NY Life Weekender — 20 January 2012
What to Do in NYC This Weekend- 1/20/12

Looking for last minute, off-the-cuff 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

Saturday, January 21st – All this weekend New Yorkers will be able to take a step back in time, and purchase history!  It’s the Winter Antiques Show which as entered into it’s 58th year. The annual event has become a mainstay of Americana Week in New York, and will feature exhibits of fine and affordable American & European antiques, period furniture, Americana, folk art, garden & architectural artifacts, fine art and prints. ( Winter Antiques Show )


Friday, January 20th – Things are looking up for the New York Knicks these days, and hey you live in NYC so go and support the home team. Grab a seat court side and check out Carmelo Anthony and the rest of the Knickerbockers as they take on the Milwaukee Bucks. ( New York Knicks )

Music & Entertainment

Friday, December 20th- Movie release day. Quiet night tonight? Check out these releases coming out today. “Underworld: Awakening” (R) starring Kate Beckinsale, who returns for the third film in this popular franchise series. This time around human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. Also, in theaters, “Haywire” (R) an espionage flick directed by Steven Soderbergh with an all-star ensemble cast featuring MMA fighter, Gina Carano as well as Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender, and Michael Douglas.

Saturday, January 21st – You love watching them on IFC every week, and now’s your chance to see Fred Armisen (Saturday Night Live) and Carrie Brownstein (Wild Flag, Sleater-Kinney) live. It’s the Portlandia Tour! The show is totally sold out, but if you were lucky enough to get tickets or have an awesome connect you will see the sketch duo brilliantly mix social satire with music. Let’s just hope they, “Put a bird on it.” ( Bowery Ballroom )


Saturday, January 21st – Calling all you dance music fans! Head to Andrew WK’s downstairs escape of Santos Party House for Push The Night. Kick off 2012 the right way with a headlining set by Brad Miller, along with an opening set by Lucas PM. The downtown joint is a true throwback dance hall with a raw, anything can happen New York vibe! ( Santos Party House )


Friday, January 20th – Gameshow Speakeasy, the wildly popular guessing game returns to the West Village venue Le Poisson Rouge. A panel of nightlife favorites, from burlesque stars to bloggers, join forces to attempt to guess the occupation of regular New Yorkers. The panel also attempts to guess the identity of celebrity mystery guests–past mystery guests have included Zach Galifianakis, and Martha Plimpton. ( Le Poisson Rouge )

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