Your Weekend Starts Now 4/21/16

NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city. 

Shakespeare at the New York Public Library
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At the main branch of the New York Public Library, they are marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. A cool pop up exhibit looks at the influence of Shakespeare on American writers. Over at the Performing Arts Library get a look at Shakespeare's plays in America.  

Eleanora Kupencow at Anderson Contemporary
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In Lower Manhattan, see Eleanora Kupencow’s Body Parts exhibition at Anderson Contemporary with new paintings, sculptures, and “Fun Seetz,” her sculptures for sitting and climbing.

BUST Craftacular Spring Craft Fair
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Saturday, the BUST Magazine Craftacular is back in Brooklyn on Factory Floor at Industry City. And admission to this indie craft fair is free!

MorDance at Sheen Center
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Tonight through Sunday, MorDance returns to The Sheen Center’s Black Box for two world premieres. Tickets 25 dollars. 

Lynda Carter at Jazz at Lincoln Center
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TV's Wonder Woman Lynda Carter is back at Jazz at Lincoln Center this Friday and Saturday night. Gaming Fans Carter also wrote several songs for "Fallout 4." Tickets start at 45 dollars.

Streit's: Matzo and the American Dream
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Just in time for Passover, check out the new documentary “Streit's: Matzo and the American Dream," about the longtime Lower East Side business that relocated after 90 years. It is showing at Film Forum. There is also a new exhibit of the same name at Art on A Gallery on Avenue A.

The Olsen Twins: Hiding from the Paparazzi Pop-Up Exhibit
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That Olsen Twins pop culture exhibit we've been telling you about Opens Friday at 563 Grand Street in Williamsburg.  Check it out!

ProtectYoHeart at WallPlay
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Celebrities are showing "Protect Yo HeART" a lot of love! Now you can check out the motto's creator  "UNCUTART" and other artists at WallPlay on the Lower East Side Saturday and Sunday.

Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts
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Two Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts will be on view at The Met during Passover, one at the Met on 5th the other at The Cloisters at Fort Tryon Park. The Prato Haggadah is one of the finest examples of an illuminated Haggadah from the 14th Century, Spain. It is on view at The Met Cloisters. The Joel ben Simeon Haggadah was created in Italy in 1454. It is on view at The Met Fifth Avenue.

Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs
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It's a great time to check out Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs at the Museum of the City of New York. It's a look at life and work of the author, artist, and New Yorker cartoonist. It's on view now - October 9, 2016.

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