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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Bronx-Feb 22

February 22, 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!.

The Philadelphia Orchestra - Carnegie Hall
February 22, 2013 - New York

Renowned for his interpretations of Ravel's music, Jean-Yves Thibaudet joins The Philadelphia Orchestra for the composer's jazzy Piano Concerto in G Major. The evening also features Stravinsky's Le sacre du printemps, which infamously caused riots in 1913 for its explosive, driving rhythms; today, it is one of Stravinsky's most celebrated and frequently performed works, its influence heard in everything from modern classical works to film soundtracks.

Tot Shabbat Service - Bet Torah Nursery School
February 22, 2013 - Mt. Kisco

Nursery School students lead the singing. Kiddush follows the service. Open to all.

A Midwinter Recess's Dream @ The Met - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
February 22, 2013 - Upper East Side

Learn about the museum's collections through discussions and sketching.

Jump-N-Jam Tween/Teen Night - Pump It Up Norwalk
February 22, 2013 - Norwalk

Kids ages 8-13 are invited to an evening of special effects glow lighting, karaoke, competitions and glow money. Be sure to sear white, tye dye or neon clothing. Admission includes a slice of pizza, inflatable play and games, drinks, and a glow necklace.

February 22, 2013 - New York

The Prince and Michael Experience is meant to celebrate the music of two of the biggest pop cultural icons of our generation -- a celebration carried out with love and mutual respect for both artists. The music is far from the only thing happening at this party. There's theme dancing, a face-off between guests repping The Purple One or The King of Pop, and much, much more.

Mr. Mouse in Outer Space - Mills Pond House
February 22, 2013 - St. James

A book inspires Mr. Mouse to build a rocket ship. Join in the excitement as Mr. Mouse accidentally explores the galaxy while on his way to the moon. For children ages 3-6. Limited seating, reserve early.

Don Carlo - Metropolitan Opera
February 22, 2013 -

Approximate running time 4 hrs. 25 min. Nicholas Hytner's powerful 2010 production features a strong cast for Verdi's epic vision of the Spanish Inquisition. Ramon Vargas sings the title role, joined by Barbara Frittoli, Anna Smirnova, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Ferruccio Furlanetto, and Eric Halfvarson. Lorin Maazel conducts.

February Vacation Activity: Water Wonders - Cold Spring Fish Hatchery and Aquarium
February 22, 2013 - Cold Spring Harbor

Learn about the amazing properties of water through hands-on challenges.

Raggedy Ann & Andy - Theatre Three
February 22, 2013 - Port Jefferson

The world's most famous rag dolls come to life in an adventure about friendship, loyalty and love. Setting out from the Tiwilliger Workshop, Raggedy Ann and friends embark on an adventure to bring a special little girl a very special doll.

Peking Acrobats - Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College, Colden Auditorium
February 22, 2013 - Flushing

Since their Western debut in 1986, the Peking Acrobats have astounded audiences with their incredible talents rooted in centuries of Chinese history and folk art. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs; they are experts at trick-cycling, precision tumbling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They defy gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. They push the envelope of human possibility with astonishing juggling dexterity and incredible balancing feats, showcasing tremendous skill and ability. They are masters of agility and grace. Accompanied by live musicians skillfully playing traditional Chinese instruments and high-tech special effects, the Peking Acrobats create an exuberant entertainment event featuring all the excitement and festive pageantry of a Chinese Carnival. Free parking and wheelchair accessible.

Wii Play - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
February 22, 2013 - Haverstraw

Students in grades 1-6 can challenge themselves and their friends on the Wii.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library
February 22, 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.

Stories & Craft - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
February 22, 2013 - Garnerville

Children ages 3-7 are invited for stories, crafts, and more. _re-registration is required. Fridays through May 17 other than March 29.

Fun Wii Fridays - Hollis Library
February 22, 2013 - Hollis

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

AN21 - Pacha NYC
February 22, 2013 - New York

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Visitor Day - Cornerstone Christian School
February 22, 2013 - New City

Rockland's only Christian elementary school, serving kindergarden through 6th grade, invites prospective parents to visit the school and learn about its programs.

Storytime: Happy Birthday Amelia Bedelia - Barnes & Noble -- The Palisades Center
February 22, 2013 - West Nyack

Over the past 50 years, Amelia Bedelia has given children countless laughs, smiles, and enduring stories that truly inspire a love of reading. At this special story time, young readers will celebrate her birthday.

Game Day - Sunnyside Library
February 22, 2013 - Sunnyside

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

Winter Workshop - Jill's Ceramics
February 22, 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.

Tales for Tots - The Field Library
February 22, 2013 - Peekskill

Stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun. Interactive, drop-in storytime for tots ages 2 and older with a caregiver.

Winter Vacation Nature Camp - Weinberg Nature Center
Through February 22, 2013 - Scarsdale

Time will fly for children ages 4-10 as they enjoy stories, games, "eco-dramas," and educational activities including crafts and up-close and personal visits with Weinberg's animal family. Discounts for multiple kids or whole week.

Music and Movement - Long Island Children's Museum
February 22, 2013 - Garden City

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

Winter Break Drop-In Art Workshops - Nassau County Museum of Art
February 22, 2013 - Roslyn Harbor

Enliven the winter school vacation week with three drop-in days of art at the Museum. Experience family-friendly gallery tours and hands-on art making for children of all ages and their adult companions. Different art projects will be offered each of the three days. Docents will guide families through the galleries and encourage children to create their own artistic responses to the art on view.

Robert Motherwell: Storming the Citadel (2010) - Nassau County Museum of Art
February 22, 2013 - Roslyn Harbor

A 55-minute film that profiles Motherwell in the context of Modernism through archival footage, photographs and film clips and also reviews the origins of Abstract Expressionism along with its links to Surrealism. First come, first seated.

'The Color Purple - The Musical About Love - White Plains Performing Arts Center
February 22, 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.

