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(06/25) - 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
www.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
www.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 7/24/2016 Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
www.moma.org
Ages: All

A major exhibition focusing on Edgar Degas's (1834–1917) extraordinary and rarely seen monotypes and their impact on his wider practice, Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty is the first exhibition in the U.S. in nearly 50 years to examine these radical, innovative works—and The Museum of Modern Art's first monographic exhibition of the artist. It wil... (more)

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 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 7/10/2016
Hours: 11-6 pm
Different Roads – Same Destination - Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs
11-03 45th Ave - 718-937-6317
Ages: All
Price: Free

D O R S K Y G A L L E R Y | Curatorial Programs is pleased to announce the continuation of its program of independently curated exhibitions Different Roads – Same Destination curated by John Alexander The exhibition features the works of artists Arthur Simms and Randy Wray. A color brochure with an essay by the curator has been published to ac... (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 7/17/2016
Hours: Varies per performance
Opera Saratoga 2016 Summer Festival Program - OPERA SARATOGA
19 ROOSEVELT DRIVE, SUITE 215 - (518) 584-6018
Ages: All
Price: $25

OPERA SARATOGA ANNOUNCES ITS 2016 SUMMER FESTIVAL PROGRAM Le nozze di Figaro Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Libretto by Lorenzo DaPonte Directed by David Paul, Conducted by Andrew Bisantz Featuring Katherine Whyte, Chelsea Basler, Keith Phares and Peixin Chen June 24 – July 15, 2016 The Witches of Venice – American Premiere Music by ... (more)

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 7/24/2016
Hours: 1 (1-2, 3-4)
Life is But a Dream - Governor's Island
Nolan Park, House #7A - 512-745-2930
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Life is But a Dream takes place in a whimsical two-story house that we have transformed into a childlike dream. There is a room sized blanket fort, a room where painting on the walls is encouraged, a star-filled room, and much more! In each room you will encounter a memory, and be brought into a poignant moment from a childhood experience. To r... (more)

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 7/03/2016
Hours: Monday and Friday at 12pm & 3pm
Liberty: A Monumental New Musical PREVIEWS - 42West
514 W. 42nd St. - 866-811-4111
www.LibertyTheMusical.com
Ages: All
Price: $27-$72


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 7/05/2016
Hours: 11:00am-6:00pm
A Summer of Inspiration - Agora Gallery
530 West 25th St, Chelsea - 212-226-4151
Ages: All
Price: Free

This June Agora Gallery will present three exhibitions that interrogate methods of visual communication for the modern world. Pathway to Abstraction features nine artists’ takes on the process of abstracting an image, moving from acrylic geometry through three-dimensional texturizing. Some retain a recognizable shape, some work with realistic color... (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 7/03/2016
Hours: 7pm
World Premiere of A Stopping Place by Stephen Powell at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity - Paradise Factory
64 E. 4th St. - 917-484-3580
Ages: AD
Price: $18

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity is pleased to announce the world premiere of A Stopping Place, a new one-man show written and performed by Stephen Powell, directed by Clara Pagone, and produced by Leonie Ettinger. A Stopping Place, the first original play by Stephen Powell, brings to the stage a riveting exploration of the lasting effects that... (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 7/24/2016 Platon // Service - Milk Gallery
450 W. 15th Street - 212-691-2800
www.themilkgallery.com/exhibition/52
Ages: AD

In this powerful, evocative, and moving collection of images--many never-before published--Platon, one of the most acclaimed contemporary photographers, focuses on the effects of war on soldiers and their families. As a hub of creativity, Milk Gallery will be home to Platon’s exhibit from June 22-July 24. The Gallery accentuates Milk’s vision an... (more)

Through 7/03/2016 Hope You Get To Eleven or What Are We Going to Do About Sally? - The Paradise Factory
64 E. 4th St. - 917-408-3677
Ages: AD
Price: $18

This summer The Farm Theater is pleased to present Padraic Lillis’ solo show, Hope You Get to Eleven, or What Are We Going to Do About Sally?, directed by Scott Illingworth and presented as part of the 8th Annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Performances will be on June 23 at 7:30pm, June 25 at 5pm, June 29 at 7:30pm, and July 3 at 4:30pm ... (more)

Through 7/16/2016
Hours: 1 hour
Phoenix Rising: Girls and the Secrets We Keep - Theater Row’s Lion Theatre
410 W. 42nd St. - 646-481-6583
Ages: All
Price: $35

Based on true stories, five high school girls traumatically thrust together, are forced to collectively overcome their fears to find their inner strength. Tuesday at 7PM, Wednesday–Saturday at 8PM; Saturday at 2PM, Sunday at 3PM Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by visiting Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. For more information... (more)

Through 7/01/2016
Hours: 10am - 2pm
Gallim Dance Repertory Workshop - Gallim Dance
520 Clinton Ave. - 718-622-2165
Ages: AD
Price: $350

Join the Gallim Dancers for our first Gallim Dance Repertory Workshop. Get an exclusive inside look at Gallim's process, and learn repertory performed nationally and internationally straight from the dancer's themselves. Don't miss this unforgettable 3-day workshop!

