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Garage Restuarant – Live Jazz

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

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Is Greenwich Village’s best casual American restaurant, outdoor cafe, and Jazz Venue; featuring the rich tones of exposed rafters, brick walls. inlaid wood floors and a double story stone fireplace. Multi-level dining allows everyone to have the best seat in the house.

http://www.garagerest.com/

West Side Story

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

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Prices
Tickets: $46.50–$121.50, premium $300

Book writer and now director Arthur Laurents has piloted his infamous gang members, the Jets, out of lovable-ruffian territory into a darker zone, where they often exude a sense of reckless menace. That’s good, since Matt Cavenaugh’s Tony never lets you forget you’re watching a musical. Karen Olivo’s Anita offers a potent mix of sexual bravado and streetwise sadness, and Josefina Scaglione embodies Maria with heart-lifting simplicity. Of course the chief glory of this classic is the Leonard Bernstein score, terrific sounding with a full orchestra. Overall, this subtly recalibrated revival is Broadway in very fine form: standing up to face darkness head on, and unafraid to be a thing of beauty.—AF

Where
1564 Broadway (at 47th St)
Midtown West | Map | Directions
212-307-4100
http://www.broadwaywestsidestory.com

When
Sundays 3pm , Mondays 8pm , Tuesdays 7pm, 8pm , Wednesdays 2pm, 8pm , Thursdays 8pm , Fridays 8pm , Saturdays 2pm, 8pm

Read more: http://newyork.timeout.com/events/broadway/269016/4113036/west-side-story#ixzz0aY6BZJLc

GREENWICH VILLAGE HISTORY AND DESSERT TOUR

Friday, December 18th, 2009

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Emphasizes the history of the Village – from wealthy Victorian neighborhood to 20th century bohemian center– and its personalities, from Washington to Bob Dylan. Historical stops include the Washington Square Arch, Minetta Lane, Patchin Place, the Jefferson Courthouse Library and Grove Court. Along the way, a sampling of desserts, from Lilac chocolate to Italian saviodi. Come prepared with an appetite for history and things sweet.
Private tours available by appointment.
Schedule subject to change.

Public tour rate: $22

Reservations and Meeting Place: 212-465-3331

Big Apple Circus!

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

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The Big Apple Circus annually presents an all-new show featuring renowned circus artists from around the world. This year’s performers come from America, Armenia, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, England, France, Germany, Italy and Russia.

12/17/2009
11:00 AM

COST

from $85.00

Click Here for More Info

A&F – Shopping Market

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

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Artists & Fleas creates weekly markets where emerging artists, designers, vintage collectors, and handmade crafters can set up shop and come in direct contact with the consumer public. Established in 2003 in Williamsburg Brooklyn, Artists & Fleas has created unique destinations for the community of artisans, collectors and cool-hunters to come together in a dynamic, vital retail setting where buyers and sellers can meet from around the world.

Address:
129 N 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Christmas Window Display Walking Tour

Monday, December 7th, 2009

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Time: Leaving Front Desk at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Free [Only Metro Card Needed]

New York City has long been known for its amazing Christmas decorations. This tour will take you to see the magic of some of the most creative and magical window displays in the whole city including the Saks snowflake spectacular on 5th Ave.

The walk is approximately 2 miles long and will take you from Macy’s at 34th st to Bloomingdale’s on Lexington.

We’ll also stop for a bite to eat at one of the many café style restaurants along 5th Avenue!

Drinking and drawing at 3rd Ward

Monday, October 5th, 2009

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This member-based design center hosts a night of relaxing night of nude drawing while providing guests with the model, alcohol and music by DJ Jedi Mind Orgasm.

Every Wednesday 8-10:30pm

195 Morgan Avenue

Brooklyn, NY

COST: $15, free for members

13th ANNUAL DUMBO ART FESTIVAL

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

ART UNDER THE BRIDGE festival is all about self-expression and metamorphosis. It starts tomorrow and will continue for three days. It is an opportunity for young artists to use any medium imaginable to create temporary projects on the spot.

September 25th-26th. 2009

DUMBO ARTS CENTER: 30 Washington st. Brooklyn NY, 11201

F train to York street or A, C train to High street

A COLLABORATIVE EXPERIENCE ON THE DECK OF A SHIP, A GOOD PIECE OF LITERATURE AND ITS ALL FREE

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

 Paul Cohen, who has already established his name in New York with several of his previous works, has adapted a new play based on Herman Mellvile’s  novel  The Confidence Man and it’s being staged at the ship Lilac. Once aboard, the spectators will be free to move about the performances and in doing so, enchancing the narrative perspective of the production. If you happen to be as big of a fan of Mellvile as I’m, you’ll truly enjoy this one, plus it’s all free!

Pier 40

W Houston, at Hudson River

Thu-Sat at 7pm and 9:30pm

Blue Man Group

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

This three man show became an international sensation —by good-humoredly layering performance art with viewer participation. Not so much an actual story as a series of wacky vignettes, this long-running revue might make allusions to heavier issues such as the loss of community, the effects of modernity, and postmodern art pretensions, but when it does, the players always do so with a light-hearted, good-natured, interactive touch.Blue Man Group

PRICE: $68–$78
TICKETS: www.ticketmaster.com
RESERVATIONS: Advance Tickets Recommended
RUNNING TIME: 2:00
NEARBY SUBWAY STOPS: N, R, W at 8th St.-NYU; 6 at Astor Pl.

visit blueman.com for more information.