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Things to Do on the Upper East Side This Week - October 6-October 13


Things to Do on the Upper East Side This Week Photo: 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.

Mind Your Health Summit Brought to You by the 92nd Street Y, Women’s Health and Weill Cornell Medicine - 92nd Street Y
October 06, 2019 - New York

The October 6th summit will explore the latest ideas, treatments and scientific advances in mental health and wellness, with Julianne Hough, Born This Way’s Cynthia Germanotta, David Lynch Foundation’s Bob Roth, Women’s Health Editor in Chief Liz Plosser, and more than a dozen leading medical professionals from Weill Cornell Medicine September 10, 2019– The 92nd Street Y, Women’s Health and Weill Cornell Medicine have curated the MIND Your Health summit, a first-of-its-kind day of panels and activations designed to help us take a holistic approach to improving mental health, wellness and the quality of our lives. Kicking off Mental Health Awareness Week, Mind Your Health features talks, panel discussions and workshops on everything from nutrition to exercise to meditation to sleep’s role in mental health, and much more. Participants include Creator & Founder of KINRGY and America’s Got Talent judge Julianne Hough, Women’s Health Editor in Chief Liz Plosser, author and meditation expert Bob Roth, beauty and wellness editor, Jamie Rosen, author and nutrition expert Brooke Alpert, Born This Way Foundation President Cynthia Germanotta. Meditation Training by Emily Herzlin, MSR... (read more)

Tech Support for Grandparents - 92nd Street Y
October 06, 2019 - New York

Want to group-text your whole family all at once? Bring your device and our two tech experts will help figure it out in this free class. The class meets Wednesdays, from 5-6 pm, and Sundays, from 3-4 pm. It will be held in S263 (the Parenting Center lounge). If you can't make it on the listed days, you can email us with any questions.

Brunch: Every Sunday! - Zavo
October 06, 2019 - New York

One-of-a-kind elegant fine dining, drinks, and extravagant live entertainment at one of NYC’s very best restaurants. All in a stunning, opulent interior with Italian marble, leather seats, and crystal chandeliers. Every Sunday enjoy brunch, with sounds from a special guest DJ!

Candies Through the 19th-Century - Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
October 06, 2019 - New York

Join us for this sweet talk with Susan Benjamin, Founder of True Treats Historic Candy and author of Sweet as Sin. Trace and taste the history of candy in America from gibralters, the first commercially-made candy, to salt water taffy, an American original. Hear the surprising stories of the origins of some of your favorite treats, including marshmallow, rock candy, and jelly beans. Candy samples included. For adults and families with children 8+

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents The Washington Ballet: NEXTsteps - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
October 06, 2019 - New York

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents The Washington Ballet: NEXTsteps With John Heginbotham, Jessica Lang,  and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 3pm and 7:30pm Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents The Washington Ballet: NEXTsteps with Jessica Lang, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and John Heginbotham Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 3pm and 7:30pm.    Globally acclaimed ballerina and Artistic Director of The Washington BalletJulie Kent discusses new works commissioned for The WashingtonBalletby globally recognized choreographers Jessica Lang, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and John Heginbotham.Audiences will have the exclusive opportunity to experience performance excerpts and watch a live rehearsal prior to the October 23 world premiere in Washington, DC.   TICKETS & VENUE $45, $40 Guggenheim Members and Friends of Works & Process Box Office (212) 423-3575 or worksandprocess.org Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York   Lead funding for Works & Process is provided by The Christian Humann Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and the Evelyn Sharp Foundation, with public funds from the National Endowment for the Art... (read more)

My Father, the Artist - 92nd Street Y
October 07, 2019 - New York

Robert De Niro, Sr. debuted his abstract paintings at Peggy Guggenheim's Art of This Century gallery in 1945, alongside the work of Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. His own work continued to evolve over the next five decades.

Woody Allen & the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band - Cafe Carlyle
October 07, 2019 - New York

Originally opened in 1955, the Café Carlyle is a legendary cabaret venue with seating for up to 88 people, offering guests a quintessential New York experience unlike any other. The intimate setting of the Café allows both artist and audience to engage with one another, lending a feeling of a private performance rather than a concert.

