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10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, October 20, 2016
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The weather may still be warm, but it is most definitely Autumn in New York City! Celebrate the beautiful season with Cider Week, The Cabernet Convention, NYC Food and Film Festival and many opening exhibitions. If you love Halloween season, get festive at the Gravesend Inn Haunted Hotel! Whatever your interests may be, we've got you covered this weekend.


One Potato, Two Potato


October 21 - October 27


Metrograph, 7 Ludlow Street


Metrograph will be screening Larry Peerce’s powerful story of an inter-racial romance “One Potato, Two Potato.” The film stars Barbara Barrie, Bernie Hamilton and Richard Mulligan. Don’t miss this must see film! Tickets are $15. For more information visit here.


Cider Week


October 21 - October 30


Various venues


Sip on dozens of hard ciders around Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Hudson Valley this week. The annual cider celebration will include tastings, dinners and classes from makers including Original Sin, Eve’s Cidery, Foggy Ridge Cider, Steampunk Cider and much more. For locations and more information visit here.


The New York Cabaret Convention 2016


October 21


Rose Theater (at Fredrick P. Rose Hall), Upper West Side


Celebrate the final evening of the New York Cabaret Convention 2016. The convention will wrap up with a tribute to some of Broadways greatest Sheldon Harnick and Charles Strouse. Tickets and more information can be found here.


Beverly Buchanan: Ruins and Rituals


October 21 - March 5


Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn


The new Beverly Buchanan’s retrospective opens this Friday and is a must see! The exhibition will include over 200 objects ranging from sculptures, paintings, photographs, drawings, notebooks and documentation of performances. The late Buchanan’s work explored various topics including gender, race, identity, memory and place. Tickets are $16. For more information visit here.


The Apollo Celebrates Ella Ok


October 22, 8:00 p.m.


Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th Street


It may be a few months early, but it’s time for a centennial celebration of Ella Fitzgerald! Jazz and R&B vocalists Patti Austin, Andra Day and Lizz Wright will all be performing major hits from the late artist. Tickets range from $48.50-$128.50, for more information visit here.


NYC Food Film Festival


Through October 23


AMC Empire 25, 234 42nd Street


Films and food, what could be better? This weekend experience a multi-sensory food and film experience at varying unique events. Watch films about foods while simultaneously tasting the exact dishes right from your seat! For the event schedule and more information visit here.


Gravesend Inn Haunted Hotel


Through October 31


Voorhees Theatre, 186 Jay Street, Brooklyn


Get ready for a scare! Spend this Halloween season watching the talented and spooky resident theatrical troupe at New York City College of Technology. The show is filled with complete audio and visual effects that are sure to keep you on your toes! Tickets are $10. For more information visit here.


Sweat


Through December 4


Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street


James Colby and Khris Davis hit the stage in Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage’s much anticipated drama. The humorous yet moving production follows factory workers lives in the 21st century. Tickets are $85, for more information visit here.


Love, Love, Love


Through December 18


Laura Pels Theatre, 111 W. 46th Street


Mike Bartlett’s dark comedy about the effects of the 1967 Summer of Love hits the stage at the Laura Pels Theatre. The talented cast includes Zoe Kazan and Amy Ryan. Playwright Mike Bartlett is best known for his production of “King Charles III” which previously ran on Broadway. Tickets range from $89-$99. For more information visit here.


Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York


Through February 26


Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue


Discover 225 works of LGBTQ artists in 20th century New York City. Learn about significant workrs from key figures including Andy Warhol, Bill T. Jones, Robert Mapplethorpe, Leonard Bernstein and Anna May Wong. There will also be various events including panels, readings and an LGBTQ Teen Summit. Tickets are $14. For more information visit here.


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