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  • NYC-Arts Top Five Picks: June 26 – July 2

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Bryant Park’s Accordion Picnic, Lucid Dreams, Soulpepper Theatre Company, 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.

  • Midsummer Night Swing

    “Midsummer Night Swing,” Lincoln Center’s premier summer dance party, presents 15 evenings of social dance under the stars, featuring a lineup of artists who reflect the various music styles New York City has to offer.

  • Bryant Park Presents: Accordion Picnic

    The opening performance of “Bryant Park Presents: Accordions Around the World,” this accordion-filled evening will include more than twenty accordion-themed performances from artists including father/daughter duo Lena and Charlie Giordano (who occasionally plays with Bruce Springsteen) and Rob Curto from Brazilian bluegrass band Matuto.

  • International Center of Photography: Hidden Narratives

    “Hidden Narratives” is an exhibition of work by ICP’s 2017 One-Year Certificate program students and features work by 77 graduating students. Using photography, video, sound, text, and multimedia, the students present multilayered narratives that explore visual storytelling possibilities to describe worlds both real and imagined. Through extended studies of places, communities, relationships, and psyches, the artists’ work challenges our assumptions and contains hidden narratives to be discovered.

  • Lucid Dreams and Distant Visions: South Asian Art in the Diaspora

    Organized by Asia Society Museum with the support of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, Lucid “Dreams and Distant Visions: South Asian Art in the Diaspora” shines a spotlight on the work of nineteen contemporary artists from the South Asian diaspora.

  • Soulpepper Theatre Company

    The Canadian Soulpepper Theatre Company makes its U.S. debut, taking over the stages at the Pershing Square Signature Center for the month of July, with a company of over 65 artists. Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s founding as a nation with this thrilling and ambitious program of plays, musicals, adaptations and concerts.

  • This Week at Lincoln Center: Black Art Jazz Collective

    On June 27th and 28th Black Art Jazz Collective returns to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola to perform a program of post-bop originals dedicated to African American icons. The group, led by tenor saxophonist Wayne Escoffery, includes trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, trombonist James Burton, pianist Xavier Davis, bassist Vicente Archer, and drummer Johnathan Blake.

  • NYC-ARTS Full Episode: June 22, 2017

    Philippe de Montebello in conversation with Jason Sun, curator of the exhibition “Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties,” now on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Then NYC-ARTS visits the Brooklyn Museum for a look at the exhibition “Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern.”

  • River to River Festival: Putting Dance in Unexpected Places

    Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) is thrilled to welcome back The Dance Cartel as part of the 16th annual River To River Festival, downtown New York City’s completely free summer arts festival, running now through June 25th. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms […]

  • 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.