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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 12/31/2014 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 2/24/2015 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 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 8/24/2014 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 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 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 8/31/2014 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 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 8/24/2014 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 5/01/2015
Hours: Open Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 2:30 – 4:30 pm
Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs - Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
143-35 37th Ave - 718-939-0647 ext. 17
queenshistoricalscoiety.org
Ages: All
Price: $3-5

Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in 1939/40 and 1964/65. Within this exhibition, collective memory is represented by shared experiences of the Fairs and personal memory by the memorabilia drawn from the collections... (more)

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 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 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 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 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 10/19/2014 Shaping a Collection: Five Decades of Gifts - Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Ave. - 212-570-3600
www.whitney.org
Ages: All

Featuring artists who came to the fore between 1940 and 1990, including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Agnes Martin, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg, and Andy Warhol.

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 Pepe 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 8/23/2014 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.

Through 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.

Through 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)

Through 8/31/2014
Hours: 3:00-6:00 PM
Just Salad's Healthy Happy Hour w/ 50% off all Smoothies - Just Salad
30 Rockefeller Plaza Concourse Level #6 - 212-244-1111
Ages: All

Summertime just got a lot sweeter, as Just Salad, the NYC-based chain of eco-friendly salad bars, is giving you a reason to get your smoothie on!   Starting August 1st until August 31th it's all about a new kind of Happy Hour for the healthaholics in NYC. Only available in-store, the Just Smoothie Bar Happy Hour offers Just Salad customers half ... (more)

Through 9/21/2014
Hours: 10am-7pm
New York Renaissance Faire - Sterling Forest
600 Route 17A - 845-351-5174
renfair.com
Ages: All
Price: $22, $11 children ages 5-12, free for children younger than 5

Come in costume - or not - to this theatrical interpretation of a 16th Century fair. Kids can enjoy lots of circus-type performances including juggling, tight rope walking, trapeze acts, a hilarious father and son knife throwing act, and silly stage shows. Fair-goers can also try their hand at a variety of carnival-type games, try human-powered amu... (more)

Through 8/31/2014 See It Big! Hollywood Melodrama - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: TE,AD

For August, the Museum's popular big-screen series focuses on melodrama, a genre defined by outsized passion and grand tales of love and death that are almost operatic. This edition features the finest work of some of the masters of the form: William Dieterle (Portrait of Jennie), Alfred Hitchcock (Rebecca), Ang Lee (Brokeback Moun... (more)

Through 10/26/2014
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 11am-5pm
Men in Armor: El Greco and Pulzone Face to Face - Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St. - 212-288-0700
www.frick.org
Ages: All

The Frick Collection is the first venue to present a touring group of masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland. The ten paintings to be featured in New York - among them a Botticelli never before on public view in the United States and John Singer Sargent's iconic portrait of Lady Agnew - will travel in 2015 with forty-five additional w... (more)

Through 8/05/2015 Submerged: A New Interactive Submarine Exhibit - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. & 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

Submerged, a permanent and immersive exhibit makes the history and function of submarines come alive for children and families.

Through 9/26/2014 Foreplay Fridays - lexicon
225 E 54th Street - 917-653-0768
Ages: AD
Price: $20

FOREPLAY Fridays LEXICON. nyc clubs. 226 East 54th Street 10022 (2nd & 3rd Ave). Door at 10:30 pm $4 CIROC Shots 1am - 2 am! 2 for 1 on all Drinks til 12! Door assisted by Cris A.C. This venue is very elegant to satisfy the needs of many celeb's VIP requests as well as many that want that VIP Treatment. With DJ WILL & Guests plays hip-hop, r&b, r... (more)

Through 9/27/2014 Selective Saturdays - yotel
570 10th ave - 917-653-0768
Ages: AD
Price: $20

Selective Saturday YOTEL. NYC Nightclubs. Multi-Room/Rooftop. 570 10th ave 10036 (@ 42 St). Doors Open at 10 pm. DRINK SPECIALS 10-12! Bottle Packages Start at $300(ask me for more info)! On saturday come join us for a night of late dining & dancing at the heart of times square while listening to a dj play a mix of great music(hip-hop, top 40, ED... (more)

Through 8/21/2014 FringeJr: And Then Came Tango - The 14th Street Y
344 E 14th St - (917) 685 1074
Ages: All
Price: Kids - $13, Adults - $18

A celebration of the modern family inspired by the true story of Roy and Silo, male Chinstrap Penguins at the Central Park Zoo who formed a pair bond and caused a public outcry when they raised and hatched a chick named Tango.