Movies - Brooklyn Public Library, Walt Whitman branch
February 22, 2013 - Fort Greene

Kids watch a movie based on a children's story book.

Chess Workshop - Brooklyn Public Library, Sheepshead Bay branch
February 22, 2013 - Sheepshead Bay

Everyone is invited to this chess workshop. All levels and ages are welcome.

The City Congregation for Humanistic Judaism Purim Celebration - 14th St. Y
February 22, 2013 - East Village

This Purim celebration includes a secular Jewish service, festive dinner, and tribute to a Woman of Valor followed by the Third Annual City Congregation Variety Show featuring members of all ages with diverse talents. Costumes encouraged. Credit card dinner reservations by Feb. 19.

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted - Museum of the Moving Image
February 22, 2013 - Astoria

With the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen. In the first of the Madagascar films released in 3-D, the animals still desire to get back to the Big Apple. A detour leads them through Europe, where a traveling circus provides the perfect hideout.

Family Movie Night - Moxie Spot
February 22, 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.

Night at the Museum--Family Benefit - Bruce Museum
February 22, 2013 - Greenwich

Come to the Bruce Museum dressed in your pajamas for dino-themed activities including movie screenings and crafts. This night to remember for the entire family includes pizza for the children, and for the adults, upscale Asian cuisine as well as a wine and beer bar. For tickets, contact Jen Bernstein at 203-413-6761 or The family-focused event benefits children's education and scholarship programs at the Bruce.

The Lounge - Wilton Library
February 22, 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.

Kidz Cook - Staten Island Children's Museum
February 22, 2013 - Staten Island

Make some mini pasta with red sauce.

Dinosaur Days - Yale Peabody Museum
Through February 22, 2013 - New Haven

The Peabody's annual celebration of paleontology and dinosaurs features hands-on activities for the whole family, including the famous fossil dig and an extensive fossil touch table, and the chance to meet a paleontologist.

Roxi and the Dinosaurs: The Sequel - Yale Peabody Museum
Through February 22, 2013 - New Haven

The Roxy Fox Puppet Show returns as Roxi's vacation plans are disrupted when a mysterious prehistoric marine creature appears, desperately in need of Roxi's help. Will Roxi once again fire up the Time Machine? Can she and buddy Billy the Pirate save the dinosaurs? Join the gang and help solve the mystery on another dinosaur-filled adventure.

downUNDER Premieres - Fairfield Woods Branch Library
February 22, 2013 - Fairfield

Unwind after a week at school. Watch a new to DVD movie and share snacks with friends in the downUnder Teen Center.

School's Out! Winter Camp - Center for Science, Teaching and Learning
February 22, 2013 - Rockville Centre

This full-day program is just the answer for your 4-12-year-old when there is no school. A day filled with exploring nature and science with hands-on activities. Bring lunch. After care is available from 4-5 pm. Pre-registration is required. Sign up for one or more days.

The Ringers - BB King's Blues Club & Grill
February 22, 2013 - New York

American guitarist Jimmy Herring is a musician's musician. The North Carolina native has been playing guitar for close to 40 years and exhibits signs that he's just getting started. A staple in the jazz fusion and jam band scene, his playing style melds the influences of Jimi Hendrix's raw emotion, the twang of Steve Morse, and the flowing phrases of jazz legends Charlie Parker and John Coltrane. Herring was the founding member of seminal band Col. Bruce Hampton and The Aquarium Rescue Unit. In 1997 he cofounded Frogwings, after which he joined Jazz is Dead. He has also enjoyed tenures with the legendary Phil Lesh, The Other Ones, his experimental trio Project Z, and Widespread Panic, with which he continues to perform to this day. Wayne Krantz - Guitar:A Fiery fusion guitarist. Krantz is an excellent multi-dimensional player, as likely to rock like Hendrix, or play duets with Leni Stern. He has played with top artists such as Steely Dan, Michael Brecker, Billy Cobham, and others. Michael Landau - Guitar:Michael Landau is a prolific session musician and guitarist who has played on a large number of albums since the early 1980s with artists as varied as Joni Mitchell, Seal, Michael Jackson, James Taylor, Helen Watson, Richard Marx, Steve Perry, Pink Floyd and Miles Davis. Keith Carlock - Drums:Keith Carlock is a professional drummer currently residing in New York City, NY and Nashville, TN. He has recorded and/or toured with musical luminaries from John Mayer and Sting to Steely Dan and Diana Ross. Keith was voted number 1 Pop drummer, number 1 Fusion drummer, and number 1 Best All-Around drummer in Modern Drummer's 2009 Readers Poll Etienne Mbappe - Bass:"ATN" - as his friends call him - is nothing but a famous and exceptionally talented bass player. His bass playing transcends the boundaries between Jazz, Fusion/Funk, Rock, and African Sounds. Best known for his years with the Zawinul Syndicate, ATN has also toured with Steps Ahead, Ray Lema and Mayra Andrade and played on Ray Charles last album.

Anti-Bullying & Self-Defense Camp for Kids: Ages 10-14 - Modern Warrior
February 22, 2013 - Lindenhurst

Kids aged 10-14 take part in leadership, teamwork, fitness, and anti-bullying activities, along with a wealth of practical, age appropriate self defense techniques. Lunch is included. $20 non-refundable required at registration. Call to register.

David Lynch Presents: Chrysta Bell - Le Poisson Rouge
February 22, 2013 - New York

Of the chanteuse Chrysta Bell, David Lynch has said, "The first time I saw her perform, I thought she was like an alien. The most beautiful alien ever." NYC gets its first opportunity to experience Bell's singular live performance, and see what won Lynch over, when she makes her NYC concert debut.

CHARLES LAUGHTON WEEKEND--The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) - Bay Street Theatre
February 22, 2013 - Sag Harbor

The hunchback Quasimoto must try and rescue Esmerelda from the gallows after she is accused of murder. Starring Charles Laughton and Maureen O'Hara.

