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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Bronx-Feb 1

February 1, 2013   |    

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!.

Boy and Girl Scout Family Shabbat - Temple B'Nai Torah
February 01, 2013 - Wantagh

Come out for the annual Boy and Girl Scout Family Shabbat. Scouts are invited to attend in uniform with friends and family.

Alexander Rutsch 2013 Award and Solo Exhibition for Painting - Pelham Art Center
Through February 01, 2013 - Pelham

Solo Exhibition May 3 - June 29, 2013, and $5,000 cash award. U.S. based artists 19 years of age and older. All work submitted must be available for exhibit. Entries must be received by February 1, 2013. Download prospectus and apply online beginning November 1, 2012, at www.pelhamartcenter.org/rutsch.

MAD DOGS & DOMINOS - Highline Ballroom
February 01, 2013 - Manhattan

Hudson Thames and Hi-Fidelity Music present MAD DOGS & DOMINOS. This one-of-a-kind night will feature An All-Star Tribute To The Music And Musical Tree Of Delaney & Bonnie, Derek And The Dominos, Joe Cocker, solo George Harrison, Leon Russell And Their Creative Roots.

Game Day - Sunnyside Library
February 01, 2013 - Sunnyside

Enjoy some friendly competition at this weekly game program for tweens and teens. Play Monopoly, checkers, chess, Connect 4, Uno, and more.

Picture Book Time - Hempstead Library
February 01, 2013 - Hempstead

The program includes stories, songs, animal friends, and fun.

J-Baby: Tu B’Shabba - Rosenthal JCC Yorktown Branch
February 01, 2013 - Yorktown Heights

Celebrate Tu B'Shevat with a delicious Shabbat dinner that includes the fruits of Israel, and sing along to Jack Johnson's three-R's song: "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle."

Irvington's 7th Annual Spelling Bee - Irvington Town Hall Theater
February 01, 2013 - Irvington

A favorite community-wide event, featuring teams composed of firefighters, teachers, students, politicians, writers, actors, students, and commuters. This fund-raiser for the local library includes live music, mop-headed judges, and raffle prizes. For more information or to register to compete visit friendsoftheirvingtonlibrary.org. Snow Date: Saturday, January 2, 2012 at 11am.

Owl Prowl - Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Wildlife Education Center
February 01, 2013 - Cornwall

Stop by the museum's Wildlife Education Center for an evening of facts and fiction about owls, the birds of the night. Meet the Museum's live owls then head out into the woods to call in a wild owl. Attendance is limited; pre-paid registration is required. For adults and children ages 5 and up.

An Evening at the Spoleto Festival - Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
February 01, 2013 - New York

A screening premiere of the opera “Amelia Goes to the Ball” by Gian Carlo Menotti, and works by Nino Rota performed by Andrea Griminelli, flutist, accompanied by Matt Herskowitz, piano.

LEARN TO DRAW with ART TEACHER AMY- Children 6-9 - First United Methodist Church
February 01, 2013 - Amityville

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.

Monster Jam - IZOD Center
February 01, 2013 - East Rutherford

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Freestyle Mania crashes into the IZOD Center this winter, offering monster truck fans a non-stop, all freestyle version of the original Monster Jam. Featuring some of the world's most prestigious trucks, Freestyle Mania also includes a range of mind-blowing freestyle competitions, featuring Monster Jam Freestyle, Wheelie, Compulsories, and Donuts competitions interspersed with Quad-FMX, Freestyle Super Bike, Freestyle Motocross and Freestyle BMX during an action packed two-hour event.

Michael Cerveris & Loose Cattle - 54 Below
February 01, 2013 - New York

Come join the herd after the curtain comes down in the theatre district as Michael stampedes uptown with the cattle, straight from his fancy Broadway day job. 54 Below is delighted to welcome back Broadway's own Michael Cerveris for four very special performances only, featuring him and his band, the magnificent Loose Cattle. Broadway was introduced to Michael in The Who's Tommy. Since then, audiences have embraced him in leading roles in Titanic, Assassins (Tony Award!), Sweeney Todd, Lovemusik, and, among others, his current Tony-nominated performance as Juan Peron in Evita. Just a rare and intimate, down-home performance by one of the Rialto's best? getting back to his roots!

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' 38th Annual Concert - Theater for the New City
February 01, 2013 - East Village

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers will hold their 38th annual Dance Concert and Pow Wow at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, from January 25 to February 3, 2013. The troupe's appearances benefit college funds for needy Native American students. The company's Pow-Wows have been presented annually as a two-week event by TNC since 1976, with the box office donated to these funds. There will be dances, stories and traditional music from the Iroquois and Native Peoples of the Northwest Coast, the Southwest, the Plains, and the Arctic regions. Between 15 and 20 dancers will assemble for the event. Highlights will include Storytelling, a Hoop Dance, a Caribou Dance (from the Inuit people of Alaska), a Buffalo Dance (from the Hopi people), a Grass Dance and Jingle Dress Dance (from the Northern Plains people), a Stomp Dance (from the Southeastern tribes), and a Shawl Dance (from the Oklahoma tribes). In the final section of the program, the audience will be invited to join in the Round Dance, a friendship dance. After matinees, the cast will remain in the theater to personally meet the children attending and be photographed with them. This component of the show was inspired by the troupe's school residencies. A Pow-Wow is more than just a spectator event: it is a joyous reunion for native peoples nationwide and an opportunity for the non-Indian community to voyage into the philosophy and beauty of Native culture. Traditionally a gathering and sharing of events, Pow-Wows have come to include spectacular dance competitions, exhibitions, and enjoyment of traditional foods. Pageantry is an important component of the event, and all participants are elaborately dressed. Most dances are performed in the traditional Circle, which represents a unity of peoples. There is a wealth of cultural information encoded in the movements of each dance. More than ten distinct tribes will be represented in the performance. Throughout the performance, all elements are explained in depth through detailed introductions by the troupe's Director and Emcee Louis Mofsie (Hopi/Winnebago). An educator, Mofsie plays an important part in the show by his ability to present a comprehensive view of native culture. Native American craft items will be displayed in the TNC lobby. The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers are the oldest resident Native American dance company in New York. The troupe was founded in 1963 by a group of ten Native American men and women, all New Yorkers, who were descended from Mohawk, Hopi, Winnebago and San Blas tribes. Some were in school at the time; all were "first generation," meaning that their parents had been born on reservations. They founded the troupe to keep alive the traditions, songs and dances they had learned from their parents, and added to their repertoire from other Native Americans living in New York and some who were passing through. Within three or four years, they were traveling throughout the continental U.S., expanding and sharing their repertoire and gleaning new dances on the reservations. (A number of Thunderbird members are winners of Fancy Dance contests held on reservations, where the standard of competition is unmistakably high.) Members of the Thunderbirds range in professions from teachers to hospital patient advocates, tree surgeons and computer engineers. The Thunderbird-TNC collaboration began in 1975, when Crystal Field directed a play called "The Only Good Indian." For research, Ms. Field lived on a Hopi reservation for three weeks. In preparation for the project, she met Louis Mofsie, and they made plans for a Pow Wow to celebrate the Winter Solstice. The event has continued annually to this day.

