Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include A Live Stream Chamber Music Master Class, Open Studios: GLOW, Fight The Power: Black Superheroes on Film, 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.

    Open Studios: Glow

    UrbanGlass: New York Center for Contemporary Glass

    Brooklyn

    Sat, Feb 10, 2018, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Learn about the illuminating properties of glass during our Open Studios: GLOW. UrbanGlass Studios invites hands-on learners and artists to explore their 17,000 square foot studio, with demonstrations and hands-on activities in glassblowing, neon, and more. Visualize new creations in UrbanGlass's unique Brooklyn facilities and sign up to work one-one-one with an artist to create original works of art.

    BAMcinématek presents Fight the Power: Black Superheroes on Film

    Peter Jay Sharp Building (BAM)

    Brooklyn

    Fri, Feb 02, 2018 - Sun, Feb 18, 2018

    From Friday, February 2 through Sunday, February 18, BAMcinématek presents Fight the Power: Black Superheroes on Film. Inspired by the release of Disney and Marvel’s Black Panther (opening the Steinberg Screen at BAM’s Harvey Theater on Friday, February 16), this 28-film series examines an entire alternative cinematic history of black screen heroes who challenged establishment power structures through their sheer existence.

    Thunderbird Native American Dancers Pow Wow and Concert

    Theater for the New City

    Manhattan

    Fri, Feb 02, 2018 - Sun, Feb 11, 2018

    Theater for the New City will present its 43rd annual Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow from February 2 to 11, 2018. There will be dances, stories and traditional music from Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest and Great Plains regions. The event has become a treasured New York tradition for celebrating our diversity by honoring the culture of our first Americans. Highlights will include storytelling by Matoaka Eagle (Santo Domingo/Chickahominy), a Hoop Dance ...

    Associated Chamber Music Players Presents A Live Stream Chamber Music Master Class

    The National Opera America Center

    Manhattan

    Sat, Feb 10, 2018, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Associated Chamber Music Players (ACMP) presents its first Live Stream Chamber Music Masterclass on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 2:30-4:30pm EST. The live stream offers an up-close opportunity for players around the globe to engage and participate in this learning and playing opportunity.  ACMP embraces a new way to bring chamber music players together across the globe as PubliQuartet conducts back-to-back masterclass sessions with two learning quartets.  A multi-camera crew will deliver every detail of the workshop in ...

    Wild Medicine in the Tropics

    New York Botanical Garden

    Sat, Jan 20, 2018 - Sun, Feb 25, 2018

    The curative bounty of the rain forest is the focus of The New York Botanical Garden's winter exhibition, Wild Medicine in the Tropics, running through Sunday, February 25, 2018. The exhibition draws on the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's richly varied permanent collection of tropical trees, exotic flowers, and desert succulents to underscore the essential role that plants play in human health. Highlights during the exhibition's run include Valentine's Weekend events, family programming, and the botanical art ...

Wild Medicine in the Tropics

2900 Southern Boulevard

bronx N.Y. 10458

7188178700

The curative bounty of the rain forest is the focus of The New York Botanical Garden's winter exhibition, Wild Medicine in the Tropics, running through Sunday, February 25, 2018. The exhibition draws on the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's richly varied permanent collection of tropical trees, exotic flowers, and desert succulents to ...