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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 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 1/10/2016 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 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 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 1/31/2016 The Velveteen Rabbit - New Victory Theater
209 W. 42nd St. (Broadway) - 646-223-3020
www.newvictory.org
Ages: All

There was once a velveteen rabbit, and in the beginning he was really splendid. He was fat and bunchy, as a rabbit should be; and he yearned to be real. The days grew long and the rabbit's coat became shabby, for the Boy loved him, and wherever the Boy went, the Rabbit went too. London's Unicorn Theatre (Tom's Midnight Garden, New Vic 2001) brings ... (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 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 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 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 9/27/2015 America Is Hard to See - Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort St. - 212-570-3600
www.whitney.org

The exhibit, America is Hard to See, (a reference to a Robert Frost poem) re-examines American artwork from 1900 to the present, featuring work by 400 artists and will fill every indoor and outdoor exhibition space. The exhibit continues through Sept. 27.

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 9/13/2015 Art As Activism - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

Throughout much of the 20th century, political protests and calls for action reached the public on posters and broadsides. Long before digital technology made worldwide communication possible, graphic artists used the powerful tools of modernist art to inform communities, stir up audiences and call attention to injustice. American graphic artists, ... (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 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 12/31/2020 Picasso's Le Tricorne - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

Now on display at the New-York Historical Society is a newly acquired and conserved Picasso in the exhibition Picasso's "Le Tricorne." It is the first work by Picasso, and one with great wall power and a New York history, to enter New-York Historical's collection. Pablo Picasso painted the stage curtain for the two-act ballet The Three-Cornered ... (more)

Through 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 12/31/2015 Splendor in the Grass: MoSex Kinesthetic Camping Ground - Museum of Sex
233 Fifth Ave. - 212-689-6337
www.museumofsex.com
Ages: AD

For its 2nd annual Kinesthesia Art Commission the Museum of Sex presents Splendor in the Grass, an immersive installation by world renowned Studio Droog. Splendor in the Grass translates the campground setting into a surreal adult playground where the complexities of human sexuality are at play in multiple physical, visual and olfactory experiences... (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 9/05/2015
Hours: 10:30 am-7:30 pm
Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue - 212-423-3500
Ages: All
Price: Free with admission

STORYLINES: CONTEMPORARY ART AT THE GUGGENHEIM PROGRAMS Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle Saturdays, June 6, July 11, August 8, September 5, 10:30 am–7:30 pm Peter B. Lewis Theater On select Saturdays throughout the summer, the Guggenheim presents day-long screenings of Matthew Barney’s epic CREMASTER cycle (1994–2002), a series of feature-... (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 1/10/2016 Folk City : New York and the Folk Music Revival - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: AD

In the 1950s and 1960s, folk music blossomed in New York City, especially in Greenwich Village, where clubs and coffee houses showcased singers like Pete Seeger and Odetta and nurtured a generation of newcomers, including Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Dave Van Ronk, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, and Peter, Paul and Mary. The multi-media exhibtition Folk City: ... (more)

Through 10/21/2015
Hours: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Wednesday Night Tours - Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 1 Entrance
334 Furman Street - 347-523-4112
www.brooklynbridgepark.org
Ages: AD
Price: $5 for Park Members, $10 for General Public

Learn about the extraordinary history, ecology, and design of Brooklyn Bridge Park with New York's finest scholars during our weekly walking tours! To learn more about the tours and to purchase tickets, please visit brooklynbridgepark.org

Through 12/31/2015 Hardcore: A Century & A Half of Obscene Imagery - Museum of Sex
233 Fifth Ave. - 212-689-6337
www.museumofsex.com
Ages: AD

In our modern Internet Age, with thousands of explicit images available at the click of a button, the terms "hardcore" and "pornography" have become nearly synonymous. But while it is easy to imagine that "hardcore" is an invention of the 21st century, the desire to sexually break the boundaries of physical and social modesty has long revealed itse... (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 10/25/2015 Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March by Stephen Somerstein - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

This exhibit features the stunning and historic photographs of Stephen Somerstein, documenting the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March in March 1965. Somerstein was a student in City College of New York's night school and Picture Editor of his student newspaper when he traveled to Alabama to document the March. He joined the marchers and gai... (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 5/30/2016
Hours: 2:30pm - 4:30 pm
Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens - Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
143-35 37th Ave. - 718-939-0647
Ages: All
Price: $3-5

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, a... (more)

Through 1/03/2016 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 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)

Through 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)

Through 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.

