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Lincoln Center Announces 2018 White Light Festival 
Festival Features Cross-Cultural Performances Embracing 
Individual Contemplation and Communal Artistic Experiences 
October 16–November 18, 2018
Lincoln Cente

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The Theater at the 14th  Street Y
Announces 2018-2019 Season: War & Peace
Through June 2, 2019

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Baruch Performing Arts Center
2018/2019 Season
Through May 2, 2019
Baruch Performing Arts Center | 55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010

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French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)
Presents Pascal Greggory: Unsung Eros
Nov 6–Dec 18

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13th Annual Latin American Cultural Week(s)
November 13th through 21st
Various Venues

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Featuring the stars of RuPaul's Drag Race, American Idol Diana DeGarmo, Jackie Beat, Shequida, Hells Kitchenettes & more!
Through December 30, 2018

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Film Listing November 2018 at Symphony
LNT: Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre
PJS: Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

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November 14 - 18, 3:00 - 5:00pm  
El Museo

Spanish designer Chus Burés is partnering with El Museo to commemorate NYC Jewelry Week 2018 and introduce his newly launched New York-based jewelry brand CHUS X CHUS at our gift shop, La Tienda. 

El Museo del Barrio welcomes visitors to meet the designer and learn about his inspiration and wearable works of art. All events will be held at La Tienda

FREE ADMISSION | To RSVP, click here.

El Museo | 1230 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10029 212.831.7272


East Village Stand Holiday Market
November 23 - December 24
Corner of 7th Street and Ave C, East Village, NYC.

Opening Reception & Performances: Friday, November 23, 6-8pm. A shakuhachi zen flute performance by Till Behler

Participating vendors at the East Village Stand Holiday Market include:

Bottleworks, bottle lamps, pendant lights and glassware by Joe Harrigon

One of a kind handmade picture frames by Anne Edris

Taconic Trading Company spiced pepitas and Applewood smoked sea salt

eulenspiegelchocolatelab cookies and chocolates

Black Lives Matter holiday themed jewelry and ornaments by Carla Cubit

Artwork by Baum Earth Elements

and more

The East Village Stand Holiday Market is a 10ft x 4ft space, originally a storage space on the corner of 7th Street & Ave C in East Village, NYC. It allows us to use the front and entire corner outside of the stand for performances, dinner parties, poetry and concerts.

Customers can purchase handmade, local, artisan and vintage gifts for your holiday shopping. Don't miss visiting before it closes for the season

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Food and refreshments will be provided


Corner of 7th Street and Ave C | East Village, NYC.



El Museo del Barrio presents the 
42nd Annual Three Kings Day Parade & Celebration
Friday, January 4, 2019 | 11:00am - 3:00pm
El Museo

Our favorite time of the year is upon us! Come and enjoy live camels, colorful puppets, parrandas, music and dancing on this magical day. In honor of the 42nd anniversary, El Museo will celebrate the parade's long trajectory history and roots by honoring individuals who have made significant contributions to the Latino community. 

The parade route begins on 106th Street and Lexington Avenue and ends on 115th Street and Park Avenue. Immediately after the parade, join us at El Museo for some live music, and free admission to Las Galerías.

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El Museo | 1230 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10029 212.831.7272


Frankenstein (Off-Broadway musical) 
Mondays at 7 PM
Friday matinees at 11 AM on Oct. 26 & Nov. 9
St. Luke’s Theatre

Frankenstein, is a new musical, with book, music and lyrics by Eric B. Sirota based on Mary Shelley's novel, and directed by Clint Hromsco.  It is a two-act sweeping, romantic musical about the human need for love and companionship.

Published in 1818, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is in its bicentennial year, and this musical honors its source material. Having lost his mother at a young age, Victor Frankenstein seeks to end human mortality and arrogantly enters territory beyond his control. While he enjoys unconditional love from Elizabeth, Victor grants none to his creation.   Frankenstein has been extended into its 2nd year and continues to play Mondays at 7 PM, Off-Broadway at St. Luke’s Theatre in the heart of the theatre district.   (Note that there are no performances on Mondays Oct. 15; Nov. 12 & Dec. 24; Matinee performances at 11 AM have been added on Fridays Oct 26 & Nov. 9.) 

Tickets cost between $20 and $99 and can be purchased through Telecharge. For more information or advance purchase visit

St. Luke's Theatre |  308 West 46th Street
Between 8th and 9th Avenues


Group.BR presents
An Immersive Theatrical Experience
Thursday - Saturday at 8 PM
Sunday at 7 PM
October 18 - November 18, 2018
Benefit Performance: October 27, 2018
Aich Studios

Group.BR, New York's only Brazilian theatre company presents INSIDE THE WILD HEART, a fully immersive theatrical experience based on the works of Brazil's most acclaimed Jewish writer, Clarice Lispector. The show will run from October 18 - November 18, 2018, Thursdays through Sundays at Aich Studios, 218 E. 25th Street, New York NY 10010, with a benefit performance on October 27, 2018.

