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Bebe Neuwirth, Ellen Greene & More Set for Uptown Downtown Benefit, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Mikhail Baryshnikov serves as the Honorary Chairman for Uptown Downtown, a special one-night-only extravaganza to benefit the Abrons Arts Center on October 14. Bringing together the brightest lights of New York City's uptown and downtown performance scenes, the evening will feature Kyle Abraham, Joey Arias, Jack Ferver + James Whiteside, Ellen Greene, Robert La Fosse, Bebe Neuwirth, Philippe Petit, and other special guests. Lance Horne serves as Musical Director. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum of Art Celebrates Presidents' Day with 'Met Holiday Mondays'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2013

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters museum and gardens will be open to the public on Presidents' Day (today, February 18), the next in the popular series of 'Met Holiday Mondays.' (more...)

Metropolitan Museum of Art to Celebrate Presidents' Day with 'Met Holiday Monday', 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2013

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters museum and gardens will be open to the public on Presidents' Day (February 18), the next in the popular series of 'Met Holiday Mondays.' (more...)

Farnsworth Art Museum 2013 Season to Include American Treasures and N.C and Andrew Wyeth Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

The Farnsworth Art Museum has announced an outstanding upcoming exhibition season that will include a complete re-installation of almost every gallery in the museum for the presentation of American Treasures: The Best of the Farnsworth Collection. The 2013 season will also include a major N.C. Wyeth exhibition, as well more intimate shows featuring works by Andrew Wyeth, and by Jonathan Fisher. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Cloisters Museum Observe MLK Jr Day Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters museum and gardens will be open to the public on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (today, January 21), the next in the series of 'Met Holiday Todays.' (more...)

1/21 “Met Holiday Monday” to Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters museum and gardens will be open to the public on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 21), the next in the series of 'Met Holiday Mondays.' (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Cloisters Museum Observe MLK Jr Day, 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters museum and gardens will be open to the public on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 21), the next in the series of 'Met Holiday Mondays.' (more...)

Review - Marilyn Maye & Golden Boy
by Ben Peltz - Jan 07, 2013

If you have a hankering to see a room full of grown-ups acting like those teenagers watching The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show, then get thee to The Metropolitan Room, where Marilyn Maye is doing her traditional job of knocking 'em dead. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum Announces 12/24, 12/31 Viewing Days
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2012

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters museum and gardens will be open to the public on two Mondays in December-December 24 and 31, the days before Christmas and New Year's Day, respectively-as part of the Museum's popular 'Holiday Mondays' program. Closing time on both days will be 5:00 p.m. (more...)

James Curtis to Appear at Westside Center's Annual Literary Tea on 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2012

JAMES CURTIS, a critically acclaimed author will appear as the Guest Speaker at the Westside Center for Independent Living's Associates' (WCIL's) Annual Literary Tea to be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at a private home in Beverly Hills, CA, at which time Curtis will talk about and sign copies of his latest critically acclaimed book, SPENCER TRACY, A Biography. (more...)

Westside Center for Independent Living Associates Present Their Annual Literary Tea, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2012

JAMES CURTIS, a critically acclaimed author will appear as the Guest Speaker at the Westside Center for Independent Living's Associates' (WCIL's) Annual Literary Tea to be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at a private home in Beverly Hills, CA, at which time Curtis will talk about and sign copies of his latest critically acclaimed book, SPENCER TRACY, A Biography. (more...)

MET MUSEUM PRESENTS Announces Remaining 2012 Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

On Friday, November 30, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will offer a live webcast of the first of five performances of an updated version of the 16th-century Chinese Kunqu opera masterpiece Peony Pavilion that will take place in the Met's Astor Court, the courtyard modeled on a 17th-century Chinese garden. This 70-minute version of the opera has been developed and directed by celebrated composer Tan Dun, with a new score by Mr. Tan and choreography by Huang Doudou, one of China's most prominent dancers. It will be performed by Zhang Jun, one of China's most respected Kunqu performers, and the Shanghai Zhang Jun Art Center Company. (more...)

Theater for the New City Hosts 36th Annual Vintage Halloween Costume Ball Tonight, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2012

Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village in Theater for the New City's 36th annual Village Halloween Costume Ball tonight, October 31 at TNC, 155 First Avenue. This unique festival continues as a grand coming-together for everyday New Yorkers and artists alike. A carefree fall tradition, it celebrates the creativity that comes with the season. (more...)

George Bellows Retrospective Goes On View at Metropolitan Museum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2012

George Bellows (1882-1925) was regarded as one of America's greatest artists when he died, at the age of 42, from a ruptured appendix. (more...)

Theater for the New City Hosts 36th Annual Vintage Halloween Costume Ball, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2012

Nonstop theater, a costume competition and ballroom dancing will bewitch the East Village in Theater for the New City's 36th annual Village Halloween Costume Ball on Wednesday, October 31 at TNC, 155 First Avenue. This unique festival continues as a grand coming-together for everyday New Yorkers and artists alike. A carefree fall tradition, it celebrates the creativity that comes with the season. (more...)

'Modern Masters' Comes to Reynolda House Museum of American Art
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2011

The decades following World War II were heady times for American art. This fall, Reynolda House Museum of American Art will be the final host to 'Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum,' an exhibition that examines the complex nature of American art in the mid-twentieth century. The exhibition will open Oct. 7 and continue through Dec. 31, 2011. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Presents Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire, Begins 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, the first major museum exhibition to explore how gender and sexual identity have shaped the creation of American portraiture, organized by and presented at the National Portrait Gallery last fall, will be on view at the Brooklyn Museum from November 18, 2011, through February 12, 2012. (more...)

'Modern Masters' Comes to Reynolda House Museum of American Art
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2011

The decades following World War II were heady times for American art. This fall, Reynolda House Museum of American Art will be the final host to 'Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum,' an exhibition that examines the complex nature of American art in the mid-twentieth century. The exhibition will open tonight and continue through Dec. 31, 2011. (more...)

'Modern Masters' Comes to Reynolda House Museum of American Art
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2011

The decades following World War II were heady times for American art. This fall, Reynolda House Museum of American Art will be the final host to 'Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum,' an exhibition that examines the complex nature of American art in the mid-twentieth century. The exhibition will open Oct. 7 and continue through Dec. 31, 2011. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Presents Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire, Begins 11/18
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, the first major museum exhibition to explore how gender and sexual identity have shaped the creation of American portraiture, organized by and presented at the National Portrait Gallery last fall, will be on view at the Brooklyn Museum from November 18, 2011, through February 12, 2012. (more...)

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