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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 ...

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.

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+

Jakkai Siributr: Transient Shelter

Tyler Rollins Fine Art

Manhattan Thu, Apr 17, 2014 - Sat, May 31, 2014

Tyler Rollins Fine Art is pleased to present Transient Shelter, an exhibition of new works by Jakkai Siributr, taking place at our gallery in New York City from April 17 – May 31, 2014. Jakkai has long been known as one of Thailand’s leading artists working with textiles, producing meticulously ...

Christopher Cerrone at Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy

Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy

brooklyn Sat, May 31, 2014, 2:00 pm

Exploring the Metropolis and Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy present composer and 2014 Pulitzer Prize Finalist Christopher Cerrone in the culminating program of his 2013-14 EtM Con Edison Composers’ Residency.Chris will give a discussion/presentation of his site-specific opera, Invisible Cities. Premiering in LA’s Union Station in the fall of 2013, this ...

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

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center

Manhattan Sun, Jun 01, 2014, 1:30 pm

Have you ever had a really rotten day? Alexander has! He wakes up with gum in his hair, he trips on a skateboard, and then he accidentally drops his sweater in the sink – all before breakfast! Alexander can already tell – it’s going to be a terrible, horrible, no ...

Budapest Festival Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall

Avery Fisher Hall‚ Lincoln Center

Manhattan Sun, Jun 01, 2014, 3:00 pm

Iván Fischer, conductor Garrick Ohlsson, pianoALL-DVOŘÁK PROGRAM Selections from Slavonic Dances Piano Concerto Legend No. 6 Symphony No. 8“Prodigiously skilled” (New York Times) conductor Iván Fischer brings his Budapest Festival Orchestra to complete the orchestral season with an exploration of Antonín Dvořák, the Czech composer famed for his Bohemian folk melodies. Pianist Garrick Ohlsson applies ...

Do You Make These Mistakes When You Are Writing A Grant?

Queens Council on the Arts

queens Wed, Jun 04, 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 ...