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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 ...

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.

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 ...

Master Class with Shmuel Ashkenasi

Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio

Manhattan Mon, May 12, 2014, 11:00 am

The art of interpretation and details of technique are explained as master artists share their wisdom with the next generation of chamber musicians.

Annual Robert Rosenblum Lecture: William Wegman in Conversation with Richard Armstrong

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Manhattan Mon, May 12, 2014, 6:00 pm

In honor of the beloved Robert Rosenblum (1927–2006), former Guggenheim Swid Curator of 20th-Century Art and Henry Ittleson Jr. Professor of Modern European Art at New York University, the Guggenheim Museum is delighted to present a program featuring the artist William Wegman and museum director Richard Armstrong in conversation.

Tuesday Matinees: Ariel Quartet

Merkin Concert Hall

Manhattan Tue, May 13, 2014, 2:00 pm

Characterized by its youth, brilliant playing and soulful interpretations, the Ariel Quartet has quickly earned a glowing international reputation.

On Craft & Sound with Tracie Morris

Poets House

Manhattan Tue, May 13, 2014, 7:00 pm

Poet and performer Tracie Morris presents an open seminar on the relationship between sound, onomatopoetics, and imagery, demonstrating that form is a continuum that incorporates the avant-garde and conventional, a source rather than a rulebook for the making and presenting of living, resounding poems. Presented as part of the Emerging ...

Fourth Annual Robert Rosenblum Lecture

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Manhattan Tue, May 13, 2014, 6:30 pm

William Wegman in conversation with Richard Armstrong