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(06/27) - 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 1/06/2016 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 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 9/07/2015 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 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 10/07/2015
Hours: 10am-7pm
David Yarrow Exhibit - Rotella Gallery
468 West Broadway - 212-260-1140
Ages: AD
Price: 0.00

Rotella Gallery, the definitive fine-art photography gallery with flagship showrooms in New York and Las Vegas, will add to its impressive collection of Resident Artists with the addition and arrival of David Yarrow’s limited edition prints with an exhibition in the New York/Soho gallery slated from Oct. 8, 2014 – October 7, 2015

Through 10/13/2015 Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Tour - City Sites NY
52 Chambers Street - 212-812-2700
Ages: All
Price: 35

Take a wonderful walking tour daily with City Sights NYthrough the trendy DUMBO neighborhood including a history of the Brooklyn Bridge and visits to historic shops and other attractions.

Through 9/13/2015 Hubble @ 25 - Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

Hubble@25 commemorates the anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope on board the space shuttle Discovery in 1990. The exhibition is the centerpiece of a Museum-wide initiative that includes a series of public and educational programs centered on the Hubble story and addresses the history and science of space exploration.

Through 8/16/2015 Painting With Threads: Chinese Tapestry and Embroidery, 12th-19th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The thinness and strength of silk make it the ideal material for weaving or embroidering elegant, painting-like images characterized by fluid outlines, rich colors, and even the addition of calligraphic inscriptions and seals. Drawn from the Metropolitan's superb holdings of Chinese tapestries and embroideries, this installation, which features sev... (more)

Through 8/16/2015 Sumptuous: East Asian Lacquer, 14th-20th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

For more than two millennia, lacquer has been a primary medium in the arts of East Asia. This installation explores the many ways in which this material has been manipulated to create designs by painting, carving, or inlaying precious materials such as gold or mother-of-pearl. Drawn entirely from the permanent collection, this display celebrates th... (more)

Through 12/06/2015 Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions, 2003-2014 - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The permanent collection of the Department of Arms and Armor is one of the most encyclopedic in the world, rivaled in its scope and depth only by the Royal Armouries in England. To highlight the ongoing development of the collection's multicultural and interdisciplinary nature, this exhibition will focus on approximately thirty works from Europe, t... (more)

Through 1/10/2016 Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family - National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green - 212-514-3700
www.americanindian.si.edu
Ages: All

Presenting the story of Navajo jewelry through the lens of the gifted Yazzie family of Gallup, New Mexico - one of the most celebrated jewelry making families of our time. The silver, gold, and stone inlay work of Lee Yazzie and his younger brother, Raymond, has won every major award in the field. Their sister Mary Marie makes outstanding jewelry t... (more)

Through 11/15/2015 Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

This exhibit uncovers the causes of natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, and tornadoes, and explores the risks associated with each, examining how people cope and adapt in their aftermath. Interactive displays and animations help visitors understand how natural phenomena work. By monitoring earthquakes around the world in r... (more)

Through 11/15/2015 Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

Drawn entirely from the Museum's collection, "Making Music Modern" gathers designs for auditoriums, instruments, and equipment for listening to music, along with posters, record sleeves, sheet music, and animation. The exhibition examines alternative music cultures of the early 20th century, the rise of radio during the interwar period, how design ... (more)

Through 9/07/2015 Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The figures created by Mbembe master carvers from southeastern Nigeria are among the earliest and most visually dramatic wood sculptures preserved from sub-Saharan Africa. Created between the 17th and 19th centuries, and striking for their synthesis of intense rawness and poetry, these representations of seated figures - mothers nurturing their off... (more)

Through 7/12/2015 Chitra Ganesh: Eyes of Time - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

"Chitra Ganesh: Eyes of Time" centers on a monumental mural that takes Kali, the Hindu goddess of destruction and rebirth, and other figures from Judy Chicago's "The Dinner Party" as starting points for portraying female power and plurality.

Through 1/02/2016
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-6pm (Wed. until 7 pm)
Voyage to the Virtual: Nordic Digital Art - Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
58 Park Ave. - 212-779-3587
www.scandinaviahouse.org
Ages: All

The first Scandinavia House exhibition dedicated to digital art, with moving image artworks by Nordic artists working with video, interactive, and virtual performance. Exploring new Nordic interpretations of visual space – the cinematic, architectural, and conceptual – the exhibition invites visitors on a perceptual voyage into the realm of the vir... (more)

Through 7/12/2015 Countdown to Zero - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

The challenges of eliminating devastating diseases are enormous, but successful strategies can bring about colossal social and economic benefits. This exhibition about scientific and social innovations that are ridding the world of ancient afflictions focuses on several global efforts that have been able to contain, or eradicate disease.

Through 7/12/2015
Hours: 10:00 am - 5:45 pm
American Museum of Natural History Presents: Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
Ages: All
Price: Free for Members or with Museum admission

Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease, a new exhibition, developed in collaboration with The Carter Center, focuses on several global efforts that have been able to contain, eliminate, or eradicate disease. Chief among these is the 30-year campaign that may soon eradicate Guinea worm disease, positioning it to become only the second human disease ev... (more)

Through 12/31/2015
Hours: 3pm-7pm
Duet Brasserie Happy Hour - Duet Brasserie
37 Barrow Street - 212-255-5416
Ages: All
Price: Free

Duet Brasserie presents three experiences by a husband / wife culinary team – an informal neighborhood café, a casual fine dining destination and a bakery boutique. Collectively, they address a broad spectrum of early morning to late night moods and appetites. All three showcase globally influenced contemporary American cuisine with a decided Frenc... (more)

Through 12/30/2015
Hours: 5pm-6:30pm, 10pm-Close
Pre and Post Theater Dinner Menu at Limani - Limani
45 Rockefeller Plaza, at 51st Street - 212-858-9200
Ages: All
Price: $46.50

Limani at Rockefeller Center is offering customers a delicious four course pre and post-theater dinner menu for $46.50 – because there’s no reason to wait in line at a chain restaurant in Times Square! From 5:00 – 6:30pm and 10:00pm – close, daily (excluding holidays), dine on delicious Greek and Mediterranean food prepared by Chef M.J. Alam before... (more)

Through 3/10/2016 Richard Estes: Painting New York City - Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle - 212-299-7777
madmuseum.org
Ages: All

