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.

Japanese Internment: Public Memory and Cultural Production


Presented in collaboration with the International Center of Photography and the Poetry Society of America, this two-day event brings together artists, scholars, poets, and photographers to shine a light on the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII. FREE

International Center of Photography Museum (Nolita)
Tuesday, Mar, 26 – Wednesday, Mar. 27th from 6:30-8pm

$39 Japanese for 2 + Wine!


This Thursday, grab a friend, a lover or your mom and find reason to celebrate because Natsumi Tapas is offering a special tapas meal for two with a bottle of wine for just $39! Small plates include filet mignon tataki with ponzu truffle sauce, sashimi tacos, matcha gnocchi or rainbow sashimi cucumber rolls.
Natsumi Tapas (Kips Bay)
Thursday, Mar. 29 from 11am-9pm

Broadway Sings Rihanna


The starts of Broadway hits such as Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Beautiful, Waitress, Spring Awakening, Wicked, Dear Evan Hansen, Pippin, American Idiot, and The Lion King are paying tribute to one of the best-selling artists of all time – the queen of R&B, – Rihanna! Tickets $20-$65.

Highline Ballroom (Chelsea)
Monday. Mar. 26 at 8 pm

National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof


National Theater comes to the IFC Center screen! See Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell in Benedict Andrews’ steamy production of Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” Tickets $23-$25.
IFC Center (West Village)
Monday. Mar. 26 at 7pm

Orchard Grocer’s 1 Year Anniversary Party!


Orchard Grocer, the all-vegan deli that serves irresistible vegan versions of New York staples – carrot lox with cream cheese on a bagel, Reuben sandwiches made with beet-brined Blackbird seitan and BLTs with smoky tempeh – is celebrating its one year anniversary with specials, giveaways, raffles, birthday cake, and many other surprises!
Orchard Grocer (Lower East Side)
Saturday, Mar. 31 at 11am – 8pm