April 2013

Join the Lupus Foundation of America and thousands of walkers on May 18th, to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from its brutal impact.

The Olevolos Project is a non-profit organization that provides educational opportunities to disadvantaged young people in Tanzania. Funds raised from the May 11th 2013 Benefit Brunch will go towards the Olevolos Project's Scholarship Program that support the educational and affiliated needs of disadvantaged and orphaned students from the Olevolos Village. 

May 11th is sure to be a fun day with lots of amazing artists, jewelers and crafters specializing in all things handmade. What’s even better is that a portion of the proceeds fo to the Museum School in Chelsea. The entire school community will be involved in making this a very special day!

Spend Mother's Day this May 12, honoring women and celebrating the accomplishments of those who have survived Domestic Violence and are making a difference in the world.

A mash-up of theatrical drama/live concert/multimedia video, What I'm Failing To Learn, opening on May 15th, takes us on a walking tour through the unpredictable streets of NYC and through the even more unpredictable mind of a young teenager.

John Silverman & 4th Dimension Productions invite you to a one-time only free screening event of their upcoming feature documentary film, The Anonymous People on Sunday, April 28th. The Anonymous People is a feature documentary film about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction. Deeply entrenched social stigma and mass participation in widely successful anonymous 12-step groups have kept recovery voices silent and faces hidden for decades.

Since its founding in 2003, the Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival (BHFF) has gained a reputation as an important showcase that provides a platform for the exposure of up-and-coming and internationally-renowned filmmakers, thus contributing to a greater understanding of Bosnia and Herzegovina, its diverse culture and complex history. The 10th annual Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival (BHFF) will take place May 9-11.

The texts and images on the back of Tibetan art objects reveal clues to their meaning, function, and historical context. For the first time ever both sides of a select group of scroll paintings (thangkas), sculptures, and initiation cards will be explored in detail. Chosen for the beauty, exceptional content, and complexity of their backs, these works of art dating from the 13th to the 19th century will be on exhibit through August 12th

Donald Weber’s "Interrogations," on view through May 24th, sets out to uncover a hidden meaning behind the bloody 20th century, as displayed through a singular encounter with State power. From 2005-2012, Donald Weber traveled through Russia and the Ukraine, photographing and recording the physical and emotional geography of a devastated nation.

On Tuesday, April 23rd, Slate's Emily Yoffe, author of the long-running advice column, "Dear Prudence," discusses her most amazing and most controversial letters, as well as the lessons she’s learned from the letter writers. Slate chairman and editor-in-chief Jacob Weisberg will interview Emily about recurrent dilemmas, the most difficult problems and how the letters reflect our times.

Trace Bundy must be seen, not just heard. On May 3rd see that his music is poetry in motion—using harmonics, looping, multiple capos, and his unique banter and stage presence to deliver an unforgettable live concert experience.

Imagine you’re on a lit-up Broadway stage—now get ready to sing and dance with real Broadway all-stars. On April 28th join Leslie Stifelman, musical director/conductor of Chicago: The Musical, and host and composer, Thomas Cabaniss in guiding the audience through the show-stopping, electrifying numbers of your most beloved Broadway musicals including Hair, West Side Story, Rent, and Les Misérables.