Conceived by Group .BR co-founders Andressa Furletti and Debora Balardini, Inside the Wild Heart had a successful run in 2016 directed by Regina Miranda at Immersive Gallery, Williamsburg. Now the show finds its way to Aich Studios, a multilevel brownstone that fulfills the original vision, where a house becomes not only Clarice's home but her inner world as well. Built in 1848, and converted to a foundry at the turn of the century, Aich will host this new, revamped production directed by Linda Wise, a long time master, and collaborator of the company. "Linda Wise has definitely lived up to our expectation as Andressa and I caught her up to our 3-year process of researching and developing this production" said Debora Balardini, Executive Director of Group .BR and one of the performers in the piece. This immersive theatrical experience integrates visual arts, film, music, and performance art.

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Aich Studios | 218 E. 25th Street, New York NY 10010


Kendra Cunningham: "This Could Be You" 
Thursday November 29th - 7:00pm - 8:30 PM
Thursday December 13th 7:00PM- 8:30PM 
Don't Tell Mama NYC 

Comedian Kendra Cunningham brings her one-woman show, 'This Could Be You,' to the legendary cabaret club Don't Tell Mama. More than 20 years of self help books, affirmations and therapy have finally resulted in Kendra looking in the mirror and saying" "I love and adore myself" and really meaning it this time. Kendra gets personal with the audience about her Boston-bred Irish Catholic family history and the realities of her emotional limitations, balancing humor with honesty.

Tickets are $15.

November 29th

December 13th  

Don't Tell Mama NYC | 343 W. 46th St., New York, NY


Paul Jacobsen | Material Ethereal
November 18  - December 21, 2018
Opening Reception: 
Sunday, November 18, 6-8pm
102 Forsyth Street, New York, NY 10002

signs and symbols is pleased to present Material Ethereal, an exhibition of new work by artist Paul Jacobsen. Challenging the idiom of the photograph with painterly form, Jacobsen’s new body of work questions authorship/viewership/reproduction as he combines painterly technique with the photographic medium to find poetry and order in the otherwise mundane, the common tools. 

paul jacobsen was born in Denver, Colorado in 1976. He grew up in a small mountain town in Colorado, raised by a family of artists. Drawing on his youth in the rural American West, Jacobsen considers the intersection of nature and technology in a multimedia body of work that references intimate personal experiences, countercultural rituals, and the aesthetics of Americana. In lush, somewhat satirical still lives and landscapes that employ traditional painting styles and photographic techniques, Jacobsen offers a bucolic, sublime escape from contemporary consumerism, industry, and innovation. Foregoing a formal art degree, Jacobsen studied in Florence at Lorenzo De Medici Instituto de Arte and was head painter in the studios of Jeff Koons and Rudolf Stingel. His works have been exhibited at MASS MoCA and the Aspen Art Museum, among other institutions. Jacobsen lives and works upstate in Germantown, New York, and Rico, Colorado.  

102 Forsyth Street, New York, NY 10002


The Apollo Theater Presents
Hip-Hop Mega Group The Diplomats
Live at the Apollo
One Night Only
Nov. 23 at 8 p.m.
The Apollo Theater   

The Apollo Theater is proud to present a special one night only concert featuring the return of hip-hop mega group and Harlem's own The Diplomats, popularly nown as Dipset as they reunite to launch a new album. The special event will take place on November 23 at 8 p.m.

Artists Cam'ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana and Freeky Zekey-collectively known as The Diplomats formed in 1997 in Harlem, NY. Following the success of Cam'ron's solo album S.D.E., the group released what is now considered a classic album, Diplomatic Immunity in 2003. Pioneers in music distribution, known for their fashion forwardness and their unique way of approaching lyrics, the group went on to release more than 50 songs that cemented their place in hip-hop history. "They were a true grassroots movement, perhaps the last New York has seen. The crew's success was built on a combination of mixtape grind, hit singles, street DVDs, and a unique aesthetic vision. Coming up at a time when Atlanta was ascendant, the crew managed to keep New York City a hub of street rap into the new decade."- Complex.  

"We are committed to celebrating the legacy of Black music and its effect on popular culture. Dipset is a perfect example of a group that started here in Harlem and made an impact on music that lasted decades," said Kamilah Forbes, Apollo Theater's Executive Producer. 

Tickets for The Diplomat are available at the Apollo Theater Box Office: (212) 531-5305, 253 West 125th Street, and Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or Tickets are on sale now.

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Series of Four New and Recent Arthouse Films
Oct 30-Nov 23

New Plaza Cinema, a group of upper west side art film enthusiasts dedicated to carrying on the spirit of Lincoln Plaza Cinema and its founders, Dan and Toby Talbot, has announced a new series of film programs for November in collaboration with Symphony Space at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre at 2537 Broadway (95th St.)    

