Avenue Magazine: Things to Do the Weekend of 10/20





What’s going on this weekend in New York:

The White Cross Ball of New York October 20, 7 p.m. The Metropolitan Club, 1 East 60th Street

The White Cross presents its annual black tie gala in support of the Order of Malta’s charitable works. There will be dinner, a high end auction, live DJ and more. For more information visit here.

Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Run October 21, 12 p.m. Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

Spend the afternoon watching dogs prance around in their newest halloween costumes. For more information visit here .

Work and Process at Guggenheim Presents October 22, 9 p.m. Guggenheim, 1071 5th Avenue

Watch a community of dancers and artists perform inside the architecturally exquisite Peter B. Lewis Theater. Ryan McNamara will create a performance set to Commedia dell’arte by composed John Zorn. For more information visit here.

Bicycle Tour De Bronx October 22, 9 a.m. Starting at 164th Street, between Walton Avenue and the Grand Concourse

Take on a scenic 25 or 40 mile route through the Bronx before it’s too cold! Both rides finish at the New York Botanical Garden with pizza, music and free t-shirts. For more information visit here

Hunter Takeover at Grand Central Terminal October 22-25 Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal

The British weatherproof brand will be taking over the Vanderbilt Hall for a special time pop-up shop. The hall will be transformed into a greenhouse with the atmospheric sound of rain, moss underfoot and a layer of mist for visitors to test out a variety of products. For more information visit here.

Cider Week Through October 29 Various venues

Get in the spirit of fall with a variety of cider tastings, apples, pies and donuts around town. For more information visit here.

Liberation Day  Through October 31 Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street

This unique documentary captures the Slovenian techno group, Laibach’s performance in North Korea. For more information visit here.

Times Square Portal Exhibit Through November 21 Broadway Plaza, between 46th and 47th Streets

Catch a glimpse of life in various countries at the newest Times Square public art installation. Each week there will be a different theme for people to talk with others around the world regarding food, migration, performance and more. For more information visit here.

Roots of “The Dinner Party”: History in the Making Through March 4 Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy

Judy Chicago’s 1970s installation commemorates women throughout history. On display is an intricate banquet table honoring more than 1,000 women. For more information visit here.

Brooklyn Center for Performing Arts Jazz Series Ongoing Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn

The 2017-2018 Jazz Series at the Kumble Theater is now open. Featured perfromances include Tierney Sutton Band, Kenny Barron and Alicia Olatuja. For more information visit here.