Here's what to do in New York City this week

(Le) Poisson Rouge. | Photo: Dominik D./Yelp

From a track competition to a musical performance, there's plenty to enjoy in New York City this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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ABJEEZ and Ramy Essam Presented by Artistic Freedom Initiative





Organized by the Artistic Freedom Initiative, an organization led by immigration and human rights attorneys, this show features Egypt's Ramy Essam and Iranian sisters, ABJEEZ. Enjoy these middle-eastern protest songs, featuring a variety of different genres.

When: Thursday, January 3, 7-11:30 p.m.
Where: (Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St.
Admission: $25
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Hispanic Games





Come and watch the country's best high school track athletes in this competition, which is in its 25th year. Reserved seating is only available for day two.

When: Saturday, January 5, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 216 Fort Washington Ave
Admission: $20 (Reserved Row 3 & 4); $30 (Reserved Row 1 & 2)
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FERUS Festival 2019: Angelica Negron's Chimera with Maenu





This annual showcase features several drag performers in writer and composer Angelica Negron's play, Chimera and electronic music by artists Kayla Cashetta, Angelina Torreano and Madeline Mondrala.

When: Saturday, January 5, 8-10 p.m.
Where: National Sawdust, 80 N. Sixth St.
Admission: $22 (Advance GA); $25 (At the Door GA)
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