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(07/23) - Jazz, Hip-Hop, Reggae, or the classics ? New York City venues feature music from all cultures. Whether you're catching an aria at Lincoln Center, or checking out a band at Central Park Summerstage, NYC has a gig you won't want to miss. (read the story...)

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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 8/14/2016 The Secret World Inside You - The American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

Our bodies are home to approximately 100 trillion bacteria living inside us and on us—a vast community known as the microbiome. The Secret World Inside You explores the rapidly evolving science that is revealing the complexities of the human microbiome and reshaping our ideas about human health, offering new perspectives on common health problem... (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 8/07/2016 Agitprop! - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: TE,AD

At key moments in history, artists have reached beyond galleries and museums, using their work as a call to action to create political and social change. For the past hundred years, the term agitprop, a combination of agitation and propaganda, has directly reflected the intent of this work. Agitprop! connects contemporary art devoted to social c... (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 8/25/2016
Hours: Hours vary per workshop
Bowne Printers 2016 Workshops - Bowne Printers at the South Street Seaport Museum
211 Water St. - 212-714-7628
Ages: All
Price: $10 to $75

South Street Seaport Museum announces Bowne Printers 2016 Workshops The South Street Seaport Museum announces the Bowne Printers 2016 Workshops. Workshops in Custom Stationery, Fresh Prints, and Woodtype will be offered monthly beginning March 5th, 2016 Workshops are open to participants ages 12 and up. Printing Workshops at Bowne Printers cr... (more)

Through 2/27/2017
Hours: 5-7pm
POPc - Flowers For All Occasions
1114 Dekalb Ave
Ages: AD
Price: Free

POPc is back this Saturday (2/27) from 5-7pm at Flowers for all Occasions - 1114 Dekalb Ave (J Train to Kosciuszko St). Hope everyone is loving the new meeting location :) Come back and continue creating meaning through conversations about censorship with POPc founder, Dena Shottenkirk. Don't forget to bring a friend! Please share this event... (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 8/07/2016 Isaac Mizrahi: Un Unruly History - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3200
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History is the first museum exhibition to focus on the influential American fashion designer, artist, and entrepreneur. On view from March 18 to August 7, 2016, the exhibition explores Isaac Mizrahi's unique position at the intersection of high style and popular culture. While best known for his clothing designs, Mizrahi's ... (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 7/31/2016
Hours: see website
Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk - Queens Museum
New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park - 718-592-5555
www.queensmuseum.org
Ages: All

Released in April 1976, the Ramones' self-titled debut album introduced the world to four unsmiling hoods in ripped jeans and leather jackets, and to the uncompromising attitude known as punk. Ramones' minimalist tunes, slapstick lyrics, buzzsaw guitars, and blitzkrieg tempo became the wellspring for a genre of music and a strain of culture. On ... (more)

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 9/02/2016
Hours: Monday - Thursday 4:00pm-11:00pm Friday - Sunday 12:00pm - 1:00am
Loopy Doopy at Conrad New York is Now Open! - Loopy Doopy at Conrad New York
02 North End Ave - (646) 769-4250
Ages: AD
Price: N/A

Loopy Doopy at Conrad New York, located in the heart of Battery Park City, is now open for the season! Loopy Doopy is the perfect place for happy hour, group gatherings or a chic place to catch up with friends. If you are in the area, stop by, relax and enjoy the bar’s signature Prosecco & Ice Pop cocktail, which combines an alcohol-infused ice pop... (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 8/04/2016 ManusxMachina: Fashion in an Age of Technology - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The Costume Institute's spring 2016 exhibition, presented in the Museum's Robert Lehman Wing, will explore how fashion designers are reconciling the handmade and the machine-made in the creation of haute couture and avant-garde ready-to-wear. With more than 150 ensembles dating from the early 20th century to the present, the exhibition will addr... (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 8/26/2016
Hours: 11 am - 5:45 pm
Films to Come: Moholy-Nagy and the Moving Image - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave - 212-423-3500
Ages: AD
Price: Free with museum admission

Fridays–Saturdays, June 3–August 26, 11 am–5:45 pm This film program includes documentaries about László Moholy-Nagy and the Bauhaus, selections of abstract cinema, works by contemporary filmmakers inspired by the artist, and William Cameron Menzies’s 1936 classic Things to Come, for which Moholy-Nagy was commissioned to make special effects. 1... (more)

Through 7/31/2016
Hours: 5pm Sundays
Jazz Vespers - Church of the Heavenly Rest
90th Street/Fifth Avenue - 212-289-3400
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Join us for Jazz Vespers this summer which will begin with the summer solstice on Sunday, June 19th at 5 pm. Jazz Vespers will take place every Sunday through the end of July. Our candlelight contemplative Night Prayer service will pause during these weeks and will resume in August. https://www.facebook.com/events/1773026909620604/

