The Week Ahead: October 2-6 on the AVENUE

Monday, October 2, 2017

What’s going on this week in New York

La Bohéme

Monday, October 2, 7:30p.m.

Metropolitan Opera House, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York

The world’s most popular opera returns to Lincoln Center in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production. The show opens October 2 and runs through March 10.

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Duncan Sheik at Cafe Carlyle

October 3-7

Cafe Carlyle, 35 East 76th Street, New York

Grammy and Tony Award-winning artist Duncan Sheik makes his Café Carlyle debut, October 3-7.

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Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection

October 4-January 7

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

This exhibition will trace the development of European drawing from the Renaissance to the early 20th century through works by celebrated masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Dürer, Rembrandt, Tiepolo, Ingres, Seurat, and Matisse.

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Cocktail Fundraiser for Follies

October 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The Prince George Ballroom, 15 E 27th St, New York

Royal Oak Foundation and members will celebrate the protected landscapes of the National Trust and their architectural follies found throughout the countryside. FOLLIES will be filled with cocktails, British fare, and dancing, featuring music and a special set by DJ Nicholas Ashley-Cooper, the Earl of Shaftesbury.

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Brooklyn Botanic Gardens 2017 Harvest Dinner

October 4, 6-10 p.m.

1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn

The intimate dinner with Chef Morgan Jarrett features a selection of locally sourced ingredients, including delectable produce from BBG’s own gardens. This evening raises funds for BBG’s Children’s Garden programming.

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Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892-1897

Closes October 4

The Guggenheim, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York

The Salon de la Rose+Croix (R+C) was an annual exhibition in Paris established by French author and critic Joséphin Péladan to represent the doctrines of his Rosicrucian order—a fraternal, esoteric religious sect. Though short-lived, the Salon’s artists embraced spiritual principles and imagery, and they aimed to prevail over the base materiality of the physical world in a quest for the Ideal.

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Brooklyn Black Tie Ball

Thursday, October 4, 6-9:30 p.m.

Pier 2 Promenade, Brooklyn

The event provides philanthropic support for the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s free programs held in the park throughout the year.

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Rubin Museum of Art Gala Celebration

Thursday, October 5, 6:30 p.m.

Cipriani, 25 Broadway, New York

Inspired by the Rubin’s latest exhibition The World Is Sound, the evening will feature a cocktail reception, seated dinner, silent auction, and a sensory listening experience. Guests will be part of an interactive experiment about the mapping of color and sound, featuring neuroscientist Dr. Beau Lotto and renowned cellist Maya Beiser.

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