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March 4, 2015 - by CG News Desk

New York Botanical Garden's Orchid Show: Chandeliers is now open (it will feel like a warm summer's day, indoors.) The annual Armory Show is this weekend at Pier 92/94. Scottish comedian Craig Ferguson brings his Hot & Grumpy Tour to Town Hall. Kids will want to check out the 17th annual Kids Fleadh @ The Craic at Tribeca Cinemas. Also, the full scale retrospective of Bjork opens at MoMA.

THE BIG EVENT

 

New York Botanical Garden's gorgeous Orchid Show: Chandeliers is now open. The hugely popular annual exhibit also offers a series of Orchid Evenings, where guests can enjoy music and cocktails in a beautiful setting, Fridays and Saturdays through April 18.

PLUS: The Armory Show takes place at Pier 92/94 (3/5-3/8)...A full scale retrospective of Bjork opens at MoMA (3/7-6/7)


EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK

Audubon's Aviary: The Final Flight (Part III of The Complete Flock) opens at New York Historical Society (3/6)

PLUS: Lauren Bacall: The Look is now open at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology ...At the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, explore Hubble@25... The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)...(through 3/22)... .New at The Morgan Library & Museum, Lincoln Speaks: Words that Transformed a Nation...Get out of the cold, dreary weather into the warmth for a glimpse of beauty at AMNH's Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter. 


COMEDY

Craig Ferguson: Hot & Grumpy Tour comes to Town Hall (3/6-3/7)

PLUS: David Alan Grier at Carolines (3/6)...ComedyJuice with Janeane Garofalo at Gotham Comedy Club (3/10)...Catch great live performances at the world renowned Dangerfield's...

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KIDS

 

17th Annual Kids Fleadh @ The Craic Fest, in association with the Irish Arts Center, will take place at Tribeca Cinemas. Enjoy a fun program of award-winning shorts, Irish Step Dancing, and storytelling. Geared for kids ages 4-12. Goodie bags will be given. (Anya, pictured, above, is one of the many films that will be shown.) (3/7)

PLUS: ...See Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games up close and personal, now at Madame Tussauds New York! ...Last chance to catch Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. at Discovery Times Square


SIGHTSEEING 

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. 

PLUS: Baseball season is just around the corner! Take the Yankee Stadium Tour now!

Step aboard New York Water Taxi's Winter Audubon Cruise (*3/8-final)

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NIGHTLIFE & MUSIC

 

Maureen McGovern: Celebrating Women Singer/Songwriters at 54 Below (3/10-3/14 *no show 3/11)

PLUS: Curren$y at B.B. King Blues Club (3/5)...Purim Ball: Fantasy & Fiction at Highline Ballroom (3/5)Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras - Voces, Suite Flamenca at New York City Center (3/4-3/7)...

Don Giovanni at The Met (3/6)...Cirque Fridays at Highline Ballroom (3/6)...Kronos  

Quartet at Carnegie Hall (3/7)...Orchid Nights at New York Botanical Garden (3/7)

Bjork performs at Carnegie Hall (3/7)...Strawberry

Fields and the Ultimate Beatles Tribute at B.B. King Blues Club (3/7)...Purim Day at 

JCC in Manhattan (3/7)...Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden (3/9)...Mark Nadler at 54

Below (3/11)  


SNEAK PEEK, NEXT WEEK

Matthew Weiner's Mad Men exhibit at Museum of the Moving Image will feature large-scale sets including Don Draper's office and the Draper Kitchen, over 25 iconic costumes, hundreds of props, advertising art, video clips, and personal notes and research material from Weiner. (3/14)

PLUS: Les Contes d'Hoffmann at Metropolitan Opera (3/11)...Brandi Carlisle at Music Hall of Williamsburg (3/11)...Sir Andras Schiff at Carnegie Hall (3/12) 

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