STREET SYMPHONY

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The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10128

Category: Museums

Region: East 80s

For some, the sounds of the New York City streets are a bother—the garbage trucks, the shouting, the construction disturbing slumber or interrupting concentration. For others, like the experimental documentarian Jem Cohen, they are a symphony. In “NYC Weights and Measures,” Cohen (who has worked with Fugazi, R.E.M, and Elliott Smith) profiles the city in sound, with street-level and underground footage of bustling, noisy life here, from a ticker-tape parade to the subway.
Mondays-Sundays, 10 a.m. Starts: Nov. 4. Continues through March 25, 2011
 
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