Machines. 2016. Directed by Rahul Jain

Machines. 2016. Directed by Rahul Jain

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Michelle Dorrance, Doc Fortnight 2017, Latente: A Flamenco Journey, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

    Michelle Dorrance & Nicholas Van Young

    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

    Manhattan

    Thu, Feb 16, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    For the first performance in the Works & Process Rotunda Project, a new initiative commissioning site-specific residencies and performances for the iconic Guggenheim rotunda, Michelle Dorrance and Nicholas Van Young will lead a large cast of dancers and musicians from Dorrance Dance, using dance and percussion to create a performative soundscape incorporating the rotunda as a musical instrument. 

    Jason Roberts Accompanies the Silent Film

    St. Bart’s

    Manhattan

    Fri, Feb 17, 2017, 7:30 pm

    St. Bart’s Associate Director of Music and Organist Jason Roberts improvises organ accompaniment to The General, the great 1927 action-packed comedy adventure from Buster Keaton inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase of 1862.

    From Our Hands | Duane Linklater

    NYU Steinhardt’s 80WSE Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Dec 08, 2016 - Sat, Feb 18, 2017

    This exhibition features a series of new works including a large-scale architectural intervention that runs through all five of 80 WSE's galleries. This structural response explores the internal language of walls, the spaces for the Indigenous body, and how spaces of inclusion can be extended. The introduction of works by Duane’s late paternal grandmother Ethel Linklater and his twelve-year old son Tobias unearths his familial framework, the migration and exchange of knowledge and ideas, and ...

    Doc Fortnight 2017

    Museum of Modern Art

    Manhattan

    Thu, Feb 16, 2017 - Sun, Feb 26, 2017

    Doc Fortnight 2017, which runs February 16–26, 2017, includes an international selection of 20 features and more than 10 short films, with many of the directors and artists present for discussions following their films.

    Latente: A Flamenco Journey

    Schimmel Center

    Manhattan

    Fri, Feb 17, 2017, 7:30 pm

    Dancer José Maya brings a fresh, dramatic turn to the beauty and power of flamenco dancing. "Latente: A Flamenco Journey" invokes the great flamenco tradition, while Maya's choreography seems to pull flamenco forward into the future.