City Week: October 29 – November 4

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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 & 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 & 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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