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Through 10/08/2017 Circle of Dance - National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green - 212-514-3700
www.americanindian.si.edu
Ages: All

A five-year exhibition that presents Native dance as a vibrant, meaningful, and diverse form of cultural expression. Featuring ten social and ceremonial dances from throughout the Americas, the exhibition illuminates the significance of each dance and highlights the unique characteristics of its movements and music.

Through 12/31/2016
Hours: 10pm-1am
Shake Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos - The Cellar
22 Warren St. - 917-921-4128
Ages: AD
Price: 20

Every Saturday night at 10pm, it's an all-request rock n roll party! Two of the top piano entertainers on the East Coast play your favorites all night long in a sing-along, dance-along, laugh-along, drink-along good time. Everything from Billy Joel to Bon Jovi to Britney Spears to Biz Markie - if you can think it, we can play it! Great for birth... (more)

Through 12/31/2020 Picasso's Le Tricorne - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
nyhistory.org
Ages: All

Now on display at the New-York Historical Society is a newly acquired and conserved Picasso in the exhibition Picasso's "Le Tricorne." It is the first work by Picasso, and one with great wall power and a New York history, to enter New-York Historical's collection. Pablo Picasso painted the stage curtain for the two-act ballet The Three-Cornered ... (more)

Through 1/31/2020 Connected Worlds - New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St. - 718-699-0005
www.nysci.org
Ages: All

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) will open Connected Worlds, its exciting and groundbreaking new exhibition on environmental sustainability, on June 27, 2015. Presented in NYSCI's iconic Great Hall, Connected Worlds is a fully immersive, digitally rendered interactive experience where visitors are encouraged to explore the interconnectedne... (more)

Through 11/11/2025
Hours: 11am-6pm
Some Place Like Home - Rumney Guggenheim
834 Driggs Ave. - 917-807-7174
Ages: All
Price: Free

Rumney Guggenheim’s inaugural exhibition, Some Place Like Home, unites an international selection of site-specific works by Olek in collaboration with Michelle P. Dodson, Swoon, Olivia Steele, Boxhead and Moral Turgeman, addressing the range of associations—from domestic bliss to bleakness—that define our experience of the home. The recontextualize... (more)

Through 9/16/2016 On The Line: Intrepid & The Vietnam War - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

On October 16, 2015, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will unveil On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War, a major exhibition exploring the events and impact of the Vietnam War through the lens of Intrepid's history. The exhibition, which coincides with the 40th anniversary of the conclusion of the war, will offer a site-specific immersion in... (more)

Through 1/03/2017
Hours: 8pm-10pm
Bar None Comedy Show - Bar None NYC
98 3rd Avenue - (212) 777-6663
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Bar None Comedy Show is a Free comedy show that happens every Tuesday at 8PM at Bar None NYC - 98 3rd Avenue. 2-4-1 drinks during the show! Featuring both up and coming comics and seasoned pros! Event page: https://www.facebook.com/barnonecomedyshow Reservation page: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/bar-none-comedy-8540884598?s=46402254

Through 10/01/2815
Hours: 1.5
Nashville-Style Songwriters' Round - The Bitter End
147 Bleecker St. - 212-673-7030
Ages: AD
Price: $10

Nashville-style songwriters' round featuring Nashville songwriters Jane Bach, Billy Lee, Kati Mac, and Sandra Piller. A Writers-in-the-round is a singer/songwriter event in which all writers take the stage at the same time to perform "in the round." A country music tradition, the in-the-round format encourages the sharing of songs, stories, l... (more)

Through 10/11/2016 Masterpieces of Chinese Painting from the Metropolitan Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Over the last forty years, the Metropolitan's collection of Chinese painting and calligraphy has grown to be one of the greatest in the world. Replete with masterpieces dating from the Tang dynasty (608–917) to the present, the collection encompasses the vast historical sweep of the brush arts of China, from serene Buddhist scriptures to bombastic ... (more)

Through 11/17/2017
Hours: 1.5
Honoring the Life and Legacy of Thelma Hill - Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts
80 Hanson Place - 718.636.4181
Ages: All
Price: $20

651 ARTS launches the second installment of its signature Live & Outspoken series with a discussion honoring dance educator and pioneer Thelma Hill. A panel of nationally acclaimed scholars and artists will convene to celebrate and pay tribute to the dynamic career on one of America’s most important dance figures. Follow the conversation: #LiveO... (more)

Through 12/18/2105
Hours: Opening Reception: 6-8pm
Subtle Interchange - NARS Foundation
201 46th Street, 4th Floor - 7187682765
Ages: AD
Price: Free

The New York Art Residency & Studios (NARS) Foundation is pleased to present Subtle Interchange, an exhibition featuring selections from the work of 2015 Season IV International Artist Residency Participants: Vasiliki Antonopoulou, Keren Anavy, Emma Critchley, Milton Croissant, Bima Engels, Sandra Erbacher, Emma Bernhard, John Roach, and Karin Wask... (more)

Through 12/01/2016
Hours: 6pm-8pm every first Thursday
The Dining Concourse in Concert - Lower Level Dining Concourse at Grand Central Terminal
89 E 42nd Street - 212-340-2583
Ages: AD
Price: Free

The First Thursday of every month we invite you to enjoy live music inspired by an eclectic spectrum of 30's era swing, New Orleans jazz, soulful blues, and more. Come grab dinner, drinks, and a table, and prepare to be captivated by the sounds of the Dining Concourse in Concert. For more info and a full lineup visit grandcentralterminal.com/... (more)

Through 9/05/2016 Vikings - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com
Ages: All

What does the word Viking bring to mind? Ruthless warrior and merciless invader? Or prosperous farmer and enterprising merchant? These questions will be answered when Vikings debuts at Discovery Times Square. The acclaimed exhibition, which had welcomed 1.3 million visitors to date, is organized by the Swedish History Museum in Sweden, in partners... (more)

Through 10/11/2016 Picturing Prestige: New York Portraits - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: AD

Beginning in the 18th century, New York City's well-to-do denizens commissioned paintings of themselves and their loved ones to display in their homes as indicators of prestige. Portraits were often created to commemorate a significant moment in the sitter's life—a marriage, acquiring an inheritance, or assuming an important position—and they offer... (more)

Through 12/31/2016
Hours: The film will be shown daily in the Museum’s Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Theater, in 2D at 11:30 am and 4:30 pm, and in 3D at 10:30 am, and 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm. Times are subject to change.
National Parks Adventure - The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: All
Price: Tickets, which include general admission, are $27 (adults), $22 (students/seniors), $16 (children).

