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New York Theatre Ballet: Visionaries and Legends

Florence Gould Hall

Manhattan Fri, Jan 24, 2014, 7:00 pm

New York Theatre Ballet celebrates 35 years with Legends and Visionaries.

Jose Feliciano

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

bronx Sat, May 10, 2014, 8:00 pm

An exhilarating mix of soft rock and Latin pop music with superb accompaniment on the guitar from the legendary singer-composer and virtuoso guitarist will sweep the concert series when José Feliciano returns to Lehman Center for a major concert celebrating Mother’s Day Weekend!

Gotham: Writers in the City: Rachel Kushner

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Sat, May 10, 2014, 4:00 pm

Rachel Kushner discusses The Flamethrowers, the riveting story of a young artist and the worlds she encounters in New York and Rome in the mid-1970s.The novel was a finalist for the National Book Award, a Top Ten Book of 2013 by the New York Times Book Review and one of ...

Books that Move

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, May 10, 2014, 1:30 pm

Flip books, step books, books that pop and spin — what better way to tell your story of travels than creating a book that moves? Museum educators will help you find the right materials for assembling your book creation and unique travelin’ tale.

Quintet of the Americas Presents Tone and Color Concert

Rockaway Artists Alliance

queens Sat, May 10, 2014, 2:00 pm

Quintet of the Americas Presents Tone and Color Concert on May 10 at Rockaway Center for the Arts in Queens

Lost Jazz Shrines: Mondays at Minton’s

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center

Manhattan Sat, May 10, 2014, 7:30 pm

Tribeca Performing Arts Center will celebrate the legacy of the legendary Minton’s Playhouse, mythical birthplace of bebop, or the modern jazz sound, in 2014. Minton’s was significant as after-hours haunt uptown in Harlem where musicians would often come after their gigs elsewhere in the city, to jam with the house ...

Meet the Music! Inspector Pulse’s Mother

Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Sun, May 11, 2014, 2:00 pm

It’s Mother’s Day, and Inspector Pulse, the wacky private ear, wants to give his mother a beautiful piece of music he composed himself as a present, but all he can think of is the song “This Old Man!” What can he do? With the help of musical friends, Inspector Pulse ...

Mother’s Day at the Central Park Zoo

Central Park Zoo

Manhattan Sun, May 11, 2014, 10:00 am

In honor of Mother's Day, the Central Park Zoo is hosting a family party! Visitors will meet a variety of zoo animal moms and their babies. Kids will join in to make tasty morsels for some super animal moms and go on an animal moms scavenger hunt that concludes ...

Russian Literary Series: Zakhar Prilepin

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Sun, May 11, 2014, 1:00 pm

One of the most controversial figures of Russian literary landscape, Prilepin has won numerous literary awards, and his book, Sin, was named a book of the decade. This event is in Russian. To register, please visit and enter the keyword Brooklyn Public Library. Limit 3 tickets per person.

Classical Interludes: The Horszowski Trio

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Sun, May 11, 2014, 4:00 pm

Hailed by The New Yorker as “destined for great things,” when they played together for the first time, violinist Jesse Mills, cellist Raman Ramakrishnan, and pianist Rieko Aizawa immediately felt the spark of a unique connection. The trio will perform Beethoven’s Archduke Trio, Op. 97, and Schubert's E-flat trio, Op. ...

Outside the Bachs

Brooklyn Museum

brooklyn Sun, May 11, 2014, 2:00 pm

J.S. Bach and his sons helped define and culminate the 17th and 18th century musical landscape. Take a journey through Baroque Europe and hear works by composers who both inspired, and were inspired by, the Bach family.PROGRAM CORELLI Sonata a Quattro in D Major, WoO 4 RAMEAU Deuxième concert in G Major ...

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center

Manhattan Sun, May 11, 2014, 1:30 pm

Michael Rosen’s award-winning book “We’re Going On A Bear Hunt” is brought vividly to the stage in director Sally Cookson’s fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower’s versatile lively score. Join our intrepid adventurers on their quest to find a bear; as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the ...