WEEK OF MARCH 3, 2014
at Carnegie Hall | Volcanic violinist plays Beethoven.
The Mary Onettes
at Glasslands Gallery | The Swedish foursome (dudes, none of whom are named Mary) make dark, synth-drenched dreampop, heavily influenced by the 1980s.
Orli Shaham Playing Steve Mackey and John Adams
at SubCulture | Until recently, the pianist was known primarily for premium performances of fine old works.
Dinner With Friends
at Laura Pels Theatre | Donald Margulies’ 1998 play about the effects of infidelity on a group of old friends provides four chewy roles for four fine actors.
Pop-Ups From Prague
at Grolier Club | Infiltrate this usually members-only literary townhouse for an exhibit of Czech paper engineer and graphic artist Vojtech Kubasta’s popup books.
at Soho Rep | After a plantation owner falls dead, his handsome nephew arrives to take control of the estate but quickly falls in love with an African-American woman, much to the overseer’s dismay.
at 59E59 Theaters | An overwhelmed elementary school teacher and an aggrieved mother have a fraught conversation about a troubled child, Gidion, during a parent/teacher conference.
Middle of the Night
at The Clurman Theatre | An older Jewish widower falls for a much younger Gentile woman.
Sky High & the Logic of Luxury
at The Skyscraper Museum | If you've had your eye on the skyline and wondered about the coming crop of stalky towers on 57th Street, this show is your explainer.
at Barbes | Weekly sessions of infectious Afro-pop led by Guinean guitar pioneer Mamady Kouyate.