Around NYC Today (6/24) NYC Pride March, Smorgasburg, Tango in the Park

THINGS TO DO

NYC Pride March, Start of The March is at 16th Street and 7th Avenue, 12pm – 4pm

Join The March, the biggest Pride celebration in the world! This year’s theme is Defiantly Different. Featuring grand marshals Billie Jean King, Lambda Legal, Tyler Ford and Kenita Placide. Free.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Carroll Park – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 10pm

A Midsummer Night’s Dream imagines New Yorkers – the buskers, the lovers, the neighbors, the leaders – as the wild and magical spirits of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Free.

Smorgasburg Prospect Park, Breeze Hill in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 11am – 6pm

Smorgasburg, the celebrated open-air food fair presented by Brooklyn Flea, returns to Prospect Park this spring! Over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather to offer a range of cuisines. Free.

Scandinavian Music Festival Concert Series, Billings Lawn in Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, 2pm – 3:30pm

The String Orchestra will perform works by Frank Foerster, Jean Sibelius, Ture Rangstrom and Knudage Riisager. Free.

Public Art Opening Reception: Picnic by Tamara Johnson, Suydam Street and Knickerbocker Avenue in Maria Hernandez Park – Brooklyn, 2pm – 7pm

This sculpture was made specifically for Maria Hernandez Park and the surrounding Bushwick community. The hand-cast concrete picnic serves as a tribute to the familiar picnic, turning a temporary happening into a static monument for participation and contemplation. Please join the artist for a community picnic to celebrate this new installation. Free.

Harlem Meer Performance Festival, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center in Central Park, 110th Street between Lenox Avenue and Fifth Avenue – Harlem, 2pm – 4pm

The 25th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent to Central Park. Featuring Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater, a critically-acclaimed modern dance company with Latin influences, presents “Lively Moods”. Dances range from “Tengo Un Amor” (I Have a Love), with Mexican songs by Lucha Reyes, to “Love Mask”, a comedy to music of Mozart with surprise audience participation. Free.

Tango in the Park, West Fountain in Stuyvesant Square, 6pm – 9pm

Enjoy a wonderful evening of music, dance, and song in the beautiful historic Stuyvesant Square. Professional tango instruction will be provided. This event will take place in six sessions on Sunday. Free.

Kayaking and Canoeing, Hallet’s Cove, 31-10 Vernon Blvd – Queens, 1pm – 4pm

LIC Community Boathouse (LICCB) offers free kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting). No prior boating experience is required. No RSVP is required; however, participants are encouraged to call (631) 542-2628 or visit licboathouse.org .

Let’s Dance!, Pier I in Riverside Park South, West 70th Street – UWS, 6pm – 9:30pm

Learn to dance like a pro at these Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon. Free.

 

MUSIC

Coco Verde, Jane Church, Gustaf, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Basement Family, Language, Shop Talk, Rose Gold, 96 Morgan Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

JALEN, COMPTON B2B THE HEIGHTS, NEON NUCKLES, REDDAUGHTER, MIKEYDIGITAL, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 6:30pm, $8 – $10.

GIA, GAMI, PLAYPLAY, BELL CURVE, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 11pm, $8 – $10.

Radiohead’s OK Computer (Listening Party), National Sawdust – 80 N. 6th St – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

 

COMEDY

Laughter in the Park w/ Tammy Pescatelli, Jon Fisch, Moody McCarthy and Leonard Ouzts, 420 Cornelia Avenue in Wolfe’s Pond Park – Staten Island, 2pm, Free.

Easy Buckets w/ Roy Wood, Jr., Brittany Carney, Brian Rabadeau, Kandyce August, Aminah Imani, Daniel J Perafan, Ben Katzner, Rebecca’s, 610 Bushwick Avenue – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

 

FILM

Karate Kid (1984), Bensonhurst Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Sheepshead Playground, Avenue Z & Nostrand Avenue – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Tai Chi, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park – UWS, Every Sunday until Aug. 12, 8am – 9am, Free.

Vinyasa Yoga, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, Every Sunday until Sept. 16, 10am – and 11am, Free.

Sunday Tai Chi, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, Every Sunday until Sept. 16, 11am – 12pm, Free.

