NYC Arts and Music Events this Weekend

By March 31, 2017 No Comments


The New Museum is hosting a massive retrospective of Raymond Pettibon’s work, which closes April 9th.

For over thirty years, Raymond Pettibon (b. 1957, Tucson, AZ) has been chronicling the history, mythology, and culture of America with a prodigious and distinctive voice. Through his drawings’ signature interplay between image and text, he moves between historical reflection, emotional longing, poetic wit, and strident critique. Details.


BAM is hosting A Nonesuch Celebration, paying tribute to Bob Hurwitz.

A stellar lineup of musical luminaries comes together for one night only to pay tribute to Bob Hurwitz, who for the past three decades has served as the visionary architect of Nonesuch Records, affectionately referred to as “the label without labels.” At the center of this extraordinary celebration is a program of world premiere piano works dedicated to Bob by Nonesuch artists—John Adams, Laurie Anderson, Timo Andres, Louis Andriessen, Donnacha Dennehy, Philip Glass, Adam Guettel, Brad Mehldau, Pat Metheny, Nico Muhly, Randy Newman, and Steve Reich—performed by the composers themselves and others. The evening also includes performances by Kronos Quartet, k.d. lang, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Thile, Dawn Upshaw, Stephin Merritt, Caetano Veloso, and others who have worked closely with Bob during his tenure. Details.


The Affordable Art Fair at the Metropolitan Pavilion

The price-conscious art fair returns for its 23rd edition in NYC. For an $18 ticket, you can shop original paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures from over 70 local, national and international galleries. With price tags ranging from $100 to $10,000, you can fix up your apartment without breaking the bank. Details.

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