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3/21/11
NYC ARTS Top Picks, Week of March 21, 2011
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Gabriele Stabile, Untitled (From the series Street Smart), 2009. Courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York

Moveable Feast: Fresh Produce and the NYC Green Cart Program
Museum of the City of New York (WNET membercard partner – 10% gift shop discount)
Starts Tues, March 22

From portraiture to landscape to street photography, these photographs chronicle a year of NYC’s Green Carts program, which provides underserved communities with access to fresh produce via hundreds of independently owned, mobile produce stands. The photos capture not only the carts themselves, but also the stories of the vendors, customers and their communities.

WEPA Wednesdays
El Museo del Barrio (WNET membercard partner – Dos-por-Uno (2-for-1) admission; 10% off La Tienda purchases; 10% off El Café; 10% off Familia membership)
Wednesdays, February – June, 6-9 p.m.
El Museo’s new weekly after-work fiesta features free admission, extended gallery hours, live DJ-in-residence, and drink specials at El Café.

The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures
Public Theater
Starts Tues, March 22

This play by Angels in America creator Tony Kushner explores revolution, radicalism, marriage, sex, prostitution, politics, real estate, unions of all kinds and debts both unpaid and unpayable.

Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Joyce Theater (WNET membercard partner – 20% off day of performance tickets; subject to availability; walk-up orders only)
Tues, March 22–Sun, March 27

In its final Joyce season before disbanding in December 2011 at the end of its two-year Legacy Tour, the company presents a repertory program that has not been seen in New York for decades.

Courtesy of the Park Avenue Armory

Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts
Park Avenue Armory
Fri, March 25–Wed, March 30

The American Folk Art Museum dramatically transforms the Armory’s historic 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall with the installation of 650 red and white American quilts, the largest exhibition of quilts ever held in New York City.

Entry is free.

Women Behind the Camera Film Series
Teachers College, Columbia University
Sat, March 26–Sun, March 27

The African Diaspora Film Festival screens six documentaries by women filmmakers from across the globe.

Recommendations courtesy of NYC-ARTS.org

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SundayArts is made possible in part by First Republic Bank and by the Rubin Museum of Art. Funding for SundayArts is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, The Paul and Irma Milstein Foundation, The Philip & Janice Levin Foundation, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, Jody and John Arnhold, and The Lemberg Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.