Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include the 2020 Dance Now Festival, free entry to the Wavertree, March to June: At Home with Essential Workers 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.






    March to June: At Home with Essential Workers

    March to June: At Home with Essential Workers

    Bronx Museum of the Arts

    Bronx

    Thu, Jul 23, 2020 - Fri, Oct 23, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected and devastated communities of color throughout the United States. Comprised primarily of Black and Brown communities, the Bronx has the highest rates of coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths in New York’s five boroughs. Many of New York City’s essential workers who keep public transportation moving, shelves stocked, and provide healthcare live in neighborhoods most affected by COVID-19. Alicia Grullón’s new series of photographs, March to June: At Home with Essential Workers, ...

    Wavertree Free Entry

    Wavertree Free Entry

    South Street Seaport Museum

    Manhattan

    Sat, Sep 05, 2020 - Sat, Sep 26, 2020

    South Street Seaport Museum will open the 1885 tall ship Wavertree to the public on September 5, 6, 12, 19 and 26 with timed entry, from 11am-5pm at Pier 16 (Fulton and South Streets). Entry is FREE and includes access to the ship's outdoor areas, including the main deck (via stairs and an angled gangway) and raised rear deck (accessible via ladder-type stairs). seaportmuseum.org/visitwavertreeGuests will visit the open-air portions of the historic traditional sailing ship docked at Pier 16. ...

    Dance Now Festival 2020

    Dance Now Festival 2020

    Dance Now

    Manhattan

    Thu, Sep 10, 2020 - Sat, May 01, 2021

     To celebrate its 25th season, DANCE NOW is presenting a series of online events featuring new and archival digital works by more than 40 innovative dance makers, interviews with artists, artist-to audience celebrations, and much more. The DANCE NOW Story will be told in six monthly chapters starting September 10, 2020 through May 2021. Traditionally held each year immediately after Labor Day, the DANCE NOW Festival is known as the kickoff to the dance season in New York ...

    SEPTEMBER: the Season, the Composers, the Artists, Reflections

    SEPTEMBER: the Season, the Composers, the Artists, Reflections

    Flushing Town Hall

    Queens

    Wed, Sep 09, 2020, 7:00 pm

    On Wednesday, September 9 at 7:00 PM (EST), Flushing Town Hall’s monthly Jazz Jam will celebrate, “SEPTEMBER: the Season, the Composers, the Artists, Reflections,” when musicians can choose to play “September songs,” or the work of a composer, singer or musician with a September birthday.The Jazz Jam is led by Astoria resident Carol Sudhalter along with Flushing Town Hall’s house band, comprised of illustrious musicians Joe Vincent Tranchina, Scott Neumann and Eric Lemon. They will pay tribute ...

    MoMA PS1’s Warm Up 2020

    MoMA PS1’s Warm Up 2020

    MoMA PS1

    Queens

    Sat, Sep 05, 2020, 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    On the Saturday of Labor Day weekend (September 5) from 12 to 8 p.m., MoMA PS1 will present an all-day livestreaming edition of Warm Up that celebrates New York City’s music communities in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. With eight hours of continuous music streamed live from MoMA PS1’s iconic courtyard and framed by stage design created by New York-based artist Cécile McLorin Salvant, Warm Up will feature twelve DJ sets and live performances by ...

March to June: At Home with Essential Workers

1040 Grand Concourse

bronx N.Y. 10456

7186816000

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected and devastated communities of color throughout the United States. Comprised primarily of Black and Brown communities, the Bronx has the highest rates of coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths in New York’s five boroughs. Many of New York City’s essential workers who keep public transportation ...

SEPTEMBER: the Season, the Composers, the Artists, Reflections

137-35 Northern Boulevard

queens N.Y. 11354

7184637700

On Wednesday, September 9 at 7:00 PM (EST), Flushing Town Hall’s monthly Jazz Jam will celebrate, “SEPTEMBER: the Season, the Composers, the Artists, Reflections,” when musicians can choose to play “September songs,” or the work of a composer, singer or musician with a September birthday.The Jazz Jam is led by Astoria resident ...