Print It - Children's Museum of the Arts
February 01, 2013 - SoHo

This drop-in class explores various types of printmaking, including block prints, monotypes, and silk screening.

Teen Valentine's Day Chocolate Extravaganza - Floral Park Public Library
February 01, 2013 - Floral Park

Want to get involved with a cool Valentine's project? Are you in grades 6-12? Come out to the library and learn how to make fruit dipped in chocolate.

Karen Akers - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
February 01, 2013 -

One of America's most revered Broadway and cabaret stars, she was a favorite chanteuse of the Algonquin Hotel's late, lamented Oak Room and an original cast member of the Great White Way's production of Nine performs songs from her sparkling career in the spotlight. Also at 9:30pm.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
February 01, 2013 - Haverstraw

Creative kids ages 4-12 can bring their imagination and make something with LEGO's.

The Campbell Brothers - Landmark on Main Street
February 01, 2013 - Port Washington

In honor of Black History Month, The Campbell Brothers, musicians and singers, bring that good "down-home" music to the stage. The New York Times raves that "The Campbell Brothers play music that until recently was heard only in gospel churches." Prepare to rock, swing, clap, stomp, and enjoy the rhythms of African-American gospel music.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library
February 01, 2013 - Garnerville

Creative kids are invited to bring their own Legos or use the library's to make something special. For ages 4-12. Fridays through May 17 other than March 29.

Fun Wii Fridays - Hollis Library
February 01, 2013 - Hollis

Calling all teens! Enjoy an afternoon for lots of socializing and Wii games.

Teen Happy Hour - Flushing Library
February 01, 2013 - Flushing

Teens can end their week playing video games, board games, listening to music, and just hanging out with their friends.

Groundhog Day Guess-a-thon - Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington branch
February 01, 2013 - Kensington

Come in and make a prediction for Groundhog Day, then stick around and read some books!

Hive Fashion Teen Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburg branch
February 01, 2013 - Brooklyn

Teens take pictures of their favorite street fashions and participate in a photo exhibit.

Women in Love - Cornelia Street Cafe
February 01, 2013 - NY

Beat-era original Hettie Jones faces off with Cintra Wilson ("the Dorothy Parker of the cyber age") to divulge radical ideas about love, sex, power, soul and eros with an eclectic line-up of women writers and performers as Three Rooms Press presents "Women in Love," Friday, February 1, 6 pm at Cornelia Street Cafe. The event features performances and readings by nine passionate, irreverent and intense women artists, burlesque dancers and cultural influencers, including Cintra Wilson, Hettie Jones, Rachel Chapple, Alyssa Pinsker, Emily Linstrom, Lily Scarborough Heehs, Amber Atiya, Sarah Herrington and Diane O'Debra. Kat Georges hosts. The event is part of THE MONTHLY at Cornelia St. Cafe, a Three Rooms Press series in which writers and performers from a variety of fields collide to explore contemporary ideas and culture. Additional info: info@threeroomspress.com

Movie - Brooklyn Public Library, Bay Ridge branch
February 01, 2013 - Bay Ridge

Kids enjoy an after-school movie.

Storytime: Gregory's Shadow - Barnes & Noble -- The Palisades Center
February 01, 2013 - West Nyack

Gregory is a shy groundhog and having his friend Shadow close by makes him feel brave. But one day Gregory and Shadow go outside to look for food and get separated. Will the two friends find each other in time for Groundhog Day?

CONEHEAD BUDDHA - Lucille's
February 01, 2013 - New York

Originally formed in late 1993, Conehead Buddha hit the touring circuit hard - making friends and fans all over the SUNY college circuit, New England, and the Southeastern states. In 2002, the band took a break allowing the members to focus on other musical endeavors and plain ol' life. They played a select few reunion shows over the years, each one packed with familiar faces and fresh new fans. In 2011, Fisher & Lynch found themselves together again - ready to write new songs and revisit some favorite CB tunes. The evolution of Conehead Buddha includes new musical talents and the addition of keys to the rhythm section. Their new album, Present Perfect is rising up the indie charts and hitting the airwaves!

Erev Shabbat Family Service - Temple Beth Torah
February 01, 2013 - Upper Nyack

Families with young children are invited to attend this special, monthly Shabbat services led by Rabbi Brian Beal and Cantor Sally Neff. The evening includes music, prayer, and meditation.

Valentine Crafts - Whitestone Library
February 01, 2013 - Whitestone

Enjoy making a craft for that special someone in the family. Participants will make 3-D Valentine cards, finger puppet hearts, and more.

Crochet and Knit with Us - Langston Hughes Library
February 01, 2013 - Corona

Learn to knit or crochet, or pick up new tips and skills even if you're already an experienced craftsperson. This series is for anyone age 10 and over, male or female.

Winter Workshop - Jill's Ceramics
February 01, 2013 - West Nyack

Jill will help artists of all ages design winter or holiday-themed crafts. Make something special for Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, or Passover. Selection includes jewelry boxes, candy dishes, mugs, plates, and more. Pieces can be taken home that day or left for glazing. Fee includes instruction. Seder dishes are available for an additional fee. Pre-registration is requested. Workshops will be held each Friday throughout the month.

Opening Reception and Art Workshop for 'VITAL SIGNS' - Pelham Art Center
February 01, 2013 - Pelham

Celebrate the opening of the new exhibition, VITAL SIGNS, with a free reception and collage-making workshop open to all ages.

Unity Quilt Craft for Black History Month - The Field Library
February 01, 2013 - Peekskill

Celebrate Black History Month by making a square for the Field Library Unity Quilt. If you can't make it today, drop in for Saturday Crafts on February 9th or 23rd and make a square then.

Music and Movement - Long Island Children's Museum
February 01, 2013 - Garden City

It's music, music, music. Musical instruments and catchy sing-along songs get the youngest children to move their bodies.

