Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Teknopolis, Women at Work, The Danish String Quartet, 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.

    Broadway by the Year

    Town Hall

    Manhattan

    Mon, Feb 26, 2018, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    On February 26, the 18th season of Town Hall’s beloved Broadway by the Year series kicks off as they celebrate two years of show tunes on the Great White Way (Act 1 features shows & songs written in 1930; Act 2 shows & songs from 1964). Some of the Broadway shows included on 2/26 will be Strike Up the Band, Girl Crazy, Fiddler on the Roof, Funny Girl, Hello Dolly! and more.

    Women at Work

    BAM Rose Cinemas

    Fri, Mar 02, 2018 - Thu, Mar 08, 2018

    BAMcinématek will present the first of its three programs that reflect its mission to provide a platform for marginalized voices in cinema. Starting March 2, Women at Work explores the complex subject of women’s work from a broad array of perspectives, and focuses on labor activism, specifically on cinematic portrayals of women’s pioneering roles in labor movements through history. Women at Work  includes documentaries about front-line action, such as Madeline Anderson’s short film I Am Somebody (1969) and Barbara Kopple’s Harlan County, ...

    Teknopolis

    BAM Fishman Space

    Brooklyn

    Sat, Feb 24, 2018 - Sun, Mar 11, 2018

    Teknopolis™ is taking over the BAM Fisher Building, offering an expanded four-floor family-friendly showcase of installations and displays. Among the several featured exhibits are: eight motion-based and touch-based interactive installations by San Francisco-based artists Marpi and ecco screen, Light Orchestra, a cascading interactive wall of 1,250 full-color LEDs stretching 20 feet from the ceiling and an Augmented Reality Story Corner, which will showcase innovative children’s literature that will allow readers to enter the world of a story through ...

    Soundtrack ’63

    Apollo Theater

    Manhattan

    Sat, Feb 24, 2018, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Soundtrack ’63 is a Live Musical Documentary with spirituals, protest songs, and current popular music performed by an 18-piece orchestra, created by Brooklyn's Soul Science Lab. From the painful conditions that ignited the 1963 Civil Rights Movement to today’s Black Lives Matter Movement, music has always strengthened outcries for justice. This concert event under the direction of Creative Director Chen Lo and Musical Director Asante Amin, includes a host of dynamic performances by Rhiannon Giddens, Leon Bridges, and Rapsody, whose work breathes ...

    The Danish String Quartet

    Alice Tully Hall‚ Lincoln Center

    Manhattan

    Sun, Feb 25, 2018, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    On the heels of their recent recording, Last Leaf,  the Danish String Quartet embarks on their first US tour of 2018 with a return to Lincoln Center. The Chamber Music Society presents a surprising collection of works inspired by the age-old ritual of the hunt. With horn calls throughout, the program recalls the stylish expeditions of Classical Viennese nobles, the masculine exploits of the Romantic era, and with Jörg Widmann’s Jagdquartett, presents a playful parody of one of mankind’s more extreme pastimes.

Broadway by the Year

123 West 43rd Street

New York N.Y. 10036

2128402824

On February 26, the 18th season of Town Hall’s beloved Broadway by the Year series kicks off as they celebrate two years of show tunes on the Great White Way (Act 1 features shows & songs written in 1930; Act 2 shows & songs from 1964). Some of the Broadway shows included ...

Soundtrack ’63

253 West 125th Street

New York N.Y. 10027

2125315301

Soundtrack ’63 is a Live Musical Documentary with spirituals, protest songs, and current popular music performed by an 18-piece orchestra, created by Brooklyn's Soul Science Lab. From the painful conditions that ignited the 1963 Civil Rights Movement to today’s Black Lives Matter Movement, music has always strengthened outcries for justice. This ...

Women at Work

30 Lafayette Avenue

brooklyn N.Y. 11217

7186364100

BAMcinématek will present the first of its three programs that reflect its mission to provide a platform for marginalized voices in cinema. Starting March 2, Women at Work explores the complex subject of women’s work from a broad array of perspectives, and focuses on labor activism, specifically on cinematic portrayals of women’s pioneering ...

Teknopolis

321 Ashland Place

Brooklyn N.Y. 11217

Teknopolis™ is taking over the BAM Fisher Building, offering an expanded four-floor family-friendly showcase of installations and displays. Among the several featured exhibits are: eight motion-based and touch-based interactive installations by San Francisco-based artists Marpi and ecco screen, Light Orchestra, a cascading interactive wall of 1,250 full-color LEDs stretching 20 feet from the ...

The Danish String Quartet

1941 Broadway

New York N.Y. 10023

2128755000

On the heels of their recent recording, Last Leaf,  the Danish String Quartet embarks on their first US tour of 2018 with a return to Lincoln Center. The Chamber Music Society presents a surprising collection of works inspired by the age-old ritual of the hunt. With horn calls throughout, the program recalls the stylish expeditions of Classical ...