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(11/15) - Jazz, Hip-Hop, Reggae, or the classics ? New York City venues feature music from all cultures. Whether you're catching an aria at Lincoln Center, or checking out a band at Central Park Summerstage, NYC has a gig you won't want to miss. (read the story...)

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Through 1/04/2015 Picturing Science: Museum Scientists and Imaging Technologies - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

More than 20 sets of large-format images showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.

Through 1/06/2016 Gateway to Himalayan Art - The Rubin Museum
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
www.rmanyc.org
Ages: All

Marking the first in a series of yearly rotations, nearly twenty works of art add new dimensions and context to Gateway to Himalayan Art. Visitors will notice a greater emphasis on Hindu works, with beautiful examples from India and Nepal ranging from 12th to 19th centuries, as well as intricately-detailed thangka paintings, manuscript pages, and t... (more)

Through 10/08/2017 Circle of Dance - National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green - 212-514-3700
www.americanindian.si.edu
Ages: All

A five-year exhibition that presents Native dance as a vibrant, meaningful, and diverse form of cultural expression. Featuring ten social and ceremonial dances from throughout the Americas, the exhibition illuminates the significance of each dance and highlights the unique characteristics of its movements and music.

Through 3/11/2015 Masterworks: Jewels of the Collection - Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
www.rmanyc.org
Ages: All

A showcase of some of the finest works of art from the museum's collection while highlighting the stylistic diversity and relationships between different strands of Himalayan and neighboring cultural and artistic traditions.

Through 1/04/2015 Body Worlds: Pulse - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/bodyworlds
Ages: All
Price: $19.50-$25

The newest in the renowned BODY WORLDS series, which has presented the human body in groundbreaking ways for discovery to more than 36 million people around the world.

Through 5/21/2015 Against the Odds: American Jews & the Rescue of Europe's Refugees, 1933-1941 - Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Pl - 646-437-4200
www.mjhnyc.org
Ages: All

Between 1933 and 1941, thousands of Jews in flight from Nazi persecution sought haven in the United States, reaching out to relatives, friends, and even strangers. Against the Odds tells the story of American Jews who answered their call for help. Working within the constraints of American laws that strictly limited immigration, these generous indi... (more)

Through 12/31/2014 Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

An exhibition exploring the roles of cats, lions, and other feline creatures in Egyptian mythology, kingship, and everyday life. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egypt imagery for thousands of years. Now, nearly thirty diverse representations of felines from the world-famous Egyptia... (more)

Through 12/31/2014 Working Below Decks - Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

Operating the aircraft carrier Intrepid required the skills of 3,000 men, many of whom worked below decks -- far from the excitement of the Flight Deck. In this pop-up exhibit, the Intrepid Museum will highlight a few of these occupations through original ship's equipment that has never before been on public display. Among the equipment to be showc... (more)

Through 4/01/2015 The Fed at 100 - Museum of American Finance
48 Wall St. - 212-908-4110
moaf.org
Ages: All

"The Fed at 100" illuminates the complex workings of the nation's central bank on its centennial anniversary and explores the pivotal role the Federal Reserve has played throughout the history of American finance. The Museum's largest exhibition to date, "The Fed at 100" encompasses three galleries and a theater.

Through 1/04/2015 Gilded New York - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

Inaugurating the Museum's Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, Gilded New York explores the city's visual culture at the end of the 19th century, when its elite class flaunted their money as never before. In New York, this era was marked by the sudden rise of industrial and corporate wealth, amassed by such titans as Cornelius Vanderbilt and Jay Gould... (more)

Through 12/09/2014 The Eve of Porn: Linda Lovelace - Museum of Sex
233 Fifth Ave. - 212-689-6337
www.museumofsex.com
Ages: AD

In 1972, Deep Throat, the tale of a woman whose clitoris was located in the back of her throat, became a trailblazer of the pornographic genre. Performing acts of graphic sex on camera, including the signature act of "deep throating," Linda Lovelace, born Linda Boreman, became a household name. Considered "Porn Chic," screenings of Deep Throat were... (more)

Through 12/07/2014 Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C. F. Martin - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Christian Frederick Martin, founder of the great American guitar firm C. F. Martin & Co., was the son of a cabinetmaker in Markneukirchen, Saxony. Martin learned to build instruments from the famed Johann Georg Stauffer in Vienna. Due to the restrictive guilds in Markneukirchen, Martin moved to the United States in 1833, settling first in New York ... (more)

Through 5/03/2015 Revolution! Works from the Black Arts Movement - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

During the late sixties and seventies, the Black Arts Movement sprung up in the U.S. as the cultural expression of Black Power politics. Its leadership, which included poets, playwrights, musicians, and fine artists, rejected the dominance of the largely white mainstream art establishments that undervalued their work as black artists and created a ... (more)

Through 2/28/2015 A Collection of Ideas - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Museums are defined by their collections, each with a unique point of view that is carefully shaped by curators, who remain mindful of historical precedents as they look ahead to future developments. At the time of The Museum of Modern Art's founding, in 1929, the terms "modern" and "contemporary" coincided effortlessly. Since then, MoMA curators h... (more)

Through 2/20/3014
Hours: 8-9pm
Boutique R&B Artist Chaz Langley - Shrine
2271 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd - 2127776727
ChazLangley.com
Ages: All

Boutique R&B artist CHAZ LANGLEY is known for his smooth vocal versatility and mesmerizing songwriting. His music has gained him a live TV appearance on Jimmy Fallon and a music spot on a national TV commercial. Chaz is currently recording his new EP which includes his hot new single "Song of Sorrow", out on iTunes now. For more info, ChazLangle... (more)

Through 2/22/2104
Hours: $22
Fridays at EVR: NYC's Newest Friday Hotspot - EVR
54 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018 - 917-300-8976
Ages: AD
Price: 0

Venue Information: E&R Group (Eric Virgil & Rob Diesel) presents February 21st, 2014 The Grand Opening EVR Fridays with Francis Mercier at EVR located at 54 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018 Ladies are Free before 12:00 on The E&R Group List Gentlemen $20 reduced on The E&G Group List Doors Open at 10pm. Ends at 4am. Music Type... (more)

Through 2/25/2015 On This Island, Episode #8 - “Siren Song” - Ars Nova
511 West 54th Street - 212-352-3101
web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/9882016
Ages: All
Price: $15

Slant Theatre Project has announced their the next live episode of ON THIS ISLAND, their ongoing live theatrical podcast series. ON THIS ISLAND, Episode #8 “Siren Song” will be hosted by company co-founder Adam Knight. Performers will include opera sensation Anita Rachvelishvili (The Metropolitan Opera’s Carmen and Prince Igor), author Jen McGu... (more)

Through 2/24/2015 Masters of Disguise: The World of Camouflage - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. & 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

For many animals, the ability to hide in plain sight or look like something entirely different is necessary for survival. "Masters of Disguise: The World of Camouflage" explores the art and science of camouflage in the natural world, as well as its cultural adaptations and how the military has utilized these visual techniques in combat. Using digit... (more)

Through 4/05/2015
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 11am-5pm
Enlightenment and Beauty: Sculptures by Houdon and Clodion - Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St. - 212-288-0700
www.frick.org
Ages: All

Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828) and Claude Michel, called Clodion (1738-1814), were two of the foremost sculptors in France during the late eighteenth century, and the Frick houses an important group of their works. In 1915 founder Henry Clay Frick acquired Clodion's terracotta Zephyrus and Flora and, the following year, Houdon's marble bust of the... (more)

Through 1/04/2015 Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

Discover a world where pterosaurs soared overhead in this exciting new exhibition. A diverse group with more than 150 known species ranging from the size of a sparrow to that of a fighter jet, pterosaurs appeared 220 million years ago and survived for more than 150 million years before becoming extinct. What sets them apart from their dinosaur c... (more)

Through 1/11/2015 Beyond the Supersquare - Bronx Museum of The Arts
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
www.bronxmuseum.org
Ages: All

Beyond the Supersquare brings together a select group of contemporary artists whose insightful work addresses the remnants of the Modern Movement in Latin America and the Caribbean. While the exhibition will address how Modernism defined a number of decisive aspects related to contemporary architecture, urbanism, and art in Latin America, this exhi... (more)

Through 1/11/2015 Rethinking the Garden Casita - Bronx Museum of The Arts
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
www.bronxmuseum.org
Ages: All

From Puerto Rico to the South Bronx, the casita, or "little house" in Spanish, is the social centerpiece and focal point of many community gardens. New York Restoration Project (NYRP), in partnership with the Urban Air Foundation, enlisted TEN Arquitectos and engineers at Buro Happold to rethink the traditional casita as a modular kit of parts. NYR... (more)

Through 5/06/2015
Hours: 6pm
It's Time NYC! Get up, stand up and support legalization of marijuana! - The Bell House
149 7th Street - 8486671636
www.legalizenowny.com/bell_house_event
Ages: AD
Price: $15

LN NY is state-registered Political Action Committee (PAC) dedicated to the passing of sensible marijuana legislation in the great state of New York. Momentum is building, legislation has passed the Assembly 4 times since 2007, and only the Senate is holding us up. This is THE new issue for New York, and we are dedicated to making it happen. L... (more)

Through 5/16/2015 A Town Known as Auschwitz: The Life and Death of a Jewish Community - Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Pl - 646-437-4200
www.mjhnyc.org
Ages: All

Discover the rich history of Oswiecim, Poland - the town the Germans called Auschwitz - through photographs that trace the life of the town and its Jewish residents, from the 16th century through the post-war period.

Through 1/04/2015 Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/avengers
Ages: All

A completely immersive experience that brings visitors into the world of The AVENGERS. Visitors of all ages are granted S.H.I.E.L.D. access to the official S.T.A.T.I.O.N. headquarters and taken deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here visitors will have open access to a vast array of intelligence files, classified studies and experiments that ... (more)

Through 2/08/2015 The Works: Salon Style at the New-York Historical Society - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

Salon Style is a method of hanging a gallery that emphasizes the complexity and richness of a collection, often done in the collections of the European royal courts to connote taste and opulence. By the nineteenth century Salon Style was used by private art clubs to squeeze as many works into a gallery as possible. This installation displays numero... (more)

Through 1/11/2015 A Certain Slant of Light: Spencer Finch - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
themorgan.org
Ages: All

American artist Spencer Finch (b. 1962) unveils a new, site-specific, large-scale installation inspired by the Morgan's great collection of medieval Books of Hours - beautiful, hand-painted works that served as personal prayer books for different times of the day and different periods of the year. Taking advantage of the Morgan's four-story, glass-... (more)

Through 5/01/2015
Hours: Open Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 2:30 – 4:30 pm
Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs - Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
143-35 37th Ave - 718-939-0647 ext. 17
queenshistoricalscoiety.org
Ages: All
Price: $3-5

Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in 1939/40 and 1964/65. Within this exhibition, collective memory is represented by shared experiences of the Fairs and personal memory by the memorabilia drawn from the collections... (more)

Through 6/24/2015 Bompas & Parr's FUNLAND: Pleasures & Perils of the Erotic Fairground - Museum of Sex
233 Fifth Ave. - 212-689-6337
www.museumofsex.com
Ages: AD

This immersive work features five "attractions" designed to stimulate all the senses in some subtle and not-so-subtle ways. Physical, visual and olfactory experiences will be utilized to give the audience a breathless rush of endorphins, challenge their strength and agility, and allow them to compete with and impress friends, lovers, and other patr... (more)

Through 5/01/2015
Hours: Closed Thurs.
Kandinsky Before Abstraction, 1901-1911 - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

Early in his career Vasily Kandinsky experimented with printmaking, produced brightly-colored landscapes of the German countryside, and explored recognizable and recurrent motifs. This intimate exhibition drawn from the Guggenheim collection explores his representational origins.

