There are more charming ways to spend Valentine’s Day than at a heavily booked restaurant. No matter where you fall on the romance spectrum—passionately love-struck or hopelessly lovelorn—New York City offers plenty of great date-night opportunities.
Just as the album is one of the most beautiful and unusual things you’re likely to hear, Teengirl Fantasy's shows are unmissable events, and rare opportunities to see the pair play their music where it truly belongs — in a live setting, on a dance floor.
The Butterfly Conservatory is a re-creation of a tropical forest environment filled with over 500 live butterflies. Stroll along a winding pathway surrounded by the varied leaves of tropical plants and trees and a riot of vibrant blossoms as monarchs, zebra longwings, paper kites, and other butterfly species flutter by.
Join the Ana Tzarev Gallery in New York for a global celebration of Love & Peace this Valentine’s Day. Enjoy complimentary chocolates and champagne while sharing Ana’s Love with those closest to your heart.
Evoking the spirit of Piaf, Floanne takes her audience on a romantic journey in song. From the Metropolitan Room and The Triad to NPR, this original and charming chanteuse offers French classics, opera arias and her own songs with Joe Cohn on guitar, Ian James on piano, and Ray Parker on bass. Perfect for Valentine's Day, especially when served with a robust French Bordeaux.
Treat yourself and your sweetie to burlesque this Valentine's Day, with a date to Filthy Gorgeous Valentine Burlesque at the Highline Ballroom. This amazing event features live music and bawdy burlesque from New York's finest performers.
Enjoy this conversation between three unique voices that some how move together in the world. Lovers Rock will feature Ganessa James, Allison Miller, Kimberly Nichole, Alex Nolan, Morley, Toshi Reagon and Sun Singleton.
Using boardwalk boards salvaged during Sandy’s aftermath—from Long Beach, New York; Sea Girt, New Jersey; and Atlantic City, New Jersey—"Heartwalk" begins as two ribbons of wooden planks that fluidly lift from the ground to form a heart shaped enclosure in the middle of Duffy Square.
The ice skating season is even longer this season at Bryant Park, where the free rink Citi Pond forms the park's centerpiece. The rink is a generous size—170 x 100 feet—and hosts skating shows and special events.
Whether you're spending the evening with that special someone, taking a stand against a Hallmark holiday or looking to meet a like-minded story lover, come out for a night of SMITH Magazine's live story show on love and heartbreak.
It’s Valentine’s Day, reinterpreted. Join us for an exciting night of music and poetry where we will take a peek at all the faces of love. This sight-specific, theatrical experience brings a new twist to a holiday traditionally devoted to romantic love.
This 1958 drama about a bored middle-aged wife's affair established Louis Malle's reputation and made Jeanne Moreau an international icon of erotic wisdom. The sex scenes, tame by today's standards, triggered a legal fight decided in the movie's favor by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Anonymous Craigslist postings on the Missed Connections classifieds are the inspiration for this evening of art, poetry, music and romance. Alan Feuer will recite Craigslist postings verbatim. Illustrator Sophie Blackall will share stories of New York’s love for her Missed Connections-inspired poster.
Opened in 2002, the Museum of Sex is an institution with little precedent in the art world. Founded by Daniel Gluck, the museum devotes itself to the positive exploration and exhibition of human sexuality. The museum's first exhibition, NYCSEX: How New York Transformed Sex in America, looked at the evolution of eroticism in America and paved the way for future exhibitions examining BDSM, fetishes, pornography and erotica.
Finally, a show designed to help you hook up! Sexual evangelist and best-selling author Dr. Alex Schiller brings the hot, the single and the curious together for a night of delirious laughter, awesome music and socio-sensual interaction.
Discover the power of love in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s 1994 Tony Award-winning musical. This first fully-mounted New York revival of this rarely-performed masterpiece is helmed by the innovative John Doyle. The show has been extended through April 19, 2013.
William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Picnic" returns to Broadway in a striking new production helmed by acclaimed director Sam Gold (Roundabout’s Look Back in Anger, Seminar). Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn stars alongside theater veterans Reed Birney (The Dream of the Burning Boy) and Elizabeth Marvel (Other Desert Cities), rising stars Maggie Grace (“Lost”) and Sebastian Stan (“Gossip Girl”), Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham (recently seen in Tribes), Madeleine Martin (August: Osage County) and Ben ...
Break out your best ball gown for 'Cinderella' on Broadway! Acclaimed writer Douglas Carter Beane's romantic and hilarious take on the ultimate makeover story features all the classic elements you remember, plus surprising new twists! William Ivey Long won the 2013 Tony Award for best costume design.
Join us for a cocktail hour along with the music of the Josh Rutner Quartet. Then, join one of our astronomers in the planetarium for a view of the night sky. Sit back, hold hands, and enjoy some of the greatest romance stories of all time.
This concert features two remarkable works of late Romanticism, performed by Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Strauss’ mercurial musical meditation on death, and Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony—a towering work that was the composer’s springboard to international success.
Your Valentine will love these passionate masterpieces by Brahms and Tchaikovsky, performed by an orchestra the critics call .heavenly. The night's piano soloist is the acclaimed Rudolf Buchbinder, a master of Brahms.
Valentine's Day. Who needs it? Just another made-up holiday to sell more cards and candy and gifts and oh god why are we so alone?! Join UCBTNY's funniest performers for a night of celebrating everything awful (and maybe wonderful) about love and relationships.