by Armando Mariño.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include The 2019 PEN World Voices Festival: Open Secrets, Armando Mariño: La Selva Oscura, Around the World in 80 Days, 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.






    Around the World in 80 Days

    Around the World in 80 Days

    New Victory Theater

    Manhattan

    Fri, May 10, 2019 - Sun, May 19, 2019

    From New Vic Theatre Staffordshire to The New Victory Theater, comes Jules Verne’s “Around the World in 80 Days,” adapted by Emmy-nominated Laura Eason. Directed by Theresa Heskins and produced by Olivier Award winners Kenny Wax and Simon Friend, this fast-paced, globe-trotting play is jam-packed with slapstick hilarity, six trains, five boats, four fights, three dances, two circus acts and an elephant! “Around the World in 80 Days” will run at The New Victory Theater from May 10 – 19.

    AI: Are You Brave Enough for The Brave New World?

    AI: Are You Brave Enough for The Brave New World?

    New York Live Arts

    Manhattan

    Wed, May 08, 2019 - Sun, May 12, 2019

    “Live Ideas” -- New York Live Arts’ annual humanities festival of arts and ideas -- will interrogate a future in which artificial intelligence promises to revolutionize human existence. From May 8th through May 12th, “AI: Are You Brave Enough for The Brave New World?” will include discourse, performances, an exhibition, classes for adults and kids, and a HACK-ART-THON, bringing artificial intelligence to the general public from the perspective of its societal, cultural and artistic implications. Headlining ...

    Armando  Mariño: La Selva Oscura

    Armando Mariño: La Selva Oscura

    FACTION Art Projects

    Manhattan

    Fri, May 03, 2019 - Sat, May 25, 2019

    Painter Armando Mariño’s solo show La Selva Oscura is on view at FACTION Art Projects through May 25, 2019. The exhibition consists of 10 new large-scale oil paintings of figures in landscapes that draw on themes of identity and personal history within the current political and socio-economic climate. Drawing from his Cuban roots, Mariño’s work is influenced by periods of time living in the Netherlands, France and New York’s Hudson Valley, as well as by his experiences related ...

    2019 PEN World Voices Festival: Open Secrets

    2019 PEN World Voices Festival: Open Secrets

    PEN American Center

    Mon, May 06, 2019 - Sun, May 12, 2019

    From May 6 – 12, PEN America will present the “2019 PEN World Voices Festival: Open Secrets,” which will focus on the dissolving boundary between the public and the private in the literary, cultural, social, and political realms. In 60+ events in dozens of venues across New York City, the 15th anniversary edition of the festival will gather fiction and nonfiction writers, poets, translators, thinkers, and activists who will talk about what we withhold and what we ...

    Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.

    Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.

    Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

    Wed, May 08, 2019 - Fri, Jan 03, 2020

    “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” – the most comprehensive Holocaust exhibition about Auschwitz ever presented in North America – will be on view at The Museum of Jewish Heritage from May 8, 2019 through January 3, 2020. Produced in partnership with the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland and the international exhibition firm Musealia, this groundbreaking exhibition was curated by an international team of experts led by historian Dr. Robert Jan van Pelt. Featuring more than 700 original objects ...

Around the World in 80 Days

209 West 42nd Street

new york N.Y. 10036

6462233010

From New Vic Theatre Staffordshire to The New Victory Theater, comes Jules Verne’s “Around the World in 80 Days,” adapted by Emmy-nominated Laura Eason. Directed by Theresa Heskins and produced by Olivier Award winners Kenny Wax and Simon Friend, this fast-paced, globe-trotting play is jam-packed with slapstick hilarity, six trains, five boats, four fights, three dances, two circus acts ...

AI: Are You Brave Enough for The Brave New World?

219 West 19th Street

New York N.Y. 10011

2126916500

“Live Ideas” -- New York Live Arts’ annual humanities festival of arts and ideas -- will interrogate a future in which artificial intelligence promises to revolutionize human existence. From May 8th through May 12th, “AI: Are You Brave Enough for The Brave New World?” will include discourse, performances, an exhibition, classes ...

Armando Mariño: La Selva Oscura

2602 Frederick Douglass Blvd

new york NY 10030

19174095413

Painter Armando Mariño’s solo show La Selva Oscura is on view at FACTION Art Projects through May 25, 2019. The exhibition consists of 10 new large-scale oil paintings of figures in landscapes that draw on themes of identity and personal history within the current political and socio-economic climate. Drawing from his Cuban roots, ...

Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.

Edmond J. Safra Plaza

new york N.Y. 10280

6464374202

“Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” – the most comprehensive Holocaust exhibition about Auschwitz ever presented in North America – will be on view at The Museum of Jewish Heritage from May 8, 2019 through January 3, 2020. Produced in partnership with the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland and the international exhibition firm Musealia, ...