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

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

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

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

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

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

Through 9/07/2015 Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/avengers
Ages: All

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

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

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

Through 10/07/2015
Hours: 10am-7pm
David Yarrow Exhibit - Rotella Gallery
468 West Broadway - 212-260-1140
Ages: AD
Price: 0.00

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

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

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

Through 1/10/2016 Hubble @ 25 - Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There was once a velveteen rabbit, and in the beginning he was really splendid. He was fat and bunchy, as a rabbit should be; and he yearned to be real. The days grew long and the rabbit's coat became shabby, for the Boy loved him, and wherever the Boy went, the Rabbit went too. London's Unicorn Theatre (Tom's Midnight Garden, New Vic 2001) brings ... (more)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Through 9/27/2015 America Is Hard to See - Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort St. - 212-570-3600
www.whitney.org

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

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

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

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

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

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

Throughout much of the 20th century, political protests and calls for action reached the public on posters and broadsides. Long before digital technology made worldwide communication possible, graphic artists used the powerful tools of modernist art to inform communities, stir up audiences and call attention to injustice. American graphic artists, ... (more)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Through 12/31/2020 Picasso's Le Tricorne - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Through 9/05/2015
Hours: 10:30 am-7:30 pm
Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue - 212-423-3500
Ages: All
Price: Free with admission

STORYLINES: CONTEMPORARY ART AT THE GUGGENHEIM PROGRAMS Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle Saturdays, June 6, July 11, August 8, September 5, 10:30 am–7:30 pm Peter B. Lewis Theater On select Saturdays throughout the summer, the Guggenheim presents day-long screenings of Matthew Barney’s epic CREMASTER cycle (1994–2002), a series of feature-... (more)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Through 1/10/2016 Folk City : New York and the Folk Music Revival - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: AD

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Through 10/25/2015 Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March by Stephen Somerstein - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

This exhibit features the stunning and historic photographs of Stephen Somerstein, documenting the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March in March 1965. Somerstein was a student in City College of New York's night school and Picture Editor of his student newspaper when he traveled to Alabama to document the March. He joined the marchers and gai... (more)

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

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

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

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

Through 5/30/2016
Hours: 2:30pm - 4:30 pm
Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens - Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
143-35 37th Ave. - 718-939-0647
Ages: All
Price: $3-5

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

Through 1/03/2016 Hunger Games: The Exhibition - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com
Ages: All
Price: $29.50 adults, $27.50 seniors, $22.50 kids 3-11

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Through 8/31/2015
Hours: 5:00pm-12:00am
Spend Summer Mondays with the Max Weinberg Orchestra - Rainbow Room
30 Rockefeller Plaza, 65th floor - 212-843-9366
www.rainbowroom.com
Ages: All
Price: $34

This summer, Rainbow Room welcomes Max Weinberg for a nine-week summer series titled “Mondays with Max: Spend Summer Mondays with The Max Weinberg Orchestra at Rainbow Room.” Max Weinberg and The Max Weinberg Orchestra will perform every Monday through August 31, with help from occasional surprise guests, including talented friends and musicians. ... (more)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Through 8/30/2015
Hours: Wed-Sat., 8pm, Sat matinee, 2pm; Sun., 3pm
Happy 50ish! the Musical - The Beckett Theare at Theatre Row
410 West 42nd St. - 212.714.2442
Ages: AD
Price: $69.50 - $99.50

HAPPY50ish!, the mid-life crisis musical comedy will have its Off-Broadway premiere beginning Wednesday, July 15 at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) on Theatre Row. Created by Lynn Shore, Mark Vogel and David Burnham, and directed and choreographed by Paul Stancato, HAPPY 50ish! opens Sunday, July 26. Previews run from July 15 through Ju... (more)

Through 9/02/2015
Hours: 3
Gotham Jazz Club at URBO in Times Square - Bar URBO
11 Times Square - 212-542-8950
Ages: All
Price: 0.00

‘URBO Upstairs’ and Prohibition Productions are proud to present THE GOTHAM JAZZ CLUB in a weekly production of live Swing & Hot Jazz. Held in the vintage-inspired Times Square venue BAR URBO, the production will take audiences back in time to old New York for a night of swing dancing, lounging, cocktail specials, and delicious food. Each week wi... (more)

