Image courtesy of Howard Greenberg Gallery

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Vivian Maier: The Color of Work, Voyage of Time, 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.

    Voyage of Time

    BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

    Brooklyn

    Fri, Nov 16, 2018 - Sat, Nov 17, 2018

    BAM and Wordless Music present Terrence Malick’s “Voyage of Time” with a live orchestral and choral performance of its powerful score. “Voyage of Time” is both a stunning visual fantasia and science documentary, capturing and envisioning the life cycle of the universe. It is an expansion of the “birth of the universe” segment from Malick’s acclaimed 2011 film “The Tree of Life.” The cosmic visual theme is accompanied by some of the most transcendental music ...

    Circus: Wandering City

    BAM Harvey Theater

    Brooklyn

    Wed, Nov 14, 2018 - Sat, Nov 17, 2018

    As part of the string quartet’s 20th anniversary season, ETHEL returns to BAM with "Circus: Wandering City," a multimedia musical journey into the history of the iconic Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus that explores and honors the complex relationship between circus troupes, their performers, and the audiences they inspired. Combining original music composed by the quartet with projected images, films, and interviews mined from the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, ETHEL puts ...

    Vivian Maier: The Color Work

    Howard Greenberg Gallery

    Manhattan

    Wed, Nov 14, 2018 - Sat, Jan 05, 2019

    The color work of street photographer Vivian Maier will be the subject of a new exhibition at Howard Greenberg Gallery from November 14, 2018 through January 5, 2019. Many of the photographs are on view for the first time, deepening the understanding of Maier’s oeuvre and her keenness to record and present her interpretation of the world around her. Dating from the 1950s to the 1980s, "Vivian Maier: The Color Work" captures the street life of ...

    The Thanksgiving Play

    Peter Jay Sharp Theater

    Manhattan

    Fri, Oct 12, 2018 - Sun, Nov 25, 2018

    A new comedy/satire written by Larissa FastHorse and directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel (“Hand to God” and “Present Laughter” on Broadway), “The Thanksgiving Play” follows well-intentioned white teaching artists as they scramble to create an ambitious “woke” Thanksgiving pageant, which also celebrates Native American Heritage Month, while it quells their white guilt and satisfies their lofty artistic impulses as part of an “All School Turkey Trot.” Caden, an elementary school history teacher, ...

    New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show

    New York Botanical Garden

    Bronx

    Sat, Nov 17, 2018 - Mon, Jan 21, 2019

    The New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show will showcase Lower Manhattan—the birthplace of New York City—in the 27th year of this beloved tradition. Enchanting model trains will zip through a display of more than 175 New York landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials—all under the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. The Holiday Train Show opens to the public on Saturday, November 17, 2018, and runs through Monday, ...

Circus: Wandering City

651 Fulton Street

Brooklyn N.Y. 11217

As part of the string quartet’s 20th anniversary season, ETHEL returns to BAM with "Circus: Wandering City," a multimedia musical journey into the history of the iconic Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus that explores and honors the complex relationship between circus troupes, their performers, and the audiences they ...

Voyage of Time

30 Lafayette Avenue

Brooklyn N.Y. 11217

7186364100

BAM and Wordless Music present Terrence Malick’s “Voyage of Time” with a live orchestral and choral performance of its powerful score. “Voyage of Time” is both a stunning visual fantasia and science documentary, capturing and envisioning the life cycle of the universe. It is an expansion of the “birth of ...

Vivian Maier: The Color Work

41 East 57th Street

new york N.Y. 10022

2123340010

The color work of street photographer Vivian Maier will be the subject of a new exhibition at Howard Greenberg Gallery from November 14, 2018 through January 5, 2019. Many of the photographs are on view for the first time, deepening the understanding of Maier’s oeuvre and her keenness to record ...

New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show

2900 Southern Boulevard

bronx N.Y. 10458

7188178700

The New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show will showcase Lower Manhattan—the birthplace of New York City—in the 27th year of this beloved tradition. Enchanting model trains will zip through a display of more than 175 New York landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials—all under the ...