Image courtesy of David Zwirner Gallery.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include 20/20, 44th Village Halloween Costume Ball, The Threepenny Opera 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.






    The Threepenny Opera

    The Threepenny Opera

    City Lyric Opera

    Thu, Oct 29, 2020 - Sun, Nov 15, 2020

    One of New York City’s most innovative opera companies, City Lyric Opera (CLO), begins its fifth season with a never before seen live experience of power, technology, and storytelling. From October 29-November 15, 2020, CLO presents Weill and Brecht’s musical comedy "The Threepenny Opera" in a virtual, fully produced show. Despite the hurdles of the COVID-19 pandemic, CLO sates audiences’ hunger for meaningful art with this groundbreaking online adaptation of one of the famous shows in the ...

    20/20

    20/20

    David Zwirner Art Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Oct 29, 2020 - Sat, Dec 19, 2020

    David Zwirner presents an exhibition of new work by artists from the gallery’s program. The world has never faced such uncertainty: everything from our understanding of public health and racial injustice to our geopolitical order and our social and environmental responsibilities is being challenged and rethought. 2020 may go down as the watershed year when the deck was reshuffled; and while we don’t know the future, our minds are busy speculating, anxiously rethinking and looking ...

    44th VILLAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL VIRTUAL

    44th VILLAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL VIRTUAL

    Theater for the New City

    Manhattan

    Sat, Oct 31, 2020, 2:00 pm - 11:59 pm

    Theater for the New City's Village Halloween Costume Ball, a revered Village tradition that frequently welcomes over 1,200 revelers, will be presented virtually this year with most of its key traditions preserved.  Notable artists including Everett Quinton, F. Murray Abraham, Austin Pendleton, Phoebe Legere and Penny Arcade will appear along with over 100 other performers. A wide variety of multi-arts events is promised, including cabaret shows, music for dancing, radio plays, kids' attractions, an art ...

    The Four Quartets Experience

    The Four Quartets Experience

    The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

    Westchester

    Sat, Oct 31, 2020 - Sun, Nov 01, 2020

    The Fisher Center at Bard continues its 2020-2021 season of virtual and interactive works with "The Four Quartets Experience," revisiting the acclaimed performance "Four Quartets" from Pam Tanowitz, the Fisher Center’s first and current Choreographer in Residence. In this work—commissioned by Live Arts Bard for Bard SummerScape 2018—Tanowitz joined with composer Kaija Saariaho and artist Brice Marden to reimagine T. S. Eliot’s poem of the same name, a haunting and mysterious meditation on time. Deemed by the New York Times “the greatest creation of dance theater so ...

    ETEL ADNAN: Seasons

    ETEL ADNAN: Seasons

    Galerie Lelong & Co.

    Manhattan

    Thu, Oct 29, 2020 - Thu, Dec 17, 2020

    Galerie Lelong & Co., New York, presents "Seasons," the second solo exhibition of works by Etel Adnan. The exhibition will show recent works by the artist, including wool tapestries, leporellos, and paintings. Known for her distinctive abstract landscapes conveyed in a harmonious palette, Adnan’s portrayal of forms, shapes, and gestures are explored in multiple mediums. A brilliant colorist, Adnan conceives her works as visual poems, each color carefully chosen in writing a language of her ...

The Four Quartets Experience

Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Manor Ave

new york NY 12504

845-758-7914

The Fisher Center at Bard continues its 2020-2021 season of virtual and interactive works with "The Four Quartets Experience," revisiting the acclaimed performance "Four Quartets" from Pam Tanowitz, the Fisher Center’s first and current Choreographer in Residence. In this work—commissioned by Live Arts Bard for Bard SummerScape 2018—Tanowitz joined with composer Kaija Saariaho and artist Brice Marden to ...

ETEL ADNAN: Seasons

528 W. 26th St.

new york NY 10001

2123150470

Galerie Lelong & Co., New York, presents "Seasons," the second solo exhibition of works by Etel Adnan. The exhibition will show recent works by the artist, including wool tapestries, leporellos, and paintings. Known for her distinctive abstract landscapes conveyed in a harmonious palette, Adnan’s portrayal of forms, shapes, and gestures ...