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

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

Through 8/14/2015 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 10/25/2015
Hours: 8:30am-5:30pm
Art in the Garden : Ross Barbera’s “Landscape & Flower Paintings” - Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main Street - 718-886-3800
www.queensbotanical.org
Ages: All
Price: free with Garden admisiion ($4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 students with ID and children 3-12)

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

Through 9/01/2015
Hours: 6pm
Free Summer Music Series - 'Sessions' at The Shops at Columbus Circle - The Shops at Columbus Circle
10 Columbus Circle - 212-823-6300
http://www.theshopsatcolumbuscircle.com/events-and-offers/sessions-at-the-circle-nyc/
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Tuesdays, beginning July 21st, The Shops at Columbus Circle – New York City's premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination – invites visitors to cool off with a cocktail and experience free live music at Sessions, the much-anticipated, free live music series that incorporates the talents – all acclaimed musicians and rising stars of the... (more)

Through 8/09/2015 Lincoln Center Out of Doors - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-875-5000
www.lcoutofdoors.org
Ages: All

Lincoln Center Out of Doors one of the country’s longest-running, free, summer outdoor festivals opens its 45th season on July 22 and presents three weeks of FREE events across the plazas of Lincoln Center. The festival will offer a range of concerts, dance performances, family events, related film screenings, talks, and an exhibition through Augu... (more)

Through 8/15/2015
Hours: 1:30pm
Macbeth - Parking Lot on East Norfolk Street
114 Norfolk Street - 212-873-9050
Ages: All
Price: FREE

Macbeth and Banquo reminded director Jesse Ontiveros of Fidel and Che, and that was the genesis for his idea to set "Macbeth" in a banana republic for the Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, in a production to be presented July 30 to August 15 in the parking lot at 114 Norfolk Street (between Delancey and Rivington Streets), behind ... (more)

Through 8/20/2015
Hours: 11am-6pm
An Art-Filled August at Agora Gallery - Agora Gallery
530 West 25th Street - 212-226-4151
Ages: All
Price: free

August comes with two new exciting exhibitions at Agora Gallery. Idiosyncratic Expressions and Interpretative Realms present a collection of artists who turn the art world on its head. In Idiosyncratic Expressions, colors combine in unexpected ways, forms emerge from obscurity, and textures distort scenes into something wholly unique and important.... (more)

Through 9/27/2015
Hours: 10am-7pm
New York Renaissance Faire - Sterling Forest
600 Route 17A - 845-351-5171
renfair.com
Ages: All
Price: $22, $11 children ages 5-12, free for children younger than 5

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

Through 8/08/2015
Hours: 10am-6pm
RIOULT Dance NY Summer Intensive - Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street - 212-398-5901
Ages: AD
Price: $500

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, presents its 2015 Summer Intensive from August 3 - 8, 2015 at Marymount Manhattan College (221 East 71st Street, NYC). The price for the full intensive is $500. Participation in Ballet/Modern/Repertory only is $360, and $250 for Ballet/Modern only. To register onl... (more)

8/04/2015 James Taylor - Forest Hills Stadium
1 Tennis Place
www.foresthillsstadium.com
Ages: All


8/04/2015
Hours: 6:30 pm
American Museum of Natural History Presents: Astronomy Live: Superstitions in the Stars - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: TE,AD
Price: $15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 Members

Numerous celestial events make the news but what is the science behind them? What’s so special about a Super Moon? Why does the Moon appear red sometimes? What’s the origin of the zodiac? Emily Rice and Jackie Faherty will explore these phenomena and more, using both the Zeiss star projector and the 3D Digital Universe Atlas.

8/04/2015
Hours: 6:30pm
Ramblers and Strugglers: Old Time Music in the Big City - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

Join the Down Hill Strugglers and the Four o'clock Flowers for a lively evening of old-time blues and gospel music by two outstanding, NYC-based contemporary folk groups.

