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!
7 Things to Do This Weekend NYC
Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually or in person in New York City. (NYT)
Virtual NYC Culture This Weekend
GD: 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
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).
Friday, October 23
Rev up for Matthew McConaughey, as he sits down with Kate Hudson and talks about his new memoir, Greenlights. Murmrr.
Jessica Riskin, author of The Restless Clock: A History of the Centuries-Long Argument over What Makes Living Things Tick, takes on Day 5 of the Artificial Intelligence and the Human seminar series at The New School. She’ll present “The restless machinery of life.”
Saturday, October 24
Mark the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage with The New York City Department of Records and Information Services and a communal collecting of the stories of inspiring activist women.
Silver Glass Productions presents a movement-based exploration into the changing nature of time during the pandemic.
Sunday, October 25
Travel overseas, at least in spirit, as The Art Deco Society of New York goes on a Destination Deco adventure to the Philippines and the world of Deco Manileño.
Daniel Mendelsohn shares his new book, Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate, with the stories of François Fénelon, Erich Auerbach, and W. G. Sebald. Albertine.
Beyond things to do in the virtual realm this weekend, keep up with all kinds of talks, lectures and activities all month long. Sign up for Thought Gallery’s weekly Curriculum, the best of smart quarantine culture delivered right to your inbox.
2 NYC Art Gallery Shows to See Right Now – The New York Times
“Rivane Neuenschwander’s violent, gorgeously colored tapestries at Tanya Bonakdar; and Emma Amos’s paintings of people who fall, fly and break free.”
20 Fun Things you can actually do in NYC right now
How to become a tourist in your own city. (loving-newyork.com)
Outdoor activities for fall in NYC – columbiaspectator
“It’s officially spooky season. Brightly colored leaves, Halloween movies, and pumpkin spice reign supreme for the month of October, which might leave you craving fall fun with friends and family. While you can’t host any Halloween parties this year, there are still plenty of outdoor fall group activities you can do while maintaining a safe social distance. For those in the New York City area, Spectrum put together a guide to help you celebrate the season with your go-to group of friends.”
STAY HOME FOR A BIT LONGER – MASK UP AND STAY SAFE.