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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

Chet Faker: Built by MeanRed

Output Club

brooklyn Tue, May 13, 2014, 8:00 pm

Chet Faker :: Built By MeanRedMeanRed brings Chet Faker to Output for an additional NYC play, after selling out Music Hall of Williamsburg.Chet Faker killed it in the Panther Room for one of the most intimate nights of amazing music to a rapt audience. He comes back to play again on ...

Son Lux Alternate Worlds Release Show with Rafiq Bhatia

(le) Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Tue, May 13, 2014, 8:00 pm

Son Lux is Ryan Lott. His adventures into pushing the boundaries of sonic wonderment are now legendary. His three full length albums as Son Lux are At War With Walls and Mazes (2008) which earned NPR’s Best New Artist, We Are Rising (2011), and Lanterns (2013) which earned multiple year-end ...

Person, Place, Thing Live! with Randy Cohen & Tracy K. Smith

Poets House

Manhattan Wed, May 14, 2014, 7:00 pm

We are thrilled to host the live broadcast of this public radio show and Emmy Award-winner Randy Cohen, widely known as the original writer of “The Ethicist” for NYT Magazine, with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith. The premise: Randy interviews guests about one person, place, and thing they find ...

Eat, Drink and Be Literary 2014


Manhattan Wed, Apr 09, 2014, 6:30 pm

Raise a glass and share a meal with some of today’s most renowned authors in this unique series of literary evenings at BAMcafé (Lepercq Space). Each event begins with a buffet dinner, including wine and dessert and accompanied by live music.

Do You Make These Mistakes When You Are Writing A Grant?

Queens Council on the Arts

queens Wed, May 14, 2014, 7:00 pm

Back by popular demand! The spring session of this two-part grant writing workshop brings a close to QCA’s Build Your Own Business (BYOB) workshop season. Led by experienced grant writing consultant Melissa Sandor, the first session includes a hands-on writing workshop followed by a mock panel review that explores how ...


Lower East Side Printshop

Manhattan Ongoing

Lower East Side Printshop is pleased to present the EDITIONS ‘14 reception and catalog launch on Wednesday, May 14, from 6-8pm. The exhibition will be on view at the Printshop from May 14 – July 13, 2014. With an essay by Micaela Giovannotti, Curator at More Art, the catalog and ...

New York Composers Circle Presents NYCC Jazz Concert on May 14 at Manhattan’s Zinc Bar

Zinc Bar

Manhattan Wed, May 14, 2014, 6:00 pm

New York Composers Circle Presents NYCC Jazz Concert on May 14 at Manhattan’s Zinc Bar

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

Bryant Park

Manhattan Ongoing

There's something rotten in the park and it’s definitely not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with his greatest play, produced by the irreverent and addictive summer troupe, The Drilling Company, who creates LES' Shakespeare in the Parking Lot. Shakespeare resides in the park in May and August for romance, ...

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.