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(07/19) - 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 1/04/2015 Picturing Science: Museum Scientists and Imaging Technologies - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

More than 20 sets of large-format images showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.

Through 1/06/2016 Gateway to Himalayan Art - The Rubin Museum
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
www.rmanyc.org
Ages: All

Marking the first in a series of yearly rotations, nearly twenty works of art add new dimensions and context to Gateway to Himalayan Art. Visitors will notice a greater emphasis on Hindu works, with beautiful examples from India and Nepal ranging from 12th to 19th centuries, as well as intricately-detailed thangka paintings, manuscript pages, and t... (more)

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 3/11/2015 Masterworks: Jewels of the Collection - Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
www.rmanyc.org
Ages: All

A showcase of some of the finest works of art from the museum's collection while highlighting the stylistic diversity and relationships between different strands of Himalayan and neighboring cultural and artistic traditions.

Through 1/04/2015 Body Worlds: Pulse - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/bodyworlds
Ages: All
Price: $19.50-$25

The newest in the renowned BODY WORLDS series, which has presented the human body in groundbreaking ways for discovery to more than 36 million people around the world.

Through 12/31/2014 Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

An exhibition exploring the roles of cats, lions, and other feline creatures in Egyptian mythology, kingship, and everyday life. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egypt imagery for thousands of years. Now, nearly thirty diverse representations of felines from the world-famous Egyptia... (more)

Through 8/03/2014 Design Motifs in Byzantine Art - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Many of the textiles found in Egypt, the southernmost province of the Byzantine Empire, are woven in linen and wool and decorated with a great variety of motifs. Meant to be worn and to decorate domestic and religious spaces, the works on view in this exhibition feature designs that generally refer to abundance and prosperity. Many of the motifs --... (more)

Through 8/15/2014 Working Below Decks - Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

Operating the aircraft carrier Intrepid required the skills of 3,000 men, many of whom worked below decks -- far from the excitement of the Flight Deck. In this pop-up exhibit, the Intrepid Museum will highlight a few of these occupations through original ship's equipment that has never before been on public display. Among the equipment to be showc... (more)

Through 10/01/2014 The Fed at 100 - Museum of American Finance
48 Wall St. - 212-908-4110
moaf.org
Ages: All

"The Fed at 100" illuminates the complex workings of the nation's central bank on its centennial anniversary and explores the pivotal role the Federal Reserve has played throughout the history of American finance. The Museum's largest exhibition to date, "The Fed at 100" encompasses three galleries and a theater.

Through 9/21/2014 Designing Modern Women, 1890s-1990s - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Modern design of the 20th century was profoundly shaped and enhanced by the creativity of women -- as muses of modernity and shapers of new ways of living, and as designers, patrons, performers, and educators. This installation, drawn entirely from MoMA's collection, celebrates the diversity and vitality of individual artists' engagement in the mod... (more)

Through 10/05/2014 The Nelson A. Rockefeller Vision: In Pursuit of the Best in the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The Met's Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas (AAOA) celebrates the genesis of its permanent collection with this exhibition. It is organized to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of The Museum of Primitive Art, the direct precursor to AAOA. The Museum of Primitive Art was a pioneering cultural institution that ... (more)

Through 10/12/2014 Natural Histories - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

Inspired by the book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, published in October 2012, this exhibition will include reproductions from more than 20 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works. The works featured in Natural Histories span from the 16th century to the early... (more)

Through 8/31/2014 Lights, Camera, Astoria - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
movingimage.us
Ages: All

This exhibition traces the fascinating history of the Astoria Studio complex, which has been at the heart of filmmaking in New York City since 1920. The studio site was the east-coast home of Paramount Pictures in the silent and early talking-picture eras, a center for independent filmmaking in the 1930s, and the U.S. Army Pictorial Center from Wor... (more)

Through 1/04/2015 Gilded New York - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

Inaugurating the Museum's Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, Gilded New York explores the city's visual culture at the end of the 19th century, when its elite class flaunted their money as never before. In New York, this era was marked by the sudden rise of industrial and corporate wealth, amassed by such titans as Cornelius Vanderbilt and Jay Gould... (more)

Through 8/10/2014 The Power of Poison - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

Cleopatra was said to prefer the bite of an asp, while the powerful Borgia family dispatched their enemies with arsenic in Renaissance Italy. For centuries, humans have marveled at the secrets of poisons and sought to harness their toxic powers -- and this exhibition will explore both the biological basics of poison and the ways in which people hav... (more)

Through 12/09/2014 The Eve of Porn: Linda Lovelace - Museum of Sex
233 Fifth Ave. - 212-689-6337
www.museumofsex.com
Ages: AD

In 1972, Deep Throat, the tale of a woman whose clitoris was located in the back of her throat, became a trailblazer of the pornographic genre. Performing acts of graphic sex on camera, including the signature act of "deep throating," Linda Lovelace, born Linda Boreman, became a household name. Considered "Porn Chic," screenings of Deep Throat were... (more)

Through 9/06/2014 Museum Starter Kit: Open With Care - El Museo Del Barrio
1230 5th Ave. - 212-831-7272
www.elmuseo.org
Ages: All

This exhibition explores the significance of the creation of El Museo by focusing on works of art made by Raphael Montañez Ortiz, as the artist turns 80 this year. Among the works on display by our founder will be his powerful Archaeological Find #21: The Aftermath (1961), a destroyed sofa as sculpture from 1961 that is a signature of the artist's ... (more)

Through 8/09/2014 Presencia: Works from El Museo's Permanent Collection - El Museo Del Barrio
1230 5th Ave. - 212-831-7272
www.elmuseo.org
Ages: All

The most recent exhibition of work from El Museo's permanent collection focuses on ideas of presence and its antithesis, absence. This theme is explored through photography, painting, prints, drawings, masks, and other objects. The exhibition investigates the visibility and invisibility of the human form through the presentation of the body in lite... (more)

Through 12/07/2014 Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C. F. Martin - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Christian Frederick Martin, founder of the great American guitar firm C. F. Martin & Co., was the son of a cabinetmaker in Markneukirchen, Saxony. Martin learned to build instruments from the famed Johann Georg Stauffer in Vienna. Due to the restrictive guilds in Markneukirchen, Martin moved to the United States in 1833, settling first in New York ... (more)

Through 11/15/2014
Hours: Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sat., 9am-5pm; Tues. & Thurs., 9am-7pm; Sun., 1-5pm
From the Western Front and Beyond: The Writings of World War One - The New York Society Library
53 E. 79th St. - 212-288-6900
www.nysoclib.org
Ages: All

To mark the 100th anniversary of World War One, the New York Society Library, NYC's oldest library, presents an exhibition of select literary works and materials from its rare book and extensive open stack collections about the Great War. The exhibition commemorates the war's unprecedented and extraordinary literary output - including memoirs, fict... (more)

Through 7/26/2014
Hours: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-8pm; Fri.-Sat. & Mon., 10am-6pm. Closed Sun.
Motown: The Truth Is a Hit - Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard - 212-491-2200
www.schomburgcenter.org
Ages: All

Featuring items that highlight Motown's inimitable founder Berry Gordy and the institution's most beloved musical acts, this multi-media showcase chronicles one of the most significant record labels in American music history. The Truth Is a Hit explores Motown's early start as Tamla Records in 1959 Detroit through pivotal times in both musical and ... (more)

Through 9/07/2014 The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Displaying exemplary works from painting schools that arose in Japan in the 17th and 18th centuries, this exhibition allows viewers to discover how Japanese painting evolved from the traditional modes of Chinese and Japanese (Yamato-e) styles that had prevailed through medieval times. More than 90 paintings - including 12 sets of folding screens an... (more)

Through 9/21/2014 City as Canvas - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

City as Canvas provides a visual account of graffiti and street art in New York City during the 1970s and 80s, showcasing works from the pioneering collection of Martin Wong (1946-1999). Wong, a noted East Village artist in the 1980s and friend to many graffiti writers, amassed a collection of hundreds of works on paper and canvas, which he donated... (more)

Through 8/18/2014 Making Pottery Art: The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of French Ceramics (ca. 1880-1910) - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Technically experimental and aesthetically ambitious, the vases made by French potters in the years around 1900 pushed the boundaries of the ceramic medium. The recently acquired Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of European Art Pottery includes pieces by the master ceramists Ernest Chaplet, Auguste Delaherche, and Jean Carries, works of imposing si... (more)

Through 5/03/2015 Revolution! Works from the Black Arts Movement - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

During the late sixties and seventies, the Black Arts Movement sprung up in the U.S. as the cultural expression of Black Power politics. Its leadership, which included poets, playwrights, musicians, and fine artists, rejected the dominance of the largely white mainstream art establishments that undervalued their work as black artists and created a ... (more)

Through 10/05/2014 A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Bringing together photographs, films, videos, and works in other mediums, A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio examines the ways in which photographers and artists using photography have worked and experimented within the four walls of the studio space, from photography's inception to today. Featuring both new acquisitions and w... (more)

Through 9/07/2014 The Art of the Brick - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/art-of-the-brick
Ages: All

This exhibition by artist Nathan Sawaya is a critically acclaimed collection of intriguing and inspiring works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: LEGO bricks. This is the world's biggest and most elaborate display of LEGO art ever and features brand-new, never-before-seen pieces by Sawaya.

Through 8/15/2014 Ramallah/New York - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

In conjunction with Documentary Fortnight, Emily Jacir's two-channel video work Ramallah/New York (2004-05), which is part of MoMA's collection, will be installed in The Ronald S. and Jo Carole Lauder Building lobby. Informed by the artist's experience of living in Ramallah and New York between 1999 and 2004, the work juxtaposes images of everyday ... (more)

Through 2/28/2015 A Collection of Ideas - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Museums are defined by their collections, each with a unique point of view that is carefully shaped by curators, who remain mindful of historical precedents as they look ahead to future developments. At the time of The Museum of Modern Art's founding, in 1929, the terms "modern" and "contemporary" coincided effortlessly. Since then, MoMA curators h... (more)

Through 8/03/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sun., 11am-6pm (Fri. until 9pm)
Nalini Malani: Transgressions - Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Ave. - 212-288-6400
asiasociety.org
Ages: All

Nalini Malani (b. 1946 in Karachi, Pakistan; lives and works in Mumbai, India) is one of the foremost contemporary women artists from India. Her practice utilizes allegory and symbolism as metaphors to explore issues relating to gender, class, and race in a post-colonial world. Formally, her work spans the mediums of painting, sculpture, installati... (more)

Through 2/20/3014
Hours: 8-9pm
Boutique R&B Artist Chaz Langley - Shrine
2271 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd - 2127776727
ChazLangley.com
Ages: All

Boutique R&B artist CHAZ LANGLEY is known for his smooth vocal versatility and mesmerizing songwriting. His music has gained him a live TV appearance on Jimmy Fallon and a music spot on a national TV commercial. Chaz is currently recording his new EP which includes his hot new single "Song of Sorrow", out on iTunes now. For more info, ChazLangle... (more)

Through 9/01/2014 Posters of the Vienna Secession, 1898-1918 - Neue Galerie
1048 Fifth Ave. - 212-628-6200
86th St.
www.neuegalerie.org
Ages: All

A special exhibition on posters of the Vienna Secession, focusing on the period from 1898 to 1918. The Vienna Secession was a groundbreaking artists' association, established in 1897 under the presidency of Gustav Klimt.

Through 9/01/2014
Hours: Closed Thurs.
Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

The first comprehensive overview of Italian Futurism to be presented in the United States, this multidisciplinary exhibition examines the historical sweep of the movement from its inception with F. T. Marinetti's Futurist manifesto in 1909 through its demise at the end of World War II.

Through 2/22/2104
Hours: $22
Fridays at EVR: NYC's Newest Friday Hotspot - EVR
54 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018 - 917-300-8976
Ages: AD
Price: 0

Venue Information: E&R Group (Eric Virgil & Rob Diesel) presents February 21st, 2014 The Grand Opening EVR Fridays with Francis Mercier at EVR located at 54 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018 Ladies are Free before 12:00 on The E&R Group List Gentlemen $20 reduced on The E&G Group List Doors Open at 10pm. Ends at 4am. Music Type... (more)

Through 9/01/2014 Lucas Samaras: Offerings from a Restless Soul - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Featuring over 60 works drawn from The Met's rich collection of the highly idiosyncratic body of work made by Lucas Samaras. The installation includes a new gift of 17 objects that range from Samaras' abstract work of the 1960s to his recent digitally based pieces. Designed with the input of the artist, the installation is installed in both the nor... (more)

Through 2/25/2015 On This Island, Episode #8 - “Siren Song” - Ars Nova
511 West 54th Street - 212-352-3101
web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/9882016
Ages: All
Price: $15

Slant Theatre Project has announced their the next live episode of ON THIS ISLAND, their ongoing live theatrical podcast series. ON THIS ISLAND, Episode #8 “Siren Song” will be hosted by company co-founder Adam Knight. Performers will include opera sensation Anita Rachvelishvili (The Metropolitan Opera’s Carmen and Prince Igor), author Jen McGu... (more)

Through 8/31/2014
Hours: Wed.-Fri., 10am-5pm; Sat. & Sun., 11am-6pm
Highlights from the Collection: Noguchi Archaic/Noguchi Modern - Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Rd., Queens - 718-204-7088
www.noguchi.org
Ages: All
Price: $10 adults; $5 seniors and students wtih ID; free for children younger than 12

The only thing Noguchi loved more than the promise of the future was the sense of belonging to the Earth he derived from working with million and billion year old pieces of rock. Noguchi Archaic/ Noguchi Modern explores a stylistic wormhole that seems to link the ancient past and the distant future in his work.

