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Giving Trees: Million Trees NYC

Poets House

Manhattan Sat, May 24, 2014, 11:00 am

Join us for a celebration of trees in NYC! Listen to live music, learn amazing tree facts, figure out how to identify tree species, and request a tree for your street. And create your own "poetrees" on plantable paper!Learn more about the Million Trees NYC initiative.

NYC Atlas

New York Transit Museum

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

Collections of maps, called atlases, can tell a story just like any drawing or photograph. We’ll take a look at atlases and new maps of New York City and see how artists and cartographers—trained map makers—create different kinds of maps. Some of them are wild and fantastical and some are ...

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.

Frankie 100: Stomp for Frankie, Swingin’ Jubilee

JCC Manhattan

Manhattan Sat, May 24, 2014, 7:00 pm

Stomp for Frankie will be held in a 6,500 sq ft State of the Art Fitness Center with sprung wood flooring and uniquely decorated for this special dance. The featured band will be Solomon Douglas and His All-Star Swingtet. There will be a tribute presentation along with some special dance ...

Rooftop Films 2014: New York Non-Fiction Short Films

Industry City

brooklyn Sat, May 24, 2014, 8:00 pm

NYC-ARTS brings you a chance to win a ticket to a night of New York non-fiction films!

Quintet of the Americas Performs An Afternoon of Tangos

El Paraiso Tropical

Queens Sun, May 25, 2014, 2:30 pm

Quintet of the Americas Performs An Afternoon of Tangos on May 25 at El Paraiso in Corona, Queens

Frankie 100: Harlem Day and Frankie’s Birthday

Savoy Ballroom

Manhattan Mon, May 26, 2014, 12:00 am

Frankie Manning’s Birthday, the inauguration of World Lindy Hop Day & special daytime events in Harlem.

Debbie Rasiel “Picturing Autism”

SOHO20 Gallery Chelsea

bronx Ongoing

Photographer Debbie Rasiel’s Picturing Autism presents intimate portraits of autism and those it affects. The photographs visually extend her own intimacy with autism to viewers, highlighting the shared physical maifestatins of autism against a backdrop of poignant individuality. The show includes large scale prints that expose a side of the ...

Dialogues in the Visual Arts: An Artist Conversation Series

Brooklyn Public Library

brooklyn Wed, Mar 26, 2014, 6:30 pm

Susan Newmark Fleminger curates a series of three conversations with visual artists, focusing on contemporary Brooklyn artists and the varied and exciting work that is being created throughout the borough. Moderators, Sacha Chavchavadze, Director & Founder of Proteus Gowanus & Tammy Pittman, Co-Creative Director, Proteus Gowanus “Artists Out of Context ...

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.

Potential Energies

BAM Fishman Space

Brooklyn Thu, May 29, 2014, 8:00 pm

A hybrid music ensemble and production hub that puts “a new face on classical music” (NPR’s Deceptive Cadence blog), the Nouveau Classical Project creates imaginative work through collaborations between the classical music and fashion worlds.

Meet the Authors: Paul Dubois Jacobs and Jennifer Swender

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, May 31, 2014, 1:30 pm

Our favorite poets of the platform return to the Transit Museum for a lively and interactive reading of their newest children’s illustrated book, Count On The Subway and their classic My Subway Ride. For ages 3+