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 8/26/2016
Hours: All day
Be an Inventor with LittleBits! - Microsoft Flagship Store
677 Fifth Ave. - 212-981-5248
Ages: All
Price: Free

A YouthSpark Maker series camp called “Be an Inventor with littleBits” Join littleBits and Microsoft for a unique summer camp experience in NYC. The free week long maker camp will allow kids to explore their creativity through littleBits, a platform of easy to use electronic building blocks. Kids ages 8-11 will get an introduction to electronics... (more)

Through 7/28/2016
Hours: 11:00am-6:00pm
Color, Culture, and Art in NYC - Agora Gallery
530 W. 25th St., Chelsea - 212-226-4151
http://www.agora-gallery.com/receptionexhibitions/7_14_2016.aspx
Ages: All
Price: Free

Agora Gallery brings three bold group exhibitions with a global perspective to New York this July. Figuratively Speaking is a wide-ranging collection of works that focus on form – not necessarily the human shape, although that is a favored and fruitful subject, but the compositional possibilities of angles and curves. Dynamic Visions brings togethe... (more)

Through 7/31/2016
Hours: 11:57PM-Midnight
Midnight Moment: Voyage - Times Square
West 42nd-West 47th - 212-813-9215
Ages: All
Price: Free

Times Square Arts brings Beau Stanton’s multi-channel animation Voyage to Times Square’s electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in July. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. Influenced by imagery from Victorian patterns, ... (more)

Through 7/30/2016
Hours: 6-9pm
Artifacts and After Effects: Opening Reception - Westbeth Gallery
55 Bethune St. - 678-427-0921
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Artifacts & After Effects looks back at artists and creative practitioners that have developed work through the Fellowship for Utopian Practice at Culture Push over the past four years. The Fellowship supports artists who are working on the margins of traditional genres and with communities, voices, and ideas that have been pushed to the margins--m... (more)

Through 7/28/2016
Hours: 11am-12pm
Summer Dance - National Museum of the American Indian- George Gustav Heye Center
1 Bowling Green - 212-514-3823
Ages: All
Price: Free

Join us for storytelling and interactive Native dance sessions Tuesday to Thursday in July. Meet Ty Defoe (Giizhig), a multi-talented Native American artist, who integrates singing, storytelling, and hoop dancing in an engaging, interactive performance.

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 7/31/2016
Hours: 7pm-11pm
Strawberry One-Act and Theater Festival - Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street - 646-623-3488
Ages: AD
Price: $25-$35

The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director and Audelco Award winner), a nonprofit theatre providing a nurturing environment to playwrights and theatremakers of diverse cultural backgrounds, proudly presents the 29th Season of the Strawberry One-Act and Theatre Festival. The festival opens on July 14th and runs through July 31st. Each eve... (more)

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 7/31/2016
Hours: 8pm
In Mysterious Ways - Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street - 646-623-3488
Ages: AD
Price: $50-$60

The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director and Audelco Award winner), a nonprofit theatre providing a nurturing environment to playwrights and theatre makers of diverse cultural backgrounds , proudly presents  the premiere of In Mysterious Ways, written by Nejla K. Hubbard and directed by Van Dirk Fisher. One Christmas Eve, a turn of eve... (more)

Through 7/28/2016 Eh Dah? Questions for My Father - The June Havoc Theatre
312 W. 36th St. - 917-562-5670
Ages: AD
Price: $29.50

THE NEW YORK MUSICAL FESTIVAL and HYPOKRIT THEATRE COMPANY are pleased to present Eh Dah? Questions for my Father, a new solo musical by Egyptian American performing artist Aya Aziz. Eh Dah? - Questions for my Father will play a limited engagement at the June Havoc Theatre (312 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018) as part of The New York Musical Festival... (more)

Through 8/13/2016
Hours: 8:30pm
Who Mourns for Bob the Goon? - HERE Arts Center
145 6th Avenue - 917-562-5670
www.whomournsforbobthegoon.com
Ages: AD
Price: $20

THE PLAYWRITING COLLECTIVE, in association with HERE ARTS CENTER, proudly presents Joshua Young’s WHO MOURNS FOR BOB THE GOON?, directed by Lucia Bellini. The four week limited engagement will be at HERE Arts Center, located at 145 6th Ave. (enter on Dominick, 1 Block South of Spring). This production is a part of SubletSeries@HERE: a curated ren... (more)

