WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (10.12.17)
Welcome to Week Ahead, your rundown on everything going on below Canal Street this weekend and coming week. We’ve vetted and collected the best events (many are FREE!) for you on the Life Below Canal calendar.
Here are a few of our favorites coming up over the weekend:
-Thursday October 12th - New Sounds Live (FREE) - Sarah Neufeld with special guest Colin Stetson will be performing 7:30-8:30PM at Brookfield Place’s Winter Garden, which will be recorded for future broadcast on New Sounds on WNYC.
-Friday October 13th - New Sounds Live (FREE) - Vernon Reid and Laraaji will be performing 7:30-8:30PM at Brookfield Place’s Winter Garden, which will be recorded for future broadcast on New Sounds on WNYC.
-Friday October 13th - Battery Park City Movie Night: Ghostbusters (FREE) - Enjoy this spooky classic on Friday the 13th and get ready to be slimed!
-Saturday October 14th - Saturday Morning Show (FREE) - Everyone's favorite kids show at Hudson Eats is 10AM to 12PM every Saturday.
-Saturday October 14th - Go Fish! featuring The Crusty Gentlemen (FREE) - Experience the thrill of catch-and-release fishing at this family event and enjoy live music, art projects, and more.
-Sunday October 15th - Big City Fishing (FREE) - Adults and kids aged 5+ learn how to fish while engaging with trained environmental educators about river science topics.
-Wednesday 10/18 - Adopt A Plant (FREE) - Join the Downtown Alliance as they give away SunPatiens as part of their Green Around Lower Manhattan program.
Don’t forget about these ongoing exhibits:
-Rock Paper Scissors (FREE) - Open until October 13th, “Rock Paper Scissors not only refers to the popular game enjoyed by children and adults the world over, but also to three fundamental materials and techniques in the making of visual art. The six contemporary artists in Rock Paper Scissors utilize aspects of all three materials and methods creating works of beauty and surprise.
-New Sounds Live (FREE) Open October 15th till October 23rd, the popular New Sounds Live series returns. Curated by WNYC‘s John Schaefer, New Sounds offers dynamic music from artists, composers, and traditional musicians. This year’s series features “Song of the Human,“ an Arts Brookfield commissioned composition by Pete M. Wyer inspired by Shigeru Miyagawa’s theory that human language evolved from birdsong. The sound installation will also be a part of three performances within the Winter Garden, and will remain on display through October 23.
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