Family Adventures: W.S.I. Winter Scene Investigators! - Connetquot River State Park Preserve
February 22, 2013 - Oakdale

Does your family have what it takes to solve the mystery of the missing turtles? Join a quest to find out �who done it'. Call for reservations.

Shababa Fridays - 92YTribeca
February 22, 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.

Parent's Night Out - Tumbling Tunes
February 22, 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.

The Wizard of Oz - Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts
February 22, 2013 - Smithtown

Dorothy and Toto are over the rainbow and on their way to the land of Oz, hoping to find a way to get back home to Kansas.

Nature Tales! - Suffolk County Environmental Center
February 22, 2013 - Islip

Join Jane Lewis for an exploration of the natural world through books. Ages 18 months to 5 with an accompanying adult.

ArtPlay! - Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum
Through February 22, 2013 - Cold Spring Harbor

During February break, visit the museum and enjoy art-making stations throughout the museum's galleries all week. Come ready to create, imagine, and design ocean art.

The Capitol Steps - The Town Hall
February 22, 2013 - New York

When the masters of political musical parody, THE CAPITOL STEPS, take the stage, no political party is safe, no issue too sensitive, and no fiscal cliff too steep. Breaking down a wealth of new appointments and Washington's reliable stream of scandals in this special post-inauguration performance, they're sure to keep their audience laughing until the next big election.

'The Mark of Zorro' - The New Victory Theater
February 22, 2013 - Times Square

En garde! as the legendary swashbuckler swings his way to justice through the innovative eyes of acclaimed Scottish theater company Visible Fictions. A magnetic trio of actors performs every role in "The Mark Of Zorro," a timeless tale about a mysterious masked avenger, conjuring up all the fast-paced drama, sharp wit, and nail-biting suspense of an action flick. Employing playful props and physical ingenuity, the talented troupe whizzes through a multitude of friends and foes faster than Zorro can swoosh his sword. With high-speed horse chases, rooftop battles and a forbidden romance, this rollicking rendition of a classic story is the perfect adventure for your young heroes.

'Grug' - New 42nd Street Studios
February 22, 2013 - Times Square

Hamish, Jude, and Lucas tell us all about it in this charm-filled puppet performance by Australia's Windmill Theatre. Join the huggable haystack with a knack for problem solving as he turns a cramped burrow into a cozy home, finds food to quiet his grumbling tummy and tends his growing garden?even planting enough cabbages to feed a sneaky, snacking snail. Then: Yay! A parcel arrives! And another and another and another, and with each box, a new surprise. A tricked out set with delightful doohickies and theatrical thingamabobs makes flowers bloom and veggies grow. Based on the much loved picture book character created by Ted Prior, this fun, inventive puppet show gives everyone a chance to get up, boogie down, and party Grug-style.

Chinese New Year Celebration - Rutgers Community Programs
February 22, 2013 - Upper West Side

Celebrate The Year of the Snake at this annual Chinese New Year Party. Enjoy music, dance, crafts, light refreshments, and more. RSVP required: Jennifer at or 212-877-8227 x212. Children of all ages and their parent/caregiver are welcome.

Winter Wonderland Winter Recess Program - The Ladybug Playhouse Nursery School
February 22, 2013 - Glen Cove

The Ladybug Playhouse announces its Winter Recess Program available for children 18mos-5years. Your child will experience many different winter wonderland adventures. They will enjoy exploring with fun science experiments like making snow, listening to stories, creating fun arts and crafts, singing songs, playing in the Ladybug Town Center and more. Diapers are welcome, flexible days and times, registration is a must.! Call for details.

Presidents' Week Art Studio - Not Just Art
February 22, 2013 - Oyster Bay

Favorite winter creative activities and art projects to explore to your heart's content, including easel painting, snowflakery, sculptures, twinkly snow doughs, prints, sticky art, beading, and other fun chilly stuff with ice and more. Phone reservations required. Children 4 years old and younger must have an adult onsite.

Presidents' Week Art Studio - Not Just Art
Through February 22, 2013 - Oyster Bay

Favorite winter creative activities and art projects to explore to your heart's content, including: easel painting, snowflakery, sculptures, twinkly snow doughs, prints, sticky art, beading,and other fun chilly stuff with ice and more! Phone reservations required. Children 4 years old and younger must have an adult onsite.

Naked Soul Concert Series - Freedy Johnston - Rubin Museum of Art
February 22, 2013 - New York

Freedy Johnston has been hailed "a master of subtle songcraft" and "an observant and tuneful chronicler of odd characters (one must presume including himself)." -- Pitchfork

Heirs of Tantalus - The Broad Street Ballroom
February 22, 2013 - New York

The ever-inventive Salon/Sanctuary Concerts opens its spring season with HEIRS OF TANTALUS, a program featuring Grammy-nominated harpsichordist Jory Vinikour, acclaimed countertenor José Lemos, soprano Jessica Gould, and noted actors (TBA). The third in a series of site-specific, cutting-edge interdisciplinary events, HEIRS OF TANTALUS intertwines mythic characters of Greek tragedy with notorious historical figures of the depraved court of Nero, whose actual crimes dwarf anything the Greek imagination could conjure. The magnificent interior of the exquisite Broad Street Ballroom, a former bank designed to replicate a Roman villa, sets the stage for this unusual event.

Brahms, Bloch, and Rouse - New York Philharmonic
Through February 22, 2013 - New York

One of America's "loftiest, most passionate and most sincere composers" (critic Justin Davidson) contributes numerous premieres to the NY Philarmonic's season: the world premiere of his Symphony, the New York premiere of his Oboe Concerto, and the New York premiere of his Requiem.

Intrepid Ports of Call Day at Kids Week - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Through February 22, 2013 - New York

Experience an exciting trip "around the world" to learn about the culture, history and people at each of the USS Intrepid's ports of call. "Intrepid Ports of Call Day" provides kids with an opportunity to participate in a broad array of interactive activities. After completing a challenge at each of the eight different country stations, including origami making in Japan, mask making in Brazil, 3-D coral reef crafts in Australia and playing Olympic Games in Greece, children will earn a stamp in their special passports. "Kids Week" runs from February 16-24.

