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Opera in New York City This Week - March 10-March 17

March 10, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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Opera in New York City This Week
The Metropolitan Opera is world-class and world famous, and it's among the comprehensive opera listings you can find on City Guide's calendar. In addition to the famous season of the Met Opera, full of huge opera stars, famous classics, and world premieres, you'll also find listings for the New York City Opera and operatic performances at places like Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall.

Birding in Peace - Green-Wood Cemetery
March 10, 2019 - Brooklyn

Just because it's winter, doesn't mean that there aren't interesting birds to discover in Green-Wood. For some bird species that migrate south after the breeding season, Brooklyn is their Miami during the cold months. Spend the early morning exploring the cemetery, looking for overwintering waterfowl, nuthatches, woodpeckers, sparrows, finches and any half-hardy birds that decided to stick around. By February we'll see some of the early north-bound birds beginning to trickle back into the area.

Historic Trolley Tours - Green-Wood Cemetery
March 10, 2019 - Brooklyn

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood's permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more (scroll down for schedule of different themed tours available).

NYC Penthouse Silent Disco - 230 Fifth
Through March 10, 2019 - New York

There’s a chill in the air but it’s always party season with Quiet Events. We’re back with another silent disco in the Flatiron District at 230 Fifth. This upscale venue is ideal for your next birthday party or girls night out. We’ll be rocking out on the 20th floor penthouse with our 3 live DJs playing a bit of everything for everyone. Your 3 Live DJs are spinning all night: DJ 1 (Green): Top 40 Dance Hits DJ 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks DJ 3 (Blue): Hip Hop, Reggae, Soca Your experience includes: • A pair of Quiet Events headphones • Glow in the Dark gear • 3 DJs battling for your attention • Rooftop Beer Garden access Special Notes: • 21+ to party • Rain or shine • Limited tickets available at the door • Dress code: No athletic wear (sneakers, baseball caps, yoga pants, etc.); no baggy or destroyed jeans What to bring: • Valid ID • You MUST have a credit or debit card for the check-in process. If the headphones are NOT returned, there will be a $100 charge to your credit or debit card after the event. • No need to print your ticket, just show the code on your phone or they will have your name at the door. How it works: When you arrive you’ll ... (read more)

Free T-shirt Printing - DOLBY SOHO
Through March 10, 2019 - New York

Experience the year's best films! Visit Dolby Soho and enjoy The Contenders. Commemorate your time at Dolby by taking home a free t-shirt featuring our brand new, limited-edition Contenders design! T-shirt screen printing is available from 3pm-6pm, while supplies last.

Big Apple Comic Con 2019 - Penn Plaza Pavilion at the Hotel Pennsylvania,
Through March 10, 2019 - New York

Big Apple Comic Con is coming! On March 9-10, 2019 the premier boutique comic and popular culture show in NYC , chock full of celebrities, dealers, collectors, cosplayers, and folks out for a great time, will take over the Penn Plaza Pavilion in the heart of the City. For over 20 years Big Apple Conventions has presented the most outrageously fun comic and popular culture convention in New York City. Founded in 1997, the BACC features a large range of pop culture elements including science fiction/fantasy, film/television, cosplay, animation, anime, manga, toys, horror, collectible card games, video games, web comics, and fantasy and graphic novels. Along with exhibitors displaying original comic art work and some of the most sought after collectible comic books in history, there are dozens of up and coming artists, independent publishers, plus celebrity panels, seminars, and workshops with professionals from various fields. The Big Apple Comic Con also features previews of upcoming films, and a main event cosplay costume contest.

Foreign Policy Discussion Group - Chappaqua Performing Arts Center
March 11, 2019 - Chappaqua

Guest speaker (Skype) Tom Nichols is author of several books most recently The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters (OUP, 2017). He is a professor at the Naval War College and at the Harvard Extension School, as well as a Senior Associate of the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs in New York City and a Fellow of the International History Institute at Boston University. Previously he was a Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC.