Through 9/11/2015
Hours: 12 pm
Curator's Eye Tours - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All
Price: Free with admission

CURATOR’S EYE TOURS **Fridays, 12 pm Private gallery tours of the museum’s summer exhibitions led by Guggenheim curators. July 10: Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator July 31*: Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim Nat Trotman, Associate Curator August 14: Doris Salcedo Susan Thompson, Ass... (more)

Through 12/27/2015
Hours: 10am - Dusk
St. Anthony's Market - St. Anthony's Market
West Houston between Thompson and MacDougal Streets - 917-715-1389
Ages: All
Price: Free

Founded in 1992, St. Anthony’s Market, formerly known as “The Marketplace at St. Anthony’s”, is one of New York City's original flea markets. Located on the sidewalk of West Houston Street between Thompson and MacDougal Streets, St. Anthony’s Market is a premier destination for handmade items, including jewelry and art by local designers, to one-of... (more)

Through 10/24/2015
Hours: 9pm - 2am
Open Mic with Yaz - Room 53
314 West 53rd Street - 917-698-5413
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Every Saturday night, fantastic NYC talent joins casual singers and onlookers to sing and play live in an open mic setting with Yaz, an award winning pianist/composer. Beer, wine, and food available with no cover, no minimum, no attitude. Bring your own music or browse Yaz's extensive collection of books.

Through 10/25/2015
Hours: 8:30am-5:30pm
Art in the Garden : Ross Barbera’s “Landscape & Flower Paintings” - Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main Street - 718-886-3800
www.queensbotanical.org
Ages: All
Price: free with Garden admisiion ($4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 students with ID and children 3-12)

Art in the Garden : Ross Barbera’s “Landscape & Flower Paintings” July 21 through October 15 in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery Fee: Free with Garden Admission Painter Ross Barbera’s exhibit explores the visual interaction between streams, ponds and bodies of water with their surrounding landscape environments.

Through 9/27/2015
Hours: 10am-7pm
New York Renaissance Faire - Sterling Forest
600 Route 17A - 845-351-5171
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 9/30/2015
Hours: 2pm
Bike the Brooklyn Bridge - Battery Park
State Street at Water Street - 212·260·0400
Ages: All
Price: $50.00

With the end of summer approaching, take advantage of the sunshine while staying active on New York City’s Bike and Roll NYC Guided Tours. August will offer a variety of Guided Bike Tours, including: Bike Central Park, Bike the Brooklyn Bridge, Bike around Downtown, New York at Night Tour and Waterfront Central Park. These tours combine the New Yo... (more)

Through 1/31/2016 How Cats Took Over the Internet - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: All

Associate Curator of Digital Media Jason Eppink, who organized the exhibition, stated "The Internet's collective obsession with cats offers a window into the way we understand ourselves. This exhibition examines the many reasons for this deceptively frivolous phenomenon and highlights the new ways we're creating, consuming, and sharing culture." ... (more)

Through 6/19/2016 Chinese Lacquer: Treasures from the Irving Collection, 12th-18th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Lacquer, the resin of a family of trees found throughout southern China—as well as in Southeast Asia, Korea, and Japan—is an amazing material. When exposed to oxygen and humidity, lacquer hardens or polymerizes, becoming a natural plastic and an ideal protective covering for screens, trays, and other implements. Mixed with pigments, particularly ci... (more)

Through 9/07/2015
Hours: 2:00 pm, 6:30 pm, 8:00 pm, 9:00 pm
'The Accidental Kiss- Dream Up Festival' - Theater for the New City (Cabaret Theater)
155 First Ave - 212-254-1109
www.dreamupfestival.org
Ages: All
Price: $15

THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY'S DREAM UP FESTIVAL PRESENTS "THE ACCIDENTAL KISS" BY CHIMA CHIKAZUNGA A woman wakes up in an abandoned theater with a complete stranger who claims he is in love with her. He is her only hope of figuring out what happened the night before and of saving herself. WHERE AND WHEN: August 30 at 2:00 PM, August 31 at 6:30 P... (more)

