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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Core Sample: Open Sessions 13, Keith Duncan: The Big Easy, To Save and Project, 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.

    2019 Under the Radar Festival

    The Public Theater

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jan 03, 2019 - Sun, Jan 13, 2019

    Over the last 15 years, The Public’s Under the Radar Festival has presented over 229 companies and artists from 42 countries. It has grown into a landmark of the New York City theater season and is a vital part of The Public's mission, providing a high-visibility platform to support artists from diverse backgrounds who are redefining the act of making theater. Widely recognized as a premier launching pad for new and cutting-edge performance from the U.S. and abroad, Under the Radar ...

    New York Jewish Film Festival

    Film Society of Lincoln Center

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jan 09, 2019 - Tue, Jan 22, 2019

    The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center are delighted to bring you the 28th New York Jewish Film Festival, presenting films from around the world that explore the diversity of Jewish experience. This year’s festival takes place January 9–22 and features an exciting lineup of documentary, narrative, and short films, including new work by fresh voices in international cinema as well as restored classics.

    Core Sample: Open Sessions 13

    The Drawing Center

    Manhattan

    Thu, Dec 13, 2018 - Sun, Feb 03, 2019

    Core Sample is one of five exhibitions presented in The Lab between October 2018 and December 2019 as part of the third cycle of The Drawing Centers Open Sessions program. These thematic group shows are conceived and organized by Rosario Güiraldes and Lisa Sigal, Open Sessions Curators, together with participating artists. In the second year of the program cycle, Open Sessions Curators also organize a full-museum exhibition to which all Open Sessions artists contribute work that ...

    Keith Duncan: The Big Easy

    Fort Gansevoort Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jan 10, 2019 - Sat, Feb 23, 2019

    Fort Gansevoort presents "The Big Easy," featuring new work by New Orleans, Louisiana-based artist Keith Duncan, opening on Thursday, January 10th. Keith Duncan is a visual storyteller, depicting stories both familiar to all and those specific to New Orleans, with a focus on a multidimensional approach both in subject matter and material. "The Big Easy" consists of two large-scale paintings portraying two scenes recognizable to all, The Wedding and The Funeral, both part of Duncan’s series Satire and Storytelling. Keith Duncan was ...

    To Save and Project, The 16th MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation

    Museum of Modern Art

    Manhattan

    Fri, Jan 04, 2019 - Thu, Jan 31, 2019

    The Museum of Modern Art announces the 16th annual edition of To Save and Project, a festival dedicated to celebrating newly preserved and restored films from archives, studios, distributors, foundations, and independent filmmakers around the world. Running from January 4 to 31, 2019, this year’s festival includes more than 50 newly preserved features and shorts from Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America, and the United States—virtually all of them North American or New York premieres—by filmmakers ...

Core Sample: Open Sessions 13

35 Wooster Street

new york N.Y. 10013

2122192166

Core Sample is one of five exhibitions presented in The Lab between October 2018 and December 2019 as part of the third cycle of The Drawing Centers Open Sessions program. These thematic group shows are conceived and organized by Rosario Güiraldes and Lisa Sigal, Open Sessions Curators, together with participating artists. ...

Keith Duncan: The Big Easy

5 Ninth Avenue

new york NY 10014

(917) 639-3113

Fort Gansevoort presents "The Big Easy," featuring new work by New Orleans, Louisiana-based artist Keith Duncan, opening on Thursday, January 10th. Keith Duncan is a visual storyteller, depicting stories both familiar to all and those specific to New Orleans, with a focus on a multidimensional approach both in subject matter and ...

New York Jewish Film Festival

West 65th Street

New York N.Y. 10023

2128755600

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center are delighted to bring you the 28th New York Jewish Film Festival, presenting films from around the world that explore the diversity of Jewish experience. This year’s festival takes place January 9–22 and features an exciting lineup of documentary, narrative, and short ...

To Save and Project, The 16th MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation

11 West 53rd Street

new york N.Y. 10019

2127089400

The Museum of Modern Art announces the 16th annual edition of To Save and Project, a festival dedicated to celebrating newly preserved and restored films from archives, studios, distributors, foundations, and independent filmmakers around the world. Running from January 4 to 31, 2019, this year’s festival includes more than 50 ...