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Things to Do With Kids in Bronx on March 20

March 20, 2013   |    

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free and low-cost things to do with kids in Bronx Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Bronx today, March 20, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Bronx's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, for outdoor and nature activities; and in the theaters, for children's concerts and performances. Plus, get details and directions on any street fairs or holiday festivals happening March 20. For even more free and low-cost upcoming events in Bronx, check out our complete calendar of events.

Free Play at the J - JCC Rockland
March 20, 2013 - West Nyack

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

Winter Wednesday Story Time - Congregation Sons of Israel
March 20, 2013 - Upper Nyack

The synagogue hosts this weekly play-date featuring stories and songs with a Jewish twist. Continues every Wednesday until March 20 (except Feb. 20).

Family Storytime - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
March 20, 2013 - Garnerville

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

LEGO Club - Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library
March 20, 2013 - Garnerville

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

'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - A New Musical' presented by Random Farms Kids' Theater Workshop - Yorktown Stage
March 20, 2013 - Yorktown Heights

Random Farms Workshop performers (grades 3-8) present this family musical adapted from Mark Twain's beloved novel, and specially commissioned by The Random Farms Kids' Theater. In the story, Tom meets and falls in love with Becky Thatcher. However, Becky's father, Judge Thatcher, does not approve of Becky fraternizing with a mischievous boy like Tom. Tom prevails when he secretly takes Becky's punishment for her after she spills ink on the schoolmaster's prized book of verses. Then, he returns home from a pirate adventure, unwittingly returning a stolen treasure to its rightful owner. Memorable scenes from the classic book appear in this musical: Tom incurring Aunt Polly's wrath, whitewashing the fence, pirating on Pirate Island, getting engaged to Becky Thatcher, and dedicating himself to adventures with Huck Finn. Tickets are sold at the door on the day of the performance (cash only).

Parents 4 Parents Special Needs Support Group Monthly Meeting - Rosenthal JCC
March 20, 2013 - Pleasantville

Parents 4 Parents is a support network for parents of children with special needs who have been through the emotions of receiving a diagnosis for their children, navigating the evaluation process and educational programs (EI, CPSE, CSE), and living with the day-to-day challenges of raising and caring for their beloved children. All are welcome. RSVP required.

CRITTERS, CRAFTS, AND KIDS - Greenburgh Nature Center
March 20, 2013 - Scarsdale

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

Chocolate Seder - JCC Rockland
March 20, 2013 - West Nyack

Once again, the JCC hosts this fantasy Deder where everything is chocolate including green M&Ms for parsley and chocolate milk for wine. Participants will make their own chocolate covered matzah to take home for their own Seder table. Call to pre-register.

Young Leaders Institute of Laurelton - Laurelton Library
March 20, 2013 - Laurelton

Real leaders are made not born. Learn to be a leader at this program for children in grades 3-6.

Nook Night - Barnes and Noble-Uptopia Center
March 20, 2013 - Fresh Meadows

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

Otello - Metropolitan Opera
March 20, 2013 -

Verdi's Shakespearean masterpiece returns to the Met with two exciting casts. Johan Botha sings the title role opposite the acclaimed Desdemona of star soprano Renee Fleming, with Falk Struckmann as Iago and Semyon Bychkov conducting. Later in the season, Jose Cura, Krassimira Stoyanova, and Thomas Hampson take on the principal roles.

The FEMCHO Anti-bullying Program - Bet U Can Dance
March 20, 2013 - East Northport

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

Parent Zone: How to Talk to Your Child While Reading - Stepping Stones Museum
March 20, 2013 - Norwalk

Learn to ask questions that guide children to follow a book's storyline and text in this parents only workshop. Free childcare is available for children 3 and older. Free dinner included. Limited space. Registration required.

Happy Hour at the Society - Society of Illustrators/ Museum of American Illustration
March 20, 2013 - New York

Put down your pencils and sharpen your minds... and pick up a drink while you're at it! We're hosting a special happy hour and trivia night. Join us and MC Sam Wolfe Connelly to find out the old age question... are you smarter than an illustrator?

Rush Hour: The Bach Variations: Violin Concertos in A minor and E major - New York Philharmonic
March 20, 2013 - New York

Four orchestral programs, March 6-April 6, are conducted by masters with different perspectives. Additional events, including those in collaboration with the 92nd Street Y, reveal additional dimensions in this wide-ranging celebration.

Vonda Shepard - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
March 20, 2013 - New York

With over 12 million album sales to her name, two Golden Globes, two Emmy Awards, two Screen Actor's Guild Awards as well as the Billboard prize for selling the most television soundtrack records in history as the voice of Ally McBeal in the hit television series of the same name, Vonda Shepard is a world-renowned artist who continues to delight audiences with her magnanimous live performances. She dedicates songs, tells stories, and at the same time, projects dynamic charisma and intimacy with her audience.

Make Dog Biscuits for Homeless Animals - Pequot Library
March 20, 2013 - Southport

Make a special treat for a dog who lives in a shelter. Call ext. 18 to register for this program.

The Waterboys Present an Appointment with Mr. Yeats - The Town Hall
March 20, 2013 - New York

Setting romantic Irish poetry to music is hardly something new for Mike Scott, so the new show contains extracts from over twenty- five of Yeats' poetry and plays, spanning both famous and lesser known works. The Waterboys energy and excitement combined with the dark and mystic lyrics of 'Ireland greatest poet', make this an evening to remember. An since this will be the ONLY performance of Mr Yeats in North America it is sure to be a very unique and special event

Storytime - Barnes & Noble -- The Palisades Center
March 20, 2013 - West Nyack

Children can stop by the store's kids department to hear Let's Go for a Drive by Mo Willems. Gerald and Piggie want to hit the road But the best-laid plans of pigs and elephants often go awry.

