Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter at the New York Times, Michael Moss describes the rise of the processed food industry and its link to the emerging obesity epidemic on April 12th in a book talk and signing at Barnes & Noble Union Square. American cuisine is just a delivery system for an addictive trinity of unhealthy ingredients, according to this eye-popping exposé of the processed food industry.
The Amazing New York Scavenger Hunt – Teams of Two on April13th, is a fast-paced team event that is part scavenger hunt and part obstacle course. A series of clues will lead contestants to landmarks around New York. Along the way, you will perform physical and mental challenges in a race to the finish line.
William Blake said that poetry and art are ʻways to converse with paradiseʼ. In Lannie Hartʼs exhibition showing through April 19th, she attempts to connect one paradise with the other. Harts surreal painting “Emilyʼs Garden” relates to not only the series of garden poems by Emily Dickinson but to the soul of Dickinson as she vomits flowers.
New Wave Finland co-curator Timothy Persons leads Helsinki School artists Anni Leppälä and Saana Wang in a conversation on their photographic processes, the Helsinki School, and new currents in international contemporary photography on April 2nd.
This April, Soho Photo is totally dedicated to Street Photography 2013, a special exhibition that features work by eleven acclaimed guest street photographers and twenty four house photographers. In all, nearly seventy images spanning the past fifty years are being exhibited and represent a wide range of approaches to the genre that has produced some of the most iconic images in photography.
The Eyes of the Masters series on April 12th is a special class where legendary artists share their experiences, knowledge and insights into the world of music both as an art form and as a business.Pianist and composerFred Hersch has been called a "one of the small handful of brilliant musicians of his generation" by Downbeat and has earned a place among the foremost jazz artists in the world today.
At this fun and innovative four-day contemporary art show opening on April 4th, you can snag exciting new original works from recent MFA grads, up-and-coming artists and even a few household names. More than 80 galleries are set to have items on display, with thousands of original paintings, prints, sculptures and photographs for sale all under one roof, ranging from $100 to $10,000 (more than half are priced under $5,000).
Have you ever wondered what happens to your shadow while you sleep? Well, it turns out that some shadows are more mischievous than others. And soon after moving to his new home, Flash discovers that his shadow has moving plans of his own! On Saturday, March 23rd, follow the playful adventures of Flash and his exciting quest to reunite with his shadow in this multimedia performance for the youngest of audiences (ages 2-5) and the young at heart.
An exhibition on display at The New School through April 17th, explores the impact of technology and social media on the public and private realms. Video art and other pieces look at hacking, surveillance, personal boundaries and more will be on display.