Death Café - Green-Wood Cemetery
March 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

The Death Café is inspired by the centuries-old European salon (or café), an informal gathering to discuss philosophical, political or scientific ideas. In 2011, British entrepreneur Jon Underwood brought this concept to discussions of the most universal topic of all: death. Underwood's intention was to provide an opportunity to "increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their lives." Today, there are over 4,400 Death Cafes in 26 countries around the world. Green-Wood is proud to host monthly gatherings of the Death Café here in our beautiful, modern chapel. Amy Cunningham, death educator and creator of the Brooklyn-based blog TheInspiredFuneral.com, invites participants to share their thoughts and feelings on death. It's an opportunity for safe and open exchanges, without an agenda. Tea and light snacks are provided.

Historic Trolley Tours - Green-Wood Cemetery
March 13, 2019 - Brooklyn

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood's permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more (scroll down for schedule of different themed tours available).

Winter Street Tree Care Workshop - Green-Wood Cemetery
March 14, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join Ashleigh Pettus, Operations Manager for Trees New York, and learn how to care for your street trees and help them thrive. Topics discussed will include watering, mulching, and tree bed gardening. We will also discuss why street trees are important to the urban environment. Click here to register directly for this day's program.

Falstaff - Lincoln Center
March 16, 2019 - Bronx

Baritone Ambrogio Maestri brings his larger-than-life portrayal of the title role back for the first time since his Met role debut in the 2013–14 season. Richard Farnes conducts Robert Carsen's insightful production—which moves the action to postwar England in the 1950s—featuring an exceptional cast including soprano Ailyn Pérez as Alice Ford and soprano Golda Schultz as Nannetta.

St. Patrick’s Day Booze Cruise - Hornblower Cruises & Events - Pier 15
Through March 17, 2019 - New York

All aboard for a St. Patty’s Day you’ll never forget! The luck of the Irish will be on your side as we set sail with plenty of drinks, music, and fun to keep you partying till the top of the morning. Our 3 live DJs will be spinning your favorites all night long, so wear your best green outfit, put on your headphones, and get ready to shake your shamrocks! PLEASE NOTE: Boarding: 9:30-10:30 pm **If you are late, the boat does not wait!** Set Sail: 10:30 pm Return: 2:00 am Your 3 Live DJs are spinning all night: DJ 1 (Green): Top 40 Dance Hits DJ 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks DJ 3 (Blue): Hip Hop/R&B Your Experience Includes: • A pair of Quiet Events headphones • Glow in the Dark gear • 3 live DJ’s battling for your attention • Amazing views of Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, & NYC Skyline Special Notes: • 21+ to party • Rain or shine • Dress Code: Dress to impress, green is highly encouraged! What to bring: • Valid ID • You MUST have a credit or debit card for the check-in process. If the headphones are NOT returned, there will be a $100 charge to your credit or debit card after the event. • No need to print your ticket, just show the code ... (read more)

FLOS Offers 15% Discount during Spring Season Sale - FLOS Showroom
Through March 21, 2019 - New York

FLOS, the world-renowned Italian lighting brand, is pleased to announce that from March 4th to March 21st the company will host their spring season sale at participating dealers, offering 15% off their decorative collection, excluding replacement parts. This is a great opportunity to own some of the world’s most distinguished lighting fixtures for below retail value. Sale items include lamps from the Gaku collection (originally $279, now $237), the Snoopy Green table lamp (originally $1,495, now $1,271), and Wirering (originally $1,195, now $1,016) as well as the remainder of FLOS decorative collections.

Riding Solo - Moxy Times Square
Through March 31, 2019 - New York

If you are traveling solo, taking a solo getaway, or in need of a relaxing vacation the Riding solo Package is for you! During the month of March, stay at The Moxy Times Square for a Solo experience you won't find anywhere else. Start your luxurious stay with a complimentary Prosecco at Bar Moxy. Then, enjoy a delicious, complimentary Breakfast at Bar Moxy. Ned a haircut? The Moxy is giving you 20% off a cut at Blind Barber! That's not all. To find out more awesome details visit Moxy-hotels.marriott.com.

