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TODAY'S FAMILY & KIDS ACTIVITIES IN BRONX-APR 17

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There's so many fun and educational activities for kids and the whole family everyday in the Bronx. If you're looking for music, museums, arts & crafts-or even just time spent outdoors-you'll find it here! Browse our daily activities, or if you'd like to plan ahead, check out the NY Metro Parents' calendar!.

10th Annual Young Child Expo & Conference - New York's Hotel Pennsylvania
April 17, 2013 - Midtown

NYMetroParents is proud to be a sponsor of the 10th Annual Young Child Expo and Conference, an event that brings together more than 1,000 principals, directors, teachers, and other early childhood professionals. The focus of the conference is to provide useful information to professionals and parents in order to help all young children learn, grow, and reach their full potential. The event integrates learning about typically developing children as well as those with special needs. EIP Scholarship, Early Bird, and group rates are available.

Ensemble ACJW - Carnegie Hall
April 17, 2013 - New York

Ensemble ACJW takes on all it plays with a nearly boundless energy that's matched only by its remarkable musical skill--a perfect combination for music like Dvorak's Op. 81 Piano Quintet.

Staatskapelle Dresden - Carnegie Hall
April 17, 2013 - New York

Referring to a recent performance by violinist Lisa Batiashvili, Anthony Tommasini of The New York Times wrote that "she seems to have everything it takes for a major career: thorough musicianship, virtuosity, charisma, and a lovely stage presence." The young Georgian violinist joins the Staatskapelle Dresden and conductor Christian Thielemann for an all-Brahms evening.

Free Play at the J - JCC Rockland
April 17, 2013 - West Nyack

Meet other parents while your child, 6 months - 2 years, has fun in the JCC's the Kantrowiz Kids Gym or Lewis Family Playground (weather permitting). This weekly playgroup is hosted by Hillary Glass and is held most Wednesdays through May 29.

Family Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
April 17, 2013 - Garnerville

Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers can come in for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. Pre-registration is required. Wednesdays through May 15.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library
April 17, 2013 - Garnerville

Creative kids ages 4-12 can play with the library's LEGO's or bring their own. Wednesdays through May 15.

The FEMCHO Anti-bullying Program - Bet U Can Dance
April 17, 2013 - East Northport

Girls enjoy 40 minutes of dance fitness, 20 minutes of girl-talk and a lifetime of confidence in this program that follows a specific format to allow girls to openly express their feelings in a safe environment while still having fun and bonding together. The program adheres to FEMCHO which is an acronym for friendship, equality, mindfulness, compassion, honor,and open-mindedness.

Books for Babies - Wilton Library
April 17, 2013 - Wilton

This program offers songs, play, and gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. No registration necessary.

Wonderful Ones and Twos with Caregivers - Wilton Library
April 17, 2013 - Wilton

This program is a sharing time for 1 and 2 year olds and their caregivers. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy times. No registration necessary.

Greensky Bluegrass - Highline Ballroom
April 17, 2013 - New York

If you're familiar with bluegrass music, then you're tuned in to some of what Greensky Bluegrass does. They're also known to throw a great party, rock n roll, and (if the critics are to be believed) they have great songs. They are unquestionably a team of friends that traverse the country making music they enjoy. What makes Greensky different than Bluegrass? Poignant rural ballads about real people? Dobro tone that Jerry (Douglas or Garcia) would love? Distortion Pedals? Grit and attitude from a whiskey soaked card game? Indeed, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. This quintet from Michigan has been staying up late at all the coolest festivals and stopping to play your favorite clubs and theaters across America for 11 years now. Nearly 175 shows per year has prepared them for the rigorous task of continuity. Greensky Bluegrass isn't slowing down. They're coming to your town to help you party down. Yeah. Really. Like you never thought possible. At the start of the millennium, some of these guys met, then they met more guys. They thought Greensky was a clever name for a bluegrass band. Fast forward to 2011 when they recorded their fourth studio record, called Handguns. Among them, words like, proud, killer, and damn right! have been spoken in regards to the music of Handguns. While they all may be accurate, we hope you'll find far more than you expected, hell - even more than we expected contained in this piece work that may well come to define one of 21st Century Americas hardest working musical ensembles.

Baton Twirling Lesson - Willow Grove Elementary School
April 17, 2013 - Thiells

New Horizon's Twirlers invites kids hosts this free workshop. Baton twirling is an athletic sport that promotes self-confidence, teamwork, and eye/hand coordination skills. For more information, contact newhorizonstwirlers@yahoo.com.

CPR/AED Course - Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps
April 17, 2013 - Scarsdale

Learn to save a life in just 4 hours! CPR course includes the use of an AED and choking rescue for adults, children and infants. Participants will receive an American Heart Association CPR Certification valid for two years.

Beginner's Book Club - Rose Memorial Library
April 17, 2013 - Stony Point

Young readers and pre-readers are invited to the library to hear a story, discuss the story, play trivia games with prizes, enjoy a themed craft & a snack. Pre-registration is required; a copy of the book is available at registration.

Infant Care - Nyack Hospital
April 17, 2013 - Nyack

This class is designed for first-time parents. Topics include the basics of holding, diapering, bathing, swaddling, sleeping patterns and feeding cues, choosing a pediatrician, infant safety, and pet issues. Pre-registration is required; application available online.

Science and the Citizen - The Cooper Union
April 17, 2013 - New York

The faculty of Cooper Union's Albert Nerken School of Engineering presents a series of free Wednesday evening lectures, an eclectic course of talks covering today's most intriguing and relevant scientific and technical topics. The series opens on February 27 with "Music and Your Brain" presented by Jamshed Bharucha, Ph.D., Neuroscientist, and President of The Cooper Union. February 27: "Music and Your Brain" Jamshed Bharucha, Ph.D., Neuroscientist, President of The Cooper Union March 13: "Why You Should Like Fracking" Benjamin Davis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering March 20: "Tiny Bits of Salt: Quantum Chemistry and Nanoscience" Robert Topper, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry March 27: "Clean Energy from Tides and Waves" Jameel Ahmad, Ph.D. Chairman, Department of Civil Engineering April 3: "Tissue Engineering" Eric Lima, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering April 17: "Engineering for the Middle of Nowhere" Toby Cumberbatch, Ph.D, Professor of Electrical Engineering April 24: "How Bridges Stand Up" Cosmas Tzavelis, Ph. D., Professor of Civil Engineering Wednesday, February 27 - April 24 (no lectures on March 6 and April 10)

Teen Tech Time - Brooklyn Public Library, DeKalb branch
April 17, 2013 - Bushwick

Teens play computer games, get tech and homework help, and learn about cool websites.