Four new and recent arthouse films will be screened on selected dates
during October 30- November 23.  They are: 

The Waldheim Waltz (Oct 30, Nov 4 & 11) - A documentary investigation (and 2018 Austrian Oscar submission) of the controversial life of Kurt Waldheim, UN Secretary General elected Austria's president in the mid 80s despite allegations of Nazi allegiance during his youth, charges still being debated and as relevant as ever.  

The Wife (Nov 4-6, Nov 11 & 13-14) - A neglected wife (Glenn Close in a powerhouse, awards-contending performance) begins to question her life choices while en route to join her novelist husband (Jonathan Pryce) who's about to receive the Nobel Prize.  These will be the first upper west side screenings for this acclaimed drama.  

The Great Buster - (Oct 30, Nov 6)  Legendary director Peter Bogdanovich (The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon) pays tribute to Buster Keaton, with a special focus on his film classics of the 1920s, including Sherlock Jr, The General, Steamboat Bill Jr and glorious others.   

Shoah: Four Sisters- (Nov 14, 16 & 20, Nov 27-29)  Using previously unseen footage compiled for his monumental documentary Shoah, filmmaker Claude Lanzmann in his final years completed this four-part film devoted to interviews of a quartet of women from four different areas of Eastern Europe each finding herself improbably alive after World War II's shattering end.   A 2017 New York Film Festival Selection.   

Two of the American independent films screened in New Plaza Cinema's late summer presentations at Symphony Space --Madeline's Madeline and First Reformed--this week each received multiple Gotham Awards nominations, including 'Best Film.' 

Advance tickets are now on sale at  For further information about New Plaza Cinema and its ongoing efforts to locate a site for a new, year-round art house cinema on the upper west side please consult  

Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre | 2537 Broadway (95th St.)    


Pioneer Works Announces New York Edition of PAF
(Festival of Animation and Contemporary Art)
Nov 19th + 20th
Pioneer Works

Featuring Dean Blunt, Isama Zing & Ink Midget, Jakub Jansa, and Slowmotiondancer

The New York edition of PAF—Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art will return to Pioneer Works for two evenings of new audiovisual performances by international artists Dean Blunt, Isama Zing & Ink Midget, Jakub Jansa, and Slowmotiondancer.

Dean Blunt will present a new performance, Garbaggio, one of the three new Blunt performances commissioned by PAF and created on-site at Pioneer Works during Dean’s Music Residency leading up to the performance.

PAF is a Czech platform for moving image, animation, and contemporary art. Its main output is PAF—Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art held annually in Olomouc, Czech Republic, whose 17th edition takes place December 6-9, 2018. PAF was established in 2000 and is a Czech platform for moving image, animation, and contemporary art. PAF organizes yearlong dramaturgical and production activities, curatorial exhibitions, projections, and workshops, and publishes books within its own PAF Edition. Its main output is PAF.

Admission for Day 1 is free, with a suggested donation. RSVP here.
Admission for Day 2 is $20 (no refunds). Order tickets here.
All ages admitted on both days.
All performances are commissioned by PAF, with support from

Pioneer Works | 159 Pioneer St | Brooklyn NY 11231 (map) |


November 9-25 (Previews begin November 2)
Friday November 2
8 PM
Saturday November 3
4 & 8 PM
Sunday November 4
4 PM
Friday November 9
8 PM
Sunday November 11
4 PM
Friday November 16
8 PM
Saturday November 17
4 & 8 PM
Sunday November 18
4 & 8 PM
Friday November 23
8 PM
Saturday November 24
4 & 8 PM
Sunday November 25
4 PM

FUNHOUSE PHILOSOPHERS, the resident experimental theater company at CONEY ISLAND USA presents….THE EDUCATION OF AL CAPONE AS IF TOLD BY JIMMY DURANTE - Written & Directed by CIUSA Founder and Artistic Director Dick D. Zigun

A Brechtian Cabaret with a LIVE JAZZ BAND circa 1918 that “samples” vaudeville comedian and singer Jimmy Durante’s songs & routines, changing the words to bring you teenager Al Capone getting the scars that earned his nickname “Scarface”. Performed 3 blocks from the spot of Al Capone’s knife fight 100 years ago in Coney Island.

Audience will interact with performers as if patrons of Coney Island’s HARVARD INN a dive bar and gangster hangout circa 1918. Food fights, fist fights, even a few murders take place in the audience. The audience is also welcome to get up and dance and to drink beer and eat pasta.
Rob Romeo (Twisted Circus) as Jimmy Durante
Will Thomae as Al Capone
Nikos Brisco As Frankie Yale
Natalie Michael as Clara Bow
Robert Aloi as Frank Gallucio
Rita Posillico as Lena Gallucio
At: Sideshows by the Seashorw, Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn


THE ÉDUCATION OF AL CAPONE AS IF TOLD BY JIMMY DURANTE is a project of FUNHOUSE PHILOSOPHERS the resident experimental theater company at CONEY ISLAND USA funded in part by NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

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