Craveable - The Culture Craver Blog
It's another big week of culture in NYC — with everything from the highly anticipated King Charles III to Greater New York at P.S. 1. to Walid Raad at MoMA. Here are our favorite events opening in the week ahead. CRAVE what excites you to keep track, share your savvy, and get alerts. RATE events once you've been.
“As is their signature style, this is a highly eroticized telling of Charles Perrault’s baroque fairytale, but never one that sinks into smuttiness.A clever opening sequence has company members introducing the evening by parading a series of silent movie title cards. While there is no spoken dialogue, the production uses a recorded score with live singing, featuring selections ranging from Offenbach and Prokofiev to Irving Berlin and Nicki Minaj.”
It's the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland," and this week, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate Alice as well as the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, and the others that debuted in 1865. Here's our list of the "Alice 150" events happening around NYC this week. Be sure to crave what excites you and rate once you've been.
This week is packed with exciting cultural openings in New York City — Robin Hood at the New Victory, 2 film festivals (NYFF and another festival focused exclusively on dogs), new Broadway musicals by Gloria Estefan and George Takei, major retrospectives at the New Museum and the Guggenheim, Superheroes at the New York Historical Society, and much, much more. We've picked out the events opening this week that we are most excited about. CRAVE what excites you to plan your culture-going and get alerts. RATE events once you've seen them. And good luck! There's A LOT to accomplish this week.
“There is always something new under the sun. To stop believing that — to mean it when we say we’ve seen everything — would be to give up on art and surrender to cynicism. “The Walk,” Robert Zemeckis’s painstaking and dazzling cinematic re-creation of Mr. Petit’s feat, stands in passionate opposition to that kind of thinking. There will always be fresh, hitherto unimagined wonders in store. And fresh horrors too, as the sight of the twin towers can’t help but remind us.”
“Sign language unlocks so much in the dialogue and emotion that you might wish more shows follow its example. It has awakened ‘Spring Awakening.’”
— Mark Kennedy, The Associated Press, Sept. 27, 2015.
Our favorite art guru and start gallerist Meredith Rosen has hand-picked the six gallery exhibitions that she is most excited to see this week in NYC. Crave what excites you to keep track and get alerts.
It's a big week — full of fall festivals (craving chile-infused chocolate, anyone?) to multiple new Broadway shows to Fall for Dance to the great Martha Stewart at the 92nd Street Y. Crave it to keep track and get alerts. Rate what you've seen. And have fun. Here are our favorite events opening in the week ahead: