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(02/06) - 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 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 12/31/2016
Hours: 10pm-1am
Shake Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos - The Cellar
22 Warren St. - 917-921-4128
Ages: AD
Price: 20

Every Saturday night at 10pm, it's an all-request rock n roll party! Two of the top piano entertainers on the East Coast play your favorites all night long in a sing-along, dance-along, laugh-along, drink-along good time. Everything from Billy Joel to Bon Jovi to Britney Spears to Biz Markie - if you can think it, we can play it! Great for birth... (more)

Through 3/10/2016 Richard Estes: Painting New York City - Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle - 212-299-7777
madmuseum.org
Ages: All

Spanning from the mid-1960s to the present, this exhibit presents works by this quintessential New York artist and enduring leader of the Photorealist movement. Providing an unprecedented insight into the artist's creative process, the exhibition reveals a full range of Estes' paintings and works on paper, including his photographs, silkscreens and... (more)

Through 2/29/2016 Ceramica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed - National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green - 212-514-3700
www.americanindian.si.edu
Ages: All

This bilingual (English/Spanish) exhibition illuminates Central America’s diverse and dynamic ancestral heritage with a selection of more than 160 objects.

Through 4/21/2016 Saving Place: Fifty Years of New York City Landmarks - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

Many believe New York's pioneering Landmarks Law, enacted in April 1965, was the key factor in the rebirth of New York in the final quarter of the 20th century. It fostered pride in neighborhoods and resulted in neighborhood preservation in every borough, connecting and motivating residents and bringing new economic life to older communities. It en... (more)

Through 12/31/2020 Picasso's Le Tricorne - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

Now on display at the New-York Historical Society is a newly acquired and conserved Picasso in the exhibition Picasso's "Le Tricorne." It is the first work by Picasso, and one with great wall power and a New York history, to enter New-York Historical's collection. Pablo Picasso painted the stage curtain for the two-act ballet The Three-Cornered ... (more)

Through 1/31/2020 Connected Worlds - New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St. - 718-699-0005
www.nysci.org
Ages: All

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) will open Connected Worlds, its exciting and groundbreaking new exhibition on environmental sustainability, on June 27, 2015. Presented in NYSCI's iconic Great Hall, Connected Worlds is a fully immersive, digitally rendered interactive experience where visitors are encouraged to explore the interconnectedne... (more)

Through 5/30/2016
Hours: 2:30pm - 4:30 pm
Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens - Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
143-35 37th Ave. - 718-939-0647
Ages: All
Price: $3-5

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, a... (more)

Through 6/19/2016 Chinese Lacquer: Treasures from the Irving Collection, 12th-18th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Lacquer, the resin of a family of trees found throughout southern China—as well as in Southeast Asia, Korea, and Japan—is an amazing material. When exposed to oxygen and humidity, lacquer hardens or polymerizes, becoming a natural plastic and an ideal protective covering for screens, trays, and other implements. Mixed with pigments, particularly ci... (more)

Through 5/29/2016 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 6/30/2016
Hours: Varies per performance
Gotham Chamber Opera - 2015/2016 Season - Gotham Chamber Opera
410 West 42nd Street - 646-765-4773
www.gothamchamberopera.org
Ages: All
Price: free

Gotham Chamber Opera announces its 15th Anniversary Season, which will begin in the fall of 2015 with a 15th Anniversary Celebration Concert (date and venue tba). The season continues in February 2016 with Alessandro Stradella’s 1675 San Giovanni Battista (Saint John the Baptist) in a co-production with the Netherlands Nationale ReisOpera, and a co... (more)

Through 11/11/2025
Hours: 11am-6pm
Some Place Like Home - Rumney Guggenheim
834 Driggs Ave. - 917-807-7174
Ages: All
Price: Free

Rumney Guggenheim’s inaugural exhibition, Some Place Like Home, unites an international selection of site-specific works by Olek in collaboration with Michelle P. Dodson, Swoon, Olivia Steele, Boxhead and Moral Turgeman, addressing the range of associations—from domestic bliss to bleakness—that define our experience of the home. The recontextualize... (more)

Through 2/21/2016 Superheroes in Gotham - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

Comic book superheroes are a part of our daily lives. They engage our imaginations on the pages of comic books, television and movie screens, as well as the Broadway stage and in the virtual world of gaming. Contemporary literature and art reference them; adults and children alike delight in donning superhero t-shirts, caps, and sneakers. Since ... (more)

Through 9/16/2016 On The Line: Intrepid & The Vietnam War - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

On October 16, 2015, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will unveil On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War, a major exhibition exploring the events and impact of the Vietnam War through the lens of Intrepid's history. The exhibition, which coincides with the 40th anniversary of the conclusion of the war, will offer a site-specific immersion in... (more)

Through 1/03/2017
Hours: 8pm-10pm
Bar None Comedy Show - Bar None NYC
98 3rd Avenue - (212) 777-6663
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Bar None Comedy Show is a Free comedy show that happens every Tuesday at 8PM at Bar None NYC - 98 3rd Avenue. 2-4-1 drinks during the show! Featuring both up and coming comics and seasoned pros! Event page: https://www.facebook.com/barnonecomedyshow Reservation page: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/bar-none-comedy-8540884598?s=46402254

Through 3/08/2016 The New York City Marathon: The Great Race - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

It is one of the ultimate celebrations of strength, of endurance, and of the city. The TCS New York City Marathon is the world's largest footrace, with more than 50,000 participants from around the globe and more than one million spectators along a route that winds through diverse neighborhoods from Staten Island to the Bronx. The exhibition, featu... (more)

Through 5/01/2016
Hours: Varies per performance
Brooklyn Center’s 2015-16 Season Music Series - Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Road - 718-951-4500
www.brooklyncenter.org
Ages: All
Price: $18-$65

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts 2015-16 Season features a host of Grammy Award winners Featuring Michael Feinstein, Art of Time Ensemble, Vienna Boys Choir, Robert Glasper Trio, Regina Carter, Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli, and more! Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce its 2015-16... (more)

Through 5/01/2016
Hours: Varies per performance
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts 2015-16 Jazz Series - Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Road - 7189514500
www.brooklyncenter.org
Ages: All
Price: $25-$65

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Announces its 2015-16 Jazz Series Tickets now on sale for Michael Feinstein, the Robert Glasper Trio, Regina Carter’s Southern Comfort, and more! Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce its 2015-16 jazz series, celebrating a truly American musical genre wit... (more)

Through 2/28/2016
Hours: 12-8pm
Flavor: Making It and Faking It - Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) Lab
62 Bayard Street - (646) 200-5297
www.mofad.org
Ages: All
Price: Adults (18+): $10 Students, low-income, seniors: $8 Youth (5-17): $5 Under 5: Free

Flavor: Making It and Faking It is the debut exhibition of MOFAD Lab, the highly anticipated exhibit design studio of the Museum of Food and Drink. Flavor is a tasting and smelling adventure that provokes the senses, reveals a critically important part of the food industry, and raises questions about what "natural" and "artificial" really mean. ... (more)

Through 2/28/2016
Hours: 12-8pm
Flavor: Making It and Faking It - Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) Lab
62 Bayard St. - (718) 387-2875
Ages: All
Price: Adults (18+): $10 Students, low-income, seniors: $8 Youth (5-17): $5 Under 5: Free

Description: Flavor: Making It and Faking It is the debut exhibition of MOFAD Lab, the highly anticipated exhibit design studio of the Museum of Food and Drink. Flavor is a tasting and smelling adventure that provokes the senses, reveals a critically important part of the food industry, and raises questions about what "natural" and "artificial" rea... (more)

Through 10/01/2815
Hours: 1.5
Nashville-Style Songwriters' Round - The Bitter End
147 Bleecker St. - 212-673-7030
Ages: AD
Price: $10

Nashville-style songwriters' round featuring Nashville songwriters Jane Bach, Billy Lee, Kati Mac, and Sandra Piller. A Writers-in-the-round is a singer/songwriter event in which all writers take the stage at the same time to perform "in the round." A country music tradition, the in-the-round format encourages the sharing of songs, stories, l... (more)

Through 2/28/2016 Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

The New-York Historical Society will be transformed this holiday season with the installation of a spectacular exhibit of treasures from the renowned Jerni Collection, now owned by the New-York Historical Society, of model trains, scenic elements and toys. The dynamic display will appeal to all age groups, showcasing the beauty and allure of toys f... (more)

Through 10/11/2016 Masterpieces of Chinese Painting from the Metropolitan Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Over the last forty years, the Metropolitan's collection of Chinese painting and calligraphy has grown to be one of the greatest in the world. Replete with masterpieces dating from the Tang dynasty (608–917) to the present, the collection encompasses the vast historical sweep of the brush arts of China, from serene Buddhist scriptures to bombastic ... (more)

Through 8/14/2016 The Secret World Inside You - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

Our bodies are home to approximately 100 trillion bacteria living inside us and on us—a vast community known as the microbiome. The Secret World Inside You explores the rapidly evolving science that is revealing the complexities of the human microbiome and reshaping our ideas about human health, offering new perspectives on common health problem... (more)

Through 4/17/2016 Silicon City: Computer History Made in New York - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

Every 15 minutes, for nearly a year, 500 men, women, and children rose majestically into "the egg," Eero Saarinen's idiosyncratic theater at the 1964 World's Fair. It was very likely their first introduction to computer logic. Computing was not new. But for the general public, IBM's iconic pavilion was a high profile coming out party, and Silicon C... (more)

Through 2/21/2016
Hours: Mon – Fri 8 AM to 8 PM; Sat – Sun 10 AM to 6PM
14th Annual Holiday Train Show - NY Transit Museum Gallery Annex & Store at Grand Central Terminal
89 E 42nd Street - (212) 878-0106
Ages: All
Price: Free

Presented annually by the New York Transit Museum, this popular model railroad exhibition features Metro-North, New York Central, and subway trains departing from a miniature Grand Central Terminal on a 34’-long, two-level “O” gauge layout. The Museum’s store and booth at the Holiday Fair also offer great gifts for your holiday shopping. Transit gi... (more)

Through 2/14/2016
Hours: 11AM-5:45PM
Masterpieces & Curiosities: Alfred Stieglitz’s The Steerage - The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Ave - (212) 423-3200
Ages: All
Price: $15

South Street Seaport Museum Announces Participation in Masterpieces & Curiosities: Alfred Stieglitz’s The Steerage at the Jewish Museum South Street Seaport Museum announces their participation in the exhibition Masterpieces & Curiosities: Alfred Stieglitz's The Steerage running until February 14, 2016 at the Jewish Museum. The museum s... (more)

Through 2/14/2016
Hours: 11AM-5:45PM
Masterpieces & Curiosities: Alfred Stieglitz’s The Steerage - The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Ave - (212) 423-3200
Ages: All
Price: $15

Masterpieces & Curiosities: Alfred Stieglitz’s The Steerage at the Jewish Museum The museum showcases an acclaimed work by the photographer Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) as part of a series of exhibitions focused on individual works from the Jewish Museum’s world-renowned collection. An exact model of the Kaiser Wilhelm II, on loan from the South... (more)

Through 11/17/2017
Hours: 1.5
Honoring the Life and Legacy of Thelma Hill - Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts
80 Hanson Place - 718.636.4181
Ages: All
Price: $20

651 ARTS launches the second installment of its signature Live & Outspoken series with a discussion honoring dance educator and pioneer Thelma Hill. A panel of nationally acclaimed scholars and artists will convene to celebrate and pay tribute to the dynamic career on one of America’s most important dance figures. Follow the conversation: #LiveO... (more)

Through 2/15/2016
Hours: 11am-10pm
Mira Pop-Up Experience - The Roger Smith Hotel
501 Lexington Ave - 7326677777
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Mira is a beautiful, smart bracelet and wellness app developed to help women live healthier, happier lives without compromising style. Mira is redefining the wearables space by taking design cues from the jewelry world, adding innovative tech and moving away from the sea of black, rubber sameness that has permeated the category. Mira has created a ... (more)

Through 2/21/2016 Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: AD

This Costume Institute exhibition will focus on the internationally renowned style icon Countess Jacqueline de Ribes, whose originality and elegance established her as one of the most celebrated fashion personas of the twentieth century. The thematic show will feature about sixty ensembles of haute couture and ready-to-wear primarily from de Ribes'... (more)

Through 3/06/2016 Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner - Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort St. - 212-570-3600
www.whitney.org
Ages: AD

Co-organized by the Whitney and the Centre Pompidou and composed of selections from the noted collection of Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, this exhibition celebrates American and international work from the 1960s to the present day. Featuring renowned pieces by, among many others, Diane Arbus, Robert Gober, Jeff Koons, Sherrie Levine, Rich... (more)

Through 3/13/2016 Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008 - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

For 150 years, Coney Island has lured artists as a microcosm and icon of American culture. Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008 is the first major exhibition to explore the kaleidoscopic visual record they created, documenting the historic destination's beginnings as a watering hole for the wealthy, its transformation into a po... (more)

Through 12/18/2105
Hours: Opening Reception: 6-8pm
Subtle Interchange - NARS Foundation
201 46th Street, 4th Floor - 7187682765
Ages: AD
Price: Free

The New York Art Residency & Studios (NARS) Foundation is pleased to present Subtle Interchange, an exhibition featuring selections from the work of 2015 Season IV International Artist Residency Participants: Vasiliki Antonopoulou, Keren Anavy, Emma Critchley, Milton Croissant, Bima Engels, Sandra Erbacher, Emma Bernhard, John Roach, and Karin Wask... (more)

Through 5/01/2016 The Discovery of King Tut New York - Premier 5th Avenue Exhibitions
417 Fifth Ave. - 888-647-2789
www.premierexhibitions.com
Ages: All
Price: $29 adults, $20 children

Archaeologist Howard Carter captured the world's imagination nearly a century ago when he made the astounding discovery of the undisturbed tomb of Tutankhamun. Beginning November 21, Premier Exhibitions 5th Avenue unveils The Discovery of King Tut, a new exhibition that provides an unparalleled opportunity to explore the legendary tomb and its tr... (more)

Through 12/01/2016
Hours: 6pm-8pm every first Thursday
The Dining Concourse in Concert - Lower Level Dining Concourse at Grand Central Terminal
89 E 42nd Street - 212-340-2583
Ages: AD
Price: Free

The First Thursday of every month we invite you to enjoy live music inspired by an eclectic spectrum of 30's era swing, New Orleans jazz, soulful blues, and more. Come grab dinner, drinks, and a table, and prepare to be captivated by the sounds of the Dining Concourse in Concert. For more info and a full lineup visit grandcentralterminal.com/... (more)

Through 3/20/2016 Maesta: Gaddi's Triptych Reunited - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

The New-York Historical Society's jewel-like, early Renaissance painting Madonna and Child Enthroned with Ten Saints: Maestà is back on Central Park West for a special exhibition this winter. On view from December 11, 2015, through March 20, 2016, Maestà will highlight the work that was originally the central panel of a folding Florentine devotiona... (more)

Through 8/07/2016 Agitprop! - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: TE,AD

At key moments in history, artists have reached beyond galleries and museums, using their work as a call to action to create political and social change. For the past hundred years, the term agitprop, a combination of agitation and propaganda, has directly reflected the intent of this work. Agitprop! connects contemporary art devoted to social c... (more)

Through 3/05/2016
Hours: Varies per performance
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts 2015-16 Season Dance Series - Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Road - 7189514500
Ages: All
Price: $12.50-$45

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts 2015-16 Season: Dance Featuring Step Afrika!, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, and Moscow Festival Ballet Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce its 2015-16 World Dance series. Since the inception of the dance series in 1966, more than 175 regional, national and in... (more)

Through 3/05/2016
Hours: 8pm
Brooklyn Center’s 2015-16 Season Dance Series - Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Road - 718-951-4500
Ages: All
Price: $12.50-$45

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce its 2015-16 World Dance series. Since the inception of the dance series in 1966, more than 175 regional, national and international companies have premiered new works as a part of this series. This year’s lineup includes Step Afrika! featuring stepping dancers led by... (more)

Through 6/05/2016 Encountering Vishnu: The Lion Avatar in Indian Temple Drama - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: AD

Dramas presented during religious festivals in southern India are an important aspect of popular Hindu celebration. This exhibition highlights five rare wooden sculptural masks that represent a largely unrecorded category of late medieval Indian devotional art. The masks depict the protagonists in a deadly battle between Vishnu in his man-lion avat... (more)

Through 2/13/2016 Collaborators - Grand Hall at St. Mary’s Church
440 Grand St. - 646-481-6583
Ages: AD
Price: $25

This is the New York premiere of the 2012 winner of England's Olivier award for Best Play! Hilarious and chilling, Collaborators is the story of the brilliant dissident writer Mikhail Bulgakov, who is chosen by Joseph Stalin to write a celebratory bio play titled Young Joseph. Collaborators is a surreal imagining of a true story about what happens ... (more)

Through 3/13/2016
Hours: Boards 11:45am, sails noon-2pm
Audubon Winter Cruise - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: All

Step aboard for a winter adventure in New York Harbor! Look for harbor seals and learn about the surprisingly diverse winter birds of New York City, including long-tailed ducks, geese, common loons, and sandpipers on this environment themed New York harbor cruise. Departs From: Pier 16 in historic South Street Seaport, Downtown Manhattan Sche... (more)

Through 4/17/2016 Flatlands - Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort St. - 212-570-3600
www.whitney.org
Ages: All

This exhibition brings together paintings by five artists—Nina Chanel Abney, Mathew Cerletty, Jamian Juliano-Villani, Caitlin Keogh, and Orion Martin. Highlighting an engagement with representation among some emerging artists, the works in this group conjure a sense of space that is dimensionless and airless, like the illusionistic scenery flats us... (more)

Through 2/28/2016 The Bridge: An Exhibition - St. Paul's Chapel
Broadway and Fulton Street - 212-602-0800
Ages: All
Price: Free

Trinity Church Wall Street presents the U.S. premiere of The Bridge, an East-West travelling art exhibition organized and curated by CARAVAN, an interreligious and intercultural peacebuilding NGO at St. Paul’s Chapel (Broadway and Fulton Street). The showcase, which runs from January 20 - February 28, 2016, includes the work of 47 contemporary vis... (more)

Through 2/21/2016 Wild Medicine in the Tropics - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard - 718-817-8700
www.nybg.org
Ages: All

Explore the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's World of Plants to discover plants used for health and wellness. The award-winning companion app, Wild Medicine, gives you an in-depth look at the medicinal qualities of some of the most important plants featured in the permanent collection. The Wild Medicine app is a Gold Winner, Mobile Applications, 2014 M... (more)

Through 3/06/2016 Looking Through: Photography, Race & Identity - Adelphi University
1 South Ave - -
Ages: AD
Price: Free

GARDEN CITY, NY, January 2016—The Adelphi University Exhibitions Program is proud to present the curatorial debut of Hannah Allen Smith, assistant professor of photography and digital media, with her captivating exhibit Looking Through: Photography, Race & Identity that features photographers Shikeith, Gareth Smit & Stacey Tyrell. Looking Through: ... (more)

Through 2/14/2016
Hours: 2
Henry V - Access Theater
380 Broadway - 845-264-1172
Ages: All
Price: $18

"War is brewing in Europe. King Henry the Fifth, newly on the throne, presses an ancient claim on France and leads his army onto mainland Europe. Surrounded by enemies both within and without, Henry must abandon the ways of his youth to become what his kingdom needs him to be." The Rogue and Peasant Players Present Henry V by William Shakespea... (more)

Through 2/14/2016
Hours: 1.5
Henry V - Access Theater
380 Broadway - 845-264-1172
Ages: All
Price: $18

"War is brewing in Europe. King Henry the Fifth, newly on the throne, presses an ancient claim on France and leads his army onto mainland Europe. Surrounded by enemies both within and without, Henry must abandon the ways of his youth to become what his kingdom needs him to be." The Rogue and Peasant Players Present Henry V by William Shakespea... (more)

