Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Enchanted Formosa, Aliens Coming, Crossing the Line Festival, 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.

    American Dance Guild Performance Festival

    Ailey Citigroup Theater at the Joan Weill Center for Dance

    Manhattan

    Thu, Sep 07, 2017 - Sun, Sep 10, 2017

    The rich diversity of contemporary dance will be on view at this year’s Annual Performance Festival of the American Dance Guild. “Celebrating Diversity” is the theme of the festival, presenting thirty-four artists, companies and honorees representing a broad spectrum of American dance life.ADG’s Lifetime Achievement Awards will go to three American dance masters: The Lion King choreographer and Tony and Olivier Award winner Garth Fagan; dance educator, dance medicine pioneer and Dean of the American ...

    Enchanted Formosa

    Flushing Town Hall

    Queens

    Fri, Sep 08, 2017, 7:30 pm

    Presented in collaboration with Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York, Enchanted Formosa travels over one hundred years of Taiwanese history, from the Qing imperial era, to the Japanese colonial decades, and to the current republic. With songs from indigenous tribes, Hoklo groups, and Hakka villages, singer-songwriter Yu-Wei Hsieh and the band brings a spectacular concert that combines folk, pop, and alt-rock.

    Aliens Coming

    People’s Improv Theater

    Manhattan

    Thu, Aug 17, 2017 - Mon, Sep 18, 2017

    This alien musical comedy chronicles the friendship of high school seniors Brandi Boudoir and Clementine Tweedy as they encounter the dividing forces of graduation. Their friendship is further strained by Brandi’s abduction by the nefarious Zooby Doober, a Flimp from the planet of Flimpton, and Clementine’s tryst with Zooby’s hapless assistant, Smib. Pitted against the Flimps and their plot to harvest the genitals of the entire human race, Clementine and Brandi battle to save both ...

Enchanted Formosa

137-35 Northern Boulevard

queens N.Y. 11354

7184637700

Presented in collaboration with Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York, Enchanted Formosa travels over one hundred years of Taiwanese history, from the Qing imperial era, to the Japanese colonial decades, and to the current republic. With songs from indigenous tribes, Hoklo groups, and Hakka villages, singer-songwriter Yu-Wei Hsieh ...

FotoFoto Gallery: A Boating pARTy

14 West Carver St.

new york NY 11743

A photography exhibition rendezvous featuring the work of Holly Gordon and invited photographers John Ellsworth and Jeff Urquhart.

Aliens Coming

123 East 24th Street

new york N.Y. 10010

This alien musical comedy chronicles the friendship of high school seniors Brandi Boudoir and Clementine Tweedy as they encounter the dividing forces of graduation. Their friendship is further strained by Brandi’s abduction by the nefarious Zooby Doober, a Flimp from the planet of Flimpton, and Clementine’s tryst with Zooby’s hapless ...