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Things to Do in Greenwich Village This Week - January 13-January 20

January 13, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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Home to Washington Square Park, the Stonewall Inn, and NYU, Greenwich Village always has a lot going on, which is exactly why this guide for things to do in Greenwich Village this week will come in handy. City Guide has rounded up some of the most entertaining, delicious, and memorable things to do in this scenic neighborhood no matter your budget.

Terry Waldo's Gotham City Band - Fat Cat
January 13, 2019 - New York

Terry Waldo's Gotham City Band

Marcos Valera Group - Fat Cat
January 13, 2019 - New York

Marcos Valera Group

After Hours hosted by The Program of Deprogramming - Fat Cat
January 13, 2019 - New York

After Hours hosted by The Program of Deprogramming

The Black Soul Experience - The Groove
January 13, 2019 - New York

Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your host, bandleader, and veteran musician at the Groove, Antwon Robinso, alongside Tracey Nicole. Backed by the finest musicians in NYC.

Bach To The Future' Concert Series: Classical guitar solo: Tali Roth - St John's in the Village
January 13, 2019 - New York

BACH TO THE FUTURE" CONCERT SERIES A SUNDAY SERIES OF BEAUTIFUL MUSIC IN THE VILLAGE! Attend individual concerts for inspiration every Sunday afternoon -- or, subscribe to our series, to support the work of the Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture; Its "Bach To The Future" Music/Science Program for Students; and the new Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture Youth Chorus. Accepting new student applications for the chorus -- ages 12 to 18! http://www.ffrcc.org! To Subscribe: https://www.ffrcc.org/bach-to-the-future-page SUN, JANUARY 13: Classical guitar solo: Tali Roth PROGRAM: Barrios -An alm for the love of god; Pipo - Cancion y Danza; J.S.Bach - D minor chaconne; Albeniz- Torre bermeja & Asturias One of the world's leading and most charismatic guitarists, Tali Roth has been hailed by Classical Guitar magazine as "an extraordinary solo and chamber musician" and by The New York Times as a "marvelous classical guitarist

Bach To The Future' Concert Series: Classical guitar solo: Tali Roth - St John's in the Village
January 13, 2019 - New York

"BACH TO THE FUTURE" CONCERT SERIES A SUNDAY SERIES OF BEAUTIFUL MUSIC IN THE VILLAGE! Attend individual concerts for inspiration every Sunday afternoon -- or, subscribe to our series, to support the work of the Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture; Its "Bach To The Future" Music/Science Program for Students; and the new Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture Youth Chorus. Accepting new student applications for the chorus -- ages 12 to 18! http://www.ffrcc.org! To Subscribe: https://www.ffrcc.org/bach-to-the-future-page SUN, JANUARY 13: Classical guitar solo: Tali Roth PROGRAM: Barrios -An alm for the love of god; Pipo - Cancion y Danza; J.S.Bach - D minor chaconne; Albeniz- Torre bermeja & Asturias One of the world's leading and most charismatic guitarists, Tali Roth has been hailed by Classical Guitar magazine as "an extraordinary solo and chamber musician" and by The New York Times as a "marvelous classical guitarist

Nick Collins/Reid Taylor Group - Smalls Live
January 13, 2019 - New York City

REID TAYLOR bass Reid Taylor started playing bass after moving to Washington DC and was taught/ mentored by Edward ‘Butch’ Warren and Steve Novosel.

Steel House - Village Vanguard
Through January 13, 2019 - New York

Ed Simon (piano) Scott Colley (bass) Brian Blade (drums) Three well-known instrumentalists are building a new band called Steel House. The foundations of this house are deep and strong, the roof sturdy. Inside is one big, light-filled room occupied by the three leaders: Edward Simon on piano, Scott Colley on acoustic bass, and Brian Blade on drums. Each man is a world-class jazz player with his own robust composing, recording, and performing career. Since meeting in New York in the early 1990s, they have shared stages and studios, playing many different styles of music together. They decided to form (build) Steel House to create a dedicated place for their own musical explorations. The music of Steel House embraces both silence, and emerging from that stillness, conversation. The communication among Simon, Colley, and Blade stays nimble, focused on moment-to-moment interaction. Musical structure is minimal, poetic, and full of purpose. Walls of genre, category, and style are torn down. Light and space abound. We can hear them down the street now, Simon, Colley, and Blade building their Steel House. The music is infectious. It is everything you wanted – spirited and serious, cari... (read more)

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
January 14, 2019 - New York

Every Monday Night since 1966 the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra Is the Current Title for the Band That Began Its Life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra in 1966 and Has Performed Continuously for over 50 Years.

Jarod Kaskin - Fat Cat
January 14, 2019 - New York

Jarod Kaskin

Datedreamer: Icebreaker Topics Speed Dating - Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
January 14, 2019 - New York

Join DateDreamer at the Bookstore Cafe for a quick and fun dating event. Speed dates last 5 to 6 minutes & you will meet up to 15 dates!

The Moth Storyslam - Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
January 17, 2019 - New York

Regular open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night's theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show!

Emmet Cohen Trio with Ron Carter - Village Vanguard
Through January 20, 2019 - New York

Emmet Cohen (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Evan Sherman (drums) Connecting older generations of musicians to younger musicians and audiences is one of Cohen's major projects, and it has come to fruition on his Master Legacy Series Albums — the first of which was a collaboration with Jimmy Cobb, who played drums on Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue," and the second with Ron Carter, the most recorded jazz bassist in history.

Mickey: The True Original Exhibition - Mickey Exhibition
Through February 10, 2019 - New York

Mickey: The True Original Exhibition celebrates 90 years of Mickey Mouse's influence on art and pop culture. Opening in November 2018, this immersive experience is inspired by Mickey's status as a 'true original' and his consistent impact on the arts and creativity in all its forms. Guests will have the chance to explore the 16,000 square-foot exhibition featuring both historic and contemporary work from renowned artists.

Explore the World of Colors - Color Factory
Through August 20, 2019 - New York

Welcome to Color Factory: a collaboratively-produced art experience in New York City. This multisensory exhibit, inspired by the colors of the city, guides visitors through 16 participatory installations, designed to awaken audiences to the brilliant, everyday presence of color. Featured collaborators include: Lakwena Maciver, Mmuseumm, Emmanuelle Moureaux, Jason Polan, Tamara Shopsin, Kassia St Clair, Molly Young, Kendra Dandy, James Rosa/LAND Gallery, 826NYC, Christine Wong Yap, Rebecca Wright, Randi Brookman Harris, Leah Rosenberg, Erin Jang, and Oh Happy Day. Highlights include ombré floating balloons with wishes for the world written by students at 826NYC, a walkable infographic leading you to your "secret color", a palette of colorful treats featuring a custom color ice cream scoop, a unique activity on color and human connection, a luminous dance floor, and Color Factory's signature ball room. Put on your favorite hue and come to us for color.

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