NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city.
SeaWife at the South Street Seaport
The perfect setting for a folk musical about a young sailor’s journey at sea. SeaWife is being performed inside the Melville Gallery of the South Street Seaport Museum now through July 19.
Tickets start at $20.
Henry IV in Carroll Park
Smith Street Stage is outdoors at Carroll Park in Brooklyn to present Henry IV, Part One and Two, with a twist. This production has gender-neutral casting, giving many actors a chance to perform great Shakespearean roles male or female. It is now through July 19, and it's free!
Amy Winehouse Documentary
Starting tonight at BAM, see the brand new documentary “Amy,” about the late music star Amy Winehouse. The film includes extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks from the six-time Grammy winning artist. It is at the Peter Jay Sharp Building BAM Rose Cinemas on Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn.
John Singer Sargent at The Met Museum
This weekend is a great time to check out the new John Singer Sargent exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends showcases nearly 100 of the artist's paintings and drawings of members of his inner artistic circle. it's on now through October
Hold Onto Your Butts
Just in time for the newest Jurassic installment, "Hold Onto Your Butts." Yes, that's the name of this super funny live remake of the hit movie “Jurassic Park” taking place at the Peoples Improv Theater on East 24th Street, Monday night and throughout the month.
Tickets are $20.
Louis Armstrong House Museum
The Louis Armstrong House Museum is welcoming all visitors to explore the jazz trumpet player’s longtime home in Corona, Queens. The museum is open from Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Adults are $10, seniors, students, and children are $6, members and children under 4 are free.
Visit the Noguchi museum on its Free First Friday, July 3 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. to receive free admission to the Museum. Tours in both English and Japanese at 2 p.m., and many other exhibitions. There will also be free admission on Sunday, July 5 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. to partake in hands-on art activities in the gallery for children ages 2 to 12, an informal public tour of highlights of the museum’s collection, and more. Alternatively, you can watch Florent Ghys perform pop-laced music on July 12 between 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., presented by “Bang on a Can Music Series.”
The Noguchi Museum is on 33rd Road, Long Island City.