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TODAY'S FAMILY & KIDS ACTIVITIES IN BRONX-JUN 7

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

Jay and The Americans - Lorenzo's at Hilton Garden Inn
June 07, 2013 - Staten Island

One for the grown ups (actually, the older grown ups). Jay And The Americans are responsible for such Top 10s as This Magic Moment, Only In America, Cara Mia and Come A Little Bit Closer. Relive the '60s with one of the best local hit makers.

Family Friendly Friday Night Service - Congregation Sons of Israel
June 07, 2013 - Upper Nyack

Families with young children are invited to this special service featuring singing, dancing, a puppet show, challah, and grape juice.

One Step Beyond - Q-Tip, Nickodemus, and DJ Eleven - American Museum of Natural History
June 07, 2013 - New York

The American Museum of Natural History's One Step Beyond party series concludes its sixth season with DJ sets by headliner Q-Tip, Nickodemus, and DJ Eleven, in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe on Friday, June 7.

Board Games - Finkelstein Memorial Library
June 07, 2013 - Spring Valley

Children ages 5-12 years old can challenge themselves and their friends on their chosen board games.

ZEPHYR Happy Hour Cruise - Circle Line Downtown
June 07, 2013 - New York

Experience Happy Hour in glittering style! Cruise along New York Harbor aboard the luxurious ZEPHYR yacht and enjoy a Happy Hour like never before. Straight up or on the rocks, every drink is on the water! It's the hottest way to cool down! Enjoy: 90-Minute Harbor Cruise; Live DJs; 2 Cash Bars; Drink Specials; Sun Deck; Two Fully Enclosed, Climate-Controlled Decks; Breathtaking Views of the Skyline at Sunset. Thursdays & Fridays, departs 6:30pm, Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend. $25. Must be 21 or older, with valid ID.

Rum and Rhythm Benefit and Auction - The New Yorker Hotel
June 07, 2013 - New York

Caribbean Week in New York ends with its most exciting signature event, Rum and Rhythm™, the Ultimate Caribbean Cultural and Epicurean Experience. Rum and food lovers come to sample top-shelf award-winning Caribbean rums, enjoy traditional Caribbean cuisine and rum-infused delicacies prepared by Celebrity Chefs from the Dutch, English, French and Spanish Caribbean. They'll also mix and mingle with celebrated Caribbean Entertainers, Rum Aficionados and renowned Caribbean personalities and are educated and enchanted by Caribbean Tourism Industry professionals and performers. They come to celebrate the quintessential Caribbean experience! They also come to support the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s charity – the CTO Foundation - which is the beneficiary of the proceeds of this event. Everyone is invited to come and sample the libations, dance to the rhythms, savor the delectable cuisine, and vie for a chance to outbid their competitors at the Silent Auction. Come and sample the authentic Caribbean, bid on an auction item, then take a trip to the Region to experience more!

Music Cafe: Jessica Betts - Apollo Theater
June 07, 2013 - New York

Soulful. Raw. Emotional and thrilling R&B describe the passionate crooning of Chicago native Jessica Betts.

Music of Jazz Legends - Symphony Space
June 07, 2013 - New York

World Music, Latin Music, Jazz & Classical concert performed by bass violins. Special guest pianists are integrated into the melodious blend of the bassists.

Lucien Ban + Mat Maneri - Rubin Museum of Art
June 07, 2013 - New York

CD Release Concert for Transylvanian Concert, marking an ECM debut for Romanian pianist-composer Lucian Ban and a welcome return for US violist Mat Maneri in his 9th appearance for the label.

Shababa Fridays - 92YTribeca
June 07, 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.

Bird House Workshop - Glaze Art Studio
June 07, 2013 - Orangeburg

Glaze hosts this Friday night craft workshop. Kids in grades 1-6 can create a unique house for their flying, feathered friends. Registration is required.

Ugo Rondinone: Human Nature - Rockefeller Center Plaza
Through June 07, 2013 - New York

For seven weeks this spring, nine 16-to 20-foot-tall, human-shaped stone figures by Swiss-born, New York-based artist Ugo Rondinone, will transform Rockefeller Center, inhabiting the plaza between 49th and 50th Streets as if transported from another time. The work, Human Nature, will be free to the public and, is on view April 23 through June 7, 2013. Presented by Nespresso, the exhibition is organized by Public Art Fund and Tishman Speyer. Human Nature is on view in Rockefeller Center Plaza in Midtown Manhattan between Fifth & Sixth Avenues and 49th and 50th Streets. Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week Subway: F, D, B, V to 47-50th Street Rockefeller Center; N, R, W to 49th Street; 1 to 50th Street; 6 to 51st Street

Matthew Barney: No Restraint - Morgan Library & Museum
June 07, 2013 - New York

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Subliming Vessel: The Drawings of Matthew Barney, this voluptuous documentary follows Barney as he embarks off the coast of Nagasaki to film Drawing Restraint 9, a "narrative sculpture" telling a fantastical romance that transforms two characters from land mammals into whales. Also featuring Bjork. Free with admission; Tickets are available at the Admission Desk on the day of the screening.

Ladies Night Out : Little Black Dress Night - New York Water Taxi
June 07, 2013 - New York

It's Ladies Night Out aboard the ZEPHYR, and you've just got to be there! Where else can you get in some serious girl talk with dazzling scenery, delicious cocktails and a decadent dessert bar to go ga ga for... all while you dance to the hottest tunes, delight in psychic readings and more! So grab your besties, co-workers, neighbors, sorority sisters, single mom friends and anyone else that wants to be pampered, and party!

LEGO Club - Haverstraw Public Library, Village Branch
June 07, 2013 - Haverstraw

Creative kids can play with the library's legos and make their own creation.

'The Girl Who Forgot To Sing Badly' - The Duke on 42nd Street
June 07, 2013 - Times Square

Peggy and her parents are packers. They pack fruit into tins, foxes into boxes, even the longest word in the dictionary into a single breath. They pack a lot into every day. But, one day, when the phone stops ringing and the jobs stop coming, the real adventure begins. Storyteller extraordinaire Louis Lovett single-handedly guides the audience through every epic high and lowly low, switching seamlessly from hero to villain and man to mouse. Written by Finegan Kruckemeyer and directed by Lynne Parker, "The Girl Who Forgot To Sing Badly" is a fantastical yarn about a young heroine with the voice of an angel (an angel who can't sing at all) who knows it's up to her to save the day and rescue her entire city. This winsome production hits one heck of a high note.