Bollywood Dance Class - Consulate General of India, New York
October 07, 2019 - New York

Bollywood Dance is a mix of dance styles performed in Bollywood films, including traditional Indian styles of Bharatanatyam, Kathak, folk styles, and modern Jazz, Hip-Hop or Belly Dance.

Buster Poindexter - Café Carlyle
October 08, 2019 - New York

Rock icon Buster Poindexter returns to Café Carlyle, October 8 & 9. As a founding member of the New York Dolls and in a prolific solo career, David Johansen has been a seminal force in rock and roll, influencing countless singers and bands to this day. For these performances, Buster Poindexter, Johansen’s celebrated alter ego showcase his songwriting, spanning his career from New York Dolls until now, in his inimitable elegant style, interspersed with amusing anecdotes from life in New York, past and present. As Poindexter, his previous engagements have been sellouts and he has become one of the most revered artists to grace Café Carlyle. For parties of seven or more people, please contact the Cafe Carlyle directly at +1 212 744 1600

Buster Poindexter - Cafe Carlyle
October 08, 2019 - New York

Rock icon Buster Poindexter returns to Café Carlyle, October 8 & 9. As a founding member of the New York Dolls and in a prolific solo career, David Johansen has been a seminal force in rock and roll, influencing countless singers and bands to this day.

Buster Poindexter - Café Carlyle
October 09, 2019 - New York

Rock icon Buster Poindexter returns to Café Carlyle, October 8 & 9. As a founding member of the New York Dolls and in a prolific solo career, David Johansen has been a seminal force in rock and roll, influencing countless singers and bands to this day. For these performances, Buster Poindexter, Johansen’s celebrated alter ego showcase his songwriting, spanning his career from New York Dolls until now, in his inimitable elegant style, interspersed with amusing anecdotes from life in New York, past and present. As Poindexter, his previous engagements have been sellouts and he has become one of the most revered artists to grace Café Carlyle. For parties of seven or more people, please contact the Cafe Carlyle directly at +1 212 744 1600

Bettye LaVette - Cafe Carlyle
October 09, 2019 - New York

Rock icon Buster Poindexter returns to Café Carlyle, October 8 & 9. As a founding member of the New York Dolls and in a prolific solo career, David Johansen has been a seminal force in rock and roll, influencing countless singers and bands to this day.

Bettye LaVette - Café Carlyle
October 10, 2019 - New York

Celebrated R&B artist Bettye LaVette, a performer with “the steamroller charisma to invigorate the night,” (The New York Times), will make a momentous return to the Café Carlyle, October 10-12, showcasing her inimitable style and gut wrenching vocals. LaVette is an interpreter of the highest order. Whether the song originated as country, rock, pop, or blues, when she gets through with it, it is pure R&B. She gets inside a song and shapes and twists it to convey all of the emotion that can be wrought from the lyric. To quote the late, great George Jones: "Bettye is truly a 'singer's singer.' " In these intimate shows at Café Carlyle, LaVette will be accompanied by her keyboard player, Evan Mercer. She’ll perform songs from throughout her 57-year career, including songs she used to perform in small Detroit clubs before her 21st Century resurgence began. Some of these songs she does not perform with her full band. For parties of seven or more people, please contact the Cafe Carlyle directly at +1 212 744 1600

Mah-Jongg Supervised Play - 92nd Street Y
October 10, 2019 - New York

Perfect for those who have taken our beginner Mah-Jongg class or are familiar with the basics and are now ready to sharpen their skills. Learn how to pick hands, gain confidence and play to win!

'Affinities Among Friends,' Edmund DE Waal and Adam Gopnik, Staff Writer for the New Yorker - The Frick Collection
October 10, 2019 - New York

In conjunction with the special exhibition Elective Affinities: Edmund de Waal at The Frick Collection, the British artist and writer converses each evening with a cultural luminary about art, writing, and other topics relevant to their work.

