New York - Daily Events List

September 27, 2012



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Events Screening: 3rd i NY Presents "A Few Days of Respite" by Amor Hakkar.
Inspired by an article in the French press, Algerian-born writer/director Amor Hakkar (who also plays Mohsen) explores the relat… Alwan Center for the Arts. (Festival - Film Festival). 212-967-4318
 Korean Film Series.
The Korean Cultural Service New York hosts a twice-monthly film series on Thursdays. Films screened include classic Korean movi… Korean Cultural Service New York. (Festival - Film Festival). 212-759-9550

The Arts

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Madame Tussauds New York.
Participate in the action. Mix Music with R&B Megastar Usher, Sing for Simon on American Idol (R) or if you dare enter Chamber o… Madame Tussauds New York. (Arts - Gallery Walk). 800-246-8872
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Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey.
The acclaimed permanent exhibition tells the unfolding story of Jewish culture and identity through 800 works of art, archaeolog… The Jewish Museum. (Arts - Gallery Walk). 212-423-3337
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Four Fabulous Fall Exhibitions at Agora Gallery.
Agora Gallery is leaping into the fall with four fantastic exhibitions: in Reverie of Form, Elements of Abstraction, Masters of… Agora Gallery - Chelsea. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 212-226-4151
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Fahamu Pecou "All Dat Glitters Aint Goals".
Artist Fahamu Pecou presents a brand new series of paintings that explore the representation of black masculinity within contemp… Lyons Wier Gallery. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 212-242-6220
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Harlem Postcards Summer 2012.
Harlem Postcards, invites contemporary artists of diverse backgrounds to reflect on Harlem as a site for artistic contemplation… Studio Museum in Harlem. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 212-864-4500
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Illuminations: Expanding the Walls 2012.
Expanding the Walls: Making Connections Between Photography, History and Community is an annual, eight-month program in which Ne… Studio Museum in Harlem. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 212-864-4500
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Primary Sources: Artist in Residence 2011-12.
Primary Sources presents the work of Njideka Akunyili, Meleko Mokgosi and Xaviera Simmons, the 2011-12 artists in residence at T… Studio Museum in Harlem. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 212-864-4500
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Tibet House US Presents: Contemporary Nirmanakaya Buddhist Iconography by Leah and Stan Goldberg.
These original contemporary versions of Buddhist tangkas (Tibetan silk paintings with embroidery) and mandalas (geometric, often… Tibet House. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 212-807-0563
1:00 pmTwelve in 12.
Twelve in 12, featuring NOVUS NY with conductor Julian Wachner, presents twelve different works by twelve recent Pulitzer Prize… Trinity Church. (Arts - Concerts). 212-602-0800
6:45 pmAn Enemy of the People.
When Dr. Thomas Stockmann discovers toxic contamination in the water used at the local baths, he expects to be a hero. But since… Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-399-3030
7:00 pmJersey Boys.
A new Broadway musical based on the life story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito an… August Wilson Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmMary Poppins.
Based on the stories by P.L. Travers and the Oscar-winning 1964 Walt Disney film. The show fatures original film score by Rober… New Amsterdam Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-282-2900
7:00 pmThe Book of Mormon.
Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical! A hilarious Broadway musical about a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a… Eugene O'Neill Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmSistas: The Musical.
The story of African-American women told through popular music, from "God Bless the Child" to Destiny's Child, using hit tunes t… St. Luke's Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmOnce.
A musical based on the hit independent film. Authentic and funny, Once tells the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigran… Bernard B. Jacobs Theater. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmNice Work if You Can Get It.
