Events & Happenings in New York City!
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2pm at Cubby Hole, Free
Wind down your weekend with $4 Bloody Marys and mimosas until 7pm, $3 Bud Light, Cubbyhole Lager, Yuengling and PBR until 1am, and $2 well shots from 9pm to 1am. Boasting cheap (and delicious) drinks and one of the friendliest crowds in the city, this is a must for anyone looking for a good time in a safe, all-inclusive environment! #Cubbyhole
2pm at Ginger's Bar, Free
Best buy Happy Hour: half-price on all domestic beers and select liquors, 2pm to 8pm. Ginger’s draft for $5. Watch all team sports on TV and enjoy game-time nibbles. Pool room in back, video games and year-round garden. Luscious Lola hosts bingo at 7:30pm.
4pm at Metropolitan, Free
If you've never experienced one of Metropolitan's legendary (free!) summer barbecues, you're really missing out! Every Sunday through the end of September. Strays, 10pm. $3 Bud Light, $4 Narragansett Lager, $4 Fireball and $5 Sauza Blue Tequila. DJ Erica Kenia likes to shake things up and bring it hard week after week. You never know what to expect on a Sunday night after a full weekend of partying!
3pm at Theater for the New City, $18
From Oy to Vey is a 20-minute raucous off-color opera vaudeville curtain raiser of five select pieces from the larger work by Seymour Barab. Two musical tales of Jewish humor and heartbreak. Lady of The Castle is set in 1947 after the Holocaust. Is there a young Jewish girl still hidden in the old castle? Based on a true story and Lea Goldberg’s Israeli play, Lady of the Castle is a chamber opera about illusion, reality, love, betrayal, death and hope.
10am - 6pm at LIAIGRE TOWNHOUSE, n/a
On November 18th, 2016, Lauren Collin will be exhibiting 13 pieces from her exclusive collection of her latest bas-reliefs series at the LIAIGRE New York townhouse. This exhibition in particular, allows Lauren’s pieces to be exposed to an environment and light outside of the typical gallery space, providing a unique reading to the paper achievements. Light, layout and material form allow the viewer to observe the subtle and unique dialogue between Lauren’s works and the space in which they are displayed. This circumstance is crucial during her creative approach as these factors have a significant impact on how the viewer will perceive the work. The 13 pieces on exhibition are displayed in a variety of sizes and layouts.
Lowcost counseling for coming out, relationships, dating and all other life topics. Saturdays and Sundays.
A social gathering for LGBT or otherwise queer "geeks." Enjoy “geek trivia” at a place to make friends, discuss favorite comics and more. 2nd Sundays.
N/A at Calabar Imports Bed Stuy, Free
Calabar Imports Bed Stuy Holiday Market will take place two weekends: November 26 and 27 and December 10 and 11 featuring Brooklyn based Artisans, Designers and Markers. Calabar Imports is a local Brooklyn based retail business focused on African Fashion, Jewelry and Accessories with a community based business model.
2:30 and 4pm at The Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Solomon R. Gugge, $40, $35 for members and Friends of Works & Pr
In what has become an annual holiday tradition, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents ten performances of Sergei Prokofiev's charming children's classic, Peter & the Wolf. Reviving the sold-out 2015 production, for the tenth year, renowned fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi will narrate the production. Brad Lubman will conduct Ensemble Signal. Mizrahi will narrate, direct, design the set and costumes, and his special cast will perform choreography by John Heginbotham, in which the familiar characters come to life in the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Guggenheim. The story brings 30 minutes of suspense, including a happy ending, and allows the young and young-at-heart to hear.
1pm & 4pm at Brooklyn Museum, N/A
A re-imagined holiday classic, The Brooklyn Nutcracker fuses ballet, hip-hop and a myriad of world dance genres to create a new tradition for today’s audience. The Brooklyn Nutcracker transforms familiar Nutcracker characters and scenes to represent the diverse traditions and vibrant culture of melting pot Brooklyn. Starting from the point of view of old Dutch Brooklyn and leading to the iconic Flatbush Avenue, the production is fresh and full of virtuosity—in essence, a moving Christmas card to the borough Brooklyn Ballet calls home. Ticket prices start at $25 All opening night tickets include champagne (or sparkling cider) toast at intermission. Dinner + performance tickets include dinner at The Norm at Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum
12 - 6pm at Calabar Imports, FREE
CALABAR IMPORTS BED STUY HOLIDAY MARKET will occur this holiday season at Calabar Imports Bed Stuy at 351 Tompkins Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216. The market is focused on handmade goods made by artisans, designers and makers in Brooklyn and New York City. It will happen on 3 weekends: Saturday, November 26/Sunday November 27 and Saturday, December 10/Sunday December 11, 2016.
2pm at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, $15
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season with its annual holiday performance of Dance Theatre in Westchester’s The Colonial Nutcracker on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 2pm. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). Created especially for families with children ages five to ten, The Colonial Nutcracker sets Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet in wintry colonial Yorktown during the Revolutionary War. The production features classics such as “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” and “Waltz of the Snowflakes,” a red-coated mouse army, an enchanted nutcracker prince, and compelling narration that will enhance young viewers’ understanding and enjoyment of this timeless story. Rose Menes’ delightful staging and choreography, coupled with colorful costumes and Tchaikovsky’s enduring score, will captivate audiences of all ages. The running time is approximately 2 hours plus an intermission

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