Through 3/27/2016
Hours: 1
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show - 47th Street Theatre
304 West 47th Street - 646-481-6583
Ages: All
Price: $65.50

This January, Jonathan Rockefeller’s critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will get its US premiere. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie of 75 enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully adapts four of Eric Carle’s beloved books for the stage: The Artist Who Painted a Blue H... (more)

Through 3/11/2016
Hours: 24
CORE Club Presents Bentley Meeker - CORE Club
66 E 55th Street - 212-580-0835
Ages: AD

CORE: Club® Presents a Solo Show from Bentley Meeker February 1st - March 11th, 2016 CORE: club presents New York artist Bentley Meeker's solo exhibition showcasing 18 light frames of varying sizes that explore the space between our visibility and sensibility through the use, or absence, of spectrum in variously used light sources. Bent... (more)

Through 2/28/2016
Hours: 2
Cyrano de Bergerac - The Theatre at St. Clement's
423 W 46th St. - 646-481-6583
Ages: AD
Price: $18

Cyrano de Bergerac is the most popular French play ever produced and has inspired countless productions and films throughout the world. In this new adaptation, the rich and romantic tale is brought to life by an intimate cast of eight actor/musicians and features direction by Gabriel Barre (who also appears in the title role), action direction by ... (more)

Through 2/28/2016 Burning - The Theatre at St. Clement's
423 W 46th St. - 646-481-6583
Ages: AD
Price: $18

In Burning, Cyrano has become Cy, a woman kicked out of the Army for being gay, who, like Cyrano, suffers from insecurity that prevents her from pursuing love. She now takes on the world with her words, blogging from her country store in a remote Western town near the base where she last served. The play is not only a fresh take on the Cyrano story... (more)

Through 2/14/2016
Hours: 90min
Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Dance Concert and Pow Wow - Theater for the New City
155 First Avenue - (212) 254-1109
Ages: All
Price: $10

TNC PRESENTS ITS 41st ANNUAL THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN INDIAN DANCERS' DANCE CONCERT AND POW-WOW FEBRUARY 5 TO 14, 2016. All proceeds benefit Native American scholarship fund. WHERE AND WHEN: February 5 to 14, 2016 Fridays at 8:00 pm; Saturdays at 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm, Sundays at 3:00 pm Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (at T... (more)

Through 3/03/2016
Hours: 12:30PM - 1PM
Weekly Lunchtime Organ Concert - Marble Collegiate Church
Fifth Avenue at 29th Street - 212-686-2770
Ages: All
Price: Free

Marble Collegiate Church will offer free lunchtime organ concerts on Thursdays throughout February, continuing into the first week of March. The Marble Lunchtime Organ Concert Series will provide “a break for the soul” in the church’s stunning sanctuary at 12:30 pm on the following Thursdays: February 4, 11, 18, and 25, and on March 3. The churc... (more)

Through 5/15/2016 Laura Poitras - Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort St. - 212-570-3600
www.whitney.org

During the new Whitney's inaugural year, artist, filmmaker, and journalist Laura Poitras will create an installation of immersive environments using materials, footage, and information that build on themes she has been exploring in her filmmaking, including NSA surveillance and post-9/11 America. This exhibition continues the Museum's involvement w... (more)

Through 2/21/2016 Untapped - New Victory Theater
229 W. 42nd St. - 646-223-3010
newvictory.org
Ages: All

Hot off their world tour, UNTAPPED! (New Vic 2011) deftly defies tap conventions for a dance expression that's all its own. Mixing street dance styles, percussion and a healthy dose of Aussie humor, these high-octane hoofers bring intricate syncopation to a playlist of funk, hip hop, jazz and rock. Joined by a beatboxer and a live band, this charis... (more)

Through 5/15/2016 Warhol By The Book - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
www.themorgan.org
Ages: TE,AD

Beginning on February 5, 2016, the Morgan Library & Museum will feature for the first time in New York an exhibition devoted solely to Warhol's career as a book artist. This retrospective, which originated at the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, features more than 130 objects dating from the artist's student days, his early years in New York as a co... (more)

Through 9/05/2016 Vikings - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com
Ages: All

What does the word Viking bring to mind? Ruthless warrior and merciless invader? Or prosperous farmer and enterprising merchant? These questions will be answered when Vikings debuts at Discovery Times Square. The acclaimed exhibition, which had welcomed 1.3 million visitors to date, is organized by the Swedish History Museum in Sweden, in partners... (more)

Through 3/14/2016 Threaded Archetypes - NARS Foundation
201 46th St, Brooklyn - 718-768-2765
Ages: AD
Price: Free

What defines a community – a region, a people or an ethos? In consideration of this question, the NARS Foundation is delighted to present the inaugural South-West Brooklyn Exhibition, Threaded Archetypes, curated by Margaret Flanagan. Bringing together twenty artists from the southern region of Brooklyn, the discourse assembled addresses different ... (more)

Through 4/20/2016
Hours: 11am-3:30pm
Film Screenings: The Least Resistance and The Right Way - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
Ages: All
Price: Free with museum admission

Film Screenings: The Least Resistance and The Right Way Fridays–Wednesdays, February 5–April 20, 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2 pm, 3:30 pm Two films follow Rat and Bear, the iconic alter egos of Peter Fischli and David Weiss, as they set out to strike it rich in the Los Angeles art world (The Least Resistance, 1980–81, 29 min.) and wander aimlessly through ... (more)

Through 3/01/2016
Hours: 12
HSA Presents the Exhibition of Fabiola Jean-Louis: Rewriting History, paper gowns & photographs - Harlem School of the Arts
645 Saint Nicholas Ave - 212-926-4100 x327
Ages: All
Price: Free

The Harlem School of Arts Visual Arts Department Emerging & Teaching Artists Exhibition is pleased to present Rewriting History: paper gowns & photographs, a solo exhibition by Brooklyn-based Haitian artist Fabiola Jean-Louis. This collection of new and recent works will be her first solo show featuring an installment of photography and display of ... (more)

Through 3/01/2016 Exhibition of Fabiola Jean-Louis - Harlem School of the Arts
645 Saint Nicholas Ave - 212-926-4100
Ages: All
Price: Free

Event Description The Harlem School of Arts Visual Arts Department Emerging & Teaching Artists Exhibition is pleased to present Rewriting History: paper gowns & photographs, a solo exhibition by Brooklyn-based Haitian artist Fabiola Jean-Louis. This collection of new and recent works will be her first solo show featuring an installment of photogra... (more)

Through 3/13/2016
Hours: 10:30am
A Sock's Fables - Triskelion Arts
106 Calyer Street - 718-389-3473
Ages: All
Price: $15-$20

http://www.papercanoecompany.com/a-socks-fables.html A sock puppet play with the highest thread count! Ages 2+ Brooklyn’s newest family sensation, A Sock’s Fables, is a comedy fest for both kids and adults. Featured on NY1’s Parenting show “Where to Go!”, this fun-filled 45-minute show wows with live music, adorable puppets, and enough knoc... (more)

Through 2/21/2016
Hours: 11:30am-11:00pm
Celebrate Chinese New Year - China Fun
1221 Second Ave. - 212-752-0810
Ages: All

Upper East Side favorite China Fun will have a special Chinese New Year themed menu running from Wednesday, February 6, 2016 through Sunday, February 21, 2016 in addition to its regular menu filled with unique takes on traditional classics. Specialty dishes on the menu for the occasion include Crispy New Zealand Lamb Chops sautéed with chili pepper... (more)

Through 2/14/2016 Alwin Nikolais Celebration - Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Ave. - 212-242-0800
joyce.org
Ages: AD

Under the artistic direction of Murray Louis and Alberto del Saz, the work of Alwin Nikolais comes back to The Joyce for the first time since the 2010 worldwide centennial celebration of the life of master choreographer Alwin Nikolais. "A true dance luminary, a choreographer, designer, composer of electronic music and a pioneer of multi-media danc... (more)

Through 2/13/2016 Be My Valentine - Feinstein's/54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD

Liliane Montevecchi is exquisitely French, like the finest vintage champagne. Her enchanting autobiographical one-woman show is full of amusing personal stories and legendary songs such as "La Vie En Rose," "My Man," "You Don't Know Paree," "Irma La Douce," "Ne Me Quitte Pas," and "Folies Bergere." Her remarkable journey began as a Prima Ballerina ... (more)

Through 2/12/2016
Hours: 7:30pm
Kathryn Posin Dance Company - 92nd St. Y
1395 Lexington Avenue - 212-415-5500
Ages: TE
Price: $35-42

The Kathryn Posin Dance Company has been invited by the 92nd St. Y to re-open the Kaufmann Concert Hall, site of performances by many famed companies and the 1967 choreographic debut of Ms. Posin. New York City Ballet principal Amar Ramasar returns to guest with the Company at the Friday evening performance. The program will feature the world prem... (more)

Through 2/28/2016
Hours: 60 minutes
Jupiter (A Play About Power) - La MaMa Theatre
74A East Fourth Street - (646) 430-5374
Ages: AD
Price: $13-$18

LA MAMA TO PRESENT "JUPITER (A PLAY ABOUT POWER)," A WORK OF ECO-THEATER BY JEREMY PICKARD (SUPERHERO CLUBHOUSE), DIRECTED BY SIMÓN ADINIA HANUKAI (KAIMERA PRODUCTIONS) A two-character play of Shavian dialogue, soaring irony and logic. Ethical issues become drama as humanity argues its case against a man who has made all fossil fuels disappear. ... (more)

Through 2/21/2016
Hours: Thurs–Sat @ 7PM Sun @ 2PM
Embodi(ED) - HERE
145 Sixth Avenue (enter on Dominick, 1 block south of Spring Street) - 212-352-3101
Ages: AD,All
Price: $20

Embodi(ED) is a theatre and dance work, based on real stories of struggles with eating disorders. The piece deals with the American distorted perception of body images and the multi-billion dollar industry that profits from insecurities affecting both men and women. The show has been devised by the GIRL BE HEARD ensemble, directed by Ashley Marinac... (more)

Through 2/14/2016
Hours: 1.5
Adam Ray Headlines - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
Ages: AD
Price: $26