Through 9/13/2015 2015 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 2015 US Open Tennis Championships. This year will be the tournament’s 135th year and will be held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. One of the most prestigious events in tennis (right be... (more)

Through 1/03/2016 In and Out of the Studio: Photographic Portraits from West Africa - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

his exhibition will present one hundred years of portrait photography in West Africa through nearly eighty photographs taken between the 1870s and the 1970s. These works, many of which are being shown for the first time, are drawn from the Metropolitan Museum's Visual Resource Archives in the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Ameri... (more)

Through 9/06/2015 Tyler Perry's Madea On the Run - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: All

Madea is at it again in Tyler Perry's most outrageously funny stage play ever. In trouble with the local authorities, Mabel Simmons, notoriously known as Madea, is on the run from the law. With no place to turn, she volunteers to move in with her friend Bam who is recovering from hip replacement surgery. Bam is so grateful that her faithful friend ... (more)

Through 9/05/2015
Hours: 8pm
Satellite Collective - BAM Fishman Space
321 Ashland Place - (718) 636-4100
www.bam.org
Ages: AD
Price: $25-$35 ($10 students)

Satellite Collective presents cutting edge, interdisciplinary works at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY, from September 3-5, 2015 at 8pm. Tickets are $25-$35 ($10 students) and are available at http://www.bam.org/satellitecollective, by phone at 718-636-4100, or in person at the BAM box office. Tickets w... (more)

Through 9/06/2015 Damon Wayans - Carolines on Broadway
1626 Broadway - 212-757-4100
www.carolines.com
Ages: AD


9/04/2015
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)

9/04/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
Ramin Karimloo - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

In the world of theatrical performers Ramin Karimloo is known as one of the most formidable talents in the industry. Heralded for his portrayal of leading roles Jean Valjean in Les Mirerables and the Phantom in Phantom of the Opera, Karimloo is a musical force unlike any other. In fact, it was his unbridled reputation that led to his performance in... (more)

9/04/2015
Hours: 6pm
Barefoot Shakespeare Company presents 'Much Ado About Nothing' - Summit Rock, Central Park
Enter park at 81st and Central Park West - (561) 843-5581
Ages: All
Price: Free

Barefoot Shakespeare Company Presents Much Ado About Nothing Barefoot Shakespeare Company is pleased to present William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" for FREE in Central Park! Bickering would-be lovers Benedick and Beatrice are tricked into confessing their love for each other, while Beatrice's cousin, Hero, is wooed by Claudio in th... (more)

9/04/2015
Hours: 6pm-8pm
Who Wants to Be a Millennial?: Young Writers Reading - Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia Street - 212-989-9313
Ages: All
Price: $9

Three Rooms Press presents a celebration of young writers and the much-maligned Millennial with WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLENNIAL: Young Writers Reading. Doors open 5:45 p.m., showtime is 6 p.m. Admission is $9, which includes a free drink. The event features nine Millennial poets and fiction writers: Meagan Brothers (author of Weird Girl and What’s ... (more)

9/04/2015 - 9/06/2015 ELECTRIC ZOO 2015 - Randall's Island
One Randall's Island, Under RFK Bridge
http://electriczoofestival.com/lineup/
Ages: TE,AD
Price: Three day general admission pass, $299

Electric Zoo is New York City’s premier electronic music festival. Founded in 2009 and taking place in the beautiful Randall’s Island Park each Labor Day Weekend, Electric Zoo brings a wide variety of the top acts from around the world and across the spectrum of electronic music’s various sub-genres. With over 100,000 fans coming together from arou... (more)

9/04/2015 Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival: Aziz Ansari & Amy Schumer - Jones Beach
Bay Parkway
jonesbeach.com
Ages: TE,AD

Funny or Die: Anthony Jeselnik, Ashley Barnhill, Bridget Everett, Dave Attell, Donnell Rawlings, Jay Pharoah, Jeff Ross, Jim Norton, John Mulaney, Michael Che, Nick Kroll, Nick Thune, Nikki Glaser, Rachel Feinstein, Rory Scovel, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tim Minchin, T.J. Miller, and Todd Barry. In addition, Big Jay Oakerson will host the Redd's Apple ... (more)

9/04/2015 - 9/20/2015 The Taming of the Shrew - Bryant Park
41 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018 - 212-873-9050
Ages: TE,AD
Price: free

