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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include TILT Festival, White Noise, Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras: “Shadows”, 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.






    Christopher Russell at Gitterman Gallery

    Christopher Russell at Gitterman Gallery

    Gitterman Gallery

    Manhattan

    Wed, Feb 06, 2019 - Sat, Mar 23, 2019

    Currently on view at Gitterman Gallery is an exhibition of contemporary work by Christopher Russell. The exhibition runs through Saturday, March 23rd.  This exhibition is Christopher Russell’s first at the gallery and the beginning of his representation by Gitterman Gallery. It will include a selection of work from Russell’s “Mountains” series (2016–2017) as well as works from his more recent series, “The Explorers.” Each piece is unique and combines color photography and drawing. Based in the ...

    In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson: An Intimate Portrait of a Baseball Legend

    In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson: An Intimate Portrait of a Baseball Legend

    Museum of the City of New York

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jan 31, 2019 - Sun, Sep 15, 2019

    “In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson: An Intimate Portrait of a Baseball Legend” opened at the Museum of the City of New York on January 31—Robinson’s 100th birthday. The exhibition features 30 photographs originally shot for “Look” magazine (most of them never published), as well as rare home movies of the Robinson family, and memorabilia related to Robinson’s career. The exhibition is presented in collaboration with the Jackie Robinson Foundation and launches its yearlong, national Jackie Robinson Centennial ...

    TILT Festival

    TILT Festival

    French Institute Alliance Française

    Manhattan

    Sat, Mar 02, 2019 - Sun, Mar 31, 2019

    The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) are presenting the fourth annual TILT Festival, a festival for kids, families, and adults showcasing lyrical and thought-provoking multidisciplinary international projects and new commissions from musicians, theater makers, visual artists, and philosophers. Co-curated for the first time by Laurent Clavel, Cultural Attaché of the French Embassy, and FIAF Artistic Director Courtney Geraghty, this year’s TILT engages leading French, Francophone, and American artists. Their works—many of which emphasize the ...

    Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras: Shadows

    Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras: Shadows

    New York City Center

    Manhattan

    Thu, Mar 07, 2019 - Sun, Mar 10, 2019

    Flamenco titaness Sara Baras returns to City Center for our 75th Anniversary Season with "Shadows," a work commemorating the 20th anniversary of her own company Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras. Last seen at City Center in the 2015 Flamenco Festival, Baras reexamines and reinvigorates La Farruca—a quick-footed, fervent style of flamenco traditionally performed only by men. As one of the most preeminent artists from Spain, she is known around the world for her fiery grace and elegant precision, easily embodying the ...

    White Noise

    White Noise

    The Public Theater

    Manhattan

    Tue, Mar 05, 2019 - Sun, Apr 14, 2019

    Following her critically-acclaimed trilogy “Father Comes Home From The Wars” (Parts 1, 2 & 3), Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks returns with the world premiere of “White Noise,” a play about race, friendship, and our rapidly unraveling social contract. Long-time friends and lovers Leo, Misha, Ralph, and Dawn are educated, progressive, cosmopolitan, and woke. But when a racially motivated incident with the cops leaves Leo shaken, he decides extreme measures must be taken for self-preservation. The Public’s ...

Christopher Russell at Gitterman Gallery

41 East 57th Street, Suite 1103

new york N.Y. 10022

2127340868

Currently on view at Gitterman Gallery is an exhibition of contemporary work by Christopher Russell. The exhibition runs through Saturday, March 23rd.  This exhibition is Christopher Russell’s first at the gallery and the beginning of his representation by Gitterman Gallery. It will include a selection of work from Russell’s “Mountains” series ...

In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson: An Intimate Portrait of a Baseball Legend

1220 Fifth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10029

2125341672

“In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson: An Intimate Portrait of a Baseball Legend” opened at the Museum of the City of New York on January 31—Robinson’s 100th birthday. The exhibition features 30 photographs originally shot for “Look” magazine (most of them never published), as well as rare home movies of the Robinson family, ...

TILT Festival

22 East 60th Street

new york N.Y. 10022

2123556100

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) are presenting the fourth annual TILT Festival, a festival for kids, families, and adults showcasing lyrical and thought-provoking multidisciplinary international projects and new commissions from musicians, theater makers, visual artists, and philosophers. Co-curated for the first time by Laurent Clavel, ...

Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras: Shadows

131 West 55th Street

new york N.Y. 10019

2125811212

Flamenco titaness Sara Baras returns to City Center for our 75th Anniversary Season with "Shadows," a work commemorating the 20th anniversary of her own company Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras. Last seen at City Center in the 2015 Flamenco Festival, Baras reexamines and reinvigorates La Farruca—a quick-footed, fervent style of flamenco traditionally performed only by men. ...