Your weekend fix is here.
A new exhibition of the work of Richard Tuttle, entitled Systems VII-XII, opens at the Pace Gallery, running through October 13.
The New Museum presents an evening of experimental musical performance in which two live musicians, Pauline Oliveros and Doug Van Nort will collaborate with an artificially intelligent element called FILTER, to produce improvised, interactive sound.
The Abrons Arts Center presents a new exhibition entitled El Regreso de los Dinosaurios, with an eye on contemporary Mexican visual culture. The show will feature artists Alejandro Almanza Pereda, Travis Boyer, Gabriela Alva Cal y Mayor, Ricardo Cid, Aurora Ixchel Pellizzi, GT Pellizzi, and Amanda Valdez.
Brooklyn artists open their doors to YOU with Go Brooklyn, a community project! Take a wander, see what people are creating, and get a chance to vote on artists to be shown in the Brooklyn Museum.
superHUMAN is an exhibition which combines canonical myths, comic book heroes, and speculative literature and film. It features the work of the following 14 artists: Blanka Amezkua, Edgar Arceneaux, Kevin Darmanie, Kurt Forman, Chitra Ganesh, Fay Ku, Shaun El C. Leonardo, Kerry James Marshall, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz, Dulce Pinzon, William Pope.L, Robert Pruitt, Xaviera Simmons, Saya Woolfalk.
Alejandra Regalado’s In Reference to . . . Mexican Women of New York is a photographic project that features objects of personal importance brought by Mexican women who immigrated to the United States.
Get your La Di Da on this weekend, along with a good dose of a BOMB poetry smackdown. A full itinerary of weekend events for all you superHUMAN’s.
In conjunction with 92Y Tribeca, BOMB is proud to announce the launch of the very first La Di Da Fim Festival, founded by Miriam Bale. The festival begins today and runs through the weekend, with screenings of not-to-miss independent films by Josh Safdie, Maiko Endo, Kentucker Audley, Stephen Gurewitz, Amy Seimetz, Dustin Guy Defa, John Wilson, and more! A launch party for the North American premier of Endo’s film Kuichisan will be held this evening at the Woolworth Building. Please RSVP!
The Berkshire Word Festival begins today and runs all weekend, featuring a stunning array of writers and poets, including John Berendt, Adam Gopnik, Francine du Plessix Gray, Mary Jo Salter, Matthew Pearl, Claire Messud, Harold Augenbraum, Roxana Robinson, Alison Larkin, Susan Kinsolving, Joshua Henkin, Heidi Julavits, Dani Shapiro, and Elissa Schappell.
Find a way out of your television set and its national conventions.
Feeling some ’80s nostalgia? Head on over to see Crazy Thunder Road, a Japanese film (with English subtitles) portraying the rivalry between gangs after one of the leaders calls it quits.
Valeria Luiselli, author of Los Ingrávidos (Faces in the Crowd) will be at McNally Jackson at 7pm to discuss her debut novel which features poet Gilberto Owen and an Emily Dickinson-like woman as narrators.
Take a tour back to your high school days with the Ramones in Rock and Roll High School at Nitehawk Cinema.
Don’t miss Grounded, a free indoor and outdoor exhibition of sculptures featuring “found, recycled or otherwise ‘humble’ materials” at Airplane Gallery in Bushwick.
If not today, then today!
Join Carolee Scheemann at Danspace Project for two evenings of film screenings and performance, featuring her works Meat Joy, Water Light/Water Needle, Snows, and Lateral Splay.
As part of the public programs at the Guggenheim, participate in a discussion entitled Empathy, Affect, and the Photographic Image, taking place in conjunction with the current exhibition of the work of Rineke Dijkstra.
Stop me if you think you’ve heard this one before.
The 8th annual New York City Short Film Festival opens today with a truly great lineup.
Head to 92Y Tribeca for the 5th annual Banned Book Party, hosted by Mike Edison. The evening will feature readings from banned books as well as musical performances by Edison himself, Bob Bert, Dee Pop, and Mickey Finn.
Stars and stripes.
The Museum of the Moving Image presents a special series of classic Zatoichi samurai films by masterful Japanese director Kenji Misumi.
McNally Jackson is hosting a reading of Taller de Taquimecanografía, a collaborative literary experiment, co-created by the late Aura Estrada, BOMB’s Senior Editor Mónica de la Torre, Gabriela Jauregui, and Laureana Toledo at 7 PM. They will be introduced by Francisco Goldman.
Alejandro Duran’s exhibition Washed Up, an ongoing project that showcases the the issue of plastic pollution, is showing at the Galería Octavio Paz.
Head on to the Affordable Art Fair for free on Friday, and check out affordable work from over 60 galleries in New York City.
There’s that grin.
Join Cathy Park Hong and David Henry Hwang for a Literary Legacy Conversation: Two Writers On Craft and Process.
Choreographer Trajal Harrell takes a step back in time with Judson Church is Ringing in Harlem by imagining a postmodern dancer going back in time to the 1960’s vogue ballroom scene, and inverts the process.