Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Cartier-Bresson, Wall to Wall, Mystic and Glamorous, 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.

    Siong Leng Musical Association: Soul Journey

    Asia Society and Museum

    Manhattan

    Wed, Apr 26, 2017, 8:00 pm

    "Soul Journey" is a performance bringing new life to the traditional Nanyin form. This "music from the south” is an ancient style of Chinese music characterized by slow, gentle and melodic sounds. Singapore’s Siong Leng Musical Association merges traditional Nanyin and its Zen influences with other elements such as vocals, the bongo cajon, Indian tabla, masked dance, and more. The performance blends the traditional and the new, drawing on Nanyin's origins along the Tang-era maritime ...

    FUSE Project: Wall to Wall Steve Reich

    Symphony Space

    Manhattan

    Sun, Apr 30, 2017, 3:00 pm

    Symphony Space’s FUSE Project returns this year, opening with its signature event, "Wall to Wall Steve Reich." Free and open to the public, this show features eight hours of the minimalist pioneer’s music. The show will also highlight "Alarm Will Sound," "American Composers Orchestra," pianist Vicky Chow, electric guitar foursome "Dither Quartet," the "Keigwin + Company" contemporary dance troupe, "Mivos Quartet," and guitarist Mark Stewart.

    Mystic and Glamorous

    Flushing Town Hall

    Queens

    Sat, Apr 22, 2017 - Wed, May 03, 2017

    Flushing Town Hall and the Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation present the artwork of three contemporary Korean artists who have inherited and developed the spirit and traditional techniques of Goryeo Buddhist paintings. The works by Joy Rock, Chang Ho Kang, and Seoung Jo Hyun illuminate the renaissance in Korean fine arts during the Goryeo Dynasty. The new exhibition, "Mystic and Glamorous," will feature a lecture and demonstration displaying mastery of this traditional technique.

    From the Horse’s Mouth

    Theater at the 14th Street Y

    Manhattan

    Thu, Apr 27, 2017 - Sun, Apr 30, 2017

    In celebration of the history and scope of Indian dance in America, "From the Horse’s Mouth" will dedicate its next theater and dance performance event to this storied art form. Live music will be included in this colorful tribute, curated by Rajika Puri, doyenne of Indian Dance in NYC. Over 25 dancers, musicians, historians and choreographers of Indian dance will participate, ranging from pioneers to the current generation of dancers, exploring a range of Indian ...

    Henri Cartier-Bresson: India in Full Frame

    Rubin Museum of Art

    Manhattan

    Fri, Apr 21, 2017 - Mon, Sep 04, 2017

    Henri Cartier-Bresson: India in Full Frame illustrates India in a period of political and cultural turmoil. The exhibition features 69 photographs, selected by the artist, from his travels in India during the mid-twentieth century as well as his letters, camera, and other personal ephemera.

Siong Leng Musical Association: Soul Journey

725 Park Avenue

New York N.Y. 10021

2122886400

"Soul Journey" is a performance bringing new life to the traditional Nanyin form. This "music from the south” is an ancient style of Chinese music characterized by slow, gentle and melodic sounds. Singapore’s Siong Leng Musical Association merges traditional Nanyin and its Zen influences with other elements such as vocals, ...

FUSE Project: Wall to Wall Steve Reich

2537 Broadway

new york N.Y. 10025

2128645400

Symphony Space’s FUSE Project returns this year, opening with its signature event, "Wall to Wall Steve Reich." Free and open to the public, this show features eight hours of the minimalist pioneer’s music. The show will also highlight "Alarm Will Sound," "American Composers Orchestra," pianist Vicky Chow, electric guitar foursome ...

Mystic and Glamorous

137-35 Northern Boulevard

queens N.Y. 11354

7184637700

Flushing Town Hall and the Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation present the artwork of three contemporary Korean artists who have inherited and developed the spirit and traditional techniques of Goryeo Buddhist paintings. The works by Joy Rock, Chang Ho Kang, and Seoung Jo Hyun illuminate the renaissance in Korean fine arts ...

From the Horse’s Mouth

344 East 14th Street

new york N.Y. 10003

2127800800

In celebration of the history and scope of Indian dance in America, "From the Horse’s Mouth" will dedicate its next theater and dance performance event to this storied art form. Live music will be included in this colorful tribute, curated by Rajika Puri, doyenne of Indian Dance in NYC. Over ...

Henri Cartier-Bresson: India in Full Frame

150 West 17th Street

new york N.Y. 10011

2126205000

Henri Cartier-Bresson: India in Full Frame illustrates India in a period of political and cultural turmoil. The exhibition features 69 photographs, selected by the artist, from his travels in India during the mid-twentieth century as well as his letters, camera, and other personal ephemera.