Friday, March 3, 2017

New York Events: March 2017

Stylish Parisian musical
March 3, 2017 (8 p.m.)
2.7 miles south
Set in a Parisian cabaret of 1934, Love for Sale features a naïve American songstress and plenty of Jazz Age music in the Huron Club at SoHo Playhouse. Discount tickets $20.
Entrepreneurs Festival
March 3 - 4, 2017
2.5 miles south
Entrepreneurs Festival offers speakers, panels, a party, roundtables, and a showcase of 50 startups for current and future entrepreneurs in Tisch Hall at NYU.
Modern art show
March 3 - 5, 2017
1.3 miles west
See contemporary art from the world’s leading galleries at The Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94.
Independent art fair
March 3 - 5, 2017 (reception March 2)
2 miles SW
Clio Art Fair is a curated fair in Chelsea featuring artists without exclusive gallery representation. Free.
Fringe theater festival
March 3 - 5, 2017
2.6 miles south
Since participants are chosen by lottery, you never know what to expect at Frigid New York, which has 30 affordable shows at two East Village theaters. Scroll down their page to see all shows.
Art on Paper
March 3 - 5, 2017 (preview March 2)
4 miles south
Art on Paper features galleries exhibiting drawings, paintings, photography, and even sculpture incorporating paper at Pier 36. Discount tickets $10 (Saturday or Sunday).
Beatles festival
March 3 - 5, 2017
6.6 miles SW
The Fest for Beatles Fans [sound] has celebrity guests and speakers, Beatles vendors and auction, a dance party, a look-alike contest, games, exhibits, and re-enactments at Hyatt Regency in Jersey City, NJ.
Outdoor sport show
March 3 - 5, 2017
37 miles north
World Fishing & Outdoor Expo is all about fishing, hunting, and outdoor activities. See large-mouth bass in a giant tank, hear expert speakers, and visit 250 exhibitors at Rockland Community College in Suffern.
French film festival
March 3 - 12, 2017
NYC locations
See the best of contemporary French films, including premieres, plus panel discussions at Rendez-Vous with French Cinema. All films have English subtitles.
March 3 - 29, 2017
0.8 miles west
Birdland showcases jazz orchestras, vocalists, and virtuosos every night on West 44th Street, with a $20 food or drink minimum. Discount tickets $25.
March 3 - June 30, 2017
multiple locations
These discount ticket prices include all taxes and fees.
Orchid Show
March 3 - April 9, 2017
12 miles north
The Orchid Show fills the conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden with thousands of orchids in an amazing array of colors, shapes, sizes, and textures. Discount weekday tickets $15 (March 7 and later).
Charming musical
March 3 - April 30, 2017
0.4 miles west
The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical entertaining audiences for years, in intimate Anne Bernstein Theater. Discount tickets $38.
March 4, 2017 (7 p.m.)
0.7 miles SW
Talented magician Miles Thorn performs astonishing illusions and incredible feats of juggling at Elektra Theatre. Discount tickets $17 to $36.
Brunch cruise circles Manhattan
March 4, 2017 (10 a.m.)
2.4 miles SW
Around Manhattan Brunch Cruise offers 2.75 hours of views as you circle Manhattan Island in a classic 1920s yacht and eat a buffet brunch with a complimentary beverage, departing from Chelsea Piers (Pier 62). Discount tickets $79 (3 left).
Whiskey Walk
March 4, 2017 (noon)
2.6 miles south
Taste 8 premium whiskeys with snacks on the Whiskey Walk, which begins at Slainte Bar and includes 8 Manhattan bars. Discount tickets $35.
St. Patrick’s Parade - Queens
March 4, 2017 (1 p.m.)
20 miles SE
Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a lively local parade with bagpipes, marching bands, dancing kids, and fire trucks, which begins at Newport Ave. and Beach 130th Street in Rockaway Beach. Free.
Murder mystery
March 4 - 5, 2017
0.8 miles west
Interview is mega-hit psycho thriller musical from Korea and Japan investigating a crime in the Theatre at St. Clement’s. Discount tickets $20.
Children’s film festival
March 4 - 19, 2017
NYC theaters