Through 1/18/2015 Times Square, 1984: The Postmodern Moment - Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place - 212-968-1961
skyscraper.org
Ages: All

Are you too young to remember New York thirty years ago? Then time travel to experience Times Square in the 1980s at The Skyscraper Museum's new exhibition. Or perhaps are you of an age that remembers 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues when even Rolling Stone Magazine called it "the sleaziest block in America"? Then revisit your youth a... (more)

Through 1/19/2015 What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: All

Animation director and artist Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones (1912?2002) made some of the most enduringly popular cartoons of all time. He perfected the wisecracking Bugs Bunny and the exasperated Daffy Duck, and created a host of other characters, including Pepe Le Pew, Wile E. Coyote, and the Road Runner, bringing an unparalleled talent for comic i... (more)

Through 1/19/2015 Chuck Jones Matinees - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: All

To accompany the new exhibition What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones, the Museum will present matinees of films directed by Jones, many presented in archival prints from The Academy Film Archive and the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity.

Through 3/22/2015 The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

This exhibition, drawn almost exclusively from MoMA's stellar collection of posters, lithographs, printed ephemera, and illustrated books, is the first MoMA exhibition in 30 years dedicated solely to Lautrec, and features over 100 examples of the best-known works created during the apex of his career.

Through 8/05/2015 Submerged: A New Interactive Submarine Exhibit - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. & 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

Submerged, a permanent and immersive exhibit makes the history and function of submarines come alive for children and families.

Through 2/15/2015 For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw - National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green - 212-514-3700
www.americanindian.si.edu
Ages: All

Poolaw (Kiowa, 1906-84) was born during a time of great change for his people - one year before Oklahoma statehood and six years after the U.S. government approved an allotment policy that ended the reservation period. A rare American Indian photographer who documented Indian subjects, he began making a visual history in the mid-1920s and continued... (more)

Through 1/04/2015
Hours: Tues.-Sun., 11am-6pm (Fri. until 9pm)
Korean Ceramics from the Asia Society Museum Collection - Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Ave. - 212-288-6400
asiasociety.org
Ages: All

The three ceramics on view in the Asia Society Visitor Center come from the Asia Society Museum Collection of Asian and Asian American art.

Through 6/08/2015 Objects in Conversation - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. & 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum houses more than 9,000 historic objects, archives, photographs and film dating from Intrepid's years as a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier from 1943 to 1974. "Objects in Conversation" shares stories from the Museum's collections that no single object could tell on its own. The exhibit features objects that crew member... (more)

Through 2/01/2015 Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Russian American Quilt - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3222
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

Showcasing a colorful patchwork quilt bearing Eastern European and American imagery, Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Russian American Quilt continues a series of exhibitions focused on individual works in the Jewish Museum's world-renowned collection.

Through 11/30/2014 A Brief History of New York: Selections from A History of New York in 101 Objects - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

This exhibition assembles objects from the N-YHS collection chosen by New York Times urban affairs correspondent Sam Roberts, which together constitute a unique history of New York. By turns provocative, iconic, and ironic, and winnowed from hundreds of possibilities, his selections share the criteria of having played some transformative role in t... (more)

Through 2/15/2015 Gerard & Kelly: P.O.L.E. (People, Objects, Language, Exchange) - New Museum
235 Bowery - 212-219-1222
Prince St.
www.newmuseum.org
Ages: All

Gerard & Kelly's new project - comprising public programs, workshops, and exhibitions of research and performance - continues their longstanding investigation into intimacy, relationships, and cultural transmission via vernaculars of pole dancing

Through 12/01/2014 Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget - American Folk Art Museum
2 Lincoln Square - 212-595-9533
folkartmuseum.org
Ages: All

Ralph Fasanella (1914-1997) celebrated the common man and tackled complex issues of postwar America in colorful, socially minded paintings. This exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Bronx-born artist's birth and brings together key works from a career spanning fifty-two years.

Through 12/06/2014 Ernest Cole: Photographer - Grey Art Gallery at NYU
100 Washington Square East - 2129986780
www.nyu.edu/greyart
Ages: All
Price: SUGGESTED ADMISSION: $3.00, Free to NYU students, faculty, and staff

Featuring over 100 rare black-and-white gelatin silver prints from Cole's remarkable archive. While many of the photo-graphs expose segregation, destitution, and violence, others depict intimate moments of children at play, mothers smiling, couples dancing, and friends joking.

Through 1/03/2015 Playing with Fire: Political Interventions, Dissident Acts, and Mischievous Actions - El Museo Del Barrio
1230 5th Ave. - 212-831-7272
www.elmuseo.org
Ages: All

Tracing the founding of El Museo del Barrio by Raphael Montanez Ortiz at the end of the 60s, an era of social unrest and radical activism in the United States as well as throughout the Americas, the works in this exhibition target colonialism, imperialism, urban neglect, and cultural hegemony with a vast array of weapons, including irreverence and ... (more)

Through 2/02/2015 Francesco Clemente: Inspired by India - Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
www.rubinmuseum.org
Ages: All

The first museum exhibition devoted to the Indian influences in Clemente's work and how they relate to the artistic practices and traditions of various regions in India features approximately 20 works, including paintings from the last 30 years, and four new, larger than life-size sculptures created especially for the exhibition. In contrast to lea... (more)

Through 1/04/2015
Hours: Tues.-Sun., 11am-6pm (Fri. until 9pm)
Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot - Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Ave. - 212-288-6400
asiasociety.org
Ages: All

Nam June Paik (1932-2006) was a visionary artist, thinker, and innovator. Considered the "father of video art," his groundbreaking use of video technology blurred past distinctions between science, fine art, and popular culture. He created a new visual language using mediums previously associated with mass entertainment and scientific discovery. "N... (more)

Through 12/01/2014 Willem van Genk: Mind Traffic - American Folk Art Museum
2 Lincoln Square - 212-595-9533
folkartmuseum.org
Ages: All

The first monographic exhibition of works by the internationally acclaimed Dutch artist Willem van Genk (1927-2005) to be presented in the United States. The exhibition includes over forty artworks: panoramic paintings, collages, drawings, personal notes, sculptures of trolleys, and an installation of raincoats (van Genk collected hundreds of rainc... (more)

Through 2/15/2015 Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

Killer Heels explores fashion's most provocative accessory. From the high platform chopines of 16th-century Italy to the glamorous stilettos on today's runways and red carpets, the exhibition looks at the high-heeled shoe's rich and varied history and its enduring place in our popular imagination.

Through 1/19/2015 Mac Conner: A New York Life - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

The New York saga of one of the original "Mad Men." Illustrator McCauley ("Mac") Conner (b. 1913) grew up admiring Norman Rockwell magazine covers in his father's general store. He arrived in New York as a young man to work on wartime Navy publications and stayed on to make a career in the city's publishing industry. As the first exhibition of his ... (more)

Through 3/10/2015
Hours: Mon-Fri:10am-9pm Sat-Sun: 10am-7pm
Indochino New York Showroom - Indochino New York
435 Broome St - 1 (855) 334-0788
www.indochino.com
Ages: All
Price: N/A

Announcing the Indochino New York Showroom, where men can easily architect one-of-a-kind wardrobes of custom suits and shirts made just for them, will include luxurious showroom-only fabrics when it opens its doors at 435 Broome Street, Soho, on 10 September.

Through 1/11/2015 in print / imprint: works from the permanent collection - Bronx Museum of The Arts
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
www.bronxmuseum.org
Ages: All

Over the course of its 40-year history, the Bronx Museum has drawn together a significant collection of prints and graphic-art works, guided by its mission to give visibility to artists of African, Asian, and Latin American descent. For these artists, the print medium has been an invaluable tool for channeling their aesthetic and political concerns... (more)

Through 1/11/2015 Here I Am: Photographs by Lisa Leone - Bronx Museum of The Arts
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
www.bronxmuseum.org
Ages: All

From Nas in the first studio recordings for what would become his iconic debut album Illmatic, to Snoop on the set of his first video, from ingenue Debi Mazar on the subway to Grandmaster Flash at a RockSteady reunion, Leone's photographs open portals to the sounds, places and, most importantly, the people who forged and continue to influence the e... (more)

Through 2/01/2015 Dani Gal's Wie Aus Der Ferne (As From Afar) - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3222
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

The U.S. premiere of Israeli artist Dani Gal's short film. Co-produced by the Jewish Museum, Gal's new video work examines the relationship between Simon Wiesenthal, an architect and Holocaust survivor who devoted his life to hunting Nazi criminals, and Albert Speer, Hitler's chief architect and close confidant. Speer initiated a correspondence wit... (more)

Through 2/01/2015 From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945-1952 - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3222
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

A revealing parallel view of two key Abstract Expressionists. Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, a woman and an African American man, each experimented with approaches that joined abstraction and cultural specificity. Their work similarly brims with gesture, image, and incident, yet was often overlooked by critics in their time.

Through 1/03/2015 Dance & Fashion - Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
227 W. 27th St. - 212-217-4558
fitnyc.edu
Ages: All

An exploration of the relationship between two great embodied art forms: dance and fashion. Dance has utilized a wide variety of costumes, including contemporary fashions, to identify different characters, but there are also certain iconic styles, which represent a dance more abstractly. Tutus and pointe shoes, for example, are integral to the imag... (more)

Through 1/04/2015 Plymptoons: Short Films and Drawings by Bill Plympton - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: All

Nearly 40 original drawings by Plympton from his films offer a view into his creative process, and there will be continuous screenings of an hour-long selection of Plympton’s best short films, from 1987 to 2010.

Through 11/23/2014 Dennis Oppenheim: S-T-A-B- - Bronx Museum of The Arts
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
www.bronxmuseum.org
Ages: All

Composed of welded rolled steel angle, steel plate and red vacuum formed letters that spell the word "stab" in fragments. First shown in 1991 at MoMA PS1 as part of the exhibition And the Mind Grew Fingers, organized by Alanna Heiss, S- T- A- B- can be seen as the diagram of a street fight, with all the socio-political implications one can associat... (more)

Through 1/11/2015
Hours: The museum is open to the public: Monday and Wednesday, Noon to 5PM; Thursday and Friday, Noon to 6PM;Saturday and Sunday, 10AM to 5PM. Closed Tuesdays
Drawn to Language - Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St - 212.274.0986
cmany.org
Ages: All
Price: Adults: $11; Children: $11; Seniors, Infants (0-12 months): Free.

Description: The Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) is pleased to announce Drawn to Language, on view in the Cynthia C. Wainwright Gallery. This exhibition brings together emerging and mid-career artists whose work relates to the material qualities of language. In Drawn to Language, words are given visual form. Letters, words, or phrases are tr... (more)

Through 4/26/2015 Mao's Golden Mangoes and the Cultural Revolution - China Institute
125 E. 65th St. - 212-744-8181
www.chinainstitute.org
Ages: All

During the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), China was in a political "mango fever." In 1968, after receiving a gift of mangoes from the visiting Pakistani foreign minister, Mao Zedong sent the fruit to the "Worker-Peasant Mao Zedong Thought Propaganda Teams." It coincided with a turning point in the Cultural Revolution from student-leading to worke... (more)

Through 12/14/2014 Thread Lines - The Drawing Center
35 Wooster St. - 212-219-2166
drawingcenter.org
Ages: All

Featuring 16 contemporary artists who use textile in a variety of formats (embroidery, weaving, collage, and performance), this exhibition highlights the expressive and conceptual possibilities of line, with an emphasis on its making.