Keep Calm and Play On: The Early Learning Years - Rowayton Community Center
March 20, 2013 - Norwalk

Community Cooperative Nursery School (CCNS) will be sponsoring a workshop for educators, parents, and caregivers of young children through second grade. Marc Armitage will speak about children's play and common issues including: what is and isn't play, our frustrations and how to stay motivated, and identifying barriers and solutions. There will also be a discussion about the "whys" and "hows" of children's natural play. Space is limited. Educators will receive 2.0 hours of training.

Book Babies - The Field Library
March 20, 2013 - Peekskill

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

Craftivities - East Flushing Library
March 20, 2013 - Flushing

Crafts,kids, and fun. Children age 3 and up will work on a craft activity. Preregistration with the children's librarian is required.

Computer Class Sponsered By New York Cares - Woodside Library
March 20, 2013 - Woodside

Receive one on one training with any computer related questions. Learn the internet, Microsoft program and setting up email accounts.

Aesop's Fables - Long Island Children's Museum
March 20, 2013 - Garden City

In the tradition of comedy teams like the Marx Brothers and Abbott and Costello, wacky siblings Wolfie, Syd, Barry, and Harriet tell us classic tales with a slapstick twist. They invite everyone into their magical world where anything is possible when you use your imagination. Whether it's The Tortoise and the Hare or The Boy Who Cried Wolf, everyone knows at least one of Aesop's great fables. In this spell-binding production, storytellers use song, dance, and drama to bring these famous fables to life.

Music and Movement - Long Island Children's Museum
March 20, 2013 - Garden City

Musical instruments and sing-along songs get the youngest visitors' bodies moving. Join in for a fun, friendly time.

Poetry in Motion Rehearsals - Wilton Library
March 20, 2013 - Wilton

Rehearsals for Poetry in Motion performance. Snow date: Thursday, March 14.

The Adam Wade Show - The Kraine
March 20, 2013 - New York

A monthly nude literary salon featuring in-the-buff readings by local burlesque luminaries, professional librarians, authors and others.

Cirque Du Soleil: Totem - CitiField-Lot C
March 20, 2013 - Flushing

The mission of Cirque du Soleil is to invoke the imagination, provokethe senses and evoke the emotions of people around the world. A fascinating journey into the evolution of mankind. The world's most famous circus traces the human species from its amphibian state to its human desire to fly. Characters evolve on stage. This production traces the fascinating journey of the human species from its original amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fly. The characters evolve on a stage evoking a giant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient civilizations. Inspired by many founding myths, this show illustrates, through a visual and acrobatic language, the evolutionary progress of species. The word "totem" contains the idea of the order of species. We carry in our bodies the potential of all species, all the way to our desire to fly?like the thunderbird at the top of the totem pole. Somewhere between science and legend TOTEM explores the ties that bind Man to other species, his dreams and his infinite potential.

Books for Babies - Wilton Library
March 20, 2013 - Wilton

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

Wonderful Ones and Twos with Caregivers - Wilton Library
March 20, 2013 - Wilton

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

Eyes, Ears, and Feet: How Animals Use Their Senses - Wilton Library
March 20, 2013 - Wilton

Children ages 3-4 are invited to meet some live animals. Earthplace of Westport will visit for a lesson about animal senses. Count a spider's eyes, find a frog's circular ears, discover what snake smell with, and much more. This program is a great way for children to meet different animals and practice important skills like counting, and shape recognition. Registration required.

Newbery Club - Wilton Library
March 20, 2013 - Wilton

Children in grades 4-6 are invited to join this new monthly book club which introduces children to Newbery Award winning books. The book for March's discussion is The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, which won the Newbery in 2009. Read the book and spend a fun hour at the Library with crafts, questions, snacks, and activities. Registration required.

Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories...The No Fairy Tale Tour, Anya Marina, Satellite - Highline Ballroom
March 20, 2013 - New York

Grammy®-nominated singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb was launched into the limelight in 1994 with her platinum-selling Number 1 hit song "Stay (I Missed You)" from the film Reality Bites. To this day, she is still the only artist to have a Number 1 single while not signed to a recording contract, a remarkable and unparalleled feat for an unsigned artist, though perhaps not a surprising one for the Brown grad girl with the cat-eye glasses, who at the time was already making her mark in New York's burgeoning singer-songwriter scene.

2013 Issac Asimov Memorial Debate: The Existence of Nothing - American Museum of Natural History
March 20, 2013 - New York

The concept of nothing is as old as zero itself. How do we grapple with the concept of nothing? From the best laboratory vacuums on Earth to the vacuum of space to what lies beyond, the idea of nothing continues to intrigue professionals and the public alike. Join Hayden Planetarium Director Neil deGrasse Tyson as he moderates the world's leading voices in this great scientific debate.

LEARN TO DRAW with ART TEACHER AMY- Children 6-9 - West Islip Community Center,
March 20, 2013 - West Islip

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

CPR/AED Course - Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps
March 20, 2013 - Scarsdale

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

Easter or Passover Chocolate Workshop - Basketworks
March 20, 2013 - Syosset

Whether you're getting ready to hide your Easter eggs or eat some Matzah during Passover, visit Basketworks for an Easter and Passover chocolate workshop. Get ready to make sweet treats to celebrate two fun holidays. Bring an empty stomach, because there's going to be tasting, creating, and eating lots and lots of chocolate.

