This February marks the 15th anniversary of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. On February 18th and 19th, a V-Day benefit production of Eve Ensler’s award winning play The Vagina Monologues will be directed by Andrea Bertola at HERE in New York City, where The Vagina Monologues was first produced in 1996.
Anna Plesset’s first solo show in New York is on exhibition through February 24th. On Plesset’s stage the distinctions between creator, maker, and imitator collapse as the past is grafted onto the present. The resulting space is that of a fiction – one in which the boundaries between reality and illusion are blurred and their unstable relationship to history, memory, and perception examined.
Have a melody in your head that you just can’t stop humming? Ever secretly dreamed of being a famous pop star? Hum your way on over to The Sound Booth February 15th, kids will be provided with the opportunity to write and record their own songs at the Children's Museum of the Arts, with the assistance of a Teaching Artist.
You've seen them in Vegas at the famous "New York, New York" or throughout the country while on vacation. The craze has finally returned to the Big Apple on Friday nights, once again making Dueling Pianos New York City's most talked about party spot.
From Henry Darger’s Realms of the Unreal to Daniel Johnston’s Jeremiah the Innocent, outsider art has won the hearts of fans all around the world. To celebrate art that’s bizarre, weird, and rebellious, culture hounds and underground artists unite for the annual Outsider Art Fair on January 31st.
Stand and join on January 30th, to celebrate two amazing debut novels from Zuccotti Park occupiers Stephen Boyer and Rami Shamir. Stephen Boyer is the author of Parasite (Publication Studio 2012), GHOSTS (bent boy books 2010), and compiled "The Occupy Wall Street Poetry Anthology." Rami Shamir is a Zuccotti occupier and novelist. His work has appeared in Brooklyn Rail, Evergreen Review, SPANK Magazine and Adbusters. He is the author of Train To Pokipse.
Join us on Thursday, January 24th, for an experience in The Museum of Emotions as we bring scenes from Bill Hayward's film asphalt, muscle and bone to life. Laura Isaacman, editor of The Coffin Factory, discusses art, literature, and film with Bill Hayward, whose photographs are the main art feature in issue four of The Coffin Factory
A special evening event at the Museum on Thursday, January 27th, will feature a demonstration of Mario Sanchez’s intaglio technique by Wayne Garcia and remarks by Nance Frank, Director, The Gallery on Greene, Key West, Florida. Sanchez invented his own method for carving intaglios and refined it over his 70-year career.