Through 1/11/2015 Sebastiao Salgado: Genesis - International Center of Photography
1133 Sixth Ave. - 212-857-0000
www.icp.org
Ages: All

The third long-term series on global issues by world-renowned photographer Sebastiao Salgado (born Brazil, 1944), following Workers (1993) and Migrations (2000). The result of an eight-year worldwide survey, the exhibition draws together more than 200 spectacular black-and-white photographs of wildlife, landscapes, seascapes, and indigenous peoples... (more)

Through 1/04/2015 Lonesome George - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

More than 20,000 species of plants and animals around the world are currently under threat of extinction and hundreds vanish each year. We don't always know the exact time of extinction, but we do for the Pinta Island giant tortoise from the Galapagos Islands. On June 24, 2012, Lonesome George - the tortoise displayed at the Museum and the last kno... (more)

Through 1/04/2015 Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan Art - Queens Museum
New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park - 718-592-5555
www.queensmuseum.org
Ages: All

An exploration of changing attitudes towards self-expression, attribution, and identity in contemporary Tibetan art. Firmly established as well as emerging artists are featured, including Ang Sang, Benchung, Dedron, Gade, Jhamsang, Karma Phuntsok, Kesang Lamdark, Losang Gyatso, Marie-Dolma Chophel, Nortse, Palden Weinreb, Penba Wangdu, Phurba Namga... (more)

Through 1/04/2015 Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

This landmark exhibition traces - through some 260 works of art on loan from major collections in Western Europe, the Caucasus, the Middle East, North Africa, and the United States - the deep roots of interaction between the ancient Near East and the lands along the shores of the Mediterranean and their impact on the artistic traditions that develo... (more)

Through 2/08/2015 What Would Mrs. Webb Do? A Founder's Vision - Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle - 212-299-7777
madmuseum.org
Ages: All

MAD celebrates the enduring legacy of its founder, Aileen Osborn Webb, with an exhibition highlighting Webb's advocacy and dedication to skilled makers across America, and featuring objects drawn largely from the Museum's permanent collection.

Through 3/01/2015 Waves of Identity: 35 Years of Archiving - Museum of Chinese in America
215 Centre St. - 212-619-4785
www.mocanyc.org
Ages: All

This exhibition highlights the best of MOCA's archives and special collections while engaging visitors in a discussion about identity. The Museum celebrates its 35th year anniversary in January 2015.

Through 3/01/2015 Memory Prints: The Story World of Phillip Chen - Museum of Chinese in America
215 Centre St. - 212-619-4785
www.mocanyc.org
Ages: All

In 15 relief etchings centering around his family, Chen reckons with significant moments in Chinese American history. At first glance, individually and as an ensemble, these relief prints are schematic and enigmatic.

Through 4/19/2015 Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion explores the centuries-long history of trade and immigration between China and the United States -- a history that involved New York from its very beginnings -- and will raise the question "What does it mean to be an American?" The exhibit narrative extends from the late eighteenth century to the present and in... (more)

Through 1/18/2015 The Untamed Landscape: Theodore Rousseau and the Path to Barbizon - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
themorgan.org
Ages: All

Comprising 70 works from private and public collections, this exhibition considers Rousseau's wide-ranging achievements as a draftsman and his particular approach to the open-air oil sketch.

Through 1/25/2015 Cy Twombly: Treatise on the Veil - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
themorgan.org
Ages: All

Showcasing Cy Twombly's monumental painting "Treatise on the Veil (Second Version)," executed in Rome in 1970, and its related drawings, all from the Menil Collection in Houston.

Through 2/16/2015 Thomas Struth: Photographs - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

This exhibition celebrates the Museum's unparalleled holdings of photographs by Thomas Struth (German, born 1954), one of the most important and influential photographers of the last half-century.

Through 12/11/2014
Hours: 4pm-5:30pm
ENRICHMENT AT QPAC! - Afterschool GLEE/DANCE Workshops - Queensborough Performing Arts Center
222-05 56th Avenue - 718-631-6311
www.visitqpac.org
Ages: TW
Price: $250

All Workshops are for ages: 8-13 Tuesdays - Singing with GLEE! Students learn pop and Broadway music arranged especially for this class, along with fabulous harmony and basic dance movements. This is not your stale, old, chorus ensemble. This is a course for the energetic, American Idol enthusiast. All levels accepted. An informal classroom... (more)

Through 3/15/2015 Maryland to Murano: Neckpieces and Sculptures by Joyce J. Scott - Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle - 212-299-7777
madmuseum.org
Ages: All

Featuring the personal and political narratives embedded in Scott's work, which tackles such complex themes as poverty, rape, love, sex, racial stereotypes' and social disturbances, as well as tales from American and African history.

Through 4/19/2015 Thomas Hart Benton's "America Today" Mural Rediscovered - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

This exhibition celebrates the gift of Thomas Hart Benton's epic mural America Today from AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in December 2012. Benton (1889–1975) painted this mural for New York's New School for Social Research to adorn the school's boardroom in its International Style modernist building on West 1... (more)

Through 1/11/2015 Beyond the Classical: Imagining the Ideal Across Time - National Academy of Design Museum and School of Fine Arts
1083 Fifth Ave. - 212-369-4880
www.nationalacademy.org
Ages: All

This exhibit demonstrates the ways in which classicism has been understood and expressed by artists for centuries, and the ways in which our response to classicism and classical subjects still resonates in the cultural dialogue and inspires art being produced today.

Through 1/11/2015 Gestures: The Designs of Wendell Castle and William Pedersen - National Academy of Design Museum and School of Fine Arts
1083 Fifth Ave. - 212-369-4880
www.nationalacademy.org
Ages: All

Showcasing large-scale works by Wendell Castle and William Pedersen's Loop de Loop chair series, this exhibition explores the pivotal intersection of art and design.

Through 4/13/2015 The All-Knowing Buddha: A Secret Guide - Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
www.rubinmuseum.org
Ages: All

Featuring an exceptional set of paintings in the intimate format of album leaves from 18th-century China that illustrate the meditation practice of Sarvavid Vairochana, a primordial Buddha central to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. The album is one of only two of its kind in existence to depict visually a secret esoteric practice. The presentation ... (more)

Through 1/04/2015 Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

The Brooklyn Museum continues its long tradition of focusing on Brooklyn-based artists with a major survey featuring more than 100 works by 35 artists or artist groups who live and/or work in Brooklyn. The exhibit features work in virtually every medium, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation, video, and performance. Whil... (more)

Through 1/18/2015 The Heart Is Not a Metaphor - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

The first large-scale survey of Robert Gober's career to take place in the United States. Gober (American, b. 1954) rose to prominence in the mid-1980s and was quickly acknowledged as one of the most significant artists of his generation. Early in his career he made deceptively simple sculptures of everyday objects - beginning with sinks before mov... (more)

Through 5/17/2015
Hours: 11 and 1:30
Arty Facts - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.bit.ly/bkmfamily
Ages: TOD,YE
Price: 10

In Arty Facts you and your kids (ages 4 -7) can explore the galleries through fun activities and engaging conversations, then head to the studio to create an artwork of your own. Classes are held each Sunday at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Each month has a different theme and each class a different activity!

Through 1/10/2015 Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper, 1955-1998 - El Museo Del Barrio
1230 5th Ave. - 212-831-7272
www.elmuseo.org
Ages: All

This retrospective project seeks to re-establish Marisol as a major figure in postwar American art while also fostering a broader understanding of her work. This exhibition and catalogue will provide a comprehensive look at Marisol's biography and career, placing her within a larger historical context, with 21 significant works - both sculptures an... (more)

Through 1/11/2015 Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The first major monographic exhibition devoted to the great 16th-century Netherlandish artist explores the artist's career and reunites many of the finest surviving drawings, panel paintings, and cartoon fragments from his hand with 19 of the spectacular Renaissance tapestries that were made to his designs.

Through 10/07/2015
Hours: 10am-7pm
David Yarrow Exhibit - Rotella Gallery
468 West Broadway - 212-260-1140
Ages: AD
Price: 0.00

Rotella Gallery, the definitive fine-art photography gallery with flagship showrooms in New York and Las Vegas, will add to its impressive collection of Resident Artists with the addition and arrival of David Yarrow’s limited edition prints with an exhibition in the New York/Soho gallery slated from Oct. 8, 2014 – October 7, 2015

Through 1/19/2015 Egon Schiele: Portraits - Neue Galerie
1048 Fifth Ave. - 212-628-6200
86th St.
www.neuegalerie.org
Ages: All

A major exhibition devoted to portraits created by Austrian artist Egon Schiele, whose work is central to the mission of the museum. The Neue Galerie holds the finest collection of paintings and drawings by Schiele in the United States.

Through 1/19/2015 Austrian Portraiture in the Early Twentieth Century - Neue Galerie
1048 Fifth Ave. - 212-628-6200
86th St.
www.neuegalerie.org
Ages: All

The genre of portraiture underwent dramatic changes at the turn of the twentieth century. With the invention of photography, artists shifted from purely representational likenesses in favor of portraits that captured the personality and essence of the sitter. This exhibition focuses on the portraiture of Gustav Klimt and his peers.

Through 1/19/2015 Austrian War Bond Posters from the Great War - Neue Galerie
1048 Fifth Ave. - 212-628-6200
86th St.
www.neuegalerie.org
Ages: All

One hundred years ago, Europe erupted into a cataclysmic war that brought down four empires (Austro-Hungarian, German, Ottoman, and Russian), wreaked unprecedented destruction, and altered modern society forever. Known as the Great War, and later as World War I, the trigger event was the assassination of heir apparent Archduke Franz Ferdinand and h... (more)

Through 1/07/2015
Hours: Closed Thurs.
ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s-60s - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

The first large-scale historical survey in the United States dedicated to the German artist group Zero (1957-1966) and ZERO, an international network of artists that shared the group's aspiration to redefine and transform art in the aftermath of World War II. Featuring more than 30 artists from 9 countries, the exhibition will highlight the points ... (more)

Through 1/10/2015
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-6pm (Wed. until 7 pm)
ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place - Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
58 Park Ave. - 212-779-3587
www.scandinaviahouse.org
Ages: All

An exhibition focusing on the rich and complex relationship of contemporary Icelandic artists to the singular geography of their country - one of the most geologically dynamic places on earth. The exhibition features 12 of Iceland's leading contemporary artists whose works cover a broad range of formal approaches and mediums, including painting, ph... (more)

Through 1/11/2015 Garden of Unearthly Delights - Japan Society
333 E. 47th St. - 212-832-1155
japansociety.org
Ages: All

A monster tsunami uproots a city. Modern tough guys lock samurai-style in battle. Candy-colored streams of animals and flowers hyperpixilate. These dramatic visual moments are among many to be encountered in this exhibition. The featured artists Manabu Ikeda (b. 1973, Saga Prefecture), Hisashi Tenmyouya (b. 1966, Tokyo) and the art and technology c... (more)

Through 12/30/2014 ZERO Film Program - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: TE,AD
Price: Free with museum admission

Screened in conjunction with "ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s-60s", this film program features artist documentaries, providing an expanded look at the ZERO network and the process that the artists employed.

Through 2/08/2015 That Kodak Moment: Picturing the New York Fairs - Queens Museum
New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park - 718-592-5555
www.queensmuseum.org
Ages: All

Inspired by the generous donation of over 1,200 medium format color slides taken by fashion photographer Jerry Kean and theater photographer Van Williams at the 1964-65 Fair, this exhibit reveals materials from the museum's permanent collection never seen before by the public such as vintage photographs, albums and scrapbooks, ephemera and books su... (more)

Through 2/21/2015 Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Jewish American Quilt - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3222
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

This exhibition showcases a colorful patchwork quilt bearing Eastern European and American imagery. A wonderful testimony to the acculturation process undergone by newly arrived Jewish immigrants, the quilt was originally owned by a Russian Jewish family that likely arrived in America during the late 19th century. Curated by Claudia Nahson, Morris ... (more)

Through 2/08/2015 Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

A groundbreaking reassessment of this important body of work. The largest and most extensive presentation of the cut-outs ever mounted, the exhibition includes approximately 100 cut-outs - borrowed from public and private collections around the globe - along with a selection of related drawings, prints, illustrated books, stained glass, and textile... (more)

Through 10/13/2015 Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Tour - City Sites NY
52 Chambers Street - 212-812-2700
Ages: All
Price: 35

Take a wonderful walking tour daily with City Sights NYthrough the trendy DUMBO neighborhood including a history of the Brooklyn Bridge and visits to historic shops and other attractions.

