NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city. NY1's Stephanie Simon filed the following report.
KC and the Sunshine Band
St. George Theater, 35 Hyatt St
Get down with KC and the Sunshine Band at the St. George Theater Saturday night. Expect to hear all their dance hits at the "83rd Groovy Gala" to benefit the St. George Theater. Tickets start at $35.
Michael Musto's '70s Disco Extravaganza
54 Below, 254 West 54th St
Also Saturday night, Michael Musto is hosting a '70s Disco Extravaganza at 54 Below. Go back in time to when this hotspot was part of the iconic dance club Studio 54. Tickets start at $25.
Night of a Thousand Stevies
Highline Ballroom, 431 West 16th Street
Stand back for the Night of a Thousand Stevies. It's the largest gathering of Stevie Nicks tribute bands at the Highline Ballroom Friday night. Tickets are $25.
"Like Lazarus Did" by the Stephen Petronio Company
Joyce Theater, 175 8th Ave
Check out the Stephen Petronio Dance Company at the Joyce Theater. The company is premiering "Like Lazarus Did". Tickets start at $10. The performance runs through Sunday.
"Mexico Maya" by the DZUL Dance Company
John Jay College, 524 West 59th St
Head over to see the DZUL Dance Company celebrate its 10th anniversary with a new work "Mexico Maya" on Friday night at at John Jay College. Tickets start at $10.
Graham Nash Photography Exhibit
Morrison Hotel Gallery, 124 Prince St
If you couldn't score a ticket to see folk rockers Crosby, Stills and Nash perform with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra this weekend you can still check out another side of the group. Graham Nash has a new photography exhibit at the Morrison Hotel Gallery. It's up through May 13.
DUSTY Film and Animation Festival
School of Visual Arts, 333 W. 23rd Street
Feeling animated? The School of Visual Arts is hosting the DUSTY Film and Animation festival this Saturday through Tuesday. The four-day festival is free and open to the public.
Abrons Art Center, 466 Grand St
Check out The Royal Ballet of Cambodia at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. For 1,000 years, the Royal Ballet of Cambodia danced only for the gods until resurrection by the Khmer Rouge. Watch the powerful Southeast Asian performance of The Legend of Apsara Mera, which embodies two integral creation stories of Khmer culture. Tickets start at $20. The performance runs until May 4.
Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave
Come listen to violinist Elizabeth Woo, who will debut this Tuesday at Carnegie Hall. She will be playing some traditional melodies from the Gangwon region of Korea. The concert is to support the 2018 Winter Olympics, which are going to be held at Gangwon. Tickets start at $30. Tickets for students and seniors are $10, but you have to purchase them at the box office.