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Thursday, February 2, 2017
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Escape the cold this weekend at new exhibitions, screenings and festivals around NYC. Don’t miss out on tasting an assortment of delicious wines at the NYC Winter Wine Festival on February 4. Also, check out new screenings at exhibitions including Roma at the Metrograph and Tattooed New York at the New York Historical Society. And of course, enjoy the biggest football game of the season at NiteHawk Cinema. There’s plenty to do this weekend below!


Roma


February 3, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.


Metrograph, No. 7 Ludlow Street


World renown Italian director Frederico Fellini’s Roma will be playing this weekend at the Metrograph. This classic film was created during a period of the director’s relaxed reflection. Tickets are $15. For more information visit here.


NYC Winter Wine Festival


February 4, 3:30-6 p.m., 8-10:30 p.m.


PlayStation Theater, 515 Broadway


Sip on over 250 wines from Italy, France, South Africa, Japan and more at this year’s Winter Wine Festival. Snack on delicious hors d’oeuvres and artisanal snacks while enjoying live jazz music. Tickets are $75-$85. For more information visit here.


Apollo Open House


February 4, 2 – 6 p.m.


Apollo Theater, 253 West 125th Street


In honor of Black History month, the Apollo Theater invites the community to celebrate and get educated. There will be poetry and spoken word performances by members of Urban Word NYC, excerpts from Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities and I Am Not Your Negro, and a family workshop on the history of social dances within the Harlem Swing Dance Society. For more information visit here.


Batsheva Dance Company


Through February 4, 7:30 p.m.


BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Avenue


The Israeli modern dance company is back with Ohad Naharin’s lated creation, Last Work. There will also be a master class in Gaga, Naharin’s movement method and a screening of his documentary Mr Gaga: A True Story of Love and Dance. Tickets are $25-$70. For more information visit here.


Super Bowl Viewing Party at Nitehawk Cinema


February 5, 6:30 p.m.


Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Avenue


Football fan or not, watch this year’s Super Bowl on Nitehawk’s big theater screen with table-side service. Pay $30 entry fee and receive house made hot wings and beers from both Georgia and Massachusetts. There will also be a Puppy Bowl with a Halftime Kitten Show in the lobby! For more information visit here.


Brazil


February 3 – 5


IFC Center, 323 Avenue of the Americas


The sci-fi cult classic by Terry Gilliam follows Jonathan Pryce who is mistaken for a terrorist because of a typo. The unique comedy is part of an ongoing series of sociopolitical satires. Tickets are $15. For more information visit here.


Lunar New Year Parade and Festival


February 5, 12 – 4:30 p.m.


Sara D. Roosevelt Park, Grand Street and Chrystie Street


Ring the the year of the rooster with Chinatown’s annual Lunar New Year Parade! There will be live performances, traditional costumes and much more during the parade. Afterwards, explore the street festival with various traditional food vendors and crafts. For more information visit here.


Evening at the Talk House


Through March 12


The New Group, Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street


5 weeks only! Don’t miss playwright and actor Wallace Shawn’s return. This new play is about the 10th reunion of a flop play. The cast includes Matthew Broderick, Claudia Shear, Jill Eikenberry, John Epperson and Michael Tucker. Tickets are $75-$95. For more information visit here.


Tattooed New York


February 3 – April 30


New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West


New York City has played a key role in the development of modern tattooing for the past 300 years. This new exhibition highlights the centuries of tattoos and culture throughout the city. With more than 250 works, the exhibition features Native American body art, Thomas Edison’s electric pen and works by some of the finest tattoo artists today. For more information visit here.


Sunset Boulevard


Through May 28


Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway


Norma Desmond is back to reclaim her spotlight once again. Experience the revival of the show that won seven Tony Awards in 1995. Glenn Close hits the stage in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical adaptation of this Hollywood classic. Tickets are $65-$199. For more information visit here.




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