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, September 29th – One of our favorite bookstores, powerHouse Arena is hosting the opening celebration of the, “Dumbo Arts Festival.” This free event will feature plenty of fun to feed your brain along with a performance by Brooklyn’s underground dance sensation, Flex is Kings. (powerHouse Arena)
Sunday, September 30th – Sure, Revis tore his ACL and is out for the rest of the season. But that’s no reason to give up hope on gang green! Bright and early Sunday, take the train or the bus to Metlife Stadium to see your New York Jets take on the San Fransisco 49ers. (New York Jets)
Music & Entertainment
Friday, September 14th – Movie release day. Quiet night tonight? Check out these two flicks coming out today. Let’s get uplifted this weekend with Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Holly Hunter in, “Won’t Back Down.” The film tells the story of two determined mother who work tirelessly to save their children’s crumbling inner city school. And keeping it family friendly, go ahead and check out Adam Sandler, Kevin James and Andy Samberg in “Hotel Transylvania.” This animated flick is perfect for all your little boils and ghouls!
Friday, September 28th – Call them, ‘Southern’ or call them ‘Sludge’ just don’t call them soft! That’s right NOLA’s own Down is coming to The Best Buy Theater tonight! This longtime super-group is made up of premiere members from Crowbar, Corrosion of Conformity, EyeHateGod, and of course Phil Anselmo of Pantera. The boys will be hitting the stage later in the evening but be sure to catch openers by Saint Vitus, WARBEAST, and Haarp. (Best Buy Theater)
Saturday, September 29th – “Love to the Rescue”, the monthly themed costume party is all about lighting up the night to close out September. DJ 88, Alcala, and Omri S Quire will be playing musical tributes to their favorite group, Daft Punk. (The Crazy 88′s)
Friday, September 29th – Sunday, September 30th – The weather is projected to be be quite unkind this weekend, so we got one of the best indoor events to boast about. It’s the, “Travel and Leisure Global Bazaar” going down at the gigantic Lexington Armory. The three-day extravaganza promises to be a travel lover’s dream, recreating the energy, lively visuals, and authentic tastes from destinations around the globe. This year’s event will also support a great cause, with a percentage of ticket sales benefiting Room to Read, which focuses on improving literacy and gender equality in education in the developing world. Be sure to Tweet us out tonight, because LocalBozo will be in the house! (Travel and Leisure)
Sunday, September 30th – It’s the one and only, “Atlantic Antic” son! This much beloved yearly event spans four neighborhoods through the heart of brownstone Brooklyn, the Atlantic Antic is the largest and most celebrated street festival in New York City! With over 500 artists, craftspeople, musicians, and food merchants purveying an eclectic variety of goods and services, the Antic is the perfect place to explore everything the city has to offer!
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