Revelers who like to ring in the New Year with a little exotic glamour will want to sign up to attend Midnight in Morocco, a New Year's Eve bash sure to entertain with its sparkle. Throughout the night, Dragonfire Theater will present spicy performances such as belly dancing, snake charming, and, of course, fire arts. Fashionistas will enjoy the avant-garde runway show featuring looks from CostumeRentals, a collaboration between Guthrie Theater and the Children's Theater Company. The dance floor will never be empty with DJ music from Big Mama J, Bryan Gerrard, Patrick James, and others. Folks who go VIP will be treated to amenities like expedited entrance, complimentary champagne on arrival, appetizers from Ansari's Mediterranean Grill, and more. After the clock strikes midnight, everyone will be welcome to snack on sandwiches from Erbert & Gerbert's. Tickets at www.nyempls.com.
Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., 2012