Your Weekend Starts Now 4/9/2015
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.
1,305 Miles: Atemporal
MagnanMetz Gallery in Chelsea has specialized in Cuban art for many years. Now, with travel to Cuba on the rise, owners Alberto Magnan and Dara Metz are responding to growing interest in contemporary Cuban art.
"We actually have a Cuban show up right now, so if anybody wants to come in and see what's happening in the Havana scene right before the Havana biennial, come to Magnan Metz and experience a little bit of Cuban art," Magnan says.
"And we really hope to help with the connection between the two countries," Metz says.
The exhibit "1,305 Miles: Atemporal" is up now through April 25.
At the Museum of the City of NY, the new exhibit Hip-Hop Revolution showcases an array of exciting photographs by three New York-based photographers—Janette Beckman, Joe Conzo, and Martha Cooper. And you can hear their firsthand accounts of documenting the world of hip-hop during several public programs at the museum.
Stephen Petronio Company’s 30th Anniversary
Now through Sunday, Stephen Petronio Dance Company celebrates its 30th anniversary with a special lineup of performances, including Petronio's two-part work, Locomotor Non Locomotor. Tickets start at $10.
Fashioning the Body: An Intimate History of the Silhouette
At Bard Graduate Center on the Upper West Side, check out "Fashioning the Body: An Intimate History of the Silhouette." This exhibit looks at the many ways men and women have created silhouettes from the 17th century through today.
The Great American Pin-Up Returns
At the Louis K. Meisel Gallery in SoHo, take a fresh look at the the great American pin-up. In the new exhibit 'The Great American Pin-Up Returns some of the earliest pin up artists and others are recognized as fine artists not just commercial illustrators. It's up now through May 2.
April 12, see the world premiere of Robert Sirota's Spindrift at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Park Slope. It's part of a fantastic music series "Concerts on the Slope." Sirota is composer-in-residence for the 2014-2015 Concerts on the Slope season.
Color Me, Warhol
Dixon Place's new dance commission, Color Me, Warhol, runs from April 10 - April 25. Conceived, choreographed and directed by Bessie Award-winning Raja Feather Kelly, the show is an interpretation of Andy Warhol's vision of A Chorus Line as Warhol might have imagined it.