Performing and visual arts events worth seeking out in New York City this week

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If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in New York City this week, from a high-flying circus to a play that explores a range of human emotions and conditions.

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Generation Women: 'Naughty, Nice ... or Nasty?'





On Wednesday, join a multi-generational cast of women who talk about times they were -- as the title suggests -- naughty, nice or nasty. Host Georgia Clark is the author of "The Regulars" and "The Bucket List." Organizer Generation Women "celebrates and amplifies women's voices and creativity," according to its website.

When: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Caveat, 21A Clinton St.
Price: $15 (standing room only)
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Night at the Museum: Artist Holiday Party





Start your weekend with a night at MoMA, featuring electronic and dance music provided by Bonaventure. Get access to "Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts." Hot chocolate, mulled wine and churros will be available and you can shop for ceramics, handmade by over 100 artists. Proceeds will go to organizations like Wide Rainbow and Gays Against Guns.

When: Friday, Dec. 14, 8-11:59 p.m.
Where: MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave.
Price: $15
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Big Apple Circus





Top circus acts will perform juggling, aerial and other awe-inspiring acts. The Flying Tunizianis are featured and horses, dogs and clowns will add to the entertainment.

When: Wednesday, Dec. 12, and Thursday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m.
Where: Big Apple Circus at Lincoln Center, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza
Price: $10-$35
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'Broadway Bust a Move'





If you've ever fancied yourself a Broadway star, here's your chance to learn the choreography of the hottest shows. All fitness levels are welcome and encouraged.
When: Friday, Dec. 14, 7 p.m.
Where: Pearl Studios, 500 Eighth Ave.
Price: $15
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Doug Varone and Dancers presents the world premiere of 'everything is fine'





Finally, catch this play, which "unfolds in seven interwoven narratives mapping an array of themes: love, solitude, separation, forgiveness, aging," according to thepromoter. "Performed by a multi-generational cast of 16 artists, it delves deep into memories, creating intimate portraits of ordinary lives."

When: Thursday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m.
Where: New Ohio Theatre, 154 Christopher St.
Price: $49
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