Things To Do The Weekend of 9/15

Thursday, September 14, 2017

What’s going on in New York this weekend:

Movies Under the Stars: Hidden Figures

September 16

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

Soak up the beautiful weather while watching a moving film about a team of female African-American mathematicians who helped one of the greatest operations in history. For more information visit here.

The Vendy Awards

September 16, 12:30-5 p.m.

Governor’s Island

Celebrate food trucks and the delicious cheap eats they offer at the Vendy Awards showdown. For more information visit here.

Brooklyn Book Festival

September 16-17

Various venues

Don’t miss out of over 300 fiction, nonfiction and children authors and this year’s festival. For more information visit here.

Paul Ramírez Jonas: Half-Truths

Through September 17

New Museum, 235 Bowery

Visit Paul Ramírez’s Jonas’s exhibition that explores the mechanisms of bureaucracies and law as the starting point of truth before it closes on Sunday. For more information visit here.

Feast of San Gennaro

Through September 24

Little Italy, along Mulberry Street

Venture through the streets of Little Italy for 11 days and find a variety of food vendors, live music and more. For more information visit here.


Through September 17, 21-24

Brooklyn Bridge Plaza, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

Wander through more than 55 shipping containers transformed into mini galleries. For more information visit here.

Kelly Reichardt: Powerfully Observant

Through September 25

MoMA, 11 West 53rd Street

Reichardt’s mid-career retrospective includes the six feature films she created since 1994. For more information visit here.

Richard Gerstl

Through September 25

Neue Galerie, 1048 Fifth Avenue

Visit the first museum retrospective in the United States devoted to the work of the Austrian Expressionist painter Richard Gerstl. For more information visit here.

Sacred Spaces with The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room

Through October 16

Rubin Museum, 150 West 17th Street

Immerse yourself in a sacred space that is organized the way Himalayan art has been used in practice. For more information visit here.

Never Built New York

September 17-February 18

Queens Museum, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

This new exhibition focuses on the unique designs that never became a reality in New York City by renowned architects such as Marcel Breuer and Zaha Hadid. For more information visit here.


Local Boy Makes Images

An exhibition of work by Christophe von Hohenberg

On The Avenue

Caroline’s Comedy Cure

A sit-down with the queen of standup


Headlines, Real and Imagined

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