Image courtesy of Hauser & Wirth.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top virtual events include Ban on a Can’s Live Online Marathon, Japan Society’s JS-ENCORE, Rashid Johnson’s ‘Untitled Anxious Red Drawings’ and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYC_ARTS on Instagram or @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.






    Bang on a Can Marathon 2020 Live Online

    Bang on a Can Marathon 2020 Live Online

    Bang on a Can

    Brooklyn

    Sun, May 03, 2020, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Bang on a Can presents an ALL LIVE "Bang on a Can Marathon" on Sunday, May 3, 2020 from 3pm-9pm ET. The Marathon will be streamed online at marathon2020.bangonacan.org, featuring 26 LIVE performances from musicians' homes in NYC and around the country. The concert begins with a performance by Meredith Monk at 3pm and concludes with a performance by Bang on a Can All-Star pianist Vicky Chow playing John Adams’ "China Gates." Additional highlights include Steve Reich’s "Vermont Counterpoint" performed by flutist Claire Chase, performances by Vijay Iyer, ...

    JS-ENCORE

    JS-ENCORE

    Japan Society

    Manhattan

    Fri, Apr 17, 2020 - Tue, Jun 30, 2020

    Japan Society announces "JS-ENCORE," a series offering works recorded in live performance in past seasons of the Society’s Performing Arts Program, making these noteworthy performances available to the public for the first time via video.  Selected by Yoko Shioya, Artistic Director at Japan Society and recent Bessie Award Recipient, "JS-ENCORE" features traditional and contemporary works spanning the disciplines of dance, music, and theater.  Videos are publicly available for viewing at no cost at www.japansociety.org, with individual program ...

    Untitled Anxious Red Drawings

    Untitled Anxious Red Drawings

    Hauser & Wirth

    Manhattan

    Thu, Apr 16, 2020 - Tue, Jun 30, 2020

    With the online exhibition ‘Untitled Anxious Red Drawings,’ American artist Rashid Johnson introduces a selection of new works made since the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic. Using oil stick on cotton rag paper, the artist updates the visual language of his long-established 'Anxious Men' series, in which deceptively crude archetypal faces express the fundamental tensions and traumas that course through contemporary life. By departing from his signature use of black wax to adopt a ...

    Visualizing 19th-Century New York

    Visualizing 19th-Century New York

    Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture

    Manhattan

    Fri, Apr 17, 2020 - Tue, Jun 30, 2020

    Bard Graduate Center invites you to join them weekly for a virtual journey through the more than 50 exhibitions the Gallery has organized since 1993. These tours will feature an array of stories about people, places, and things from around the world. This week the journey begins close to 86th Street with "Visualizing 19th-Century New York," a Focus Project exhibition about the unprecedented technical, economic, and cultural creations that emerged on and around Broadway, the ...

    That’s My Home

    That’s My Home

    Louis Armstrong House Museum

    Queens

    Fri, Apr 17, 2020 - Tue, Jun 30, 2020

    The Louis Armstrong House Museum (LAHM) launches “That’s My Home,” a new online exhibition that shares with homebound citizens around the globe a glimpse into Louis’s life at his home in Corona, Queens, where he lived the last 40 years of his life. LAHM’s Research Collections Director, Ricky Riccardi, has been hard at work with the Museum’s staff to create an online portal documenting Armstrong’s life at home through archival footage, rare photographs, and priceless audio from Armstrong’s own private ...

Bang on a Can Marathon 2020 Live Online

80 Hanson Place

brooklyn N.Y. 11217

7188527755

Bang on a Can presents an ALL LIVE "Bang on a Can Marathon" on Sunday, May 3, 2020 from 3pm-9pm ET. The Marathon will be streamed online at marathon2020.bangonacan.org, featuring 26 LIVE performances from musicians' homes in NYC and around the country. The concert begins with a performance by Meredith Monk at 3pm and concludes with ...

Visualizing 19th-Century New York

18 West 86th Street

new york N.Y. 10024

2125013000

Bard Graduate Center invites you to join them weekly for a virtual journey through the more than 50 exhibitions the Gallery has organized since 1993. These tours will feature an array of stories about people, places, and things from around the world. This week the journey begins close to 86th ...