This Week in New York

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SXIP SHIREY | FERUS FESTIVAL
For the third night of the FERUS Festival, Sxip Shirey presents three pieces built around death, disappearance, and returning home. The pieces will be accompanied by the unique dancer Coco Karol, who also does choreography for the show. The show also will feature the puppetry of three notable performers: Basil Twist, Erin Orr, and Chris Green.
Monday, January 15 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $25
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY

THE FUTURE IS OPEN | PROTOTYPE
Tori Wrånes (Norway) will create a new piece in response to a New York public site through a ten-day New York residency period during which the artist will research and develop an original work. The piece will integrate the artist’s “Troll Technique”, an improvised, non-verbal language based on rhythm and temperament.
Thursday, January 18 at 5:30 PM
Free
Washington Square Park, Northwest Corner, New York, NY

THE ECHO DRIFT | PROTOTYPE
The Echo Drift, an operatic collaboration between Mikael Karlsson, Elle Kunnos de Voss, and Kathryn Walat, centers on a convicted murderer trapped in a timeless prison. This world premiere production switches between the confines of a tiny cell and an expansive visual world of hand drawn animation, exploring the psychology of a woman struggling to overcome her nature and the freewheeling tendencies of the mind when robbed of external stimuli.
Thursday, January 18 to Saturday, January 20 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $30-$75
Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

PIANO+ #3
Teodora Stepancic and Lucie Vítková perform works by Pauline Oliveros, Elizabeth Adams, Muyassar Kurdi, Michael Vincent Waller, Coleman Zurkowski, and Teodora Stepancic.
Friday, January 19 at 9:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 70 Flushing Avenue, Garage A, Brooklyn, NY
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IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE
It Cant Happen Here: art in response to oppression is a chamber music program consisting of six pieces by five composers that have each been inspired by events that have challenged freedom of thought, expression, and religion. The program includes a response project partnering with Artistic Noise.
Saturday, January 20 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students
Greenwich House Music School, 46 Barrow Street, New York, NY

ANATHEMAS
Concrete Timbre presents a program called Anathemas, featuring short compositions inspired by 7 banned words: diversity, entitlement, evidence-based, fetus, science-based, transgender, and vulnerable. Featured composers include Marie Incontrera, Peri Mauer, Ann Warren, Jin Hee Han, Tom Blatt, Robert Morton, Ana Paola Santillan Alcocer, Rodrigo S. Batalha, Donald Cuba, Jacob Elkin, Hector Oltra Garcia, Jesse Glass, Tim Goplerud, Stephanie Greig, Josh Oxford, Johari Mayfield, Ven Spatz, and Cullyn Murphy.
Sunday, January 21 at 2:30 PM
$10 suggested donation
Olli Studio Gallery, 336 West 37 Street, New York, NY

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