8/04/2015
Hours: 8pm
A Prairie Home Companion: America The Beautiful Tour - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: AD

The America the Beautiful Tour 2015 with 2 1/2 hours of Sweet Harmony & Garrison Keillor with Piano Master Richard Dworsky and Fred Newman World's Greatest SFX Man & The Radio Rhubarb Band with Fiddling Richard Kriehn & Chris Siebold Boy Guitarist, Guy Noir, Private Eye & News from Lake Wobegon & Audience Chorale & Poetry Declamation & Other Classi... (more)

8/04/2015
Hours: 5pm-6:30pm, 10pm-Close
DOCK ROCKS w/Duran Duran, Wyclef Jean - Piers 15 & 16
89 South Street - (212) 748-8600
www.dockrocks.eventbrite.com
Ages: All
Price: $55

South Street Seaport Museum announces DOCK ROCKS – Party on the Piers, the first annual concert and boat party fundraiser in support of the Museum on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 beginning at 5pm on Piers 15 and 16, South Street Seaport. Tickets are $55 for general admission, with VIP options available, at www.dockrocks.com and www.dockrocks.eventbrite... (more)

8/04/2015
Hours: 7pm
Chuck Wagner - 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD

Chuck Wagner: Living The Dream takes you on the musical journey of a lifetime. From his introduction to The Great White Way as a young man through his Broadway debut in The Three Musketeers and his long runs in Into The Woods, Les Miserables, Disney's Beauty and the Beast and beyond, Chuck Wagner shares the highlights of his rich and varied career.... (more)

8/05/2015 American Idol Live! - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: AD


8/05/2015
Hours: 8pm
Faith No More - Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza - 212-465-5800
www.thegarden.com
Ages: AD


8/05/2015
Hours: 7pm
Incubus - Jones Beach
Bay Parkway
jonesbeach.com
Ages: AD


8/05/2015
Hours: 8pm
Steve Kimock Performing Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia and Kimock Classics - Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
www.highlineballroom.com
Ages: AD


8/05/2015
Hours: 6pm-9pm
Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights at 104th and Fifth - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: All

Created in conjunction with Museo del Barrio, each week, visitors can enjoy a variety of different music, gallery talks, art workshops, breakdancing, summer drinks, and local food.

8/05/2015
Hours: 2 hours
Superman: The Men Of Tomorrow Artist John Romita, Jr. to Appear at Bryant Park Signing and Q&A 8/5 - Bryant Park
6th Avenue between 41st & 42nd St.; New York City, New York - 212-768-4242
Ages: All
Price: Free

Join celebrated comic artist John Romita, Jr. for the graphic novel launch of SUPERMAN: THE MEN OF TOMORROW, collecting the acclaimed run of Romita, Jr. and best-selling writer Geoff Johns (BATMAN: EARTH ONE, JUSTICE LEAGUE) on the monthly SUPERMAN comic series.

8/05/2015 - 8/09/2015 Matana Roberts: I Call America - Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort St. - 212-570-3600
www.whitney.org
Ages: All

Chicago–born, New York City–based sound experimentalist Matana Roberts is currently engaging in a series of open-ended public explorations within the Whitney's galleries and performance spaces as part of an extended research residency. These actions will culminate in the creation of a large-scale project that, for her, questions the perplexities of... (more)

8/06/2015
Hours: Boards 6:15pm, sails 6:30pm-8pm.
Zephyr Happy Hour - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD

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

8/06/2015 The New York Pops with Sutton Foster - Forest Hills Stadium
1 Tennis Place
www.foresthillsstadium.com
Ages: All


8/06/2015
Hours: 6:30pm-9:30pm
Frida Al Fresco Evenings - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard - 718-817-8700
www.nybg.org
Ages: AD
Price: $35, $25 members

Enjoy these festive evenings out at the Garden by experiencing FRIDA KAHLO: Art, Garden, Life after hours. Stroll through Kahlo's beloved Casa Azul reimagined in the Conservatory, see rare works in the Art Gallery—and then transport yourself to Mexico without leaving New York via live music performances, Kahlo-inspired items from Shop in the Gard... (more)

8/06/2015
Hours: 8pm
Rob Thomas - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: AD


8/06/2015
Hours: 6:30pm-9:30pm
Frida Al Fresco Evenings - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard - 718-817-8700
www.nybg.org
Ages: AD
Price: $35, $25 members

