Does the Boomer Generation, along with women in their 20s', 30’s, 40’s and up hate the prospect of aging? You bet they do! As generations of women see themselves gaining weight, having less energy, getting sick, weak and sexless, they are panicking…with good reason.
A daily dose of puzzles is a quick and fun way to keep your wits sharp, so the Museum of Mathematics is pleased to announce a puzzling Family Friday workshop for parents and kids on Friday, March 15, at 7 pm. Join John Chaneski, on-air puzzle guru for NPR's newest game show “Ask Me Another,” as he presents “Can You KenKen?,” a family-friendly exploration of number puzzles, brought to you in collaboration with Nextoy, publisher of KenKen books and other products. Chaneski will begin with a gentle introduction to KenKen, the puzzle that Will Shortz called “the most addictive puzzle since Sudoku.”
Kids should wear their pajamas to this special Friday night class on March 8th. We'll take a fantastical yoga adventure, then read a story and top it off with yummy smelling foot rubs. Milk and cookies will be served after the class, then sweet dreams to follow!
To coincide with the opening of United Enemies, Public Art Fund presents a rare public talk by Thomas Schütte on March 4th, as part of the spring talks series at The New School. For the past two decades, the contemplation of fundamental questions about our contemporary human condition has been a central concern in this ongoing sculptural series. In his talk, Schütte will consider the relationship between sculpture and scale throughout his work in the public realm.
New York's leading presenter of young comic talent, will present - “Into The Wild” for their St. Patrick’s Day show on March 17th. Kids 'N Comedy' offer a turntable of talented teens and 'tweens from the tri-state area a chance to live out a dream. Each comic performs his/her own material, which is screened to be free of profanity and abrasive or crude "low" humor. They do, however, venture into edgy comic terrain: politics, getting old, even death. They don’t, however, ask you to wear a tie.
One the most accomplished physical comedy performers in the United States, Avner the Eccentric will be at the Canal Park Playhouse through Sunday, March 24th, with a spectacular show that upends the laws of physics! A master of the art of physical comedy, Avner weaves a spell of poetic simplicity in a show of hilarious predicaments.
On Friday and Saturday, March 22nd and 23rd, the second installment of Synth Nights, a new intergenerational electronic music series previews. Each night will feature legendary composer David Behrman performing on a double bill with a different emerging composer duo.
One of the most significant urban developments of the 1950s and ’60s, the Prudential Center anchors the Boston skyline with its tall gray tower. It is also a historical beacon, representing a mid century moment when insurance companies like Prudential paid particular attention to how their physical presence and civic engagement reflected on their intangible product: financial security. Architectural historian Elihu Rubin tells the full story of “The Pru,” on March 7th, placing it in the political, economic, and architectural contexts of the period, and providing new insights into urban renewal in postwar America