arts 05.9.13

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movies Two movies we're looking forward to this week—one new, one newly restored. Neither is in 3D. Sarah Polley's Stories We Tell is a meta-documentary, family mythology as Rorschach test and Rashomon effect. Starts tomorrow at Lincoln Center Plaza and the Angelika. Check out the trailer here… At Film Forum, May 10-16, a new print of Terrence Malick's Badlands, starring Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek, which one critic described as "a convincing study of people headed for hell and looking, talking and acting pretty much like any of us."



music Two concerts, too: The Feelies, the excellent NJ rock band formed eons ago, disbanded and then reunited in 2008, plays the Bell House on Saturday, May 18, 9pm… Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, aka She & Him, play Summerstage with Camera Obscura on July 6. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, May 10, at noon.



video installation Artist James Nares, born in the U.K., based in New York since 1974, has a show at the Met Museum. He's created the video Street in which sixteen hours of life on NY's streets is distilled into one hour, accompanied by music from Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore. The Met let Nares choose objects from the museum's permanent collection as correlatives and two galleries of the wide-ranging choices offer much for reflection. Through May 27.



photography Same Sky Same Time: Wednesday, May 1, pictures with some sky in it for a "crowd-sourced quasi-cubist portrait of light throughout the city at a particular moment."



art/food Part of Frieze NY 2013, a tribute to Gordon Matta-Clark and Carol Goodden's restaurant/artwork FOOD that opened in 1971, FOOD 1971/2013 is a temporary restaurant at the art fair serving different menus each day inspired by the spirit of the legendary eatery.


dance The 5th annual Queens Tap Extravaganza, at Flushing Town Hall, May 11, 8pm, features a slew of award-winning tappers—veterans and newbies—including Jason Samuels-Smith, Baakari Wilder, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Omar Edwards and the legendary Mabel Lee. Presented by the equally legendary Cobi Narita. Tickets are $20.


Prince Street (from 2011)

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