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.
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.
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.
8/2 @ 7:00pm, 8/3 @ 10:00pm, 8/4 @ 3:00pmIATI TheaterA slice out of the urban scene for a closer a look at the need for love. Aside comical relief, moments of destitute, reflection and accomplishment shine through. The choreography paints a clear picture of the metropolitan subways in which a young woman experiences the throws of a relationship..Carefully crafted movements take the inhabitants of this urban platform through the comical yet absolute need for that four letter word: love.
August 2 - 5 @ 7:00pmIATI TheaterA bad dream about a first date on the first night of an ill-planned trip. Presented as a series of vignettes, dances, ruminations and games, the show mines the company’s real and imagined experiences of foreign cities at night, plunging into our fear of the unknown. Using multiple languages that are spoken, recorded, and projected, the piece exists between our need to communicate and the obstacles that keep us from doing so.
August 3 & 4 @ 7:00pmIATI TheaterReincarnations portrays pre-Hispanic mythology alongside Mexican cultural icons and traditions to explore ideas of destiny and life after death. The choreography is based ontwo souls that meet and form different relationships over the course of several lifetimes. Reincarnations highlights Ih Can Cavil, the Mayan guardian of souls, and Mexican icons such as Emiliano Zapata, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.
July 31 @ 6:00pm, Aug 1 @ 7:00pm, Aug 3-5 @ 7:00pmNuyorican Poets Cafe
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! A production of John Patrick Chandley's "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea"
$20 at the Door
Sat, Aug 4 @ 8:30pmNuyorican Poets CafeRome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz presents The Eric Frazier Trio with Eric Frazier (host/ drums/ vocals/ tap) Danny Dalelio (piano) Alex Layne (bass) Followed by an Open Mic/Jam Session
Fridays & Saturdays @ 10:30pmThe New York Neo-FuturistsOur show is an ever-changing attempt to perform 30 plays in 60 minutes--an original concept by Greg Allen and the Neo-Futurists. The single unifying element of these plays is that they are performed from a perspective of absolute honesty. Each short play is written by a performer, honed by the ensemble, and randomly collaged with twenty-nine other plays through high energy audience participation.
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.
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