Through 8/26/2016
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Farmers Market Returns to Rockefeller Center Offering Specialty Products from Regional Farms - Rockefeller Center Plaza
50th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues - 212-843-9220
Ages: All
Price: Free

Rockefeller Center’s annual farmers market returns this summer, offering shoppers a wide variety of specialty products from dozens of trusted New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Vermont farms including fresh produce, meat, eggs, flowers, baked goods, cheeses, wine, spirits, and more. The farmers market will be open Wednesday, July ... (more)

Through 7/30/2016
Hours: 2 hours
Wonderama Live Taping - Baruch College
55 Lexington Ave. - 347-799-5721
wonderamatv.com/tickets.html
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Wonderama, the show that delighted and entertained children for over twenty years is coming back to television!!!! With a mixture of old favorites (Snake in A Can) and brand new segments (Wonder-mojis, Weird Science, and celebrity performances), the new Wonderama is set to inspire as well as entertain. By sharing unique content with audiences natio... (more)

Through 7/31/2016
Hours: Hours vary
Mr. Toole - WorkShop Theater Company
312 West 36th Street - 347-385-5717
Ages: AD
Price: $18

In this new play inspired by true events, the life of John Kennedy Toole, author of “A Confederacy of Dunces,” is seen through the eyes of one of his students at an all-girl’s college in New Orleans. The student, who is haunted by the memory of her first love, Mr. Toole, goes back in time to solve the mystery of his death and what she could have do... (more)

Through 7/28/2016
Hours: 2
Lisa and Leonardo - The Duke on 42nd
229 W 42nd Street (btwn 7th & 8th Ave) - 6464816583
Ages: All
Price: 27.50

Leonardo Da Vinci was commissioned by Lisa del Giocondo’s husband to create a simple wedding portrait, but he never handed it over, rather he continued to work on it for over 12 years, building layer upon layer, carrying it with him everywhere - obsessed. 500 years later, the truth about the Mona Lisa is discovered and comes to life on stage in the... (more)

Through 7/31/2016
Hours: 8pm
Sweat & Tears - Jack
502 1/2 Waverly Ave. - 917-408-3677
Ages: AD
Price: $15

M-34 will present the devised physical theatre piece Sweat & Tears, created by Jess Goldschmidt (Tall Women in Clogs at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe; W.R. Salome at Dixon Place) and James Rutherford (All That Dies And Rises at IATI; The Importance of Being Ernest Hemingway at Access Theater) at JACK (502 1/2 Waverly Avenue between Fulton Street and At... (more)

Through 7/29/2016
Hours: 1 hour
The Last Word - The Duke on 42nd
229 W 42nd Street (btwn 7th & 8th Ave) - 646-481-6583
Ages: AD
Price: $27.50

With an eclectic 1970’s groove soundtrack, The Last Word is set in East Cleveland in 1976 and follows Jay, a charismatic slacker living above Paradise, the restaurant his father left him. But Jay has accumulated a trail of debt which includes Earlene Floyd, a local parking lot mogul, who wants to bulldoze Paradise and put up a parking lot. Jay enli... (more)

Through 8/19/2016
Hours: 5-11pm
NYC Restaurant Week - Kingside at Viceroy Central Park
124 W 57th Street, Between 6th and 7th ave - 212-707-8000
Ages: All
Price: $45

Kingside at Viceroy Central Park is excited to announce its participation in Restaurant Week 2016. Available for dinner, the $45 prix-fixe menu from Chef Marc Murphy offers a wide variety of small plates to choose from. Guests will have the option between a Watermelon Gazpacho with Feta + Mint, a refreshing Chilled Shrimp Toast with Roasted Peppers... (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)

7/28/2016 Heart, Joan Jett, & Cheap Trick - Jones Beach
Bay Parkway
jonesbeach.com
Ages: AD


7/28/2016
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)

7/28/2016
Hours: 12:30 pm
106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park 2016 - Bryant Park
6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets - 212-981-5254
Ages: All
Price: Free

Soak up the summer and enjoy hit Broadway musicals for FREE during 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park! The 2016 program will present the best of Broadway, free to the public, on six consecutive Thursdays this summer at 12:30 p.m. ET on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM’s on-air personalities, the annual presentation of open-air, On- and... (more)

7/28/2016 - 8/13/2016
Hours: 8pm
The Merchant of Venice - La Plaza
The Clemente Parking Lot, 114 Norfolk St. - 212-924-0496
www.shakespeareintheparkinglot.com
Ages: AD
Price: Free

"THE MERCHANT OF VENICE" IN A LOWER EAST SIDE PARKING LOT Shakespeare's vexing masterpiece offers unique challenges to The Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot as it tackles the play for the first time. WHERE AND WHEN: July 28 to August 13, 2016 La Plaza @ The Clemente Parking Lot, 114 Norfolk Street (E. side of Norfolk St. betwe... (more)