Spanning from the mid-1960s to the present, this exhibit presents works by this quintessential New York artist and enduring leader of the Photorealist movement. Providing an unprecedented insight into the artist's creative process, the exhibition reveals a full range of Estes' paintings and works on paper, including his photographs, silkscreens and... (more)

Through 9/06/2015 Matthew Weiner's Mad Men - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: AD

Mad Men, one of the most acclaimed television series of all time, will be the subject of a major new exhibition opening at Museum of the Moving Image on March 14, 2015. Just days after the exhibition opens, Matthew Weiner, the show's creator, writer, and executive producer will appear at the Museum on March 20 for a conversation about the creation ... (more)

Through 1/01/2016
Hours: 8pm - 9:30pm
Judy and Liza Together Again - Don't Tell Mama
343 west 46th Street - 212-757-0788
Ages: All
Price: $25.00/2 Drink Minimum

Saturdays ONLY!! Winner of the 2012 "MAC" AWARD as BEST DUO Tommy Femia and Rick Skye in "JUDY AND LIZA TOGETHER AGAIN!" Musical Director: Ricky Ritzel (as Mort/Pappy) Now in it's 5th YEAR, "Judy and Liza Together Again", starring internationally acclaimed entertainers Rick Skye and Tommy Femia, named "BEST DUO"in 2012 by the Manhat... (more)

Through 10/04/2015 The Triumphal Return of Taddeo Gaddi's Maesta Conserved - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

After a two-year absence for conservation at the J. Paul Getty Museum, the New-York Historical Society's Virgin and Child Enthroned with Ten Saints: Maesta returns. Painted ca. 1334 by Taddeo Gaddi, the major disciple of Giotto, the jewel-like panel will take pride of place in a small focus exhibition highlighting its conservation treatment. Thomas... (more)

Through 7/12/2015 Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980 - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

In 1955 The Museum of Modern Art staged Latin American Architecture since 1945, a landmark survey of modern architecture in Latin America. On the 60th anniversary of that important show, the Museum returns to the region to offer a complex overview of the positions, debates, and architectural creativity from Mexico and Cuba to the Southern Cone betw... (more)

Through 12/31/2015 Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modernism - Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Pl - 646-437-4200
www.mjhnyc.org
Ages: All

Through a showcase of vintage furnishings, housewares, and graphics, this exhibition explores how Jewish émigré and American-born designers and architects helped spark America's embrace of midcentury modernism— forging a bold new direction in design and thought. On view are creations by Anni Albers, George Nelson, Richard Neutra, Alvin Lustig, S... (more)

Through 8/23/2015 Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
www.brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

Brooklyn-born artist Jean-Michel Basquiat filled numerous notebooks with poetry fragments, word play, sketches, and personal observations ranging from street life and popular culture to themes of race, class, and world history. The first major exhibition of the artist's notebooks, this features 160 pages of these rarely seen documents, along with r... (more)

Through 7/31/2015 Life at The Limits: Stories of Amazing Species - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

From bacterium (Deinococcus radiodurans) that repairs its own DNA and withstands over 1,000 times more radiation than humans to elephant seals that can hold their breath for two hours as they dive nearly a mile deep in search of food, many animals, plants, and other organisms on our planet have extraordinary ways of going about the daily business o... (more)

Through 7/31/2015 Life at The Limits: Stories of Amazing Species - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

From bacterium (Deinococcus radiodurans) that repairs its own DNA and withstands over 1,000 times more radiation than humans to elephant seals that can hold their breath for two hours as they dive nearly a mile deep in search of food, many animals, plants, and other organisms on our planet have extraordinary ways of going about the daily business o... (more)

Through 2/29/2016 Ceramica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed - National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green - 212-514-3700
www.americanindian.si.edu
Ages: All

This bilingual (English/Spanish) exhibition illuminates Central America’s diverse and dynamic ancestral heritage with a selection of more than 160 objects.

Through 4/21/2016 Saving Place: Fifty Years of New York City Landmarks - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

Many believe New York's pioneering Landmarks Law, enacted in April 1965, was the key factor in the rebirth of New York in the final quarter of the 20th century. It fostered pride in neighborhoods and resulted in neighborhood preservation in every borough, connecting and motivating residents and bringing new economic life to older communities. It en... (more)

Through 7/11/2015 Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera - Grey Art Gallery at NYU
100 Washington Square East - 2129986780
www.nyu.edu/greyart
Ages: All

Featuring cutting-edge examples from Tseng's archive that have rarely or never been shown, this is the first major solo museum exhibition of his works, which have long sparked the imaginations of younger artists.

Through 9/06/2015 Film: Living in the Ages of Airplanes - New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St. - 718-699-0005
www.nysci.org
Ages: All

Through June 4, 2015; Monday – Friday, 1 pm; Saturday & Sunday, noon June 5 – 30, 2015; Monday – Friday, 1 pm; Saturday & Sunday, noon & 3 pm July 1 – August 31, 2015; Monday – Friday, 1 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 11 am & 1 pm September 1 – 6, 2015; Monday – Friday, 1 & 3 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 11 am & 1 pm Living in the Age of Airplanes is an imme... (more)

Through 9/15/2015 Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3200
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television is the first exhibition to explore how avant-garde art influenced and shaped the look and content of network television in its formative years, from the late 1940s to the mid-1970s. During this period, the pioneers of American television—many of them young, Jewish, and aesthetic... (more)

Through 9/27/2015
Hours: 10am-6pm (ride 1/2 hr)
The Beast - Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises - (Circle Line 42nd Street)
Pier 83, W. 42nd St. and 12th Ave. - 212-563-3200
www.circleline42.com
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD

Got a weak heart or fake hair? This tour is not for you. Thrill seekers and bald/naturally-coiffed people? Woohoo! Hop aboard! You will love the Beast Speedboat Ride, one of the most exciting things you can do in NYC that is totally legal. This custom-built, 70-foot speedboat flies towards the Statue of Liberty at around 45 mph, and yet she nev... (more)

Through 9/07/2015 China: Through the Looking Glass - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

This exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute in collaboration with the Department of Asian Art, will explore the impact of Chinese aesthetics on Western fashion, and how China has fueled the fashionable imagination for centuries. High fashion will be juxtaposed with Chinese costumes, paintings, porcelains, and other art, including films, to ... (more)

Through 11/01/2015 Frida Kahlo's Garden - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard - 718-817-8700
nybg.org
Ages: All

Frida Kahlo's Garden focuses on the iconic artist's engagement with nature in her native country of Mexico. The exhibition is the first solo presentation of Kahlo's work in New York City in more than 25 years, and the first exhibition to focus exclusively on her intense interest in the botanical world.

