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Guide to the Weekend: Salvation Army Santas Are Out…

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The Rockefeller Center tree is lit! Make time to stroll down 5th Avenue to take in the delightful displays! Bwog tries to look beyond the rapidly intensifying holiday spirit taking over the city, but can’t quite stretch it to Sunday…

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Friday

Composers and Choreographers Workshop – the Dance Devision of Julliard presents this presentation by the studio class, also featuring students from the Paris Conservatory

8 pm at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 155 West 56th St

FREE

Woods and Real Estate – both dreamy bands bill themselves as ‘psychedelic’, worth the multiple (3) subway transfers if you’re in the mood

8pm, at Market Hotel, 1142 Myrtle Avenue at Broadway

$8

Saturday

Tennessee Williams on Film – a chance to see film adaptations of some of Williams’ major works, lasting this weekend and next. The IFC’s two new screens also open Friday.

Glass Managerie screens at 11 am at the IFC, 323 6th Avenue at W 3rd St

$12.50

PRETTY DECENT presents – and art show and dance party, with work by more than 20 artists, performances by Zeke Virant and Cloud Nothings

7pm doors, 9pm performances, at Shea Stadium, 20 Meadow St

$5

Sunday

H.O.W. Journal Holiday Costume Party – dress as a character from literature, film or art for the chance to win the $300 prize. Featuring a reading by Tao Lin, and free drinks, all profits go towards the arts initiative at Safe Space, a local community center.

6 – 9pm, at Macao Trading Co., 311 Church St

$15 presale, $20 on the door

Holiday Market at Grand Central Terminal – assorted vendors peddle their wares in the beautiful Vanderbilt Hall of Grand Central, protecting you from the elements while you browse. Ongoing through December 23rd.

11am – 7 pm, Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Station

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5 Comments

  1. NEWS  

    breaking news! NY State Court annuls use of eminent domain for expansion of Columbia campus!!! go find details, bwog!

  2. karen  

    Another fun, free weekend event: The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival:

    http://www.comicsandgraphicsfest.com/

  3. yay  

    I saw Real Estate a couple of weeks ago. Fun, but go high.

  4. dancer  

    really bwog? you mention juilliard's dance workshop but don't put in a plug for the barnard project at dtw! thurs/fri/sat at 7:30 and sat at 2

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