New York City’s art scene illuminates the City more than ever this season. Light shows take place at the New York Botanical Garden and on Randall’s Island, while exhibits elsewhere address issues the country has been grappling with the past year—and for decades previous. Check out these and much more in our roundup below.
BAMcafé Live features a diverse mix of free live music and performance in BAM's Lepercq Space, a lounge and bar space in the Peter Jay Sharp Building. Recent series include the on-going residency with Black Rock Coalition (BRC). This year you can find some of the best artists from Brooklyn and beyond performing on the BAMcafé Live stage every Friday and Saturday night from October through June. The bar is open for drinks and light menu items beginning at 8pm. There is no cover charge and no drink minimum.