Mother Goose Time - Douglaston/Little Neck Library
February 01, 2013 - Little Neck

Children between 9 and 24 months are invited to sing nursery rhymes, listen to stories, and learn about Mother Goose and her friends. Space is limited.

Toddler Time - McGoldrick Library
February 01, 2013 - Flushing

This program, for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers, features storytime, fingerplays, songs, and a craft.

'Legally Blonde The Musical' presented by Random Farms Kids' Theater - Tarrytown Music Hall
February 01, 2013 - Tarrytown

Sorority Girl Elle Woods chases her ex-boyfriend all the way to Harvard Law School. Presented by Random Farms Kids' Theater. The production is made up of over 100 young people who are divided into four casts. They come from throughout the tri-state area and have a wealth of theater, film, and television experience.

"The Color Purple - The Musical About Love - White Plains Performing Arts Center
February 01, 2013 - White Plains

A soul-stirring musical based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the film by Steven Spielberg. Set to a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues, "The Color Purple" is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love, and a celebration of life. Adapted for the stage by Marsha Norman, with music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Directed by Jeremy Quinn with musical direction by Stephen Ferri.

Pajama Glow-in-the-Dark Yoga - Karma Kids Yoga
February 01, 2013 - West Village

Kids should wear their pajamas to this special Friday night class. It includes a fantastical yoga adventure, followed by a story and yummy smelling foot rubs. Milk and cookies will be served after the class. Reservation required.

Blooming Babies: Tales of Winter - Brooklyn Children's Museum
February 01, 2013 - Crown Heights

Babies and toddlers hear cherished stories about winter and make a snowy craft to take home.

Hosh Kids Open House Week - Hosh Kids
Through February 01, 2013 - Williamsburg

Learn about the yoga and arts programs offered by Hosh Kids.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: Nature's Most Extreme - Stamford Museum & Nature Center
February 01, 2013 - Stamford

All animals have special adaptations enabling them to survive in their particular habitats. Meet king snakes capable of eating rattlesnakes, a hedgehog that sees deadly scorpions as a possible snack, a non-toxic poison dart frog, an African bullfrog that can sleep for more than a year and Taiga, the Eurasian Eagle Owl with a potential wingspan of up to six feet. Discover the amazing adaptations that make these Animal Embassy's "Most Extreme." Pre-registration is required. To register call 203-977-6521.

Swanky Tunes - Pacha NYC
February 01, 2013 - New York

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Family Movie Night - Moxie Spot
February 01, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

The Moxie Spot combines its comfy food with a program of short movies and a family-friendly feature. Check website for movie titles.

Astronomy Nights: A Tour of the Orion Nebula: How Stars are Born - Stamford Museum & Nature Center
February 01, 2013 - Stamford

Enjoy a presentation on the Orion Nebula, than, weather permitting, view the night sky through a 22-inch research telescope. This program is suitable for children ages 5 and older.

The Lounge - Wilton Library
February 01, 2013 - Wilton

Children in grades 1 and up are invited to play video games on the Library's Wii system. Comfortable seating will be available. Caregivers must remain in the building for children under age 12. No registration.

Wilton, My Take Student Art Exhibition Reception - Wilton Library
February 01, 2013 - Wilton

Students in grades 8-12 participated in a writing and photography project this past fall. This exhibition is the culmination of their work. Everyone is invited to check out their "take" on Wilton. Exhibition runs through Feb. 25.

Kidz Cook - Staten Island Children's Museum
February 01, 2013 - Staten Island

Kids make some red beans and rice.

'Tribute to the Great Jazz Organists, Nancy Wilson and Tap!' - Dix Hills Performing Arts Center
February 01, 2013 - Dix Hills

Musiq Souldchild - BB King's Blues Club & Grill
February 01, 2013 -

Philadelphia native Taalib Johnson, a.k.a. Musiq or Musiq Soulchild, is a soul artist whose unique style blends R&B, soul, funk, rock, blues, jazz, and hip-hop, creating a sound unlike any other. "I consider myself a soul artist because it encompasses all genres of music!" he says. "I like to make music that means something to people - nowadays there are so many categories and labels, I just wanna make music that matters!" Musiq first burst onto the scene in 2000 with his Platinum debut album, Aijuswanaseing (I Just Want to Sing), which included the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop single "Just Friends." His second single "Love" spent 22 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and has been described by many as a classic. Musiq's 2002 album, Juslisen (Just Listen), debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Charts and quickly went Platinum with hit singles "Halfcrazy" and "Dontchange." By the drop of his third album, Soulstar, in 2003, Musiq had established himself as one of the top R&B and soul artists of his time.

FOCUS! 2013 The British Renaissance Final Concert - Alice Tully Hall
February 01, 2013 - New York

British Music Since World War II Mark Wigglesworth, conductor Trevor Nuckols, French horn soloist Juilliard Orchestra MICHAEL TIPPETT Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage (1947/1952) OLIVER KNUSSEN Horn Concerto (1994)* MARK-ANTHONY TURNAGE Ceres (2005)* BENJAMIN BRITTEN Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20 (1940) * New York Premiere British conductor and international artist Mark Wigglesworth directs the Juilliard Orchestra in the final concert of Juilliard's FOCUS! 2013 festival, paying homage this season to the creativity, substance, and renaissance of British music after World War II. The FOCUS! finale begins with Michael Tippett's lively Ritual Dances from his opera Midsummer Marriage, followed by Oliver Knussen's single-movement Horn Concerto--an expressive and demanding piece with traces of nocturnal melodies. Mark-Anthony Turnage's Ceres, named after one of the first asteroids ever discovered, explores the composer's attraction to "the doomsday aspect of asteroids," and Benjamin Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem brings the festival to a stunning and dramatic close, musically exploring the emotional spectrum from savagery to solace FREE tickets available 1/11

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' 38th Annual Dance Concert and Pow-wow - Theater for the New City
February 01, 2013 - East Village

It's the 50th anniversary of the founding of Thunderbird American Indian Dancers and the troupe will hold its 38th annual Dance Concert and Pow Wow at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, from January 25 to February 3, 2013. The troupe's appearances benefit college funds for needy Native American students. The company's Pow-Wows have been presented annually as a two-week event by TNC since 1976, with the box office donated to these funds. There will be dances, stories and traditional music from the Iroquois and Native Peoples of the Northwest Coast, the Southwest, the Plains, and the Arctic regions. Between 15 and 20 dancers will assemble for the event. Highlights will include Storytelling by Matoka Eagle (Santo Domingo, Tewa), a Hoop Dance by Michael Taylor (Choctaw), a Caribou Dance (from the Inuit people of Alaska), a Buffalo Dance (from the Hopi people), a Grass Dance and Jingle Dress Dance (from the Northern Plains people), a Stomp Dance (from the Southeastern tribes), and a Shawl Dance (from the Oklahoma tribes). In the final section of the program, the audience will be invited to join in the Round Dance, a friendship dance.

