Art Exhibit: Beyond Literacy at Galerie Protégé

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Galerie Protégé presents Beyond Literacy, an examination of emerging street art with works by Joseph Meloy, Oyama Enrico Isamu Letter, Chris RWK and Herb Smith. The exhibit will run from January 8 – February 1. Opening is tonight at 6pm. Location: 197 9th Avenue (22nd Street). Free.

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The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic at the Park Avenue Armory

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The Life and Death of Marina Ambramovic, starring Marina Ambramovic, is currently showing at the Park Avenue Armory. At the intersection of theater, opera and visual art, director Robert Wilson’s reimagining of performance artist Marina Abramovic’s extraordinary life and work begins with her difficult childhood in former Yugoslavia, and chronicles her journey to the present day. The show runs through SaturdayDecember 21st.

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Cubano Bowl and Talib Kweli at Brooklyn Bowl

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If you enjoy the sounds of upbeat Afro-Cuban music and bowling, The Pedrito Martinez Group at Brooklyn Bowl is a good way to spend Monday, December 16. Mr. Martínez was a founding member of the highly successful, Afro-Cuban/Afro-Beat band, Yerba Buena. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 8pm. $10 cover.

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Brooklyn-based rapper, Talib Kweli — famously known as a lyrically-gifted, socially aware rapper and as a member of Black Star — will be performing at Brooklyn Bowl on Tuesday, December 17. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 9pm. Cover: $15. Gravitas in stores now.

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Today

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The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a world-wide symbol of the holidays in New York City. This year, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 7pm – 9pm. The Tree will remain lit and can be viewed until 11pm on January 7th, 2014.

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Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca at The Joyce Theater

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Soledad Barrio’s “intensity is striking,” proclaims The New York Times. After playing to sold out Joyce houses for the last two years, the Bessie Award-winning dancer and her astounding company, Noche Flamenca, perform another searing show that combines live music with song and dance to captivate audiences once more with the essence of flamenco revealed in its most authentic and glorious form. The Joyce Theater is located on 175 W. 8th Avenue. December 3 – 15.

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Lady Gaga at Roseland Ballroom

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Pop icon, Lady Gaga, is bringing her ARTPOP tour to NYC. Gaga is scheduled to perform seven nights at the Roseland Ballroom, located at 239 W. 52nd Street. Tickets go on sale Monday, December 2, 10am.

Performance Schedule:

March 28. March 30. March 31. April 2. April 4. April 6. April 7.

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J. Cole at the Theater in Madison Square Garden

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What Dreams May Come Tour is coming to NYC. Join Grammy-nominated, J. Cole, as he celebrates his birthday in concert on Tuesday, January 28, 8pm. The concert will be held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Tickets on sale now.

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PINTA New York: The Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show

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PINTA New York, founded in 2007, is an exclusive and intimate international art fair of select exhibitors invited to present the best Modern and Contemporary art from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal.

Public Hours

Thursday, November 14: 6pm – 9pm (by invitation only)

Friday, November 15: 12pm – 8pm

Saturday, November 16: 12pm – 8pm

Sunday, November 17: 12pm – 7pm

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8th Annual Latin American Culture Week (LACW)

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The 8th Annual Latin American Cultural Week will take place November 14 – 25, 2013. Latin American Culture Week facilitates performances by many institutions and artists throughout New York City. Presentations consist of music, dance, film, theater, literature, visual and performing arts influenced by the diverse cultures of Latin America. Participants: American Symphony Orchestra, the World Music Institute, Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Instituto Cervantes, Americas Society, Brazilian Endowment for the Arts, Centro Civico Cultural Dominicano, and Repertorio Español.

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