Calendar: May 17–June 26

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1. I’ve done a lot of copying and pasting, so opinions are not mine.
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Alastair Finlay’s “Wonder Wheel,” at Soho Photo through May 29


••• “New Works” by Marilu Datoli Hartnett at Cheryl Hazan Gallery. Through May 18.

••• Emily DeVoti’s “Milk,” a New Georges production, is at Here in Soho. Through May 22.

••• “Wisdom: Portraits by Andrew Zuckerman” at World Financial Center Winter Garden. Through May 25.

••• Two exhibits at Poets House: “How Does a Bird Imagine? What Does a Tree Know?” and “The Green Man,” paintings by Basil King. Through May 29.

••• “Parents’ Evening,” a play by Bathsheba Doran, at the Flea. Through May 29.

••• At Soho Photo: “Urban Life by Rebecca Lepkoff”; also, exhibits by Marilyn Fish-Glynn, Elsa Blum, Igor Svibilsky, and Alastair Finlay. Through May 29.

••• “Stanley’s Party,” a world premiere musical based on the book by Linda Bailey, at Manhattan Children’s Theatre. Through May 30.

•••Cynthia Hopkins’s “The Truth: A Tragedy” at Soho Rep. Through May 30.

••• “Global Vignettes,” photographs by Caron Malecki, at Kiva Cafe. Through May 31.

••• “Anti-Anti/Non-Non,” a two part group exhibition at Hal Bromm Gallery (90 West Broadway). Through June 22 (Fri. and Sat., 2–6 p.m.; closed May 23–26).

••• “Performing/Guzzling,” works by Kim Gordon, at K.S. Art. Through June 12.

••• “The Build Up,” paintings by Christopher Blyth, at Pelavin Gallery. Through June 19.

••• “Traces of Memory: Photographer Chris Schwarz” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Through Aug. 15.

••• “The Morgenthaus: A Legacy of Service” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Through December.

••• “Project Mah Jongg,” about the traditions, history, and meanings of mah jongg in Jewish-American culture, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Through Jan. 2.

Jean-Luc Godard’s “À Bout de Souffle (Breathless)” screens at 92YTribeca on May 24


May 17: At 92YTribeca: Luis Buñuel’s 1961 film “Viridiana”; Mireille Giuliano, author of “French Women Don’t Get Fat.” ••• “Dancing With Heart” with Fanchon Shur at New Field Yoga. ••• Andrew Grant, author of “Die Twice,” at Mysterious Bookshop.

May 18: At 92YTribeca: An eater’s tour of Chinatown with chef Russell Moss; crisis-management expert Ian Mitroff. ••• Jennifer Belle, author of “The Seven Year Bitch,” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• John Sandford, author of “Storm Prey,” at Borders Wall Street. ••• Raul Midón at City Winery. ••• “Chinese Poetry Today with Arthur Size and Lucas Klein” at Poets House. ••• Peace First Ride for Peace, a cycling fundraiser, at SoulCycle. ••• Equinox “Spring Into Fashion” event with free group fitness classes and snacks. ••• Veuve Clicquot tasting dinner at New York Vintners.

May 19: At 92YTribeca: civil rights legend Andrew Young talks with his godson Kabir Sehgal; a rough-cut screening of “Deaf Jam,” a documentary about deaf teen poets. ••• “Explore, Improv, Taste: Shavuot 2010.” ••• Suzanne Vega and Lloyd Cole at City Winery. ••• Andrew Richesin, author of “What I Would Tell Her,” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• Kevin Daum, author of “Roar!” at Borders Wall Street. ••• Joey Cord at Duane Park restaurant. ••• Greek-wine tasting at Vestry Wines. ••• Free admission from noon to 6 p.m. at the New Museum.

May 20: The Proclaimers at City Winery. ••• At Poets House, poet Marilyn Nelson and artist Jerry Pinkney discuss their book, “Sweethearts of Rhythm.” ••• At 92YTribeca: William D. Cohan on the fall of Bear Stearns; a work-in-progress screening of “The Campaign,” a documentary about the fight to defeat Proposition 8 in California; Comedy Below Canal with Sean Patton, Liz Miele, and Baron Vaughn. ••• Laura Day, author of “The Circle,” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• Hildegards at Duane Park restaurant. ••• “Beirut, Open City,” a film by Samir Habchi, at Tribeca Cinemas. ••• An exhibit of work by Carl Auböck opens at Mondo Cane with a party from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; through June 19. ••• “Equinox,” an exhibit of work by Perry Burns, opens at Cheryl Hazan Gallery; through June 21.

