Jane Bunnett and Maqueque

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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Animation Block Party 2019, New York Live Arts: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque 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.






    New York Live Arts: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

    New York Live Arts: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

    New York Live Arts

    Manhattan

    Tue, Sep 24, 2019 - Sat, Oct 05, 2019

    Internationally acclaimed choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker highlights the season opening of New York Live Arts (Live Arts) with two early benchmarks of postmodern dance, Fase (September 24-28, 2019) and Rosas danst Rosas (October 1-5, 2019).Premiering in 1982, Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich was Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s first performance. Building upon four repetitive compositions by the minimalist Steve Reich, De Keersmaeker strings three duets and one solo into an independent movement idiom that both illustrates the ...

    <i>Jane Bunnett and Maqueque</i>

    Jane Bunnett and Maqueque

    Flushing Town Hall

    Queens

    Fri, Sep 20, 2019, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Award-winning jazz and world music artist, Jane Bunnett, takes the stage with her all-female Afro Cuban jazz ensemble at the global arts venue’s season launch party.Renowned soprano saxophonist and flutist, Bunnett is a five-time Juno winner and has been nominated for three Grammy Awards. She has received The Order of Canada, The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and The Premier’s Award for Excellence.Maqueque (pronounced “mah-keh-keh”, and meaning “the energy of a young girl’s spirit”) began as ...

    MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet at NY Climate Week 2019

    MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet at NY Climate Week 2019

    Ailey Citigroup Theater at the Joan Weill Center for Dance

    Manhattan

    Mon, Sep 23, 2019 - Wed, Sep 25, 2019

    MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet performs Climate: Movement for Change, a trio of climate-inspired works, at The Ailey Citigroup Theater on September 23-25, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. This performance is part of the high-profile New York Climate Week which starts with the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Change Summit 2019. MOVEIUS’ work explores the intersection of policy and performance, thanks to the unique background of Artistic Director Diana Movius, who trained under Charlotte Ballet’s Patricia McBride, and who has conducted climate policy work ...

    <i>Animation Block Party 2019</i>

    Animation Block Party 2019

    BAM Rose Cinemas

    Brooklyn

    Fri, Sep 20, 2019 - Sun, Sep 22, 2019

    BAM presents the 16th annual Animation Block Party, a thrillingly diverse three-day program of animated shorts and keynote feature films of all genres and styles, showcasing the world’s best independent, professional, and student animation.The series begins with Amp Wong and Zhao Ji’s animated feature White Snake (2019), a sumptuous prequel to one of the most ancient and enduring stories in Chinese history, full of trickster demons, deadly mythical beasts, assassins, wuxia action, and the promise of eternal love. ...

    Seven Painters & Seven Sculptors Showcase

    Seven Painters & Seven Sculptors Showcase

    Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery

    Long Island

    Sat, Sep 21, 2019 - Sun, Oct 06, 2019

    The Seven & Seven group, conceptualized by the late Daniel Brown, who felt the typical art show did not show the full breadth of an artist’s capabilities, presents “Seven Painters and Seven Sculptors.” Brown’s vision has come to fruition with his hand-picked group of gifted artists. Each of the 14 professional artists have won numerous awards and been widely shown at exhibitions, galleries and public spaces in the New York metropolitan region and beyond. The selection ...

New York Live Arts: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

219 West 19th Street

New York N.Y. 10011

2126916500

Internationally acclaimed choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker highlights the season opening of New York Live Arts (Live Arts) with two early benchmarks of postmodern dance, Fase (September 24-28, 2019) and Rosas danst Rosas (October 1-5, 2019).Premiering in 1982, Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich was Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s first performance. Building upon ...

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque

137-35 Northern Boulevard

queens N.Y. 11354

7184637700

Award-winning jazz and world music artist, Jane Bunnett, takes the stage with her all-female Afro Cuban jazz ensemble at the global arts venue’s season launch party.Renowned soprano saxophonist and flutist, Bunnett is a five-time Juno winner and has been nominated for three Grammy Awards. She has received The Order of ...

Animation Block Party 2019

30 Lafayette Avenue

brooklyn N.Y. 11217

7186364100

BAM presents the 16th annual Animation Block Party, a thrillingly diverse three-day program of animated shorts and keynote feature films of all genres and styles, showcasing the world’s best independent, professional, and student animation.The series begins with Amp Wong and Zhao Ji’s animated feature White Snake (2019), a sumptuous prequel to one of ...