Through 8/24/2014 The Adventures of Swamp Girl - New York International Fringe Festival
107 Suffolk St - 646-246-9123
Ages: AD
Price: $18

A single woman uses karaoke, dirty dancing and garbage bag couture to slither through the residue of fertility treatments, breast cancer, and—worst of all—a really lame breakup email. Laughter! Tears! Baseball signs! Includes at least half a song. Part of FringeNYC.

Through 8/24/2014 Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: The Cinema of Patrick Lung Kong - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: TE,AD

**With Patrick Lung Kong and Tsui Hark in person on August 15 & 16*** The Museum presents a tribute to the visionary Hong Kong director Patrick Lung Kong, who made his first film nearly 50 years ago, and who had a profound impact on following generations of filmmakers, including John Woo and Tsui Hark. Lung Kong drew on the rich traditions of Cant... (more)

Through 8/21/2014 Hoaxocaust! - Venue #12: 64E4 Underground
64 E 4th Street - 917-438-9223
www.hoaxocaust.com
Ages: All
Price: $18

What role should past horrors play in defining our religious views, our self-perception, even our politics? Is there such a thing as a contemporary Jewish identity independent of the Holocaust? Should there be? What if the Holocaust had never happened? Join Barry in an unbelievable round the world adventure as he tracks down deniers from Illinois t... (more)

Through 6/08/2015 Objects in Conversation - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. & 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum houses more than 9,000 historic objects, archives, photographs and film dating from Intrepid's years as a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier from 1943 to 1974. "Objects in Conversation" shares stories from the Museum's collections that no single object could tell on its own. The exhibit features objects that crew member... (more)

Through 8/21/2014 International Contemporary Ensemble - Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Ave.
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

Mostly Mozart's cutting-edge artists-in-residence return for an intimate chamber music series crafted with the newly revitalized Board of Officers Room at Park Avenue Armory in mind. No performances 8/18 & 20.

Through 9/07/2014 James Lee Byars - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

The Department of Media and Performance Art, in collaboration with MoMA PS1, presents several of James Lee Byars's most influential performance works. Byars (Detroit, 1932-Cairo, 1997), one of the most mythic artistic figures of the last century, shaped his persona and career into a continuous performance.

Through 8/20/2014
Hours: 8pm
Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra - Joshua Bell and Mozart - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Avery Fisher Hall, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell is joined by violist Lawrence Power for Mozart's Sinfonia concertante for violin and viola. David Zinman conducts the program, culminating in Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, "Eroica."

Through 8/20/2014
Hours: 8:30pm-10:30pm
UG! Comedy Show - No Fun Bar
161 Ludlow st. (Corner of Stanton & Ludlow st.) - 212-477-1616
Ages: AD
Price: FREE

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Tuesday Aug. 19th, 2014 ed. Todd Montesi and Pat Rigby present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. Featuring both established comic veterans you've seen on TV to the up and comers, UG guarantees a swell time all for FREE! We've also got tons of drink specials! So what... (more)

8/20/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Summer Movie Series: Top Gun - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: TW,TE,AD

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.

8/20/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Rod Stewart & Santana - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
1000 Ocean Parkway
http://www.livenation.com/venues/14252/nikon-at-jones-beach-theater
Ages: All


8/20/2014
Hours: 8pm
Front Row Cinema Who Framed Roger Rabbit? - South Street Seaport
Pier 17 - 212-732-8257
www.southstreetseaport.com
Ages: TE,AD

A toon hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

8/20/2014 - 8/21/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Mixed Bill - AjkunBT's Face to Face Series - Alvin Ailey Joan Weill Center for Dance Studios
405 West 55th Street - 2128684444
ajkunbt.org
Ages: All
Price: Donation

Our selection of Classics and Contemporary Creations is presented in traditional Theater settings, Outdoor performances and in the intimacy of our Studio settings for the "Face to Face Series". The programs interlace excerpts from La Fille Mal Gardee, Revolution, and Contemporary Dance providing unrivaled entertainment to the worldly and the firs... (more)

8/20/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
New York Choral Society 54th Annual Summer Sings!-Mozart: Requiem - Symphony Space
2537 Broadway - 212-247-3878
www.symphonyspace.org
Ages: All
Price: $20