Loren Benjamin - Rockwood Music Hall
February 01, 2013 - New York

Wayne Shorter Quartet and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra at Carnegie Hall - Carnegie Hall
February 01, 2013 - New York

In the year that jazz legend Wayne Shorter turns eighty, Orpheus turns forty. Both are in top form and are collaborating on Shorter’s original compositions: Pegasus, The Three Marias, and Prometheus Unbound. A self-governing organization, the Grammy Award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra performs diverse orchestral repertoire using chamber-music ensemble techniques. By performing without a conductor and integrating musicians into virtually every facet of the group, Orpheus empowers its members and infuses performances with unparalleled energy. Wayne Shorter is one of the most influential saxophonists and composers in the pantheon of modern music, let alone jazz. Shorter has been regarded as a pioneer since his emergence in the 1950s. His trajectory has restlessly embodied continual exploration and unencumbered momentum. Tom Moon of NPR has noted, “At a time when most musicians are content to collect the lifetime-achievement awards and honorary degrees, Shorter is creating not just some of the most intense music of his career but some of the most intense improvised music available.” Shorter’s long-running quartet includes pianist Danilo Perez, bassist John Patitucci, and drummer Brian Blade.

Shababa Fridays - 92YTribeca
February 01, 2013 - Tribeca

Get ready for Shabbat with a joyous inter-generational experience filled with music and dance. Enjoy a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and embrace the festive feeling of Shabbat.

John Denver: A Rocky Mountain High Concert - The Theatre at Westbury
February 01, 2013 - Westbury

For the first time in 15 years, audiences will get a-close-as-they-can-get experience of seeing two-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and Poet Laureate of Colorado John Denver in a concert setting. Featuring archival video footage of Denver performing classic songs backed by live performances from former members of his band with an accompanying string section, the concert is a musical treat and unforgettable tribute to Denver.

Parent's Night Out - Tumbling Tunes
February 01, 2013 - East Northport

Children 6 months-8 years old can play on the gymnastics equipment, use music instruments, ride on toys, make a craft, dress up, pretend play, read a book or hang out in the baby corner.

LOST IN YONKERS - Theatre Three
February 01, 2013 - Port Jefferson

Neil Simon's nostalgic WWII comical coming-of-age story won four Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize. Two brothers are left to fend for themselves in a feuding household with their formidable immigrant grandmother, sweet but simple-minded aunt, and a hoodlum of an uncle.

Nightmare River Band - Pianos
February 01, 2013 - New York

The Nightmare River Band has drawn comparisons to alt/folk/country contemporaries such as Mumford and Sons and The Avett Brothers. While this sound is rapidly gaining popularity and bandwagon jumpers, The Nightmare River Band is continuing to do just what they’ve done since their formation, taking their music on the road to bring the Nightmare to your town.

Centennial Celebration - Grand Central Terminal
February 01, 2013 - Midtown East

Grand Central Terminal will be rededicated to mark the start of its 100th year. Visitors to this special "birthday party" will enjoy performances, celebrity appearances, photo opportunities, and the opening of the New York Transit Museum's Grand By Design multi-media installation. More details on how you can participate will be announced as the historic anniversary approaches; check grandcentralterminal.com/centennial for updates.

Sharon Clark: Blame It on My Youth - Metropolitan Room
February 01, 2013 - New York

One of today's most innovative jazz vocalists re-imagines seminal songs of the 60s and 70s. Discover the widely acclaimed DC sensation, and see why JazzTimes calls Sharon Clark "a revelation."

tINI + Justin Martin - Highline Ballroom
February 01, 2013 - New York

It took tINI only a few years of playing in clubs to become one of Germany's most highly acclaimed female artists in techno and house music. Her involvement with rhythms and beats started at the age of 7, when tINI, who is originally from Munich, began playing drums, while the curiosity and passion for sounds finally led her to first production attempts on her brother's Atari. While her general interest in music has been aroused by new romantics, wave and grunge, her first dj adventures started with underground hip hop to rap. "That's right", her production debut on the Desolat X Sampler in 2009, became a timeless groove monster with high profile DJs worldwide and a perfect proof that future is looking bright for this grand dame of deep twisted tech funk. The most significant highlight of this unique career has been saved for autumn 2011, when her debut artist album gets released on her label homebase Desolat. As tINI's life is ruled by magic moments and deep acquaintanceships, her first longplayer has been named after her best friend "Tessa", who was the first person to introduce her to the colourful, sometimes dreamlike world of Ibiza, where tINI spent the summer of 2010 and produced a majority of her album.

Silas Fermoy Live - Bowery Electric
February 01, 2013 - New York

Silas Fermoy will perform live at Bowery Electric on February 1st, 2013.

Read Across America: Where the Wild Things Are - Brooklyn Public Library, Clinton Hill Branch
February 01, 2013 - Clinton Hill

Through this program, every public library in the country will be reading Maurice Sendak's classic picture book. Drop by and let the rumpus begin!

Movies - Brooklyn Public Library, Bay Ridge branch
February 01, 2013 - Bay Ridge

Kids begin their weekend with a movie. (Call for title.)

Uproar Art's Art Show and Open House - The Living Gallery
February 01, 2013 - Greenpoint

See artwork created by children in Uproar's art classes. Meet teachers, program directors, parents, and students who can vouch for the program. Light refreshments available.

Opening Reception and Art Workshop for 'VITAL SIGNS' - Pelham Art Center
February 01, 2013 - Pelham

Celebrate the opening of VITAL SIGNS with a free reception, and join one of our artist-educators in a mixed-media collage workshop exploring memory, hopes, and dreams.

The John Miller Quartet Plus 2 - The Cutting Room
February 01, 2013 - New York

John Miller -- the music and theater industry veteran best known as a bassist and music coordinator -- brings together an all-star group of Broadway musicians who get together after the curtain falls to play their deep-groove favorites. In addition to Miller on bass, the show will feature Larry Saltzman on Guitar (Simon and Garfunkel, Carole King, Bette Midler, Chris Botti), John Korba on Piano (Hall & Oates, Phoebe Snow, Carly Simon, John Waite), Clint DeGanon on Drums (Stuff, Kid Rock, Elvis Costello, Saturday Night Live Band), David Mann on Tenor Sax (Tower of Power, James Taylor, Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder), and Joe Passaro on Percussion (Aretha Franklin, Manhattan Transfer, Nina Simone, Donald Fagen).

