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(07/26) - Jazz, Hip-Hop, Reggae, or the classics ? New York City venues feature music from all cultures. Whether you're catching an aria at Lincoln Center, or checking out a band at Central Park Summerstage, NYC has a gig you won't want to miss. (read the story...)

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

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

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

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

Through 10/08/2017 Circle of Dance - National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green - 212-514-3700
www.americanindian.si.edu
Ages: All

A five-year exhibition that presents Native dance as a vibrant, meaningful, and diverse form of cultural expression. Featuring ten social and ceremonial dances from throughout the Americas, the exhibition illuminates the significance of each dance and highlights the unique characteristics of its movements and music.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Through 12/31/2014 Working Below Decks - Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Live

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

7/29/2014
Hours: 7-10pm
ALLAGASH TAP TAKEOVER – ROUND 2 - Clinton Hall
90 Washington Street - 212-889-0440 ext 219
Ages: AD

Allagash is taking over the taps again at Clinton Hall! You’re invited to take part in a night of fun and 17 beers to sip. Here is the list of beers that will be on tap that night: White; Tripel; Curieux; James Bean; Bourbon Black; Session Brett; Golden Brett; Midnight Brett; Confluence 2013; Confluence 2014; Interlude 2013; Ginger Wit; Red Howes;... (more)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

7/31/2014
Hours: 9:15am - 5:30pm
Elevate New York - The Conrad New York
102 North End Avenue - 646.839.6846
bizbash.com/elevatenyc
Ages: All
Price: $299 | $325

BizBash and Eventbrite are excited to announce the return of Elevate New York, a one-day, not-to-miss experience, on Thursday, July 31 at the Conrad New York. This thought-provoking event will feature a roster of innovative speakers focusing on everything from event marketing to technology, design, fund-raising, and more. Gain insight and key s... (more)

7/31/2014 - 8/01/2014 ZEPHYR Happy Hour Cruise - Circle Line Downtown
Pier 16, South Street Seaport - 866-987-2542
www.circlelinedowntown.com
Ages: AD

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

7/31/2014
Hours: 10pm
Richard Goode, piano - A Little Night Music - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, 165 W. 65th St. - 212-875-5000
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

The masterful pianist and native New Yorker captures the wistfulness and yearning of Schubert's final piano sonata.

7/31/2014
Hours: Boarding: 6pm; sailing: 6:30-8:30pm
Thirsty Thursday Night DJ Dance Cruise - DJ Yonny and 92.3 NOW Street Team - Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises - (Circle Line 42nd Street)
Pier 83, W. 42nd St. and 12th Ave. - 212-563-3200
www.circleline42.com
Ages: AD
Price: $26

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

7/31/2014
Hours: 11pm
DJ ?uestlove Presents Bowl Train - Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. - 718-963-3369
www.brooklynbowl.com
Ages: AD
Price: $5 advance, $8 day of show

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

7/31/2014
Hours: 8pm
Taylor Dayne and Band - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

Taylor Dayne stands out as one of music's most dynamic artists of all time. Her unique vocal style has earned her numerous best-selling gold andplatinum albums, which produced seventeen Top 20 singles, among them number 1 hits such as "Tell It To My Heart", "Love Will Lead You Back" & "Prove Your Love To Me".

7/31/2014 ROOFTOP FILMS: APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR - Greenpoint High School
50 Bedford Ave - 718-417-7362
rooftopfilms.com
Ages: All
Price: 13

Special Sneak Preview. Shirin is struggling to become an ideal Persian daughter, politically correct bisexual and hip young Brooklynite but fails miserably in her attempt at all identities. Being without a cliché to hold onto can be a lonely experience.

7/31/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Jose Gonzalez and yMusic - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Damrosch Park Bandshell - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/jose-gonzalez
Ages: All

Modern-day troubadour's Gonzalez' poignantly delicate voice, masterfully eloquent classical guitar, achingly emotional melodies, and thought-provoking lyrics will be reframed by new chamber orchestra arrangements by Rob Moose in a world premiere collaboration with yMusic. yMusic - Art rock collides with contemporary classical in the hands o... (more)

7/31/2014
Hours: 12:30pm
106.7 LITE FM Presents Broadway in Bryant Park - Bryant Park
41 W. 40th St. - 212-768-4242
bryantpark.org
Ages: All

The best of Broadway and Off-Broadway is presented FREE with this lunchtime series on the Bryant Park Stage, hosted by 106.7 LITE FM's on-air personalities. Scheduled performers for 7/31 include Rock of Ages, Once, Holler If Ya Hear Me, and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Hosted by Bob Bronson.