May 21: At 92YTribeca: “Kevn Geeks Out About… Aliens!”; musicians Nationbeat and Rana Santacruz. ••• At BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center: “Lost Jazz Shrines: Celebrating Jazz Cultural Theatre,” a discussion and concert by Barry Harris and His Band; also, “Russian Play: Ladies’ Night.” ••• “Crazy Hair Day,” a kids’ event, at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• Brian Newman Jazz Trio with burlesque at Duane Park restaurant. ••• “Machotaildrop,” a film about a skateboarder, at Tribeca Cinemas.

May 22: Tribeca Cinemas Kids Club presents SaturClay Fun: A Day with Gumby. ••• At 92YTribeca: John Cassavetes’s “Minnie and Moskowitz,” a comedy with Gena Rowlands and Seymour Cassel; “ReadNex Poetry Squad: Album Release Party.” ••• Melody Sweets at Duane Park restaurant. ••• Video Art Experimental Film Festival at Tribeca Cinemas. ••• Lenore Look hosts a picture-book workshop at the Museum of Chinese in America. ••• Paintings Resurrected, a one-night group show featuring Borbay and others. ••• New Amsterdam Market‘s City of Merchants benefit in  the East Village.

May 23: At 92YTribeca: Kids’ band the Macaroons.

May 24: At 92YTribeca: Jean-Luc Godard’s “Breathless”; actor Sean hayes talks with Jordan Roth. ••• Jeff Daniels at City Winery. ••• Macao Trading Co.‘s annual Drunken Dragon Festival, which celebrates in the Macanese tradition with cocktails, food, and a dance performance by House of Dangerkat. ••• At the Museum of Jewish Heritage, author Kai Bird talks about being the son of an American diplomat stationed in the Middle East from the 1950s to the 1970s. ••• “Smile ‘Til It Hurts: The Up With People Story,” the latest film in Tribeca Cinemas‘ documentary series.

May 25: Sharon Oreck, author of “Video Slut,” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• At the Museum of Jewish Heritage, a penal discussion on the resurgence of Jewish culture in Poland. ••• At Poets House, a panel on how poetry might marshal diverse languages, ethnicities, and identities to engage with a global ecosystem under duress.

May 26: At 92YTribeca: A seminar on getting more out of your digital camera; “First Kiss,” in which writers such as Emily Gould, Doree Shafrir, Gavin McInnes, and Jon Caramancia read from essays they wrote about being kissed for the first time; “Short Slam Finale.” ••• Kate Rockland, author of “Falling Is Like This,” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• Moroccan master of Sephardic song Gerard Edery and friends present a musical celebration at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

May 27: “Blood Into Wine,” a film about Tool frontman and winemaker Maynard James Keenan, at City Winery. ••• At 92YTribeca: Art history professor Tracy Fitzpatrick talks about subway art; “Opera Appreciation I”; “Equally Shared Parenting: Finishing the Unfinished Revolution,” a talk with the New York Times’s Lisa Belkin, authors Marc and Amy Vachon, and author and sociologist Kathleen Gerson; “The Wind Journeys,” a Colombian film. ••• The Rose Room at Duane Park restaurant. ••• “Robert Hass & Brenda Hillman on Poetry, Ecology & Environmental Action” at Poets House. ••• “Earth Celebrations Hudson River Pageant” at Hudson River Park, on the Esplanade between Laight and Pier 51. ••• “Digital Domination—Cyber Nation” opens at Apexart; through June 4.

May 28: At 92YTribeca: “The Wind Journeys,” a Colombian film; Grant Hart, formerly of Hüsker Dü. ••• “iEmotions–Means of Emotion,” an exhibition about how access to the Internet in the western world has synthesized emotions, opens at Apexart. ••• Lee Smith, author of “Fireman,” reads at Borders Wall Street. ••• “Blood Into Wine,” a film about Tool frontman and winemaker Maynard James Keenan, at City Winery. ••• Brian Newman Jazz Trio with burlesque at Duane Park restaurant.