Not Too Late: Recent Works by Feng Mengbo - Chambers Fine Art
Through February 22, 2013 - New York

China's leading video and new media artist presents his latest work accompanied by a new series of ink and mixed media paintings and works on paper that further develop the concepts first glimpsed in 2010.

New York Chamber Players Orchestra in a Concert of Contemporary Music - Christ & St. Stephen Church
February 22, 2013 - New York

Program - E.Koenig - Adagio - Giacomo Franci Conductor; E.Koenig - Cello Concertino - Giacomo Franci Conductor, Kalin Ivanov Cellist; G.Franci - 3 Variations on a Thema by Michael Levy for Piano and Orchestra - Alejandra Urrutia Borlando Conductor , Giacomo Franci Pianist; J.Russo - 3 Studies for Clarinet and Orchestra - Alejandra Urrutia Borlando Conductor , John Russo Clarinetist; J.Schlenk - Fanfare and Variations for Chamber Orchestra - Alejandra Urrutia Borlando Conductor. Artists websites : ,,,

Electric Candy Land: Static & Bass, Sazon Booya and Ken Loi @ Stage 48 NYC - Stage 48
February 22, 2013 - New York

On Friday, February 22, Static & Bass, Ken Loi, Sazon Booya and Hyperbits will take us on a musical journey into Electric Candy Land at Stage 48 NYC... where you will experience a world unlike any other. A world where overgrown candy trees and mythical creatures thrive to the beat of electronic dance music. Electric Candy Land, ECL Events’ exclusive EDM event series will launch in New York City on February 22nd at Stage 48. The team behind Electric Candy will be bringing full on festival production experience into the nightclub-event space of Stage 48. With the combination of top tier electronic DJ/Producers, phenomenal visual experience, dancers, performers, CO2 and confetti blasters, customed built DJ stage w/ LED-panels and a state-of-the-art stage production set-up, the creative team behind Electric Candy Land will create an unparalleled environment where guests can bring out their inner child and enjoy the mythical realm of Electric Candy Land. With the concept of combining nightlife parties and festival-style events format together, the team here at ELC is prepared to open up a whole new genre of events. From the performers and the musical talents all the way to the special effects, Electric Candy Land’s team will bring you one of the wildest event series in NYC! Come and get lost in Electric Candy Land... For more info or table requests beyond what is provided on this ticketing site, please text Eric Virgil at 917-664-2686, or email:, or go to

Shabbat Shabbang: Friday Night Dinners at the JCC - The JCC In Manhattan
February 22, 2013 - New York

Join us for Shabbat rituals, buffet dinner and a choice of programs. Shabbat Shabbang is a Friday night dinner designed to welcome our community into our building for a fabulous meal, new friends and fascinating program offerings. We begin our evening in the lobby sharing appetizers and Shabbat rituals before making our way to our chosen program. Finally after our delicious dairy meal and our signature performances or lectures, we come together again for dessert and coffee. A warm and bright way to begin a weekend, Shabbat Shabbat ushers you in and brings you home. PROGRAM CHOICES – Choose 1 of the 4 programs listed below! Shadow Show - Join us for a whimsical and beautiful show projecting still and moving images onto a 20 foot spherical bubble while performers use shadow puppets to tell the Purim story. Based on well-known musical theater, pop and rock tunes, you will never forget this incredible blend of artistry and dazzling performance. The Culture of Violence in America - Rabbi Steve Gutow, President and CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, spearheaded the Zichronam Livracha campaign for a comprehensive approach to end gun violence. In this fascinating conversation, Rabbi Gutow asks the questions: Can the faith community make a difference? Does the Jewish Community Have a Role to Play? Young Professionals Beer & Games! - Who doesn't love a good game night? Join us for a beautiful Shabbat dinner complete with great food, great beer, and old school games. From Pictionary to Poker & Taboo to Trivial Pursuit we'll have something for everyone and prizes for the winners. Let the games begin! A Night of Klezmer and Yiddish - Be our guest as the singer and flutist Eléonore Weill draws you into her beautiful music accompanied by a tsimbl, accordion and the beat of our hands. COST: $18 ALL WHEN: Friday February 22nd 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm WHERE: The JCC In Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue @ 76th Street, New York, New York 10023 For more information, or to register, please call 646-505-5708.

Prairie Empire with special guests Doug Keith and Jphono1 - Ars Nova
February 22, 2013 - New York

Musical marvels Prairie Empire (fronted by Brittain Ashford of Ars Nova's Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812), Doug Keith and Jphono1 unite at the Nova to bring you the very best new music has to offer. Featuring rich, immersive instrumentation rooted in traditional folk and warm, Americana sounds.

'Refugee Hotel' - 56th Street Round Table: What does it mean to be(come) an American? - Mezzanine @ Chambers Hotel
February 22, 2013 - New York

Momofuku, the New York Public Library, and Voice of Witness present "How to Be(come) an American," part of the 56th Street Round Table series. Each year, tens of thousands of refugees from all over the world, driven from their home countries by war, famine, violence or religious persecution, are granted entry into the United States. In a country whose foundation is built upon immigration, what are the experiences of those who will become the newest generation of Americans? Photographer Gabriele Stabile and journalist Juliet Linderman use their new book Refugee Hotel as a starting point for a discussion with Bob Carey (International Rescue Committee), moderated by Amy Starecheski (Columbia University) on identity and refugee rights in the U.S. Guests will continue the conversation with the speakers over lunch, prepared by chef paul carmichael and the má pêche team. Tickets are $35 and include lunch. Refugee Hotel is the newest book from Voice of Witness, a non-profit organization that uses oral history to illuminate contemporary human rights crises in the U.S. and around the world. The Voice of Witness book series depicts human rights injustices through the stories of the men and women who experience them.