7/31/2014
Hours: 7:30pm & 9:30pm
Julie E. & Yaron Gershovsky (of Manhattan Transfer) - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

Julie Eigenberg, began her singing career in NYC, performing with such greats as George Duvivier, Vicki Sue Robinson, Moogy Klingman, the Brecker Bros., Leon Pendarvis , Anthony Jackson, and Will Lee, to name just a few. Julie co-wrote the song, "Why Not!" with Michel Camilo, and the Manhattan Transfer won the1983 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Voc... (more)

7/31/2014
Hours: 1-4pm
Harry Potter Month: Three Broomsticks Thursdays - The Scholastic Store
557 Broadway - 212-343-6187
scholastic.com/sohostore
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD

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

7/31/2014
Hours: 8pm
Chris Gethard, Amanda Seales, Gary Gulman, Ari Shaffir, Dan St. Germain, and more! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


7/31/2014
Hours: 8-11pm
Summer Soiree, Presented by Drop Messages - Pier 60
23rd Street and West Side Highway - 2024942717
dropmessages.com
Ages: AD
Price: $45

The Summer Soiree is simple: a beautiful venue, premium open bar, gourmet food, 400 young professionals, and a great DJ. This event coincides with the release of the new version of Drop Messages. The most beautiful location in NYC? Check. We're hosting this at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers, with views over the Hudson River. PEOPLE: 350... (more)

7/31/2014
Hours: 7pm
Mackenzie Shivers - Rockwood Music Hall
1 Allen St, - (212) 477-4155
Ages: All

Born and raised in Tampa, FL, Shivers began playing piano at age four and started writing songs at age five and years later earned her degree in music composition and theory from Vanderbilt University’s Blair School Of Music.  She has also been a successful model and TV/film actress, with her most recent appearance on "Law and Order: SVU". In 2010,... (more)

7/31/2014
Hours: 3:30pm-9pm
Project EATS Farm Stand - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All

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

7/31/2014
Hours: 6:30 PM
Film Screening: Sign Painters - The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Ave - (212) 423-3200
www.thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All
Price: Tickets: $12 dollars. $5 Member; $8 Student & Seniors

This 2012 documentary, directed by Faythe Levine and Sam Macon, features interviews with over two dozen sign painters working in cities throughout the United States--from established veterans and teachers, to young artists starting shops in San Francisco and New York. Despite the fact that many believe the skills developed by sign-painters have bee... (more)

7/31/2014
Hours: Monday – Friday, 11AM – 6PM; Saturday & Sunday, 12 – 6PM
VICE Presents 13th Annual Photo Exhibition - Pioneer Works, Center for Art and Innovation
159 Pioneer Street, Brooklyn - 718 596 3001
pioneerworks.org/exhibitions/
Ages: All

VICE and Pioneer Works present an exhibition of pictures from the magazine’s 13th Annual Photo Issue: Trompe-L’Oeil. This year’s edition is a showcase of smoke and mirrors, featuring photographic illusions and transformations of all kinds. The issue includes a wide range of visual tricks, deceptions, and transformations by some of the greatest ... (more)

7/31/2014 Midtown Dance Party Flash Mob Tour - TGIF
604 5th Ave, Rockefeller Center - 3478060889
www.QuietEvents.com
Ages: AD
Price: $15-25

This Party takes you from Rock Center to Bryant Park, Herald Square, Times Square, Penn Station and other iconic midtown places. It's a non stop dance party, while your tour guide teaches you about NYC and guides you to do silly things to make the tourists around you smile. It's a BEER CRAWL because we go to 3 different bars, it's a FLASH MOB... (more)

8/01/2014 - 8/02/2014 Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra - 'Emperor' Concerto - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Avery Fisher Hall, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

The Festival Orchestra's kindred spirit Andrew Manze returns for his third summer, with his frequent collaborator, pianist Steven Osborne, set to shine in Beethoven's heroic "Emperor" Concerto.