Mozart’s Requiem is one of the most popular and beloved works in the choral repertoire. Left unfinished at Mozart’s death, the Requiem contains all the power for which the composer is famous in its vision of the finality of death. David Hayes is music director of the New York Choral Society, the Mannes Orchestra as well as the critically acclai... (more)

8/20/2014
Hours: Boarding: 6pm; sailing: 6:30-8:30pm
WBGO Latin Jazz Cruise - Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. & the Hudson River - 212-727-7768
www.spiritofnewyork.com
Ages: All
Price: $55

Come aboard the Spirit of New York & enjoy a night of Latin Jazz on the water presented by WBGO Jazz 88.3FM & hosted by Maria Hinojosa from Latino USA. The Pedrito Martinez Group has its roots planted firmly in the Afro-Cuban Rumba tradition and in the bata rhythms and vocal chants of the music of Yoruba and Santeria.

8/20/2014
Hours: 8pm
Flavor Flav & Flavortronz - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD


8/20/2014 Kalen and the Sky Thieves - Mercury Lounge
217 East Houston Street - 212-777-6727
Ages: All
Price: $10

Come watch as Kalen and the Sky Thieves Headline Mercury Lounge in their hometown of NYC. Their unique mix of genres makes for a great live sound, and this is an event you surely don't wanna miss!

8/20/2014 Steven Schick, Percussion - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Clark Studio Theater - 212-875-5581
lincolncenter.org
Ages: All

In a work conceived to reveal “choirs of inner voices,” composer John Luther Adams sets masterful percussionist Steven Schick as “a solitary figure traversing enveloping landscapes.” JOHN LUTHER ADAMS: The Mathematics of Resonant Bodies.

8/20/2014
Hours: 6-9pm
Living Live: The Art of the Soundtrack - Red Bull Studios New York
220 W 18th Street - 646-344-4206
Ages: All

Devon Goldberg of Morricone Youth (East Village Radio) and Fabio Roberti, host of Strength Trhough Failure (WFMU) are film score experts and radio veterans with encyclopedic knowledge and terrific collections. They discuss historic trends in the field, handpick winners and losers and assess the current scene. The conversation is followed by an ec... (more)

8/20/2014
Hours: 8pm & 10pm
International Orange - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com

International Orange is the brainchild of New York City veteran musicians and longtime friends Todd Isler and David Phelps. Gaku Takanashi rounds out IO's evolving personality. The members of IO have a wide, genre-crossing resume, from Phish bassist Mike Gordon and John Medeski to Abdoulaye Debate and Francis Mbappe, Ivan Neville, Melvin Sparks... (more)

8/20/2014
Hours: 8pm
Stand Up on the Spot! W/Ted Alexandro, Big Jay Oakerson, Mark Normand, Michelle Buteau, Cipha, Maddog Mattern, Robby Slowik, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD

Comedians take suggestions from the audience and make up an entirely new set right in front of your eyes!

8/20/2014
Hours: 10pm
Rachel Feinstein, Ari Shaffir, Sean Donnelly, Joe Matarese, Monroe Martin, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


8/20/2014
Hours: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Dancing Divas - The Plaza
768 5th Ave - 212-685-4300
Ages: All
Price: $50 per child, $10 per adult

The Plaza is happy to Present Dancing Diva; an Eloise inspired dance class being held at the Plaza this month! Led by Miss Christine, children will participate in dance games, win prizes, and have high energy fun! Every child receives an Eloise Favor!

8/20/2014
Hours: 7pm-9pm
Iris Ornig 'The IO-5' - 55 BAR
55 Christopher Street - (212) 929-9883
Ages: AD
Price: 2 drink minimum

Bassist & composer Iris Ornig is one of the most original female voices on today's New York jazz scene. Since her arrival in New York City in 2003, she had played with an amazing roster of the most influential contemporary jazz musicians in NYC including Gretchen Parlato, Ambrose Akinmusire, Joel Frahm, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Mike Rodriguez, Rebecca Mar... (more)

8/20/2014
Hours: 5pm
Free Movie Night - Juguemos a Cantar
463 6th Avenue @10th Street - 917 453-1187
www.juguemos.org
Ages: TOD,YE
Price: Free

Free Movie Nights "Turbo" Movies begin at 5 PM sharp and end at 6:30 PM During the month of August, Juguemos A Cantar will be offering free movie nights every Wednesday! Bring a blanket, favorite toy, and a friend! Ages 4 and up. Movies will be screening in our South Slope Location (463 6th Ave, 10th ST). There will be snacks and drinks for purch... (more)

