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10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, March 2, 2017
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Hello March! We're one month closer to warm Spring days. Check out the exciting openings and exhibitions we've got in store for this weekend below.

Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Segal

March 3, 8 p.m.

Florence Gould Hall at FIAF, 55 East Street

One night only! Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Ségal hit the stage to perform their 2015 release, Musique de Nuit. Their authentic sound stems from a mixture of French and Malian sounds that come together in a unique and soulful combination. Tickets are $30-$35. For more information visit here.

Lúnasa and Karen Casey

March 3, 8:30 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, why not celebrate early with acoustic Irish music? Celebrating their 20th anniversary, Lúnasa will be playing traditionla Emerald Isle music. Tickets are $39-$46. For more information visit here.

Reel Film Day

March 5

Alamo Drafthouse, 445 Albee Square West

In collaboration with Kodak, the Alamo Drafhouse will be celebrating 33mm celluloid. There will be a screening of two rare films The Devils starring Vanessa Redgrave and Ronald Bronstein’s Frownland. Tickets are $15.50. For more information visit here.

The Armory Show

Through March 5

Piers 92 and 94, 711 12th Avenue

Explore over 200 galleries from all over the world at New York’s premier art fair. Featured sections include What Is To Be Done? with artwork highlighting social and political issues and Platform which fills the piers with large scale installations. Tickets are $47. For more information visit here.

Kunstler

Through March 13

59E59 Theaters, 59 East 59th Street

Broadway sensation Jeff McCarthy plays William Kunstler in this new historical performance. As a civil-rights lawyer and activist, Kunstler fights for the constitutionally given rights. Tickets are $35. For more information visit here.

Harkness Dance Festival

Through March 25

92Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue

Celebrate dance with the month long festival titled Then, Now + Next: A Five Week Journey Into Dance. The festival includes performances by the New York Theatre Ballet, talks and dance photographer Kyle Froman’s newest exhibit on view. Tickets are $25-$29. For more information visit here.

Spamilton

Through May 14

The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street

Get ready to laugh! Broadway spoofer, Gerald Alessandrini remakes Hamilton with his new satire “Spamilton.” Tickets are $25-$98. For more information visit here.

Georgia O’Keeffe

March 3 - July 23

Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway

Living Modern highlights Georgia O’Keeffe’s progressive and independent lifestyle through her clothing and the way she posed for the camera. The exhibition features paintings, photographs and pieces of  O’Keeffe’s wardrobe. Tickets are $16. For more information visit here.

Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in An American Counterculture

Through August 20

Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle

An eye opening exhibition about the unique and colorful styles of the 1960s and ‘70s is opening up this week. There will be jewelry, garments and accessories handmade through sewing, embroidering, quilting, patch-work and tie-dying. Tickets are $16. For more information visit here.

Come From Away

Through December 30

Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 West 45th Street

This new musical highlights the 38 planes filled with 6,579 passengers that were stranded in Newfoundland after 9/11. Written by Irene Sankoff and David Hein and directed by Christopher Ashley, this new musical will not disappoint. Tickets are $47-$157. For more information visit here.
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