Through 8/24/2014 Masters of Disguise: The World of Camouflage - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. & 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

For many animals, the ability to hide in plain sight or look like something entirely different is necessary for survival. "Masters of Disguise: The World of Camouflage" explores the art and science of camouflage in the natural world, as well as its cultural adaptations and how the military has utilized these visual techniques in combat. Using digit... (more)

Through 9/01/2014 Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937 - Neue Galerie
1048 Fifth Ave. - 212-628-6200
86th St.
www.neuegalerie.org
Ages: All

The first major museum exhibition devoted to the infamous display of modern art by the Nazis since the presentation originated by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1991. The exhibition contrasts so-called "degenerate" art with officially sanctioned art of the period, while providing the historical and intellectual context of the notorious Mun... (more)

Through 8/03/2014 Other Primary Structures - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3222
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

A major exhibition of sculpture from the 1960s featuring the work of artists from Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe, much of which has rarely been seen in the United States, Other Primary Structures revisits the premise of and builds upon the Museum's seminal 1966 exhibition Primary Structures: Younger American and Br... (more)

Through 9/07/2014 Robert Heinecken: Object Matter - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

This survey exhibition covers five decades of the artist's remarkable, unique practice, from the early 1960s through the late 1990s. Although Heinecken was prolific, this exhibition is a focused presentation of his major works, emphasizing early experiments that investigated technique and materiality and sought to destabilize the very definition of... (more)

Through 9/08/2014 Bodies in Balance - Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
www.rmanyc.org
Ages: All

Bodies in Balance presents the complex, integrated medical, spiritual, and artistic system of Tibetan medicine, providing a new perspective on the relationship between mind, body, and sustained wellbeing. The first major exhibition to examine Tibetan medicine through its diverse visual history, the exhibition illuminates how this healing system has... (more)

Through 9/01/2014 Jasper Johns: Regrets - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Jasper Johns emerged as a leading voice in American art in the late-1950s with paintings of iconic motifs such as flags, targets, and numbers. He has since developed a body of work of extraordinary narrative complexity and technical virtuosity. This exhibition premieres his most recent series of paintings, drawings, and prints, created over the las... (more)

Through 9/07/2014 Palaces for the People: Guastavino and America's Great Public Spaces - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

Throughout the five boroughs are more than 200 long-overlooked marvels of engineering and architectural beauty - the interlocking tile vaults built by Spanish immigrants Rafael Guastavino, Sr. (1842-1908), and his son, Rafael Jr. (1872-1950). The system of structural tile vaults developed by the Guastavinos - lightweight, fireproof, low-maintenance... (more)

Through 4/05/2015
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 11am-5pm
Enlightenment and Beauty: Sculptures by Houdon and Clodion - Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St. - 212-288-0700
www.frick.org
Ages: All

Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828) and Claude Michel, called Clodion (1738-1814), were two of the foremost sculptors in France during the late eighteenth century, and the Frick houses an important group of their works. In 1915 founder Henry Clay Frick acquired Clodion's terracotta Zephyrus and Flora and, the following year, Houdon's marble bust of the... (more)

Through 9/07/2014 Re: Collection - Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle - 212-299-7777
madmuseum.org
Ages: All

MAD celebrates the fifth anniversary of its move to 2 Columbus Circle with this special exhibition that will survey Chief Curator David McFadden's 16 years at MAD through objects acquired during his tenure. During McFadden's years at MAD, the permanent collection has grown from 800 objects to more than 3,000; in the past 5 years alone, since MAD's ... (more)

Through 8/24/2014 Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the American Civil War - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

To mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War (1861-1865), the New-York Historical Society presents a groundbreaking traveling exhibition, Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the American Civil War, organized by the American Textile History Museum. The exhibition uses quilts, textiles, clothing, and other artifacts to connect deeply movin... (more)

Through 9/28/2014 Chicago in L.A.: Judy Chicago's Early Work, 1963-74 - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

Before making her widely known and iconic feminist work of the 1970s, 1980s, and beyond, Judy Chicago explored painting, sculpture, and environmental performance, often using innovative industrial techniques and materials, including auto body painting and pyrotechnics. This survey includes approximately 60 paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, p... (more)

Through 1/05/2015 Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

Discover a world where pterosaurs soared overhead in this exciting new exhibition. A diverse group with more than 150 known species ranging from the size of a sparrow to that of a fighter jet, pterosaurs appeared 220 million years ago and survived for more than 150 million years before becoming extinct. What sets them apart from their dinosaur c... (more)

Through 8/03/2014 Masterpieces & Curiosities: Diane Arbus's Jewish Giant - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3222
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

This exhibition focuses on the subject of Diane Arbus's Jewish Giant at Home with His Parents, Bronx, NY, (1970) using ephemera, sound recordings, and family photos to provide an intimate look into one of Arbus's most recognized yet least understood subjects. Curated by Daniel Palmer, Leon Levy Assistant Curator.

Through 8/24/2014 Swoon: Submerged Motherlands - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

Brooklyn-based artist Swoon celebrates everyday people and explores social and environmental issues with her signature paper portraits and figurative installations. She is best known for her large, intricately-cut prints wheat pasted to industrial buildings in Brooklyn and Manhattan. For this exhibition, Swoon creates a site-specific installati... (more)

Through 7/31/2014 The Greek Monsters - Onassis Cultural Center
645 Fifth Ave. - 212-486-4448
onassisusa.org
Ages: All

Created by the award-winning Greek design group Beetroot, "The Greek Monsters" is a staged invasion of Hellenic monsters in the form of freestanding sculpture, bas-relief and paintings installed in the Atrium of the Olympic Tower. Beetroot's contemporary interpretations of gruesome characters from classical mythology - including Cyclops, the Minota... (more)

Through 11/02/2014
Hours: 10am-5pm weekdays, 10am-5:30pm weekends
Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed - Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd. - 718-367-1010
bronxzoo.com
Ages: All
Price: Included in Total Experience Ticket: $33.95; $28.95 seniors; $23.95 kids ages 3-12. Parking is $15 per car

Dinos are back at the Zoo, bigger and badder! The attraction includes a ride through the Cretaceous and Jurassic periods with more than two-dozen animatronic dinosaurs up to 40 feet long which move, snarl, roar, and spit. Board a paleontologist's wagon for a trip back in time. Dig for fossils at a field site and explore artifacts. Take a tour throu... (more)

Through 9/14/2014 Robert Davidson: Abstract Impulse - National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green - 212-514-3700
www.americanindian.si.edu
Ages: All

The first major U.S. exhibition of works by Haida artist Robert Davidson, a pivotal figure in the Northwest Coast Native art renaissance since 1969, when he erected the first totem pole in his ancestral Massett village since the 1880s. For more than 40 years, Davidson has mastered Haida art traditions by studying the great works of his great-grandf... (more)

Through 7/27/2014 Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, 5th to 8th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The first international loan exhibition to explore the sculptural art produced in the earliest kingdoms of Southeast Asia. From the first millennium onward, powerful kingdoms emerged in the region, embracing much of Indic culture to give political and religious expression to their identities. Early Hinduism (Brahmanism) and Buddhism arrived early, ... (more)

Through 8/10/2014 Ai Weiwei: According to What? - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

The first North American survey of the work of provocative Chinese conceptual artist, sculptor, photographer, filmmaker, and activist Ai Weiwei. This will be the first large-scale museum exhibition of Ai's work in New York and the final presentation on the exhibition's tour. The Brooklyn Museum will include several major works not seen in previous ... (more)

Through 8/03/2014 Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963-2010 - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

The first comprehensive retrospective of Sigmar Polke (German, 1941-2010), encompassing Polke's work across all mediums, including painting, photography, film, drawing, prints, and sculpture. Widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of the postwar generation, Polke possessed an irreverent wit that, coupled with his exceptional grasp o... (more)

Through 8/03/2014 Goya and the Altamira Family - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

This exhibition features Goya's four portraits of members of the Altamira family, including the so-called Boy in Red, one of the Metropolitan Museum's most beloved Old Master paintings. Also on view is a fifth Altamira portrait, by Agustin Esteve. This is the first time these family portraits - now dispersed in public and private collections in Spa... (more)

Through 9/07/2014 13 Most Wanted Men: Andy Warhol and the 1964 World's Fair - Queens Museum of Art
New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park - 718-592-5555
www.queensmuseum.org
Ages: All

50 years have passed since an up-and-coming Pop provocateur named Andy Warhol sparked a minor scandal at the 1964 New York World's Fair. As part of a prominent set of public commissions for the Philip Johnson-designed New York State Pavilion's exterior, Warhol chose to enlarge mug shots from a NYPD booklet featuring the 13 most wanted criminals of ... (more)

Through 11/02/2014 The Roof Garden Commission: Dan Graham with Gunther Vogt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

American artist Dan Graham (born 1942, Urbana, Illinois) will create a site-specific installation atop The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden-the second in a new series of commissions for the outdoor site. The installation will comprise one of Graham's unique steel and glass pavilions structures for which he has been... (more)

Through 8/17/2014 Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Featuring more than 40 outstanding examples of calligraphy from the collection of Jerry Yang and his wife, Akiko Yamazaki, created by leading artists of the Yuan (1271-1368), Ming (1368-1644), and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. The selection of artworks and their interpretation in the galleries are intended to speak to beginners and specialists alike,... (more)

Through 8/31/2014 The World Comes to Queens: Films From the 1939 & 1964 World's Fairs - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: All

Nearly 100 million people came to Queens for two World's Fairs that opened 25 years apart, in 1939 and 1964. On the eve of World War II, the 1939–1940 fair looked to the future, with the optimistic slogan "the Dawn of a New Day." The 1964–1965 fair, organized by Robert Moses, was largely a celebration of mid-century American industry, symbolized by... (more)

Through 8/31/2014
Hours: See website for schedule
The World Comes to Queens: Films from the World's Fairs - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
movingimage.us
Ages: All
Price: $12 adults; $9 seniors and students; $6 children 3-12; free for children younger than 3

Nearly 100 million people came to Queens for two World's Fairs that opened 25 years apart, in 1939 and 1964. On the eve of World War II, the 1939-1940 fair looked to the future, with the optimistic slogan 'the Dawn of a New Day.' The 1964-1965 fair, organized by Robert Moses, was largely a celebration of mid-century American industry, symbolized by... (more)

Through 1/11/2015 Beyond the Supersquare - Bronx Museum of The Arts
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
www.bronxmuseum.org
Ages: All

Beyond the Supersquare brings together a select group of contemporary artists whose insightful work addresses the remnants of the Modern Movement in Latin America and the Caribbean. While the exhibition will address how Modernism defined a number of decisive aspects related to contemporary architecture, urbanism, and art in Latin America, this exhi... (more)

Through 8/17/2014 Shyu Ruey-Shiann: One Kind of Behavior - Bronx Museum of The Arts
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
www.bronxmuseum.org
Ages: All

Shyu Ruey-Shiann works with different materials and media to explore themes related to our environment. The installation One Kind of Behavior is inspired by the quasi-mechanical movements of creatures such as the hermit crabs. The artist sees in the random opening and closing of their shells on the beach, a stark contrast with contemporary society ... (more)

Through 1/11/2015 Rethinking the Garden Casita - Bronx Museum of The Arts
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
www.bronxmuseum.org
Ages: All

From Puerto Rico to the South Bronx, the casita, or "little house" in Spanish, is the social centerpiece and focal point of many community gardens. New York Restoration Project (NYRP), in partnership with the Urban Air Foundation, enlisted TEN Arquitectos and engineers at Buro Happold to rethink the traditional casita as a modular kit of parts. NYR... (more)

Through 8/31/2014 in print / imprint: works from the permanent collection - Bronx Museum of The Arts
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
www.bronxmuseum.org
Ages: All

Over the course of its 40-year history, the Bronx Museum has drawn together a significant collection of prints and graphic-art works, guided by its mission to give visibility to artists of African, Asian, and Latin American descent. For these artists, the print medium has been an invaluable tool for channeling their aesthetic and political concerns... (more)

Through 9/21/2014 Mel Bochner: Strong Language - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3200
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

An in-depth survey of Bochner's career-long fascination with the cerebral and visual associations of words. The exhibition will include over 70 text-based works. Among the highlights are his mid-1960s Portrait Drawings, never before exhibited in New York, and paintings from the last decade using synonyms appropriated from the latest edition of Roge... (more)

Through 5/06/2015
Hours: 6pm
It's Time NYC! Get up, stand up and support legalization of marijuana! - The Bell House
149 7th Street - 8486671636
www.legalizenowny.com/bell_house_event
Ages: AD
Price: $15

LN NY is state-registered Political Action Committee (PAC) dedicated to the passing of sensible marijuana legislation in the great state of New York. Momentum is building, legislation has passed the Assembly 4 times since 2007, and only the Senate is holding us up. This is THE new issue for New York, and we are dedicated to making it happen. L... (more)

Through 9/28/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sun., 8:30am-5:30pm
Art in the Garden: Harvesting our History -- The Story of Queens Botanical Garden - Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main Street - 718-886-3800
queensbotanical.org
Ages: All
Price: Free with Garden admisiion ($4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 students and children)

Get a sense of QBG's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development. This exhibit in the Visitor & Administration Building is created largely from our own archives with images that illustrate these important events in New York City's history.

Through 8/10/2014 Charles James: Beyond Fashion - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The retrospective exhibition features approximately 100 of the most notable designs produced by James over the course of his career, from 1929 until his death in 1978. The first-floor special exhibition galleries spotlight the glamour and resplendent architecture of James's ball gowns from the 1930s through 1950s with an elegant tableau celebratin... (more)

Through 8/03/2014 In a World of Their Own: Coney Island Photographs by Aaron Rose - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

When Aaron Rose began photographing Coney Island in 1961, he bypassed the bluster of the theme parks and sideshows for the more intimate interactions of beach dwellers. Wielding his camera surreptitiously, observing as if from a neighboring blanket, Rose documented a "sun-baked melting pot" of beachgoers of all ages, ethnicities, and walks of life,... (more)

Through 8/24/2014 Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948-1988 - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

The Museum of Modern Art presents a major retrospective devoted to the art of Lygia Clark (Brazilian, 1920-1988), the first comprehensive exhibition in North America of her work. Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948-1988 comprises nearly 300 works made between the late 1940s and her death in 1988. Drawn from public and private collections, inc... (more)

Through 8/23/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-6pm (Wed. until 7 pm)
Sami Stories: Art and Identity of an Arctic People - Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
58 Park Ave. - 212-779-3587
www.scandinaviahouse.org
Ages: All

Curated by the Tromso University Museum and Northern Norway Art Museum, Sami Stories is a landmark exhibition examining the history, identity, politics, and visual culture of the Sami, the indigenous people of Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Russia's Kola Peninsula. Featuring a selection of contemporary artworks and traditional duodji (handicraft) - i... (more)

Through 9/14/2014 Multiple Exposures: Jewelry and Photography - Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle - 212-299-7777
madmuseum.org
Ages: All

This exhibit explores the compelling personal, social, cultural, and artistic issues being addressed today through the pairing of two dynamic visual art forms: studio jewelry and photography -- or photo-jewelry.