8/01/2014
Hours: 10pm
Steven Osborne, piano - A Little Night Music - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, 165 W. 65th St. - 212-875-5000
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

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

8/01/2014 Blake Shelton - Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza - 866-858-0008
thegarden.com
Ages: All

Blake Shelton brings his Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014 to the Garden with special guests The Band Perry, Dan & Shay and Neal McCoy.

8/01/2014
Hours: Boards: 9:30pm; sails 9:45-12:30am
House on the Hudson - Circle Line Downtown
Pier 16, South Street Seaport - 866-987-2542
www.circlelinedowntown.com
Ages: AD

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

8/01/2014
Hours: 7pm
Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
1000 Ocean Parkway
http://www.livenation.com/venues/14252/nikon-at-jones-beach-theater
Ages: All


8/01/2014 - 8/02/2014 Bobby Slayton - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD

Audiences around the country may recognize Bobby from his scene-stealing roles in movies such as "Get Shorty," "Ed Wood," "Bandits" and most recently "Dreamgirls." He's been seen on dozens of television shows including "The Tonight Show" and "Politically Incorrect." Bobby's many appearances on HBO have included "Comic Relief "& his own stand-up... (more)

8/01/2014
Hours: 11pm
Cirque Fridays - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

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

8/01/2014
Hours: 7pm & 930pm
Andres Laprida - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com

Andres Laprida is a guitarist/composer from Argentina, who lives in New York, and has achieved a remarkable exposure through a wide range of assignments. His prolific work as a performer, composer, and producer keeps earning a highly enthusiastic response --from musicians, audience and critics-- ever since the great Brazilian music masters Antonio ... (more)

8/01/2014
Hours: 2:05pm
Velocita by Pippo Oriani - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

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

8/01/2014
Hours: 1:40pm
The Mechanical Man by Andre Deed - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

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

8/01/2014
Hours: 1pm
Thais by Anton Giulio Bragaglia - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: All

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

8/01/2014
Hours: Noon -4pm
Best Summer Ever Under the Tent - New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St. - 718-699-0005
nysci.org
Ages: All

Join NYSCI for scavenger hunts (with prizes), demos, information and workshops about making health and fitness easy, fun and delicious. Learn helpful tips for a more healthy life, gain important skills for improving your fitness level, and learn about the damaging myths surrounding food and exercise. Each day will feature a special workshop related... (more)

8/01/2014
Hours: 7pm
Seaport Music Festival - South Street Seaport
Pier 17
www.seaportmusicfestival.com
Ages: All
Price: FREE

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

8/01/2014 - 8/02/2014 Bobby Slayton - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD

Bobby Slayton, often referred to as "The Pitbull of Comedy,"has been performing his own intense style of stand-up comedy for over 20 years, becoming one of the best known, respected, and energetic comics working today. Audiences around the country may recognize Bobby from his scene-stealing roles in movies such as Get Shorty, Ed Woo... (more)

8/01/2014
Hours: 5pm
A Celebration of Jenneth Webster - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Hearst Plaza - 212-721-6500
www.lcoutofdoors.org
Ages: All

Artists to be announced.

8/01/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Paul Taylor Dance Company and Pablo Ziergler's New Tango Ensemble - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Damrosch Park Bandshell - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/1930-paul-taylor-dance-company
Ages: All

Paul Taylor Dance Company Fibers (1961) Aureole (1962) Piazzolla Caldera (1997) (World Premiere of live collaboration with Pablo Ziegler's New Tango Ensemble) Piazzolla Caldera, Taylor's poetic masterwork exploring tango's sultry, raging essence, springs back to life thanks to a unique treatment with live music provided... (more)

8/01/2014 Rockettes Summer Intensive Showcase Performance - NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Pl. - 212-352-3101
nyuskirball.org
Ages: All

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

8/01/2014
Hours: 8pm-1am
Rooftop Films: The One I Love - Industry City
220 36th Street, Brooklyn - 718-417-7362
Ages: All

The One I Love centers on Ethan (Mark Duplass) and Sophie (Elisabeth Moss), a married couple on the brink of separation. Having not been the most faithful husband, Ethan struggles to keep Sophie interested after his improprieties. Awkward attempts to rekindle their once playful relationship by recreating past dates further illustrate how far they h... (more)

