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Things to Do on the Upper East Side This Week - January 12-January 19


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You'll find the the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Madison Avenue, Central Park Zoo, and Seredipity 3 in the Upper East Side, along with a plethora of other activities, eateries, and landmarks. City Guide's list of things to do on the Upper East Side this week will keep you occupied and thoroughly entertained during your visit to this beloved NYC borough.

LONGLEASH - Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church
January 12, 2020 - New York

Five Boroughs Music Festival presents new music piano trio Longleash in their 5BMF debut, Beethoven Reflections, a program that includes two of Beethovens celebrated trios the Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 1 No. 3 and Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70 No. 1 Ghost paired with two contemporary responses: John Zorns Ghosts, and the world premiere of Reiko Ftings free whereof - wherefore, co-commissioned by 5BMF and Longleash.Tickets: $25 General Admission; $20 Seniors and Students w/ID

The Renaissance of Sculpture in Medici Florence - The Frick Collection
Through January 12, 2020 - New York

The Frick Collection presents the first-ever exhibition on the Florentine sculptor Bertoldo di Giovanni (ca. 14401491), a renowned student of Donatello, a teacher of Michelangelo, and a great favorite of Lorenzo "il Magnifico" de' Medici, his principal patron.

Hamilton Leithauser - Caf Carlyle
January 14, 2020 - New York

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Hamilton Leithauser returns to Caf Carlyle for his third annual winter residency, January 14 18. The native New Yorker is currently putting the finishing touches on his second solo LP slated for release in 2020. His most recent release saw him collaborate with Angel Olsen on Heartstruck (Wild Hunger). Pitchfork declared the song a gorgeously surreal version of early-1960s baroque-pop. Leithausers 2016 collaboration with Rostam, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, debuted at #1 on Billboards Heatseekers Chart, #1 New Artist Album, and was named one of the Years Best by Pitchfork, Esquire, NPR, and more. A.V. Club recently raved: It occurred to me after 2016s I Had A Dream That You Were Mine that the best years of Hamilton Leithausers career may still be ahead of him.

James L. May Book Talk - The Corner Bookstore
January 14, 2020 - New York

Author James L. May will talk about his new thriller, The Body Outside the Kremlin at the Corner Bookstore, located at 1313 Madison Avenue in New York on January 14 at 6 p.m. It is the story of a young political prisoner on a notorious Soviet-era prison island in the middle of the White Sea who is mysteriously conscripted to solve the murder of a fellow inmate. For more information, call 212-831-3554.

Hamilton Leithauser - Caf Carlyle
January 15, 2020 - New York

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Hamilton Leithauser returns to Caf Carlyle for his third annual winter residency, January 14 18. The native New Yorker is currently putting the finishing touches on his second solo LP slated for release in 2020. His most recent release saw him collaborate with Angel Olsen on Heartstruck (Wild Hunger). Pitchfork declared the song a gorgeously surreal version of early-1960s baroque-pop. Leithausers 2016 collaboration with Rostam, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, debuted at #1 on Billboards Heatseekers Chart, #1 New Artist Album, and was named one of the Years Best by Pitchfork, Esquire, NPR, and more. A.V. Club recently raved: It occurred to me after 2016s I Had A Dream That You Were Mine that the best years of Hamilton Leithausers career may still be ahead of him.

Works and Inspirations at New York School of the Arts - New York School of the Arts
January 16, 2020 - New York

Works and Inspirations at New York School of the Arts is a selection of work produced by our students from September 2019-present reflecting

Chef's Tasting Menu: Samus Wines Dinner - David Burke Tavern Chef's Studio
January 16, 2020 - New York

Please join us at David Burke Tavern for a bespoke dining experience featuring Samus Wines from Sonoma, County California. Chef David Burke and Chef Carmine DiGiovanni will surprise and delight you bi-monthly with innovative new multi-course tasting & wine pairing menus featuring seasonly fresh ingredients.

