Image courtesy of The Museum of Chinese in America.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Interior Lives: Photographs of Chinese Americans in the 1980s by Bud Glick, Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night, 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.





    Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night

    Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night

    Apollo Theater

    Manhattan

    Thu, Nov 29, 2018, 2:00 pm - Mon, Dec 10, 2018, 9:30 pm

    On Saturday, December 29, The Apollo Theater will celebrate its annual Kwanzaa Celebration featuring the renowned New York-based dance company Abdel Salaam's Forces of Nature Dance Theatre and guest performances. Since 2006, the Apollo has established an annual show to celebrate this holiday tradition on one day of the Kwanzaa holiday. The Apollo's celebration is a joyful evening of dance and music honoring the principles of Kwanzaa - family, community, and culture.

    Interior Lives: Photographs of Chinese Americans in the 1980s by Bud Glick

    Interior Lives: Photographs of Chinese Americans in the 1980s by Bud Glick

    Museum of Chinese in America

    Manhattan

    The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)’s “Interior Lives: Photographs of Chinese Americans in the 1980s by Bud Glick,” on view through March 24, 2019, is the largest exhibition of acclaimed photographer Bud Glick’s work documenting everyday life in New York City’s Chinatown. It is organized in conjunction with the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) exhibition “Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers.”  The exhibition reflects on how Manhattan’s Chinatown has ...

    A CONCERT TO USHER IN THE NEW YEAR

    A CONCERT TO USHER IN THE NEW YEAR

    St. Bart’s

    Manhattan

    Mon, Dec 31, 2018, 11:00 pm - Tue, Jan 01, 2019, 12:30 am

    Hear one of New York’s greatest musical treasures, St. Bartholomew’s grand Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ with 168 stops and over 12,000 pipes, including its recently restored Celestial division in St. Bart’s celebrated dome. Paolo Bordignon will perform festive organ works to magnify the evening’s celebration. A free champagne reception will follow the concert. St. Bartholomew’s Church, the historic Episcopal parish on Park Avenue in New York City, was founded in January 1835, and this fall celebrates the ...

    Franz Marc and August Macke: 1909-1914

    Franz Marc and August Macke: 1909-1914

    Neue Galerie

    Manhattan

    Wed, Oct 17, 2018 - Mon, Jan 21, 2019

    “Franz Marc and August Macke: 1909-1914” is an exhibition that explores the life and work of two German artists and the power of their friendship. In the four years prior to Macke’s death in 1914 (Marc himself died in 1916), they wrote each other scores of letters, visited each other’s homes, traveled together, and often discussed the development of their work. They shared ideas about art, and through their innovations helped create the movement known ...

    Three Kings Day Parade and Celebration

    Three Kings Day Parade and Celebration

    El Museo del Barrio

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jan 04, 2019, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    El Museo del Barrio will celebrate its 42nd Annual Three Kings Day Parade on Friday, January 4, 2019, with camels, gigantic hand-made puppets, live music, performances and more. Held in El Barrio (East Harlem), New York, the time-honored parade will begin at 106th Street and Lexington Avenue and end on 115th Street and Park Avenue. Immediately after the Parade, from 1:00 - 3:00pm, El Museo del Barrio will host a celebration featuring an improvisational theater ...

Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night

253 West 125th Street

New York N.Y. 10027

2125315301

On Saturday, December 29, The Apollo Theater will celebrate its annual Kwanzaa Celebration featuring the renowned New York-based dance company Abdel Salaam's Forces of Nature Dance Theatre and guest performances. Since 2006, the Apollo has established an annual show to celebrate this holiday tradition on one day of the Kwanzaa ...

A CONCERT TO USHER IN THE NEW YEAR

325 Park Avenue

new york N.Y. 10022

212-378-0222

Hear one of New York’s greatest musical treasures, St. Bartholomew’s grand Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ with 168 stops and over 12,000 pipes, including its recently restored Celestial division in St. Bart’s celebrated dome. Paolo Bordignon will perform festive organ works to magnify the evening’s celebration. A free champagne reception will follow ...

Franz Marc and August Macke: 1909-1914

1048 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10028

2126286200

“Franz Marc and August Macke: 1909-1914” is an exhibition that explores the life and work of two German artists and the power of their friendship. In the four years prior to Macke’s death in 1914 (Marc himself died in 1916), they wrote each other scores of letters, visited each other’s ...

Three Kings Day Parade and Celebration

1230 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10029

2128317272

El Museo del Barrio will celebrate its 42nd Annual Three Kings Day Parade on Friday, January 4, 2019, with camels, gigantic hand-made puppets, live music, performances and more. Held in El Barrio (East Harlem), New York, the time-honored parade will begin at 106th Street and Lexington Avenue and end on ...