8/20/2014
Hours: 1pm-3pm
Honey Harvest Festival - Voelker Orth Museum
149-19 38th Ave. - 718-359-6227
www.vomuseum.org
Ages: All
Price: $6, $5 members/students, $3 for children. Free for children under 3

Join Beekeeper Urte Schaedle as she introduces the process of honey harvesting and the lifecycle of bees. There will be a honey harvesting demonstration and the public is invited to make some bee-inspired art, experience the different tastes of honey, and enjoy our special house punch made with the Voelker Orth garden grapes. In addition to t... (more)

8/20/2014 - 8/24/2014
Hours: 7-11pm
No Cover Live Music - Moscow 57
168 1/2 Delancey Street - 212-260-5775
moscow57.com
Ages: All

A Lower East Side "Russian Central Asian restaurant from a New Yorker's perspective" featuring nightly live music.

8/21/2014 - 8/22/2014 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)

8/21/2014
Hours: Boarding: 6pm; sailing: 6:30-8:30pm
Thirsty Thursday Night DJ Dance Cruise - DJ Yonny and 92.3 NOW Street Team - 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.

8/21/2014
Hours: 10pm
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin - A Little Night Music - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, 165 W. 65th St. - 212-875-5000
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

Mostly Mozart's hour-long, late-night recital accompanied by complimentary wine and skyline views.

8/21/2014
Hours: 7pm
Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
1000 Ocean Parkway
http://www.livenation.com/venues/14252/nikon-at-jones-beach-theater
Ages: All


8/21/2014 George Clinton & Parliament Funkadleic - Watermark Bar & Lounge
78 South Street
watermarkny.com
Ages: All
Price: $35


8/21/2014
Hours: 8pm
Will Hoge - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com

Since launching his career in the late '90s, the Nashville singer-songwriter has grinded it out on the road, touring through the dead of winter in an RV with no heat; released albums that, while critically acclaimed, didn't result in the kind of commercial success many predicted; and even stared down an early death, surviving a wicked traffic accid... (more)

8/21/2014 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)

8/21/2014
Hours: 7pm
Powerman 5000 & HED PE w/Sunflower Dead - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD


8/21/2014
Hours: 7pm & 9pm
Carlton J. Smith Brings R&B Alive ! - Lucille's
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

R&B Alive! at Lucille's Cafe at B.B. King Blues Club & Bar is the weekly appointment you must keep to infuse your life with good R&B and Soul music. You'll be amongst friends who feel like family, hear some of your favorite songs, & have lots of fun doing it! The host, International Soul Brother Carlton J. Smith, promises to deliver loads of fun, g... (more)

8/21/2014
Hours: 10pm
Wyatt Cenac, Joe List, Chris Gethard, Gary Gulman, Mark Normand, Aaron Berg, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com


8/21/2014
Hours: 11:59pm
The Smut Show! Presented By Jonas Barnes and Lauryn Petrie! W/Big Jay Oakerson, Kurt Metzger, Alia Janine, Kyle Ploof, Jaqi Furback, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com

For adults 21+ only.

8/21/2014
Hours: 4:30-5pm
Sloane Stephens Autograph Signing - NYC Racquet Sports
157 W. 35th St. - 212-695-5353
nycracquetsports.com
Ages: All

Join NYC Racquet Sports as HEAD & (RED) present American tennis star Sloane Stephens as she signs autographs and introduces the new (HEAD)RED bag line.

8/21/2014
Hours: 6:30-8pm
Bacardi Rum Tasting Event - Morton's The Steakhouse
551 5th Ave. - 212-972-3315
www.eventbrite.com/e/bacardi-tasting-event-new-york-fifth-ave-tickets-12517595465
Ages: All
Price: $49/person

Morton's and Bacardi for a luxury cocktail experience, hosted by Bacardi Senior Brand Ambassador Juan Coronado, complemented with Morton's signature hors d'oeuvres and service. Guests will also be guided through an exclusive tasting of four exquisite master series sipping rums created from the private Bacardi family reserves.