Storytime: If You Hold A Seed - Barnes & Noble
April 17, 2013 - West Nyack

Something magical happens when you plant a dream with a seed. With plenty of love and patience, dreams can blossom into extraordinary gifts. This book, by Elly Mackay, encourages children to dream big and never give up. Following the story, children will plant seeds.

Boppin? with Bonnie at CSI - Congregation Sons of Israel
April 17, 2013 - Upper Nyack

Parents with babies and toddlers are invited to join music teacher and ventriloquist Bonnie Halfond for a morning of music, movement, and puppets.

Bilingual Family Night - White Plains Public Library
April 17, 2013 - White Plains

Storytime in English and Spanish for children and their families. Includes craft and a cookie snack.

FREE Newborn Breastfeeding Class - Hudson Valley Hudson Hospital Center - Wagner Conference Room
April 17, 2013 - Cortlandt Manor

Mothers from the region meet with Linda LeMon to talk about breastfeeding and parenting issues, and moms can meet others in the area and exchange information and experiences. To register, call or go online at hvhc.org/events.

Quakers and Parenting - Scarsdale Friends Meeting
April 17, 2013 - Scarsdale

Refreshments begin at 6:30. Part of a series: Quaker Quest, a spiritual path for our time that is simple, radical, contemporary. Quakers and Parenting will consist of a brief talk and an opportunity to explore your experiences of spirituality and parenting. Childcare will be provided.

Babies and Books - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
April 17, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Stories, socializing, and rhymes for babies.

Bird Walk (Fairchild) - Greenwich Audubon Society
April 17, 2013 - Greenwich

Morning bird walks are a spring tradition. Meet in Fairchild Wildflower Garden parking area on North Porchuck Road. No charge or RSVP required. Bring binoculars and/or camera. Loaner binoculars may be available. Questions? Call Ted Gilman at x230.

Book Babies @ The Field - The Field Library
April 17, 2013 - Peekskill

An interactive program for the littlest library lovers (babies to age 3) and their caregivers. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and play time.

CRITTERS, CRAFTS, AND KIDS - Greenburgh Nature Center
April 17, 2013 - Scarsdale

Enjoy wonderful spring days at the Nature Center with walks, live animals, and stories. Dress for outdoor activities. For children ages 18 mos.-5 years with a parent/caregiver.

Pack Chat for Kids (ages 4-8) - Wolf Conservation Center
April 17, 2013 - South Salem

An excellent introduction to wolves for families with young children. Kids learn about the mythology surrounding wolves and the important role of wolves in the natural world. Guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, and Zephyr, as well as the center's other endangered wolves. Pre-registration required.

Nook Night - Barnes and Noble-Uptopia Center
April 17, 2013 - Fresh Meadows

Welcome to the wonderful world of NOOK. Guests can bring their NOOK to this workshop and learn all they need to know about these award-winning eBook Readers. Learn how the family of NOOKs will fit in with your family.

Newbery Club - Wilton Library
April 17, 2013 - Wilton

Children in grades 4-6 are invited to this book club to discuss The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin, which won the Newbery in 1979. Read the book and spend a fun hour at the Library with crafts,questions, snacks, and activities. Registration required.

CHESS CLUB: Grades K-12 - Westport Library
April 17, 2013 - Westport

All levels are welcome, but you must know the pieces' names, direction in which they move, and how to set up the board.

Gear Up for Earth Day - Brooklyn Children's Museum
April 17, 2013 - Crown Heights

Children will dig into their love of planet earth this week and get involved with the environment. They'll explore it all from the soil under their toes to the fluttering insect friends in the sky!

Evening Lecture Series: Bat Chat with Dr. Miranda Dunbar - Beardsley Zoo
April 17, 2013 - Bridgeport

Dr. Miranda Dunbar is batty about bats. For nearly a decade, she has traveled the world to study these unique animals. She'll shed some light on these nocturnal friends and share bat fun facts, debunk bat myths, discuss local bat species, their important roles in the environment, and what can be done to conserve this imperative group of animals. The program takes place in the Hanson Exploration Station.

Martha Wainwright - City Winery
April 17, 2013 - New York

Come Home To Mama follows Martha Wainwright's live collection of Edith Piaf songs, Sans Fusils, Ni Souliers, A Paris in 2009 and Martha has plans to tour and perform worldwide starting Nov 2012 in Europe and in North America in 2013.

Foster Care Info & Orientation - Westchester Department of Social Services
April 17, 2013 - White Plains

Westchester County is in need of more than 40 foster homes to provide the county's most vulnerable children with temporary housing in a safe and stable environment. Attend this orientation to learn about what it means to become a foster parent. For more information or to preregister for orientation, call United Way's 2-1-1. RSVP required. uwwp.org.

Origami Flying Machines - Pomonok Library
April 17, 2013 - Flushing

Create flying and spinning origami projects with expert instructor Karen Wellington.

Reading for Fun - Laurelton Library
April 17, 2013 - Laurelton

Reading is fundamental for success. This program will teach kids how much fun reading can be, with a great selection of books from the library.

Knights of Queens - Queens Village Library
April 17, 2013 - Queens Village

Calling all budding Chess Masters! Children ages 6-16 will learn chess basics or sharpen their skills and strategies. Chess equipment will be provided.

Young Leaders Institute of Laurelton - Laurelton Library
April 17, 2013 - Laurelton

Children in grades 3-6 make friends and learn leadership skills.

Vacation Week:Toddler Tales from Trinidad and Tobago - Stepping Stones Museum
April 17, 2013 - Norwalk

Hear a story about Trinidad and Tobago.

