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New York Jewish Film Festival 2015

Film Society of Lincoln Center

Manhattan Wed, Jan 14, 2015 - Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Welcome to the 24th annual New York Jewish Film Festival, the preeminent showcase for cinema exploring the diversity of Jewish experience around the world, presented by the Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The 2015 NYJFF features world, U.S., and New York film premieres, plus special “beyond ...

Turning Music into Gold

Metropolitan Museum of Art | Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

Manhattan Thu, Jan 29, 2015, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Performing on period instruments, the endlessly inventive Ensemble Caprice spotlights the rich and fascinating culture of the court of Rudolf II in Prague-the most interesting European city of its time-where scientists, artists, musicians, and alchemists mixed and mingled to outrageous and resplendent results.

Somebody Come and Play: 45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger and Kinder

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

Manhattan Thu, Sep 18, 2014 - Sat, Jan 31, 2015

Come play and discover things you never knew about everyone’s favorite street—Sesame Street. Sesame Street transformed television by proving it was possible to produce a show that was both educational and entertaining for children. A collaboration of Sesame Workshop and The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, this ...

WINK: An imaginative journey for the very young

Old Stone House

brooklyn Sat, Jan 31, 2015, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Sat, Jan 31, 2015, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sun, Feb 01, 2015, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun, Feb 01, 2015 - Fri, Jan 16, 2015

A performance piece for very young audiences and their families that asks the question, "What happens when we go to sleep?"

The 2014/2015 Season of R&R: Shabbat @ The JCC – January 31st – Music Day

The JCC in Manhattan

Manhattan Sat, Jan 31, 2015, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

WHO: Game Room; Community Cinema: Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy; Family Jewish Music Concert with Paul Wolf; What's Jewish Got to Do with Music? Lecture; Community Concert: Columbia University A Capella Nonsequitur and much, much more!!! WHAT: R&R Saturdays are FREE at the JCC! Make your Shabbat afternoon special and share ...

Dani Gal: As from Afar

The Jewish Museum

Manhattan Fri, Sep 12, 2014 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015

The Jewish Museum presents the United States premiere of As from Afar, a short film by Israeli-born artist Dani Gal. Gal’s film explores the relationship between Simon Wiesenthal, the Jewish Holocaust survivor who devoted his life to hunting Nazis, and Albert Speer, Hitler’s chief architect and armaments minister.

Tail! Spin!

Lynn Redgrave Theater

Manhattan Wed, Oct 01, 2014 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015

Politics is dirty – but politicians are dirtier. The truth is laid hysterically bare in Tail! Spin!, a wildly inventive new comedy drawn verbatim from the leaked e-mails, raunchy texts and tell-tale tweets that brought down politicians Anthony ("I Was Hacked") Weiner, Mark ("Appalachian Trail") Sanford, Larry ("Wide Stance") Craig, ...

El Greco in New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Nov 04, 2014 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015

To commemorate the four-hundredth anniversary of the death of El Greco, the Metropolitan Museum and the Hispanic Society of America are pooling their collections of the work of this great painter to provide a panorama of his art unrivaled outside the Museo del Prado in Madrid.

Smoke

Flea Theater

Manhattan Sun, Sep 07, 2014 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015

Newcomer Kim Davies’ BDSM erotic power game will kick off the Flea season. Featuring The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea, and directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello,SMOKE brings an entitled college student and a jaded wannabe artist – with more in common than they thought – ...

Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery

Frick Collection

Manhattan Wed, Nov 05, 2014 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015

From November 5, 2014, through February 1, 2015, the Frick presents ten masterpieces of painting from the Scottish National Gallery. The museum, one of the finest in the world, is distinguished for its holdings of works by the greatest masters of Western art and for its comprehensive collection of Scottish ...

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Oct 21, 2014 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015

This Costume Institute exhibition explores the aesthetic development and cultural implications of mourning fashions of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Approximately thirty ensembles, many of which are being exhibited for the first time, reveal the impact of high-fashion standards on the sartorial dictates of bereavement rituals as they evolved ...

Francesco Clemente: Inspired by India

Rubin Museum of Art

Manhattan Fri, Sep 05, 2014 - Mon, Feb 02, 2015

The first museum exhibition devoted to the Indian influences in Clemente’s work and how they relate to the artistic practices and traditions of various regions in India features approximately 20 works, including paintings from the last 30 years, and four new, larger than life-size sculptures created especially for the exhibition. ...