A musical comedy starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara The schedule shown may not list all performances. Imperial Theatre. (Performance - Musical Comedy). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmLeap Of Faith.
Starring Raul Esparza. One charismatic con-man is about to find that out -- that love will get you every time. St. James Theater. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmOld Jews Telling Jokes.
Features five actors in a revue that pays tribute to and reinvents classic jokes of the past and present. The schedule shown may… Westside Theatre - Downstairs. (Performance - Comedic). 212-315-2302
7:00 pmPeter and the Starcatcher.
A theatrical, funny and innovative retelling of how a miserable orphan came to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up. The schedule s… Brooks Atkinson Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-307-4100
7:00 pmChaplin - The Musical.
From the slums of London to the heights of Hollywood, this production reveals the man behind the legend. The schedule shown may… The Barrymore Theater. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
7:00 pmBring It On - The Musical.
Two squads, two schools who try to claim the title at the National Cheerleading Championships. St. George Theater. (Performance - Musical). 718-442-2900
7:30 pmSpider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.
Bullied by his classmates and tortured by an unrelenting crush on next-door-neighbor Mary Jane Watson, this science geek discove… Foxwoods Theater. (Performance - Musical). 800-745-3000
7:30 pmMetropolitan Opera: L' Elisir D'amore.
Composer: Gaetano Donizetti, Librettist: Felice Romani. Sung in Italian with Met Titles in English, German and Spanish. Metropolitan Opera House. (Arts - Opera). 212-362-6000
7:30 pmLovers.
A intimate story of two couples, one young and one well past their prime, dealing with love in the 1960s in Ireland. The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row. (Performance - Dance). 212-947-8844
7:30 pmIf There Is I Haven't Found It Yet.
A 15 year old gir's weight makes her a target for bullies. When her mom transfers her to the school where she teaches in order t… Laura Pels Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-719-1300
8:00 pmMamma Mia!.
The story of a forty-something mother planning her daughter's wedding. Incorporating 22 of the band ABBA's songs. Schedule var… Winter Garden Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmChicago - The Musical.
This Tony-Award winning musical tells a story of two showgirls who kill their lovers and how their smooth lawyer propels them in… Ambassador Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmThe Lion King.
Disney's Tony Award winning musical about Simba, a young cub, and his journey from childhood to adulthood and eventually the thr… Minskoff Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-869-0550
8:00 pmThe Phantom of the Opera.
The unforgettable tale of a mysterious figure haunting the Paris Opera House. Majestic Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmJersey Boys.
A new Broadway musical based on the life story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito an… August Wilson Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmWicked.
The story of two girls born in the Land of Oz. One has green skin as is fiery and misunderstood, the other beautiful and popula… Gershwin Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4100
8:00 pmStomp.
This international percussion ensemble used everyday objects to create amazing sounds and rhythms. Listing may not include all s… Orpheum Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-307-4100
8:00 pmBlue Man Group.
Three enigmatic bald and blue characters who take the audience through a multi-sensory experience that combines theatre, percuss… Astor Place Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 800-BLUE-MAN
8:00 pmThe Fab Four.
Beatles tribute band performing live. Bergen Performing Arts Center. (Arts - Concerts). 201-227-1030
8:00 pmPerfect Crime.
Perfect Crime, is about a small-town detective determined to prove that an affluent psychiatrist murdered her husband. Snapple Theater Center. (Performance - Theater). 212-307-4100
8:00 pmMemphis - The Musical.
The story of Huey Calhoun, a white radio DJ whose love of good music transcends race lines and airwaves. Set in the turbulent s… Shubert Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmRock of Ages.
It's 1987 and the final countdown is on for a legendary Hollywood rock club facing its demise at the hands of eager developers.… Helen Hayes Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4100
8:00 pmFuerza Bruta: Look Up.
