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ticket deals

3/29-4/2: get tickets to the joffrey ballet’s modern take on romeo + juliet at lincoln center for $47.50+ (plus ticket fees, reg. $95+). >>

4/22-23: get tickets to the nyc hot sauce expo at brooklyn expo center for $5+ (plus ticket fees, reg. $10+). >>

4/12, 4/24, 5/23: get tickets to the harlem gospel choir sings the songs of whitney + beyoncé at b.b. king blues club for free-$25 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20-50). >>

4/22-24: get tickets to artexpo new york at pier 94 for free-$10 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20). >>

6/4: get tickets to the blossom baby expo at the new york marriot brooklyn bridge for $10-30 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20-60). >>

6/10-11: get tickets to the annual new york green festival, featuring speakers, vegan food, vendors, and more. jacob k. javits center, $5-9.50 (plus ticket fees, reg. $10-19). >>

thru 12/31: get admission to the museum of sex for $12.95 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20.14). >>


where to see almost 30 of french street artist invader’s 8-bit mosaics around town. >>

thru 3/29: unrelated to the whitney biennial, the whitney houston biennial, an all-women multidisciplinary art exhibition, opens tonight. xoco (soho), free. >>

thru 4/1: ‘dead horse bay: the glass graveyard of brooklyn,’ a new exhibition featuring work from 13 artists and curated by hyperallergic’s allison c. meier. urbanglass (fort greene) tonight. free. >>

thru 4/1: inventing downtown: artist-run galleries in new york city, 1952-1965), a new exhibition at nyu’s grey art gallery, explores works from 14 galleries that shaped the nyc art scene. several film screenings, lectures, and discussions are scheduled throughout the run. free. >>

thru 4/2: as the political climate shifts, one constant is satire. ifc center’s 12-film autocratic to the people screening series showcases new and classic political satire films, beginning with charlie chaplin’s the great dictator (1940). ifc center (west village), $15. >>

thru 4/7: the trump agenda vs pluralism: analysis + resistance: pratt institute’s manhattan campus hosts a four-part series analyzing the trump administration’s first 100 days. free (rsvp). >>

thru 4/10: artificial intelligence overtaking human intelligence is pondered in ‘the singularity’ 19-film series at the metrograph (les): ex machina, ghost in the shell, blade runner, metropolis, and more. $15. >>

thru 4/15 (tues-fri 12-8pm, sat 10am-5pm): ‘paris refashioned 1957-1968,’ the museum at fit’s latest exhibition, examines the combined influence of french haute couture, ready-to-wear, and popular culture during the era, and includes a selection of more than 30 garments and accessories by yves saint laurent/christian dior, pierre cardin, coco chanel, and more. a book of the same title accompanies the show. free admission. >>

thru 4/16: the new museum (les) hosts an exhibition focusing on the drawings and illustrations of raymond pettibon, known for creating punk band black flag’s logo, among other things. taking over three floors and featuring more than 700 works from the 1960s to present, the exhibition will include early self-produced zines, artist’s books, and videos made in collaboration with fellow artists and musicians. $18 general, $15 seniors, $12 students, pay-what-you-wish thursdays 7-9pm. >>

thru 4/17: ‘state of exception/estado de excepción,’ an exhibition of objects left behind in the desert by undocumented migrants on their journey into the u.s. and other forms of data, includes a wall of hundreds of backpacks. the new school’s anna-maria and stephen kellen gallery (union square), free. >>

thru 4/23: the museum of the moving image (astoria) hosts an exhibition honoring filmmaker martin scorsese‘s work, including production materials, behind-the-scenes images, and a retrospective screening series. $15 general, $11 students/seniors, free fridays 4-8pm. >>

thru 4/30: the new ‘tattooed new york’ exhibition at the new-york historical society (uws) explores the history of tattooing in nyc with more than 250 items from the 1700s to today. $20 general, $15 seniors, $12 students, pay-what-you-wish fridays 6-8pm. >>

thru 5/6: star wars: the farce awakens: a new musical parody lampoons the star wars films at the pit (flatiron). $15. >>

thru 5/7: at today’s opening reception for city reliquary’s new exhibition, ‘heroes of the knish: making a living and making a life,’ curator laura silver will give an illustrated talk on the sultry side of the potato pie. donation-based beverages will be available for purchase. city reliquary (williamsburg), $10 admission includes a knish and pickles. >>

thru 5/13 (tues-fri 12-8pm, sat 10am-5pm): ‘black fashion designers,’ the museum at fit’s latest exhibition, features several generations of fashion designers of african descent from the 1950s to the present. free. >>

thru 5/21: ‘i’m nobody! who are you? the life and poetry of emily dickinson’, a new exhibition at the morgan library + museum (midtown east), examines the life and work of the 19th century poet with nearly one hundred manuscripts and letters, photographs and other visual materials, plus lectures, film screenings, writing workshops, and a concert featuring patti smith and jesse paris smith. $20 general, $13 students/seniors, free fridays 7-9pm (related events extra). >>

thru 6/11: the 78th whitney museum of american art biennial features 63 artists and collectives. $25 general, $18 students/seniors, pay-what-you-wish fridays 7-10pm. >>

thru 7/31: selfie alert: ‘hippo ballerina,’ artist bjørn okholm skaarup’s 15-foot-tall bronze sculpture of a tutu-wearing hippopotamus, will be unveiled at dante park (lincoln center), with a companion exhibition of skaarup’s work on view at cavalier gallery (midtown west) thru 3/17. >>

thru 9/24: the public art fund installs 26 sculptures of fancy sofas, chairs, footstools and arches at central park’s doris c. freedman plaza as part of the ‘open house’ exhibition by artist liz glynn. >>

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