Bwog’s Guide to the Weekend
Written by Bwog Staff
* denotes free events!
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 2pm, 4:30pm, 7pm, 9:30pm – Film Forum – 209 W. Houston St. – A better study of media than you’ll ever get in a Media Studies class, this ’70s classic is being shown on a new 35 mm print. Bwog is not sure what’s so special about that, but apparently it’s worth a revival!
Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show
Friday: 1pm-7pm, Saturday: 10am-6pm – Metropolitan Pavilion – 125 W. 18th St. – Bring your sewing scissors to jab competitors nabbing the one-of-a-kind vintage clothing and textiles.
* Robert Mapplethorpe: Certain People
Saturday, Sunday – Sean Kelly Gallery – 528 W. 29th St. – See a portrait of Cindy Sherman that she didn’t photograph herself! Forty-some other portraits will also be shown.
* Lunar New Year Parade
Sunday: 1pm – Mott St. & Hester St. – Cacophonic street revelry…happy year of the Golden Rat!
* Lee Friedlander: A Ramble in Olmsted Parks
All weekend & beyond – The Met – 1000 5th Ave. at 82nd St. – Bored of the barren trees in Central Park? Tired of dreary trots down Riverside Dr.? Check out one photographer’s homage to Central park and its designer Frederick Law Olmsted at the Met.
* Arte No Es Vida
All weekend & beyond – El Museo del Barrio – 1230 5th Ave. at 104th St. – Be the first in your Major Cultures section to see this show, which brings together photographs, texts, video and ephmera, in a panoramic look at Latino and Caribbean culture. It will surely expand your notion of contemporary civilization.
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