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
June 07, 2013 - Garnerville

Creative kids ages 4-12 are invited to make something special with Legos.

The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh - Guild Hall
June 07, 2013 - East Hampton

Written by award-winning Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, The Cripple of Inishmaan is a strange and whimsical comic tale set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland in 1934. As word arrives on Inishmaan that the Hollywood director Robert Flaherty is coming to the neighboring island of Inishmore to film the documentary Man of Aran, the one person who wants to be in the film more than anybody is young Cripple Billy. An orphan who lives with his aunts, Billy yearns for stardom and a chance to escape small-town life. This Hollywood film may just be his chance. Includes some profanity.

Grease - Gateway Playhouse
June 07, 2013 - Bellport

Sparks fly when the Rydell High pack gets wise to a hushed summer romance between Danny, the smoothest hot rodder in town, and Sandy, the good girl next door — giving way to hilarious and nearly heartbreaking consequences.

First Friday - The Noguchi Museum
June 07, 2013 - Long Island City

Art lovers can enjoy this program which includes "Center of Attention," an extended conversation around a single work of art, at 6pm, followed by a film Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line. This film will explore both the renovation of the High Line and revitalization and expansion of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Both of these projects were completed in New York City almost simultaneously by the design firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro which was founded in 1979 and is renowned for their integration of architecture with both the performing and visual arts. First Fridays also feature pay-what-you-wish admission and a cash bar.

Fun Wii Fridays - Hollis Library
June 07, 2013 - Hollis

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

Book Sale - Suffern Free Library
June 07, 2013 - Suffern

Browse thousands of books available at bargain prices. Hardcover and paperbook, fiction, non-fiction, and children's books.

Jay And The Americans - Lorenzo's at Hilton Garden Inn
June 07, 2013 - Staten Island

One of the greatest rock'n'roll groups of '60s and '70s performs tunes such as its 12 Top 10 hits, including 'This Magic Moment,' 'Only In America,' 'Cara Mia' and 'Come A Little Bit Closer.' The group features three original members Sandy Deanne, Howie Kane, Marty Sanders, the magnificent voice of Jay Reinecke and the great USA Band. Tickets are on sale now. Come early for a wonderful dinner.

Storyplay - Brooklyn Public Library, Rugby branch
June 07, 2013 - East Flatbush

Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers hear stories, music, and play.

Pop Up Books - Brooklyn Public Library, Flatlands branch
June 07, 2013 - Marine Park

Preschoolers enjoy a special story hour with 3D pop up books.

Seaport Music Festival - South Street Seaport
June 07, 2013 - New York

6/7 Oblivions w/Ex -Cult 6/14 TBA 6/21 Fear of Men 6/28 Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Tales for Tots - The Field Library
June 07, 2013 - Peekskill

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

Blooming Babies: Let's Celebrate Panama - Brooklyn Children's Museum
June 07, 2013 - Crown Heights

Babies and toddlers explore the culture and natural environment of Panama by hearing stories about the famous Panamanian golden frog and listening to enchanting Panamanian music while creating a golden frog puppet to take home.

St. Gertrude's Parish Feast of St. Anthony - Centre Island Beach
June 07, 2013 - Bayville

Come out for the Feast Of St. Anthony. Enjoy a beach setting, top local bands, cash raffle, daily POP rides, food tents, games, kiddie and thrill rides and more.

Big Apple Circus: LEGENDARIUM - Cunningham Park
June 07, 2013 - Fresh Meadows

Experience the nostalgic thrills of bygone big tops and get a firsthand view of beauties, daredevils, and clowns from another era. It's all lead by an affable ringmaster and the great Big Apple Circus Band playing the iconic songs of yesteryear.

Storytime - Broad Channel Library
June 07, 2013 - Broad Channel

Children ages 2-5 listen to stories and enjoy some coloring time. Broad Channel, NY (718)

Picture Book Time - Ozone Park Library
June 07, 2013 - Ozone Park

Children ages 4 and younger can enjoy a morning of storytelling, music, and games.

Board Games - Windsor Park Library
June 07, 2013 - Bayside

Enjoy a fun time playing board games such as chess, Candy Land, Sorry, and much more.

Mother Goose - Sunnyside Library
June 07, 2013 - Long Island City

This interactive program features nursery rhymes, fingerplays and songs for infants ages 6-18 months with a parent or other adult caregiver.

Greek Festival - Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church
June 07, 2013 - West Nyack

This amazingly popular annual event features Greek food, Greek music, Greek dancing, Greek crafts, amusements for children, Greek wine and beer for their parents - pretty much everything except the sun, sand, and scenery of the Greek isles.

Early Childhood Classes Open House - Stepping Stones Museum
June 07, 2013 - Norwalk

Sample the art, science, music and dance programs offered for ages 6 months to 4 years.

First Friday - Chabad of the Rivertowns
June 07, 2013 - Dobbs Ferry

An inspiring and uplifting service, followed by a gourmet kiddush. Meet new and old friends.

Family Movie Night - Moxie Spot
June 07, 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.

Kidz Cook: Baklava - Staten Island Children's Museum
June 07, 2013 - Staten Island

Kids make this ancient dessert of honey-filled leaves of phyllo.

Yoga Together - Wave Hill
June 07, 2013 - Bronx

Child and parent or caregiver practice fun yoga poses that build strength, increase flexibility, and relax body and mind in this one-hour class taught by Catherine McGibney, an instructor at Yoga for Bliss. Recommended for children ages 3-5 years. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a mat if possible. Sessions are held outdoors only and are weather dependent. Registration opens onsite at 9:30am. Call 718-549-3200 x245 by 8am on class day for weather updates. Meet at Perkins Visitor Center.

Mineola Portuguese Center Annual Portuguese-American Feast - Wilson Park
June 07, 2013 - Mineola

Come for the thrill of it all. For over 75 years this fair has been in existence. Enjoy Portuguese ethnic foods, live entertainment, kiddy and thrill rides, and games galore.

Stories We Tell Ourselves: A Literary Evening for the Parents - Bank Street Bookstore
June 07, 2013 - Morningside Heights

Essayist and novelist Michelle Herman visits to talk about her new book, "Stories We Tell Ourselves" and the recently reissued "The Middle of Everything: Memoirs of Motherhood." Enjoy a meet & greet with refreshments as Michelle reads from both books, followed by a talk and Q&A. The discussion will revolve around the discoveries of parenthood: the cost of trying to make motherhood a "do-over,"; the perils of "perfection" as a mother (even if you succeed); the way a child reveals herself to her parents and to herself, without intention; and the mysteries and wonders of the connections between children and their parents, grandparents and friends.