Through 8/17/2014 Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum - American Folk Art Museum
2 Lincoln Square - 212-595-9533
folkartmuseum.org
Ages: All

What is a self-taught genius? During the post-Revolutionary era in the newly formed United States, this characterization took on profound dimensions that were pivotal to the development of a start-up nation conceived on an experimental model: all of the nation's citizens were self-taught Americans. Self-Taught Genius, comprising more than one hundr... (more)

Through 9/01/2014 Italian Renaissance Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Featuring masterpieces of Central and Southern Italian drawing spanning the 15th and 16th centuries. Among the 42 works, Florentine drawings are especially well represented by such celebrated Renaissance masters as Leonardo da Vinci and Antonio Pollaiuolo, while among the Southern Italian examples is a rare sheet attributed to Antonello da Messina.

Through 9/07/2014 Urbes Mutantes: Latin American Photography 1944-2013 - International Center of Photography
1133 Sixth Ave. - 212-857-0000
www.icp.org
Ages: All

A major survey of photographic movements in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela. Taking the "mutant," morphing, and occasionally chaotic Latin American city as its focus, the exhibition draws particularly on street photography's depictions of the city during decades of political and social upheava... (more)

Through 9/07/2014 Caio Reisewitz - International Center of Photography
1133 Sixth Ave. - 212-857-0000
www.icp.org
Ages: All

One of Brazil's leading contemporary photographers, Caio Reisewitz (b. 1967) has produced a remarkable body of work during the past 15 years, concentrating almost exclusively on Brazilian subjects. His large-scale color photographs explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development. Many of Re... (more)

Through 5/16/2015 A Town Known as Auschwitz: The Life and Death of a Jewish Community - Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Pl - 646-437-4200
www.mjhnyc.org
Ages: All

Discover the rich history of Oswiecim, Poland - the town the Germans called Auschwitz - through photographs that trace the life of the town and its Jewish residents, from the 16th century through the post-war period.

Through 9/07/2014 Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens & the Women Who Designed Them - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard - 718-817-8700
nybg.org
Ages: All

With a stunning evocation of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden in Maine, and exhibits highlighting the rich and artful history of some of the gardening world's most significant contributors, NYBG celebrates the women who pioneered landscape and garden design, writing, and photography during the early 20th century.

Through 8/12/2014 Robert Bunkin and Jenny Tango: The Italian Painting - Garibaldi-Meucci Museum
420 Tompkins Avenue - 718-442-1608
www.facebook.com/GaribaldiMeucciMuseum
Ages: All
Price: $5

Created during their artists' residency in Florence, Italy, from 1986 to1988, these paintings have been exhibited at the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, Florence, the Sale del Grifo e Leone, Perugia, and the Newhouse Gallery, Staten Island. Most of these paintings have not been seen by the public since 1991. Jenny Tango began her life as an artist at ag... (more)

Through 10/26/2014 The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy: British Art and Design from the Metropolitan's Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Young and impassioned, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood sought to revitalize mid-nineteenth-century British painting with the sincerity and vivid intensity they admired in medieval and early Renaissance art. Although the Brotherhood was short-lived, its influence was profound. This exhibition will highlight the second wave of the Pre-Raphaelite movem... (more)

Through 8/03/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sun., 11am-6pm (Fri. until 9pm)
Inspired by Iran Modern: Work by New York City Students - Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Ave. - 212-288-6400
asiasociety.org
Ages: All

A series of exhibitions that presents the work of New York City students created in response to the great artistic traditions of Asia. This year the exhibition presents student artwork inspired by the Asia Society fall 2013 exhibition Iran Modern.

Through 9/07/2014 Gatsby to Garp: Modern Masterpieces from the Carter Burden Collection - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
themorgan.org
Ages: All

Between 1973 and 1996 Carter Burden, a cultural benefactor and former New York City councilman, assembled the greatest collection of modern American literature in private hands. This exhibition brings together nearly 100 outstanding works from the collection, including first editions, manuscripts, letters, and revised galley proofs. Authors feature... (more)

Through 8/01/2014
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10am-6pm
Transmutations - Tibet House US Museum/Gallery
22 West 15th Street - 1.212.807.0563
tibethouse.org
Ages: All
Price: Free

Tibet House US is pleased to announce Transmutations, an exhibition featuring artist Benigna Chilla's new series of large scale paintings created after a 2012 stay in Bhutan. Her process as an artist begins with inspiration from ancient, geometric patterns found in architecture, textiles, and nature. These recent paintings explore both organic and ... (more)

Through 9/14/2014 Miracles in Miniature: The Art of the Master of Claude de France - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
themorgan.org
Ages: All

The Master of Claude de France was one of the last great French illuminators. His was a fine and delicate style, characterized by the use of subtle lilacs, mauves and roses, juxtaposed with chartreuse and royal blue -- all applied in tiny, almost invisible brushstrokes. The Claude Master flourished in Tours (in the Loire valley) for only about twel... (more)

Through 9/07/2014 A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
themorgan.org
Ages: All

Organized by the Morgan and London's Courtauld Gallery, A Dialogue with Nature explores aspects of Romantic landscape drawing in Britain and Germany from the 1760s to 1840s. The exhibition draws upon the strengths of both collections - the Morgan's exceptional group of German drawings and The Courtauld Gallery's extensive holdings of British works ... (more)

Through 1/04/2015 Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/avengers
Ages: All

A completely immersive experience that brings visitors into the world of The AVENGERS. Visitors of all ages are granted S.H.I.E.L.D. access to the official S.T.A.T.I.O.N. headquarters and taken deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here visitors will have open access to a vast array of intelligence files, classified studies and experiments that ... (more)

Through 10/31/2014 Worlding - Queens Museum of Art
New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park - 718-592-5555
www.queensmuseum.org
Ages: All

An exhibition inspired by the Panorama of the City of New York, the 9,355-square-foot architectural model of New York City commissioned by the controversial master builder Robert Moses for the 1964 Fair.

Through 9/14/2014 Marks of Genius: Treasures of the Bodleian Library - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
themorgan.org
Ages: All

Marks of Genius presents some of the greatest achievements of human creativity, from the beginning of recorded information up to the industrial era, as preserved in the incomparable collections of Oxford University's Bodleian Library. The exhibition features approximately sixty rare and exceptional objects from diverse disciplines that serve as poi... (more)

Through 8/02/2014 Mid-Summer Night's Dream Exhibition - Amsterdam Whitney
511 W. 25th St. - 212-255-9050
amsterdamwhitneygallery.com
Ages: All

Featuring leading Contemporary Master Artists whose work explores the abstract, figurative and natural worlds, exalting the realm of the aesthetic through brilliant coloration and dazzling form. This special exhibition offers a magical tribute which will enchant the senses of both art acquisitiors and art aficionados alike with its incandescent ren... (more)

Through 9/14/2014 Annual 2014: Redefining Tradition - National Academy of Design Museum and School of Fine Arts
1083 Fifth Ave. - 212-369-4880
www.nationalacademy.org
Ages: All

The exhibit brings together multiple generations of National Academicians and creates a constellation that illuminates affinities, connections, differences, and most importantly a relevant continuum of American art and architecture.

Through 9/18/2014 Wonderwall (Fluorescent Fuchsia Labyrinth) - Pelham Art Center
155 5th Avenue - 914-738-2525
pelhamartcenter.org
Ages: All

Pelham Art Center's Public Art Program, In the Courtyard, continues with a new monumental sculpture by New York City based artist Andrea Stanislav. Wonderwall will be on view in their 2,300 sq. ft open courtyard with an opening reception on July 11, 2014 from 6:30-8pm. This experiential and interactive sonic installation responds to the architectu... (more)

Through 8/03/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sun., 11am-6pm (Fri. until 9pm)
Shiva Ahmadi: In Focus - Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Ave. - 212-288-6400
asiasociety.org
Ages: All

Asia Society Museum has invited the artist Shiva Ahmadi to create a new work as part of its ongoing In Focus series. Ahmadi's practice is informed by the tradition of miniature painting. Her jewel-like compositions feature allegorical narratives that serve as a critique of contemporary political conflicts and the abuses of power that accompany them... (more)

Through 9/28/2014 Sites of Reason: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

The exhibition brings together recently acquired contemporary works by two generations of contemporary artists, including Sol LeWitt, Richard Serra with Nancy Holt, Allen Ruppersberg, Seth Price, Simryn Gill, Liz Deschenes, Charles Gaines, Emily Roysdon, Matt Mullican, Hanne Darboven, and Peter Downsbrough.

Through 7/25/2014
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10am-6pm; Sat., 11am-6pm
John Clement: Fireflies - De Buck Gallery
511 W. 25th St. - 212-255-5735
www.debuckgallery.com
Ages: All

The New York-based sculptor's first solo exhibition at De Buck Gallery. Clement has created a large-scale site-specific installation for De Buck Gallery, bringing what would typically be an outdoor, public work into the white cube of the gallery space.

Through 9/21/2014 'I Live. Send Help.' 100 Years of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) was founded in New York City in 1914 as a response to the plight of Jews in Europe and Palestine at the outset of World War I. Since then, JDC has become a premiere humanitarian organization helping Jews and non-Jews the world over in times of need. On the occasion of its 100 year anniversary, ... (more)

Through 10/01/2014
Hours: Closed Thurs.
Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

Organized by Pablo Leon de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, the exhibition features contemporary works by 37 artists and collaborative duos from 16 countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico (United States), Uruguay, and Vene... (more)

Through 8/03/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sun., 11am-6pm (Fri. until 9pm)
SxSE: Selections from the Asia Society Museum Collection - Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Ave. - 212-288-6400
asiasociety.org
Ages: All

SxSE: Selections from the Asia Society Museum Collection brings together video artworks created since 2000 by South and Southeast Asian artists reflecting current artistic trends in the region. Many of the works included in the exhibition focus on the socioeconomic and environmental impact rapid urbanization has had on local communities.

Through 9/16/2014
Hours: 11am-7pm
Solo Exhibiton: Peter Coffin, LIVING - Red Bull Studios New York
220 W 18th Street (btw 7&8)
Ages: All

From June to September Red Bull Studios New York opens its doors for a solo exhibition by American artist Peter Coffin, LIVING. Comprising several works commissioned for the occasion of the exhibition, this new articulation of Coffin’s longstanding interest in the relationship between the life of the object and the approach of the viewer, will al... (more)

Through 8/15/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 11am-6pm and by appt.
Awol Erizku - The Only Way Is Up - Hasted Kraeutler
537 W. 24th St. - 212-627-0006
hastedkraeutler.com
Ages: All

Awol Erizku is a cultural collagist, a creative synthesizer bridging eras and cultures, unifying the vocabulary of the art-elite and the New York City streets, the high and the low, the past and a very singular present. The Only Way is Up takes its title from a Quincy Jones record he often listened to with his parents as a child - an album whose me... (more)

Through 2/08/2015 The Works: Salon Style at the New-York Historical Society - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

Salon Style is a method of hanging a gallery that emphasizes the complexity and richness of a collection, often done in the collections of the European royal courts to connote taste and opulence. By the nineteenth century Salon Style was used by private art clubs to squeeze as many works into a gallery as possible. This installation displays numero... (more)

Through 1/11/2015 A Certain Slant of Light: Spencer Finch - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
themorgan.org
Ages: All

American artist Spencer Finch (b. 1962) unveils a new, site-specific, large-scale installation inspired by the Morgan's great collection of medieval Books of Hours - beautiful, hand-painted works that served as personal prayer books for different times of the day and different periods of the year. Taking advantage of the Morgan's four-story, glass-... (more)

Through 8/20/2014
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10am-4pm
From Street to Art - Italian Cultural Institute New York
686 Park Avenue - 212 879-4242
www.iicnewyork.esteri.it
Ages: All

An overview of Italian Street Art through the work of 10 contemporary who are beginning to shape the future of art in Italy, and of Italian art in the world: Agostino Iacurci, Aris, BR1, Cyop&Kaf, Dem, Eron, Hitnes, Sten&Lex, Ufo5, and 2501.

Through 6/24/2015 Bompas & Parr's FUNLAND: Pleasures & Perils of the Erotic Fairground - Museum of Sex
233 Fifth Ave. - 212-689-6337
www.museumofsex.com
Ages: AD

This immersive work features five "attractions" designed to stimulate all the senses in some subtle and not-so-subtle ways. Physical, visual and olfactory experiences will be utilized to give the audience a breathless rush of endorphins, challenge their strength and agility, and allow them to compete with and impress friends, lovers, and other patr... (more)

Through 8/25/2014 Ladies of the House: History from a Feminine Perspective - Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum
65 Jumel Terrace - 212-923-8008
www.morrisjumel.org
Ages: All

The Morris-Jumel Mansion is pleased to present Ladies of the House: History from a Feminine Perspective, featuring photography by Trish Mayo as part of our Contemporary Meets Colonial exhibition series. Throughout the Mansion's history women have had a strong presence. The Mansion was built in 1765 for Mary Philipse, by her husband Colonel Roger Mo... (more)

Through 8/23/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm
Jerry Kearns- RRRGGHH!!! - Mike Weiss Gallery
520 W. 24th St. - 212-691-6899
mikeweissgallery.com
Ages: All

Jerry Kearns' first solo exhibition with the gallery will be the artist's first show in New York since 2006, and will feature 8 new paintings on canvas as well as 5 wall murals. RRRGGHHH!!! restages the elemental conflict between hero and villain in the template tradition of this type of narrative, good versus evil, begun over 2000 years ago with T... (more)

Through 8/27/2014
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm
Tomorrow's World: The New York World's Fairs and Flushing Meadows Corona Park - Arsenal Gallery
830 Fifth Ave. - 212-360-8163
www.nycgovparks.org/art-and-antiquities/arsenal-gallery
Ages: All

In celebration of the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the World's Fairs, Tomorrow's World includes never-before-exhibited vintage images from the Parks Photo Archive and private collections that illustrate the dynamic evolution and conversion of a vast industrial wasteland into New York City's fourth largest park. The World's Fairs propelled this tr... (more)

Through 7/25/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm
The Photographic Object, 1970 - Hauser & Wirth
32 E. 69th St. - 212-790-3900
hauserwirth.com
Ages: All

An ambitious historical exhibition exploring the legacy of Peter Bunnell's landmark 1970 show "Photography into Sculpture," which was presented at the The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Recognized as the first comprehensive survey of photographically formed images used in a sculptural or fully dimensional manner, "Photography into Sculpture" stand... (more)

Through 10/19/2014 Jeff Koons: A Retrospective - Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Ave. - 212-570-3600
www.whitney.org
Ages: All

The Whitney's final exhibition in their building on the Upper East Side is a once-in-a-lifetime retrospective of the famed artist, which will occupy most of the building's space.

