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About Book Launch: The Stolen Child 

Set on an enchanted island off the west coast of Ireland, Lisa Carey’s luminous new novel explores themes of regret and desire, myth, and the universal need to connect. About The Stolen Child: St. Brigid’s Island is a secluded community off the west coast of Ireland; a world steeped in tradition, ripe with familial love and deceit, and brimming with magic. This is the atmospheric and enchanted setting for The Stolen Child, by award-winning author Lisa Carey. Set in 1959, the story follows twenty-three year old twins, Rose and Emer, who, though they are married to brothers, could not be

About The Moon: Jarrod Beck, STAR FISH: ruby onyinyechi amanze 

Smack Mellon is pleased to present two solo exhibitions. Jarrod Beck's text, collaborative performances, and astounding site-specific installation comprise The Moon. For the duration of the exhibition, a 60-foot-diameter, handmade paper moon will hover over the gallery floor and reach upward into the coal trough ceiling infrastructure. ruby onyinyechi amanze presents STAR FISH: new large-scale, dimensional drawings. The work is part of an ongoing, non-linear narrative where aliens, hybrids, and ghosts reside in a magical world of constructed realities, memory, and make-believe. The exhibition ends, February 26th.

About Infrastructure: Land, Mind, Country Artists 

The exhibition, curated by Sharon Butler and Rachel Farber, aims to be an investigation of our nation, illuminating the structural relationships among three elements – Land, Mind, and Country. Briefly, land is a raw material of country, and country is an indispensable element of mind. The three elements are not practically divisible, but rather are constructed, perceived, and interpreted in coordination with one another. While land can exist and function in a natural state, it also can be enhanced or destroyed by human action that the mind conceives and executes. Country comprises not only land so altered or maintained, but

About TIPC 2016: Origin 

At a time of increased uncertainty and tension on both the interpersonal and global stages, photography’s role in helping us negotiate our daily existence has never been stronger. The fourth edition of the Tokyo International Photography Competition presents a group exhibition exploring the meaning of "Origin". The Exhibition ends, February 25th. Image caption © Kai Caemmerer, "Unborn Cities No 2, 2015"

About Daybreak: Katarina Wong 

For "Daybreak," Wong combines painting and assemblage with DIY craft techniques to create a sense of light even in the dark of winter. The window is viewable from the street 24/7 at 1 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY The exhibition ends, March 2nd.

About Winter Remix and Gallery 2 Year Anniversary!: BLOCH & CAIAZZA 

Come see the latest work from Alejandro and Joe. The gallery and studio will be open, come learn more about their art and techniques. Prints and originals will be available for sale. The exhibition ends February 24th.

About The Extirpation of Animism: Jakob Kudsk Steensen 

The Made in NY Media Center by IFP is proud to present "The Extirpation of Animism," a new exhibition by Danish-born and New York-based artist Jakob Kudsk Steensen. Throughout February 2017, the Media Center will be enveloped in a living virtual forest developed and designed by Steensen using the Unreal Engine. Projection mapping around our 360-degree space and video content on our media wall will plunge visitors into a virtual North American winter forest, dense with glimpses of post-apocalyptic futures that overlap with residues of past romantic landscape imaginations. The exhibition ends February 28th.

About Imperfect Landscapes: Jeffrey Brosk 

usagiと_newyork is pleased to announce an exhibition of sculptural work created by MIT-trained architect-turned-artist Jeffrey Brosk. His signature wall-mounted wood sculptures, which make ample use of the juxtaposition between the natural variations in the texture of wood and refinement of slate and gold accents, invoke the stark, understated Japanese aesthetic of wabi-sabi. In honor of the first exhibition of the new year, the opening reception of “The Imperfect Landscapes of Jeffrey Brosk” will be celebrated with kagami biraki, the traditional Japanese sake cask breaking ceremony. During the kagami biraki ceremony, the lid of the sake is opened using a kizuchi

About Brooklyn Book Launch: The Men in My Life 

In this riveting story of family, celebrity, love and loss, Patricia Bosworth retraces the steps that led her to achieve her dreams of being both an actress and a writer during one of the most repressive yet pivotal decades in American history. About the Author: PATRICIA BOSWORTH is a journalist and biographer, as well as a contributing editor of Vanity Fair. Born in San Francisco, she is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. Patricia has taught literary non-fiction at Columbia University’s School of Journalism and Barnard College. SVP appreciated: RSVP@powerHouseArena.com For more info, visit their event page.

