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No weekend plans? Check out our selection of what’s hot this weekend in music, sports and theater in and around New York City.

This Is Hip Hop Volume 2

January 24, 8:00 pm
Apollo Theater, New York, NY

Back after a critically acclaimed debut last year, This Is Hip Hop raises the roof once again on the legendary Apollo Theater. Headliner Rick Ross takes the world famous stage to present a line-up of iconic MCs known for their mastery. Don’t miss what the Apollo calls a “one-of-a-kind concert series for true hip-hop enthusiasts.”

Get Tickets To This Is Hip Hop Volume 2 This Weekend Here!

Premier Boxing Champions: Danny Garcia vs. Ivan Redkach

January 25, 5:05 pm
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY

Stakes are high when former champion Danny Garcia takes on Ukrainian southpaw Ivan Redkach to reclaim the world champion welterweight boxing title. Co-features with super welterweights Jarrett Hurd and Francisco Santana, and super bantamweights Stephen Fulton and undefeated Arnold Khegai make this a showdown in Brooklyn to remember. 

Check out our interview with Danny Garcia as Attendee.com takes you behind the ring of the Premier Boxing Champions.

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Year of the Golden Rat: Nai-Ni Chen Dance

January 25 & January 26, 2:00 pm
New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ

It’s officially the Year of the Rat when Chinese New Year gets underway January 25 – and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center is playing host to a weekend of cultural events not to be missed. The groundbreaking Asian American Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company takes the stage with contemporary artistry and athleticism for two matinee performances Saturday and Sunday.

Eastern-meets-Western musical traditions come alive with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and music director Xian Zhang Saturday evening, with pre-show entertainment to usher in the Lunar New Year.

Chinese New Year celebrations continue in and around town, culminating with the 20th Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival in Lower Manhattan

Visiting Chinatown? On The Go With Chris Manzo gives you all the tips you need for an  unforgettable adventure.

Get Tickets To See The Show This Weekend Here!