Adam Ray is best known as the bad guy opposite Sandra Bullock & Melissa McCarthy in Paul Feig’s buddy cop comedy “The Heat.” Currently you can see him in Melissa McCarthy's newest movie "SPY", and next summer in Judd Apatow's "Connor 4 Real," from the Lonely Island crew, & Paul Feig's reboot of "Ghostbusters." Adam has guest starred on “Two Broke G... (more)

Through 2/12/2016
Hours: 07:30-11:00 pm
Harkness Dance Festival - 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave. - 212-415-5500
Ages: AD
Price: $35-$39

Leading ballet dancers from New York City Ballet and other companies will dance the revival of Laurie Spiegel's WAVES, the modern dance classic that has been performed by Eliot Feld’s, Alvin Ailey’s and Jiri Kylian's companies. The performance highlight is a new work by Meredith Monk and Theo Bleckmann performing the suite from Ms. Monk's iconic Fa... (more)

Through 2/16/2016
Hours: 8am-8pm
TRESemmé Runway Studio - Spring Studios
50 Varick Street - 212-704-8287
Ages: AD
Price: Free

TRESemmé invites you to grab your girlfriends and get down to the hottest spot at New York Fashion Week. Trial the latest hair trends the minute they hit the catwalk at the beauty playground that is the TRESemmé Runway Studio, located in the heart of NYFW at Spring Studios. Not only will you be sporting the latest hair trends, but you can recharge ... (more)

Through 2/12/2016
Hours: 7:30pm to 10pm
90X Arts Festival - Urinetown & Gallery - Flamboyan Theater
107 Suffolk St. - 212-727-2424
Ages: AD
Price: $25

Urinetown, the Tony-Award-winning musical comedy that makes fun of musical comedy, will be the main theatrical attraction of the 90X Arts Festival, when the actors, singers, musicians, painters, sculptors and photographers who work for Great Performances - the catering company that provides flexible work to a roster of 100s of the artistically ... (more)

2/12/2016 - 2/21/2016 Handa's Surprise - New Victory Theater
229 W. 42nd St. - 646-223-3010
newvictory.org
Ages: AD

Handa fills her basket with plump, ripe fruit and sets off for the next village. But along the way, seven stealthy animals have their own ideas about who should get these tasty treats! A mix of puppetry and gentle Swahili rhythms transports audiences to a bright, warm day in Kenya in HANDA'S SURPRISE. During this playful and intimate production, ad... (more)

2/12/2016 7th Annual Aquarius Celebrity Aquarius Bash - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

Aquarius Celebration Bash for, T.V. personality ICE-T, Radio personality ED-LOVER, Recording Artist Rakim Da God M.C, AQUARIUSBOYZ and Aquarius Family. Special Guest Movie Actors, Lesslie Lopez A.K.A PINK SNEAKERS from the T.V.Series POWER, Jermel Howard from American Gangster, Comedian A.G.White , Movie Actor Frank Vattelana from Law & Order. ... (more)

2/12/2016
Hours: 8:30pm
Michael Persall at Webster Hall - Webster Hall
125 E 11th St - 212-353-1600
Ages: AD
Price: $10

Singer-Songwriter Michael Persall takes the stage in The Studio at Webster Hall Friday, February 12th at 8:30pm. The 22-year-old brings his mix of Pop and Soul to Webster Hall for the second time. Accompanied by his band, Christian Nourijanian (keys), Goh Izawa (drums), Doug Berns (bass), and Tim Basom (electric guitar), Michael recently played his... (more)

2/12/2016
Hours: 7:30pm
Singer and Acclaimed Performer Nellie McKay Makes Her Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Debut - Adelphi University
1 South Avenue - 5168773010
Ages: AD
Price: $34

GARDEN CITY, NY, January 2016—Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is proud to present the acclaimed singer-songwriter Nellie McKay with her music showcasing different genres, from jazz to rap and disco to funk. The concert will take place on Friday, February 12, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. on the Westermann Stage of the Concert Hall at 1 South... (more)

2/12/2016 - 3/03/2016
Hours: 11:00am-6:00pm
Fragmented Reality: An Exhibition in NYC - Agora Gallery
530 West 25th St, Chelsea - 212-226-4151
Ages: AD
Price: Free

With gusto and energy, Agora Gallery’s exhibition Fragmented Reality boasts over one hundred artworks by twenty artists. Angela Di Bello and her team have curated a remarkable exhibition which stages an interrogation of the dynamic balance of feminine and masculine energies while eschewing both romanticism and politics. Instead it solicits contempl... (more)

2/12/2016
Hours: 7pm to 10pm
Pre-Valentine Catholic/Christian Singles Mingle Fundraiser - Mustang Harry's NYC
352 7th Avenue - 718-757-6933
Ages: AD
Price: $20

The Catholic Fellowship of NYC and WeekendDating.com have teamed up to bring hundreds of Catholic/Christian singles together for this very special Pre-Valentine’s Day Singles Mingle Fundraiser benefiting Catholic Relief Services. Come out to Mustang Harry's on Friday, February 12th, 2016 from 7:00 PM 10:00 PM. Over 200 singles attended our ... (more)

2/12/2016 - 3/13/2016
Hours: Varies per performance
Big Apple Circus Returns with the New Jersey Premiere of The Grand Tour - TD Bank Ballpark
1 Patriots Park (GPS: 860 East Main Street) - 800-922-3772
Ages: All
Price: $25-$80

Big Apple Circus returns to Bridgewater, New Jersey for the company’s 38th season with the New Jersey Premiere of The Grand Tour! Tickets start at $25, and the show runs from February 12 – March 13, 2016 under the Big Top at TD Bank Ballpark, 1 Patriots Park (GPS: 860 East Main Street) Bridgewater, NJ. To purchase tickets or for more information, v... (more)

2/12/2016 - 12/31/2016
Hours: The film will be shown daily in the Museum’s Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Theater, in 2D at 11:30 am and 4:30 pm, and in 3D at 10:30 am, and 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm. Times are subject to change.
National Parks Adventure - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: All
Price: Tickets, which include general admission, are $27 (adults), $22 (students/seniors), $16 (children).

In its New York premiere, MacGillivray Freeman Film’s National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness of America’s national parks. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Robert Redford, the film lets audiences soar over red rock canyons, hurtle down steep mou... (more)

2/12/2016
Hours: 9pm
Wasabassco's Tunnel of Love - Bell House
149 7th St. - 718-643-6510
www.thebellhouseny.com
Ages: AD

Burlesque

2/12/2016 - 2/14/2016
Hours: 7:00 pm
yeah, i met this girl... - UNDER St. Marks
94 St. Marks Place - 212-946-6584
Ages: AD
Price: $25

When the possibility of love and sex enter Guy's downtown Manhattan restaurant, it drives him and his two best friends to near insanity and back again. "yeah, i met this girl…” is Elsinore County's latest romp, examining what it's like to be a single man today on the busy streets of New York City. Written and directed by Antony Raymond Produced... (more)

2/12/2016
Hours: 8PM-9PM
Love, Can We Handle It? Valentine Show - The Provincetown Playhouse
133 MacDougal St. - 212-998-5867
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Joined by virtuoso bass player and poet Larry Roland, storyteller Regina Ress brings some questions and some storied answers about love for her thirteenth annual Valentine’s concert for the series, Storytelling at the Provincetown Playhouse. Her stories will take us from ancient Egypt to the East Village in 1970 to a hot mud bath in the Napa Valley... (more)

2/12/2016
Hours: 12pm
Curator's Eye Tours - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave - 212-423-3500
Ages: All
Price: Free with museum admission *Tours will be interpreted in American Sign Language (ASL)

Fridays, 12 pm Public gallery tours of the museum’s exhibitions led by Guggenheim curators. February 12: Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better Nancy Spector, Deputy Director and David and Jennifer Stockman Chief Curator Free with museum admission. *Tours will be interpreted in American Sign Language (ASL). For more information, visi... (more)

2/12/2016
Hours: 7:00pm
Friendship - Bloomingdale School of Music
323 W 108th Street - 212-663-6021
Ages: All
Price: Free

BSM horn instructor Lisa Pike celebrates the intimacy of both composers and performers--the great personal friendship of Brahms and Schumann and their love of the horn. Lisa Pike - horn Naho Parrini - violin Elizabeth Rodgers - piano

2/12/2016
Hours: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Awkward Sex... and the City - The Pleasure Chest
1150 2nd Ave - 212-355-6909
Ages: AD
Price: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Come watch some of New York City's finest storytellers relive their most embarrassing sexual experiences on stage just for your pleasure. Hosted by the sexually awkward Natalie Wall and filled with laughter and cringes and some good ol' coitus cuddling. With giveaways from feminist condom company Lovability. Featuring Robin Gelfenbien (Yum's the Wo... (more)

2/12/2016
Hours: 8pm
The Love Show presents 'Hollywood Honeymoon' - (le) poisson rouge
158 Bleecker Street - 646-219-6450
Ages: AD
Price: $10–$35

The Love Show presents Hollywood Honeymoon A Friday night date night Valentine's homage to the golden age of the silver screen! Grab your baby, brush off your top hat and tails and motor on over to (le) poisson rouge to start off your Valentine's Weekend with a bang! The Love Show Dancers and friends will whisk you away to a romantic world of... (more)

2/12/2016 - 2/14/2016
Hours: 2/12 - 5-8pm; 2/13-14 - 11am-7pm
The One - Best Friends Animal Society Pop-Up Adoption - 159 Bleecker Street
159 Bleecker Street - 347-76ADOPT
Ages: All
Price: Free

Best Friends Animal Society is hosting a Valentine’s Day pop-up adoption event to help you find “The One” this weekend. Starting on Friday, February 12th from 5-8pm there will be a foster orientation mixer to learn more about fostering pets while sipping on love potion and snacking on themed treats. On Saturday, and Sunday, February 13-14 from 11am... (more)

2/12/2016
Hours: 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ACRONYM and Les Canards Chantants - Baryshnikov Arts Center, Jerome Robbins Theater
450 West 37th Street - 646-731-3200
Ages: AD
Price: $25