America's Museum: Art & History of the Metropolitan - Big Onion Walking Tours
February 22, 2013 - New York

Originally founded in 1870 with 174 paintings, the Metropolitan Museum has grown to more than 2 million square feet – the same size as the Empire State Building! This tour, led by Big Onion guides, all of whom are PhD candidates in Art History, will take you through the Museum in a new and unique way. While discussing a diverse selection of the magnificent works of art, we will also explore the history of America's most popular museum. Our guides will explain the intricate world of museum design, collection and presentation, all while placing the institution in a context of New York's cultural history. This tour could include: Perseus and Medusa, the Pompeii Cubiculum, some of New York's most iconic civic sculptures, as well as the stories of Richard Morris Hunt, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, JP Morgan, first Met President "General" Luigi Palma Di Cesnola, and the only Met Benefactor to be eaten by cannibals. Our tour is limited to 20 participants per guide. Reservations and pre-payment are required for this tour. Cost INCLUDES full Metropolitan Museum admission fee.

i9 Sports In-Person Registration - Modell's Sporting Goods
February 22, 2013 - West Nyack

i9 Sports helps kids succeed in life through sports, including youth flag football and soccer. The i9 Sports - Rockland County staff will be at Modell's Sporting Goods in the Palisades Mall with information about programs, give-aways, and sign-up opportunities.

Family Purim Program - Temple Sholom
February 22, 2013 - Bayside

Join visiting Rabbi Beth Kalisch and Cantor Josée Wolff and welcome Shabbat and prepare for Purin with stories, songs, crafts and snacks. All children under Bar/Bat Mitzvah age are welcome to bring their families along. Call the Temple Office at 718-343-8660 to let us know you are planning to attend.

Purim 2013: Hamentashen & Martinis - 92nd St Y Tribeca
February 22, 2013 - New York

Celebrate Purim with us at our first annual Hamentashen & Martinis Friday Night Dinner featuring a blending of treats and cocktails from the traditional to the experimental. Chef Russell Moss will prepare five delicious hamentashen to be paired with specialty martinis created to enhance their flavor. From oven roasted tomato with cinnamon and jalepeno, to guava and cheese, these sweet and savory hamentashen will be unlike any you've had before. As you enjoy each delicious creation, Rabbi-in-Residence Dan Ain will share stories and wisdom about the holiday of Purim. Like its cousin Beer & Latkes, this event is sure to sell out, so buy your tickets today!

Dance Under the Influence - Molissa Fenley, John Heginbotham, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and Zack Winokur - Museum of Arts & Design
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

Taking to the stage once again, MAD's signature series Dance Under the Influence returns for another season of live performances by the top talent of contemporary dance.

Through February 23, 2013 - New York

In Mr. Guettel's own words: "I disappeared in 2007. Into the studio. Into five new shows: a fairy tale adventure, an invisible man, a love story, a thing about wanting to be good called Millions and an opera for the devil. With an insanely tight little band led by Kim Grigsby, with the incomparable singers Steven Pasquale and Whitney Bashor at my side, I'll sing from these new shows. Steven and Whitney will sing from the old ones since that material is way too high for me now. I'm thrilled to try out new songs at 54 Below with such a brilliant group of musicians. I hope I'll see you in February. I'm so looking forward."

Brett Ernst - Gotham Comedy Club
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

Bret Ernst is a headliner in the top clubs across the country and has earned the sought after honor of marquee status on the Sunset Strip. His half-hour special was ranked in the top 5 of the Comedy Central Presents series and his highly-anticipated debut album, "American Comic," is being released this year.

Legends & Visionaries - New York Theatre Ballet
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

New York Theatre Ballet will perform two of Richard Alston's works, A Rugged Flourish and the U.S. premiere of Light Flooding Into Darkened Rooms. The winter/spring program also includes Jerome Robbins' Rondo (not seen in NYC since 1982), Antony Tudor's Dark Elegies and Romeo and Juliet, Jose Limon's The Moor's Pavane and, as a nod to the 50th Anniversary of the Judson Dance Theater movement, James Waring's An Eccentric Beauty Revisited and Feathers.

McDermott & McGough: Suspicious of rooms without music or atmosphere - Cheim & Read
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of painting, sculpture and works on paper by the collaborative duo.

Don Bachardy: Portraits From a Canyon: Los Angeles in the 60s and 70s: Selected by Jack Pierson - Cheim & Read
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of a suite of drawings selected by Jack Pierson.

Steven Bindernagel: In Conversation - CRG Gallery
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

The first solo exhibition of Brooklyn-based artist Steven Bindernagel, including recent paintings and works on paper.

Beatrice Mandelman - David Findlay Jr. Inc.
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

Charles Clough - Recent Paintings - David Findlay Jr. Inc.
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

Anj Smith - The Flowering of Phantoms - Hauser & Wirth
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of new paintings that coincides with the publication of 'Anj Smith – Paintings', the first major monograph devoted to the artist's work.

Kenro Izu - India, Where Prayer Echoes - Howard Greenberg Gallery
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of photography that includes 24 platinum palladium prints of portraits and landscapes taken across India between 2008 and 2012.

Anna Betbeze, Josh Brand, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Josh Tonsfeldt - Mitchell-Innes & Nash
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

A four-person exhibition in Chelsea.

Song Dong - Doing Nothing - Pace Gallery
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

A two-venue exhibition of the acclaimed Chinese conceptual artist Song Dong, known for his works that combine aspects of performance, video, photography, painting, installation, and sculpture. The gallery at 534 West 25th Street will present a survey Song's works, spanning from 1994 to the present.

Deborah Kass: My Elvis + - Paul Kasmin Gallery
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of paintings by Deborah Kass from her historic series, "My Elvis" created in the early 1990s. Gathered for the first time in the artist's career and presented to a new generation of viewers, the exhibition will showcase this historic series with the first and last self-portraits from her historic "Warhol Project": "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" (1994), "Camouflage self-portrait" (1994/1997), "Altered Image #2" and "Red Deb" (2000).

