Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top virtual events include Bound Unbound, Video Chat Variations, Ice Factory Festival 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.






    Bound Unbound: Four by Mehrdad Oskouei

    Bound Unbound: Four by Mehrdad Oskouei

    Museum of the Moving Image

    Queens

    Wed, Aug 05, 2020 - Sun, Aug 30, 2020

    Beginning August 5, 2020, Museum of the Moving Image is pleased to present "Bound Unbound: Four by Mehrdad Oskouei," films by the esteemed Iranian documentarian who has spent twelve years exploring the lives of women and children in detention centers near Tehran. The series is anchored by "Sunless Shadows," Oskouei’s latest film, for which he was awarded Best Director at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam in 2019. Punctuated by deeply confessional monologues, the film ...

    MJH Virtual Summer Programming

    MJH Virtual Summer Programming

    Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

    Manhattan

    Tue, Jul 28, 2020 - Thu, Aug 20, 2020

    The Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust continues to provide virtual programming while the Museum remains closed.  Upcoming events include book talks, a film screening, and a multimedia event featuring songs of Holocaust refugees that were recorded in 1948. Trauma Studies, Creativity, And The Second Generation Tuesday, August 4 | 2 PM Suggested Donation $10 https://mjhnyc.org/events/trauma-studies-creativity-and-the-second-generation/ Children of Holocaust survivors (often referred to as “2Gs”, for second generation) are no strangers to intergenerational trauma. Children ...

    Ice Factory Festival 2020

    Ice Factory Festival 2020

    New Ohio Theatre

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jul 24, 2020 - Sat, Aug 15, 2020

    New Ohio Theatre is excited to announce that the 27th annual Obie Award-winning "Ice Factory Festival" will be live-streamed online for the first time, and will feature four new works over four weeks. NOT recognizes the precarious, disorienting, and historic nature of this summer of COVID-19 social distancing, widespread economic dislocation, and BLM racial justice protests. As always, they look to their theatre artists to help us find our bearings. They reached out to New ...

    Video Chat Variations

    Video Chat Variations

    Alarm Will Sound

    Manhattan

    Sat, Aug 01, 2020 - Sat, Sep 12, 2020

    Alarm Will Sound—"one of the most vital and original ensembles on the American music scene" (The New York Times)—continues to revitalize music-making during the COVID-19 pandemic with "VIDEO CHAT VARIATIONS," a new series of remote performances that respond to the quirks of video chat platforms. The series will launch in August 2020 with two visionary, multi-faceted artists, both MacArthur "Genius" Award winners: Meredith Monk (8/1), and Tyshawn Sorey (9/12).  This new project comes on the heels ...

    Digital Discovery Festival: Renewal

    Digital Discovery Festival: Renewal

    National Sawdust

    Brooklyn

    Tue, Aug 04, 2020 - Fri, Aug 07, 2020

    In times of trouble, we seek out songs we know which bring us comfort. Great artists harness that impulse of nostalgia and desire for the familiar, then use that energy to subvert expectations with new possibilities. For Week 13, National Sawdust's "Digital Discovery Festival" embraces Renewalas a creative force to reshape music in ways we never considered and bring light to our darkest hours. The magnetic impresario Michael Mwenso, alongside his band The Shakes, specializes in ...

Bound Unbound: Four by Mehrdad Oskouei

36-01 35th Avenue

queens N.Y. 11106

7187776888

Beginning August 5, 2020, Museum of the Moving Image is pleased to present "Bound Unbound: Four by Mehrdad Oskouei," films by the esteemed Iranian documentarian who has spent twelve years exploring the lives of women and children in detention centers near Tehran. The series is anchored by "Sunless Shadows," Oskouei’s ...

MJH Virtual Summer Programming

Edmond J. Safra Plaza

new york N.Y. 10280

6464374202

The Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust continues to provide virtual programming while the Museum remains closed.  Upcoming events include book talks, a film screening, and a multimedia event featuring songs of Holocaust refugees that were recorded in 1948. Trauma Studies, Creativity, And The Second Generation Tuesday, ...

Video Chat Variations

51 Wooster Street

new york N.Y. 10013

Alarm Will Sound—"one of the most vital and original ensembles on the American music scene" (The New York Times)—continues to revitalize music-making during the COVID-19 pandemic with "VIDEO CHAT VARIATIONS," a new series of remote performances that respond to the quirks of video chat platforms. The series will launch in ...