The Guitar Guy - Wilton Library
June 07, 2013 - Wilton

Children are invited to a fun performance by Robert the Guitar Guy. Robert uses music, props, movement, and dance to entertain children and their grown-ups. Ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Registration recommended.

Parent Survival Night - The Little Gym of Westport
June 07, 2013 - Westport

Enjoy some adult time to see a movie, catch up with friends or enjoy a meal while your children get some quality time in a safe, fun, familiar place with trained instructors who lead them through games and music-filled activities. Reservations recommended.

Father's Day Treats - Floral Park Public Library
June 07, 2013 - Floral Park

Kids in Grades 6-12 are invited to delight your fathers and special loved ones with these delicious treats. The young people will be making fun-shaped brownies and BBQ cupcakes. Delicious.

Luncheon Lecture on Crazy Quilts - Wilton Historical Society
June 07, 2013 - Wilton

Bring your own brown bag lunch for a luncheon featuring guest speaker Susan Jerome. Susan will speak about the history of crazy quilts and explain about the crazy quilt that is on display in the "75 Objects, 75 Years" exhibit. In addition, Susan will allow guests to bring in their own crazy quilts and ask questions about them.

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
June 07, 2013 - DUMBO/Brooklyn Heights

An all-ages presentation of Shakespeare's whimsical and funny tale about getting lost in the woods, casting spells, and losing one's mind.

Glow Bounce - Pump It Up of Great Neck
June 07, 2013 - Great Neck

Come join in on an open bounce with a twist. After you get your GLOW necklace and once we start your ultimate jump experience we turn up the fun, make the arenas glow in the dark and display special effects lighting throughout. This is fun for the entire family. Please don't forget socks and a signed waiver are always required to play at Pump It Up. Suggested GLOW party dress attire include white, neon, sport stripes, tie dye or glow in the dark clothing for the best GLOW experience. Be creative. Use your imagination.

'The Wizard of Oz' - IS 276: Battery Park City School
June 07, 2013 - Battery Park City

The Manhattan Youth Players from IS 276 will be performing the dynamic and visually stunning musical, "The Wizard of Oz." Directed by: Michael Cohen & Melissa Ferraro Musical Director: Ian Turner By L. Frank Baum With Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg Background Music By Herbert Stothart Dance and Vocal Arrangements by Peter Howard Orchestration by Larry Wilcox Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company Based upon the Classical Motion Picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed in all media by Warner Bros.

'Seussical the Musical' - P.S. 89 Auditorium
June 07, 2013 - Lower Manhattan

The Manhattan Youth Players, Lower Manhattan's teen theater troupe, perform the energetic musical comedy "Seussical Jr." based on the works of Dr. Seuss. Tickets 50% off with Promo Code: NYMetroParents In this fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza, Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (LUCKY STIFF, MY FAVORITE YEAR, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and RAGTIME) have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination--Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing Whos, including Jojo, a Who child who gets in trouble for thinking too many "thinks." Horton faces a double challenge--not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left to his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping, and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community are challenged and emerge triumphant! SEUSSICAL JR Performed by the Manhattan Youth Players of IS 289's After-School Program Directed by Amanda Ladd and Lance Windish Musical Direction by Nate Andersen Additional Choreography by Junie Kenworthy Costume Design by Constance Tarbox Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens Co-Conceived by Eric Idle Based on the works of Dr. Seuss

Manhattan Youth Ballet June Shows - Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
June 07, 2013 - Midtown West

June Performances will highlight the progress of each student in works choreographed based upon each level's curriculum for the year. Students will perform selections from classical masterpieces as well as new works specifically choreographed for Manhattan Youth Ballet. Repertoire includes excerpts from George Balanchine's Serenade, a World Premiere by Choreographer-in-Residence Brian Reeder, Larry Keigwin's Girls, and new works by faculty members Marina Stavitskaya, Natalia Boesch, and Karen Lacy, as well as a premiere by Manhattan Youth Ballet Student, Charlotte Stickles.

Aladdin and the Lamp or It's All in the Giving - Theatre Three
June 07, 2013 - Port Jefferson

Join Aladdin as he finds the magic of the world around him as well as within himself. Teaming up with an outrageous genie, Aladdiin thwarts the evil wizard and wins the hand of the beautiful princess.

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Theatre Three
June 07, 2013 - Port Jefferson

This Tony Award-winning comical musical follows the tale of six quirky competitors and three oddball adults and the championship of a lifetime. For each performance four audience volunteers will be recruited to participate on-stage as guest spellers.

Sunset Singing Circle - Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park
June 07, 2013 - Battery Park City

Raise your voice and join singer/guitarist Terre Roche as the sun sets over the Hudson River for enchanted evenings of folk songs, rounds, and chants. Novice and experienced singers of all ages are welcome. Bring a favorite song. SUNSET SINGING CIRCLES are a relaxing way to end the busy week and a wonderful opportunity for people to get together and sing in a casual and welcoming atmosphere. As Terre says, "Sunset Singing Circles are one of my very favorite events!" New Yorkers, sitting in the grass, watching the sun go down over the Hudson River and the Statue of Liberty, singing This Land is Your Land and other favorites -- or just listening. Soulful, fun and surprising -- people tell me what a great time they have unwinding from the work week." Each season ? 2013 is the twelfth ? BPCPC produces a songbook, now grown to include nearly 100 songs that people know or are easy to learn. The songbook contains audience favorites and requests along with new tunes from Roche's annual review of classic folk and pop songs. Terre Roche has played guitar since the age of eleven, and with her two sisters, Maggie and Suzzy, produced 12 albums as The Roches, before they decided to pursue separate projects. Terre's first solo album, The Sound of a Tree Falling, was described by Sing Out! as "?luminous?enchantingly hypnotic?playing [that] is both complex and foundational, setting up solid but delicate rhythmic structures for each song on which her vocals can soar."

Parent's Night Out - Tumbling Tunes
June 07, 2013 - East Northport

Children ages 6 months-8 can play in the gymnastics area, book nook, pretend play area, baby corner, or craft area while experienced staff supervise and lead games and activities. Discount for parents to local restaurants.

Spring 2013 Adult Recital for Flamenco Dance, Cante and Guitar - Flamenco Latino Studio Theater
June 07, 2013 - New York

A full-spectrum flamenco performance by Flamenco Latino's adult students featuring... Flamenco dance, Cante, and Guitar! Tickets: $12/Advance; $15/Door; $5/Children. Call 212-399-8519 to reserve.