Baryshnikov Arts Center and Five Boroughs Music Festival co-present Baroque string band ACRONYM and the vocalists of Les Canards Chantants. The concert features the unusual and enticing large-ensemble sonatas of Giovanni Valentini (c1582-1649) - coupled with the first modern performances of selections from his Secondo libro di madrigali (1616), the... (more)

2/12/2016 - 2/14/2016
Hours: 7:00 pm
yeah, i met this girl... - UNDER St. Marks
94 St. Marks Place - 212-946-6584
Ages: AD
Price: 25.00

When the possibility of love and sex enter Guy's downtown Manhattan restaurant, it drives him and his two best friends to near insanity and back again. "yeah, i met this girl…” is Elsinore County's latest romp, examining what it's like to be a single man today on the busy streets of New York City. Written and directed by Antony Raymond Produced... (more)

2/12/2016 - 2/13/2016 Tyga - 1OAK
453 W 17th St. - 212-889-0440
Ages: AD
Price: No cover

Tyga at 1OAK NYC Join 1 OAK NYC as they continue the celebration during NYFW 2016 on Friday, February 12th with a special performance by Tyga. Starting at 11:00 p.m. ET with music by Sam French. Located at 453 West 17th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues. Reservations are highly encouraged at reservations@1oaknyc.com. Follow the conversatio... (more)

2/13/2016 Cavalleria Rusicana/Pagliacci - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metopera.org
Ages: All

Opera's indomitable double bill returns in Sir David McVicar's searing production from the 2014–15 season. Tenor Yonghoon Lee and mezzo-soprano Violeta Urmana star in Cavalleria Rusticana, the tragedy of ancient codes and illicit love, Sicilian style. In the second half of the pair of verismo potboilers, tenor Roberto Alagna is the murderous Canio ... (more)

2/13/2016 Il Trovatore - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metopera.org
Ages: AD

Soprano Anna Netrebko's dramatic and vocal skills are on full display in her next new role at the Met—Leonora, the Verdi heroine who sacrifices her own life for the love of the gypsy troubadour. Tenor Yonghoon Lee sings the ill-fated Manrico, baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky is his rival, and mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick is the mysterious gypsy with the... (more)

2/13/2016 Billy Joel - Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza - 212-465-5800
www.thegarden.com
Ages: All

Tickets on sale now

2/13/2016 - 2/14/2016
Hours: 7pm-10pm, noon-2pm
New York Valentine's Day Weekend Cruises - Bateaux New York
Pier 61, Chelsea Piers - 866-817-3463
bateauxnewyork.com
Ages: AD
Price: From $139.90, $69.90

Nothing is more romantic than a Valentine's Day celebration on the water aboard New York's sophisticated and elegant Bateaux. Enjoy distinctive dining and dance the night away while the New York City skyline sparkles as your backdrop. The special setting is the perfect place to share an unforgettable experience with the one you love. Dinner Cru... (more)

2/13/2016
Hours: 4-5:30pm
Valentine's Tango - Mark Morris Dance Center
3 Lafayette Ave. - 718-624-8400
Ages: AD
Price: $30/couple

Nothing says “be mine” quite like the tango! Indulge in a sweet prelude to Valentine’s Day with tango class at the Dance Center on Saturday, February 13. Learn the basics of the New York Club style of this passionate, romantic dance. The fundamental step, turns, body posture, and footwork, plus the basics of elegant partner work, are explored and b... (more)

2/13/2016 - 2/13/2015
Hours: 8:30-10:00 pm
Valentine's Day Argentine Tango Workshop - Triangulo
135 West 20th Street Suite 301 - 2126336445
Ages: AD
Price: $110 in advance, $125 at the door (if space is available)

Looking to re-ignite the spark of passion with your loved one this Valentine’s day? Come to Triangulo, and step out of the cold bustle of the city into the intimate atmosphere of an Argentine tango salon. Treat yourself and a loved one to a special Valentine’s Day tango workshop, where you will learn the basics of the Argentine tango beneath ant... (more)

2/13/2016
Hours: 7:30pm
Blue Oyster Cult Celebrating 40th Anniversary of 'Don't Feel the Reaper' - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD


2/13/2016 - 2/15/2016 My Little Pony Fan Convention - The Grand Prospect Hall
263 Prospect Avenue - 646-596-6652
Ages: TE,AD
Price: $15-$75

This year New York City’s My Little Pony fan convention will make fans’ dreams come true as the convention moves to The Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn. Ponycon 2016 is a global gathering of fans of all ages to celebrate My Little Pony television shows, movies, toys and comic books. Ponycon stands out as a coming together of young and adult fans un... (more)

2/13/2016
Hours: 10:30am
Watson Adventures’ Whodunnit Family Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 877-946-4868
Ages: TW,TE,AD
Price: $30.50-$42.50 (includes museum admission)

Join Watson Adventures on a unique murder mystery scavenger hunt for kids 10 & up! A killer is on the loose at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and it’s up to you to stop him! The killer has created a scavenger hunt that reveals his name, the weapon he used and where he hid the body. Follow the trail of clues and answer tricky questions to solve ... (more)

2/13/2016
Hours: 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
People's Champs & BCAM: Stories from My Brooklyn - National Sawdust
80 N. 6th Street
Ages: AD
Price: $25

People's Champs & BCAM's performance is the culmination of a two-week music, production & songwriting workshop. In this special collaboration, students from Bedford Stuyvesant's BCAM High School collaborate with experimental-dance-soul-funk collective People's Champs in the creation of new, original music. Ruminating on the theme "Stories fro... (more)

2/13/2016
Hours: 3pm-7pm
Central Park Ice Festival - Central Park
1 Central Park West - 212-310-6600
www.centralparknyc.org
Ages: All

Ice carvings, silent disco, and more!

2/13/2016
Hours: 1
The Charles Duke Valentine's Concert - Ashford and Simpson's Sugar Bar
254 W 72nd Street #1A
Ages: AD
Price: $10

You are cordially invited to an evening celebrating the power of love. Saturday, February 13 at 8 p.m., join soulful singer-songwriter/pianist/composer Charles Duke and his five-piece band of top-notch musicians as they thoughtfully explore themes of love and romance. It’s all happening inside The Sugar Bar on 254 West 72nd Street, an intimate ... (more)

2/13/2016 - 2/14/2016 New York Sword Dance Festival - Multiple Venues in Brooklyn and Manhattan - 718-938-4819
Ages: All
Price: Free

The 31st Annual New York Sword Dance Festival will be held in New York City, on Feb. 13–14, 2016. The event will feature 12 teams, as the performing groups are known, in an exciting weekend of performances in public spaces in various locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The Festival will feature both mystical, stately longsword and vigorous rap... (more)

2/13/2016
Hours: 2-5 pm
R&R: Shabbat @ The JCC – February 13th - Jewish Art & Design Day! - The JCC In Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Avenue @ 76th Street - 347-604-3964
Ages: All
Price: Free

The Jewish Community Center In Manhattan Announces: The 2015/2016 Season of R&R: Shabbat @ The JCC – February 13th - Jewish Art & Design Day! WHO: Origami with Emily; Hebrew Playgroup; Kid’s Art Project: Jewish Art + Design; Mind + Body Retreat with Seth Lieberman; Hebrew Book Club; Museum to Life: Mainstages Family Theater Workshop; Detective Lin... (more)

2/13/2016
Hours: Meet 6:45pm, start tour 7pm
Boroughs of the Dead: Ultimate Greenwich Village Dead Tour: Valentine's Day Edition - St. Mark's Place and Bowery
St. Mark's Place and Bowery
www.boroughsofthedead.com
Price: $20 advance, $25

On Saturday, February 13th, Boroughs of the Dead presents a special Valentine's Day edition of The Ultimate Greenwich Village Ghost Tour, led by Boroughs of the Dead founder Andrea Janes. Our tours have been dubbed "an awesome, non-cliched date idea," but our dark, sardonic twist on the holiday makes this is an ideal Valentine's weekend activity fo... (more)

2/13/2016
Hours: 8 PM
The New Tarot - The Bowery Electric
327 Bowery - (212) 228-0228
Ages: AD
Price: $8

Brooklyn-based, "witchy babes" (NYLON) and sister-fronted band, The New Tarot, announce their headlining performance at The Bowery Electric in New York City at 8 PM on Saturday, February 13th. Consequence of Sound describes band’s “irresistible” style as "hard-rocking brand of synthpop."The New Tarot will soon release their upcoming EP, Kether, whi... (more)

2/13/2016 - 2/15/2016
Hours: 11am-3pm
Culinary Kids Weekend - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx - 718-817-8700
www.nybg.org
Ages: All

Join us for a weekend celebrating the relationships among plants, farms, and your favorite foods. Family Garden staff will offer cooking demonstrations, recipes, and hands-on activities, with plenty of music and tastings. Tinker with the science of kitchen chemistry and get to the root of foods at a variety of activity stations. Daily cooking demon... (more)

2/13/2016
Hours: 1PM-6PM
Free Brewery Tours Every Saturday - Chelsea Craft Brewing Company
463 East 173rd Street - 718-484-8850
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Free brewery tours start on the hour beginning at 1PM with the last tour starting at 6PM. Free beer samples during the tour $4 discounted pint tickets to be used after the tour Taste our award winning beer and see what it takes to brew it! CHELSEA CRAFT BREWING COMPANY 463 East 173rd Street Bronx, NY 10457 Between Washington an... (more)

2/13/2016
Hours: 3
'In the Mood for Love' Instammet - Battery Park - 201-835-2256
Ages: All
Price: Free

In the Mood for Love" Valentine's-themed photography meet-up! We'll be hosting the meet on Saturday, February 13th in at 1 p.m. in Battery Park, and are expecting to see over 200 photographers and instagrammers show up for an afternoon of creative collaboration and portraiture. Since launching barely one year ago, Pursuit of Portraits has rapid... (more)

2/13/2016 Jazz Brunch with Martina DaSilva - Bathtub Gin
132 Ninth Ave. - 212-777-6727
Ages: AD
Price: No cover

Set Times: 11:30am & 3:30pm

2/13/2016
Hours: 8 PM
The New Tarot - The Bowery Electric
327 Bowery - 212-228-0228
Ages: AD
Price: $8

