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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top virtual events include the documentary Thee Debauchery Ball, Bisa Butler: Potraits, The Next Festival of Emerging Artists 2020 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.






    Bisa Butler: Portraits

    Bisa Butler: Portraits

    Katonah Museum of Art

    Bronx

    Sun, Mar 15, 2020 - Sun, Oct 04, 2020

    "Bisa Butler: Portraits" is the first solo museum exhibition of the artist's work and features 26 of her vivid and larger-than-life fabric portraits that capture African American identity and culture. "My stories are told in the fabrics I choose, the textures I combine, and the colors that create a whole new composition." – Bisa Butler. A look at the unique practice of artist Bisa Butler as she creates her portrait quilts. Her process draws upon her background as ...

    Thee Debauchery Ball

    Thee Debauchery Ball

    ImageNation Cinema Foundation

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jun 12, 2020 - Fri, Jun 26, 2020

    ImageNation’s Sōl Cinema Cafe is proud to announce the virtual theatrical release of the documentary, "Thee Debauchery Ball," a film about a private, protected space where Black people can be free. Starting June 12th on www.SolCinemaCafe.com, this celebrated film will be paired with #BeDebaucherous, 14 days of virtual after parties featuring more than 30 of the hottest house music DJ’s from across the globe. "The Debauchery Ball" will be promoted through a grassroots coalition of ...

    Broadway Fridays

    Broadway Fridays

    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jun 05, 2020 - Fri, Jun 19, 2020

    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) announces "Broadway Fridays," free online streams of some of the most beloved "Live From Lincoln Center" broadcasts of Broadway productions from Lincoln Center Theater and the New York Philharmonic. These archival broadcasts will be made available every Friday, beginning June 5, to June 19, 2020 at 8 p.m. EDT, on Lincoln Center’s online arts portal #LincolnCenterAtHome and on Lincoln Center’s Youtube and Facebook page. Broadway Fridays include: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel with the New York ...

    CONEY ISLAND, AN ETERNAL ROMANCE

    CONEY ISLAND, AN ETERNAL ROMANCE

    Sous Les Etoiles Gallery

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jun 10, 2020 - Sat, Jul 18, 2020

    Sous Les Etoiles Gallery is pleased to present "Coney Island, an Eternel Romance," New York photographer Harvey Stein's premiere exhibition with the gallery. The show is an exclusive online exhibition on view from June 10th through July 18th, 2020 on the gallery website. Coney Island is synonymous with Summer and recreation! The iconic Coney Island series tells the tale of world-renowned photographer Harvey Stein’s romance with “America’s playground.” Stein’s timeless black-and-white images, taken from the 1970s ...

    The Next Festival of Emerging Artists 2020

    The Next Festival of Emerging Artists 2020

    Manhattan

    Tue, Jun 09, 2020 - Thu, Jul 02, 2020

    "The Next Festival of Emerging Artists 2020" is a four-week series of workshops, mini-courses, and collaborative projects taking place online June 9 – July 2, with most of the festival events, featuring over 20 guest artists and speakers, accessible online and open to the public. This year’s festival’s student participants – young musicians, composers, and choreographers – have had their tuition waived.  A unique contemporary music festival founded in 2013 by composer, conductor, and bassist ...

Broadway Fridays

Columbus Avenue

new york N.Y. 10023

2128755000

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) announces "Broadway Fridays," free online streams of some of the most beloved "Live From Lincoln Center" broadcasts of Broadway productions from Lincoln Center Theater and the New York Philharmonic. These archival broadcasts will be made available every Friday, beginning June 5, to June ...