New York International Children’s Film Festival shows new, inspiring, and thought-provoking films about youth from around the world, suitable for families.
Cocktail show
March 4 - 31, 2017
0.6 miles west
A ticket to The Imbible includes 3 craft cocktails plus a comic romp through the history of spirits and cocktails at New World Stages. Discount tickets $49.
Daytime cruise
March 4 - 31, 2017
4.3 miles south
Get great views of the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and the Manhattan skyline on the one-hour standing-room International Sightseeing Cruise with narrated tour, leaving Pier 15. Discount tickets $19.
Orchid Show - evening
March 4 - April 8, 2017
12 miles north
Wander through the Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden, buy a cocktail, and hear romantic music playing on Orchid Evenings for age 21+. Open March 4, 11, 18, 25, (31 LGBT); April 1, 7, 8. Discount tickets $34.
Evening cruise
March 4 - April 29, 2017
3 miles SW
Enjoy hours of views, DJ music, and a cash bar on a Hornblower Cruise for age 21+, leaving Pier 15.
Classic soul & motown revue
March 4 - April 30, 2017
0.7 miles SW
A Decade of Soul features R&B music of the classic soul era performed live on stage at B.B. King Blues Club ($10 minimum food/drink). Discount tickets $10.
Blue Man show
March 4 - April 30, 2017
2.3 miles south
Blue Man Group puts on an exciting show that combines comedy, theater, music, and special effects at Astor Place Theatre. Discount tickets $55.
Science magic
March 4 - May 28, 2017 (weekends)
0.7 miles SW
A physics demonstrator from Rutgers University performs amazing feats in That Physics Show using cold liquid nitrogen, burning hydrogen, and bright laser lights at Elektra Theatre. Discount tickets $32.
Harry Potter parody
March 5, 2017 (3 p.m.)
0.7 miles SW
Puffs is all about the mediocre students of Hogwarts School, lovable underachieving wizards not destined to save the world from the forces of evil, at Elektra Theatre. Discount tickets $31.
St. Patrick’s parade - Sunnyside
March 5, 2017 (2 p.m.)
4 miles east
Community groups, children’s bands, religious, and Irish groups join the all-inclusive St. Pat’s for All parade that starts at Skillman Avenue & 43rd St. Free.
Chocolate & airplanes
March 5, 2017
27 miles east
Chocolate Expo offers tastings & sales of chocolates, baked goods, specialty foods, gelato, and wine at the Cradle of Aviation Museum on Long Island, and your ticket includes museum admission. Repeats in Dec.
Mermaid musical
March 5 - April 23, 201
6.2 miles NW
Based on the book by Hans Christian Anderson, The Little Mermaid is about King Triton’s daughter Ariel, who longs to be human, at Players Theatre. Arrive an hour early for a family craft workshop. Discount tickets $21.
Champagne Sunset Cruise
March 5 - May 31, 2017
2.4 miles SW
The Champagne Sunset Cruise includes 1.75 hours of views and a glass of champagne or other beverage on Yacht Manhattan, leaving Chelsea Piers (Pier 62). Discount tickets $40.
Tennis stars
March 6, 2017
1.2 miles SW
BNP Paribas Showdown is an epic battle of champion tennis players at Madison Square Garden. Discount tickets $30 to $125.
Phantom of the Opera
March 6 - 9, 2017
0.7 miles SW
The Phantom of the Opera is a timeless and tragic love story about a masked man and an opera singer by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber at Majestic Theatre. Discount tickets $59.
A Bronx Tale
March 7, 2017 (7 p.m.)
0.4 miles west
Set in the 1960s, A Bronx Tale is about a young man caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be, co-directed by Robert De Niro at Longacre Theatre. Discount midweek tickets $69.
Wine tasting
March 7, 2017 (6 to 8 p.m.)
1.7 miles south
Taste wine from dozens of wineries with appetizers, and meet the winemakers at NY Drinks NY Grand Tasting at The Altman Building.
Star-studded drama
March 7 - 19, 2017
0.5 miles west
“Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh’s chemistry is electrifying” [The Guardian] in The Present a tale of unresolved relationships, desire, denial, and regret at Barrymore Theatre. Discount tickets $59 to $159.
New York’s Got Talent
March 8, 2017 (7:30 p.m.)
0.7 miles SW
