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Events in Art and Archaeology

Chris Burden: Buddha's Fingers
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Gagosian Gallery  •  19 January - 20 February 2016
 
It's about trying to frame something. And draw attention to it and say, “Here’s the beauty in this. I'm going to put a frame around it, and I think this is beautiful.” That’s what artists do. It’s really a pointing activity.
—Chris Burden

Beginning with a series of startling actions in the early 1970s, Chris Burden challenged his own mental and physical limitations, as well as the boundaries of art and performance. Shut inside a locker for five days (Five Day Locker, 1971); shot in the arm (Shoot, 1971); and nailed through the palms of his hands to the roof of a car (Trans-fixed, 1974), he sought to reflect the violence that defined American politics, society, and media at the time. Burden soon channeled the daring spirit of these early performances into imposing technical feats that similarly explored challenges both individual and social. He used toys (figurines, train sets, Erector parts) as the building blocks for expansive scale models of buildings, dystopic cities, and battlefields, while deploying actual vehicles (ships, trucks, and cars) in surreal and improbable ways.

Buddha's Fingers (2014–15) is a dense cluster of thirty-two antique cast-iron vernacular street lamps, electrified with cool, bright LED bulbs and standing almost twelve feet tall. The work is related to Urban Light (2008), Burden's celebrated permanent installation of 202 lamp posts, which stands at the entrance to LACMA in Los Angeles. In 2000, Burden began collecting the street lamps that used to line residential streets in Los Angeles during the 1920s and 1930s, and repurposed them as sculptural installations. In Buddha’s Fingers, the hexagonal lamp bases are set in a tight honeycomb formation. The whimsical title refers to the fingered citrus fruit “buddha's hand,” a recurrent still-life motif and subject in classical Asian art, and a religious symbol of happiness, longevity, and good fortune.

Chris Burden was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1946, and died in Topanga Canyon, California in 2015.



Gagosian Gallery Website


Contact: Gagosian Gallery
980 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10075
Tel: (1) 212 744 23 13

Yutaka Sone: Day and Night
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  David Zwirner  •  14 January - 20 February 2016
 
 

David Zwirner presents an exhibition of recent and new works by Yutaka Sone (born, 1965 Shizuoka, Japan). Across a wide range of media—predominantly sculpture but also painting, drawing, photography, video, and performance—Sone’s work revolves around a tension between realism and perfection. A conceptual framework, paired with a meticulous attention to detail, has characterized his practice since the early 1990s, informing equally his self-contained jungle environments, life-size roller coasters, magnified snowflakes, and staged events. His sculptural works in particular attest to a profound interest in landscapes, whether natural or architectural, and their extraordinary ability to capture light relates them to a genre primarily associated with painting and photography.

The exhibition features a new group of canvases depicting scenes at night. The motifs were taken from the artist’s large-scale, white marble sculptures and respectively show an amusement park roller coaster, Los Angeles highway intersection, and Hong Kong and Manhattan cityscapes. With their black backdrops illuminated by brightly painted artificial lights, the paintings contrast with the purity of their sculptural counterparts, yet similarly present their subjects as archetypal landscapes somehow unaffected by the life that circulates within them.



David Zwirner Website


Contact: David Zwirner
525 West 19th Street
New York, NY
Tel: (1) 212 727 20 70

<SPAN class=pie>Hiroki Tsukuda: <EM>Dusk Comes</EM>, 2015Black ink and charcoal on paper53.15 x 53.15 inchesCourtesy of the artist and Petzel, New York</SPAN>
Hiroki Tsukuda: Dusk Comes, 2015
Black ink and charcoal on paper
53.15 x 53.15 inches
Courtesy of the artist and Petzel, New York
Hiroki Tsukuda: Enter the O
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Petzel Gallery  •  14 January - 20 February 2016
 
 

Petzel Gallery announces Enter the O, a solo exhibition of new works on paper, sculpture, and installation by Japanese artist Hiroki Tsukuda (born 1978 in Kagawa, Japan).

Enter the O is derived from Tsukuda’s primary experience with the physical world. During his youth on Japan’s Shikoku Island, Tsukuda often envisioned the landscapes and possible alternate dimensions that lay beyond the Sanuki Mountains to the South and the Seto Inland Sea to the North. Later in Tokyo, these conjured terrains—which Tsukuda deems “outer worlds”—became imbued with the bold, dynamic architecture of Japan’s capital city. The artist’s ink drawings explore the turbulent, futuristic cityscapes of his imaginings. Created with meticulous detail these intricate, symmetrically fantastic works illustrate collapsed spaces, in which mechanized worlds merge with sci-fi mythos.



