5 Things To Do In NYC This Week

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Spring has (finally) sprung, and it's time to come out of hibernation and really take in all New York City has to offer. So, we've rounded up the five reasons we can't wait to get up and out this week, from fashion exhibitions and dance performances to the ultimate NYC film festival and new outdoor-dining spots.
Elegance In An Age Of Crisis: Fashion Of The 1930s
In the decade bookended by a stock market crash and the onset of WWII, a new style of modern clothing came into play. Be sure to catch this exhibit, showcasing the elegant smoking jackets and tulle gowns of the time, before it closes.
When: Through Saturday, April 19.
Where: The Museum at FIT, Seventh Avenue at West 27th Street; 212-217-4558.
Tickets: Free.
Savion Glover
A living legend, Savion Glover starred on Broadway in The Tap Dance Kid before he was a teenager. Since that illustrious start, he's won a Tony Award and choreographed the movie Happy Feet. This week, he's back at the historic Blue Note Jazz Club for six shows in three nights.
When: Tuesday, April 15 through Thursday, April 17.
Where: Blue Note Jazz Club, 131 West 3rd Street (between Washington Square West and Sixth Avenue); 212-475-8592.
Tickets: $30 to $45.
Tribeca Film Festival
Featuring Dior and I, Courteney Cox's directorial debut, and a documentary of Patrick Stewart as a dancer, the Tribeca Film Festival, which kicks off this Wednesday, is sure to excite, entertain, and enlighten all who attend. Grab an all-access pass, a single ticket, or free seat (courtesy of AT&T) for screenings on Friday, April 25.
When: Wednesday, April 16 through Sunday, April 27.
Where: Various locations.
Tickets: Free to $1,200.
Beer Dinner at The Roof
Warm weather + cold beer + rooftop dining = a pretty ideal Thursday evening, wouldn't you say? Whole Foods Market in Gowanus is debuting its Beer Dinner series this week. Each meal will happen in collaboration with a local brewery. First up, SingleCut Beersmiths. Just shoot off a quick email and your seat is reserved.
When: Thursday, April 17, 7 p.m.
Where: Whole Foods Market, 214 3rd Street (at 3rd Avenue), 2nd Floor; 718-907-3622.
Tickets: $50. RSVP here.
Made In America: Success Stories From The Diaspora
Snag a little weekend inspiration and learn from the success stories of creative professionals including Yolanda Sangweni, entertainment editor at Essence.com, and Stanley Lumax, brand director at Nike, and more, at this event hosted by #blaystudio.
When: Saturday, April 19, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: To be announced.
Tickets: $50 to $150.

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