NEW WORKS AT ART PROJECTS INTERNATIONAL
Art Projects International just hung a group show of new and recent works by Bahar Behbahani, Seokmin Ko, Gwenn Thomas, Soo Im Lee, Filipe Rocha da Silva, and Il Lee. “The disparate works by the six artists in New Works are a vital reflection of the rich pluralism of today’s contemporary art world.” Open through March 30. Art Projects International, 434 Greenwich Street at Vestry.
LOUISE BOURGEOIS OR OSCAR??
You decide. Spotted by JW at Balloon Saloon.
SPRING CLEANING ALERT
St. Margaret’s House Resident Council Thrift Shop at 49 Fulton (at Pearl) accepts clothes and other items from 11 to 3, Tuesday through Friday. And I have also been taking good kids books to the Housing Works Bookstore Café at 126 Crosby, just south of Houston in between Project Cicero drives.
BATTERY DANCE FOR FEB. 28
Battery Dance will perform on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7:30p at the Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University. The performance will include The Red Line (World Premiere), On Foot (2017) (trailer below) and Secrets of the Paving Stones (15th Anniversary) with live visual arts created by Silk Road Ensemble member Kevork Mourad, music by Grammy Award winner Kinan Azmeh, new choreography from Tadej Brdnik, and Jonathan Hollander’s celebrated works. Tickets here.
Battery Dance’s home base studios at 380 Broadway and Canal provides subsidized rehearsal space for over 400 choreographers and dance companies each year. Through its arts-in-education programs in New York City public schools, Battery dancers serve as teaching artists in primary, middle and high schools throughout the five boroughs. Battery facilitates in-school performances and master classes by international visiting artists, providing first-hand introductions for many city school children to the cultures of the world. The company also hosts the annual Battery Dance Festival.