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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include the Irish Arts Center, Psycho Suite, David Dorfman Dance, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

    Irish Arts Center: Poetryfest

    Irish Arts Center/An Claidheamh Soluis

    Manhattan

    Fri, Nov 03, 2017 - Sun, Nov 05, 2017

    Northern Irish poet/author Nick Laird will return to Irish Arts Center to curate another year of “literary revelry” (The New Yorker) with IAC’s 9th Annual PoetryFest, co-presented by IAC in association with Literary Hub and Glucksman Ireland House NYU (with promotional support provided by NYU Creative Writing Program).

    The Orchestra Now: Psycho Suite

    Carnegie Hall

    Manhattan

    Fri, Nov 03, 2017, 7:30 pm

    The Orchestra Now (TŌN) begins its third season at Carnegie Hall under the baton of music director Leon Botstein on November 3 with a program featuring a suite of music from Bernard Herrmann's suspenseful score for Alfred Hitchcock's famous film Psycho.

    Take Care of This House: A Bernstein Celebration

    Merkin Concert Hall

    Manhattan

    Tue, Nov 07, 2017, 8:00 pm

    As part of the worldwide “Bernstein at 100” celebration, NYFOS offers a Leonard Bernstein musical extravaganza. The program features a rare performance of the maestro’s Bicentennial ensemble work, Songfest, which premiered forty years ago in the nation’s capital.

    Dance Gallery Festival

    Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center

    Brooklyn

    Fri, Nov 03, 2017, 7:00 pm

    The Dance Gallery Festival will return for their 11th annual New York performance showcase, Friday, November 3 at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center in Brooklyn, with twenty-five artists in a weekend of groundbreaking work performed in three distinct and separate programs.

    David Dorfman Dance: Aroundtown

    BAM Harvey Theater

    Brooklyn

    Wed, Nov 08, 2017, 7:30 pm - Sat, Nov 11, 2017, 7:30 pm

    The members of David Dorfman Dance ask the stars above, the earth below, and each other what it means to love—in spite of, or perhaps because of, the violence and strife in the world. Amid atmospheric electric folk music performed live onstage, they waltz and collide with gorgeous abandon, asking: What if real love means really being around?

David Dorfman Dance: Aroundtown

651 Fulton Street

Brooklyn N.Y. 11217

The members of David Dorfman Dance ask the stars above, the earth below, and each other what it means to love—in spite of, or perhaps because of, the violence and strife in the world. Amid atmospheric electric folk music performed live onstage, they waltz and collide with gorgeous abandon, asking: ...

Take Care of This House: A Bernstein Celebration

129 West 67th Street

New York N.Y. 10023

2125013330

As part of the worldwide “Bernstein at 100” celebration, NYFOS offers a Leonard Bernstein musical extravaganza. The program features a rare performance of the maestro’s Bicentennial ensemble work, Songfest, which premiered forty years ago in the nation’s capital.

The Orchestra Now: Psycho Suite

881 Seventh Avenue

New York N.Y. 10019

2122477800

The Orchestra Now (TŌN) begins its third season at Carnegie Hall under the baton of music director Leon Botstein on November 3 with a program featuring a suite of music from Bernard Herrmann's suspenseful score for Alfred Hitchcock's famous film Psycho.

Irish Arts Center: Poetryfest

553 West 51st Street

New York N.Y. 10019

2127573318

Northern Irish poet/author Nick Laird will return to Irish Arts Center to curate another year of “literary revelry” (The New Yorker) with IAC’s 9th Annual PoetryFest, co-presented by IAC in association with Literary Hub and Glucksman Ireland House NYU (with promotional support provided by NYU Creative Writing Program).