Yoga at The Battery, Woodland Lawn in The Battery, Every Sunday until Sept. 30, 11:30am – 12:30pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (West 59th and Central Park West), 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (6/23) Hester Street Fair, Lee Ranaldo, Queens Night Market

THINGS TO DO

Hester Street Fair’s Iced Coffee Competition, Corner of Hester and Essex – LES, 11am – 6pm

The Hester Street Fair is rounding up the best local coffee shops and roasters and challenging them to bring out their best iced coffee for the chance to win the audience award. For $10 you get a voting ticket which grants you one vote and a 2-ounce sample of the absolute best cold brew each coffee purveyor has to offer. Free.

Afro Dance Class, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

The Harlem Dance Club hosts a series of master classes given by professional instructors from Alvin Ailey.  Every Saturday afternoon, a different genre will be highlighted. This week features Afro Dance with Angel Kaba. Free.

The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series, Williamsbridge Oval – Bronx, 3pm – 4:30pm

Gerard Schneider, Gabriella Reyes de Ramírez, and Adrian Timpau perform a program of favorite opera arias and duets. Free.

Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park, West 89th Street and Riverside Drive – UWS, 3pm – 5pm

Learn the elements of Voice Production, Acting, and Stage Combat. Free.

Queens Night Market, New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 6pm – 11:59pm

Take full advantage of the $5 price cap on food — only a handful of dishes will be selling at $6. Performers on the lineup include DJ Bengey, Walker Adams, Ritchie Loves Yo-yos. Vendors include Percy’s Jerk Hut, Theobucket Vinatage and DiLena’s Dolcini. Free.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Carroll Park – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 10pm

A Midsummer Night’s Dream imagines New Yorkers – the buskers, the lovers, the neighbors, the leaders – as the wild and magical spirits of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Free.

 

MUSIC

Lee Ranaldo, Greg Fox, Bentley Anderson + Mystic Ruler, DJ Zoe B, Saint Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Avenue – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Matthew Dear, Michna, Heathered Pearls, Rory O’Connor (Tycho/Nitemoves), House of Vans, 25 Franklin St – Brooklyn, 1pm, Free, RSVP.

Haybaby, Shady Bug, Bueno, Peel Dream, Trans-Pecos, 915 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Alvin Flythe Quartet, Andrew Haswell Green Park – UES, 4pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Amy Shanker, Devin Harris, Youjean Chang, Davidson Boswell, Ryan Papazian, Dan Wickes, Hosted by Maggie Lalley, The Platform, 1178 Bushwick Avenue – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Trigger Play Comedy w/ David Drake, Kenice Mobley, Justin Herman, Gibran Saleem, Peter Revello, Pranav Behari, Pine Box Rock Shop, 12 Grattan Street – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

The Lego Ninjago Movie, Sean’s Place – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature, Bay 8th Street and Independence Avenue in Dyker Beach Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Dunkirk, Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach, Slater Avenue and Father Capodanno Blvd – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Moana, Crotona Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Yoga on the Beach, Beach 108th Street in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, Every Saturday until Sept. 1, 8:15am – 9:15am, Free.

Vinyasa Yoga, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, Every Saturday until Sept. 16, 9:30am – and 10:30am, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (6/22) Coney Island Fireworks, Skate Night, Bebe Rexha

THINGS TO DO

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks, Between West 10th Street and West 15th Street in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk – Brooklyn, 9:30pm – 10pm

Coney Island’s Friday Night Firework Series is back for the summer. For the best views, find a spot anywhere in the Amusement District down to the beach and boardwalk. Free.

Contemporary Dance, Bryant Park Lawn in Bryant Park, 6pm – 8pm

Join this weekly contemporary dance series with artists showcasing exhilarating works. Curated by Tiffany Rea-Fisher. Featuring Graham 2, Eryc Taylor Dance, AThomasProject, and Harlem School of the Arts. Free.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Carroll Park – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 10pm

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM imagines New Yorkers – the buskers, the lovers, the neighbors, the leaders – as the wild and magical spirits of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Free.

Skate Night, Stanley Isaacs Playground, Between East 95th Street and East 96 Street and 1st Ave – UES, 5pm – 9pm

Join a fun skate night at the park. Dance and enjoy an outdoor roller skating night with a live DJ. Skates will be provided. Free.

Silent Disco, Red Hook Park in Red Hook Recreation Area – Brooklyn, 7pm – 10pm

Sshhhh! There’s a party going on! Grab a set of wireless headphones and join the party. Tune in to the channel of your choice and dance to music curated by Sound Off Experience DJs. Free.

Stargazing on the Waterfront, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, 8pm – 10pm

Come see the stars and moon with the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York. Telescopes are set up just west of the oval along the waterfront and AAA members provide instruction on how to identify objects in the sky. Free.

