The Week Ahead: April 10-14 on the AVENUE

Monday, April 10, 2017
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Spring is officially here in New York. Take in all that the city has to offer with the below events.


Begins Monday, April 10

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Opening: The Jelly Dome at the America Museum of Natural History

Monday, April 10

American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York

Dive into the world of jellies and experience a day in the life of these astonishing animals at the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life. The exhibit is included with museum admission, and is open through May 26.

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The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs by Mason Bates and Mark Campbell at the Guggenheim

Monday, April 10, 7:30 p.m.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Avenue, New York

Who knew that Steve Jobs’ life begged an opera? In anticipation of the world premiere of Mason Bates’s first opera commissioned by The Santa Fe Opera, join the composer along with librettist Mark Campbell and director Kevin Newbury for a moderated discussion and musical excerpts from The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs.

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“One Night Under Baseball” with John Florio and Ousie Shapiro

Thursday, April 13, –8:30 p.m.

Bergino Baseball Clubhouse, 67 East 11th Street

Baseball is back! If the nights are still a little too chilly to take in a game, get your fix with this one-night presentation. One Nation Under Baseball highlights the intersection between American society and America’s pastime during the 1960s, when the hallmarks of the sport—fairness, competition, and mythology—came under scrutiny.

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Museum of Food and Drink 2017 Spring Benefit Dinner

Thursday, April 13, 6–10 p.m.

Tribeca Rooftop, New York

For one night each year, the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) assembles a lineup of culinary luminaries to produce one unforgettable meal for one compelling cause: supporting New York City’s first food museum. Funds raised from the benefit will support future exhibits and programs. MOFAD is a nonprofit dedicated to advancing public understanding of the culture, history, science, production and commerce of food and drink.

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East Side House Settlement Gala Preview of the 2017 New York International Auto Show

Thursday, April 13, 6 p.m,

The Jacob Javits Center, 11th Avenue at 35th Street 

Cocktails and cars! EnjoCheck out the private preview of the New York International Auto Show, with a live auction of the new 2018 Range Rover Velar.A benefactors dinner will follow cocktails. 

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The Metropolitan Opera Opening: Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier

Thursday, April 13, 7 p.m.

The Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York

With Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen, the director behind the Met’s recent Falstaff, places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also stars Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs. Sebastian Weigle conducts the sparklingly perfect score. The opera runs through May 13.

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The Met Museum Roof Garden Opening: Adrián Villar Rojas

Friday, April 14 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

This spring, Argentinian artist Adrián Villar Rojas will create a site-specific installation for The Met’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. The installation will be the fifth in a series of commissions for the outdoor space.

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New Popup Is on the Nose

Diptyque launches two new fragrances, and a popup


Lost in the Male

Leon Golub at the Met


No Sleep ’til Maastricht

Some fabulous faces made it out to TEFAF this year

by Judith DobrzynskiPhotographed by Billy Farrall