Through 7/18/2015 Heisenberg - New York City Center
131 W. 55th St. - 212-581-1212
www.nycitycenter.org

Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, Georgie spots Alex, a much older man, and plants a kiss on his neck. This electric encounter thrusts these two strangers into a fascinating and life-changing game. Directed by Drama Desk Award winner Mark Brokaw (The Lyons, How I Learned to Drive), Heisenberg brings to blazing, theatrical life th... (more)

Through 9/13/2015 From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

The first major exhibition to focus on the German-born Grete Stern and the Argentinean Horacio Coppola, two leading figures of avant-garde photography who established themselves on both sides of the Atlantic.

Through 8/23/2015 Shakespeare in the Park - Central Park
Delacorte Theater - 212-310-6600
www.publictheater.org
Ages: AD

Shakespeare in the Park is a consummate New York City institution, one that has drawn more than 5 million people since it was first staged in the park's Delacorte Theater in 1962. This year the production will include The Tempest, starring Oscar nominee Sam Waterston (The Killing Fields, Law & Order) and directed by Tony nominee Michael Greif, from... (more)

Through 10/02/2015 Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals, 1933-1945 - Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Pl - 646-437-4200
www.mjhnyc.org
Ages: TE,AD

Thousands of homosexuals, primarily gay men, perished at the hands of the Nazis along with millions of Jews and other victims including Roma (Gypsies), Poles, Soviet prisoners of war, Jehovah's Witnesses, and the disabled during World War II and the Holocaust. The story of what happened to homosexuals in Nazi Germany is the subject of the United S... (more)

Through 12/31/2015 SNL: The Exhibition - Premiere 5th Avenue Exhibitions
417 5th Avenue - 888-647-2789
www.premierexhibitions.com
Ages: TE,AD

SNL THE EXHIBITION at the newly opened PREMIERE EXHIBITIONS 5th AVENUE takes visitors through the show's tight weekly schedule and its 40-year history. Get a behind the scenes glimpse and meet SNL's key players (Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Jane Curtain, Eddie Murphy, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, to name just a few), past and pr... (more)

Through 6/01/2016 Folk City: New York and the American Folk Music Revival - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

In the 1950s and 1960s, folk music blossomed in New York City, particularly in Greenwich Village, the iconoclastic neighborhood that had long nurtured unconventional art and progressive politics. Folk City provides a rich, multimedia experience that will trace the revival's roots, its growth in New York, its major players and songwriters, and its i... (more)

Through 9/13/2015
Hours: 10:30am - 6:30pm
Summer 2015 Exhibitions - Visio Dell'Arte
522 West 23 Street - 212-796-5313
Ages: All
Price: Free

Visio Dell'Arte is pleasured to announce the Summer 2015 exhibitions, running from June 2 – September 13, 2015. During this season, Max Laniado presents a cycle of renewed bi-weekly exhibitions featuring a selection of recent masterpieces and new never-seen-before artworks by 12 exclusive contemporary artists. For over 10 years, Rasikh Akhmet... (more)

Through 9/30/2015
Hours: 6pm
Rooftop Film Club series at YOTEL New York - YOTEL New York
570 10th Ave - 212-981-5259
Ages: AD
Price: 15-25

Beginning on Wednesday, June 3rd, the Rooftop Film Club series at YOTEL New York invites local residents and YOTEL guests to take in their favorite movies on YOTEL’s expansive Terrace – the largest outdoor hotel space in the city. To celebrate Rooftop Film Club’s U.S. debut, the first four-days of the film series will screen the same movies - G... (more)

Through 7/26/2015 Of Good Stock - New York City Center
131 W. 55th St. - 212-581-1212
www.nycitycenter.org
Ages: AD

The three Stockton sisters are witty, brilliant, beautiful – and a total mess, thanks to the legacy of their complicated novelist father. In Melissa Ross' new play, these women gather at their family home on Cape Cod for a summer weekend. Their reunion ignites passions, humor, and wildly unanticipated upheavals. MTC's award-winning Artistic Directo... (more)

Through 7/11/2015
Hours: 10am-5:45pm
American Museum of Natural History Presents: Water World: Immersive Dome Experience - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All
Price: Free with Museum admission

Take a ride through the solar system and gain a new perspective on our home planet, a unique world colored ocean blue. After passing through Earth’s orbit, we’ll splash down into the deep oceans to examine life underwater. This 10-minute Geodome experience mixes science visualization and high-resolution video to reveal the many scales at which scie... (more)

Through 7/11/2015 Water World: Immersive Dome Experience - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

Take a ride through the solar system and gain a new perspective on our home planet, a unique world colored ocean blue. After passing through Earth's orbit, we'll splash down into the deep oceans to examine life underwater. This ten-minute Geodome experience mixes science visualization and high-resolution video to reveal the many scales at which sci... (more)

Through 7/11/2015 Water World: Immersive Dome Experience - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

Without water, life as we know it would not exist. The first living organisms on Earth appeared in the ocean nearly four billion years ago. Some, including our ancestors, adapted to life on land. But the ocean is still home to more kinds of life than anywhere else on the planet. Take a ride through our solar system to gain a new perspective on o... (more)

Through 9/07/2015
Hours: 5:45-10 pm
Gerard & Kelly: Timelining - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue - 212-423-3500
Ages: AD
Price: Pay What You Wish

STORYLINES: CONTEMPORARY ART AT THE GUGGENHEIM PROGRAMS PERFORMANCE Gerard & Kelly: Timelining Mondays, June 8–September 7, 5:45–10 pm Rotunda Floor Artist duo Gerard & Kelly stage their performance Timelining (2014), which investigates how personal history, intimacy, and memory bind people in time. Recently acquired by the Guggenheim, the ... (more)

Through 9/07/2015
Hours: 5:45pm-10 pm
Gerard & Kelly: Timelining - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue - 212-423-3500
Ages: AD
Price: Pay What You Wish

STORYLINES: CONTEMPORARY ART AT THE GUGGENHEIM PROGRAMS PERFORMANCE Gerard & Kelly: Timelining Mondays, June 8–September 7, 5:45–10 pm Rotunda Floor Artist duo Gerard & Kelly stage their performance Timelining (2014), which investigates how personal history, intimacy, and memory bind people in time. Recently acquired by the Guggenheim, the ... (more)

Through 9/06/2015
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 11am-5pm
Sir Frederic Leighton's Flaming June - Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St. - 212-288-0700
www.frick.org
Ages: All

This monumental image of a sleeping woman in a brilliant orange gown is a masterpiece of British painting that has not been seen by New York City audiences in 20 years.

