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.
Pawel Althamers Exhibit
It's your last chance to see and participate in a great interactive exhibition at the New Museum. Artist Pawel Althamers allows visitors to help create the artwork and elsewhere they can see his solo pieces. The exhibit closes Sunday.
"I Remember Mama"
Check out the Transport group's production of "I Remember Mama," about a Norwegian immigrant family at the turn of the last century. A cast of 10 actresses play all 23 roles. It's at The Gym at Judson on Thompson Street. Tickets start at $49.
Photography Show at Park Avenue Armory
Now through Sunday it's the "Association of International Photography Art Dealers" Photography Show at the Park Avenue Armory with exhibits from all over the world. Admission starts at 30 dollars.
Winter Garden Photo Exhibit
A free photography exhibit downtown at the Brookfield Place Winter Garden celebrates the universality of smiles. The exhibit features 85 photographs by the photojournalists of the VII Photography collective.
Hebrew Manuscripts at the Met
In time for the observance of Passover, The Metropolitan Museum of Art showcases two medieval Hebrew manuscripts. One, on loan from the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary New York is a newly conserved Haggadah. The other is a 15th-century Hebrew Bible on loan from the Hispanic Society of America.
Bob Gruen Exhibit
At Pop International Galleries see these amazing images by legendary rock photographer Bob Gruen. See nearly 100 photographs of rock greats. It's up through May 4th in SoHo.
Kurt Cobain Photo Exhibit
For more music photography. It's been 20 years since the death of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain. To mark this anniversary check out Jesse Frohman's photographs taken just before Cobain's death. The exhibit is at the Morrison Hotel Gallery inside the Dream Downtown Hotel through May 6th.
"Carolina Chocolate Drops" at BAM
Thursday night at BAM (4/10), see the string band "Carolina Chocolate Drops" offer their take on old time fiddle and banjo music plus a new dance piece by Twyla Tharp set to the group's music. Tickets are $20.