About Masterworks Series 

Mertz, Elegy Matiegka/Haydn, Sonata, Op. 23 David Leisner Labyrinths (2007) Shimmer Shadow Shiver Shatter Shelter Villa-Lobos, 6 Etudes (from 12 Etudes, 1928) No. 7 in E Major No. 8 in c# minor No. 9 in f# minor No. 10 in b minor No. 11 in e minor No. 12 in a minor David Leisner, Guitar

About Abigail Levine Performs Walk Moon 

Abigail Levine Performs Walk Moon in conjunction with Jarrod Beck's installation The Moon at Smack Mellon.

About Mardis Gras Jazz 

You don't need to travel to New Orleans to celebrate MARDI GRAS! Celebrate Mardi Gras (and a belated Valentine's Day for those who forgot this year!) with the JT WILDMAN JAZZ BAND at Superfine on Saturday, FEBRUARY 25 with lots of New Orleans-infused music and a nice mix of love songs featuring the vocal stylings of Phyllis Pastore and Whit Symmes. Come early and stay late to throw off the mid-winter blues and whatever else ails you. No cover, no minimum, just great food and drinks served by the terrific Superfine staff. Call ahead and reserve as we expect a

About Masterworks Series 

Beethoven Sonata for violin and piano No. 7 in c minor, Op. 30, No. 2 Sonata for cello and piano No. 5 in D Major, Op. 102, No. 2 Dvorak “Dumky” Trio for piano violin and cello No. 4 in e minor, Op. 90 Mark Peskanov, violin Nicholas Tzavaras, cello Doris Stevenson, piano

About Danny Dolan Performs New Moon 

Danny Dolan Performs New Moon in conjunction with Jarrod Beck's installation "THE MOON" at Smack Mellon.

About DJ Residency with Marko Militano 

DJ Marko Militano plays a set at Gran Electrica every Sunday from 2pm-9pm. Stop by for music and margaritas! 

About Mardis Gras Blow-Out! 

The Fat Tuesday performance is an extension of the new Jazz ON Sunday Night series that started at Superfine in January. Come and show the love for live jazz music in Dumbo! HOT PAPA JAZZ BAND will hold forth on FAT TUESDAY (February 28) for a Mardi Gras blow-out at Superfine complete with beads and hats and maybe even some delicious New Orleans fare from the first-rate Superfine kitchen. This band is all hot jazz and when better to enjoy this lively, fun music than on Fat Tuesday. There'll even be a second line for you to join. Come early

About Book Launch: WHY I MARCH: Images from The Women’s March Around the World 

POWERHOUSE is excited host the book launch event for the first book on The Women’s March (all royalties will be donated to nonprofits affiliated with the March).WHY I MARCH: Images from The Women’s March Around is the first photographic tribute to the largest peaceful demonstration in history. RSVP appreciated: RSVP@powerHouseArena.com

About Book Launch: There Is No Good Card for This by Dr. Kelsey Crowe 

Join us for the book launch of There Is No Good Card for This: What To Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love with author Dr. Kelsey Crowe. RSVP appreciated: RSVP@powerHouseArena.com

About Light Year 23: Digital Fairy Tales: Album Two 

LIGHT YEAR 22: DIGITAL FAIRY TALES: ALBUM TWO Video Art Exhibit projected onto the Manhattan Bridge Thursday, March 2 6 - 10pm In the Pearl Street Triangle (Water St & Pearl St.) DUMBO, Brooklyn Curated by Leo Kuelbs and Sandra Ratkovic Artists: Keegan Luttrell + Justin King, Daniela Kostova + Anna Leevia, Daniela Imhoff, Kristian Pedersen + Elke Brauweiler, Anton Marini & Danielle Ezzo, Boris Kralj + Matresanch, Michael McGuirk + Alex Hamadey Curators Leo Kuelbs and Sandra Ratkovic present “Digital Fairy Tales: Album Two,” the second set of visual + sound pieces inspired by old German tales collected by Xavier von

About Digital Fairy Tales: Album Two 

Curators Leo Kuelbs and Sandra Ratkovic present “Digital Fairy Tales: Album Two,” the second set of visual + sound pieces inspired by old German tales collected by Xavier von Schönwerth in the early 19th century. This presentation of weird and wonderful tales will bring ancient archetypal contexts and references into the 21st century. By creating this bridge through time, “Digital Fairy Tales” will reveal and enliven commonalities of the collective subconscious covering the 150-year period in question and beyond. Also, through the use of digital media, notions of storytelling are allowed to evolve, just as they have throughout history. “Digital

About Elisabeth Munro Smith: What Goes, What Stays: New Constructions 

What Goes, What Stays is about dismantling, discarding and change. Smith focuses on the house in its landscape, and the roads and maps that connect the house to the world beyond. Each of the three large works in the exhibition tells a fragment of a narrative, and follows the theme of transformation and travel across time and space. Exhibition ends March 12th.