Through 2/15/2015 Five Boroughs: Photographs by Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

A portrait of New York as seen through more than 40 large-scale panoramic photographs of the city's urban landscape. Five Boroughs: Photographs by Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao features more than 40 works by this Taiwanese artist, who came to New York at age 18 to study photography. Pushing the boundaries of traditional documentary photography, Liao (b. 19... (more)

Through 2/15/2015 Assembled Realities: Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao's New York - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

A portrait of New York as seen through more than 40 large-scale panoramic photographs of the city's urban landscape by the Taiwanese artist, who came to New York at age 18 to study photography. Pushing the boundaries of traditional documentary photography, Liao (b. 1977) creates large-scale panoramas by combining multiple exposures of the same loca... (more)

Through 1/25/2015 Lili Reynaud-Dewar: Live Through That?! - New Museum
235 Bowery - 212-219-1222
Prince St.
www.newmuseum.org
Ages: All

For her first solo museum presentation in the United States, Lili Reynaud-Dewar has created a new body of site-specific works.

Through 3/23/2015 Witness at a Crossroads: Photographer Marc Riboud in Asia - Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
www.rubinmuseum.org
Ages: All

More than 100 arresting black-and-white photographs offer glimpses into everyday life in Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, China, and Japan, illuminating tensions between tradition and post-war modernity.

Through 1/11/2015 Big Apple Circus: Metamorphosis - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Damrosch Park - 888-541-3750
www.bigapplecircus.org
Ages: All

Venture within the hubbub at the heart of Gotham, where the restless tide of humanity rushes through canyons of skyscrapers and shoals of billboards: The dog-walker, whose rowdy pups perform amazing tricks! Businesswomen who arrange to meet, soaring high above on a double trapeze! The rube, a clown-prince among peers, celebrating the mirth of life!... (more)

Through 1/11/2015 Durer, Rembrandt, Tiepolo: The Jansma Master Prints Collection from the Grand Rapids Art Museum - Museum of Biblical Art
1865 Broadway - 212-408-1500
www.mobia.org
Ages: All

Spanning five centuries, this exhibit features prints created by some of the most gifted artists of all time. Albrecht Durer's Engraved Passion, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo's Flight into Egypt, and Max Pechstein's Lord's Prayer are featured alongside Old and New Testament themes by Rembrandt and a powerful Dead Christ with Angels by Manet. This s... (more)

Through 1/04/2015 The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
themorgan.org
Ages: All

The spectacular Crusader Bible is one of the greatest illuminated manuscripts in the world, renowned as much for its unrivalled and boldly colored illustrations as it is for its fascinating history.

Through 1/11/2015 A Bible for Our Nation: American Bible Society, 1816-1830 - Museum of Biblical Art
1865 Broadway - 212-408-1500
www.mobia.org
Ages: All

Focusing on the founding of American Bible Society (ABS) and its early years as a national organization. Approximately 20 items will be on display, including copies of the first Scriptures published by ABS and copies of the earliest books to enter the ABS Library

Through 11/23/2014
Hours: 7:30am-6pm
AMEN: A Prayer for the World Art Exhibit - Cathedral of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Avenue - (212) 316-7540
Ages: All
Price: Free

Forty-eight artists from Christian, Muslim and Jewish backgrounds have each been given a life-size human fiberglass sculpture, in one of four poses of prayer, to paint or decorate as they wish for exhibition at the Sixth Interfaith CARAVAN Exhibition of Visual Arts, AMEN: A Prayer for the World, on view beginning Friday, October 17 at the Cathedral... (more)

Through 2/16/2015 Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The most important exhibition of the essential Cubists - Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963), Juan Gris (Spanish, 1887-1927), Fernand Leger (French, 1881-1955), and Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973) - in more than 30 years.

Through 2/01/2015 Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Exploring the aesthetic development and cultural implications of mourning fashions of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Approximately 30 ensembles, many of which are being exhibited for the first time, reveal the impact of high-fashion standards on the sartorial dictates of bereavement rituals as they evolved over a century.

Through 3/22/2015 Letters to Afar - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

Capturing life - views of 1930s Poland through the lens of Jewish New Yorkers. Co-Presented by the City Museum and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, Letters to Afar is America's first exhibition of an immersive video art installation based on home movies made by New York City's Jewish immigrants who traveled back to visit Poland during the 19... (more)

Through 9/13/2015 Hubble @ 25 - Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

Hubble@25 commemorates the anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope on board the space shuttle Discovery in 1990. The exhibition is the centerpiece of a Museum-wide initiative that includes a series of public and educational programs centered on the Hubble story and addresses the history and science of space exploration.

Through 12/06/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm
Charlie Hewitt: White Light - Jim Kempner Fine Art
501 W. 23rd St. - 212-206-6872
jimkempnerfineart.com
Ages: All

The American artist presents his most recent paintings as well as a sculpture, "Chesapeake Rambler," in the sculpture garden.

Through 2/11/2015
Hours: Closed Thurs.
V. S. Gaitonde: Painting as Process, Painting as Life - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

The first retrospective and scholarly presentation of the work of seminal Indian-born modernist Vasudeo S. Gaitonde (1924-2001). With approximately 30 major paintings and 10 works on paper drawn from public and private collections across India, Europe, and the United States, the exhibition charts the artist's development, from his first Paul Klee-i... (more)

Through 3/29/2015 Judith Scott: Bound and Unbound - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

Focusing on Scott's critically acclaimed fiber-wrapped, three-dimensional constructions, the exhibition features more than sixty works, including a selection of works on paper. Judith Scott was in her mid-40s when she began making art at Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California. Born with Down syndrome, and largely deaf and mute, she was i... (more)

Through 3/31/2015 100 Years in Post-Production: Resurrecting a Lost Landmark of Black Film History - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

New York producers Klaw & Erlanger mounted their untitled project at virtually the same time that D. W. Griffith began his racist epic "The Birth of a Nation," but they abandoned the seven reels of exposed film in postproduction, leaving buried within it unique photographic documentation of its black cast and white crew on the set. Starring the leg... (more)

Through 12/06/2014 The Lightness of Weight - Sean Kelly Gallery
475 Tenth Avenue - 212-239-1181
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Sean Kelly is pleased to announce The Lightness of Weight, an exhibition of new work by Jose Dávila. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, October 23 from 6:00-8:00 pm. The artist will be present. For his first exhibition with Sean Kelly, Dávila has created an exciting new body of work, which includes sculpture, photographic works a... (more)

Through 8/16/2015 Painting With Threads: Chinese Tapestry and Embroidery, 12th-19th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The thinness and strength of silk make it the ideal material for weaving or embroidering elegant, painting-like images characterized by fluid outlines, rich colors, and even the addition of calligraphic inscriptions and seals. Drawn from the Metropolitan's superb holdings of Chinese tapestries and embroideries, this installation, which features sev... (more)

Through 8/16/2015 Sumptuous: East Asian Lacquer, 14th-20th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

For more than two millennia, lacquer has been a primary medium in the arts of East Asia. This installation explores the many ways in which this material has been manipulated to create designs by painting, carving, or inlaying precious materials such as gold or mother-of-pearl. Drawn entirely from the permanent collection, this display celebrates th... (more)

Through 1/25/2015 Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

A glimpse into the evolving styles of the jeweled arts in India from the Mughal period until the early 20th century, with emphasis on later exchanges with the West.

Through 2/01/2015 Chris Ofili: Night and Day - New Museum
235 Bowery - 212-219-1222
Prince St.
www.newmuseum.org
Ages: All

The first major solo museum exhibition in the United States of the work of artist Chris Ofili (b. 1968). Occupying the Museum's three main galleries, the exhibition spans the artist's influential career, encompassing his work in painting, drawing, and sculpture. Over the past two decades, Ofili has become identified with vibrant, meticulously execu... (more)

Through 2/16/2015
Hours: Closed Thurs.
Wang Jianwei: Time Temple - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

Wang Jianwei: Time Temple comprises an intricately designed exhibition space, a film, and a performance art event, exploring the role of time-based art practices in contemporary Chinese art for the first commission of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative at the Guggenheim Museum. Wang Jianwei was born 1958 in Suining, Sichua... (more)

Through 3/22/2015 Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3222
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

The first museum exhibition to explore the ideas, innovations, and enduring influence of the legendary cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein (1872-1965). By the time of her death, Rubinstein had risen from humble origins in small-town Jewish Poland to become a global icon - the head of a cosmetics empire extending across four continents. She was... (more)

Through 12/06/2014
Hours: Tue–Sat 10am–6pm
Magali Reus, Bill Bollinger, John Divola - Andrea Rosen Gallery 2
544 West 24th Street - Tue–Sat 10am–6pm
Ages: All
Price: Free

This three-person exhibition presents the works of Magali Reus, with Bill Bollinger’s Graphite Piece (1969) and photographs from John Divola’s Dark Star Series. Approximating the scale and basic materiality of fridge-freezer appliances and cooking pots, Magali Reus’ Lukes and Dregs sculptures are relegated to archeological status and play out in ma... (more)

Through 5/25/2015 The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter! - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter!, a perennial favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History. This popular winter attraction invites visitors to mingle with up to 500 iridescent butterflies fluttering among blooming tropical flowers and lush green vegetation in... (more)

Through 11/23/2014
Hours: 11am-5pm
Out to See - South Street Seaport
Fulton & Water St - 440-623-2107
Ages: All

Out to See is a pop up celebration at the South Street Seaport featuring artists and makers from all across New York City. Out to See features the best in holiday shopping, artistry, music, culinary indulgences, and workshops nestled between the Brooklyn Bridge and Wall Street with more than 50 amazing vendors. Some featured vendors will include Th... (more)

Through 1/04/2015
Hours: 12pm-2:30pm
Sunday Brunch Overlooking Central Park - The Park Room - The Park Lane Hotel
36 Central Park South - 2128439206
Ages: All
Price: $60

The Park Room, located inside the Park Lane Hotel, a luxury New York City hotel with views of the skyline and Central Park, has introduced their new Sunday brunch specials. The menu offers an all inclusive brunch, including a breakfast buffet, selection of one hot entree, a dessert buffet, freshly brewed coffee and assorted teas and your choice of ... (more)

Through 3/02/2015 New Territories: Design, Art and Craft in Global Latin America, 2000-2013 - Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle - 212-299-7777
madmuseum.org
Ages: All

A broad survey of contemporary trends and ideas in design, craft and art from the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking communities of South and Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, the United States, and Europe. Global Latin America will include the work of approximately 70 designers, artists, craftspersons and collectives whose work demonstrates the... (more)

Through 2/01/2015 El Greco in New York - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco, the Metropolitan Museum and the Hispanic Society of America are pooling their collections of the work of this great painter to provide a panorama of his art unrivaled outside the Museo del Prado in Madrid. The Frick Museum will display its paintings contemporaneously.

