JANUARY EVENTS 2018
UPDATED - 1 / 25 / 2018
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JANUARY is the first month of the year. This month look for the Kings Parade, Martin Luther King Day and the Winter Antiques Show as well as ongoing art exhibits and new plays.
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Manhattan Art Exhibits, Galleries & Art MuseumsClick for maps & info about Manhattan Art Museums
Atlantic Gallery - Chelsea Art Galleries in Manhattan
TBD - There's an opening reception / meet the artists of juried exhibition of contemporary artists. Admission free.
Atlantic Gallery is located at 548 West 28th Street in Chelsea NYC 10001.
Park Avenue Armory - UES NYC
January: Winter Antiques Show
January 19 - 28 - Show opens at the Park Avenue Armory at 66th Street on the Upper East Side from 11 am to 7 pm [also Saturday], 11 am - 8 pm Friday and from 11 am - 6 pm Sunday 4/17.
The Armory is located at 643 Park Avenue at 67th Street. Admission I think is $25. Tel 212.616.3930.
Top of the Rock - Midtown NYC
From 8 am - 12 midnight. Top of the Rock is on the 67th, 69th and 70th floors of Rockefeller Center - enter on 50th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. Admission $18 kids / $29 adults. Tel 212.698.2000.
Frick Museum - Upper East Side NYC
Begins at 5 pm. The concerts have been selling out, so you have to book in advance on www.frick.org. Admission $40 / $35.
January Exhibits: TBD
OLD - Special exhibit of French porcelain collected by Frick with the help of art dealer Sir Joseph Duveen of porcelain made by 18th century French artisans of Sevres.
The Frick is located at One East 70th Street in Manhattan on the Upper East Side NYC. Admission free. 212.288.0700. The museum is open 10 am - 6 pm Tues - Sat and 11 am - 5 pm Sunday. Closed Mondays.
Museum of Modern Art - Midtown
OLD _ There are several exhibits including Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey [thru 5/1] and Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection [thru 4/10] and an exhibit which expires this weekend [3/6] entitled Endless House: Intersections of Art & Architecture
Click for Museum of Modern Art listing including phone #, website & maps links. Admission $25 / $18 / $14 students.
Guggenheim Art Museum - Upper East Side Manhattan NYC
New exhibit about TBD.
Admission $22 / $18. The Guggenheim Museum is located at 1079 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street. Open 10 am - 5.45 pm every day except Saturdays when open until 7.30 pm and closed Thursdays. 212.423.3500.
Ongoing: Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian House & Pavillion
This exhibit is about two Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings which were constructed on the site where the Guggenheim now stands. The buildings included a temporary pavilion made of glass, fiberboard, and pipe columns & a 1,700-square-foot, fully furnished, two-bedroom, model Usonian house representing Wright’s organic solution for modest, middle-class dwellings.
Two generations of Thannhausers, who opened the Modern Gallerie in Munich in 1909, and a second in 1917 in Lucerne, promoted the arts in a manner comparable to Guggenheim. Due to the Nazi purge of 'degenerate art' they closed in 1937 and left for Paris, eventually settling in NYC.
Click for the Guggenheim Museum business listing including links to website & map.
International Center For Photography - Midtown Manhattan
January: Re-opened New Bowery Location in 2016
The International Center For Photography Museum moved downtown to 256 Bowery between Prince & Houston Streets in the SoHo Bowery.
The ICP School is shown above and is located at 43rd Street & 6th Avenue in NYC. Admission. Click this link for a business listing of the ICP including contact info & links to website & map.
Whitney Museum - Chelsea / Meat Packing District NYC
Hours Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun 11 am - 6 pm. Fridays 1 pm - 9 pm. Admission $20 / $16. Tel 212.570.3600. Their new location  is 99 Gansevoort Street between 10th Street and Washington Street in the West Village.
Metropolitan Museum Of Art Museum - Upper East Side NYC
Open 10 am - 5.30 pm Sunday thru Thursday, and Friday & Saturday until 9 pm. Admission $25 / $17 / $12. Click for the Metropolitan Museum of Art business listing including links to website & map.
Regiment Armories in 20's TBD.
Click the header above for Manhattan Business Meetings, Events & Workshops or this link to go to the Business section of this site.
Jacob Javits Center - Manhattan
October 4 - 7, 2018: Comic Con
NY Comic Con tickets go on sale in the Spring of 2018. Most are usually gone by the time the event arrives.
