Design

Paul Rand:Everything is Design

02/25/2015 - 07/19/2015

Event Description

02/25/2015 - 07/19/2015


10:00 AM     Free - $14

Everything is Design: The Work of Paul Rand features more than 150 advertisements, posters, corporate brochures, and books by this master of American design. Museum of the City of NY. UES

Film ▪ Fun

Queens World FilmFest Trailer Party 

02/28/2015

Event Description

02/28/2015


07:00 PM     Free

Join us at the Fabulous Local NYC for our annual screening of the QWFF trailers. Meet the Filmmakers, Festival Directors, Special Guests and help us kick off Festival Month!!! Great atmosphere, gracious hosts, exciting trailers and major networking opportunities. Featured Trailers: Unafraid, voices from the Crime Victims Treatment Center Clean Break Diwali Dream Garage Millie and the Lords Paradise Found, Paradise Lo$t The Lives of Hamilton Fish Short Steps juice it, 4am Gas Station Muzak

Art ▪ Design

The Color & the Fury

02/21/2015 - 03/21/2015

Event Description

02/21/2015 - 03/21/2015


11:00 AM     Free

Jonathan LeVine Gallery will celebrate its tenth anniversary with The Color and the Fury: 10 Years of Jonathan LeVine Gallery. This commemorative group exhibition features limited editions and prints created by artists who have exhibited at the gallery extensively over the last decade, including AJ Fosik, Audrey Kawasaki, Brett Amory, DALeast, Gary Taxali, Jeremy Geddes, Josh Agle (Shag), Parra, Pose and Tara McPherson. Opening 2/21 6 to 8pm.

Art

How & Nosm

02/19/2015 - 04/04/2015

Event Description

02/19/2015 - 04/04/2015


11:00 AM     Free

Jacob Lewis Gallery is pleased to present A Different Language, an exhibition of new works on canvas by identical twins Raoul and Davide Perré, better known as the street artist duo How and Nosm. Opening 2/19 6-8pm. Chelsea

Food

City Bakery Hot Chocolate Fest

02/18/2015 - 02/28/2015

Event Description

02/18/2015 - 02/28/2015


08:00 AM     $4 - $5

City Bakery's annual Hot Chocolate Festival is in full swing with a different flavor every day for the month of February. Warm yourself up with some chocolatey goodness. Flatiron.

Architecture ▪ Art

Blueprint

02/17/2015 - 03/21/2015

Event Description

02/17/2015 - 03/21/2015


11:00 AM     Free

With an installation by SO-IL, BLUEPRINT leaves the gallery totally open, yet perpetually closed and fixed. Wrapped in time and in space, the Acconci-Holl façade opens its doors permanently to the works that –while present in the show by reference– are outside the gallery walls. The space looses its literal operational transparency to become a white, translucent icon of its curatorial aspirations. Nolita

Food

Pancake Month

02/18/2015 - 02/27/2015

Event Description

02/18/2015 - 02/27/2015


08:00 AM     $12 - $17

FEBRUARY IS PANCAKE MONTH! Special flavors are served Monday thru Friday from 8am to 4pm and 6pm to 11pm at Clinton Street Bakery. LES

Art

On Kawara - Silence

02/18/2015 - 05/12/2015

Event Description

02/18/2015 - 05/12/2015


10:00 AM     Free - $25

On Kawara—Silence is the first full representation of Kawara’s output, beginning in 1964 and including every category of work, much of it produced during his travels across the globe. If conceptual art is your thing, THIS is the show for you. Stamped postcards, binders full of names and maps, and NY Times pages day by day from the 1970s. Glory in all its nuttiness. Pay-what-you-wish Saturdays from 5:45 to 7:45pm. Guggenheim Museum.

Music ▪ Theater

The Lion

02/17/2015 - 03/29/2015

Event Description

02/17/2015 - 03/29/2015


07:30 PM     $29 - $50

Loved this touching and humorous one-man show with Ben Scheuer and his 6 guitars! It's a story-telling musical that will make you laugh and cry. Discount tickets with promo code TLTZQ. Culture Project. 45 Bleecker Street. Wednesdays through Sundays. Performance times vary so check website.

Art

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic

02/20/2015 - 05/24/2015

Event Description

02/20/2015 - 05/24/2015


11:00 AM     Free - $16

The works presented in Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic raise questions about race, gender, and the politics of representation by portraying contemporary African American men and women using the conventions of traditional European portraiture. The exhibition includes an overview of the artist’s prolific fourteen-year career and features sixty paintings and sculptures.

Art ▪ Photography

Spring/Break Art Show

03/04/2015 - 03/08/2015

Event Description

03/04/2015 - 03/08/2015


12:00 PM     $10

SPRING/BREAK Art Show's 2015 theme, TRANSACTION, explores visions of and commentaries on exchange in all its forms. Bodies in their exchange of gesture. Education in its exchange of ideas. Commodity in its exchange of objects. This year Spring/Break moves uptown as well to Skylight at Moynihan Station (31st St. entrance).