 

MUSIC

Bebe Rexha (GMA 2018 Summer Concert Series), Rumsey Playfield – Central Park, 7am, Free.

Adam Masterson, Radiant Reveries, The Robin Electric, Song Sung, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 7pm, $10.

Strangers on the Internet, Black Gold Buffalo, The Foxfires, Jenny Judge, The Delancey, 168 Delancey St – LES, 6:30pm, $8 – $10.

Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Derrick Hodge, Justin Tyson, Taylor McFerrin, Paul Beaubrun, Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th Street & Prospect Park West – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.

The Dirty Nil, High Waisted, Berlin, 25 Avenue A – East Village, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bootleg Comedy w/ Chanel Ali (MTV’s Girl Code), Daniel Perafan (Caroline’s on Broadway), Silvia Saige (HBO, Showtime, Comedy Store), Kandyce August (Baltimore Comedy Factory), Dave Merheje (Just For Laughs Festival), Gordon Baker-Bone (AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live), Karma, 51 1st Avenue – East Village, 7pm, Free.

 

FILM

The Art of the Score, Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.

Back to the Future, John Golden Parking Lot in John Golden Park, 215th Place and 33rd Avenue – Queens, 7:30pm, Free.

Pushing Hands, Columbus Park – LES, 8pm, Free.

Back to the Future, John Golden Parking Lot in John Golden Park, 215th Place and 33rd Avenue – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Despicable Me 3, Phil “Scooter” Rizzuto Park – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Yogi Bear, Faber Park Entrance in Faber Pool and Park, Richmond Terrace and Faber Street – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie: Sponge Out of Water, Nelson Avenue and Tennyson Drive in Seaside Wildlife Nature Park – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

La Bûche (1999), WNYC Transmitter Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Lego Batman Movie, Owen F. Dolen Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

Wonder Woman, Field 42 in Randall’s Island Park, 8:40pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Introduction to Meditation, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. & Indian Road, Every Monday and Friday until Aug. 31, 7am – 7:45am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance – Naima Green, Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue, Every weekday until Aug. 30, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Yoga, Hockey Rink in Little Bay Park – Queens, Every Friday until June 29, 10am – 11am, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (6/21) Make Music New York, Summer Solstice, Aimee Mann

THINGS TO DO

Summer in the Square, Union Square Park, 7am – 8:30pm

Come out for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, shows, live music, dance performances, and movie nights all in Union Square Park. Free.

Reimagining Work, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

This series features books with a focus on business, economics, and what makes a company great. Rob Biederman, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Catalant Technologies discusses his new book Reimagining Work: Strategies to Disrupt Talent, Lead Change, and Win with a Flexible Workforce. Free.

Summer Solstice Community Potluck, Dorothy K. McGowan Memorial Garden, 509 W. 158th St – Washington Heights, 2:30pm – 8pm

Celebrate the longest day of the summer during the Summer Solstice. There will be a grill for attendees to cook their own meat on and beverages. Free.

Summer Solstice Celebration, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, 5pm – 8pm

Summer Solstice is the longest and most light-filled day of the year. Mark this midsummer event with art-making workshops and activities from The Noguchi Museum, Free Style Arts Association, and The Blue Bus Project, and join artist / storyteller Satya Celeste to transform the grove of trees into a communal art piece. At sunset, gather around the hill for Urban Shaman Mama Donna’s annual waterfront Solstice ritual. Free.

Everybody Tango!, On the Pier in West Harlem Piers, West 125 Street, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Enjoy introductory Argentine Tango lessons, music, and dancing in the open air.  Lessons are held at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. with social dance time between lessons. Free.

Bingo!, Fountain Terrace in Bryant Park, 6th Avenue and 41st Street, 7pm  – 8:30pm

Game on! This classic game of chance goes outside for play in the park. Comedian Andy Ross hosts with music by DJ Flip Bundlez. Free to play with prizes for every win.

Make Music New York, Various locations, 7pm – 8pm

Make Music New York is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with over 1,000 concerts on streets, sidewalks, and parks across the five boroughs. Check out the full schedule here.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Carroll Park – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 10pm

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM imagines New Yorkers – the buskers, the lovers, the neighbors, the leaders – as the wild and magical Spirits of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Free.

A Collective Utterance – Naima Green, Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue, 6pm – 8pm

Culled from the ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present), this exhibition renders verdant alcoves and expansive green spaces throughout New York City, as well as select sites across the United States. Featuring black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, A Collective Utterance offers an exploration into the tender interiors of individuals that constitute the creative communities of a city, through an associative, atmospheric mapping of its outdoor spaces. Free.

