Image courtesy of Keith de Lellis Gallery

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    Boris Charmatz: 10000 Gestures

    NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

    Manhattan

    Thu, Sep 27, 2018 - Fri, Sep 28, 2018

    In his most ambitious stage work to date, Boris Charmatz amasses a choreographic storm of movements assembled by more than 20 dancers each executing thousands of actions over an hour. Each gesture is unique, not to be repeated, and evaporates as soon as it is completed. Alluding to the ephemeral nature of dance, Charmatz’s work—which is set to Mozart’s Requiem, a glorious meditation on death—is a statement on the transient nature of being. 10000 Gestures is co-presented ...

    Blues, Brews & Botany

    New York Botanical Garden

    Bronx

    Sat, Sep 22, 2018, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Blues, Brews & Botany is back for the third year at The New York Botanical Garden on Saturday, September 22. On this first day of fall, visitors can purchase a commemorative sampling mug to enjoy unlimited tastings of a variety of palate-pleasing brews. A Botanical Garden scientist will explore the connections between beer and botany while live blues music and lawn games add to the festive atmosphere. Admission includes the exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i as ...

    Neorealismo

    Keith de Lellis Gallery

    Wed, Sep 05, 2018 - Sat, Nov 03, 2018

    Keith de Lellis Gallery presents a group exhibition of vintage Italian photographs to begin the fall season. These photographs from the years following World War II document a period of dramatic change in everyday Italian life. Neorealism expanded rapidly as photographers sought to document every facet of the Italian identity. The spread of visual communication in the form of illustrated newspapers and magazines resulted in increased social awareness among the general population. Photographers conducted their own ...

    Karl Ove Knausgaard: “The Other Munch”

    Film Society of Lincoln Center

    Manhattan

    Tue, Sep 25, 2018, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    "The Other Munch" follows the much-acclaimed Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard as he is invited to guest-curate an exhibition of paintings by Edvard Munch at Oslo’s Munch Museum. Co-director Joachim Trier appears onscreen alongside Knausgaard as they visit several key locations from the celebrated painter’s life, searching for insights into his imagination and vision as they discuss his vastly influential oeuvre, his themes and obsessions, his approach to rendering everyday things and strongly emotional scenes ...

    The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock 

    High Line

    Manhattan

    Wed, Oct 03, 2018 - Sun, Oct 07, 2018

    The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock is an ambitious, collective choral work featuring 1,000 singers from New York City’s five boroughs—staged on the High Line. The stories sung in the The Mile-Long Opera have been gathered through first-hand interviews with residents throughout the city, asking what 7:00 pm means to them. They reveal a vast spectrum of feelings and perspectives—and, by extension, represent the diverse character of the city’s inhabitants and their individual experiences. ...

Blues, Brews & Botany

2900 Southern Boulevard

bronx N.Y. 10458

7188178700

Blues, Brews & Botany is back for the third year at The New York Botanical Garden on Saturday, September 22. On this first day of fall, visitors can purchase a commemorative sampling mug to enjoy unlimited tastings of a variety of palate-pleasing brews. A Botanical Garden scientist will explore the ...

The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock 

Between Gansevoort and West 20th Streets

New York N.Y. 10011

2125006035

The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock is an ambitious, collective choral work featuring 1,000 singers from New York City’s five boroughs—staged on the High Line. The stories sung in the The Mile-Long Opera have been gathered through first-hand interviews with residents throughout the city, asking what 7:00 pm means ...

Karl Ove Knausgaard: “The Other Munch”

West 65th Street

New York N.Y. 10023

2128755600

"The Other Munch" follows the much-acclaimed Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard as he is invited to guest-curate an exhibition of paintings by Edvard Munch at Oslo’s Munch Museum. Co-director Joachim Trier appears onscreen alongside Knausgaard as they visit several key locations from the celebrated painter’s life, searching for insights into ...

Neorealismo

41 E 57th Street

new york NY 10022

2123271482

Keith de Lellis Gallery presents a group exhibition of vintage Italian photographs to begin the fall season. These photographs from the years following World War II document a period of dramatic change in everyday Italian life. Neorealism expanded rapidly as photographers sought to document every facet of the Italian identity. The ...