Don’t miss these special occasions to learn about volunteer opportunities at the High Line. Our volunteer community plays a critical role in all areas of the park’s operations. All year long you will find volunteers tending plants alongside our gardeners, introducing visitors to the park’s history during guided docent tours, helping at special events, and much more.
ArtCross has brought work by more than 30 Japanese artists to NYC and promises a show out of the ordinary. Japanese artists will be present, and you don't want to miss the live calligraphy demonstration at the opening reception for Culture on Friday, November 15th.
Hurry, last chance! Alexis Rockman’s watercolor drawings, on exhibition through November 3rd, were the first stage in the development of the fantastical, imaginary world of Life of Pi, the 2012 Academy-Award winning feature film directed by Ang Lee.
The Rocky Horror Show had its debut on the London stage in 1973 and within a month it was an underground sensation. In less than a year it played to sold out audiences at the La Roxy. In 1975, the play was turned into a film. Almost 40 years later is has become the biggest cult movie in history. On Thursday, October 31st, Halloween Night, The Rocky Horror Show will be resurrected for a one night (2 performance) extravaganza at Duane Park restaurant in the east village.
From 1886, Webster Hall was known to many as The Devil's Playground. This Halloween, 128 years later, the Devil rises to dance amongst the people for one very special night ... Webster Hell 2013. The night begins at the most famous Halloween parade on the planet - NYC's 40th annual Halloween Parade. Witness Webster Hall's Zombie Rave Halloween float spectacle, mounted by a horrifying group of gyrating, lustful zombies and undead DJs as it emanates throbbing bass and transports an epically hellish party-on-wheels through the belly of NYC.
On Saturday, November 16th, Rafael Risemberg will lead the gay & lesbian tour. The tour will feature exhibits completely different from previous gay & lesbian tours. Founder/ director Risemberg, Ph.D. is a former gay studies professor and art critic for the NY Blade, and he scours Chelsea’s 300 galleries for the most interesting and provocative exhibits by LGBT artists.
It's the fifth annual PhantasmaGOREY Victorian Halloween Ball, and, for one night only, One Hanover Square will transform into a Victorian haunted mansion in an elegantly deranged celebration of all things whimsical, dark, and Edward Gorey.
The Mount Vernon carriage house, constructed in 1799, is one of those rare city gems that endures in spite of the rising buildings around it. Especially for City kids, Mount Vernon possesses a historic authenticity that only a few places in New York can claim. This Friday, the museum is opening its doors to welcome families for a candlelit museum tour and spooky storytelling by Gerald Fierst, the 2003 featured ghost storyteller at the International Storytelling Center.
Don your Halloween finest for this year’s eco-friendly celebration onOctober 27th! Play old favorites like “Bobbin’ for Apples” and “Pin a Face on the Pumpkin,” create earth-friendly art projects, and join large-scale wandering puppets, in an experience designed and constructed by local artists and craftsmen.