7/28/2016
Hours: 7:30pm
What Are You Afraid Of? - Q.E.D
27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria, NY 11105 - 603-203-3166
Ages: AD
Price: $8-$10

Death, commitment, sock puppets -- everyone's afraid of something. Laugh at your fears as host Mara Wilson takes you through comedians' and performers' anxieties (and a few of her own). Lineup*: Josh Gondelman (Last Week Tonight, Conan) Julio Torres (The Chris Gethard Show, Comedy Central Comic to Watch) Kate Agustin (Moth Storyslam Winner) ... (more)

7/28/2016
Hours: 7:30pm-9:00pm
Daby Touré - David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
61 W. 62nd St. - 212-721-6500
Ages: AD
Price: Free

With influences ranging from African folk melodies and desert blues to jazz, pop, reggae, funk, and soul, an evening with songwriter, guitarist, and singer Daby Touré is true global adventure. Born in Mauritania, raised in Senegal, and a longtime resident of Paris, he is a citizen of the world in perpetual reconfiguration. A musical and linguistic ... (more)

7/28/2016
Hours: 3=4:30pm
Guided Bird Tour & Nature Story Time for Kids in Central Park on July 28th - Central Park
72nd Street & Central Park West - 908-202-4528
Ages: All
Price: Free

Children in the New York City area will have the opportunity to explore and embrace nature on Thursday, July 28th for a very special event. A bird expert from the NYC Audubon Society (nycaudubon.org) will lead a guided children's tour through Central Park’s beautiful grounds to point out various types of birds. In addition, Singaporean Author, T.K.... (more)

7/28/2016
Hours: 7-8am
Special Morning Meatpacking District Sweat Sessions with Journey Meditation - Hudson River Park at 14th Street Park
10th Avenue between 14th and 15th streets - 212-827-3765
Ages: AD

Thursday 7/28 Special Morning Meatpacking District Sweat Sessions with Journey Meditation and Ishta Yoga The Meatpacking District’s Sweat Sessions in Partnership with Samsung WHAT: The weekly Meatpacking District’s Sweat Sessions has added a onetime only addition to the series on July 28th, 2016. Both a morning meditation and yoga class will b... (more)

7/28/2016
Hours: 8-9am
Special Morning Meatpacking District Sweat Sessions with Ishta Yoga - Hudson River Park at 14th Street Park
10th Avenue between 14th and 15th streets - 212-827-3765
Ages: AD

The Meatpacking District’s Sweat Sessions in Partnership with Samsung WHAT: The weekly Meatpacking District’s Sweat Sessions has added a onetime only addition to the series on July 28th, 2016. Both a morning meditation and yoga class will be offered - Journey Meditation lead by Chris DiMeglio, who is the founder of St. Mark’s Community of Mindf... (more)

7/28/2016
Hours: 7pm
Lincoln Center Out of Doors Presents Jaime Woods - Hearst Plaza, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
40 Lincoln Center Plaza W65th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues - 2126714805
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Having honed her molasses-rich voice in Chicago gospel groups and at the Berklee College of Music, this Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter has fashioned her own brand of adventurous pop that blends folk and soul textures. Whether she’s exploring funk or crooning over acoustic guitar, Woods is a bewitching performer who has shared the stage with Bilal... (more)

7/29/2016 Bryan Ferry - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: AD


7/29/2016
Hours: 7pm-11:30pm
Todd Terje & The Olsens, Lindstrøm, Jaga Jazzist :: Jukely Sound Projects - Studio E
1260 Atlantic Ave. - 800-936-3126
Ages: AD
Price: $40

Jukely Sound Projects is a new music event series, handcrafted with love from the team that brought you the Jukely concert subscription platform. From sounds of deep funk to latin jazz, Todd Terje has already made impressions all over the electronic music scenes.

7/29/2016
Hours: 11:30pm-4:30am
Excision, Brillz, Ghastly :: Jukely Sound Projects - Studio E
1260 Atlantic Ave. - 800-936-3126
Ages: AD
Price: $45

Jukely Sound Projects is a new music event series, handcrafted with love from the team that brought you the Jukely concert subscription platform. Enjoy the sounds of bass house-heavy with Excision, Brillz, and Ghastly at Studio E. This trio will guarantee to make this experience unforgettable for you.