Through 2/01/2015 Bartholomeus Spranger: Splendor and Eroticism in Imperial Prague - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The first major exhibition devoted to this fascinating artist who served a cardinal, a pope, and two Holy Roman Emperor. Bartholomeus Spranger (1546-1611) emerged as one of the most prominent artists at the court of Rudolf II in Prague and the most significant Northern Mannerist artist of his generation. The exhibition will examine his remarkable c... (more)

Through 2/01/2015
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 11am-5pm
El Greco at The Frick Collection - Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St. - 212-288-0700
www.frick.org
Ages: All

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of El Greco's death, the Frick continues its 2014 focus on the artist with an installation organized in conjunction with El Greco in New York, opening in November at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Frick will unite its three remarkable El Greco paintings - Purification of the Temple and portraits of Vincenzo A... (more)

Through 11/25/2014
Hours: Tue-Sat 6-8pm
Art That Sheds A New Light on Life at Agora - Agora Gallery
530 West 25th Street - 212-226-4151
Ages: All
Price: free

Agora Gallery has a series of shows this November which are designed to bring a sense of light and life as the days begin to get shorter and darker. In the ground-level space, Francine Gravel’s paintings draw from Medieval, Mexican, and Egyptian art as they weave a unique tapestry of mythology and dreams. The works in Illumination: an Exhibition of... (more)

Through 2/01/2015
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 11am-5pm
Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery - Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St. - 212-288-0700
www.frick.org
Ages: All

The Frick Collection is the first venue to present a touring group of masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland. The ten paintings to be featured in New York - among them a Botticelli never before on public view in the United States and John Singer Sargent's iconic portrait of Lady Agnew - will travel in 2015 with forty-five additional w... (more)

Through 11/23/2014
Hours: 120 min.
'My Wife in a Chador' - Theater for the New City
155 First Ave. (10th Street) - (212) 254-1109
Ages: AD
Price: $12-$15

Claudio Angelini is the well-known Italian TV news anchor known as the Dan Rather of Italy. He has written a seriocomedy, "My Wife in a Chador," in which a Pulitzer Prize nominated author resembling Norman Mailer is recruited to run for Mayor of New York. Coincidentally the author's wife, who is half Arabic, is mugged on the mean streets and is s... (more)

Through 12/31/2014 Radio City Christmas Spectacular - Radio City Music Hall
1260 Sixth Ave. - 866-858-0007
www.radiocitychristmas.com
Ages: All

You and your loved ones will be immersed in the warmth and magic of Christmas in a way that only Radio City can deliver as scenery extends beyond the stage transforming the interior of the Music Hall into a magical canvas. Expect to be awed vis a vis digital projections coupled with the world's largest flown indoor LED screen. Fan-favorites includi... (more)

Through 11/23/2014
Hours: various
Minimon - New Victory Theater
209 West 42nd Street - 6462233010
newvictory.org
Ages: All
Price: Member tickets start at $10 and full price tickets start at $15.

A seemingly plain room becomes a playpen of surprises when a solo dancer discovers silly stories everywhere—on the doors of a wardrobe, upon the covers of a bed and even in the opening of a drawer. Set to a sunny soundtrack, MINIMÓN (which translates to "small world") uses lyrical movement, clever projections and a little magic to make dreamers of ... (more)

Through 2/22/2015 Sturtevant: Double Trouble - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

The first comprehensive survey in America of Sturtevant's 50-year career, and the only institutional presentation of her work organized in the United States since her solo show at the Everson Museum of Art in 1973. Rather than taking the form of a traditional retrospective, the exhibition offers a historical overview of her work from a contemporary... (more)

Through 12/06/2015 Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions, 2003-2014 - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The permanent collection of the Department of Arms and Armor is one of the most encyclopedic in the world, rivaled in its scope and depth only by the Royal Armouries in England. To highlight the ongoing development of the collection's multicultural and interdisciplinary nature, this exhibition will focus on approximately thirty works from Europe, t... (more)

Through 1/10/2016 Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family - National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green - 212-514-3700
www.americanindian.si.edu
Ages: All

Presenting the story of Navajo jewelry through the lens of the gifted Yazzie family of Gallup, New Mexico - one of the most celebrated jewelry making families of our time. The silver, gold, and stone inlay work of Lee Yazzie and his younger brother, Raymond, has won every major award in the field. Their sister Mary Marie makes outstanding jewelry t... (more)

Through 11/30/2014
Hours: various
360 Allstars - New Victory Theater
209 West 42nd Street - 6462233010
newvictory.org
Ages: All
Price: tickets are $10, $13, $18 or $25 for Members and $15, $19, $28 or $38 at full price, based on seat locations.

Circling the globe and spinning circles around the competition, 360 ALLSTARS showcases seven sensational champions on a single stage. Meet Pete, a professional trick BMX rider from Hungary, and check out the acrobatic stylings of Rhys, one of Australia's top cyr wheel artists. Cheer on a breakdance battle between two b-boys that will leave you wide... (more)

Through 1/11/2015 GingerBread Lane Opens - New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St. - 718-699-0005
www.nysci.org
Ages: AD

GingerBread Lane, a 1.5 ton, 450-square-foot village made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing, and candy – acknowledged as the largest gingerbread village in the world by the 2014 Guinness World Records will reinvent itself in 2014 with a new circular format. Adding a transparent area for visitors to walk underneath as well as more New York... (more)

Through 1/03/2015
Hours: Tues-Fri 10-5pm; Sat. 10-4pm
CRAFT-TASTIC: An Exhibition and Sale of the Handmade @ Pelham Art Center - Pelham Art Center
155 5th Avenue - 914-738-2525
Ages: All
Price: free

CRAFT-TASTIC: An Exhibition and Sale of the Handmade November 14, 2014 – January 3, 2015 Free opening reception and all-age hands-on craft workshop: Friday, November 14, 6:30-8:00PM 15% Member Discount Sale: December 2 – December 6, 2014 Set aside some time this holiday season to enjoy the vibrant world of handmade objects. As well as a... (more)

Through 1/11/2015
Hours: varies
GingerBread Lane - New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street - 718-699-0005
www.nysci.org
Ages: TOD,YE,TW,TE,AD,All
Price: $8

GingerBread Lane, a 1.5 ton, 450-square-foot village made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing, and candy – acknowledged as the largest gingerbread village in the world by the 2014 Guinness World Records http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/8000/largest-gingerbread-village -- will re-invent itself in 2014 with a new circular for... (more)

Through 1/15/2015
Hours: Ongoing
The Bronx Museum Holiday Pop-Up Shop - The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
Ages: All
Price: Varies

The Bronx Museum launches a holiday pop-up shop in collaboration with Puerto Rican fair trade retailer, Concalma The Store, featuring accessories, t-shirts, books, organic coffee, and home goods, as well as Concalma’s iconic handbags. Don’t miss the chance to purchase unique, fair trade gifts for your friends and family. The pop-up shop offers ... (more)

Through 1/19/2015 Holiday Train Show - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard - 718-817-8700
nybg.org
Ages: All

This cherished tradition delights people of all ages. Marvel at the charming model trains and New York City landmark replicas made of plant parts such as nuts, bark, and leaves, stroll the spectacular grounds, and shop for everyone on your list. This year's edition features more trains than ever before, and a new holiday dining experience inspired ... (more)

Through 11/15/2015 Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

This exhibit uncovers the causes of natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, and tornadoes, and explores the risks associated with each, examining how people cope and adapt in their aftermath. Interactive displays and animations help visitors understand how natural phenomena work. By monitoring earthquakes around the world in r... (more)

Through 11/15/2015 Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Drawn entirely from the Museum's collection, "Making Music Modern" gathers designs for auditoriums, instruments, and equipment for listening to music, along with posters, record sleeves, sheet music, and animation. The exhibition examines alternative music cultures of the early 20th century, the rise of radio during the interwar period, how design ... (more)

Through 1/07/2015
Hours: Monday through Friday, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m, and Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Adelphi University Presents “Jennifer Maloney: How Are Things?” - Adelphi University Galleries
1 South Avenue - 5168774040
Ages: All
Price: Free

The Adelphi University Exhibitions Program is pleased to present a captivating exhibition featuring oil and gouache paintings by Jennifer Maloney. Created during her sabbatical, How Are Things? explores the nature of hoarding, saving, and procrastinating. This exhibition will be on view in the Ruth S. Harley University Center Gallery, One South Ave... (more)

Through 12/24/2014 Annual Holiday Fair - Grand Central Terminal
89 E. 42nd St. - 212-532-4900
grandcentralterminal.com
Ages: All

This year's Grand Central Terminal Holiday Fair features distinctive gifts from 76 artisans, craftspeople and small businesses in the Greater New York area and around the country.

Through 11/30/2014 Complexions Dance Company - Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Ave. - 212-242-0800
joyce.org
Ages: All

Complexions celebrates its 20th Anniversary season by showcasing the diversity of its repertory and the brilliance of its artists. On a program of repertory favorites and premieres, Artistic Directors Rhoden and Desmond Richardson salute the company's inaugural 1994 performance with appearances by special guest artists, including the phenomenal Des... (more)

Through 12/14/2014 Self Made Man: The Frederick Douglass Story - Arclight Theatre
152 West 71st Street - 212-352-3101
Ages: TE,AD
Price: $49

SELF MADE MAN: THE FREDERICK DOUGLASS STORY, a new play written and performed by Phil Darius Wallace, will have its world premiere Off-Broadway at the ArcLight Theatre (152 West 71st Street), beginning Tuesday, November 18th , with opening set for Monday, November 24th . The production is directed by Melania Levitsky. SELF MADE MAN: THE FREDERICK ... (more)

Through 11/22/2014 Christine Andreas - 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD

After a triumphant run last fall, Christine Andreas returns to 54 Below with a brand new evening of song. LOVE IS GOOD is Christine's most personal show…. Together with her husband, award-winning composer Martin Silvestri, Christine has fashioned a warm, witty, and beautiful evening of music drawn from the American songbook and Broadway. The progra... (more)

Through 3/15/2015 Madame Cezanne - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The first exhibition of the paintings, drawings, and watercolors by Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) of his most painted model, Hortense Fiquet (1850-1922).

Through 11/22/2014 Wayfinders - Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Ave. - 718-636-4100
www.bam.org
Ages: All

From tidal patterns and ancient ocean voyages, to errand-running and GPS devices, navigation past and present propels this song cycle by Portland-based musician and composer Holcombe Waller.

Through 11/22/2014 Mozart and Shostakovich - New York Philharmonic
Avery Fisher Hall, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-875-5656
www.nyphil.org
Ages: All

Jaap van Zweden conducts with violinists Sheryl Staples and Cynthia Phelps.

Through 11/30/2014 Mummenschanz: The Musicians of Silence - NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Pl. - 212-352-3101
nyuskirball.org
Ages: All

By creating a playful yet compelling experience through the inventive use of shadow, light, and creative manipulation of objects, MUMMENSCHANZ offers timeless insight on the human condition. The result is a visually stunning spectacle of that transcends cultural barriers and sparks the imagination. The 2014 run at NYU Skirball will feature classic ... (more)

Through 11/23/2014 Black Mountain Songs - Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Ave. - 718-636-4100
www.bam.org
Ages: All

Seven composers - Dessner, Parry, Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, Nico Muhly, Aleksandra Vrebalov, John King, and Tim Hecker - collaborate with filmmaker Matt Wolf (Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell) to create an expansive choral and visual work that celebrates and rekindles Black Mountain's utopian spirit.

Through 11/21/2014
Hours: 8pm
Mint Condition - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD


Through 11/22/2014
Hours: 7:30pm & 10pm
Kurt Braunohler - Carolines on Broadway
1626 Broadway - 212-757-4100
www.carolines.com
Ages: AD

Kurt Braunohler was featured in Variety's annual prestigious "10 Comics To Watch" list. On TV, Kurt can been seen (or heard) on Bob's Burgers, Chelsea Lately, John Oliver Stand Up, Delocated, @midnight, Comedy Central Presents, Drunk History, Getting Doug with High, Adam Devine's House Party, Jon Benjamin Has a Van, Assy McGee, The Heart She H... (more)

Through 11/21/2014
Hours: Beginning 11/20 at 9pm
Triple Launch Event - Nintendo World
10 Rockefeller Plaza - 646-459-0800
www.nintendoworldstore.com
Ages: All

Purchase amiibo, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire early at our 24 hour triple launch event! Gifts with purchase and other surprises are in store! (while supplies last)

11/21/2014 - 11/22/2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic - Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Ave. - 917-618-6700
www.barclayscenter.com
Ages: All

This year, Duke, Stanford, Temple, and UNLV will be facing off to not only defeat one another, but also to raise awareness and help defeat cancer. Proceeds from the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic benefit the American Cancer Society.