Mural Wall Painting - Children's Museum of Manhattan
March 20, 2013 - Upper West Side

Kids can mix paint on the mural wall and discover scientific skills including color mixing and cause and effect.

Mix It Up - Children's Museum of the Arts
March 20, 2013 - SoHo

What materials will you use today? The term "mixed media" not only involves the use of paint and cardboard, but can also include fabric, tissue paper, and pipe cleaners. The combination of materials are endless.

Science and the Citizen - The Cooper Union
March 20, 2013 - New York

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

Mary Testa & Michael Starobin - 54 Below
March 20, 2013 - New York

For one night only, back by popular demand, two powerhouse artistic talents combine forces to craft a performance that is unlike anything you're likely to see in a cabaret theatre - ever. Their unique takes on music both contemporary and classic is enough to make heads spin and ears tingle with excitment.

A Conversation with David Cross moderated by Michael Cera - 92nd Street Y
March 20, 2013 - New York

David Cross—one of today's leading actors, writers and standup comedians—joins our stage for an in-depth conversation about his career in comedy, from the ground breaking series "Mr. Show" to the genius of "Arrested Development."

Young Concert Artists - Morgan Library & Museum
March 20, 2013 - New York

Narek Arutyunian, clarinetist; Solon Gordon, pianist. Program: BERNSTEIN: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano - BRAHMS: Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 120 - CONSTANT: For Clarinet (solo) - SCHOENFIELD: Sonatina for klezmer clarinet and piano.

Managing Homework and School for Kids with ADHD - Pediatric Health Associates
Through March 20, 2013 - Plainview

Understand what is really making homework and schoolwork so challenging. Learn how Executive Functions impact your child’s motivation, retention and self-confidence. Reduce the homework battles, explore the true difference between supporting and enabling, and learn organizational strategies your child might actually use. Full of helpful tips, tools, strategies and resources. 2-Session Workshop Dates and Times Wednesdays: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. March 13th and 20th Cost: $180/person or $270/ couple. Register on our website at: http://www.ptscoaching.com Email: cindy@ptscoaching.com Phone: 516-802-0593

Managing Homework and School for Kids with ADHD - Pediatric Health Associates
March 20, 2013 - Plainview

Understand what is really making homework and schoolwork so challenging. Learn how Executive Functions impact your child’s motivation, retention and self-confidence. Reduce the homework battles, explore the true difference between supporting and enabling, and learn organizational strategies your child might actually use. Full of helpful tips, tools, strategies and resources. 2-Session Workshop Dates and Times Wednesdays: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. March 13th and 20th Cost: $180/person or $270/ couple. Register on our website at: http://www.ptscoaching.com Email: cindy@ptscoaching.com Phone: 516-802-0593

Managing Homework and School for Kids with ADHD - Pediatric Health Associates
March 20, 2013 - Plainview

Understand what is really making homework and schoolwork so challenging. Learn how Executive Functions impact your child?s motivation, retention, and self-confidence. Reduce the homework battles, explore the true difference between supporting and enabling, and learn organizational strategies your child might actually use. This workshop, taught by a skilled practioner, is full of helpful tips, tools, strategies and resources.

Local x Local featuring The Beach Fossils - Brooklyn Bowl
March 20, 2013 - Brooklyn

Beach Fossils, a band whose distortion-slicked indie pop compares favorably to acts like Best Coast and the Drums, formed in 2009 as a vehicle for the solo recordings of Justin Payseur. Bassist John Pena and guitarist Christopher Burke were brought into Beach Fossils' lineup later that year, after Payseur had single-handedly put together the recordings that would comprise the group's debut album. Beach Fossils' debut 7" single, Daydream/Desert Sand, was released on Captured Tracks in February 2010; their self-titled debut album was slated for release on the same label later that year.

March Radness : Live Comedy at Union Hall - Union Hall
March 20, 2013 - Brooklyn

Featuring: HANNIBAL BURESS DEATH BY ROO ROO MATT KOFF BOAT COAL and more!

FREE Breastfeeding Support Group - Hudson Valley Hudson Hospital Center - Wagner Conference Room
March 20, 2013 - Cortlandt Manor

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

Foster Care Info & Orientation - Westchester Department of Social Services
March 20, 2013 - White Plains

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

The SFX Party - R-Bar
March 20, 2013 - New York

Roc-elle Records and music recording artist Demetra present their monthly event, SFX, on Wednesday, March 20th at R Bar; located at 218 Bowery. SFX showcases breaking live dance bands, underground fashion, and electro DJs. Party your way into the spring with popular acts Rebel Ship (formerly Navegante), Angi3, Faith and Mark and Danny Switchblade. All live music sets will be accompanied by a light show produced by VJ Mamiko Kushida. DJs Annakickarse, Lush and Demetra will provide the soundtrack for the night. Sibyl Vain will present the monthly underground fashion showcase. Our sponsors, Coors Light, will provide limited free drinks. For any questions and/or inquiries contact SFX at thesfxparty@gmail.com Visit www.thesfxparty.com. Facebook: www.facebook.com/thesfxparty Follow on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube @thesfxparty

Music Cafe: The Soil - Apollo Theater
March 20, 2013 - New York

The Soil is a rare find -- trendy, up-and-comers, who specialize in an ancient musical form. Known for their heavenly acapella sound, this Soweto trio dispenses melodic medication through soulful anthems, delivered with lush, three-part harmonies and percussive beat boxing.

Christian Finnegan, Yannis Pappas, Justin Silver and more - The Stand
March 20, 2013 - New York

40th annual juried Student Show - Stamford Art Association
Through March 21, 2013 - Stamford

Fourteen Fairfield County high schools will have junior and seniors present multimedia work that has been selected by art teachers. The opening reception is Sunday, March 3, 4-6pm.

