NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city.
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art Reopens
The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in SoHo reopens March 10 after a major expansion. Its inaugural exhibition is really about the museum itself. Its founders, Charles Leslie and Fritz Lohman, have spent more than 50 years amassing artworks that speak directly to the LGBTQ experience. Many of the standouts will be on view.
"A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints"
At the Japan Society, it's an incredibly timely exhibit on artwork that dates back from the 17th to the 19th century. It's called "A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints." These works of art showcase the gender fluidity of the times, often referred to as "third gender." It also opens March 10.
Michael Wolff and Lewis Black at Laurie Beechman Theatre
Comedian Lewis Black is hosting the return engagement of longtime friend, pianist, and composer Michael Wolff. Check out this great night of music and a bit of comedy Sunday at the Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Cafe on 42nd St.
"Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern at Brooklyn Museum
At the Brooklyn Museum, there's a great chance to see a new exhibit and new perspective on American artist Georgia O'Keeffe. "Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern" showcases works of art alongside photographs of her and her clothing to help us understand how the renowned modern artist created a public persona through her wardrobe and how she posed for pictures.
The Sydney Dance Company at the Joyce Theeater
The Sydney Dance Company is at the Joyce Theater with an impressive triple bill now through Sunday. Tickets start at $41.
TEKNOPOLIS at BAM
Tickets: $15 for daytime session; $25 for evening sessions
At BAM, the whole family can check out TEKNOPOLIS. This is a serious tech takeover with three floors of immersive tech experiences and installations.