About Manal Abu-Shaheen:Familiar Stranger 

Familiar Stranger brings together a selection of black and white landscape and street photographs from Manal Abu-Shaheen’s ongoing series Beirut. Shot in the city where she was born this series explores the monumental scale of western advertising in relationship to the post-war developing urban setting. Abu-Shaheen examines how the idealized image of one culture interacts with the reality of another. Exhibition ends; March 12th.

About Beau Torres: In Vogue 

In Vogue is a series of collage work using found magazine material sourced from Vogue and other art, design, and fashion magazines. These works are an exploration in physical collage in response to the collage aesthetic found in my own street photography. The imagery draws inspiration from religious iconography and commentary on art history and the art market. Exhibition ends; March 29th.

About Lauren Comito: Folding Frame 

Lauren Comito uses photo transfer to create an installation of mirrored objects that reference memory and the human body. Join Tfnf for brushes and beer. Paint a design by the artist in a casual atmosphere while enjoying a beer on tap. The exhibition ends March 3rd.

About HELEN SEAR: Wild Flower Arrangements, View Finder and Becoming Forest 

Klompching Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of outstanding new artworks, by the acclaimed British artist, Helen Sear. The exhibition features 'Wild Flower Arrangements', 'View Finder' and 'Becoming Forest' – all completed following Sear's successful representation of Wales, as a solo exhibiting artist at the 2015 Venice Bienale. Writer and curator, David Campany, has described Sear as "one of photography's foremost innovators. For her the medium is one of magic as much as realism. It is never pure, fixed or entirely knowable. Each new series presents a new set of challenges that offer up her fascination with craft and

About Digital Fairy Tales: Album Two 

Curators Leo Kuelbs and Sandra Ratkovic present “Digital Fairy Tales: Album Two,” the second set of visual + sound pieces inspired by old German tales collected by Xavier von Schönwerth in the early 19th century. This presentation of weird and wonderful tales will bring ancient archetypal contexts and references into the 21st century. By creating this bridge through time, “Digital Fairy Tales” will reveal and enliven commonalities of the collective subconscious covering the 150-year period in question and beyond. Also, through the use of digital media, notions of storytelling are allowed to evolve, just as they have throughout history. “Digital

About 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips 

Kneehigh bring their full arsenal of live music, puppetry, dance and visual hi jinx to this brand new adaptation of the original novel by Michael Morpurgo (War Horse). Directed by Emma Rice, (now the Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe) 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips is the true story of British townsfolk and the African American soldiers sent to rehearse the Normandy invasion from their shores. Seen through the eyes of a little girl and her beloved cat, 946 overturns everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings. Suitable for ages 7+

About Arlington 

A waiting room, inside a tower: Isla waits for her number to be called. A young woman finally understands her fate. And a young man faces a stark decision. In a bleak and terrifying world that “echoes Orwell’s 1984” (The Guardian), Enda Walsh and the creative design team behind Misterman and The Last Hotel dare to imagine a strange and tender love story. Runtime: 90 minutes

About Classical Repertory Workshop 

(Ages 12 and older) The Classical Repertory Workshop is a one to five-week program for the intermediate to advanced pre-professional dancer ages twelve and older. This workshop is focused on studying repertoire from classical ballets, while developing the dancer’s technical ability and artistic expression.

About Junior Dance Intensive 

(Ages 9 to 13) The Junior Dance Program is a one, two, or three-week program for young dancers ages nine to thirteen. This program is focused on developing the young dancer’s training by providing the building blocks for their technical and artistic ability.

About FAST TRACK PROGRAM 

(Ages 14 and up) The Fast Track Program is a three-week accelerated program similar to a traditional summer intensive. With a special emphasis on improving classical technique, alignment, and core strength, this program provides a technical boost for the dancer who is not fully ready for the Pre-Professional track.

About PRE-PROFESSIONAL INTENSIVE 

(Ages 12 and up) The Pre-Professional Intensive is a five-week program for dancers ages twelve and older. This program has a technical and artistic focus on the classics and related disciplines as presented in our full year training. This intensive culminates in a final performance in the fifth week showcasing the students artistic and technical growth.