Japan Week - Grand Central Terminal
Through March 21, 2013 - New York

The annual celebration of Japanese culture and cuisine in Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall. In honor of Grand Central Terminal's centennial, Japan Week 2013 will be driven by the Japanese "on-the-go" lifestyle theme. Look forward to being introduced to the nuances of Japanese travel culture, including ekiben, or special train station bento containing regional dishes, and tachinomiya, standing bars featuring a range of sake and shochu. Entertainment includes cultural performances and cooking demonstrations scheduled throughout the three days. Additionally, lucky winners in a contest will receive the grand prize for a free round trip ticket to Japan. Visit website for full schedule.

downUNDER Peeps Dioramas - Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Through March 21, 2013 - Fairfield

Insert those tasty marshmallow critters into a scenic diorama at the fourth annual Peeps extravaganza. Prizes will be awarded for creativity. Grades 6-12.

Rhythm Is Our Business - The Theater at the 14th Street Y
Through March 21, 2013 - New York

Rhythm is Our Business is a new cabaret and nightclub styled tap dance production set in the golden age of swing. The evening will shimmy, shake and shine with elegance, humor and rhythm, rhythm, rhythm. Join us for some great music, alot of fun and some very fancy footwork! Starring: Ali Bradley, Brian Davis, Khalid Hill, Jason Janas, Mable Lee, Andrew Nemr, Hank Smith and the Shufflettes! with The Duke Ellington Center Band directed and choreographed by Derick K. Grant additional choreography by Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards Joseph Wiggan musical direction by Frank Owens

Art that will Make You Marvel - Agora Gallery
Through March 22, 2013 - New York

Agora Gallery, NYC is delighted to present two exhibitions that contain the joy and zest of spring, giving viewers a feeling of optimism, energy and hope. In Sensorial Perspectives viewers can appreciate the elegant, intricate approach that leads to works that are both engaging and visually stunning. Careful observation grounds every piece, demonstrating the power that a real connection to the world and its mysteries has in the creative process, but each artist brings their own unique perspective and magic to their work, with dazzling consequences. The Essence of Abstraction provides a feast for the eyes, presenting the work of artists who allow their glowing inner conviction and inspiring sense of reality and its fully dynamic nature to spill out into their works, animating and enlivening each piece. The result is art that stirs the imagination and touches the heart. The exhibitions open on March 2, 2013 and continue until March 22, 2013, with an opening reception on the evening of Thursday, March 14, at 6-8 pm. Art lovers are enthusiastically encouraged to attend and meet some of the talented artists who created the memorable and moving works on display. Exhibition Dates: March 2, 2013 – March 22, 2013 Reception: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 6-8 pm Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York City Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 11a.m. - 6 p.m. Event URL: http://www.agora-gallery.com/collectivecatalog/Collective_3_2_2013.aspx Featured Artists: Sensorial Perspectives Stefano Bertolucci | Karel de Beer | Peter F. Carr | Leon Holmes | Nicole Kallenberg | Monique Robert | Parvaneh Roudgar | Kaycee Lynne | Sandy Tippett | Karin van Peski | Steffie Wallace The Essence of Abstraction Ellen Addison | Lawrence R. Armstrong | Baron Basuning | Christina del Valle | Mike Elliott | Mauro Filigheddu | Stewart Forrest | Rachel Forte | Bogdan Gor Gorczyca | Leticia Herrera | Carlos Hidalgo ("Expression Caribena") | Meaghan Fennessy Keeley | Ann Manie | Teri McCans | Jennifer Morrison | Avaz Mutall | Carina Perello | Fahim Somani | Gabriele Stewart | David W. Whitfield | Tracy Winston

The Female Form in Sculpture - James Graham & Sons
Through March 22, 2013 - New York

Featuring works by Allan Clark, Oronzio Maldarelli, and others.

Norman Bluhm - James Graham & Sons
Through March 22, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of works by the American Abstract Expressionist painter.

Spring Break Camp - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through March 22, 2013 - New York

This five-day creative camp fosters children's critical-thinking skills and imagination while exploring the museum's Frank Lloyd Wright architecture and spring exhibitions. Led by museum educators, each session includes guided gallery explorations followed by hands-on workshops where participants create their own works of art. Various mediums and methods, including painting, sculpture, collage, and digital media in individual and collaborative projects, are carefully designed to provide age-appropriate projects. The camp concludes with a mini exhibition for family and friends. Includes art materials, snacks, a family pass, and photos documenting the program. Registration required online at guggenheim.org/kids. Also offered: March 25-29.

Harmony Korine Retrospective - Museum of the Moving Image
Through March 22, 2013 - Astoria

Director, screenwriter, and artist Harmony Korine has developed an aesthetic as unique and bracing as any that launched in the heyday of 1990s American independent film. Korine made his name as the screenwriter of the nihilistic-teen movie Kids, but came into his own as a director with the 1997 feature debut, Gummo. From March 8 through 22, 2013, Museum of the Moving Image will present a retrospective of all of Korine's five feature films to date, including his latest, Spring Breakers—a triumph at both the Toronto and Venice film festivals. Harmony Korine will appear in person with the Museum's preview screening of Spring Breakers on Tuesday, March 12, at 7pm, participating in a conversation moderated by Chief Curator David Schwartz after the film. Korine's latest is a high-concept pulp-fest featuring Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, and Rachel Korine as co-eds who perform a catalogue of illegal and incendiary activities in order to get out of their boring small town for spring break. Also starring James Franco, the film opens theatrically in New York and Los Angeles on March 15 (nationwide on March 22), released by A24 Films. In addition to Spring Breakers (2013) and Gummo (1997), the Museum retrospective includes Mister Lonely (2007), Korine's largest production to date and which features art cinema luminaries Diego Luna, Werner Herzog, Denis Lavant, and Samantha Morton cast as celebrity impersonators; the critically acclaimed Julien Donkey-boy (1999); and the cult hit Trash Humpers (2009), which film critic J. Hoberman called a "gloriously desultory slap in the face of public taste." Together, these films reveal the eccentricities as well as the depth of one of the most compellingly divisive directors working today.