Fuerza Bruta is an event where worlds collide, dreams are real and reality takes a back seat. The visuals are spectacular. The… Daryl Roth Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-375-1110
8:00 pmHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
Young window-cleaner, J. Pierrepont Finch, begins a meteoric rise from the mail-room to Vice President of Advertising at the Wor… Al Hirschfeld Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmWar Horse.
Winner of 5 Tony Awards including Best Play! At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to th… Vivian Beaumont Theater. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmGodspell.
Godspell's score features hits including "Day by Day," "Turn Back, O Man," "Learn Your Lessons Well, "Prepare Ye the Way," "Ligh… Circle in the Square Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmAvenue Q.
Set in NY on Avenue Q, which is described as the only place one can live when they are just out of college, out of a job or brok… New World Stages - Theatre 3. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmPorgy and Bess.
Featuring Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier in this musical production. Richard Rodgers Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4100
8:00 pmEvita.
Based on the story of Argentina's Eva Peron. Starring Ricky Martin as Che. The schedule shown may not list all performances. Marquis Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-382-0100
8:00 pmGhost The Musical.
The Broadway adpatation of the hit movie starring Caissie Levy as Molly and Richard Fleeshman as Sam. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-307-4747
8:00 pmNaked Boys Singing!.
A male nudity production through comedy, song and dance. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the ve… The Kirk Theatre at Theatre Row. (Performance - Musical). 212-279-4200
8:00 pmForbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking.
This New York sensation returns with an all-new take on the highs and lows of recent seasons and features outrageous costumes, h… 47th Street Theatre. (Performance - Musical). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmThe Water Children.
In this dark comedy, Megan is a pro-choice actress walking the line between ingenue and mom. When she loses a big role to the ne… Theater 54 @ Shetler. (Performance - Theater).
8:00 pmKidd Pivot The Tempest Replica.
Former Ballet Frankfurt dancer Crystal Pite fuses classical dance with structured improvisation and a strong theatrical sensibil… The Joyce Theater. (Performance - Ballet). 212-691-9740
8:00 pmUS.
A 21st century love story set against the backdrop of the 2008 Presidential election. US examines the power struggles in both po… The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row. (Performance - Theater).
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A 21st century love story set against the backdrop of the 2008 Presidential election. US examines the power struggles in both po… The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row. (Performance - Theater).
8:00 pmSoledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca.
These astounding artists deliver flamenco in its most authentic and glorious form, one that creates fierce and haunting work thr… The Joyce Theater. (Performance - Dance). 212-691-9740
8:00 pmCyrano De Bergerac.
Cyrano de Bergerac is a story about the power of love, the art of wordplay and the joy of finding what you've always wanted. American Airlines Theater. (Performance - Theater). 212-719-1300
8:00 pmWho's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?.
George and Martha a dysfunctional couple in this funny production. They're joined by the unwitting young couple invited over for… Booth Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmGrace.
Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, Ed Asner, and Kate Arrington star in this production where life turns surreal for an eclectic fourso… Cort Theatre. (Performance - Theater). 212-239-6200
8:00 pmAvicii.
Performing live. Radio City Music Hall. (Arts - Concerts). 212-307-7171
8:00 pmThe Last Smoker In America.
A musical comedy based in America where the government is in your kitchen, sniffing for outlawed cigarettes. Westside Theatre - Upstairs. (Performance - Musical Comedy). 212-315-2244
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Starshine Burlesque.
Starshine Burlesque takes it off every single Thursday night and features some of the best in burlesque entertainment New York h… The Fortune Cookie Cabaret. (Performance - Burlesque).
 here: remembering 9/11.
"here: remembering 9/11" features a selection of photographs from the "here is new york: a democracy of photographs" exhibition,… Ground Zero. (Arts - Photography Exhibit).


