It's the first weekend of April.
Say goodbye to winter and hello to warmer nights out. From dance parties to variety comedy shoes, we have plans for you to get the most out of your weekend.
Friday, April 5th
Japan Society Museum: Free Fridays (333 E 47th Street, Manhattan @ 6 PM)
If you’re looking to get your art fix with friends or solo, you’re welcomed at the Japan Art Society Gallery. From 6 pm to 9 pm, the gallery is open to visitors for free.
The gallery is one of the most prestigious for the presentation of Japanese art in such a diverse and expansive manner. Art like classical Buddhist Scripture, contemporary ceramics, porcelain, paintings, and samurai swords are among some of the amazing things to observe.
Diva Royale Drag Queen Show (268 W 47th St, Manhattan @ 7:30 PM)
The Copacabana is hosting the Diva Royale Drag Queen show. Diva Royale’s troupe of performers are full of character and talent, waiting to give the audience the performance of a lifetime.
Get up close and personal with professional performers impersonating legends like Dolly Parton, Celine Dion, Madonna, Whitney Houston, and Beyonce. The night is sure to be filled with fun, ferocity, and flavor!
Dinner And Belly Dancing at Le Reve (125 E 54th St, Manhattan @ 10 PM)
Hip shimmies and hookah! Le Reve is presenting a live belly dancing show, featuring charming performances and music echoing tradition. The fun and professional dancers are some of the best NYC has to offer, carrying on a long-standing dancing art.
Visitors will enjoy mediterranean food and smooth hookah after the show, as well as great music seeing as it’s one of the best nightlife destinations. Tickets are available now and priced at $49.
Detroit Love Feature Moody Man & Dj Minx (848 Washington St, Manhattan @ 10 PM)
Le Bain is welcoming those eager to dance and vibe to enjoy the first night of the ‘Detroit Love’ part series, a collection of sounds highlighting Detroit’s musical excellence.
The mesh of jazz, blues, techno, hip-hop, and Motown are a signature part of the listening and dancing experience. Tickets are free, but space is sure to fill up quickly so early arrival is encouraged.
Saturday, April 6th
A Taste Of Italy Wine Event ( 108th E 16th St, Manhattan @ 1 PM)
Learn the differences between the northern and southern Italian wines with an experienced sommelier! Guests will be guided through the differences in numerous Italian wines paired with cheese, meats, and grapes originating from Italy. Learn about the iconic qualities of certain varieties and how Italy’s geographic features helped them develop.
“Fast Food Voices” The Play (350 E 85th St @ 3 PM)
An immersive play written by Mark Levine, seeks to materialize some of New York’s most eclectic and memorable characters. Fast Food Voices highlights an ageless cast, from some Broadway veterans to new talent. The production team at the American Renaissance Theatre Company is excited to present the premiere at Ryan’s Daughter tavern.
Whiskey Wars And Tasting (63rd Flushing Ave, Brooklyn @ 4:30 PM)
Join Kings County Distillery and BLDG 92 for a tour of the distillery and an informative history of whiskey.
Kings County is famous for handmade moonshine and bourbon. While tasting different whiskey, you’ll receive a rundown of the crackdown on whiskey and it’s rising popularity today. Tickets start are $20 and a two-hour session.
Sunday, April 7th
Opera Brunch At Zavo (1011 3rd Ave, Manhattan @ 1 PM)
David Serero is hosting Opera Brunch at Zavo, an upscale restaurant, and lounge. Guests will enjoy a 3-course meal with performances from international soloists from the Metropolitan Opera and major European Opera Houses. The event begins with food service and ends with dessert! Tickets are fixed at $55 and on sale now.
Afro Beats & Brunch (510 LaGuardia Pl, Manhattan @ 6 PM)
Le Souk creates new events often, but they all share the same qualities; delicious food and amazing music. The Moroccan restaurant serves dishes like eggs a la Espanola, Moroccan chakchouka, Norwegian eggs, and strawberry french toast.
The event will feature music from Dj’s K-Dawg, T- Mings, RB Nice and EZ Pass.
THE SHOW! Variety Acts & Drinks (84 Central Ave, Brooklyn @ 9 PM)
Chubbi Bunni Sinclair is hosting THE SHOW! The singer and burlesque performer has collected all the talent one night can handle, with performers like The Foxy Johnstons and Elle Baez on the lineup. Aside from cheap drinks, guests will enjoy comedy performers and drag stars.
RSVP now to secure your spot ringing spring in the right way!