In its New York premiere, MacGillivray Freeman Film’s National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness of America’s national parks. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Robert Redford, the film lets audiences soar over red rock canyons, hurtle down steep mou... (more)

Through 2/19/2019
Hours: 10:30am
Watson Adventures’ the Cats vs. Dogs Family Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 877-946-4868
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD
Price: $29.50-$40.50 (includes museum admission)

Kids and adults work together to chase down cats and dogs hidden in works of art throughout the Metropolitan Museum of Art. You’ll search for ancient Egyptian felines, misbehaving hounds, naughty children teasing a tabby, a ferocious feline from Peru and a wrapped up Egyptian Rover that just wants to find his mummy. This hunt is for ages seven and ... (more)

Through 12/31/2016
Hours: 7:00-9:00pm
No Name @ Word Up Weekly Comedy Variety Show - Word Up Community Bookshop
2113 Amsterdam Acenue - 347-688-4456
Ages: AD
Price: Free

"No Name" Comedy / Variety picks up where they left off with their Tuesday evening @ Word Up! shows in the bookshop's beautiful new Washington Heights incarnation on 165th Street & Amsterdam Avenue.According to producer Eric Vetter, every week at 7:00pm, some of NYC's best established and emerging comics, storytellers, writers and performers try ou... (more)

Through 3/17/2017
Hours: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Tania Bruguera: The Artist as Activist - The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th Street) - 212-817-8215
Ages: AD
Price: Free; registration required

Tania Bruguera creates politically charged works that have led to her detention in her native Cuba. The artist—whose performance pieces and installations have been shown at the Venice Biennial, Tate Modern, and MoMA—speaks with Claire Bishop, GC professor of art history, about the role of activism in her work. Their talk is the keynote event of a c... (more)

Through 9/25/2016 The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
nyhistory.org
Ages: All

This spring, the New-York Historical Society will celebrate Mo Willems' beloved children's book characters, including The Pigeon, who is bus-obsessed; comedy duo Elephant and Piggie; and famed Brooklynites Trixie and Knuffle Bunny. On view March 18 through September 25, 2016, The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems will follow a multifaceted journey acros... (more)

Through 1/02/2017
Hours: 10 AM - 5:45 PM
Dinosaurs Among Us - The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: All
Price: $27 for Adults

Dinosaurs Among Us will examine how one group of dinosaurs evolved into the fascinating living creatures we call birds. The exhibition will highlight the continuities between living dinosaurs—birds—and their extinct ancestors, showcasing remarkable new evidence for what scientists now call one of the best-documented evolutionary transitions in the ... (more)

Through 12/31/2016
Hours: 8:00PM
Nicky Sunshine's 'Time To Shine Monday' - Free Weekly Comedy Show @ Playwright Celtic Pub In NYC - Playwright Celtic Pub
732 8th Ave - (212) 354-8404
Ages: AD
Price: FREE

Actress-comedian Nicky Sunshine's free weekly comedy / variety show on Monday evenings on the third floor of the Playwright Celtic Pub (located between 45th & 46th St. on Eighth Ave.) in Manhattan.

Through 8/31/2016 Stitching History from the Holocaust - Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Pl. - 646-437-4200
www.mjhnyc.org
Ages: TE,AD

In 1939, Paul Strnad wrote to his American cousin seeking help for him and his wife Hedy to escape Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia. Nearly 60 years later, the Strnad family discovered the letter in their basement, along with a packet of Hedy's dress designs. While Hedy and Paul Strnad did not survive, their story is brought to life through the contemp... (more)

Through 10/09/2016 Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

One of the most distinctive and complex American comic voices to emerge in the last four decades is that of artist and New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast (b. 1954). Since the 1970s, Brooklyn-born Chast has chronicled the anxieties, pleasures, and perils of contemporary life in a body of work that includes over 1,200 cartoons published in The New Yorke... (more)

Through 9/25/2016 Bent, Cast & Forged: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia - Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle - 212-299-7777
madmuseum.org
Ages: All

Coming to MAD from the Cranbrook Art Museum, Bent, Cast & Forged explores the jewelry designs of Harry Bertoia (b. 1915 – d. 1978) and follows his investigations of form and material in his early days as an artist and designer. A graduate of Cranbrook Academy of Art and a former metalsmithing instructor, Bertoia has received international acclai... (more)

Through 10/28/2016
Hours: Thursdays and Fridays, Boards 11:30am, sails noon-2pm
Lady Liberty Lunch Cruise - Hornblower Cruises and Events
Pier 40, 353 West St. - 212-206-7522
hornblower.com
Ages: TE,AD
Price: From $49

If you're looking for the perfect relaxing lunch in NYC, Hornblower's Lady Liberty Lunch Cruise is for you. Step aboard Hornblower's luxury yacht and lunch in style as you cruise by New York's iconic landmarks including, of course, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Governors Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and amazing views of the Manhattan skyli... (more)

Through 9/18/2016 Roberto Burle Max: Brazilian Modernist - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3200
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

Roberto Burle Marx (1909–1994) was one of the most influential landscape architects of the twentieth century, yet he is not a familiar figure outside of his native Brazil. He is best known for his iconic seaside pavements on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach, and for his abstract, geometric garden designs. But his work encompasses an enormous range... (more)

Through 9/11/2016 Impressionism: American Gardens on Canvas - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx - 718-817-8700
www.nybg.org
Ages: All

American Impressionism, a prominent artistic style that flourished at the turn of the 20th century, comes to life in a captivating Garden-wide exhibition. In the Conservatory, stroll through an American Impressionist garden, a stunning interpretation by Francisca Coelho, NYBG's renowned curator and designer, of the alluring gardens that influenced ... (more)

Through 10/09/2016 Arcade Classics: Video Games from the Museum's Collection - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us

Arcade Classics features more than 40 video arcade games released between 1972 and 1993, drawn from the Museum's collection. All of the games will be playable. Though the era of the video arcade game is long gone, arcade games were the grounds for innovation and experimentation that informed the genres, conventions, and play mechanics of the video ... (more)

Through 9/07/2016 Moholy-Nagy: Future Present - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All


Through 1/02/2017 Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West (at 79th St.) - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

Crocs have flourished for 200 million years. Now you can explore the complex lives of crocodilians—a group of reptiles that includes crocodiles, alligators, caimans, and gharials—in a new exhibition featuring live species, life-sized dioramas, and interactive exhibits.