Through 9/06/2015 Albert Oehlen: Home and Garden - New Museum
265 Bowery - 212-219-1222
newmuseum.org/
Ages: All

The first major New York exhibition of the work of German artist Albert Oehlen (b. 1954). Surveying the past thirty years of his career and demonstrating his immeasurable influence on contemporary painting, the exhibition will include paintings, drawings, and prints from several of his most important bodies of work.

Through 12/06/2015 Kaws: Along the Way - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

The Brooklyn Museum presents KAWS: "ALONG THE WAY," an exhibition of work by KAWS, the internationally acclaimed Brooklyn-based artist who bridges the gap between art and pop culture in his large-scale sculptures and meticulous, brightly colored paintings. The exhibition, on view June 10 through December 6, 2015, will highlight ALONG THE WAY, an 18... (more)

Through 7/02/2015
Hours: 11-6
Bodies and Spaces: Two Collective Exhibitions at Agora Gallery - Agora Gallery
530 West 25th Street - (+1) 212-226-4151
www.agora-gallery.com
Ages: All
Price: free

This June, Agora Gallery will host two collective exhibitions that take on the challenge of redefining figures and spaces through a variety of artistic techniques. The artists featured in the exhibition In Reverie of Form tackle subjects of flora, fauna, and the human body, to examine various phenomena with their representations. Culture, psycholog... (more)

Through 8/20/2015
Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-4pm, Sat 1-4pm and by appointment
Andrea Arroyo “A Rose in Harlem” - Rio III Gallery at Sugar Hill
898 St Nicholas Avenue, 9th fl. (@ 155th St.) 10032. - (212) 568-2030 x 208
Ages: All
Price: Free

Andrea Arroyo’s work examines the status of women in society, celebrating the strength and resilience of women, while tackling notions of gender, race, and identity. Her new exhibition, A Rose in Harlem, features drawings, prints and site-specific works that are informed by historical and contemporary women of Sugar Hill. Andrea Arroyo is an aw... (more)

Through 8/23/2015 American Museum of Natural History Presents: Our Earth’s Future: Online Course on the Science of Climate Change - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All
Price: Free with application, available on amnh.org

This course is about how to talk about the science of climate change. You will hear from scientists in the fields of climatology, oceanography, Earth science, and anthropology, and study how climate change is affecting people and their ways of life. By the end of the 10-week, free course, you will be able to confront misconceptions and contribute c... (more)

Through 7/25/2015
Hours: 11:30am-4:00am
Summer Saturdays at Social Bar & Grill - Social Bar & Grill
795 8th Avenue - 212.459.0643
Ages: AD

This summer, bask in the warm atmosphere by celebrating at Social Bar & Grill’s new event “Summer Saturdays” for one of the best parties in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen. Every Saturday this summer on the second floor of Social Bar & Grill will be a premium open bar costing only $25.00 per person from 10:00 pm-12:00 am or $35.00 per person from 1... (more)

Through 7/03/2015 Jeremy Jordan - 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD

After his sold out 2014 debut at 54 Below, Tony nominee Euan Morton is excited to return and launch his newest project, I ? the Carpenters. Backed by the newly formed Downey CA Collective, Morton will perform songs made famous by the all American jazz/pop duo Richard and Karen Carpenter. With composers like Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Paul Willia... (more)

Through 7/11/2015 Midsummer Night Swing - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
60 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-875-5000
midsummernightswing.org
Ages: All

This summer Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing celebrates the great dance bands and soloists that drive the action on the dance floor. Taking place in a specially designed open-air ballroom in Damrosch Park Tuesdays through Saturdays, Midsummer Night Swing brings together people of all ages, at every skill level, and from dozens of diverse soci... (more)

Through 10/11/2015 Alice: 150 Years of Wonderland - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
themorgan.org
Ages: All

This exhibition brings to light the curious history of Wonderland, presenting an engaging account of the genesis, publication, and enduring appeal of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland."

Through 10/12/2015
Hours: 11 am-5:30 pm
Film Screening: Doris Salcedo's Public Works - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: AD
Price: Free with admission

DORIS SALCEDO PROGRAMS Film Screening: Doris Salcedo’s Public Works Daily, June 26–October 12, 11 am–5:30 pm New Media Theater A short video documenting the artist’s site-specific public projects and architectural interventions is screened continuously in conjunction with the exhibition. Free with admission. For more information, visit guggen... (more)

Through 9/07/2015 Zoe Leonard: Analogue - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
moma.org
Ages: All

This landmark photographic project - conceived over the course of a decade - documents, in 412 color and black-and-white photographs, the eclipsed texture of 20th-century urban life as seen in little bodegas, mom-and-pop stores with decaying facades and quirky handwritten signs, and shop windows displaying a mixed assortment of products.

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

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

Through 7/09/2015 Three With Robin Williams (Film Series) - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: TE,AD

While Robin Williams was best known for his dazzling comic improvisations, his film work showed remarkable range. In his finest roles, he was able to convey a deep inner life and a wide range of feelings, and despite his high-energy persona, he could also work beautifully in a lower key. Here are three of his finest screen performances, including a... (more)

Through 7/27/2015
Hours: 11am-7pm
Persuasive Images: Architecture of the 1939–40 & 1964–65 New York World’s Fairs - The Godwin-Ternbach Museum
65-30 Kissena Blvd, Klapper 405 - 7189974747
Ages: All
Price: 0.00

The World’s Fairs of 1939–40 and 1964–65 presented architecture in a variety of modern and postmodern styles. The photo exhibit Persuasive Images: Architecture and the 1939–40 and 1964–65 New York World’s Fairs will “reassess the conventional perceptions of the Fairs’ architecture, which was often ignored or ridiculed,” says curator Richard Houra... (more)

Through 12/31/2015 Hunger Games: The Exhibition - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com
Ages: All
Price: $29.50 adults, $27.50 seniors, $22.50 kids 3-11

