JTF Ballet Festival

Image courtesy of the Joyce Theater Foundation

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top virtual events include Joyce’s Bring Dance Home, New Museum’s Bedtime Stories, TNC Festival of the Arts 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.






    Bedtime Stories

    Bedtime Stories

    New Museum

    Manhattan

    Thu, May 14, 2020 - Tue, Jun 30, 2020

    As part of its series of new digital initiatives, the New Museum presents “Bedtime Stories," a project initiated by the artist Maurizio Cattelan.Inviting friends and other artists and performers he admires to keep us company, Cattelan imagined “Bedtime Stories” as a way of staying together during these days of isolation. Each participant has been asked to read a selection from their favorite book–a sentence, passage, chapter, or more–to be shared with online audiences. Some chose to read ...

    Bring Dance Home

    Bring Dance Home

    The Joyce Theater

    Manhattan

    Wed, Apr 01, 2020 - Fri, Jul 31, 2020

    The Joyce Theater Foundation continues to bring audiences closer to dance through its website, www.Joyce.org, showcasing a selection of international and homegrown performances, artist talkbacks, online dance classes, and more. With artists and audiences alike migrating to online platforms out of necessity during the global COVID-19 crisis, The Joyce remains committed to bringing the power of dance to audiences everywhere through "Bring Dance Home," its new digital initiative. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org/BringDanceHome   For nearly four ...

    TNC Festival of the Arts

    TNC Festival of the Arts

    Theater for the New City

    Manhattan

    Fri, May 22, 2020 - Sun, May 24, 2020

    For the 25th year, a handful of stars and over 100 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and filmmakers join forces May 22 to 24 in the Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, available virtually on the website (www.theaterforthenewcity.net) of its presenting organization, Theater for the New City (TNC).  The event started in 1996 as a three-day, indoor and outdoor multi-arts festival intended to demonstrate the creative explosion of the Lower East Side and ...

    DanceAfrica 2020

    DanceAfrica 2020

    BAM Harvey Theater

    Brooklyn

    Mon, May 18, 2020 - Sun, Jun 14, 2020

    BAM celebrates DanceAfrica—the nation’s largest African dance festival—through digital public programming. The series of digital offerings pays special tribute to the people who have shaped the popular festival over the past 42 years.Offerings include conversations with DanceAfrica creatives and members of the Council of Elders, online dance classes, streams of past performances, the annual FilmAfrica series, and other programs that bring the joy of DanceAfrica into audiences’ homes. And for the first time in its ...

    Virtual Selected Shorts

    Virtual Selected Shorts

    Symphony Space

    Manhattan

    Wed, May 27, 2020, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    What if, with a little willpower, an uncertain world could give way to something bold, thrilling, and new? Join host BD Wong (Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens), alongside performers D’Arcy Carden (The Good Place), Paul Giamatti (Billions), and Marin Ireland (Sneaky Pete) as they dare to question the nature of reality—and then attempt to remake it, with short fiction about soothsayers, alien invasions, and an uncanny force known only as Greg Stalfa.Virtual Selected Shorts will premiere on May 27 @7:30PM on the Symphony Space ...

Bedtime Stories

235 Bowery

new york N.Y. 10002

2122191222

As part of its series of new digital initiatives, the New Museum presents “Bedtime Stories," a project initiated by the artist Maurizio Cattelan.Inviting friends and other artists and performers he admires to keep us company, Cattelan imagined “Bedtime Stories” as a way of staying together during these days of isolation. Each participant ...

Bring Dance Home

175 Eighth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10011

2122420800

The Joyce Theater Foundation continues to bring audiences closer to dance through its website, www.Joyce.org, showcasing a selection of international and homegrown performances, artist talkbacks, online dance classes, and more. With artists and audiences alike migrating to online platforms out of necessity during the global COVID-19 crisis, The Joyce remains committed ...

TNC Festival of the Arts

155 First Avenue

New York N.Y. 10003

2122541109

For the 25th year, a handful of stars and over 100 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and filmmakers join forces May 22 to 24 in the Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, available virtually on the website (www.theaterforthenewcity.net) of its presenting organization, Theater for the New City ...

DanceAfrica 2020

651 Fulton Street

Brooklyn N.Y. 11217

BAM celebrates DanceAfrica—the nation’s largest African dance festival—through digital public programming. The series of digital offerings pays special tribute to the people who have shaped the popular festival over the past 42 years.Offerings include conversations with DanceAfrica creatives and members of the Council of Elders, online dance classes, streams of ...

Virtual Selected Shorts

2537 Broadway

new york N.Y. 10025

2128645400

What if, with a little willpower, an uncertain world could give way to something bold, thrilling, and new? Join host BD Wong (Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens), alongside performers D’Arcy Carden (The Good Place), Paul Giamatti (Billions), and Marin Ireland (Sneaky Pete) as they dare to question the nature of reality—and then attempt to remake it, with short ...