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 7/02/2016
Hours: 8PM
DELIRIOUS Dances presents To Begin The World Over Again - Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center
280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers Street) - 646-837-6809
Ages: All
Price: $15-$20

DELIRIOUS Dances presents To Begin The World Over Again June 30 – July 2, 2016 at 8pm Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center DELIRIOUS Dances presents To Begin The World Over Again, on Thursday, June 30; Friday, July 1; and Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 8pm at Gibney Dance’s Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, 280 Broadway (entrance... (more)

7/01/2016 - 9/05/2016 Summer of Hamilton - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org/summer-of-hamilton

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)

7/01/2016 Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

Eddie Palmieri, known for his charismatic power and bold innovative drive, has a musical career that spans over 50 years as a bandleader of Salsa and Latin Jazz orchestras. With a discography that includes 36 titles, Mr. Palmieri has been awarded nine Grammy Awards. Born in Spanish Harlem in 1936, Eddie began piano studies at an early age, as did h... (more)

7/01/2016
Hours: 6pm
Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Met Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $35.50-$46 (includes museum admission)

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt! A curator's been murdered at the Metropolitan Museum, but he's left a trail of clues connected with secrets in works of art. As your team gathers answers about the art, you'll learn a sordid tale revolving around a planned purchase of a rare painting by Leonardo da Vinci. You’ll have to cra... (more)

7/01/2016
Hours: Doors open 7PM
Singer-Songwriter Rachael Sage - The Bowery Electric
327 Bowery - 323-871-4821
Ages: AD
Price: $8

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)

7/01/2016 - 7/03/2016
Hours: 10am-11pm
Shakespeare-A-Thon - The Gallery Players
199 14th St. - 845-264-1172
Ages: All
Price: Free

SHAKESPEARE-A-THON Join us in a toast to the Bard, written by none other than our pal Bill Shakespeare himself! Shakespeare died 400 years ago and The Gallery Players, South Brooklyn Shakespeare and the Rogue and Peasant Players have banded together to mark the occasion. How? By reading every blessed play. We have divided the plays into... (more)

7/01/2016 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.

7/01/2016
Hours: 8pm
Political Subversities - The Peoples Improv Theater
123 E. 24th St. - 603-203-3166
Ages: AD
Price: $20

Political Subversities is back home at the PIT. Every Friday this July. Political Subversities is a musical-sketch comedy show that serves up a spectacular roast of politics and pop-culture. An ensemble of New York's freshest actor/comedians seamlessly perform a barrage of satirical sketches, political love songs, gangsta raps, Broadway-worthy ... (more)

7/01/2016 - 7/02/2016 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)

7/01/2016
Hours: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Summer Play - Field Trip to the Central Park Zoo - Central Park Zoo
64th St and 5th Ave, New York, NY 10021 - 516-807-0447
Ages: YE
Price: $170

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.

7/02/2016
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)

7/02/2016 Young Professionals Party! - The Barrow Group
312 West 36 St 3rd floor - 212-760-2615
Ages: AD
Price: $50

Young Professionals Party! 30th Anniversary Birthday Celebration! with Michael Stahl David (LBJ), Alison Wright (THE AMERICANS), Amy Hargreaves (HOMELAND), Zach Booth (DAMAGES), Tricia Alexandro (THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT) Join us for an evening featuring an OPEN BAR, performances, a DJ, friends, incredible raffle packages and fun! Playwright ... (more)

7/02/2016 - 7/03/2016
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)

7/02/2016
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)

7/03/2016
Hours: 7pm & 9:30pm
54 Celebrates Prince - Feinstein's/54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD
Price: $35-$45

"Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life. Electric word — life. It means forever and that's a mighty long time but I'm here to tell you there's something else…." Prince Roger Nelson has been called "the gold standard of artistry" and it's easy to see why. As a singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, arran... (more)

7/03/2016
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)

7/03/2016
Hours: 7pm-11pm
Sunset Singles Cruise - Sky Port Marina, The Cabana Yacht
2430 FDR E. Service Rd @23rd St & FDR Drive - 917-558-3033
Ages: AD
Price: $25

