Wed - Sun, May 2 - Aug 26, 2012New MuseumIn the hands of Swedish artist Nathalie Djurberg, animation becomes a medium for transgressive and nightmarish allegories of desire and malcontent. “The Parade: Nathalie Djurberg with Music by Hans Berg” is Djurberg’s most ambitious multimedia installation to date. Originally organized by the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Djurberg will adapt this spectacular installation for the New Museum’s ‘Studio 231’ space.
Wed-Sun, February 12-March 21 @ 11:30am - 5:00pmThe Ukrainian MuseumTraditional Ukrainian kilims – flat tapestry rugs, woven on vertical or horizontal looms to produce stylized floral ornamentation or geometric patterns, respectively – are made with naturally dyed wool, yielding rich, soft hues that add to their beauty and warmth. The more than 35 prized examples are representative of centuries-old weaving traditions and attest to the arduous journey undertaken by Ukrainians escaping the ravages of war with their most cherished possessions.
June 17 - Sept 5FABnycNew ArtUp Scaffolding Bridge exhibition, featuring paintings of LES cultural icons: Martin Wong, Joey Ramone, Miguel Piñero, Ellen Stewart, Charlie Parker, Arthur Fellig and Allen Ginsberg. Concurrent indoor exhibition at the FAB Cafe featuring "Our Ladies of Infamy and Grandeur" with works by Graham Preston. Works by Tom Sanford. Curated by Keith Schweitzer. On view at the ArtUp scaffolding bridge at the 70 East 4th Street Cultural Center until September 5th.
June 21 - July 25 @ 3:30pm - 7:00pmClemente Soto Valez Cultural CenterThrough the lens of expressive culture, our exhibit tells the story of the Puerto Rican diaspora to New York City during the 20th century and into the 21st. Nuyoricans may celebrate Three King’s Day differently and wear vejigante masks for the Puerto Rican Parade instead of Carnival but they are still Puerto Rican – and would be – “even if born on the moon.”
July 18-21 @ 7:30pm, 7/20 @ 4:00pm & 7/21 @ 5:00pmThe Living TheatreTake What Is Yours, the (too) little-known (true) story of how American women fought and won the right to vote, is back by popular demand! A Critics’ Pick in both The New York Times and Backstage, this new play has been called “riveting… powerful… positively Hitchcockian” by The NYTimes, ”engaging and visceral from start to finish” by The Huffington Post, ”a theatrically poetic evocation” by Backstage, and ”a brilliant docudra...
July 17 - 19 @ 8:00pmThe Living TheatreServers is a live play for television in three installments that explores the stranglehold technology has over public privacy, and a plan that leaves an entire television network in the dark. Inspired by early television artists of the 1950s Rod Serling and John Frankenheimer, the play will be live broadcast on public access television and the Internet. www.phantomstreams.org
Every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of every month @ 9PMNuyorican Poets CafeWednesday Night Slam every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of every month! Hosted by Jive Poetic at 9PM. $7 tickets at the door. No advanced ticket sales.
May 13 - October 7 @ 11:30am - 5:00pmThe Ukrainian MuseumA Singular Vision: Ilona Sochynsky, Retrospective of Painting, a comprehensive exhibition of more than 50 paintings, including many large-scale works from all phases of the artist's development, will open to the public on Sunday, May 13, 2012. Curated by Jaroslaw Leshko, Professor Emeritus at Smith College, the exhibition will be on view through October 7.
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