8/01/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
John Legend with special guest Marsha Ambrosius - Mohegan Sun Arena
1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard - 800-745-3000
www.mohegansun.com
Ages: TE,AD

Nine-time Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum selling artist John Legend will continue his highly acclaimed 2014 North American tour with new summer dates beginning in Highland, CA on July 17th. The highly anticipated tour comes on the heels of Legend's #1 smash single "All of Me," from his critically acclaimed fourth studio album LOVE IN THE FUTU... (more)

8/01/2014
Hours: 8PM
The Wayans Brothers Live - New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center Street - 888-466-5722
www.njpac.org
Ages: AD
Price: $39.50-$89.50

(Newark, New Jersey-July 8, 2014) New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) present The Wayans Brothers on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 8PM. Don’t miss this only area performance when Hollywood’s First Family of comedy, Keenen, Damon, Shawn and Marlon Wayans share one stage in an evening of hilarious stand-up comedy. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org... (more)

8/01/2014 The Q-The Live Gay Talk Variety Show - Metropolitan Room
34 W. 22nd St. - 2122060440
www.metropolitanroom.com
Ages: All
Price: $5

Forget the Ladies of The View, and the Chefs on The Chew. A Live Gay Talk Variety Show, with hosts Arsenio Amadis, Aaron Lee Battle, Joseph Macchia, Jason Morris and Bret Shuford. The Gentlemen of the Q will dish out the Q-Tea on entertainment, fashion, sex, current events and health. The talk show will spotlight some of the sexiest, sassy, sul... (more)

8/01/2014
Hours: 8pm
Ayler Young - Bowery Electric
327 Bowery - 2127776727
www.facebook.com/ayler.young
Ages: All
Price: $10

Inspired by Hendrix, Clapton, and Dylan, NYC-based singer, songwriter and guitarist Ayler Young brings his own unique blend of funky disco-infused rock at the Bowery Electric on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 8:00pm, opening for Twin Dragon. Ayler will be performing songs from his forthcoming second album Portal.

8/01/2014
Hours: 8:30pm
Camp Wasabassco - Bell House
149 7th St. - 718-643-6510
www.thebellhouseny.com
Ages: AD
Price: $20

Are you ready for the summer? Are you ready for the striptease? It's August, 1980(ish). School is out; it's time to grab your sleeping bag, pack a g-string, and head up north for eight weeks of sun, fun, and pantslessness - because at this camp, clothing is optional but a great time is mandatory! Welcome to Camp Wasabassco, where the weather ... (more)

8/01/2014
Hours: 2pm
Hearst Fellows Symposium - Mount Vernon Hotel Museum
421 East 61st St. - 212 838 6878
mvhm.org
Ages: All
Price: $8

Join this year's scholars as they present original research on New York in the 1830s: 19th century women's roles and the formation of female identities and 19th century middle class lifestyle and early consumer culture.

8/01/2014
Hours: 8pm
Lyfe Jennings - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

The revolution of positive music was bound to happen and Lyfe Jennings welcomes the change with open arms. With his authentic, soulful voice, innovative lyrical style and undeniable talent, Lyfe is ready to establish an even deeper connection with his fans and garner new ones with his latest effort.

8/01/2014 Aaron Neville Duo - City Winery
155 Varick St. - 212-608-0555
www.citywinery.com/newyork
Ages: AD

With MY TRUE STORY, one of the world's finest singers is revisiting the music he grew up with, and adding a few new spins along the way. Neville's first release for Blue Note Records is a collection of twelve classic doo-wop numbers, performed in his utterly inimitable vocal style, and co-produced by Blue Note President Don Was and Keith Ric... (more)

8/01/2014 - 8/10/2014
Hours: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm
Family Favorite Chris Rowlands LIVE - Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Avenue - 203-394-6565
Ages: All
Price: Zoo admission

August 1, 2, 3 , 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 10. Famous for getting everyone involved, Rowlands brings animals to life through kid-friendly songs, dance, puppets, and colorful props. Chris creatively blends music, comedy, and education to create fast paced, interactive shows that teach and inspire young people. Children are invited to wear fun hats and sing al... (more)

8/01/2014
Hours: 8pm
Ted Alexandro, Yannis Pappas, Big Jay Oakerson, Monroe Martin, Adrienne Iapalluci, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


8/01/2014
Hours: 11:59pm
Fat Baby Comedy w/Yannis Pappas, Nick Cody, Giulio Gallarotti, Ben & Josh, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com


8/02/2014
Hours: 12:30-3am
Hot Latin Moonlight Cruises - Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. & the Hudson River - 866-483-3866
www.spiritofnewyork.com/New-York/latin-moonlight-cruises
Ages: AD
Price: $21.90

New York's hottest summer cruise is celebrating its 11th anniversary and you can?t afford to miss the boat. Grab your favorite pair of dancing shoes to rock the boat all night with non-stop Salsa, Bachata and Merengue. Come aboard and enjoy a night under the stars dancing to your favorite songs!

