Yo Gabba Gabba stage show sells out, adds new performance
Mon Oct 12
Looks like Yo Gabba Gabba! is as big a hit on stage as it is on the small screen. The upcoming live tour , There's a Party in my City, sold out in one day last week, including the two November 21 performances at New York's Beacon Theater . But now there's cause to dance: A 5pm show on November 21 has been added, but tickets are selling out fast. Visit ticketmaster.com right now or risk the wrath of your party-loving preschooler.
Monday's event pick: Columbus Day Parade & Festival
Mon Oct 12
If you missed the San Gennaro fest, today's your chance for a redo. If you're lucky enough to have the day off of work to spend with your kids, head to midtown to watch bands in costume and various Italian-American associations march up Fifth Avenue alongside bountiful floats and sleek rides at the Columbus Day Parade & Festival . If downtown is more your scene, hundreds of vendors will be dishing up treats like cannoli, pizza, and gelato. Happy Columbus Day!
What to do this weekend Oct 10-12: free for all!
Fri Oct 9
It's official! It's not going to rain this three-weekend, at least according to the site I check . It is going to feel like fall, however, but that's okay: Just break out the light coat and maybe a hat and you'll be good to go. The main event is openhousenewyork on Saturday and Sunday. Seemingly every single cultural institution in town is inviting folks to visit for free, and there are a bunch of kid-friendly offerings in addition to tours. Some activities are already full (hopefully you're one of the lucky few who made a reservation to check out Tom Otterness's studio), but there are so many things going on that no matter where you live or what you're into, you'll find something to please you. Check ohny.org for a complete list of venues and events. New York Week for the Animals also kicks off this Saturday. We already rounded up some of the highlights , including free spaying, neutering and microchipping in northeastern Central Park. This is your...
Phantom of the Opera sequel slated for November 2010
Fri Oct 9
Even though its summer season is over, Coney Island has certainly been in the news this week. First, the Brooklyn nabe's 100-year-old Dreamland Bell, which was recently pulled from the depths of the ocean, went on display at Borough Hall . Now composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced that the long-awaited sequel to Broadway's longest-running play, The Phantom of the Opera , will be set during the fun zone's turn-of-the-century heyday. According to the Associated Press , the new musical will be titled Love Never Dies and will hit the Great White Way in November 2010. Ten years after losing his love, Christine, the Phantom has migrated from Paris to NYC, and "rises from one of the attractions at a freak show to control the entire complex." The story doesn't sound quite as sweeping and romantic as the intrigue that unfolds at the original's Paris Opera House, but we're still curious. We especially can't wait to see how Webber one-ups the drama and suspense of...
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