Art ▪ Music

Semele

03/04/2015 - 03/10/2015

Event Description

03/04/2015 - 03/10/2015


07:30 PM     $35 - $45

Chinese visual artist Zhang Huan directs this East-meets-West production of Handel’s opera from the Canadian Opera Company. BAM $35 to $45 balcony seats available.

Art ▪ Photography

Volta NY

03/06/2015 - 03/08/2015

Event Description

03/06/2015 - 03/08/2015


12:00 PM     $20 - $25

This year moving uptown to Pier 90 one of our favorite art fairs, Volta NY, will now be next to the larger Armory Show. VOLTA NY has made solo projects its mandate and foundation from its inception in 2008, offering a prime opportunity to discover the practices of today's most salient artists while refocusing the art fair experience back to its most fundamental point: the art itself.

Music ▪ Theater

The End & the Beginning

03/06/2015

Event Description

03/06/2015


07:00 PM     $25 - $45

The Civilians take you on a magical romp through dying, death, and the afterlife, this performance is staged in the incomparable Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing of the Met.

Art ▪ Photography

Scope New York

03/06/2015 - 03/08/2015

Event Description

03/06/2015 - 03/08/2015


11:00 AM     $30

New York, NY: SCOPE’s flagship fair will commemorate its 15th anniversary in a new location: one block across from The Armory Show piers at Metropolitan Pavilion West. SCOPE New York’s convenient and well-appointed venue will host 60 international galleries and a focused schedule of special events, performances and talks to complement its new open-plan exhibition format.

Comedy ▪ Theater

Late with Lance!

03/05/2015 - 03/29/2015

Event Description

03/05/2015 - 03/29/2015


01:00 AM     $5

New Musical Disaster “Late with Lance!” from Creator of “Desperately Seeking the Exit” March 5-29 Peter Michael Marino’s newest old creation is here. Meet Lance…delusional cruise ship entertainer, celebrity stalker and pathological musical theater fanatic. After a 15-year hiatus from the cabaret world, Lance is back in town with his own brand of variety talk show. He’s invited Liza Minnelli, Hugh Jackman and Miami Sound Machine to be on his show - and that’s surely bound to happen. This solo show/talk show spoof with a musical theater twist features original song parodies, The Sound of Music performed in five minutes, an homage to the film Fame, and many more ridiculous surprises. Lance has suffered for his art. Now it’s your turn. WHAT: Late with Lance! WHEN: Thursday, March 5 at 7pm. Sundays, March 8, 22, 29 at 7pm. WHERE: Triple Crown Underground. 330 7th Ave (near 28th Street) NYC HOW MUCH: Pay-what-you-can. No reservations. MORE INFO: www.LanceShow.com

Comedy ▪ Theater

Hell is Other People : A Comedy

03/07/2015 - 03/08/2015

Event Description

03/07/2015 - 03/08/2015


08:00 PM     $5

Quirky Productions is proud to invite you to our one-act comedy festival of all new works. You can reserve tickets at: https://quirkyproductions.yapsody.com/event/index/8916?ref=elink We will be performing conveniently near Astor Place at 440 Studios. The shows are March 7th at 8pm and March 8th at 2 and 8pm. Our most recent production, the hipster Brooklyn staging of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," was positively reviewed by New York Magazine and others. The cast contains: Ilona Concetta, Eleah Burman, Davis Cannada, Omri Kadim, Sophia Popovits, Loralee Tyson, Charlie Kennedy, Drew Scott Alexander, Cyrus Soliman, and Carlotta Summers. Come and see awkward wedding night tweets! A clown-fearing stalker reunites with his ex at a circus! A hotline promoting misery! The melding of "Alice in Wonderland" zaniness and "Orange is the New Black" characters in a women's prison. We hope you can attend! The Quirky Productions Team QuirkyProductions.net

Dance

Pilobolus Rules!

03/07/2015 - 03/08/2015

Event Description

03/07/2015 - 03/08/2015


06:00 PM     $12

Renowned dance company Pilobolus Dance Theater performs its trademark style of acrobatic dance and offers kids and parents a behind-the-scenes look at their creative process. With audience engagement and hands-on demonstrations, dancers unpack four of the company’s best-loved pieces live on stage. BAM Fischer (Times vary)

Fun

The Big Quiz Thing

03/11/2015

Event Description

03/11/2015


07:30 PM     $15

The Big Quiz Thing is New York City’s premier quiz company. Fronted by quizmaster Noah Tarnow—the city’s recognized authority on trivia entertainment—they produce their multimedia trivia spectacular for the public regularly in various cities, and have entertained hundreds of corporate clients and fund-raising organizations nationwide since 2002. The BQT has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Boston Herald, and too many other publications to name, and in 2013, it came to TV, with the world’s first bar-trivia television game show, on the NYC Life network and online. Learn more, and watch the TV show, at bigquizthing.com.