Brooklyn-based, "witchy babes" (NYLON) and sister-fronted band, The New Tarot, announce their headlining performance at The Bowery Electric in New York City at 8 PM on Saturday, February 13th. Consequence of Sound describes band’s “irresistible” style as "hard-rocking brand of synthpop."The New Tarot will soon release their upcoming EP, Kether, whi... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 7:30pm
Filthy Gorgeous Burlesque Valentine's Spectacular - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Join Hostess Shelly the Singing Siren Watson and a bevy of burlesque beauties, February 14th at the Highline Ballroom for the Filthy Gorgeous Burlesque Valentines Spectacular! Featuring Live Music with Baby Soda, playing New Orleans jazz and swing from the 1930s and steamy burlesque performances by; The Reigning Queen of Burlesque - Miss Exotic ... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 7pm & 9:30pm
Broadway Couples Sing I Do! I Do! for Valentine's Day - Feinstein's/54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD

What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than to experience one of Broadway's most romantic musicals? Expect a romantic atmosphere as Feinstein's/54 Below celebrates the score of I Do, I Do! written by the legendary writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, who were also behind The Fantasticks and 110 In The Shade. Real-life Broadway couples s... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 1pm
Watson Adventures’ SoHo Chocolatey Scavenger Hunt For Valentine's Day - SoHo
Broome Street - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $24.50 (plus $10.00 for food)

This Valentine's Day, join Watson Adventures on a unique, chocolate-infused scavenger hunt throughout SoHo! While finding answers to tricky questions, you’ll be visiting a variety of chocolate shops, bakeries and specialty shops throughout SoHo. Treats spotted along the way will include tropical fruit caramels, bacon candy bars, lavender macaroo... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 6pm-11pm
Romance Under the Stars - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a unique date night at the Hayden Planetarium! Join us (6 pm & 9:30 pm) for a cocktail hour in the Cullman Hall of the Universe, complete with open bar, champagne, chocolates, and hors d'oeuvres, accompanied by the music of the Josh Rutner Quartet. Then join Lydia Maria Petrosinoand Ted Williams in the Hayden Planetar... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 9 AM - 6:10 PM
Love - Times Square
Duffy Plaza 46th Street and Broadway - 212-768-1560
Ages: All
Price: Free

Celebrate Love In Times Square This Valentine’s Day Surprise Proposals, Wedding Ceremonies, Vow Renewals, and the 8th Annual Times Square Valentine Heart On Valentine’s Day, the Times Square Alliance will be hosting a full day celebration of love and romance. Love birds will flock to the Crossroads of the World and share fairy tale moments st... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Triangulo Valentine's Day Argentine Tango Workshop - Triangulo
135 West 20th Street Suite 301 - 212-633-6445
Ages: AD
Price: $110 in advance, $125 at the door (if space is available)

Looking to re-ignite the spark of passion with your loved one this Valentine’s day? Come to Triangulo, and step out of the cold bustle of the city into the intimate atmosphere of an Argentine tango salon. Treat yourself and a loved one to a special Valentine’s Day tango workshop, where you will learn the basics of the Argentine tango beneath ant... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Triangulo Valentine's Day Argentine Tango Workshop - Triangulo
135 West 20th Street Suite 301 - 212-633-6445
Ages: AD
Price: $110 in advance, $125 at the door (if space is available)

Looking to re-ignite the spark of passion with your loved one this Valentine’s day? Come to Triangulo, and step out of the cold bustle of the city into the intimate atmosphere of an Argentine tango salon. Treat yourself and a loved one to a special Valentine’s Day tango workshop, where you will learn the basics of the Argentine tango beneath ant... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 2:00pm-11:00pm
Manhattan Romance a La Carte - Philippe Chow NYC
33 E. 60th St. - 212-644-8885
Ages: AD

This New York celebrity hot spot just celebrated its 10th Anniversary and plans to sweep diners off their feet with an intimate Modern Asian dining experience. Candlelight casts a dim glow over the dining room’s dark wood features and plush banquettes with their signature color palette of black, white and red adding to the romantic ambiance where l... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Valentine's Day Emmanuel Baptist Church Jazz Vespers - Emmanuel Baptist Church
279 Lafayette Ave - 718-622-1107
Ages: All
Price: Free

Join us on Valentine's Day, February 14th to celebrate God’s love through the sounds of Jazz. Feel Eric Wyatt’s charm as he plays his saxophone in a very special performance! Eric Wyatt has performed all over the world with Jazz legends and will bring his international presence back home to Brooklyn, where he was born and raised. Influenced to ... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 11:30am-9:30pm
Manhattan Romance a La Carte - T-Bar Steak & Lounge
1278 Third Avenue - 212-772-0404
Ages: AD

T-Bar Steak and Lounge is the popular spot for couples looking for a romantic dinner with outstanding cuisine in a casual yet elegant space. The restaurant’s charm is brought to life by a stylish, dark-wood accented dining room, frosted glass details and subtle back lighting. This Valentine’s Day under the watchful eye of Restauranteur Tony Fortuna... (more)

2/14/2016 Unloveable: A Smiths Valentine's Day Featuring The Sons and Heirs Hosted by Rolling Stones' Rob Sheffield - The Bell House
149 7th St. - 718-643-6510
www.thebellhouseny.com
Ages: AD


2/14/2016 Le Scandal Cabaret Valentine's Day Extravaganza - Laurie Beechman Theater
407 West 42nd St - 801-201-9966
Ages: AD
Price: $30-$55

Le Scandal Cabaret Valentine's Day Extravaganza NYC's longest running burlesque variety show, includes your very own burlesque surprise gift, a glass of Cava Prosecco, and an all star line up of international burlesque and variety circus acts, accompanied by the Le Scandal burlesque band. Location: The West Bank Cafe-Laurie Beechman Theate... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 5
Valentine's Brunch & All-Star Karaoke - MIST Harlem
46 W 116th Street - 212-828-6478
Ages: AD
Price: $50

If you joined us for Patrick Riley's birthday brunch and karaoke back in November, then you know what to expect for our special Valentine's day brunch and all-star karaoke with Patrick Riley and friends! There will be bottomless mimosas, brunch, cocktail specials, and special giveaways courtesy of Miss Jessie's. And of course...lots of singing! You... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 5:00pm – 9:15pm
Valentine’s Day - Michael Jordan’s The Steak House N.Y.C.  
23 Vanderbilt Avenue - 212-655-2300
Ages: AD

If you’re looking for an iconic place to take your date on Valentine’s Day, look no further than Michael Jordan’s The Steak House N.Y.C.  Located on the balcony of one of New York's most beautiful architectural landmarks, Grand Central Terminal, it overlooks the stunning Beaux-Arts main concourse with views of the famous clock and stories-high wind... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 5:00pm-6:00pm
St. Valentine’s Day Renewal of Vows - Church of the Heavenly Rest
5th Avenue at 90th Street - 212-289-3400
Ages: AD
Price: Free

St. Valentine’s Day Renewal of Vows: All married couples are invited to join us Sunday February 14, at 5:00 pm for a short service of thanksgiving and renewal of marriage vows followed by a reception. Children are welcome to accompany parents. The event will conclude at 6:00 pm. RSVP to Mia at 212-289-3400 or rsvp@heavenlyrest.org.

2/14/2016
Hours: 4pm-10:30pm
Valentine's Day 2016 - Merchants River House
375 South End Avenue - 212-432-1451
Ages: AD
Price: N

Can you feel the love in the air? That’s because the most romantic day of the year is quickly approaching. If you’re looking for a memorable evening, we know just the place! Merchants River House, located in the heart of Battery Park City, is offering a lovely Valentine’s Day dinner to all. With its’ beautiful view of the Hudson River and elegantly... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 2
Shady Ladies of the Metropolitan Museum - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave. - 212-209-3370
http://www.themenevent.com/events/2016/2/20/sat-220-shady-ladies-of-the-met-museum
Ages: AD
Price: $49.99

Courtesans, royal mistresses, scandalous women of every sort—the Metropolitan Museum is crammed with them, from ancient Greek 'hetaerae' to Sargent's Madame X and beyond. These sexy--and often intelligent, educated, wealthy, or even powerful--women were key members of their political and cultural elites, fascinating patrons and artists alike, from ... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 11:30am-11:00pm
Treat the One You Love to a Romantic Dinner This Valentine’s Day 2016 - MAMO NYC
323 West Broadway - 646-964-4641
Ages: AD

This Valentine’s Day, dine at charming SoHo Italian Provencal Restaurant MAMO. The New York outpost of Mamo Le Michelangelo located in Antibes, France, MAMO NYC will delight couples looking to dine in opulence with its regular menu and Valentine’s Day specials including: Whole Lobster Salad with Raspberry Dressing; Parisian Gnocchi Au Gratin with S... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 9:00am-10:30om
Manhattan Romance a La Carte - Good Enough To Eat
520 Columbus Ave. - 212-496-0163
Ages: All

Well-known for its famous brunch lines, Good Enough to Eat will be delighting guests with a special Valentine’s Day dinner menu. Delicious, scratch-made favorites served with love will include: Fried Oysters with a spicy remoulade; Heart Shaped Lobster Ravioli in a creamy parmesan mascarpone saffron champagne sauce; Pan Seared Flounder with rosé le... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 8pm
An Evening of Love: Valentine's Show with Stephanie Mills and Will Downing - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: AD

Grammy, Tony, & American Music Award-winning Stephanie Mills and Grammy nominated, internationally acclaimed Will Downing come to NYC's landmark Beacon Theatre for one romantic night only! Celebrate your love on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 8pm, with the perfect Valentine's date. Songstress Stephanie Mills returns to the fan-favorite show "The W... (more)

2/14/2016
Hours: 11:00 am & 2:00 pm
Watson Adventures’ Naked at the Met Scavenger Hunt for Valentine’s Day - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $34.50-$44.50 (includes museum admission)