Pirate Days - Mystic Seaport
April 17, 2013 - Mystic

Take part in a pirate treasure hunt, discover how pirates navigated the high seas in a special Planetarium program, and create your own souvenir. Test your skill at walking the plank and try to pin the patch on the pirate. Have your photo taken with pirates and take part in high-spirited activities throughout the day.

Family Workshop: Storms at Sea - Fairfield Museum and History Center
April 17, 2013 - Fairfield

Drop by the museum to view the Art for Everyone exhibit and enjoy a fun art activity. Create your own stormy scene with watercolors and collage.

Gracie Mansion Tea Tour - Gracie Mansion
April 17, 2013 - New York

Called home by mayors and mer-chants for more than 200 years, Gracie Mansion is one of the most celebrated landmarks in New York City and among the oldest structures standing in Manhattan. Enjoy tea service in the ballroom and a guided tour of the house, then relax in Carl Schurz Park or take in the magnificent views along the East River promenade. Tea begins at 1 pm with tour to follow. Meet at Gracie Mansion, East End Avenue at 88th Street. Please arrive 15 minutes early with a photo ID.

Amateur Night - Apollo Theater
April 17, 2013 - New York

A brand new line-up of contestants competes for the chance to perform during the May 8 Show Off and move on to Top Dog on June 19. It all leads to the chance of winning the title of Super Top Dog and a cash prize of $10,000 on November 27!

LEARN TO DRAW with ART TEACHER AMY- Children 6-9 - West Islip Community Center,
April 17, 2013 - West Islip

Step-by-step, your child can learn to draw animals, landscapes, people and masterworks while they experiment with chalk and oil pastels, watercolors and markers.

Wild Parrots of Long Island - Baldwin Public Library
April 17, 2013 - Baldwin

Learn about the feral parrot populations throughout the South Shore of Long Island, Brooklyn and the Greater NY area who live here year round, how they got here, how to spot them and the best places to observe them. Baldwin Harbor also has a resident flock.

Lego Club - Rockville Center Library
April 17, 2013 - Rockville Centre

Children grades 1 and above - Come join your friends for some fun making Lego creations. Registration required. Children must have a parent/caregiver present in the Library during the program.

Tablet And Smartphone Workshop - Westbury Library
April 17, 2013 - Westbury

Join James Hutter and members of the Library's Technology Department as they demonstrate some Tablet and Smartphone basics. Feel free to ask questions as they provide one-on-one instruction with your device. Registration required. Out-of-district residents may register April 1.

Crafts on the Go - Hillside Public Library
April 17, 2013 - New Hyde Park

Come into the library during the designated time and create a craft. No registration ? materials available while supplies last. All ages(with adult).

Spring Scene Craft - Franklin Square Public Library
April 17, 2013 - Franklin Square

Come in and participate in a fun craft project.

CPR/Frist Aid Training - Reflex Emergency Training @ Momentum Education
April 17, 2013 - Bay Shore

This is a certified American Heart Association course and is designed to teach the basic skills of how to properly and effectively perform CPR, use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator), and how to assist someone who is choking. The skills are taught for adults, children, and infants. The course is taught by NY City Paramedics with many years of emergency care experience.

EatSleepPlay Tots: Move to the Beat - Children's Museum of Manhattan
April 17, 2013 - Upper West Side

Kids can make a healthy heart collage. They'll glue images of children running, hopping, and skipping onto the "heart" and learn why these activities are good for the body. They will also learn descriptive vocabulary, develop shape and color recognition, sensory awareness, and creative expression.

Late Night: The Studio - 54 Below
April 17, 2013 - New York

On Wednesdays, Late Night at 54 Below is the place to see up-and-coming New York talent: including comedians, musicians, songwriters and improv groups. No cover charge. $20 food & beverage minimum.

Selected Shorts: Etgar Keret & Gary Shteyngart - Symphony Space
April 17, 2013 - New York

Strange situations, kooky misunderstandings, the world turned around and upside down and just the way it is. Stay tuned for some hilarity when these friends and fellow comic writers team up. Readers include Parker Posey (Price Check, Louie) and Alex Karpovsky (HBO's Girls, Rubberneck). Hosted by BD Wong.

NYU-Poly Gala to Raise Funds for Higher Education Scholarships - Grand Central Terminal
April 17, 2013 - New York

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) will honor three remarkable leaders of industry and education during its annual i2e Gala, on April 17, 2013 in Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan. The event will recognize Ursula Burns, chairman and CEO of Xerox Corporation; Jerry M. Hultin, NYU-Poly president on sabbatical; and Arthur Martinez, retired chairman and CEO of Sears Roebuck & Co. President Bill Clinton will pay a video tribute to their contributions to education.

Earth Day Chocolate Workshop - Chocolateworks
April 17, 2013 - Syosset

To get ready for Earth Day, which is on April 22nd, we're going to be making Earth Day chocolate lollipops!!! Come eat delicious chocolate treats with your friends at Chocolateworks!

Greensky Bluegrass - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
April 17, 2013 - New York

"Representing the genre for a whole new generation" - Rolling Stone If you're familiar with bluegrass music, then you're tuned in to some of what Greensky Bluegrass does. They're also known to throw a great party, rock n roll, and (if the critics are to be believed) they have great songs. They are unquestionably a team of friends that traverse the country making music they enjoy. What makes Greensky different than Bluegrass? Poignant rural ballads about real people? Dobro tone that Jerry (Douglas or Garcia) would love? Distortion Pedals? Grit and attitude from a whiskey soaked card game? Indeed, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. This quintet from Michigan has been staying up late at all the coolest festivals and stopping to play your favorite clubs and theaters across America for 11 years now. Nearly 175 shows per year has prepared them for the rigorous task of continuity. Greensky Bluegrass isn't slowing down. They're coming to your town to help you party down. Yeah. Really. Like you never thought possible. At the start of the millennium, some of these guys met, then they met more guys. They thought Greensky was a clever name for a bluegrass band. Fast forward to 2011 when they recorded their fourth studio record, called Handguns. Among them, words like, proud, killer, and damn right! have been spoken in regards to the music of Handguns. While they all may be accurate, we hope you'll find far more than you expected, hell - even more than we expected contained in this piece work that may well come to define one of 21st Century Americas hardest working musical ensembles.

