Looking for things to do in New York City this month? We’ve got you covered with our list of NYC event highlights. Expect dance, artist talks, music, performances, a film festival and more this March in New York City.

Roundtable Discussion at The New Museum

The New Museum presents “The Question of Quantum Feminism” on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7 p.m.

This roundtable discussion brings together artists exploring the evolving and expansive topic of quantum feminism, and considers how an understanding of bodies as sensory systems can be a starting point for discussions around ethics. Panelists include A.K. Burns, Harry Dodge, Carolyn Lazard, Anicka Yi, and Constantina Zavitsanos. A.K. Burns is the artist-in-residence through the Department of Education and Public Engagement’s Spring R&D Season: BODY.

Tickets are $15 for general and $10 for members. The New Museum is located at 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002. www.newmuseum.org.

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Laurie Simmons and Carroll Dunham on Marilyn Minter

The Brooklyn Museum presents “Artist’s Eye: Laurie Simmons and Carroll Dunham on Marilyn Minter” on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 2 to 3 p.m. The talk will be held in the Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing on the fourth floor.

This series of intimate, in-gallery talks by contemporary artists illuminates exhibitions with fresh and alternative perspectives. In this edition, Laurie Simmons and Carroll Dunham will respond to Marilyn Minter’s work in the current exhibition “Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty.”

Free with Museum admission. The Brooklyn Museum is located at 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238. www.brooklynmuseum.org.

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Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-Soprano

Park Avenue Armory presents “Recital Series: Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-Soprano and Joseph Middleton, Piano” on Wednesday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, March 17, 2017 at 8 p.m.

Sarah Connolly has been performing in some of the world’s most renowned opera houses including English National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival, Covent Garden, Bayreuther Festspiele, and the Metropolitan Opera. The celebrated British mezzo-soprano moves from the vast opera stage to the intimate Park Avenue Armory Board of Officers Room for a recital that showcases her communicative power of lieder and art song.

Tickets are $75. Park Avenue Armory is located at 643 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065. www.armoryonpark.org.

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“Emily Coates: Incarnations” Performs at Danspace Project

Danspace Project presents “Emily Coates: Incarnations” from Thursday, March 16 to Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 8 p.m. The performance on Thursday, March 16 will be followed by a discussion moderated by Douglas Crimp.

Performed in-progress as part of Danspace Project’s Platform 2015: Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets, “Incarnations” is made up of a series of etudes on dancing with science. Based on Emily Coates’ collaboration with particle physicist Sarah Demers, the piece moves between lecture and performance, interweaving divergent sources. “Incarnations” celebrates physics and dance as equal partners in our profound effort to understand our existence.

Advance tickets are $22 for general and $15 for members. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $25. Danspace Project is located at 131 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003. www.danspaceproject.org.

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"Emily Coates: Incarnations." Photo: Ian Douglas. Courtesy of Danspace Projects.

"Emily Coates: Incarnations." Photo: Ian Douglas. Courtesy of Danspace Project.


“887,” Created & Performed by Robert Lepage at BAM

BAM presents the US Premiere of “887” from March 16 to March 26, 2017 at BAM Harvey Theater.

887 Murray Avenue, Quebec City, Canada. The apartment complex where renowned director Robert Lepage (“The Blue Dragon,” 2013 Next Wave) spent his youth comes to life as a tech-saturated dollhouse in this personal solo work. As Lepage revisits his childhood home and other reconfigured spaces from his past and present he unearths a life’s worth of memories, sifting in the process through the things we can’t seem to recall and those we aren’t able to forget.

Tickets start at $35. Bam Harvey Theater is located at 651 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217. www.bam.org.

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“Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait” at The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents the New York Premiere of “Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait” on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 7 p.m. in The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium.

“Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait” is a kind of time machine that will transport you into the lives of ordinary people living in the South during the Great Depression. Based on the work of photographer H. Lee Waters, Kannapolis weaves some of the hundreds of short, silent films he shot of daily life in small towns into a tapestry of a moment in time. Composer/singer/violinist Jenny Scheinman and filmmaker Finn Taylor have shaped Waters's shorts into a truly "moving" portrait.

Tickets are $40. The Met is located at 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028. www.metmuseum.org.

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An Evening with Architect Moshe Safdie

Cooper Hewitt presents “’Mega’ Architect: An Evening with Moshe Safdie” on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Architect and 2016 National Design Award winner for Lifetime Achievement, Moshe Safdie discusses the four design principles that have guided his work over the past five decades and how they relate to the evolution of architecture in the era of globalization. Safdie sheds light on the ramifications of “megascale” and “megastructure,” examining scale, site, buildability, and purpose in residential, commercial, and institutional projects in the context of the work of contemporary architecture.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $8 for members, educators, students and seniors. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is located at 2 E 91st St, New York, NY 10128. www.cooperhewitt.org.

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Singapore Jewel at Changi. Design by Moshe Safdie. Courtesy of Cooper Hewitt.

Singapore Jewel at Changi. Design by Moshe Safdie. Courtesy of Cooper Hewitt.


Artists on Artist Lecture at Dia:Chelsea

Dia:Chelsea presents the Artists on Artists Lecture Series featuring “Renée Green on Chantal Akerman and On Kawara” on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

The Artists on Artists lecture series highlights the work of contemporary artists from the perspective of their colleagues and peers. Artists are invited to give informal lectures, talks, or presentations focused on a single artist represented in Dia’s permanent collection, exhibitions, or programming. Renée Green was born in Cleveland in 1959. She has had several recent solo exhibitions. In 2016, she was selected to organize the Artists Research Laboratory at the Fondazione Antonio Ratti in Como, Italy.

Tickets are free for Dia members, $10 for general admission, $6 for students and seniors. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended. Dia:Chelsea is located at 535 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011. www.diaart.org/diachelsea.

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Artist Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker Conversation & Performances at MoMA

MoMA presents “Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker in Conversation with Kathy Halbreich” on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 6 p.m.

In conjunction with the exhibition “Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker: Work/Travail/Arbeid,” choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker joins Kathy Halbreich, Associate Director, MoMA, for a conversation.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for members and $5 for students and seniors.

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Performances will be held Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday, March 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, March 31 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Work/Travail/Arbeid” reinterprets her dance performance “Vortex Temporum” (2013), which was originally performed in a theater, for the different temporal and physical circumstances of a museum. An abridged travel version of the exhibition will be re-choreographed and re-created for MoMA’s Marron Atrium.

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MoMA is located at 11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019. www.moma.org.

18th Havana Film Festival New York

The 18th Havana Film Festival New York will be held from March 30 to April 7, 2017.

HFFNY History Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) is an internationally recognized film festival celebrating Latin American cinema. The films chosen each year reflect strong cultural and social identities rooted in their respective countries. The festival offers the opportunity to see award-winning full-length feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation, and classics as well as new independent films rarely screened in the U.S. Click here for the 2017 Program.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for student and seniors. A Weekday Pass is $50. Festival Passes are also available.

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