Sometimes the battle of the sexes is not enough. The Drilling Company reads turf wars and class consciousness into its production of "The Taming of the Shrew," to be presented September 4 to 20 as part of Bryant Park Shakespeare, directed by Alessandro Colla. In an intrepid adaptation, the popular comedy is transported to a modern New England fis... (more)

9/04/2015 - 9/06/2015 Labor Day Weekend Cruises - Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. & the Hudson River - 866-483-3866
www.spiritcruises.com
Ages: All
Price: Starting $51.90

9/4 Dinner Cruise, boards 6:30pm, sails 7pm-10pm 9/5 Labor Day Statue of Liberty Lunch Cruise boards 11:30am, sails noon-2pm Lunch Cruise with Gospel Option, boards 11:30am, sails noon-2pm Dinner Cruise, sails 8pm-11pm 9/6 Eat, Drink & B. Mary Cruise, boards 11:30am, sails noon-2pm Dinner Cruise, boards 6:15pm, sails 7pm-10pm

9/05/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
Ramin Karimloo - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

In the world of theatrical performers Ramin Karimloo is known as one of the most formidable talents in the industry. Heralded for his portrayal of leading roles Jean Valjean in Les Mirerables and the Phantom in Phantom of the Opera, Karimloo is a musical force unlike any other. In fact, it was his unbridled reputation that led to his performance in... (more)

9/05/2015
Hours: Boards 9pm, sails 9:30pm-12:30am
Saturday Night Dance Cruise - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD

Absorb the vitality of your Saturday night aboard the ZEPHYR's three-hour cruise boasting a resident DJ, signature cocktails, and three indoor and outdoor levels of pulsating energy. 21+ a must.

9/05/2015
Hours: 12pm
Strawberry Fields The Ultimate Beatles Tribute : Brunch - 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)

9/05/2015
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)

9/05/2015
Hours: 8pm
Almost Queen: A Tribute to Queen - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Almost Queen succeeds in blending the vocal layering and studio precision that is a signature of the band with the energy and spectacle of a live stage production. Elaborate lighting, effects and costumes aptly frame the seasoned musicians who step into these very large shoes to effectively render an authentic "Queen experience". The band can boast... (more)

9/05/2015
Hours: 6pm
Barefoot Shakespeare Company presents 'Much Ado About Nothing' - Summit Rock, Central Park
Enter park at 81st and Central Park West - 561-843-5581
Ages: All
Price: Free

Barefoot Shakespeare Company Presents Much Ado About Nothing Barefoot Shakespeare Company is pleased to present William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" for FREE in Central Park! Bickering would-be lovers Benedick and Beatrice are tricked into confessing their love for each other, while Beatrice's cousin, Hero, is wooed by Claudio in th... (more)

9/05/2015 Wasabassco Kong 76 - Bell House
149 7th St. - 718-643-6510
www.thebellhouseny.com
Ages: AD

On September 5 Wasabassco proudly presents a one-night return engagement of the most ambitious production in our 11 year history: our full theatrical burlesque tribute to one of the greatest stories ever told - and this time we're adding a loving spoonful of 70's dyn-o-mite to the Wasabassco mix. Wasabassco's KONG '76 Written & directed by N... (more)

9/05/2015 - 1/03/2016 Transmissions: Art in Eastern Europe and Latin America, 1960-1980 - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
www.moma.org

Transmissions: Art in Eastern Europe and Latin America, 1960–1980 focuses on the parallels and connections among an international scene of artists working in—and in reference to—Latin America and Eastern Europe during the 1960s and 1970s. The radical experimentation, expansion, and dissemination of ideas that marked the cultural production of these... (more)

9/05/2015 - 9/06/2015 Steve White - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com

Unpredictability and liveliness are to be expected of any showcase headlined by Steve White. Steve's loud voice and vibrant personality assail crowds and dare them to keep up with his up-tempo style. Listed among his numerous movie credits are roles in "Coming to America", "Harlem Nights", "Clockers", "Do the Right Thing", "Jungle Fever", and "Mo-B... (more)

9/05/2015 - 5/29/2016 The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter! - American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter!, a perennial favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History. This popular winter attraction invites visitors to mingle with up to 500 iridescent butterflies fluttering among blooming tropical flowers and lush green vegetation in... (more)

