Something that is never missing in this beautiful unsleeping city is the variety of possibilities and magnificent events that are on display all year around. Within the romance of this fall 2012, one more time New York offers us numerous cultural activities, from music to design, from film festivals to exhibitions. Among the great assortment, here are five special happenings are really worth mentioning.
Fuerza Bruta (or Brute Force)
Ongoing through November 11
The production involves performers and spectators in a mute, smooth, water environment in which the surrounding music triggers naïve and suggestive emotions for a show that has a flavor of transcendental and magic.
The show features “mind-blowing visual effects” – a man running full throttle through a series of moving walls, women frolicking in a watery world suspended just inches above the audience” for a total “heart-pounding theatrical experience!”. Find all the details at – cit. fuerzabrutanyc.com
Daryl Roth Theatre
101 E. 15th St.
Manhattan, NY 10003
More info on: www.fuerzabrutanyc.com
Architecture & Design Film Festival
October 18 – October 21
The Architecture & Design Film Festival is in its fourth season this year with 25 films participating. An assortment of documentaries such as the Coast Modern, a travel from Los Angeles to Vancouver along the Pacific North-West coast, directed by Mike Bernard and Gavin Froome; Machine for Life, a documentary on the concept of “the mechanized” of Le Corbusies and the connection among sentiments, experience, architecture and design; and Life Architecturally, an architectural process of concepts and designs, directed by Debbie Ryan and Robert McBride
54 Varick St. (at Laight St.)
New York, NY 10013
More info on: http://adfilmfest.com/portal/adff
American Ballet Theatre Fall 2012 Season
October 16 – October 20
Choreographers J. Limon, A. Mille and A. Tudor have created a magnificent ballet that ranges from classic ballet to modern premieres with main artist Alexei Ratmansky. Make sure not to miss this masterpiece, only performed for 4 days in middle October.
American Ballet Theatre
New York, NY 10003
More info on: http://www.abt.org/
Picasso Black and White
October 5-January 23, 2013
This beautiful exposition retraces Picasso´s works from 1904 to 1971. The Guggenheim Museum will display more than 100 pieces for the following three months. The exhibition starts from the early days of the artist, from its monochromatic canvas, to later works such as the war scenes connected to the Spanish Franco´s dictatorship.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. (5 Av/89 St)
Manhattan, NY 10128
More info on: guggenheim.org.
Mozart Chopin Smetana – The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
November 2 – November 4
The violinist A. Sussmann together with the pianist I. Barnatan and cellist A. Weilerstein will perform the famous Mozart´s violin-piano sonata that the musician composed after his mother´s death. This is a masterpiece worth being seen, or better, heard from those who can be intimately moved by melancholic melodies and the power of Mozart´s genius work.
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
Manhattan, NY 10023
More info on: http://www.chambermusicsociety.org/
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