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Things to Do on the Upper East Side This Week - January 26-February 2


Things to Do on the Upper East Side This WeekPhoto: ArtBrom/Flickr 


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.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
January 26, 2020 - New York`

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
January 26, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

The New York Antique Ceramics Fair - Bohemian National Hall
January 26, 2020 - New York

The New York Antiques Ceramics Fair proudly carries on the tradition of the New York Ceramics and Glass Fair. An international destination for serious collectors, connoisseurs, and the academic and museum communities, next year's fair will be presented in a smaller "boutique" format for 2020. The fair will feature many of the same top antique ceramics dealers from the United States and from around the world.The fair will be held at the Bohemian National Hall - on the third floor - and admission is complimentary. The dates for the fair are Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26, 2020. An invitation-only intimate opening night celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

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.

'The House of Yan': - Asia Society and Museum
January 27, 2020 - New York

Lan Yan was born into China's elite during the era of Mao Zedong. Her grandfather was a member of the Communist Party of China; her father was Mao Zedong's personal Russian translator

The House of Yan': One Woman's Odyssey in China - Asia Society
January 27, 2020 - New York

Lan Yan was born into China's elite during the era of Mao Zedong. Her grandfather was a member of the Communist Party of China; her father was Mao Zedong's personal Russian translator.

Arsenal Gallery: Namesakes: Honoring African Americans in NYC Parks - The Arsenal
January 27, 2020 - New York

Many of New York City's parks and monuments honor African Americans who have shaped the landscape of our culture.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
January 27, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents West Side Story Ivo van Hove and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
January 27, 2020 - New York

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presentsWest Side Story:Ivo van Hove and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 7:30pm.When the original production by Jerome Robbins, Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim premiered on Broadway in 1957, it changed the face of American musical theater. More than sixty years later, Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove directs a new production that features all-new choreography on Broadway for the first time by the internationally acclaimed Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, as well the most Broadway debuts in history with 32 cast members. Prior to its February 6 opening, audience members are invited behind the scenes as van Hove and De Keersmaeker participate in a moderated discussion and cast members perform highlights.TICKETS & VENUE$45, $40 members (unless otherwise noted)$10 TodayTix Lottery and student rush tickets one hour before performance, based on availability (student tickets for those under 30 with valid ID)Priority ticket access and preferred seat selection starts Dec 10 for $500+ Friends of Works & Process and Guggenheim members at the Associate level and above.F... (read more)

Isaac Mizrahi - Caf Carlyle
January 28, 2020 - New York

Isaac Mizrahi returns to Caf Carlyle with his all-new show, Isaac Mizrahi: Movie Stars and Supermodels, for a three-week residency, January 21 February 8. His previous residencies in the room were sellouts, receiving widespread critical acclaim. Accompanied by his band of jazz musicians led by Ben Waltzer, Mizrahi will perform a range of tunes by the likes of John Denver, Bill Withers, Cy Coleman and Stephen Sondheim. He'll dish on model fittings, intimate dinners and exclusive parties with Hollywood's elite, while sharing his hilarious musings on everything of the moment from politics to dieting to his latest Instagram obsessions. The New York Times noted, "he qualifies as a founding father of a genre that fuses performance art, music and stand-up comedy."

Arsenal Gallery: Namesakes: Honoring African Americans in NYC Parks - The Arsenal
January 28, 2020 - New York

Many of New York City's parks and monuments honor African Americans who have shaped the landscape of our culture.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
January 28, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Isaac Mizrahi - Caf Carlyle
January 29, 2020 - New York

Isaac Mizrahi returns to Caf Carlyle with his all-new show, Isaac Mizrahi: Movie Stars and Supermodels, for a three-week residency, January 21 February 8. His previous residencies in the room were sellouts, receiving widespread critical acclaim. Accompanied by his band of jazz musicians led by Ben Waltzer, Mizrahi will perform a range of tunes by the likes of John Denver, Bill Withers, Cy Coleman and Stephen Sondheim. He'll dish on model fittings, intimate dinners and exclusive parties with Hollywood's elite, while sharing his hilarious musings on everything of the moment from politics to dieting to his latest Instagram obsessions. The New York Times noted, "he qualifies as a founding father of a genre that fuses performance art, music and stand-up comedy."