8/02/2014 Saturday Night Dance Cruise - Circle Line Downtown
Pier 16, South Street Seaport - 866-987-2542
www.circlelinedowntown.com
Ages: AD
Price: $30

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

8/02/2014
Hours: 5pm
Target First Saturday - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: All
Price: FREE. $5 flat parking

Target First Saturday celebrates the Caribbean communities in and around Brooklyn through music, film, and dance. Highlights include musical group Heritage O.P., soca dance with Candace Thompson, and screenings of the films 2x1 and Mas Man.

8/02/2014
Hours: 10:30am
Watson Adventures' Secrets of Central Park Scavenger Hunt - Central Park
Central Park West and Central Park South - 877-946-4868
www.watsonadventures.com
Ages: AD
Price: $18-$22

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults in Central Park! See the best of the park and discover places you might never otherwise visit. Highlights include a bird sanctuary (find out why birds won't go near it), the Carousel (featured in Catcher in the Rye), the Dairy (yes, kids could once get fresh milk there from farms out... (more)

8/02/2014
Hours: 2:00pm
Watson Adventures' Secrets of Grand Central Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
100 East 42nd Street - 877-946-4868
www.watsonadventures.com
Ages: AD
Price: $24.50

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults at Grand Central Terminal! Discover hidden history, 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 gourmet extr... (more)

8/02/2014
Hours: 5:00pm
Watson Adventures' Dancing Nudes Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 877-946-4868
www.watsonadventures.com
Ages: AD
Price: $34.50-$44.50 (includes museum admission)

Wealthy businessman Hilton Cubitt has been found shot dead in his home. Next to his body lay his wife Elsie, unconscious and seriously wounded. Police plan to charge Elsie with his murder. Recently, Elsie had received distressing emails containing images of dancing stick figures, but she insisted that they were meaningless. The crime scene incl... (more)

8/02/2014
Hours: 10pm
Antoine Tamestit, viola - A Little Night Music - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, 165 W. 65th St. - 212-875-5000
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

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

8/02/2014
Hours: 11am
Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park - Summer on the Hudson in Riverside Park
Riverside Park from 59th Street to 148th Street
www.nyc.gov/parks/sch
Price: FREE

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

8/02/2014
Hours: 7pm
Cultura Profetica - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Messengers, possessors of Mystic virtuosity: Boris, Willy, Eliut, Omar y Juanqui; Cultura Profetica (CPR) sings to the land that is full of light, granting him the word and sound to bring their songs to all beings.

8/02/2014
Hours: 3pm-9pm
Warm Up 2014 - MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Ave. - 718-784-2084
momaps1.org
Ages: TE,AD

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

8/02/2014 - 9/21/2014
Hours: 10am-7pm
New York Renaissance Faire - Sterling Forest
600 Route 17A - 845-351-5174
renfair.com
Ages: All
Price: $22, $11 children ages 5-12, free for children younger than 5

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

8/02/2014
Hours: 1-2 pm
Community Conversations for Kids: Friendship - Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
143-35 37th Ave - 7189390647
queenshistoricalsociety.org
Ages: All

A New York Council for the Humanities Community Conversations for Kids Workshop is coming to the Queens Historical Society! Our very own Karyn Mooney will be guiding the children and their family members through Alexis O’Neill’s book, The Kite the Bridged two Nations, followed by a discussion and friendship bracelet activity.