WORLD PREMIERE EXHIBITION COMING JULY 1, 2015 THE HUNGER GAMES: THE EXHIBITION will ignite fans of the blockbuster Hunger Games franchise as never before. Immersive themed environments, hundreds of authentic costumes and props, and highly interactive digital and hands-on experiences will invite visitors to step inside and explore the world of Pa... (more)

Through 8/26/2015
Hours: Noon-2pm
Lincoln Square BID’s Free Lunchtime Summer Concert Series and Yoga Sessions - Richard Tucker Park
Broadway and 66th Street - 212 - 581- 3774
Ages: All
Price: Free

The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District is excited to continue its partnership with the MTA Arts & Design’s Music Under New York to bring free, quality, musical entertainment to locals and visitors of all ages of the Lincoln Square area, a neighborhood known for its cultural and musical institutions. The highly anticipated concerts at Ri... (more)

Through 7/04/2015 Festival of Tall Ships: Voyage of L'Hermione - South Street Seaport
Pier 15 - 212-732-8257
www.southstreetseaport.com
Ages: All

Twenty years ago, a small group dreamed of reconstructing an exact replica of General Lafayette's 18th-century ship called the Hermione. Today, the majestic vessel is the largest and most authentically built Tall Ship in the last 150 years. The Hermione has set sail in France, launching an adventure that comes to the USA in the summer of 2015 for a... (more)

7/02/2015 - 7/26/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
Opera Saratoga Announces 2015 Summer Festival Season - Opera Saratoga
19 Roosevelt Drive, Suite 215 - (518) 584-6018
Ages: All
Price: single ticket pricing, will be posted online in mid-October for the 2015 Summer Season.

Opera Saratoga announces its 2015 Summer Festival season, which will run from July 2 – July 26, 2015 at multiple venues throughout?Saratoga Springs, New York. The 2014/2015 season is the first programmatic year under the artistic and general direction of Lawrence Edelson and marks an expansion for the company in several ways: the first World ... (more)

7/02/2015
Hours: Boards 3:30pm, sails 4pm-5:30pm
New York Cocktail Cruises - Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. & the Hudson River - 866-483-3866
www.spiritcruises.com
Ages: AD
Price: From $37.90 pp

Shake up your week. You work hard all week long, so isn't it time for a little reward? Break routine and do something fun with your crew this summer. Spirit Cruises' new Cocktail Cruise is a quick refresh to reward you for a week well done and start off your weekend on a high note. Forget your land-locked, go-to bar for happy hour and treat yoursel... (more)

7/02/2015
Hours: Boards 3:30pm, sails 4pm-5:30pm
New York Cocktail Cruises - Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. & the Hudson River - 866-483-3866
www.spiritcruises.com
Ages: AD
Price: From $37.90 pp

Shake up your week. You work hard all week long, so isn't it time for a little reward? Break routine and do something fun with your crew this summer. Spirit Cruises' new Cocktail Cruise is a quick refresh to reward you for a week well done and start off your weekend on a high note. Forget your land-locked, go-to bar for happy hour and treat yoursel... (more)

7/02/2015
Hours: Boards 6:15pm, sails 6:30pm-8pm.
Zephyr Happy Hour - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD

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

7/02/2015 - 7/05/2015 Rob Stapleton's July 4th Weekend Takeover - Carolines on Broadway
1626 Broadway - 212-757-4100
www.carolines.com
Ages: AD

Not just a show but a party! Featuring a special BBQ menu. Known for his high energy, Rob Stapleton has become a favorite around the country as well as the NY comedy scene. His keen, hilarious, observational style is what has led Rob to numerous television appearances which include stints on popular shows such as HBO's P-Diddy's Bad Boys of Com... (more)

7/02/2015
Hours: 8pm
Swamp Gumbo - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

With their musical mix of Cajun zydeco, jazz and R&B, the members of Swamp Gumbo create a New Orleans-style party atmosphere wherever they play. Up front is lead singer Ms. Kati Mac, who has sung with the talents to five Emmy-nominated songs. On trumpet is Tim Ouimette, who has played for The Count Basie Orchestra, Keith Richards and They Might Be ... (more)

7/02/2015 - 7/05/2015 Rob Stapleton's July 4th Weekend Take Over - Carolines on Broadway
1626 Broadway - 212-757-4100
www.carolines.com
Ages: AD

Not just a show but a party! Featuring a special BBQ menu. Known for his high energy, Rob Stapleton has become a favorite around the country as well as the NY comedy scene. His keen, hilarious, observational style is what has led Rob to numerous television appearances which include stints on popular shows such as HBO's P-Diddy's Bad Boys of Com... (more)

7/03/2015
Hours: Boards 9:15pm, sails 9:45pm-12am (midnight)
House on the Hudson - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD

Feel the heat aboard our stylish dance party infused with live celebrity DJs, bottle service, and the hottest views of the glittering city. Ignite your weekend and experience the pulse of the moment in true NYC fashion aboard the city's first floating night club! Enjoy a cash bar of custom made cocktails, drink specials and bar snacks. Keep the par... (more)

7/03/2015
Hours: 8pm
Jermaine Paul - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

Winner of the hit TV show NBC's "The Voice", season 2, former back-up singer of Alicia Keys and two-time Grammy Nominated artist, Jermaine Paul, has been brewing in the entertainment industry for years. Get ready world, as all eyes will be on Jermaine Paul and all ears to his voice. His music embraces the ensemble of rock, soul; rhythm and blues, t... (more)

7/03/2015 - 8/02/2015 The Essential John Ford - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: AD

Starting fittingly on July Fourth weekend, Museum of the Moving Image will present The Essential John Ford, a tribute to the consummate American filmmaker. Ford made his reputation on westerns, but worked in many genres, creating films of depth, beauty, and ambiguity. From July 3 through August 2, the Museum will present 20 movies directed by Ford—... (more)

7/03/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
Viper Rocks the Top Gun Soundtrack - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

w/White Wedding opening.

7/04/2015 Fireworks Dinner Cruise - World Yacht
Pier 81, W. 41st St. - 212-630-8100
www.worldyacht.com
Ages: AD
Price: $407 pp

Take in the dazzling celebration of our nation's independence as you dine on a sumptuous dinner and witness the brilliant fireworks display! - Private table - Five-course dinner - Premium open bar It will be a night to remember!

