There's always something fabulous happening in New York City. Here are some great events worth adding to your itinerary whether you live in the Big Apple or just visiting our amazing city.
Cinema Tuesdays: Films for Foodies at the French Institute/Alliance Francaise
Tuesday, October 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2012
$10 per film
From coq au vin to crème brulée, the French know great food. Films for Foodies! not only reflects the range of French cuisine—from the fabulous meals at Versailles during the reign of Louis XVI to the extraordinary intensity of a Michelin three-star kitchen—but also delves into cinema’s celebration of French culinary heritage. Celebrated food and travel columnist for Esquire magazine and series co-curator John Mariani will introduce each film and moderate post-screening discussions with luminaries from New York’s culinary world, including Ariane Daguin (owner of the renowned gourmet purveyor D’Artagnan Foods), pâtissier François Payard, Belgian master chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud, and James Beard award-winning chef Jean-Louis Gerin.
Contemporary Art Fair NYC, American Craft Show NYC, and Art Off the Main
October 19, 20, 21 at the Javits Center.
$14 - Three shows, one admission.
Museums aren't the only places in town to see amazing art.The Contemporary Art Fair NYC provides a major showing of independent painters, photographers, sculptors and other artists doing non-functional work. The counterpart show, The American Craft Show NYC, features the work of fine artisans working with glass, ceramic, wood, and other materials. ART OFF the MAIN is the first fair ever to showcase the combined works from Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America.