Over 40 Females “Be Inspired” with WPIX Anchor/Entrepreneur and Guest Speaker Tamsen Fadal - Ivy Restaurant & Grill
April 17, 2013 - New York

Join T.V. personality Judy Goss of Over 40 Females for her women’s networking event at the new Ivy Restaurant & Grill on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Enjoy complimentary wine, hors d’oeuvres, raffle and gift bag, along with the chance to network. Over 40 Females combines education with pampering at every event, along with providing a platform for every woman to stand up and be heard.

Love Hangover: LaChanze sings Diana Ross - 54 Below
Through April 18, 2013 - New York

One of Broadway's most celebrated, powerhouse voices takes to the stage at 54 Below in salute of a woman who broke barriers and challenged stereotypes throughout her legendary career. Love Hangover, Do You Know Where You're Goin' To?, Endless Love and Good Morning, Heartache are just a few of the tunes forever linked with this formidable artist (who won a Tony for 1977's An Evening with Diana Ross). And who better to celebrate this music than another formidable artist? LaChanze, a Tony, Emmy, Obie and Theatre World Award winner, is best known for her show-stopping performances in The Color Purple, Dessa Rose & Once on This Island, among others. Be there! And remember, Ain't No Mountain High Enough! Tickets on sale March 4.

Midnight at Gatsbys: The F. Scott Fitzgerald Songbook - Cafe Carlyle
Through April 18, 2013 - New York

The late night, downtown vibe comes to the Upper East Side with Cafe Carlyle's new "Second Act, A Late Night Series of Fun and Entertainment." Midnight at Gatsbys: The F. Scott Fitzgerald Songbook is Jon Weber and Will Friedwald's Fitzgerald era-inspired music medley.

Family Take-A-Hike Week - Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Through April 18, 2013 - Stamford

Enjoy favorite hikes such as vernal pool exploration and check out many new offerings including a Tyke Hike, a Sunset Hike, an early Breakfast Hay Hike on the Farm, and a Survival Hike. Visit the website for a daily hike schedule and additional information. Each day will also feature self-guided art and nature activities such as making a trail journal and recycled paper or creating print art and more.

APRIL VACATION PROGRAMS: Art for Everyone! - Fairfield Museum and History Center
Through April 18, 2013 - Fairfield

Children ages 7-11 explore the museum's latest exhibition featuring paintings of Connecticut scenes inspired by the landscape and the shore. Create an art project based on each day's theme.

Vacation Day Drop-Off Program: Pond Study - Earthplace
Through April 18, 2013 - Westport

This drop-off nature program for ages 3 1/2 to 1st grade includes critter encounters, art, science explorations, hands-on activitis, trail treks and fun with friends.

Alloro Collection Trunk Show - Jim Villa Show Room
Through April 18, 2013 - New York

The Alloro Collection, a 1st time, high end clothing brand for women post- mastectomy, is launching in NYC on April 17th and hosting a trunk show at the Jim Villa Showroom on the 17th and the 18th. The event will offer a chance to browse the collection, experience the brand one-on-one and meet with the founders, Christine Ranhonsky and Laurel Kamen.The collection consists of high quality camisoles, lingerie, tops, dresses, wraps and scarves, all designed to cater to the physical constraints of breast cancer treatment recovery. The bright and sophisticated designs will help this special community of women feel beautiful and recapture their joy.

Luigi Ghirri - Kodachrome - Matthew Marks Gallery
Through April 19, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of work from the Italian photographer (1943-1992).

Spring Break Camp! - The Little Gym of Westport
Through April 19, 2013 - Westport

Children ages 3-8 years old enjoy a combination of physical activity and games with arts, crafts and special events.

April School Vacation Workshops: Dinosaur Discoveries - Bruce Museum
Through April 19, 2013 - Greenwich

Children in grades 1-3 take part in a series of hands on workshops where they explore the exhibition Chinasaurs: Dinosaur Discoveries from China and work on related projects. Themes include Fossil Casting, Dinosaur Eggs, Box-a-saurus and Dinosaur Habitat Dioramas. Each workshop is a complete program, but the four projects are complementary. These inclusive workshops are suitable for students of all abilities. Call the museum to make reservations.

Spring Break Enrichment for children ages 3-8 - Woodcock Nature Center
Through April 19, 2013 - Wilton

Children ages 3-8 learn about the world around them through hands-on activities, animal presentations, hikes, and crafts. The day will focus on a specific nature-related topic, and is taught by professional naturalists/educators. Advanced registration required.

April Vacation Week at Pump It Up - Pump It Up Norwalk
Through April 19, 2013 - Norwalk

Kids enjoy Pirate Adventure School and Super Hero Training Camp as well as Pop In Play time.

Family Scavenger Hunt - East End Arts Gallery
Through April 19, 2013 - Riverhead

Families are invited to explore the gallery with an interactive scavenger hunt, where adults and children alike can search for items like suns and paintbrushes within the works of abstract and figurative art in the current gallery show. This show features artwork that brings the subject back to some sort of beginning – its origin. March 15-April 19.

New York City Opera: Moses in Egypt - New York City Center
Through April 20, 2013 -

Moses in Egypt, Gioachino Rossini's rarely heard, large-scale bel canto opera, has a libretto by Andrea Leone Tottola and music that places Rossini directly in the lineage of Mozart. Although the Italian composer revised Moses in Egypt several times, this new production presents his original version and is the opera's first full NYC staging of the original version in more than 180 years. It will be directed and designed by Michael Counts.

Alan Gilbert, Joshua Bell, Bernstein, Ives, and Rouse Premiere - New York Philharmonic
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Performing Christopher Rouse, Prospero's Rooms (World Premiere - New York Philharmonic Commission); Leonard Bernstein, Serenade, (after Plato's "Symposium"); Ives, Symphony No. 4.