May 29: At 92YTribeca: “Heavenly Creatures,” the 1994 Peter Jackson film starring Kate Winslet; concerts by Morley with David Amram, and Niia. ••• At Poets House: various events with Robert Hass and Brenda Hillman. ••• Melody Sweets at Duane Park restaurant.

May 30: Opening day of the Fulton Stall Market. ••• Friends of Hudson River Park Memorial Day boat ride.

Anthony Bourdain will be at Borders Wall Street on June 8


June 1: Five new exhibits open at Soho Photo: “Recent Work” Sarah Kaufman, “A South Carolina Portfolio” by John Custodio, “Enter at Your Own Risk” by Robert Dahl, “Barcelona in Black & White” by Ruth Raskin, and “Caribbean Mexico” by Rita Baunok; through July 3. ••• At 92YTribeca: Author Sidney Kirkpatrick on “Hitler’s Holy Relics: The Race to Recover the Crown Jewels of the Holy Roman Empire”; screening of the new documentary “Joan Rivers—A Piece of Work.” ••• Linda Greenlaw, author of “Seaworthy,” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• NYC Kicking & Screaming Festival, devoted to soccer-themed films, starts at Tribeca Cinemas; through June 5.

June 2: At 92YTribeca: “Interview Skills for Introverts”; screening of the 1932 W.C. Fields movie “Million Dollar Legs”—not available on DVD—with John Oliver from “The Daily Show.” ••• Joe Flood, author of “The Fires,” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• Lisa Loeb and Sinem Saniye at City Winery. ••• The Coen Brothers’ “A Serious Man” screens at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

June 3: At 92YTribeca: screening of “The Heretics,” a documentary about a New York feminist art collective; “Comedy Below Canal” themed around teen mortification. ••• “To Begin the World All Over Again,” dance by Edisa Weeks at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. ••• Jane Ziegelman, author of”97 Orchard,” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• Duncan Sheik and Friends at City Winery. ••• “Tradition Into Heritage,” a concert presented by the Austrian Cultural Forum, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

June 4: At 92YTribeca: Rjeneration Spring Shabbat Dinner; “3:10 to Yma: A tribute to Yma Sumac”; concert by Winterpills; screening of 1990 film “Misery” with Kathy Bates and James Caan. ••• “To Begin the World All Over Again,” dance by Edisa Weeks at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. ••• Erev Shabbat with Danny Sanderson at City Winery.

June 5: Torly Kid‘s Hula Hoop contest. ••• At 92YTribeca: The Iron Mule Short Comedy Film Festival; “Misery” (see June 4). ••• “Songs to Live For” by Parijat Desai Dance Company, at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. ••• Life Force: Music of Joel Harrison for Cello at City Winery. ••• The 8th Cinefest Petrobras Brasil opens at Tribeca Cinemas; through June 11.

June 6: Chacala “Secret Brunch” with all-you-can-drink bar and unlimited buffet. ••• At 92YTribeca: kids’ musician Joanie Leeds. ••• “Songs to Live For” by Parijat Desai Dance Company, at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. ••• The Holmes Brother at City Winery. ••• “Music with a View” at the Flea.

June 7: Mark Frauenfelder, author of “Made by Hand,” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• Ollabelle: The Music of Simon & Garfunkel at City Winery.

June 8: Anthony Bourdain at Borders Wall Street. ••• At 92YTribeca: Dominique Browning, author of “Slow Love: How I Lost My Job, Put My Pajamas On, and Found Happiness.” ••• Josh Kilmer-Purcell, author of “The Bucolic Plague,” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• “What Love Comes to: A Celebration of Ruth Stone” at Poets House.

