The Week Ahead: September 11-15 on the AVENUE

Monday, September 11, 2017
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What’s going on this week in New York:


New York Fashion Week

Through September 13

New York Fashion Week continues! Click here to check out AVENUE‘s  recap of the first week.

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National Day of Service and Remembrance 

September 11

On the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Americans will unite in service in the same  way that so many came together following the attacks.

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Star Wars: Music for a Galaxy

September 12, 7:30 p.m.

David Rubinstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Join conductor and composer David Newman for an exploration of John Williams’ compositional techniques, leitmotifs, and musical philosophy and discover how the orchestra helps to bring imaginary worlds to life.

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2017 Green-Wood Benefit

Wednesday, September 13, 6 p.m.

Green-Wood, 25th Street at Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn

Join the Green-Wood Historic Fund as it presents the tenth annual De Witt Clinton Award for Excellence, which honors the legacy of 19th-century New York Governor De Witt Clinton, now a venerated permanent resident at Green-Wood. The event will honor Dozier Hasty and Nancy Havens-Hasty and feature the restoration of the Weir Greenhouse.

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2017 High Line Art Dinner

Thursday, September 14, 6 p.m.

The High Line, under the cover of the Chelsea Market Passage

Hosted by the Friends of the High Line, the High Line Art Dinner welcomes guests to celebrate High Line Art’s commitment to expanding the role of contemporary art in the life of public spaces, and pushing the limits of what public art can be.

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The Secret Life of Textiles: Synthetic Materials

Through September 17

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

The exhibition features more than 40 ensembles and accessories from The Costume Institute’s collection, along with a section that illustrates the typical deterioration process of plastics that have been integrated into historic fashions. Catch it before it closes.

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For more great events, visit our new social calendar here.


A Bridge Tour, a Ghost Hunt and Other Weekend Ideas

Our editors' picks for where to go and what to see


It’s Official: Columbus Stays

Columbus Circle will stay that way


UPDATED: Sad News for Booklovers

Fred Bass of the Strand has passed away.

by Ben DiamondPhotographed by Billy Farrall