Petzel Gallery Website


Contact: Petzel Gallery
456 W 18th Street
New York, NY 10011

Tel: (1) 212 680 94 67

<SPAN class=pie>Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon:<EM>We will ride into the sunset</EM>, 2015Pencil, ink, gouache, and collage on paper21 x 16 1/8 inches (53.3 x 41 cm)Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London.</SPAN>
Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon:We will ride into the sunset, 2015
Pencil, ink, gouache, and collage on paper
21 x 16 1/8 inches (53.3 x 41 cm)
Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London.
Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon: Forgetting the Hand
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  David Zwirner Gallery  •  14 January - 20 February 2016
 
 
David Zwirner presents an exhibition of collaborative works by Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon. Gallery artists since 1998 and 1995 respectively, this is the first time the pair has worked together. The drawings were originally created for a zine published by David Zwirner Books to coincide with Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 (September 2015). The collaboration began in Summer 2015 with the artists swapping the first of a series of drawings to be completed by the other. In a variation of the “exquisite corpse” method in which a partner is only given portions of an otherwise concealed drawing to work on, Dzama and Pettibon developed each other’s compositions through illustrations, collage, and writing.


David Zwirner Gallery Website


Contact: David Zwirner Gallery
533 West 19th Street
New York, NY

Tel: (1) 212 727 20 70

<SPAN class=pie>Annemarie Heinrich: <EM>Desnudo XXXIII (Nude 33),</EM> 1938Vintage gelatin silver print27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8 ½ in.). </SPAN>
Annemarie Heinrich: Desnudo XXXIII (Nude 33), 1938
Vintage gelatin silver print
27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8 ½ in.).
Annemarie Heinrich: Glamour and Modernity in Buenos Aires
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Nailya Alexander Gallery  •  7 January - 3 March 2016
 
Annemarie Heinrich was born in 1912 in Darmstadt, Germany. Her father, a concert violinist and socialist who feared another war in Europe, moved the family to Argentina in 1926. Before settling on photography, Annemarie studied dance, music, and scenography, which had a great effect on the lighting and composition of her later work and served as an entrée into the worlds of art and entertainment.

Heinrich began her career as an apprentice to European émigré photographers. In 1930, at the age of eighteen, she set up her first studio in Buenos Aires. Surrounded by artists of every discipline – celebrities, film and radio stars, opera singers, ballerinas, tango dancers, and writers – Heinrich was central to the development and popularization of a new kind of photograph: the celebrity portrait. As Juan Travnik writes in Una cuerpo, una luz, un reflejo (Ediciones Larivière, 2015), “Annemarie Heinrich so became the creator of a genre which in Argentina, as well as in other countries, developed side by side with the growth of the film industry and the popularization of the radio.” For over forty years, she provided the cover photos for Radiolandia, Argentina’s most famous show business magazine, and worked regularly for almost every other major entertainment publication in the country. Her subjects included the 20-year-old actress Eva Duarte, who went on to become First Lady of Argentina Eva Perón; American singer and civil rights activist Marian Anderson; writers Pablo Neruda and Jorge Luis Borges; ballet dancers Anthony Tudor and Serge Lifar; and prominent South American celebrities Tita Merello and Carmen Miranda.

Nailya Alexander Gallery Website


Contact: Nailya Alexander Gallery
595 Madison Ave # 704
New York, NY 10022

Tel: (1) 212 315 22 11

Martin Wong: Brainwashing
Martin Wong: Brainwashing
Martin Wong: Human Instamatic
BRONX, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Bronx Museum of the Arts  •  4 November 2015 - 14 February 2016
 
Martin Wong: Human Instamatic is the first museum retrospective of the work of Chinese-American painter Martin Wong (1946-1999) since his untimely death. The exhibition offers the first in-depth assessment of Wong’s formal contributions as a painter, placing his work in line with such 20th-century painters as Marsden Hartley and Alice Neel, both renowned for their insightful portraits of the communities in which they lived. Co-curated by Sergio Bessa and Yasmin Ramírez, the exhibition features over 90 of Wong’s paintings with rarely-seen archival materials from the Martin Wong Papers at the Fales Library of New York University.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts Website