Caro, Frankenthaler, Louis, Motherwell, Noland, Olitski, Stella: Curated by Hayden Dunbar - Paul Kasmin Gallery
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

Featuring artworks by Anthony Caro, Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, Robert Motherwell, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, and Frank Stella.

Hosook Kang - Sundaram Tagore Gallery
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

For her third solo exhibition at Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York-based Korean artist Hosook Kang introduces new abstract works that explore nature through the power of color.

Ilse Murdock - 'It's' - Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

Featuring small and medium-sized oil paintings that were completed over the last two years. The works were all painted outdoors in the landscape. Many were painted in the Palisades Park, Wave Hill, Fort Tilden, landscape locations not far from urban New York, and farther afield locales in Maine and Provincetown.

Patricia Broderick - Selected Paintings - Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

The exhibition comprises fifteen paintings from her last two decades. It marks the third exhibition with the gallery. Many of them psychologically charged and muted images of solitary figures and figure groups.

The 3rd Juried Photography Exhibition - Viridian Artists
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

This exhibition is a diverse gathering of twenty-five photographers from the United States and abroad. They share a common interest in capturing a specific moment and situation using the photographic image as a starting point with a variety of ending goals. First, second & third prize winners are Roger Generazzo, Jordan Sibley and Mark Dorf.

Robin Rhode - Take Your Mind Off the Street - Lehmann Maupin
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

The South African-born, Berlin-based multidisciplinary artist's first exhibition in New York in more than five years.

David "Chim" Seymour/Roman Vishniac - Affirmation - Howard Greenberg Gallery
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

A two-person exhibition of photographs from the 1930s-1950s. Among the great masters of European photography, Chim and Vishniac are famed for photojournalism and social documentary depicting tumultuous events of the 20th century, as well portraits of some of the most important celebrities of the time.

David Bradford - Recent Paintings - Bowery Gallery
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

The works in this exhibition include landscape paintings done in Montana, California and upstate New York, where the artist currently lives.

New York City Opera's Powder Her Face - Brooklyn Academy of Music
Through February 23, 2013 - Brooklyn

Inspired by the real-life sex scandal that rocked Britain in the early 60s, English composer Thomas Ades' 1995 chamber opera returns to BAM 15 years after its New York premiere at the BAM Majestic Theater (now the BAM Harvey Theater). In this new production from New York City Opera, director Jay Scheib presents his genre-defying vision, integrating technology and daring physicality to this modern opera that plays off the public's obsession with the tabloid controversy surrounding a series of Polaroid photos of Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll, dubbed the "Dirty Duchess." Through the prism of Campbell's life story, and featuring Phillip Hensher's libretto, Powder Her Face explores the intersection of gender, politics, and power.

Juliana F. May/MAYDANCE - Commentary = not thing - New York Live Arts
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

Part Steven Sondheim and part The B-52's, Commentary = not thing is a modern dance opera that unfolds into a series of kaleidoscopic movement passages, vocalizing scores and chanting and singing sequences. In this work, May -- a choreographer devoted to abstraction and its ability to communicate the expressive body -- examines social emotions such as compassion, embarrassment, shame, guilt and contempt, in an effort to generate a narrative that is fueled by the emotional happenings of the individuals in the group and the interpersonal events that unfold.

John Lloyd Young - Cafe Carlyle
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

The Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young makes his Cafe Carlyle debut with his program "My Turn." He will be joined by GLEE music producer Tommy Faragher as his music director with a seven-piece band including Faragher on piano/keyboards, John Putnam on guitar, Paul Socolow on bass, Eric Kalb on drums, Goke Erem on violin, Eddy Malave on viola, and Leigh Stuart on Cello.

Suzi Evalenko - The Blue Glove - First Street Gallery
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

In her sixth solo exhibition at First Street Gallery, Suzi Evalenko presents a whimsical world of still life paintings whose 'personal' character – and vitality – challenge the notion of stillness.

Aleah Chapin - Flowers Gallery
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

The artist's first solo show is a continuation of her "Aunties Project," a series of paintings that examines Chapin's own personal history and the people who have shaped it.

Karen Harvey Dances | Wetlands - CPR - Center for Performance Research
Through February 23, 2013 - Brooklyn

Wetlands is born out of the question - how do we sometimes forget the essential dependence that we have on nature in order to live? This piece is a research project for asking ourselves what is it that we really need out of life? What is essential, what have we forgotten along our path, and how can we rethink ourselves within our environment?

On Creating Reality, by Andy Kaufman - Maccarone
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

An extensive collection of ephemera and artifacts from Andy Kaufman's personal and professional life: photographs, correspondence, performance notation, scripts, props and costumes including the original Tony Clifton jacket, record collections, transcendental meditation materials, hand written drafts of his novel "The Huey Williams Story," hundreds of pieces of hate mail he received from women challenging him to wrestle, in addition to numerous personal effects. The exhibition will act as a portrait of an unclassifiable figure in American cultural history whose work has been seminal in the evolution of performance art, new media and relational aesthetics.

Grand Opening of Tenjune's Digital Underground - Tenjune
Through February 23, 2013 - New York

Music by: Dj Seabiscuit and The Fancy Cats spinning EDM Guest list: Ladies free til 12am, Reduced after on Eric Virgil's guestlist Guys Reduced on Eric Virgil's guestlist Table Reservations recommended. Birthday Packages available. Text Eric Virgil at 917-664-2686 or email For Birthday Packages, Table Reservations or General Information, text Eric Virgil at 917-664-2686, email or go to 21 and over Dresscode: Dress to impress Venue Description: Tenjune. Sounds like something that a couple of celebrities would name their lovechild. It’s actually an ultra-selective “top 5” spot in the West Village co-owned by Eugene Remm and Mark Birnbaum who share the same June 10th birthday. Get it? Calling this place a hotspot is actually an understatement. It’s on fire, located beneath STK, one of the city’s trendiest eateries. Due to its high profile guest list and uber-exclusivity, it’s obvious that the only people slipping through those velvet ropes will be hot, hawt and haute. This spot is always packed with celebs, scenesters and nightlife networkers every night of the week Twitter: Instagram: ericvirgil Facebook:

Kids Week 2013 - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Through February 24, 2013 - New York

Come in from the cold and get in on some unforgettable, educational family fun! Dynamic, interactive exhibits in our Exploreum Hall and a host of fun-filled, hands-on activities from our partners offer something for every member of your family - every day of the week - inside Intrepid during Kids Week 2013. From special guests and activities galore to our spectacular flight simulators and multimedia technology, Kids Week is action packed and filled with excitement.