Purchase tickets here: http://www.onspeeddating.com/eventdetail.aspx?EventID=1360 Singles decked out, drinking and mingling the night away with a panoramic view of NYC skyline on a 100-foot long, 2-deck event party yacht is about as "Single And The City" as it gets. Join 200+ other single and fabulous New Yorkers for a four-hour tour (7-11pm)... (more)

7/03/2016
Hours: 7-9pm
Summerstage with Trouble Funk & Operator Emz - Herbert Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave.
www.cityparksfoundation.org/event/summerstage-trouble-funk-operator-emz/
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Trouble Funk is a band of 13 members. Their song "Pump Me Up" is one of the most sampled tracks of all time being sampled in over 70 different songs by various artists including Will Smith, Kurtis Blow, Grandmaster Melle Mel and the Furious Five, M/A/R/R/S, Guy, Public Enemy, 2 Live Crew, George Clinton, Vanilla Ice, EPMD, Run-DMC, & George Michael... (more)

7/04/2016
Hours: Check in 5:30pm, sails 6:15pm-
4th of July Cruise - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: All
Price: $199 pp, $736 family pack (2 adults, 2 children)

Join New York Water Taxi for 4th of July on the East River! You are sure to enjoy amazing views of New York City's dazzling Fourth of July fireworks! Ticket includes passed and stationary hors d'oeuvres, dinner buffet, dessert trays, soda, juice and water. A cash bar is also available for beer and wine. The event lasts approximately 3 and a half h... (more)

7/04/2016
Hours: 7pm-11pm
Celebrate 4th of July - Industry Kitchen
70 South Street - 212-487-9600
Ages: AD
Price: $94+

This Fourth of July, Industry Kitchen will present a premium open bar and buffet for those who want access to the best views of the Macy's NYC Fireworks Display. Nestled along the East River next to the historic South Street Seaport, Industry Kitchen is just steps from the water's edge. The stunning 5,000 square-foot venue accommodates up to 300 g... (more)

7/04/2016
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday at 12pm and 3pm
Liberty: A Monumental New Musical - 42West
514 W. 42nd St. - 866-811-4111
Ages: All
Price: $27-$72


7/04/2016
Hours: 5:30pm
July 4th Dinner Cruise - Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. and the Hudson River - 866-483-3866
www.spiritcruises.com
Ages: AD
Price: from $359.90

This Independence Day come aboard Spirit for a celebration of freedom and fun! Enjoy all the perks of an exciting dinner cruise with an incredible view of the East River 4th of July fireworks display. Please allow ample time to get to the cruise as traffic and crowds will be very heavy. We highly recommend the use of public transportation.

7/04/2016 Summer of Hamilton Family Program - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org/summer-of-hamilton
Ages: YE,TW

On July 4th, New-York Historical will be bursting at the seams with Hamilton-themed family fun. Families will be able to spend a full day meeting a costumed Hamilton living historian, join a dueling history tour, hear revolutionary tales and songs from renowned musical troupe The Hudson River Ramblers, and participate in a Hamilton family trivia co... (more)

7/05/2016 - 7/26/2016
Hours: 10:00am-11:00am
Art in the Parks - Rufus King Park
Jamaica Avenue, between 150th & 153rd Streets - 718-526-8700
Ages: AD
Price: Free

A FREE summer series located in Rufus King Park designed for children, (k-6) to see professional performances by local and national artists. Attendees consists of counselors, children from daycare centers, summer camps, family courts, afterschool programs and parents with small children. Each performance takes place every Tuesday at 10:00 AM beginn... (more)

7/05/2016 - 7/08/2016
Hours: 10:00 AM
YouthSpark Camp: Learn to Code Flatverse - Microsoft 5th Ave Flagship
677 5th Ave - 212-824-3100
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/locations/ny/new-york/fifth-avenue-/store-1087
Ages: TE
Price: Free

In this free, intermediate-level camp for kids ages 12 and older, students use TouchDevelop, an interactive programming environment website, to create and publish their own video game called Flatverse. As they build their game, they're exposed to various computer programming and coding concepts, including screen coordinates, random numbers, obj... (more)

7/05/2016 International Chanteuse Adrienne Haan Returns As Artist in Residence - The Metropolitan Room
34 W. 22nd St. (btw. Fifth and Sixth Aves.) - 212-206-0440
Ages: AD
Price: $24-$115

The Metropolitan Room welcomes back International Chanteuse Adrienne Haan in Berlin to Broadway-Transatlantic on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at 7pm. The Metropolitan Room is located at 34 West 22nd Street, New York City. Tickets range from $24–$115 plus a two drink minimum and are available by phone at 212-206-0440 or www.MetropolitanRoom.com.

