Photo courtesy of the Classical Theatre of Harlem

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Antigone, Cyprus Avenue, the Latin American Foto Festival, 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.

    CYPRUS AVENUE

    The Public Theater

    Manhattan

    Sat, Jun 02, 2018 - Sun, Jul 29, 2018

    Cyprus Avenue is an original play written by David Ireland that has captivated UK audiences as subversively funny and savage. Cyprus Avenue's protagonist Eric Miller is a Belfast Unionist. He is exclusively and non-negotiably British. But he is worried he might be Irish. When Eric sees a likeness between his new-born granddaughter and the Irish republican leader, Gerry Adams, his sanity starts to unravel. Determined to defend his family and his heritage, Eric’s lifetime of ...

    The Peculiar Patriot

    National Black Theatre

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jul 11, 2018 - Sun, Jul 29, 2018

    The historic National Black Theatre and Hi-ARTS have partnered to produce The Peculiar Patriot, Liza Jessie Peterson's powerful one-woman show, which takes on the criminal justice system and mass incarceration in America. The show is being remounted in preparation for a national tour. Equal parts humor and drama, the show sold out during its first run this fall and is being remounted in a timely moment. Peterson, who worked at Rikers Island for nearly two decades, ...

    Antigone

    Classical Theatre of Harlem

    Manhattan

    Sun, Jul 08, 2018 - Sun, Jul 29, 2018

    Running through July 29, The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) will present Antigone, a modern, Afropunk inspired version of Sophocles classic Greek tragedy. Back for its sixth season of free theater performances in Harlem's Marcus Garvey Park, the company presents a work that showcases the strength and voices of audacious women responding to rigid societal inequities. This updated work showcases ancient ideas that have taken center stage in the current climate: order, law, justice and marginalized voices confronting power ...

    Elena Moon Park and Friends

    Noguchi Museum

    Queens

    Sun, Jul 08, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    On Sunday, July 8, 2018, Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum continue their 2018 monthly summer concert series with Elena Moon Park and Friends performing in the Noguchi Museum’s outdoor sculpture garden. Elena Moon Park is a Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist with a passion for the preservation of diverse music and cultures in the United States. Joined by Akiko Hiroshima (vocals), Kaoru Watanabe (taiko and fue), and Gamin (piri), this special performance will feature interpretations of songs from her album Rabbit Days and Dumplings — all-ages ...

    Latin American Foto Festival

    Bronx Documentary Center

    Bronx

    Thu, Jul 12, 2018 - Sun, Jul 22, 2018

    Join the Bronx Documentary Center as they present the first-ever Latin American Foto Festival held in New York City. The festival brings award-winning photographers from throughout the Caribbean and Latin America to exhibit their photographs, create installations and hold workshops and panel discussions. The Foto Festival will take place in the Bronx’s Melrose neighborhood, with installations in parks, schools, gardens and along city sidewalks. The Latin American Foto Festival was curated by Michael Kamber and Cynthia Rivera, and ...

Elena Moon Park and Friends

9-01 33rd Road

queens N.Y. 11106

7182047088

On Sunday, July 8, 2018, Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum continue their 2018 monthly summer concert series with Elena Moon Park and Friends performing in the Noguchi Museum’s outdoor sculpture garden. Elena Moon Park is a Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist with a passion for the preservation of diverse music and cultures in the United States. Joined by Akiko ...

The Peculiar Patriot

2031 Fifth Avenue

New York N.Y. 10035

2127223800

The historic National Black Theatre and Hi-ARTS have partnered to produce The Peculiar Patriot, Liza Jessie Peterson's powerful one-woman show, which takes on the criminal justice system and mass incarceration in America. The show is being remounted in preparation for a national tour. Equal parts humor and drama, the show sold ...

Antigone

566 West 159th Street

New York N.Y. 10032

3476886304

Running through July 29, The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) will present Antigone, a modern, Afropunk inspired version of Sophocles classic Greek tragedy. Back for its sixth season of free theater performances in Harlem's Marcus Garvey Park, the company presents a work that showcases the strength and voices of audacious women responding to rigid ...

Latin American Foto Festival

614 COURTLANDT AVENUE

bronx NY 10451

718.993.3512

Join the Bronx Documentary Center as they present the first-ever Latin American Foto Festival held in New York City. The festival brings award-winning photographers from throughout the Caribbean and Latin America to exhibit their photographs, create installations and hold workshops and panel discussions. The Foto Festival will take place in the Bronx’s Melrose ...