7/04/2015
Hours: $135
July 4th Cruise - Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises - (Circle Line 42nd Street)
Pier 83, W. 42nd St. and 12th Ave. - 212-563-3200
www.circleline42.com
Ages: AD,All

Celebrate life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness this Fourth of July with a Circle Line cruise. You'll be in the best seats to witness our country's "largest display of patriotic firepower," the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® Spectacular.

7/04/2015
Hours: Boards 5pm, sails 6pm-11pm
July Fourth Fireworks Dinner Cruise - Bateaux New York
Pier 61, Chelsea Piers - 866-817-3463
bateauxnewyork.com
Ages: All
Price: $499.90

This cruise is the most sophisticated way to celebrate Independence Day. Come aboard Bateaux New York, where gourmet tastes, elegant décor and extraordinary views combine to create an exquisite dining experience. Enjoy imaginative culinary creations and star-quality entertainment as part of this ultimate New York indulgence. Includes three course ... (more)

7/04/2015
Hours: 3pm-9pm
Warm Up 2015 - MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Ave. - 718-784-2084
momaps1.org
Ages: TE,AD
Price: $18 advance, $20 day of show

MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up 2015, beginning June 27 and taking place every Saturday this summer through September 5. A New York summer staple now in its 18th year, MoMA PS1's highly anticipated Warm Up outdoor music series continues its tradition of introducing audiences to the best in experimental live music, sound, and DJs—both local and internatio... (more)

7/04/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
Popa Chubby - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

Plays the Music of JIMI HENDRIX's Electric Chubby Land

7/04/2015 - 11/29/2015
Hours: 10am-5:45pm
American Museum of Natural History Presents: Spiders Alive! - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All
Price: Free with Museum admission

Back by popular demand at the American Museum of Natural History, Spiders Alive! is a comprehensive look at the fascinating and complex world of arachnids. Among the exhibition’s live animals are 16 species of spiders, two species of scorpion, a chemical-spewing vinegaroon, and several long-legged tailless whip spiders—which aren’t spiders at all. ... (more)

7/04/2015
Hours: 8pm
39th Annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks - Brooklyn Bridge - 212-494-4495
macys.com/fireworks
Ages: All
Price: FREE

After a five year stint on the Hudson, NYC's premier fireworks show makes a triumphant return to the East River. Set to an amazing 25-minute score celebrating the 200th anniversary of the "Star Spangled Banner" the show with boast an arsenal of explosives fired from barges positioned in the lower East River, as well as some shots fired from the Bro... (more)

7/04/2015
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: $18.00-$22.00

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)

7/04/2015 - 7/12/2015
Hours: 9am-5pm
Ahoy! Hornblower Cruises & Events Presents The Festival of Tall Ships Featuring El Galeon - Pier 15
South Street Seaport, South and Fletcher Sts. - (646) 576-8405
Ages: All
Price: $15

Hornblower Cruises & Events is welcoming a very special guest to Pier 15 at South Street Seaport this Independence Day, sailing all the way from St. Augustine, Florida. That special guest is El Galeon, an authentic wooden replica of a 16th century Spanish ship, where for eight days only the general public can board and tour the ship and relive the... (more)

7/04/2015
Hours: 2pm
Watson Adventures’ Secrets of Grand Central Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
100 East 42nd Street - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $24.50

Discover cool places, little-known passageways, and surprising sights in the amazing landmark terminal. You'll search for mysterious markings in the constellation ceiling, times for "ghost" trains in the former arrivals room, the Grand Central Market, the architectural wonder of the Whispering Gallery, the Transit Museum Annex, the dazzling art dec... (more)

7/04/2015
Hours: 1pm
Watson Adventures’ Revolutionary New York Scavenger Hunt - Battery Park
State St & Battery Place - 877-946-4868
Ages: All
Price: $24.50

Discover downtown sites where the Founding Fathers battled the Brits--and each other. Highlights include Alexander Hamilton’s grave, Federal Hall (where Washington was inaugurated), the street where Jefferson lived (and brokered the deal to move the nation’s capital to Washington, D.C.), Fraunces Tavern (where Washington bid farewell to his officer... (more)

7/04/2015
Hours: 7:15pm
Zephyr 4th of July Cruise - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD
Price: $300

Join us for the most thrilling views of New York City's dazzling Fourth of July Fireworks! Ticket includes passed and stationary hors d'oeuvres, a buffet dinner, dessert trays, soda, juice and water. A cash bar is also available. The event lasts approximately 3 and a half hours.

7/04/2015
Hours: Boards 5pm, sails 6pm-11pm
New York Fireworks Dinner Cruise - Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. & the Hudson River - 866-483-3866
www.spiritcruises.com
Ages: AD
Price: From $349.90

Buffet-style Dinner Menu Premium open bar package (must be 21 or older with ID) Engaging DJ entertainment for dancing Views of spectacular July 4th fireworks (weather permitting) Board: 5:00pm | Cruise: 6:00pm - 11:00pm Price: from $349.90 per person* Enhance your cruise experience with Spirit'sGold or Platinum Packages

7/04/2015 - 7/05/2015
Hours: 3pm-1am
Independence Island – The Only 4th of July Beach Party in Manhattan - La Marina Beach
348 Dyckman Street - 917-664-2686
Ages: AD
Price: $20

Saturday, July 4th, 2015 PartyHost, Perk Hospitality and Eric Virgil Independence Island – The Only 4th of July Beach Party in Manhattan at LA MARINA BEACH 348 Dyckman Street, New York, NY 10034 Time: 3pm to 1am Purchase Tickets: Early Bird General Admission $20.00 Vip Admission (Access to Vip Area) $30.00 To Purchase Tickets go to ... (more)

7/04/2015 - 7/05/2015 W New York - Downtown Presents: 4th of July Party with G-Bo the Pro and Friends - Living Room @ W New York – Downtown
8 Albany Street - wnychappenings@whotels.com
Ages: AD
Price: 0

Please join us on Saturday July 4th at W New York – Downtown to celebrate with DJ G-Bo the Pro & Friends. G-Bo the Pro has been credited as being one of the pioneers of the "mixtape culture" from the early 1990s. G-Bo and his former partner Double R produced 14 mixtapes, which have been described as the sound track to the "golden era of hip-hop" (1... (more)

7/04/2015
Hours: 12pm-6pm
Family Bowl - Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. - 718-963-3369
www.brooklynbowl.com
Ages: All

Bowling for kids of all ages. Food by Blue Ribbon, as well as local brews and more.