7/05/2016
Hours: 8:00pm
Fly, You Fools! - The Peoples Improv Theater
123 E. 24th St. - 603-203-3166
Ages: AD
Price: $20

This spring at the Peoples Improv Theater... 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 FO... (more)

7/05/2016 - 7/09/2016
Hours: 7pm (* 9:30pm, only 7/5)
John Lloyd Young - Feinstein's/54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com

John Lloyd Young, the multi-award winning Frankie Valli from Broadway's Jersey Boys, as well as the star of Clint Eastwood's movie adaptation, makes his Feinstein's/54 Below debut this summer. The only American actor to date to have received a Lead Actor in a Musical Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World Award for a Broadway debu... (more)

7/05/2016 - 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)

7/06/2016 - 7/08/2016 Mint Condition - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com

Once upon a time there were great funk and R&B bands like Earth, Wind & Fire, The Meters, War, Kool & The Gang, Slave, and numerous others who constantly broke down musical barriers. The musicality of these units was superior - they could rock or funk out as easily as they could move the crowd with a soulful tenor ballad. In the '90s, a dynamic you... (more)

7/06/2016
Hours: 8pm
Pat Benatar/Neil Geraldo/Melissa Etheridge - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: AD


7/06/2016 Gianni Russo Summer Nights - Beautique
8 W. 58th St. - 212-753-1200
www.beautiquedining.com/
Ages: AD

Live music from Gianni Russo from the motion picture The Godfather!

7/06/2016
Hours: 6:30pm-10pm
Midsummer Night Swing-Bobby Rydell featuring City Rhythm Orchestra - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500
www.midsummernightswing.org
Ages: All

Style: Swing, oldies dance instructor Eva Carozza teaches the Lindy Hop DJ Phast Phreddie the Boogaloo Omnibus

7/06/2016
Hours: 7pm
New York Liberty vs. Seattle Storm - 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)

7/07/2016
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)

7/07/2016 - 7/11/2016
Hours: 12PM-7PM
Art Southampton 2016 Presented by Art Miami at Nova's Ark Project - Nova’s Ark Project
60 Millstone Road - Nicole
Ages: AD
Price: $15-$150

The 5th annual edition of Art Southampton returns to the Nova’s Ark Project (60 Millstone RD, Bridgehampton, NY) from July 7th-11th. Art Southampton is the season’s most acclaimed art fair in the Hamptons representing the unique convergence of world class art complimented by leading luxury purveyors. The fair will feature over 70 prominent inter... (more)

7/07/2016
Hours: 7:00-8:30 PM
Free Creative Writing Class at Bryant Park Reading Room - Bryant Park Reading Room
Between 40th and 42nd Sts. and Fifth and Sixth Aves. - 212-974-8377
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Pre-registration required. Facilitated by: Michael Leviton Produced in partnership with Gotham Writers' Workshop Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryant... (more)

7/07/2016
Hours: 6:30-8pm
A Man's Urgent Question: How Can I Be Both Critical & Kind? - Aesthetic Realism Foundation
141 Greene St. - 212-777-4490
Ages: AD
Price: $10

In this public seminar Aesthetic Realism consultant Dale Laurin (architect), and Associates Len Bernstein (photographer) and Alan Shapiro (jazz pianist) will show: not only can criticism and kindness be together, they have to be if we're to like ourselves! Yet without the knowledge of Aesthetic Realism, people haven't known how to make those oppos... (more)

7/07/2016
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)

7/08/2016 Bob Dylan and His Band, w/Mavis Staples - Forest Hills Stadium
1 Tennis Place
www.foresthillsstadium.com
Ages: AD

Tickets on sale March 19.

7/08/2016 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.