7/29/2016
Hours: 12pm
Conservator’s Eye Tour: Moholy-Nagy: Future Present - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org/moholy-programs
Ages: AD
Price: Free with museum admission

Gallery tour of Moholy-Nagy: Future Present led by Julie Barten, Senior Conservator, Collections and Exhibitions, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

7/29/2016 Rose Summer Friday - Beautique
8 W. 58th St. - 212-753-1200
www.beautiquedining.com/
Ages: AD

Every Friday enjoy rose tasting flights, featuring four types of rose from France, Italy, and Greece ($20). "Yes Way Rose Cocktails" are $10.

7/29/2016 - 7/30/2016
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)

7/29/2016
Hours: 5pm
Summer Fest - Howl at the Moon
240 W. 52nd St. - 212-399-4695
www.howlatthemoon.com
Ages: AD

Your favorite songs by our favorite band! Chance to win $100 cash in dance contest. $3 Shandy cans, $5 Deep Eddy Lemonade cocktails, $25 Summer Fling buckets, and more. Wear your best Fest outfit for free cover!

7/29/2016
Hours: 6PM-11PM
Rooftop Films Presents THE BEST OF NEW YORK NONFICTION - Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place
230 Vesey Street - 7184177362
Ages: AD
Price: FREE

To celebrate our 20th anniversary, we look back on some of the greatest hits of one of our greatest programs: New York Non-Fiction. These short documentaries remind us that ours is a city full of opinionated walkers, bike messengers, bike thieves, Shakespearian birds, and street furniture--and we like it that way. Though the city has changed, these... (more)

7/29/2016
Hours: 7:30PM
Camille Harris Album Release Show (& 30th Birthday Bash!) - Littlefield
622 Degraw St. - 603-203-3166
Ages: AD
Price: $10

Camille Harris announces the release of her upcoming EP Where I Go, out on July 29th on all digital platforms. Harris will be celebrating with an album release show at Littlefield on July 29th along with comedian John Early, Dave Tedeschi, Georgia Weber, Kelly Green, Corey A. Wallace, JS Williams, and The Shirtwaist Sisters. DJ dance party after wi... (more)

7/29/2016 Outdoor Zumba Class with Emily Naim - Lotte New York Palace
455 Madison Ave. - 212-303-7777
Ages: AD
Price: $10

Lotte New York Palace is hosting an outdoor Zumba class with instructor Emily Naim on July 29 at 7pm. For $10 attendees can work up a sweat in the hotel’s expansive Courtyard area in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Each participant will also take home a fun goodie bag courtesy of Lotte New York Palace. To reserve your place in the class,  please ca... (more)

7/29/2016
Hours: 12-1:30pm
Broadway in the Boros - Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Grand Central Pkwy., Whitestone Exwy. between 111 St. & College Point Blvd., Park Drive E. - 646-472-6230
Ages: All
Price: Free

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME), in partnership with iHeartMedia’s 106.7 LITE FM, is bringing ‘Broadway in the Boros’ FREE to Flushing Meadows – Corona Park in Queens on Friday, July 29th. The performance will feature a showcase of vignettes performed by musicians and cast members from Broadway’s Kinky Boots, and will be ho... (more)

7/29/2016
Hours: 7:30-11pm
NYA at Night: Boardwalk Brews - New York Aquarium
602 Surf Ave. - 718-265-FISH
Ages: AD
Price: $54.99

On July 29th, join numerous local and craft breweries at the New York Aquarium! Grab your friends and dive in to a uniquely wild summertime event, just steps off of the world famous Coney Island Boardwalk. Your admission includes access to the Aquarium’s resident sea life, unlimited beer sampling, complimentary photo booth, live DJ entertainment a... (more)

7/30/2016
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)

7/30/2016
Hours: 10:30am
Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
100 East 42nd Street - 877-946-4868
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD
Price: $18-$22

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults and kids 7 & up! Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. To win, you’ll have to go nuts in the Whispering Gallery, learn a secret about the stars, find TV celebs in the food court, stand on fish under an upside-down tree in the Grand Central Mar... (more)

7/30/2016
Hours: 7pm-11:30pm
Boys Noize (live), HEALTH, POLIÇA (duo) :: Jukely Sound Projects - Studio E
1260 Atlantic Ave. - 800-936-3126
Ages: AD
Price: $35

Jukely Sound Projects is a new music event series, handcrafted with love from the team that brought you the Jukely concert subscription platform. Boys Noize are joined by HEALTH and POLICA on July 30th at Studio E. The combinations of their sounds will be dark and visceral but we know that you'll very much enjoy this. Buy your tickets here: h... (more)

7/30/2016
Hours: 9:30pm
Fly, You Fools! - The Peoples Improv Theater
123 E. 24th St. - 603-203-3166
Ages: AD
Price: $20