9/05/2015 - 9/06/2015
Hours: 3pm-4am
Labor Day Weekend Saturday Day/Sunset Party at Cantina Rooftop - Cantina Rooftop
605 West 48th Street - 917-664-268
Ages: AD

Labor Day Weekend Saturday Day/Sunset Party at Cantina Rooftop Saturday, September 5, 2015 Labor Day Weekend Saturday Day and Sunset Party @ Cantina Rooftop Cantina Rooftop 605 West 48th Street Between 11th and 12th Avenues New York City DJ Information: Music by DJs Harper and Dj Scottie C Time: 3pm to 4am Music Information: Top 40, House,... (more)

9/06/2015
Hours: 2pm
Barefoot Shakespeare Company presents 'Much Ado About Nothing' - Summit Rock, Central Park
Enter park at 81st and Central Park West - 561- 843-5581
Ages: All
Price: Free

Barefoot Shakespeare Company Presents Much Ado About Nothing Barefoot Shakespeare Company is pleased to present William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" for FREE in Central Park! Bickering would-be lovers Benedick and Beatrice are tricked into confessing their love for each other, while Beatrice's cousin, Hero, is wooed by Claudio in th... (more)

9/06/2015
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)

9/06/2015
Hours: 2pm
Lazer Zoo - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Laser Zoo: The Wildest Sunday Day Party In New York City combining delicious food, strong drinks, world class DJS, and of course LASER TAG! Every Sunday the massive main floor of meatpacking's largest nightclub Highline Ballroom is transforming into your personal laser-tag arena! Our professionally designed LAZER ZOO will have your heart poundin... (more)

9/06/2015
Hours: Boards 6:30pm. Sails 7:30pm-9:30pm
Gatsby on the Hudson - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD
Price: $30 pp

Grab your feathers and fedoras and join us on our luxury yacht, ZEPHYR! Come celebrate the roaring 20's dressed in your favorite style of the decade and shimmy along to the live music! Gents and dolls, roaring 20's themed attire is required. Must be 21 years of age or older with valid ID ID must be presented to board vessel. If you show up... (more)

9/07/2015 Linda Lavin : Starting Over - 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD

Tony and Golden Globe winner Linda Lavin takes the 54 Below stage this summer, performing Broadway favorites, standards, jazz, and even some songs she learned from the great girl singers. New York audiences remember her from It's a Bird…It's a Plane…It's Superman, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Broadway Bound, Collected Stories, The Diary of Anne Fran... (more)

9/07/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
The Williamsburg Spelling Bee - Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer St. - 718-302-3770
www.petescandystore.com
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 j... (more)

9/08/2015
Hours: 8pm
Belinda Carlisle, Lead Singer of The Go-Go's - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD


9/08/2015 - 10/27/2015 Spanish 1.3 Beginner course. Sep 8 to Oct 27. Tuesdays 6:30 to 9:00PM. - Learn Spanish New York
51 West 14TH ST, Suite 2R/3R. - 6468012444
www.learnspanishnewyork.com
Ages: All
Price: 299

This introductory Spanish course is for those of you who have no knowledge of the language yet. You will speak Spanish right from the first class. In order to know more dates and available courses http://www.learnspanishnewyork.com/spanish-classes-nyc-s/100.htm

9/08/2015 - 11/30/2015
Hours: 3pm-8 pm
EPIC Sports - Manhattan Movement and Arts Center
248 W. 60th Street - (646) 385-8495
Ages: AD
Price: $70 and up

EPIC SPORTS announces the Fall Schedule for Sports Programs beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center (MMAC), 248 W. 60th Street, NYC. Classes will be offered after school Monday through Friday from 3-8 pm for young athletes in grades 1-8. For more information or to register, visit: http://www.epicsports.org/, e... (more)

9/08/2015 - 9/16/2015
Hours: varied
Let It Come Down - Theater for the New City
155 First Avenue at 10th Street - (212) 868-4444
Ages: AD
Price: $18

Inspired by deposition transcripts from a malpractice case, “Let It Come Down” portrays the relationship between patient and therapist as a seductive love more powerful and volatile than any romance. Rachel is exploring family secrets with her maternal therapist, but when the doctor faces a lawsuit for abruptly terminating treatment, she paints Rac... (more)

