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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.

Jamie Adkins’ Circus Incognitus

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center

Manhattan Sun, May 18, 2014, 1:30 pm

Jamie Adkins – eclectic clown, juggler, balancing artist and 100% percent poet – is delighted to present his newest creation, “Circus Incognitus.” More than ever before, Jamie shows his audiences, in his own unique way, the full range of his talents. He has taken his performance far beyond the bounds ...

How to Use Fiscal Sponsorship to Get Ahead as an Individual Artist

Queens Council on the Arts

queens Wed, May 21, 2014, 7:00 pm

Are you an individual artist interested in applying to large-scale grants and government agencies? Frustrated by a lack of opportunities without non-profit status? Fiscal sponsorship may be right for you.Find out more about fiscal sponsorship eligibility and advantages at the next edition of BYOB in Brief: Fiscal Sponsorship for Artists, ...

Word for Word: Emily Giffin with Jane Green

Bryant Park Reading Room

Manhattan Wed, May 21, 2014, 12:30 pm

The best-selling author of “Something Borrowed” and “Where We Belong” talks with author Jane Green (Tempting Fate) about her new novel—an exceptional story on love, loyalty, and finding truth.

Russian Film Series: The Children of Leningradsky

Dr. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture

Brooklyn Thu, May 22, 2014, 7:00 pm

A 2005 Polish short documentary about a community of homeless children living in the Leningradsky railway station in Moscow. Directed by Andrzej Celinski and Hanna Polak, it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.Please note: this film is in Russian.To register, please visit and ...

Frankie 100: Midsummer Night Swing presents a special Social Dance with live music by Solomon Douglas!

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Manhattan Thu, May 22, 2014, 7:30 pm

Free beginner swing dance lesson with Lainey Silver and Dan Newsome followed by live music with the Solomon Douglas Sextet!