NY Life Weekender — 06 April 2012
What to Do in NYC This Weekend- 4/6/12

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

Sunday, April 8th – It’s art meets film in, ‘The Mystery of Picasso’ ( Le Mystère Picasso) at  Symphony Space. Watch in awe as filmmaker, Clouzot presents the famed work of Picasso like never before. 20 works ranging from playful black-and-white sketches to Cinemascope color murals will be seen with the magic of stop-motion animation. (Symphony Space)


Saturday, April 7th – The boys of summer are finally back! Take the 7 train to Citi Field to watch your, New York Mets take on the Atlanta Braves. Is this the season the Mets finally get their act together? Will have to see it to believe it. Hey, if they lose you can always drown your sorrows at McFaddens right next door. (New York Mets)

Music & Entertainment

Friday, April 6th- Movie release day. Quiet night tonight? Check out these releases coming out today. It’s past from the past this weekend, as two major ’90s franchises go head-to-head at the box office. Want another slice of pie? We think you might when you attend, ‘American Reunion’ (R). Yes, all your favorites are back; Stiffer, Jim, Oz, and don’t forget Stiffer’s Mom! The latest edition to the saga promises to recapture the magic of the first slice! Legendary director, James Cameron welcomes you back to, ‘Titanic’ (PG-13). It’s the blockbuster story of love on the high seas returns, but this time in eye-popping 3D! But, as always don’t blame us if they both stink.

Sunday, April 8th – If you only know their hit, ‘Popular’ then you must check out Nada Surf this weekend at Music Hall of Williamsburg. With little or no radio airplay for over a decade, this post-grunge era band has been pumping out stellar albums and touring incessantly. We have checked out their live shows in the past, and they are nothing short of awesome. So, why not end your Easter Sunday with some sweet rock licks? (Music Hall of Williamsburg)


Friday, April 6th – The West Village’s Le Poisson Rouge is the home to some of the best new wave acts in NYC. Tonight will be no different when, The Freedom Party NYC’ takes over for a killer dance party. This evenings special guest will be the ultra cool,?uestLove! ?uest will be spinning an incredibly tight of mix of danceable hits from the 60s through today, including hip-hop, R&B, rock, reggae, soul,New Wave, house music, salsa, merengue, electro, Afrobeat and more. (Le Poisson Rouge)


Saturday, April 7th – Got Pillows? Then head over to Washington Square Park for NYC’s 7th Annual Pillow Fight! The down feathers will fly as; friends, strangers, and enemies face off in this anything but ordinary event. Just make sure to bring a soft pillow. No cheating please! (NYC’s Annual Pillow Fight)

Saturday, April 7th – You may have survived the, ‘APORKalypse’ but are you ready for,’Beer n’ Balls?’ Well we certainly hope so! The great people over at Get Real NY continue to bring the good eats, and great brews to our fair city. The crack staff will be pairing 10 of New York City’s best meatball chefs with some of the best craft beers on the planet. Tickets are almost sold out, so get on it! (Get Real NY)



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