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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Weeping Willows, Liquid Tongues, Women to the Fore, Asia Society’s Triennial 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.






    Asia Society Triennial: We Do Not Dream Alone

    Asia Society Triennial: We Do Not Dream Alone

    Asia Society and Museum

    Manhattan

    Tue, Oct 27, 2020 - Sun, Jun 27, 2021

    The inaugural Asia Society Triennial, a festival of art, ideas, and innovation, is slated to run October 27, 2020 through June 27, 2021. This first edition of the Asia Society Triennial, titled "We Do Not Dream Alone," is composed of a multi-venue exhibition, interdisciplinary panels, forums, and performances. The Asia Society Triennial takes place at venues throughout New York City, including Asia Society, David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, the Park Avenue Malls at East 70th ...

    Women to the Fore

    Women to the Fore

    Hudson River Museum

    Westchester

    Fri, Sep 18, 2020 - Sun, Jan 03, 2021

    True to its title, "Women to the Fore" gives voice and space to more than forty female-identifying artists, spanning one hundred and fifty years. This exhibition—drawn from the Hudson River Museum’s permanent collection as well as loans from regional artists, galleries, and collectors—focuses on the rich diversity and range of expression in a group of artists working in paintings and drawings, prints and photographs, collage, and sculpture. While some artists are internationally recognized, a strong ...

    Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Virtual Film Festival 2020

    Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Virtual Film Festival 2020

    Manhattan

    Sat, Oct 24, 2020 - Tue, Nov 17, 2020

    The Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series — the first Academy Qualifying Film Festival devoted to women filmmakers — will present an exciting three-week season of films dedicated to love and activism. Starting with the official virtual kick-off on Saturday, October 24th and ending on through November 17, 2020, film lovers will enjoy live lecture series talks, workshops and a fun closing night Filmmakers Awards celebration featuring DJ Thelma Ramsey! "COVID-19 shouldn't take away ...

    Weeping Willows, Liquid Tongues

    Weeping Willows, Liquid Tongues

    Sean Kelly Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Nov 05, 2020 - Sat, Dec 19, 2020

    This is Shahzia Sikander’s first exhibition in New York City in nine years. "Weeping Willows, Liquid Tongues" is an expansive, in-depth look into Sikander’s recent work, featuring the artist’s dynamic large-and-intimately-scaled drawings, a captivating new single channel video-animation, luminous, intricate mosaics and her first ever free-standing sculpture. Shahzia Sikander takes classical Indo-Persian miniature painting as the point of departure for her work. From premodern beginnings to contemporary influences, it is precisely this historical continuum and its continuous ...

    Broadway Close Up 2020

    Broadway Close Up 2020

    Kaufman Music Center

    Manhattan

    Mon, Oct 26, 2020 - Mon, Dec 07, 2020

    Kaufman Music Center’s "Broadway Close Up" series moves online this fall with three intimate lecture-concerts exploring the lives, careers and music of three of musical theater’s most fascinating figures: Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960), Dorothy Fields (1904-1974) and Stephen Schwartz (b. 1948). Their stories bring to life the rich history of the American musical and its evolution from comedy revues to sophisticated, fully-realized musical plays. Hosted by Theater@Kaufman Director Sean Hartley and filmed in Merkin Hall, these one-hour performances pair lively and informative lectures with performances ...

Asia Society Triennial: We Do Not Dream Alone

725 Park Avenue

New York N.Y. 10021

2122886400

The inaugural Asia Society Triennial, a festival of art, ideas, and innovation, is slated to run October 27, 2020 through June 27, 2021. This first edition of the Asia Society Triennial, titled "We Do Not Dream Alone," is composed of a multi-venue exhibition, interdisciplinary panels, forums, and performances. The Asia Society ...

Weeping Willows, Liquid Tongues

475 Tenth Avenue

new york N.Y.

212.239.1181

This is Shahzia Sikander’s first exhibition in New York City in nine years. "Weeping Willows, Liquid Tongues" is an expansive, in-depth look into Sikander’s recent work, featuring the artist’s dynamic large-and-intimately-scaled drawings, a captivating new single channel video-animation, luminous, intricate mosaics and her first ever free-standing sculpture. Shahzia Sikander takes classical Indo-Persian ...

Broadway Close Up 2020

129 West 67th Street

new york N.Y. 10023

2125013300

Kaufman Music Center’s "Broadway Close Up" series moves online this fall with three intimate lecture-concerts exploring the lives, careers and music of three of musical theater’s most fascinating figures: Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960), Dorothy Fields (1904-1974) and Stephen Schwartz (b. 1948). Their stories bring to life the rich history of the American musical and its evolution from ...