9/08/2015 - 9/29/2015
Hours: Noon- 1:30 p.m
The American Museum of Natural History Presents: Fall Lunchtime Bird Walks - The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St - 212-769-5800
Ages: All
Price: $50 per person

Glimpse owls, hawks, and woodpeckers in the woods, finches and sparrows in the fields, and ducks and gulls near the lakes as ornithologist Paul Sweet guides you through three Central Park habitats to observe the varied bird species that make New York City their home. Please note: Walks begin across from the Museum at the northeast corner of Central... (more)

9/08/2015 - 9/29/2015
Hours: Noon- 1:30 p.m
The American Museum of Natural History Presents: Fall Lunchtime Bird Walks - The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St - 212-769-5800
www.amnh.org
Ages: All
Price: $50 per person

Glimpse owls, hawks, and woodpeckers in the woods, finches and sparrows in the fields, and ducks and gulls near the lakes as ornithologist Paul Sweet guides you through three Central Park habitats to observe the varied bird species that make New York City their home. Please note: Walks begin across from the Museum at the northeast corner of Central... (more)

9/09/2015
Hours: 7pm
Book launch: Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning - Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Pl - 646-437-4200
www.mjhnyc.org
Ages: TE,AD
Price: $12

Historian Timothy Snyder (Yale University) in conversation with Robert B. Silvers, editor, The New York Review of Books Snyder gives a new explanation of the great atrocity of the 20th century and reveals the risks that we face in the 21st. Drawing on new archival sources from Eastern Europe, Snyder cautions why we must see this history as a wa... (more)

9/09/2015 - 9/20/2015
Hours: 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm, 8:00 pm, 9:00 pm
'The Boom- Dream Up Festival' - Theater for the New City (Cabaret Theater)
155 First Ave - 212-254-1109
Ages: All
Price: $15

THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY'S DREAM UP FESTIVAL PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF "THE BOOM," A DRAMA BY VINNIE NARDIELLO The backstage world of stand-up comics isn't so funny. WHERE AND WHEN: September 9 at 6:30 PM, September 10 at 6:30 PM, September 11 at 9:00 PM, September 12 at 8:00 PM, September 13 at 8:00 PM, September 15 at 9:00 PM, September... (more)

9/10/2015
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)

9/10/2015 - 9/20/2015 Feast of San Gennaro - Little Italy
Mulberry St. - 212-768-9320
sangennaro.org
Ages: All

The 89th Annual Feast of San Gennaro will be held in Little Italy for 11 days from Thursday, September 10, through Sunday, September 20, 2015, on the streets of historic Little Italy, the lower Manhattan neighborhood which served as the first home in America for hundreds of thousands of Italian immigrants who came here seeking to improve their live... (more)

9/10/2015 - 9/12/2015 Linda Lavin : Starting Over - 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD

Tony and Golden Globe winner Linda Lavin takes the 54 Below stage this September, performing Broadway favorites, standards, jazz, and even some songs she learned from the great girl singers. New York audiences remember her from It's a Bird…It's a Plane…It's Superman, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Broadway Bound, Collected Stories, The Diary of Anne F... (more)

9/10/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
A Tribute to Abba & Fleetwood Mac, w/Dancing Dream and Fleetwood Maxx - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD
Price: $15 advance, $18 day of show


9/10/2015 - 9/13/2015
Hours: 11am-7pm
Affordable Art Fair NYC - Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street - 212-255-2003
www.affordableartfair.com
Ages: All
Price: $10-$20

The Affordable Art Fair is back with over 70 local, national, and international galleries offering an array of original artwork from more than 1,000 artists. With a plethora of new galleries, fresh artwork, and engaging tours, the upcoming fair edition will brim with more variety than ever before! The concept is simple, yet unique: an inspiring and... (more)

9/11/2015
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)

9/11/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
Uomo Moderno Magazine Fashion Show from Italy - The Cutting Room
44 East 32nd Street - 302-354-0705
Ages: AD
Price: 25-55

