• NYC-Arts Top Five Picks: June 19 – 25

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Night at the Museums, Caramoor, Nai-Ni Chen, 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.

  • Up Close: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel

    Westfield Corporation presents “Up Close: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel,” an immersive, limited-time exhibit of museum quality, near-life-size reproductions of the iconic master’s frescoes that adorn the Sistine Chapel in Rome.

  • Westfield World Trade Center

  • White Wave Dance Company: SoloDuo Dance Festival

    White Wave presents their annual SoloDuo Dance Festival, featuring 24 national and international dance makers, carefully selected by a panel of NYC’s foremost dance artists, teachers, and producers. Our program celebrates the unique art of creating Solos and Duets, a format often favored by early-stage choreographers as their company begins to find its path within the dance world. Our line-up this year includes the work of both nascent and seasoned artists.

  • Nai-Ni Chen: CrossCurrent

    The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will present the New York Premiere of Ms. Chen’s CrossCurrent, a collection of new works created on her journey as an immigrant artist attempting to reconcile the two cultures inside her, one she was born into, the other she chose to join.

  • Night at the Museums

    Fifteen museums and historic sites in Lower Manhattan open their doors to celebrate summer — all for free. This event takes place rain or shine.

  • Caramoor: 2017 Summer Season

    From Argentinean tango to Independence Day fireworks, there’s something for everyone this summer at Caramoor. The celebrated Westchester cultural paradise represents a hub for musical and artistic exploration, comprising seven summer weeks of opera, orchestral, chamber, jazz, world and American roots music, family programs, young artist showcases, and sound artwork.

  • Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

    Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is a destination for exceptional music, captivating programs, spectacular gardens and grounds, and wonderful moments with friends and family. It enriches the lives of its audiences through innovative and diverse musical performances of the highest quality. Its mission also includes mentoring young professional musicians and providing educational programs for young children centered around music.

  • This Week at Lincoln Center: Jazztopad Festival

    This month, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola presents programs that illustrate the endless diversity of jazz. Highlights include the annual Jazztopad Festival, featuring the Wójciński / Szmańda Quartet and STRYJO; and The Kurt Elling Quintet, led by one of the world’s top jazz vocalists.

  • NYC-ARTS Profile: Pianist Haochen Zhang

    Originally from Shanghai, 27-year-old Haochen Zhang has already established an international career. He first rose to prominence in 2009 as the youngest ever gold medal winner at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. A graduate of the Curtis School of Music in Philadelphia, Zhang is widely respected for his virtuosity and musicality.