Muscota Marsh Harmony, Muscota Marsh Park in Inwood Hill Park, 7:45pm – 8:30pm

Muscota Marsh Harmony is a public, site-specific, music performance that integrates the local environment, community, and history of the northernmost part of Manhattan Island. Set in Muscota Marsh, near tidal wetlands, singers harmonize with their surroundings along with the personal recollections of community members recorded and played back through unobstrusive speakers scattered throughout the park space. This 45 minute performance invites the audience to wander through the park and listen to the stories and songs unfold. Free.

 

MUSIC

Sheen Marina, Ricky Lewis, Kyle Forester, Caitlin Pasko, Haley Zoller, Angel and Dren and Friends (DJ Set), Pianos, 158 Ludlow St – LES, 6:30pm, $8.

Dogs Will Run Until They Die, Dan Zimmerman, Diary/Vassals, Butterscotch Stanley, The Paper Box, 17 Meadow St – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

San Fermin, The Weather Station, SummerStage, Coffey Park, Verona St. between Richard St. and Dwight St. – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

GDFX, ANGUS TARNAWSKY, TOCCA, SHOP TALK, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Hit Bargain, PILL, Yvette, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

The Dirty Nil, Ghost King, Berlin, 25 Avenue A – East Village, 8pm, $10.

The Cradle, Lionmilk, Water From Your Eyes, Liv.e, Zaven, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

King Coya, Queen Cholas, Dat Garcia, El G, Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, $10.

Slavic Soul Party, Tompkins Square Park – LES, June 21 (Thurs.), 6pm, Free.

PAT Party, Union Pool, 484 Union Ave – Brooklyn, June 21 (Thurs.), 10pm, Free.

Aimee Mann, Superchunk, Jonathan Coulton, Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th Street & Prospect Park West – Brooklyn, June 21 (Thurs.), 7pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

On A Lighter Note w/ Rachael Parenta (Lifetime / Discovery), Benari Poulten (The Nightly Show producer), Dina Hashem (Comedy Central / Conan), Calise Hawkins (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon), Zach Sims (Comedy Central), Jordan Carlos (HBO / Comedy Central), Halyards, 406 3rd Avenue – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Airplane Mode w/ Liza Treyger (Comedy Central Half Hour), Julia Shiplett (HBO’s Crashing), Nate Fridson (Dark Spots), Sam Ike (Cityside Comedy), Moss Perricone (Pukefest), Cherry Tree, 65 4th Avenue – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Concussion Comedy w/ Thiago Macklin, Jill Weiner, Jula Branda, Juan Escalante, Ed McGowan, Liz Days, Luke Touma, Le Chéile, 839 West 181st Street – Washington Heights, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Whose Streets?, First Quincy Street Community Garden in Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.

God’s Own Country, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 3 Clarkson Street – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free.

Black Panther, Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park, 5816 Clarendon Road – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Despicable Me 3, Vesuvio Playground – SoHo, 8pm, Free.

Justice League, Poe Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

School of Rock, Astoria Park Lawn in Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard between the Hell Gate Bridge and the pool – Queens, 8:30pm, Free.

Wonder, Harris Playground in Harris Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Bryant Park Tai Chi, Fountain Terrace – Bryant Park, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 27, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Free Yoga at Washington Square Park, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, Every Wednesday and Thursday until Sept. 12, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Fitness Walk, Fort Totten Front Gate in Fort Totten Park, Totten Road and Cross Island Parkway – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Nov. 1, 9am – 10am, Free.

Tour the Battery, Netherland Monument in The Battery, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 1pm – 2pm, Free.

Bryant Park Yoga, Bryant Park Lawn, Every Thursday until Sept. 20, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

Capoeira Class, Lawn east of Memorial Grove in Van Cortlandt Park – Bronx, Every Thursday until June 28, 6:30pm – 8pm, Free.

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow, Lawn at 74th Street in Riverside Park South, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Yoga in the Park, East River Picnic Area in Randall’s Island Park, Every Thursday until Sept. 13, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Free Waterfront Yoga, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 20, 7pm – 8pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (6/20) Steve Nash, Midtown Salsa, Elevated Design, Jumanji

THINGS TO DO

THE B/R Football X Steve Nash Foundation Showdown FanFest, Stanton St. & Forsyth St. in Sara D. Roosevelt Park – LES, 2:30pm – 8pm

NBA stars. Soccer’s best. An urban field. A game of pick-up futbol in the middle of a city, benefiting children everywhere. Join Steve Nash and celebrities in this soccer match featuring NBA stars and soccer pros from around the world raising funds for critical needs services for kids. Viewing is free to the public. Watch the game from Showdown’s first-come, first-served free standing room viewing areas – arrive early to get a spot, and enjoy the Showdown FanFest, opening at 2:30pm at Stanton and Forsyth Streets.