7/05/2015
Hours: 6pm-9pm
Jamaica Bay EcoCruise - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: All

Visit the New York Harbor and see the many islands of the huge Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, nesting osprey, and all wading bird species. Birds you may see on this tour include: Osprey Peregrine falcons, Willets and other shorebirds and much more!

7/05/2015
Hours: 3pm
Summerstage: Global Family Day - Central Park
1 Central Park West - 212-310-6600
www.centralparknyc.org
Ages: All

Shine and the Moonbeams? exploded on to the family music scene in 2011, bringing a brand new R&B  sound to the genre and introducing the sounds of classic funk, soul, blues, and jazz music to enthusiastic  children. They are singer­songwriter Shawana Kemp and guitarist John Heagle, two New York musicians  who have performed in varied genres from... (more)

7/05/2015
Hours: 6pm-9pm
Sunset EcoCruise to the Harbor Heron Islands - Jamaica Bay - South Street Seaport Pier 16
89 South Street - 212-742-1969
Ages: All
Price: $60 for adults, $50 for children (3-12)

Experience the wonders of New York's famous harbor at sunset—and visit some of the harbor’s best kept secrets and proudest conservation stories on NYC Audubon’s Sunset Ecocruises to the Harbor Heron Islands. Get up close and personal with some of the 3,000 herons, egrets, and ibis nesting on these lush islands right here in the City’s harbor. Saili... (more)

7/05/2015
Hours: 12pm-6pm
Family Bowl - Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. - 718-963-3369
www.brooklynbowl.com
Ages: All

Bowling for kids of all ages. Food by Blue Ribbon, as well as local brews and more.

7/06/2015 - 7/10/2015
Hours: 1pm-4pm
Kids Printmaking Camp - Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum
65 Jumel Terrace - 212-923-8008
www.morrisjumel.org
Ages: AD

Stretch your child's creative muscles at M. Tony Peralta's week-long printmaking workshop for kids. Tony will teach the elements of printmaking and give kids ample hands-on opportunities to make eye-catching, colorful art. Enrollment is $10 per parent/chaperone. Advanced registration is required.

7/06/2015 - 1/10/2016
Hours: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
American Museum of Natural History Presents: Jeanchel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean-Mi - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: All

Filmed over three years at locations around the world, including the Bahamas, Fiji, and Bimini, Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean is narrated by renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle. Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of ocean pioneer Jacques Cousteau, and marine biologist Holly Lohuis, take viewers on a breathtaking journey examining the oceans’ tiny sh... (more)

7/06/2015
Hours: 7.30pm
The Williamsburg Spelling Bee - Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer St. - 718-302-3770
Ages: AD
Price: free

A real adults-only spelling bee with a kinder and gentler three-strikes-you’re-out policy, and a fun, not-too-competitive environment. Winners receive nerdy prizes and a spot in the annual Finals. Words start out easy, and all spelling bees (up to the season finals) are open to everyone. With host & singer b-o-b-b-y-b-l-u-e & education author ... (more)

7/06/2015 - 7/24/2015
Hours: 9am-4pm
Brooklyn Creative Arts Lab - Mark Morris Dance Center
3 Lafayette Ave - 718-624-8400
www.brooklyncreativeartslab.org
Ages: TW,TE
Price: $1,550

Brooklyn Creative Arts Lab July 6 - 24, 2015 For rising 6th, 7th, & 8th graders Monday-Friday 9am-4pm | Extended day option available: 4:15-6pm Final Presentation: Saturday, July 25 at 2:00pm Mark Morris Dance Group, BRIC Arts Media, and Irondale Ensemble Project present the second annual Brooklyn Creative Arts Lab (BCAL). A u... (more)

7/06/2015
Hours: 8pm
An All Star Tribute to the Music of B.B. King - City Winery
155 Varick St. - 212-608-0555
www.citywinery.com/newyork
Ages: AD

Celebrate the life & music of the King of the Blues, B.B. King with Jim Weider, Joe Louis Walker & friends w/ Brian Mitchell, Randy Ciarlante, Lenny Bradford and many other very special guests.

7/06/2015 - 7/17/2015
Hours: 10am-6pm
WCM New York Sample Sale - WCM New York Showroom
12 West 37th Street, 10th fl - 212-268-0723
Ages: All
Price: free

The sample sale will include one-of-a-kind samples, and discounted, current season belts, small leather goods, handbags and leather jewelry at 25-70% off retail. Men’s and women’s styles will be included, as well as BOGO offers on leather cuffs and scarves. Mon-Fri only!

7/07/2015 Micky Dolenz: A Little Bit Broadway, A Little Bit Rock 'n Roll - 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD

Micky Dolenz is best known as the lead singer of the hugely successful rock 'n' roll band, The Monkees, which originated from the classic sixties TV show of the same name. The Monkees sold over 65 million records and has toured the U.S. (and much of the world) many times over. Micky has also starred in musicals on Broadway, the West End, and in n... (more)

7/07/2015 - 7/08/2015 Kevin Hart - Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza - 212-465-5800
www.thegarden.com
Ages: AD


7/07/2015 - 7/11/2015 ThrillerFest X - Grand Hyatt Hotel
109 E. 42 St. - 203-226-0199
www.thrillerfest.com
Ages: All
Price: $433 (see site for details)

The Big Apple once again becomes the backdrop for thrills, chills, murder and mayhem. The International Thriller Writers (ITW) ThrillerFest, the largest gathering of New York Times bestselling authors under one roof, returns July 7-11, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. This year, the ThrillerMaster torch will be passed to number one N... (more)

7/07/2015 - 7/28/2015
Hours: 10am-11am
Art in the Parks - Rufus King Park
Jamaica Avenue, between 150th & 153rd Streets - 718-526-8700
Ages: AD
Price: Free

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

7/07/2015 - 7/28/2015
Hours: 11am-6pm
Conversations and Color Revolutions: Two New Exhibitions in NYC - Agora Gallery
530 West 25th Street - (+1) 212-226-4151
Ages: All
Price: free

This July, Agora Gallery presents two collective exhibitions to re-imagine and reinvigorate the world. Répartie in Art presents the work of international artists as they tackle the concept of “space” and those who occupy it. From landscapes to fragments of a scene, from human or animal subjects to something more abstract, the works open a dialog be... (more)

