Trip by Skyscanner is an innovative planning tool that tailors recommendations for places to stay, eat and play to your specific tastes. It also allows you to share your great experiences with people who have the same interests as you; people in your “tribes.” Trip by Skyscanner’s TripPicks This Week feature empowers you to discover and take advantage of great events, openings and exhibits throughout the city each week.
Here are some exciting events and sites to check out this week in Downtown New York, courtesy of Trip by Skyscanner. Visit the Trip by Skyscanner site or download the app for more upcoming events.
The indoor screening series, Pictures under the Palms at Brookfield Place, features super comfy seats, popcorn and a pre-show DJ set at 5:30pm. In the spirit of the Winter Olympics, you can check out “Battle of the Sexes” (2/20) and “Cool Runnings” (2/27). FREE
Brookfield Place (Battery Park)
Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 7pm
Over 40 years of journal writing inform John Kelly’s powerful performance, “Time No Line.” Using text, movement, video, music, and live drawing, this “live memoir” details the artist’s personal experience of New York’s art scene in the 1980s. Tickets start at $20.
La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club (East Village)
Thursday, Feb. 22-Sunday, Mar. 11 (check site for performance times)
Lovers of gin and seafood will enjoy unlimited Bombay Sapphire cocktails and a 4-course meal that includes oyster shoots with Bombay Sapphire, Bombay Sapphire, dill and juniper cured wild salmon, Taylor Bay scallop crudo and other delicious seafood and gin combinations. The meal concludes with Bombay Sapphire infused Tipsy Scoop ice cream and Milène Jardine chocolates. $80.
Farmer and the Fish (Gramercy)
Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 7-10pm
This opening celebration will explore and challenge our ideas of time, as well as allow visitors a first-hand look at the museum’s 2018 exhibitions. FREE with museum admission (tickets start at $10).
Rubin Museum of Art (Chelsea)
Friday, Feb. 23 from 6-10pm
Give your gut some of the good bacteria with a healthy dose of kimchi! Chef Kala will be teaching participants the basics and inspiring them to create their own unique version of this fermented, spicy goodness. $40
Check site for location (LES)
Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 7:30-9pm