Josh Groban - TheTimesCenter
February 01, 2013 - New York

Internationally renowned, multi-platinum singer and actor Josh Groban talks with New York Times Magazine editor Hugo Lindgren about his career and performs music from his new album, "All That Echoes."

Family Shabbat Service and Dinner with an Asian flare - Bay Ridge Jewish Center
February 01, 2013 - Bay Ridge

Enjoy shabbat with singing, socializing, story telling, and an Asian-inspired dinner. Call to RSVP.

19th Annual "Skate With The Greats" - The Rink and Restaurant at Rockefeller Center
February 01, 2013 - Midtown

Brian Leetch, Rod Gilbert, and other celebrated Rangers will take part in the 19th annual Skate with the Greats event at Rockefeller Center. This event has helped to raise more than $7 million for Ronald McDonald House New York, a facility that offers children with pediatric cancer and their family shelter and support while they undergo active treatment. Since its founding, more than 30,000 children have stayed at Ronald McDonald House New York. Ronald McDonald House® New York is supported in part by the Rangers through a partnership with the Garden of Dreams Foundation, a non-profit charity that works closely with the Rangers and all areas of The Madison Square Garden Company to make dreams come true for children facing obstacles. This event is generously sponsored by RBC Capital Markets, one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies and among the largest banks in the world.

Coping With the Bus Strike: Free Webinar - Resources for Children With Special Needs
February 01, 2013 - New York

Is the NYC bus strike making life more difficult everyday? The NYC bus strike is on its 11th day. Children with special needs are being disproportionately, and literally, left behind. It is an unacceptable situation. Get tools you need to cope. This webinar will include helpful information and practical strategies including ways you can feel in control and how you can get your child to school. The webinar will be led by RCSN staff member Lori Podvesker, a parent of a child with special needs, and comes from a parent perspective. Topics include whether you should receive money upfront or be reimbursed, what forms you need and how to use them, what the strike is about and when it will be over, what your rights are during this time, how to get and stay organized, strategies to help you child cope, and strategies to help you cope. The webinar includes a parent toolkit with forms and resources you can use to help get your child to school. You will receive login information by email the day before the workshop. The webinar is free but registration is required. You can register at nycbusstrike.eventbrite.com. If you have any questions call 212-677-4650 or email info@resourcesnyc.org.

Anything can substitute art: George Maciunas in SoHo - The Cooper Union Gallery
Through February 02, 2013 - New York

Anything can substitute art: George Maciunas in SoHo, a singular exhibition that brings never seen before Maciunas pieces to the United States, sheds new light on a pivotal historic period for both the city of New York and contemporary art's recent history. By connecting the countercultural activism of the 1960’s and 1970’s to the moment of Fluxus, an international network of artists, composers and designers noted for blending different artistic media and disciplines in the 1960s, the exhibition features over 170 objects, documents, ephemera, personal items, and films. These works were created by a variety of Fluxus artists, specifically focusing on the Fluxus founder and self-appointed "chairman," George Maciunas (1931-1978, graduated from The Cooper Union in 1952). The exhibition will include rarely exhibited early work by Maciunas, such as his self-portraits, as well as the entire Atlas of Russian History (1953), along with Fluxus manifestos, charts, interviews, and Maciunas’ plans for artist housing in SoHo. Anything can substitute art: George Maciunas in SoHo was created in collaboration with The Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center, Vilnius, Lithuania, and The School of Art at The Cooper Union. WHERE: The Cooper Union - 41 Cooper Gallery 41 Cooper Square (entrance at 3rd Ave at East 7th Street) Lower Level 1 NY, NY, 10003 Subways: Astor Place (6), 8th Street (N, R) WHEN: Opening reception: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 6-8PM, closing February 2, 2013 Gallery hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm Dates closed: Mondays, Sundays, and winter holiday (Friday, December 21, 2012- Tuesday, January 1, 2013) COST: Free and open to the public INFO: 212.353.4200, or email artschool@cooper.edu Find The Cooper Union on Facebook at https://facebook.com/cooperunion and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/cooperunion.

REBECCA LUKER SINGS JEROME KERN - 54 Below
Through February 02, 2013 - New York

Broadway audiences fell in love with Rebecca Luker when she created the role of Lily in The Secret Garden. Since then, she's delighted New York with Tony nominated roles in The Music Man, Showboat, and Mary Poppins, as well as her acclaimed performances in Nine and The Sound of Music. Her solo CD's, Greenwich Time and Leaving Home, are available on PS Classics. A long time champion of new composers, Rebecca has trumpeted new works in her appearances at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, and on her recordings. This January, 54 Below is thrilled to present Rebecca in a reprise engagement of her brilliant evening of music, all penned by the singular Jerome Kern.

SPIRITS OF EXIT ELEVEN - The Lion Theatre, Theatre Row
Through February 02, 2013 - New York

World Premiere of Spirits of Exit Eleven January 10 – February 2, 2013 Opening Set for Thursday, January 17th at The Lion Theatre, Theatre Row Justin Reinsilber presents the World Premiere of Michael Puzzo’s Spirits of Exit Eleven from January 10 – February 2, 2013 at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street, NYC). The play is directed by Frank Licato and opens on January 17th at 8pm. Tickets are $19.25 (which includes a $1.25 restoration charge) and can be purchased online at www.telecharge.com, by phone at 212-239-6200 / 800-432-7250 or in person at Theatre Row Box Office. Spirits of Exit Eleven tells the darkly comic tale of a ragtag crew of outcasts struggling to keep their dignity and their livelihood afloat at a rundown New Jersey Strip club/pizza parlor on Halloween. www.spiritsofexiteleven.com The cast introduces newcomer Nicole Balsam and includes Mike Carlsen (The Wood, Rattlestick; “30 Rock;” “Pan Am;” Wreck it Ralph), Shane Patrick Kearns (“Law & Order SVU”), Stephen Payne (The Empty Ocean, Stella Adler, Sailor's Song by John Patrick Shanley, The Public Theater), and Deborah Rayne (“A Gifted Man,” “All My Children”). Scenic design is by David Meyer, with lighting design by Adam Greene, costume design by Alexis Forte, sound design by Donald Stark, choreography by Marlo Hunter, and fight choreography by David Anzuelo. The playing schedule for Spirits of Exit Eleven is as follows: Wednesday – Saturday at 8PM, with added performances on Monday, January 14 and Tuesday, January 15 at 8PM.

