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The Shanghai Peking Opera presents this classic tale of love and suicide in a dramatic one-hour performance starring Shi Yihong, in The Met's intimate Astor Court.
Celebrating Thelonius Monk with a uniquely global perspective: from Min Xiao Fen's Blue Pipa to Arturo O'Farrill's Latin inflected approach, artists from around the world pay unexpected homages to this American genius.
Japanese-American activist and movement artist Eiko Otake creates three new editions of her timebending ongoing work, A Body in Places, designed specifically for the Museum's iconic spaces.
Food writer Yotam Ottolenghi returns with another lavish banquet inspired by the vibrant and evocative colors of India, with the legendary Madhur Jaffrey, the global authority on Indian cuisine, and a menu curated by celebrated chef, Floyd Cardoz.
From bloodthirsty monsters to enticing sirens, this all-new one-hour opera retelling Homer's epic tale features visuals from The Met's extensive collection of Greek art and artifacts. A hero's journey for all ages.