The Week Ahead: June 12-16 on the AVENUE

Monday, June 12, 2017

Check out what’s going on this week in New York and the Hamptons:

Hamptons Wellness Week

Through June 18

The Hamptons

Out in the Hamptons and eager to try a new fitness class? Hamptons Wellness Week provides the East End community an  opportunity to take advantage of endless health and wellness experiences and discounts, from Westhampton to Montauk. Visit for a list of participating studios and to learn how to take advantage of the offers.

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Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive Opens at MoMA

Monday, June 12

Through October 1.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11 West 53rd Street, New York

Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive critically engages the late architect’s multifaceted practice. The exhibition opens on June 12 and comprises approximately 450 works made from the 1890s through the 1950s, including a number of works that have rarely or never been publicly exhibited.

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Apollo Theater 2017 Spring Gala

Monday, June 12, 7 p.m.

Apollo Theater, 253 West 125th Street, New York

The night of show-stopping performances celebrate the Apollo Theater’s rich legacy and future, with a special performance by CeeLo Green, followed by a star-studded party with dinner, music and dancing. Proceeds from the Gala support the work of the Apollo Theater, on stage and off, including its varied performing arts, education and community initiatives.

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Before the Green Is Gone: Sustainability Summit and Dinner

Wednesday, June 14, 5:30–10 p.m.

New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx

The New York Botanical Garden’s reimagined Founders Award Dinner, “Before the Green is Gone: 2017 Sustainability Summit and Dinner” will honor will be the Royal Bank of Canada for its international Blue Water Project and Diane Katzin, Sustainability Advocate.

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2017 Ailey Spirit Gala Performances

Thursday, June 15, 7 p.m.

David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York

The Ailey Spirit Gala celebrates Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s annual spring season at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. Proceeds provide scholarships for talented students of The Ailey School and support Ailey’s innovative Arts in Education & Community Program.

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World Premiere of The Man in the Ceiling

Through June 25

Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor

Enjoy the world premiere of The Man in the Ceiling. Directed by Jeffrey Seller, the producer of Hamilton, the show is based on the book by noted cartoonist Jules Feiffer, with music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa.

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American Premiere of Angry Young Man

Through June 18

Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton

Guild Hall presents the American Premiere of Angry Young Man. In this fast-paced comedy, a surgeon from the Middle East arrives in London seeking a new life. Through a series of hilarious mistakes and hapless missteps he runs afoul of both white nationalists and liberal hypocrites discovering some surprising truths.

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Who Runs ABT? Girls!

ABT kicks off fall season

On The Avenue

Our Night at the Opera

Celebrating Marc Chagall, who is not a Marx Brother


All’s Fair at TEFAF Opening

The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering raised funds as a glamorous art fair returned to New York.

by Debbie BancroftPhotographed by Griffin Lipson and Hunter Abrams/