Join Uomo Moderno Magazine at New York Fashion Week, presenting Italy’s best emerging designers, with a special tribute to New York & 9/11. 3 Types of Tickets at http://uomomoderno.simpletix.com Label Lineup Malph Awarded “Italy’s Best Emerging Designer” (Men’s & Women’s) WYWoL (Men’s & Women’s) Rumjungle Italia (Men’s & Women’s... (more)

9/11/2015 - 9/13/2015 Sesame Street Live - Kings Theatre
1027 Flatbush Avenue - 800-745-3000
www.kingstheatre.com
Ages: All


9/11/2015
Hours: 7:30pm-11:30pm
Uomo Moderno Fashion Show from Italy at New York Fashion Week - The Cutting Room
44 East 32nd Street - 8009363126
Ages: AD
Price: $25-$55

Join Uomo Moderno Magazine at New York Fashion Week, presenting Italy’s best emerging designers, with a special tribute to New York & 9/11. Get your tickets here: https://nightout.com/events/new-york-fashion-week-italian-collections/tickets?a=night-out-event-listings-287#.VYBa2xNViko

9/11/2015 - 9/12/2015
Hours: 9:30pm
Nicholas Guest - 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD

"Nicholas Guest is a wonderfully charismatic performer, and when he sings, the stage virtually lights up!" -Stage and Cinema In bringing his critically-acclaimed show Finding Nick to 54 Below for its NYC premiere, actor Nicholas Guest (National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, The Long Riders, Trading Places, Sons of Anarchy, Mad Men, Frozen, and T... (more)

9/11/2015
Hours: 8:20am
9/11 Table of Silence - Lincoln Center
Columbus & 64th St. - 212.719.3301
Ages: All
Price: free

Choreographer Jacqulyn Buglisi is honored to be welcomed back by Lincoln Center for the fifth presentation of the transcendent "9/11 Table of Silence," a public tribute to 9/11, conceived and choreographed by Buglisi in collaboration with italian visual artist Rossella Vasta. The Buglisi Dance Theatre will be joined 100+ dancers from major compan... (more)

9/11/2015
Hours: 7pm
Arvo Pärt at Eighty - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 212-570-3949
Ages: AD
Price: $90

On the occasion of Arvo Pärt's eightieth birthday, the Met toasts the composer's health and long life with a concert of his music led by Joel Sachs—world-renowned advocate for the newest of music, who was an important early champion of Pärt’s indelible voice in the West—directing members of the New Juilliard Ensemble. The program culminates with Ne... (more)

9/11/2015
Hours: 8pm
The Milk Carton Kids - The Town Hall
123 W. 43rd St. - 212-997-1003
www.the-townhall-nyc.org
Ages: AD

Suffragists founded it, Marian Anderson sang here, and Garrison Keillor likes to stop by for a few yarns about Minnesota. Numerous NYC school children have their first theatrical experience here. Founded in 1921, The Town Hall is a non-profit National Historic site in the heart of NYC's theatre district, with a line-up that features events ranging ... (more)

9/11/2015 - 9/12/2015 Colin Kane Headlines Gotham Comedy Club - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W 23rd St - 212-367-9000
www.gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD
Price: $26-$115

If you like dirty comedy, Colin Kane’s your man. An insult comic that acknowledges the line and leaps over it, Kane is best known for his in-your-face delivery and off-the-cuff crowd work. Featuring an unlikely blend of piercing bite and authentic heart, Kane’s R-rated act tackles sex, relationships, race... and everyone who is brave enough to sit... (more)

9/11/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
Melanie Martinez - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: TE,AD
Price: $18-$50

Melanie Martinez is an unforgettable 20-year-old artist from Long Island, New York – a stunning and provocative singer, songwriter and visual presence. On May 20, 2014, she released her debut EP Dollhouse, largely collaborating with Kinetics & One Love (B.o.B). The EP reached Top Five on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart. Her videos for "Dollhouse... (more)

9/11/2015 - 9/20/2015
Hours: 45 mn
A Spectacular Night with the Stars - Theater for the New City
155 1st Avenue - 212-254-1109
Ages: AD
Price: 0

"A Spectacular Night with the Stars: The golden age of Hollywood in retrograde at the dawn of the empire of television" is a play conceived, created and devised by Brain Melt Consortium and directed by Rachel Kerry. The year is 1960 and Hollywood's most famous film stars are in trouble. The empire of cinema has fallen and a new medium is rising to ... (more)