Soi Park - CUE Art Foundation
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Adrian Ghenie - Pace Gallery
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Pace's first exhibition of the young Romanian artist Adrian Ghenie, known for his meticulously-crafted, often brutal paintings that build upon the darker moments of European history, particularly social and political abuses of power, his personal history, and the collective memory of society. In the fall the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver mounted the first U.S. museum exhibition of Ghenie's work.

James Turrell - Roden Crater and Autonomous Structures - Pace Gallery
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of James Turrell's work in anticipation of the three-venue exhibition that will be held simultaneously at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in June, 2013.

Michael Reafsnyder - We Ate the House - Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Exhibition by the southern California painter (b. 1969).

Ashley Bickerton & Nicolas Pol - Lehmann Maupin
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

A dual exhibition by the contemporary artists.

Nayland Blake - What Wont Wreng - Matthew Marks Gallery
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Blake's newest work is produced with a combination of found and made objects.

Barbara Goodstein - Bowery Gallery
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

D-L Alvarez - The Unforgiving Minute - Derek Eller Gallery
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Wendy Gittler - First Street Gallery
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Leigh Behnke: Myth and Memory: Personal Iconographies - Fischbach Gallery
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Selected Works Courtesy of William Mc Willie Chambers III - Fischbach Gallery
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Al Held: Alphabet Paintings - Cheim & Read
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Seven monumental paintings, dating from 1961-67, by New York painter Al Held (1928-2005).

Rita Ackermann - Negative Muscle - Hauser & Wirth
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Frank Bowling - Spanierman Modern
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Darren Almond - Hemispheres and Continents - Matthew Marks Gallery
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Sixteen photographs made between 2002 and 2012 on all seven continents. The photographs are part of Almond's Fullmoon series, made at night, with exposures lasting between 15 and 60 minutes allowing the light of the full moon to illuminate massive ice shelves, African micro-climates and Japanese meadows in full bloom.

Rita Wilson - 54 Below
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Rita Wilson reveals her expressive, denim-and-suede vocals in a nostalgic throwback to the soft rock of Los Angeles in seven special performances at 54 Below. Wilson performs songs from her critically acclaimed debut Decca Records solo album, AM/FM, featuring iconic hits from the 60s and 70s, ranging from classic love songs to folk-rock tunes. The LA born actress, producer, and writer made her Broadway debut as Roxy Hart in Chicago.

Daniel Turner - Franklin Parrasch Gallery
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

An eponymous exhibition of new works by the artist (b. 1983). Central to Turner's work is the synthesis of ideas through a stark economy of means - the breaking down of materials, and of function from form. Turner has shaped an environment which sustainedly contains ambiguous scenarios within itself. These environments seem to suggest a precarious situation which they never actually realize.

RISE - Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

RISE is an opera-infused play intertwining the tale of Rome's most infamous anarchist Emperor with the extravagant ambition of four modern-day misfits. In a decaying Roman Empire, debauchery and ruthlessness are de rigueur, but Boy-King Elagabalus's excesses and flagrant disregard for religious tradition and sexual taboos shocks even the most callous citizens. Placed on the throne by the conniving machinations of his mother and grandmother, Elagabalus marries a sacred Vestal Virgin, skewers the national religion, and flaunts his exploits with men and women of all classes. On the outskirts of LA, aspirations run high. Brick Richards has been a top player in porn for ten years, and his manager Myrna Malone desperately wants to convince him to transition to mainstream movies before his star fades. Myrna's assistant Glenn wants something different from Brick: a great, sweeping romance to make life complete. Glenn's roommate Mia doesn't care about sweeping romances, she just wants to achieve her dream of launching the next big cosmetics line, and maybe Myrna or Brick can make that happen? Through human history, one conflict is timeless: when personal ambition eclipses all other considerations, crossed desires lead to double crossing.

John Pizzarelli Quartet with Special Guest Bucky Pizzarelli - Cafe Carlyle
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

Ashley Bickerton & Nicolas Pol - Lehmann Maupin
Through April 20, 2013 - New York

A two-person exhibition pairing that presents a dialogue between two distinctive and wildly imaginative artists, born of different generations, who draw upon a similar reactive nature to construct vibrant, fantastical, and often times, otherworldly images of apocalyptic proportion.

American Watercolor Society - 146th Annual International Exhibition - Salmagundi Club
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

The AWS annual is one of the premier watercolor exhibits in the world. Over 1200 artists from throughout the United States and 12 foreign countries submitted their work to a panel of jurors chosen from signature members of the AWS. Of these submissions (one per artist), 114 paintings were selected for the exhibition. Forty paintings from the show are selected for the Traveling Exhibition, which will tour museums and galleries across the country during the next year. For the schedule of the Traveling Exhibition, and to see images of the prize-winning entries, visit www.americanwatercolorsociety.org.

Spa Week - Various Locations
Through April 21, 2013 -

Since its inception in 2004, Spa Week Media Group has been a true pioneer in the spa and wellness industry. Spa Week, the country's leading and most reputable Spa Marketing Event, has made it possible for millions of people across North America to experience the healing and therapeutic benefits of the spa with its Spring and Fall Events' affordable $50 treatments. Visit www.spaweek.com for details and participating spas.

The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through April 21, 2013 - Midtown

This exhibition, covering the period from 1910 to today, offers a critical reassessment of photography's role in the avant-garde and neo-avant-garde movements -- with a special emphasis on the medium's relation to Dada, Bauhaus, Surrealism, Constructivism, New Objectivity, Conceptual, and Post-Conceptual art -- and in the development of contemporary artistic practices. The shaping of what came to be known as "New Vision" photography bore the obvious influence of "lens-based" and "time-based" works. El Lissitzky best summarized its ethos: "The new world will not need little pictures," he wrote in The Conquest of Art (1922). "If it needs a mirror, it has the photograph and the cinema." Bringing together over 250 works from MoMA's collection, the exhibition features major projects by Man Ray, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Aleksandr Rodchenko, Germaine Krull, Gerhard Ruhm, Helen Levitt, Daido Moriyama, Robert Heinecken, Ed Ruscha, Martha Rosler, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Philip-Lorca DiCorcia, and Walid Raad, among others. Photographic history is presented as a multivalent history of distinct "new visions," rooted in unconventional and innovative exercises that range from photograms and photomontages to experimental films and photobooks.