The Taiwan Elections - Asia Society
January 16, 2020 - New York

Join us as we discuss the results of the elections, and what led to the outcome of the vote, and what this means for U.S.-Taiwan relations.

Hamilton Leithauser - Caf Carlyle
January 16, 2020 - New York

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Hamilton Leithauser returns to Caf Carlyle for his third annual winter residency, January 14 18. The native New Yorker is currently putting the finishing touches on his second solo LP slated for release in 2020. His most recent release saw him collaborate with Angel Olsen on Heartstruck (Wild Hunger). Pitchfork declared the song a gorgeously surreal version of early-1960s baroque-pop. Leithausers 2016 collaboration with Rostam, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, debuted at #1 on Billboards Heatseekers Chart, #1 New Artist Album, and was named one of the Years Best by Pitchfork, Esquire, NPR, and more. A.V. Club recently raved: It occurred to me after 2016s I Had A Dream That You Were Mine that the best years of Hamilton Leithausers career may still be ahead of him.

Hamilton Leithauser - Caf Carlyle
January 17, 2020 - New York

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Hamilton Leithauser returns to Caf Carlyle for his third annual winter residency, January 14 18. The native New Yorker is currently putting the finishing touches on his second solo LP slated for release in 2020. His most recent release saw him collaborate with Angel Olsen on Heartstruck (Wild Hunger). Pitchfork declared the song a gorgeously surreal version of early-1960s baroque-pop. Leithausers 2016 collaboration with Rostam, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, debuted at #1 on Billboards Heatseekers Chart, #1 New Artist Album, and was named one of the Years Best by Pitchfork, Esquire, NPR, and more. A.V. Club recently raved: It occurred to me after 2016s I Had A Dream That You Were Mine that the best years of Hamilton Leithausers career may still be ahead of him.

Watson Adventures Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans - Metropolitan Museum of Art
January 18, 2020 - New York

Young wizards will enjoy a trip to the Metropolitan Museum, in search of art that echoes characters and enchanted objects in the Harry Potter books. You'll track down serpents, Dumbledore look-alikes, and figures as scary as any Death Eater. The hunt is not an addition to or variation on Harrys adventures, but instead references to the books will provide a surprising bridge to many strange and wonderful works of art. Kids must be accompanied by an adult, but all-adult teams can compete separately. For ages 10 and up. Price includes museum admission. Advance purchase is required.

Hamilton Leithauser - Caf Carlyle
January 18, 2020 - New York

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Hamilton Leithauser returns to Caf Carlyle for his third annual winter residency, January 14 18. The native New Yorker is currently putting the finishing touches on his second solo LP slated for release in 2020. His most recent release saw him collaborate with Angel Olsen on Heartstruck (Wild Hunger). Pitchfork declared the song a gorgeously surreal version of early-1960s baroque-pop. Leithausers 2016 collaboration with Rostam, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, debuted at #1 on Billboards Heatseekers Chart, #1 New Artist Album, and was named one of the Years Best by Pitchfork, Esquire, NPR, and more. A.V. Club recently raved: It occurred to me after 2016s I Had A Dream That You Were Mine that the best years of Hamilton Leithausers career may still be ahead of him.

Watson Adventures Met Madness Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
January 18, 2020 - New York

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults! Discover the weird and wacky side of art on an unforgettable tour of the best of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Youll discover some of the most startling and humorous works in galleries you never knew existed. Highlights include the Egyptian Temple of Dendur, a tranquil Chinese garden, ancient animal mummies, a saints tooth, an incontinent Cupid and a medieval Mick Jagger. A smartphone is required for each team to participate on this hunt. Price includes museum admission. Advance purchase is required.

Gordon & Li Li Celebrate Chinese New Year - Michele Wong - Asia Society
January 19, 2020 - New York

Join author Michele Wong McSween to learn English and Mandarin words with panda cousins Gordon and Li Li as they celebrate the festivities and traditions of Chinese New Year in their latest bilingual book.