Contact: The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10456
Tel: (1) 718 681 60 00

Greater New York
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  MoMA PS1  •  11 October 2015 - 7 March 2016
 

MoMA PS1 presents the fourth iteration of its landmark exhibition series, begun as a collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art in 2000. Recurring every five years, the exhibition has traditionally showcased the work of emerging artists living and working in the New York metropolitan area. Greater New York arrives in a city and art community that has changed significantly since the first version of the survey. With the rise of a robust commercial art market and the proliferation of art fairs, opportunities for younger artists in the city have grown alongside a burgeoning interest in artists who may have been overlooked in the art histories of their time. Concurrently, the city itself is being reshaped by a voracious real estate market that poses particular challenges to local artists. The speed of this change in recent years has stoked a nostalgia for earlier periods in New York—notably the 1970s and 1980s, and the experimental practices and attitudes that flourished in the city during those decades. Against this backdrop, Greater New York departs from the show's traditional focus on youth, instead examining points of connection and tension between our desire for the new and nostalgia for that which it displaces.

Bringing together emerging and more established artists, the exhibition occupies MoMA PS1's entire building with over 400 works by 157 artists, including programs of film and performance. Greater New York is co-organized by a team led by Peter Eleey, Curator and Associate Director of Exhibitions and Programs, MoMA PS1; and including art historian Douglas Crimp, University of Rochester; Thomas J. Lax, Associate Curator, Department of Media and Performance Art, MoMA; and Mia Locks, Assistant Curator, MoMA PS1.

Considering the "greater” aspect of its title in terms of both geography and time, Greater New York begins roughly with the moment when MoMA PS1 was founded in 1976 as an alternative venue that took advantage of disused real estate, reaching back to artists who engaged the margins of the city. Together, the works in the exhibition employ a heterogeneous range of aesthetic strategies, often emphatically representing the city's inhabitants through forms of bold figuration, and foregrounding New York itself as a location of conflict and possibility.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

