Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top virtual events include Front Row Summer Evenings, Because Once You Enter My House It Becomes Our House, a radio broadcast of Richard II 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.






    Because Once You Enter My House, It Becomes Our House

    Because Once You Enter My House, It Becomes Our House

    Socrates Sculpture Park

    Queens

    Fri, Jul 10, 2020 - Thu, Dec 31, 2020

    As the country grapples with both a deadly pandemic and the tragic consequences of systemic racism, Socrates Sculpture Park will open an exhibition of new outdoor monuments this summer. MONUMENTS NOW seeks to address the role of monuments in American society – some of which have been removed in recent days – and presents artist-envisioned monuments highlighting underrepresented histories including queer, Indigenous, and diasporic narratives.Socrates Sculpture Park, as with all NYC Parks, has been open and operating ...

    Front Row Summer Evenings

    Front Row Summer Evenings

    Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

    Manhattan

    Sun, Jul 12, 2020 - Fri, Aug 21, 2020

    CMS also announces the extension of its online concert series with Front Row Summer Evenings, six weeks of at-home programming beginning July 12.  The series is comprised of HD performance video from the CMS archive, featuring the thoughtfully curated repertoire that CMS audiences have come to expect and enjoy. About the Summer Evenings series programming, Artistic Directors David Finckel and Wu Han commented: “Summer Evenings concerts have traditionally presented music that breathes the pleasant airs of ...

    Miró Quartet Complete Beethoven String Quartets

    Miró Quartet Complete Beethoven String Quartets

    Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jul 16, 2020 - Sat, Aug 08, 2020

    For their first major project since the coronavirus outbreak, the Miró Quartet will come together in-person to perform all sixteen Beethoven string quartets and the "Grosse Fuge" live for online audiences via the streaming platform OurConcerts.live.Since mid-March, members of the Quartet have been apart, isolating separately at home with their families. Upon reuniting for this series, they will follow strict protocols in their daily lives to mitigate the risk of virus transmission amongst themselves. Presented by the ...

    William Shakespeare’s RICHARD II

    William Shakespeare’s RICHARD II

    The Public Theater

    Manhattan

    Mon, Jul 13, 2020 - Thu, Jul 16, 2020

    Join WNYC and The Public Theater as they bring Free Shakespeare in the Park to the airwaves with William Shakespeare’s RICHARD II. Brought to you in a serialized radio broadcast over four nights, listen as the last of the divinely anointed monarchs descends and loses it all. When King Richard banishes his cousin Henry Bolingbroke and deprives him of his inheritance, he unwittingly creates an enemy who will ultimately force him from the throne. One of the ...

    Confidence in the Future

    Confidence in the Future

    Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

    Bronx

    Fri, May 01, 2020 - Mon, Aug 31, 2020

    The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) is delighted to present "Confidence in the Future" at the Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos. Throughout the 2020 season, BCA continues to focus on paying homage to socially conscious artwork and to art that comes from artists who are actively engaged in creating a vision of the future and expanding our understanding of the role of resistance. The eight artists featured in the show were chosen through an Open ...

Because Once You Enter My House, It Becomes Our House

32-01 Vernon Boulevard

Long Island City N.Y. 11106

7189561819

As the country grapples with both a deadly pandemic and the tragic consequences of systemic racism, Socrates Sculpture Park will open an exhibition of new outdoor monuments this summer. MONUMENTS NOW seeks to address the role of monuments in American society – some of which have been removed in recent days – ...

Front Row Summer Evenings

70 Lincoln Center

new york N.Y. 10023

2128755788

CMS also announces the extension of its online concert series with Front Row Summer Evenings, six weeks of at-home programming beginning July 12.  The series is comprised of HD performance video from the CMS archive, featuring the thoughtfully curated repertoire that CMS audiences have come to expect and enjoy. About the ...