NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city.
Tommy Tune at Café Carlyle
It is a great opportunity to see 10-time Tony winner Tommy Tune! Tune is bringing his song and dance talents to the Cafe Carlyle on the Upper East Side now through January 22. Tickets start at $50.
Winter Jazzfest NYC
Winter Jazzfest NYC is back for its 12th year! Now through Sunday, see more than 120 groups on 12 stages in and around Greenwich Village. Check out some incredible musicians including Wynton Marsalis and many, many others. Tickets start at $20.
Septeto Nacional de Cuba & Orquesta Broadway at Lehman Center
Saturday night, head to Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in the Bronx for a night of great Cuban music with Septeto Nacional De Cuba and Orquesta Broadway. Tickets start at $45.
Little Sister (is watching you, too)
At the Pratt Manhattan Gallery on West 14th Street, a very timely exhibit: check out "Little Sister Is Watching You, Too." It examines government surveillance through 14 artworks and activist projects. The exhibit is up through the end of the month.
GlobalFEST at Webster Hall
GlobalFEST is at Webster Hall this Sunday night with 12 artists from around the world performing on three stages. Tickets are $45.
Brandon "Taz" Niederauer at MoMA
12-year-old Brandon "Taz" Niederauer," currently starring in Broadway's "School of Rock," is performing Saturday at MoMA at noon. He is one of several musicians playing a vintage Fender Stratocaster throughout the day. The event celebrates MoMA's final weekend of the exhibit Making Music Modern.
Professional Bull Riders
The PBR, Professional Bull Riders, celebrates 10 years of thrilling 8-second rides and high-flying wrecks at Madison Square Garden, January 15 to 17. The action begins at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 15, 6:50 p.m. on Saturday Jan. 16, and at 1:50 p.m. on Sunday Jan. 17. Tickets range in price from $25 to $202.