Zarina: Paper Like Skin - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

The exhibition Zarina: Paper Like Skin, organized by Allegra Pesenti, Curator, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, travels to the Guggenheim Museum as part of its international tour. This retrospective of Indian-born American artist Zarina Hashmi is the first major exploration of the artist's career, charting a developmental arc from her work in the 1960s to the present and includes many seminal works from the late 1960s and early 1970s, woodblock prints, etchings and lithographs, and a small selection of related sculptures in bronze and cast paper. The Guggenheim's recent acquisition of 20 works from a major series of pin drawings from 1975 to 1977 serves as a fulcrum for the New York presentation, which is conceived in close collaboration with the artist. An exhibition catalogue provides insights into her life and work. The New York presentation is organized by Sandhini Poddar, Associate Curator, Asian Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Chinasaurs: Dinosaur Discoveries from China - Bruce Museum
Through April 21, 2013 - Greenwich

This exhibition features skeletons, skulls, nests and eggs of more than a dozen rare Asian dinosaurs, some highlighting new evidence of the close relationship between birds and dinosaurs. January 26, 2013-April 21, 2013.

Identity: An Exhibition of You! - Connecticut Science Center
Through April 21, 2013 - Hartford

Each visitor's own identity is front and center. The personalized experience allows you to look at your own fingerprints, see your personality as a musical spectrum, investigate where your brain stores your identity, map your social connections, and throughout the exhibition, see yourself from new perspectives: your future self, your symmetrical self, and yourself as a new gender or ethnicity. January 18, 2013-April 21, 2013.

African Penguins - Maritime Aquarium
Through April 21, 2013 - Norwalk

Back for a celebratory but brief encore, a small exhibit of Africa penguins will be on special display for two months. They waddle comically on land but swim gracefully in the water, all while dressed semi-formally in black-and-white attire. And they're not all from the South Pole. African penguins actually are native to temperate South Africa. Come learn more about these birds, whose conservation status is listed as vulnerable. Penguin encounters are available for an additional fee.

The Path of Nature: French Paintings from the Wheelock Whitney Collection, 1785-1850 - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

In 2003 the Metropolitan Museum acquired a significant group of paintings spanning a key period in European history, beginning with the advent of the French Revolution and concluding with the reign of Louis-Philippe. Assembled by the New York connoisseur Wheelock Whitney between 1972 and 2000, this collection reveals a rich tradition of painting out of doors nearly a century before Impressionism, thus amplifying the role of the natural world as a source of inspiration to artists on the cusp of the modern epoch. This exhibition of fifty paintings is the first to be devoted entirely to the Whitney collection and includes examples by numerous painters who are thought to be represented in no other American museum.

Drawing Surrealism - Morgan Library & Museum
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

Bringing together more than 160 works on paper by such iconic artists as Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Leonora Carrington, and Joan Miro, this is the first major exhibition to explore the central role of drawing in surrealism, one of the most important movements in twentieth-century art. Once considered a minor medium, drawing became a predominant means of expression and innovation among surrealist artists in the first half of the twentieth century, resulting in a rich array of graphic techniques including automatic drawing, collage, decalcomania, exquisite corpse, and frottage.

David et Jonathas - Brooklyn Academy of Music
Through April 21, 2013 - Brooklyn

Following their landmark revival of Atys in 2011, venerated conductor William Christie and early music group Les Arts Florissants return to BAM with a Baroque gem fashioned from the roiling dramas of the Old Testament: French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier's (1643-1704) rarely staged sacred tragedy David et Jonathas, directed by Andreas Homoki.

Live Ideas: The Worlds of Oliver Sacks - New York Live Arts
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

Taking place each spring, Live Ideas -- a new annual festival of arts and ideas -- will concentrate on a different theme, explored through conversation and artistic presentations over several days. The inaugural festival is themed The Worlds of Oliver Sacks. Comprised of more than 20 events across five consecutive days, the series will include a wide array of performances, films, discussions and more.

Transformations 2 - Loft Artist Association
Through April 21, 2013 - Stamford

The exhibit will showcase the Loft Artists Association's members, as they exhibit their new creations from older artworks, recycled household items and other goodies, being used in an imaginative piece of art. Some items on display will include sea glass, newspapers, junk mail, old tools, and organic gems from the sea and earth. March 22-April 21, 2013.

Art for Everyone – The Federal Art Project in Connecticut - Fairfield Museum and History Center
Through April 21, 2013 - Fairfield

This exhibit will feature more than 20 Connecticut artists of the Federal Art Project, who forever captured scenes of life in Connecticut on canvas during the Great Depression. The exhibit features over 20 Connecticut artists whose work was placed in public places, including courthouses, state hospitals, sanatoriums, post offices, schools, and libraries, and helped to broaden the idea that art should be enjoyed by everyone. March 14-April 21, 2013.

Cirque Du Solieil Presents 'Totem' - Citi Field Lot C.
Through April 21, 2013 - Flushing

Richard Galliano/Christian Howes Quintet - CD Release: Southern Exposure - Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

Featuring Richard Galliano, accordion; Christian Howes, violin; Josh Nelson, piano; Cedric Easton, drums; George Delancey, bass.

Reptile Week - Mystic Aquarium
Through April 21, 2013 - Mystic

Get your hands on the chilling side of nature with some creatures that are cold-blooded and seriously cool. Mystic Aquarium's new reptile encounter program, Scales & Tails, opens in April. Feel the spiny scales of a bearded dragon or the smooth shell of a yellow-footed tortoise. Get face-to-face with a ball python or touch the slick skin of an American alligator. Learn more about Scales & Tails and Reptile Week, April 13 - 21, at http://bit.ly/ZKuF2y.

