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Watch the musician Gao Hong absolutely jam on the Chinese pipa, the pear-shaped lute, for an evening hosted by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art. She performs both classical and contemporary pieces — as well as an original work called “Flying Dragon” — and Jan Stuart, the museum’s Melvin R. Seiden Curator of Chinese Art, shares how the instrument has been depicted in visual art.
When 6 p.m.
Imagine being in charge of a late, eccentric collector’s assemblage of objects and, ultimately, his legacy — circumstances the protagonist faces in Doon Arbus’s new book, “The Caretaker.” Ms. Arbus, a nonfiction writer and journalist (and one of the daughters of the photographer Diane Arbus), chats about her debut novel with The New Yorker’s Hilton Als for an event held by McNally Jackson Books.
When 7 p.m.
Need your Fashion Week fix? Join Vanessa Friedman, the fashion director and chief fashion critic for The New York Times, and the celebrity stylist Karla Welch (whose clients have included Justin Bieber and Anita Hill) as they ponder the red carpet and Fashion Week in the age of sweatpants culture. Watch live on Instagram.
When 12:20 p.m.
Tune in for the final (virtual) stop of the Meaning Thru Movement Tour, a series created by the runner and activist Alison Mariella Désir. Hear from Emily Saul, a sports psychology coach, and Julie Moss, an Ironman and U.S.A. Triathlon Hall of Famer, on how to unlock your potential and push past your limits. Then get moving during a half-hour-long session led by Chavonne Hodges and Genail McKinley of Grillz and Granola, the New York-based fitness company known for its TrapAerobics classes (set to trap music).
Article source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/19/at-home/things-to-do-this-week.html