Saturday 7/23 and 7/30 From the team that brought you Hold On To Your Butts... Including the Director of Kapowi-Go-Go and Puffs... Three actors and a foley artist band together (in fellowship) to bring you a live, "shot for shot" parody of the first chapter in the most epic fantasy trilogy of all time... FLY, YOU FOOLS! Presented by Rec... (more)

7/30/2016
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)

7/30/2016
Hours: 6:00-
Rooftop Films Screening: In Pursuit of Silence - Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place
230 VESEY STREET - 718-417-7362
Ages: AD
Price: FREE

IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE (Patrick Shen | USA | 81 min.) Beginning with an ode to John Cage’s seminal silent composition 4’33”, the sights and sounds of this film delicately interweave with silence to create a contemplative and cinematic experience that works its way through frantic minds and into the quiet spaces of hearts. Humankind has had a long f... (more)

7/30/2016
Hours: 9:30am-2pm
Rally Health and comedian Kevin Hart to Host Rally HealthFest at Nelson A. Rockefeller Park - Nelson A. Rockefeller Park
Battery Park City, lower Manhattan River Terrace & Warren Street - N/A
Ages: All
Price: Free

Join Rally Health? and comedian, actor and Rally Health Ambassador Kevin Hart on Saturday, July 30 at Rally HealthFest, an outdoor health festival designed to inspire you to move more, eat healthier, and take better care of your health, all while having fun. Free and open to the public, the Rally HealthFest in Nelson A. Rockefeller Park in Batte... (more)

7/30/2016
Hours: 1.5
New York Yoga - Bethesda Fountain
72nd St Central Park New York, NY 10024 - 2124886567
Ages: All
Price: Free!!

NEW YORK YOGA AND REGISTER Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016 Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 AM Location: Central Park, Bethesda Fountain 72nd St New York, NY 10024 United States Flex into Shape with our AVON 39 Yoga in the Park Session! Join us on July 30th at Bethesda Fountain located at: 72nd St Central Park New York, NY 10024 J... (more)

7/30/2016
Hours: 3:30 - 5:00pm
Christine singing from The Great American Songbook - Metropolitan Room
34 West 22nd Street - 646-387-9414
www.metrpolitanroom.com
Ages: All
Price: $25

Cobi Narita/ Jazz Center of New York is proud to present Christine Melton with Jazz Trio; Charles Lovell (piano) Essiett Essiett (bass) and Sylvia Cuenca (drums) at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street on Saturday, June 30th at 4:00pm (Doors open at 3:30). Tickets are $25 with a 2 drink minimum, $20 for Students/Singers/Seniors. Christine,... (more)

7/30/2016
Hours: 7-11pm
The New Tarot // Zebedee // AJ Smith - The Mercury Lounge
217 E. Houston St. - 212-777-6727 x224
Ages: AD
Price: $10

The New Tarot // ZEBEDEE // AJ Smith 7:00 pm // $10 Saturday, July 30, 2016 21+

7/31/2016 Joanna Wallfisch Performs - National Sawdust
80 N 6th St - 212-777-6727 ext. 200
Ages: AD
Price: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

Join us for this celebration show of the new CD, Gardens in My Mind, by Joanna Wallfisch! Inspired by jazz with a blend of classical, contemporary and pop, Joanna will wow you with her crystalline vocals that the New York Times calls "sensitive and deep." Come see Joanna before she heads out west on her tour...on bicycle! Featuring special guests J... (more)

7/31/2016
Hours: 8pm
Nashville's 'Rock n Soul Powerhouse' Sarah Potenza - Drom
85 Ave. A - 917-627-9363
Ages: AD
Price: $15

Nashville's Sarah Potenza heads to New York to play at Drom on July 31st. Currently on tour in support of her upcoming debut, MONSTER (out August 19), this "rock n soul powerhouse" (Rolling Stone) has earned raves for her impressive voice, which seamlessly blends roots, rock and soul. Her sound is reflective of the formidable soul and rock voices o... (more)

7/31/2016
Hours: 10am-5:30pm
Summer Ice Cream Blizzard - Grand Bazaar NYC
100 W. 77th St. - 212-239-3025
Ages: All
Price: Free entry

You don’t want to miss Grand Bazaar NYC’s special Ice Cream Blizzard event, happening from 10am-5:30pm on Sunday, July 31st. This is the kind of ice blizzard you'll be looking for on a hot NYC summer day, and the perfect way to end National Ice Cream Month. The best artisanal ice cream makers will be waiting to cool you down! We’ll be featuring 12 ... (more)

7/31/2016
Hours: 4pm
Feast on a Traditional Irish Roast - Passage Irish Bar and Kitchen
40-11 30th Ave. - 718-596-6594
Ages: All
Price: $19