1:00 pmHarbor School Regatta at Governors Island.
Sailing fans and supporters will cheer on the sailors from various spectator boats in New York Harbor. Directly following the R… Governors Island. (Sports - Boating). 646-701-0039
1:10 pmNew York Mets vs. Pittsburgh Pirates.
MLB Baseball Game. Citi Field. (Sports - Pro Baseball). 718-507-TIXX

For Children

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The Story Museum.
Preschool children up to age 5. Step inside a world filled with the magic of stories, crafts, music, dancing and singing. Ever… Historic Richmond Town. (Kids - Children's Activities). 718-351-1611
3:30 pmAfter School Book Club.
Junior High School students. Read and discuss selected books covering major periods in history. The collections and historic bu… Historic Richmond Town. (Kids - Children's Activities). 718-351-1611
7:00 pmHow To Train Your Dragon.
The show features 23 dragons, some with wingspans of up to 46 feet, Viking warriors and world-class circus artists and acrobats.… Izod Center. (Kids Theater). 201-935-3900


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NTD's Fifth Annual International Chinese Culinary Competition.
This year, master chefs from around the world will try their hands at creating authentic Chinese dishes in the five major catego… Times Square. (Community - Cooking Competition). 646-543-5418
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Bodies...The Exhibition.
Innovative. Real. Groundbreaking. This striking new exhibit showcases real human bodies giving visitors the opportunity to see… South Street Seaport Exhibition Center. (Educational - Science & Nature). 888-926-3437
11:00 amGround Zero Museum Workshop "Images & Artifacts from the Recovery".
5-star rated exhibit displays 100 of Gary Marlon Suson's most notable photographs as well as artifacts from the recovery, items… Ground Zero Museum. (Educational - Walking Tour). 212-209-3370
1:00 pmGround Zero Museum Workshop "Images & Artifacts from the Recovery".
5-star rated exhibit displays 100 of Gary Marlon Suson's most notable photographs as well as artifacts from the recovery, items… Ground Zero Museum. (Educational - Walking Tour). 212-209-3370
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OSLIC Voice Spa.
Learn to use a voice that seduces and words that charm from certified OSLIC Instructors. Get what you need just using your spee… Oslic Voice Spa. (Educational - Class). 212-951-3844
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Amma's Satsang.
Satsang has power to transform your mind. It is a time to cleanse the mind and allow the spirit to flow. Satsang is Sanskrit fo… Dharmakaya Meditation Center. (Community - Self Help). 212-306-0534
 New York Pole Dancing.
Intro to Pole Dancing classes. Also $5, $10, & $20 class packages available. Classes run 7 days a week. New York Pole Dancing. (Educational - Class). 917-628-7449
 Made on Staten Island.
Made on Staten Island presents a wide variety of objects crafted and produced on the island from the 18th to the 20th centuries,… Historic Richmond Town. (Educational - Walking Tour). 718-351-1611
The exhibition features more than 200 of the best-loved and most fondly remembered toys from the 1840s through today. Hands-on… Historic Richmond Town. (Educational - Walking Tour). 718-351-1611
 Occupy Wall Street Protest.
Protesters, representing 99% of America, will occupy Wall Street to bring attention to social justice and the influence of corpo… Zuccotti Park. (Community - Organization). 212-417-7215


11:00 amNew York TV & Movie Tour.
Lights, Camera, Action! Take a bus tour to the sites of your favorite movies and TV shows. Over 40 sites from over 60 TV shows a… On Location Tours. (Miscellaneous). 212-209-3370
11:00 amSex & the City Hotspots Tour.
Follow in the footsteps of Carrie & Co. as they conquer New York City! See where they drank, shopped and gossip. Visit Charlotte… On Location Tours. (Miscellaneous). 212-209-3370
3:00 pmSex & the City Hotspots Tour.
Follow in the footsteps of Carrie & Co. as they conquer New York City! See where they drank, shopped and gossip. Visit Charlotte… On Location Tours. (Miscellaneous). 212-209-3370
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Past Rock Star Silkscreen Exhibit.
George H. Potter's current exhibition is a tribute series honoring the legendary entertainers who recorded landmark albums there… Providence. (Miscellaneous). 212-307-0062
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Copacabana Cruise.
Join the Copacabana Party Cruise with a Live DJ spinning the hottest salsa, merengue, bachata and Latin favorites! Mingle, dance… Pier 40. (Miscellaneous). 212-987-9200
8:00 pmNew York New York Helicopter Tour.
See New York from with a Helicopter sightseeing tour. Location Pier 6 located at South Street and Broad Street. New York Metro Area. (Miscellaneous).
8:00 pmRomance / VIP Helicopter Tour.
A 20-minute New York City helicopter tour! Enjoy views of Central Park, the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty & more. Loc… New York Metro Area. (Miscellaneous).
8:00 pmThe Big Apple Helicopter Tour.
See New York's famous landmarks in a 15-minute helicopter tour. Landmarks include Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Chry… New York Metro Area. (Miscellaneous).

