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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+

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 ...

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art!

Rubin Museum of Art

Manhattan Ongoing

Sundays are for families! Bring your family to the Museum for a Sunday afternoon full of family-friendly activities. Drop into the Education Center for some art-making, enjoy our 2 p.m. family exhibition tour, or go on your own thematic gallery search. Sundays in June will focus on super ...

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 ...

Word for Word: “The Dinner” Author Herman Koch

Bryant Park Reading Room

Manhattan Wed, Jun 04, 2014, 12:30 pm

The New York Times best-selling author of “The Dinner” puts new meaning into summer reading with another psychological thriller you can’t put down. Koch talks with Ron Hogan from about his latest novel, “Summer House with a Swimming Pool.”

Sultans of String with special guest Anwar Khurshid

(le) Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Wed, Jun 04, 2014, 9:30 pm

2010 JUNO Award nominees and “Canada’s ambassadors of musical diversity” Sultans of String thrill their audiences with their global sonic tapestry of Spanish Flamenco, Arabic folk, Cuban rhythms, and French Manouche Gypsy-jazz, celebrating musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity. Fiery violin dances with rumba-flamenco guitar while a ...

Celebrate Brooklyn! Janelle Manoe

Prospect Park Bandshell

brooklyn Wed, Jun 04, 2014, 8:00 pm

Celebrate Brooklyn! kicks off its 36th season in intergalactic style with a free concert for the ages by soul/R&B/funk sensation Janelle Monáe. Monáe has declared herself over the course of two EPs and two critically acclaimed concept albums as the most original pop voice of her generation, at once futuristic, ...