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.
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.
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
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)
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.
1039 Washing St, Hoboken NJ
Mayor’s Cup Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
Full schedule here
Manhattan College Campus
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.
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