Your Weekend Starts Now 7/12/12
NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city. NY1's Arts reporter Stephanie Simon filed the following report.
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Eleanor Friedberger & The Ex Cops
First up, get all fired up at the River to River festival, Eleanor Friedberger of The Fiery Furnaces along with the Ex Cops will play a free show at The Seaport on at 7 p.m. Friday.
Raymond Scott Documentary
Raymond Scott has been called “the man who made cartoons swing” because of the music he wrote for Warner Brothers' "Looney Tunes" cartoons. The new doc about him, "Deconstructing Dad: The Music, Machines And Mystery Of Raymond Scott," opens Friday at the Quad Cinema on West 13th Street.
Every Second Friday In Williamsburg
On Friday night, head to Williamsburg. The second Friday night of every month, a slew of neighborhood galleries stay open late for cutting-edge exhibits, performances and conceptual soirees.
Ronald K. Brown & Evidence
It is "most evident" that you will love this weekend's event at the Joyce Theater. Check out Ronald K. Brown and his Brooklyn-based dance company Evidence, through Saturday. Tickets start at $10.
GlassLab At Governors Island
This weekend, prepare to not only have your mind blown by some blown glass. The Corning Museum Of Glass has brought its GlassLab design program to Governors Island and is offering free demonstrations all weekend long.
Performance Art At BoConcept
If you happen to walk by BoConcept furniture store on West 18th Street in Chelsea, don't be alarmed by a performance piece. An artist has set up residency, literally, in the storefront for the next week.
Lori Lieberman At Joe's Pub
Lori Lieberman, the first artist to record "Killing Me Softly With His Song," is back once again to perform at Joe's Pub on Sunday night, in celebration of her new CD. Tickets are $25.
Jamie deRoy At 54 Below
Monday night, head over to 54 Below in the Theater District and catch Jamie deRoy and friends doing their thing. Tickets start at $25 plus food and drink minimums.