Things to Do the Weekend of 10/27

Friday, October 27, 2017
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What to do in New York this weekend:

The Opening Night of TEFAF 

October 27, 6-9 p.m.

The New York Armory

The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering hosts a night filled with New York’s most notable collectors, philanthropists and leaders in fashion and design. Ticket proceeds will benefit cancer patient care, research and education programs. For more information visit here.

Prayer for Peace: The Power of One Voice

October 27, 8 p.m.

NJPAC-Prudential Hall,1 Center Street, Newark

American conductor Jason Tramm hosts a classical concert celebrating music as an instrument for peace. For more information visit here.

20th Annual October Ball: “An Evening in Wonderland”

October 28, 8 p.m.

New York Public Library, 476 5th Avenue

The Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers host their annual black tie fundraiser aiding low-income neighborhoods with support counseling, skill programs and mentoring services. There will be a silent auction, live band, food and cocktails. For more information visit here.

New York City Jewelry & Watch Show

October 27-30, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street

Over 80 distinguished dealers will showcase a variety of antique, estate, modern and vintage pieces. For more information visit here.

The Red Shoes

October 26-November 5

New York City Center, 131 West 55th Street

The classic film is brought to life by choreographer Matthew Bourne. The ballet follows a young woman whose ambitions to dance become a battleground between two men. For more information visit here.

White Light Festival 

Through November 15

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza

The annual festival features over 35 events in more than a dozen venues. Featured events include “Psalms Experience,” Connor Lovett’s “The Beckett Trilogy” and “Darkness and Light.” For more information visit here.

Hank and Jim

Through November 16

Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street

Don’t miss the three week program devoted to Henry Fonda and Jimmy Stewart’s presence in Depression era through post-War classics. For more information visit here.

After the Blast

Through November 19

Lincoln Center’s Claire Tow Theatre, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza

After an environmental disaster sends the human population underground, Anna and Oliver try one last chance to have a baby. For more information visit here.

Friends! The Musical

Through December 31

St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 West 46th Street

Check out the newest off-broadway parody of the classic 90s sitcom. The cast includes Patricia Sabulis, Seth Blum and Lisa Graye. For more information visit here.

Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait

Through January 28

Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street

Explore over 300 prints, books and creative processes of celebrated sculptor. For more information visit here.


A Gay-la for Writers at Doubles

The Writing Center at Hunter College honored Gay Talese


All Eyes On Iris Apfel: A Night of Books, Barbie and Bergdorf’s

"More is more and less is a bore."


Book ’em!

Celebrate Small Business Saturday with bookstores of note

by Ben DiamondPhotographed by Billy Farrall