Selected Events – May 26, 2013
Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibition This biannual Greenwich Village display — it also takes place over Labor Day Weekend — will be set up on University Place, from East 13th, along Washington Square Park to West Third Street. Saturday through Monday and June 1 and 2, noon to 6 p.m., (212) 982-6255, wsoae.org.
Passport to Taiwan 2013 This celebration of Taiwanese-American culture includes performances, children’s activities and food on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at Union Square North. Sponsors include the Taiwan Tourism Bureau, the Ministry of Transportation and Taiwan; p2tw.org.
Barry Harris Trio
Barry Harris belongs to a generation of jazz pianists who carried the torch of bebop into an uncertain future. His touch and melodic instinct are unerring, and he leads this working trio — Ray Drummond is the bassist, Leroy Williams the drummer — with well-earned ease. (Chinen-NYT)
Village Vanguard, 178 Seventh Avenue South, at 11th Street
At 8:30 and 10:30 p.m., $25 cover, with a one-drink minimum.
Bill Charlap Trio
The pianist Bill Charlap, the bassist Peter Washington and the drummer Kenny Washington make up this spit-and-polish trio, which favors a crisp approach to standard songbook fare. That’s the personnel appearing this weekend, but next week the eminent bassist Ron Carter will fill in for Mr. Washington: a meaningful substitution, and a logical one. (Chinen-NYT)
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center, 60th Street and Broadway,
At 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., $35 and $45 cover, with a $10 minimum.
Before making final plans, we suggest you call the venue to confirm dates and check times, as schedules are subject to change. ===================================================
SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS @ 3 MUSEUMS:
(Museum Mile & other Fifth Avenue area Museums)
“Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity” (through May 27)
‘James Nares: Street’ (through May 27)
‘Cambodian Rattan: The Sculptures of Sopheap Pich’ (through July 7)
‘Velázquez’s Portrait of Duke Francesco I d’Este: A Masterpiece from the Galleria Estense, Modena’ (through July 14)
‘At War With the Obvious: Photographs by William Eggleston’ (through July 28)
‘Punk: Chaos to Couture’ (through Aug. 14)
“African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde” (through Sept. 2)
‘Photography and the American Civil War’ (through Sept. 2)
‘The Roof Garden Commission: Imran Qureshi’ (through Nov. 3)
Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1000 5th Ave,@ 82nd street
(212) 535-7710 / metmuseum.org
“The Hugo Boss Prize 2012: Danh Vo’” (through May 27)
Guggenheim Museum: 1071 Fifth Avenue, at 89th Street
(212) 423-3500 / guggenheim.org.
‘Subliming Vessel: The Drawings of Matthew Barney’ (through Sept. 2)
Morgan Library & Museum: 225 Madison Avenue, at 36th st
(212) 685-0008 / themorgan.org.