10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Grab a companion and explore the arts around NYC! This weekend is full of exciting exhibitions and shows that suit just about everyones interests. From fashion to politics, there are a variety new exhibitions for every individual throughout the five boroughs.

Isabelle Huppert

November 19 – November 21

Metrograph, 7 Ludlow Street

Talented French actress, Isabelle Huppert will be covering her 45-year career this weekend. Starting with “The Piano Teacher” and concluding with “Home,” Huppert’s career is remarkable. For more information on these screenings visit here.

Union Square Saturday Greenmarket

November 19, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

East 17th Street & Union Square West

Stock up on local produce, artisan breads, cheeses, baked goods and more! With over 50 local vendors you will not leave disappointed. For more information visit here.

Singer-Songwriter Sessions

November 20, 7:00 p.m.

The Bitter End 149 Bleecker Street

Sit down, relax and enjoy the music. The Bitter End hosts its weekly acoustic show this Sunday with New York’s most talented singer-songwriters. This weekend’s schedule includes Teddy Wolf, Sean McNamara and The Gathering. For more information visit here.

Dorrance Dance

Through November 27

Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue

Esteemed tap dance and choreographer, Michelle Dorrance, will be performing with her company at the Joyce. Titled “The Blues Project,” the show includes original music by Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely. Tickets are $26-$111. For more information visit here.

Diane Arbus: In the Beginning

Through November 27

The Met Breuer, 945 Madison Avenue

Featuring over 100 photographs, this new exhibit showcases Diane Arbus’s work taken between 1956 and 1962. Mostly show on 35 mm film, the photographs highlight the start of her idiosyncratic style and unique approach. For more information visit here.

Modern Matinees: The Body Politic

Through November 30

MoMA, Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters 11 W. 53rd Street

The MoMA presents an election themed demonstration highlighting American elections, candidates, politicians, constituents, rivals, dissenters, lobbyists and media pundits. Modern Matinees brings together classics like “The Manchurian Candidate” and “Biting the Dog” for a worthwhile presentation. For more information visit here.

This Day Forward

Through December 18

Vineyard Theatre, 108 East 15th Street

Nicky Silver’s newest play is sure to keep you on your toes! A 50-year old marriage, a mother with a secret and a fading memory all encompass this entertaining dark comedy. The cast includes Andrew Burnap, Michael Crane, Holley Fain and Francesca Faridany. Tickets are $79. For more infomation visit here.

Holiday Train Show

November 19 – January 16

The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx

’Tis the season! The Holiday Train Show is back for its 25th year. With exciting new additions including the Statue of Liberty, Rockefeller Center and Grand Central Terminal, this annual display should not be missed. Tickets are $20-$25. For more information visit here.

Metropolitan Opera: La Boheme

Though January 14

Lincoln Center

Experience Puccini’s mesmerizing tale of love, youth and tragic loss in the return of France Zeffirelli’s timeless production. Featuring Maria Agresta, Ramón Vargas and Bryan Hymel, the classic work is a must-see. For more information and tickets visit here.

Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion 

Through February 5

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave

The Costume Institute’s exhibit features magnificent works starting from the early 18th century to the present from iconic designers. Each clothing piece will be accompanied by an explanation stating its significance in the fashion industry. Designers featured include Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Balenciaga and more. For more information visit here.


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