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This Week in NYC (4/15-22)

April 15, 2015 - by CG News Desk

THE BIG EVENT

The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival gets underway (4/15-4/26) 

PLUS: Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan speaks at Kupferberg Center for the Performing Arts (4/19)...It's your last chance to see The Orchid Show: Chandeliers at New York Botanical Garden (through 4/19)


EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK

 

Explore an interactive retrospective of Bjork's work at MoMA (through 6/7)

PLUS: Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modernism at the Museum of Jewish Heritage...Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species now at The American Museum of Natural History...Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks, now at Brooklyn Museum...Lincoln and the Jews  at the New York Historical Society is brimming with authentic letters and other artifacts demonstrating Lincoln's extensive friendships and working relationships with Jewish people...Audubon's Aviary: The Final Flight (Part III of The Complete Flock) at New York Historical Society... At the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, explore Hubble@25...At The Morgan Library & Museum, Lincoln Speaks: Words that Transformed a Nation...Get a glimpse of beauty at AMNH's Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter...The exhibit Matthew Weiner's Mad Men now at the Museum of the Moving Image is a must for fans, including authentic sets of Don Draper's office and the family kitchen, plus costumes, Draper's 'box of secrets' and much more. (Through June 14.)


COMEDY

 

Loni Love kills it at Gotham Comedy Club (4/16-4/18)

PLUS: SNL's Leslie Jones at Carolines on Broadway (4/17-4/19)...Check out the newest talent in comedy at the legendary Dangerfield's...Cristela Alonzo at Gotham Comedy Club...(4/22)

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KIDS

 

See Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games up close and personal, at Madame Tussauds New York!.

PLUS: Carnegie Hall Family Concert: Take the Stage with Broadway Stars (4/18)...The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts (4/19)...Say hello to spring with great acrobatics in Catch Me at the New Victory Theater (now-4/18)......Last chance to catch Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. at Discovery Times Square!...


SIGHTSEEING 

 

Baseball season has begun! Take the Yankee Stadium Tour now!

PLUS: ...New York Water Taxi is offering a combo rate for a New York City cruise plus admission to the National 9/11 Memorial Museum for $54. ...American Watercolor Society's 148th Annual International Art Show continues at the Salmagundi Club (now-4/25)

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NIGHTLIFE & MUSIC

This week, it's your last chance to enjoy an Orchid Evening at New York Botanical Garden (4/17, 4/18).

PLUS: Don Carlo at The Met (4/15, 4/18, 4/22)...Martha Davis and the Motels at Highline Ballroom (4/15)...Buzzcocks at Irving Plaza (4/16)...DJ ?uestlove at Brooklyn Bowl (4/16)...Rufus at B.B. King Blues Club (4/17)...Cirque Fridays at Highline Ballroom (4/17)...Superhero Costume Party at Lovecraft Bar (4/17)...Marilyn Maye: Her Way, A Salute to Frank Sinatra at 54 Below (4/17-4/30)...Mary Chapin Carpenter at Town Hall (4/22)...


SNEAK PEEK, NEXT WEEK

 The Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival, celebrating traditional and contemporary Japanese culture, comes to Brooklyn Botanic Garden (4/25-4/26)...

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