Passage Irish Bar and Kitchen will be showing its Irish pride every weekend throughout July by hosting a traditional Sunday Roast. Each roast starts after brunch at 4 p.m. and costs just $19. As if that wasn’t enough excitement, live Irish music begins at 6 p.m. The menu will change each week and some samples, subject to change, are included below:... (more)

7/31/2016
Hours: Noon
Magic At Coney!!! ~ July 31st - Coney Island Museum
1208 Surf Ave. - 516-721-8641
Ages: All
Price: $5 kids, $10 adults

Magic at Coney!!! The Sunday Matinee ONLY $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12! EVERY Sunday at 12 Noon. Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. “Magic at Coney!!!” is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, esca... (more)

8/01/2016 - 8/04/2016
Hours: 9am-4pm
Knicks Summer Basketball Camp - Bronxville High School
177 Pondfield Road - 212-631-5796
Ages: YE,TW,TE
Price: $500

The Summer of 2016 will mark the 25th Anniversary of the Knicks Summer Basketball Camp. Knicks Summer Basketball Camp is Presented by Chase and provides boys and girls ages 7-17 with a structured basketball learning experience that encourages team participation and personal development. The camp focuses on improving campers skills while emphasizi... (more)

8/01/2016
Hours: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Summer Play - Seaport Explorers and Tiny Turnip - South Street Seaport
One Seaport Plaza, 19 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038 - 516-807-0447
Ages: YE
Price: $140

Project Playdate's Summer Play is a flexible 3 to 6 hour series of fun, safe and educational daytime playdates with NYC's most prominent specialsts and most celebrated attractions for kids. These playdates are packed with enriching activities for your children that provide a broad spectrum of social, intellectual, emotional and physical learning.

8/01/2016 - 8/07/2016
Hours: 6:15 pm / 9 pm / 3:30 pm
Moon Over Mangroves - Hudson Guild Theater
441 W. 26th St. - 310-866-2587
Ages: AD
Price: $18 & $23

newyorktheaterfestival.com/moon-over-mangroves On the evening four homeless Key West men are to be given a boat, they meet on the beach to celebrate, but fates twist and taunt until only the moon over mangroves witness their earthly demise. Hudson Guild Theater Cross streets - West 26th Street between 9th & 10th Avenues Nearest public trans... (more)

8/01/2016 - 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)

8/02/2016
Hours: 7 PM
AMNH Presents: Grand Illusion: Celestial Motions - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: All
Price: $12-$15

Hayden Planetarium Space Theater $15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 Members Why does the Sun appear to move across the sky, when in fact it remains stationary in our solar system? Why do the constellations appear different in the Northern versus Southern hemispheres? Rutgers astronomer Ted Williams guides you through patterns of celestial ... (more)

8/02/2016
Hours: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Summer Play - Liberty Express and Berlitz Kids - South Street Seaport
One Seaport Plaza, 19 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038 - 516-807-0447
Ages: YE
Price: $140

Project Playdate's Summer Play is a flexible 3 to 6 hour series of fun, safe and educational daytime playdates with NYC's most prominent specialsts and most celebrated attractions for kids. These playdates are packed with enriching activities for your children that provide a broad spectrum of social, intellectual, emotional and physical learning.

8/02/2016
Hours: 7pm
Ethan Parker Band - Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2
196 Allen Street - 2124774155
Ages: AD
Price: Free

The Ethan Parker Band, a Rhythm and Folk jam band from Tampa Florida returns to the Rockwood Music Hall for their 2016 Primavera Summer Tour, Tuesday, August 2nd, at 7 PM on Stage 2. This is Ethan Parker Band's first concert in New York City since playing Stage 1 on their 2015 Fall Tour. The band will be playing songs from their upcoming LIVE album... (more)

8/02/2016
Hours: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Camp Wanna-Catcha-Train: A Grown-Up Night Of Crafts and Summer Fun - New York Transit Museum
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Downtown Brooklyn - 718-694-4915
Ages: AD
Price: $15

Wish grown-ups could go to summer camp too? At the Transit Museum they can! Join us for an evening of underground adults-only summer camp activities. Relive your adolescence with scavenger hunts, ghost stories, and micro-tours of our collection. Sip on some bug juice and get your craft on as you explore our decommissioned subway station after hours... (more)

8/03/2016
Hours: 7pm
NYChoral Presents Its Annual Summer Sings - Church of the Holy Trinity, Draesel Hall
316 E. 88th St. - 212-772-1132
Ages: AD
Price: $15

This August, the New York Choral Society brings exciting changes to its annual Summer Sings. The public is invited to sing and socialize with members and the artistic staff of NYChoral including Music Director David Hayes and Associate Conductor Michael Ciavaglia. The participants will be able to step into the shoes of a NYChoral member and sing al... (more)

8/03/2016
Hours: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Summer Play - Seaport Explorers and Maker State - South Street Seaport
One Seaport Plaza, 19 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038 - 516-807-0447
Ages: YE
Price: $140

Project Playdate's Summer Play is a flexible 3 to 6 hour series of fun, safe and educational daytime playdates with NYC's most prominent specialsts and most celebrated attractions for kids. These playdates are packed with enriching activities for your children that provide a broad spectrum of social, intellectual, emotional and physical learning.

