NY Life Weekender — 04 November 2011
What to Do in NYC This Weekend- 11/04/11

Looking for last minute, off-the-cuff Halloween Weekend plans? LocalBozo.com has got you covered. It’s not too late to figure it all out. For a glimpse of upcoming events that we’ll be covering, check out the calendar in our side bar to your right. Otherwise, here are a few highlights to check out in and around Manhattan this weekend!


Arts & Culture

Friday, November 4th- Sunday, November 6th- This weekend, catch the Doc NYC Festival in full swing. It runs until the 10th of the month, but there’s a ton of great films and events you can catch this weekend! A few highlights: tonight at midnight catch “Better Than Something: Jay Reatard,” a powerful doc about the musician New York lost much too soon. Tomorrow at midnight catch “Depeche Mode 101” a film that encapsulates the music of the 1980s and take a deep look at the band and their fans travelling to their final concert at the Rose Bowl. And attention NERDS! 2pm on Sunday features “With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story.” Join LocalBozo.com at this showing, celebrating Marvel’s king of the comics! ( DOC NYC Festival )

Saturday, November 5th- The renowned electric chamber ensemble, the Bang on a Can All-Stars (Ashley Bathgate, Robert Black, Vicky Chow, David Cossin, Derek Johnson, and Evan Ziporyn), opens Bang on a Can’s 25th anniversary season in New York with a late-night (9pm) concert at Carnegie Hall. The first 200 audience members to arrive receive a free drink in the lobby. ( Bang on a Can All-Stars)

Sunday, November 6th- Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will celebrate its 20th year as a not-for-profit service organization with their annual TRU Love Benefit, Connections: Bringing People Together to Create and Experience the Arts at noon. The afternoon will feature a cocktail hour with passed hors d’oeuvres, a three-course luncheon and an awards show with entertainment. The proceeds from this event directly benefit the programs of Theater Resources Unlimited, a not-for-profit service organization. ( TRU Love Benefit)

Sunday, November 6th- Catch one of LocalBozo.com’s leading actors, Michael Derek, as his indie film called “True to the Heart” premieres as part of the Big Apple Film Festival. If you’re a fan of our site, try and get out and show some love to one of our biggest supporters on Sunday afternoon, with a 4:15 screening time at Tribeca Cinemas.( True to the Heart)


Saturday, November 5th & Sunday November 6th- Winnipeg fans, unite! Get your fill of the Jets tomorrow night as Canada’s newest revitalized franchise travels to The Rock in Newark to take on the Devils at the Prudential Center tomorrow night and then to the Garden to battle the Rangers on Sunday night. The Rangers also take on the Canadiens of Montreal tomorrow at home.  ( Hockey Weekend in New York )

Music & Entertainment

Friday, October 7th- Movie release day. Quiet night tonight? Check out these releases coming out today. Is this Eddie Murphy’s return to prominence? Critics have intimated yes in “Tower Heist” (PG-13) with Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck, and Matthew Broderick. Also, they’re back and in 3D for “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas” (R). It may be a little early for the holidays but Kal Penn, John Cho, and NPH are back! Don’t blame us if you hate both of them.

Friday, November 4th- Sunday, November 6th- There are a ton of great shows in our area this weekend. Tonight, head over to Roseland for a live performance from Korn, a band with more hits than potentially any act touring right now ( Korn Tickets ). Speaking of hits of a different kind, Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull take over the newly renovated Madison Square Garden with tickets just made available (Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull Tickets). Tomorrow night, catch an insane hard rock show as the mighty PUi take over Irving Plaza with support from Killcode and Anaka and tickets are just $26 (PUi Tickets)! Saturday and Sunday you can also head over to Jersey as the Izod center hosts Watch the Throne featuring Jay-Z & Kanye West (Watch the Throne Tickets). Finally after a crazy long weekend, join LocalBozo.com at Brooklyn Bowl for an exciting concert with Jonathan Tyler & the Northern Lights. We’ll be on hand for an interview and show review so tweet us out if you come by. Tickets are just $5! (Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights)


Friday, November 4th- Saturday, November 5th- Tonight, hit Webster Hall! It’s an electro party featuring Girls & Boys with Nero LIVE. It’s a 2000 person dance party. Or check out Gift NY for South Beach Fridays with Guest DJs in 2 rooms and a (gulp) indoor pool all at The Grace Hotel! Let’s Go! Tomorrow night, Tobacco Road hosts Shake Rattle N Roll Pianos with dueling pianos and a 2 drink minimum. But it should be a wild time. Also tomorrow, Millesime at The Carlton Hotel hosts Pardon My French Saturdays. Bring a flare of class to a retro style party designed for the old school New Yorker deep inside you. Dancing included; Blowouts optional.


Friday, November 4th- Starting now until 7pm tonight, check out the Mashable Media Summit- a one-day conference that will examine how technology is transforming journalism, advertising and media business models. The summit is a chance to explore the digital age of media, and to embrace it. You’re reading this online- so get over there! ( Mashable Media Summit )

Sunday, November 6th- “Chefs For Impact,” An Exclusive Night Out for a Great Cause. Chefs from five of the best restaurants in the city are coming together in one place for one night, beginning at 5pm. They’ll be preparing a tasty 5-course meal with each one created by a chef from a top restaurant in NYC. Guests will have the chance to meet the chefs and taste their delicious dishes. The dinner will include courses from restaurants such as L’Artusi, Dell’Anima, Imperial #9, Graffiti, and Colonie. (Chefs For Impact)

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