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.
Killer Heels: the Art of the High-Heeled Shoe
Still love stilettos? Good news! Brooklyn Museum has just extended its exhibition Killer Heels: the Art of the High-Heeled Shoe. The exhibit looks at the history of elevated footwear and how the phenomenon intersects with film, art and design. It is up now through March 1.
Lincoln Center Local in Brooklyn
Lincoln Center is expanding its Lincoln Center Local series. It is bringing free screenings of Lincoln Center performances to library branches across the five boroughs. This weekend, it is the Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger, Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library.
Free Goya Exhibit
A group of sketches by Goya were gifted to The National Arts Club back in 1994 but were mislabeled and packed away until being rediscover this summer. Now they are on view through the end of the month at the club at 15 Gramercy Park. Admission is free.
At City Center, see "A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes." It's written by Brooklyn actor and playwright Kate Benson about the realities of large family gatherings. It runs through February 7. Tickets start at $35.
Chippendales in NYC
The Chippendales are back in NYC Friday and Saturday night. Tickets start at 25 dollars.
Parsons Dance at The Joyce
It’s a night of dance that will leave you amazed! Experience Parsons Dance at The Joyce Theatre now through February 1. Check the schedule for the mind-blowing dance “Caught.” There are also several family matinees. Tickets start at just $10.
Monday Nights at Birdland
Singer Lindsay Mendez and pianist/bandleader Marco Paguia will perform jazzy versions of some of their favorite pop music. All tickets $25, $10 food/drink minimum.
Lunar New Year Celebration
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season, once again partnering with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company for its second annual Lunar New Year Celebration,
on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 3pm. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12.50 for children.