Your Weekend Starts Now 1/20/11
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.
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Tango is burning up the stage at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea now through Sunday with "Tango Inferno." This new production traces the history of this exciting artform. And a half hour before each show you can get on stage for a big dance party. Thursday through Saturday the shows are at 8 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday. Sunday shows are at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $10.
"Pulp Fiction: The Sequel"
This weekend at Leila Hellers' LTMH gallery on 78th Street and Madison Avenue see the new exhibit "Pulp Fiction: The Sequel." With works by Kezban Arca Batibeki. This is the Turkish artist's first solo show in the U.S. and it explores issues of gender, culture and more. The gallery is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
"Traveling Full Circle: Frank Stewart's Visual Music"
Renown jazz photographer Frank Stewart has a new exhibit opening at Jazz at Lincoln Center called "Traveling Full Circle: Frank Stewart's Visual Music." It opens Saturday and runs through May. It chronicles his musical travels around the world.
Artworks at Cafe One
Anytime you grab a cup of coffee at Cafe One at Amsterdam and 140th Street in Hamilton Heights you can also see works by local Harlem artists. Currently, you can see abstract works by Yukako Ishida.
Tribute To Jerry Bock
On Monday, the public is invited to celebrate the life and music of late Broadway composer Jerry Bock. Bock who grew up in Queens is probably best known for his timeless musical "Fiddler on the Roof." The special tribute will include a slew of stars who appeared in his many shows including Harvey Fierstein and takes place at Roundabout’s American Airlines Theater at 227 West 42nd Street at 2:30 p.m. It's open to the public, first-come, first-served. Doors open at 2 p.m.