8/02/2014
Hours: 8pm
Front Row Cinema When Harry Met Sally - South Street Seaport
Pier 17 - 212-732-8257
www.southstreetseaport.com
Ages: AD

Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship

8/02/2014
Hours: Noon
La Casita - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Hearst Plaza - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/la-casita
Ages: All

This year's gathering honors Amiri Baraka?poet, musician, activist philosopher, provocative theorist?with words and sounds that reflect the late writer's pan-diasporic sensibilties and progressive challenges to the status quo. In this day-long celebration, Affrilachian masters, youth poet laureates, hip-hop freestylers, and other writers devoted to... (more)

8/02/2014
Hours: 7pm
Camille A. Brown and Dancers: Mr. TOL E. RAncE and Stew & The Negro Problem - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Damrosch Park Bandshell - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/camille-a-brown-stew
Ages: All

Camille A. Brown and Dancers: Mr. TOL E. RAncE Sparked by Dave Chappelle, Spike Lee, and W.E.B. Dubois, Brown and company's powerfully inventive movement humorously and provocatively examines "the mask" of survival and the "double consciousness" of the black performer throughout modern pop culture. This multimedia dance theater work culmi... (more)

8/02/2014
Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
BattleFrog Obstacle Course Race - Old Bridge Township Raceway Park
230 Pension Rd, Englishtown, NJ
www.battlefrogseries.com
Ages: All
Price: Varies

Designed and founded by former Navy SEALs, BattleFrog is a tough, but fun, obstacle course race designed to give competitors a glimpse of what SEALs go through during their training. Fun for the whole family, the event features a festival area with games, music, food, drinks, and more. BATTLEFROG: Our namesake race is an intense course of appro... (more)

8/02/2014
Hours: 7pm
Strawberry Fields The Ultimate Beatles Tribute - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: All

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

8/02/2014 - 8/31/2014 See It Big! Hollywood Melodrama - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: TE,AD

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

8/02/2014
Hours: 8pm-1am
Rooftop Films: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night - Industry City
220 36th Street, Brooklyn - 718-417-7362
Ages: All

For centuries, vampires have provided handy metaphors for social and physical dilemma, but in the stylishly muted deadpan romance A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, the threat is personal. Writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour's stunning debut, follows the experiences of a small Iranian town haunted by a vampiric presence who's just as lonely as the oth... (more)

8/02/2014
Hours: 2pm
'EMERGENCY!!! or The World Takes A Selfie.' - Theater for the New City
155 First Ave. - 212-254-1109
Ages: All
Price: Free

Theater for the New City's award-winning Street Theater Company opens its 38th annual tour August 2 with "EMERGENCY!!! or The World Takes A Selfie," a rip-roaring outdoor musical comedy about a New York EMT worker on a workingman's grand tour of the world, who decides to tackle global problems the way he does emergencies of his NYC beat. Free perf... (more)

8/02/2014 Emergency Tiara - Rockwood Music Hall
196 Allen St. - 2127776727
Ages: All

Emergency Tiara is high fashion, high energy, and the girl next door. Audiences love her upbeat lyrics, bubbly stage presence, and unforgettable, couture model-like stage command. Emergency Tiara signals the rise of today's cosmopolitan, sexy and glamorous woman, delivering lyrics that marry the groove of California rock with the timelessness of Mo... (more)

8/02/2014 - 8/03/2014
Hours: 11:30 – 12pm; 1:30 – 2pm; and 3:30 – 4pm
PEPPA PIG MEET AND GREET: BRONX ZOO - Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd - 718-367-1010
www.bronxzoo.com/
Ages: All
Price: Include with Zoo Admission

Peppa, star of the hit animated television series, Peppa Pig, wants to go wild with fans at the Bronx Zoo! Kids can meet Peppa Pig on Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3. Fans can also explore the zoo, make Peppa masks, and participate in giveaways while supplies last!

8/02/2014
Hours: 7:00 PM
New York Cosmos vs. Carolina Railhawks - Hofstra Stadium
900 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead - 7813304016
Ages: All
Price: $15 - $95

The legendary New York Cosmos soccer team, winners of the 2013 NACL Soccer Bowl, take to the field Saturday, August 2 against the Carolina Railhawks at Hofstra Stadium in Hempstead at 7pm.

