64755_ghenieInteresting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Kronos Quartet, the Five Boroughs Music Festival, Adrian Ghenie, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

    Adrian Ghenie: Recent Paintings

    Pace Gallery 510

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jan 19, 2017 - Sat, Feb 18, 2017

    Adrian Ghenie is widely recognized as one of the leading artists of his generation for his oil paintings that blur the lines between figuration and abstraction.

    Kronos Quartet

    Carnegie Hall

    Manhattan

    Sat, Feb 11, 2017, 7:30 pm

    Listen to the Kronos Quartet's bouquet of Fifty for the Future works, plus some additional blooms. A major highlight is Rhiannon Giddens's newest piece. The show will also include performances by singer/composer Tanya Tagaq, Malian musician Fodé Lassana Diabaté, Mark Applebaum, Garth Knox, Kala Ramnath, and Nicole Lizée.

    Coyote’s Dance

    Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts

    Brooklyn

    Sat, Feb 11, 2017, 2:00 pm

    Coyote’s Dance envelops the culture and story of Coyote, whose exploits are recounted among many North American Indian Nations. Audiences follow Coyote as he humorously tries to turn himself blue with the help of a songbird, outwit a sly and handsome Fox for his eagle feathered-robe, and dances with the mesmerizing stars in the universe.

    The SteelDrivers

    Schimmel Center

    Manhattan

    Fri, Feb 10, 2017, 7:30 pm

    See this bluegrass group perform songs from their 2016 album, The Muscle Shoals Recordings, continuing its rich musical progression of soul, blues, bluegrass, R&B, country, and rock 'n' roll. The group is comprised of banjo player Richard Bailey, bassist Mike Fleming, guitarist and lead vocalist Gary Nichols, fiddler Tammy Rogers, and guitarist Brent Truitt.

    Five Boroughs Music Festival

    Baryshnikov Arts Center

    Manhattan

    Sat, Feb 11, 2017, 8:00 pm

    The Baryshnikov Arts Center, will feature twenty brand new works from twenty different composers in Five Borough Songbook, Volume II, commissioned by the Five Boroughs Music Festival, 5BMF, in honor of its tenth anniversary season.

Kronos Quartet

881 Seventh Avenue

New York N.Y. 10019

2122477800

Listen to the Kronos Quartet's bouquet of Fifty for the Future works, plus some additional blooms. A major highlight is Rhiannon Giddens's newest piece. The show will also include performances by singer/composer Tanya Tagaq, Malian musician Fodé Lassana Diabaté, Mark Applebaum, Garth Knox, Kala Ramnath, and Nicole Lizée.

The SteelDrivers

3 Spruce Street

new york N.Y. 10038

2123461715

See this bluegrass group perform songs from their 2016 album, The Muscle Shoals Recordings, continuing its rich musical progression of soul, blues, bluegrass, R&B, country, and rock 'n' roll. The group is comprised of banjo player Richard Bailey, bassist Mike Fleming, guitarist and lead vocalist Gary Nichols, fiddler Tammy Rogers, ...

Five Boroughs Music Festival

450 West 37th Street

new york N.Y. 10018

6467313200

The Baryshnikov Arts Center, will feature twenty brand new works from twenty different composers in Five Borough Songbook, Volume II, commissioned by the Five Boroughs Music Festival, 5BMF, in honor of its tenth anniversary season.

Adrian Ghenie: Recent Paintings

510 West 25th Street

new york N.Y. 10001

212.255.4044

Adrian Ghenie is widely recognized as one of the leading artists of his generation for his oil paintings that blur the lines between figuration and abstraction.