Bwog’s Guide to the Weekend

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As if you needed a reason to get out of Morningside Heights and into one of the greatest cities in the world. Nevertheless, Bwog offers a few.
( * designates free)


Bobby McFerrin, vocalist Alison Krauss and bassist Edgar Meyer at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. 8 PM


* 90s indie rap heroes Soul Summit with DJ Spinna and Strafe at BAMcafe.

* Dawoud Bey: Class Pictures. Portraits of teenagers from South Side of Chicago and a New England prep school. (Th, F, Sa, Sun)

Milos Forman (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The People vs. Larry Flynt) retrospective at MoMA. (Th, F, Sa, Sun)

Kronos Quartet is doing a slew of premieres at Carnegie Hall (call for advance tickets or try $10 student rush)

Afro-Cuban Fiesta with Paquito D’Rivera & La Esquina Habanera at Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center ($10 student rush one hour prior to concert, depending on availability) (F, Sa)

John Zorn’s Shir Ha-Shirim/The Song of Songs, performed with Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed at Abron Arts Center, 8 PM; $30 (F, Sa)


* They Might Be Giants are playing a free show at the Borders at Columbus Circle. (And Whole Foods is just downstairs!) 3 PM 

* Photographer Jeff Wall talks about his new book at The Strand 6 PM


Olivier Messiaen celebration at Carnegie Hall. Panels, films, and performances to celebrate the French master. $9; 1 PM




  1. sigh  

    Kronos Quartet is totally sold out. Check your stuff, Bwog.

  2. double sigh...  

    Oh Kronos...

  3. yo  

    i was good friends with one of the kronos guys sons in elementary / middle school -- terribly inappropriate to try to mooch a ticket?

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