Carolee Grand Central Pop Up - Grand Central Terminal
Through April 30, 2019 - NEW YORK

CAROLEE Is Popping Up In Grand Central! Join us to shop a curated edit of our favorite styles and gifts. Spend $100 and receive an Exclusive gift with purchase. Plus, enter to win a $100 gift card! We will be located near Graybar passage at the Lexington Avenue entrance. 20% of proceeds will be donated to RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. Learn more about RAINN: https://www.rainn.org/ Dates and times: February 1st - April 30th Monday- Friday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM For inquiries please contact us at: 917.428.5947 or caroleepopup@carolee.com

Explore the World of Colors - Color Factory
Through May 14, 2019 - New York

Welcome to Color Factory: a collaboratively-produced art experience in New York City. This multisensory exhibit, inspired by the colors of the city, guides visitors through 16 participatory installations, designed to awaken audiences to the brilliant, everyday presence of color. Featured collaborators include: Lakwena Maciver, Mmuseumm, Emmanuelle Moureaux, Jason Polan, Tamara Shopsin, Kassia St Clair, Molly Young, Kendra Dandy, James Rosa/LAND Gallery, 826NYC, Christine Wong Yap, Rebecca Wright, Randi Brookman Harris, Leah Rosenberg, Erin Jang, and Oh Happy Day. Highlights include ombré floating balloons with wishes for the world written by students at 826NYC, a walkable infographic leading you to your "secret color", a palette of colorful treats featuring a custom color ice cream scoop, a unique activity on color and human connection, a luminous dance floor, and Color Factory's signature ball room. Put on your favorite hue and come to us for color.

TAMPONS, TEARS AND TRIUMPHS (TTT) - The PIT (Peoples Improv Theater)
Through May 23, 2019 - New York

Exciting news. We're inviting you to one big girly sleepover, where you share weird secrets about your body and let out all your feelings. Except, it's an hour, and guys can come. And we think the invitation is long overdue. There are SO many things that women go through with cheesy grins on our faces like nothing's happening! That's what we're expected to do, isn't it? Because if we complain about it, or cry about it, or really say anything about it, we're just being "girls." Welp, F that noise. This storytelling and show is an open conversation about the things we usually hide – FINALLY – cause the painfully real stuff is the funny stuff.

UNIVERSAL STANDARD OPENS WORLD’S FIRST SIZE 00-40 STORE in SoHo - Universal Standard
Through August 01, 2019 - New York

Universal Standard, the fit experts specializing in elevated, modern wardrobe essentials opens their first brick and mortar shopping location in SoHo. The 2,300 square foot store will carry their complete line, including their Foundation Collection, a seven piece collection of elevated basics for the full spectrum of sizes--00-40. The location also features a 1,500 square foot by-appointment showroom on the lower level. This is the first store to offer equal access to fashion for all women across the sizing spectrum, from 00 to 40.

Terez: Explore. Shop. Create. Pop-Up - Terez: Explore. Shop. Create.
Through December 02, 2019 - New York

For the first time in brand history, Terez will be inviting New York City to connect face-to-face, shop the newest Terez products, and partake in memorable experiences, with creative inspiration and activations to be discovered around every corner. Modeled after NYC, where Terez was founded and still maintains its headquarters, design and manufacturing operations, the two-level store will take guests through a reimagined New York City setting, complete with a Terez subway station. The in-store experience will be enhanced by an ever-changing programming calendar, empowering guests to let their inner light shine through immersive, personalized activations. Programming partners will include Dana's Bakery, Petite 'N Pretty, Stretch*d, sundays, Florabrook, Olfactory NYC, MisterKrisp, Donna D'Cruz, and more. Terez: Explore. Shop. Create. will be open Monday-Friday,11:00AM-7:00PM, Saturday, 10:00AM-8:00PM, Sunday, 11:00AM-6:00PM, and closed on Thanksgiving, November 22, with extended hours on Black Friday, 8:00AM-8:00PM.

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