From Lovers Rock (2020), dir. Steve McQueen (image courtesy Amazon Studios)

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include the New York Film Festival 2020, BUnidos Por la Cultura, Sue Coe: It Can Happen Here 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.






    Sue Coe: It Can Happen Here

    Sue Coe: It Can Happen Here

    Galerie St. Etienne

    Manhattan

    Tue, Sep 15, 2020 - Wed, Dec 30, 2020

    For decades, British-American artist Sue Coe has dedicated herself to shedding light on injustice, calling attention to a wide range of political, socioeconomic, animal and environmental cruelties. Since the 2016 presidential election, the self-described artist-activist has relentlessly questioned the Trump administration’s abundant threats to democracy, public health and freedom in the United States. On view beginning Tuesday, September 15 with a dedicated companion website, Sue Coe: It Can Happen Here, features paintings, drawings, lithographs, woodcuts and linocuts ...

    BUnidos Por La Cultura

    BUnidos Por La Cultura

    Ballet Hispanico

    Manhattan

    Tue, Sep 15, 2020 - Thu, Oct 15, 2020

    Join Ballet Hispánico as it celebrates Latinx cultures in a free virtual celebration of culture for Hispanic Heritage Month during its 50th Anniversary with #BUnidos Por La Cultura, a month-long series celebrating the legacy, representation and impact of Latinx arts and culture, kicking off on September 15 with interactive programming from September 21 through October 15, 2020 on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and ballethispanico.org. Each weekday from September 21 to October 15, thousands of viewers will experience this programming: Orgullo Latino Mondays @ 3:00pm EST - Hispanic leaders and influencers will ...

    New York Film Festival 2020

    New York Film Festival 2020

    Film Society of Lincoln Center

    Manhattan

    Thu, Sep 17, 2020 - Sun, Oct 11, 2020

    With public health concerns in mind, the 58th edition of the revered film festival will take place virtually, as well as outside at drive-in screenings in Brooklyn and Queens. This year, the festival’s diverse offerings are split into five redesigned sections: the central “Main Slate” of features, alongside “Currents,” “Spotlight,” “Revivals,” and a slate of conversations with filmmakers. Steve McQueen’s latest film, "Lovers Rock" (2020), is among the most anticipated on the docket. NYFF58 Schedule: Drive-Ins and ...

    Luchita Hurtado: Together Forever

    Luchita Hurtado: Together Forever

    Hauser & Wirth

    Manhattan

    Thu, Sep 10, 2020 - Sat, Oct 31, 2020

    Luchita Hurtado (1920 – 2020) documented the interconnectedness of human beings, nature, and terrestrial life through a diverse body of work and a practice that spanned more than eighty years. It was with great sadness that Hauser & Wirth recently announced the artist’s death at the age of 99. Organized in close collaboration with Hurtado earlier this year, the intimate exhibition, ‘Luchita Hurtado. Together Forever’, will open at Hauser & Wirth New York on 10 ...

    Studio 5 | Great American Ballerinas

    Studio 5 | Great American Ballerinas

    New York City Ballet

    Manhattan

    Wed, Sep 16, 2020 - Wed, Sep 30, 2020

    Tiler Peck with Stephanie Saland is on demand through Tue Sep 22. Watch New York City Ballet (NYCB) principal dancer Tiler Peck as she rehearses the “green” solo from Jerome Robbins’s 1969 classic piano ballet "Dances at a Gathering" while being coached by former NYCB principal dancer Stephanie Saland in City Center’s five-part Studio 5 | Great American Ballerinas series. Find out what stories and advice Saland will share from her own experience of working extensively with Robbins ...

Sue Coe: It Can Happen Here

24 West 57th Street

new york N.Y. 10019

(212) 245-6734

For decades, British-American artist Sue Coe has dedicated herself to shedding light on injustice, calling attention to a wide range of political, socioeconomic, animal and environmental cruelties. Since the 2016 presidential election, the self-described artist-activist has relentlessly questioned the Trump administration’s abundant threats to democracy, public health and freedom in ...

BUnidos Por La Cultura

167 West 89th Street

new york NY 10024

2123626710

Join Ballet Hispánico as it celebrates Latinx cultures in a free virtual celebration of culture for Hispanic Heritage Month during its 50th Anniversary with #BUnidos Por La Cultura, a month-long series celebrating the legacy, representation and impact of Latinx arts and culture, kicking off on September 15 with interactive programming from September 21 through October 15, ...

New York Film Festival 2020

West 65th Street

New York N.Y. 10023

2128755600

With public health concerns in mind, the 58th edition of the revered film festival will take place virtually, as well as outside at drive-in screenings in Brooklyn and Queens. This year, the festival’s diverse offerings are split into five redesigned sections: the central “Main Slate” of features, alongside “Currents,” “Spotlight,” ...

Studio 5 | Great American Ballerinas

Lincoln Center Plaza

new york N.Y. 10023

2128705570

Tiler Peck with Stephanie Saland is on demand through Tue Sep 22. Watch New York City Ballet (NYCB) principal dancer Tiler Peck as she rehearses the “green” solo from Jerome Robbins’s 1969 classic piano ballet "Dances at a Gathering" while being coached by former NYCB principal dancer Stephanie Saland in City Center’s ...