Through 8/31/2016 KULTURFESTNYC - Museum of Jewish Heritage & Other Venues Citywide
36 Battery Pl. - 646-437-4200
www.kulturfestnyc.org

The festival of Jewish performing arts returns featuring theater, concerts, films, cabarets, children's programs, tours, lectures, and workshops. KulturfestNYC is organized by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. The Museum of Jewish Heritage is honored to be the festival's hub, with many of our programs during June, July, and August presented ... (more)

Through 9/18/2016 Rembrandt's First Masterpiece - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
www.themorgan.org
Ages: All

Completed when he was just twenty-three years old, Rembrandt's Judas Returning the Thirty Pieces of Silver has long been recognized as the artist's first mature work, his first masterpiece. The painting demonstrates many of the characteristics that would come to define Rembrandt's style: dramatic lighting, a rhythmic harmony of composition, and his... (more)

Through 8/31/2016
Hours: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. every Wednesday, from July 6th to August 31st
Free Lunchtime Summer Concert Series Presented by the Lincoln Square BID - Richard Tucker Park
Between Broadway and Columbus Ave. at 66th St. - 212-581-3774
Ages: All
Price: Free

The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) is excited to announce its continued partnership with the MTA Arts & Design’s Music Under New York (MTA MUSIC), bringing free and fantastic musical entertainment to locals and visitors of all ages in the Lincoln Square area – a neighborhood home to some of New York City’s most renowned musical ... (more)

Through 9/18/2016 Eye for Design - Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle - 212-299-7777
madmuseum.org
Ages: TW,TE,AD

Eye for Design explores the unique graphic identity created by the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) in the 1960s and 1970s through its imaginatively designed exhibition catalogues and related ephemera. The examples gathered here—drawn primarily from MAD's archive or that of the American Craft Council—were designed by many American and international ... (more)

Through 10/31/2016
Hours: 1 hour
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show - Theatre Row’s Acorn Theatre
410 West 42nd Street - 646-481-6583
Ages: All
Price: $49.75-$67.25

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carle stories, The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly and of course, the star of the show - The Very Hungry Caterpillar.Thursday ... (more)

Through 8/30/2016
Hours: 10am - 6pm
The Gallery@Spring: LIFE Photo Exhibition - Spring Studios
Spring Studios, 6 St. Johns Lane - 212-257-5600
Ages: All
Price: Free

Spring Studios has announced the launch of The Gallery@Spring, an exhibition featuring more than 50 exceptional fashion photographs from the LIFE Photo Archives from the 1940’s to 1970’s, providing a unique and rare perspective into the history of fashion in the city. The exhibition takes place June 16th through August 30th at Spring Studios in Tri... (more)

Through 9/11/2016 City of the Soul: Rome and the Romantics - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
www.themorgan.org
Ages: All

Rome exists not only as an intensely physical place, but also as a romantic idea onto which artists, poets, and writers project their own imaginations and longings. City of the Soul examines the evolving image of Rome in art and literature with a display of books, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and drawings. This groundbreaking exhibition con... (more)

Through 10/10/2016 Stuart Davis: In Full Swing - Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort St. - 212-570-3600
www.whitney.org
Ages: AD

Stuart Davis (1892–1964) ranks as a preeminent figure in American modernism. With a long career that stretched from the early twentieth century well into the postwar era, he brought a distinctively American accent to international modernism. Davis's work feels especially vital today in its blurring of distinctions between text and image, high and l... (more)

Through 9/05/2016 Summer of Hamilton - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
nyhistory.org

Beginning this July 4th holiday weekend, the New-York Historical Society welcomes visitors to be in "the room where it happens" for a Museum-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. During the Summer of Hamilton, related artifacts and documents from the Collections of the New-York Historical Society and the Gil... (more)

Through 12/29/2016
Hours: 7pm-10pm
Flamenco Night - Socarrat Paella Bar Nolita
284 Mulberry St. - 212-219-0101
Ages: All
Price: Free

Every Tuesday, Socarrat Paella Bar Nolita transports guests to Spain from 7 to 10 p.m. Experience a flamenco performance complete with singing, dancing, hand clapping and guitar playing along with classic tapas, paella, selections from an extensive wine list or homemade sangria.

Through 1/08/2017 Who Shot Sports, A Photographic History, 1843-Present - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

Who Shot Sports, one of the first museum exhibitions to put sports photographers in the forefront, is the most comprehensive presentation of sports photography ever organized. It gathers together approximately 230 works—from daguerreotypes and salted paper prints to digital images—that capture the universal appeal of sports, highlighting unfo... (more)

Through 9/25/2016
Hours: 8:00am-11:00pm
Rush Will Take You to Funkytown! - 99 Plymouth/Brooklyn Bridge Park
99 Plymouth St. - 718-222-9939
Ages: All
Price: Free

Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session. Titled Rush Will Take You to Funkytown!, the murals are inspired by the vibrant energy of Brooklyn Bridge Park and the artwork of Xenobia Bailey. Bailey, a New York-based and long-standing Rush... (more)

Through 9/05/2016
Hours: 7pm
South Street Seaport Museum announces Day Sails & Charters: Sail Pioneer! - Pier 16
89 South St. - 212-748-8600
Ages: All
Price: $28-$32

South Street Seaport Museum announces Day Sails & Charters: Sail Pioneer! South Street Seaport Museum announces Sail Pioneer! See New York’s skyline the way it was meant to be seen, from the water. Board the 1885 schooner Pioneer and take a two-hour sail in New York Harbor. Available Thursdays-Sundays through October, guests board Pioneer at... (more)

Through 9/25/2016
Hours: 12pm to 3pm
South Street Seaport Museum Hosts Family Ecology Sail on Board the Pioneer - Pier 16
89 South St. - 212-748-8600
Ages: All
Price: $40-$45

South Street Seaport Museum hosts Family Ecology Sails on board the Schooner Pioneer July 31, August 21, and September 25, 2016 from 12pm to 3pm The South Street Seaport Museum announces Family Ecology Sails on July 31, August 21, and September 25, 2016 from noon to 3pm at Pier 16 in the South Street Seaport on board the schooner Pioneer. S... (more)

Through 8/31/2016
Hours: 10pm-12am
Specialty Late Night Menu - Landmarc at Time Warner Center
10 Columbus Circle, Third Floor - 212-823-6123
Ages: All
Price: Prices vary

This August, Marc Murphy’s Landmarc at Time Warner Center is launching a specialty Late Night Menu guaranteed to satisfy your nighttime cravings! This special, late night menu will feature exclusive dishes, cocktails and beers that will only be available from 10:00 PM to midnight. Late Night Menu items include: Fried Artichokes; Fried Blue Cheese S... (more)

Through 8/31/2016
Hours: 11:57PM-Midnight
Midnight Moment: Cistern - Times Square
43rd Street and Broadway - 212-843-9215
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Times Square Arts brings musician and composer Jherek Bischoff’s Cistern, a video from his latest album, to Times Square’s electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in August. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. The video f... (more)

Through 8/28/2016 Fringe Festival - Various
520 Eighth Avenue
www.fringenyc.org
Ages: All

FringeNYC - The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) is the largest multi-arts festival in North America, with more than 200 companies from all over the world performing for 16 days, with 1,100 incredible performances throughout various venues. This year marks its 20th anniversary.