The 3rd Annual New York Wildlife Conservation Film Festival - Crosby Street Hotel
Through February 02, 2013 - New York

The third annual New York Wildlife Conservation Film Festival will be held Thursday, January 31, 2013 to Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York City. The Wildlife Conservation Film Festivals (WCFF) screen some of the finest conservation, natural history and wildlife documentary films in the world. The New York City festival will highlight causes and themes pertinent to the wider public including the ivory trade, homeless captive tigers in America, human-wildlife conflict issues, the disappearance of Asian elephants, and many more. To kick off the New York festival, there will be an opening night reception fundraiser on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at I Tre Merli in Soho, New York benefiting EcoHealth Alliance. This intimate gathering will feature prestigious animal experts, surprise guests and an exclusive silent auction. On Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 8:30 pm, there will be an Awards Ceremony and Panel Discussion featuring prominent guests including Bob Simon (CBS Evening News ’60 Minutes’), Dr. Mike Cranfield (Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project), Janet Hess (Series Producer – ‘NATURE’), Dr. William Karesh (Vice President EcoHealth Alliance, President OIE Working Group on Wildlife Diseases, Co-Chair IUCN Species Survival Commission) presented with an award for Outstanding Leadership in Conservation Medicine , Kelvin Alie (International Fund for Animal Welfare – IFAW) and Bryan Christy(Investigative Reporter – National Geographic). Additionally, Professor E. O. Wilson, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, biologist, researcher, conservationist and author will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for the Protection of Biodiversity. WHEN: Thursday, January 31, 2013 Series 1 – Whales & Sea Turtles – 6:30 – 8:30pm In the Eye of the Whale | Where the Whales Sing | Lolita the Orca | Tortuguero: Epicenter of Sea Turtle Conservation Q&A with Daniel Azarian Series 2 – Big Cats – 9:00 – 11:00pm Broken Tail: A Tiger’s Last Journey | Removed | My Pantanal Q&A with Andrea Heydlauff, Vice President – PANTHERA Friday, February 1, 2013 Series 3 – Southeast Asia – 6:30 – 8:30pm Last Elephants in Thailand | North-Eastern Diaries: Kaziranga-Land of the Rhino & Tiger | The Orphaned Orangutan Q&A with Michele Mizner Series 4 – Sharks & Rays – 9:00 – 11:00pm A Lateral Line | Walter and the Tigers | Death of a Deity | White Shark Café | Manta Ray of Hope | Shark Culture | Befriending Giants | Day of the Tiger Saturday, February 2, 2013 Series 5 – Central & South America – 11:00am – 1:00pm Meet the Sloths | Amazon Alive-Part 1: Jungle of the Mind | Cotton Tops Series 6 – Africa Theme – 1:30 – 3:30pm Saving the Arabian Leopard | Lady & Higgins | There’s a Rhino in my House | Elephant in Crisis Special Guest Speaker – National Geographic Investigative Reporter, Bryan Christy Series 7 – Australia Theme – 4:00 – 6:00pm Wombat | Koala Hospital | A Kangaroo Like Alice | Cassowaries Series 8 – American West – 6:30 – 8:30pm The Return | Black Footed Ferrets | The Eagle Has Landed | Death of a Forest Q&A with Jonathan Proctor, Defenders of Wildlife Series 9 – Award Ceremony & Panel Discussion – 9:00 – 10:30pm “Conservation of a Population, One Mountain Gorilla at a Time” – Dr. Mike Cranfield, Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project “State of Wildlife Conservation in the 21st Century” | Siberian Tiger Quest – Short Film – Janet Hess, Series Producer, NATURE “Man-Made Epidemics” – Dr. William Karesh, Vice President, EcoHealth Alliance; Co-Chair, IUCN Species Survival Commission; President, OIE Working Group on Wildlife Diseases; Director, USAID Emerging Pandemic Threats, presented with an Award for Outstanding Leadership in Conservation Medicine “TBA” - Bob Simon, CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes “IFAW and INTERPOL’s Work on the Prevention of Wildlife Trafficking Across the Globe” - Kelvin Alie, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Sharpening the Axe – Short Film “Blood Ivory” – Bryan Christy, Investigative Reporter, National Geographic Elephants in Crisis – Short Film Professor E. O. Wilson honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for the Protection of Biodiversity

Robert Kelly - Gotham Comedy Club
Through February 02, 2013 - New York

In addition to clubs and colleges nationwide, Kelly has traveled across the country in the "Tourgasm Live" tour with Dane Cook and Gary Gulman and has performed at the Just For Laughs Festival (Montreal 2010) He was recently seen as Louie CK's brother Robbie on FX's "Louie" and will soon be seen on CBS's new drama "The 2-2. His other credits include Comedy Central Special "Comics Anonymous," "Comedy Central Presents Robert Kelly," "Tourgasm" on HBO, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on ABC, "Premium Blend" on Comedy Central, "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn" on Comedy Central, "The Carson Daly Show" on NBC, " "Law & Order," "Awesomely Oversexed" on VH1 and "The Jim Breuer Show" on MTV. His movie credits include "Ghost Town," "What Doesn't Kill You," "Children of Invention", "Bachelor No. 2" and "Good Luck Chuck." He also produced and starred in his first short film "Cheat " which debuted at The Tribeca Film Festival in New York. He also has a book coming out based on the movie and a top rated podcast called "You Know What Dude?" that can be found on iTunes or riotcast.com. On Feb. 1, shows at 8pm and 10pm Feb. 2, shows at 8pm, 10pm and 11:45pm

Fritz Hansen Annual Sale - Fritz Hansen's Showroom
Through February 02, 2013 - New York

Republic of Fritz Hansen, premium Danish furniture brand, is pleased to announce its first ever sample sale where they will be offering reduced pricing on select samples and overstock items. The sale will take place from Feb. 1-Feb. 2, 2013 at the Fritz Hansen showroom: 22 Wooster Street. Credit cards will be the only accepted method of payment. All sales are final. Customers are responsible for furniture pick up the day of sale/purchase. Sample sale will include pieces such as the Egg Chair, Series 7 Chair & Swan Chair.

Christine Andreas - 54 Below
Through February 02, 2013 - New York

Christine Andreas seduces her audience with an honesty, integrity, self-deprecating wit and scent of sexuality that would make anyone gladly fly to the moon with her. She can swing from sensual soprano to killer queen in a heartbeat, from the White House to the Great White Way. Ms. Andreas first captured the hearts of Broadway theatregoers as Eliza Doolittle in the 20th anniversary production of My Fair Lady, for which she won the Theatre World Award. She went on to star in Oklahoma! and On Your Toes (receiving Tony nominations for each), The Scarlet Pimpernel and, just recently, La Cage Aux Folles. From 2006-7, she received rave reviews in the national tour of The Light in the Piazza.