June 9: At 92YTribeca: Susan Shapiro Barash, author of “Tripping the Prom Queen: The Truth About Women and Rivalry”; “Risk!” a storytelling revue; and a screening of “Fast Food Nation.” ••• Brando Skyhorse, author of “The Brandos of Echo Park,” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• At City Winery: Lauren Ambrose and the Leisure Class; Ricky Skaggs. ••• A concert in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Krakow Jewish Culture Festival, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

June 10: “Men With Balls: The Art of the 2010 World Cup” opens at Apexart; through July 11. ••• At 92YTribeca: musicians Angus and Julia Stone. ••• “Real Dogs,” a play by  Michael Yates Crowley and Michael Rau, at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. ••• Duncan Sheik and Friends at City Winery.

June 11: At 92YTribeca: a concert by White Hinterland; a screening of 1995 Nicole Kidman film ‘To Die For.” ••• “Real Dogs,” a play by  Michael Yates Crowley and Michael Rau, at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. ••• Leo Kottke at City Winery.

June 12: At 92YTribeca: concerts by DM Stith, Inlets, and Silje Nes. ••• “Likeness to Lily,” a multimedia opera by Command Voice at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. ••• At City Winery: Doc Wasabassco’s Burlesque; Leo Kottke.

June 13: “Likeness to Lily,” a multimedia opera by Command Voice at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. ••• Joyce Moreno at City Winery.

June 14: The 15th-annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge, a benefit for Poets House. ••• At Barnes & Noble Tribeca, authors including Colum McCann and Pete Hamill pay tribute to James Joyce by reading from “The Dead.” ••• “21 Below,” part of Tribeca Cinemas‘ fortnightly documentary series.

June 15: At 92YTribeca: “How to Create or Land Part-Time Professional Work”; a tour of “Historic Hotel Bars and Restaurants.” ••• The authors of “Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• Author Nelson DeMille at Borders Wall Street. ••• Suzy Bogguss with Jim Lauderdale and Sahara Smith at City Winery.

June 16: Sloane Crosley, author of “How Did You Get This Number?” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• At 92YTribeca: screening of 1937’s “Make Way for Tomorrow”; Soho chocolate tour; “In the Fullness of Time: Women Writers on Life After 50”; screening of “Hamilton,” about a young Baltimore family. ••• Dani Shapiro, author of “Devotion: A Memoir,” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

June 17: At 92YTribeca: “The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain”; “Pulling John,” a documentary about an armwrestler. ••• “The Apology,” a multimedia theater piece by Dolores Rice, at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center.

June 18: At 92YTribeca: concerts by Dub Inc., Meta and the Cornerstones, and DJ Sirak; “The Twisted Animation of Patrick Smith.” ••• “The Apology,” a multimedia theater piece by Dolores Rice, at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. ••• Derek Webb and Sandra McCracken at City Winery.

June 19: At 92YTribeca: a documentary about musician Brock Enright; concerts by Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey and Hess Is More; a sing-along to the movie “Spice World.” ••• “Mountain River Project,” a dance/theater work by Yin Mei, at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. ••• An Evening with Dan Bern at City Winery.

June 20: “Mountain River Project,” a dance/theater work by Yin Mei, at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. ••• Isramerica at City Winery.

June 21: Belle Boggs, author of “Mattaponi Queen,” at Barnes & Noble Tribeca.

June 22: Athlete Misty May-Treanor at Borders Wall Street.

June 23: At 92YTribeca: “I Know Where I’m Going,” a 1945 film; seminar on using a digital camera; “Outros (Doces) Bárbaros,” a documentary about Brazilian music. ••• Sarah Harmer at City Winery. ••• “Surviving Hitler: A Love Story,” a new documentary, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

June 24: At 92YTribeca: film historian on the Hollywood years of Joseph P. Kennedy; “She Is the Matador,” a new documentary. ••• CareFusion New York Jazz Festival: The Late Night Jam Sessions at City Winery.

June 25: At 92YTribeca: Paul Verhoeven’s 1992 film, “Basic Instinct.” ••• At City Winery: The Red Clay Ramblers.

June 26: At 92YTribeca: John Paizs’s 1995 film “Crime Wave”; concerts by Annie and the Beekeepers and the Woes; “Basic Instinct.” ••• Costumed character the Cat in the Hat appears at Barnes & Noble Tribeca. ••• “This Mess We’re In: Reflections on the Metropolis” opens at Pelavin Gallery; through Sept. 18.


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