Through 9/02/2016
Hours: 7pm
Happy 50ish! - The Triad
158 W. 72nd St. - 888-596-1027
Ages: AD
Price: $35

HAPPY 50ish!, the mid-life musical comedy is back by popular demand, beginning August 12, 2016 at The Triad (158 West 72nd Street). Created by Lynn Shore with book, music and lyrics by Mr. Shore, Mark Vogel and David Burnham, the production is directed and choreographed by Paul Stancato, HAPPY 50ish! begins Friday, August 12th and plays a limited r... (more)

Through 8/28/2016 dell'Arte Opera Ensemble - August 2016 Season: Violetta & her Sisters - Rose Nagelberg Theater
55 Lexington Ave. - 646-765-4773
Ages: AD

dell’Arte Opera Ensemble presents the company’s August 2016 Season – Violetta & her Sisters – featuring Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata, Jules Massenet’s Manon, a semi-staged Scenes from the demi-monde, featuring excerpts from Puccini’s La Rondine and Leoncavallo’s La bohème, and a recital featuring the poetry of Charles Baudelaire, with settings by D... (more)

Through 8/27/2016
Hours: 1 1/4 hours
The Illusory Adventures of a Dreamer - Teatro Sea
107 Suffolk St. #202 (Between Rivington and Delancey) - 551-427-1038
Ages: AD
Price: $18

Please join Rhapsody Collective as they present Michael Bradley’s The Illusory Adventures of a Dreamer receiving its World Premier at the 20th Annual New York International Fringe Festival beginning August 13th at Teatro Sea (107 Suffolk St.) Inspired by Ibsen’s Peer Gynt, a young man goes on a fantastical adventure to find himself. Peer must co... (more)

Through 8/27/2016
Hours: Times vary
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon - The Theater at the 14th Street Y
344 E. 14th St. - 908-415-3760
www.infinitevarietynyc.org
Ages: All
Price: $13 (12 and under $18 general admission

Based on the New York Times best selling children’s novel by Grace Lin, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a physical theater adaption with elements of Chinese theater techniques, martial arts, puppetry and dance. The show features an ensemble cast and has been created specially for Fringe Jr. audiences. Co produced for Fringe Jr. with Linda Van ... (more)

Through 8/28/2016
Hours: 7:30pm & 2pm
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble August 2016 Season presents Violetta & Ger Sisters - Rose Nagelberg Theater at the Baruch Performing Arts Center
55 Lexington Ave. (entrance on 25th Street) - 646-312-4085
Ages: All
Price: $38

DELL’ARTE OPERA ENSEMBLE August 2016 Season presents Violetta & her Sisters in The Rose Nagelberg Theater at the Baruch Performing Arts Center 55 Lexington Avenue August 13-28, 2016 dell’Arte Opera Ensemble presents the company’s August 2016 Season – Violetta & her Sisters – featuring Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata, Jules Massenet’s Manon, a... (more)

Through 8/29/2016
Hours: 6:00-10:00pm
DSLR Video Classes at PhotoManhattan - PhotoManhattan
51W 14th Street, Suite 3R - 212-929-3302
Ages: AD
Price: $320

Photography Classes NYC - We provide solid training in digital and film photography, Free seminars, evening and weekend classes, street photo workshops, private classes, as well as darkroom and photo studio rentals. +13 years experience teaching thousands of New York Photographers. Excellent instructors, proven curricula, hands-on training & a f... (more)

Through 8/31/2016
Hours: 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Great Chemistry Happy Hour - Lot 45
411 Troutman St., Brooklyn, NY 11237 - 347-505-9155
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Announcing LOT 45's GREAT CHEMISTRY happy hour! Lot 45 is Bushwick's most inviting lounge and cocktail bar, with beautiful indoor and outdoor space and a delicious menu from the Djenna kitchen. Everyday from 5-8pm, bring out the mad scientist within and experiment with our new range of tasty test tube oyster toppings and happy hour drinks inclu... (more)

Through 9/03/2016 The Good Earth - The Flea Theater
41 White St. - 917-562-5670
Ages: AD
Price: $15-$35

MOTHERLODE THEATRE, RCT Theatres, in association with Wales Millennium Centre, and Arts Council Wales, presents the US premiere of THE GOOD EARTH at The Flea Theater. This acclaimed Welsh folk play with music is directed by “one of the most powerful and influential women in Welsh theatre” (Wales Online), Rachael Boulton (director of Blackout at the... (more)

Through 8/27/2016
Hours: 7:30pm
Crossing Boundaries - New Perspectives Studio
485 W. 37th St., Ground Floor (@ 10th Avenue) - 212-630-9945
Ages: AD
Price: $20

NICE by Mustapha Matura (set in the early seventies) is a funny, deeply ironic story of a recent immigrant to England relaying his experience of what he perceives to be "British hypocrisy”. He learns too late that what seems to be a free ride can quickly turn into a toll road. DUELING VOICES by Zeno Obi Constance is the author’s most popular play. ... (more)

Through 8/28/2016
Hours: 7:30pm & 2pm
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble presents Manon - Rose Nagelburg Theater, Baruch Performing Arts Center
55 Lexington Avenue (entrance on 25th Street) - 646-312-5073
Ages: All
Price: $38

dell’Arte Opera Ensemble presents the company’s August 2016 Season – Violetta & her Sisters – featuring , Jules Massenet’s Manon on August 20, 22, 24, 26 at 7:30pm and August 28 at 2pm in The Rose Nagelberg Theater at the Baruch Performing Arts Center. Violetta & her Sisters will be performed in The Rose Nagelberg Theater at the Baruch Performin... (more)

Through 9/30/2016
Hours: 12-3pm
Three-Course Lunch Prix-Fixe - Loi Estiatorio
132 W. 58th St. - 212-713-0015
Ages: AD
Price: $29

Chef Maria Loi’s Loi Estiatorio will be offering a three course prix-fixe lunch menu that celebrates the flavors and hospitality of Greece. The popular NYC restaurant is a Mediterranean oasis, and an ode Chef Loi’s roots. Loi Estiatorio’s offerings include a wide array of healthy, authentic Greek dishes, made with ingredients such as olive oil, yog... (more)

Through 9/04/2016
Hours: 2 hours
Barefoot Shakespeare Company Presents “Taming of the Shrew” - Summit Rock, Central Park
81st and Central Park West
www.barefootshakespeare.org
Ages: All
Price: Free

Raw, quick, sharp. That's our Kate and Petruchio. But how did we get here? Men and women look at the world from different lenses, and it comes to a head in a fast, tumultuous and sexy spectacle. In the 1950s, everything was in its place...what happens when we shake things up a bit? Thursday August 25th at 6pm Friday August 26th at 6pm Saturday... (more)

Through 8/27/2016
Hours: 7pm Friday; 6pm, 8pm Saturday
Lucky Cheng’s Takes Over Stage 48 Every Friday & Saturday - Stage 48
605 W. 48th St. - 212-995-5500
www.stage48.com
Ages: AD
Price: $50