This Valentine’s Day, join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults and take an unblushing look at nudity in art at the Metropolitan Museum. You’ll scrutinize paintings, sculptures, period rooms, sultry sirens, a literally bronzed Adonis, an incontinent Cupid, a randy reveler and much more. Price includes museum admission. Advance pu... (more)

2/14/2016 Valentine's Day Brunch Feat. The Lady Bugs - Blue Note Jazz Club
131 W. 3rd St. - 212-777-6727
Ages: AD
Price: $35

$35 - Price includes brunch, music and a drink. Set Times: 11:30am & 1:30

2/14/2016
Hours: All day
Valentine’s Day - Il Valentino Osteria
1078 First Avenue - 212-784-0800
Ages: All

For Valentine’s Day Upper East Side Tuscan favorite Il Valentino Osteria’s festivities will feature a special performance by Vocalist Sandy Jordan and Guitarist Marc Capon to set the mood. Accompanying the live performance will be a special A La Carte menu featuring a choice of Tuna Tartare with avocado; Beet Salad with crispy Shallots and fresh Ar... (more)

2/15/2016
Hours: 7pm
MOZART, MEALOR, MARTIN: Music of Joy and Sorrow - Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
881 7th Avenue - 2122477800
Ages: All
Price: $20-$100

Featuring: Paul Mealor, DCINY Composer-in-Residence James Jordan, DCINY Guest Conductor Mealor: Stabat Mater Mealor: Jubilate Deo (World Premiere) Joseph Martin, DCINY Guest Conductor The Music of Joseph Martin Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem, ed. Süßmayr Vance George, DCINY Guest Conductor Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguis... (more)

2/15/2016 Michael Cerveris - Jalopy Theater
315 Columbia Street - 212-777-6727
Ages: AD
Price: $15

Michael Cerveris - PIETY - RECORD RELEASE!

2/15/2016
Hours: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Imagine and Create—Plaster A Go-Go and Building Class! - Pine Street School
25 Pine St. - 516-807-0447
Ages: All
Price: $70 one child, $55 siblings*

Project Playdate's Winter Camp is a 3 to 6 hour series of fun, safe and educational daytime playdates at NYC’s beautiful Pine Street School! These playdates are packed with enriching activities for your children that provide a broad spectrum of social, intellectual, emotional and physical learning.

2/15/2016
Hours: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Soul Glo Project - Silvana
300 W. 116th St. - 646-692-4935
Ages: AD
Price: Free

The Soul Glo Project is a monthly variety show. Co-hosted by Keisha Zollar, Emily Schorr Lesnick and Anna Suzuki, Soul Glo features established comedic voices and up-and-comers in standup, sketch, improv, music and poetry. Previous guests include SNL writers and performers, Comedy Central performers and high school students. Everyone's welcome at t... (more)

2/16/2016 Def Leppard, Styx & Tesla - Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Ave. - 917-618-6700
www.barclayscenter.com
Ages: AD


2/16/2016 - 2/19/2016
Hours: $500
Camp History: Civil War in Minecraft - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: TW,TE

Bring your Minecraft creativity to our Civil War camp! Kids learn how to use Minecraft to create a whole Civil War landscape filled with cutting-edge technology from the time. Kids in this camp will explore the innovations that impacted the Civil War while developing their Minecraft building and coding skills. Each day, campers will gain inspiratio... (more)

2/16/2016 - 3/19/2016
Hours: 8:00pm
The Wildness; Sky-Pony's Rock Fairy Tale - Ars Nova
511 W 54th St - 212-489 9800
Ages: AD
Price: $35+

THE WILDNESS Sky-Pony’s Rock Fairy Tale February 16 – March 19, 2016 Monday – Saturday @ 8PM | Select Fridays @ 7PM & 10PM Indie-pop band Sky-Pony's lush sound and cheeky style will surround and seduce you into a world of prophecies and forbidden temptations. Release your inner dragon on a raucous ride exploring faith, doubt and the wild sp... (more)

2/16/2016
Hours: 6pm
Fashion Week Fireside Session - The Gregory Hotel
42 West 35th Street - 212-947-0200
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Fashion Week Online‘s NY Editorial Director — and founder of FashionsGuyNY.com — Chris Collie, will host a Fireside Session at The Gregory Hotel, presenting a recap of the fashion and beauty trends seen at February Fashion Week in New York. Held in the lobby, around the fireplace, hotel guests and fashion enthusiasts can expect to learn about Fall/... (more)

2/16/2016 Martina DaSilva Quintet - Club Bonafide
212 E. 52nd St. - 212-777-6727
Ages: AD
Price: $15

Set Times: 7:30pm & 9:30pm Cover: $15 | Doors: 6:00pm Unless otherwise stated, Admission is 21 and over. All sales final. No refunds. Two drink minimum for table service. Happy Hour Specials from 6pm-7pm.

2/16/2016
Hours: 7pm - 10 pm
Film Screening: Flaherty NYC Regime Change - Filmmakers Akwaeke Emezi and Beatriz Santiago Muñoz in person - Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Avenue - 212-448-0457
Ages: AD
Price: $11

Flaherty NYC is a seasonal screening series which presents innovative and groundbreaking films, followed by discussions with the makers on aesthetics, the production process, and the challenges of the work. Flaherty NYC stands apart from other NYC screening series, in that it exposes audiences to filmmakers whose work deserve more attention, as wel... (more)

2/16/2016 Seu Jorge - Blue Note
131 W. 3rd St. - 212-475-8592
www.bluenote.net
Ages: AD

See Seu Jorge perform in residency at Blue Note Feb. 16, Feb. 18-21, Feb. 23, Feb. 25-28. Brazilian singer-songwriter/actor Seu Jorge became an international star after his performanceas Knockout Ned in the Oscar-nominated City of God andhis work in the Wes Anderson film The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou in 2004. In the latter, heplayed a sailo... (more)

2/17/2016 Cavalleria Rusicana/Pagliacci - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metopera.org
Ages: All

Opera's indomitable double bill returns in Sir David McVicar's searing production from the 2014–15 season. Tenor Yonghoon Lee and mezzo-soprano Violeta Urmana star in Cavalleria Rusticana, the tragedy of ancient codes and illicit love, Sicilian style. In the second half of the pair of verismo potboilers, tenor Roberto Alagna is the murderous Canio ... (more)

2/17/2016
Hours: 10:00pm-11:00pm
Michael Persall - Pianos Residency Week 3 - Pianos
158 Ludlow St. - 212-505-3733
Ages: AD
Price: $8

Singer-Songwriter Michael Persall's residency at Lower East Side staple Pianos brings the 22-year-old's mix of Pop and Soul to the stage every Wednesday in February at 10pm. Accompanied by his band, Christian Nourijanian (keys), Goh Izawa (drums), Doug Berns (bass), and Tim Basom (electric guitar), Michael recently played his 400th gig of 2015 at R... (more)

2/17/2016
Hours: 8pm
Best Of O.S.F.U.G. - Upright Citizens Brigade Theater
307 W. 26th St - 917-328-9737
Ages: AD
Price: $5

Imagine a punk rock version of Saturday Night Live. For over two years, the O.S.F.U.G. comedy team have been performing fast f*&#ing sketches to sold out crowds, and on February 17th they're coming together to present their very best material for a special, one-night event at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Chelsea. https://chelsea.ucbth... (more)

2/17/2016
Hours: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Leif Wenar: Blood Oil - The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th Street) - 212-817-8215
Ages: AD
Price: Free; registration required

Leif Wenar’s Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules That Run the World is “a provocative examination of natural resources, their extraction, and their control” (Kirkus Reviews). Wenar, a leading political philosopher, shows how our everyday shopping supports authoritarian rulers and extremists in Russia, Iraq, the Congo, and beyond. He speaks ... (more)

2/17/2016
Hours: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Reflections Series: Music, So What's the Story? Part I - Avenues: The World School
259 Tenth Avenue
Ages: AD
Price: $20-$40

Violinist Gil Morgenstern's Reflections Series International presents Part I of Music: So What's the Story? - a new programming initiative which explores music as narrative. Morgenstern will be joined by cellist Ole Akahoshi & pianist Rieko Aizawa to perform works that are reflective of each composer's personal narrative. Janacek's Sonata for Violi... (more)

2/17/2016 Heather LaRose - The Bowery Electric
327 Bowery - 212-777-6727
Ages: AD
Price: $10

$8 in advance $10 at door Doors @ 6:30 PM 21 +

2/18/2016 - 2/21/2016 Pam Tanowitz Class - Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Ave. - 212-242-0800
joyce.org
Ages: AD

"Some of the dance steps, phrases and constructions by choreographer Pam Tanowitz are among the finest being made anywhere today," declared The New York Times about Heaven on One's Head when the work premiered at The Joyce in 2014. A 2009 Bessie Award winner and a "clear sighted modernist" (The New Yorker), Tanowitz brings Heaven back to The Joyc... (more)

2/18/2016 Jerry Seinfeld - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: TE,AD

Jerry Seinfeld is now beginning a residency at the Beacon Theatre. Additional dates include Feb. 18, March 2, April 14, May 5, June 8. More dates to be announced.

2/18/2016 - 2/21/2016 Pam Tanowitz Dance - The Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Avenue - 2122420800
Ages: AD
Price: $10-$50

“Some of the dance steps, phrases and constructions by choreographer Pam Tanowitz are among the finest being made anywhere today,” declared The New York Times about Heaven on One’s Head when the work premiered at The Joyce in 2014. A 2009 Bessie Award winner and a “clear sighted modernist” (The New Yorker), Tanowitz brings Heaven back to The Joyce ... (more)

2/18/2016 - 2/20/2016
Hours: 8:00pm
Les Ballet de Monte Carlo Presents Cinderella - New York City Center
131 W 55th St (btwn 6th & 7th) - 212.581.1212
Ages: All
Price: $50-$100

Cinderella (1999), choreographed by Jean-Christophe Maillot, strips the classic fairy tale of its sugar and explores the untold story of Cinderella’s mother, a vision of lost happiness, who returns from the dead in the form of a fairy godmother. It is a poignant meditation on love and loss, in which the departed shape the future of those left behin... (more)

2/18/2016 - 2/21/2016 Pam Tanowitz Dance - The Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Ave. - 212-691-9740
Ages: AD
Price: $10-$50

“Some of the dance steps, phrases and constructions by choreographer Pam Tanowitz are among the finest being made anywhere today,” declared The New York Times about Heaven on One’s Head when the work premiered at The Joyce in 2014. A 2009 Bessie Award winner and a “clear sighted modernist” (The New Yorker), Tanowitz brings Heaven back to The Joyce ... (more)

2/18/2016
Hours: 7:00pm
Chamomile and Whiskey - Rockwood Music Hall
185 Orchard St. - 212-477-4155
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Infectious – one simple word to describe Chamomile and Whiskey’s sound. Hailing from Central Virginia, nationally touring band Chamomile and Whiskey bring their unique blend of Americana, Folk Rock with irish/gypsy infused beat to audiences of all ages.

