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War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics at American Folk Art Museum

American Folk Art Museum

http://folkartmuseum.org/

2 Lincoln Square, New York, NY 10023

War and Pieced is the first exhibition in the United States to showcase the spectacularly complex geometric quilts made exclusively by men using richly dyed wools derived from British military and dress uniforms. Once termed “Soldiers’” or “Convalescent Quilts,” the pieced ...

Young Architects Program 2017 at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1

https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/3667?locale=en

22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101

The Young Architects Program (YAP), is an annual competition hosted by The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that fosters innovative architecture. The winning design by Jenny E. Sabin (Ithaca) will be on view at MoMA PS1 during the summer 2017. This year’s finalists are Ania Jaworska ...

Zurbarán Masterpieces on Loan from Auckland Castle at The Frick Collection

The Frick Collection

http://www.frick.org/

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021

In conjunction with The Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas, and the Auckland Castle Trust, County Durham, England, The Frick Collection is co-organizing an exhibition of Jacob and His Twelve Sons, an ambitious series of thirteen life-size paintings that depict the Old ...

Review: Alison Fraser Stars In a 'Squeamish' One-Character Play

By Diana Mott, Contributing Writer, October 17, 2017 In Aaron Mark’s psychological horror play Squeamish, Alison Fraser’s character of "Sharon" starts off with a slow burn; she turns up at her psychiatrist’s office in a little black dress in the middle of the night ...

Canadian Composer Samy Moussa Makes Carnegie Debut with Montréal ...

By Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, October 16, 2017 This week the Montréal Symphony Orchestra plays Carnegie Hall with a program of Bartók, Brahms and the Canadian composer Samy Moussa. Moussa, who is 33, was born and studied in Montreal, and has a long history with ...

Jazz Notes: Renegade Upright Bassist Miles Mosley Plays Soul to ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, October 16, 2017 Diversity thematically informed the Monterey Jazz Festival last month with the brilliantly designed programming. Main stage acts honored the jazz masters Diz, Monk, Sonny, Ella. These pleasing sets were played by bona fides who had festival history. Upcoming ...

Art Break: Art Is Going To the Dogs (Courtesy of ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, October 16, 2017 The internet is full of animals doing all kinds of things: singing, jumping out of boxes, speaking in French. You could spend hours watching — and we know, because we’ve just finished doing it. But before the internet, ...

Review: American Symphony Orchestra Brings 'Sounds of Democracy' to Carnegie ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, October 13, 2017 During these tumultuous times, it is a comfort to know that the arts are responding with bold examinations of current events. In fact, the classical music scene in New York has some important voices that are presenting programming relevant ...

A Memorial Concert For Violinist Paul Zukofsky Features Two Pianists

By Joshua Rosenblum, Contributing Writer, October 13, 2017 American violinist Paul Zukofsky (1943-2017) was especially renowned for his commitment to contemporary music; he premiered works by the likes of Milton Babbitt, John Cage, Elliott Carter, Philip Glass, and many others. A few months before his death earlier ...

Playwright Ken Urban Is 'Homesick' at the Huntington Theater And ...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, October 12, 2017 When Science and Engineering majors or minors are mentioned alongside Theater and Performance Arts degrees, it's not a natural association. Ken Urban, the newly appointed Senior Lecturer in Theater Arts at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (head of the playwriting ...

Review: Time and a Family Are Shaped In 'Time and ...

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, October 11, 2017 Who knew the Countess of Grantham had it in her? After years of playing the good-hearted American mom on everyone’s favorite British soap opera, Downton Abbey, Elizabeth McGovern finally gets to sink her teeth into someone more shady, ...

Review: A Bloated 'Honeymooners' at the Paper Mill Playhouse

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, October 11, 2017 They don’t write ‘em like this any more. For good reason. As any Baby Boomer knows, “The Honeymooners” was a short-lived but nonetheless enduring sitcom from the mid 1950s starring Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, and Audrey Meadows. Although ...

Review: New York City Center's Fall for Dance Festival Presents ...

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, October 11, 2017 The marvelous Fall For Dance Festival, presented annually by New York City Center, is once again providing audiences with a sampler from various dance companies for an astounding low price of admission ($15 a ticket). On Friday, October 6, four very ...

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