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.
Get a great snack for a great cause all while being served by some of your favorite Broadway stars. Broadway Bakes is back. Today and tomorrow, grab a treat and maybe a selfie with a star behind the counter. Money raised supports Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. This year there's even a great White Way cookie. Audra McDonald will be serving cookies Friday afternoon.
362 W 45th Street at Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10036
Theatre For One
Theatre For One is just as incredible as it sounds. It is a mobile performance space where one actor performs one short play for one audience member at a time. It's works by top playwrights. It's Free. It's every day, noon to 7 p.m. now through June 6. There are two locations: Midtown and Lower Manhattan.
90's R&B Soul
I guess Tony! Toni! Tone! has done it again. The 90's R&B group is performing Saturday night At Lehman Center in the Bronx with fellow hit makers Mint Condition.
Tickets start at $50.
Rich Robinson at City Winery
Saturday and Sunday night, experience an acoustic evening with Rich Robinson, the founder, guitarist and songwriter of The Black Crowes. This show at City Winery celebrates the release of his newest solo album, "The Ceaseless Sight."
Tickets start at $28.
Musical Saw Concert and Art Exhibit
Saturday afternoon, you will want to see this saw. It is the NYC Musical Saw Festival. Fifty musical saw players from around the world will perform at Trinity Lutheran Church in Astoria.
Admission is $10.
New York Live Arts
New York Live Arts hosts a groundbreaking collaboration this weekend. Running Thursday through Saturday, the show brings together dance companies Ariel Rivka, Carolyn Dorfman , Sean Curran and others for one contemporary performance.
Tickets for the 90-minute program start at $15.
There's nothing better than a movie with some warm summer breeze. Rooftop Films presents independent movies in outdoor locations all over the city this summer. Opening night is Friday with a collection of short films at Industry City in Brooklyn. The night begins at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets are $15.
Whether you want to share your opinion or just listen to others, “Ideas City” will have something for you 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. this Friday. From film screenings to art galleries, the eight-hour long event is part of this week’s ‘ideas festival’ to turn New Yorker’s thoughts into action. All the events are downtown and open to the public, some free while others require $20 tickets.
Brooklyn Film Festival
If you love Brooklyn and movies, the "Brooklyn Film Festival" is the place for you. It is the only festival in the world that has Brooklyn-born, Brooklyn-based and Brooklyn-centric independent films. Opening night begins with the new film, "Manson Family Vacation," premiering at the Wythe Hotel at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the door.
Staten Island Summerfest
It’s a Staten Island Summerfest! From 4 to 9 p.m., come see the island’s 2015 award winning musical artists perform at South Beach. From folk to rock to classical, there will be a wide range for all to enjoy for free.
A Human Being Died That Night
Friday night is the opening night of a thrilling new play at the Brooklyn Academy of Arts. The suspenseful drama runs until June 21st in the Fisherman Space theatre with tickets starting at $30.