Enjoy these festive evenings out at the Garden by experiencing FRIDA KAHLO: Art, Garden, Life after hours. Stroll through Kahlo's beloved Casa Azul reimagined in the Conservatory, see rare works in the Art Gallery—and then transport yourself to Mexico without leaving New York via live music performances, Kahlo-inspired items from Shop in the Gard... (more)

8/06/2015
Hours: 12:30pm
106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park w/Rich Kaminski, Sylvia, Something Rotten!, Ruthless! Allegiance: A New Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder - Bryant Park
41 W. 40th St. - 212-768-4242
bryantpark.org
Ages: All

Fans can look forward to seeing performances from current 2015 and past Tony Award-winning musicals, including The King and I (2015 Tony Award Winner), Something Rotten (2015 Tony Award Winner), STOMP, WICKED, MAMMA MIA!, Kinky Boots and Phantom of the Opera. w/Rich Kaminski, Sylvia, Something Rotten!, Ruthless! Allegiance: A New Musical, A Gent... (more)

8/06/2015
Hours: 7pm
NBC actress and singer-songwriter, Rashmi playing at the The Bitter End in NYC - The Bitter End
147 Bleeker St - 212-777-6727
Ages: AD
Price: 5

NBC actress (as seen on American Odyssey) and singer-songwriter, Rashmi, will be playing at the The Bitter End in NYC on Thursday, August 6th at 7:00pm. Guitar World says, "Rashmi has a performance behind the microphone that’s influenced by her acting career in it’s expression, energy and authenticity." While Baeble Music raves, "Rashmi's impassion... (more)

8/07/2015
Hours: Boards 3:30pm, sails 4pm-5:30pm
New York Cocktail Cruises - Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. & the Hudson River - 866-483-3866
www.spiritcruises.com
Ages: AD
Price: From $37.90 pp

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

8/07/2015
Hours: Boards 9:15pm, sails 9:45pm-12am (midnight)
House on the Hudson - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD

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

8/07/2015 The New York Pops with Pink Martini - Forest Hills Stadium
1 Tennis Place
www.foresthillsstadium.com
Ages: All


8/07/2015 - 1/31/2016 How Cats Took Over the Internet - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: All

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

8/07/2015 - 8/08/2015 The Chin Project - 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue - 212-279-3344
Ages: AD
Price: $7

On August 7-9, 2015, Doug Varone and Dancers will share the work of 10 hand-selected emerging choreographers in The CHIN Project, the culminating event of the DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive (CHIN). DEVICES is an intensive program for emerging choreographers. It began with a week-long retreat at Purchase College in May; then for the duration of... (more)

8/08/2015
Hours: Boards 9pm, sails 9:30pm-12:30am
Saturday Night Dance Cruise - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD

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

8/08/2015
Hours: 8pm
Rob Thomas - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: AD


8/08/2015
Hours: 12pm
Strawberry Fields The Ultimate Beatles Tribute : Brunch - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: All

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

8/08/2015
Hours: 3pm-9pm
Warm Up 2015 - MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Ave. - 718-784-2084
momaps1.org
Ages: TE,AD
Price: $18 advance, $20 day of show

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

8/08/2015
Hours: 8pm
Patti Austin - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: AD

She crosses all musical genres, has 16 solo albums to her credit, has performed her award nominated hit songs on the Grammys and Oscars -- and as a performer, songwriter and vocalist has a star-studded career that began at the age of four, making her one of the most beloved artists literally the world over. She is Patti Austin -- and this has been ... (more)

8/08/2015 - 8/09/2015
Hours: 9am-5pm
24th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival - Meadow Lake at Flushing Meadows Corona Park
53-51 111th St - 718-767-1776
hkdbf-ny.org
Ages: All

This much anticipated world-class event will draw more than 180 teams competing from around the world, and 2,000 participants, as well as countless spectators, for a day of dragon boat racing on Meadow Lake, cultural performances, and a variety of ethnic food. See website for complete event schedule.

