Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include the A Proust Sonata, Nothing Personal, WNYC & The Apollo, 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.

    Works & Process

    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

    Manhattan

    Sun, Jan 14, 2018 - Mon, Jan 15, 2018

    Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents an encore of choreographer Jodi Melnick's sold-out 2016 commission, NEW BODIES. This Works & Process commissioned work weaves together dance, spoken text, and moderated discussion with live music, featuring New York City Ballet dancers Jared Angle, Sara Mearns, and Taylor Stanley in a role originated by Gretchen Smith, with harpsichord by composer György Ligeti, violin by composer Heinrich Biber, and commissioned music by Robert Boston. Also, Melnick, who enjoyed a ...

    Nothing Personal

    Pace Gallery 510

    Manhattan

    Fri, Nov 17, 2017 - Sat, Jan 13, 2018

    Pace Gallery and Pace/MacGill Gallery are honored to announce their representation of The Richard Avedon Foundation with an exhibition of Richard Avedon’s photographs and extensive archival materials drawn from Nothing Personal, Avedon’s 1964 collaboration with James Baldwin. 

    Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art

    New-York Historical Society

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jan 05, 2018 - Fri, Jan 12, 2018

    More than 40 politically incisive and gorgeously rendered artworks by celebrated illustrator and miniaturist Arthur Szyk (1894–1951), made during his years in New York City, are on view at the New-York Historical Society through January 21, 2018 in Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art.

    A Proust Sonata

    Florence Gould Hall

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jan 10, 2018, 7:30 pm - Fri, Jan 12, 2018, 7:30 pm

    The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premier French cultural center, and Da Camera of Houston Productions present the New York Premiere of A Proust Sonata, Wednesday through Friday, January 10–12 at 7:30pm in FIAF’s Florence Gould Hall. Marcel Proust’s epic literary masterpiece comes to life in this stunning new production created by pianist and director Sarah Rothenberg, recognized internationally for her innovative and illuminating performances. Equal parts concert and theater, A Proust Sonata transforms music, painting, and literature ...

    WNYC & the Apollo: Black History Month

    Apollo Theater

    Manhattan

    This February, the world famous Apollo Theater will host a series of artistic and community programs celebrating Black History Month. Since its inception in 1934, the legendary Theater has celebrated and provided a platform for emerging African American talent as one of the first theaters to integrate, and has since been a catalyst for rising artists of diverse backgrounds.

Works & Process

1071 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10128

2124233500

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents an encore of choreographer Jodi Melnick's sold-out 2016 commission, NEW BODIES. This Works & Process commissioned work weaves together dance, spoken text, and moderated discussion with live music, featuring New York City Ballet dancers Jared Angle, Sara Mearns, and Taylor Stanley in a role ...

Nothing Personal

510 West 25th Street

new york N.Y. 10001

212.255.4044

Pace Gallery and Pace/MacGill Gallery are honored to announce their representation of The Richard Avedon Foundation with an exhibition of Richard Avedon’s photographs and extensive archival materials drawn from Nothing Personal, Avedon’s 1964 collaboration with James Baldwin. 

Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art

170 Central Park West

new york N.Y. 10024

2128733400

More than 40 politically incisive and gorgeously rendered artworks by celebrated illustrator and miniaturist Arthur Szyk (1894–1951), made during his years in New York City, are on view at the New-York Historical Society through January 21, 2018 in Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art.

WNYC & the Apollo: Black History Month

253 West 125th Street

New York N.Y. 10027

2125315301

This February, the world famous Apollo Theater will host a series of artistic and community programs celebrating Black History Month. Since its inception in 1934, the legendary Theater has celebrated and provided a platform for emerging African American talent as one of the first theaters to integrate, and has since ...