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Focus 2014: Dance Gotham

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

Manhattan Fri, Jan 10, 2014 - Sun, Jan 12, 2014

Gotham Arts Exchange presents DANCE GOTHAM January 10-12, 2014

Parables for the One Percent

Theatre Row - The Studio Theatre

Manhattan Wed, Jan 08, 2014 - Sun, Jan 12, 2014

"Parables for the One Percent" is a satirical comedy that explores what we have never heard; the interior monologues of the richest people alive today. It's safe to laugh, but the facts are nothing but dire. For the first time, the richest in our world have bought a commodity we ...

Focus Dance

Joyce Theater

Manhattan Tue, Jan 07, 2014 - Sun, Jan 12, 2014

Focus Dance is comprised of four programs featuring eight companies: Jean Butler, doug elkins choreography, etc., Kelly Garfield Dance, Mark Haim Dance and Theater, Yvonne Rainer and Group, Vicky Shick and Dancers, Morgan Thorson, and Urban Bush Women.

Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898

Brooklyn Museum

brooklyn Fri, Sep 20, 2013 - Sun, Jan 12, 2014

Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898 is the first major exhibition in the United States to explore the private lives and interiors of Spain’s New World elite from 1492 through the nineteenth century, focusing on the house as a principal repository of fine and decorative art. ...

Artists and Activists Discuss Human Trafficking

Trinity Church

Manhattan Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 6:15 pm - 12:00 am

Following a performance of “Angel’s Bone,” a musical-theatrical presentation about the plight of two fallen angels held captive by their human hosts, artists and activists will discuss the plight of real-world victims of human trafficking.

The Best of the African Diaspora International Film Festival

Teachers College, Columbia University

Manhattan Fri, Jan 10, 2014 - Sun, Jan 12, 2014

The Best of ADIFF presents some of the best and most popular films from the 2013 festival including: Alica Walker, Beauty in Truth; Toussaint Louverture; Jews of Egypt; Tango Negro: The African Roots of Tango; Tula, The Revolt: and Spies of Mississippi.

Japan Society Presents: The Room Nobody Knows – Niwa Gekidan Penino

Japan Society

Manhattan Wed, Jan 08, 2014 - Sun, Jan 12, 2014

Two brothers inhabit a mysterious, dreamlike apartment. On the day of the elder's birthday, the younger, who is supposed to be studying for college entrance exams, is preoccupied with creating unusual objects for the celebration. Meanwhile, in the upper room, the younger brother's alter egos–derived from his wild imagination and ...

Inside Outside

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Jan 11, 2014 - Sun, Jan 12, 2014

After reading The Inside-Outside Book of New York City, we’ll create colorful “inside-outside” picture books to express our visions of subway travel. For ages 5+

Recycled & Repurposed Children’s Crafts

Queens Botanical Garden

queens Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Recycled & Repurposed Children’s Crafts Sunday, January 12, 1 to 3pm Fee: Free (while supplies last) All Ages welcome After dropping off items at the E-Waste Event, join us in the Education Building where we’ll be making children’s crafts out of recycled and repurposed items.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, Whitman Theater

Brooklyn Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Have you ever had a really rotten day? Alexander has. There’s no dessert for lunch, there’s lima beans for dinner, and worst of all, there’s kissing on television. It’s enough to make you want to move to Australia! Laugh and sing along with Alexander’s misadventures in this hilarious musical, featuring ...

Electronic Waste Recycling Event

Queens Botanical Garden

queens Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for the 11th Annual "After the Holidays" E-waste Event at QBG in partnership with the Lower East Side Ecology Center.

Journey to the Past-Meet the Signal Tower Operator!

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Step back in time to learn about subway operations with a costumed storyteller in our Court Street station's Signal Tower!  Signal Tower Operator Paula will be "on duty" to talk about a day's work in the 1940s.  She'll also teach us a thing or two about the importance of signals.  ...