Hope Gangloff - Susan Inglett Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

New paintings by Hope Gangloff in her fifth solo exhibition at the gallery.

The Pinks - a Civil War historical fiction by Gold No Trade - The Collapsible Hole
Through March 23, 2013 - Brooklyn

Meet Rose Greenhow, the Confederate spy who seduced half of Washington. Her goal? Flame the war to help the South secede. But Allan Pinkerton and his detectives are on to her... SPECIAL EVENTS: Thursday, March 14th - Opening Night - See the show and then stick around to meet the cast and give us your feedback. Friday, March 15th - Women's History Night - To celebrate Women's History month, 10% off for all women. Orders must be placed online; contact us for the code. Saturday, March 16th - After Party - Live music by southern rock & roll party band, Jumbo Brown. Free beer and soda (must be over 21). Thursday, March 21st - After Party - Live music by southern rock & roll party band, Jumbo Brown. Free beer and soda (must be over 21). Friday, March 22nd - Expert Panel - An expert panel, including Ann Blackman, biographer of Rose Greenhow, and several other special guests will answer audience questions after the show and discuss some of the historical and ideological underpinnings of the play. Saturday, March 23rd - Strike Party - See the show then stick around for our strike party. Music by DJ Rob Ramirez. BYOB. All shows start at 8pm sharp @ The Collapsible Hole (146 Metropolitan Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211) THE SHOW - The Pinks is an original, darkly comic spy story about real life Confederate spy Rose Greenhow, a woman in a traditionally male profession, and the Pinkerton agents set on taking her down. In 1861, the Civil War was just a rebellion gaining traction (think: The Tea Party with more guns and matching outfits). A widow and mother of four, Rose used her extensive social network (and extensive charm) to seduce information from senators, military and members of the presidential cabinet to pass on to the Confederacy. She was devastatingly good. Enter Allan Pinkerton. Pinkerton was a hard-boiled detective, the first of his kind. He was an abolitionist who had worked on the Underground Railroad and offered his detective skills to Abraham Lincoln in service of the Union. Pinkerton suspected Rose was a spy and sent the first female private eye Kate Warne, another woman in a traditionally male profession, undercover to catch her. Once undercover, the lines between hero and villain blur as the people across the political divide come into focus. While foiling the Pinkertons efforts to find proof against her, Rose manages to seduce secret information from a northern captain. If the information can be passed to General P.G.T. Beauregard it will turn the Battle of Bull Run and change the course of the war. In the end, neither house arrest nor federal prison will stop Rose from pursuing her southern ideals. Drawing on graphic novels and film noir, Gold No Trade uses its signature physical style to uncover the fascinating history of two unknown American women. "The Pinks" is a tautly written historical fiction that examines the deeper drives behind Allan Pinkerton and two women: Kate Warne, the first female detective and Confederate spy Rose Greenhow. The play considers how these women, both in traditionally male professions, chose alternate paths to express equally devastating talents. And how only one was able to bridge that divide and tolerate the beliefs of the other. Rose Greenhow : A widow and mother of four in 1861, Rose Greenhow began passing secret messages to Confederate generals, helping to secure the Southern victory at Bull Run. She was placed under house arrest by the Pinkertons to curtail her activities, but continued to pass Northern military secrets to the South. She was then placed in a federal prison, but is rumored to have still managed to pass information to the South. In 1862, Jefferson Davis sent her to Europe to collect diplomatic intelligence. She also fund-raised extensively for the Confederacy and returned home carrying over $2000 in gold, some of which she sewed into her clothing. Off the coast of North Carolina, a Union gunboat pursued her ship, and Rose boarded a lifeboat. The small craft foundered and she drowneddragged down by the weight of the gold. Kate Warne : Little is known about Kate Warne, the first female detective hired by Allan Pinkerton. Most of her biographical information comes from Allan Pinkerton's Reminiscences years after the fact and has not been corroborated. He describes Kate the first time she walked into his office in 1856 as "a slender, brown-haired woman, graceful in her movements and self-possessed. Her features, although not what could be called handsome, were decidedly of an intellectual casther face was honest, which would cause one in distress instinctly (sic) to select her as a confidante" Accounts vary as to whether she came to Pinkerton for a job as a secretary or a detective, but Pinkerton remembers her convincingly explaining that she could "worm out secrets in many places to which it was impossible for male detectives to gain access". Pinkerton not only hired her, but by 1860 his agency had an entire female detective branch, headed by Kate Warne. To compare, women were first hired as investigators by the New York City police department in 1903. Allan Pinkerton : In 1852 Allan Pinkerton created The Pinkerton National Detective Agency the first private agency devoted to solving crime. In 1856 he hired the first female detective, Kate Warne, of whom little is known (see above). Pinkerton was a labor activist in his native Glasgow and worked the Underground Railroad outside of Chicago. His agency stymied train robbers, captured thieves and, in 1861, foiled an attempt on the life of president-elect Abraham Lincoln. The term "private eye" derives from his agency's trademark: an unblinking eye with the slogan "We Never Sleep." After his death, his sons took over the agency and closed the female detective branch. In time, the agency became known for anti-labor activities. The Pinks is a work of historical fiction. While it is unknown whether Kate Warne and Rose Greenhow ever met, we like to think they did. CAST & CREW - Created by Megan Campisi, Max Dana, Jay Dunn, Kevin Lapin, Siobhan Towey and Blake Wentworth; Written by Megan Campisi; Outside Eyes by Adam Paolozza & Jay Dunn; Lights by Calvin Anderson; Original Music by Jason Sigal; Special Thanks to Bob Delizza and Tara Giordano. Runtime: 65 minutes Tickets at BrownPaperTickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/321887 More info: www.goldnotrade.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gold-No-Trade/336038975186 info@goldnotrade.com

Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off - Queens Library at Sunnyside
Through March 23, 2013 - Sunnyside

Families can bring their food scraps (fruit and vegetable scraps; coffee grounds, including paper filter; tea bags; egg and nut shells; bread and pasta with no toppings) to the weekly food waste drop-off outside Queens Library at Sunnyside, Saturdays through March 23. The Western Queens Compost Initiative will turn them into nutrient-rich compost. No meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods, please.

R&R @ the JCC - The JCC In Manhattan
Through March 23, 2013 - Upper West Side

R&R Saturdays are free at the JCC. Make your Shabbat afternoon special and share in your community. Workshops, art, yoga, meditation, food, music, study sessions, film, creative art projects, spa experiences, and both indoor and outdoor play. There are programs for both children and adults. All are welcome.

Bebe Neuwirth - 54 Below
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Television audiences adore her for her multiple Emmy Award-winning role as Lilith Crane on Cheers, but it's the Broadway stage that Tony Award-winner Bebe Neuwirth truly calls home. So appropriately enough, this March, she'll make her debut at "Broadway's Nightclub" in an exciting cabaret event. Stories with Piano #4 consists of a collection of story songs by the likes of Kurt Weill, Tom Waits and, of course, some Broadway standards as well. According to Neuwirth, "I'm very interested in the characters and these moments in their lives that are best expressed in song." Neuwirth won Tonys for her work in Sweet Charity and Chicago, and also dazzled New York audiences in A Chorus Line, Little Me, Damn Yankees, Here Lies Jenny, and, of course, The Addams Family.

Alan Uglow - David Zwirner
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Alighiero Boetti - La Forza del Centro - Gladstone Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Throughout his career, Boetti exhibited a keen fascination with language and the alphabet, and this show will highlight this interest by presenting an extensive collection of his Arazzi works, which meld aesthetic and linguistic elements to create a formal union between images and the written word. This exhibition will be the first to display nearly every type of Boetti's Arazzi grandi, as well as a number of smaller Arazzi, and will mark the first time that the majority of these works will be on view to the public.

Jim Dine - Pace Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Daring new paintings by Jim Dine, featuring large-scale works that verge on pure abstraction, with palettes that range from vivid to grisaille.

Thomas Nozkowski - Pace Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

New abstract paintings by Thomas Nozkwoski.

Liu Wei - Lehmann Maupin
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

An exhibition of work by the conceptual artist known for video, installation, drawing, sculpture, and painting. Three large-scale assemblages constructed from salvaged demolition debris, a continuation of Wei's Merely a Mistake series begun in 2009, will be the centerpieces of the installation in the main gallery space.

Christine Hartman/ Nicole Maynard-Sahar - Bowery Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Yasuko Yokoshi - BELL - New York Live Arts
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

The world premiere of Yasuko Yokoshi's BELL. For BELL, Yokoshi has assembled a multidisciplinary cast from Japan and the U.S. to perform in a contemporary reimagining of the classical Japanese dance Kyoganoko Musume-Dojyoji (A Woman and a Bell at the Dojoji Temple), reputed to be the most important and most difficult dance work in the Kabuki theater repertoire.

Joel Shapiro: Sculpture and Drawings 1969-1972 - Craig F. Starr Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Works on Paper - Eleanor Ettinger Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Featuring Alice Neel and Norman Rockwell.

Jessica Bartlet - Backyard Wilderness - First Street Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Bartlet's debut solo show at First Street Gallery gives us an energetic and vivid glimpse into how she experiences and cherishes wilderness by simply looking into her backyard.

Anthony McCall - Face to Face - Sean Kelly Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Presenting two large-scale installations by the artist: the eponymously titled light-based work from 2013, in gallery one, and Circulation Figures, the recently presented historical work from 1972, in gallery three. This exhibition marks the New York debut of both pieces.

James White - The Black Mirror - Sean Kelly Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

This exhibition of new paintings by the London-based artist features a selection of White's haunting monochromatic paintings of the banal detritus of daily life, reimagining the still-life tradition through the lens of a contemporary Pop sensibility.

Everyday America: Photographs from the Berman Collection - Steven Kasher Gallery
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Concrete Illusions: Public & Private Spaces in Puerto Rico - Clemente Soto Velez
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Jose Hernadez Castrodad Collection and the Clemente Soto Velz Cultural and Educational Center cordially invite to view a cross-section of Puerto Rican contemporary art from the highly regarded José Hernandez Castrodad Collection. Hernández Castrodad, a collector and an advocate for contemporary artists in Puerto Rico, exhibits part of his collection for the first time in New York City. The exhibit presents provocative works from twenty renowned and emerging Puerto Rican artists with a focus on urban Caribbean space(s), both intimate and public. The selected works explore these spaces from multiple stances, the physical, personal, psychological and sociological. The show examines a range of issues from negligence in urban planning and the resultant overcrowding to individual and collective transformation in the Caribbean. Some of the many buzzed about exhibiting artists include, Jesús "Bubu" Negrón, Sofía Maldonado, Karlo Andrei Ibarra and Josué Pellot. Exhibiting artists: Aby Ruiz Carlos Marcial Edgardo Larregui EXOR Diego Romero Garvin Sierra Jesus "Bubu" Negron José Quique Rivera Josué Pellot Karlo Andrei Ibarra Michael Linares Michelle Gratacos Norma Vila Rivero Omar Velázquez Omar Torres Radames Juni Figueroa Raquel Quijano Rogelio Báez Sebastian Vallejo Sofía Maldonado Quintín Rivera Toro

