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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Off the Record, Restart Stages, MMDG’s 40th Anniversary Digital Season 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.






    Restart Stages

    Restart Stages

    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

    Manhattan

    Wed, Apr 07, 2021, 10:00 am

    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced "Restart Stages," a sweeping initiative that will create 10 outdoor performance and rehearsal spaces—an outdoor performing arts center—as well as other outdoor civic venues to help kickstart the performing arts sector and contribute to the revival of New York City. As one of New York City’s leading arts institutions and an anchor of its cultural and public life, Lincoln Center is embarking on this effort as a symbol ...

    Claes & Coosje: A Duet

    Claes & Coosje: A Duet

    Pace Gallery 540

    Manhattan

    Fri, Mar 26, 2021 - Sun, May 09, 2021

    Pace Gallery is honored to present an exhibition celebrating the collaborative spirit that animated Claes Oldenburg and the late Coosje van Bruggen’s artistic achievements and romantic partnership. Over the course of three decades, Oldenburg and van Bruggen created some of the most famous landmarks in urban and civic spaces around the world. Bringing together a selection of seminal works in sculpture spanning the full arc of their shared history—from early collaborations in the 1980s to ...

    Caramoor Spring Programming

    Caramoor Spring Programming

    Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

    Westchester

    Sun, Mar 21, 2021 - Sun, May 23, 2021

    Continuing its commitment to presenting music in a wide range of genres, Caramoor is proud to announce a full slate of virtual programs this spring. Highlights include original Roomful of Teeth member Dashon Burton showing off his versatility with a program ranging from Schumann to spirituals; the Thalea String Quartet performing works by Daniel Bernard Roumain, Jessie Montgomery, Tanya Tagaq, and a world premiere Caramoor commission from Paola Prestini; R&B star Son Little; and jazz diva Catherine Russell. Other programs in the series of livestreams from the Music Room that the New York ...

    Off the Record

    Off the Record

    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

    Manhattan

    Fri, Apr 02, 2021 - Mon, Sep 27, 2021

    From April 2 through September 27, 2021, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents "Off the Record," a group exhibition featuring prints, photographs, and paintings that challenge the authority of mainstream documentation and question its role in constructing history. The 13 artists include Sadie Barnette, Sarah Charlesworth, Sara Cwynar, Leslie Hewitt, Glenn Ligon, Carlos Motta, Lisa Oppenheim, Adrian Piper, Lorna Simpson, Sable E. Smith, Hank Willis Thomas, and Carrie Mae Weems, whose works have been assembled ...

    Mark Morris 40th Anniversary Digital Season

    Mark Morris 40th Anniversary Digital Season

    Mark Morris Dance Group

    Manhattan

    Tue, Mar 30, 2021 - Fri, May 07, 2021

    Mark Morris Dance Group is celebrating their 40-year milestone with their very first Digital Season through May 2021. Explore livestreamed and on-demand events, including new works by Mark Morris. Mark your calendars: "Live from Brooklyn" moves to early May and the third installment of Mark Morris's video dances series moves up to March 30. "Dance On! An Evening with the Mark Morris Dance Group, Part 3" This online event will feature new video dances that Mark Morris has created ...

Restart Stages

Columbus Avenue

new york N.Y. 10023

2128755000

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced "Restart Stages," a sweeping initiative that will create 10 outdoor performance and rehearsal spaces—an outdoor performing arts center—as well as other outdoor civic venues to help kickstart the performing arts sector and contribute to the revival of New York City. As one of ...

Claes & Coosje: A Duet

540 West 25th Street

new york N.Y. 10001

212.255.4044

Pace Gallery is honored to present an exhibition celebrating the collaborative spirit that animated Claes Oldenburg and the late Coosje van Bruggen’s artistic achievements and romantic partnership. Over the course of three decades, Oldenburg and van Bruggen created some of the most famous landmarks in urban and civic spaces around ...

Off the Record

1071 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10128

2124233500

From April 2 through September 27, 2021, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents "Off the Record," a group exhibition featuring prints, photographs, and paintings that challenge the authority of mainstream documentation and question its role in constructing history. The 13 artists include Sadie Barnette, Sarah Charlesworth, Sara Cwynar, Leslie Hewitt, ...

Mark Morris 40th Anniversary Digital Season

Three Lafayette Avenue

Brooklyn N.Y. 11217

7186248400

Mark Morris Dance Group is celebrating their 40-year milestone with their very first Digital Season through May 2021. Explore livestreamed and on-demand events, including new works by Mark Morris. Mark your calendars: "Live from Brooklyn" moves to early May and the third installment of Mark Morris's video dances series moves up to ...