Pre Covid-19 we searched the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you didn’t have to.
We made it as easy as 1-2-3.
Covid-19 has required some changes for the time being.
For October we are going to try a different format – “Top 10 Corona Culture” – updated info and video especially suited to these difficult times OR NYC related visual info (Instagram and YouTube) OR all the NYC news you need to start your day.
We hope you will come back often to see what’s cooking here.
Today it’s NYC Weekend Corona Culture (sat). NEW STUFF!
Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually or in person in New York City. (NYT)
We’ve got some weekend livestreams to keep you informed and entertained—across talks, lectures, and performances (with a real life event thrown in as well). ThoughtGallery
ThoughtGallery is my primo site for “Smart Stuff” – the types of events you will find fascinating if you are just a little curious. Check them out every day – ThoughtGallery
Friday, October 9
Saturday, October 10
Ban the bomb! Or at least think more deeply about it as nuclear anthropologist Martin Pfeiffer talks to artist Andrew Paul Keiper about atomic culture. apexart. Join “direct path” spiritual teacher Rupert Spira as he leads a session on the nature of non-dual understanding. A guided meditation and dialogue take in a range of spiritual traditions, from zen to Sufism to Buddhism to mystical Christianity. New York Open Center. Sunday, October 11 Head behind closed doors as Green-Wood Cemetery gets you out of the virtual realm for their annual Open Doors afternoon, allowing exploration of usually off-limits historic mausoleums. Attend a virtual talk from the Film Society of Lincoln Center as it concludes the 58th New York Film Festival. A roundtable discusses artists and athletes as potential revolutionary agents of change in the context of the festival’s revivals Meeting the Man: James Baldwin in Paris and Muhammad Ali, the Greatest.
Henni Alftan’s distinctive artistic vision; Sonja Ferlov Mancoba and Ernest Mancoba’s pairings; and Matthew Porter’s pandemic-tinged photographs.
How to become a tourist in your own city. (loving-newyork.com)