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FRIDAY DECEMBER 7, 2012

ART/MUSEUMS/GALLERIES

fortuny

Fortuny y Madrazo: An Artistic Legacy

Conceived by and curated with Oscar de la Renta, this exhibit highlights the work of  Spanish designer/artist Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo. Known for his hand pleated dresses, Fortuny was also a celebrated textile designer, painter, sculptor and all around artist. Adults $15/Seniors $5. Open Friday evening until 8pm.

Through March 30, 2013

Queen Sofía Spanish Institute
684 Park Avenue, between 68th and 69th St
http://spanishinstitute.org/exhibitions-programming/exhibitions/fortuny-y-madrazo-an-artistic-legacy
Tel: 212-628-0420

*Get Directions to Spanish Institute*

MUSIC/CONCERTS

frank sinatra

Put on Your Calendar: National Frank Sinatra Day

Celebrate Frank’s birthday all day at Citipond in Bryant Park on December 12, 2012

http://citipondatbryantpark.com/event/frank-sinatras-birthday-celebration

*Get Directions To Bryant Park*

ADDITIONAL MUSIC AROUND TOWN

nina simone

Z100′s Jingle Ball Concert 2012  December 7, 2012   7:30pm
Madison Square Garden, 7th Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets
http://www.thegarden.com/events/2012/december/z100_s-jingle-ball-2012.html

Venezuelan Brass Ensemble  December 7, 2012  8pm
Carnegie Hall, 7th Avenue and 57th St
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2012/12/7/0800/PM/Venezuelan-Brass-Ensemble/

Global Salon: Wu Man  December 7, 2012  7:30pm
Symphony Space, Broadway at 95th St
http://www.symphonyspace.org/event/7627-global-salon-wu-man

Guitar Ensemble Fall 2012  December 7, 2012  8pm *FREE*
Mannes Concert Hall, 85th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenue
http://www.newschool.edu/Mannes/events.aspx?id=83730

John King’s Kosmos  December 7, 2012  8pm
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn
http://roulette.org/events/john-king/

Ari Hest Record Release Show  December 7, 2012  9pm
92YTribeca, 200 Hudson Street
http://www.92y.org/tribeca/tickets/production.aspx?pid=87526

The Losers Lounge tribute to Stevie Wonder December 7, 2012  7pm and 9:30pm
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street
http://www.joespub.com/component/option,com_shows/task,view/Itemid,40/id,6427

The Music of Nina Simone  December 7, 2012 7:30pm
Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 60th Street
http://jalc.org/events/event/t-274#.UKvPTIfhpEA

Apollo Music Cafe featuring Lynn Loosier  December 7, 2012  10pm
Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th Street
http://www.apollotheater.org/calendar/details/374-AMC-Lynn%20Loosier

American Folk Art Museum *Free* Music Fridays December 7, 2012  5:30-7:30
American Folk Art Museum, 2 Lincoln Square
http://www.folkartmuseum.org/?p=folk&id=2512

SPORTS

pinstripe bowl

Get Your Tickets: New Era Pinstripe Bowl Football  

Syracuse and West Virginia are playing in the third annual college football “Pinstripe Bowl” at Yankee Stadium on December 29, 2012. The week of festivities begins on December 25, 2012 around NYC, with the teams participating in community outreach programs, special events/promotions and more and culminates with the two rival teams vying for the New Era Pinstripe title.

Tickets start at $45

Click link for tickets http://web.pinstripebowl.com/tickets/index

KIDS/TEENS

babes in toyland

Tickets Are Still Available For Tomorrow December 8, 2012: Babes In Toyland

Journey to Toyland and enjoy all your favorite characters as they perform “The March of Toys”, “Toyland” and other classic favorites.

 Save 25%, tickets regularly $15-$55, just $18.75, $41.25

Click link below or call 212-971-9500 and use Promo Code: TMAN
http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?organ_val=23900

 Avery Fisher Hall
http://www.littleorchestra.org/
10 Lincoln Center Plaza

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DANCE/THEATER

under the radar

Get Your Tickets: Under the Radar Festival

This two week international theater festival highlights over 15 works by both up and coming as well as established artists. Both individual and package ticket deals are available. Tickets are *FREE* to $20

January 9-20, 2013

Public Theater
http://www.undertheradarfestival.com/

X’TRAS/THINGS TO DO-3 For Today

holiday on hudson

Put On Your Calendar: Holiday on the Hudson

Annual tree lighting, live musical entertainment, arts & crafts and more!

December 12, 2012, 5:30pm-6:30pm

West Harlem Piers Park: 125th St. and Marginal
http://www.riversideparkfund.org/calendar/?c=Summer-on-the-Hudson

*Get Directions To West Harlem Piers Park*

christies jewels

Magnificent Jewels Auction at Christie’s

Over 300 lots of fine jewelry will be auctioned at Christie’s on December 10, 2012. Diamonds, rare gemstones, natural pearls and exquisite signed jewels from the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods will be featured including a rare red diamond and a 50 carat diamond ring by jeweler Graff.

Public viewing times are December 7 and 8, 2012 10am-6pm and December 9, 2012 from 10am-5pm.

Christie’s
20 Rockefeller Plaza
http://www.christies.com/salelanding/index.aspx?intSaleID=23584

*Get Directions To Christies*

film society at lincoln center

Spanish Cinema Now  December 7-20, 2012

In its 20th season at the Walter Reade Theater, “Spanish Cinema Now” has grown from about 40 films to a myriad of Spanish and Latin American cinema choices. Discount packages are available for 3 films or more.

Walter Reade Theater
165 W. 65th St, between Columbus and Amsterdam
http://www.filmlinc.com/films/series/spanish-cinema-now-2012

*Get Directions to Walter Reade Theater*

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