Williamsburg Fashion Weekend
Where: Glasslands, 289 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn; (718) 599-1450
When: Friday, 8PM
As Anna Wintour and her styling cohorts trickle out of Bryant Park for the end of New York Fashion Week, an alternative celebration of Brooklyn's finest duds convenes for the 10th annual Williamsburg Fashion Weekend. Young and emerging designers will showcase their cutting edge designs at Glasslands for a night of live music, experimental design, and much more.
Where: Terminal 5, 610 West 56th Street; (212) 582-6600
When: Friday, 8PM
Price: $20 in advance, $25 day of show
Sleigh Bells take to the stage at Terminal 5 for what's expected to be an energetic performance with songs from their popular debut album Treats. Can't make the show? Thanks to the power of the fancy internet, catch a live stream here!
One Step Beyond: Prefuse 73 and The Rapture
Where: American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park West; (212) 769-5100
When: Friday, 9PM
The brainy folks at the American Museum of Natural History let down their hair for an evening packed with dancing and drinks for all under the glowing stars of the museum.
The Love Letter Plays Print/Out
The Muppet Vault
Where: Union Hall, 702 Union Street, Brooklyn; (718) 638-4400
When: Sunday, 2PM
Dip back into fuzzy nostalgia with classic clips from The Muppets and the very best highlights from Kermit and the gang. Drink specials, sing-a-longs, and audience participation all included.
Where: Brooklyn Winery, 213 N 8th Street, Brooklyn; (347) 763-1506
When: Sunday, 4:30PM-6PM
Haven't had enough of Valentine's Day this week? Love impromptu storytelling? 6 playwrights and 12 actors will begin their weekend by picking two random actors and a love letter from the past to create a wonderful, last-minute short play to perform for an audience on Sunday afternoon.
Where: Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd Street, (212) 708-9400
When: Sunday, running through May 14
This Sunday, the MoMA invites museum-goers to explore the world's technological and geographical evolution through the examination of printed materials and projects from artists Ai Weiwei, Trisha Donnelly, Martin Kippenberger, and many more.
The Love Letter Plays