Corepower Yoga X Lululemon Body Sculpt Yoga Class - Lululemon Athletica Madison Ave
January 29, 2020 - New York

CorePower Yoga's mission is to show the world the incredible life-changing things that happen when you root an intensely physical workout in the mindfulness of yoga.

Arcenal Gallery: Namesakes: Honoring African Americans in NYC Parks - Arsenal in Central Park
January 29, 2020 - Manhattan

Many of New York City's parks and monuments honor African Americans who have shaped the landscape of our culture.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
January 29, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
January 29, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Isaac Mizrahi - Caf Carlyle
January 30, 2020 - New York

Isaac Mizrahi returns to Caf Carlyle with his all-new show, Isaac Mizrahi: Movie Stars and Supermodels, for a three-week residency, January 21 February 8. His previous residencies in the room were sellouts, receiving widespread critical acclaim. Accompanied by his band of jazz musicians led by Ben Waltzer, Mizrahi will perform a range of tunes by the likes of John Denver, Bill Withers, Cy Coleman and Stephen Sondheim. He'll dish on model fittings, intimate dinners and exclusive parties with Hollywood's elite, while sharing his hilarious musings on everything of the moment from politics to dieting to his latest Instagram obsessions. The New York Times noted, "he qualifies as a founding father of a genre that fuses performance art, music and stand-up comedy."

Arsenal Gallery: Namesakes: Honoring African Americans in NYC Parks - The Arsenal
January 30, 2020 - New York

Many of New York City's parks and monuments honor African Americans who have shaped the landscape of our culture. Monuments and green spaces of all sizes, from Marcus Garvey Park in Manhattan to Hattie Carthan Community Garden in Brooklyn, pay tribute to the contributions and lives of notable African Americans from the 18th century to the 21st century.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
January 30, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour - Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street in Central Park
January 30, 2020 - New York

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
January 30, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

The Jews of North Africa Under French Colonialism - Streicker Center
January 30, 2020 - New York

he majority of present-day French Jews trace their heritage to ancient communities in North Africa. This lecture will examine how French colonialism transformed both Jewish life and the relationships between Muslims and Jews in the colonies, as well as the impact of anti-Semitism imported by French settlers. Finally, we will look at how the emigration of North African Jews to France after decolonization reshaped both those immigrants and French Jewish society.

Isaac Mizrahi - Caf Carlyle
January 31, 2020 - New York

Isaac Mizrahi returns to Caf Carlyle with his all-new show, Isaac Mizrahi: Movie Stars and Supermodels, for a three-week residency, January 21 February 8. His previous residencies in the room were sellouts, receiving widespread critical acclaim. Accompanied by his band of jazz musicians led by Ben Waltzer, Mizrahi will perform a range of tunes by the likes of John Denver, Bill Withers, Cy Coleman and Stephen Sondheim. He'll dish on model fittings, intimate dinners and exclusive parties with Hollywood's elite, while sharing his hilarious musings on everything of the moment from politics to dieting to his latest Instagram obsessions. The New York Times noted, "he qualifies as a founding father of a genre that fuses performance art, music and stand-up comedy."

Arsenal Gallery: Namesakes: Honoring African Americans in NYC Parks - The Arsenal
January 31, 2020 - New York

Many of New York City's parks and monuments honor African Americans who have shaped the landscape of our culture.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
January 31, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
January 31, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Isaac Mizrahi - Caf Carlyle
February 01, 2020 - New York

Isaac Mizrahi returns to Caf Carlyle with his all-new show, Isaac Mizrahi: Movie Stars and Supermodels, for a three-week residency, January 21 February 8. His previous residencies in the room were sellouts, receiving widespread critical acclaim. Accompanied by his band of jazz musicians led by Ben Waltzer, Mizrahi will perform a range of tunes by the likes of John Denver, Bill Withers, Cy Coleman and Stephen Sondheim. He'll dish on model fittings, intimate dinners and exclusive parties with Hollywood's elite, while sharing his hilarious musings on everything of the moment from politics to dieting to his latest Instagram obsessions. The New York Times noted, "he qualifies as a founding father of a genre that fuses performance art, music and stand-up comedy."