Bettye Lavette - Cafe Carlyle
October 10, 2019 - New York

Celebrated R&B artist Bettye LaVette, a performer with "the steamroller charisma to invigorate the night," (The New York Times), will make a momentous return to the Café Carlyle, October 10-12, showcasing her inimitable style and gut wrenching vocals.

Lunchtime Lecture: History of the NYC Grid - Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
October 11, 2019 - New York

The Curator of our current exhibit, “Invention in the Face of Intolerance,” will speak about the history, debate, challenges, and implementation of the 1811 plan for the grid street system that we know today. Bring your lunch. Tea, conversation, exhibit, and optional Museum tour included.

History of the NYC Grid - Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
October 11, 2019 - New York

The curator of our current exhibit, "Invention in the Face of Intolerance," will speak about the history, debate, challenges, and implementation of the 1811 plan for the grid street system that we know today. Bring your lunch. Tea, conversation, exhibit, and optional museum tour included.

Letters from an Astrophysicist - 92nd Street Y
October 11, 2019 - New York

As director of the Hayden Planetarium, and host of Cosmos and StarTalk, he has dedicated his life to exploring and explaining the mysteries of the universe.

Bettye LaVette - Café Carlyle
October 11, 2019 - New York

Celebrated R&B artist Bettye LaVette, a performer with “the steamroller charisma to invigorate the night,” (The New York Times), will make a momentous return to the Café Carlyle, October 10-12, showcasing her inimitable style and gut wrenching vocals. LaVette is an interpreter of the highest order. Whether the song originated as country, rock, pop, or blues, when she gets through with it, it is pure R&B. She gets inside a song and shapes and twists it to convey all of the emotion that can be wrought from the lyric. To quote the late, great George Jones: "Bettye is truly a 'singer's singer.' " In these intimate shows at Café Carlyle, LaVette will be accompanied by her keyboard player, Evan Mercer. She’ll perform songs from throughout her 57-year career, including songs she used to perform in small Detroit clubs before her 21st Century resurgence began. Some of these songs she does not perform with her full band. For parties of seven or more people, please contact the Cafe Carlyle directly at +1 212 744 1600

Bettye Lavette - Cafe Carlyle
October 11, 2019 - New York

Celebrated R&B artist Bettye LaVette, a performer with "the steamroller charisma to invigorate the night," (The New York Times), will make a momentous return to the Café Carlyle, October 10-12, showcasing her inimitable style and gut wrenching vocals.

Bettye LaVette - Café Carlyle
October 12, 2019 - New York

Celebrated R&B artist Bettye LaVette, a performer with “the steamroller charisma to invigorate the night,” (The New York Times), will make a momentous return to the Café Carlyle, October 10-12, showcasing her inimitable style and gut wrenching vocals. LaVette is an interpreter of the highest order. Whether the song originated as country, rock, pop, or blues, when she gets through with it, it is pure R&B. She gets inside a song and shapes and twists it to convey all of the emotion that can be wrought from the lyric. To quote the late, great George Jones: "Bettye is truly a 'singer's singer.' " In these intimate shows at Café Carlyle, LaVette will be accompanied by her keyboard player, Evan Mercer. She’ll perform songs from throughout her 57-year career, including songs she used to perform in small Detroit clubs before her 21st Century resurgence began. Some of these songs she does not perform with her full band. For parties of seven or more people, please contact the Cafe Carlyle directly at +1 212 744 1600

Bettye Lavette - Cafe Carlyle
October 12, 2019 - New York

Celebrated R&B artist Bettye LaVette, a performer with "the steamroller charisma to invigorate the night," (The New York Times), will make a momentous return to the Café Carlyle, October 10-12, showcasing her inimitable style and gut wrenching vocals.

Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans - Metropolitan Museum of Art
October 12, 2019 - 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 Harry’s 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. Advance purchase is required. Price includes museum admission.

Tech Support for Grandparents - 92nd Street Y
October 13, 2019 - New York

Want to group-text your whole family all at once? Bring your device and our two tech experts will help figure it out in this free class. The class meets Wednesdays, from 5-6 pm, and Sundays, from 3-4 pm. It will be held in S263 (the Parenting Center lounge). If you can't make it on the listed days, you can email us with any questions.

