Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Shen Wei: Expressions in Dance, Art, and Film, PEACE and LOVE, All the Breath We Can Hold, 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.

    PEACE and LOVE

    Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning

    Queens

    Sat, Mar 24, 2018 - Mon, Apr 30, 2018

    The Peace and Love exhibition includes paintings, mixed media works and sculptures by Joseph S. Bell-Bey, Karl A. McIntosh, Otto Neals, Donovan Nelson, and Ann Tanksley. The exhibition curator Otto Neals states that “Each of the artists, in his or her way, has created works reflecting the African American experience (whether intentional or not), that has touched the viewers. And as we travel through the world, badly in need of solutions to its many problems, ...

    Shen Wei: Expressions in Dance, Art and Film

    Asia Society and Museum

    Manhattan

    Tue, Mar 27, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Asia Society New York will host an illuminating evening with acclaimed choreographer Shen Wei on March 27. Wei will discuss his artistic inspirations and working processes in a far-reaching dialogue on Buddhism, childhood memories, explorations of dreamscapes, and his journeys to Tibet with YiLing Mao, Executive Director of Art Collectives LLC. His dance company, Shen Wei Dance Arts, will perform some of his most iconic pieces including Folding, Re-Part II, and Neither. Selections of his paintings will be discussed in depth alongside a ...

    All the Breath We Can Hold

    Forum Gallery

    Manhattan

    Sat, Mar 03, 2018 - Sat, Apr 07, 2018

    All the Breath We Can Hold, on view at Forum Gallery until April 7, 2018, showcases artist Maria Tomasula’s most recent body of work: nine oil paintings and five graphite drawings filled with dazzling, teeming compositions and impossibly immaculate surfaces. Dramatic and ethereal lighting, often lit from below as if illuminating a stage, reveals each component in highly-rendered detail.

    World Music Institute Presents: Women’s Voices

    Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Manhattan

    Sat, Mar 24, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    World Music Institute in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Met Live Arts series presents Women's Voices, a concert featuring three of today's most creative and expressive female singers hailing from Muslim-majority homelands. At a time of uncertainty, these singers are powerful voices for unity through their inspiring music.

    The Winter’s Tale

    Theatre for a New Audience

    Brooklyn

    Tue, Mar 13, 2018 - Sun, Apr 15, 2018

    Theatre for a New Audience is in full swing with William Shakespeare’s tragicomedy “The Winter’s Tale,” directed by OBIE Award-winner Arin Arbus. The production plays through April 15 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center. Shakespeare wrote “The Winter’s Tale” after his great tragedies. Leontes, a jealous king, accuses Hermione, his Queen, of infidelity. But unlike “Othello,” which ends in tragic deaths, in “The Winter’s Tale,” Shakespeare invented a new form: half-tragedy, half-comedy, its two parts divided by ...

The Winter’s Tale

Polonsky Shakespeare Center

brooklyn N.Y. 11217

2122292819

Theatre for a New Audience is in full swing with William Shakespeare’s tragicomedy “The Winter’s Tale,” directed by OBIE Award-winner Arin Arbus. The production plays through April 15 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center. Shakespeare wrote “The Winter’s Tale” after his great tragedies. Leontes, a jealous king, accuses Hermione, his Queen, of ...

Shen Wei: Expressions in Dance, Art and Film

725 Park Avenue

New York N.Y. 10021

2122886400

Asia Society New York will host an illuminating evening with acclaimed choreographer Shen Wei on March 27. Wei will discuss his artistic inspirations and working processes in a far-reaching dialogue on Buddhism, childhood memories, explorations of dreamscapes, and his journeys to Tibet with YiLing Mao, Executive Director of Art Collectives LLC. His dance ...

World Music Institute Presents: Women’s Voices

1000 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10028

2125357710

World Music Institute in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Met Live Arts series presents Women's Voices, a concert featuring three of today's most creative and expressive female singers hailing from Muslim-majority homelands. At a time of uncertainty, these singers are powerful voices for unity through their inspiring music.