Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Tilt Kids Festival, David Bowie is, the Reel Abilities Film Festival, 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.

    ReelAbilities Film Festival

    JCC Manhattan

    Thu, Mar 08, 2018 - Wed, Mar 14, 2018

    Founded in 2007 by the Marlene Mayerson JCC Manhattan, “ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York” is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities. The week-long festival is renowned for its wide-ranging international film selection, riveting conversations, and performances, presented annually in dozens of venues across the New York metropolitan area. Post-screening discussions and other engaging programs bring together the community ...

    David Bowie is

    Brooklyn Museum

    Brooklyn

    Fri, Mar 02, 2018 - Fri, Jun 15, 2018

    You may have a favorite character among Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, The Thin White Duke or the Goblin King of Labyrinth, but music icon David Bowie (1947 - 2016) is most revered for his shapeshifting and experimentation.His wide-ranging artistry and creative influences make up the blockbuster touring exhibition David Bowie is, which launched in 2013 at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum. With new additions, it touches down for a final presentation in New York ...

    Tulsa Ballet

    The Joyce Theater

    Manhattan

    Tue, Mar 06, 2018 - Sat, Mar 10, 2018

    Tulsa Ballet, under the artistic direction of Marcello Angelini, will return to The Joyce Theater with a program of works created specifically for the company, including Glass Figures, a world premiere by Resident Choreographer Ma Cong, from March 6-10. Returning to NYC for the first time since 2009, the company will also perform Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Shibuya Blues and Helen Pickett’s Meòal (Among).  Tulsa Ballet is committed to preserving the tradition of classical ballet, presenting the works of the most relevant dance makers of our time ...

    MasterVoices Presents Our America

    The Cooper Union – The Frederick P. Rose Auditorium

    Manhattan

    Wed, Mar 07, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    MasterVoices​ presents Our​ ​America​—a unique program taking audiences on a journey through the contributions immigrants have made to the tapestry of American music—on Wednesday,​ ​March​ ​7,​ ​2018​ ​at the Great​ ​Hall​ ​at​ ​The​ ​Cooper Union​. Conceived by MasterVoices Artistic Director Ted​ ​Sperling​, the program spans multiple genres and centuries, ranging from arrangements of the spirituals “Gospel Train,” “Wayfaring Stranger,” “I’ve Been in the Storm So Long,” and “Ain’t That Good News”; Irving Berlin’s “Give Me ...

    Tilt Kids Festival

    French Institute Alliance Française

    Manhattan

    Sat, Mar 03, 2018 - Sun, Mar 18, 2018

    The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) are pleased to announce programming for the third annual Tilt Kids Festival, featuring six premieres of whimsical, thoughtful, and rigorously made works for children across six venues throughout New York City, March 3-18.The festival will engage kids of all ages with the work of renowned artists across multiple disciplines. Each performance uniquely speaks to how children experience the world, and their need to have a ...

Tulsa Ballet

175 Eighth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10011

2122420800

Tulsa Ballet, under the artistic direction of Marcello Angelini, will return to The Joyce Theater with a program of works created specifically for the company, including Glass Figures, a world premiere by Resident Choreographer Ma Cong, from March 6-10. Returning to NYC for the first time since 2009, the company will also perform Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Shibuya ...

ReelAbilities Film Festival

334 Amsterdam Avenue

new york N.Y. 10023

6465055708

Founded in 2007 by the Marlene Mayerson JCC Manhattan, “ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York” is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities. The week-long festival is renowned for its wide-ranging international film selection, ...

Tilt Kids Festival

22 East 60th Street

new york N.Y. 10022

2123556100

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) are pleased to announce programming for the third annual Tilt Kids Festival, featuring six premieres of whimsical, thoughtful, and rigorously made works for children across six venues throughout New York City, March 3-18.The festival will engage kids of all ages ...