8/02/2014
Hours: 6pm
Laughing Buddha Comedy w/Jeff Lawrence, Dan Soder, and Friends! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


8/02/2014
Hours: 8pm
Sean Patton, Yannis Pappas, Dan Soder, Ted Alexandro, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


8/02/2014
Hours: 10pm
Big Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, Ted Alexandro, Yannis Pappas, Sean Patton, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


8/02/2014
Hours: 11:59pm
Yannis Pappas, Sean Patton, Nick Cody, Big Jay Oakerson, Maddog Mattern, and More! - The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. - 212-677-2600
www.thestandnyc.com
Ages: AD


8/03/2014
Hours: 8am
Tai Chi - Summer on the Hudson in Riverside Park
Riverside Park from 59th Street to 148th Street
www.nyc.gov/parks/sch
Price: FREE

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

8/03/2014
Hours: 7pm
NYC Audubon Summer EcoCruise - Brothers Island - New York Water Taxi
Pier 17 - 866-987-2542
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: All

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

8/03/2014
Hours: 2pm
Kid Around with Super Sprowtz - South Street Seaport
Pier 17 - 212-732-8257
www.southstreetseaport.com
Ages: TOD

KidAround! at the South Street Seaport is a FREE family event series featuring live music, story-time with your favorite characters, games and more! Happening this Summer at See/Change. This summer, join Colby Carrot, Erica Eggplant, Brian Broccoli, and the rest of the Super Sprowtz team as they take on New York City! Celebs such as Michelle Obama,... (more)

8/03/2014
Hours: 7pm
Tribute to Pete 'El Conde' Rodriguez - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Damrosch Park Bandshell - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/1900-tribute-to-pete-el-conde-rodriguez
Ages: All

El Conde's legacy is one of an outstanding sonero and percussionist who embraced the lyrics of his music with passion and love for his Afro-Puerto Rican roots. We honor his regal stature?reflected both in his voice and selection of songs?that helped define the Fania sound that traveled the world. His bandleader daughter Cita and jazzman son Pete Ro... (more)

8/03/2014
Hours: 1pm
Echoes of the Divine: Arts of the Turko-Persian Diaspora - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Hearst Plaza - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/1300-echoes-of-the-divine
Ages: All

These New York-based ensembles are leading exponents of performing arts born from more than a thousand years of historical interaction between Persian and Turkic cultures. Ahmet Erdogdular has been hailed as his generation's premier performer of Ottoman Turkish vocal tradition. Ensemble Shashmaqam is a group of Central Asian Jewish and Muslim music... (more)

8/03/2014
Hours: Doors: 12:30pm - Show: 1:30pm
Gospel Brunch - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: All
Price: $40 adv.; $42.50 door

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

8/03/2014
Hours: 10:00am
One Picture Saves a Life and Cats R Cool Presents a Public Workshop at North Shore Animal League America in Port Washington, NY on August 3, 2014 - North Shore Animal League America
750 Port Washington Blvd. - 9082024528
onepicturesaves.com/register/
Ages: All
Price: FREE or Donation

One Picture Saves a Life and Cats R Cool are on tour and all pet lovers are invited for some furry fun! On Sunday, August 3, 2014, the North Shore Animal League America in Port Washington, NY will host the next event for these two wonderful organizations.This free workshop will have a general morning session beginning at 10am where attendees will h... (more)

8/03/2014 Katie Buchanan - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
196 Allen St. - 2127776727
Ages: All

Katie Buchanan explores vein of subtle guitar pop steeped in Americana and heartbreak. She is a diligent professional, a skilled songwriter, and a direct artist—not to mention an expert guitarist. Her music is the internalization of type-A dedication and an enthusiast’s eye. You won't want to miss out!

8/03/2014 The Amazing 5 Borough Scavenger Hunt - The Village Pourhouse
64 Third Avenue - 7183448962
pogoevents.com/?event=amazing-five-borough-scavenger-hunt
Ages: AD
Price: $35

The participants of The Amazing New York Scavenger Hunt – 5 Borough solve puzzling clues and tackle exciting obstacles in a race across the city. Participants are tested both mentally and physically as they complete fun and amusing tasks. This event will take you around the five boroughs of NYC and is not for the faint of heart. It will be six... (more)

8/03/2014
Hours: Doors open at 6:00 PM, concert starts at 7:00 PM
Starship Starring Mickey Thomas - Empire City Casino
810 Yonkers Ave - 914-968-4200
Ages: All
Price: Tickets start at $20.00

