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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Others, Pride Week at the Joyce, The Beast in the Jungle, 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.

    Others

    FACTION Art Projects

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jun 21, 2018 - Sun, Jul 15, 2018

    FACTION Art Projects is presenting a new exhibition called Others. Others is an intimate three-person show consisting of Los Angeles based Mark Dutcher and Aaron Smith and UK-based Andrew Mania, that seeks to explore contemporary masculinity. The exhibition presents complex masculine identities that challenge historical depictions of strong, muscled men of stature. The works in this show portray a masculinity that is vulnerable, doubtful, idealized or pretty stimulating discussion around modern perspectives of masculinity. These three artists ...

    Pride Week at the Joyce Theater

    The Joyce Theater

    Manhattan

    Tue, Jun 19, 2018 - Sat, Jun 23, 2018

    The Joyce Theater Foundation Inc. is joining New York City's annual LGBTQ Pride festivities as an official partner with Pride Week at the Joyce, a presentation of two queer contemporary dance companies, MADBOOTS DANCE and Sean Dorsey Dance, performing from June 19-23. MADBOOTS DANCE is a queer, all-male dance troupe known for its fearless athleticism and unashamed intimacy. Sean Dorsey is a transgender and queer choreographer, dancer, writer, and longtime trans-activist. Recognized as the nation’s first acclaimed transgender modern ...

    The Beast in the Jungle

    Vineyard Theatre and Workshop Center

    Manhattan

    Wed, Apr 04, 2018 - Sun, Jun 24, 2018

    Inspired by Henry James’ classic 1903 novella, The Beast in the Jungle is the story of John Marcher, a man haunted by personal demons, whose great yet unfulfilled love affair with an unforgettable woman spans decades and continents. With a waltz-inspired instrumental score, and dazzling choreography that traverses the worlds of ballet and contemporary dance, this powerful and romantic tale of love and loss reunites the remarkable creative team behind The Vineyard’s acclaimed The Scottsboro ...

    LMCC’s 2018 River to River Festival

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jun 15, 2018 - Sun, Jun 24, 2018

    The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 17th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City’s completely free summer arts festival, June 15–24. The 2018 edition celebrates New York City’s historic and geographic breadth, while looking to the future of the city in its multiplicity of voices and perspectives. River To River presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms—often blurring the lines between genres including ...

    Molissa Fenley and Company at the Danspace Project

    Danspace Project

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jun 21, 2018 - Sat, Jun 23, 2018

    From June 21 through 23, Molissa Fenley and Company, in a collaboration with percussionist Frank Cassara and violinist Ralph Farris are presenting an evening of dance and live music, with scores by four contemporary composers. The program features four dances from Fenley’s Water Table, three of which are New York premieres.  The program also includes a new configuration of Fenley’s 1979 work Mix. Performances are at Danspace Project in Manhattan. The dances of Water Table present the qualities of water, the ...

Others

2602 Frederick Douglass Blvd

new york NY 10030

19174095413

FACTION Art Projects is presenting a new exhibition called Others. Others is an intimate three-person show consisting of Los Angeles based Mark Dutcher and Aaron Smith and UK-based Andrew Mania, that seeks to explore contemporary masculinity. The exhibition presents complex masculine identities that challenge historical depictions of strong, muscled men of stature. ...

Pride Week at the Joyce Theater

175 Eighth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10011

2122420800

The Joyce Theater Foundation Inc. is joining New York City's annual LGBTQ Pride festivities as an official partner with Pride Week at the Joyce, a presentation of two queer contemporary dance companies, MADBOOTS DANCE and Sean Dorsey Dance, performing from June 19-23. MADBOOTS DANCE is a queer, all-male dance troupe known for ...