_ From Thursday 10/5 through Sunday 10/8, the Javits Center and NYC will be filled with comical characters as the New York Comic Con convention is being held at the Javits on 11th Avenue at 36th Street. All days have now been sold out. Tickets were $45.
It's open from 10 am to 10 pm [closes 7 pm Sundays] at the Javits Center at 11th Avenue between 34th & 40th Streets in West Midtown this week [business - $$$].
Located at 655 W. 34th Street at 11th Avenue. Tel. 212.216.2000.
Fashion Institute Of Technology - Chelsea
From 9 - 5 pm. at FIT on 227 W. 27th Street in Chelsea. Admission $.
Also see Art, Music, Theater sections
City Center - Midtown
January: Dance Festival
*The 14th annual Fall for Dance Festival began a week ago Monday [10/2] at City Center at 131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues and runs through Saturday, October 14th. The festival offers the best of dance to NYC including tap, tango, ballet and footsteps in between [$15 / dance]. Tickets available at https://www.nycitycenter.org.
Begins 8 pm. City Center is located at 130 W. 56th Street [between 6th & 7th Aves] in Manhattan. Admission $15.
Dixon Place - SoHo
Begins at 7.30 pm. Dixon Place is at 161A Chrystie Street. Admission $14 - $16 - limited seating / may sell out. See dixonplace.org.
The Ailey Citigroup Theater - Midtown
Begins at 7.30 - 9 pm. TBD.
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is located at 405 West 55th St [@ 9th Avenue] on the 5th Floor. Tel 212-405-9082. Performances at The Ailey Citigroup Theater. 866-811-4111.
Salvatore Capezio Theater At Peridance
Doors open 7.30 pm & begins at 8.30 pm. TBD. Admission $12 / $15.
At the Peridance Capezio Center on 126 East 13th Street in the Village NYC.
January: Restaurants & FoodSee Midtown Buzz restaurant reviews in the Manhattan Restaurants NYC section of this site. Click here for restaurants in Gramercy Park.
Grand Central Terminal NYC - Midtown
January: Grand Central
This is a new event showing films that include Grand Central as a location in them.
Every Monday in April from 11 am - 2 pm and from 4 pm to 7 pm, the food vendors of Grand Central Station will be hosting a Tasting in Vanderbilt Hall.
Grand Central Station is located at Park Avenue between 42nd and 44th Streets.
Manhattan New Years Parties
January: New Years Parties in Manhattan
Click this link to view our listing of some of the more interesting Manhattan New Years Parties.
Manhattan Farmers Markets 2017
NYC Green Markets Manhattan - Hours & Maps
Click for info about Manhattan Farmers Markets opening & closing dates 2017. Some Manhattan farmers markets are sponsored by the City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation, Grow NYC, Local Harvest & Down To Earth Markets.
You may also use the search function to find more information about each neighborhood including nearby restaurants, shopping and about things to do in the surrounding Manhattan Neighborhoods.
Click here for Manhattan Farmers Markets details, including food selection and links to maps. And click here for a link for the Chelsea Farmers Market & Morningside Heights Farmers Market who we thank for advertising on this site.
Also see Historic & Arts sections & Member Calendar
Chelsea Film Festival
October 19 - 22: Film Festival
_The 5th Annual Chelsea Film Festival began Thursday and runs through the weekend, primarily at the Fashion Institute of Technology on 227 West 27th Street [between 7th & 8th Avenues] with films being shown there at two locations in addition to the AMC Loews Theater at 312 West 34th Street in Midtown [$13 / film or $55 for day pass / film].
Anthology Film Archives - East Village NYC
October: See Friday Front Page Weekly
Begins various times. We post new events almost every week on the weekend front page.
Open 10.30 am - 6.30 pm Mon - Fri / Closed weekends. Indie film spot. 32 2nd Ave on 2nd St.
Film Society of Lincoln Center - Manhattan
Started Late September & ends Mid October: Lincoln Center Film Festival
*The Lincoln Center Film Festival began a week ago Thursday [9/28] and runs through Sunday October 15th. The film screenings are shown at various times and at several different venues on or near the Lincoln Center campus on Columbus at 65th Street. The film venues include the Walter Reade Theater in the LC Plaza, the Frances Beale Theater at Broadway & West 65th Street, the Howard Gilman Theater at 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center on 65th Street just west of Broadway, Alice Tully Hall at Broadway & 65th Street [$10 - $25 / film]. There are a number of Panel programs, some of which are free to the public. Go to https://www.filmlinc.org for details.
At various times & Lincoln Center venues. We post significant events monthly on the Friday Weekend front page.
