arts 06.3.16

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arts Martin Creed seems to be everywhere at the moment. His neon sign Understanding is on view in Brooklyn Bridge Park. A large-scale show titled The Back Door opens on June 8 at the Park Avenue Armory. And Creed, who is also a musician, releases the album Thoughts Lined Up on July 8. There's an album release show at National Sawdust on June 14.

photography Twenty-five large-scale black and white photos of great American race horses comprise American Thoroughbred, a show of works by Neil Latham at Steven Kasher Gallery. You'll see, among other beautiful creatures, Triple Crown-winner American Pharoah.

talk A discussion of African Americans' role in the history of New York is informed by current archaeological investigations at the Museum of the City of New York on Wednesday, June 8, 6:30pm, $16.

movies Dangerous Docs is the name for Rooftop Films' evening of, as they describe it, thrilling and unsettling and frighteningly true shorts. The subject matter ranges from the Fort Hood mass shooting to the loudest unidentified underwater sound ever recorded. It was heard one day in Chile in August, 1997 and never again.

design Open House NY branches out with a new event called Field Guide that takes the underlying concept of an open house and applies it to the design field. Field Guide: North Brooklyn takes place on Saturday, June 11, in Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Architecture and design firms and related entities welcome you in from 1-5pm. General admission is $25.

music On June 13, 7:30pm, at St. John the Divine, a murmuration of choirs. It's called The Big Sing! and this annual event features over 300 singers, 10 conductors, and all the beautiful and joyous choral music you could want. The audience is encouraged to sing along. Admission is free.

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