May
25
to May 31

Fleet Week

New York City hosts the Navy at the 28th annual Fleet Week Celebration at assorted New York venues including the New York Harbor, Pier 92 in Manhattan, USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island, Military Island Times Square, Eisenhower Park, the Flagship Brewery and the Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Monument.

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May
13
10:00 PM22:00

Red Bull Music Academy Festival

Birthed in the Bronx in the mid-’80s, freestyle music went on to dominate radio airwaves, roller rinks, and nightclubs in NYC, Miami, Chicago, and Los Angeles with its irresistible combo of romantic lyrics over laser-sharp synths and 808 beats. We’ve enlisted two of the eras top DJs—Jellybean Benitez of The Funhouse and Louie Vega of The Devil’s Nest—to help us curate this massive freestyle celebration, featuring special live performances and other dancefloor surprises. Teased bangs & Z Cavariccis recommended. Get your tickets here

Capitale, 130 Bowery

 

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Apr
17
12:00 AM00:00

The Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden

More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of thousands of orchids. Discover the far-flung adventures of orchid hunters swept up in 19th-century "orchidelirium," when explorers risked life and limb to secure these captivating flowers from jungles around the world. Dance performances, a poetry reading, orchid care demonstrations, and shopping fill the daylight hours, while the return of the popular Orchid Evenings ensures many memorable celebrations after the sun has set. GA $20


Orchid Evenings:

March 5, 12, 19, 24 (LGBT Night), 26; April 2, 9, 15, 16 | 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Stroll through The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium with a cocktail in hand while music and unmatched beauty create one of New York City’s most romantic date destinations. Your ticket includes one complimentary beer, wine, or speciality cocktail. Timed ticket required for Conservatory entry. $35

New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx

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Apr
2
3:00 PM15:00

International Pillow Fight Day

Join the world-wide celebration by bringing your own fluffy pillow ( no pillows containing feathers allowed) to Washington Square Park at 3PM and help a good cause! Free.

Buy your pillow at Sleepy's with the code pillowfight1 (one pillow) or pillowfight2 (two pillows) for $10, and $3 will be donated to Dare2B, which is fighting child homelessness in New York City.

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Mar
31
8:00 PM20:00

The Music of David Bowie at Carnegie Hall

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Michael Dorf and City Winery present their 12th annual tribute at Carnegie Hall featuring 20 artists, each performing songs by David Bowie. The concert is a benefit for a variety of music education programs serving underprivileged youth.

Featured artists:

Debbie Harry
Pixies
Michael Stipe
Cyndi Lauper
Laurie Anderson
Bette Midler
Cat Power
The Roots
Perry Farrell
Bettye LaVette
Ann & Nancy Wilson of Heart
Jakob Dylan
The Mountain Goats
Robyn Hitchcock
Holy Holy
The Flaming Lips

Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium, 881 Seventh Avenue, Midtown

Limited Availability. Details here
Please call CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800 for tickets

 
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Mar
31
to Apr 2

Affordable Art Fair

Over 70 local and international galleries showcase contemporary art, photography, painting and sculpture at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Browse and purchase original art ranging from $100 to $10.000.

For tickets and opening times click here Affordable Art Fair

 Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th Street, Chelsea

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Mar
10
to Mar 12

Japan Week at Grand Central Station



Win a trip to Japan! Organized by Japan National Tourism Organization, Japan Week is a promotional tourism event in New York City that celebrates Japan as a premiere travel destination. This year, discover the wild charms of Hokkaido and Northern Tohoku, home to natural and man-made wonders.
Free and open to the public, visitors are invited to discover exciting locales all across Japan and to experience the art, crafts, food, and technology of Japanese culture. 


Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Station, Midtown 

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Mar
8
to Mar 18

Joan Osborne sings the songs of Bob Dylan at Cafe Carlyle

Multi-platinum Grammy nominated singer songwriter Joan Osborne sings songs of Bob Dylan at the gorgeous Cafe Carlyle. March 8th - 18th, nightly at 8:45PM.

Cover Charge
Tuesday to Thursday:
General Seating $80 per person
Bar Seating $70 + $25 drink minimum
Premium Seating $140

Friday and Saturday:
General Seating $90 per person
Bar Seating $80 + $25 drink minimum
Premium Seating $150

Food and beverage minimum to 8:45 p.m. shows for General and Premium Seating $75

Carlyle Hotel, 36 E 76th Street, Upper East Side

 


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Mar
4
to Mar 5

Wine Riot

Wine Riot is your all access pass to hundreds of new wines. With two parts education and one part revolution, Wine Riot has reinvented "wine tasting" for the thirsty and curious. Grab a glass and hit the floor -- it's you unleashed against 250 wines from across the globe. Live DJ's
Tickets $65, get them here

69th Regiment Armory
68 Lexington Avenue
 

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Mar
4
to Mar 5

NYU Entrepreneurs Festival

Courtesy NYU

Courtesy NYU

 

The largest student run entrepreneurial event in the US, NYU Entrepreneurs Festival offers speakers, panels, a party, roundtables, and a showcase of 50 startups for current and future entrepreneurs.