11/21/2014 American Composers Orchestra - Orchestra Underground: Monk's Sphere - Carnegie Hall
881 7th Ave. - 212-247-7800
www.carnegiehall.org
Ages: All

Continuing Meredith Monk's residency, Music Director George Manahan conducts the American Composers Orchestra in Orchestra Underground: Monk's Sphere featuring members of Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble in a performance of the composer's work Night. The concert also includes the world premieres of Ian Williams's Clear Image; A.J. McCaffrey's Scrab... (more)

11/21/2014 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metoperafamily.org
Ages: All

Shostakovich's towering tragedy of adultery and murder stars the commanding dramatic soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek as the heroine who suffers the vicissitudes of her treachery. Brandon Jovanovich is her co-conspirator and lover, and James Conlon conducts.

11/21/2014 - 2/22/2015 Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage charts a new direction for one of America's best-known living photographers. Unlike her staged and carefully lit portraits made on assignment for magazines and advertising clients, the photographs in this exhibition were taken simply because Leibovitz was moved by the subject. The images speak in a commonplace language t... (more)

11/21/2014 - 1/04/2015 Handmade: Artists' Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
themorgan.org
Ages: All

An exhibition of highly original, graphically intriguing, and rarely seen handmade holiday cards created by major 20th-century artists.

11/21/2014
Hours: 8pm
Kyle Dunnigan - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Most recently Kyle has been contributing on air comedic pieces for The Howard Stern Show (3 segments have aired thus far), has booked a supporting role in the Amy Schumer/Judd Apatow feature, Trainwreck and performed on a live NPR's Radiolab show/podcast, which is set to air later this year. In addition to this, Kyle is a writer/performer on Inside... (more)

11/21/2014 - 11/22/2014 Yannis Pappas - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD

Yannis can be seen every night on the new ABC/Univision network Fusion, where he hosts Fusion Live.

11/21/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
The Manhattan Stand Up for Grown Ups - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD

Description: You're a grown-up. You work hard. You read the news. You appreciate a night out with friends where everyone isn't texting and taking selfies. So, when you're out for a night of comedy, you want entertainment that respects who you are, that's smart, that doesn't shoot for the lowest common denominator, that says something about the w... (more)

11/21/2014
Hours: 8pm
The Magic Jukebox - South Street Seaport
Pier 17 - 212-732-8257
www.themagicjukebox.brownpapertickets.com
Ages: TOD,YE
Price: $18

Opening Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from November 6th - 22nd at 8PM, in partnership with the South Street Seaport and the Howard Hughes Corporation, this can't miss evening of musical sketch comedy will premiere at the first ever pop-up theater in Cannon's Walk located on 206 Front Street at the South Street Seaport. The Serious Theatre Co... (more)

11/21/2014 - 2/22/2015 Holiday Express - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

A spectacular holiday exhibit of treasures from the renowned Jerni Collection of model trains, scenic elements, and toys showcasing the beauty and allure of toys from a bygone era. Assembled over a period of some fifty years by U.S. collectors Jerry and Nina Greene, the Jerni Collection is widely acknowledged as the world’s best. With pieces dating... (more)

11/21/2014
Hours: 11pm
Cirque Fridays - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Aerialists, dancers, live entertainment. Electronic violinist, drummers & more. 21 +

11/21/2014
Hours: 9:30pm
The Manhattan Dolls-From Sea to Swingin' Sea-LIVE! - The West End Lounge
955 west end avenue - 347 957 1121
Ages: All
Price: $10-$25

Event The Manhattan Dolls: From Sea to Swingin' Sea-LIVE! The Manhattan Dolls are New York City-based, swing-style female vocal trios with the sound of The Andrews Sisters. The Dolls have chosen one of their favorite NYC venues, The West End Lounge, to perform their CD release concert for their second CD, "The Manhattan Dolls: From Sea To Sw... (more)

11/21/2014
Hours: 4pm-5pm
The Plaza Presents: Rawther FancyTea Fridays - The Plaza Hotel
768 5th avenue - 212-981-5120
Ages: All
Price: $50 per child, $50 per adult

Fridays: November 7th & 21st at 4-5pm Eloise’s Shop is designed to delight and entertain for Lord’s sake. Eloise fans young and old may participate in the Fancy Friday Tea, complete with rawther delicious pink lemonade, story time and a very special gift from me to you. Cost: $50 per child, $50 per adult, reservations required Every child mu... (more)

11/21/2014 - 11/23/2014
Hours: 8:30pm-10:30pm
Sidra Bell Dance New York Fall Season and Benefit Party - CPR- Center for Performance Research
361 Manhattan Ave - 718-349-1210
Ages: All
Price: $25-$50

"wickedly eclectic, adventuresome; distinctive, compelling movement style…spiky, convulsive blend of everything from street dance and voguing to ballet, including moments when any one of the dancers would explode precisely out of control.” -Pittsburgh City Paper Join Sidra Bell Dance New York for an intimate and dynamic evening featuring tw... (more)

11/21/2014 - 12/29/2014
Hours: 8pm
The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking - SoHo Playhouse
15 Vandam Street - 212-691-1555
Ages: AD
Price: $29

The drinks are on us as you join world-renowned mixologist and raconteur Anthony Caporale for a boozy romp through the history of spirits and cocktails in this critically-acclaimed, smash-hit comedy with drinks and music! Tickets are only $28 and include 3 cocktails! Following in the footsteps of hit comedy-edutainment shows like Assume the Pos... (more)

11/21/2014 - 11/23/2014
Hours: 8:30pm-10:30pm
Sidra Bell Dance New York Fall Season and Benefit Party - CPR- Center for Performance Research
361 Manhattan Ave - 718-349-1210
Ages: All
Price: 25$-50$

Join Sidra Bell Dance New York for an intimate and dynamic evening featuring two of the Company’s pivotal works from 2013. Saturday’s performance includes a Special Benefit Party pre-performance. Friday November 21, 2014 8:30 PM Saturday November 22, 2014 8:30 PM Sunday November 23, 2014 5:00 PM CPR-Center for Performance Research 361 Man... (more)

11/21/2014
Hours: 7:30pm - 10pm
ACO presents Orchestra Underground @ Zankel Hall: Monk's Sphere - Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall
881 7th Ave - 000-000-0000
Ages: All
Price: $43-50

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) opens its 38th season with Orchestra Underground: Monk's Sphere led by ACO Music Director George Manahan. The concert's centerpiece is Night, a rare orchestral work by pioneering composer and performer Meredith Monk, holder of the 2014-2015 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall, performed by A... (more)

11/21/2014
Hours: 12pm-1pm
Beautiful Users with Ellen Lupton - 92nd Street Y
Lexington Avenue at 92nd St. - 212-995-9620 x232
www.92y.org
Ages: AD
Price: $24

Ellen Lupton is the curator of the Beautiful Users exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, which opens in December. Join Lupton for a discussion of her book about the exhibit, which focuses on user-centered design, an approach pioneered by Henry Dreyfuss. Discover how the relationship between designers and users c... (more)

11/21/2014
Hours: 8pm
Special Series: String Repertoire with George Ziadeh accompanied by Naseem Alatrash, Layth Al-Rubaye & Zafer Tawil - Alwan for the Arts
16 Beaver Street, 4th Floor (between Broad St. and Broadway) New York, NY 10004 - (646) 732-3261
Ages: All
Price: Tickets: $20 General | $15 for Students, Seniors, Members

George Ziadeh, 'Oud Naseem Alatrash, Cello Layth Al-Rubaye, Violin Zafer Tawil, Percussion Alwan for the Arts is pleased to present George Ziadeh, an exceptional musician, 'oudist, vocalist and lead musician in Alwan's signature Arab Music Ensemble. Ziadeh will be performing a unique repertoire on 'oud, accompanied on strings by cellist Nasee... (more)

11/21/2014
Hours: 7pm-10pm
Holiday Train Show / Bar Car Nights /LGBT @ NYBG - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard - 718-817-8700
www.nybg.org
Ages: AD
Price: $35 (members, $25)

On these nights exclusively for adults 21 and over, the wintry landscape of NYBG sets the scene for festive and romantic outdoor adventures, with an after-dark viewing of the Holiday Train Show as the centerpiece. Sip a complimentary cocktail as you journey through a series of station stops, including ice sculpture carving demonstrations under the ... (more)

11/21/2014
Hours: 7pm-9pm
Badass Board Game Battle - Galway Pub
7 East 36th Street - 718-344-8962
Ages: AD
Price: $30

Think you are a master of Board Games? Here is your chance to prove it in the ultimate smackdown of Board Game dominance. 20 teams (two players each) will compete in quick versions of Taboo, Charades and Pictionary. The top teams will then compete in a sudden death version of Jenga. Winning team takes all! Prizes will include tickets to the f... (more)

11/21/2014 - 1/10/2014 The Love Within - Jack Shainman Gallery
524 West 20th Street - 2123373372
Ages: AD
Price: 6p-8p

Jack Shainman Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new oil paintings by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. The artist’s third exhibition with Jack Shainman will occupy the gallery’s two Chelsea locations at 513 West 20th Street and 524 West 24th Street. The exhibition will highlight the latest developments in the artist’s depiction of fictional figu... (more)

11/21/2014 U2 Tribute: Unforgettable Fire in NYC - Drom
85 Avenue A - N/A
Ages: All
Price: 15

Unforgettable Fire, or "UF", was born on New Years Day in 1995 as one of the very first U2 tribute bands to ever perform in America. After over seventeen years of playing in some of the most prestigious venues on the East Coast, UF has formed a reputation among many to be one of the closest experiences to being at an actual live U2 show. The member... (more)

11/22/2014
Hours: 2pm
Black Violin - Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Rd. - 718-951-4500
www.brooklyncenteronline.org
Ages: All
Price: $15

Virtuoso violinists Kev and Wil B make their triumphant return to Brooklyn Center to blow the roof off the Walt Whitman Theatre with their electrifying fusion of classical, jazz, hip-hop and R&B. With a long list of credits including tours with Alicia Keyes, P Diddy, and Akon, this dynamic duo smashes musical stereotypes and creates a sound that in... (more)

11/22/2014 - 5/10/2015 Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Uneven Growth seeks to challenge current assumptions about the relationships between formal and informal, bottom-up and top-down urban development, and to address potential changes in the roles architects and urban designers might assume vis-a-vis the increasing inequality of current urban development. The resulting proposals will consider how emer... (more)

11/22/2014 - 11/23/2014
Hours: 10am-6pm
Pier Antique Show - Pier 94
711 12th Ave.
www.pierantiqueshow.com
Ages: All
Price: $20

Just in time for the holiday season, the Pier Antique Show features nearly 400 exhibitors of quality antique furniture, jewelry, decorative and fine arts. From classic and formal antiques to Americana and decorative arts, modern designs to vintage fashion pieces, the Pier Antique Show's versatility has made it an internationally famed shopping spot... (more)

11/22/2014 Aida - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metoperafamily.org
Ages: All

Grand opera at its grandest: the splendors of ancient Egypt return to the stage of the Met. Verdi's mythic love triangle features Liudmyla Monastyrska, Latonia Moore, and Oksana Dyka sharing the title role, with Olga Borodina and Violeta Urmana as Amneris and Marcello Giordani and Marco Berti singing Radames. Marco Armiliato and Placido Domingo sha... (more)

11/22/2014 Il Barbiere di Siviglia - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metoperafamily.org/metopera
Ages: All

In Bartlett Sher's effervescent production of Rossini's most popular opera, Isabel Leonard is the beautiful and feisty Rosina, who won't be kept under lock and key. Lawrence Brownlee is her conspiring flame, Almaviva, and Christopher Maltman is the omnipotent barber, Figaro. Michele Mariotti conducts.