7/07/2015
Hours: , from 7-8pm, and Thursday mornings, from 8:15-9:15am
New York Theatre Ballet announces Pilates Class - St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery
131 East 10th Street, 2nd Floor - (212) 679-0401
Ages: All
Price: $15

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) is pleased to announce its new Pilates classes, beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at NYTB’s home studio, located at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 East 10th Street, 2nd Floor, New York City. Classes will be offered on both Tuesday evenings, from 7-8pm, and Thursday mornings, from 8:15-9:15am. Cost will be $15/clas... (more)

7/07/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
Dumbo Comedy - Dumbo Kitchen
108 Jay Street - 718-797-1695
Ages: AD
Price: 0

Standup Comedy returns 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 at Dumbo Kitchen at 108 Jay St. No cover! First Tuesday of each month: Live music followed by Comedy at 7:30pm. dumbocomedy@gmail.com www.facebook.com/dumbocomedy ... (more)

7/07/2015
Hours: 7pm
What Women Do (and men too) - Manhattan Theatre Club Studios
311 W 43rd Street 8th Floor - (212) 399-3000
Ages: AD
Price: Free

A cast of six will lead a reading of the Broadway-bound WHAT WOMEN DO (and men too) written by playwright and Broadway performer William Youmans and directed by Don Stephenson. The new play is a battle-of-the-sexes farce set in New York City. The reading, which is being produced by The Resonance Ensemble, takes place on Tuesday July 7, 2015 at 7:00... (more)

7/08/2015 - 9/09/2015
Hours: 2 pm
Mind's Eye Programs - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org/mindseye
Ages: TE,AD
Price: Free with reservations

MIND’S EYE PROGRAMS Wednesdays, July 8 and September 9, 2 pm For visitors who are blind or have low vision, tours and workshops focused on the Guggenheim’s summer exhibitions are presented through Verbal Descriptions and touch. Free with reservations. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/mindseye.

7/08/2015
Hours: 8:30pm
LAMC Official Showcase feat. Maria y Jose, Buscabulla, Centarvs, Callate Mark, Diamante Electrico & Nicole - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

The LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) is the only major conference celebrating and supporting genres of Latin music that are left of center and forging the way Latinos, especially young, bicultural-millennial Latinos in the U.S., define themselves. Hailed by The New York Times as the "Sundance of Latin music", the LAMC is also the largest L... (more)

7/08/2015 - 7/10/2015
Hours: 11am-4pm
The Hennessy 250 Tour Arrives at Lincoln Center - Alice Tully Hall
1941 Broadway (NW corner of W. 65th Street) - 212-798-9521
Ages: AD
Price: Free

To celebrate Hennessy’s 250th anniversary, The Hennessy 250 Tour features internationally-recognized artists whose works evoke the brand’s legacy and expertise: Charles Sandison, Pierrick Sorin, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Arik Levy, Tony Oursler, Anton Corbijn, and Constance Guisset. Curated by Hervé Mikaeloff, in collaboration with scenographer Natha... (more)

7/09/2015
Hours: 8pm
Julianne Hough & Derek Hough Move Live on Tour - Radio City Music Hall
1260 Sixth Ave. - 212-307-7171
www.radiocity.com
Ages: All

Julianne Hough and Derek Hough will be bringing MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015 to Radio City Music Hall on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 8:00PM. Tickets go on sale on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10:00AM.

7/09/2015
Hours: Boards 6:15pm, sails 6:30pm-8pm.
Zephyr Happy Hour - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD

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

7/09/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
Fastball & Rembrandts - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD


7/09/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
Film Screening: October Sky - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

Join the Intrepid Museum for its seventh annual Summer Movie Series. Enjoy FREE feature films on the flight deck, under the stars! In this true story, Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son, is inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry—against his father's wishes. October Sky will be introduced by Kayla Rajsky, a student at Cornell Univ... (more)

7/09/2015 - 7/11/2015 Mark Curry - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com


7/09/2015 - 7/25/2015
Hours: 8pm
'As You Like It' - Parking Lot on East Norfolk Street
114 Norfolk Street - 212-873-9050
Ages: All
Price: FREE

The Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot has found a new home in the Parking Lot behind The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center (CSV), 114 Norfolk Street between Delancey and Rivington Streets. The troupe will kick off the third decade of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot there July 9 to 26 with "As You Like It," directed ... (more)

7/09/2015
Hours: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Justin Baron at Mercury Lounge - Mercury Lounge
217 E Houston St. - (212) 260-4700
Ages: AD
Price: $10-12

Make music to move the soul. This has long been the mantra of Justin Baron, a 25-year old NYC-based blues rock musician and recent co-writer for Grammy Award-Winning artist John Legend's new album. His live shows are full of fiery energy and his music is no different! From the second you hear him play you will be hooked to his infectious melodies a... (more)

7/09/2015
Hours: 12:30pm
106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park w/Penn & Teller, STOMP, Wicked, It Shoulda Been You, Fuerza Bruta - Bryant Park
41 W. 40th St. - 212-768-4242
bryantpark.org
Ages: All
Price: FREE

Fans can look forward to seeing performances from current 2015 and past Tony Award-winning musicals, including The King and I (2015 Tony Award Winner), Something Rotten (2015 Tony Award Winner), STOMP, WICKED, MAMMA MIA!, Kinky Boots and Phantom of the Opera. w/Penn & Teller, STOMP, Wicked, It Shoulda Been You, Fuerza Bruta

7/09/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
Bang on a Can: Repetitions & Differences with violinist Todd Reynolds - The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Ave - 212-423-3200
Ages: All
Price: $12-$18

Bang on a Can and The Jewish Museum present Repetition and Difference, featuring violinist Todd Reynolds in a program tied to the Museum's current exhibition. This program continues the Jewish Museum and Bang on a Can's partnership to produce a series of dynamic musical performances at the Museum inspired by the Jewish Museum's diverse slate of exh... (more)

7/09/2015
Hours: 7:30pm-9pm
Bang on a Can: Repetitions & Differences with violinist Todd Reynolds - The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Ave - 718-852-7755
Ages: All
Price: $12-18

Bang on a Can and The Jewish Museum present Repetition and Difference, featuring violinist Todd Reynolds in a program tied to the Museum's current exhibition. This program continues the Jewish Museum and Bang on a Can's partnership to produce a series of dynamic musical performances at the Museum inspired by the Jewish Museum's diverse slate of exh... (more)