8/08/2015 - 8/09/2015
Hours: 10:30pm-4am
Sueño Pop: Baila - Drom
85 Avenue A - 210-394-2178
Ages: AD
Price: $15-$50

#SueñoPop is back and bigger than ever. Some of the best artists from the Broadway, TV, Film and the Music Worlds come together for a concert of Latin Music followed by a live DJ spinning till 4am. Dont miss this event that will surely keep you on your feet the whole night to Latin Rhythms in multiple styles and languages. #LiveYourSueñoPop

8/08/2015
Hours: 10:30am
Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 877-946-4868
www.watsonadventures.com
Ages: YE,TW,TE
Price: $30.50-$42.50 (includes museum admission)

Join us on a Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt for kids ages 10 and up! Young wizards will enjoy a trip to the Metropolitan Museum, in search of art that echoes characters and enchanted objects in the Harry Potter books. You'll track down serpents, Dumbledore look-alikes, and figures as scary as any Death Eater. This hunt references the books to ... (more)

8/08/2015
Hours: 5pm-9pm
The World We Build - Jettison Art Group
103 Allen Street - 631-484-5005
Ages: All
Price: free

The World We Build: Industry, Domestic, and Fabrications Paintings by Jay Varney, Tamalin Baumgarten, and Dana Kotler Three Artists' perceptions of human effect on the natural world and our associations with place and structures.

8/08/2015
Hours: 7pm
Story Time: Rad American Women - Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen Street - 415-362-8193
Ages: TE,AD
Price: Free

Story Time: Author Kate Schatz and illustrator Miriam Klein Stahl present Rad American Women A - Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! In this alphabet book, instead of “apple,” A is for Angela — as in Angela Davis, the iconic political activist. B is for Billie Jean King, who shattered the glass c... (more)

8/08/2015 Story Time: Rad American Women - Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton St. - 415-362-8193
Ages: All
Price: Free

Story Time: Author Kate Schatz and illustrator Miriam Klein Stahl present Rad American Women A - Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! In this alphabet book, instead of “apple,” A is for Angela — as in Angela Davis, the iconic political activist. B is for Billie Jean King, who shattered the glass c... (more)

8/08/2015
Hours: 7:30pm
Claudia Schreier & Company - Ailey Citigroup Theater
405 West 55 St - 212-877-3399
Ages: All
Price: $20

Choreographer Claudia Schreier presents her company in three world premieres, performed by dancers from major companies. the program will also feature an original commissioned score by multi-Emmy Award-winning composer Jeff Beal (House of Cards), performed live by string trio and piano, and the 20-member choir Tapestry accompanying another premier... (more)

8/08/2015 - 8/09/2015
Hours: 6pm
TNT Mic Series 'Infinity' 8.0 Shop n Pop, Concert & After Party - The Paper Box
17 Meadows Street - 6462348364
Ages: AD
Price: Free- $20

TNT Mic Series presents: Infinity 8.0 Shop n Pop, Concert & After Party! Doors open at 6pm The New Wave Shop n Pop: 6pm-8pm- brands to shop with include: 37 deep, 22 fleet, future kicks, old brooklyn, dig deep accessories and more! TNT Mic Series Concert: 8pm-12am performing live: Hoox ,Dapadon, Tunes ,Handsome Balla, King Knotti ... (more)

8/08/2015
Hours: 12pm-6pm
Family Bowl - Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. - 718-963-3369
www.brooklynbowl.com
Ages: All

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

8/08/2015
Hours: 11am-1pm
DUMBO Family Fest - Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 1
45 Main St.
www.brooklynbridgepark.org
Ages: All

Take in the newest views from Brooklyn Bridge Park and enjoy kids activities with local partners. The afternoon will be filled with face painting, arts & crafts, food trucks, music by the Hungry March Band and more! This event is free and open to the public!

8/09/2015
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.

8/09/2015 Family Dinners with Mario Batali's Chefs - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard - 718-817-8700
www.nybg.org
Ages: All
Price: $85 adults/$35 kids

Enjoy a garden-to-table meal prepared by chefs from the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group's acclaimed restaurants. Each dinner features a three-course, family-style menu designed by a featured chef using fresh, seasonal ingredients. Also enjoy hands-on gardening and craft activities alongside live cooking demonstrations by top chefs in the outd... (more)

8/09/2015
Hours: 1pm
Watson Adventures’ Munch Around the Village Scavenger Hunt - Washington Square Park (starting point)
1 Washington Sq East - 877-946-4868
www.watsonadventures.com
Ages: TE,AD
Price: $24.50 (plus $10.00 for food)

