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What's On This Weekend In NYC | April 29 - May 1 2016
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What's On This Weekend In NYC | April 29 - May 1 2016

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Updated: 7 October 2016
This weekend, New Yorkers attempt to bid farewell to April showers and greet May flowers with a warm welcome. From film festivals featuring the best (and worst) of independent cinema to outdoor activities showcasing your favorite classic childhood games, and of course, Sunday brunch, we profile what’s on this weekend in New York City.

FRIDAY

FILM | Indulge Your Guiltiest Silver Screen Pleasures At Bad Film Fest

Film flop are in the spotlight at Bad Film Fest, a film showcase on self-proclaimed ‘bad’ cinema.

Awooga Poster | © Oliver Thompson/Flickr
Awooga Poster | © Oliver Thompson/Flickr

FILM | Catch Before-They-Break Indie Flicks At The NYC Independent Film Festival

“The best in independent cinema” returns to New York City for the seventh annual NYC Independent Film Festival.

NYC 2013 | © KIDKUTSMEDIA/Flickr
NYC 2013 | © KIDKUTSMEDIA/Flickr

SATURDAY

CULTURE | Celebrate The Coming Of Spring With Holi Hai

One of the city’s happiest and most colorful festivals, Holi Hai celebrates the beginning of spring, the joys of friendship, and equality for all.

Holi | © Janssem Cardoso/Flickr
Holi | © Janssem Cardoso/Flickr

FAMILY FUN | Bring Back The Classics With Street Games In Thomas Jefferson Park

Presented by NYC Parks and the Walt Disney Company, Street Games will harken back to your childhood days with classic pastimes like pogo sticks, hula-hoops, and double dutch.

Happy 50th Birthday Hula Hoop! | © Tony Fischer/Flickr
Happy 50th Birthday Hula Hoop! | © Tony Fischer/Flickr

SUNDAY

FOOD | Bottomless Brunch Like A True New Yorker

Everyone knows brunch is a Sunday ritual, so take it a step further with one of these top ten bottomless brunches.

Peacock Alley Sunday Brunch | Image courtesy of Waldorf Astoria New York
Peacock Alley Sunday Brunch | Image courtesy of Waldorf Astoria New York

ART | Explore New Modern Art Exhibition Space, The Met Breuer

Last month, New York City celebrated the opening of the Met Breuer, which showcases the best of 20th and 21st century art. Have you seen it yet?

Whitney Museum of American Art | © Whitney Museum of American Art/WikiCommons
Whitney Museum of American Art | © Whitney Museum of American Art/WikiCommons