While the band’s history goes back to the sixties, the incarnation still performing these hits today was started in 1981 when Mickey Thomas joined Paul Kantner and Grace Slick to form Jefferson Starship. Mickey’s voice had become legendary after recording “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” with the Elvin Bishop Band and he was planning to pursue a so... (more)

8/04/2014
Hours: 10pm
Martin Frost, clarinet; Antoine Tamestit, viola; Shai Wosner, piano - A Little Night Music - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, 165 W. 65th St. - 212-875-5000
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

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

8/04/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Emerson String Quartet - Mostly Mozart - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Alice Tully Hall, 1941 Broadway - 212-875-5000
mostlymozart.org
Ages: All

Mozart's Clarinet Quintet brings the Emerson String Quartet together with the virtuosic Martin Frost for a Classical evening.

8/04/2014
Hours: 6:30pm
Lincoln Center Out of Doors: The Winding Stream - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-721-6500
www.lcoutofdoors.org
Ages: AD

Film screening and Q&A with director Beth Harrington Beth Harrington's film about the dynasty at the very heart of country music traces the ebb and flow of the influence of the original Carter family—A.P., Sara, and Maybelle—and their transformation into the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle. The marriage of June Carter and music legend Johnny ... (more)

8/04/2014 David Gray - Theater at Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza - 212-465-4459
www.theateratmsg.com
Ages: All

The singer-songwriter tours in support of his latest album, Mutineers.

8/04/2014
Hours: 6:30pm
AmericanaFilms: The Winding Stream - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street - 212-721-6500
lcoutofdoors.org/events/the-winding-stream
Ages: All

Film screening and Q&A with director Beth Harrington. Beth Harrington's film about the dynasty at the very heart of country music traces the ebb and flow of the influence of the original Carter family - A.P., Sara, and Maybelle - and their transformation into the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle. The marriage of June Carter and music legend J... (more)

8/04/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
Kinsey Report - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

The Kinsey Report is back in the groove. Indiana's first family of the Blues, forged in the "Steel City," also known as Gary, has returned to the studio after a 14 year hiatus to record Standing (I'll Be), a four song EP of contemporary and traditional blues, gospel and funk.

8/04/2014
Hours: 1pm-4pm
Framing The Phrase: Creative Writing in the Galleries - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3500
www.guggenheim.org
Ages: TE

Class sessions: August 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, and 14, 2014, 1–4 pm Reading: August 14, 2014, 5:30–7 pm For teens in grades 9–12. Teens explore modern and contemporary art and respond to works featured in the museum's summer exhibitions through in-depth group conversations, sketching, and creative writing, facilitated by a professional writer and edu... (more)

8/04/2014
Hours: 7:30pm
The Williamsburg Spelling Bee - Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer St. - 718-302-3770
Frost and Richardson
www.williamsburgspellingbee.com
Ages: All

From "broccoli" to "triskaidekaphobia," come test out your spelling in a bar backroom filled with smart people and beer. Free, open to all (21+). Signup begins at 7pm -- first 18 people get to play. Three-strikes-you're-out policy means more participation for everyone. Hosted by founder bobbyblue and comedian Jen Dziura. Winners get nerdy prizes an... (more)

8/04/2014
Hours: 8pm
The Fixx-By Request - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD

Not sixty seconds into Beautiful Friction and it is clear; the haunting guitar of Jamie West-Oram, expressive synth of Rupert Greenall, pounding bass of Dan K. Brown, steady beat of Adam Woods and unforgettable vocals of Cy Curnin add up to the undeniable sound that could only be The Fixx. The band's tenth album studio album, finds The Fixx... (more)

8/04/2014
Hours: 6:30pm
Punk Rock Summer Nationals: The Offspring, Bad Religion, Pennywise & The Vandals - Terminal 5
610 W. 56th St. - 212-582-6600
terminal5nyc.com
Ages: AD
Price: $45 advance, $50 day of show


8/04/2014
Hours: 7pm
From Flanders Fields: The Story Of WWI’s Western Front - Irene Diamond Stage at Signature Theatre
480 W. 42nd St - 212-279-4200
www.fromflandersfields.org
Ages: All
Price: $30-$60

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of First World War (1914~1918), military veterans and actors from stage and screen will give dramatic insight into the War through a compilation of readings and visual imagery during From Flanders Fields: The Story of WWI's Western Front. Directed by actor Arliss Howard (Full Metal Jacket, Moneyball, Th... (more)