Lucky Cheng’s, the infamous drag cabaret restaurant, has found a new home at Stage 48 “Level3” within the club every Friday and Saturday. Just steps from the bright lights and luster of Broadway and Times Square, in the beating heart of NYC nightlife, “Level3” is a monster-sized space, with bigger, better, and glitzier Shows, an outstanding live st... (more)

Through 9/15/2016
Hours: 11:00am-6:00pm
Unbound Perspectives - Exploring Mediums and the World - Agora Gallery
530 West 25th St, Chelsea - 212-226-4151
Ages: All
Price: Free

Agora Gallery presents Unbound Perspectives, a group exhibition highlighting work that presents reality with heightened aesthetic possibilities. Bringing together no fewer than eighteen artists, the exhibition is an eclectic mixture of photography, painting, and sculpture. Some pieces present subtler, updated forms of surrealism: familiar objects a... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: 9pm, sails 9:30pm-12:30am
Saturday Night Dance Cruise - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD

t's what Saturday night should be – dancing and drinking on a luxury yacht. Come aboard ZEPHYR's three-hour cruise boasting signature cocktails, and three indoor and outdoor levels of pulsating energy. Must be 21 years of age or older with valid ID ID must be presented to board vessel. If you show up without an ID you will not be allowed to boar... (more)

8/27/2016 - 8/28/2016 Afropunk Festival 2016 - Commodore Barry Park
Flushing Ave.
www.afropunkfest.com
Ages: TE,AD

AFROPUNK is an influential community of young, gifted people of all backgrounds who speak through music, art, film, comedy, fashion and more. This year's line-up features Ice Cube, TV on the Radio, Tyler the Creator, Cee-Lo Green, Flying Lotus, Janelle Monae, The Internet, George Clinton, Earl Sweatshirt, Skunk Anansie, Skye & Ross of Morcheeba... (more)

8/27/2016 Toto - The Town Hall
123 W. 43rd St. - 212-997-1003
www.the-townhall-nyc.org
Ages: AD

Toto return in 2015 with an album that could be defined as a realized vision three plus decades in the making. The recordings on TOTO XIV exhibit world-class musicianship, masterful arrangements, topical lyrical commentary, and melodies that the collective genius of Lukather, Paich, Porcaro, Williams and their assembled band-mates bring to life. Th... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: Grounds open at 9:30am, events go on all day
Arthur Ashe Kids' Day - USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Road - 718-760-6200
arthurashekidsday.com
Ages: All

Arthur Ashe Kids Day, the family day precursor to the US Open, will be jam packed, with interactive games, facepainting, storytelling, and performances. (Performers TBA)

8/27/2016
Hours: 3pm-9pm
Warm Up 2016 - MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Ave. - 718-784-2084
momaps1.org
Ages: TE,AD
Price: $18 advance, $20 day of show

MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up 2016, taking place every Saturday this summer through Aug. 27. A New York summer staple now in its 19th year, MoMA PS1's highly anticipated Warm Up outdoor music series continues its tradition of introducing audiences to the best in experimental live music, sound, and DJs—both local and international—across a range of genr... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: 5:00pm
Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Met Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $35.50-$46 (includes museum admission)

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt! A murdered curator has left behind a cryptic trail of clues connected with secrets in works of art. As your team gathers answers about the art, you begin to piece together a sordid tale about greed, lust, revenge and treachery, all revolving around the museum’s planned multi-million dollar ... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: 1pm
Watson Adventures’ the Lost New York Scavenger Hunt - Battery Park
State St. & Battery Pl. - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $24.50

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt and discover the hidden places of Old New York! Visit the place where New York began, the southern tip of Manhattan, on a hunt that reveals the hidden and easily overlooked traces and places of the bygone city. You’ll explore such “lost New York” locations as the twisty streets laid out by the Du... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: 6:30pm-11pm
Carried Away: Deetron, Culoe De Song and Dirk Largo (live) - Circle Line
Pier 83, W 42nd St - 800-373-2837
www.carriedaway.us
Ages: AD

Tickets: http://bit.ly/29EWQ3O Boarding 6:30pm, Sailing 7pm to 11pm! After a raucous maiden voyage, the Carried Away series is back with two more seaborne parties for the disciples of electronic music. Some of house and techno’s most beloved producers, foreign and domestic, are being culled to marshal a lush dance floor on The New York Harbo... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: 10pm-4:00am
Carried Away Afterparty: Behrouz, Michelangelo and More - House of Yes
2 Wyckoff Ave. - 800-382-7483
www.carriedaway.us
Ages: AD

Tickets: http://bit.ly/2a3cbWJ www.carriedaway.us Discounted tickets at the door with wristbands from boat party After setting sail on the New York Harbor with Deetron, Culoe De Song, and Dirk Largo, Carried Away will be landing the party in Bushwick where it will be greeted by the deep, lavish beats of Behrouz. The veteran house producer a... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: 8:30am
Percy Sutton Harlem 5K - Harlem - 855-569-6977
www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2016/percy-sutton-harlem-5k-run
Ages: AD

This 5K race honors the late Percy Sutton, who as Manhattan borough president in the 1970s championed the New York City Marathon as a five-borough event and remained a supporter of NYRR and running throughout his life; he passed away in 2009. The run celebrates historic Harlem and is part of HARLEM WEEK, one of the northeast area's largest cultural... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: 1:00pm
New! Watson Adventures’ HAMILTON: The Scavenger Hunt - Battery Park
State St & Battery Place - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $24.50

Follow in Alexander Hamilton’s footsteps through the streets of Lower Manhattan, from Wall Street to Battery Park, to discover the places where the feisty Founding Father worked, played, debated, fought and planned his fatal duel on this unique scavenger hunt. Highlights include Hamilton’s grave, the site of his home on Wall Street, Federal Hall, F... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: Boards 8pm, sails 9pm-midnight
Depeche Mode & 80s Party Cruise-Second Edition - Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises - (Circle Line 42nd Street)
Pier 83, W. 42nd St. and 12th Ave. - 212-563-3200
www.circleline42.com
Ages: AD

Enjoy listening and dancing to Depeche Mode and 80's music while sailing and watching the stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty. All this aboard the Circle Line Manhattan riverboat, featuring two levels with full bars and outdoor decks. BBQ food special will also be sold for $12. All major credit cards are accepted fo... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: 2 hours
The Bergamot & The Unity Collective USA Return to NYC - Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 2)
196 Allen St. - 574-850-5791
Ages: AD
Price: Free

