City Week: October 29 - November 4
friday, october 29
portrait of lincoln-the philharmonic orchestra of the americas, led by alondra de la parra, opens its new york season with a concert that features actor chris noth as the narrator in aaron copland's "lincoln portrait." alice tully hall, lincoln center, 1941 broadway, 212-671-4050; 7:30, $15+.
saturday, october 30
ballet preljocaj-angelin preljocaj's company returns with empty moves (parts i and ii), with music by john cage. bam howard gilman opera house, 30 lafayette ave., 718-636-4129; 7:30, $20+.
monday, november 1
classical sounds-pianist rudolf buchbinder performs with the dresden staatskapelle. avery fisher hall, lincoln center, 70 lincoln center plz., 212-671-4050; 8, $35+.
tuesday, november 2
in the heights-this heartfelt and high-spirited love letter to washington heights features a salsa and hip-hop flavored score by lin-manuel miranda. open run, richard rodgers theatre, 226 w. 46th st., 212-221-1211.
wednesday, november 3
history in quilts-eugene von bruenchenhein's quilts: masterworks from the american folk art museum opens. american folk art musuem, 45 w. 53rd st., 212-265-1040.
thursday, november 4
editions|artists' book fair-the premier showcase for contemporary publishers and dealers presents the latest in prints, multiples and artists' books. 548 w. 22nd st., 212-925-4338; 11 a.m., free.
disappearing everglades-anthony almeida's exhibit, the everglades: vanishing splendor, opens. arsenal gallery in central park, fifth avenue and east 64th street, 3rd fl., no phone.
soaking wet-now in its eighth season at the west end theater, soaking wet features eight choreographers in a mini-festival of a contemporary battle of the sexes. west end theater, 263 west end ave., 212-337-9565; $10+.
fish police and pigeon revolt-as part of target free thursdays, the fish police and terror pigeon dance revolt perform. david rubenstein atrium, lincoln center, broadway between west 62nd and 63rd streets, 212-875-5000; 8:30, free.
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