Things To Do This Weekend in All 5 Boros NYC
Photo Exhibit Exploring Normalized Images of African Americans, Bumper Cars, Jan 6 Riot Photo Exhibit, Play about Historical Bronx Females in a Personal / Private Lives Context, Film in Brooklyn, Real & Art Insects Exhibit & Deepfake TV Exhibit
February 25, 2022 / Things To Do NYC / NYC Neighborhoods / Gotham Buzz NYC.
NYC Weather. No rain is expected this weekend. The temperature highs will be in the mid 40's on Friday, descend to the high 30's on Saturday and rise to the high 40's on Sunday. The temperature lows will be in the 20's all weekend. The Winds will be about 15 mph on Friday and Sunday, dipping to 5 - 10 mph on Saturday. Humidity will be between 60% - 70% on Friday, dropping to about 50% for the rest of hte weekend.
In the photo at right you can see folks out and about last Sunday at the South Street Seaport at a pop up restaurant managed by Williamsburg restaurateur Sunday in Brooklyn. The popular pop up restaurant will be there through the summer.
Things to do in Manhattan This Weekend
There's an exhibit by African American photographer, Micaiah Carter, entitled Black Beauty Vol. 1, which opened on February 11 and runs through March 27th [from 12 noon - 8 pm Wednesdays through Sundays] in the gallery of SN37 at 204 Front Street in the South Street Seaport. The exhibit is intended to broaden the spectrum of images that Americans have of African Americans.
You can rent a Bumper Car in Bryant Park between the hours of 2 - 8 pm weekdays and 11 am - 5 pm Saturdays and Sundays between now and March 6, 2022. Tickets for a ten minute ride are $20 which you can can rsvp at www.bryantpark.org.
In the photo at right, you can see the ice on the trees Friday morning after the storm, looking west toward Long Island City from Sunnyside in Queens. It provided a heavenly quality to the view during the commute, while providing a sort of slippery hell on the surfaces below.
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Things to do in Queens This Weekend
The Museum of the Moving Image is hosting an exhibit that began December 18, 2021 and runs through May 15, 2022 entitled Deepfake: Unstable Evidence on Screen. The exhibit explores how fact becomes distorted and fictionalized via the moving image screen. At the centerpiece of it all is the distortion of the Apollo 11 moon mission. The museum is open Friday from 2 - 8 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 12 noon - 6 pm. For details and tickets see www.movingimage.us. Admission $15 / $11 / $9.
Things to do in Brooklyn This Weekend
In the Peter Jay Sharp Building at the Brooklyn Academy of Music aka BAM at 30 Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn, they will be showing various films all weekend starting at 1.15 pm, with the last showtime at 9.40 pm. CoVid protocols remain in effect and tickets [$16 / $11] may be purchased online at www.bam.org.
Things to do in the Bronx This Weekend
The Storming of the Capitol exhibit opened January 29th at the Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue in the Bronx. The exhibit runs through March 20, 2022 documenting in photographs, the attempted coup by the Trump insurrectionists. The Bronx Doc Film hours are Thursday / Friday from 3 - 7 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 1 - 5 pm. See www.bronxdoc.org for details and tickets.
THIS IS THE LAST WEEKEND. This Saturday 2/26 at 4 pm and Sunday 2/27 at 2 pm, the Bartow Pell Mansion at 895 Shore Road in Pelham Bay Park near City Island is hosting a performance of a modern play about history and women, entitled Masher. It's Part II of their Voices and Echoes program which explores modern themes through the lens of the historic past. It's unclear how much tickets cost without registering at www.bartowpellmansionmuseum.org.
Things to do on Staten Island This Weekend
At the Staten Island Museum located in the Snug Harbor Cultural Center in the Randall Manor neighborhood there is an exhibit entitled Magicicada by Jennifer Angus. The work explores shapes inspired by the Staten Island Museum's cicada collection, which we are told is one of the largest in the world. Cicadas emerge from the ground in large numbers every 13 and 17 years. They cite E.O. Wilson's description of insects as "the little things that run the world". They are open Friday - Sunday from 11 am - 5 pm. Details and $8 tickets at www.statenislandmuseum.org.
March is only a few days away. Have a nice weekend.