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Usher in the return of the 15 Minute Classic series with productions of Dr. Faustus, Antigone, and Epicene, tonight and tomorrow at Jimmy’s no. 43 in the East Village. For more information click here.
Pratt Institute presents Film/Video Artist Talks with renowned artist Eve Sussman. Begins at 6:30PM, at Higgins Hall located on Pratt’s Brooklyn campus.
Catch the opening of abstract painting exhibition Wit at the Painting Center, that explores visual representation of wit and its shapes and colors that evoke humor, 6 – 8 PM . Featuring artists Marina Abrams, Polly Apfelbaum, Joe Fyfe, Jonathan Lasker, Doreen McCarthy, Thomas Nozkowski, Stephen Westfall and others.
Pay tribute to late acclaimed poet Stacy Doris, and celebrate her final book, Fledge at 8:00PM, at the Poetry Project.
Join artist and sculptor Gary Simmons as he discusses his career and his thoughts on the new generation of emerging artists. Begins at 8 PM at 192 Books.
Hip hop artist and an acclaimed memoir writer Eddie Huang will be discussing his memoir, Fresh Off the Boat with former Das Racist emcee, Heems, who will also be performing after some food from Huan’s East Village restaurant and a lively discussion. For more information click here.
The New Museum will be screening Ellie Ga’s The Fortunetellers at 7 PM. The film weaves storytelling and travelogue into a documentary of her Arctic expedition.
Don’t miss a chance to see Gerald Jackson’s new show. Gallery OneTwentyEight presents his brand new abstract painting, architecture, and hand-colored prints. Keep your eyes open for a BOMBlog studio visit and video interview with Gerald.
Join critic John Rockwell, Dance magazine editor and former Trisha Brown company member Wendy Perron, and artistic director and choreographer Stephen Petronio for a survey of Trisha Brown’s long and fruitful career at BAM. Beginning is at at 5:00 PM at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Performances by the Trisha Brown Dance Company will take place January 30- February 2nd at BAM.
Tickle your taste for modern ballet with Karol Armitage’s ??Armitage Gone!: Dance Mechanics of the Dance Machine?? at the New York Live Arts at 7:30 PM. Oh yes, for the full experience don’t forget to wear red.