7/08/2016
Hours: 8pm
Political Subversities - The Peoples Improv Theater
123 E. 24th St. - 603-203-3166
Ages: AD
Price: $20

Political Subversities is back home at the PIT. Every Friday this July. Political Subversities is a musical-sketch comedy show that serves up a spectacular roast of politics and pop-culture. An ensemble of New York's freshest actor/comedians seamlessly perform a barrage of satirical sketches, political love songs, gangsta raps, Broadway-worthy ... (more)

7/08/2016 - 7/09/2016 Come Out & Play Festival - DUMBO & Governors Island
Various locations
www.comeoutandplay.org
Ages: All
Price: Free

After Dark DUMBO, Brooklyn, July 8 from 7 PM to 10:30 PM Each year After Dark turns the city streets in a particular neighborhood into an arcade with social party games, large physical video games and wild new street games. After Dark showcases street games and technology enabled live-action game experiences. This year After Dark returns to ... (more)

7/08/2016 - 7/09/2016
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)

7/08/2016
Hours: 9-10pm
Miles East - The Bitter End
147 Bleecker St. - 212-777-6727 ext. 200
www.mileseast.com
Ages: AD
Price: $10

Long Island-based singer-songwriter and drummer Miles East plays a full-band show at The Bitter End on July 8th in celebration of his debut solo album, Ghosts of Hope. Miles East is the moniker for multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Jonathan Ellinghaus, who has spent over a decade as one of New York City’s A-list studio musicians and elite drumme... (more)

7/08/2016
Hours: 8-11pm
Zombie Wedding - The Cutting Room
44 E. 32nd Street - 212-691-1900
Ages: AD
Price: $30

The new hit new interactive comedy experience ‘The Zombie Wedding‘ (from the producers of ‘Tony and Tina’s Wedding’) returns to NYC in July! After a number of successful performances around the tri-state area on Friday, July 8th the show will hit Manhattan at The Cutting Room (44 E 32nd Street, NYC). There will be a pre-wedding reception at 6:30pm ... (more)

7/08/2016
Hours: 9pm
You Are Not Alone: Improv with Mara Wilson and Friends! - Industry City Distillery
33 35th St., 6th Floor, Brooklyn - 603-203-3166
Ages: AD
Price: Free-$25

Join actor/writer Mara Wilson Writes Stuff and friends in an evening of storytelling, comedy, and music - all to benefit Mental Health awareness organization Project UROK! All proceeds to benefit Project UROK. Project UROK is a nonprofit that believes in de-stigmatization through story telling. By sharing our stories about mental illness, we can... (more)

7/08/2016
Hours: 7pm-11pm
RAINE Single Release Show - PIANOS
158 Ludlow St. - 212-505-3733
Ages: AD
Price: $8

A beautifully curated night of alternative electro-pop music to celebrate the release of the first single from RAINE's forthcoming EP. RAINE - www.thisisraine.com Dark Colour - www.darkcolourmusic.com Radclyffe Hall - www.radclyffehallmusic.com No Swoon - www.noswoon.com Tickets - www.pianosnyc.com

7/08/2016 - 7/09/2016
Hours: 6PM-3AM
Pink Talking Fish Booze Cruises in NYC Aboard The Jewel - Rocks Off Concert Cruise Series
E. 23rd St. and FDR Dr. (Skyport Marina) - 631-338-4644
Ages: AD
Price: $39 adv, $45 day of

Pink Talking Fish is a Hybrid Tribute Fusion Act that takes the music from three of the world's most beloved bands and creates a special treat for fans of the music. Pink Floyd, The Talking Heads and Phish are all more than just bands... they are Phenomenons. Their creations have artistically inspired people and their mindblowing live performan... (more)

7/08/2016
Hours: 8pm
AMNH Presents: Evening Bat Walks in Central Park - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: All
Price: $40

At dusk, bats leave the warm spaces under city roofs to feed on flying insects. Join Bradley Klein, Danielle Gustafson, and other members of the New York City Bat Group for a walk through Central Park. Aided by detectors that amplify the bats' otherwise inaudible high-frequency chirps, bat-watchers monitor and catalogue the species that call the ci... (more)

7/08/2016
Hours: 6-7 PM
Free 'Hamilton' Broadway Workshop - Actors Connection
630 9th Avenue Suite 1410 - 212-776-4900
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Get an insiders look at the audition and casting process, exactly what happens behind-the-scenes and how you can rock your next audition, all themed to "Hamilton", Broadway's hottest hit! Open to talent of all levels and both singers and non-singers. FREE with RSVP: http://www.actorsconnection.com/kids-teens/12072 And, if you really like ... (more)

6/21/2026 - 7/01/2016
Hours: 6-9pm
Quotas & Quotes - Exhibition + Discussion Panel - El Barrio's ArtSpace PS109
215 E. 99th St. - 612-333-9012
www.policereformorganizingproject.org
Ages: All
Price: Free

Join us for a Multimedia Art Exhibit + Interactive Panel Discussion focused on NYPD’s quota-driven “Broken Windows” arrest and summons practices that inflict hardship and harm on vulnerable New Yorkers, especially low income people of color, the homeless, and persons with a history of trauma. Opening Reception: June 21st, 2016, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm... (more)