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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.

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.

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, ...

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!

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: Opening Ceremony & Dancing until 4am!

Terminal 5

Manhattan Fri, May 23, 2014, 7:00 pm

Opening Ceremony with Hanna & Mattias and Wycliffe Gordon & The Kyle Athayde Dance Party to follow.

Frankie 100: Film Festival at Lincoln Center

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center

Manhattan Fri, May 23, 2014, 2:30 pm

Documentaries Call of the Jitterbug (1989) and Never Stop Swinging (2009) provide an up-close and personal view of Frankie Manning and are sure to put you in the mood to dance.

A Breath of Fresh Air

Carnegie Hall

Manhattan Fri, May 23, 2014, 12:00 am

Friday, May 23, 2014 at 8:00 PM Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall A Breath of Fresh AirFeaturing the Award Winning Professional Vocal Ensemble KHORIKOSDel Mar Master Chorus and Concert Chorale Dennis Richardson, Director Alice High School Honors Band Arnold Garza, Director“KHORIKOS performances have been described as other-worldly, powerful and cutting-edge”Save 50% with discount code DCD18973 Tickets ...

Jazzed! The Changing Beat of 125th Street

Children's Museum of Manhattan

Manhattan Fri, May 23, 2014 - Wed, Dec 31, 2014

Get jazzed at CMOM! Find your own beat as you tap, snap, clap and stomp your way through. Live music, hands-on art workshops and an immersive environment celebrates the rich history and lasting legacy of jazz in America. This interactive exhibition and program series features rarely seen images, archival footage, ...

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

Discovery Times Square

Manhattan Fri, May 23, 2014 - Mon, Jan 05, 2015

Marvel’s AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. The Exhibition (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network) is a completely immersive experience that brings visitors into the world of The AVENGERS. Visitors of all ages are granted S.H.I.E.L.D. access to the official S.T.A.T.I.O.N. headquarters and taken deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Frankie 100: Hellzapoppin’ Competition

Terminal 5

Manhattan Sat, May 24, 2014, 1:30 pm

Join as a competitor or spectator, for the Hellzapoppin’ Competition on Saturday afternoon! There will be social dancing for all spectators throughout the afternoon, during the competition breaks.