Greenwich Village may not be as large as its West Village and East Village neighbors, but it packs in a lot of live-music venues, art galleries and performance spaces. Use our guide to the best upcoming events in Greenwich Village to plan a night out in downtown Manhattan.
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Born in Hong Kong, Tseng was something of an art- and club-scene fixture during the go-go ’80s, a celebrity shutterbug who documented downtown nightlife, as well as a performance artist for the camera whose photographic self-portraits capture him in a Mao suit, posing fish-out-of-water style against New York and American landmarks. This first-ever retrospective revisits his alien’s perspective of the Reagan era.Read more
Betty Buckley is a genuinely eccentric, eccentrically genuine Broadway diva, with a persona that yo-yos between fragility and imperiousness. In recent years, she's moved away from the big belting of shows like Cats and Sunset Boulevard, favoring more monologue-like songs and arrangements. Her Joe's Pub set is an eclectic collection of new material.Read more
Altoist Lee Konitz is still the most intrepid of the saxists who came of age during the bebop era: He has a nearly unparalleled knack for making the most familiar melodies feel otherworldy and new. Here, Konitz leads a quartet featuring pianist Dan Tepfer, one of his surest and most resourceful current collaborators, and drum ace Matt Wilson.Read more
Singer-actor Tori Scott mixes classic musical-comedy warmth with a killer range. Armed with smart, saucy patter, she comes off as the best wild friend that a frazzled gay city boy could hope to find. Her latest Joe's Pub show features tunes that range from Judy Garland to Beyoncé.Read more