On the heels of the U.S. women’s soccer team’s world championship win—yeah, we’re still pumped about that—here’s another weekend all about celebrating the goddesses of the world, including a tech installation created by an innovative female engineer and a femme-focused film festival.
Greek designer firm Studio INI and engineer Nassia Inglessis study the relationship between body and environment in the new installation Urban Imprint, where people are able to control a physical space through their own movements. Through Monday, September 2; A/D/O, 29 Norman Avenue, Greenpoint
Women in the World and IFC Center are putting women in film—from in front of and behind the camera—at the forefront during their first-ever 51 Fest, featuring a range of films, from Kathy Griffin’s docu-comedy, Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story, and Keira Knightley’s spy thriller, Official Secrets, to a story about the rise and fall of infamous producer Harvey Weinstein in Untouchable. Through Sunday, July 21; IFC Center, 323 Sixth Avenue (at West 3rd Street), Greenwich Village and SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street (between Eighth and Ninth Avenues), Chelsea
Artist and surveyor of the science behind art Jean-Luc Moulène explores the use of advanced engineering and minimalist material culture in “More or Less Bone“—his first exhibition in North America since 2011—with works made primarily with fiberglass and epoxy paint. Through Monday, July 29; Sculpture Center, 44-19 Purves Street, Long Island City
Comedic geniuses (Dulcé Sloan, Trevor Noah), presidential candidates (Beto O’Rourke), woke-as-hell speakers (Jameela Jamil, Spike Lee), and a World Cup winner (Megan Rapinoe) all in the same place? Yes, please! And at OZY Fest you can also catch performances by John Legend, Tove Lo, and Miguel. Yeah, so. See you there! Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21; The Great Lawn, Central Park
Hunky British stage vet Jonathan Cake takes on the masses as Shakespeare’s proud, democracy-despising Roman soldier. A celebrated war hero, Coriolanus could have power in Rome if he’d only pander to the people. When he refuses, tragedy ensues. Daniel Sullivan directs this thorny political drama. Through Sunday, August 11; 8 p.m.; Delacorte Theater, 81 Central Park West