THE UNITY COLLECTIVE USA These are the signatures of the United States. Brooklyn, NY alt-rock duo, The Bergamot, proves we're more united than we are divided through music, community, and collaboration. The Bergamot, comprised of Jillian Speece and Nathaniel Paul Hoff, embarked upon a fifty-state tour on January 2nd departing their NYC abod... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: 2 hours
Comedy Outliers: A Monthly Stand-Up Showcase (No Drink Minimum) - Sean's Bar and Kitchen
42 W. 48th Street - 347-774-0292
Ages: AD
Price: $8-$12

COMEDY OUTLIERS - A Monthly Stand-Up Comedy Showcase Featured in the NY Comedy Festival, NY Times, Metro NY, AM NY and Timeout NY!!! Saturday, August 27th 7pm Doors open at 6:30pm **NEW LOCATION** Sean's Bar and Kitchen (42 W. 48th Street) GET THERE EARLY FOR SEATS!!! $8 Advanced Cover $12 at the Door Hosted by Brandon Collins ... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: 8pm
Toto - The Town Hall
123 W. 43rd St. - 212-997-1003
www.the-townhall-nyc.org
Ages: AD

Toto return in 2015 with an album that could be defined as a realized vision three plus decades in the making. The recordings on TOTO XIV exhibit world-class musicianship, masterful arrangements, topical lyrical commentary, and melodies that the collective genius of Lukather, Paich, Porcaro, Williams and their assembled band-mates bring to life. Th... (more)

8/27/2016 dell’Arte Opera Ensemble Presents Chansons de Baudelaire - The Rose Nagelberg Theater at the Baruch Performing Arts Center
55 Lexington Ave. - 646-312-5073
Ages: AD
Price: $38

dell’Arte Opera Ensemble August 2016 Season presents Chansons de Baudelaire in The Rose Nagelberg Theater at the Baruch Performing Arts Center 55 Lexington Avenue August 27, 2016 at 2pm dell’Arte Opera Ensemble presents the next segment of the company’s August 2016 Season – Violetta & her Sisters – Chansons de Baudelaire on August 27 at 2... (more)

8/27/2016
Hours: 5:30 - 8:30
Sofijazz Trio - Flatiron Room
37 W. 26th St. - 212-725-3860
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Sofija Knezevic - voice Ian Duerr - guitar Nori Naraoka - bass

8/28/2016
Hours: 7-10
The Science of Booze - OTB
OTB: 141 Broadway, Brooklyn
Ages: AD
Price: Free

FREE BUT RSVP REQUIRED! Have you ever woken up with a hazy memory and monster hangover? Nausea, sweats, a cracking headache and that niggling sense that you did something truly terrible the night before? Welcome to the science of booze! Dr. Putrino will discuss the effects that alcohol has on your body, your brain, and your judgment. We will ex... (more)

8/29/2016
Hours: 6:00-8:00pm
Workshop Digital Camera - PhotoManhattan
51W 14th Street, Suite 3R - 212-929-3302
Ages: AD
Price: $75

Photography Classes NYC - We provide solid training in digital and film photography, Free seminars, evening and weekend classes, street photo workshops, private classes, as well as darkroom and photo studio rentals. +13 years experience teaching thousands of New York Photographers. Excellent instructors, proven curricula, hands-on training & a... (more)

8/29/2016
Hours: 6:00-8:00pm
Workshop Digital Camera - PhotoManhattan
51W 14th Street, Suite 3R - 212-929-3302
Ages: AD
Price: $99

Photography Classes NYC - We provide solid training in digital and film photography, Free seminars, evening and weekend classes, street photo workshops, private classes, as well as darkroom and photo studio rentals. +13 years experience teaching thousands of New York Photographers. Excellent instructors, proven curricula, hands-on training & a... (more)

8/29/2016 - 9/13/2016 Offshore Sailing Adventures Aboard Lettie G. Howard: Race Aboard a Gloucester Schooner! - South Street Seaport Museum
12 Fulton St. - 212-748-8600
Ages: All
Price: $160-$800

South Street Seaport Museum announces Offshore Sailing Adventures aboard Lettie G. Howard: Race aboard a Gloucester schooner! August 29 – September 13, 2016 South Street Seaport Museum announces Offshore Sailing Adventures aboard Lettie G. Howard from August 29 through September 13, 2016 along the Northeastern coast. Join the crew of... (more)

8/29/2016
Hours: Doors open 8pm, show 9pm
William Shatner Hosts AXS TV Presents Gotham Comedy Live - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD
Price: $15

Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of a Live Comedy TV Taping that will be airing on AXS TV on Thursday's at 10PM WILLIAM SHATNER HOSTS! William Alan Shatner is a Canadian actor and novelist. He gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, captain of the starship USS Enterprise, in the television ... (more)

8/30/2016
Hours: 6:00 PM
Nantucket Lightship Lecture: The Challenge of Rising Sea Levels and Extreme Storms - Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park
Atlantic Avenue & Furman Street - 718-222-9939
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Join guest speakers for free public lectures aboard the Nantucket Lightship, a historic floating lighthouse docked at Brooklyn Bridge Park. The triple threat of rising sea levels, extreme storms and aging infrastructure threaten our economy and our national security. In this post-Sandy world, regional solutions to these challenges must be a nation... (more)

8/30/2016
Hours: 7 PM
AMNH Presents: Countdown to Totality - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 2127695100
Ages: All
Price: $12-$15

Hayden Planetarium Space Theater, Enter at 81st Street $15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 Members August 21, 2017, will bring the first complete solar eclipse for the lower 48 states since 1979. The track of the eclipse will cut coast to coast across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. Museum educator Joe Rao gives you all the d... (more)

8/30/2016
Hours: 1 Hr 50 min
One Night Special Event- The Insanity of God - Regal Transit Center Stadium 18 & IMAX
6707 Transit Rd - (310) 694-3118
Ages: AD
Price: $12- $15

In partnership with LifeWay Films, Fathom Events is bringing the big screen premiere of THE INSANITY OF GOD to select cinemas nationwide with never-before-seen bonus content, a special Q&A with Nik Ripken and David Platt (International Mission Board President, author and speaker) and an exclusive performance of the featured song, "Dimitri's Song." ... (more)

8/30/2016
Hours: 7:00pm
Kevin Smith's Yoga Hosers Premiere Party - Union Square 14
850 Broadway - 310-694-3118
Ages: AD
Price: $15-$18

In partnership with SpectiCast, Invincible Pictures and SModCo, Fathom Events is bringing KEVIN SMITH'S YOGA HOSERS PREMIERE PARTY to select cinemas nationwide for a hilarious one-night event.

