Weekend events

Black History in Sports, Feb 3, 8 am–4pm. This event repeats every day between 2/3/2012 and 2/24. A multi-media exhibition of African-Americans who have contributed to the advancement of the wide array of sports. Chelsea Recreation Center 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan. Battle of the Boroughs, 44 Charlton St. Manhattan, No municipality is home to more up-and-coming bands than New York City, and WNYC’s talent competition seeks to determine once and for all which borough in our rocktropolis (not to mention hip-hoptropolis, DJ-opolis and, yes, cello-opolis) is the most musically proficient of all. The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space will host a series of shows crowning the champion of each borough. Winners appear at Summerstage. Brooklyn: Feb 3, $15 or $30 complimentary drink and snacks. Fred Armisen at Feb 5, 12 and 26. Saturday Night Live star tells jokes, he writes, he sings, he plays the drums in Brooklyn. brownpapertickets.com. Renoir a the Frick Museum Feb 7–May 13. 9 iconic impressionist paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Saturday 9:30pm Argentine Tango Party at the 92ndSty.org Photo Safari at Bethesda Fountain, Central Park Sunday Feb 5, 9am–11:30 pm. I think they mean am but call or e to check. $100 per participant. Please use coupon code: parks 10 for a $10 discount. (718) 268-9634 info@newyorkcityphotosafari.com Bagel Bark Feb 4, 7:30 am.–9 am. Munch on pastries, bagels, and coffee with fellow dog walkers during off-leash hours. More details, including rain plans and directions, are on the Central Park Conservancy website. Learn how to take pictures of the environment (trees, flowers and landscape) and take full advantage of the seasonal changes in foliage. Learn the art of scouting for an image and planning. This workshop is appropriate for all levels of photographic knowledge from beginners to advanced hobbyists. Bethesda Fountain is on 72nd Street in the center of Central Park. Monday Jay-Z at Carnegie Hall. Bring a banker, tickets are $500- 2,500.


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