Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include New York Responds, Diary of a Tap Dancer, TIME AND OTHER TRAVEL 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.






    New York Responds

    New York Responds

    Museum of the City of New York

    Manhattan

    Sat, Aug 01, 2020 - Mon, Nov 30, 2020

    On August 1, MCNY unveiled its new outdoor exhibition, "New York Responds," incorporating photographs that document this singular moment in New York City history. On view on the terrace and balustrade, the first phase of this outdoor installation features a selection from the 15,000+ images submitted to the Museum’s open calls -- #CovidStoriesNYC and #ActivistNY. The outdoor presentation offers a starting point for a new exhibition that will open at the Museum later this year ...

    TIME AND OTHER TRAVEL

    TIME AND OTHER TRAVEL

    92nd Street Y

    Manhattan

    Tue, Jul 21, 2020 - Thu, Aug 27, 2020

    Millions of viewers have experienced 92Y’s classical online concerts since Garrick Ohlsson inaugurated the series in mid-March. Now, 92Y is proud to announce its Summer Season of classical concerts streaming twelve enticing and adventurous programs.The summer season boasts eight live streams from the artists' own spaces, followed by four premiere broadcasts of previously recorded concerts. With a few exceptions (noted below), all concerts will air on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm, Eastern time. ...

    Little New-Yorkers @ Home

    Little New-Yorkers @ Home

    DiMenna Children’s History Museum

    Manhattan

    Tue, Jul 28, 2020 - Fri, Sep 04, 2020

    Join via Zoom every Tuesday and Friday for story time and crafts! Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly dances and songs, a story book reading, and a craft to do at home. This week, read Frankie's Favorite Foods, written and illustrated by Kelsey Garrity-Riley. Meet Frankie who has too many favorite foods!  He can't just choose one for the school play. Find out how Frankie manages to use his love for ...

    Ayodele Casel’s Diary of a Tap Dancer V.6: Us

    Ayodele Casel’s Diary of a Tap Dancer V.6: Us

    New York City Center

    Manhattan

    Tue, Jul 14, 2020 - Tue, Aug 25, 2020

    Beginning Tuesday, July 14, City Center presents a newly commissioned weekly performance series conceived and curated by Bronx-born tap dancer Ayodele Casel, one of the “Biggest Breakout Stars of 2019” (The New York Times), alongside Torya Beard, called "Ayodele Casel’s Diary of a Tap Dancer V.6: Us."For this series, Casel has curated a group of nine artists who will present seven different video performances—solos and duos created and performed by a multigenerational and multicultural group. The series is a continuation of her Diary of a Tap Dancer project ...

    Lafayette Gilchrist & David Murray Concerts

    Lafayette Gilchrist & David Murray Concerts

    Village Vanguard

    Manhattan

    Fri, Aug 07, 2020 - Sat, Aug 29, 2020

    Acclaimed pianist and composer Lafayette Gilchrist and legendary saxophonist David Murray will appear in duo concerts livestreamed from clubs in Baltimore and NYC.• Friday, August 7 at 7 p.m. EDT presented by An Die Musik in Baltimore. Access to streaming link $7. For information visit https://www.instantseats.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.event&eventID=546C69D9-0BE4-D303-41303E228C420536.• Friday and Saturday, August 28–29 at 9 p.m. EDT presented by The Village Vanguard in New York City. Access is $10, available the week of the show via https://villagevanguard.com/.Lafayette ...

New York Responds

1220 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10029

2125341672

On August 1, MCNY unveiled its new outdoor exhibition, "New York Responds," incorporating photographs that document this singular moment in New York City history. On view on the terrace and balustrade, the first phase of this outdoor installation features a selection from the 15,000+ images submitted to the Museum’s open ...

Ayodele Casel’s Diary of a Tap Dancer V.6: Us

131 West 55th Street

new york N.Y. 10019

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Beginning Tuesday, July 14, City Center presents a newly commissioned weekly performance series conceived and curated by Bronx-born tap dancer Ayodele Casel, one of the “Biggest Breakout Stars of 2019” (The New York Times), alongside Torya Beard, called "Ayodele Casel’s Diary of a Tap Dancer V.6: Us."For this series, Casel has curated a group of nine artists who will present seven different video ...