8/30/2016
Hours: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Awakening Our Inner Lover, Goddess, Warrior: Workshop - 33 Irving Pl.
33 Irving Pl., 3rd Floor - 646-780-9618
Ages: AD
Price: $25

It's no secret that women today are juggling a lot. We now make up more than half the workforce in the United States and are busier than ever with partners, children, family and friends, often putting the needs of others ahead of our own. We strive to be the best versions of ourselves - as daughters, entrepreneurs, lovers, employers, mothers, si... (more)

8/31/2016
Hours: 7pm-10pm
Chicago 20th Anniversary - Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield
summerstage.org
Ages: TE,AD
Price: Free

Live music from Broadway’s worldwide smash, featuring stars from the show! After 20 years in the spotlight, CHICAGO is the #1 longest-running American musical on Broadway – and it’s no wonder why. The winner of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations, CHICAGO is an electrifying tale of greed, murder and... (more)

8/31/2016 Alessi Loves You Back! - Alessi SoHo
130 Greene Street - 212-941-7300
http://store.alessi.com
Ages: All

Alessi Loves You Back! Special Promotion: Receive a free Alessi object with select purchases WHO: Alessi WHAT: Alessi Loves You Back! Promotion WHEN: July 15th, 2016 – August 31st, 2016 WHERE: Alessi Stores & Online Shop: http://store.alessi.com & Select Retailers Alessi SoHo: 130 Greene Street / 212.941.7300... (more)

8/31/2016
Hours: 7:30 PM - 11 PM
Jazz Nights At The Lambs Club - Julia Haltigan 8/31 - The Lambs Club
132 W. 44th St. - 212-988-7705
Ages: AD
Price: Complimentary with your meal

In keeping with The Lambs Club's tradition to promote the arts, they seek out new and emerging musicians and singers to feature weekly. Every Tuesday & Wednesday night in The Bar beginning at 8:00pm, join The Lambs Club for live Jazz, cocktails, light fare or dinner from their a la carte menu. Jazz Artist: Julia Haltigan About: Julia Haltiga... (more)

8/31/2016
Hours: 7:30pm
Mala Waldron - Club Bonafide
212 E. 52 St., 3 fl. - 646-918-6189
Ages: AD
Price: $15

Jazz/Soul vocalist/pianist /composer Mala Waldron is a native of New York. Mala credits her parents both of whom were jazz pianists (most notably her father, pianist/composer, Mal Waldron) with giving her a solid foundation in the jazz tradition. Ms. Waldron has been delighting audiences all over the world including Italy, Japan, France, China and ... (more)

8/31/2016 - 10/01/2016
Hours: 7pm-9pm
LADY BUNNY in TRANS-JESTER - The Stonewall Inn
53 Christopher St. - 603-203-3166
Ages: AD
Price: $19.99

Performances are from Wednesday to Saturday at 7PM. Please note: no shows on Thursday September 8th and September 9th. In the last five years, Bunny's performed two sold out solo shows at La Escuelita. But that venue closed! So Bunny is bringing her latest blend of raucous, irreverent comedy to the even more legendary venue Stonewall. And if ... (more)

9/01/2016
Hours: 7:30pm
Mel Brooks: Back in the Saddle Again - Radio City Music Hall
1260 Sixth Ave. - 212-307-7171
www.radiocity.com

The Madison Square Garden Company and Mills Entertainment announced today that Mel Brooks will take the Radio City Music Hall stage on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:30PM for an exclusive inside look at his storied career and the making of the legendary and groundbreaking movie Blazing Saddles. Considered one of the top comedy films of all time, ... (more)

9/01/2016
Hours: Boards 6:15pm, sails 6:30pm-8pm
Zephyr Happy Hour On a Boat - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD

Party at NYC's hottest rooftop bar this summer! It's officially sunglass season and the summer's coolest party is on board the ZEPHYR. Enjoy a cash bar of custom made cocktails, drink specials, bar snacks and tunes spun by NYC Celebrity DJs. Take in the breathtaking 360 skyline views on any of our three decks and party alongside NYC's sexiest crowd... (more)

9/01/2016 - 9/05/2016
Hours: 3 hours
RAQS WITHOUT BORDERS: a Middle Eastern and North African Dance Festival in NYC - Dixon Place
161A Chrystie St. - 347-512-0541
Ages: AD
Price: $35

Purpose: Cultural Diplomacy through Middle Eastern and North African Dance. Honoring the traditions of the indigenous dances and cultural expressions of the Middle East and North Africa to engage in cultural diplomacy towards peace building. This gala event will feature master instructors, lecturers, performers, and distinguished pioneers from the... (more)

9/01/2016
Hours: 9.30pm-10.30pm
Rachael Sage Performing - Strong Place
270 Court St. - 323-806-0400
Ages: All
Price: Free

A soulful vocalist and innovative multi-instrumentalist, NYC singer/songwriter and producer Rachael Sage is one of the busiest touring artists in independent music, performing 100+ dates a year with her band The Sequins throughout the US, UK, & Europe. She has earned a loyal following for her dynamic piano playing, delicate guitar work, soulful voc... (more)

9/01/2016 - 9/17/2016
Hours: 7pm
The Jamb - The Kraine Theater
85 E. 4th St. - 917-408-3677
Ages: AD
Price: $25

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Hard Sparks will present the World Premiere of J. Stephen Brantley’s THE JAMB, directed by David Drake, September 1-17 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) with performances Thursday through Saturday at 7pm. Tickets ($25) may be purchased in advance at www.horseTR... (more)

9/01/2016
Hours: 9pm
Champagne Jerry - Joe's Pub
425 Lafayette St. - 603-203-3166
Ages: AD
Price: $15

Champagne Jerry, also known as Neal Medlyn, is a rapper and performance artist who, along with his main producer, Max Tannone and his onstage entourage, the Champagne Club, seek to transform the world every single time they hit the stage. Real beats, real rapping, real champagne, real realness. Champagne Jerry has worked with Ad-Rock of the Beas... (more)

9/01/2016
Hours: 2 hours
Ryder Cup Trophy Tour to Make Stop - Chelsea Piers
Pier 59 (at West 18th Street) - 732-469-5700
Ages: All
Price: Free

Ryder Cup Trophy Tour and PGA of America to announce energy and sustainability partnership plans. Golf fans across the Unites States will have an extraordinary opportunity to show their support for the American team, and get up-close and personal with the Ryder Cup, as the Trophy makes an unprecedented tour—traveling more than 5,000 miles to so... (more)

9/01/2016
Hours: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The Mini-Internship Discussion Series - Samsung 837
837 Washington St. - 732-233-1181
Ages: AD
Price: Free

As you may have heard, Meatpacking Business Improvement District (BID) has partnered with Samsung 837 to offer students and young adults the rare opportunity to listen to local leaders about secrets to their success. Aptly named “The Mini-Internship”, a panel of highly accomplished professionals in music, entertainment, technology, and social respo... (more)

9/02/2016 - 9/04/2016 Star Trek: Mission New York - Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th Street
www.starktrekmissions.com
Ages: AD
Price: $55-$135

Star Trek: Mission New York is the ultimate destination for Star Trek fans, filled with interactive exhibits, exclusive merchandise, celebrity guests, panels, screenings and much more. Fueled by a new movie in July 2016 and an upcoming television series in 2017, this will be the not-to-miss Star Trek event of the year! In collaboration with CBS ... (more)

9/02/2016 - 3/02/2017
Hours: LEFRAK THEATRE, daily, every half hour from 10:30am to 4:30pm
AMNH Presents: Wonders of the Arctic - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: All
Price: $27 (adults), $22 (students/seniors), $16 (children); Member Discount: $13.50 adults; $8.50 children.; Free for Voyager-level Members and above.