Living Newspaper - Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, Black Box Theatre
Through April 21, 2013 - Garden City

Adelphi University's Department of Theatre presents the original drama Living Newspaper. The Federal Theatre Project (FTP) was the largest theatrical organization in the history of the world with productions seen by one quarter of the entire American population during the time of the Great Depression. Directed by its author, the Department of Theatre's Dr. Brian Rose, the play, using the format of the FTP's unique and signature style, tells the story of the FTP and the desperate fight of director Hallie Flanagan to save this powerful theatrical voice as it was threatened by the House Un-American Activities Committee with defunding for asking too many inconvenient questions. Living Newspaper was crafted to ask why the inconvenient issues posed by the FTP remain unsolved after over sixty years and why America has never had a federally or state funded theatre since. To learn more about the University’s Department of Theatre, please visit http://academics.adelphi.edu/artsci/pfa/theatre.php. WHEN: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. (Post-show discussion); Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 19, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. WHERE: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, Black Box Theatre, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. For tickets, call The Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office at (516) 877-4000 or visit www.aupac.adelphi.edu. Directions - http://www.adelphi.edu/visitors/directions.php

Taste of Spring in Tuscany & Antinori Wine Dinner - Circo
Through April 21, 2013 - New York

Join Mauro Maccioni & Sommelier Aleck Ross-Frye for a four-course dinner explored through the wines of Marchese Anitnori.

The Orchid Show - New York Botanical Garden
Through April 22, 2013 - Bronx

The 11th annual exhibition celebrates this storied flower in all its amazing forms with thousands of brilliantly colored orchids. The largest exhibition of its kind in the United States also offers insight into caring for orchids, music from around the world, and a gorgeous setting for evening cocktails. Elaborate and kaleidoscopic displays throughout the galleries of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory explode with orchids in an amazing array of colors, shapes, sizes, and textures. Tens of thousands of blooms--blue and purple vandas, green and yellow cymbidiums, delicate pink and white moth orchids, and more--stand out amid stately palms and exotic tropical leaves. This year The Orchid Show is designed by Francisca P. Coelho, Vivian and Edward Merrin Vice President for Glasshouses and Exhibitions at the Garden. Coehlho is best known for her plantsmanship and key role in the design and development of high-profile shows in the Conservatory.

Tony Hawk / Rad Science - New York Hall of Science
Through April 22, 2013 - Corona

Find out how the physics of gravity, force, velocity and balance make radical tricks possible in action sports in this program that runs through April 22. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

German Expressionism 1900-1930: Masterpieces from the Neue Galerie Collection - Neue Galerie
Through April 22, 2013 - New York

The Neue Galerie presents important works of German Expressionism from its permanent collection. The exhibition examines themes of primitivism and modernity, two poles of Expressionism that artists employed to free themselves from the academic conventions of the 19th century.

German & Austrian Decorative Arts from Jugendstil to the Bauhaus: The Harry C. Sigman Gift - Neue Galerie
Through April 22, 2013 - New York

Featuring over 100 works of German and Austrian decorative arts from Los Angeles-based attorney and collector Harry C. Sigman.

The Orchid Show - The New York Botanical Garden
Through April 22, 2013 - Bronx

The 11th annual exhibition celebrates this storied flower in all its amazing forms with thousands of brilliantly colored orchids. The largest exhibition of its kind in the United States also offers insight into caring for orchids, music from around the world, and a gorgeous setting for evening cocktails. Elaborate and kaleidoscopic displays throughout the galleries of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory explode with orchids in an amazing array of colors, shapes, sizes, and textures. Tens of thousands of blooms -- blue and purple vandas, green and yellow cymbidiums, delicate pink and white moth orchids, and more -- stand out amid stately palms and exotic tropical leaves. This year, The Orchid Show is designed by Francisca P. Coelho, Vivian and Edward Merrin Vice President for Glasshouses and Exhibitions at the Garden. Coehlho is best known for her plantsmanship and key role in the design and development of high profile shows in the Conservatory. There will be demonstrations, Q&A's, guided tours, lectures, evening events, and classes. An All-Garden Pass includes admission to the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, Everett Children's Adventure Garden, Rock Garden, Tram Tour, and more. Through April 22.

Orchid Care Demonstrations - The New York Botanical Garden
Through April 22, 2013 - Bronx

A series of hands-on demonstrations shows you how to grow and care for orchids at home. Topics vary each weekend and cover the most frequently asked questions on topics such as Potting and Dividing Orchids, Basic Orchid Care, and Fragrant Orchids.

Music from the World of Orchids - The New York Botanical Garden
Through April 22, 2013 - Bronx

Orchids intrigue and inspire people in every country and culture. Enjoy a selection of music from around the world as different artists play popular tunes from a featured continent each weekend.

The Orchid Show Q&A - The New York Botanical Garden
Through April 22, 2013 - Bronx

Garden guides highlight parts of the permanent collection and special exhibition to add insight to your experience of The Orchid Show.

The Orchid Show - Guided Tours - The New York Botanical Garden
Through April 22, 2013 - Bronx

Tour The Orchid Show with an expert guide who will provide an in-depth look at rare and extraordinary orchid specimens. Meet in the Palms of the World Gallery in the Conservatory. Through April 22.

Make it Grand - New York Transit Museum
Through April 23, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

Join the Museum during spring break for Make It Grand!, an original, interactive musical that celebrates 100 years of Grand Central Terminal. The program is free with Museum admission. Performance is approximately 30 minutes in length. Recommended for ages 4 and older.

'High School Art Salon' Exhibition - Pelham Art Center
Through April 23, 2013 - Pelham

Students in advanced art classes from Bronxville, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, and Pelham high schools exhibit their works side by side, creating a unique collective display of young local talent.

Pre- K Sports Trial Class (Ages 3-5 drop off) - Gymboree Play & Msuic of Scarsdale
Through April 24, 2013 - Scarsdale

Kids only are invited to have fun, get some physical exercise, and learn about team-building through fitness-inspired activities. Activities focus on developing the skills involved in soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball, hockey, racquet sports, track and field, and golf. Activities are designed to get preschoolers engaged in non-competitive interactive games and sports which emphasize flexibility, confidence, and emotional well-being to build strong bodies and minds. This 1-hour drop off class runs on Wednesday or Thursday. For more information, or to sign up for your FREE preview class please visit gymboreeclasses.com/scarsdaleny.site, or call the center at 914-472-0192.

