NYC Life:  Travel, Antiques, Snow Day, Ballet

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January is more than half over, but there’s still a lot going on to take advantage of in this great city of ours.  Here are a few favorites.


Jan. 27-29.  The 3Ts Cheryl Benton to Speak at NY Times Travel Show

travel panelIf you’ve got wanderlust, head to the NY Times Travel Show, January 27-29 for exhibits and seminars.  Speaking of which, Cheryl Benton (aka the head tomato) will be speaking on a panel called Global Travel Tips for Women moderated by April Merenda, owner of Gutsy Women Travel. The panel will cover tips and best-practices and will also feature Lea Lane, author, “Travel Tales I Couldn’t Put in the Guidebooks, Joanne Lynch, Overseas Adventure Travel, and Sucheta Rawal, food and travel writer, author. The panel is Sat. Jan. 28 at 11 am. Get Goldstar Discount tickets.

 


Jan. 20-29. The Winter Antiques Show

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This show marks its 63rd year as the most prestigious art, antiques, and design fair in America, featuring the “best of the best” from Antiquity through the present. Held at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City, the Show provides new and established collectors, curators, dealers, and design professionals with opportunities to view and purchase exceptional pieces showcased by 70 exhibitors. One-third of the Show’s exhibitors are specialists in Americana, with the rest featuring English, European, and Asian fine and decorative arts.  Get the details.


January 28. Winter Jam. NYC’s Ultimate Snow Day.

winter jamWe haven’t a lot of snow these season, so if you’re ready full of snow fun, head to Central park. Presented by NYC Parks, Lake Placid, I Love NY,  and I Ski NY, Winter Jam NYC is the ultimate snow day: a free winter sports festival for New Yorkers of all ages! Our partners at Gore Mountain will blow lots of fresh snow in the heart of Manhattan, so there will be plenty for all to enjoy!
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.|Central Park|Bandshell Area|Enter at 72nd Street. Get the details.

 


Now-Feb. 26. The New York City Ballet

NYC ballet returns to Lincoln Center with a slew of breathtaking performances for its winter season. The six-week season includes tributes to NYCB founder George Balanchine, featuring performances of Prodigal Son, Swan Lake and La Sonnambula. The schedule also includes Jerome Robbins’ The Cage, Peter Martins’ Fearful Symmetries and The Sleeping Beauty, and the NYC premiere of Justin Peck’s Scherzo Fantastique.  Get the details.

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