Film Examining the Vast Ice Wilderness of the Arctic Will Screen in 3D Digital and 2D Set in the frozen wilderness at the top of the world, Wonders of the Arctic tells the story of survival in one of the most unforgiving environments on earth dominated by a single element: ice. Far away in this glittering world of ice and snow, polar bears tus... (more)

9/02/2016
Hours: 5:00pm
Watson Adventures’ High Line at Sunset Scavenger Hunt - The High Line
13th Street and 9th Avenue - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $24.50

Sunset is the most dramatic time to enjoy the views atop New York’s newest, utterly unique park, the High Line, built atop an old elevated railway. This becomes the spine of your quest to explore the Meatpacking District, the trendy “new” neighborhood that has sprung from an area of warehouses and historic buildings. You’ll experience assorted chic... (more)

9/02/2016 - 9/04/2016 Nai-Ni Chen’s Raindrops to Be Performed by the D’amby Project in The Thing About Art, See - The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhineback
661 NY-308, Rhinebeck, NY 12572 - 845-876-3080
Ages: All
Price: $22-24

Nai-Ni Chen’s Raindrops to be performed by the D’amby Project in The Thing About Art, See September 2-4, 2016 The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhineback Nai-Ni Chen’s seminal work Raindrops will be performed as part of the 4th annual The Thing About Art, See, a showcase produced by the D’amby Project, on September 2 and 3, 2016 at 8pm and ... (more)

9/02/2016
Hours: 7-9pm
First Fridays - Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, Queens - 718-658-7400
Ages: All
Price: Free

The JCAL First Friday Residency Series aims to provide an inviting and nurturing environment for artists in need of a platform to exhibit their work. Musicians, Poets & Writers, Performers, Visual Artists are welcomed to submit concepts of unfinished work to be refined at JCAL. Selected artists will receive a one-month free rehearsal or workspace a... (more)

9/03/2016
Hours: 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
The Perfect Earth Project Third Biennial Picnic and Concert - Cindy Sherman’s Residence - 212-243-7300
Ages: All
Price: $500

The PRFCT! Biennal Benefit, rated one of the Hampton’s top three summer benefits, will welcome guests to Cindy Sherman’s breathtaking property in East Hampton for its third installment on Saturday, September 3rd from 3PM-7PM. The festive, family-friendly afternoon, sponsored by Land’s End, will feature live music, delicious fare and cocktails, all ... (more)

9/03/2016
Hours: 6pm
New York Liberty vs. Phoenix Mercury - Madison Square Garden
Seventh Ave. at 34th St. - 212-465-6073
www.nyliberty.com
Ages: All
Price: Prices vary

The New York Liberty is celebrating their 20th season all summer long at the World's Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden. Catch the best female basketball players in the world compete LIVE and help cheer on your New York Liberty in their pursuit of a 2016 WNBA Championship. Bring your friends and family and #SHOWUP because that's what New York... (more)

9/03/2016 New Balance 5th Avenue Mile - 5th Avenue - 855-569-6977
Ages: AD

The 2016 New Balance 5th Avenue Mile is taking place on Saturday of Labor Day Weekend. With a new title sponsor this year, the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile opens a beautiful 20-block stretch of 5th Avenue to runners of all ages and abilities who want to run their best mile in New York City. Special races include a youth mile, the George Sheehan Mem... (more)

9/03/2016 - 9/04/2016
Hours: 10pm - 4am
DJ NORIE Presents ANYTHING GOES LIVE - Amazura Concert Hall
91-12 144th Pl., Queens - 718-210-6473
Ages: AD
Price: $40

POWER 105'S DJ NORIE TNMEDIA GROUP PRESENT #ANYTHINGGOESLIVE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 3RD 2016 #LABORDAYEDITION WE HAVE BROUGHT YOU YEAR 2 YEAR SOLD OUT CONCERT AND NOW WE BRING IT TO QUEENS FOR ANOTHER YEAR... AT THE WORLD FAMOUS AMAZURA CONCERT HALL!! 91-12 144TH PLACE QUEENS NY ALL STAR LINE UP SO FAR!!!!!! ELEPHANT MAN ... (more)

9/03/2016
Hours: 2:00pm
Watson Adventures’ Secrets of Greenwich Village Scavenger Hunt - Washington Square Park
5th Avenue and Washington Square North - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $24.50

Go on a whirlwind tour of one of the city’s most fascinating neighborhoods on a unique scavenger hunt in Greenwich Village! You’ll search twisty streets packed with history, including the hangouts of rockers, writers, poets and painters, from cafes and clubs near NYU to quiet West Village coves with some of the city’s oldest houses. Highlights incl... (more)

9/03/2016
Hours: 7:30 PM-11 PM
Extra Medium Pony (Album Release!) - The Bowery Electric
327 Bowery - 212-228-0228
Ages: AD
Price: 8pm

Cleveland-based “wonderfully scummy indie rock band” (Consequence of Sound) Extra Medium Pony celebrates the release of their new album, “Meaninglessness,” with a headlining set at The Bowery Electric on Saturday, September 3rd. Tickets are available online at http://tinyurl.com/jj5xnhw. This is a 21+ show. The performance starts at 7:30 PM. Ex... (more)

9/03/2016 - 9/04/2016
Hours: 10AM-6PM
Daughters of Troy - Governors Island
Building 19B, Nolan Park, Governors Island - 425-772-0661
Ages: All
Price: Free

DAUGHTERS OF TROY is a theatrical experience in a historic house on Governors Island that uses classical text, visual art, music, dance and current events to explore female archetypes through the lens of the Trojan War. A team of artists, led by Aubrey Saverino in partnership with RE:ARTISTE, will present several theatrical and visual art pieces --... (more)

9/03/2016
Hours: 5:00pm
Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Met Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $35.50-$46.00 (includes museum admission)

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt! A murdered curator has left behind a cryptic trail of clues connected with secrets in works of art. As your team gathers answers about the art, you begin to piece together a sordid tale about greed, lust, revenge and treachery, all revolving around the museum’s planned multi-million dollar ... (more)

9/03/2016
Hours: 5:30 - 8:30
Sofijazz Trio - Flatiron Room
37 W. 26th St. - 212-725-3860
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Sofija Knezevic - voice Matt Chertkoff - guitar Bob Gingery - bass