NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city. NY1's Arts reporter Stephanie Simon filed the following report.
Bye Bye Hurricane Season Party at Connolly's
Friday night Tony award winner Michael Cerveris and his band Loose Cattle will host their fourth annual Bye Bye Hurricane Season Party at Connolly's on W 45th Street.
This year's party will benefit the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation's Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Show time is 8 p.m. and tickets cost $25.
Danielle and Sxip's Hour of Charm Hurricane Relief Concert at Le Poisson Rouge
Friday night at Le Poisson Rouge, composers Sxip Shirey and Danielle Eva Schwob, along with their friends, will perform in Danielle and Sxip's Hour of Charm hurricane relief concert. All proceeds benefit local relief efforts. Tickets are $20 dollars, show time is 8 p.m.
Listen online to interviews and download music from Joan Osbourne, Ringo Starr and more
Go online anytime you'd like to to hear interviews with people in Red Hook that were affected by Sandy and listen to new music by musicians from Brooklyn and beyond.
You can download new tunes by Joan Osbourne, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh and many others and it all benefits Sandy relief. It's $15 for 15 tracks or $35 for all three volumes.
Ballet Hispanico at The Apollo Theater
This Saturday Ballet Hispanico returns to The Apollo Theater with two world premieres plus live music by Paquito D'Rivera. This one-night-only show begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets start at $33.
Anat Cohen at the Sound It Out concert series at Greenwich House Music School
Also on Saturday check out Anat Cohen with her new trio, NY3, at the Sound It Out concert series at Greenwich House Music School on Barrow street. Tickets are $25.
Laura Osnes at 54 Below
Lastly, check out a leading lady a Cinderella story of her own. Laura Osnes rose from obscurity competing in reality TV's , "You’re the One That I Want."
She has since gone on to several leading roles on Broadway, including a role as Bonnie in "Bonnie and Clyde." Soon Osnes will star in a brand new production of "Cinderella." So before the clock strikes midnight check her out at 54 Below now through Saturday night. Cover charge is $35 and up with a $25 food and drink minimum.