Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include the 2020 Table of Silence 9/11, Hearts in Isolation, Betye Saar: Call and Response 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.






    2020 Table of Silence Project 9/11

    2020 Table of Silence Project 9/11

    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

    Manhattan

    Fri, Sep 11, 2020, 7:55 am

    Buglisi Dance Theatre and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with Dance/NYC, present a reimagining of the "Table of Silence Project 9/11," an annual free public performance ritual for peace conceived and choreographed in 2011 by Jacqulyn Buglisi, Artistic Director of Buglisi Dance Theatre.Reimagined for our current moment, Ms. Buglisi's collaborators on the 2020 edition include Composer/Music Director Daniel Bernard Roumain, spoken-word poet Marc Bamuthi Joseph, and Buglisi Dance Theatre Co-Founder/Principal Dancer Terese ...

    Betye Saar: Call and Response

    Betye Saar: Call and Response

    Morgan Library & Museum

    Manhattan

    Sat, Sep 12, 2020 - Sun, Jan 31, 2021

    The Morgan Library & Museum proudly announces a solo exhibition of work by the Los Angeles–based artist Betye Saar (b. 1926). Best known for incisive collages and assemblages that confront and reclaim racist images, Saar emerged in the 1960s as part of a wave of artists, many of them African American, who embraced the medium of assemblage. She went on to become one of the most significant artists working in this medium today. Opening at ...

    Can You Save Superman?

    Can You Save Superman?

    Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jun 10, 2020 - Tue, Dec 01, 2020

    Even with massive blood shortages during a global pandemic – the FDA continues discriminatory policies* for donating blood and plasma based on sexual orientation. The challenges facing humanity during COVID-19 are fraught with life-or-death decisions. As gay men, if you could save lives, would you donate your blood and antibody-rich plasma and be an everyday hero? Or would you protest the mechanisms of the law that prevent gay and bisexual men from donating blood, and ...

    Hearts in Isolation

    Hearts in Isolation

    Studio Museum in Harlem

    Manhattan

    Sat, Aug 01, 2020 - Tue, Jun 01, 2021

    "Hearts in Isolation" presents work by fifteen artists in the 2020 cohort of "Expanding the Walls: Making Connections Between Photography, History, and Community." During the eight-month program, participants from New York City–area high schools explore the history and techniques of photography. "Hearts in Isolation" is The Studio Museum in Harlem’s first online exhibition. "Hearts in Isolation" is about yearning and reaching toward a new moment. The camera becomes a tool for journaling in real time; it ...

    Virtual Fall Music Classes

    Virtual Fall Music Classes

    Bloomingdale School of Music

    Manhattan

    Mon, Sep 14, 2020 - Sat, Dec 12, 2020

    Bloomingdale School of Music will offer virtual music classes for the fall semester beginning September 14, 2020. Bloomingdale classes aim to educate students and instill discipline, fun and a passion for self-expression through music through high-quality instruction throughout the year. This fall in particular, Bloomingdale will offer options for early childhood learners, K-12 students, and adults, in addition to opportunities for intergenerational learning and classes where no prior musical experience is necessary. The School also offers ...

2020 Table of Silence Project 9/11

Columbus Avenue

new york N.Y. 10023

2128755000

Buglisi Dance Theatre and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with Dance/NYC, present a reimagining of the "Table of Silence Project 9/11," an annual free public performance ritual for peace conceived and choreographed in 2011 by Jacqulyn Buglisi, Artistic Director of Buglisi Dance Theatre.Reimagined for our current moment, ...

Betye Saar: Call and Response

225 Madison Avenue

new york N.Y. 10016

2126850008

The Morgan Library & Museum proudly announces a solo exhibition of work by the Los Angeles–based artist Betye Saar (b. 1926). Best known for incisive collages and assemblages that confront and reclaim racist images, Saar emerged in the 1960s as part of a wave of artists, many of them African ...

Can You Save Superman?

26 Wooster Street

new york N.Y. 10013

2124312609

Even with massive blood shortages during a global pandemic – the FDA continues discriminatory policies* for donating blood and plasma based on sexual orientation. The challenges facing humanity during COVID-19 are fraught with life-or-death decisions. As gay men, if you could save lives, would you donate your blood and antibody-rich ...

Virtual Fall Music Classes

323 West 108th Street

New York N.Y. 10025

2126636021

Bloomingdale School of Music will offer virtual music classes for the fall semester beginning September 14, 2020. Bloomingdale classes aim to educate students and instill discipline, fun and a passion for self-expression through music through high-quality instruction throughout the year. This fall in particular, Bloomingdale will offer options for early childhood ...