Vote for your favorite acts at New York’s Got Talent! which includes singers, dancers, magicians, jugglers, pet tricks, burlesque, bands, guitarists, drummers, acrobats, comedians, and weird acts of all kinds at Elektra Theatre. Discount tickets $8.
American modern dance
March 8 - 26, 2017
1 mile NW
Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance features a live orchestra with a mix of world premieres and classic works at Lincoln Center. Discount tickets $21 to $179.
Flamenco Festival
March 9 - 12, 2017
0.4 miles north
Flamenco Festival features an all-star lineup of contemporary dance innovators and members of legendary flamenco dynasties at New York City Center. Discount tickets $38.
Rare book fairs
March 9 - 12, 2017
1 mile north
Antiquarian Book Fair has 200 dealers of rare books, maps, and manuscripts, plus lectures and panel discussions at Park Avenue Armory. New York City Book and Ephemera Fair is a mile away on March 10.
Asian art
March 9 - 18, 2017
NYC locations
Asia Week New York includes exhibitions at galleries and museums, art auctions, sales, panel discussions, lectures, curator talks, and workshops.
Diabetes expo
March 11, 2017
1.5 miles SW
Learn how to prevent and manage diabetes at the American Diabetes Association Expo, which has health screenings, cooking demonstrations, experts, and exhibitors in the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Free.
Four tenors
March 11, 2017 (8 p.m.)
10 miles north
The Habana Boys are classically trained tenors who sing arias, Latin music, Broadway hits, and classic pop from the ‘50s to the ‘70s at Lehman Center for the Arts CUNY. Discount tickets $13.
Cat conference
March 11 - 12, 2017
1.7 miles south
Cat lovers are invited to Cat Camp to shop from vendors, meet adoptable cats, learn about cats, and “discuss some of the most important and challenging problems facing cats today” at Metropolitan Pavilion.
Irish family day
March 12, 2017 (12 to 4 p.m.)
0.9 miles west
Enjoy games, craft-making, music, and dance at the St. Patrick’s Open Day at the Irish Arts Center. Free.
Flute fair
March 12, 2017
3.8 miles north
The New York Flute Fair features performances, workshops, exhibits, master classes, and a competition at Columbia University.
Cocktail tasting
March 12, 2017 (1 and 4 p.m., VIP earlier)
4.7 miles NE
NY Cocktail Expo features cocktail tasting and food bites at Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Queens. Discount tickets $34.
Kinky film festival
March 14 - 19, 2017
3 miles south
CineKink shows films and videos that celebrate and explore a wide diversity of sexuality at Anthology Film Archives. It also offers panel discussions, audience choice awards, a kick-off party, and an after-party.
Queens film festival
March 14 - 19, 2017
3.6 miles east
Queens World Film Festival screens films from diverse points of view made by maverick filmmakers at the Museum of the Moving Image & Kaufman Astoria Studios.
Italian opera
March 14 - April 14, 2017 (7:30 p.m.)
1.1 miles NW
La Traviata is a bittersweet love story by Verdi at the Metropolitan Opera House. Discount tickets $72 - $98 (weekdays).
Romeo and Juliet opera
March 15, 2017 (7:30 p.m.)
1.1 miles NW
Roméo et Juliette is the timeless story of star-crossed lovers, with vivid 18th-century sets and stunning costumes at the Metropolitan Opera House. Discount tickets $98.
Film festival of new directors
March 15 - 26, 2017
NYC locations
See the work of emerging or not-yet-established international filmmakers at New Directors/New Films at Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art.
Concert for Tibet
March 16, 2017 (7:30 p.m.)
0.6 miles north
Expect big-name performers at the Tibet House Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall to raise funds for Tibetan culture. Optional gala dinner afterwards.
St. Patrick’s Day pub crawls
March 16 - 18, 2017
NYC locations
Saint Paddy’s PubCrawl offers drink specials at bars in the East Village.
St. Patrick’s Day parade
March 17, 2017 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
0.5 miles south
