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.
Every Wednesday and Saturday from August 22nd until September 15th @ 2PMHorse Trade Theater GroupThe Horse Trade Theater Group is pleased to present the only LIVE ON STAGE performance of King Kong in the history of the universe! Journey with them as they take you from the streets of Depression Era New York City to the high seas of the Far East to the prehistoric jungles of Skull Island! Witness the terrifying creatures from another time battle the great and mighty Kong! All for the love of a woman! Performed by RadioTheatre under the direction of Dan Bianchi. Tickets: $35
Thursday, August 30th - Tuesday, September 11th @ 3:30PMClemente Soto Valez Cultural CenterWhat makes a story so important that you want to share it? To explore this question, 18 writers were asked to share 100-word passages to which 18 visual artists responded. Visitors are invited to guess which artist's work was inspired by which passage. Worth Telling investigates the urge to share stories though an exhibition of all-new visual art. Gallery hours are daily, from 3:30PM until 7PM. Free admission!
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.
Saturday, September 1st @ 10:30PMHorse Trade Theater GroupLooking for fun that is exciting, yet natural? Well here's your chance! Bedlam Ensemble's Naturally Delicious improvisational troupe is here to provide you with a barrel of laughs! Like the whole foods of comedy, this troupe will allow you to have a great time without any of the preservatives or controls of a normal comedy group.
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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