image courtesy of Ballet Hispánico

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Ballet Hispánico – A La Calle Block Party, Gotham and Gus Wagner, 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.

    YOKO IKEDA and TOSHIO SHIBATA: TREESCAPES

    Laurence Miller Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Sep 13, 2018 - Sat, Oct 27, 2018

    Laurence Miller Gallery is pleased to present YOKO IKEDA and TOSHIO SHIBATA: TREESCAPES, their first joint exhibition in the United States.  With the focus principally on trees, a dozen color photographs by each artist will be on display, each presenting the contrary yet compatible perspectives of these two artists.While Shibata’s photographs have been exhibited globally for over three decades, Yoko Ikeda is an emerging artist developing a new international following. Both artists grew up in Japan, ...

    Ballet Hispánico: A La Calle Block Party

    Ballet Hispanico

    Manhattan

    Sun, Sep 16, 2018, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    On Sunday, September 16, Ballet Hispánico will present A La Calle Block Party: a four-hour celebration of Latino dance, music, art, food and community. It will take place on West 89th Street (between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues). The event will include dance performances by the internationally renowned Company, School of Dance students, and second company BHdos, as well as live music, free dance classes for adults and children, children’s activities, and raffles. This event is ...

    Gotham and Gus Wagner

    Melville Gallery

    Manhattan

    Fri, Sep 21, 2018 - Sat, Sep 22, 2018

    The South Street Seaport Museum is presenting a two-day public program, Gotham and Gus Wagner, featuring an opportunity for participants to receive tattoos inspired by the museum's historic collection of tattoo flash and ephemera. The weekend will consist of an evening lecture on Friday, September 21, at 6:30pm, and a day of live tattooing on Saturday, September 22, 12:00-8:00pm. Both programs will take place at the Museum's Melville Gallery, and are organized by Daredevil Tattoo. The Gotham and ...

    Analogy Trilogy

    NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

    Manhattan

    Sat, Sep 22, 2018, 3:00 pm - Sun, Sep 23, 2018, 3:00 pm

    NYU Skirball will present two marathon performances of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company’s acclaimed Analogy Trilogy, on September 22 and 23 at 3:00 pm. This is a rare opportunity to see the three parts of the trilogy performed as a whole and features the NYC premiere of Ambros: The Emigrant, the work’s final piece.  The complete trilogy will run 6½ hours (including a 90-minute dinner break) and is made up of Dora: Tramontane,  Lance:  Pretty aka the Escape Artist and Ambros: The Emigrant.Analogy Trilogy, inspired by W.G. ...

    CHRISTOPHER MYERS | Let the Mermaids Flirt With Me

    Fort Gansevoort Gallery

    Manhattan

    Fri, Sep 14, 2018 - Sat, Oct 27, 2018

    In this exhibition artist Christopher Myers presents a series of works that map the dreams of migrants. Using traditional techniques like quilting, embroidery, ship-building, and sail making while working together with craftspeople from Saigon and Luxor, Myers tells the story of a world that is connected through craft and image, a conversation with people that find themselves “in-between.” The exhibition will be accompanied by several events and special programming with a diverse range of artists, performers, ...

Gotham and Gus Wagner

213 Water Street

New York N.Y. 10038

The South Street Seaport Museum is presenting a two-day public program, Gotham and Gus Wagner, featuring an opportunity for participants to receive tattoos inspired by the museum's historic collection of tattoo flash and ephemera. The weekend will consist of an evening lecture on Friday, September 21, at 6:30pm, and a day of ...

Ballet Hispánico: A La Calle Block Party

167 West 89th Street

new york NY 10024

2123626710

On Sunday, September 16, Ballet Hispánico will present A La Calle Block Party: a four-hour celebration of Latino dance, music, art, food and community. It will take place on West 89th Street (between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues). The event will include dance performances by the internationally renowned Company, School of ...

CHRISTOPHER MYERS | Let the Mermaids Flirt With Me

5 Ninth Avenue

new york NY 10014

(917) 639-3113

In this exhibition artist Christopher Myers presents a series of works that map the dreams of migrants. Using traditional techniques like quilting, embroidery, ship-building, and sail making while working together with craftspeople from Saigon and Luxor, Myers tells the story of a world that is connected through craft and image, ...