Through 9/28/2014 Back to Eden: Contemporary Artists Wander the Garden - Museum of Biblical Art
1865 Broadway - 212-408-1500
www.mobia.org
Ages: All

A look at the biblical story of the Garden of Eden and how it has inspired leading artists of today, both directly and indirectly. Powerful, universal themes addressed include Utopia/Dystopia or Before the Fall/After the Fall. The elusive concept of the "perfect garden" is also examined, as is the issue of biodiversity, an implicit central theme of... (more)

Through 9/07/2014 Rescuing the Past - Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
421 E. 61st St. - 212-838-6878
www.mvhm.org
Price: $8

In celebration of the Museum's 75th year, view photographs, documents and objects which detail the historic preservation of the building from 1939 to today. Free with admission. Members free.

Through 9/21/2014 Garry Winogrand - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The first retrospective in 25 years of work by Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) - the renowned photographer of New York City and of American life from the 1950s through the early 1980s - brings together more than 175 of the artist's most iconic images, a trove of unseen prints, and even Winogrand's famed series of photos made at the Metropolitan Museum ... (more)

Through 5/01/2015
Hours: Closed Thurs.
Kandinsky Before Abstraction, 1901-1911 - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

Early in his career Vasily Kandinsky experimented with printmaking, produced brightly-colored landscapes of the German countryside, and explored recognizable and recurrent motifs. This intimate exhibition drawn from the Guggenheim collection explores his representational origins.

Through 8/09/2014 Back Grounds: Impressions Photographiques (2) - Andrea Rosen Gallery
525 West 24th Street - 2126276000
www.andrearosengallery.com
Ages: All

Andrea Rosen Gallery is thrilled to announce Back Grounds: Impressions Photographiques II, a historically rooted exhibition organized by Olivier Renaud-Clement that traces a profound lineage of conceptual, process-based photography. Ranging from early experimentations of the early 19th century in France to our contemporary era, this exhibition juxt... (more)

Through 10/12/2014 NYC Makers - The MAD Biennial - Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle - 212-299-7777
madmuseum.org
Ages: All

The Museum of Arts and Design transforms itself into a nexus for NYC's leading makers -- artists, artisans, and designers -- through this first exhibition to be organized under the leadership of MAD's new director Glenn Adamson. Exemplifying the Museum's commitment to making across all creative fields, the exhibition draws together approximately 10... (more)

Through 8/31/2014 Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk in 3D - New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St. - 718-699-0005
nysci.org
Ages: All

This 3D film combines exhilarating river-rafting action on America's most iconic river and the grandeur of the Grand Canyon to tell an engaging story of how ordinary people can make a difference for our parched planet-one that is running out of clean, fresh water.

Through 9/29/2014 Ray Johnson Designs - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

The art of Ray Johnson was rooted in his constant practice of correspondence. He dispersed a copious amount of collages and other printed matter through the mail to friends and colleagues. The Museum of Modern Art Library received materials in the mail from Ray Johnson from the 1950s until his death in 1995. This exhibition focuses on Johnson's ear... (more)

Through 10/19/2014 Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Madeline's publication, the New-York Historical Society honors the beloved schoolgirl and her creator Ludwig Bemelmans with an exhibition of more than 90 original artworks. In addition to drawings from all six Madeline books, the exhibition features Bemelmans' drawings of the old Ritz Hotel in New York, murals f... (more)

Through 11/02/2014 Spiders Alive! - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

Discover some of the planet's most versatile animals in a new exhibit that features live spiders, larger-than-life models, fossils, and more. In Spiders Alive!, visitors can explore spiders' anatomy, diversity, venom, silk, and behavior including little-known defensive mechanisms such as mimicry and noise-making. In addition to live spiders repr... (more)

Through 10/19/2014 Conceptions of Space: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Architecture - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Focusing on recent acquisitions in MoMA's Department of Architecture and Design, Conceptions of Space addresses how contemporary architects continue to embrace spatial creation as a fundamental focus of their work. The exhibition reveals how, beyond formal traits and functional needs, the conception and articulation of architectural space still def... (more)

Through 7/25/2014 Works of Elegance and Energy - Agora Gallery
530 West 25th Street - 212-2264151
www.agora-gallery.com/receptionexhibitions/7_10_2014.aspx
Ages: All

This summer, Agora Gallery will unveil fresh and memorable shows to all art-lovers who may need that extra incentive go gallery-hopping in the infamous NYC heat. Come in to cool down, enjoy glass of seltzer, and peruse our diverse and international collections. Guests may find themselves completely transformed, if not simply gratefully refreshed! ... (more)

Through 8/16/2014 The Bronx Meets Vienna - Poe Visitor Center
2640 Grand Concourse - 646-831-1078
Ages: All
Price: 0

This photography exhibit highlights the Bronx's architectural majesty and cultural wealth. Austrian photographer Thomas Stubbings presents pictures he took of the borough—its buildings and people—alongside pictures of his native Vienna, dramatically illustrating the stark differences, as well as the striking similarities, between two places with ve... (more)

Through 8/16/2014 Lincoln Center Festival - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-875-5000
www.lincolncenterfestival.org
Ages: All

Highlights of this year's festival include: Bolshoi Ballet, Opera, Orchestra, and Chorus; Don Quixote; Swan Lake; Sparatcus; Cate Blanchett and Isabelle Huppert in The Maids; Heisei Nakamura-za; Rosas; and the opera The Passenger. Visit website for schedule and more information.

Through 1/18/2015 Times Square, 1984: The Postmodern Moment - Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place - 212-968-1961
skyscraper.org
Ages: All

Are you too young to remember New York thirty years ago? Then time travel to experience Times Square in the 1980s at The Skyscraper Museum's new exhibition. Or perhaps are you of an age that remembers 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues when even Rolling Stone Magazine called it "the sleaziest block in America"? Then revisit your youth a... (more)

Through 8/07/2014
Hours: 6pm
Hudson River Park's Riverrocks - Pier 84
43rd Street and Twelfth Avenue
www.riverrocksnyc.org
Ages: All
Price: FREE

7/10 Wild Beasts 7/24 Teenage Fan Club 8/7 Temples

Through 8/08/2014
Hours: Tues-Fri 10-5pm; Sat. 10-4pm
Faculty and Student Showcase - Pelham Art Center
155 Fifth Avenue, Pelham, NY - 914 738 2525
pelhamartcenter.org
Ages: All

Pelham Art Center is pleased to present its highly popular Faculty and Student Showcase.

Through 8/10/2014 Pilobolus - Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Ave. - 212-242-0800
joyce.org
Ages: All

Pilobolus steps into The Joyce for its annual season with two rollicking programs that exhibit the signature quirkiness and athleticism that leave audiences dazzled year after year. The roster includes a New York premiere created in collaboration with writer/director Shira Geffen and Israeli short story, graphic novelist, and film writer Etgar Kere... (more)

Through 8/15/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm
Brian Rose Photographs of the Meatpacking District 1985 + 2013 - Dillon Gallery
555 West 25th Street - 2127278585
www.dillongallery.com
Ages: All

Fantastic urban landscape photographer Brian Rose has garnered acclaim for his photographs highlighting the history of Manhattan. For this series Rose first photographed the Meatpacking District in 1985 and then re-photographed the same streets in 2013 to show how the area has changed while still retaining its original urban charm. Dillon Gallery w... (more)

Through 9/28/2014 Here and Elsewhere - New Museum
235 Bowery - 212-219-1222
Prince St.
www.newmuseum.org
Ages: All

One of the most comprehensive presentations of contemporary art from and about the Arab world in the US to date, and featuring groundbreaking work by emerging, established, and under-recognized artists. Rather than presenting a portrait of the region in broad strokes, this exhibition highlights and elucidates the complex social, political, and cult... (more)

Through 10/26/2014 Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974-1989 - Studio Museum in Harlem
144 W. 125th St. - 212-864-4500
www.studiomuseuminharlem.org
Ages: All

The first museum survey of Los Angeles�based conceptual artist Charles Gaines's early work. The exhibition features 75 works from the beginning of a singular career that now spans four decades.

Through 7/27/2014 Star Presence on Screen - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: TE,AD

In conjunction with the publication of James Harvey's insightful new book, Watching Them Be: Star Presence on the Screen from Garbo to Balthazar (2014, Faber & Faber), this series showcases some of film history's most transcendent performers and performances. They include (as the subtitle suggests) the donkey Balthazar (Au hazard Balthaz... (more)

Through 1/15/2015 What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: All

Animation director and artist Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones (1912?2002) made some of the most enduringly popular cartoons of all time. He perfected the wisecracking Bugs Bunny and the exasperated Daffy Duck, and created a host of other characters, including Pep� Le Pew, Wile E. Coyote, and the Road Runner, bringing an unparalleled talent for comic i... (more)

Through 1/19/2015 Chuck Jones Matinees - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: All

To accompany the new exhibition What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones, the Museum will present matinees of films directed by Jones, many presented in archival prints from The Academy Film Archive and the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity.

Through 8/10/2014 Lincoln Center Out of Doors - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-875-5000
www.lcoutofdoors.org
Ages: All

Nearly 100 free performances will take place across the plazas of Lincoln Center during three weeks. A special Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger on July 20 will be followed by the official opening concert on July 23 with Larry Harlow's Hommy: A Latin Opera, the landmark work's first performance in 40 years.

Through 7/26/2014
Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
National Zookeeper Week - Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Avenue - 203-394-6565
Ages: All
Price: Zoo admission

Our zookeepers are both educators and wildlife ambassadors who not only keep our animals healthy and happy but also teach our visitors about conservation. Come to the zoo this week, say hello to our zookeepers, and enjoy the fun-filled activities they have in store for you - including a super fun kids scavenger hunt!

Through 8/15/2014 Summer Restaurant Week - Citywide
www.nycgo.com/restaurantweek
Ages: All

This event offers New Yorkers and visitors four weeks of dining deals at top New York City restaurants Mondays through Fridays, with Saturdays excluded and Sundays optional. Diners can enjoy three-course prix-fixe lunches for $25 and three-course prix-fixe dinners for $38 (excluding beverages, gratuities and taxes). Diners can view a full list of p... (more)

Through 7/23/2014 Robert Hunter - City Winery
155 Varick St. - 212-608-0555
www.citywinery.com/newyork


Through 7/25/2014
Hours: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoo Patrol - Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Avenue - 203-394-6563
beardsleyzoo.org
Ages: All
Price: $140 - $165

This session of Zoo Patrol offers children ages 6 - 8 the opportunity to participate in keeper talks, behind-the-scenes tours, animal related games, and crafts. Hands-on lab activities and nature studies may also be a part of the program. Sessions run on zoo grounds Monday through Friday. Each week is $140/child for Zoo members and $165/child for n... (more)

Through 7/23/2014 The Bolshoi Ballet - Don Quixote - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500
www.lincolncenterfestival.org
Ages: All

The exploits of Cervantes's legendary hero in search of his perfect love are seen in a critically acclaimed staging by Alexei Fadeyechev. Featuring dazzling costumes recreated from historic sketches, this is classic Bolshoi, teeming with life and set to a cadence of castanets and tambourines.

Through 7/23/2014 Sarah McLachlan - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: All

The Shine On tour promotes her first album in four years.

7/23/2014
Hours: 8pm
Front Row Cinema/ E.T. The Extra Terrestrial - South Street Seaport
Pier 17 - 212-732-8257
www.southstreetseaport.com
Ages: All

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world

7/23/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Larry Harlow's HOMMY: A Latin Opera & Michael Stuart y Su Tremendo - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Damrosch Park - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/larry-harlows-hommy
Ages: All

Narrated by Ismael Carlo Featuring the Masacote Dance Company With special guest star Roberto Roena and a full symphony orchestra and chorus At a red-hot peak in the '70s, this pianist, composer, producer, and driving force of over 200 Fania albums had a vision to expand salsa's possibilities. He penned a Spanish-language opera about a deaf an... (more)

7/23/2014
Hours: 3pm
Madeline's Tea Party - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All
Price: $40 per child ($35 per child Member); $50 per adult ($40 per adult Member).

Enjoy an afternoon of teas, crumpets, and the beloved children's book Madeline! Families will choose from a uniquely crafted menu that evokes Paris while listening to some of their favorite Madeline books read aloud. They can then visit the special exhibition Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans.

7/23/2014 - 7/26/2014 Galactic - Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. - 718-963-3369
www.brooklynbowl.com
Ages: AD

7/23 Cyril Neville, Glen David Andrews 7/24 Corey Glover (Living Colour), Living Brass Band 7/25 Trampled Under Foot 7/26 The Filthy Six

7/23/2014
Hours: 6pm-9pm
Himalayan Happy Hour Shop & Cafe - Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
www.rubinmuseum.org
Ages: AD

Unwind every Wednesday evening from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Enjoy 10% off selected specialty teas, wine, beer, cocktails, and snacks and see exceptional examples of Himalayan artistry and craftsmanship in Serai. Hear local musicians as they fill the room with sounds from across the globe, or attend a concert, book launch, or talk in the theater.

