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Guide to the Weekend: Staying Warm

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The weather’s getting a little colder, but music and knits will keep you warm. Perhaps some hot apple cider from the Union Square Green Market (Friday and Saturday 8 – 6) would also do nicely.

Friday

Celebrate Thelonius Monk’s 92nd birthday featuring star pianists Randy Weston, Armen Donelian, Geri Allen, and many others.

5 – 9 at World Financial Center Winter Garden, 200 Vesey St.

FREE

One Step Beyond – party in the Planetarium in association with Fader magazine, see rapper Amanda Blank and DJs Devlin and Darko.

9 p.m. – 1 a.m. at the Museum of Natural History, 79th St. and Central Park West entrance

Tickets $25

Saturday

MAD – Museum of Art and Design

Just opened, Slash: Paper Under the Knife, More exciting than the papers you’re used to, an exhibition of the use of paper in contemporary art.

At the Open Studio 11-2 and 3-5, see Lacey Jane Roberts and her new fiber installation, as part of the NYC Yarn Crawl – New York’s first knit and crochet focused event

More details here.

2 Columbus Circle

An Evening Without Monty Python – spectacular performance of sketches from “Monty Python’s Flying Circus”

Town Hall, 123 West 43rd St.

Tickets $40 (also Friday)

Sunday

Tea and Sympathy: Go for tea in Greenwich, a taste of Britannia in NYC

108 Greenwich Avenue

9:30 am – 10:30 pm

White Rabbits play Maxwell’s: Brooklyn band who’ve toured with The Walkmen and Spoon, and share a label with Radiohead. Neat.

Tickets $12

1039 Washing St, Hoboken NJ

Friday-Sunday

Mayor’s Cup Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

Full schedule here

Manhattan College Campus

Looking ahead:

Monday – Obviously don’t forget the Columbus Day Parade!

…but make sure to get an early night’s rest in anticipation of Bob Dylan’s CHRISTMAS ALBUM, released Tuesday.

 – Photo: sholeh/Flickr

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