Dance ▪ Theater

FLEXN

03/25/2015 - 04/04/2015

Event Description

03/25/2015 - 04/04/2015


08:00 PM     $25 - $60

Created in the era of unrest following rulings on Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in New York City, this powerful new work is staged by visionary director Peter Sellars and flex pioneer Reggie (Regg Roc) Gray in collaboration with a crew of 21 flex dancers from the very neighborhoods where the movement first took shape. Park Avenue Armory

Art ▪ Tech

Phillipe Parreno

06/10/2015 - 08/02/2015

Event Description

06/10/2015 - 08/02/2015


12:00 PM     $15

This dramatic composition by Phillipe Parreno fuses the spectral presence of sound—both recorded and performed live — with film, light, collaborations, apparitions, and memory to guide and manipulate the viewer’s experience and perception. Park Avenue Armory

Design ▪ Fun

Funland: Erotic Fairground

06/26/2014 - 04/24/2015

Event Description

06/26/2014 - 04/24/2015


10:00 AM     $16 - $18

FUNLAND: Pleasures & Perils of the Erotic Fairground, an art installation by renowned London-based conceptual artist duo Bompas & Parr, features a selection of “carnival attractions” for audiences to enjoy and experience while they contemplate the sexual subtext of carnivals. “Jump for Joy,” a moonbounce made of giant, over-sized breasts; scale a wall of orifices and appendages in “Grope Mountain,” and lose yourself in “The Tunnel of Love,” a mirrored labyrinth that leads patrons on a climactic journey to the Gräfenberg (or “G”) Spot. Museum of Sex

Art

Archeo

04/17/2014 - 03/17/2015

Event Description

04/17/2014 - 03/17/2015


10:00 AM     Free

An outdoor group exhibition about technology and obsolescence, Archeo brings together the work of artists who employ outmoded technologies and outdated machinery as a reflection on humanity’s continuous fascination and frustration with technology. Some of the works in the exhibition describe a recent past which resembles a dystopian future, featuring a wasteland of discarded machines and castaway objects. - The High Line

Food ▪ Staycation

DayTrip: Mitsuwa Marketplace

07/04/2014 - 08/30/2015

Event Description

07/04/2014 - 08/30/2015


11:00 AM     $6

Take the $6 roundtrip shuttle bus from Port Authority to Mitsuwa Marketplace in NJ and feel like you've stepped into Japan just 20 minutes away. Have ramen, sushi, unique desserts & teas in food court style. Browse the grocery store & all the fabulous Japanese packaging & items. There's a magazine store & toystore too. Check shuttle schedule here: http://www.mitsuwa.com/tenpo/newj/access/eshuttle.html

Staycation

DayTrip: Four Freedoms Park

07/04/2014 - 08/31/2015

Event Description

07/04/2014 - 08/31/2015


10:00 AM     $5

A quick trip out to the less-than-a-year-old FDR Four Freedoms Park designed by Louis Kahn could be a nice thing on a summer's day (we've only been in frigid temps.) Make the event extra touristy-fun by riding the tram over from 59th St and 1st Ave. It's about a 5 minute walk on the Roosevelt Island side & the only cost is your metrocard expense on the tram.

Art ▪ Staycation

DayTrip: Dia:Beacon

07/04/2014 - 08/31/2015

Event Description

07/04/2014 - 08/31/2015


11:00 AM     $28 - $35

Imagine roughly ten Chelsea galleries in one place, complete with contemporary art & skylights, more specifically a 300,000-sq ft historic printing factory. Add to that beautiful gardens to stroll on with mountain views. That's Dia:Beacon. Roughly an hour's train-ride away on MetroNorth from Grand Central. Package deal includes train ticket & admission. Highly recommended. Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

Art ▪ Staycation

DayTrip: Storm King Art Center

07/04/2014 - 08/31/2015

Event Description

07/04/2014 - 08/31/2015


10:00 AM     $45 - $46

Explore 500 acres of open fields, woodlands, and meadows with over 100 large scale sculptures by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time. A little over an hour north of the city, this package that includes r/t bus transportation, admission & tour of Storm King leaves at 10am and gets you back before 6:30pm. Truly a special place!

Fun ▪ Staycation

DayTrip: Spa Castle

07/05/2014 - 08/31/2015

Event Description

07/05/2014 - 08/31/2015


11:00 AM     $35 - $45

Spend the day swimming in pools, taking a sauna, steam bath, body scrub, massage, or eating at the food court as well, all Korean style. Very family friendly and in Queens no less! Accessible by subway & their shuttle bus. Plus, we've heard good things about their Jersey location as well.