7/23/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
New York Choral Society 54th Annual Summer Sings!-Handel: Messiah - Symphony Space
2537 Broadway - 212-247-3878
www.symphonyspace.org
Ages: All
Price: $20

Celebrate summer by attending New York Choral Society Summer Sings this July and August. Read through the most popular masterworks of the choral literature conducted by six prominent choral conductors from the New York City area. We lend you the scores for the evening, provide accompaniment and soloists, air-conditioning, and YOU are the chorus! ... (more)

7/23/2014
Hours: 10pm
The Creeps of Comedy! Hosted by Aaron Berg w/Joe List, Jim Florentine, Dan Soder, Monroe Martin, Dan St. Germain, and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/23/2014 Chaz Langley Live - Toshi's Living Room
1141 Broadway - 212-777-6727 x210
www.toshislivingroom.com
Ages: All

NYC based R&B, pop artist Chaz Langley recently released his self-titled debut EP to sold out house at Joe's Pub. Chaz has performed on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” with Grammy Nominated R&B sensation Keri Hilson and has sung with several notable artists, including Michael McDonald, Larry Carlton, Michael English, Tabitha Fair, Lucy Woodward, Be... (more)

7/23/2014
Hours: 6-8PM
Lyfebulb Social Club: Learn about Bullous Pemphigoid - Le Colonial
149 E 57th St - N/A
Ages: AD

An Exclusive Cocktail Party to Connect and Learn about Bullous Pemphigoid: a rare auto-immune skin disease. Dr. Karin Hehenberger, founder of Lyfebulb, and the International Pemphigus & Pemphigoid Foundation (IPPF) will host a night of mingling, discussion, specialty cocktails and healthy refreshments to address the concerns of patients that su... (more)

7/23/2014
Hours: 6-9pm
Living Live: I Love Vinyl - Red Bull Studios New York
220 W 18th Street (btw 7&8) - 646-344-4206
www.redbullstudios.com/newyork
Ages: All
Price: Free

Clocktower Radio's Jeannie Hopper hosts the I Love Vinyl crew at Red Bull Studios New York as we continue the summer long Living Live streamcast and viewing party. The group shares from their vast musical collection and discusses new media radio innovation. Join us onsite or online Wednesday, July 23 from 6-9pm and enjoy the radio adventure as part... (more)

7/23/2014 The Live-Drawing Flash Perception Lab with Flash Rosenberg - Flash Rosenberg Studio
W. 35th St. - 706.570.5603
ideasmyth.com/wednesdays-flash-perception-lab-with-flash-rosenberg
Ages: All
Price: $125

Imagine your attitude as an art supply. This and many other provocative prompts are the kinds of productively playful exercises you will encounter in a Flash Perception Lab--with guidance in drawing, photography and writing to generate artworks. Experience how Ms. Rosenberg innovated a career translating words into pictures, pictures into words, ob... (more)

7/24/2014
Hours: Boarding: 6pm; sailing: 6:30-8:30pm
Thirsty Thursday Night DJ Dance Cruise - Freestyle Night - Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises - (Circle Line 42nd Street)
Pier 83, W. 42nd St. and 12th Ave. - 212-563-3200
www.circleline42.com
Ages: AD
Price: $26

Why spend your Thursday after work Happy Hour indoors when you take advantage of the warm fresh air and gorgeous New York City Sights. Come and indulge specialty cocktails on Circle Line Sightseeing's brand new spacious, outdoor deck and bar.

7/24/2014
Hours: 12:30pm
106.7 LITE FM Presents Broadway in Bryant Park - Bryant Park
41 W. 40th St. - 212-768-4242
bryantpark.org
Ages: All

The best of Broadway and Off-Broadway is presented FREE with this lunchtime series on the Bryant Park Stage, hosted by 106.7 LITE FM's on-air personalities. Scheduled performers for 7/24 include Phantom of the Opera, Piece of My Heart, Cinderella, Avenue Q, and Bullets Over Broadway. Hosted by Christine Nagy and the show Sistas the Musical.

7/24/2014 - 7/25/2014 ZEPHYR Happy Hour Cruise - Circle Line Downtown
Pier 16, South Street Seaport - 866-987-2542
www.circlelinedowntown.com
Ages: AD

Experience Happy Hour in glittering style! Cruise along New York Harbor aboard the luxurious ZEPHYR yacht and enjoy a Happy Hour like never before. Straight up or on the rocks, every drink is on the water! It's the hottest way to cool down! Enjoy: 90-Minute Harbor Cruise; Live DJs; 2 Cash Bars; Drink Specials; Sun Deck; Two Fully Enclosed, Climate-... (more)

7/24/2014 - 7/25/2014 Katy Perry - Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Ave. - 917-618-6700
www.barclayscenter.com
Ages: All


7/24/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Summer Movie Series: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: TW,TE,AD,All

Visitors are invited to bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets to the screening, which will take place on a huge inflatable screen on the Flight Deck of the aircraft carrier. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and there will be no admission after 8:30 PM. Food and beverages are allowed; however, alcohol is not permitted.

7/24/2014
Hours: 11pm
DJ ?uestlove Presents Bowl Train - Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. - 718-963-3369
www.brooklynbowl.com
Ages: AD
Price: $5 advance, $8 day of show

American music legend ?uestlove is continuing his Thursday night residency at Brooklyn Bowl, accompanied by throwback Soul Train videos! His vinyl collection contains more than 50,000 records giving him the ability to tear up the dance floor with the most eclectic sets of hip-hop, house, 80's, rare grooves and a mix of everything in between.

7/24/2014 ROOFTOP FILMS: ANIMATION BLOCK PARTY - Brookfield Place
220 Vesey St - 718-417-7362
rooftopfilms.com
Ages: All
Price: 13

Animation Block Party is the premier animation festival of the East Coast, and their screenings draw huge crowds to see the best new animated films in the world. Each year the opening night of the festival is presented outdoors in partnership with Rooftop Films, and this year’s screening, presented by Arts Brookfield at Brookfield Place, will featu... (more)

7/24/2014
Hours: 8pm
An Evening with The Subdudes - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

In 1987, four musicians got together for what they envisioned would be a one-time performance at Tipitina's in New Orleans. It was a night of mostly acoustic music - sparse instrumentation with a strong emphasis on songwriting and vocal harmonies. The show far exceeded expectations, and on that March night the subdudes were born. Nearly 10 year... (more)

7/24/2014 - 7/27/2014 Jon Faddis Quartet - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500
www.lincolncenter.org
Ages: AD

Legendary trumpeter Jon Faddis, protégé of the great Dizzy Gillespie, celebrates his 61st birthday at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. Known for having an extraordinary and virtually unparalleled range, Faddis has complete mastery over the trumpet. He evokes the voices of Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Roy Eldridge, and, of course, Gillespie, all while remai... (more)

7/24/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Rennie Harris Puremovement / A Batalha do Passinho - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Damrosch Park - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/rennie-harris-a-batalha-do-passinho
Ages: All

Rennie Harris Puremovement For 20 years, this North Philadelphia?raised choreographer and his company have taken street forms and swept them to new platforms, honoring hip-hop culture while creating ambitious, transcendent works. This virtuosic troupe of dance theater innovators will present three N.Y. premieres: Get it, Church, and Spirit Migra... (more)

7/24/2014 Jazz Age Evenings: Cocktails, Concerts, and Dancing - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard - 718-817-8700
nybg.org
Ages: AD
Price: $30

Enjoy the Groundbreakers exhibition while sipping a complimentary cocktail. Then immerse yourself in the spirit of the era with Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra, the world's premier Jazz Age dance band, specializing in the Hot Jazz of the Roaring Twenties, big band dance music, and the sophisticated sounds of swing. Learn how to dance t... (more)

7/24/2014
Hours: 8pm
Sun Kil Moon - The Town Hall
123 W. 43rd St. - 212-997-1003
www.the-townhall-nyc.org
Ages: TE,AD

Folk rock, indie vocalist and guitarist

7/24/2014
Hours: 1-4pm
Harry Potter Month: Three Broomsticks Thursdays - The Scholastic Store
557 Broadway - 212-343-6187
scholastic.com/sohostore
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD

Meet other fans and enjoy an afternoon of activities inspired by one Harry Potter's favorite hang out spots. Plus, you can help share the magic of books! For every Harry Potter book purchased at the store in July, a copy will be donated to The Pajama Program.

7/24/2014
Hours: 6:30pm-9:30pm
Art Off The wall: According to What? - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: AD

Join us for an evening of interactive performances and activities in celebration of Ai Weiwei's work. The night includes a multimedia performance by spoken-word artist Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, entitled Ai Weiwei: The Seed, exploring the roots of Ai Weiwei's political consciousness; a presentation and workshop on untold and hidden stories with the Asian ... (more)

7/24/2014
Hours: 8pm
#SeeMeTakeOver at Times Square - Times Square Billboard
Times Square Billboard
Ages: All

On July 24th, global creative community, SeeMe with over 1 million members, will take over Times Square and celebrate its users’ most prominent artwork, photography and images by featuring them on the two largest video billboards in Times Square at 8pm. The images are taken with SeeMe’s online community and newly released iPhone app, which allows ... (more)

7/24/2014
Hours: 10pm
Chris DiStefano, Damien Lemon, Gary Gulman, Adrienne Iapalucci, Monroe Martin, and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/24/2014
Hours: 7 pm
Singer/Songwriter Julia McKinnis - Rockwood Music Hall
196 Allen St - 212.777.6727
juliamckinnismusic.com
Ages: All

NYC-based singer/songwriter Julia McKinnis performs at Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 2) on July 24th, 2014 at 7 PM. Showcasing her signature lilting vocals and ukulele, Julia will perform songs off her debut album The Good Has Won, including her latest single “Airplane.”

7/24/2014
Hours: 8-11pm
Habitat Young Professionals Launch Party - Mister H
150 Lafayette Street - 828 668 2655
Ages: AD
Price: $50

Don’t miss out on Habitat for Humanity New York City’s first-ever Young Professionals Network Launch Party. Join us on July 24th at one of NYC's most eclectic nightlife destinations, Mister H in Soho, to meet new people and network with other professionals, while also raising a toast to affordable housing for all! The event will feature an open... (more)

7/24/2014
Hours: 3:30pm-9pm
Project EATS Farm Stand - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

Stop by the Project EATS farm stand and pick up some fresh produce for dinner! Presented as part of our upcoming exhibition Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond (opening October 3), this is the first of many exciting exhibition events to come. Project EATS is a program of the Active Citizen Project, and operates four workin... (more)

7/24/2014
Hours: Doors open, 6pm, show 8pm
Marc Cohn w Special Guest Allison Moorer - City Winery
155 Varick St. - 212-608-0555
www.citywinery.com/newyork
Ages: AD


7/24/2014
Hours: 8 - 11 PM
The Wind Up: Alphabet Party - The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Avenue - 2126601527
Ages: AD
Price: $13 in advance; $18 day of

The Wind Up returns this summer to celebrate the cerebral and colorful Thesaurus paintings of Mel Bochner. Join us for an evening of music and art, featuring block printing on tote bags (supplies provided or BYO T-shirts) and exhibition tours of Mel Bochner: Strong Language. The music kicks off with a DJ set by Le Chev (8 pm) and continues with a g... (more)

7/24/2014
Hours: 3-4pm
Children's Yoga - The Plaza Hotel
768 5th avenue - (212) 759-3000
Ages: All
Price: $75; $10 for adults

The Eloise Shop at The Plaza Hotel presents a beginner yoga class for young children. The 45 minute lesson will take place in La Palestra!, where children will learn proper yoga techniques, coordination, and vocabulary. The lesson will be followed by refreshments in the Eloise Shop. Every child will also receive an Eloise Favor.

7/24/2014 - 7/27/2014 3rd Annual Short Play Festival - The Kraine Theatre
85 East 4th Street - 718-669-8551
unboxedvoices.com
Ages: All
Price: $18

Join us for 4 days of exciting 10-minute plays by new and seasoned writers from across America, performed by talented NYC performers! For the first time ever, we have an evening of plays written by Youth Playwrights!

7/24/2014
Hours: 4:30 pm-11:00 pm
Celebrate National Tequila Day - Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Marlin Bar
551 Fifth Ave at 45th Street - 212-537-0960
Ages: AD

Join the National Tequila Day festivities at Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant & Marlin Bar in Midtown (551 Fifth Ave at 45th Street) this Thursday, July 24th! Celebrate by sipping on a number of Tommy Bahama’s unique cocktails such as The Leap of Faith, The Holy Mole, and the Mango Habanera Margarita. Made with the Mexican distilled spirit, these flavorfu... (more)

7/25/2014 - 8/23/2014 Mostly Mozart - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-875-5000
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

This year's Festival will offer more than 35 events across several venues including concerts, opera, dance, pre-concert recitals and lectures, late-night performances, contemporary music, and premieres of two commissioned works.