8/03/2016
Hours: 6:30PM-7PM
Anna Thorvaldsdottir World Premiere at LC's Mostly Mozart Festival - Hearst Plaza at Lincoln Center
10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-875-5456
http://lc.lincolncenter.org/
Ages: AD
Price: Free

International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) members tenor Peter Tantsits and harpist Megan Conley perform the world premiere of Anna Thorvaldsdottir's "For it will never return" in a free micro-concert at Hearst Plaza, part of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival. "For it will never return" was commissioned by ICE through their First Page Commissi... (more)

8/03/2016
Hours: 7:30pm-11:00pm
Rooftop Films Presents GIRL ASLEEP - Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 VERNON BOULEVARD - 718-417-7362
Ages: TE,AD
Price: FREE

GIRL ASLEEP (Rosemary Meyers | Australia | 77 min.) Greta Driscoll's bubble of obscure loserdom is burst when her parents throw her a surprise 15th birthday party and invite the whole school! Perfectly content being a wallflower, suddenly Greta's flung far from her comfort zone into a distant, parallel place -- a strange world that’s a little frig... (more)

8/03/2016
Hours: 6pm-9pm
Uptown Bounce - Museum of The City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St. - 212-534-1672
Ages: All
Price: Free

http://www.mcny.org/bounce Uptown Bounce Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for our third annual Uptown Bounce series of summer block parties! On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, sample distinctive New York DJs with music and dancing (including dance lessons), and enjoy gallery talks and tours, art workshops, ... (more)

8/04/2016
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)

8/04/2016
Hours: 1.5 hours
Valentine Quintet: Roundabouts and Lullabies - Metropolitan Room
34 W 22nd St. - 212-206-0440
Ages: AD
Price: $18-$115

Rooted in the melting pot tradition of Jazz, the Valentine Quintet is anything but traditional. Combining the influences of the five continents its members hail from, Valentine writes music that needs no language to explain its fire. She lets all members speak, the ones channeling eastern melodies, latin rhythms, straight ahead jazz and rock, and, ... (more)

8/04/2016
Hours: 12:30 pm
106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park 2016 - Bryant Park
6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets - 212-981-5254
Ages: All
Price: Free

Soak up the summer and enjoy hit Broadway musicals for FREE during 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park! The 2016 program will present the best of Broadway, free to the public, on six consecutive Thursdays this summer at 12:30 p.m. ET on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM’s on-air personalities, the annual presentation of open-air, On- and... (more)

8/04/2016
Hours: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Summer Play - Seaport Explorers and Lyons Den - South Street Seaport
One Seaport Plaza, 19 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038 - 516-807-0447
Ages: YE
Price: $140

Project Playdate's Summer Play is a flexible 3 to 6 hour series of fun, safe and educational daytime playdates with NYC's most prominent specialists and most celebrated attractions for kids. These playdates are packed with enriching activities for your children that provide a broad spectrum of social, intellectual, emotional and physical learning.

8/04/2016
Hours: 6:30-8PM
Modern, Smart, & Yet Unsure: The Drama in Women about Confidence & Uncertainty - Aesthetic Realism Foundation
141 Greene St. - 212-777-4490
Ages: AD
Price: $10

Women of today, seemingly busier and more confident than ever, are still unsure. The speakers show how Aesthetic Realism, founded by the poet and critic Eli Siegel, makes beautiful, practical sense of this! As well as speaking about what we’ve learned about how to be honestly sure of oneself, Ms. Tarrow will speak about what women are learning in... (more)

8/04/2016
Hours: 7am-10am
Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day with Free Cookies - New York Pennsylvania station
8th Avenue and West 31st Street - 646-935-4159
Ages: All
Price: Free

One of the sweetest days of the year is right around the corner – National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on August 4. To celebrate, DoubleTree by Hilton is continuing their “Nice Travels” movement by offering their iconic chocolate chip cookie to anyone and everyone who walks into DoubleTree by Hilton hotels -- with or without a reservation. If you are... (more)