April NYC Events (04/17/22)

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Pre Covid-19 we searched the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you didn’t have to.” We made it as easy as 1-2-3.
Covid has required some changes.

NYC-Arts Top Five Picks: April 15 – April 21

“Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include “Limón Dance Company at the Joyce Theater,” “Dewey Crumpler: Painting is an Act of Spiritual Aggression,” “Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try” and more.

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Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try

Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try

Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Manhattan / Fri, Oct 22, 2021 – Sun, Nov 06, 2022

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust announces “Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try,” a first-of-its-kind exhibition on the 20th century artist and Holocaust survivor and the Museum’s first contemporary art show, opening to the public on October 22, 2021. The exhibition is centered around Lurie’s earliest body of work (the paintings and drawings in his so-called “War Series”), as well as never-before-exhibited objects and ephemera from his personal archive, …

Limon Dance Company at the Joyce Theater

Limon Dance Company at the Joyce Theater

The Joyce Theater

Manhattan / Tue, Apr 19, 2022 – Sun, May 01, 2022

The Limón Dance Company celebrates its 75th Anniversary Season by sharing José Limón’s inspiring life story. In two exciting programs, the company brings to The Joyce three Limón works as they have never been seen before and two world premieres, as well as modern dance classics. The dancers travel through time with a tour of Mexican history inside the thoroughly researched reimagination of Limón’s first major solo, “Danzas Mexicanas.” Further exploring ideas of legacy, the company revisits Doris Humphrey’s glorious “Air for the G …

Philippe Quint in Charlie Chaplin’s Smile

Philippe Quint in Charlie Chaplin’s Smile

Bohemian National Hall

Manhattan / Wed, Apr 20, 2022, 7:30 pm

On Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 7:30pm, Aspect Chamber Music Series presents multiple GRAMMY Award-nominated violinist Philippe Quint in the highly-anticipated New York premiere of “Philippe Quint in Charlie Chaplin’s Smile” ​​with pianist Jun Cho, in celebration of Chaplin’s 133rd birthday. The critically-acclaimed multimedia docu-concert experience – inspired by Quint’s 2019 album “Chaplin’s Smile” (Warner Classics) – features new arrangements of works and video clips from Chaplin’s most celebrated films – “Modern Times,” “City Lights,” “Monsieur Verdoux,” “The Kid,” “Limelight,” and …

JACK Quartet: Bridges

JACK Quartet: Bridges

Merkin Concert Hall

Manhattan / Thu, Apr 21, 2022, 7:30 pm

Hailed by The New York Times as “our leading new-music foursome,” JACK Quartet is one of the most acclaimed, renowned and respected groups performing today. The program includes the world premieres of Khyam Allami’s “Ma-a a-ba ud me-na-gin Ma-a di-di-in” and George Lewis’s “String Quartet 4.5,” plus the U.S. premiere of Patricia Alessandrini’s “A Complete History of Music (Volume 1).”

Dewey Crumpler: Painting is an Act of Spiritual Aggression

Dewey Crumpler: Painting is an Act of Spiritual Aggression

Derek Eller Gallery

Manhattan / Thu, Mar 17, 2022 – Sat, Apr 23, 2022

Derek Eller Gallery is pleased to present Dewey Crumpler’s first New York solo exhibition featuring recent and historic paintings and works on paper. Thirty years ago, Crumpler became fascinated with a photograph of an object identified as an iron slave collar. He read it as an ovoid mass with a circular hole in the center, indicating both absence and presence of a Black body. Sometime after, he noticed his son’s hoodie sweatshirt thrown over a chair. …


So many great things to see and do, places to eat and drink in NYC.

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