New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art and now with so much of it online for free, there’s never been a better time to experience it first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined.


  • In conjunction with the Columbia School of the Arts, the Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival will be presenting three films set at the US-Mexico border: Border Incident, Where Danger Lives, and Touch of Evil. The films will be able to stream between March 11th and 21st and will cumulate in a roundtable discussion with a variety of scholars and activists discussing the role the US-Mexico border plays in American popular culture.
  • On March 11th at 8 pm EST, the Japan Society of New York will be presenting Ludic Proxy: Fukushima, an interactive video play. The play is set a few years after the 2011 Fukushima disaster and follows a woman visiting her older sister on the outskirts of the evacuation zone. Students can use discount code STUTX5 for $5 tickets on The Japan Society’s website.
  • On March 11th at 7:30 pm EST, pianist Helen Sung will be leading her quartet of piano, bass, drums, and saxophone/flute to kick off the Jazz at Lincoln Center celebration of women in jazz this month.
  • The New York City Ballet will be performing the 1972 Stravinsky Violin Concerto featuring the choreography of Georges Balanchine and featuring dancers Sterling Hyltin, Ask la Cour, Sara Mearns, and Taylor Stanley. The event will be available to stream from March 11th through March 18th.

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