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There’s a lot going on this weekend…and so, this is a big post! Below, find 24  GREAT activities to do in New York City. **Reminder** Each day has its own page-click through to see the entire weekend. If you like this site, please continue to spread the word.

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FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2013

ART, MUSEUMS and GALLERIES in NEW YORK CITY

Playing With Fire: 50 Years of Contemporary Glass

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Over 100 pieces of contemporary glass are showcased in this exhibit. A much used medium since 1962, glass blown objects from artists such as Dale Chihuly, Israeli designer Ayala Serfaty and many more are on display. Additionally, there are a number of special installations as well as works on loan, including Peter Bynum’s “Untitled No. 202”—a wall-mounted triptych made up of thin layers of painted glass mounted on lightboxes. *Pay What You Wish Thursday and Friday 6pm-9pm*

Through April 7, 2013

Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) Museum
2 Columbus Circle
http://www.madmuseum.org/exhibition/playing-with-fire
Tel: 212-299-7777
*Get Directions To Museum of Arts and Design*

UPCOMING MUSIC IN NEW YORK CITY

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Get Your Tickets: Big Gay Sing 5 Broadway Sing-A long Extravaganza 

Emceed by Jim Caruso of The Cast Party at Birdland, the Big Gay Sing 5 is performed by the NYC Gay Men’s Chorus, and this year they take on Broadway! Join in on the fun…you’ll hear some of the best voices in NYC and will have lots of audience participation moments.

Tickets are $45-$65

Skirball Center at NYU
60 Washington Square South
http://nyuskirball.org/calendar/biggaysing5
Tel: 212- 998-4700
*Get Directions To Skirball*

MUSIC and CONCERTS AROUND NEW YORK CITY

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The Philadelphia Orchestra February 22, 2013  8pm
Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and 7th Avenue
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2013/2/22/0800/PM/The-Philadelphia-Orchestra/

An Evening With Del McCoury and Sam Bush February 22, 2013  8pm
City Winery,  155 Varick Street
http://www.citywinery.com/newyork/tickets/an-evening-with-del-mccoury-and-sam-bush-the-two-biggest-artists-in-bluegrass-2-

Cockney Rejects February 22, 2013  8pm
Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 North 6th Street, Brooklyn
http://www.musichallofwilliamsburg.com/event/180735

Adam Guettel  February 22, 2013 8:30pm and 11pm
54 Below, 254 W. 54th Street
http://54below.com/wordpress/?artist=adam-guettel

Apollo Club Harlem  February 22, 2013 8:30pm 
253 West 125th Street
http://www.apollotheater.org/calendar-60/details/17-apollo-club-harlem

Masterwork Series - February 22, 2013  8pm, 
Bargemusic, Fulton Ferry Landing
http://bargemusic.org/calendar.html

The Endellion String Quartet- Beethoven String Quartets February 22, 2013
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Avenue at 82nd Street
http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/concerts-and-performances/endellion-string-quartet-1?eid=3751

Gelsey Bell “Our Defensive Measurements”  February 22, 2013 8pm
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue
http://roulette.org/events/gelsey-bell-jerome-commission/

Cradle of Filth  February 22, 2013  7pm
Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place
http://irvingplaza.com/event/0000498CB61CBF9A

The Dirty Heads & Shiny Toy Guns  February 22, 2013  8pm
Best Buy Theater,  1515 Broadway
http://bestbuytheater.com/eventdetail.php?id=38958&venue_id=409

The Ringers - February 22, 2013  8pm
B.B. King Blues Club, 237 W. 42nd Street
http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2239

David Lynch presents: Chrysta Bell and Special Guests  February 22, 2013 7:30pm
(Le) Posission Rouge, 158 Bleeker Street
http://www.lepoissonrouge.com/lpr_events/david-lynch-presents-chrysta-bell/

Enslaved  February 22, 2013  8pm
Bowery Ballroom,  6 Delancey Street
http://www.boweryballroom.com/event/183723-enslaved-new-york

The Spinto Band  February 22, 2013  9:30pm
Mercury Lounge, 217 East Houston Street
http://www.mercuryloungenyc.com/event/200455-spinto-band-arms-new-york/

Queens College Orchestra featuring George Rothman, Guest Conductor  February 22, 2013  7:30pm *FREE*
Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 6530 Kissena Blvd, Queens
http://kupferbergcenter.org/events/queens-college-orchestra-featuring-george-rothman-guest-conductor-2/#.UQ15kR3Afng

The Black Arm Band: Dirt Song  February 22, 2013 8pm
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place
http://nyuskirball.org/calendar/dirtsong

SPORTS IN NEW YORK CITY

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Get Your Tickets: Yoga Championship

The NY Regional and National Yoga Asana Championship will take place March 1, 2013-March 3, 2013. All styles of yoga will be represented, with competitors doing a series of seven poses, five being compulsory. They will be judged on both the level of difficulty and technical execution of each pose.

