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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing, Epilogues and Epitaphs, Quiet No More: A Choral Celebration of Stonewall50,  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.

    Quiet No More: A Choral Celebration of Stonewall50

    Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jun 27, 2019, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    On June 27, The New York City Gay Men's Chorus will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, as well as the 40th anniversary of the founding of NYCGMC, with a brand new choral music suite, co-commissioned by NYCGMC and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles.  The piece will have performances by choruses throughout the US in 2019, the largest collaboration in the history of LGBTQ choruses. Quiet No More: A Choral Celebration of ...

    LIFE: Six Women Photographers

    New-York Historical Society

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jun 28, 2019 - Sun, Oct 06, 2019

    Starting on June 28, the New-York Historical Society will present a selection of images by six prominent women photographers whose iconic work for LIFE magazine helped create modern photojournalism, depicting a quickly-evolving world. On view through October 6, 2019, in the Joyce B. Cowin Women’s History Gallery, the exhibition features more than 70 images by Margaret Bourke-White, Marie Hansen, Martha Holmes, Lisa Larsen, Nina Leen, and Hansel Mieth, who were among the few women photographers employed by LIFE between ...

    Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing

    Damrosch Park

    Manhattan

    Tue, Jun 25, 2019 - Sat, Jul 13, 2019

    From June 25 - July 13, Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing will return to Damrosch Park. The event series features three weeks of musical events from a variety of genres: swing, salsa, disco, rhythm & blues, forró, tango, and more. The series begins with a performance from 1920s-style swing band Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks. Plus, DiscoVogue—a night celebrating WorldPride NYC—Dr. K’s Motown Revue, Joe McGinty & The Loser's Lounge, the Bobby Valentín Orchestra, Elba Ramalho, the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra, and more. Check ...

    Epilogues and Epitaphs

    Green-Wood Cemetery

    Brooklyn

    Mon, Jun 24, 2019 - Wed, Jun 26, 2019

    On June 24-26, starting at 7:30 PM, the Green-Wood Historic Fund will present Epilogues and Epitaphs featuring Augusta McKay Lodge, her ensemble Voyage Sonique, and singer Molly Netted. They will perform a program of Baroque chamber works and arias by Jean-Fery Rebel, George Frederic Handel, Arcangelo Corelli, Antonio Vivaldi, John Dowland and ‍Henry Purcell.

    Desert Painters of Australia

    Gagosian Gallery

    Manhattan

    Fri, May 03, 2019 - Wed, Jul 03, 2019

    Through July 3, Gagosian Gallery is presenting an exhibition of contemporary Indigenous Australian paintings from two significant American collections. Spanning three generations, the exhibition includes works by leading painters from the Central and Western Desert regions. Indigenous people have lived in the remote Australian deserts for many thousands of years. In the late 1960s, the Australian government moved several communities from the Western Desert region—primarily Pintupi, Luritja, Warlpiri, and Arrernte peoples—to the Papunya settlement, about ...

LIFE: Six Women Photographers

170 Central Park West

new york N.Y. 10024

2128733400

Starting on June 28, the New-York Historical Society will present a selection of images by six prominent women photographers whose iconic work for LIFE magazine helped create modern photojournalism, depicting a quickly-evolving world. On view through October 6, 2019, in the Joyce B. Cowin Women’s History Gallery, the exhibition features more than ...

Epilogues and Epitaphs

Fifth Avenue and 25th Street

Brooklyn N.Y. 11232

7187687300

On June 24-26, starting at 7:30 PM, the Green-Wood Historic Fund will present Epilogues and Epitaphs featuring Augusta McKay Lodge, her ensemble Voyage Sonique, and singer Molly Netted. They will perform a program of Baroque chamber works and arias by Jean-Fery Rebel, George Frederic Handel, Arcangelo Corelli, Antonio Vivaldi, John Dowland and ‍Henry Purcell.

Desert Painters of Australia

980 Madison Avenue

new york N.Y. 10075

(212) 744-2313

Through July 3, Gagosian Gallery is presenting an exhibition of contemporary Indigenous Australian paintings from two significant American collections. Spanning three generations, the exhibition includes works by leading painters from the Central and Western Desert regions. Indigenous people have lived in the remote Australian deserts for many thousands of years. ...