The Dork Knight One Man Show - Under St. Mark's - Under St. Marks
Through March 23, 2013 - New York

Written & Performed by Jason O'Connell - Produced by Eleanor Handley - (Original direction by Terrence O'Brien). A look into one man's obsession with movies about another man's obsession with dressing up like a rodent and punching people, "The Dork Knight" shows how one's "inner-geek" can guide and inspire in good times and bad. "O'Connell's autobiographical play keeps you glued to his life's tumultuous journey driven by his Batman fixation. An adept storyteller, O'Connell seamlessly weaves in his own story with his unmistakable impersonations of the many actors who have played Batman, from Danny DeVito's Penguin to Christian Bale in the recently released Christopher Nolan blockbuster, "The Dark Knight Rises." With hilarious wit and comedic spin, O'Connell masters different personas with a rhythmic flow that builds to a captivating momentum." - Abby Luby, rollmagazine.com Doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain. The Dork Knight runs for 75 minutes without intermission. Tue. 3/19 - 7PM Wed. 3/20 - 7PM Thu. 3/21 - 8PM Fri. 3/22 - 8PM Sat. 3/23 - 8PM For More Information: DorkKnightNYC@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/dorkknightnyc https://twitter.com/DorkKnightNYC

Harkness Dance Festival - 92nd Street Y
Through March 24, 2013 - New York

A five-week performance festival featuring the finest in innovative dance. This season's Harkness Dance Festival takes you deep inside the creative process in its innovative Stripped/Dressed series, curated by Doug Varone. The five festival artists, each with widely differing approaches to choreography, demystify the process. First, the artists discuss their inspiration -- showing excerpts and talking with collaborators - -all in an informal, stripped setting, with no lights or costumes. In the second part of the evening the artists present the same work entirely dressed in its completed theatrical form.

Ailey II - Ailey Citigroup Theater
Through March 24, 2013 - New York

Ailey II is renowned for merging the passion of the country's best young dance talent with the creative vision of today's outstanding emerging choreographers. Catch the company in action during their New York City season as they perform a diverse repertoire of exhilarating works.

DanceBrazil - Joyce Theater
Through March 24, 2013 - New York

For over three decades, the infectious Afro-Brazilian rhythms, pinpoint precision, and sheer power of DanceBrazil performances have astonished audiences around the world. This spring, the company returns to The Joyce with the premiere of Artistic Director Jelon Vieira's Fe, a reflection on the faith, trust, and solid convictions of the people of Northeastern Brazil. Also on the program is Banguela (2010), a powerful and meditative work that showcases the capoeiristas acrobatic wizardry in the "roda." As always, Capoeira, the mesmerizing martial art with an African beat, and live music drive the action on stage.

Encores! It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman - New York City Center
Through March 24, 2013 -

A pop art-flavored sendup of the comic book world that tells the story of the caped hero's efforts to protect Metropolis from an array of villains, including a mad scientist, a megalomaniacal gossip columnist and a mysterious clan of under-employed acrobats. Superman has music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams and a book by David Newman and Robert Benton. The original 1966 production, directed by Harold Prince and starring Jack Cassidy, Bob Holiday and Linda Lavin, opened at Alvin Theatre on March 29, 1966, and ran for 129 performances. Superman features the songs "You've Got Possibilities," "You've Got What I Need" and "The Woman for The Man."

Mirrored Images: Realism in the 19th and 20th Centuries - Heckscher Museum of Art
Through March 24, 2013 - Huntington

Throughout the history of art, artists have turned to the observed world as a source of inspiration. This exhibition, drawn entirely from the Museum's Permanent Collection, explores the various realist movements of the 19th and 20th centuries, beginning with the mid-19th century Barbizon movement in France and the concurrent Hudson River School in America, and progressing through later 19th-century realism and 20th-century movements, such as the Ashcan School, American Scene painting, Magic Realism, Photorealism, and East End (Long Island) realism. December 8, 2012-March 24, 2013.

Colleen Browning: The Early Works - Bellarmine Museum of Art
Through March 24, 2013 - Fairfield

Artist Colleen Browning (1918-2003), a National Academician, played a significant role in America's contemporary realist movement in the years after 1950. Fairfield University rediscovers and celebrates the career of this Anglo-American Realist painter. January 24-March 24, 2013.

Colleen Browning: A Brush with Magic - Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery
Through March 24, 2013 - Fairfield

Artist Colleen Browning (1918-2003), a National Academician, played a significant role in America's contemporary realist movement in the years after 1950. Fairfield University rediscovers and celebrates the career of this Anglo-American Realist painter. The Thomas J. Walsh Gallery offers a selection of compelling oil paintings created in the years after 1960. January 24-March 24, 2013.

'The Prince and the Magic Flute' - Puppetworks
Through March 24, 2013 - Park Slope

Puppets present the melodramatic tale of a Prince who asks the Queen of the Night to remove the lock on the bird catcher's mouth. (You have to be there...)

