THROUGH JUNE 2
Andrei Roiter at Jack Hanley Gallery. That’s one of Roiter’s works above.
“Clocktower Gallery opens for a rare Sunday night special with galleries, studios, long term exhibits, tower, radio and special performances on view. 6-9 pm. Free. RSVP. firstname.lastname@example.org. Bring a photo ID. 108 Leonard Street at Broadway, 13th Floor. [...] End the night at an afterparty at Santos Party House just down the block. This whole effort is produced as part of Frieze New York: Downtown Night.” Afterparty is one of those words that doesn’t thrill me quite the way it used to….
“The Vendy Awards and New Amsterdam Market present New York’s very first sustainable street meat event. Join us as we invite five of the Vendy’s most beloved vendors—Solber Pupusas, Guadalupe’s Tamales, Eggstravaganza, A-Pou’s Taste and Veronica’s Kitchen—to use humanely raised meats and other regionally sourced ingredients to reproduce their most iconic dishes. Purchase your ticket in advance to guarantee a hefty tasting portion from each of the five vendors. Early Bird ticket holders will get a head start on the crowd, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The regular market will take place from 11 a.m. through 4 p.m. Also on Sunday: the first monthly visit from the Bent Spoon.”
MAY 8–JUNE 16
“Enshrouded,” work by Lin Yan at Cheryl McGinnis Gallery (opening reception May 16, 5–8 p.m.)
At Bogardus Mansion: “The exhibition titled ‘Untamed’ marks the New York solo debut for artist Suzanne LaFleur. On view for the first time will be 13 new artworks that include large-scale oil paintings along with pastel drawings.”
“The New York Academy of Art presents the 2012 MFA Thesis Exhibition, a group show featuring original paintings, drawings, sculpture, and prints by more than 50 talented emerging artists.”
At Duane Park restaurant: “Join Dandy Wellington and His Band at 8:30 p.m. as they bring you a full serving of well-dressed Jazz from the 1930’s and 40’s in Manhattan Serenade. A native of Harlem, Dandy Wellington has assembled a catalog of music that invokes an atmosphere of class. Burlesque performances by Peekaboo Pointe and Stormy Leather.”
At Duane Park restaurant: “‘What’s Going On,’ an evening of music inspired by the sounds of Motown. Host Aaron Marcellus got his musical start at age three singing in talent shows at his local nursery school. He grew up in a musical family rooted in the traditional black gospel church where he attributes his soulful sound. Aaron is also a contestant in this season’s ‘American Idol’ and an accomplished tap dancer. Burlesque performances by Essence Revealed and Peekaboo Pointe and a tap dance by Aaron.”
MAY 24–JULY 5
“Masters & Pelavin is proud to present ‘Silence,’ a group exhibition of international artists, curated by Estonian artist and curator Jaanika Peerna. A variety of media will be shown—video, sculpture, painting, photography and installation—a number of artists represented, including: Peter Baumann, Anne Lindberg, Janine Magelsen, Kazumi Tanaka, Thomas Fougeirol, Kaido Ole, Jaan Toomik, Jaanika Peerna and Krista Mölder.”
Ladysmith Black Mambazo play City Winery.