Left to Right: Gabrielle Willis and Natasha Diamond Walker in “Demolition Angels,” photo by Slobodan Randjelovic.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include “Herstory of the Universe@Govenors Island,” “Envisioning 2001: Stanley Kubrick’s Space Odyssey,” the Gagosian Gallery’s exhibition of “Not Far From Home; Still Far Away,” 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 Fever

    The Fever

    Minetta Lane Theater

    Manhattan

    Fri, Oct 08, 2021 - Sun, Oct 24, 2021

    Audible Inc. recently announced the first production to reopen Audible Theater’s live stage at the Minetta Lane Theatre. "The Fever," written by three-time Obie Award winner Wallace Shawn, directed by two-time Obie Award winner Scott Elliott, and starring three-time Emmy Award nominee Lili Taylor, will play 18 performances only from Friday, October 8 – Sunday, October 24 at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Audible’s home for live entertainment in New York. Co-produced with The New Group, this production will mark 30 years since ...

    Herstory of the Universe@Governors Island

    Herstory of the Universe@Governors Island

    Governors Island

    Manhattan

    Sat, Oct 09, 2021 - Sat, Oct 16, 2021

    The Trust for Governors Island recently announced the world premiere of "Herstory of the Universe@Governors Island" by Richard Move and "MoveOpolis!" Taking place on Saturday, October 9, and Saturday, October 16, 2021, and consisting of a series of six site-specific dance performances, "Herstory of the Universe" will lead visitors on a journey across the iconic public space—from the ancient trees of Nolan Park to the secluded lawns of Hammock Grove and the dramatic topography of the ...

    Live from Columbia: Simone Dinnerstein

    Live from Columbia: Simone Dinnerstein

    Columbia University–Miller Theatre

    Manhattan

    Tue, Oct 12, 2021, 7:00 pm

    Composer Richard Danielpour listened repeatedly to pianist Simone Dinnerstein’s recording of Bach’s "Goldberg Variations" over the pandemic in search of solace and peace. During that time he became inspired to write a new work for solo piano dedicated to the many individuals affected by this dark period. Dinnerstein performs this piece in the rare setting of one of Columbia’s most iconic reading rooms in Butler Library. The virtual concert series "Live from Columbia" invites you to ...

    Not Far From Home; Still Far Away

    Not Far From Home; Still Far Away

    Gagosian Gallery

    Manhattan

    Fri, Sep 17, 2021 - Sun, Oct 03, 2021

    Gagosian is pleased to present "NOT FAR FROM HOME; STILL FAR AWAY," an exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by Nathaniel Mary Quinn. This is his first exhibition with the gallery in New York. In striking composite portraits rendered in charcoal, gouache, oil paint, oil stick, and pastel, Quinn probes the relationship between perception and memory. Bringing together visual fragments from a variety of sources—including online media, fashion magazines, comic books, and family snapshots—he ...

    Envisioning 2001: Stanley Kubrick’s Space Odyssey

    Envisioning 2001: Stanley Kubrick’s Space Odyssey

    Museum of the Moving Image

    Queens

    Fri, Apr 30, 2021 - Sun, Oct 17, 2021

    The major exhibition: "Envisioning 2001: Stanley Kubrick’s Space Odyssey," which explores the making of the visionary 1968 sci-fi masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey, will be extended for three additional weekends, closing on Sunday, October 17, it was announced today by Museum of the Moving Image. In addition, the accompanying Complete Kubrick film retrospective will be also extended, culminating with the films "A Clockwork Orange," which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year; the 2020 documentary "Kubrick ...

Herstory of the Universe@Governors Island

New York

New York N.Y. 10004

2124402202

The Trust for Governors Island recently announced the world premiere of "Herstory of the Universe@Governors Island" by Richard Move and "MoveOpolis!" Taking place on Saturday, October 9, and Saturday, October 16, 2021, and consisting of a series of six site-specific dance performances, "Herstory of the Universe" will lead visitors on a ...

Not Far From Home; Still Far Away

980 Madison Avenue

new york N.Y. 10075

(212) 744-2313

Gagosian is pleased to present "NOT FAR FROM HOME; STILL FAR AWAY," an exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by Nathaniel Mary Quinn. This is his first exhibition with the gallery in New York. In striking composite portraits rendered in charcoal, gouache, oil paint, oil stick, and pastel, Quinn ...

Envisioning 2001: Stanley Kubrick’s Space Odyssey

36-01 35th Avenue

queens N.Y. 11106

7187776888

The major exhibition: "Envisioning 2001: Stanley Kubrick’s Space Odyssey," which explores the making of the visionary 1968 sci-fi masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey, will be extended for three additional weekends, closing on Sunday, October 17, it was announced today by Museum of the Moving Image. In addition, the accompanying Complete Kubrick ...