Sean Curran Company - The Joyce Theater
Through February 02, 2013 - New York

Acclaimed for his wit, ingenuity, and uncanny physical humor, Sean Curran began his career as a champion Irish step dancer, went on to become a leading dancer (and Bessie Award winner) with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, and later became a STOMP! cast member. For its 15th Anniversary season, the company arrives at The Joyce with two New York City premieres. Fireweather, set to "The Mission of Virgil," a Charles Wuorinen score for two pianos inspired by Dante's Inferno, is informed both by the literary roots of the music and by visual art, ranging from the vibrant watercolors of William Blake to the grotesque engravings of Gustave Dore. The second premiere, Left Exit, examines spirituality, faith, and religion and includes recorded spoken word drawn from texts that illuminate the clash between secular reasoning and organized religion.

The Suit - Brooklyn Academy of Music
Through February 02, 2013 - Fort Greene

The renowned Peter Brook—whose 1987 production of The Mahabharata inaugurated the BAM Majestic Theater (now the BAM Harvey Theater)—returns with a moving, music-filled adaptation of South African writer Can Themba's story The Suit. A wife caught in the act, her lover fleeing the scene, his suit left behind. It's the perfect recipe for a husband's punishing decree: go on with business as usual, he says to his spouse, but take the suit everywhere you go as a constant reminder of your betrayal. Featuring an innovative staging that integrates musicians directly into the action, Brook's tender production—fresh from sold-out runs in Paris and London—makes Themba's tightly crafted fable sing. A hummed "Strange Fruit," African melodies, and Schubert lieder thicken the air of this apartheid-era summer in which a shared wound was not allowed to heal.

Dance on a Shoestring Program #2 - New York Theatre Ballet
Through February 02, 2013 - New York

The program includes a preview of Richard Alston's Light Flooding Into Darkened Rooms; Antony Tudor's Romeo and Juliet pas de deux; and features guest choreographer, Pam Tanowitz, showing excerpts from her work-in-progress for NYTB, Ever Is After All.

Trisha Brown Dance Company - Brooklyn Academy of Music
Through February 02, 2013 - Brooklyn

In a very special engagement, beloved choreographer Trisha Brown returns with her company to present the final two works of her extraordinary career: I'm going to toss my arms -- if you catch them they're yours and Les Yeux et l'ame, a radiant suite from Rameau's opera Pygmalion (Program A only), both in New York premieres.

Karole Armitage/Armitage Gone! - Dance Mechanics of the Dance Machine - New York Live Arts
Through February 02, 2013 - New York

Hailed by some critics as an heir to both George Balanchine and Merce Cunningham, Karole Armitage returns to Dance Theater Workshop/New York Live Arts for the first time since the premiere of her groundbreaking work, Drastic-Classicism (1981).

Winter Antiques Show - Park Avenue Armory
Through February 03, 2013 - New York

The Winter Antiques Show marks its 59th year as the most prestigious antiques show in America, featuring the "best of the best" from antiquities through the 1960s. Held at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City, the Show provides curators, established collectors, dealers, design professionals and first-time buyers with opportunities to view and purchase exceptional pieces showcased by 73 exhibitors. One-third of the Show's exhibitors are specialists in Americana, with the rest featuring English, European, and Asian fine and decorative arts.

Encores! Fiorello - New York City Center
Through February 03, 2013 -

The 20th Anniversary season of New York City Center's Tony Award-winning Encores! series will open with Fiorello!, the show that launched the Encores! series in 1994. Fiorello! chronicles New York's Mayor LaGuardia's rise from an immigrant's son to the feisty congressman who brought down the crooked Tammany Hall political machine. (He's also the man singularly responsible for saving City Center from the wrecking ball and transforming it into Manhattan's first performing arts center.) Fiorello! has a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott; music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. It won the Tony Award for Best Musical and is one of only eight musicals to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Songs from the 1959 show include 'Little Tin Box,' 'Till Tomorrow,' 'Politics and Poker' and 'When Did I Fall In Love.'

Vital Signs - New York Hall of Science
Through February 03, 2013 - Flushing

View original art inspired by our biological world with a special interest in what lies beneath its surface. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

'Fiddler on the Roof' - Westchester Broadway Theatre
Through February 03, 2013 - Elmsford

Composer Jerry Bock and lyricist Sheldon Harnick teamed up with librettist Joseph Stein to create this timeless classic musical, magically woven with universal themes, music, dance, poignancy, and laughter. "Fiddler on the Roof" is based on "Tevye and His Daughters" and other tales by Sholem Aleichem that he wrote in Yiddish and published in 1894. Set in 1905, the musical takes place in Anatevka, a small Jewish village in Russia. The story revolves around the dairyman, Tevye, and his attempts to preserve his family's traditions in the face of a changing world. In this production, Tevye the dairyman is brought to life by Bill Nolte. His wife Golde will be played by Emily Zacharias. The daughters are Rachel Prather (Tzeitel), Sarah Rolleston (Hodel), Dana Glaus (Chava), and local children Gianna Florio and Julia Gold, who will alternate as Bielke, and Samantha Robins and Shannon Stout who will alternate as Shprintze. Terry Palasz is the meddling Matchmaker, Yente. The girls' suitors are Andrew Boza as Motel the tailor, Eric Johnson as the butcher, Lazar Wolfe, Joe Longthorne as the student revolutionary, Perchik, and Chris Giordano as Fyedka, the Russian Cossack. The cast also features Michael J. Farina as Mordcha the Innkeeper, Drew Martin as the Rabbi, Benjamin Dean as Mendel, Stephen Tewksbury as the constable, Lucas Thompson as Nachum, and Stephen Valenti as Avram. The production is directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford. Jesse Factor is the associate choreographer. The musical director is Leo P. Carusone, set design is by John Farrell, technical director is Steve Loftus, lighting design by Andrew Gmoser, sound design by Jonathan Hatton, costume design by Michael Bottari and Ronald Case, production stage manager is Victor Lukas and the assistant stage Mmnager is Ron Rogell. Properties are by Grumpy's Props. As with all our productions, Lisa Tiso is the associate producer.