8/21/2014
Hours: 8:30pm-10:30pm
Hudson River Park and Thirteen to Screen Ken Burns' "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” Documentary - Hudson River Park’s Pier 46
Hudson River Park’s Pier 46 - 212-981-5180
www.facebook.com/HudsonRiverPark.
Ages: All
Price: 0

Hudson River Park, the longest waterfront park in the United States that offers recreational and educational activities for local residents of all ages and visitors alike, will present an exclusive, free sneak preview screening of Episode Two of Ken Burns’s new seven-part, 14-hour documentary on the Roosevelt family, THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HI... (more)

8/22/2014
Hours: 5-close
$35.95 2lb. Steamed Lobster - Morton's The Steakhouse
551 5th Ave. - 212-972-3315
mortons.com/newyork
Ages: All


8/22/2014 - 8/23/2014 Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra - Closing Night: Mozart's Requiem - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Avery Fisher Hall, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-875-5000
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

The Festival closes with Mozart's towering Requiem, which consumed the composer in his final days. Echoing its themes, Frank Martin's violin concerto Polyptyque is combined with Bach chorales.

8/22/2014 - 8/24/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Arcade Fire - Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Ave. - 917-618-6700
www.barclayscenter.com

Released October 29, Reflektor was hailed by Rolling Stone as "extraordinary...the best album Arcade Fire have ever made." It was the second Arcade Fire album to debut at #1, the first being 2010's Album of the Year Grammy Award-winner The Suburbs.

8/22/2014
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)

8/22/2014
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)

8/22/2014
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 +

8/22/2014 - 8/24/2014 Tony Rock - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD

Tony just finished shooting the film "Three Can Play That Game" with Vivica Fox in Atlanta and recently wrapped his fourth season of "All of Us" on the CW, playing the role of Dirk Black. He starred in the films "Life Support" with Queen Latifah, and "Homie Spumoni" with Whoopi Goldberg and Joey Fatone. He is currently featured on the TV screen a... (more)

8/22/2014
Hours: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Flexifun: A Night of Creative Construction - National Museum of Mathematics
11 E. 26 Street - 212-542-0566
familyfridays.momath.org
Ages: All

Flex your creative muscles with Flexure, the flexible new wonder toy, and construct bouncy, wiggly, suction-y models during an evening of hands-on, play-based learning. Join Richard Elaver, the designer of Flexure, in assembling some imaginative structures, from molecular models and the platonic solids, to models of puppies and rocket ships. H... (more)

8/22/2014 - 2/01/2015 Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Russian American Quilt - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3222
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

Showcasing a colorful patchwork quilt bearing Eastern European and American imagery, Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Russian American Quilt continues a series of exhibitions focused on individual works in the Jewish Museum's world-renowned collection.

8/22/2014
Hours: 11pm
Kurtis Blow Krush Groove Reunion W Special Guests Dougie - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com


8/22/2014
Hours: 8pm
The Music of The Bee Gees, Performed by The Hit Squad - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com

You Should Be Dancin' presents the most extravagant Bee Gees show a fan can experience. The band offers all of the classic 70's disco hits from "Stayin' Alive" to "Night Fever" while embracing their early works such as "To Love Somebody," "I've Got To Get A Message To You" and "Massachusetts."

8/22/2014
Hours: 8pm
Gary Gulman, Wyatt Cenac, Big Jay Oakerson, Paul Virzi, Ari Shaffir, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


8/22/2014
Hours: 11:59pm
Wyatt Cenac, Ari Shaffir, Big Jay Oakerson, Paul Virzi, Gary Gulman, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com


8/22/2014
Hours: 11:59pm
Fat Baby Friday! With Chris Gethard, Monroe Martin, Giulio Gallarotti, Ben & Josh, Lauryn Petrie, Jonas Barnes, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


8/22/2014 Garden State Line - Trash Bar
256 Grand Street - 212 777 6727
Ages: AD
Price: $8

From knocking the Smithereens' socks off to sharing the stage with George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic, Yellowman, The Wailers, and John Eddie, New Jersey's next band to watch is Garden State Line.

8/22/2014
Hours: 9pm
Dance Party with WBLS Marley Marl with Special Guest - Resorts World Casino
110-00 Rockaway Blvd. - 888-888-8801
http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/venueSearch.jsp?venue_id=9244
Ages: AD
Price: $25

21 and over. Featuring Marley Marl, Ralph McDaniels, DJ Vernon, and hosted by Ray DeJon. Ticket proceeds benefit the Queens Boys & Girls Club and Jamaica YMCA. Doors open 8pm.

