed, Oct 09, 2013, 6:30 pm

Four renowned works are the focus of an in-depth look at the fascinating process of communicating musical ideas through Classical concepts of compositional form.

Beyond Toni Morrison: Contemporary Black and Latino Voices in Fiction

Brooklyn Public Library

brooklyn Wed, Oct 09, 2013, 2:00 pm

This session will discuss the novel "Salvage the Bones" by Jesmyn Ward.

Shades of Noir: Forerunners, Classics and Variants

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Wed, Oct 09, 2013, 6:30 pm

Peter Lorre steals the show in a film that is often credited for being the first true ‘film noir’ of the noir period.


Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn Wed, Oct 09, 2013, 7:30 pm

Choreographer William Forsythe looks to the sumptuous speech rhythms of Elizabethan tragedy in this fascinating work, in which dancers translate a 16th-century text into their own beguiling language.

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 ...

Tuberculosis: Then and Now

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

Manhattan Wed, Oct 09, 2013, 6:00 pm

Until the early 1900s tuberculosis, or consumption, was the leading cause of death in New York City. Cathey Falvo, MD, MPH, will discuss why it was so deadly then and why the risk of a major recurrence in the U.S. still exists today, despite our knowledge of the nature of ...

Kyle deCamp & Joshua Thorson: Urban Renewal

Florence Gould Hall Theatre

Manhattan Thu, Oct 10, 2013, 8:00 pm

Award-winning American theater artist Kyle deCamp’s "Urban Renewal" is a meditation on perception, public policy and the significance of the buildings we live in, from a child’s rigorously unsentimental point of view.

Panel Discussion: Diversity in Publishing – Nonfiction and Journalism

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Thu, Oct 10, 2013, 7:00 pm

In partnership with Guernica Magazine, four nonfiction authors and journalists explore how magazines and newspapers deal with issues of race and attract diverse voices.

Robert Hunger Concert

Town Hall

Manhattan Thu, Oct 10, 2013, 7:30 pm

Robert Hunter, the legendary lyricist of the Grateful Dead, returns to the public stage for a rare concert tour.

Start the Car: Getting Lost

Galapagos Art Space

Brooklyn Thu, Oct 10, 2013, 8:00 pm

Start the Car Multimedia Storytelling Series presents "Getting Lost" at Galapagos Art Space.


Barnard College

Manhattan Fri, Oct 11, 2013, 8:00 pm

Barnard’s music program and the Opera Company of Brooklyn present Werther, Jules Massenet’s beautiful drame lyrique following the poet’s tragic quest to win the love of Charlotte.

A Tribute to Harvey Shapiro

Poets House

Manhattan Fri, Oct 11, 2013, 7:00 pm

Poets and admirers of Harvey Shapiro (1924–2013) gather to read from his work and share memories of the man who prompted Martin Luther King, Jr. to pen the monumental “Letter from Birmingham Jail” and counted E. E. Cummings, George Oppen, and Louis Zukofsky among his friends.