There’s nothing like January.
Everyone is revved up, adding new things to their lives and removing the old, fighting the cold weather and staying home.
Hopefully, this list will give a reason to leave the house as you make the most out of your weekend.
All Weekend Long
Mountain Weekend Trip
Breaks from the working week are even more fun with friends, so plan your perfect winter getaway today!
Friday, January 11
Jess McAvoy at Rockwood Music Hall (185 Orchard St, Manhattan @ 8:15 PM)
The Australian songbird returns to Rockwood Music Hall in celebration of her new single "DO WHAT YOU WANT " and her birthday.
Somebody to Love: A Feminist Reading of Freddie Mercury (828 Broadway, Manhattan @ 7:00 PM)
Every morning, Freddie Mercury tells us, he wakes only to feel a part of his soul die. Isolation and profound loneliness, he mourns, haunt him at every hour.
Join Jamie Warren, as she delves into Mercury's story. Warren is an Assistant Professor at BMCC-CUNY where she teaches American history, the history of women and gender, and women’s studies. Her research focuses on slavery in antebellum South with a particular focus on death, the body, and the philosophy of history.
New York Knicks vs. Indiana Pacers (4 Pennsylvania Plz, Manhattan @ 7:30 PM)
Watch the New York Knicks play the Indiana Pacers at the world famous Madison Square Garden.
Saturday, January 12
Stationary Circus January (1178 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn @ 8:30 PM)
The Circus comedy show returns to Platform! Saturday’s show is hosted by Stephen Mclonghair Bolles. Featuring Pete Bladel, Dan Wickes, Chris Scopo, Dario Joseph, Ashley Gavin, Sam Morrison, John Donovan, Veronica Garza, and YouJean Chang!
New York Islanders v. New York Rangers (620 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn @ 1:00 PM)
Which New York hockey team will reign on top? They hit the ice at Barclays Saturday afternoon.
Grand Central - Volunteer Fair! (135 E. 46th St, Manhattan @ 10 AM)
Make a difference this 2019, and stop by this volunteer fair to find out how you can.
Meet non-profit organizations in the neighborhood. Learn what they do and how you can be an important part of that work. Get information or make a commitment on the spot!
Stop into the library any time between 10 AM and 12 PM.
Sunday, January 13
No Pants Subway Ride 2019
Get ready to bear it all. Head over to the link above to figure out which starting point works for you. Make sure to RSVP for the afterparty at Bar 13 after the pants free walk.
1st IrFFNY presents a selection of acclaimed and award-winning films from one of the world’s most vital and distinguished national cinemas. The festival aims to unite two strands of Iranian moviemaking – the classic art-house Iranian cinema beloved by cinephiles around the world, and new cutting-edge works that showcase the adventurousness and daring nature of younger Iranian directors.
Casablanca: Classic Movie Series (35 Hyatt St, Staten Island @ 6:00 PM)
“Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.”
Screening of the classic 1942 film Casablanca as part of the 2019 “Better on the Big Screen” Classic Movie Series sponsored by Williams Eye Works, BoroughFive Pictures, and The Law Firm of Connors & Connors, P.C.