The Week Ahead: October 8-12 on the AVENUE

Monday, October 8, 2018

Here’s what’s going on this week in New York:

Boo at the Zoo!

Staying in town for the long weekend? Head to the Bronx Zoo to check out their annual Halloween tradition. Event highlights include an Oktoberfest-themed area, a haunted pirate hayride adventure and a nature trek.

Through October 28

Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx


The Brooklyn art scene is calling. On Tuesday, head to the Brooklyn Academy of Music for this year’s Next Wave Art opening reception. Two exhibitions are on view this year: Moving Body, Moving Study—featuring video works by Freya Powell, Patty Chang and Sable Elyse Smith—and Towards a New Archaeology

Tuesday, October 9, 6 p.m.

Three locations: Peter Jay Sharp Building, BAM Harvey Theater & BAM Fisher

A Stormy Evening

Storm King comes to Manhattan for the annual gala and after-party. This year’s event honors James H. Ottawa, Jr. and Sarah Sze. 

Tuesday, October 9, 6:30 p.m.

Rainbow Room, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York

Hudson River Laughs

On Thursday, Hudson River Park will celebrate its 20th anniversary in a big way. Hosted by Jay Leno, the event will honor Claire Danes, Alicia Glen and Scott Rechler, with a performance by Natalie Merchant.

Thursday, October 11, 6 p.m.

Pier 62 in Hudson River Park

Small Museum, Big Gala

Celebrate the Rubin Museum at its annual gala. Guests will be able to enjoy the latest exhibit, A Lost Future, a three-part exhibition that challenges existing histories and speculative futures across cultures and in Bengal.

Thursday, October 11, 6:30 p.m.

Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th Street, New York

And for more things to do, be sure to check out Avenue’s Social Calendar.


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