One Step Beyond with Dirty Projectors
The Hayden Planetarium, Rose Center for Earth and Space, American Museum of Natural History
Fri, Jan 20, 2012, 9 pm
Launch your weekend with drinks and dancing at the most explosive party this side of the Milky Way. See and be seen under the stars as live bands, DJs, and VJs present the hottest music and project dynamic visuals at the Rose Center for Earth and Space. Cocktails keep the party going.
Lunar New Year
Museum of Chinese in America
Wed, Jan 18 & Sat, Jan 21
Celebrate the Lunar New Year and find out what’s in store for the Year of the Dragon as the authors of the Pocket Chinese Almanac decode predictions for 2012. James Beard award-winning author Nina Simonds will also be at MOCA this week to introduce her new cookbook and talk about the Asian philosophy of foods.
20at20: Off-Broadway for $20
Wed, Jan 18 – Mon, Feb 6
Hindsight is 20/20—you probably should have bought those tickets sooner. But if the show’s not sold out, you’re in luck. Get $20 tickets to off-Broadway shows 20 minutes prior to show time. All you have to do is say the magic words…
Thurs, Jan 19 – Sat, Jan 21
After a successful Broadway run and before his Colombian tour, John Leguizamo performs a special set of Ghetto Klown, entirely in Spanish. The New Yorker recounts his teenage years in Queens, the early days of his acting career, the outrageous downtown theater scene, and many uproarious anecdotes from Hollywood.
Gob Squad’s Kitchen
Thurs, Jan 19 – Sun, Feb 5
It’s 1965 and the excitement is just about to start. Gob Squad’s Kitchen (You’ve Never Had It So Good), takes the hand of Andy Warhol himself for a trip back to the underground cinemas of New York City. The German/British collective reconstructs Warhol’s films in the quest to illuminate the mod era for a new generation.