Lincoln Center Film Society is located in two locations: at the Walter Reed Theater 165 W. 65th Street & at Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center at 144 W. 65th St in NYC. 212.875.5610.
Creon Theater - Gramercy Park
January: TBD Films
From 7 - 9 pm. TBD at Creon at 238 East 24th Street near Gramercy Park. Admission TBD.
Angelika Theater - Village NYC
January: TBD Films
Open 10 am - 11 pm. Indie film spot. 18 West Houston St west of Broadway. https://www.angelikafilmcenter.com/nyc
Quad Cinema - Village NYC
January: TBD Films
Open roughly 1 - 10 pm. Indie film spot. 34 West 13th St between 5th & 6th Avenues. http://www.quadcinema.com
Film Forum - SoHo NYC
January: TBD Films
Open 12 noon [weekends] & 6 pm'ish [weekdays] - 10 pm. Indie film spot. 209 W Houston St, btwn Varick & 6th Ave. http://filmforum.org
School Of Visual Arts / SVA Theatre - Chelsea NYC
January: Film TBD
Screenings and events planned over the course of the month. SVA is one of several venues.
Showtimes range from 12 noon - 8 pm. SVA Theatre on 333 West 23rd Street. RSVP or first come / first serve. Admission free & open to public.
For More Films - Also see MOMA & Metropolitan Museum of Art in Art section above.
FREE MOVIES IN Manhattan PARKS. Click for listing of free movies / films in Manhattan parks.
Midtown / East Side / West Side Historical Sites and Cultural PerformancesAlso see KIDS / PARADES section below and ART section above. Click here for maps & info about Midtown NYC History.
Italian American Museum - SoHo NYC
Begins at 7.30 pm. They do films, theater & muscial performances - coming soon. Suggested Donation $15.*
The museum is located at 155 Mulberry Street [at Grand] in SoHo.
*Limited seating at events so rsvp at 212.965.9000.
Asia Society - Upper East Side
Begins at 8 pm. TBD. Admission Varies. The Asia Society is at 725 Park Avenue (@ E 70th) in NYC. Admission $20 / $17. 212.517.2742. AsiaSociety.org.
New York Historical Society Museum & Library - UWS
January: Free Friday Films
Begins at 7 pm. First come / first serve. They're located at 170 Central Park West on the Upper West Side. 212.873.4300.
Click for Asia Society NYC listing including phone #, website & maps links.
Museum of The City Of New York - East Side NYC
* The Museum of the City of New York has several exhibits worth a visit if you like history [history]. One is entitled New York at Its Core which is about the city's rise onto the world stage, another called To Quench the Thirst of New Yorkers is about the 175 year old Croton Aqueduct, and the third is called Rhythm and Power which is about the evolution of salsa in New York.
From 6 - 9 pm. On Fifth Avenue on the Upper East Side. Click here for a map of the Museum of the City of New York & other Manhattan things to do.
The Jewish Museum - Upper East Side NYC
Ongoing: History of Jewish Diaspora
Exhibit showing the migration of the Jews throughout primarily the Middle East, Europe and the Americas running thousands of years.
From 6 - 9 pm. At 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd St. Click here for a map of the nearby Museum of the City of New York & other Manhattan things to do. http://thejewishmuseum.org // 212.423.3200.
American Museum of Natural History - West Side NYC
January: TBDAlong Central Park West btwn 76th St & 79th St on the Upper West Side.
United Nations Building - Midtown NYC
January: TBD ToursOn First Avenue at 44th in Midtown Manhattan. This year they are focusing on Climate Change with a huge climate change march [see kids / parades below]. Click here for a map of the United Nations Complex & other Manhattan things to do in Midtown NYC.
Morgan Library - Murray Hill Manhattan
Begins at 12 noon. Admission $75. Suggested donation . Click photo for contact info and address which 38th Street & Madison Avenue.
Click here for a short report on the Morgan Library & Museum.
Karl Jung Center - Murray Hill
January: TBDExhibit related to the time of the Great Gatsby. Admission / Free Members.
Ongoing - Museum Exhibits
The Jung Center has a collection of things about Karl Jung and his writings.
Located on 39th St btwn Park & Madison Ave. Click for The Karl Jung Center contact info, hours, map and a link.
Teddy Roosevelt Home - 20th St - off Park Ave
January: TBDFrom 2.- 4 pm. Presentation / lecture about TBD. Admission $20 members. Contact info, hours, map and link.
Also see Sports / Parks &Historic & Theater Events [below]
See Films Above & Parks / Sports Below
_ The Three Kings Day Parade begins at xyz street beginning at 11 am and ending about 3 pm [free / kids / parades].