Click link for schedule and times: http://www.usayoga.org/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=72&eventId=367721&orgId=uy http://www.usayoga.org/

Tickets are $25-$60. Click link to purchase tickets https://uy.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=form_130293

Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Hotel
145 W 44th St
Tel: 212- 789-7502

KIDS and TEENS ACTIVITIES IN NEW YORK CITY

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NYC Chess Workshop Early Bird Registration

Chess is a great way for students (and adults alike) to enhance their tactical and strategic skills. In this workshop, students will be learning classical games, strategies and will have supervised play.

Two sessions are available: March 3, 2013 and March 9, 2013. $75

Click link for additional info and to register: http://www.nychesskids.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1108:nychesskids-workshop-in-march&catid=100:our-news&Itemid=207

The Learning Center
191 7th Ave (Between 21st and 22nd st)

DANCE PERFORMANCES IN NEW YORK CITY

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Danspace Project: Moriah Evans in collaboration with Alan Calpe-ANOTHER PERFORMANCE  February 22 2013 8pm
St Mark’s Church, 131 E. 10th St between 2nd and 3rd Avenue
http://danspaceproject.org/calendarandtickets/detail.php?id=207

Martha Graham February 22, 2013  8pm
Joyce Theater,  175 8th Avenue between 18th and 19th St
http://www.joyce.org/performancestickets/calendar_detail.php?event=477&theater=1

New York Live Arts: Juliana F. May/Maydance- Commentary=not thing  February 22, 2013 7:30pm
219 W. 19th St between 7th and 8th Avenue
http://www.newyorklivearts.org/event/commentary_not_thing

New York City Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty, Tschaikovsky Celebration  February 22, 2013 8pm
David Koch Theater, Lincoln Center Columbus Avenue and 63rd St
http://www.nycballet.com/Ballets/S/The-Sleeping-Beauty.aspx

Harkness Dance Festival: Doug Varone and Dancers  February 22, 2013 8pm
92Y Uptown, 1395 Lexington Ave between at 92nd St
http://www.92y.org/Uptown/Event/Doug-Varone—Dancers.aspx

THEATER IN NEW YORK CITY

here lives love

Limited Seats Still Available To: Here Lies Love

Written by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim

This musical theatrical event, set to four decades of dance music, follows the journey of Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos from her childhood to her rise to infamy, including her disgrace at the end of the People Power Revolution as well as her obsession with shoes. Be ready to enjoy high impact choreography and remarkable video scenery. “Audiences will stand and move with the actors. Comfortable shoes and clothing are recommended. Dancing is encouraged.”

April 2, 2013-May 5, 2013. Tickets are $80.50-$90.50

To purchase tickets, click link below or call  212-967-7555
http://www.publictheater.org/component/option,com_shows/task,view/Itemid,141/id,1076

Public Theater
425 Lafayette St

X’TRA THINGS TO DO IN NEW YORK CITY

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NYC Beer Week: February 22-March 3, 2013

The fifth annual Beer Week will have over 100 venues participating in more than 300 events citywide including  celebrity chefs, events at the city’s 12 breweries, tastings at top level restaurants, opening/closing parties and more! Here are some examples:

*Urban Brew Fest at Littlefield Performance Space in Brooklyn: Tastings of approximately 60 craft beers from around the world. March 2, 2013. $65-$75
http://www.littlefieldnyc.com/event/212459-urban-brew-fest-brooklyn/

*Chelsea Brewing Company: Customer Appreciation Night on February 28, 2013. $2 pints, live music, Brewmaster’s Pig Roast
http://chelseabrewingco.wordpress.com/special-event-december-22-2012/

* Participating Restaurants and Food Pairings in the Grand Central Area
http://www.grandcentralpartnership.org/news/celebrate-suds-during-nyc-beer-week-2013

*Click Link For a List of Events Throughout the City*
http://microapp.villagevoice.com/nycbg/featuredevents.php

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