Arts news highlights: “Rochelle Feinstein: Image of an Image” and “Eddie Martinez: White Outs” at The Bronx Museum of the Arts; “Young Men” at the Joyce; “Akari: Sculpture by Other Means” and “Akari Unfolded: A Collection by YMER&MALTA” at The Noguchi Museum; NYU Skirball presents Elevator Repair Service’s “Gatz”; BAMkids Film Festival; “The Cher Show” at Neil Simon Theatre.

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> GOOD EVENING, I'M CHRISTINA HOUGH WITH TONIGHT'S NYC ARTS NEWS.

THIS EXHIBIT PRESENTS MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, AND IS FREE TO ALL.

THE MUSEUM OFTEN FOCUSES ON ARTISTS WITH A BRONX CONNECTION, AS WELL AS ARTISTS THAT REFLECT A DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS OF THE BOROUGH'S RESIDENTS.

CURRENTLY ON VIEW IS THE WORK OF BRONX NATIVE ROCHELLE FEINSTEIN.

COVERING A CAREER OF OVER FOUR DECADES, IMAGE OF AN IMAGE IS THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY OF THE ARTISTS WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.

DEEPLY INFORMED BY OBSTRUCTION, FEINSTEIN'S PAINTINGS ALSO DEMONSTRATE A KEEN AWARENESS OF THE EVERY DAY USE OF LANGUAGE.

AS WELL AS HUMOR AND WIT.

ALSO ON VIEW IS EDDY MARTINEZ, WHITEOUTS.

A COLLECTION OF ABSTRACT WORKS, CREATED SPECIFICALLY FOR THIS EXHIBITION AT THE BRONX MUSEUM.

MARTINEZ IS WIDELY RECOGNIZED FOR HIS LARGE SCALE PAINTINGS THAT INCORPORATE SILK SCREENS OF BLOWNUP DRAWINGS.

THROUGH A PROCESS OF CREATION, THROUGH DESTRUCTION.

HE ERASES AND WIPES OUT PORTIONS OF HIS WORKS.

THE EXHIBITION ALSO INCLUDES SOME ABSTRACT AND AT TIMES WHIMSICAL BRONZE WORKS.

THE 1 Eth ANNIVERSARY AT THE END OF WORLD WAR II, WAS RECOGNIZED ACROSS THE GLOBE LAST YEAR.

NOW, A UNIQUE COMBINATION OF A GROUNDBREAKING STAGE SHOW AND AWARD WINNING FILM BRINGS THE WAR BACK TO THE JOYCE THEATER.

YOUNG MENTEL THE STORY OF LOVE, FRIENDSHIP, LOSS AND SURVIVAL.

LIVE DANCE BY BRITAIN'S FAMED BALLET BOYS IS INTERWOVEN WITH MOVING IMAGES.

TO CHRONICLE THE JOURNEYS OF THOSE SENT TO FIGHT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

THIS COMPELLING HYBRID INCLUDES HAUNTING CHOREOGRAPHY BY IVAN PEREZ, AND AN ORIGINAL EVACTIVE SCORE BY KEATON HENZ MEN.

AT THE JOYCE THEATER JANUARY 29th THROUGH FEBRUARY 3rd.

AND THERE'S STILL TIME TO CATCH THE MUSEUM'S EMERSIVE INSTILLATION OF THE ICONIC LIFE SCULPTURES.

TWO EXHIBITIONS SHED LIGHT ON VARIOUS MATERIAL AND TECHNICAL ASPECT BS.

BOTH AS EXECUTED BY OGUCCI AND THE FOUNDATION FOR NEW DESIGNS.

ACARI SCULPTURE BY OTHER MEANS, INCLUDES MORE THAN 1200 EXAMPLES OF NAGUCCI'S PAPER BAMBOO AND WIRE LANTERNS.

HIGHLIGHTING THEIR VERSATIITY AND IMPACT.

IT ALSO INCLUDES ARCHIVAL MATERIALS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND ADVERTISEMENTS, THAT FURTHER EXPLORE NAGUCCI'S CONCEPT OF LIGHT AS A PLACE AND OBJECT.

HE UNFOLDED A COLLECTION BY EMAR AND MALTA, PRESENTS 26 LAMPS, CREATED BY THIS LEADING FRENCH DESIGN STUDIO.

WITH NEW MATERIALS AND PROCESSES, THESE DESIGNERS RECOGNIZE THE ESSENTIAL VALUES OF NAGUCCI'S PRACTICE.

THE THEATER ENSEMBLE KNOWN AS ELEVATOR REPAIR SERVICE, BRINGS IT'S AWARD WINNING PLAY DEATH BACK TO THE STAGE.

LAST SEEN IN NEW YORK IN 2012.

THE PLAY IS A MARATHON PERFORMANCE OF F.

SCOTT FITZGERALD'S CLASSIC NOVEL, THE GREAT GATSBY.

GATS IS A WORD FOR WORD DRUM ATIZATION OF THIS AMERICAN MASTERPIECE.

EACH PERFORMANCE IS AN 8 HOUR EVENT, INCLUDING TWO INTERMISSIONS, AND A DINNER BREAK.

THE PERFORMANCE FEATURES SCOTT SHEPPARD, WHO WON AN OBIE FOR HIS EARLIER PORTRAYAL OF THE OFFICE WORKER WHO FINDS A COPY OF THE GREAT GATSBY.

START TO READ IT ALLOWED --

MY FATHER --

AND DOESN'T STOP.

THERE WILL BE EIGHT PERFORMANCES OF GATS AT NYU SCURBALL.

> THE BAND KIDS FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO ROSE CINEMAS.

IT INCLUDES 52 FILMS FROM 27 COUNTRIES.

LIVE ACTION AND ANIMATED SHORTS, AS WELL AS FEATURE LENGTH DOCS.

THIS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL INCLUDES MOVIES IN NINE LANGUAGES.

BUT SOME HAVE NO DIALOGUE AT ALL.

THEY USED THE VISUAL LANGUAGE OF ANIMATION TO DEAL WITH UNIVERSAL THEMES THAT ALL CAN RELATE TO, THE IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY FRIENDSHIPS AND FOOD.

THE FEARS WE FACE GROWING UP, AND THE ACCIDENTS AND ADVENTURES OF EVERY DAY LIFE.

THE FESTIVAL INCLUDES ALL KINDS OF ANIMATION.

THE KIDS FILM FESTIVAL IS AT THE BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC'S ROSE CINEMAS, FEBRUARY 2nd AND 3rd.

YOU CAN TURN BACK TIME AT THE NEIL SIMON THEATER ON BROADWAY.

THE CHER SHOW IS A NEW MUSICAL BASED ON THE LIFE AND TIMES AND MUSIC OF ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST RECOGNIZABLE AND BELOVED PERFORMERS.

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THE SHOW COVERS THE POPEYE CON'S SIX DECADES OF STARDOM.

THERE'S SO MUCH CHER, IT TAKES THREE WOMEN TO PLAY HER AT DIFFERENT STAGES OF HER LIFE.

DISCO ERA BABE MIKAYLA DIAMOND.

HOLLYWOOD ACTRESS AND SURVIVOR, LADY TEAL WICKS.

AND STEPHANIE J.

BOB.

WITH PLENTY OF BOB MACKIE SEEK WINS TO GO AROUND.

THE SHOW IS A POWERFUL PERFORMANCE OF THE DIVA.

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> FROM THE BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS, I'M CHRISTINA HA.