Andrea Bocelli is one of the most famous singers on the planet, with a classical style that has won the world over. The Italian crooner will bring his talents to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on December 5, in what is his only scheduled appearance in New York City in 2012. » Read more..
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The 18th Annual Frost Valley YMCA’s Women’s Wellness Weekend will escape the stress and toil of your everyday life. Participate in activities like yoga, dance, meditation, painting, pottery and scenic nature hikes. Presenters will be offering workshops to guests designed to strengthen, heal and explore themselves. » Read more..
The Brooklyn Museum, housed in the massive, Beaux-Arts building, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the country. Its permanent collections range from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art. And its only a 30-minute subway ride from midtown Manhattan. » Read more..
Ben Gibbard, the man behind Death Cab For Cutie—the band that inspired a million emo MySpace posts—plays a solo show at Town Hall. Gibbard is touring to tout his new album, Former Lives, in which he undoubtedly shows off his expert gut-wrenching songwriting skills. » Read more..
The annual New York Comedy Festival held in November of each year takes place in conjunction with Comedy Central, the Huffington Post and the Times Square Caroline’s Comedy Club. It also pairs up with the People’s Choice Awards for the Opening Act Competition in which one amateur comedian competes for the opportunity to open for one of the festival’s headlining acts. Big names attend the festival each year, including Bill Maher, Rick Gervais, Andy Samberg, Tracy Morgan and Dane Cook. » Read more..
New York Rangers enter month two of the NHL season. The first week of November is especially busy, with visits from the Stars, Flyers and Sennators all within seven days. There are further home ties against the Capitals, Jets, Flyers and Canucks all at the Madison Square Garden. » Read more..
The music industry and thousands of its most passionate fans take over New York City every year for the longest-running and largest music industry festival of its kind. The CMJ Music Festival promises not to disappoint with music showcases at over 80 venues in NYC, panel discussions, seminars, film screenings, and some of the best parties in NYC. » Read more..
The New Yorker Festival brings together writers, musicians, filmmakers, chefs, deep thinkers and all other sorts of creative types. Highlights for the 13th annual fest include ”Portlandia Live” with Vampire Weekend, Norah Jones and John Seabrook. » Read more..
The New York Yankees embark on yet another postseason playoff, aiming for their 28th World Series title. With an intimidating lineup that includes sluggers Curtis Granderson, Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano, the odds look good that veterans Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera will add yet another ring to their collections. » Read more..
Electric Zoo takes place in Randalls Island Park at the end of August. This electronic dance music and its bright fashions reside squarely in the mainstream, the best-kept secret in rave culture will face an influx of new devotees and a top knotch crop of D.J.s. Skrillex, David Guetta, the celebrity spinner Steve Aoki, the Dutch Tiesto, Axwell of Swedish House Mafia and A-Trak of Duck Sauce lead the cavalry. » Read more..