Now you can start planning your week.
Ever wondered what would happen if a dominatrix killed her client and then stuffed him? Well, then head to The Brick theater and watch The Taxodermist to find out.
Starting today and going on through Saturday, Yvonne Meier’s” legendary performance piece The Shining will be hosted by New York Live Arts. Grab a flashlight and venture out into a maze made of 350 refrigerator boxes!
At Williamsburg’s Spectacle Theater, choreographer and filmmaker Yanira Castro will discuss the research and creative process that went into making her latest project, The People to Come, for which she sought the help and input of the community.
MoMA’s astonishingly comprehensive Pier Paolo Pasolini retrospective kicks off with his contemporary take on Euripides’ Medea, starring opera legend Maria Callas in her only film role. Pasolini’s protégé Ninetto Davoli will be present for a post-film discussion.
In BAM’s conversation series On Truths (and Lies), philosopher Simon Critchley will be doing what philosophers do best: questioning established truths. Eminent theater director Anne Bogart will be his partner for this edition on Greek tragedy.
Those impatient to find out whether Walter Salles managed to make a worthy adaptation of Kerouac’s On the Road can check out a sneak preview at the IFC Center with the director present. Over the next week, the IFC will also be screening an excellent series of iconic road movie selected by Salles.
How about spending a lazy Sunday basking in the glow of a French ‘60s heartthrob? Film Forum is offering two films from their ongoing series on Jean-Louis Trintignant for the price of one: Eric Rohmer’s My Night at Maud’s and Claude Lelouch’s A Man and a Woman. The latter will be shown in a brand new 35mm print and introduced by Patrick Harrison, New York Program Director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science.