Gator Feeding - The Outback at Jungle Bob's
June 07, 2013 - Centereach

Come watch nature as an alligator chomps down his dinner before a live audience. Learn about one of natures most successful predators and learn why he is king of his domain. This event is not for the squeamish and may not be suitable for small children. Events are subject to change or cancellation.

Popcorn, Indiana and NBC's 'The Biggest Loser' Team Up to Tour the U.S. - Bowling Green
June 07, 2013 - New York

Popcorn, Indiana®, innovator of all-natural popcorn, in partnership with NBC's hit show, "The Biggest Loser," is taking their iconic fire-engine red Popcorn, Indiana FIT 'tractor-truck' across the country to change the way Americans snack -- one kernel at a time. "FIT Across America 2013" will be traveling to the Bowling Green Park Fair with "The Biggest Loser" season seven finalist, Tara Costa. The event will give consumers a chance to sample Popcorn, Indiana's FIT popcorn, a better-for-you, ready-to-eat popcorn available in five mouth-watering flavors. In addition, Tara Costa will be available for a meet-and-greet and will be on-hand to give away branded exercise gear and offer tips on living a healthy lifestyle.

William Shakespeare's Mom - Ars Nova Theater
June 07, 2013 - New York

This performance comes to you as part of ANT Fest, Ars Nova's month-long Festival of All New Talent! Shakespeare’s broke and has no choice: it’s time to text his mom for money. Follow the world’s best writer as he wanders Brooklyn, pretends to be a pop star and wonders what to do with the rest of his life. Written by Milo Cramer / Music by Alex Thrailkill/ Directed by Morgan Green

NECTAR: Raw Honey Gin Tasting & Silent Art Auction - Bar Catalonia
June 07, 2013 - New York

Bar Catalonia and Calendonia Spirits present NECTAR, a raw honey Gin tasting and silent art auction. NECTAR, a local artists collection, will showcase and explore the rich, vibrant nature of human curiosity and expression through color, texture and dimension. Distilled from raw honey and the juniper berry, Bar Hill Gin by Caledonia Spirits & Winery will offer complimentary tastings of their signature, Vermont brew from 6PM to 9PM. Bar Catalonia will also offer Spanish-inspired food and select raw honey drink specials for the entirety of the evening. Participating Artists: Paul Tillinghast, Alicia P, Maria Tanikawa, Saulius Siuksta, Htet T San, Adam Waltner, Chungho Lyu, Lawrence Ciarallo, Emmanuel Jaquez, Dennis Gunden

TRAPPED in STATIC - Knitting Factory
June 07, 2013 - Brooklyn

Named the hottest breakthrough band out of New York, Trapped In Static will be performing again live at ‘The Knitting Factory’ on Friday, June 7th, 2013. The band will debut their new single “In City Of Bright Lights” from their upcoming album, name TBA. We look forward to seeing you at the show. The band has performed previously at venues such as the Bitter End, Pianos, Bowery Electric and Arlene’ Grocery and is playing live at The Knitting Factory for the second time. You may have seen Trapped In Static on the cable TV show “Minding Your Business” on Time Warner Cable, RCN & Verizon. Trapped In Static has also appeared live on Ellas TV, Nexus Productions Radio, and Hellas FM radio among many others. Advance Tickets are available at the following locations / Websites: The Knitting Factory: http://bk.knittingfactory.com/event/?id=3613614 Price: US $8 Trapped In Static Website: http://www.trappedinstatic.com/2013/05/26/knitting-factory-on-060713/ Tickets purchased through the Trapped In Static Website are discounted at US $6

Norbert Leo Butz : Memory & Mayhem - 54 Below
June 07, 2013 - New York

Back by popular demand! 54 Below is delighted to re-welcome two-time Tony winner, Norbert Leo Butz. The star of Wicked, The Last 5 Years, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Thou Shalt Not, Catch Me if You Can and the forthcoming Big Fish, Norbert reprises his dazzling cabaret debut (which went on to be the critically-lauded CD), in an evening featuring re-imagined arrangements from many of his Broadway musicals, as well as contemporary songs that were an intimate part of Norbert's life growing up in rural Missouri, ranging from country and blues to rock 'n roll!

NECTAR: Raw Honey Gin Tasting & Silent Art Auction w/ Caledonia Spirits - Bar Catalonia
June 07, 2013 - New York

Bar Catalonia presents NECTAR, raw honey Gin tasting and silent art auction. Nectar will showcase a collection of local New York City artists who explore the rich, vibrant nature of human curiosity through texture, dimension, color and light. Distilled from raw honey and the juniper berry, Bar Hill Gin by Caledonia Spirits & Winery will offer complimentary tastings of their signature, Vermont brew from 6PM to 9PM in tandem with the presentation. Bar Catalonia will also offer Spanish-inspired food and select raw honey drink specials for the entirety of the evening. Participating Artists: Paul Tillinghast, Alicia P, Maria Tanikawa, Saulius Siuksta, Htet T San, Adam Waltner, Chungho Lyu, Lawrence Ciarallo. Free to the public.

Mort Sahl - Cafe Carlyle
Through June 07, 2013 - New York

The legendary social satirist/comedian, who reigns as one of the longest active performing social satirist, spanning sixty years and eleven presidents, will be giving three exclusive nights of incisive commentary and insight, along with a Q&A.

THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER - A NEW MUSICAL - Simple Gifts Productions
Through June 07, 2013 - Centerport

Mark Twain’s beloved American classic comes to life with this wonderfully entertaining musical adaption – great fun for the whole family. Under the artistic direction of Dr. Karen Van Houten, Simple Gifts Productions presents children's and teen mainstage productions performed by its Little Kidz Company, Kidz Company and Teen Repertory Company, as well as its Studio K “Got Talent” concert showcases featuring pop music.

Mini Monet Inc, - Girls Night Out
June 07, 2013 - Sayville

Bring your own bottle of wine and custom paint 2 wine glasses for you and your friends to bring home.

GoGo Squeez Mobile Playground - Bryant Park
June 07, 2013 - Midtown

Join GoGo squeeZ for a day filled with fun in NYC. The SqueeZ Squad is bringing a mobile playground to Bryant Park. The playground includes a slide, rock climbing wall and both indoor and outdoor play areas where games range from Giant Jenga and Twister to bean bag tosses. There will also be an appearance by a super-secret, super-awesome celebrity spokesperson. GoGo squeeZ feels it is really important for both children and adults to incorporate playfulness into their daily lives and are bringing this special playground to New York to fuel playful moments in a metropolitan area.

SIDNEY SAMSON - Pacha NYC
June 07, 2013 - New York

Pacha NYC & RPM present… SIDNEY SAMSON. GET TICKETS - http://www.clubtickets.com/us/2013-06/07/sidney-samson-pacha-nyc Doors 10pm. Table Reservations 212.209.7500. Pacha NYC - 618 W.46th St. - www.pachanyc.com

Cleary School for the Deaf Spring Arts Show - Cleary School for the Deaf
June 07, 2013 - Nesconset

For this year's annual spring production, Cleary School proudly presents an original drama production: "Pop-Out". "Pop-Out" was written and directed by Mark Ingrassia. The performance will feature the talented Cleary School students and will be in ASL with voice interpreting.

Early Learning Day of Action - Ellipse Center, Rockland Community College
June 07, 2013 - Suffern

Child Care Resources of Rockland invites parents and caregivers its public Annual Meeting and Day of Action featuring Keynote Speaker: Jenn O’Connor, NYS Director, Council for a Strong America. The event aims "to bring awareness and support of President Obama's bold new early learning initiative, by making it a Day of Action," according to the agency.

Fridays with Dj NYSE and AC's own Dj Vito - Z Bar & Rooftop
June 07, 2013 - New York

Music By Dj NYSE, Vito, G-Kidd. 2 Levels & Amazing Rooftop Patio. Pricing: Ladies free til 1am, Reduced after on Eric Virgil's guestlist. Guys reduced on Eric Virgil's guestlist. Bottle Packages: 2 for $500 Tax and Tip included plus one Free House Champagne plus one Free Hookah. $50 Upgrade to add a Henny or Rose to the package. Bottle Pricing: Ciroc all Flavors $325, Greygoose $325, Patron $300, Henny $300, Moet Nectar Rose $325. For information or table reservations, text Eric Virgil at 917-664-2686 or email info@ericvirgil.com. Music: House, Top40. Hiphop. Latin and Mash Ups. Dresscode: Dress to impress. Age: Everyone must be 21 and over. Z Bar Restaurant incorporates dark antique barn wood, exposed brick walls and columns, walnut bamboo floors and metallic gold leather upholstery into its overall design aesthetic. Warm bronze colors and soft lighting set the scene for a romantic and intimate dining space. Z Bar Sky-Lounge allows patrons the ability to drink and dine while taking in stunning vistas of New York Citys skyline. Partially enclosed in glass for year round usage, the 4,000 square foot space is outfitted with VIP cabanas, cobblestone paved floors and modern lounge furniture. Z Bar Restaurant & Sky-Lounge is located above Stage 48, combining nightlife excellence with fine dining between 4 floors and 30,000 square feet.

See for Yourself - Whitney Museum of American Art
June 07, 2013 - New York

Social practice artist Carmen Papalia makes participatory projects related to public space, the art institution, and visual culture. Tonight, Papalia will organize conceptual gallery tours inviting visitors to close their eyes and experience the non-visual elements of the Museum, guided by a member of the Whitney's Education Department. The guides will describe art objects, architectural details, and other Museum visitors, providing uniquely vivid and subjective access to the Museum through multisensory experience. As Papalia writes, "To see the museum without sight is to rediscover it." Free, one-on-one guided tours will begin in the Whitney lobby. This event is free with Museum admission. No registration is required.

Teen Art Gallery Exhibition: T.A.G In Black and White - HiArt!
Through June 08, 2013 - Chelsea

Teen Art Gallery is a unique gallery created entirely by teenagers who curate it and run it. On May 12, the group will open a show called T.A.G. in Black and White at HiArt! HiArt! is an innovative art program for children and the show will benefit their Time In Children's Arts Initiative, an interdisciplinary arts immersion program that brings under-served children from Harlem and the South Bronx into the world of the living arts as part of their regular school day. As part of its collaboration with HiArt, the T.A.G. team and some of the exhibiting artists will be working with the children in the program. The show consists of artwork that is rendered in black and white and includes work by: Lisbeth Checo, Mindy Zou, Morris Reeves, Mary Walker Rippe, Kevin Nguyen, Maya Moverman, Phoebe Kaufman, Clara Lu, Teri Minogue, Jasmine Clarke, Sungwon Hong, Alika Feldman, Arielle Trenk, and Robin Krupnick. T.A.G. was started two years ago by an idealistic sixteen-year-old public high school sophomore who wanted to give young artists from all across the country a chance to exhibit their work. Since then they have had 4 exhibits showing the work of hundreds of teenage artist from the ages of 12-19 and attracting media coverage from The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Artlog, Exhibition A, Paper Magazine and Galo magazine. T.A.G. artists come, not only from all five boroughs, but also from across the United States. T.A.G gives them a unique opportunity to be part of the art world, to feel empowered early in their career in what can be a very intimidating art world, and to know that they can find an audience for their creative work. That early experience of validation can be life changing to a young artist. Last year T.A.G. had shows at BravinLee programs in Chelsea and Salon 94 Freemans on the Lower East Side. Their website, which is regularly updated with young artists work, is teenartgallery.org.

Tracey Emin - I Followed You to the Sun - Lehmann Maupin
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

A two-part exhibition featuring over 100 works of art, including a series of new bronze sculptures, paintings and drawings, embroideries, and a short film.

Le Corsaire - American Ballet Theatre
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

Discover a treasure trove of virtuoso dancing in the swashbuckling adventure, Le Corsaire. From the Pasha's dazzling palace to a spectacular shipwreck on a windswept desert island, this exotic fable of a dashing pirate's love for a beautiful harem girl never fails to delight. Le Corsaire is the perfect showcase for daring and explosive bravura from ABT's star-studded roster of male dancers.

Lea Salonga - Back to Before - Cafe Carlyle
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

The Tony winner presents a nostalgic repertoire in which she revisits her life as a New Yorker and pays tribute to her favorite ladies -- most notably Ella Fitzgerald and her idol, Barbra Streisand.

Anselm Kiefer: Morgenthau Plan - Gagosian Gallery
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of recent paintings and sculpture by Anselm Kiefer, which further explores the historical and formal concerns of "Morgenthau Plan," his exhibition that inaugurated Gagosian Le Bourget in Paris last October.

Kim Dorland - Ghosts of You and Me - Mike Weiss Gallery
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

Canadian artist Kim Dorland's third solo exhibition at the gallery, a "tour-de-force of large-scale oil works on canvas that transport us to a place of heightened psychological portent as they transfix us with an undeniably sensual physicality."

