Your Weekend Starts Now 9/22/16

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

Transported: Paley Center Salutes 50 Years of Star Trek
There are 50 works of art for 50 years on view here, but this exhibit is really a salute to the incredible fan base.

Fancy Animal Carnival in the Garment District
See the Fancy Animal Carnival - 11 vibrant sculptures by artist Hung Yi’ are on Broadway from 36th to 41st Streets

Replica of Triumphal Arch of Palmyra
A moment to think about the cultural casualties of war. 3D modeling helped create this replica of the Triumphal Arch of Palmyra. The original in SYRIA was destroyed by ISIS. It's at City Hall Park.

Melissa Errico at Feinstein’s/54 Below
See Melissa Errico Friday and Saturday night at Feinstein’s/54 Below. Tickets start at $35.

Lorna Simpson at Salon 94 Bowery
Artist Lorna Simpson explores race, identity and politics through her mixed media work. Check out her exhibit at Salon 94 Bowery.  

Morningside Lights Lantern Procession Saturday Night
The 5th Annual Morningside Lights lantern procession is Saturday night. Before that, join in a workshop to make your own.

The 4th Annual Hot Jazz (and Swing!) Festival
Sunday, an all-star lineup for the 4th Annual Hot Jazz (and Swing!) Festival. Eight hours of music at the McKittrick Hotel. tickets start at $45.

Katra Film Series
Saturday’s premiere features a variety of experimental, narrative and documentary shorts, highlighting topics like immigration, war crimes and genocide. Also catch a program of sci-fi films from Argentina and a comedic web series about love, family, and artistic pursuits. Online tickets are $15 and include screenings, the Q&A and after party. Head to Katra Lounge in the Lower East Side from 5pm to 10:30pm to get your movie fix!

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