Traveling Exhibit: Attack of the Bloodsuckers! - Long Island Children's Museum
Through February 03, 2013 - Garden City

Be the first to explore the science of what's eating you in this skin-crawling exhibition. Examine the what, why, when and how of mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, leeches and other parasites known as sanguinivores (creatures that eat blood). Learn why bloodsuckers are important to the ecosystem -- and how to keep them out of your system. Attack of the Bloodsuckers! offer visitors the chance to look a real leech in the mouth; pull off your socks and test your bug-appealing foot odor; receive a big hug from a giant, inflating tick; get itchy and knotty with the life-size game of "Twitcher" — a buggy variation on Twister. The exhibit runs through February 3, 2013.

Don't Take The Bridge - Fourth Street Theatre
Through February 03, 2013 - New York

Don't Take the Bridge. A new Bulgarian play by Mayia Pramatarova for three characters and a parrot. Overcoming the conventional borders of time and space, seasoned European actors relive the experience of American character in Manhattan's rent control apartment. A world premiere. Directed by Stavri Karamfilov. Don't Take The Bridge features: Evgeniya Radilova*, Tony Naumovski*, Jo Jo Christova, and Albena Kervanbashieva. Stage and video design by Vladimir Gusev. Original music by Gheorghi Arnaoudov. Translated from Bulgarian by Assya Nick. In collaboration with Studio Six NYC. *Appear courtesy of Actors' Equity Association

Museum as Hub: Walking Drifting Dragging - New Museum
Through February 03, 2013 - New York

"Walking Drifting Dragging" is a one-month-long presentation of works by four emerging artists/collectives: Eunji Cho (Seoul), Ellie Ga (New York), Paulo Nazareth (Belo Horizonte, Brazil), and Mriganka Madhukaillya and Sonal Jain of Desire Machine Collective (Guwahati, India). The artists share a common preoccupation with walking, roaming, and drifting--moving slowly, close to the ground--and documenting their travels within highly personal terms that blend cartography with memory. All four have embarked on epic journeys, such as crossing an entire continent on foot or floating through the darkness of the Arctic for months--each one motivated by a different impulse or political perspective. Collectively, the artists work against contemporary notions of immediacy and access in a globalized world where any data point appears to be a search away and other cultures can seem legible with a quick round-trip. Their works dramatize distance between countries and cultures, across borders and time zones, to demonstrate how layered and complex a local stretch of terrain can be. "Walking Drifting Dragging" is presented in collaboration with the Museum as Hub and organized by Lauren Cornell, Curator of the 2015 Triennial, Digital Projects, and Museum as Hub.

Fantasy and Invention: Rosso Fiorentino and Sixteenth-Century Florentine Drawing - Morgan Library & Museum
Through February 03, 2013 - New York

The Morgan presents this exhibition on the occasion of an important loan from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore: Rosso Fiorentino's Holy Family with the Young Saint John the Baptist. Executed around 1520 and one of only three paintings by the artist in America, the Holy Family is the centerpiece of this rich and focused exhibition of drawings and artists' letters. Complementing Rosso's striking painting are nearly twenty Florentine High Renaissance and Mannerist drawings from the Morgan's collection, including major examples by Andrea del Sarto; Rosso's contemporaries Jacopo Pontormo, Giorgio Vasari, and Francesco Salviati, all of whom also worked in Andrea del Sarto's studio; and other preeminent draftsmen of the period such as Michelangelo, Baccio Bandinelli, Agnolo Bronzino, and Alessandro Allori. A rare drawing by Rosso, on loan from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is also on view.

The World of D.D. and Leslie Tillett - Museum of the City of New York
Through February 03, 2013 - New York

The World of D.D. and Leslie Tillett is the first retrospective of the work of textile designers D.D. Tillett (1917-2008) and Leslie Tillett (1915-1992), two important figures in the history of post-war American design. The exhibition will introduce the work of these remarkable designers to a new generation.

Don't Take The Bridge - Fourth Street Theatre
Through February 03, 2013 - New York

Shows start at 7:30 pm on weekdays and 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Don't Take the Bridge. A new Bulgarian play by Mayia Pramatarova for three characters and a parrot. Overcoming the conventional borders of time and space, seasoned European actors relive the experience of American character in Manhattan's rent control apartment. A world premiere. Directed by Stavri Karamfilov. Don't Take The Bridge features: Evgeniya Radilova*, Tony Naumovski*, Jo Jo Christova, and Albena Kervanbashieva. Stage and video design by Vladimir Gusev. Original music by Gheorghi Arnaoudov. Translated from Bulgarian by Assya Nick. In collaboration with Studio Six NYC. *Appear courtesy of Actors' Equity Association Cast: Evgeniya Radilova, Delilah comes from a family with four generations of artistically inclined personalities. In Bulgaria she appeared on stage, film and TV. Evgenia graduated from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts where she was the recipient of the prestigious Charles Jehlinger award for excellence in acting. She was also selected to be a part of 2009-10 Academy Repertory Company. After graduation she signed with two agents. In her debut appearance Off Broadway she played the roles of The Bride in Blood Wedding, and Ensemble in The Dybbuk for Marvell Repertory Theatre. Other credits: I Plead Guilty (Gene Frankle Theatre), Seven Against Thebes (Faux Real Theatre Company), Circus of Circus (House of Yes, 5 nominations for Innovative theatre awards). Film credits: Spartacus (USA Network Productions), HorrorCon (Yellow Horse Productions), Brooklyn Interna- tional Film Festival, featured in Trailer), In the Course Of Condemnation (Adrian Szasz, dir.) and others. TV credits (Law and Order, Elementary) Tony Naumovski, Sam - NY based classically trained actor. He has appeared in over 100 Theater, Film and TV productions internationally to critical and commercial acclaim. His recent film credits include: the Euro- pean Premiere of the comedy 'This is not an American Movie', the award winning 'US a Love Story' directed by Alrick Brown, 'American Hunger' etc. TV credits include: Law and Order 'SVU'; 'Americas most Wanted' FOX TV; The World's Astonishing News'; Japanese National TV, etc. Tony was on hold for the role of the doorman in Scott Rudin's 'Extremely Loud and Incredible Close'. His Most recent NY theater credits: Bugsy Brodsky in Tennessee Williams' 'Something Cloudy and Something Clear'; KGB agent Laverenti in the US Premire of 'PURGE' at the landmark LaMaMa E.T.C; Cengiz Pasha the leader of Crete in the World Premiere of 'Three Graces' at OBIE winning SOHO TINK Ice Factory Festival, Hamlet in 'The Ophelia Landscape' [Morris]; Odysseus in 'The Odyssey'; Jocas

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