during an exhibition on day 3 of the 2016 KOSE Team Challenge Cup at Spokane Arena on April 24, 2016 in Spokane, Washington.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include The Chelsea Music Festival, Brooklyn Ballet, Ice Theatre of New York, 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.

    Artist’s Choice: Summer Rooftop Film Series

    Hauser & Wirth

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jun 07, 2017 - Thu, Aug 31, 2017

    "Artist’s Choice: Summer Rooftop Film Series," a program of free evening screenings, will take place on the newly renovated rooftop of the Hauser & Wirth's gallery on West 22nd Street. With films selected by New York-based gallery artists Rita Ackermann, Mary Heilmann, Matthew Day Jackson, Rashid Johnson, and Jack Whitten, "Summer Rooftop Film Series" will present a vibrant collection of cinematic works that illustrate the many ways in which the moving image provides a rich ...

    Brooklyn Ballet Spring Season

    Brooklyn Ballet

    Brooklyn

    Thu, Jun 08, 2017 - Sun, Jun 11, 2017

    This Spring, Brooklyn Ballet continues to present artists working in an array of movement forms. These artists dig deep, honoring traditions and exploring new connections and contexts. This season features works in ballet, urban vernacular, early tap and rural percussive, authentic jazz and modern dance. The season will also feature collaborations with two visual artists and a composer, and feature live music.

    Spring Unplugged Performance and Skating Party

    Chelsea Piers Sky Rink Pier 61

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jun 08, 2017, 7:00 pm

    Join Ice Theatre of New York and guest performer Adam Rippon for a celebration of their 2016/17 programming, from their artistic events, free concerts and master edge classes to their outreach programming for the city's public school students. View ITNY's professional ensemble and young performing apprentices in natural light, with the focus purely on the art of dancing on ice.

    Paula Cooper Gallery: Walid Raad

    Paula Cooper Gallery—521

    Manhattan

    Mon, Jun 05, 2017 - Fri, Jun 30, 2017

    A new series of works by Walid Raad, entitled "Better be watching the clouds," show pages from a book of flora native to the Middle East where the heads of political leaders involved in, or contemporary with, the Lebanese Civil War appear as efflorescences. Its brightly colored blossoms budding with black and white photos of politicians recall the history of political critique and photomontage by artists such as Hannah Höch and John Heartfield.

    The Chelsea Music Festival 2017: Measuring Time

    Chelsea Music Festival

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jun 09, 2017 - Sat, Jun 17, 2017

    Now in it’s 8th year, The Chelsea Music Festival presents the annual summer season with an exploration of its theme “Measuring Time “ in a wide-ranging exploration of pulse and time through the performing, visual and culinary arts.

Paula Cooper Gallery: Walid Raad

521 West 21st Street

new york N.Y. 10011

A new series of works by Walid Raad, entitled "Better be watching the clouds," show pages from a book of flora native to the Middle East where the heads of political leaders involved in, or contemporary with, the Lebanese Civil War appear as efflorescences. Its brightly colored blossoms budding with ...