8/22/2014 - 11/30/2014 A Brief History of New York: Selections from A History of New York in 101 Objects - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

This exhibition assembles objects from the N-YHS collection chosen by New York Times urban affairs correspondent Sam Roberts, which together constitute a unique history of New York. By turns provocative, iconic, and ironic, and winnowed from hundreds of possibilities, his selections share the criteria of having played some transformative role in t... (more)

8/23/2014 Astronomy Night - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All
Price: RSVP required

Guests are invited to join amateur astronomers from the Intrepid Museum staff and get an up-close view of the stars, planets and constellations through eight different telescopes, as well as explore constellation names, mythology and the history of the cosmos through multimedia presentations. Coffee, tea and cider will be served. The event is fre... (more)

8/23/2014 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)

8/23/2014
Hours: 4:30pm
Watson Adventures' High Line at Sunset Scavenger Hunt - The High Line
13th Street and 9th Avenue - 877-946-4868
watsonadventures.com
Ages: AD
Price: $24.50

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults in the Meatpacking District! Sunset is the most dramatic time to enjoy the views atop New York's newest, utterly unique park, the High Line, built atop an old elevated railway. This becomes the spine of your quest to explore the Meatpacking District, the trendy "new" neighborhood that... (more)

8/23/2014
Hours: 10:30am
Watson Adventures' Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
100 East 42nd Street - 877-946-4868
www.watsonadventures.com
Ages: All
Price: $18-$22

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

8/23/2014
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)

Join Watson Adventures on 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... (more)

8/23/2014 The Amazing New York Scavenger Hunt � Brooklyn Museum - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 347-806-0889
pogoevents.com
Ages: All
Price: $35

POGO Events presents The Amazing New York Scavenger Hunt -part scavenger hunt, part obstacle course and ALL Brooklyn Museum! A series of clues leads you around the Brooklyn Museum performing mental challenges along the way. Bring a friend, a date or a family member and test your detective skills! Each member of the winning team receives a New Y... (more)

8/23/2014
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.

8/23/2014
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.

8/23/2014
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.

8/23/2014
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)

8/23/2014
Hours: 8pm
Front Row Cinema The Aviator - South Street Seaport
Pier 17 - 212-732-8257
www.southstreetseaport.com
Ages: TE,AD

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career, from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.

8/23/2014
Hours: 7pm
Strawberry Fields The Ultimate Beatles Tribute - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: All

NYC's Longest Running Beatles Show STRAWBERRY FIELDS featuring former members of Broadway's BEATLEMANIA STRAWBERRY FIELDS is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribute, dedicated to bringing you as close to a real Beatles concert as you can get. They take you on a Magical Mystery Tour beginning in 1964 complete with mop top hair, black... (more)

8/23/2014
Hours: 7:30pm & 10pm
Air Supply - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD


8/23/2014 An Evening with Lyle Lovett - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com


8/23/2014
Hours: 6pm
Laughing Buddha Comedy w/jeff Lawrence, Kurt Metzger and Friends - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


8/23/2014
Hours: 10pm
Pete Davidson, Kurt Metzger, Adrienne Iapalucci, Big Jay Oakerson, Derek Gaines, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


8/23/2014
Hours: 10pm
Chris Gethard, Damien Lemon, Adrienne Iapalucci, Derek Gaines, and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com


8/23/2014
Hours: 9pm
Legends of Ol' Skool R&B And House Music Concert Dance Party Featuring Full Force, Meli'sa Morgan, Horace Brown, and more - Resorts World Casino
110-00 Rockaway Blvd. - 888-888-8801
http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/venueSearch.jsp?venue_id=9244
Ages: AD
Price: $25-$80

Live performances by Christopher Williams, Full Force, Meli'sa Morgan, Horace Brown, Johnny Kemp, Taana Gardner and Joyce Sims.

8/23/2014
Hours: 3pm
Reading with the Stars: Ricky's Mighty Robot! - The Scholastic Store
557 Broadway - 212-343-6187
scholastic.com/sohostore
Ages: TOD,YE

Ricky Ricotta might be the smallest mouse around-but he had the BIGGEST friend in town - his Mighty Robot! The Mighty Robot will take a break from saving the Earth and come by The Store to take pictures! Kids can also flip their creativity switch to the ON position and make their own comic book.

8/24/2014
Hours: 6pm
Fania All Stars - Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield
summerstage.org
Ages: All

Live

8/24/2014
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.