7/25/2014 - 7/26/2014
Hours: 6pm
Sila: The Breath of the World - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Hearst Plaza - 212-875-5000
lcoutofdoors.org/events/sila-the-breath-of-the-world
Ages: All

In a co-presentation with Lincoln Center Out of Doors, the 2014 Mostly Mozart festivities begin with the world premiere of American composer John Luther Adams's Sila: The Breath of the World. In the Inuit tradition, sila is the spirit that animates all things - the wind, the weather, and all forces of nature. In Adams's piece, composed specifically... (more)

7/25/2014
Hours: 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Family Veggie and Yoga Night - Charlotte's Place
Greenwich Street (rear of 74 Trinity Place), between Rector and Carlisle Streets - 2126020800
www.trinitywallstreet.org/calendar
Ages: All
Price: Free and open only to families with children under 18

Yoga is a great way for a family to bond, and it is also a great equalizer. Bring the entire family to Charlotte’s Place (107 Greenwich Street) at 6 PM the fourth Friday of every month for Family Veggie and Yoga Night. Your children will love helping you work on poses that come easily and naturally to them! This fun, healthy class includes yoga ... (more)

7/25/2014 - 7/27/2014 The Bolshoi Ballet - Spartacus - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500
www.lincolncenterfestival.org
Ages: All

Spartacus is Bolshoi to the core. A hymn to pulse-raising male dancing created specifically to showcase the company, this ballet with its shackled slaves confronting the might of ancient Rome boldly depicts the triumph of the human spirit. Yuri Grigorovich's choreography, set to Khachaturian's lush score, is painted in bold, broad strokes and has l... (more)

7/25/2014
Hours: Boards: 9:30pm; sails 9:45-12:30am
House on the Hudson - Circle Line Downtown
Pier 16, South Street Seaport - 866-987-2542
www.circlelinedowntown.com
Ages: AD

House on the Hudson is a stylish weekly dance party infused with live DJs, bottle service, and the hottest views of the surrounding city and harbor. Ignite your weekend by experiencing the pulse of New York City's nightlife from the vantage of the Hudson River! The evening includes live DJs (including DJ Chris Bachmann), bottle service by reservati... (more)

7/25/2014
Hours: 11pm
Cirque Fridays - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Aerialists, dancers, live entertainment. Electronic violinist, drummers & more. 21 +

7/25/2014
Hours: 8pm
Evening Bat Walks in Central Park - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Price: $40

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

7/25/2014 ROOFTOP FILMS: NY SHORTS - Brookfield Place
220 Vesey St - 7184177362
rooftopfilms.com
Ages: All
Price: FREE

No city in the world produces more independent films than New York City, with more films being made each year. This short film program showcases the energetic diversity of work being produced here in the capital of the indie film world, including Luke Meyer’s short documentary Unlocking the Truth. Presented by Arts Brookfield at Brookfield Place.

7/25/2014
Hours: 2:05pm
Velocita by Pippo Oriani - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

In conjunction with Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe, the Guggenheim screens Pippo Oriani's 1930-31 film.

7/25/2014
Hours: 1:40pm
The Mechanical Man by Andre Deed - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

In conjunction with Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe, the Guggenheim screens Pippo Oriani's 1930-31 film.

7/25/2014
Hours: 1pm
Thais by Anton Giulio Bragaglia - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

In conjunction with Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe, the Guggenheim screens Anton Giulio Bragaglia's 1916 film.

7/25/2014
Hours: 7pm
Seaport Music Festival - South Street Seaport
Pier 17
www.seaportmusicfestival.com
Ages: All
Price: FREE

07/11 Alvvays 07/18 Calvin Love 07/25 Torres 08/01 The Casket Girls / Snowmine 08/07 Black Bananas / Shockwave Riders 08/15 Boogarins / Jacco Gardner 08/22 Dead Gaze 08/29 Joanna Gruesome / Big UPS

7/25/2014
Hours: 8pm
Delbert McClinton - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

In recent years, although tightening radio formats may have offered fewer opportunities for his expansive musical approach, musician Delbert McClinton has continued to solidify his loyal following with his relentless touring and his annual Delbert McClinton & Friends Sandy Beaches Cruise every January in the Caribbean. In addition, he has continued... (more)

7/25/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Pam Tanowitz Dance & eighth blackbird - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Damrosch Park - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/pam-tanowitz-dance
Ages: All

Pam Tanowitz Dance PASSAGEN featuring violinist Pauline Kim Harris The Spectators (excerpt) featuring FLUX Quartet Freedom teases form and the graceful traditions of ballet and modern dance fracture in gorgeous, post-modern moments, set to contemporary scores performed live. The onstage vitality of violinist Harris, playing John ... (more)

7/25/2014
Hours: 6-8 PM
Meet the Artist: Benigna Chilla - Tibet House US Museum/Gallery
22 West 15th Street - (212) 807-0563
tibethouse.org
Ages: All

Please join Ms. Chilla, an artist, author and teacher, as she discusses her recent exhibition Transmutations, featuring her new series of large scale paintings created after her recent stay in Bhutan. Vivid yet meditative, these works employ architectural, geometric and symmetric natural forms, Bhutanese design elements, textiles and thangkas. ... (more)

7/25/2014
Hours: 6pm
Trigger Hippy ft. Jackie Greene, Joan Osborne, Steve Gorman (Black Crowes) ,Tom Bukovac and Nick Govrik - Watermark
78 South Street
Ages: All
Price: $35

Trigger Hippy is a powerful, soul-infused rock and roll band founded by Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman, featuring twin lead vocals from multi-platinum recording artist Joan Osborne and singer-songwriter Jackie Greene, who also plays guitar and keyboards. Rounding out the group are lead guitarist Tom Bukovac, and bassist Nick Govrik. Accordin... (more)

7/25/2014
Hours: 1-4pm
Harry Potter Month: Fun Fact Fridays - The Scholastic Store
557 Broadway - 212-343-6187
scholastic.com/sohostore
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD

Expand your knowledge of the Harry Potter universe as you talk with other fans about the story and its characters. Plus, you can help share the magic of books! For every Harry Potter book purchased at the store in July, a copy will be donated to The Pajama Program, which provides new pajamas and new books to children in need.

7/25/2014
Hours: 6:30-9pm
Bronx Stories: (Im)migrant Experiences from the Bronx and the Lower East Side - Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
bronxmuseum.org
Ages: All
Price: Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Bronx Stories: (Im)migrant Experiences from the Bronx and the Lower East Side Situated in neighborhoods that have historically been, and continue to be, home to many newcomers to New York, City Lore and The Bronx Museum of the Arts have come together to celebrate their immigrant communities with a special edition of Bronx Stories. The Br... (more)

7/25/2014 Rockettes Summer Intensive Showcase Performance - NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Pl. - 212-352-3101
nyuskirball.org
Ages: All

The 2014 Rockettes Summer Intensive Student Showcase Performance is the culmination of a week of intense training in the Rockettes dance technique. This exciting event gives friends and family of the participants a chance to see the dancers on a renowned New York City stage performing three full-length Rockettes routines, including the legendary Wo... (more)

7/25/2014
Hours: 8pm
Chris DiStefano, Wyatt Cenac, Gary Gulman, Mike Vecchione, Marina Franklin, and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/25/2014
Hours: 8pm
Mike Vecchione, Gary Gulman, Marina Franklin, Wyatt Cenac, Chris DiStefano, and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/25/2014
Hours: 11:59pm
Fat Baby Friday w/Chris DiStefano, Giulio Gallarotti, Ben & Josh, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/25/2014
Hours: 8pm
Queen & Adam Lambert - Mohegan Sun Arena
1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard - 800-745-3000
www.mohegansun.com
Ages: TE,AD

In a career spanning over 40 years Queen has amassed a staggering list of sales, awards, and hall of fame inductions that is second to none. Adam Lambert's stunning performances on the eighth season of American Idol are still widely regarded as some of the most riveting moments in the show's history. His debut album For Your Entertainment earned... (more)

7/25/2014
Hours: Doors open 6pm, show 8pm
Marc Cohn w/Gabriel Kahane - City Winery
155 Varick St. - 212-608-0555
www.citywinery.com/newyork
Ages: AD


7/25/2014 - 7/26/2014
Hours: Fri. 8:30PM & 10:30PM / Sat. 8:00PM, 10:00PM & 11:45PM
Anthony Anderson - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W 23rd St - 2123679000
Ages: AD
Price: $26

Anthony Anderson has appeared in over 20 films, and his performance on “Law & Order” earned him his fourth consecutive NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series. Before joining Law & Order, Anderson starred in the New Orleans-based drama “K-Ville.” Over the years, he has displayed his bountiful talent in the DreamWorks’... (more)

7/25/2014
Hours: 7-10pm
Breath and Beats Ramp Jam! - Skate Brooklyn
78 St. Marks Place, Brooklyn - 347-405-3665
squareup.com/market/skateyogi/breath-beats-ramp-jam
Ages: AD
Price: $30

Yogis and skateboarders coming together for fun evening at Skate Brooklyn! Bring your mat for a yoga class on the ramp led by Urban Asanas and then stick around to try out skateboarding with SKATEYOGI in a no-ego environment with live DJ, food, adult beverages and door prizes from our sponsors including Lululemon. (This event is 21+) Breath and... (more)

7/25/2014
Hours: 8PM - 10PM
SubDrift NYC Open Mic - Two Moon Art House and Cafe
315 4th Ave, Brooklyn - 571-451-9563
Ages: All

Celebrating talent and building community in New York City, Subcontinental Drift is an open mic event which encourages creative expression and artistic involvement in the South Asian community.

7/25/2014 - 7/27/2014 The 32nd Annual Festival Santiago Apostol De Loiza A El Barrio - St. Cecilia’s Church
125th East 105th Street - 212-307-7420
cccadi.org
Ages: All

This year's 32nd anniversary brings a diverse community together in celebration of a centuries-old tradition steeped in African roots, mixed with Spanish culture and Caribbean flavor. A project of Hermanos Fraternos de Loiza Aldea in partnership with CCCADI and El Barrio-Taino Tower, the festival will follow the legendary tradition of dedicating ea... (more)

7/25/2014 Harmonica Lewinskies - The Gutter
200 North 14th Street, Brooklyn - 7183873585
Ages: All
Price: $7

Come check out NYC based jazz-funk octet, The Harmonica Lewinskies. The Harmonica Lewinskies do not shy away from a potent blend of punk, funk, big band, jazz, americana and blues signatures when crafting their cheeky, throwback sound. Managing to blend conflicting sounds into musical harmony, it’s sure to be a performance you don’t want to miss

7/26/2014 Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra: Free Preview Concert - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Avery Fisher Hall, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

The Mostly Mozart summer celebration launches as Louis Langree leads the acclaimed Festival Orchestra in the first Mozart of the season, his Overture to Don Giovanni.

7/26/2014
Hours: 1pm
Watson Adventures' Munch Around the Village Scavenger Hunt - Washington Square Park (starting point)
1 Washington Sq East - 8779464868
watsonadventures.com
Ages: AD
Price: $24.50 (plus $10 for food)

A unique food scavenger hunt for adults in Greenwich Village! At last, a hunt for people who literally hunger for adventure. Discover the gourmet delights of Greenwich Village while collecting treats and answers along the way. Starring some of the best pizza, kebab, cheese, cannolis, paratha, gelato and peanut butter you've ever had. Be sure t... (more)

7/26/2014 Saturday Night Dance Cruise - Circle Line Downtown
Pier 16, South Street Seaport - 866-987-2542
www.circlelinedowntown.com
Ages: AD
Price: $30

Slide aboard the ZEPHYR for a two-hour cruise with resident DJ's spinning the latest jams! Groove on over to one of two cash bars and enjoy signature cocktails. With three levels -- indoor and outdoor -- the ZEPHYR provides a unique, glittering and glamorous venue for a truly spectacular evening! Enjoy a 2-Hour Harbor Cruise; Llve DJs spinning the ... (more)

7/26/2014
Hours: Boarding: 9:30am; sailing: 10-11:15am
Kids Cruise - Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises - (Circle Line 42nd Street)
Pier 83, W. 42nd St. and 12th Ave. - 212-563-3200
www.circleline42.com
Ages: All
Price: $28; $20 children ages 3-12

Enjoy a 75-minute cruise to the Statue of Liberty with a kid-friendly, interactive live tour guide and band on board. Take a pic with the Statue of Liberty, win prizes, and more.

7/26/2014
Hours: 10:30am
Watson Adventures' Secrets of Central Park Scavenger Hunt - Central Park
Starting at the Arsenal at 5th Avenue and 64th St. - 877-946-4868
www.watsonadventures.com
Ages: All
Price: $18-$22

A unique scavenger hunt for kids and adults! Kids and adults work together to explore the park below 72nd Street. To score points, you'll have to find Stuart Little, stick your tongue out at a rude animal, learn the motto of a hidden eagle, decipher a secret code by the pond seen in Home Alone 2, spot Cupid at the Carousel, unscramble a message... (more)

7/26/2014
Hours: 5pm
Watson Adventures' Murder at the Met Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 877-946-4868
www.watsonadventures.com
Ages: AD
Price: $34.50-$44.50 (includes museum admission)

A murder mystery scavenger hunt for adults at the Met Museum! Fans of murder mysteries and "The Da Vinci Code" will enjoy this scavenger hunt throughout the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A murdered curator has left behind a cryptic trail of clues connected with secrets in works of art. As your team gathers answers about the art, you begin to pie... (more)

7/26/2014
Hours: 5pm-7pm
Teen Beach Volleyball - Summer on the Hudson in Riverside Park
Riverside Park from 59th Street to 148th Street
www.nyc.gov/parks/sch
Ages: TE
Price: FREE

Teens 13-17 hit the Beach Volleyball Courts in Riverside Park for instructional clinics and open play. Saturdays through July 30. For more information please call 212-408-0296. 105th Street Courts.

7/26/2014
Hours: 11am
Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park - Summer on the Hudson in Riverside Park
Riverside Park from 59th Street to 148th Street
www.nyc.gov/parks/sch
Price: FREE

Shape Up NYC (a NYC Parks program in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit. Saturdays, May 3- September 27. 11am - 125th & Marginal Sts.

7/26/2014 New York Saturday Gospel Lunch Cruises - Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. & the Hudson River - 212-727-7768
www.spiritofnewyork.com
Ages: All

Join Spirit Cruises New York for a positively inspiring experience on their Gospel Lunch Cruises. You will enjoy a live gospel performance by a contemporary choir while you dine on our delicious lunch buffet and cruise the Hudson River. Boarding at 11:30am.

7/26/2014
Hours: 530pm
American Comedy Institute - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD

A show featuring the best up and coming comedians.

7/26/2014
Hours: 3pm-9pm
Warm Up 2014 - MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Ave. - 718-784-2084
momaps1.org
Ages: TE,AD

MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up 2014, beginning June 28 and taking place every Saturday this summer through September 6. Now celebrating its 17th year, the museum's highly anticipated outdoor music series will continue its tradition of introducing audiences to the best in experimental live music, sound, and DJs—both local and international—across a range... (more)

7/26/2014 ROOFTOP FILMS: THE CASE OF THE THREE SIDED DREAM - Brookfield Place
220 Vesey St - 7184177362
rooftopfilms.com
Ages: All
Price: FREE

Special Sneak Preview. Multi-instrumentalist, civil rights activist and worshipper at the church of dreams, Rahsaan Roland Kirk overcame blindness, paralysis and social injustice to fundamentally alter the landscape of jazz. Presented by Rooftop Films and Arts Brookfield.

