Arts & Entertainment

Pulitzer Prize winning author William Kennedy will be guest of honor at a special toast at popular Theater District eatery, Trattoria Dopo Teatro, 125 West 44th Street on Wednesday, October 5 from 9pm to 11 pm. Noted film and theater producer Barbara Ligeti and Trattoria Dopo Teatro will host the reception to salute the author on the release of his eagerly anticipated new novel, “Chango’s Beads and Two Toned Shoes”.

Check out The Zombies at City Winery, September 26th at 8pm. The Zombies were the second UK group following the Beatles to score a #1 hit in America.  "She's Not There" became a pop sensation that still permeate the airways today, engaging a whole new audience.  It's a performance not to be missed.

Living as Form provides a broad look at a vast array of socially engaged practices that appear with increasing regularity in fields ranging from theater to activism, and urban planning to visual art. The project brings together twenty-five curators, documents over 100 artists’ projects in a large-scale survey exhibition inside the historic Essex Street Market building, features nine new commissions in the surrounding neighborhood, and provides a dynamic online archive of over 350 socially engaged projects.

If you loved Life, Loss and What I Wore, Gingy is back with a tribute to the grandmother who raised her and her sister, Tootsie, the irrepressible Ettie Goldberg. Gingy brings her trademark wit and emotion to the story of this unforgettably wise woman.

The Divorcee Sale is a traveling shopping event where fabulous Divorcees can shed their past wears for a great cause. TDS is a resale event created to assist women in selling their unwanted clothing, shoes, handbags and jewelry (Think Prada, Balenciaga, and Tiffanies) from their previous life while benefiting charities and savvy shoppers. VIP parties begin Friday, September 23rd and the event lasts all weekend.

The election of Republican Robert Turner to Congress is significant for several reasons. One is that the result will be widely perceived as a rebuke to President Obama and the Democratic Party, which it is. For some, the issue was jobs and the economy. For others, the administration's hostility to Israel is an important issue, which affected Catholic voters as well as Jews.

Our favorite sex shop just ensured that your private life will get a whole lot sexier with the announcement of their upcoming events. With advice on sweet spots, positions, and tongue techniques you can’t really can’t go wrong. Check ‘em out!

"half awake, half asleep by Maki Kaoru explores perceptual responses to nature. This work presents layers of abstracted, ephemeral images of blossoms, rays of light, and leaves that interact with the surrounding natural elements of LentSpace, drawing attention to the public space."

We will all reflect upon the horrors of 9/11. Who cannot see this monumental Shakespearean tragedy for the drama, human sorrow, and murderous evil it revealed? Perhaps a quiet reflection on a similar time, some years ago, may help us understand this in some perspective.

Kiteya will be hosting an exhibition by the Japanese beads artists mother and daughter duo, Hideko and Yasuko Taniwa from Friday, September 9th through Thursday, September 22nd. This will be their first U.S. exhibition. Hideko, the mother, has been a master of her craft for a long time, and has recently been featuring 3-D beads art, which will be shown in this exhibition. The daughter, Yasuko, specializes in natural stone power jewelry, one-of-a-kind work of art.

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