Get a jump on spring with the return of Orchid Evenings. Each year the New York Botanical Garden transforms into a lush orchid rainforest with the gorgeous flowers cascading from 25-foot tall canopy palms, ferns, and tropical foliage. Notable this year, they are incorporating some storm-damaged trees from Hurricane Sandy. The evening hours start this Saturday and continues through April 20th.
Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 6:30-9pm
The New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10467
Armory Arts Week
It's time for the Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94 in central Manhattan, a vast display of important artworks of the 20th and 21st centuries. The Standard, High Line is the official hotel partner so we'll be doing our rounds of course. In addition to the main show there are ten satellite fairs. Most are free:
Now, if that's not enough here's 400 more art shows going on this weekend. Welcome to New York.
Film Premier "Looking Back on Love", a documentary on the life of Lenny Kravitz
Mathieu Bitton's documentary on singer/songwriter/love maker, Lenny Kravitz premiers this Saturday for one night only and is open to the public. The doc follows Kravitz for two years on his journey of making his newest album Black and White America, he says, "It deals with me and my life, and what's going on in the world." The filmmaker is present for a Q&A at both screenings, and maybe the star of the show himself.
Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 7:30 PM & 9:20 PM
1625 N Las Palmas Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Galaxy Gala celebrating the new Frost Museum of Science, opening 2015.
How do you make science fun? Cocktails. The Miami Science Museum hosts its 11th Anniversary Galaxy Gala "An Out of This World Experience," that will showcase the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, a 250,000 SF, $275 million waterfront project with a state of the art aquarium and the world’s first gulfstream tank. Science is sexy.
Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 6:30 PM
The JW Marriott Marquis
255 Biscayne Blvd Way Miami, FL 33131
Buy tickets here.