7/26/2014
Hours: 8pm
Front Row Cinema/ Men in Black 3 - South Street Seaport
Pier 17 - 212-732-8257
www.southstreetseaport.com
Ages: TE,AD

Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history

7/26/2014
Hours: 2pm
Deep Roots of Rock and Roll - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Hearst Plaza - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/1400-deep-roots-of-rock-and-roll
Ages: All

Featuring Toshi Reagon, Nona Hendryx, Carl Hancock-Rux, Corey Glover, Kat Dyson, Ganessa James, Robert Burke, Jeremy Mage, Karma Mayet Johnson, KimberlyNichole, Tamar-Kali, Mimi Jones, Juliette Jones, Adaku Utah, Marc Anthony Thompson, and V. Jeffrey Smith The Black Rock Coalition Orchestra transports us back in time and into the future with a r... (more)

7/26/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Lincoln Center Out of Doors-Roberta Flack / Davell Crawford - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Damrosch Park - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/1930-flack-crawford
Ages: All

Roberta Flack With graceful subtlety, the stunning pianist and tender vocalist remains compellingly fresh, with evergreen hits like "Killing Me Softly" and "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face." Davell Crawford This prince of New Orleans piano and wild raconteur stands out for his extravagance, keeping the city's musical legacy alive while... (more)

7/26/2014
Hours: 4pm
National Dance Day - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Josie Robertson Plaza - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/1600-national-dance-day

In front of Lincoln Center's iconic Revson Fountain, dancers of all abilities are invited to join in two routines which can be learned in advance by watching videos posted online. Launched in 2010 by So You Think You Can Dance co-creator Nigel Lythgoe, National Dance Day is an annual celebration that encourages Americans to embrace dance as a fun a... (more)

7/26/2014
Hours: 2pm
Baby Loves Disco - A Family Dance Party - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
146 W 65th St - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/1100-baby-loves-disco

Designed to shake even the littlest booties, this riotous afternoon dance party gets the entire family moving with DJs spinning decades of dancefloor-friendly hits and cool activities for all.

7/26/2014
Hours: 1pm
A Batalha do Passinho Dance Class - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Hearst Plaza - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/1300-a-batalha-do-passinho-dance-class
Ages: All

The teenage dancers from Rio's baile funk scene will demonstrate basic moves of this constantly evolving dance form in a casual, family-friendly, participatory workshop and dance party.

7/26/2014
Hours: 1-4pm
Harry Potter Month: House Party Saturdays - The Scholastic Store
557 Broadway - 212-343-6187
scholastic.com/sohostore
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD

To which Hogwarts house do you belong? Are you brave? Hardworking? Studious? Ambitious? Enjoy house-themed activities and celebrate the Boy Who Lived. Plus, you can help share the magic of books! For every Harry Potter book purchased at the store in July, a copy will be donated to The Pajama Program, which provides new pajamas and new books to chil... (more)

7/26/2014 - 3/01/2015 The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

This exhibition, drawn almost exclusively from MoMA's stellar collection of posters, lithographs, printed ephemera, and illustrated books, is the first MoMA exhibition in 30 years dedicated solely to Lautrec, and features over 100 examples of the best-known works created during the apex of his career.

7/26/2014
Hours: 12pm - 4pm
New Nordic Meets Copenhagen Street Food (Revolving Dansk) - The Copenhagen
13 Laight Street - (641) 715-3900 ext. 199071
revolvingdansk.com
Ages: All

Perhaps it is the high minimum wage and social welfare that makes even the street food of Denmark... happy? The Copenhagen is turning inside out for one day and letting Revolving Dansk take over. Instead of serving their unique, new nordic menu, R/DK will be serving the food of the streets of Denmark - the authentic rød pølse hot dog. Why ar... (more)

7/26/2014
Hours: 6pm
Laughing Buddha Comedy w/Jeff Lawrence, Mike Vecchione, and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/26/2014
Hours: 8pm
Damien Lemon, Gary Gulman, Mike Vecchione, Chris DiStefano, Derek Gaines, and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com


7/26/2014
Hours: 10pm
Gary Gulman, Adrienne Iapalucci, Chris DiStefano, Mike Vecchione, Derek Gaines and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/26/2014
Hours: 11:59pm
Mark Normand, Chris DiStefano, Mike Vecchione, Adrienne Iapalucci, Derek Gaines and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com


7/26/2014
Hours: Brunch noon to 3pm, VIP 11am-3pm, Evening 7pm-10pm, VIP 6pm-10pm
Bacon and Beer Classic - Citi Field
126th St and Roosevelt Ave.
www.baconandbeerclassic.com/#!nyc/c334
Ages: All
Price: $39 - $129

A one-of-a-kind event, the Bacon and Beer Classic at Citi Field is part of a national series of events hosted by major league baseball stadiums across the country. Fans can get a taste of history as they walk through the stadium sampling craft beers and special bacon-inspired treats prepared by local chefs. There'll also be live music to dance to, ... (more)

7/26/2014 - 7/27/2014
Hours: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm
Family Favorite Chris Rowlands LIVE - Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Avenue - 203-394-6565
Ages: All
Price: Zoo admission

Famous for getting everyone involved, Rowlands brings animals to life through kid-friendly songs, dance, puppets, and colorful props. Chris creatively blends music, comedy, and education to create fast paced, interactive shows that teach and inspire young people. Children are invited to wear fun hats and sing along with Rowlands on stage as he shar... (more)

7/26/2014
Hours: 8pm
Lionel Richie with special guest CeeLo Green - Mohegan Sun Arena
1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard - 800-745-3000
www.mohegansun.com
Ages: TE,AD

Multi-platinum selling artist, five-time Grammy winner and music icon, Lionel Richie, announced the extension of his worldwide "All The Hits All Night Long" tour today, traveling through North America this summer with special guest CeeLo Green. Promoted exclusively by Live Nation, the tour has sold out across the globe in Australia, New Zealand, As... (more)

7/26/2014 She, After by Daniel Felsenfeld - Scholes Street Studio
375 Lorimer Street - 646.450.7723
www.thesecretopera.com
Ages: All
Price: $20-$30

The Secret Opera presents the one-woman opera She, After by rising star composer Daniel Felsenfeld. She, After is a pair of monodramas about exits--what happens when you leave, or when you are not able? The libretti are by two literary superstars - Will Eno (Nora, In the Great Outdoors) and Robert Coover (Alice in the Time of the Jabberwock) - and... (more)

7/26/2014
Hours: 8pm
Wasabassco Burlesque's Wet Hot Summer in the City - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Hot town, summer in the city. When the heat and humidity hits all you can do is strip down to as little as the law will allow, and no one does that better than the ladies and gents of Wasabassco Burlesque. On Saturday July 26th join us at 8pm for a sultry, sweaty, sinful time when Wasabassco returns to Highline Ballroom. Tar beach has never look... (more)

7/26/2014 - 7/27/2014
Hours: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Evolution of Our Sense of Smell - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 2127695100
amnh.org
Ages: All
Price: Free With Admission

Museum visitors will be able to try out the oPhone, a device that plays scent-tagged messages that are sent through a new iPhone application called oSnap. Experts will demonstrate the new technology and lead hands-on activities to explore how smell is processed in humans compared to our primate and hominid relatives. Visitors will test smell percep... (more)

7/26/2014 - 7/27/2014
Hours: 11am-5pm
NYC Poetry Festival - Governors Island
Nolan Park Buildings 11 and 14 - 212-274-0986
www.govisland.com
Ages: All

This two day festival, presented by The Poetry Society of New York, will feature some 250 writers sharing their work on three different stages. One stage is devoted to a Children's Poetry Festival, offering writing contests and games.

7/26/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Celebrate Brooklyn! Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds (benefit) - Prospect Park Bandshell
9th Street entrance
bricartsmedia.org
Ages: All
Price:

Following a wildly captivating and completely sold out North American tour in early 2013, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds return to the U.S. in the summer of 2014 to take care of some unfinished business.

7/26/2014
Hours: 8pm & 10pm
Kim Coles, Damien Lemon, Mike Vecchione, Adrienne Iapalucci, Chris DiStefano, Derek Gaines, and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com


7/27/2014 - 11/02/2014 Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness, a major survey of one of the most influential artists working in the photographic medium, confirms Christopher Williams's (American, b. 1956) status as one of the most thoughtful and thought-provoking artists of his generation, one whose interests in his generational elders is mirrored by the ... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 2pm
Watson Adventures' Cloisters Capers Scavenger Hunt - The Cloisters
99 Margaret Corbin Drive - 877-946-4868
watsonadventures.com
Ages: AD
Price: $28-$38 (includes museum admission)

A unique scavenger hunt for adults! Explore the Cloisters and solve mysteries like a latter-day Brother Baskerville. You'll tackle tricky clues among the breathtaking architecture that dates from the 12th through the 15th century and nearly 3,000 works of art. Discover gruesome faces hidden in demons, take a ladder to Heaven or fall into the mouth ... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 8am
Tai Chi - Summer on the Hudson in Riverside Park
Riverside Park from 59th Street to 148th Street
www.nyc.gov/parks/sch
Price: FREE

Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels. Sundays through Aug. 17.

7/27/2014
Hours: 7pm
Rock Steady Crew 37th Anniversary Concert - Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield
summerstage.org
Ages: All

Live

7/27/2014
Hours: 7pm
NYC Audubon Summer EcoCruise - Bridges & Birds - New York Water Taxi
Pier 17 - 866-987-2542
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: All

See some of the 3,000 gorgeous herons that fly from the South to nest on small islands in New York Harbor. Hosted by Audubon naturalists, this 90-minute cruise will take you "up close and personal" to see these majestic birds. Cruise under famous city bridges and past renowned monuments, take in views of the city's skyline and get to know some of i... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 530pm
American Comedy Institute - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD

A show featuring the best up and coming comedians.

7/27/2014
Hours: 06:15-07:45 pm
Music in the Garden: Alicia Svigals and Friends – Klezmer Band! - Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main Street - 718-886-3800
queensbotanical.org
Ages: All

Join us for an evening with renowned violinist Alicia Svigals, a co-founder and co-leader of the world-famous, Grammy winning band “The Klezmatics”, and widely considered to be the world’s foremost living Klezmer fiddler. Pack a picnic snack to enjoy on the Oak Allée and feel free to dance to the Eastern European strains of her exuberant music. C... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 2pm-4pm
KidAround! with Rolie Polie Guacamole - South Street Seaport
Pier 17 - 212-732-8257
www.southstreetseaport.com
Ages: TOD,YE

KidAround! at the South Street Seaport is a FREE family event series featuring live music, story-time with your favorite characters, games and more! Happening this Summer at See/Change. Rolie Polie Guacamole, started out in Brooklyn, NY six years ago and has become a must see band across the east coast and mid-west, with top picks by Boston.com, Ti... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 5pm
globalFEST for Families: Banda de los Muertos and M.A.K.U. Soundsystem - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Hearst Plaza - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/1300-maku-sound-system
Ages: All

globalFEST, one of the most catalytic world music events in North America, goes on the road, taking over multiple locations at Lincoln Center with a globe and genre-spanning line-up in a day-long celebration. BaianaSystem Deep psycho-dub bass and EDM rhythms interplay with live percussion in BaianaSystem's sound system set studded with their ... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 5pm
globalFEST: Charanjit Singh, DJ Ushka, Baiana Play Som and DJ Ripley - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
146 W 65th St - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/1700-singh-ushka
Ages: All

globalFEST, one of the most catalytic world music events in North America, goes on the road, taking over multiple locations at Lincoln Center with a globe and genre-spanning line-up in a day-long celebration. BaianaSystem Deep psycho-dub bass and EDM rhythms interplay with live percussion in BaianaSystem's sound system set studded with their ... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 1pm
Lincoln Center Out o Doors: globalFEST Films - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500
www.lcoutofdoors.org
Ages: TE,AD

1:00 pm: Brasslands, USA, 2013, 88min A New York City brass band travels to a tiny Serbian village to compete in the 50th anniversary of the world's largest trumpet competition. The first Americans to compete, Zlatne Uste meet the Serbian Roma champs, tough competitors with different reasons for wanting to win. 3:00 pm: The Last Son... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: Doors: 12:30pm - Show: 1:30pm
Gospel Brunch - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: All
Price: $40 adv.; $42.50 door

Every Sunday, for the past 9 years, the world famous HARLEM GOSPEL CHOIR has brought their experience of Harlem & the Black Church to BB King's in a foot-stomping, hand-clapping, joyous gospel brunch-buffet show. The homestyle "all you can eat" southern buffet is guaranteed to fill the hole in your soul, and the Choir's joyous performance will hav... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 2:30 - 4:30 pm
A Taste of Italy - Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
143-35 37th Ave - 7189390647
www.eventbrite.com/e/a-taste-of-italy-tickets-11906399361
Ages: AD
Price: $15

Come and enjoy the music, food & culture of Italy to give you an experience similar to walking through a World's Fair pavilion. You'll also be able to view our latest exhibition, Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs, which takes a look at both the 1939 & 1964 World's Fairs held in Queens, NY. Tickets must be purchased in advance; v... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 1-4pm
Harry Potter Month: Creature Feature Sundays - The Scholastic Store
557 Broadway - 212-343-6187
scholastic.com/sohostore
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD

The world of Harry Potter is full of fantastic beasts. Join this fun workshop to learn about magical creatures and celebrate Harry Potter's birthday month. Plus, you can help share the magic of books! For every Harry Potter book purchased at the store in July, a copy will be donated to The Pajama Program, which provides new pajamas and new books to... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 2-4pm
Bronx Lab: Boxing Tales - Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
bronxmuseum.org
Ages: All

Curated by Gabriele Tinti & Joe de Guardia. A poetry reading, storytelling, and film screening explores the Bronx through the stories of the boxers who are indelibly linked to the borough. Fighters Joshua Clottey, Iran Barkley, Luis Resto, Aaron Davis, and Louis del Valle will share their relationship to the borough through the per... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 8pm
Amanda Seales & Marc Lamont Hill Present Smart, Funny, & Black! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com


7/27/2014
Hours: 10pm
Randy Liedtke, Gary Gulman, Dan St. Germain, Chris DiStefano, Aaron Berg, Mark Normand and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/27/2014
Hours: 8pm
Planet Rox feat. Liquid Blonde, HRT BRK, Sand Flower, Eryn Woods, Coley & Prince Malik - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Planet Rox is an annual showcase and music industry networking event. Meet and greet our 100 person Industry guest list. Network with who is who in the Music business. Get Connected!