Promise of Freedom: The Emancipation Proclamation - Fairfield Museum and History Center
Through February 24, 2013 - Fairfield

Exhibit and programs commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and its significance over time, featuring Abraham Lincoln's signed copy, rare slavery artifacts, prints, political cartoons and more. Visitors who present a ticket stub from the film "Lincoln", will receive $2 off of an adult admission to the exhibition. Through February 24,2013.

Family Sundays at the Museum - Nassau County Museum of Art
Through February 24, 2013 - Roslyn Harbor

Now there's even more reason for families to plan the weekend around a visit to Nassau County Museum of Art. Learn from a docent-led family walk-through of the exhibition and supervised art activities for the whole family beginning at 1:30pm. Special family guides of the main exhibition are available in the galleries. No reservations needed.

Artists in America - Nassau County Museum of Art
Through February 24, 2013 - Roslyn Harbor

Artists in America surveys 300 years of great American painting rarely seen on Long Island. Its 79 works dating from the early 1700s to the present include history painting, landscape, portraits, still life, and modernist abstraction with significant examples of photography, collage, and other media. Major artists from every era of American art are on view, including John Singleton Copley, Charles Willson Peale, John Singer Sargent, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, Norman Rockwell, Robert Motherwell and Sol LeWitt. All works in the exhibition are selected from the permanent collections of the New Britain Museum of American Art in Connecticut. The exhibition runs through February 24, 2013.

Family Sundays at the Museum - Nassau County Museum of Art
Through February 24, 2013 - Roslyn Harbor

Now there's even more reason for families to plan the weekend around a visit to Nassau County Museum of Art. Each Sunday the museum offers a docent-led family walk-through of the exhibition and supervised art activities for the whole family beginning at 1:30 p.m. Special family guides of the main exhibition are available in the galleries. Weekends only there is a $2 parking fee. This program runs through February 24, 2013.

Through February 24, 2013 - New York

Jeepers! SCOOBY-DOO and the Mystery Inc. Gang have been called in to help solve an epic mystery in New York City. A trouble-making ghost is haunting The Beacon Theatre and SHAGGY, FRED, DAPHNE, VELMA and SCOOBY-DOO are on their way in the MYSTERY MACHINE to help solve it!

PICNIC - Roundabout Theatre
Through February 24, 2013 - New York

Previews Dec. 14. Opens Jan. 13, 2013. William Inge's Pulitzer prize-winning masterpiece in its second Roundabout Theatre revival with Ellen Burstyn, Sebastian Stan, Maggie Grace, Reed Birney, Elizabeth Marvel and Mare Winningham in her Broadway debut.

Sleeping Beauty - New York City Ballet
Through February 24, 2013 - New York

A feast for the eyes and ears and one of New York City Ballet's grandest productions, The Sleeping Beauty is a charming fairytale featuring Martins' enchanting choreography, luxurious sets and costumes, Tschaikovsky's glorious score, and a cast of fanciful characters.

Seasons of Change: Global Warming in Your Backyard - Yale Peabody Museum
Through February 24, 2013 - New Haven

This interactive traveling exhibit illustrates how climate change is impacting the landscape of New England over the changing of the seasons. As you explore the exhibit, you'll get a chance to find out how climate change is affecting the people of New England; share your thoughts about what aspects you might miss most about New England's current climate; compare coastal flooding today with projections for the year 2100 and control a global climate change simulation. December 15 2012-February 24, 2013.

Caribbean Garden at The New York Botanical Garden - The New York Botanical Garden
Through February 24, 2013 - Bronx

Take refuge from winter by retreating to Tropical Paradise - a showcase of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's permanent collection, including orange-yellow crotons, fuchsia bromeliads, and rosy-red hibiscus. You'll feel like you are on vacation without leaving New York. View The Beauty of Paradise: A Photographic Tour during regular Garden hours. See a photographic display of tropical paradises around the world. Learn about plants and flowers found in tropical climes through a display of exceptional photographs from the prestigious International Garden Photographer of the Year Contest, of which the Botanical Garden is the US partner. Access additional details about the displayed photographs via your smartphone. Inside the cozy Discovery Center in the Everett Children's Adventure Garden, kids of all ages can take a closer look at the differences between tropical and temperate plants in Tropical Discoveries and Wintertime Wonders. Pot up a specimen plant to take home and compare its characteristics with foliage in your neighborhood; make bark rubbings, count tree rings, and head back into the winter garden with a field notebook to discover the vital sparks of life that lie just below the surface of this quiet season. On view January 19-February 24. Please confirm hours on the day of your visit by calling 718-817-8700.

Let It Snow! Children's Book Art - Bruce Museum
Through February 24, 2013 - Greenwich

This family-friendly exhibition of winter scenes from children's books features more than thirty original artworks from favorite illustrators, including many living in the Connecticut region such as Lizzy Rockwell, Jennifer Thermes and Wendell Minor. The snowy season is depicted in vivid winter landscapes, frolicking animals, and popular sports and games such as sledding, ice skating, and snowball fights. Displayed works present the range of media available to illustrators, including pen and ink, colored pencil, oil, watercolor, gouache, papercut, collage, and digital media. December 1, 2012-February 24 ,2013.