Dining Specials

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Happy Hour: Local Wine & Cheese.
Think globally, drink and eat locally is Bottlerocket's message this September. Join in the latest Happy Hour: Class That Feels… Bottlerocket Wine & Spirit. (Dining - Happy Hour). 212-929-2323


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6th Annual New York's Funniest Reporter Show.
"New York's Funniest Reporter" is a comedy show/competition that is held annually. It is a charitable event. Proceeds support… Comic Strip Live. (Nightlife - Comedy). 212-861-9386
6:00 pmAfter Work Thursdays at Proof.
Join us for happy hour every Thursday with drink specials. Proof Bar and Lounge. (Nightlife - Happy Hours). 212-228-4200
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Copacabana Night!.
Join the Copacabana Party Cruise with a Live DJ spinning the hottest salsa, merengue, bachata and Latin favorites! Mingle, dance… Affairs Afloat. (Nightlife - Parties). 212-987-9200
8:00 pmSonny Landreth.
American blues musician from southwest Louisiana performing live. B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. (Nightlife - Live Music). 212-997-4144
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Comedy Soap Box.
Comedy Soap Box has been producing some of the best standup in New York for four years. Comedians from Leno, Letterman, HBO, Com… Nevada Smith's. (Nightlife - Comedy). 212-982-2591
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Comedy Hurts.
A variety of TV credited comedians perform in an intimate room where you can eat, drink while you enjoy the show. $3 draft beers… Joe Franklin's Comedy Club. (Nightlife - Comedy). 212-592-4435
9:00 pmCelebrity Thursdays at Rubber Monkey.
Resident DJ's Eric Tomasini, David Vasquez and John Creamer spinning on-the-edge house with the once-famous and would be supermo… Rubber Monkey. (Nightlife - Dance). 212-625-8220
9:00 pmComedy Showcase.
Comics at the New York Comedy Club have appeared on the Tonight Show, Letterman, MTV, Comedy Central, Saturday Night Live, and m… New York Comedy Club. (Nightlife - Comedy). 212-696-5233
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Live Funk/R&B at Club Groove.
Features live music seven nights a week. Club Groove. (Nightlife - Live Music). 212-254-9393
10:00 pmStand Up Comedy.
Every night The Broadway Comedy Club features comics who have appeared on Letterman, The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, Mad… Broadway Comedy Club. (Nightlife - Comedy). 212-757-2323
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Salsa Night.
Come out every Thursday night to NYC's most exciting and only underground Salsa party 4 years and still going strong! ... NYC's… Club Cache. (Nightlife - Theme Night). 646-591-2772
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Say Word Thursday.
This is a sexy, sexy, sexy, intimate Senegalese/French spot in the East Village. Beautiful decor, great staff, great sound, gre… Nolia. (Nightlife - DJ). 212-228-8103
 Virtual Thursdays at SBNY.
SBNY Splash Bar New York. (Nightlife - Gay & Lesbian). 212-691-0073
 Ladies Night at Webster Hall.
Don't miss out on the explosive Male Revue from 10pm to midnight for the ladies only. Webster Hall. (Nightlife - Ladies Night). 212-353-1600
 Blues, Jazz, & Rock.
Jazz, Blues & Rock Club Crawl in Greenwich Village. Call for reservations & meeting place. $20 includes admission to all clubs… New York Metro Area. (Nightlife - Pub Crawl / Bar Tour). 212-696-6617
 All the Drag with the Asian Dragdolls.
Witty drag queens from New York team up with Asian "dragdolls" from Singapore, Japan, India, China, Hawaii, Indonesia, and the P… Lucky Cheng's. (Nightlife - Adult theme). 212-861-2438
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