Manhattan New Years Parties
January: New Years Parties in Manhattan
Click this link to view our listing of some of the more interesting New Years Parties in Manhattan.
MTB SEARCH - contains 3 search categories - scroll down to see all
Also see Dance in Manhattan, Film in Manhattan, Theater in Manhattan, & History in Manhattan
Le Poisson Rouge - West Village NYC
Begins at 7.30 pm. Admission TBD.
Madison Square Garden - Midtown NYC
Begins at 7.30 pm. Admission starts at $38 & up.
Tenri Cultural Center - Village NYC
Begins at 7.30 pm. The Tenri is located at 43A W. 13th Street. Admission $25 / $20.
Frick Museum - Upper East Side NYC
January: Chamber Music
Begins at 5 pm. Admission $40 / $35. Limited seating.
The Frick is located at One East 70th Street in Manhattan on the Upper East Side NYC. Admission $20 / $15. 212.288.0700. The museum is open 10 am - 6 pm Tues - Sat and 11 am - 5 pm Sunday. Closed Mondays.
St John The Divine - Upper West Side NYC
January: Cathedral Tours TBD
There's a guided tour entitled, I Love New York: Spotlight on the City, running from 10.30 - 11 am where you'll learn how the Cathedral and City serve as places of diversity, tolerance, and human achievement [including stories about] immigrants, inventors, and artists. $15 / $12.
St John The Divine is located at 1047 Amsterdam Ave @ 112th Street. 212.316.7540.
Lincoln Center - Upper West Side
January: See Friday Front Page
We frequently post significant / free events on the Friday Weekend / Week Ahead post.
Lincoln Center is located at 65th Street & Broadway on the Upper West Side.
Begins at 1 pm & 7 pm. Far more amazing than it sounds. On 57th St between 6th & 7th Avenues. Admission $38.
92nd Street Y - Upper East Side NYC
January: FestivalAt 92nd St & Lexington Ave.
New School - Village NYC
From x pm. The New School is located at 66 West 12th Street in the Village.
Jazz Standard - Murray Hill / Gramercy Park
7.30 & 9.30 pm shows nightly, plus 11.30 pm shows Friday & Saturday. Admission $35.
Jazz Standard is located at 111 East 27th Street in Manhattan. 212.576.2232.
LQ Night Club - Midtown NYC
From 7 pm - 11 pm. Need press accreditation. Located at 511 Lexington Avenue in Midtown NYC.
Begins at 8 pm. Jazz concert. Admission Varies. Located at 508 West 26th Street, 5th Floor, in NYC.
Beacon Theatre - Upper West Side
Begins at 8 pm. Jazz concert. Admission Varies. The Beacon Theatre is at 21-24 Broadway in NYC. 212.465.6500.
Birdland Jazz - Theatre District Midtown
Begins at x pm. Modern jazz band. The Birdland Jazz Club is located at 315 West 44th Street in Manhattan. Admission $25 with $10 food / drink minimum - price unconfirmed. 212.581.3080.
FREE LIVE MUSIC IN Manhattan. Ads TBD - Japan Society
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If the ICAL logo above does not work, right click here, copy the URL, and paste it into your favorite calendar application. MTB SEARCH - contains 3 search categories - scroll down to see all Search - coming soon.
See Kids / Parades Section Above
New York Open Center - Midtown
Located at 22 East 30th Street. Free.
Click here for free things to do in Manhattan, Upper East Side, Midtown NYC, the Village NYC, Upper West Side NYC.
Manhattan Parks - Bryant Park
January: Holiday Markets
Various events related to the Holidays continue into early January.
At 42nd Street between 5th & 6th Avenues - behind NY Public Library on 5th.
Pier 46 - West Side NYC / Madison Square Park / Central Park / Riverside Park / Carl Schurz Park / Tompkins Square Park / Washington Square Park
At 70th Street & Hudson River / 23rd St & Broadway / 59th - 110th St & Central Park West to 5th Ave / Along Hudson from 70's to 90's / East End in 80's / btwn Avenues A & B and 7th and 10th St / at 5th Ave btwn University & MacDougal and Waverly & 4th St.
Manhattan Indoor Public Swimming Pools - Asser Levery Recreational Facility
January: Public Parks Pools In Manhattan
Open Monday through Friday 6 A - 10 P and Saturday 9 A - 5 P. Closed for important holidays. Bring padlock for locker and a change of clothes for athletics.
