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.
54 Below, 254 West 54th Street, Manhattan
First up on this red, white and blue weekend, how about a tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes with the tribute show "Our Sinatra" at 54 Below. Hear of some of the city's best interpreters of the Chairman of the Board. "Our Sinatra" plays all weekend long. Admission starts at $40 with a $25 minimum.
"Reveal" at the River to River Festival
77 Water Street, Manhattan
The River to River Festival of free live performances continues through mid-July. Among its many offerings is "Reveal," a dance performance by Silas Riener and Rashaun Mitchell. Check it out July 5 and 6 at 77 Water Street at 1:30 p.m.
The Old American Can Factory, 232 Third Street, Brooklyn
There are lots of great ways to see outdoor movies this weekend. First up, it's always a party at Rooftop Films. Saturday night, see the Swedish film "Belleville Baby." It's at the the Old American Can Factory in Gowanus, Brooklyn. There's live music at 8:30 p.m., the movie at 9 p.m., and the party continues after. Tickets are $13.
"Breaking Away" at Front Row Cinema Film Series
South Street Seaport, Manhattan
Also Saturday night at the South Street Seaport, check out the new free weekly outdoor film series called "Front Row Cinema" head to the intersection of Front and Fulton Streets for an 8 p.m. showing of the 1979 coming-of-age film "Breaking Away," starring, among others, a young Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid and Daniel Stern. Chairs are provided and so is the popcorn!
32BJ Arts Exhibit
25 West 18th Street, Manhattan
32BJ represents building workers like doormen and janitors. It also shows off their other talents in an annual art exhibit. Check out art by members of 32BJ and 1199 of the Service Employees International Union at 32BJ's headquarters at 25 West 18th Street. The exhibit is up through July.
Hot Jazz / Cool Garden Summer Concert Series at Louis Armstrong House Museum
Between West 10th Street and West 12th Street, Coney Island
Monday night, join Rooftop Films in Coney Island to see "Bending Steel," a documentary about strongman Chris Schoeck. The festivities begin at 8 p.m. with a live strongman demonstration before the film.