nyc-arts-top5Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to some of the top events include: A major retrospective exhibition – the first in the U.S. in more than 35 years – features the work of Italian artist Alberto Burri, eight nights of Steely Dan, the 15th Annual DUMBO Dance Festival, Andrea del Sarto at The Frick Collection 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.

    Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action

    Frick Collection

    Manhattan

    Wed, Oct 07, 2015 - Sun, Jan 10, 2016

    From about 1515 until his death, Andrea del Sarto (1486–1530) ran the most successful and productive workshop in Florence, not only leaving his native city richly decorated with his art but also greatly influencing the art produced in the remainder of the century.

    The 15th Annual DUMBO Dance Festival

    Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center

    Brooklyn

    Thu, Oct 08, 2015, 7:30 pm - Sun, Oct 11, 2015, 11:30 pm

    For four nights and three days experience a marathon of dance innovation from 75 contemporary dance troupes combining 325 performing artists presenting works from solo to full company. Dancers from across the United States, Canada, Hungary, Korea and Italy join the bold innovators of New York’s dance scene to offer an Instagram of the current directions in dance.

    Steely Dan

    Beacon Theatre

    Tue, Oct 06, 2015 - Sat, Oct 17, 2015

    Steely Dan will be offering their New York fans an opportunity to hear the band’s three decade plus record catalogue when Walter Becker and Donald Fagen take the Beacon Theatre stage for an eight night residency starting October 6, 2015. The band has previously performed historic multi-night stands at the Beacon in 2009, 2011 and 2013, staging complete performance of several of their classic albums in their entirety along with “Popular Demand” and “Greatest Hits” ...

Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action

One East 70th Street

New York N.Y. 10021

2122880700

From about 1515 until his death, Andrea del Sarto (1486–1530) ran the most successful and productive workshop in Florence, not only leaving his native city richly decorated with his art but also greatly influencing the art produced in the remainder of the century.

Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting

1071 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10128

2124233500

This major retrospective exhibition—the first in the United States in more than 35 years and the most comprehensive ever mounted—showcases the pioneering work of Italian artist Alberto Burri (1915–1995).