Charlie Ahearn (b. 1951)+
John Ahearn (b. 1951)
Chantal Akerman (1950-2015)+
Sam Anderson (b. 1982)
Richard Artschwager (1923-2013)
Robert Ashley (1930-2014)*
Charles Atlas (b. 1949)
Lutz Bacher (born in the USA)
Fia Backström (b. 1970)
Alvin Baltrop (1948-2004)
Rina Banerjee (b. 1963)
Morgan Bassichis (b. 1983)*
Kevin Beasley (b. 1985)
Gina Beavers (b. 1974)
Gelsey Bell (b. 1982)*
Michael Bell-Smith (b. 1978)
Sadie Benning (b. 1973)
Huma Bhabha (b. 1962)
Dara Birnbaum (b. 1946)+
Mel Bochner (b. 1940) and Robert Moskowitz (b. 1935)+
Lizzie Borden (b. 1958)+
Robert Bordo (b. 1949)
Gregg Bordowitz (b. 1964)+
Liene Bosquê (b. 1980)
Amy Brener (b. 1982)
Ben Thorp Brown (b. 1983)
Rudy Burckhardt (1914-1999)+
Harry Burke (b. 1990)*
Scott Burton (1939-1989)
Abigail Child (b. 1948)+
Susan Cianciolo (b. 1969)
Shirley Clarke (1919-1997)+
Todd Colby (b. 1962)*
Roy Colmer (1935-2014)
Sara Cwynar (b. 1985)
Mira Dancy (b. 1979)
Jaime Davidovich (b. 1936)+
Jimmy DeSana (1950-1990)
Vivienne Dick (b. 1950)+
Andrew Durbin (b. 1989)*
Diego Echeverría (b. 1946)+
Terry Fox (1958-1981)+
Su Friedrich (b. 1954)+
Eckhaus Latta (founded 2011)
Mary Beth Edelson (b. 1933)
Gregory Edwards (b. 1981)
Joy Episalla (b. 1960)
Loretta Fahrenholz (b. 1981)
Ben Fama (b.1982)*
fierce pussy (founded 1991)
John Finneran (b. 1979)
Henry Flynt (b. 1940)
Jeffrey Gibson (b. 1972)
John Giorno (b. 1936)*
Ignacio González-Lang (b. 1975)
William Greaves (1926-2014)+
Jonah Groeneboer (b. 1978)*
Red Grooms (b. 1937)
David Grubbs (b. 1967)*
David Hammons (b. 1943)
Fanny Howe (b. 1940)*
Katherine Hubbard (b. 1981)
Peter Hutton (b. 1944)+
Elizabeth Jaeger (b. 1988)
Ken Jacobs (b. 1933)+
Paolo Javier (b. 1974)*
Joan Jonas (b. 1936)+
Jamian Juliano-Villani (b. 1987)
Angie Keefer (b. 1977)
Devin Kenny (b. 1987)
Eli Keszler (b. 1983)*
Christine Sun Kim (b. 1980)
KIOSK (founded 2005)
Manfred Kirchheimer (b. 1931)+
Ajay Kurian (b. 1984)
Robert Kushner (b. 1949)
M. Lamar (b. 1984)*
Louise Lawler (b. 1947)
Deana Lawson (b. 1979)
Sophia Le Fraga (b. 1990)*
Barry Le Va (b. 1941)
Okkyung Lee (b. 1975)*
Simone Leigh (b. 1968)
Zoe Leonard (b. 1961) and Nancy Brooks Brody (b. 1962)+
Glenn Ligon (b. 1960)
Tan Lin (b. 1957)*
Eric Mack (b. 1987)
Tony Matelli (b. 1971)
Gordon Matta-Clark (1943-1978)
Lionel Maunz (b. 1976)
Park McArthur (b. 1984)
Adam McEwen (b. 1965)
Marie Menken (1909-1970)+
Wardell Milan (b. 1978)
Ieva Misevičiūtė (b. 1982)*
Rashaun Mitchell (b. 1978) and Silas Riener (b. 1983)*
Yoshiaki Mochizuki (b. 1961)
Donald Moffett (b. 1955)
James Nares (b. 1953)
Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts - New York (founded 2011)
Raul de Nieves (b. 1983)
Véréna Paravel (b. 1971) and J.P. Sniadecki (b. 1979)+
Morgan Parker (b. 1987)*
Rebecca Patek (b. 1983)*
Sondra Perry (b. 1986)
Pharmakon (b. 1990)*
Howardena Pindell (b. 1943)
Seth Price (b. 1973)
Yvonne Rainer (b. 1934)+
Will Rawls (b. 1978)*
Nick Relph (b. 1979)
Joyce Robins (b. 1944)
Bunny Rogers (b. 1990)*
Ugo Rondinone (b. 1964)
Cameron Rowland (b. 1988)
Jen Rosenblit (b. 1983)*
Peter Saul (b. 1934)
Collier Schorr (b. 1963)
Nancy Shaver (b. 1946)
Judith Shea (b. 1948)
Gedi Sibony (b. 1973)
Hayley Silverman (b. 1986)
Charles Simonds (b. 1970)+
Lorna Simpson (b. 1960)
Rosalind Fox Solomon (b. 1930)
Jack Smith (1932-1989)+
Kiki Smith (b. 1954)
Greg Parma Smith (b. 1983)
Slow and Steady Wins the Race (founded 2001)
Nelson Sullivan (1948-1989)
Sergei Tcherepnin (b. 1981)
Third World Newsreel (founded 1967)+
Stewart Uoo (b. 1985)
Stefanie Victor (b. 1982)
William Villalongo (b. 1975)
Keith Fullerton Whitman (b. 1973)*
Sue Williams (b. 1954)
Lebbeus Woods (1940-2012)
Nathan Donavon Wooley (b. 1974)*
Geo Wyeth (b. 1984)*
Carrie Yamaoka (b. 1957)
C. Spencer Yeh (b. 1975)*

+ Denotes participant in the Film Program
* Denotes participant in the Performance Program

In conjunction with the exhibition, MoMA PS1 is publishing a series of Readers that will be released throughout the run of the exhibition. These short volumes revisit older histories of New York while also inviting speculation about its future, highlighting certain works in the exhibition and engaging a range of subjects including disco, performance anxiety, real estate, and newly unearthed historical documents. The series features contributions from Fia Backström, Mark Beasley, Gregg Bordowitz, Susan Cianciolo, Douglas Crimp, Catherine Damman, David Grubbs, Angie Keefer, Aidan Koch, Glenn Ligon, Gordon Matta-Clark, Claudia Rankine, Collier Schorr, and Sukhdev Sandhu, concluding with a round-table conversation with exhibition curators Peter Eleey, Douglas Crimp, Thomas J. Lax and Mia Locks. The series is edited by Jocelyn Miller, Curatorial Associate, MoMA PS1.