11/22/2014 Leonidas Kavakos / Yuja Wang - Carnegie Hall
881 7th Ave. - 212-247-7800
www.carnegiehall.org
Ages: All

Violinist Leonidas Kavakos collaborates with pianist Yuja Wang on a program including Brahms's Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100; Schumann's Violin Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 121; Stravinsky's Suite italienne; and Respighi's Violin Sonata.

11/22/2014
Hours: 8pm
Ballet Hispanico Carmen Maqua - Apollo Theater
253 W. 125th St. - 212-531-5305
www.apollotheater.org
Ages: All

In what has become an eagerly-awaited annual tradition, the nation's leading Latino dance company returns to the Apollo stage to premiere its first evening-length work. Hailed as a "masterpiece" by the Chicago Sun-Times, Gustavo Ramírez Sansano's CARMEN.maquia is like Georges Bizet's iconic opera about a passionate gypsy, riveting from start to fin... (more)

11/22/2014 The Little Orchestra Society - Four Seasons: A Spinning Planet - New York City Center
131 W. 55th St. - 212-721-6500
www.lincolncenterfestival.org
Ages: All

The Little Orchestra Society, in association with New York City Center, presents a new program based on stories about our planet inspired by ancient and timeless animal fables from around the globe.

11/22/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Sister Hazel - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

In the 15+ years that they have been recording and performing as a band, they have accomplished something that for most artists is only a dream: they have built a career with a solid foundation, seemingly impenetrable by the shifting sands of the record industry and the economy.

11/22/2014
Hours: 8pm
The Magic Jukebox - South Street Seaport
Pier 17 - 212-732-8257
www.themagicjukebox.brownpapertickets.com
Ages: TOD,YE
Price: $18

Opening Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from November 6th - 22nd at 8PM, in partnership with the South Street Seaport and the Howard Hughes Corporation, this can't miss evening of musical sketch comedy will premiere at the first ever pop-up theater in Cannon's Walk located on 206 Front Street at the South Street Seaport. The Serious Theatre Co... (more)

11/22/2014 - 1/04/2015 Nicholas Nixon: Forty Years of The Brown Sisters - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

This installation - featuring all 40 images - marks the first time MoMA has displayed Nixon's larger prints.

11/22/2014
Hours: 8pm
BALLET HISPANICO presents the New York Premiere of CARMEN.maquia - Apollo Theater
253 W. 125th Street - (800) 745-3000
Ages: All
Price: $28-$58

Ballet Hispanico, recognized as the nation’s leading Latino dance organization since 1970, makes its annual return to the Apollo stage to present the New York Premiere of its first evening-length narrative work, CARMEN.maquia, choreographed by Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, in a one-night-only engagement on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8pm. The perform... (more)

11/22/2014 - 1/01/2015
Hours: 2:30pm-3:30pm
Victorian Christmas: Origins of Christmas Traditions Walking Tour - NYC Discovery Walking Tours
Manhattan - 212-465-3331
Ages: All
Price: $22

Want to experience a new Christmas tradition in New York - something beyond the Rockettes and the Rockefeller Center tree? Go off the beaten path this holiday season by taking this walking tour through three Victorian areas--Gramercy Park, Ladies Mile, and Chelsea--exploring the Christmas traditions that emerged from each. Stops include where O. He... (more)

11/22/2014
Hours: 4pm
Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior (Psychedelics Panel) - Red Bull Studios New York
220 West 18th Street - 646-344-4208 x 704
Ages: AD,All
Price: N/A

November 22, 4PM: Psychedelics Panel Writers Hamilton Morris and Ne?e Devenot will moderate a panel on psychedelics and art with speakers Deborah Kass, Chris Martin, Ken Johnson, Bruce Pearson, and Fred Tomaselli. About Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior, curated by Phong Bui at Red Bull Studios New... (more)

11/22/2014
Hours: 10:30am
New! Watson Adventures’ the Hunter Games Family Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 877-946-4868
Ages: All
Price: $33-$42 (includes museum admission)

Join Watson adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for fans of the Hunger Games! We’ve turned the Museum of Natural history into an arena where kids and adults work together to acquire weapons, food and medicine by answering tricky, fun questions about the items on display. Meanwhile you’ll have to avoid earthquakes, volcanoes, a giant squid, poiso... (more)

11/22/2014
Hours: 5pm
Watson Adventures’ Dancing Nudes Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $34.50-$44.50 (includes museum admission)

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt at the Met Museum! An eminent scholar’s husband has been shot dead, a week after coming to Watson Adventures with strange messages and images of “dancing nudes” she had found on her computer. Who is the murderer? What is the secret of the dancing nude figures? See if your team of sleuths can... (more)

11/22/2014
Hours: 2pm
Watson Adventures’ Secrets of Grand Central Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
100 East 42nd Street - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $24.50

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults at Grand Central Terminal! Discover hidden history, cool places, little-known passageways, and surprising sights in the amazing landmark terminal. You'll search for mysterious markings in the constellation ceiling, times for "ghost" trains in the former arrivals room, the gourmet extra... (more)

11/22/2014
Hours: 7pm
Strawberry Fields The Ultimate Beatles Tribute - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: All

NYC's Longest Running Beatles Show STRAWBERRY FIELDS featuring former members of Broadway's BEATLEMANIA STRAWBERRY FIELDS is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribute, dedicated to bringing you as close to a real Beatles concert as you can get. They take you on a Magical Mystery Tour beginning in 1964 complete with mop top hair, black... (more)

11/22/2014
Hours: 2pm
Day & Night Brunch Club - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

NEW YORK | ST. TROPEZ | WINTER MUSIC CONFERENCE | HAMPTONS | CANNES | SUNDANCE | SOUTH BEACH | ST. BARTH'S | MONACO | ART BASEL NEW YORK'S FIRST EVER BRUNCHCLUB AND DAYCLUB "LIKE BRUNCHING AT STUDIO 54" - ZAGAT

11/22/2014
Hours: 12:30pm-430pm
The Amazing Tourist Scavenger Hunt - Sony Plaza
550 Madison Ave - 718-344-8962
http://34.gs/cityguide_tourist
Ages: AD
Price: $25

The participants of The Amazing NY Scavenger Hunt solve puzzling clues and tackle exciting obstacles in a race across the city. Participants are tested both mentally and physically as they complete fun and amusing tasks. This fun event will show you New York through the eyes of a tourist in a fun, interactive way! Participants are asked to br... (more)

11/22/2014
Hours: 1pm-3pm
Family Workshop for Individuals with Autism - Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum
65 Jumel Terrace - 212-923-8008
www.morrisjumel.org
Ages: TW,TE,AD

Create a soft sculpture inspired by Touch History and the interiors of Morris-Jumel. Art supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own fabric, buttons and more. Support provided by The Historic House Trust's Wagner Education Program for Children with Special Needs. Funding generously supported by the Columbia University Medical Cent... (more)

11/22/2014
Hours: 7pm-10pm
Holiday Train Show / Bar Car Nights - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard - 718-817-8700
www.nybg.org
Ages: AD
Price: $35 (members, $25)

On these nights exclusively for adults 21 and over, the wintry landscape of NYBG sets the scene for festive and romantic outdoor adventures, with an after-dark viewing of the Holiday Train Show as the centerpiece. Sip a complimentary cocktail as you journey through a series of station stops, including ice sculpture carving demonstrations under the ... (more)

11/23/2014
Hours: 3pm
A Bronx Tale Starring Chazz Palminteri - Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Rd. - 718-951-4500
www.brooklyncenteronline.org
Ages: All
Price: $30-$40

This compelling drama vividly depicts a young boy's struggle to grow up in his Italian-American Bronx neighborhood, as he is torn between the values of an overbearing father and the influence of a local mobster. Written and performed by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, this semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story inspired an iconic gangste... (more)

11/23/2014 Gotham All Stars - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD

Description: A professional Showcase featuring comics from "Late Show with David Letterman", "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon", Conan on TBS, Comedy Central, HBO and various TV shows and films. Featuring Vic Henley, Yannis Pappas, Rodey Laney, Gregg Rogell and More!

11/23/2014 - 12/14/2014
Hours: 11am-4pm
Yonkers Raceway's Smash Hit: 'French Connection' - Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway
810 Yonkers Avenue - 914-260-7436
Ages: All
Price: Free admission

Vive La France! ? While American sports fans are gobbling their weekly Sunday NFL action, French zealots are devouring the trotters, courtesy of? ?Empire City Casino’s historic Yonkers Raceway.? For the second consecutive week on Sunday, November 16, simulcasting outlets in France wagered in excess of $1.75 million on the matinee card at Yonk... (more)

11/23/2014 - 11/29/2014 Ann Hampton Callaway - 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD

Tony-nominated Broadway star and multiple MAC Award winner Ann Hampton Callaway brings a new personal and inspiring show to 54 Below. Called Turning Points, the show explores the milestones of life as celebrated through song. Backed by The Ted Rosenthal Trio, Callaway sings classics from the Great American Songbook, Broadway, jazz and pop as well a... (more)

11/23/2014
Hours: 11am-1pm
Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Trade-up Event - Nintendo World
10 Rockefeller Plaza - 646-459-0800
www.nintendoworldstore.com
Ages: All

Head down to Nintendo World on Nov. 23 from 11AM – 1PM for some Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire fun! There will be food and beverages, a game play expert to offer tips and tricks, fun photo ops and you may even spot Pikachu! Don’t miss out!

11/24/2014 - 1/04/2015 Origami Holiday Tree - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

An annual Museum tradition, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree has marked the start of the holiday season at the Museum for more than 30 years. Volunteers begin folding in July to complete the 500 creations that will be displayed on the tree. During the holiday season, volunteers will be on hand to teach visitors of all ages the art of... (more)

11/24/2014 - 11/25/2014 Progressive Legends Classic - Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Ave. - 917-618-6700
www.barclayscenter.com
Ages: All

Highlighting the field in 2014 are Villanova, Michigan, VCU, and Oregon. These four teams have a combined 80 NCAA Tournament appearances and 13 Final Fours. Representing the ACC, Pac 12, Big 12, and American Athletic Conference, these teams will look to begin their seasons with strong wins against other conferences' top competitors.

11/24/2014 La Boheme - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metoperafamily.org/metopera
Ages: TE,AD,All

Franco Zeffirelli's classic take on Puccini's most popular opera, the immortal tale of tragic young love, is set among the rooftops of bohemian Paris. The role of the fragile Mimi is shared by Angela Gheorghiu, Kristine Opolais, and Ekaterina Scherbachenko; the love-sick poet Rodolfo is sung by Bryan Hymel and Ramon Vargas; Riccardo Frizza conducts... (more)

11/24/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Ghost Brothers of Darkland County - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: TE,AD

The southern gothic, supernatural musical Ghost Brothers of Darkland County will come to The Beacon Theatre on November 24! This extraordinary collaboration 16 years in the making is a haunting tale of fraternal love, lust, jealousy and revenge, performed by an ensemble cast of 15 actors and a four-piece live band, comprised of members of John M... (more)

11/24/2014 - 11/25/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Eddie Trunk & Q104.3 Present Ace Frehley - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

Through his seminal work with KISS and as a solo artist, Ace Frehley is championed as one of the most influential guitar players of the last four decades and his impact on popular music is immeasurable. With his smash 1978 solo album and post KISS work including 2009 Anomaly, Frehley continues to be the best selling member of the original band.