7/27/2014
Hours: 8pm
Planet Rox feat. Liquid Blonde, HRT BRK, Sand Flower, Eryn Woods, Coley & Prince Malik - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Planet Rox is an annual showcase and music industry networking event. Meet and greet our 100 person Industry guest list. Network with who is who in the Music business. Get Connected!

7/27/2014
Hours: 2pm
Ice Cream Takedown - Bell House
149 7th St. - 718-643-6510
www.thebellhouseny.com
Ages: AD
Price: $20

Finally it's time for Brooklyn's forever ice cream party to annihilate Bell House again!!! The boiling summer heat shall at last be tamed!!! This is a fizzy world we live in, you guys, with a billion different ice creams to be vacuumed up and it's by you. Valour. Courage. Honor. It's time for real heroes to smush the faces of the cowardly, and chur... (more)

7/27/2014 The Amazing NY Scavenger Hunt - Family STAY-Cation - SONY Plaza
550 Madison Avenue - 7183448962
pogoevents.com
Ages: All
Price: $20

The participants of The Amazing Family Scavenger Hunt solve puzzling clues and tackle exciting obstacles in a race across the city. Participants are tested both mentally and physically as they complete fun and amusing tasks. This is a family friendly hunt so good for all ages! Each member of the winning team receives a New York City gift packa... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 3pm - 5pm
Ladies Garden Party - Clayton Williams Commnuity Garden
303 W. 126th Street - None
Ages: AD

Ladies! Come enjoy a fun-filled summer garden party at the Clayton Williams Community Garden! It’s time to whip out your favorite sundress and sunhat because we are ready to beat the summer heat in style. Celebrate women as we enjoy complimentary refreshments (iced teas, lemonades, spritzers), and music- all in a beautiful outdoor garden setting.

7/27/2014 Writer-Producer Speed Date - The Players Theatre
115 MacDougal Street - (212) 714-7628
www.truonline.org/WriterSpeedDateJuly14.htm
Ages: All
Price: $65-75

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) invites writers to meet more than eleven real producers face-to-face at the Writer-Producer Speed Date: The Art of the Pitch on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 5:30pm and 6:30pm at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street, 3rd Floor NYC. The deadline to apply is Saturday, July 19, 2014. If accepted, the cost to partici... (more)

7/27/2014
Hours: 7PM-10PM
Grand Cousin EP Release Show - Arlene's Grocery
95 Stanton Street - 212.358.1633
Ages: All
Price: $8

Alt-pop threesome Grand Cousin are celebrating the release of their self-titled sophomore EP on Sunday, July 27 at Arlene's Grocery @9PM. This is their last show together EVER, don't miss out!

7/28/2014
Hours: 8pm
John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown directed by Fisher Stevens in Association with Westbeth Entertainment - Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield
summerstage.org
Ages: TE,AD

Ghetto Klown is the next chapter in John Leguizamo's hugely popular personal and professional story. It follows in the unabashed, uncensored, and uninhibited tradition of his Mambo Mouth, Spic-O-Rama, Freak, and Sexaholix: A Love Story. In Leguizamo's trademark style, the piece explodes with energy, leading audiences on a fever-pitc... (more)

7/28/2014
Hours: 8pm
Mary Davies, star of Broadway's A Night with Janis Joplin - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: TE,AD

Fresh from starring on Broadway's A Night with Janis Joplin! Tony Award nominee Mary Bridget Davies has received numerous awards for her voice and band. Most recently her new album was nominated for a 2013 Blues Music Award for Best New Artist Debut. Mary Bridget Davies' journey as a Blues Diva began in 2002 with a Robert Lockwood Jr. (March 27... (more)

7/28/2014
Hours: 1-4pm
Harry Potter Month: Muggle Mondays - The Scholastic Store
557 Broadway - 212-343-6187
scholastic.com/sohostore
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD

Even non-magic folk can get in on the fun with fun workshop celebrating Harry Potter's birthday month. Plus, you can help share the magic of books! For every Harry Potter book purchased at the store in July, a copy will be donated to The Pajama Program, which provides new pajamas and new books to children in need.

7/28/2014 Laughing Buddha Comedy w/Jeff Lawrence, Chris Gethard, Dan St. Germain, and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/28/2014
Hours: 10pm
Frantic! Free Comedy Show Hosted by Michael Kosta! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD

Hosted by Michael Kosta and featuring Chris Gethard, Dan St. Germain, Mark Normand, Randy Liedtke, Gary Vider, Rajan Dhami, and More!

7/28/2014
Hours: 8pm
Northern Discomfort Presented by Ray DeVito and Josh Carter - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/28/2014 - 8/01/2014
Hours: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoo Patrol - Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Avenue - 203-394-6563
Ages: All
Price: $140 - $165

This session of Zoo Patrol offers children ages 12 - 14 the opportunity to participate in keeper talks, behind-the-scenes tours, animal related games, and crafts. Hands-on lab activities and nature studies may also be a part of the program. Sessions run on zoo grounds Monday through Friday. Each week is $140/child for Zoo members and $165/child for... (more)

7/28/2014
Hours: Doors open 6pm, show 8pm
Buckwheat Zydeco - City Winery
155 Varick St. - 212-608-0555
www.citywinery.com/newyork

American musical legend Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr. (a.k.a. Buckwheat Zydeco ) is the preeminent ambassador of Louisiana's zydeco music .

7/29/2014 - 7/30/2014 Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra Opening Night - Richard Goode - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Avery Fisher Hall, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

Louis Langree and the Festival Orchestra launch another unforgettable summer with an evening of Mozart. Eloquent interpreter Richard Goode joins them for the joyous Piano Concerto No. 23 in a program that ends with the "Jupiter" Symphony.

7/29/2014
Hours: 7pm
Conor Oberst with special guest Dawes - Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield - 212-360-2777
summerstage.org
Ages: All

Live

7/29/2014
Hours: 8pm & 10pm
B.B. King Blues Club All Stars, featuring the Harlem Blues Project - Lucille's
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com

Harlem Blues Project specializes in soulful New York blues with a twist! The band features blues masters Jerry Dugger, Junior Mack, and Barry Harrison plus a revolving cast of NYC's finest blues musicians including Bill Sims Jr., Michael Hill, Irving Louis Lattin and Solomon Hicks.

7/29/2014
Hours: 9:30PM
Claire London - Mercury Lounge
217 E Houston St - 212-777-6727 x210
Ages: All
Price: $10

Born to British parents and raised in Richmond, VA, Claire London is a singer and songwriter based in New York City. London?s intriguing personal aesthetic (a mix of haute couture and grunge rocker) is as unique as her sound, with musical influences ranging from Nine Inch Nails to Nina Simone. In addition to her music, London is the founder of an a... (more)

7/29/2014
Hours: 7pm
Cinderella's Tom Keifer - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com

Tom Keifer is best known as singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist of the band Cinderella. Cinderella gained success in the mid-'80s, turning out a series of million-selling albums and hit singles while placing music videos in heavy rotation on MTV. -

7/29/2014
Hours: 1-4pm
Harry Potter Month: Trivia Tuesdays - The Scholastic Store
557 Broadway - 212-343-6187
scholastic.com/sohostore
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD

ALl month long, muggles and magic folk alike can test their knowledge of the wizarding world during an afternoon of trivia celebrating the birthday month of the Boy Who Lived! Plus, you can help share the magic of books! For every Harry Potter book purchased at the store in July, a copy will be donated to The Pajama Program.

7/29/2014
Hours: 10pm
Last Tuesday! Presented by Pat Dixon - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/29/2014
Hours: 7-8pm
Summer Organ Series: Jelani Eddington - Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive - 212-870-6722
theriversidechurchny.org
Ages: All
Price: $20; $15 seniors

Spotlighting one of the largest and most acclaimed organs in the world and continuing a decades old tradition of summer concerts featuring outstanding organists, The Riverside Church is presenting its Annual Summer Organ Series. Tonight: Jelani Eddington, Concert Organist, Racine, WI, performs a special concert of live organ improvisation accompany... (more)

7/29/2014 - 8/19/2014
Hours: Tues-Sat 11-6
Be Inspired By Art at Agora This Summer - Agora Gallery
530 West 25th Street - 212-2264151
www.agora-gallery.com
Ages: All

If the oppressive summer heat is getting you down, visit Agora Gallery and allow our July exhibitions refresh your wonder for the beauty and diversity of the world around you. The artwork in Verve of Abstraction demonstrates how instinctive and natural it can be to open yourself up to new perspectives. By deconstructing and reconstructing their... (more)

7/29/2014
Hours: 7pm
Cultura Profetica - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Now after 16 years of career. CPR, is one of the most important Latin bands, playing with a fusion of rhythms, sounds, atmospheres and lyrics that cannot be classified, but enjoy each of their contributions in every album, as part cult collection. Opening act: McKlopedia

7/29/2014
Hours: 7pm
Pat Kiernan's Trivia Food Fight - Bell House
149 7th St. - 718-643-6510
www.thebellhouseny.com
Ages: AD
Price: $26

This summer, TrivWorks – NYC's trivia teambuilding and corporate entertainment professionals – teams up once again with NY1 morning news anchor, WABC radio host and former VH1 The World Series of Pop Culture host Pat Kiernan to produce the largest trivia night in NYC! In this ultimate food-themed pop culture trivia night, come test your knowledge o... (more)

7/29/2014
Hours: 6:30 pm
The Grand Tour - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All
Price: $15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 for Members

Nearly all of us know we’re the third planet from the Sun, but where are we among the stars in the Milky Way? Do we hold a special place among the planets, stars, and galaxies in the universe? The Grand Tour will answer these questions while you travel from Earth to the most distant objects in the universe. Explore planets, extrasolar planets, n... (more)

7/30/2014
Hours: 8pm
Front Row Cinema Goonies - South Street Seaport
Pier 17 - 212-732-8257
www.southstreetseaport.com
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD

A group of kids set out on an adventure in search of pirate treasure that could save their homes from foreclosure

7/30/2014
Hours: 6:30pm
Amel Larrieux, Avery*Sunshine, The Jones Family Singers - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Damrosch Park - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/amel-larrieux
Ages: All

Amel Larrieux Blending eclectic sonics and dancefloor diva charisma, the alluring urban chanteuse Larrieux embodies the best and smartest of pop, soul, jazz, folk and R&B. Avery*Sunshine Rooted in gospel, Atlanta singer/songwriter/pianist Avery*Sunshine reaches deep into a cornucopia of styles to offer songs of luminous insight and blazing... (more)

7/30/2014
Hours: 8pm
Micky Dolenz, Lead Singer of The Monkees - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

After selling more than 65 million records worldwide as the star of The Monkees TV show, Micky Dolenz has continued to make his mark in other areas of the entertainment business, through his varied career as an actor, director, writer, producer, and performer. Born in Los Angeles in 1948, he first established himself as a performer at age 10 when, ... (more)

7/30/2014
Hours: 1-4pm
Harry Potter Month: Wizard-Craft Wednesdays - The Scholastic Store
557 Broadway - 212-343-6187
scholastic.com/sohostore
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD

Celebrate the birthday month of the Boy Who Lived with a magical afternoon of craft-making. Plus, you can help share the magic of books! For every Harry Potter book purchased at the store in July, a copy will be donated to The Pajama Program.

7/30/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
New York Choral Society 54th Annual Summer Sings!-Verdi: Requiem - Symphony Space
2537 Broadway - 212-247-3878
www.symphonyspace.org
Ages: All
Price: $20

Celebrate summer by attending New York Choral Society Summer Sings this July and August. Read through the most popular masterworks of the choral literature conducted by six prominent choral conductors from the New York City area. We lend you the scores for the evening, provide accompaniment and soloists, air-conditioning, and YOU are the chorus! ... (more)

7/30/2014
Hours: 8pm
Adam Hunter - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD


7/30/2014
Hours: 8pm
Chris Gethard, Randy Liedtke, Mark Normand, Dan St. Germain, Sean Donnelly and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/30/2014
Hours: 10pm
The Creeps of Comedy Hosted by Aaron Berg - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/30/2014
Hours: 8pm
SHE Featuring Aroooj Aftab, Lily Virginia, Janelle Kroll, Vandana Jain & SoDabu - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

SHE celebrates the 2nd anniversary of Den Entertainment hosted by Solonje Burnett-Loucas. A concert, a dream, a night of magic and music, it all takes place on July 30th at Highline Ballroom. Arooj Aftab innovates off classical Pakistani, Sufi & pre-partition South Asian music. With influences as varied as Florence + the Machine to Bon Iver, Fl... (more)

7/30/2014
Hours: 7:00 PM
Lenelle Moise Poetry Reading - Poets House
Ten River Terrace - 212-431-7920
Ages: All

Lenelle Moise reads from her new collection of poetry, Haiti Glass, along with other poets Joan Larkin, Jeffrey Harrison, and Spencer Reese.

7/30/2014
Hours: 6pm-9pm
Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights at 104th and Fifth - El Museo Del Barrio
1230 5th Ave. - 212-831-7272
www.elmuseo.org
Ages: All

This summer, El Museo del Barrio and the Museum of the City of New York will present Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights @ 104th & Fifth, the first-ever joint series featuring musical performances, gallery talks, art-making workshops, breakdancing demos, renowned DJs, festive summer drinks, local food vendors, and more. Both museums, located next door to ... (more)