Things to Do the Weekend of 11/3

Friday, November 3, 2017
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What to do this weekend in New York City:

La France II: Ernest Chausson and Henri Duparc

November 3, 7:30 p.m.

Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Art Song Society continues its 5-concert series dedicated to the works of Ernest Chaussen and Henri Duparc. Tickets are $15-$25. For more information visit here.

NYC Craft Beer Fest

November 3-4

Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street

Taste over 150 beers, ciders and meads from dozens of breweries. For more information visit here.

Pathway to Paris

November 5

Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue

Join artists and activists Patti Smith, Joan Baez, Talib Kweli and more to raise awareness for the Paris Agreement. For more information visit here.

War Paint

Through November 5

Nederlander Theatre, 208 West 41st Street

Last chance to see the dynamic duo Helena Rubinstein before Patti LuPone’s upcoming surgery brings the engrossing musical to an early close. For more information visit here.

TCS New York City Marathon 

November 5, 8:30 a.m.

Starting on Staten Island

Join in or cheer on thousands of runners passing through all five boroughs. Best watching spots can be found along Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn, Fifth Avenue (59th to 125th) or Fifth Avenue (90th to 105th). For more information visit here.

Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress

Through March 18

Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Avenue

Uncover two centuries of Jewish clothing and textile design from more than 20 countries including Israel, Denmark, Egypt, the United States and more. For more information visit here.

Club 57: Film, Performance and Art in the East Village 1978-1983

Through April 1

Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street

Explore the iconic history of Manhattan’s East Village during the late 1970s and early ‘80s. The exhibition uncovers the space and surrounding art scene as well as examples of film, painting, photography and more. For more information visit here.

School Girls; or The African Mean Girls Play


MCC Theater at The Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street

Jocelyn Bioh’s new Off-Broadway comedy explores the universally similarities and differences facing teenage girls around the world. For more information visit here.

Weekend Classics: Dog NYC

Through January 1

IFC Center, 323 6th Avenue

Calling all dog lovers! IFC Center presents an 11-film tribute to the best canine classics. Lady and the Tramp plays November 3-5. For more information visit here.

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

Through January 2

Bryant Park, Sixth Avenue and 42nd Street

It’s that time of year already! Wander through the annual holiday shops, skate on the rink and eat at Public Fare pop-up restaurant to ring in the new season. For more information visit here.


Modern Manners: Suspicious Minds

A critical cartoon from Anthony Haden-Guest


A Gay-la for Writers at Doubles

The Writing Center at Hunter College honored Gay Talese


Book ’em!

Celebrate Small Business Saturday with bookstores of note

by Ben DiamondPhotographed by Billy Farrall