10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Goodbye March, hello April! As we quickly approach warmer weather, take the time to explore everything New York City has to offer. Check out what we’ve got in store for this weekend below. 

Major League: Wesley Snipes In Focus

March 31-April 9

Bam Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Avenue

This 11-film series highlights key roles played by actor Wesley Snipes throughout his career. Featured films include To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar and Jungle Fever. Tickets are $14. For more information visit here.

Step Afrika

April 1, 8 p.m.

Brooklyn Center for Performing Arts, 2900 Campus Road

Immerse yourself in the spirit, pride and percussion of African dance. The show includes a five-act performance choreographed by Jakari Sherman, Jackie Semela and Christopher Brient. Tickets are $25. For more information visit here.

Children’s Carnival

April 1-2

Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway

Bring the kids outside to enjoy some fresh spring air at the Queens County Farm Museum’s Children’s Carnival. There will be carnival rides, games, pony and hayrides, petting zoo, face painting and tours of the farmhouse. Tickets are $15. For more information visit here.

Joffrey’s Romeo & Juliet

Through April 2

David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center Plaza

The full Joffrey Ballet company is back in NYC to perform for the first time in 21 years. Don’t miss their debut of Krzysztof Pastor’s Romeo & Juliet that combines Shakespeare’s original and places it during 20th-century Italy. Tickets are $25-$165. For more information visit here.

The Aipad Photography Show

Through April 2

Pier 94, 12th Avenue at 55th Street

The Association of International Photography Art Dealers present its 37th show. The show will feature contemporary, modern and 19th century photographs from more than 115 galleries around the globe. Tickets are $30-$100 and $10 per talk. For more information visit here.

John O’Hurley

Through April 8

Cafe Carlyle, 35 East 76th Street

You may be familiar with O’Hurley from Seinfeld, but he’s got a lot more to offer as a singer and dancer. Watch John O’Hurley as he debuts on the cabaret stage with A Man With Standards. Tickets are $75-$160. For tickets visit here.

Tilt Kids Festival

Through April 16

Various venues

The second annual Tilt Kids Festival is back with exciting new performances for the whole family! There will be an exhibition by illustrator Hervé Tullet and performances by aerialist Nacho Flores, the Juilliard Orchestra and more. For more information visit here.

Unfinished Conversations: New Work From The Collection

Through July 30

Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street

Explore the MoMA’s recent works all acquired within the last decade. From topics such as government surveillance, social protest and state violence these works cover it all. Tickets are $25. For more information visit here.

The Play That Goes Wrong

Through September 3

Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45th Street

London’s Olivier Award named this play best new comedy, for a reason! Follow an English drama group as they attempt to perform a 1920s murder mystery. Tickets are $30-$139. For more information visit here.


Through October 1

Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48th Street

The musical adaptation of the 2001 hit movie follows Phillipa Soo’s search for happiness and love as a Parisian waitress. Directed by Tony winner Pam MacKinnon, the heart-warming comedy is a must see! Tickets are $69.50-$169.50. For more information visit here.


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