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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.

Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens and The Women Who Designed Them

New York Botanical Garden

bronx Sat, May 17, 2014 - Sun, Sep 07, 2014

This Garden-wide exhibition celebrates early 20th-century America's most influential women in landscape architecture and design as well as garden photography.

Danh Vo: We the People

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Sat, May 17, 2014 - Fri, Dec 05, 2014

We The People (2010-2014) is a 1:1 replica of Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi’s Statue of Liberty, recreated by artist Danh Vo (b. 1975) in about 250 individual pieces. Vo’s segmented version is faithful to the original, using the same fabrication techniques and copper material.

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 ...

The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy: British Art and Design

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, May 20, 2014 - Sun, Oct 26, 2014

This exhibition will highlight the second wave of the Pre-Raphaelite movement from the 1860s through the 1890s, focusing on the key figures Edward Burne-Jones, William Morris, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Some thirty works from across the Museum's collections—including paintings, drawings, furniture, textiles, prints, and illustrated books, will demonstrate the enduring ...

Gatsby to Garp: Modern Masterpieces from the Carter Burden Collection

Morgan Library & Museum

Manhattan Tue, May 20, 2014 - Sun, Sep 07, 2014

Between 1973 and 1996 Carter Burden, a cultural benefactor and former New York City councilman, assembled the greatest collection of modern American literature in private hands. This exhibition brings together nearly one hundred outstanding works from the collection, including first editions, manuscripts, letters, and revised galley proofs.