This weekend, step into the future with art you can taste, a cyborg dance party, and pioneering vegetarian food.
Eating + Drinking
Rethink your greens with one of R&D Foods co-owner Ilene Rosen’s “saladish” recipes: new-and-improved takes on the leafy meal, tossed with unexpected ingredients like Japanese eggplant, shirataki noodles, and chrysanthemum leaves. Archestratus Books + Food, 160 Huron Street, Greenpoint; Friday, April 13; 7–9:30 p.m.
Film + Live Music
Watch the rivalry of prolific composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri play out on the big screen, set to live, captivating orchestration by the New York Philharmonic during its next Art of the Score series performance: Amadeus—Live. David Geffen Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, Upper West Side; Friday, April 13, at 11 a.m and Saturday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m.
Treat yourself to a heightened sensory experience at Cooper Hewitt’s newest exhibition, “The Senses: Design Beyond Vision,” where more than 65 designers will present contemporary works that you can feel, smell, hear, and even taste. Cooper Hewitt, 2 East 91st Street (between Fifth and Madison Avenues), Upper East Side; through October 28
Follow the moving story of Katy, an autistic teen whose life is turned upside down by the new boy in town, in We Live By the Sea—an award-winning stage hit from across the pond, presented by 59E59 Theaters as part of its Brits Off Broadway series. 59 East 59th Street (between Madison and Park Avenues), Upper East Side; through Sunday, May 6
Person Who Makes NY Special
Transport yourself to a utopian wonderland at House of Yes’s Future Perfect dance party, where you’ll get down with cyborgs, travel through time, and check out tech-oriented performances. (Your fiercest futuristic outfit is a must for entry!) House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Avenue, Bushwick; Friday, April 13; 10 p.m.
Eating + Drinking
Take your taste buds on a trip through NYC pizza history at its oldest pizzerias—from the paper-thin, crispy crusts at Louie & Ernie’s to Pizza Garden’s famous grandma Sicilian slice.