Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include The New York Polish Film Festival, Modern Mexico, 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.

    Modern Mexico

    (le) Poisson Rouge

    Tue, May 01, 2018, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Unison Media, the WFMT Radio Network, and Access Contemporary Music are excited to co-present an evening celebrating Cinco de Mayo on May 1, with a guided tasting of mezcales from the private collection of Alejandro Aispuro at The Bowery Electric, followed by a live, on-air concert of Mexican contemporary classical music at (Le) Poisson Rouge. The event will begin with the tasting from 5:30-7:00PM at The Bowery Electric, followed by the concert at (Le) Poisson Rouge ...

    A Different Picture: Women Filmmakers in the New Hollywood Era, 1967—1980

    BAM Rose Cinemas

    Brooklyn

    Wed, May 02, 2018 - Sun, May 20, 2018

    From Wednesday, May 2 through Sunday, May 20, BAMcinématek presents A Different Picture: Women Filmmakers in the New Hollywood Era, 1967—1980. A counter-narrative to the traditional macho mythology of the New Hollywood era, this series seeks to correct a historical wrong. As programmer Jesse Trussell explains, “This series is a redress to the established Easy Riders and Raging Bulls narratives; women from coast to coast radically altering film form, film subject and film power structures.” This series spotlights the prodigious ...

    Frieze New York

    Randall’s Island Park

    Manhattan

    Fri, May 04, 2018 - Sun, May 06, 2018

    Frieze New York 2018 will take place in Randall’s Island Park from May 4 – 6, with preview days on May 2 and 3. Featuring more than 190 galleries from 30 countries, it will showcase an extraordinary cross-section of work by international artists, from newly discovered talents to the most influential figures of the 20th century. This seventh edition will also introduce new programs, curators and a fresh layout. Among the new offers this year: ...

    New York Polish Film Festival

    Anthology Film Archives

    Manhattan

    Wed, May 02, 2018 - Sun, May 06, 2018

    The lineup of the 14th New York Polish Film Festival, which will run from May 2nd to May 6th, will include the US premieres of seven movies by young Polish directors. From blockbusters and period dramas to powerful arthouse productions that dissect timely social and political issues, the films showcase the exceptional diversity of Polish cinema now. Many of the films selected this year have already received prestigious awards at international film festivals. For the ...

    2018 New Museum Triennial: Songs for Sabotage

    New Museum

    Manhattan

    Tue, Feb 13, 2018 - Sun, May 27, 2018

    “Songs for Sabotage,” the fourth New Museum Triennial, questions how individuals and collectives around the world might effectively address the connection of images and culture to the forces that structure our society. Together, the artists in “Songs for Sabotage” propose a kind of propaganda, engaging with new and traditional media in order to reveal the built systems that construct our reality, images, and truths. The exhibition amounts to a call for action, an active engagement, ...

Modern Mexico

158 Bleecker St

new york N.Y. 10022

Unison Media, the WFMT Radio Network, and Access Contemporary Music are excited to co-present an evening celebrating Cinco de Mayo on May 1, with a guided tasting of mezcales from the private collection of Alejandro Aispuro at The Bowery Electric, followed by a live, on-air concert of Mexican contemporary classical ...

A Different Picture: Women Filmmakers in the New Hollywood Era, 1967—1980

30 Lafayette Avenue

Brooklyn N.Y. 11217

7186364100

From Wednesday, May 2 through Sunday, May 20, BAMcinématek presents A Different Picture: Women Filmmakers in the New Hollywood Era, 1967—1980. A counter-narrative to the traditional macho mythology of the New Hollywood era, this series seeks to correct a historical wrong. As programmer Jesse Trussell explains, “This series is a redress ...

2018 New Museum Triennial: Songs for Sabotage

235 Bowery

bronx N.Y. 10002

2122191222

“Songs for Sabotage,” the fourth New Museum Triennial, questions how individuals and collectives around the world might effectively address the connection of images and culture to the forces that structure our society. Together, the artists in “Songs for Sabotage” propose a kind of propaganda, engaging with new and traditional media ...

New York Polish Film Festival

32 Second Avenue

New York N.Y. 10003

2125055181

The lineup of the 14th New York Polish Film Festival, which will run from May 2nd to May 6th, will include the US premieres of seven movies by young Polish directors. From blockbusters and period dramas to powerful arthouse productions that dissect timely social and political issues, the films showcase ...