Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead: January 2014

New Year’s Day – January 1st The ball has dropped. The confetti has fallen. And, once you’ve recovered from your New Year’s Eve festivities, you’re ready to take 2014 by the horns! Stumped on a New Year’s resolution? Try this fun resolution generator to get some inspiration.

The Rose Bowl 100th Game – January 1st The annual first postseason college football game at its namesake stadium Pasedena, California, The Rose Bowl is the “Granddaddy” of the bowl games. This year is especially significant as it marks the 100th anniversary of this prestigious and oldest bowl game. Prep your game day snacks and get ready for some football!

Hotel Week – January 3rd – January 12th Need a little “stay-cation” after the go-go-go holidays? Book a plush hotel room for a fraction of the regular costs during New York City’s 3rd Annual Hotel Week. For a full list of participating hotels, from boutique gems to hot-spot must-stays, visit here and book soon as rooms will go fast!

Sundance Film Festival – January 16th – January 26th The Sundance Film Festival celebrates and awards risk-taking and independent filmmakers. Film buffs and general cinema-goers alike are abuzz about a handful of films slated to steal the spotlight at Sundance including the story of reclusive songwriter Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys fame in Love & Mercy starring Elizabeth Banks and John Cusack and Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut How To Catch a Monster starring Soairse Ronan and Christina Hendricks. To learn more about the Park City, Utah festival, visit here.

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark Closes on Broadway – January 2014 Although no official closing date has been announced, the controversial Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark will close in January after a series of set-backs including on-set injuries and budget blow-outs. The (revamped) show is slated to premier in Las Vegas later this year. If you’re eager to see this high-profile musical, this may be your last chance. Get your tickets here.