NYC Weekend Picks: 'Our Global Kitchen' exhibit, First Date,' more
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Our picks for what to do in the city this weekend.
"LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST" Daniel Breaker and Rachel Dratch co-star in this new Shakespearean musical by the team that created the irreverent "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson."
WHEN | WHERE Friday-Sunday at 8:30 p.m., Shakespeare in the Park, Delacorte Theater, Central Park, enter at 81st Street and Central Park West.
INFO Free with ticket, 212-967-7555, publictheater.org
"THE DARK I KNOW" Playwright Alex Eisen and composer John Watts, both native Long Islanders, won a national award at the Kennedy Center for this musical about Germany in the early '30s. Now it will have its New York premiere as part of the busy Midtown International Theatre Festival.
WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 1 p.m. and Sunday at 5:30 p.m., June Havoc Theatre, 312 W. 36th St.
INFO $18, 212-352-3101, midtownfestival.org
"FIRST DATE" New musical about the agonies and pleasures of a blind date co-stars Zachary Levi ("Chuck") and Krysta Rodriguez ("Smash").
WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 and 7 p.m., Longacre Theatre, 220 W. 48th St.
INFO $35-$137, 212-239-6200, firstdatethemusical.com
"FEARLESS" A plane-crash survivor (Jeff Bridges) begins to think he's immortal in this underrated 1993 drama from director Peter Weir ("The Last Wave"). It screens as part of an ongoing Warner Bros. tribute titled "A View From the Vaults."
WHEN | WHERE 5 p.m. Saturday at The Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St.
INFO Tickets are $12, or free with $25 museum admission; 212-708-9400, moma.org
OUR GLOBAL KITCHEN Very much of the moment, this show takes an interdisciplinary look at our current food culture, from how it is grown to how it gets to our tables, as well as its symbolic importance.
WHEN | WHERE Through Aug. 11 at the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street
INFO Admission $22, 212-769-5100, amnh.org
PINCHE TAQUERIA Originally established in Tijuana, Mexico, and now boasting three NYC branches, Pinche serves up solid tacos, particularly the shrimp and, when they have it, the lobster. Grab a cold beer and pretend you're in Mexico.
WHEN | WHERE Lunch and dinner daily, 333 Lafayette St.
INFO Tacos $3-$5, 212-343-9977, pinchetaqueria.us
CATALDI'S SPAGHETTI EASTERN MUSIC Play that funky music! Guitarist-keyboardist Sal Cataldi brings in da funk served up with electronica, bebop and blues.
WHEN | WHERE Sunday at 1 p.m., Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, 499 Van Brunt St., Red Hook
INFO Free, bwac.org
BUCKY PIZZARELLI AND ED LAUB These guys are the lords of the strings when it comes to jazz guitar.
WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 8 and 10 p.m., The Kitano, 66 Park Ave.
INFO $25, 212-885-7119, kitano.com
Compiled by Linda Winer, Rafer Guzmán, Ted Loos and Daniel Bubbeo.