Billed as the world’s oldest and largest St. Patrick’s parade, New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade celebrates Irish culture and the Catholic faith on 5th Avenue from 44th to 79th. No alcohol or pets. Free.
St. Patrick’s Day cruise
March 17, 2017 (boarding 6:30 p.m.)
1.5 miles west
Enjoy a two-hour cruise with DJ music, passed appetizers, and an (optional) open bar at St. Patrick’s Day Party Cruise aboard the new Circle Line Bronx, departing from Pier 83. Discount tickets $29 to $54.
St. Patrick’s Day festival
March 17, 2017 (4 to 7 p.m.)
2.8 miles SE
Sober St. Patrick’s Day offers traditional Irish music, dance, song, and comedy for all ages without alcohol at 268 Mulberry Street.
Design show
March 17 - 19, 2017 (VIP on March 16)
1.3 miles west
Find inspiration for home improvement, shop for home products, and attend design seminars at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show at Pier 94.
Gospel play in Harlem
March 18, 2017 (5 p.m.)
4.2 miles north
Ready or Not Here I Come is a story about the choices that we make and their consequences, featuring a nosy neighbor who wants three families to accept Christ at the Dempsey Theater. Discount tickets $25.
Drone film festival
March 18 - 19, 2017
two locations
New York City Drone Film Festival screens short films shot using a drone and holds interactive panels and seminars at The Skirball Center on Saturday and Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ on Sunday.
Peace films
March 18 - 19, 2017 (party March 17)
2 miles north
See films focused on humanitarian causes at New York Peace Film Festival at Unitarial Church of All Souls.
Coffee and tea festival
March 18 - 19, 2017
4.4 miles SE
Taste tea and coffee, eat sweet and savory foods, and attend seminars at the Coffee & Tea Festival NYC at Brooklyn Expo Center. Discount tickets $17.
Jazz musical
March 18 & 25, 2017 (7 p.m.)
4.5 miles north
Hear rowdy, humorous songs by Fats Waller from the early days of jazz at Ain’t Misbehavin’ at Harlem Repertory Theatre.
Jazz Cruise
March 19, 2017 (5 p.m.)
2.4 miles SW
Enjoy skyline views, live jazz, and a complimentary drink on the Evening Jazz Cruise Aboard Manhattan on a decorated 1920s-style yacht that leaves Chelsea Piers (Pier 62). Discount tickets $39.
Classical music & film
March 21 - 22, 2017 (7:30 p.m.)
1 mile NW
Symphonic Storyboards features the Philharmonia Orchestra of New York performing powerful works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Verdi, and Wagner, accompanied by striking original films on a huge screen at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Promo code “events12” saves 10%.
Madcap NY comedy
March 22 - 26, 2017
0.4 miles north
The New Yorkers is Cole Porter’s musical about a New York socialite and her bootlegging boyfriend, set in the era of speakeasies, gangsters, and society dames at New York City Center. Discount tickets $38.
Funny dance festival
March 23 - 26, 2017
5 miles SE
Comedy in Dance Festival has juried performances of humor in motion at Triskelion Arts in Greenpoint for mature audiences.
Whiskey tasting in Jersey City
March 24, 2017 (7 to 10 p.m.)
6.6 miles SW
Sample 100 styles of whiskey and spirits at Whiskey Fest, which includes live music, food for sale, and a view of Manhattan at Harborside, 153 Exchange Place. Discount tickets $49.
Spring beer festival
March 24 - 25, 2017
1.7 miles south
Sample 150 craft beers and buy local restaurant food at NYC Craft Beer Festival at Metropolitan Pavilion.
Crossword puzzles
March 24 - 26, 2017
36 miles NE
Billed as America’s oldest and largest, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament awards prizes for solving eight original crosswords and has speakers and a reception at the Marriott in Stamford, CT.
Biting satire of British society
March 24 - April 30, 2017
1.2 miles west
Vanity Fair exposes a society that cares more about good birth and manners than about skill and good character at the Pearl Theatre. Discount tickets $39.
Distillers festival
March 25, 2017 (1 and 7 p.m., VIP earlier)
2.5 miles south
NYC Craft Distillers Festival has samples of 60 craft spirits, a 1920s jazz band, and a prohibition theme at The Bowery Hotel. Discount tickets $59.
