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Agenda: New York's culture editors plan the week.

Today: 9/26/16

Tuesday: 9/27/16

Wednesday: 9/28/16

Thursday: 9/29/16

Friday: 9/30/16

Saturday: 10/1/16

Sunday: 10/2/16

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Nightlife

Night Train
Littlefield

Every week Wyatt Cenac (or a very capable comic in his stead) hosts a lineup that could easily go on tour. More »

Art

Oscar Murillo: Through Patches of Corn, Wheat and Mud
David Zwirner

The Colombian wunderkind shows drawings, paintings, sculpture, and film. More »

Art

Hayal Pozanti: Fuzzy Logic

This Turkish-born painter crafts large, enigmatic canvases with statistical titles that nod to their dense geometries. More »

Theater

Lady Bunny in "Trans-Jester"
The Stonewall Inn

Back by popular demand, the drag legend and gutter-glamorous nightlife fixture continues her month-long run of irreverence with parodies, show tunes, social commentary, and all the zingers. More »

Art

Matthew Barney: Facility of Decline
Gladstone Gallery

Everyone’s favorite occasional portrayer of mythical man-goats will have seminal '90s works like Blind Perineum on display. More »

Nightlife

Jen Kirkman
Bowery Ballroom

Two shows for a live taping of the comedian and bestselling author. More »

Art

Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight
Whitney Museum of American Art

The Cuban centenarian fills the Whitney with her bright, abstract minimalist paintings. More »

Nightlife

Adele
Madison Square Garden

The singer says "Hello," and a whole lot more. More »

Art

Matthew Barney: Facility of Decline
Gladstone Gallery

Everyone’s favorite occasional portrayer of mythical man-goats will have seminal '90s works like Blind Perineum on display. More »

Nightlife

Laura Benanti
Café Carlyle

The Tony Award-winner makes her Café Carlyle debut. More »

Art

Kai Althoff: And Then Lead Me to the Common Swifts
The Museum of Modern Art

Two hundred works spanning the German Expressionist’s career in his first American-museum survey. More »

Theater

A 24-Decade History of Popular Music
St. Ann's Warehouse

Taylor Mac’s long-gestating project: a series of eight three-hour theatrical concerts (and one 24-hour marathon on October 8) covering American music from 1776 to the present. Expect themes like “Founding Father Drag, Women’s Lib, and Crazy Jane” (1776–1806) and “A March, a Riot, and a Backroom Sex Party” (1956–86), plus very sparkly clothes. More »

Nightlife

Blood Orange
Terminal 5

"Freetown Sound," singer-writer-producer Devonté Hynes’s latest album as Blood Orange, spun pop, R&B, and New Wave into a tale of protest, suffering, and unrest. This fall, Hynes takes the album on tour. More »

Nightlife

The Meadows Music and Art Festival
Citi Field

Just when you thought festival season was over comes the Meadows. More »

Nightlife

Woody Allen and the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band
Café Carlyle

A weekly hot-jazz show with the director on clarinet. More »

Nightlife

Laura Benanti
Café Carlyle

The Tony Award-winner makes her Café Carlyle debut. More »

Nightlife

Miike Snow
Radio City Music Hall

With special guest Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires. More »

Nightlife

Kula Shaker
Rough Trade

The Brit band use sitars, tablas and electric guitars in their psychedelic rock. More »

Nightlife

Jenny Hval
(Le) Poisson Rouge

The Norwegian artist, musician and writer performs. More »

Art

Julie Mehretu: Hoodnyx, Voodoo and Stelae
Marian Goodman Gallery

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Nightlife

The Roots Picnic
Bryant Park

The Philadelphia mainstay festival this year expands to New York, helmed by the multitalented Roots crew. More »

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