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What's On This Weekend In NYC | May 6-8 2016
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What's On This Weekend In NYC | May 6-8 2016

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Updated: 7 October 2016
Enjoy a holistic weekend of classical music, international film festivals, and design showcases. From Frieze New York to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s spring 2016 Costume Institute exhibition, this weekend in New York City promises to be a cultural one.

FRIDAY

MUSIC | Bask In Mozart’s Genius At The Metropolitan Opera House

Mozart’s comic opera, Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail, shows at the Metropolitan Opera for a final weekend.

The Met Operahouse | © Billie Grace Ward/Flickr
The Met Operahouse | © Billie Grace Ward/Flickr

ART | Explore The Best Of Global Design At NYCxDesign

Highlighting fashion, interior, graphic design, and more, this far-reaching art fair offers something for everyone.

Pentagram | © Associated Fabrication/Flickr
Pentagram | © Associated Fabrication/Flickr

SATURDAY

ART | Explore The Technology Of Fashion At Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology

It’s man versus the machine at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new tech-centric costume exhibition.

"Dark Angel" | Nastya Sten, Aya Jones, Yumi Lambert & Harleth Kuusik (in Alexander McQueen from the Autumn-Winter 2009 'Horn of Plenty' collection) by Tim Walker for "British Vogue" - February, 2015 | © Ŧhe ₵oincidental Ðandy/Flickr
“Dark Angel” | Nastya Sten, Aya Jones, Yumi Lambert & Harleth Kuusik (in Alexander McQueen from the Autumn-Winter 2009 'Horn of Plenty' collection) by Tim Walker for "British Vogue" - February, 2015 | © Ŧhe ₵oincidental Ðandy/Flickr

FILM | Celebrate African Culture At Lincoln Center’s New York African Film Festival

Film fans rejoice; this showcase of independent African cinema is coming soon to a theater near you.

Lincoln Center | © Chun-Hung Eric Cheng/Flickr
Lincoln Center | © Chun-Hung Eric Cheng/Flickr

SUNDAY

CULTURE | Sample The Best Of Japanese Culture On Japan Day

Japanese crafts and cuisine take center stage in Central Park in honor of Japan Day.

Origami | © Tom Page/Flickr
Origami | © Tom Page/Flickr

ART | Delve Into The International Art World At Frieze New York

Celebrated international art show Frieze New York sets up shop on Randall’s Island this month.

Frieze New York | © Marco Scozzaro/Frieze
Frieze New York | © Marco Scozzaro/Frieze