NYC LIFE: Music, Theater, Fashion and Leap Day Puppy Fun!
Check out these upcoming music, theater, and fashion events in and around town to add to your calendar of fun. And speaking of fun, celebrate Leap Day on Monday February 29, with a Puppy Party at the Residence Inn by Marriott.
Feb. 17. Life is…
Quick. Get your tickets to the last performance of “Life Is” at Don’t Mamas tomorrow afternoon. In this tuneful, irreverent, and ultimately uplifting journey through life’s many dimensions, Paul and Rochelle Chamlin explore an eclectic range of songs that touch on joy and optimism, romance, and heartbreak. And by the way, Paul Chamlin is the very talented musical director of Tomatoes Got Talent.
Don’t Tell Mama, 343 W. 46th Street (between 8th and 9th)
Sunday, February 28th at 4pm
Cover charge $15; 2 drink minimum/cash only
Here’s a preview.
Now – March 6. “Manners & Politics Collide in City of Conversation”
If you’re in the DC area, hurry right now and get tickets to City of Conversation starring the fabulous stage and screen actress, Margaret Colin (who is also one of our Tomatoes Got Talent judges for the third year in a row), who plays socialite hostess Hester Ferris who presides over high-powered dinner parties in her Georgetown salon is this comic drama. The Washington Post says “The story’s centerpiece is Hester, played with command and cocktail fizz wit by Margaret Colin. Playing now through March at the Arena Stage.
Feb. 29. Celebrate this Leap Year with a free puppy party
Next week get rid of the Monday blues at a party where the main guests are all kinds of adorable. In celebration of Leap Day, the Residence Inn by Marriott will offer a full day of free activities throughout Manhattan — including an afternoon puppy party. You’re invited to cuddle the balls of fur to let go of every bit of stress to start the week right. And North Shore Animal League America will also be on-hand to arrange adoptions if you want take one of these adorable pups home.
From 12 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 29 the pet-friendly Residence Inn Midtown East at 148 E. 48th St., NYC
March 1 – April 2. The Women of Harper’s Bazaar, 1936–1958
If love the clothes from this time period, and who doesn’t, then head to the Museum at FIT for this exhibit that focuses on a pivotal time in the history of Harper’s Bazaar magazine. The exhibition explores the dynamic collaboration among Harper’s Bazaar editor-in-chief Carmel Snow, fashion editor Diana Vreeland, and photographer Louise Dahl-Wolfe, who reinvigorated Harper’s Bazaar by combining their individual talents. The exhibition highlights original photographs shown alongside nine garments by Christian Dior, Charles James, Mainbocher, Claire McCardell, and Carolyn Schnurer that exemplify the vast array of captivating styles featured in Harper’s Bazaar.