Greek parade
March 26, 2017 (1:30 p.m.)
0.8 miles north
The Greek Independence Day Parade features traditional costumes, music, and lots of blue and white flags on 5th Ave. from 64th to 79th St. Free.
Duck tasting
March 26, 2017 (1 to 3 p.m.)
2.4 miles south
Sample a dozen chef-made duck dishes like Peking duck and duck tacos at Duck Off at Jimmy’s No. 43.
Flower show
March 26 - April 9, 2017
1 mile south
See spectacular arrangements of flowers from around the world and attend scheduled events at Macy’s Flower Show on Herald Square. You can hear a recorded message at 212-494-4495 extension 1. Free.
French film festival
March 27 - April 2, 2017
multiple locations
Focus on French Cinema features screenings of French films, receptions, parties, and actor & director Q&As.
  • March 27 - Stamford, CT
  • March 28 to 30 - Manhattan, NY
  • March 31 to April 2 - Greenwich, CT
Romeo & Juliet ballet
March 29 - April 2, 2017
1.1 miles NW
Joffrey Ballet presents a bold contemporary version of Romeo & Juliet, the timeless story of star-crossed lovers in Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater. Discount tickets $30 to $155.
Whiskey tasting
March 30, 2017 (7 p.m., VIP 6)
3.9 miles north
Harlem Whiskey Renaissance is “an evening of music, performance, food and of course whiskey” to celebrate the era of the Harlem Renaissance at Mist Harlem. Discount tickets $75.
Martial arts show
March 30, 2017 (8 p.m.)
10 miles north
The Shaolin Warriors perform kung-fu fighting and amazing acrobatics in a dazzling theatrical display at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts at CUNY. Discount tickets $13.
Photography show
March 30 - April 2, 2017
1.3 miles west
The Photography Show by AIPAD exhibits museum-quality work from 110 galleries at Pier 94.
Affordable Art Fair
March 30 - April 2, 2017 (preview March 29)
1.7 miles south
Browse contemporary paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs from 80 galleries at the Affordable Art Fair, with workshops and activities at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea. Repeats in Sept.
Latin American film festival
March 30 - April 7, 2017
NYC locations
Havana Film Festival New York shows 40 full-length feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation, and classics from Latin America with English subtitles.
Wine tasting
March 31, 2017 (6 to 10 p.m.)
6 miles SW
Taste 90 wines with food and desserts at the Wine Tasting to support Hudson County CASA on the waterfront at Batello in Jersey City, NJ.
Jermaine Sain is the host/ creator of a talk show called When We Speak.  After exiting the U.S. Army in 2003, as a Medical Sergeant, Jermaine began pursuing a career in music after he auditioned for American Idol in 2005, in Austin, Texas.
In 2008, Jermaine moved to Atlanta where he has had the opportunity to provide backing vocals for Kem (Grammy nominated R&B Singer) Heart (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame), and Barry Manilow, as well as for companies such as Pink Ribbon Story Foundation and Verizon Wireless. He made his first music video appearance in Kem's Glorify The King.
Jermaine's talk show, When We Speak, caters to entertainment with a close focus on indie music professionals.

No comments:

Post a Comment


Jermaine Sain is the host/ creator of a talk show called When We Speak. After exiting the U.S. Army in 2003, as a Medical Sergeant, Jermaine began pursuing a career in music after he auditioned for American Idol in 2005, in Austin, Texas.

In 2008, Jermaine moved to Atlanta where he has had the opportunity to provide backing vocals for Kem (Grammy nominated R&B Singer) Heart (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame), and Barry Manilow, as well as for companies such as Pink Ribbon Story Foundation and Verizon Wireless. He made his first music video appearance in Kem's Glorify The King.

Jermaine's talk show, When We Speak, caters to entertainment with a close focus on indie music professionals.

When We Speak TV Store

The When We Speak TV Daily