Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Photoville, the Star Wars Film Concert Series, the Ukrainian Museum, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

    Star Wars Film Concert Series

    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

    Manhattan

    Fri, Sep 15, 2017 - Sat, Oct 07, 2017

    The New York Philharmonic presents the Star Wars Film Concert Series, featuring screenings of four complete films from the saga — A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens — with composer John Williams’s musical scores performed live to film. The concerts will be led by acclaimed conductor David Newman.

    The New Museum: IdeasCity New York

    Sara D. Roosevelt Park

    Manhattan

    Sat, Sep 16, 2017, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

    IdeasCity, the New Museum's civic platform that explores the future of cities with art and culture as a driving force, will culminate a two-year cycle of global residencies in Detroit, Athens, and Arles with its biannual program IdeasCity New York.

    Photoville

    Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Brooklyn

    Wed, Sep 13, 2017 - Sun, Sep 24, 2017

    United Photo Industries brings Photoville to picturesque Brooklyn Bridge Plaza for it's sixth year, transforming the park into an immersive photography village populated by more than 55 shipping containers repurposed into galleries. Working with more than 90 curatorial partners, Photoville exhibits work by over 500 visual artists each year. In addition, the festival offers nighttime projection programs, hands-on workshops, an education day for New York City middle and high-school students (proudly supported by the New ...

    The Ukrainian Museum: CIM

    Ukrainian Museum

    Manhattan

    Sun, Dec 11, 2016 - Sun, Sep 24, 2017

    CIM is an exhibition that plays on the notion of the collective: which cultural topographies bind first- and second-generation Ukrainian artists? The word “CIM” means "seven" in Ukrainian, and this exhibition convenes around seven individual experiences through artists working in a wide range of media.

    Festival d’Avignon: Miss Knife

    BAM Fisher Rooftop Terrace

    Brooklyn

    Wed, Sep 20, 2017 - Sat, Sep 23, 2017

    By day, one of the most respected stage directors, actors, writers, and impresarios in Europe; by night, a cabaret chanteuse expunging life’s pain and love’s agony — this unusual artistic double identity comes together when the director of Festival d’Avignon, Olivier Py, makes a rare U.S. stage appearance in Olivier Py Sings "Les Premiers Adieux de Miss Knife."

Star Wars Film Concert Series

Columbus Avenue

new york N.Y. 10023

2128755000

The New York Philharmonic presents the Star Wars Film Concert Series, featuring screenings of four complete films from the saga — A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens — with composer John Williams’s musical scores performed live to film. The concerts will ...

The New Museum: IdeasCity New York

Chrystie and Forsythe Streets

New York N.Y. 10002

IdeasCity, the New Museum's civic platform that explores the future of cities with art and culture as a driving force, will culminate a two-year cycle of global residencies in Detroit, Athens, and Arles with its biannual program IdeasCity New York.

Festival d’Avignon: Miss Knife

321 Ashland Place

Brooklyn N.Y. 11217

By day, one of the most respected stage directors, actors, writers, and impresarios in Europe; by night, a cabaret chanteuse expunging life’s pain and love’s agony — this unusual artistic double identity comes together when the director of Festival d’Avignon, Olivier Py, makes a rare U.S. stage appearance in Olivier ...

Photoville

334 Furman Street

Brooklyn N.Y. 11201

7182229939

United Photo Industries brings Photoville to picturesque Brooklyn Bridge Plaza for it's sixth year, transforming the park into an immersive photography village populated by more than 55 shipping containers repurposed into galleries. Working with more than 90 curatorial partners, Photoville exhibits work by over 500 visual artists each year. In ...