Family Day: Moon Over Manhattan! Celebrate Lunar New Year 2020 - Asia Society
February 01, 2020 - New York

Celebrate the Year of the Rat! Asia Society rings in the Year of the Rat with performances and traditional craft activities inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
February 01, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Winter Jam NYC - Rumsey Playfield
February 01, 2020 - New York

Presented by NYC Parks, the Olympic Regional Development Authority, I Love NY, and I Ski NY, Winter Jam is a free winter sports festival for New Yorkers of all ages!

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
February 01, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

ProHEALTH Pediatric Urgent Care Community Day - ProHEALTH Pediatric Urgent Care
February 01, 2020 - New York

To celebrate its Grand Opening, the new ProHEALTH Pediatric Urgent Care is hosting a special community day on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., featuring free screenings, giveaways, and activities for kids. The new ProHEALTH Pediatric Urgent Care focuses exclusively on the care of children from newborns to 18 years old - by a team of board-certified pediatricians. Conveniently located on the Upper East Side at 1601 Third Ave, New York, NY, the ProHEALTH Pediatric Urgent Care is open from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m., seven days a week, 365 days a year, offering the longest hours to see a pediatrician in Manhattan. In addition to urgent care, the ProHEALTH Pediatric Urgent Care will provide camp, sports and school physicals, rapid test results, and onsite x-rays. The urgent care will provide complimentary transportation for patients needing follow-up care.

Madison Avenue Lunar New Year Celebration - Madison Avenue Wishing Tree
February 01, 2020 - New York

Join Us on Saturday, February 1 on Madison Avenue for a Unique Celebration with the World's Finest Retailers to Ring in Lunar New YearThe 5th Annual Madison Avenue Lunar New Year event will kick-off on Saturday, February 1. Madison Avenue Business Improvement District will celebrate the Year of the Rat with a centuries-old tradition by installing a wishing tree on Madison Avenue. Since ancient times, hanging wishes on trees for the New Year is synonymous with luck and good fortune, and is believed to encourage dreams to come true.Upon placing a red ribbon on the tree, each person will be given a passport that they can present to five participating businesses to qualify for their red envelope gift. No purchase required. Each red envelope will contain a gift and/or gift certificate from a participating retailer. One lucky winner shall receive a red envelope containing a $488 cash prize.Guests will enjoy warm hospitality at participating stores, including special programming, refreshments, personalized styling, cultural entertainment, special displays and exclusive special offers.

Musica Viva NY presents A Celebration of Czech Heritage: with Aeolus Quartet and Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez - Bohemian National Hall
February 02, 2020 - New York

Musica Viva NY returns to Bohemian National Hall in its second collaboration with the Dvork American Heritage Society, to present the award-winning Aeolus Quartet in concert.As quartet-in-residence with Musica Viva NY, Aeolus Quartet will curate and perform a program of Czech music for string quartet, featuring works beloved and new. The performance takes place in the beautiful Bohemian National Hall.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
February 02, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
February 02, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - The Dairy Visitor Center and Gift Shop
February 02, 2020 - New York

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Buyer and Cellar - Streicker Center
February 02, 2020 - New York

Original Off-Broadway Production by Darren Bagert, Dan Shaheen and Ted Snowdon In the basement of a house on her Malibu estate, Barbra Streisand created a private fantasy world to display her accumulated tchotchkerai: a narrow cobblestoned "street" of boutiques, from an antique doll store and confectionery with its own taffy-making machine to a dress shop filled with favorite costumes from her films.

Hello Gorgeous: The Photos - Streicker Center
February 02, 2020 - New York

Imagine being with Streisand as she shopped in a thrift store, rifled through outfits in her apartment, met David Merrick when he offered her the starring role in Broadway's Funny Girl, or swooned over the latest styles in Paris with Marlene Dietrich and Coco Chanel.

The Winter Show - Park Avenue Armory
Through February 02, 2020 - New York

The Winter Show is the leading art, antiques, and design fair in America, featuring 70 of the worlds top experts in the fine and decorative arts from ancient times to the present day. The Winter Show is an annual benefit for East Side House Settlement, a community-based organization serving the Bronx and Northern Manhattan. The Winter Show maintains the highest standards of quality in the art market, and each object is vetted for authenticity, date, and condition by a committee of 150 experts from the United States and Europe.

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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