NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city.
"Peter and the Wolf" with Isaac Mizrahi
Now through Sunday, Isaac Mizrahi narrates family friendly holiday favorite "Peter and the Wolf" at The Guggenheim Museum. Tickets start at $25.
The New York Tenors at Carnegie Hall
Tonight, The New York Tenors perform "The Magic of Christmas" at Carnegie Hall. The group includes Daniel Rodriquez, known as "the singing cop." Tickets start around $35.
Kevin Nealon at Caroline's on Broadway
Whether you know him from Showtime's "Weeds" or Saturday Night Live, actor/comedian Kevin Nealon is sure to tickle your funny bone. He's at Caroline's on Broadway tonight through Sunday. Tickets start around $45.
Lynn Bixenspan at Q.E.D.
New York City comic and storyteller Lynn Bixenspan is at Q.E.D in Astoria Friday night with her take on relationship and therapy. Tickets are $10.
Lin Evola: Peace Angels
Friday, a new exhibit of artist Lin Evola's Peace Angels project opens at Studio Vendome in SoHo. Evola takes melted guns and nuclear weapons and transforms them into painted peace symbols and sculptures.
A Goyishe Christmas To You!
Monday night at Henry's on the Upper West Side, enjoy favorite holiday songs written by Jewish songwriters. It's called "A Goyishe Christmas To You!" There is a $10 cover.
Not Just A Label / Made In NY
Doing holiday shopping? Check out the new Not Just a Label | Made in NY pop up shop at the Waldrof Astoria. Everything is designed and produced here. It's now through Sunday.
The Makeup Show Pop-Up Shop
The Makeup Show Pop-Up Shop is at the Metropolitan Pavillion in Chelsea Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $28.
Eating Delancey: A Celebration of Jewish Food
The new coffee table book "Eating Delancey: A Celebration of Jewish Food" not only showcases photographs of classic Jewish dishes, great stories, a the history of the Lower East Side... it also includes a great recipe for Latkes.
Brooklyn Rock Lottery
The Rock Lottery premise is simple but effective. Twenty-five hand-picked musicians meet at 10 a.m. at the evenings performance venue. These volunteers are organized into five groups through a lottery-based chance selection. The five separate groups are then released to practice at different locations. The musicians have 12 hours to create a band name and three to five songs, with a one-cover-song limit. The groups will then perform what they have created that evening in front of a waiting audience. Check it out on December 12 at 8:30 p.m. at Knitting Factory Brooklyn.
Elliott Landy The Band Photographs, 1968-1969
There will be a book signing for Elliott Landy's chronicle of The Band in 1968 and 1969 on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Morrison Hotel Gallery.
Monarch Rooftop & Indoor Lounge's Gingerbread House and Cookie Decorating Contest
On Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., head to Monarch Rooftop & Indoor Lounge's Gingerbread House and Cookie Decorating contest. Proceeds benefit City Harvest.