Veronica Fernandez, Between This and Myself (You Never See Me), 2020, oil on canvas, 48 x 60 in.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Lorraine O’Grady: Both/And, Theater in Quarantine Spring Season 2021, De Lo Mío 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.






    Lorraine O’Grady: Both/And

    Lorraine O’Grady: Both/And

    Brooklyn Museum

    Brooklyn

    Fri, Mar 05, 2021 - Sun, Jul 18, 2021

    "Lorraine O’Grady: Both/And" is the first retrospective of one of the most significant contemporary figures working in performance, conceptual, and feminist art. Lorraine O’Grady replaces either/or ways of thinking with the endless loop of “both/and,” challenging the fixed positions of self and other, here and there, now and then, all while reflecting on the poignancy of lives lived within dualistic frameworks. The artist addresses her own experience as a person marked by racial hybridity―her family histories ...

    Theater in Quarantine Spring Season 2021

    Theater in Quarantine Spring Season 2021

    Theater in Quarantine

    Manhattan

    Fri, Mar 05, 2021 - Thu, May 20, 2021

    Theater in Quarantine, a pandemic performance laboratory from writer, director, and performer Joshua William Gelb and choreographer Katie Rose McLaughlin, announces a new series of live-streamed performances that push the boundaries of live performance inside the digital space. Running March 5–May 20, the season features new work by playwrights Liza Birkenmeier and Julia Izumi as well as a new adaptation of Tristan Tzara’s The Gas Heart that marks the centennial of the Dada masterpiece. Theater in Quarantine’s Spring 2021 season also includes new and continued ...

    De Lo Mío

    De Lo Mío

    Jenkins Johnson Gallery

    Brooklyn

    Sat, Feb 13, 2021 - Sat, Mar 27, 2021

    Jenkins Johnson Projects, New York, is pleased to present "De Lo Mío." A group exhibition curated by artist Tiffany Alfonseca, with an accompanying essay by curator and writer César García-Alvarez, features works by Bianca Nemelc, Joiri Minaya, Monica Hernandez, Uzumaki Cepeda, and Veronica Fernandez. "De Lo Mío" brings together a focused selection of works by an emerging group of women artists with varying relationships to their Dominican heritage. Originating from Alfonseca’s ongoing interest in her generation’s ...

    NY PopsUp Launch

    NY PopsUp Launch

    NY PopsUp

    Manhattan

    Sat, Feb 20, 2021 - Mon, Sep 06, 2021

    NY PopsUp is an expansive festival consisting of hundreds of pop-up performances that will regularly permeate the daily lives of New Yorkers. It is intended to revitalize the spirit and emotional well-being of New York citizens through the energy of live performance. The programming for NY PopsUp will be led by the interdisciplinary artist Zack Winokur, in partnership with a hand-selected council of artistic advisors who represent the diversity of New York’s dynamic performing arts ...

    City/Game: Basketball in New York

    City/Game: Basketball in New York

    Museum of the City of New York

    Manhattan

    Fri, Feb 26, 2021 - Sun, May 23, 2021

    Basketball in New York is a saga set in schoolyards, street corners, gymnasiums, and packed arenas, where a shared sports culture cuts across race, ethnicity, class, and language. "City/Game: Basketball in New York" captures the excitement and evolution of this quintessentially urban game and the energy of the diverse New Yorkers who play it and love it. Relive historic highs and lows, and revisit legendary players like Knicks legend Walt “Clyde” Frazier, Hall of Famer ...

De Lo Mío

521 West 26th Street

New York N.Y. 10001

2126290707

Jenkins Johnson Projects, New York, is pleased to present "De Lo Mío." A group exhibition curated by artist Tiffany Alfonseca, with an accompanying essay by curator and writer César García-Alvarez, features works by Bianca Nemelc, Joiri Minaya, Monica Hernandez, Uzumaki Cepeda, and Veronica Fernandez. "De Lo Mío" brings together a focused ...

City/Game: Basketball in New York

1220 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10029

2125341672

Basketball in New York is a saga set in schoolyards, street corners, gymnasiums, and packed arenas, where a shared sports culture cuts across race, ethnicity, class, and language. "City/Game: Basketball in New York" captures the excitement and evolution of this quintessentially urban game and the energy of the diverse New ...