MoMA PS1 Website


Contact: MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
Tel: (1) 718 784 20 84

Events in Classical Music

Budapest Festival Orchestra: Marc-André Hamelin, piano
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Carnegie Hall  •  18 February 2016
 

Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5

Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer, music director and conductor
Marc-André Hamelin, piano



Carnegie Hall Website



Detailed schedule information:
8:00 pm

Contact: Carnegie Hall
881 7th Ave
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (1) 212 247 78 00

The Cleveland Orchestra: Mitsuko Uchida, conductor and piano
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Carnegie Hall  •  14 February 2016
 

Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453
Symphony No. 34 in C Major, K. 338
Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K. 503

The Cleveland Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, conductor and piano



Carnegie Hall Website



Detailed schedule information:
7:00 pm

Contact: Carnegie Hall
881 7th Ave
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (1) 212 247 78 00

Events in Dance

Alwin Nikolais Celebration
Alwin Nikolais Celebration
Alwin Nikolais Celebration
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  The Joyce Theater  •  9 - 14 February 2016
 
Under the artistic direction of Murray Louis and Alberto del Saz, the work of Alwin Nikolais comes back to The Joyce for the first time since the 2010 worldwide centennial celebration of this choreographer. Nikolais is honored with a programme  performed by The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company that includes Tensile Involvement (1955), Gallery (1978), Mechanical Organ III (1983), and Crucible (1985).

The Joyce Theater Website



Detailed schedule information:
Detailed schedule information:
Tuesday 7:30pm
Wednesday 7:30pm
Thursday 8pm
Friday 8pm
Saturday 8pm
Sunday 2pm

Contact: The Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Avenue (at the corner of 19th Street)
New York
Tel: (1) 212 242 08 00

Events in Jazz

Ambrose Akinmusire
Ambrose Akinmusire
Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Village Vanguard  •  23 - 28 February 2016
 
 

Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet

Ambrose Akinmusire (trumpet) Sam Harris (piano) Harish Raghavan (bass) Justin Brown (drums)



Village Vanguard Website


Contact:

Village Vanguard
178 Seventh Ave. South (just below West 11th St. in Greenwich Village)
New York, NY 10014


Tel: (1) 212 255 40 37

<P>Dave Holland</P>

Dave Holland

Dave Holland
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Village Vanguard  •  16 - 21 February 2016
 

Dave Holland

Kevin Eubanks (guitar) Dave Holland (bass) Obed Calvaire (drums)



Village Vanguard Website



Detailed schedule information:
830 pm, 10:30 pm

Contact:

Village Vanguard
178 Seventh Ave. South (just below West 11th St. in Greenwich Village)
New York, NY 10014


Tel: (1) 212 255 40 37

Events in Opera

Il Trovatore: By Giuseppe Verdi
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Metropolitan Opera  •  25 September 2015 - 13 February 2016
 
 

Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore
Sung in Italian with Met titles in English, Italian, Spanish, German

Production: Sir David McVicar
Set Designer: Charles Edwards
Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting Designed by Jennifer Tipton
Choreographer: Leah Hausman


Marco Armiliato, conductor

Cast

Leonora: Anna Netrebko (Performing Sep 25,29, Oct 3,7,10,17)
Leonora: Angela Meade (Perofrming Feb 3, 6, 9, 13)
Azucena: Dolora Zajick
Manrico: Yonghoon Lee (Performing Sep 25,29, Oct 3,7,10)
Manrico: Antonello Palombi (Performing Oct 17)
Manrico: Marcello Giordani (Performing Feb 3,6,9,13)
di Luna: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Performing Sep 25,29, Oct 3, Feb 3,6,9,13)
di Luna: Vitaliy Bilyy (Performing Oct 7,10,17)
Ferrando: Štefan Kocán (Performing Sep 25,29, Oct 3,7,10,17)
Ferrando: Kwangchul Youn (Performing Feb 3,6,9,13)



Metropolitan Opera Website



Detailed schedule information:
7:30 pm, 8:00 pm

Contact: Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
New York, New York  10023Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
New York, New York  10023
Tel: (1) 212 362 60 00

Events in Pop Culture and Cinema

Latin Grooves presents NYC Salsa Jamm
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Sound Of Brazil (SOBs)  •  12 February 2016
 
 
Latin Grooves presents NYC Salsa Jamm

Sound Of Brazil (SOBs) Website



Detailed schedule information:
8PM and 10PM show

Contact: Sound Of Brazil (SOBs)
204 Varick Street
New York, NY 10014
Tel: (1) 212 243 49 40

Teyana Taylor
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Sound Of Brazil (SOBs)  •  11 February 2016
 
 
With the release of her debut album, From A Planet Called Harlem (Star Trak/Intersope), Teyana finally gets to show off her killer pipes and full-bodied flow to the rest of the universe. The album is a macrocosm of R&B, pop rock, and rap and deliciously rich with sticky hooks and campy lyrical play.