Join Watson Adventures on a unique food scavenger hunt for adults in Greenwich Village! At last, a hunt for people who literally hunger for adventure. Discover the gourmet delights of Greenwich Village while collecting treats and answers along the way. Starring some of the best pizza, kebab, cheese, cannoli, paratha, gelato and peanut butter yo... (more)

8/09/2015
Hours: Doors: 12:30pm - Show: 1:30pm
Gospel Brunch - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: All
Price: $40 adv.; $42.50 door

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

8/09/2015
Hours: 8:30pm
Annie Finch Performs 'Five Directions' - Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery - 207-376-6335
Ages: All
Price: $10

Award-winning poet, author, performer, spiritual writer, and entrepreneur Annie Finch will be performing her piece “Five Directions” at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City. She will be accompanied by Alzenira Quezada (Lady Zen) and the Dark Follies BellyDance Troupe. In this performance, Finch — who is best known for her attention to poetic ... (more)

8/09/2015
Hours: 12pm-6pm
Family Bowl - Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. - 718-963-3369
www.brooklynbowl.com
Ages: All

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

8/09/2015
Hours: 3pm-4pm
Bang on a Can presents JG Thirlwell at the Noguchi Museum - The Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard) - 718-852-7755
Ages: All
Price: $5-10

The Bang on a Can Music Series, now in its fifth year at The Noguchi Museum, presents JG Thirlwell. The Brooklyn-based composer/producer/performer will be presenting a program of works for string quartet, including a world premiere and a New York premiere. He will join the quartet for the last piece, which will be for string quartet with electronic... (more)

8/11/2015
Hours: 6:30 pm
American Museum of Natural History Presents: Astronomy Live: Visiting Pluto and Friends in the 21st Century - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All
Price: $15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 Members

Pluto may have been demoted to a dwarf planet, but it remains a fascinating part of our solar system. This July, NASA’s New Horizons space probe will give us the closest view of Pluto and provide new data about this dwarf planet. Join Jackie Faherty and Emily Rice as they take you through the probe’s historic journey and highlight the groundbreakin... (more)

8/11/2015
Hours: 6pm-7:30pm
On the Terrace: Sketch and Sip - People - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue (between 103rd and 104th) - 917-492-3492
Ages: AD
Price: $40 for museum members, seniors, and students; $50 for all others

Put pencil to paper and relax with drinks on our elegant Fifth Avenue terrace, overlooking the Central Park Conservatory Gardens. Simon Levenson, professional artist and instructor of last year's popular sold-out series, will guide you through the techniques of sketching, with each Tuesday session featuring a different theme in conjunction with new... (more)

8/11/2015
Hours: 7pm
54 Celebrates Eydie Gorme - 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. - 646-476-3551
www.54below.com
Ages: AD

An evening celebrating Eydie Gormé, one of the greatest voices of her generation. From her big band days to her Latin American successes with Tres Panchos to the award winning songs that have become standards. Join 54 Below and six powerhouse vocalists, Doreen Montalvo (In The Heights), Kelli Rabke Agresta (Les Miserables), Mariand Torres (WIcked),... (more)

8/11/2015 - 8/20/2015
Hours: 2
Spanish Cultural Tour NYC - Learn Spanish New York
51 West 14TH ST, Suite 2R - 646 801-2444
www.learnspanishnewyork.com
Ages: All
Price: 175

Introducing our Spanish Safari tours! Spanish Safari (4-Sessions): Aug 11-Aug 20. Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:00-5:00PM. $175.00 REGISTER AT: www.learnspanishnewyork.com Do you ever get that feeling that although you've been studying a language for so long, but you lack the practical experience? These sessions are a guided tour that will be a ... (more)

8/11/2015
Hours: 8pm
Ronnie Spector Sings the Fabulous Ronettes - City Winery
155 Varick St. - 212-608-0555
www.citywinery.com/newyork
Ages: AD

Rock icon Ronnie Spector, the embodiment of female rock and roll released her first professional recordings in 1961. Since then her look, style and sound has inspired and influenced generations from Brian Wilson to Bruce Springsteen to Amy Winehouse and beyond. For her enduring impact on music, Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes, were inducted into th... (more)

8/11/2015
Hours: 7pm
YES & Toto - Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Ave. - 917-618-6700
www.barclayscenter.com
Ages: AD