Faith Prince - 54 Below
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

Tony Award winner Faith Prince dazzles in her latest musical outing. Self-described as a "smorgasbord" of Faith Prince, this new show covers her past, present, and future with her trademark humor and powerhouse vocals. From her memorable Broadway triumphs to tales and songs from early off-Broadway gems as well as her latest Broadway roles, Faith relives a brilliant career as one of Broadway's favorite leading ladies. As Hostess of the evening, Faith Prince guarantees that the best is yet to come! No show June 4.

Miles Aldridge: I Only Want You to Love Me - Steven Kasher Gallery
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

A-CHAN: Vibrant Home - Steven Kasher Gallery
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

Claudio Bravo - Paintings: 1974-2011 - Marlborough New York
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

Bravo's first show since his untimely demise in 2011, with approximately 40 oils on canvas which were executed during the time he was represented by Marlborough.

ROOFTOP FILMS: That Impending Sense (Short Films) - Open Road Rooftop
Through June 08, 2013 - New York

7:45PM: Doors open; 8:15PM: Live music from pianist Bruce Levingston; 9:00PM: Films; 11:30PM-1:00AM: After-party at Fontana’s (105 Eldridge St. @ Grand). Presented in partnership with: AT&T, Red Stripe, Fontana’s, New Design High School World-renowned pianist Bruce Levingston performs the Philip Glass’ “Dracula Suite” and additional spectral works of music to presage a night of eerie and mysterious short films. More info and tickets: http://rooftopfilms.com/2013/schedule/that-impending-sense-short-films/

Dunhuang: Buddhist Art at the Gateway of the Silk Road - China Institute Gallery
Through June 09, 2013 - Upper East Side

Dunhuang: Buddhist Art at the Gateway of the Silk Road will be on view at China Institute Gallery from Feb. 7 through June 9, 2013. The western gateway to China, Dunhuang is one of the world's most esteemed art shrines and cultural heritage sites. The exhibition will explore art and ritual practices from the golden eras of the Northern (420-589) and Tang (618-907) dynasties. Among the highlights will be objects from the art of Buddhist practice including clay sculptures, wooden figures, silk banners, molded bricks, and paper cuts. The exhibition is organized by China Institute Gallery and Dunhuang Academy under the direction of Willow Weilan Hai Chang and is curated by Fan Jinshi, Director, Dunhuang Academy.

Governors Ball 2013 - Randall's Island
Through June 09, 2013 - Manhattan

KANYE WEST +KINGS OF LEON +TBA NAS +PRETTY LIGHTS +THE AVETT BROTHERS +GRIZZLY BEAR THE XX +FEIST +KENDRICK LAMAR +BEACH HOUSE THE LUMINEERS +THIEVERY CORPORATION +ANIMAL COLLECTIVE CUT COPY +EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS ERYKAH BADU & THE CANNABINOIDS +YOUNG THE GIANT +BLOC PARTY BEIRUT +OF MONSTERS AND MEN +LOCAL NATIVES DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 +CRYSTAL CASTLES +AZEALIA BANKS +YEASAYER GARY CLARK JR. +BEST COAST +DIRTY PROJECTORS +PORTUGAL. THE MAN MIGUEL +DINOSAUR JR. +HOLY GHOST! +JAPANDROIDS +TWIN SHADOW DIVINE FITS +ALT-J +DEERHUNTER +THE VACCINES +POLICA +STEEL PULSE DILLON FRANCIS +TOTALLY ENORMOUS EXTINCT DINOSAURS PAPER DIAMOND +FUCKED UP +WILD NOTHING +ICONA POP +THE KNOCKS HAIM +ST. LUCIA +FREDDIE GIBBS +GRIZ +ROBERT DELONG +MS MR REIGNWOLF +SOLID GOLD +BEAR MOUNTAIN +SWEAR AND SHAKE +CHERUB PACIFIC AIR +THE REVIVALISTS +ROADKILL GHOST CHOIR +ON AN ON THE RUBENS +RUBY VELLE & THE SOULPHONICS +MOON HOOCH

Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints - Japan Society
Through June 09, 2013 - New York

Edo Pop playfully juxtaposes classic ukiyo-e prints from such masters as Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige with contemporary works inspired by these artists and their works. Delve into alluring worlds created by the power of Edo period and contemporary popular culture in which change is the only constant.

Joan Semmel: A Lucid Eye - Bronx Museum of The Arts
Through June 09, 2013 - Bronx

Well known for the uncompromising feminist tone of her early work, Joan Semmel has turned her attention over the past decade to the process of image making. Photography has played a central role in Semmel's work since she decided to represent the figure in the early 1970s. However, Semmel's use of photography has often escaped the viewer whose attention focuses on the depicted image. In 2005, Semmel began to afford the viewer a glimpse into her method by aiming the camera towards a mirror, thus capturing the artist in the process of composing the image. Lately, using the camera and mirrors, Semmel has created a haunting series of self-portraits that evoke the passage of time. Organized by Antonio Sergio Bessa.

After the Museum - The Home Front 2013 - Museum of Arts & Design
Through June 09, 2013 - New York

Transforming the physical and contextual environment of the museum into a focal point for the NYC design community, the Museum of Arts and Design's annual design program, The Home Front: American Design Now, expands into its first physical exhibition, After the Museum. Gathering a variety of unique design voices from throughout NYC, After the Museum utilizes the institution as a platform for launching new, radical and unorthodox proposals for contemporary art and design museums in the 21st century. As artists, designers, and corporations have increasingly begun to stage exhibitions, lectures, and workshops modeled from the role of museums in the 20th century, current museum forms are increasingly called into question. Reacting to this new cultural reality, After the Museum stages and presents a series of installations and programs that reveal the largely hidden research component of the design practice, while examining cultural institution's role in the shaping of design past, present, and future.