Salsa Sundays - Gagliardi Studio & Gallery
Through March 24, 2013 - Nyack

The dance studio hosts a weekly introduction to Salsa with music and dance. There will be an informal beginners Afro-Cuban style salsa lesson and participants are welcome to bring their own refreshments. If there are no children in attendance, the studio will host a full 1 1/2 hour class for a fee of $20. Pre-registration is suggested.

Frozen Lakes - Artists Space
Through March 24, 2013 - New York

Frozen Lakes features artists born after the 1977 exhibition Pictures at Artists Space.

Public Art Installation: "Organic Abstracts" by Dianne Smith - Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Through March 24, 2013 - Bronx

"Organic Abstracts" consists of two large-scale, outdoor sculptures by Bronx-born artist Dianne Smith. The installation showcases her minimalist approach to large, abstract works made from repurposed materials that are incorporated into the landscape.

Exhibit: Happiness A Visual Poem - Queens Museum of Art
Through March 24, 2013 - Flushing

Peace visonary Sri Chinmony believes "Wherever you go, take happiness with you." Celebrate the first UN International Day of Happiness (March 20, 2013), recognizing happiness as a fundamental human goal. This exhibit, sponsored by The United Nations Staff Recreation Council, combines the poetry of peace visionary, Sri Chinmoy, with vivid photographic images, the viewer is invited to participate in an interactive experience of the heart. The program includes a panel discussion, selected film screenings, children's events and participatory opportunities, including work from the Kingdom of Bhutan, sponsor of the UN General Assembly Resolution, Happiness: Towards a holistic approach to development. The program runs from March 3-24. The exhibit will also The exhibit will also include a panel discussion, selected film screenings, children's events and participatory opportunities. © 2013 QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART | New York City Building | Flushing Meadows Corona Park | Queens, NY 11368 | (718) 592-9700 | info@queensmuseum.org site: deSIGN EVOLution

New York International Children's Film Festival -
Through March 24, 2013 - NY

Come check out a brand new slate of intelligent, passionate and provocative cinematic works for ages 3-18! NYICFF 2013 is packed with over 100 animated, live action and experimental shorts and features from around the world plus gala premieres, special events, filmmaker Q&As, filmmaking camps, audience voting, and the NYICFF Awards Ceremony. Get your tickets now!

2013 New York International Children's Film Festival - Various theaters
Through March 24, 2013 - Manhattan

The 16th annual New York International Children's Film Festival will present more than 100 children's films and shorts at seven theaters in Manhattan this March, including the Asia Society and Museum, DGA Theater, Elinor Bunim Munroe Film Center, French Institute Alliance Française, IFC Center, Scholastic Theater, SVA Theatre. NYICFF is the largest event of its kind in North America, presenting premieres of animated and live-action feature films and shorts from around the world. The festival also includes kid-friendly opening and closing galas, filmmaker Q&As, and filmmaking workshops.

The Place of Provenance - Rubin Museum of Art
Through March 25, 2013 - New York

The fourth in a series of exhibitions curated by the renowned Tibetan scholar David Jackson, The Place of Provenance: Regional Styles in Tibetan Paintingexplores the four distinctive provincial artistic styles of Tibet as well as those of Bhutan, Mongolia, and Qing-dynasty China. Jackson debunks the common Western belief that a single style dominated the majority of these provinces in recent centuries.

'Balancing Acts' - Able Fine Art NY Gallery
Through March 26, 2013 - New York

Able Fine Art Gallery is proud to present the solo exhibition showcasing the exceptional work Cecily Kahn. Cecily Kahn, a native New York abstract painter, creates works distinct in their rich exploration of color, line, and form. She explores her surface with different thicknesses of paint and impasto that form layers and shapes that are in opposition and harmony with each other. Her adventurous approach to application of paint and color allows her paintings to speak with an expressive language and encourage the viewer to undertake a dynamic experience into the unconscious.

'The Mind's Journey' - Able Fine Art NY Gallery
Through March 26, 2013 - New York

Able Fine Art Gallery is proud to present the solo exhibition showcasing the exceptional work Miyeun Yi .As a Korean contemporary artist, Miyeun Yi builds a similar symbolic dialogue created from a range of mediums: torn and crumbled paper, paste, and paint on canvas. The empty space of her canvases develops rich character and meaning from deliberate creations as well as imperfections and mistakes. Yi’s work is a reflection of the progression and journey that takes place as she builds relationships of color and form in the layers of her work. Eventually her pieces culminate in harmonious final products.

Howard Wise Gallery: Exploring the New - Moeller Fine Art Ltd.
Through March 27, 2013 - New York

This tribute exhibition will include paintings, sculpture and multi-media works by artists supported by the American gallerist Howard Wise.

The Bible Experience -
Through March 27, 2013 - NY

An exquisite interactive gallery housed in New York City's renowned meatpacking district. "The Bible Experience" features an array of breathtaking photography and rare biblical artifacts, many of which are one-of-a-kind pieces arriving straight from the Vatican for this limited, U.S.-only exhibition.

50/50: Celebrating Fifty Years of the Hofstra University Museum - Hofstra University Museum
Through March 28, 2013 - Hempstead

This anniversary exhibition highlights the breadth and depth of the collection through just 50 of the 605 acquisitions donated since 2006. The featured works include paintings, prints, photographs and drawings by 20th and 21st century American, Latino and European artists such as Luis Cruz Azaceta, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Stanley Brodsky, Lucien Clergue, Yonia Fain, April Gornick, Robert Kipniss, Howardena Pindell, Robert Rauschenberg, Donald Resnick, Alison Saar, W. Eugene Smith and Stanley Twardowicz, among others. Additionally, the ex

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