Things to Do The Weekend of 9/8

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Check out what’s going on around New York City this weekend. 

The Endless Summer

September 8

Metrograph, 7 Ludlow Street

Say goodbye to summer with one of the most iconic surf films of all time directed by Bruce Brown. Tickets are $15. For more information visit here.

Dance Now Joe’s Pub Festival

September 9 & 28

Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street

More than 40 choreographers compete to produce a myriad of five minute dance performances. The top 10 will band together for a special encore performance. For more information visit here.

U.S. Open

Through September 10

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

Watch the biggest names in tennis face off on the Queens courts for the last Grand Slam tournament of the year. For tickets and more information visit here.

Broadway Week

Through September 17

23 Broadway theaters

Score tickets to a variety of shows during this biannual promotion from NYC & Company. For more information visit here.

Jane Campion’s Own Stories

September 8-17

Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street

Experience a definitive retrospective of New Zealand-born director featuring movies Sweetie, The Piano and more as well as a sneak preview of Top of the Lake: China Girl. For more information visit here.

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women 1965-85

Through September 17

Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy

Check out this eye-opening exhibition focusing on the world of black women artists before it closes. For more information visit here.


Through October 7

A.R.T. New York Theatres, 502 West W. 53rd

Immerse yourself in authentic Korean pop music in the newest collaboration with Ma-Yi Theater and the Woodshed Collective. For more information visit here.

50 Years of What a Wonderful World

Through October 31

Louis Armstrong House Museum, 34-56 107th Street

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Louis Armstrong’s What a Wonderful World with a special exhibit featuring rare photos, sheet music, albums and news clippings. For more information visit here.

New Dimensions in Testimony

Through December 22

Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place

Sit across from life size Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter and Anne Frank’s stepsister Eva Schloss with hours of prerecorded responses organized to feel like a real conversation. For more information visit here.

To Quench the Thirst of New Yorkers

Through December 31

Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue

New Yorker’s will stop taking the clean city tap for granted after seeing the newest exhibition all about the history of the Croton Aqueduct. 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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