January NYC events + Top NYC weekend corona culture (01/30) (continued)

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. First of all, some very important information:

“There are multiple websites, disappearing slots and even attempts to game the system. Here’s our guide to what you have to do to get a dose in your arm.”

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Earlier today we covered top January NYC weekend event info. Scroll down the site for a bit to find it. Now, how about some more useful NYC information.

Go-To NYC Spots for Takeout, Delivery, and Outdoor Dining in 2020ny.eater.com

From Golden Diner’s honey butter pancakes to Parlay’s chicken curry, here are the restaurant orders that were kept in regular rotation all year long

“Welcome to Year in Eater 2020, Eater’s annual ritual of eulogizing the past 12 months. In 2020’s final days, Eater NY will be posting questions about New York City’s restaurant scene in the past year, with answers from food writers, photographers, chefs, restaurateurs, entrepreneurs, and even a few local legislators who helped to support the industry through this enormously difficult year. Now, we ask: What were your regular go-to destinations for takeout, delivery, and outdoor dining in 2020?”

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The best things to do in NYC this weekendTONY

“The best things to do in NYC this weekend includes the Winter Village at West Light, the Winter Show and more”

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21 Amazing Things New Yorkers Are Putting On Their 2021 Bucket Listssecretnyc.co

Including what we’re putting on ours!

“Though of a course a new year won’t fix everything, it definitely feels like the right time to have a fresh start.

One thing that gets us super excited is making a list of all the activities we want to take part in the new year — and luckily, we’re in the best place to do that: NYC! We also asked our Instagram followers what was on their 2021 bucket lists, and got even more ideas from that.

Full of the best of arts, culture, dining and more, NYC is still the place to be for 2021. Here’s to things looking up in the New Year!

First, here’s what you’re putting on your 2021 bucket list, according to our IG poll! ”

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NYC-Arts Top Five Picks: January 29-February 4

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Hockney in Normandy, Black History Month Nightly Opera Streams, Catapult Opera’s Launch and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYC_ARTS on Instagram or @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

 

Hockney in Normandy

Hockney in Normandy

Richard Gray Gallery

Manhattan / Thu, Jan 14, 2021 – Fri, Mar 19, 2021

Gray is pleased to present “Hockney in Normandy,” an online exhibition of new prints by David Hockney created at his studio in Normandy. The presentation features recent iPad paintings and a suite of landscape prints made from original ink on paper drawings. This new body of work highlights Hockney’s singular sense of line and form and his longstanding commitment to exploring perspective as mediated by technology. Hockney’s intuitive ability to translate his observations into vivid marks …

Black History Month Nightly Opera Streams

Black History Month Nightly Opera Streams

Metropolitan Opera

Manhattan / Mon, Feb 01, 2021 – Sun, Feb 14, 2021

The Met has announced themed lineups for the first two weeks of February in its ongoing series of Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore “Live in HD” presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company’s website during the coronavirus closure. Celebrating Black History Month, these two weeks of streams, February 1–14, feature Met performances by some of the greatest African-American singers from the last 50 years, including Leontyne Price, Jessye Norman, Kathleen …

But Still, It Turns: Recent Photography from the World

But Still, It Turns: Recent Photography from the World

International Center of Photography

Manhattan / Thu, Feb 04, 2021 – Sun, May 09, 2021

The International Center of Photography (ICP) proudly announces its winter/spring 2021 exhibition: “But Still, It Turns: Recent Photography from the World,” guest curated by photographer Paul Graham. The exhibition—on view February 4 through May 9, 2021—comes on the heels of ICP’s reopening of its galleries on October 1 following a six-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic and arrives just as ICP celebrates its first anniversary at its new home on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. In “But …

BAC’s Digital Spring 2021

BAC’s Digital Spring 2021

Baryshnikov Arts Center

Manhattan / Mon, Feb 01, 2021 – Mon, Jun 21, 2021

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the Digital Spring 2021 season of free online presentations, featuring premieres of new works commissioned by BAC. Through the BAC Artist Commissions initiative, which was established September 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, BAC has continued supporting the development of new work by providing resources for artists to realize their creative visions specifically for online presentation. The resulting projects from seven mostly New York-based artists innovating in dance, music, and multimedia will be released …