11/25/2014 - 1/06/2015 Annual Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Creche - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The Museum continues a longstanding holiday tradition with the presentation of its Christmas tree, a favorite of New Yorkers and visitors from around the world. A vivid 18th-century Neapolitan Nativity scene - embellished with a profuse array of diminutive, lifelike attendant figures and silk-robed angels hovering above - adorns the candlelit spruc... (more)

11/25/2014 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metoperafamily.org
Ages: All

Shostakovich's towering tragedy of adultery and murder stars the commanding dramatic soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek as the heroine who suffers the vicissitudes of her treachery. Brandon Jovanovich is her co-conspirator and lover, and James Conlon conducts.

11/25/2014
Hours: 4pm-5pm
The Plaza Presents: Rawther Fancy Flower Arranging - The Plaza Hotel
768 5th avenue - 212-981-5120
Ages: All
Price: $75 per child, $10 per adult

Tuesday, November 25th at 4-5pm Beautiful flower centerpieces would be oh so wonderful to have for the holiday! Join Me, Eloise and my companions from Gramercy Flowers to learn how to create a rawther mahvelous centerpiece to bring home! Cost: $75 per child, $10 per adult, reservations required Every child must be accompanied by a participat... (more)

11/25/2014
Hours: 8pm & 10pm
B.B. King Blues Club All Stars, featuring the Harlem Blues Project - Lucille's
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com

Harlem Blues Project specializes in soulful New York blues with a twist! The band features blues masters Jerry Dugger, Junior Mack, and Barry Harrison plus a revolving cast of NYC's finest blues musicians including Bill Sims Jr., Michael Hill, Irving Louis Lattin and Solomon Hicks.

11/25/2014
Hours: 1pm-3pm
Drop In Tours for Individuals who are Blind or Partially Sighted - Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum
65 Jumel Terrace - 212-923-8008
www.morrisjumel.org
Ages: TW,TE,AD

Join in for a guided tour of Touch History and experience the art, history and textures of the Morris Jumel Mansion.

11/25/2014 - 11/26/2014 David Burtka - 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD
Price: $50-$70

Directed by Neil Patrick Harris, Musical Direction by Seth Rudetsky. David Burtka earned raves for his work in New York theater in both plays and musicals, including the role of Tulsa in the 2003 Broadway revival of Gypsy – but the call of the West Coast pulled him away for nearly a decade. Back and back for good, David is ready to leave a new ... (more)

11/26/2014 Il Barbiere di Siviglia - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metoperafamily.org/metopera
Ages: All

In Bartlett Sher's effervescent production of Rossini's most popular opera, Isabel Leonard is the beautiful and feisty Rosina, who won't be kept under lock and key. Lawrence Brownlee is her conspiring flame, Almaviva, and Christopher Maltman is the omnipotent barber, Figaro. Michele Mariotti conducts.

11/26/2014 - 11/29/2014 Hilary Hahn and Beethoven's Seventh - New York Philharmonic
Avery Fisher Hall, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-875-5656
www.nyphil.org
Ages: All

Jaap van Zweden conducts with violinist Hilary Hahn, with works by Beethoven, Wagenaar, and Korngold. No performance 11/27.

11/26/2014 Gran Combo y Grupo Niche: 2 Leyendas de la Salsa - Theater at Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza - 212-465-4459
www.theateratmsg.com
Ages: All

Few ensembles have lasted half a century keeping unchanged its rhythmic identity, overcoming the stress of the record industry and resisting the vicissitudes of consumer culture as it has Gran Combo of Puerto Rico. Unlike other salsa bands, particularly those arising in New York since the late 1960s, our so-called "Mulatto Taste" have always protec... (more)

11/26/2014
Hours: 9pm
A Throwback Phunksgiving with Dumstaphunk - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

Dumpstaphunk stands out among New Orleans' best as one of the funkiest bands to ever arise from the Crescent City. Born on the Jazz & Heritage Festival stage, and descended from Neville family bloodlines, these soldiers of funk ignite a deep, gritty groove that dares listeners not to move. Each performance weaves together ingenious musicianship and... (more)

11/26/2014 Gotham All Stars - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD

Description: A professional Showcase featuring comics from "Late Show with David Letterman", "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon", Conan on TBS, Comedy Central, HBO and various TV shows and films. Featuring Vic Henley, Yannis Pappas, Rodey Laney, Gregg Rogell and More!

11/26/2014
Hours: 11pm
Annual Thanksgiving Eve at Highline Ballroom - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD
Price: $20-$50


11/26/2014 - 11/27/2014 18+ Thanksgiving Eve Party at 55 Gans NYC - Gansevoort
55 Gansevoort Street, , NY 10014 - (917) 300-8976
Ages: AD
Price: $20

E&R Group (Eric Virgil & Rob Diesel) presents Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 NYC's ONLY 18+ Party In The Meatpacking Thanksgiving Eve at 55 Gans at 55 Gans 55 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 Tickets start at $20 General Ticket Prices go up as the date gets closer To purchase tickets go to http://thedreamvine.com/evspecial/1... (more)

11/26/2014
Hours: 10:00pm-5:00am
DJ Chuckie at Space Ibiza New York for Thanksgiving Eve - Space Ibiza NY
637 W 50th St - (646) 336-6420
Ages: AD
Price: 60

For one time only, Space Ibiza New York will open its doors on a Wednesday! New York’s hottest new nightlife destination will celebrate the year’s biggest party night – Thanksgiving Eve (Wednesday, Nov. 26th) – with music by DJ Chuckie. During a time in which we all say thanks, Space Ibiza New York has prepared a special event that every EDM-er... (more)

11/26/2014 - 11/27/2014
Hours: 11pm - 4am
Up and Down Thanksgiving Party at Up And Down : New York 2014 - Up and Down
244 West 14th Street - 917-300-8976
Ages: AD
Price: $25

Up and Down Thanksgiving Party at Up And Down : New York 2014 E&R Group (Eric Virgil & Rob Diesel) presents Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 Thanksgiving Eve at Up and Down at Up and Down 244 WEST 14TH STREET, New York, NY, 10011 Tickets start at $25 General Ticket Prices go up as the date gets closer To purchase tickets go to h... (more)

11/27/2014 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Manhattan
77th Street and Central Park West to Macy's Herald Square - 212-494-4495
www.macys.com/parade
Ages: All

An annual holiday tradition featuring the signature giant helium character balloons, fantasy-filled floats, marching bands, performance groups and a variety of clowns.

11/27/2014
Hours: 1pm - 10:30pm
Village Thanksgiving at Duet Brasserie - Duet Brasserie
37 Barrow Street - 212-255-5416
Ages: All
Price: $75 per person

Celebrate America's favorite holiday at the new Duet Brasserie in the West Village; noted Chef Dmitry Rodov will lovingly prepare a three-course Thanksgiving feast ($75 per person) of hearty, mouth-watering options this holiday. As an appetizer enjoy either the Butternut Squash Soup with Turkey Breast or Organic Farmer's Salad. Entree choices ar... (more)

11/28/2014
Hours: 6:30-10pm
Karaoke Dinner Cruises - Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. & the Hudson River - 866-483-3866
www.spiritofnewyork.com
Ages: All
Price: $48.90

Come aboard Spirit's Karaoke Night if you like to sing or have a friend or loved one that loves belting it out. The DJ for the Friday Karaoke Night Cruise will cue the music, just add your name to the list to sing your favorite selection. With high-end Skyline buffet on board.

11/28/2014 - 1/03/2015 George Balanchine's The Nutcracker - New York City Ballet
David H. Koch Theater, 20 Lincoln Center - 212-721-6500
nycballet.com
Ages: All

Welcome to the world of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker. This is the production that is the heart of New York City's year-end holiday season. Whether it is a family tradition or a once-in-a-lifetime visit, your experience of this glittering classic ballet will stay with you forever and warm your spirit. From the moment the lights dim, you will... (more)

11/28/2014 - 11/29/2014 Barclays Center Classic - Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Ave. - 917-618-6700
www.barclayscenter.com
Ages: All

Virginia, Rutgers, Vanderbilt, and La Salle participate in the 3rd annual Barclays Center Classic men's basketball tournament.

11/28/2014
Hours: 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Family Veggie and Yoga Night - Charlotte's Place
Greenwich Street (rear of 74 Trinity Place), between Rector and Carlisle Streets - 2126020800
www.trinitywallstreet.org/calendar
Ages: All
Price: Free, open only to families with children under 18

Yoga is a great way for a family to bond, and it is also a great equalizer. Bring the entire family to Charlotte’s Place (107 Greenwich Street) at 6 PM the fourth Friday of every month for Family Veggie and Yoga Night. Your children will love helping you work on poses that come easily and naturally to them! This fun, healthy class includes yoga ... (more)

11/28/2014 La Boheme - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metoperafamily.org/metopera
Ages: TE,AD,All

Franco Zeffirelli's classic take on Puccini's most popular opera, the immortal tale of tragic young love, is set among the rooftops of bohemian Paris. The role of the fragile Mimi is shared by Angela Gheorghiu, Kristine Opolais, and Ekaterina Scherbachenko; the love-sick poet Rodolfo is sung by Bryan Hymel and Ramon Vargas; Riccardo Frizza conducts... (more)

11/28/2014 - 12/02/2014 Bob Dylan and His Band - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com

Tickets go on sale Sept. 5 at 10am. (No show Nov. 30)

11/28/2014
Hours: 8pm
George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com

George Clinton is the principal architect of P-Funk. He was the mastermind of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic during the 1970s and early 1980s, and he is a solo funk artist as of 1981. He has been called one of the most important innovators of funk music, next to James Brown and Sly Stone. Clinton is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, ... (more)

11/28/2014 - 11/30/2014 Dan Naturman - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD

Hot off a killer run on this season's America's Got Talent (being only comedian to be voted into the semi-finals), Dan Naturman is also known to his fans as the "real winner" of Last Comic Standing 2, Dan was the favorite of celebrity "judges" Drew Carey and Brett Butler.

11/28/2014
Hours: 10:30am
Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
100 East 42nd Street - 877-946-4868
http://www.watsonadventures.com
Ages: All
Price: $18-$22

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults and kids 7 & up! Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. To win, you’ll have to go nuts in the Whispering Gallery, learn a secret about the stars, find TV celebs in the food court, stand on fish under an upside-down tree in the Grand Central ... (more)

11/28/2014
Hours: 11pm
Cirque Fridays - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Aerialists, dancers, live entertainment. Electronic violinist, drummers & more. 21 +

11/28/2014 - 11/29/2014 Akim Funk Buddha's Hip-Hop Holiday - Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Ave. - 718-636-4100
www.bam.org
Ages: AD

Dancer, beatboxer, and all-around hip-hop visionary Akim Funk Buddha returns to BAMcafe for a genre-busting, cross-cultural evening of music and dance. Having toured with legendary choreographer Bill T. Jones' dance company, Akim draws on everything from martial arts and circus acrobatics to Mongolian throat singing and Balinese monkey chanting to ... (more)

11/28/2014
Hours: 2pm
Watson Adventures’ How To Find Your Dragon Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 8779464868
Ages: TW,TE,AD
Price: $29.50-$40.50 (includes museum admission)

Join Watson Adventures on a unique dragon-hunting scavenger hunt! The Met Museum is filled with dragons that need to be tracked down and rounded up. Kids and adults will go dragon hunting together in search of Speckled Forktails, Black Grangles, Large-mouthed Undertoads, Sinuous Silvery Snarches, and dreaded Hissing Halitosins. They are hiding i... (more)