NYC Life: Laughs, Ice, and Love

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 It’s the love month, and there’s lots to love in NYC.  Love comedy? Check out Tulis McCall’s one-woman show. Love ice sculptures? Head to Central Park. Looking for unique Valentine ideas for your honey? We’ve got you covered.

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Every Sunday thru March 26.

Writer-performer Tulis McCall’s one-woman show “Are You Serious?-A Woman of a Certain Age Inquires” is a personal look at “arriving at the inevitable and being unprepared.”  In other words – aging and everything that goes along with it. Tulis has a fabled history of producing successful women-centric theater. Tomatoes at the 3T Renewal Summit will be treated to a sneak preview today.   This hilarious and poignant monologue plays every Sunday through March 26th at the historic Cornelia Street Café in Greenwich Village at 3pm. Call 212.989.9319.

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Feb. 11. Central Park Ice Festival 

Prepare to be amazed by the sculptural masterpieces at this winter festival soon to take over Central Park’s Naumburg Bandshell. Over 50 bronze and stone monuments maintained by the Central Park Conservancy will be on display.  The afternoon event will also feature an exhibit in monument restoration, Conservancy trivia, and live ice-carving by Okamoto Studio, promising to transform over 6,000 pounds of ice into a replica of one of the park’s most prized statues.  After watching the professionals, try your own hand at the art by sculpting an iconic park statue.  When the sun starts to set, the park will become a silent disco with live DJs and colorful lights. Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park | 3PM to 7PM.  Get the details.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Private Tour of  MoMa.

Impress your Valentine with an unforgettable evening at MoMA. After the Museum has closed to the public, you’ll enjoy a candlelit wine reception before embarking on a private group tour. In the company of a knowledgeable and engaging art historian, you’ll explore From the Collection: 1960–1969, a journey through the art, media, and culture of the “love, peace, and happiness” era. You’ll then move on to some of the Museum’s most famous works, including Henri Matisse’s Dance (I) (1909) and Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night (1889). Don’t miss this chance to spend a romantic evening immersed in timeless art. Tickets are $225 per couple; $215 per couple for members. Space is limited. For more information, or to book a personal tour, please contact MoMA Group Services at (212) 708-9685 or email groupservices@moma.org.

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February 14. Love in the Parlors: A Valentine in Concert

Head to the Merchant House Museum for “Love in the Parlos” where the Bond Street Euterpean Singing Society presents lush, romantic vocal music of the world’s greatest 19th-century composers performed in the Museum’s Greek Revival double parlor. Singers Anthony Bellov, Amy Gluck, Jane Elizabeth Rady, and Dayle Vander Sande perform rarely heard gems by Beethoven, Schubert, Steven Foster, Amy Beach, and others.
7PM |75 minutes. $40, $30 Members. VIP Front Row tickets $50. Get Your tickets.

 

Feb. 11. Tango Class, Roses and Champagne

Looking for something to do for Valentine’s Day with your loved one? Check out Tango dance studio, Triangulo for a special Valentine treat.  A beginner lesson, champagne and chocolate covered strawberries and roses too for this special night at their intimate studio.  For couples only. Space is limited.  Saturday, February 11 (8:30-10:00 pm).  Get the details.

 

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