Catapult Opera’s Launch

Catapult Opera’s Launch

Catapult Opera

Manhattan / Wed, Feb 03, 2021, 12:00 pm

Catapult Opera, whose byline is “launching the future of opera,” debuted in the fall with an innovation competition for online opera video production. Catapult Opera will be posting the first video in their series of commissions of micro-operas designed for home screen viewing on February 3 at catapultopera.org and can be viewed free of charge. The 17-minute opera, entitled “The Glitch,” is by celebrated American composer Nico Muhly with a libretto by Greg Pierce. It is …

PLUS ONGOING EVENTS

Magazines and the American Experience

Grolier Club

Manhattan / Wed, Jan 20, 2021 – Sat, Apr 24, 2021

This exhibition is a study of how magazines have both driven and reflected the American experience. Unlike regional newspapers, that report local current events, or non-fiction books, which focus on major historical moments and personalities, national magazines have the unique ability to connect trans-local communities of like-minded individuals. In the colonial era, magazines were the harbingers of American thought and identity; the first successful magazine from the 18th century proudly proclaimed itself as “The American …

“From a Passing Shape”: Modernist Works on Paper

Rosenberg & Co.

Manhattan / Mon, Jan 11, 2021 – Sat, Feb 27, 2021

Artists have long relied on paper as a fundamental support material. Paper is easily accessible and arguably the most familiar and humble medium. These qualities have led artists to use paper in a variety of ways, from the rough translation of ideas to the exploration of nontraditional processes. Artists have continued, and will continue, to reinvestigate and redeploy this everyday medium. The exhibition takes its title from the words of Pablo Picasso. He wrote, “The artist …

MasterVoices’ 79th Season

MasterVoices

Manhattan / Wed, Jan 13, 2021 – Wed, May 26, 2021

Ted Sperling, Artistic Director of MasterVoices, announced details of the 79th season of the acclaimed ensemble, which celebrates the power of the human voice to unite, inspire, and connect. The central project of MasterVoices’ 2020-2021 season will be a virtual rollout of award-winning composer Adam Guettel’s theatrical song cycle, “Myths and Hymns,” in an online staging conceived by Ted Sperling. Inspired by Greek myths and a 19th-Century Presbyterian hymnal, the 1998 cycle is a kaleidoscopic collection of …

 

Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music Sing-Along Broadcast

South Street Seaport Museum

Manhattan / Ongoing

South Street Seaport Museum’s monthly sea-music event, “Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music,” continues virtually on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 2pm ET. From our living rooms and kitchens join a round-robin of shared songs featuring members of The New York Packet and friends. Listen in, lead a song, and belt out the choruses for your neighbors to hear on the first Sunday of every month. The event is FREE. Sign up here to receive the …

 

Dreaming Together

New-York Historical Society

Manhattan / Thu, Oct 29, 2020 – Sun, Jul 25, 2021

As part of the Asia Society Triennial: We Do Not Dream Alone—a multi-venue festival of art, ideas, and innovation—the New-York Historical Society and Asia Society Museum opens their first ever collaborative exhibition, “Dreaming Together.” More than 35 interwoven works drawn from both art collections generate dialogue about the urban and natural environments, protest and rebellion, individuals and identities, borders and crossings. Highlights include the Canal Street diptych (1992) from Martin Wong’s Chinatown series, 98-foot hanging scrolls by …

The Pleasure Pavilion: A Series of Installations

Luhring Augustine Gallery

Brooklyn / Thu, Sep 17, 2020 – Sat, Mar 13, 2021

Luhring Augustine is pleased to announce “The Pleasure Pavilion,” a series of installations that bring together artists from the gallery program in dialogue with the façade of a late 18th or early 19th century Indian pleasure pavilion. The arcaded portico pavilion, most likely part of an Indian palace or resort, was believed to have been originally used for recreational activities, such as enjoying musical and dance performances, entertaining guests, or admiring the surrounding gardens. The sandstone and …

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“Last year, the Garment District organized the most fun light-up seesaws to take over Broadway, and it completely brightened up New Yorkers’ dark winter. This year, their public art exhibit is a bit less interactive, but even more stunning!

Opening Monday, January 11, the brand new illuminated “Prismatica” installation will light up Broadway between 39th and 40th Streets.”

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Stay home a bit longer. Mask up, stay smart and stay safe.

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