2/18/2016 - 2/20/2016
Hours: 8pm
Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo Presents Cinderella - NY City Center
131 W 55th Street - 212-581-1212
Ages: All
Price: $50

Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo will celebrate its 30th anniversary with Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Cinderella, running for four performances, Feb 18 - 20, 2016 at New York City Center. Cinderella will be presented by Les Ballets De Monte-Carlo under the Presidency of H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover, in association with New York City Center and Ardani Art... (more)

2/18/2016 - 2/21/2016
Hours: 8pm-9:30pm (Sunday 6pm-7:30pm)
'Borders' Presented by Leimay - BAM Fisher
321 Ashland Pl - 347-838-4677
Ages: All
Price: $25-$40

Brooklyn-based multigraft ensemble LEIMAY returns to BAM after their 2013 sold-out season to present borders. Sound, light, voice and movement orbit, collide, fuse, and repel to create a hauntingly evocative landscape of bodies turned inside out. A sequel piece to the company's acclaimed BECOMING -corpus, borders sets stillness against high physica... (more)

2/18/2016
Hours: 4
The Budapest Festival Orchestra’s 20th Anniversary - Carnegie Hall
881 Seventh Avenue - 646-854-3331
Ages: AD
Price: $16-$95

The Budapest Festival Orchestra is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in New York at Carnegie Hall (881 Seventh Avenue, NY 10019) on Thursday, February 18th. The Budapest Festival Orchestra is one of the international music scene’s major success stories, being rated among the top ten orchestras in the world. Its key figure is Music Director and... (more)

2/18/2016 - 3/05/2016
Hours: 1
The Golden Smile at FRIGID NY - Kraine Theater
85 East 4th Street - www.horsetrade.info/contact
Ages: AD
Price: $15

Laugh till you drop at the heartwarming, yet highly ludicrous, comedy about a group of five mental patients who must band together and put on a play in order to save their precious Rec Room. But the pressure gets high when creative differences cause rifts between the group. What follows is hilarious, not to mention vulgar, attempts to fix it. Wr... (more)

2/18/2016
Hours: 6pm
Panel Discussion & Book Signing // The New Shingled House by IKB - Rizzoli Book Store NYC
1133 Broadway - 805-441-2328
Ages: AD
Price: Free

A panel discussion, moderated by Interior Designer Alexa Hampton on Ike KIigerman Barkley's new book, The New Shingled House. Followed by a booksigning reception.

2/18/2016 - 2/26/2018 Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival - Cinema Village
22 East 12th Street - 415-355-4371
Ages: AD

Winter Film Awards 5th annual INDIE FILM FESTIVAL runs Feb 18-26 in NYC with a jam-packed schedule of 86 films by emerging filmmakers from 26 countries. Free discussion Panels — $5 Animation afternoon —Bloody Thursday all horror all day — daily screenings of fantastic films and free parties every night. Among the 86 Official Selections to be... (more)

2/18/2016
Hours: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Inequality in New York City and Beyond: Mayor Bill de Blasio in Conversation with Paul Krugman - The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th Street) - 212-817-8215
Ages: AD
Price: Free; registration required

Bill de Blasio ran for mayor pledging to address social and economic inequality. Halfway through his term, de Blasio discusses his progress with Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize-winning economist, New York Times columnist, and distinguished professor of economics at the GC.

2/18/2016 - 2/21/2016
Hours: 8:00pm--10:30pm
Anything New: An Original Production by Wombat Theatre Co. - Franciscan Community Center
214 West 97th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue) - 978-807-4959
Ages: AD
Price: $15 general admission, $10 students

Wombat Theatre Co. presents an original production: Anything New Written by Emily Kaczmarek Synopsis: Back in college, Tink, Pete, Jax, Aimee, Naysa and Cal were inseparable. Then life happened: debt, menial jobs, new relationships...oh, and a three-year meditation retreat, coke addiction, and a freak car crash. One year after Jax's death, the ... (more)

2/18/2016 - 2/21/2016 Seu Jorge - Blue Note
131 W. 3rd St. - 212-475-8592
www.bluenote.net
Ages: AD

See Seu Jorge perform in residency at Blue Note Feb. 16, Feb. 18-21, Feb. 23, Feb. 25-28. Brazilian singer-songwriter/actor Seu Jorge became an international star after his performanceas Knockout Ned in the Oscar-nominated City of God andhis work in the Wes Anderson film The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou in 2004. In the latter, heplayed a sailo... (more)

2/18/2016 Harlem Night - Louie and Chan
303 Broome St. - 212-889-0440
Ages: AD
Price: No cover

Louie and Chan will host a Golden Era 20s party set on 125th Street in Harlem. There will be a live band preforming – Dandy Wellington. There will also be burlesque entertainment. There is no cover.

2/18/2016 The Winter's Tale Directed By Everett Quinton - St. John's
81 Christopher St. - 646-271-8444
Ages: AD
Price: $18

Shakespeare's tale of a jealous king, a hungry bear, and a second chance. Now is your chance to see it directed by and co-starring the legendary Everett Quinton.

2/19/2016 Madama Butterfly - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metopera.org
Ages: All

Anthony Minghella's breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006. Two of the world's foremost Butterflys, sopranos Kristine Opolais and Patricia Racette, share the title role. Tenors Massimo Giordano and Roberto Alagna sing Pinkerton, the naval officer who breaks Butterfly's heart. Karel Mark Chichon conducts. C... (more)

2/19/2016 Hall & Oates - Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza - 212-465-5800
www.thegarden.com
Ages: AD

Tickets go on sale Nov. 6 at 10am.

2/19/2016
Hours: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Kimono on the Runway: Traditional Elegance in High Fashion - Japan Society
333 East 47th St. - 212-715-1258
Ages: AD
Price: $13/$10 Japan Society members, seniors & students

Japanese kimono, long admired for their beauty and rich history, are taking on a new life as a modern fashion statement. The simply constructed, elegant garment has tremendous power to become a universal formal wear that transcends cultural and ethnic boundaries. Kouichi Fujii, President of the hundred-year-old kimono textile company Fujii Shibori ... (more)

2/19/2016
Hours: 9pm
Chaka Khan - Kings Theatre
1027 Flatbush Avenue - 800-745-3000
www.kingstheatre.com
Ages: AD

w/Special Guest Vivian Green

2/19/2016 - 3/20/2016
Hours: 2
Mabel Madness - Urban Stages Theatre
259 West 30 Street - 646-481-6583
Ages: AD
Price: $40

Mabel Mercer is frightened! Frightened that this is her last show…that her long-time friend/manager is abandoning her…that she is too old. On stage for probably the last time, this legendary performer, who influenced the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Billie Holiday, confronts the events that has led her to this moment. From a white Briti... (more)

2/19/2016
Hours: 9:30 PM, 9:00PM Doors
International Cabaret Festival: Frans Bloem / Oleg Frish / Jean Brassard - Metropolitan Room
34 West 22nd St. - 212-206-0440
Ages: AD
Price: $24-$115

Cabaret Scenes will present the first International Cabaret Festival, February 17-21 2016, with dozens of performers at clubs across NYC, coming together to celebrate the unique art of cabaret. An opening night Gala will be hosted at Metropolitan Room on Feb. 17 2016 at 7pm, to kick off the Festival as well as celebrate the newly-formed Cabaret Hal... (more)

2/19/2016 - 2/20/2016
Hours: 1.5
Adam Ferrara Headlines - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W 23rd St. - 480-839-9474
Ages: AD
Price: $26

Adam Ferrara, the actor and comedian who Entertainment Weekly dubbed “Hilarious,” presently hosts the critically acclaimed BBC sensation, “Top Gear US,” airing on HISTORY. Ferrara proudly played Chief Needles Nelson on the Emmy nominated FX series, “Rescue Me,” with Denis Leary as well as a series regular starring opposite Edie Falco on the Emmy Aw... (more)

2/19/2016 - 2/19/2019
Hours: 10:30am
Watson Adventures’ the Cats vs. Dogs Family Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 877-946-4868
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD
Price: $29.50-$40.50 (includes museum admission)

Kids and adults work together to chase down cats and dogs hidden in works of art throughout the Metropolitan Museum of Art. You’ll search for ancient Egyptian felines, misbehaving hounds, naughty children teasing a tabby, a ferocious feline from Peru and a wrapped up Egyptian Rover that just wants to find his mummy. This hunt is for ages seven and ... (more)

2/19/2016
Hours: 08:00-11:00 pm
Harkness Dance Festival - 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave. - 212-415-5500
Ages: All
Price: $25-$29

Join artistic director Carla Maxwell and members of the Limón Dance Company to explore one of José Limón’s important lost works. “Dialogues,” created in 1951, provides an important link to the dances Limón created in reference to his Mexican heritage. Examine the tools and processes the Company used to capture this lost gem, and discover how it ... (more)

2/19/2016 - 2/20/2016
Hours: 10PM-4AM
Banger For Bernie - Wyndham Garden Chinatown
93 Bowery - 646-329-3400
Ages: AD
Price: $20

#BANGERforBERNIE As New Yorkers, our voices won't be heard by the Electoral College until April. But in the true spirit of the great Bernie Sanders, we're gonna make them feel the bern in Febraury. We excited to announce the first inaugural NYC 2016 BANGER FOR BERNIE!! Here, we show our support for our favorite candidate--may he lead us into a b... (more)