Monthly Archives: April 2016

May 6 Fri 6-9pm Frick Offers Van Dyke Night Gratis

Celebrating Van Dyck Night Friday, May 6, 2016, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Enjoy a night of free programs and a special after-hours viewing of Van Dyck: The Anatomy of Portraiture. The evening will include gallery talks, sketching, and live … Continue reading

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May 5 Thu 10-11.30 am Morgan Library – Dreams in Dust: The Pastels of Lucas Samaras

The exceptional power of Lucas Samaras’s pastels is not apparent at first when one walks into the gallery because of the overwhelming impression of the wallpaper which surrounds them and creates so much visual excitement and pleasure in its own … Continue reading

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May 4 Wed 1 pm High tea on the liner Balmoral at Manhattan Cruise Terminal 711 12th Ave, at 48th street

One of those familiar though very occasional outbreaks of shipboard illness among a handful of passengers aboard this British cruise ship prevented the assembled travel hacks from actually boarding the HMS Balmoral docked beside them at Pier 90 at 50th … Continue reading

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May 3 Tue 6.30-8.15pm New America: Janine di Giovanni’s ‘The Morning They Came For Us: Despatches from Syria’

A courageous female reporter who ventured into Syria after several other front page war zones in her career, Janine di Giovanni,has written The Morning They Came For Us: Dispatches from Syria telling what life is really like for some caught … Continue reading

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May 2 Mon 6.30-8.15pm New America – NYC WiFi Battle

Six key players in the effort to bring universal wi-fi to New York City and the children of the poor who desperately need the Internet for homework and may not have it discuss their fight to provide it first all … Continue reading

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May 2 Mon Met – Brazilian Collection of Fine Chinese Porcelain (April 25–August 7, 2016)

An impressive collection from a gentleman collector from near Sao Paulo which is lent to the Met until August, and well worth a visit just outside the Costume show, is a coup for Denise Leidy, the Brooke Russell Astor Curator … Continue reading

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May 2 Mon 10am-1am Met Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology (May 5–Aug 14, 2016)

An exhibition of speacial interest to those concerned with the question, when is a painting finished? Included are works from the Met’s hoard of treasure, including traditional paintings left in an early state by Rembrandt and the like, as well … Continue reading

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(Apr 28 Fri 4pm-7pm-10pm 10am-7pm Sat–Apr 30 Sun WFMU Record Fair WFMU Record Fair)

The 2017 WFMU Record Fair returns to the Brooklyn Expo Center! Join us April 28 – 30, 2017! Hearty thanks to all of the record dealers, volunteers, Brooklynites, and eager shoppers who made WFMU’s 2016 Record Fair a success! We … Continue reading

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(Apr 28 Thu 1-4pm Farm SOHO 447 Broadway Dr Henry Cloud ‘The Power of the Other’)

Dr Henry Cloud has sold ten million books by serving up basic tutorials in how to treat others in business and personal life, and if you find his material in his presentations and in his latest book The Power of … Continue reading

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Apr 26 7pm NYPL Yanis Varoufakis, ex finance minister of Greece with Noam Chomsky

Event: Yanis Varoufakis will discuss his book with Noam Chomsky at the New York Public Library (Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street) on Tuesday, April 26th at 7 p.m. Yanis Varoufakis @yanisvaroufakis Economics professor, quietly writing obscure academic texts for years, … Continue reading

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Apr 26 Tue 6pm How Private are You? NYU Wagner debates of the Century: National Security vs. Privacy

“National Security vs. Privacy” (Tuesday, April 26, at 6:00 p.m, NYU Wagner). NATIONAL SECURITY “Government should have lawful access to any encrypted message or device.” Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 6:30PM This event has sold out. You can still register … Continue reading

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Apr 25 Mon 10am-12 noon Met – Seljuqs, Influential Medieval Islamic Dynasty (Apr 27-Jul 24)

Major Exhibition at The Met Celebrates Artistic, Technological, and Cultural Legacy of Seljuqs, Influential Medieval Islamic Dynasty Exhibition Dates: April 27–July 24, 2016 Exhibition Location: The Met Fifth Avenue, Floor 2 Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall (Gallery 999) … Continue reading

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Apr 24 2-4.30 pm Players Theater Manhattan Film Festival Premiere VAXXED: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe With Panel

Vaxxed having been reluctantly censored out of Tribeca by Robert de Niro it will be festival premiered today Sunday April 24 ar 2pm-4.30pm at the Manhattan Film Festival Player’s Theater, 115 Macdougal Street just off Washington Square and Sixth Avenue … Continue reading

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Apr 21 Thu 7pm 450 Columbus BookCulture David L. Helfand on A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind

A very distinguished, not very academic academic introduces not only his excellent guide to double checking claims from science to pulp media, but also describes his four years starting Quest University in Canada with its highly revised approach to college … Continue reading

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Apr 18 Mon Andy Golub Paints Nude Models in Washington Square

Artist Paints Nude Models in Greenwich Village If you visit the famous arch of Washington Square Park on Monday, you will likely see a line of models waiting to be painted by street body paint artist Andy Golub. Once Golub … Continue reading

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