Between holiday-themed performances, department store display windows, and illuminated buildings and plazas, New York City is at its sparkly best in December.
Here are a sampling of holiday events surrounding Hannukah, Christmas and Kwanzaa to light up the darkening days of the month.
Tue, Dec 31, 2013, 10:00 pm
Ring in 2014 and get an early start on that resolution to shed a few pounds at the four-mile Emerald Nuts Midnight Run.
Each year, sold-out audiences have reveled in the warm glow of this intimate event, featuring the legendary Mick Moloney, Riverdance on Broadway star fiddler Athena Tergis and an all-star ...
Fri, Dec 27, 2013, 9:00 pm
For the fifth year in a row this lively pan-Caribbean ensemble takes the stage at BAMcafé for its annual holiday dance party. Expect a globe-hopping jam session that encompasses Cuban ...
Sat, Dec 21, 2013, 2:00 pm
A Charlie Brown Christmas in a special holiday Family Concert with The New York Pops and Music Director Steven Reineke. This staged concert version of Charles M. Schulz's iconic television ...
Wed, Dec 26, 2012, 3:00 pm
Join The Seventh Principle’s Kwanzaa program for a dynamic presentation of traditional African and modern dance.
Fri, Dec 27, 2013, 1:00 pm
Learn about the seven principles and symbols of Kwanzaa and enjoy performances. Make zawadi.
Fri, Dec 27, 2013, 7:30 pm
Radio personality, poet and songwriter Imhotep Gary Byrd hosts this annual Kwanzaa showcase of music, poetry and dance. This year’s roster includes multi-instrumentalist Michael C. Wimberly, rapper F the Elemental ...
Fri, Dec 28, 2012, 7:30 pm
The Apollo celebrates Kwanzaa with the renowned and energetic New York-based dance company, Abdel Salam’s Forces of Nature Dance Theatre.