Face to Face - Children's Museum of the Arts
Through June 09, 2013 - SoHo

For twenty-five years, The Children's Museum of the Arts has provided children of all backgrounds the creative tools needed to promote self-expression and esteem through visual and performing arts. In celebration of its 25th anniversary, CMA is proud to present Face to Face, an exhibit that offers a fascinating exploration of self-identity through still, moving, and living portraits, as portrayed by children using traditional methods of painting and drawing as well as technology. The main exhibit will consist of 40 portraits selected from CMA's Permanent Collection of children's art from over 50 countries, dating back to the 1930's. These pieces represent a range of historical moments, cultures and medium and will be hung salon style throughout the gallery. To incorporate CMA's philosophy of hands-on art-making, the exhibit will be accompanied by a variety of interactive installations that examine the texture, shape and sound of portraits. CMA will set up hands-on stations that will encourage visitors to become part of the exhibit, including reimagined versions of a typical self-portrait station. The CMA Media Lab will also create a photo booth in which visitors can take photos that will be projected on the wall. These photos will stream into a montage that will be accessioned into the collection and will also serve as a fascinating time-lapse of the exhibit as a whole. Face to Face also offers aspiring young artists the opportunity to submit their own works for a chance to become part of the museum's Permanent Collection. CMA will accept 25 original original works, in honor of 25 years of operation, to be selected by the museum's curatorial team. One selected piece will be chosen by an online viewer's choice campaign, hosted through CMA's website and social media platforms. To explore dimension, the exhibition will include a large-scale Pin Impression Board, offering several panels for visitors to experiment with and view their face as artwork. CMA will also present their first ever Artist-At-Work station in the Fine Arts Studio. Here, guest artists will volunteer their time and allow visitors to observe them in action as they create original portraits.

RIOULT Dance NY - The Joyce Theater
Through June 09, 2013 - New York

"Stunning and vibrant...rich with intellect and emotion," proclaims The New York Times about RIOULT Dance NY, whose return to The Joyce features a world premiere set to live music by Michael Torke. This internationally acclaimed American modern dance company continues to captivate audiences with Pascal Rioult's compelling choreography and his dancers' extraordinary technique. Also on the program, Prelude to Night, a surreal journey through time and space; the shimmering On Distant Shores; and Rioult's signature work, Bolero.

Alexandre Arrechea: No Limit - Park Avenue
Through June 09, 2013 - New York

Playing on the idea of elastic architecture as a metaphor for the challenges and opportunities of shifting conditions and new realities, No Limit will present 10 massive sculptures embodying New York's most prominent buildings. Iconic landmarks represented will include: the Chrysler Building, Citicorp Center, Empire State Building, Flatiron building, Helmsley Building, MetLife Building, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower, Seagram Building, Sherry Netherland, and US Courthouse. The sculptures, which will appear to roll, wind, and spin their way down Park Avenue from 53rd to 67th Street, will reach towering heights of up to 20 feet.

Country Living Fair - Dutchess County Fairgrounds
Through June 09, 2013 - Rhinebeck

Over 150 vendors! All under cover at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Route 9, Rhinebeck, NY. Located in New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley, Rhinebeck The pages of Country Living Magazine come to life! Great Shopping! Antiques, Artisans, Art, Furniture, Home Decor & More. Meet the editors of Country Living Magazine. Plus Seminars & How-to's, Artisan Demonstrations, & More. Featuring Earth Angels Studios Artists' Showcase, Sisters on the Fly, Go RVing, and more. Rain or Shine!!! All exhibits are under cover. Tickets can be purchased online until one week before the fair and at the fair box office all the days of the fair One day $13 in advance - at door $16 Weekend Pass $15 in advance - $20 at door Early Bird $40 (8:30 am to 10am) only available in advance and limited to 2500 tickets. 90 minutes of priority shopping!!! Children under 16 free if accompanied by an adult. Tickets are always available fair days at the box office. Fair special subscriptions $8 if purchased at the fair. There will be many locations at the Fair to purchase a special subscription. Bring your address list. Makes a great gift! (can be used to extend a current subscription)

51st Annual Art Show - Community Cooperative Nursery School
Through June 09, 2013 - Rowayton

The little red schoolhouse will transform into a high caliber art gallery, featuring a range of works by over 100 artists. Forty percent of all art proceeds will be donated to the school and are tax-deductible.

Enemies: A Love Story - Jazz at Lincoln Center
Through June 09, 2013 - New York

Israel's acclaimed Gesher Theatre returns to New York after sensational multiple appearances at the Lincoln Center Festival with the U.S. Premiere of Enemies, A Love Story, based on a novel by Nobel Prize-winning author, Isaac Bashevis Singer. Enemies, a dark comedy enriched with despair. Almost before he knows it, Holocaust survivor Herman Broder has three wives: Yadwiga, a gentile who hid Broder from the Nazis; Masha, his beautiful, neurotic true love; and Tamara, his first wife, miraculously back from the dead. Resigned to a life of evasion, Herman navigates a Yiddish New York with a sense of impending doom.

The Joe Locke Quintet - Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center
Through June 09, 2013 - New York

With Joe Locke, Vibraphone; Robert Rodriguez, Piano; Clarence Penn, Drums; George Mraz, Bass; Kenny Washington, Vocals.

St. Gertrude's Parish Feast of St. Anthony - Centre Island Beach
Through June 09, 2013 - Bayville

Come out for the Feast Of St. Anthony. Enjoy a beach setting, top local bands, cash raffle, daily POP rides, food tents, games, kiddie and thrill rides and more.

Rob Delaney - Carolines on Broadway
Through June 09, 2013 - New York

Rob Delaney is originally from Boston. He attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He performs stand up regularly at the top comedy venues in Los Angeles, New York, and various clubs and theaters across the United States. Rob is currently developing a book with Random House. His television credits include FUEL TV's The Daily Habit, Conan and the pilot Movie Nook for TBS. On Twitter, Rob has created a following of nearly 600,000 followers that grows every day. He's been listed as one of "The Funniest People on Twitter" on such sites as the Huffington Post, Vice Magazine, Paste Magazine, Funny or Die and is the winner of Comedy Central's 2012 Comedy Award for Best Twitter. Rob was named one of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch for 2012, and was recently a contributing writer for the show Ridiculousness on MTV. Rob also sings the national anthem for the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Governors Ball 2013 Afterparties - Brooklyn Bowl
Through June 09, 2013 - Brooklyn

6/7 Polica 6/8 Haim 6/9 Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds

Shrek, Jr. presented by Riverdale Childrens Theatre - Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy
Through June 09, 2013 - Bronx

Riverdale Childrens Theatre presents "Shrek, Jr." Dates are May 30 at 7pm, June 2 at 1pm and 5pm, June 6 at 7pm, and June 9 at 1pm and 5pm.

