All events listed are free. Enjoy your weekend.
Obsessed with Mariah Carey? See her live at the last performance of the TODAY concert series. Arrive by 6 a.m. for best viewing.
49th St and Rockefeller Plaza
Prelude 09 – performance art series hosted by CUNY, through Saturday. All shows are first come first serve.
Martin E. Segal Theater Center, CUNY Center, 365 5th Ave
New York Art Book Fair, through Sunday, at MOMA’s P.S.1
Jackson Ave and 46th St
Eileen Myles discusses her new book ‘The Importance of Being Iceland: Essays of Travel in Art’, (featured at Book Culture!)
6:30 at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue
10 at 158 Bleeker St
32nd St between 5th Ave and Broadway, from 9 to 6
Atlantic Antic – 10 live music stages, ride on buses from 1917, worth the trip to Brooklyn
Atlantic Avenue from Hicks St to 4th Avenue, from 10 to 6
Pete Seeger at EcoFest! Located in Central Park, the legendary folk singer is the highlight of this green festival also featuring a display of energy efficient vehicles, eco fashion, and Mandala sand painting.
Central Park, 11 to 6
2 – Curator Jeff Rosenheim gives and introduction to the exhibition
2:30 – Avant-garde Visual Culture of the Late 1950s – a panel discussion
3:15 – Leaving Home, Coming Home – award winning documentary about Frank’s life
Free with Columbia ID
East River Park Amphitheater, north of Manhattan Bridge. Enter at Cherry and Jackson Sts. The pyrotechnics are accompanied by the Manhattan School of Music Brass Quintet.
Art in Odd Places – ‘A festival exploring the odd, ordinary and ingenious in the spectacle of daily life’. Download a map from the website.
W 14th St
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