arts 02.5.15

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movie At age 25, Justin Peck is tapped to create a new ballet, in two months, for the NYC Ballet. The documentary Ballet 422 charts the ride, and a good one it is. [Photo: Magnolia Pictures]



music No NY nexus now, but this new video, by London-born Kwabena Sarkodee Adjepong, who performs as Kwabs, is the melancholy essence of the winter of a relationship.


music An exciting new series of chamber music performances, the next St Urban salon is March 11, when they will play Brahms waltzes as well as The In-Between: Nine Poems of Jane Barnes for mezzo-soprano and piano by Gordon Beeferman.




videos We've written before about how much we love the web series High Maintenance. Happy February from Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair (and Vimeo): the second half of the season (three new episodes) premieres today.



photography Opening tonight at the Gitterman Gallery, 41 E. 57th [Mad/Park] 212.734.0868, works by LES-born Eliot Elisofon (1911-1973), the renowned LIFE photographer. Elisofon liked to introduce himself as 'the greatest LIFE photographer'.
[Photo: Model and Crane 1937]



book Abandoned NYC is the new book that grew out of the website of the same name. Endlessly intriguing.








Mercer Street (from 2013)

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