Sound Of Brazil (SOBs) Website



Detailed schedule information:
9:00 pm

Contact: Sound Of Brazil (SOBs)
204 Varick Street
New York, NY 10014
Tel: (1) 212 243 49 40

Smart People : By Lydia R. Diamond
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Second Stage Theater  •  26 January - 6 March 2016
 
 

Lydia R. Diamond: Smart People

Directed by Kenny Leon

The quest for love, achievement and identity is universal, but what role does race play in the story of our lives? On the eve of Obama's first election, four Harvard intellectuals find themselves entangled in a complex web of social and sexual politics in this provocative and funny new play by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly), helmed by Kenny Leon (The Wiz Live!), the Tony Award®-winning director of the 2014 revival of A Raisin in the Sun.



Second Stage Theater Website



Detailed schedule information:
7:00 pm

Contact: Tony Kiser Theatre
305 W 43rd Street
New York
New York , NY 10036
Tel: (1) 212 246 44 22

<SPAN class=inline-caption>Jacqueline de Ribes in Yves Saint Laurent, 1962Photograph by Richard Avedon© The Richard Avedon Foundation</SPAN>
Jacqueline de Ribes in Yves Saint Laurent, 1962
Photograph by Richard Avedon
© The Richard Avedon Foundation
Jacqueline de Ribes : The Art of Style
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Metropolitan Museum of Art  •  19 November 2015 - 21 February 2016
 
 
The thematic show features about sixty ensembles of haute couture and ready-to-wear primarily from style icon Countess Jacqueline de Ribes' personal archive, dating from 1962 to the present. Also included are her creations for fancy-dress balls, which she often made by cutting and cannibalizing her haute couture gowns to create nuanced expressions of her aesthetic. These, along with photographs, video, and ephemera, tell the story of how her interest in fashion developed over decades.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Website


Contact: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Tel: (1) 212 535 77 10

<EM>On Your Feet!</EM>Photo: Matthew Murphy
On Your Feet!
Photo: Matthew Murphy
On Your Feet!
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Marquis Theatre  •  5 November 2015 - 1 March 2016
 
 
On Your Feet! is the story of two people who—through an unwavering dedication to one another and their pursuit of the American dream—showcased their talent, their music and their heritage to the world in a remarkable rise to global superstardom. Set to Gloria Estefan's chart-topping, smash hits such as "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You," "1-2-3," "Mi Tierra," and "Conga," in addition to new music penned by the Estefans, the show will be choreographed by four-time Drama Desk nominee Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) with a book by two-time Drama Desk nominee Alexander Dinelaris (The Bodyguard Musical).

On Your Feet! Website



Detailed schedule information:
8:00 pm

Contact: Marquis Theatre
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Tel: (1) 800 653 80 00

Lin-Manuel Miranda in <EM>Hamilton</EM>
Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton
Hamilton: By Lin-Manuel Miranda
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES  •  Richard Rodgers Theatre  •  6 August 2015 - 31 December 2016
 

Hamilton is a hip hop musical with music, lyrics, and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The show was inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow.

Directed by Thomas Kail

The cast features Lin-Manuel Miranda (Alexnder Hamilton), Leslie Odom Jr. (Aaron Burr), Drama Desk Award winner Renée Elise Goldsberry (Angelica Schuyler), Phillipa Soo (Eliza Hamilton), Jonathan Groff (King George), Daveed Diggs (Marquis De Lafayette, Thomas Jefferson), Christopher Jackson (George Washington), Anthony Ramos (John Laurens, Phillip Hamilton), Okieriete Onaodowan (Hercules Mulligan, James Madison), and Jasmine Cephas Jones (Peggy Shuyler, Maria Reynolds).



Hamilton on Broadway Website


Contact: Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 W 46th St
New York, NY 10036
Tel: (1) 212 247 78 00



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