Brunch: Every Sunday! - Zavo
October 13, 2019 - New York

One-of-a-kind elegant fine dining, drinks, and extravagant live entertainment at one of NYC’s very best restaurants. All in a stunning, opulent interior with Italian marble, leather seats, and crystal chandeliers. Every Sunday enjoy brunch, with sounds from a special guest DJ!

"Forces" - a group show at Tambaran 2 Gallery - Tambaran 2 Gallery
Through November 10, 2019 - New York

Tambaran 2 Gallery and The TAX Collection are pleased to present 'FORCES' - a group exhibition comprised of five ground breaking contemporary artists from around the globe. Opening October 10th - 'FORCES' bridges traditional and 21st century mediums through the common ebb and flow of natural elements that are responsible for creating the delicate ecosystem we all share today. Norman Mooney | Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi | Tedd Collier | Sarrita King Nampin | Tarrise King Nampin

Ralston Crawford: Torn Signs - The Vilcek Foundation
Through November 13, 2019 - New York

Ralston Crawford: Torn Signs brings together drawings, paintings, and photography by the American Modernist artist, while examining the confluence of two seemingly disparate series completed later in his life, Torn Signs and Semana Santa. Though their subject matter is drastically different—one is inspired by tattered advertisements on the streets of New York, while the other depicts observers of Holy Week in Seville, Spain—Crawford connects them through his extraordinary visual memory, working method, and sense of spatial organization. The convergence of these two incredible series culminates in Torn Signs, 1974-76, the powerful, large-scale painting that sits at the thematic center of the exhibition.

Ralston Crawford: Torn Signs - Vilcek Foundation
Through November 13, 2019 - New York

This exhibition and accompanying catalogue examine the confluence of Ralston Crawford's Torn Signs and Semana Santa series, two seemingly disparate themes connected by Crawford’s extraordinary visual memory, working method, and inventiveness. Over the course of four decades, Crawford recorded, transformed, and often merged his experiences and memories in photographs, drawings, etchings, paintings, and film. In 1938, Crawford first photographed a ripped and pasted over sign on the street in Philadelphia. Crawford returned to the theme frequently in the last thirty years of his life, capturing the layered and weathered advertisements plastered around New York City. During this time, he also traveled frequently to Seville, Spain and in 1972, documented the experience of Holy Week. Crawford drew inspiration from a constellation of memory and invention that flowed in multiple directions at once. For him, the rhythmic images of hooded penitents processing through the streets for Holy Week recalled formal elements of his Torn Signs imagery. The convergence of these two incredible series culminated in the powerful, large-scale painting Torn Signs, 1974-76 (Vilcek Foundation Collection).... (read more)

Sundays: Dig-Drop In - The Jewish Museum
Through December 15, 2019 - New York

Discover a passion for ancient artifacts in the Museum’s simulated archaeological dig, open on the second Sunday of each month through December 15th.

Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2019 Season - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Peter B Lewis Theater
Through December 15, 2019 - New York

Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2019 Season Highlights New commissions by Machine Dazzle and Caroline ShawRotunda performances by Dance Theatre of Harlem, Roomful of Teeth, and Caleb Teicher and Ben FoldsTheatrical first looks at Joe Iconis, Theresa Rebeck, and Erica Schmidt featuring Peter DinklageDance previews featuring Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ballet West, National Ballet of Canada, and Washington BalletBehind-the-scenes glimpses of the Metropolitan Opera's Akhnaten and Porgy and Bess    "An exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process." ­­­­­­-The New York Times Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its Fall 2019 season. 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 seventy-minute programs that explore the creative process 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 space celebr... (read more)

Sundays: Studio Art Sessions - The Jewish Museum
Through December 29, 2019 - New York

Explore new themes every Sunday until December 29th in these drop-in art workshops. Paint, draw, sculpt, or craft a work of art inspired by exhibitions on view.

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. 1440–1491), a renowned student of Donatello, a teacher of Michelangelo, and a great favorite of Lorenzo "il Magnifico" de' Medici, his principal patron.

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 team’s 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. It’s the New York City bachelorette party idea that ... (read more)


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