Free admission. Click here for a map to the Stuyvesant Recreational Facility.
About 23rd Street & Roosevelt Highway.
Manhattan Golfing - Golfing In & Near Manhattan
January: Chelsea Piers Year Round Golfing In Manhattan
Golfing in Manhattan at Chelsea Piers driving range at 23rd St & West Highway - also Queens golf courses and Mosholu and Van Cortlandt in the Bronx.
CLICK ON HEADER ABOVE FOR NYC STREET FAIRS or this link for a complete listing of Street Fairs in Manhattan NYC.
Under St Marks - East Village NYC
January: Theater Festival
Various times. Monday through Sunday at Under St. Marks Theater at 94 8th Street [St Marks Place] just east of 1st Avenue in the East Village and at the Kraine Theater at 85 East 4th Street on the Lower East Side [LES]. The festival continues through 3/6. Admission $10 / $16.
Workshop Theater - West Midtown NYC
Begins at various times. A couple of dozen original script plays. The WorkShop Theater on the 4th floor in the Jewel Box Theatre at 314 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues [FYI - Capacity: 33 and DO NOT CONFUSE w/ Jewel Box Theater on 43rd Street].
The Roy Arias Studios
Stage II are located at 300 West 43rd Street on the 4th Floor.
New Ohio Theater - West Village NYC
The New Ohio Theatre is located at 164 Christopher Street, 1 E - Tel 212.675.6446.
West End Theater
January: Theaterical Productions
Begins at 7 pm Friday and Sunday, and at 3 pm and 8 pm Saturday. The story of an immigrant and the people she meets as she goes in search of a suitcase lost in a mix up with a stranger. $18 / $16.
The West End Theatre is located in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew at 263 West 86th St on the 2nd floor.
Baryshnikov Arts Center - Midtown West
Begins at x pm. Parallel dancers in futuristic set explore self, memory and perspective in the Jerome Robbins Theatre. Admission $20 / $15.
The Baryshnikov Center is located at 450 W. 37th St in Midtown NYC.
Parkside Lounge - Lower East Village
Begins at x pm both nights. Performance of a blind date where the director texts the actors messages and the guy half of the date changes nightly.
Parkside Lounge is located at 317 East Houston in the East Village NYC. Admission $25 / $20.
St Luke's Theatre - Theatre District NYC
Begins at 7 pm Thursday & 8 pm Friday. Opening night 10/15. Original work & parody of art auctions. Telecharge tickets for $69.50 at 212.239.6200.
St. Luke's is located at 308 W. 46th Street NYC. 212.246.8140. Click to see review at St Luke's Theatre.
Minetta Lane Theatre - Village NYC
Begins at 8 pm Tues thru Saturday w/ 2 pm matinee [Sat only]. An original work rock musical draws from David Bowie & George Orwell. Admission [don't know]. Call 800.745.3000 for tickets at ticketmaster.
Minetta Lane Theatre is located at 18 Minetta Lane which is a bit off 6th Ave & a block south of W. 3rd Street.
Union Square Theatre - Village NYC
Begins at 8 pm and 7 pm Sat & Sun respectively w/ 3 pm matinees. Original work about John Lennon. Admission $56 - $107.
The Union Square Theatre is located at 100 E. 17th Street - Tel 212.TBD.
SoHo Playhouse - Off Broadway NYC
Showtimes range from 2 - 9 pm. Some of the best of the theater festival. Admission $18.
The SoHo Playhouse is located at 15 Van Dam Street - Tel 212.691.1555. www.sohoplayhouse.com
Playroom Theater - Off Broadway NYC
Begins at 8 pm.
The Playroom is located at 151 West 46th Street on the 8th Floor - Tel 212.967.8278. Admission $20.
The Tank - Theatre District Manhattan NYC
Begins at 9 pm. Admission $15 / $10.
The Tank Theatre is located at 151 West 46th Street on the 8th Floor. 212.563.6269.
Paradise Factory Theater - Lower East Side Theater
Begins at 8 pm.
The Paradise Factory Theater is on 64 East 4th Street between Bowery & 2nd Avenue on the Lower East Side in the Village.
Theater District Near Times Square - Midtown Manhattan NYC
For two weeks at select theaters in the theater district. Inquire when you buy.
Baruch - Midtown Manhattan NYC
Begins x pm. About an arranged Irish marriage in County Mayo that's disrupted by stranger, whose rising celebrity is disrupted by the arrival of another stranger. Rose Nagelberg Theater in the Baruch Performing Arts Center at 55 Lexington Ave. Admission $25.
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