The 2013 Special Olympics Connecticut Summer Games - Southern Connecticut State University
Through June 09, 2013 - New Haven

Special Olympics Connecticut will hold its annual Summer Games, presented by United Technologies Corporation. More than 2,000 athletes and partners from across the state are expected to compete in track and field, cycling, gymnastics, aquatics, soccer and tennis events. For more information, detailed schedules, maps, and parking information, visit the webiste and click on Summer Games, email specialolympicsct@soct.org, or call 203-230-1201. Spectators are welcome.

The 2013 Special Olympics Connecticut Summer Games - Hamden Hall
Through June 09, 2013 - Hamden

Special Olympics Connecticut will hold its annual Summer Games, presented by United Technologies Corporation. More than 2,000 athletes and partners from across the state are expected to compete in track and field, cycling, gymnastics, aquatics, soccer and tennis events. For more information, detailed schedules, maps, and parking information, visit the webiste and click on Summer Games, email specialolympicsct@soct.org, or call 203-230-1201. Spectators are welcome.

Live Music featuring Ghaleb - Bice Ristorante
Through June 09, 2013 - New York

In 2007 singer/guitarist/composer Ghaleb competed on TV's "American Idol." Out of more than 140,000 auditions, he won a golden ticket to Hollywood, where he finished at the top 50. On Thursdays through Sundays from May 16 to June 9, he will be performing at NYC's Bice Ristorante, one of Manhattan's finest Italian restaurants.

“Discover the Rivertowns” Weekend Celebration with Irvington, Dobbs Ferry, and Hastings-on-Hudson - Irvington, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-On-Hudson
Through June 09, 2013 - Irvington

"Discover the Rivertowns" weekend celebration with Irvington, Dobbs Ferry, and Hastings-0n-Hudson. Pop-Up Outdoor Art Gallery, architectural and historic walking tours, live music, live dance and theater, independent film, farmers market, bike tour. Walk from village to village. For more information, visit rivertownsny.org.

Annual St. Anthony Feast & Bazaar - St. Joseph's Church
Through June 09, 2013 - New Rochelle

The annual St. Anthony Feast & Bazaar features food and dessert, raffles, games for all ages, and live entertainment all weekend long at this traditional annual event in New Rochelle's West End. Event will be held rain or shine June 7, 8, and 9, 2013, from 5-11pm in St. Joseph's Church parking lot (280 Washington Ave., New Rochelle).

June Performances and Annual Fundraising Gala - Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
Through June 09, 2013 - New York

Manhattan Youth Ballet and Manhattan Movement & Arts Center present June Shows: Made in America, a tribute to choreography crafted in the USA on Friday, June 7 at 7pm; and Saturday, June 8 at 3pm & 7pm, at the Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, 248 West 60th Street, NYC (between Amsterdam and West End Avenues) in the Lincoln Center area. Advance tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students. ($25/$20 for students at the door). Tickets can be purchased online at www.manhattanyouthballet.org. The evening will include performances of George Balanchine's Masterpiece SERENADE; Larry Keigwin's GIRLS, and World Premiere’s by Brian Reeder, Choreographer-in-Residence; Marina Stavitskaya, Head of Classical Repertoire; and Charlotte Stickles, MYB Graduating Senior. In addition, a bright new excerpt of Vivaldi's Four Seasons choreographed by Natalia Boesch and Karen Lacy will be presented by our younger performers. The MYB Annual Fundraising Gala performance will be held on Sunday, June 9th at 5:30pm and will be followed by a catered reception at 7pm. Tickets are $100 and $50 for students. The MYB Gala Benefit will feature guest appearances by Artistic Advisor, Daniel Ulbricht, MYB alum and current ABT dancers, Nicole Graniero and Roman Zhurbin as well as other guests to be announced. The evening will benefit MYB’s Scholarship & Performance Fund and will feature guest performances by New York City Ballet’s Ashley Bouder, Lauren Lovette and Daniel Ulbricht, American Ballet Theatre’s Nicole Graniero and Roman Zhurbin (Studio Maestro/MYB Alumni) and KEIGWIN + COMPANY’s Ashley Browne. June Performances will highlight the progress of each student in works choreographed based upon each level’s curriculum for the year. Students will perform selections from classical masterpieces as well as new works specifically choreographed for Manhattan Youth Ballet. Repertoire includes excerpts from George Balanchine's Serenade, a World Premiere by Choreographer-in-Residence Brian Reeder, Larry Keigwin’s Girls, and new works by faculty members Marina Stavitskaya, Natalia Boesch, and Karen Lacy, as well as a premiere by Manhattan Youth Ballet Student, Charlotte Stickles. About Manhattan Youth Ballet - Modeled with an emphasis on European classical ballet, Manhattan Youth Ballet (MYB) offers world-class training in a nurturing environment focused on discipline, precision and artistry. MYB is the culmination of Ms. Rose Caiola’s effort for the past seventeen years to create a viable, curriculum-based ballet academy in Manhattan in order to serve the needs of the multifaceted community. Principal members of the faculty have received their training in schools such as the The Kirov Ballet, School of American Ballet, and Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. The faculty strives to bring out the individual potential of each student with an emphasis on artistry as well as technique to create truly versatile dancers for the current dance world. Manhattan Youth Ballet has acquired a reputation for excellent teaching in an intimate and individually supportive environment. The school’s graduates have danced professionally with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theater, Ballet de España, San Francisco Ballet and Complexions. Education is a top priority at Manhattan Youth Ballet and the school has numerous community outreach programs to promote dance education. Since moving to its new home at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center in September 2008, over 2,500 New York City school children have participated in lecture demonstrations and/or been MYB’s invited guests at full-length performances. For more information, visit www.manhattanyouthballet.org. About Manhattan Movement & Arts Center - Manhattan Movement & Arts Center was developed by Rose Caiola as the home of the Manhattan Youth Ballet. Ms. Caiola, a former dancer and actress, founded the academy in the fall of 1994 as Studio Maestro at 48 W. 68th Street, and today serves as the youth ballet’s executive artistic director. As the ballet academy grew, the search for a larger space inspired in Ms. Caiola a highly personal vision of a studio and theater complex that would encompass all aspects of dance education and performance. mmac opened its doors in June 2008, occupying a dramatic bi-level space within The Element, a luxury high-rise condominium. mmac’s theater, has become a popular off-broadway venue for both sit down and limited run productions. mmac’s studios host a variety of classes including open ballet and fitness, a full mmac kids curriculum, as well as a number of Broadway Workshops and rehearsals with stars such as Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Natalie Portman, and Alec Baldwin. For more information about mmac, visit www.manhattanmovement.com.

Trailblazers at the JCC - Rosenthal JCC of Northern Westchester
Through June 12, 2013 - Pleasan


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