NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city. NY1's Stephanie Simon filed the following report.
Complexions Contemporary Ballet
If you're looking for something great to do this weekend, why not check out Complexions Contemporary Ballet, celebrating its 20th anniversary season at the Joyce Theatre in Chelsea. It's ballet for modern times, a vibrant mix of traditional ballet, modern dance, hip hop and more. The season runs through November 30. Tickets start at $35.
"The Tempest Out of Seoul Korea"
At La MaMa, see this unique and fantastical production of Shakespeare's The Tempest out of Seoul Korea. This version is set in the fifth century, Korea. Now through Sunday. Tickets start at $30.
South Asian International Film Festival
The South Asian International Film festival, presented by HBO, runs now through Sunday with an array of full features and shorts at several locations. Tickets start at $20.
Nitehawk Shorts Festival
Now through Sunday, Nitehawk Cinema is Williamsburg is presenting its second annual shorts festival, with a special focus on filmmakers working in New York. Tickets are $11.
Ballet Hispanico's "CARMEN.maquia"
Ballet Hispanico returns to The Apollo Theater Saturday night for its first evening-length work, CARMEN.maquia, a re-imagination of the gypsy tale. Tickets start at $28.
Perp Walk featuring Roger Clark
Not yet a holiday tradition, it's Punk n' Pie this Saturday night at Matchless in Brooklyn. Check out NY1's own Roger Clark with his band Perp Walk playing along with several bands, including The Tracys, perhaps best known to NY1 fans for their song "Roger and Pat."
Mummenschanz is bringing its unique brand of non-verbal theater to the NYU Skirball Center now through the end of the month. Tickets start at $49.
Black Mountain Songs
At Brooklyn Academy of Music, November 20-23, check out Black Mountain Songs. This evening of music is performed by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. It's an homage to North Carolina's Black Mountain College, where teachers and students worked together to create music. This event celebrates that spirit of collective creativity and collaboration. Tickets start at $20.