NatureCooper Hewitt Design Triennial - Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Through January 20, 2020 - Manhattan

The Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial returns with a focus on all things nature.

Kyoto: Capital of Artistic Imagination - The Met Fifth Avenue
Through January 26, 2020 - Manhattan

Artwork from ancient to modern times in Kyoto help to tell the history of the Japanese city's evolving culture, politics and social structure.

Craftsmanship and the Creation of Babylon's Ishtar Gate - ISAW
Through May 24, 2020 - New York

In fall 2019, ISAW will present A Wonder to Behold, an exhibition exploring ancient ideas about craftsmanship and the power of clay, glass, and stone through the display of the surviving fragments of Babylon's iconic Ishtar Gate and Processional Way.

Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2020 Season - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through June 14, 2020 - New York

Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at theGuggenheim, Announces Spring 2020 SeasonHighlightsOpening Night Cabaret with Anthony Roth CostanzoNew dance commissions by Ephrat Asherie and Omari WilesTheatrical first looks atCompany,West Side Story, andOcean FilibusterOpera sneak peek with Lincoln Center Theater'sIntimate Apparel, The Metropolitan Opera'sAgrippina, and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis'sAwakeningsDance previews featuring BalletX and Pennsylvania Ballet"An exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process."-The New York Times(NEW YORK, NY -November 25, 2019)-Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce itsspring 2020season. Since 1984,the performing arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators. The intimate Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater is the venue for these seventy-minute programsthatexplorethecreativeprocess through stimulating discussions and riveting performance highlights. One-of-a-kind productions created for the Guggenheim's rotunda offer a unique experience of the landmark museum. Additional information is availabl... (read more)

Blythe Doll - New York
Through November 29, 2021 - City Guide

BLYTHE DOLL CUSTOMIZATION PANELWhen the worlds of fashion enthusiasts and doll collectors collide, Blythe dolls are at the center. These wide-eyed darlings are beloved as a creative dress for fans who love to pose and style their dolls. But with so many fashion options, how does one get started making custom Blythes? Youll learn just how at our Blythe doll customization panel!Ever wonder how to sew your own Blythe doll clothes, resculpt her face, or style her hair? Our panel will take fans through the basics of coordination and customization. With the mini petite Blythe, middie Blythes or even the moveable Neo Blythe doll, you will learn how to make your doll special.From her humble beginnings in the 70s to her modern resurgence in the past few decades, Blythe is about bringing together the style-savvy. Almost every aspect of her can be customized. Her hands, ears, and faceplate can be swapped out to add attitude and personality. Her hair and eyes can be changed to a rainbow of colours and styles to fit any aesthetic. And, of course, there are as many options for her clothing as fans can dream of.With so many choices, a Blythe doll is a blank canvas for the fashio... (read more)

New York City Scavenger Hunt - Central Park
Through December 31, 2021 - Manhattan

Explore the sights, sounds, and places that make New York City amazing as we lead you on a New York City scavenger hunt adventure.This hunt guides you and your friends on an intrepid walking tour as you find the best things to do in New York City. Solve puzzles, uncover historical secrets, and capture wacky moments as you scavenge your way to the New York City hall of fame and scavenger hunt glory.Without giving it all away, here are some of the top spots along this hunt: Bethesda Fountain, Belvedere Castle, The Dakota.Compete against your friends or colleagues in the best large group activity New York City has to offer. Uncover your teams fearless leaders, trivia champions, and sharpshooting photographers as your company works together to conquer New York City. Teambuilders by ScavengerHunt.com are the most epic outdoor team building game in town and one your team will never forget.And does anyone else hear wedding bells? Let us guide you through your New York City bachelorette party adventure as you and your bride tribe take over the town, hitting all the hot spots in New York City and taking some great pictures along the way. Its the New York City bachelorette party idea that ... (read more)


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