Tribeca Film Festival Artists Awards Exhibition Sponsored by CHANEL - New York Academy of Art
Through April 24, 2013 - Manhattan

Free Public Exhibition of Work by Stephen Hannock, David Kratz, Curtis Kulig, Gillian Laub, Robert Longo, Angelina Nasso, Erik Parker, Jose Parla, Joyce Pensato, Clifford Ross, William Wegman and Dustin Yellin, Sponsored by Chanel. Artwork from twelve major contemporary artists, which will be given as prizes to winning filmmakers at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, will be on view April 3-24, 2013, at the New York Academy of Art, 111 Franklin Street, Manhattan. Stephen Hannock, David Kratz, Curtis Kulig, Gillian Laub, Robert Longo, Angelina Nasso, Erik Parker, Jose Parla, Joyce Pensato, Clifford Ross, William Wegman and Dustin Yellin have all donated work, consisting of paintings, photographs, etchings and prints to the Artists Awards program. The exhibition will be free and open to the public. The Tribeca Film Festival Artist Awards Program presents original artwork to winning filmmakers at the annual Festival. The program was created by TFF co-founder Jane Rosenthal to celebrate New York artists. This year’s TFF will run April 17-28, 2013.

Tribeca Film Festival Artists Awards presented by CHANEL - New York Academy of Art
Through April 24, 2013 - New York

Free Public Exhibition of Work by Stephen Hannock, David Kratz, Curtis Kulig, Gillian Laub, Robert Longo, Angelina Nasso, Erik Parker, Jose Parla, Joyce Pensato, Clifford Ross, William Wegman and Dustin Yellin, Sponsored by Chanel Artwork from twelve major contemporary artists, which will be given as prizes to winning filmmakers at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, will be on view April 3-24, 2013, at the New York Academy of Art, 111 Franklin Street, Manhattan. Stephen Hannock, David Kratz, Curtis Kulig, Gillian Laub, Robert Longo, Angelina Nasso, Erik Parker, Jose Parla, Joyce Pensato, Clifford Ross, William Wegman and Dustin Yellin have all donated work, consisting of paintings, photographs, etchings and prints to the Artists Awards program. The exhibition will be free and open to the public. The Tribeca Film Festival Artist Awards Program presents original artwork to winning filmmakers at the annual Festival. The program was created by TFF co-founder Jane Rosenthal to celebrate New York artists. This year’s TFF will run April 17-28, 2013.

Kandinsky 1911-1913 - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through April 25, 2013 - New York

Perhaps more than any other 20th-century painter, Vasily Kandinsky (b. 1866, Moscow; d. 1944, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) has been closely linked to the history of the Guggenheim Museum. Hilla Rebay--artist, art advisor, and the museum's first director--promoted nonobjective painting above all other forms of abstraction. She was particularly inspired by the work and writing of Kandinsky, a pioneer of abstraction, who believed that the task of the painter was to convey his own inner world, rather than imitate the natural world. The museum's holdings have grown to include more than 150 works by Kandinsky, and focused exhibitions of his works are presented in the Kandinsky Gallery on Annex Level 3. The current installation, Kandinsky 1911-1913, highlights paintings completed at the moment the artist made great strides toward complete abstraction and published his aesthetic treatise, On the Spiritual in Art (1911, though dated 1912). Also featured are paintings by Robert Delaunay and Franz Marc that were exhibited alongside the work of Kandinsky and others in the landmark 1912 Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) exhibition held at the Moderne Galerie Heinrich Thannhauser in Munich.

Vanishing Point - Loft Artist Association
Through April 25, 2013 - Stamford

Max Weisen's art is on display. As his seventieth birthday approached, he decided to expand an interest in drawing and painting into a serious application of his skill with color and design. He has produced over 50 canvases covering portrait, landscape and still life, as well as fantasy subjects.

downUNDER Nutmeg Week - Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Through April 25, 2013 - Fairfield

Cast your ballot for 2013 Teen Nutmeg nominated books and celebrate this year's selections by making a zombie (stuffed toy), solving codes and other book-inspired crafts in the downUnder Teen Center. Grades 6-12.

Benjamin Swett - New York City of Trees - Arsenal Gallery
Through April 26, 2013 - New York

We know that trees improve living conditions in cities by filtering and cooling the air, absorbing excess rainwater, and making neighborhoods more attractive. But little has been said about the importance of trees as keepers of a city's past. In this collection of personal narratives, historical observations, and color photographs, Benjamin Swett focuses on trees with stories to tell, adding a warm and welcome outlook that is unique to the city and its cosmopolitan character. The stories of these trees from all five boroughs -- some dating back to the Revolutionary era and before -- link the living with the past in an unusual, engaging way.

Songwoot Kaewvisit - Golden Grain - Tally Beck Contemporary
Through April 26, 2013 - New York

The Thai artist's first solo exhibition in New York, featuring five new paintings from Kaewvisit's Golden Grain series and two large-scale canvases from his Snake Oil series.

'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe' - St. Luke's Theatre
Through April 27, 2013 - Times Square

Off Broadway Family Theatre presents an adaptation of C.S. Lewis' beloved tale from his Chronicles of Narnia series. In this creative adaptation, two actors play eight characters, both human and animal. Travel to Narnia through the old wardrobe with the four Pevensie children, and get swept into their journey to stand with the great lion Aslan against the evil White Witch. She has placed the land of Narnia under enchantment and now it is always winter, but never Christmas. Audiences will be drawn into the theater's "magic circle," where children and animals, fauns and mythical creatures come to life in this enchanting tale.

William Klein: Paintings, Etc. - Howard Greenberg Gallery
Through April 27, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of rarely seen photographs and paintings by artist William Klein -- one of the leading photographers of the postwar era as well as an influential filmmaker, painter, and graphic artist -- unveiling his early paintings and experiments in photography spanning nearly half a century from the 1940s through 1990.

Hirali Sawa - Figment - James Cohan Gallery
Through April 27, 2013 - New York

A double projection, Lineament (2012) begins with a panning shot that travels across the rumpled white sheets of a single bed. If we might usually think of film as a technology of remembrance, curator Tom Morto


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