 


Hosted by New York University, Tisch Hall, 40 W. 4th Street, Greenwich Village


Tickets here

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Mar
3
to Mar 6

The Armory Show

courtesy Armory Show

courtesy Armory Show

The Armory Show is America’s leading international art fair taking place annually on pier 92 & 94, overlooking the Hudson River. Now in its 22nd year, The Armory Show is a New York cultural institution and a highly-anticipated event on the global arts calendar. With a commitment to presenting the highest-quality modern and contemporary art, The Armory Show connects the world’s foremost galleries with international collectors, curators and art professionals in the capital of the art world.

 

PIERS 92 & 94, Twelfth Avenue at 55th Street
Thursday, March 3 - Sunday, March 6, 12 pm to 7 pm.

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Mar
3
to Mar 13

Rendez-Vous with French Cinema Film Festival

Rendez-Vous with French Cinema returns with another edition that exemplifies the range and verve of contemporary French filmmaking. The titles this year, by emerging talents and time-honored masters, thrill and surprise, and many take audiences to entirely new places. 

 

 

Tickets:

$ 10 Member & Student
$ 12 Senior
$ 16 General Public

Film Society of Lincoln, Upper West Side

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Mar
3
to Apr 30

The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking

Playing Off Broadway in an authentic New York speakeasy that was actually used as a meeting place by the notorious Tammany Society, The Imbible sweeps audiences along a 10,000-year journey through history and across the globe accompanied by craft cocktails and the vocal stylings of The Backwaiters Acapella group.

Off-Broadway at SoHo Playhouse

Tickets include 3 craft cocktails, ID required

7:00P Thursdays, 9:00P Fridays & Saturdays

SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street/  Sixth Avenue

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Mar
3
to Mar 6

Art on Paper Art Fair 2016


Art on Paper returns to New York City’s Pier 36 this March 3 ­ 6, bringing the best in paper­based art, presented by 65 top galleries from around the world, to downtown Manhattan. The inaugural Art on Paper welcomed 20,000 visitors to the Lower East Side over the fair's four buzzing days. 

 


Pier 36 New York, 299 South St, New York, NY 10002

Friday, March 4, 11:00am to 7:00pm
Saturday, March 5, 11:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday, March 6, 12:00pm to 6:00pm

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Feb
29
6:30 PM18:30

Kosher Food and Wine Experience

Sample fine kosher foods and wine at the premier kosher food event with popular shows in Miami, L.A., London and Israel.  February 29th at 6:30pm at Pier 60 - Chelsea Piers. Event organizers added the Hornblower yacht which will be docked at Chelsea Piers as a floating dessert pavilion. Tickets are $125/ VIP $200 and available online only. Details and tickets here

Pier 60/ W. 23rd Street

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Feb
27
to Apr 17

Orchidelirium: The Orchid Show at the Botanical Gardens

More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of thousands of orchids. Discover the far-flung adventures of orchid hunters swept up in 19th-century "orchidelirium," when explorers risked life and limb to secure these captivating flowers from jungles around the world. Then learn about NYBG's efforts to rescue illegally collected orchids that have been seized at international borders. Dance performances, a poetry reading, orchid care demonstrations, and shopping fill the daylight hours, while the return of our popular Orchid Evenings ensures many memorable celebrations after the sun has set.

Botanical Gardens, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx

10AM-6PM, closed most Mondays with exceptions - Open Easter Monday, March 28th

Tickets here

 

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Feb
27
10:00 AM10:00

Guernsey's Vintage Guitar Auction

Guernsey's Auction House

Guernsey's Auction House

Guernsey's much anticipated auction of 248 vintage guitars and about 500 count of important rock memorabilia of fine provenance. Preview guitars like the Stevie Ray Vaughan's signed 1966-67 Fender Stratocaster (estimated to fetch $250,000 to $500,000) on February 25th and 26th, noon to 8PM.

Bohemia National Hall, 321 E 73rd Street, Upper East Side, Feb 27th auction starting 10AM or bid here

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Feb
24
6:00 PM18:00

NYC Brewers Choice

Beer Sessions Radio™, the Good Beer Seal, and the NYC Brewers Guild are happy to present the 6th annual NYC Brewer’s Choice™ on Wednesday, February 24th, as part of the New York City Beer Week (2/19-28/16). This year’s “better beer event” will take place at 525 Waverly right next door to Greenpoint Beer Works (where KelSo Beer and Heartland Brewery brew their beers) in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn (same location as last year's event).

NYC Brewer’s Choice™ is a signature event of NYC Beer Week and celebrates the men and women of craft beer, offering the opportunity for beer lovers to mix and mingle with the brewers themselves in an upscale beer and food event. Tickets $60 - $80 available here

Sanders Studios, 525 Waverly Avenue,  Brooklyn

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