FOODPLAY - The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row
Through February 24, 2013 - New York

FOODPLAY runs for sixteen performances from February 6-24, 2013 on the following schedule: Wednesday-Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3pm. There are no performances on Sunday, Feb. 10th or Wednesday, Feb. 13th. FOODPLAY is a culinary stage adventure which explores our primal connections to food and its power to unite. Through an entertaining encounter with established novels, colorful poetry, historic essays, personal letters and other literary works by Langston Hughes, Proust, Homer, and Dickens, among others, FOODPLAY serves up the joys of food and eating. It goes beyond the mere palate, revealing how human beings relate to and obsess over food from as far back as The Bible to today. In this era of myriad reality television shows devoted to virtuosic food preparation, and vast amounts of newsprint concerned with the latest cooking innovations and restaurant reviews…now is the time for FOODPLAY! Barbara Bosch directs a cast of seven including Robert Allan, Judith Barcroft*(Bway: Dinner at Eight, Betrayal, Elephant Man, Plaza Suite), Gwen Eyster, Peter Husovsky*, Jaclyn Mitgang, Mark Ringer, and Antonio Edwards Suarez* (Bway: American Buffalo - Leguizamo understudy; Off -Bway: Chaucer in Rome - Lincoln Center). FoodPlay will run at the Lion Theatre on Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Streeet (bet. 9th and 10th Avenues), New York City 10036 for sixteen performances, February 6-24, 2013. *Member, Actors’ Equity Association. AEA Showcase. FOODPLAY is presented by JEUX DE MOTS trans.WORDPLAY. Producer: Joel Bassin; Associate Producer: Candace Lawrence; Technical Director: Dylan Uremovich; Lighting Designer: Ed Matthews; Costume designer: Lui Konno; Sound Designer: Brian Hurley; Production Stage Manager: Jessica V. Urtecho*; Dramaturg: Mark Bly; Publicist: Paul Siebold, Off Off PR. The run time for FOODPLAY is approximately 90 minutes with no intermission. Barbara Bosch (director) has acted and directed nationally and internationally. She has worked in New York Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway at theaters including Dixon Place, Circle East, Pearl Theatre and HERE and at theatres around the United States such as the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Old Globe Theatre, the Magic Theater, Marin Theater Company, Sacramento Theater Company, Pacific Conservatory of Performing Arts, American Stage, Western Stage, Sierra Rep. and at Shakespeare Festivals in California, Texas, Maine, Wisconsin, Alaska, and Utah. She has worked internationally in the Netherlands, Great Britain, the Czech Republic, and Switzerland. She will be directing Our Town in Poland this Spring. Barbara teaches at Hunter College, City University of New York. JEUX DE MOTS trans.WORDPLAY is a New York based company of theater artists devoted to creating theater from non-theatrical texts, and re-envisioning the classics. Through collaboration and exploration of varied works of literature, WORDPLAY's goal is to introduce these works on stage to a wide audience. The juxtaposition of the varied texts allows everyone to hear and see literature in a new and exciting way. Previous productions include The Heart of My Mystery: The Hamlet Project, which used a condensed version of Shakespeare's text interwoven with criticism of the play from writers as varied as Freud, Goethe, and Coleridge. Can't I Not Like It? employed theatrical reviews as theater with commentary by Shaw, Parker, Tynan and others.

Expressions 2013 - Rowayton Arts Center
Through February 24, 2013 - Rowayton

High-quality works by some of the region's finest artists will be on view at this juried all-media exhibition.

Winter's Aweigh - Mystic Seaport
Through February 24, 2013 - Mystic

Celebrate the season with special children's activities all week long. Outdoor games, candle and toy boat making, story times, horse-and-carriage rides, plus check out all of the maritime exhibits and ships and the 19th century historic village.

GO: a community-curated open studio project - Brooklyn Museum
Through February 24, 2013 - Brooklyn

Brooklyn is home to more artists than anywhere else in the United States, making it the creative capital of the art world. GO: a community-curated open studio project is a borough-wide initiative designed to foster personal exchange between Brooklyn-based artists, their communities, and the Brooklyn Museum. During GO, 1,708 Brooklyn-based artists opened their studios to the community on September 8 and 9. An estimated 18,000 people made approximately 147,000 studio visits in order to nominate artists for inclusion in a group exhibition to be held at the Museum. Based on the ten community-nominated artists, Museum curators selected five artists to be featured in the exhibition, opening on Target First Saturday, December 1, 2012. The exhibition features work by Adrian Coleman, Oliver Jeffers, Naomi Safran-Hon, Gabrielle Watson, and Yeon Ji Yoo. Organized by the Museum's Managing Curator of Exhibitions, Sharon Matt Atkins, and Chief of Technology, Shelley Bernstein, GO is inspired by two established programs: ArtPrize, an annual publicly juried art competition in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and the long tradition of open studio weekends held each year in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg, Greenpoint, DUMBO, Gowanus, Red Hook, and Bushwick.

Daniel Brush - Blue Steel Gold Light - Museum of Arts & Design
Through February 24, 2013 - New York

Over the past 40 years, Daniel Brush has created an oeuvre unparalleled in contemporary American art--from large-scale painted canvases to gold-domed containers encrusted with gold granules so miniscule they must be fused with microscopic precision. Daniel Brush: Blue Steel Gold Light, opening October 16, 2012, brings together for the first time works from throughout Brush's career, including examples of his poetic paintings and drawings, a selection of his most significant steel and gold wall sculptures, jewelry made from plastic, aluminum, steel, and precious gems, and some of his earliest gold-granulated objects. The exhibition will be installed on MAD's second-floor galleries--the first time a single living artist has commanded that entire floor, which includes the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Jewelry Gallery.

Macbeth ~ in Original Pronunciation - American Theatre of Actors
Through February 24, 2013 - New York

The Shakespeare OP Players present Shakespeare's Macbeth in original pronunciation (OP), i.e. Early M