WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (12.13.18)
Welcome to this week's edition of 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 favorite events/activities coming up...
-Thursday 12.13 – W NY Presents Artist In Residence Ivy Nate - Explore the scene in the Living Room Bar at W New York - Downtown where the new, featured Artist in Residence, Ivy Naté is displaying her work.
-Friday 12.14 – Pipes At One – Featuring the celebrated three-manual Noack organ that was inaugurated in the spring of 2018. These innovative, free programs showcase leading organists and rising stars from around the country. Today, David Hurd performs. St. Paul's Chapel.
-Friday 12.14 – Anna Gasteyer: Holiday Tipple - With her joyful sass and pizzazz, singer, actress and comedienne Ana Gasteyer hosts a good old-fashioned holiday party, as a follow up to her hugely popular cabaret show I’m Hip!
-Saturday 12.15 – Saturday Morning Show - Every week the best children's performers are at Brookfield Place with magic shows, storytime, singalongs and much more.
-Saturday 12.15 – Dragons Love Tacos - A musical revue of beloved contemporary children’s books! Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin, illustrated by Daniel Salmieri. Dragons love all sorts of tacos — except spicy ones! When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party, red-hot trouble ensues. Ages 4-9
-Saturday 12.15 – Washington & Hamilton in NYC: The Walking Tour - Travel back in time on the Washington & Hamilton in New York City "Secrets of the Past" walking tour in Lower Manhattan. This informative and entertaining tour is led by Bruce Racond, a licensed New York City tour guide with over 20 years of experience.
-Sunday 12.16 – Deck The Stalls - NYCEDC Public Markets presents Deck the Stalls, a multi-cultural market event, celebrating the best of the New York City’s public markets in partnership with Fulton Stall Market’s farmers and producers. In the Seaport District NYC on Water Street between Fulton & Beekman Streets.
Don’t forget about these ongoing exhibits to check out:
–Luminaries - Now on display till January 4th, this holiday tradition in the heart of Lower Manhattan features a canopy of colorful lights emanating from hundreds of suspended lanterns. This interactive exhibit features three Wishing Stations located on the ground will allow visitors to send a touch-activated wish to the canopy of lanterns above, activating a magical display of lights and colors.
-The Rink at Brookfield – Opening day this year for the 7,000 square-foot outdoor rink is tonight! Enjoy programming led by former U.S. Olympic skaters and featuring something for all skill levels, including public skating, private lessons, intro to hockey for kids, and more. Now through March.
-Black Gotham Experience - Check out the visual storytelling project highlighting the profound connection between the African Diaspora and New York City, as photographic artist Kamau Ware shares his celebration of New York’s Black heritage with Seaport District NYC (192 Front Street). Experience a series of walking tours, graphic novels, film screenings, and workshops in an exhibition of New York’s Black heritage.
-Sunset, Sunrise (Revolution) (FREE) - This temporary public art installation at Pier A Plaza is an interactive, large-scale sculpture designed specifically for the site. It consists of 27 aluminum panels embedded with 9,000 crystal prisms activated by natural light, and is based on a previous, three-panel installation in Austin, Texas, titled Hyperprism. The artwork will be on view through the summer of 2018 in front Pier A Harbor House, located at 22 Battery Place and the Hudson River.
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