Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include the New York Jewish Film Festival, Live Artery 2018, Ballyturk, 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.

    Malpaso Dance Company

    The Joyce Theater

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jan 17, 2018 - Sun, Jan 21, 2018

    Cuba’s Malpaso Dance Company has taken the United States by storm. The troupe is made up of some of Havana’s most beguiling young dancers who are “sparklingly present—and remarkable all around” (The New York Times), artists who can be counted on to display a refreshing, contemporary aesthetic—a picture of the new Cuba, in dance form. This season, Malpaso returns with delightful works by Artistic Director Osnel Delgado and the New York premiere of Indomitable Waltz, The Joyce’s recent ...

    Live Artery 2018

    New York Live Arts

    Manhattan

    Sat, Jan 13, 2018 - Mon, Jan 15, 2018

    New York Live Arts dynamic showcase of new and recent works by resident and commissioned artists. Presented during the annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters conference, Live Artery 2018 will feature excerpts of recently premiered works and work-in-progress presentations by artists commissioned by Live Arts, RoseAnne Spradlin (Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist), the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, and curated guests.

    Ballyturk

    St. Ann’s Warehouse

    Brooklyn

    Tue, Jan 09, 2018 - Sun, Jan 28, 2018

    St. Ann’s Warehouse welcomes back the singular vision of Irish playwright/director Enda Walsh in the American Premiere of his gut-wrenchingly funny and achingly poignant Ballyturk, co-produced by Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival, producers of Walsh’s Misterman and last season’s Arlington. In a room, the lives of two men, simply named One and Two, unravel quickly over the course of 90 minutes.Who are they? What room is this? And what lies beyond these walls? Their bizarrely tender relationship emerges as the two engage in ...

    New York Jewish Film Festival

    Walter Reade Theater

    Manhattan

    Wed, Jan 10, 2018 - Tue, Jan 23, 2018

    The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announce the complete lineup for the 27th annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), running through January 23, 2018. Among the oldest and most influential Jewish film festivals worldwide, the NYJFF each year presents the finest documentary, narrative, and short films from around the world that explore the diverse Jewish experience. Featuring new work by fresh voices in international cinema as well as restored classics, ...

    Brooklyn Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

    BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

    Brooklyn

    Mon, Jan 15, 2018, 10:30 am

    BAM will host the free annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 15 at 10:30am in the Howard Gilman Opera House (Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Ave) with civil rights activists, musicians, civic leaders, and the public for a communal commemoration and reflection of the life and legacy of Dr. King. The 32nd edition will feature writer and educator Jelani Cobb as keynote speaker. Additional free events are also ...

New York Jewish Film Festival

165 West 65th Street

New York N.Y. 10023

2128755600

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announce the complete lineup for the 27th annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), running through January 23, 2018. Among the oldest and most influential Jewish film festivals worldwide, the NYJFF each year presents the finest documentary, narrative, and short ...

Brooklyn Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

30 Lafayette Avenue

Brooklyn N.Y. 11217

7186364100

BAM will host the free annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 15 at 10:30am in the Howard Gilman Opera House (Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Ave) with civil rights activists, musicians, civic leaders, and the public for a communal commemoration and reflection of ...

Malpaso Dance Company

175 Eighth Avenue

new york N.Y. 10011

2122420800

Cuba’s Malpaso Dance Company has taken the United States by storm. The troupe is made up of some of Havana’s most beguiling young dancers who are “sparklingly present—and remarkable all around” (The New York Times), artists who can be counted on to display a refreshing, contemporary aesthetic—a picture of the new Cuba, ...

Live Artery 2018

219 West 19th Street

New York N.Y. 10011

2126916500

New York Live Arts dynamic showcase of new and recent works by resident and commissioned artists. Presented during the annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters conference, Live Artery 2018 will feature excerpts of recently premiered works and work-in-progress presentations by artists commissioned by Live Arts, RoseAnne Spradlin (Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned ...

Ballyturk

45 Water Street

bronx N.Y. 11201

7182548779

St. Ann’s Warehouse welcomes back the singular vision of Irish playwright/director Enda Walsh in the American Premiere of his gut-wrenchingly funny and achingly poignant Ballyturk, co-produced by Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival, producers of Walsh’s Misterman and last season’s Arlington. In a room, the lives of two men, simply named One and Two, unravel quickly over the course ...