8/24/2014
Hours: 2pm-4pm
KidAround! with Stacey Peasley - South Street Seaport
Pier 17 - 212-732-8257
www.southstreetseaport.com
Ages: AD

KidAround! at the South Street Seaport is a FREE family event series featuring live music, story-time with your favorite characters, games and more!

8/24/2014
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)

8/24/2014
Hours: 2:30 - 4:30 pm
A Taste of Ireland - Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
143-35 37th Ave - 7189390647
www.eventbrite.com/e/a-taste-of-ireland-tickets-11907434457
Ages: AD
Price: $15

Come and enjoy the music, food & culture of Ireland 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... (more)

8/24/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Jury Duty - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com

Two-Time Telly Award winner JD Lawrence, the writer, director and star of BET's The Clean Up Woman and the OFF-BROADWAY comedy CAIN & ABLE presents JURY DUTY, the hilarious new stage play starring "The King Of Dramedy" JD Lawrence, Tara Wallace from Love and Hip Hop and GossipViv from the Gossip Game and This Is 50.

8/24/2014
Hours: 1-4pm
Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art - The Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th Street - 212-620-5000
http://rubinmuseum.org/familysundays
Ages: TOD,YE,TW,AD
Price: $5 per child; adults pay regular admission

Sundays are for families! Bring your family to the Museum for a Sunday afternoon full of family-friendly activities. Drop into the Education Center for some art-making, enjoy our 2 p.m. family exhibition tour, or go on your own thematic gallery search. Sundays in August will explore animals and mask-making!

8/25/2014 - 9/08/2014 2014 US Open Tennis Championships - USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Road - 718-760-6200
www.usopen.org
Ages: All

We can think of one good reason to look forward to the end of the summer, especially if you're a big-time tennis fan: the 2014 US Open Tennis Championships. The first rounds begin on the 25th with the women's and men's finals on Sept. 7th & 8th, respectively.

8/25/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Laughing Buddha Comedy w/Jeff Lawrence, Rachel Feinstein, Christian Finnegan, and Friends! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


8/25/2014
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 Christian Finnegan, Byron Bowers, Lauryn Petrie, Jonas Barnes, and more!

8/26/2014
Hours: 6:30pm
Astronomy Live: Life on Other Worlds - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: AD
Price: $15

The number of known planets around other stars increases every day. As such, our understanding of life beyond Earth is constantly being revised. In this program, Jackie Faherty and Carter Emmart will use the vast atlas of the Digital Universe to take a voyage through the nearby solar neighborhood and to explore exotic new worlds, their potential ... (more)

8/26/2014
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.

8/26/2014
Hours: 6:30 pm
Life on Other Worlds - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 2127695100
amnh.org
Ages: All
Price: $15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 for Members

The number of known planets around other stars increases every day. As such, our understanding of life beyond Earth is constantly being revised. In this program, Jackie Faherty and Carter Emmart will use the vast atlas of the Digital Universe to take a voyage through the nearby solar neighborhood and to explore exotic new worlds, their potential ... (more)

8/26/2014
Hours: 8pm
Northern Discomfort Presented by Ray Devito & Josh Carter! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


8/26/2014
Hours: 10pm
Pat Dixon Presents Last Tuesday! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com


8/26/2014
Hours: 7:00pm
Dumbo Comedy - Dumbo Kitchen
108 Jay Street - (718) 797-1695
www.facebook.com/dumbocomedy
Ages: AD

Standup Comedy and music come to DUMBO! Featured in the NY Daily News, Dumbo Comedy brings you top comics from Comedy Central, HBO, MTV and all the best clubs in the city. The show is in the Dumbo Kitchen at 108 Jay Street. Great food and beer specials for the show! F train to York Street or A/C train to High St/Brooklyn Bridge. No cover! ... (more)

8/27/2014
Hours: 8pm
Front Row Cinema Frozen - South Street Seaport
Pier 17 - 212-732-8257
www.southstreetseaport.com
Ages: All

Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.

8/27/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
New York Choral Society 54th Annual Summer Sings! Orff: Carmina Burana - 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)

8/27/2014
Hours: 8pm
Christian Finnegan, Joe List, Pete Davidson, Sean Donnelly, Damien Lemon, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com


8/27/2014
Hours: 9pm
Rebel Diaz - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com

Bio Fronted by MC's Rodstarz, and MC/Producer G1, Rebel Diaz shows us the true global power of Hip-Hop.