Weekend in New York
WOULDN’T IT BE LOVERLY
Take your valentine out for a cinematic surprise. The Ziegfeld Theatre hosts “Best Musical Week,” providing a rousing reprisal of some of the classics of the genre. This weekend features “West Side Story,” “My Fair Lady” and “Chicago.” Today through Feb. 16, 1, 4:30 and 8:15 p.m.; $7.50. 141 W. 54th St. (212) 777-FILM.
Get an early start on a hot Valentine’s Day. “Sweet and sassy” lingerie is featured at Searle’s “Only Hearts” trunk show. Pick up lacy underthings for your sweetheart and earn a complimentary lingerie bag and a flute of Moet Champagne. Today, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; free admission. 635 Madison Ave., between 59th and 60th Sts. (212) 750-5153.
Preview some of the youngest and newest stars on the New York art scene at the School of Visual Arts. Selected students feature their paintings, sculptures, videos and more in the school’s Chelsea exhibition facility. Today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; free. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 W. 26th St., 15th floor (212) 592-2145.
ROCK FOR SMALL FRY
Kiddie rock aficionado Brady Rymer no longer fronts folk band From Good Homes. Instead, he caters to quite a different audience – the 4-foot-and-under set. Most recently, Rymer released his fourth CD, “Every Day Is a Birthday.” He croons these tunes and plenty more, including the crowd favorite “Look at My Belly,” at Joe’s Pub. Tomorrow, noon; $12. 425 Lafayette St., at Astor Place. (212) 539-8770.
MAKING HER NEUMARK
Emerging folk-guitarist Julie Neumark is gearing up to take the music world by storm, starting with her new EP, “Take Me,” coupled with a live performance at the Bitter End. You’ll be able to say you knew, and heard, her, when. Performance today, 8 p.m.; $10 cover. 147 Bleecker St., between Thompson and LaGuardia Sts. (212) 673-7030.
‘CORPSE’ GIVEN NEW LIFE
“The Corpse Bride” made quite a killing at the box office during its three-month run. Now the film is impressing viewers in of a different genre – art. The Corpse Bride Stop-Motion Animation and Artwork Exhibit exposes the magic behind the cinematic genius that made this picture possible. The exhibit features puppets, sets and artwork. Today, noon-8 p.m.; free. Tribeca Cinema Galleries, 13 Laight St., between Varick St. and Sixth Ave. (212) 941-2000.
The Empire State Building celebrates Lincoln’s birthday (Feb. 12) in style with its patriotic red, white and blue lights. Word has it that George Washington can expect the same treatment next week. Dusk to midnight, 34th St. and Fifth Ave.
Originally published on February 11, 2006