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NYC-ARTS News: Jan 31 Through Feb 7, 2013

02/01/2013 12:28 pm 12:28:39 | Updated Apr 03, 2013

Christina Ha reports this week's arts news on location at the Rubin Museum of Art. First, we take a look at The Place of Provenance: Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting, an exhibition that explores the four distinctive provincial artistic styles of Tibet, as well as those of Bhutan, Mongolia and Qing-Dynasty China. The museum also kicks off the latest edition of its popular Brainwave Series. The series brings together artists and thinkers with neuroscientists to discuss the inner workings of the mind.

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A neurologist is also on stage in a twisty new thriller presented by the Manhattan Theater Company at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The Other Place, by rising playwright Sharr White, comes to Broadway with Laurie Metcalf reprising the role that earned her an Obey in the Off-Broadway production in 2011.

Buglisi Dance Theatre celebrates its 20th-anniversary season with a slate of company classics and four world premieres at The Joyce. The performances honor both the past and the future of the company, known for its mature and expressive dancers and its works of theatrical power. Founding members of the company will perform in signature works by artistic director Jacqulyn Buglisi, including Threshold, Requiem and Suspended Women.

A new exhibition of photos at NYU's Grey Art Gallery captures the poet of Greenwich Village who lived his life... just around the corner. Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg features over 80 black-and-white photos. Ginsberg first began shooting photos in the 1950s of his friends, including Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs and others from what would later be known as the Beats.

Looking for something delicious, nutritious and entertaining? Well, a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History is sure to whet your appetite. Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture explores our complex and intricate food system, traveling from farm to fork. It covers everything from growing and transporting to cooking, eating, tasting and celebrating.

More arts and culture news, event listings and features at www.nyc-arts.org.