Theater, Art and Architecture…

Public Theater

We are more than a little disappointed that after all the hub-bub about a grand theater entrance The Public Theater has no banner proclaiming its name nor, out of six billboards and two banners is there anything that says plays happen here !


Culture Project

The Adventures of Maya the Bee – Re-Opening this month, dateTBD

The Exonerated – Returns for a limited engagement with the following performers scheduled to appear:
Stockard Channing, September 15-23
Brian Dennehy,September 15, 17-23
John Forté,Performance dates TBA
Lyle Lovett, September 25-30
Brooke Shields,Performance dates TBA
Sunny Jacobs, September 25-30

La Mama

Confessions and Conversation, September 20 – September 23, 2012
Iconic La MaMa playwright Jean-Claude van Itallie (“America Hurrah,” “The Serpent,” “Tibetan Book of the Dead”) presents his newest work in this American premiere, which highlights Ellen Stewart, Occupy Wall Street, and the 60′s Off-Off Broadway movement.

AdA – Author Directing Author, September 27 – October 14, 2012
“Lovely Head” by Neil LaBute directed by Marco Calvani
“Things of This World” by Marco Calvani directed by Neil LaBute
Two internationally acclaimed director/playwrights, Neil LaBute and Marco Calvani, explores different styles of contemporary Italian and American dramaturgy. Each writes a short act play about “Family”, then each author directs the others’ piece.

The Public Theater

World Premiere, Wild with Happy, Oct. 9th thru Nov. 11
By Colman Domingo
Directed by Robert O’Hara
Featuring Colman Domingo as Gil

GIANT – October 26-December 2, 2012
Book by Sybille Pearson
Music and Lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa
Based on the novel by Edna Ferber
Directed by Michael Greif
Based on the classic novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edna Ferber, GIANT spans generations in an epic chronicle of Texas, our “Heartbreak Country.” Amid a tumultuous culture of big-business greed, racial bigotry, and unyielding family allegiance, a cattleman and ranch heir, his East Coast sophisticate wife, their family and friends – as well as their enemies – embrace and confront the joys and sorrows that loom as large as the landscape of America’s Lone Star State.


The Aicon Gallery. 35 Great Jones St.

September 11 – October 20, 2012
Sacred Stones to Modern Masterpieces Featuring works by M.F. Husain, Ram Kumar, S.H. Raza, F.N. Souza, Jehangir Sabavala, Anjolie Ela Menon and the Anonymous Masters of the Past

The Hole Gallery, 312 Bowery

Eric Yahnker
Virgin Birth ‘N’ Turf, September 4 – October 6, 2012
LA-based artist Eric Yahnker will fill all three galleries with his sharply witty, satirically political and equisitely rendered works on paper.

Joe Grillo
New Painting and Sculpture
October 10 – November 3, 2012
Joe Grillo, formerly of renowned art collective Dearraindrop, will be presenting his first exhibition as a solo artist in America. With a suite of new works on canvas and sculpture, he will elaborate his hyper-pop, prismatic paint and sculpture mutations

The Zurcher Gallery, 33 Bleecker

Brian Belott, Sept 18th to Nov 4th, A Goosh Noosh
Brian Belott makes deliriously seductive paintings. Using the reverse-glass technique, he builds glitzy, and sometimes gritty, grids that sparkle and twinkle and trick the eye because of their reflectiveness, changing color depending on where and when you look at them.

LaMama-La Galleria, 6 East 1st. St.
Check site for schedule

Other things

Cooper Union – If you appreciate architecture and architectural photography you really shouldn’t miss ArchiLovers feature.  Beyond Wow !


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