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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Bruce Davidson: In Conversation, Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine, The 39th Battery Dance Festival 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.




    Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine

    Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine

    New-York Historical Society

    Manhattan

    Fri, Aug 14, 2020 - Mon, Nov 30, 2020

    The New-York Historical Society, the city’s oldest museum, is pleased to announce that it plans to reopen in stages starting August 14, 2020, pending approval from local and state officials. The Museum will first open a special free outdoor exhibition, "Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine," which documents the experiences of New Yorkers across the five boroughs during the height of the pandemic.Then on September 11, 2020, the Museum will reopen indoors, with safety protocols ...

    The 39th Annual Battery Dance Festival

    The 39th Annual Battery Dance Festival

    Battery Dance Company

    Manhattan

    Fri, Aug 14, 2020 - Sat, Aug 22, 2020

    The Battery Dance Festival brings together 52 filmed performances including 28 premieres from 19 countries. Themed evenings include World and U.S. film Premieres from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Japan and North America.  The centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which recognized the woman's right to vote, serves as a focus for a program by women choreographers.  Works that focus on Black voices in dance, the resiliency of New York City and the Festival ...

    Ces noms que nous portons

    Ces noms que nous portons

    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

    Manhattan

    “Ces noms que nous portons” is a world premiere solo choreographed by Kyle Abraham for NYCB Principal Dancer Taylor Stanley. The film was shot on June 30 on the Josie Robertson Plaza, lit in celebration of Pride. Kyle and Taylor have written the following statement about their collaboration on "Ces noms que nous portions," and encourage viewers to learn more about Black Lives Matter, the LGBTQ Freedom Fund, and The Okra Project.Please find the link ...

    Bruce Davidson: In Conversation

    Bruce Davidson: In Conversation

    Howard Greenberg Gallery

    Manhattan

    After the financial crisis of the 1970's decimated New York City's public programs and infrastructure, the subway in particular was arguably at its nadir in terms of maintenance, upkeep, and crime as the decade came to a close. It was precisely at this moment, however, that Bruce Davidson began photographing it in a sustained and systematic way. The subway he traversed then, from the Bronx down to Coney Island and Rockaway Beach, seems a distant ...

    Poster House Reopening

    Poster House Reopening

    Poster House

    Manhattan

    Thu, Aug 20, 2020, 12:00 pm

    Poster House is planning its reopening and have earmarked August 20 as their reopening date and will be making the first week of access Members-only. Poster House will be reopening with new, reduced hours, from 11am–7pm, Thursday–Sunday, with 11am–12pm reserved for visitors in higher-risk groups. Please see their new online ticketing platform for admissions. The staff has also been trained on PPE usage and state health guidelines, and is ready to welcome you back to ...

Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine

170 Central Park West

new york N.Y. 10024

2128733400

The New-York Historical Society, the city’s oldest museum, is pleased to announce that it plans to reopen in stages starting August 14, 2020, pending approval from local and state officials. The Museum will first open a special free outdoor exhibition, "Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine," which documents the experiences ...

The 39th Annual Battery Dance Festival

380 Broadway

New York N.Y. 10013

2122193910

The Battery Dance Festival brings together 52 filmed performances including 28 premieres from 19 countries. Themed evenings include World and U.S. film Premieres from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Japan and North America.  The centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which recognized the woman's right to vote, serves as ...

Ces noms que nous portons

Columbus Avenue

new york N.Y. 10023

2128755000

“Ces noms que nous portons” is a world premiere solo choreographed by Kyle Abraham for NYCB Principal Dancer Taylor Stanley. The film was shot on June 30 on the Josie Robertson Plaza, lit in celebration of Pride. Kyle and Taylor have written the following statement about their collaboration on "Ces ...

Bruce Davidson: In Conversation

41 East 57th Street

new york N.Y. 10022

2123340010

After the financial crisis of the 1970's decimated New York City's public programs and infrastructure, the subway in particular was arguably at its nadir in terms of maintenance, upkeep, and crime as the decade came to a close. It was precisely at this moment, however, that Bruce Davidson began photographing ...