Drawing in the Park, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, 10am – 12pm

Participants of all levels will learn tips and techniques to drawing from life by observing natural and man-made settings while exploring beautiful Conference House Park. Outdoor sketching workshops will meet at the historic Biddle House. Art materials are provided, bringing a lawn chair is suggested but not a requirement. To register, email francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov . Free.

Bryant Park Authors in Conversation: Topical Fiction, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Tayari Jones, author of An American Marriage, and Lisa Ko, author of The Leavers, in conversation. Get the inside scoop on the authors’ work, then stick around and get your book signed. Free.

Design Tour: Elevated Design, On the High Line in The High Line – Chelsea, 6pm – 7:15pm

Get an insider’s look at the unique design elements of the High Line and the notable architecture in the neighborhood with Patrick Hazari, Friends of the High Line Director of Design and Construction. Learn about the behind-the-scenes work that led to the development of the High Line and its impact locally and worldwide. Free. Tour location provided via email after RSVP.

Arsenal Gallery Opening Reception: A Collective Utterance – Naima Green, Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue, 6pm – 8pm

Culled from the ongoing series “Jewels from The Hinterland” (2013–present), this exhibition renders verdant alcoves and expansive green spaces throughout New York City, as well as select sites across the United States. Featuring black and brown artists, writers, culture workers, and thinkers positioned centrally in each image, A Collective Utterance offers an exploration into the tender interiors of individuals that constitute the creative communities of a city, through an associative, atmospheric mapping of its outdoor spaces. Free.

Midtown Salsa, Plaza33, 1 Penn Plaza, 6pm – 8:30pm

Join in on free Salsa classes produced by Talia Castro-Pozo. Start off with a lesson, then practice your new moves with a social dance party to tunes spun by a live DJ. Free.

 

MUSIC

Geometric Primitive, Erica Schreiner, Sean Spada, Star Garden Light Show, Holly Overton, Preston Spurlock, Kate Mohanty, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Ghost Funk Orchestra, God Tiny, Big Bliss, Zebedee, Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Avenue – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Winter Wolf, Suaka, Between The Rain, Dark Moon Apache, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 7pm, $8.

Greem Jellyfish, X Harlow, Tricky Youth, Dey, Storm Chaser, Juiceboxxx, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Dan English (Record Release), Harmony Tividad, Curt Oren, Sharleen Chidiac, The Park Church Co-op, 129 Russell St. – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

BB Tay Vee, Big Spirit, Weak Signal, Union Pool, 484 Union Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Luiz Simas, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Kung Fu Komedy w/ Tom Thakkar (Conan) and Kate Willett (Comedy Central’s THIS IS NOT HAPPENING), plus Maria Wojciechowski, Turner Sparks, Joe Schaefer, Gus Tate, New York Comedy Club, 241 East 24th Street – Kips Bay, 7pm, $10.

Left Breast Comedy Hour w/ Alysia Hush (New York Comedy Club), Tori Piskin (Caroline’s), Shalewa Sharpe (Jimmy Fallon), Melissa Diaz (Caroline’s Breakout Artist), Alex Kayhart (Buzzfeed), Emily Walsh (Women in Comedy Festival), Kim Dinaro (Comedy Madness Elite Eight), SallyAnn Hall (winner of Laughing Devil Comedy Festival), The Lantern Comedy Club, 167 Bleecker Street – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Summer Camp Comedy w/ Paris Shashay (MTV’s Wild’n Out), Andrew Casertano (Roast Battle), Derek Gaines (TBS’s Last OG), Carmen Lagala (Opener for Hari Kondabalu), Norlex Belma (Headlining Carolines on Broadway July 17th), Black Cat LES, 172 Rivington St, 7:30pm, Free.

 

FILM

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue in Morningside Park, 8pm, Free.

Despicable Me 3, Seton Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

The Lego Ninjago Movie, Story Playground – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Free Yoga at Washington Square Park, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, Every Wednesday and Thursday until Sept. 12, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (West 59th and Central Park West), Every day except Monday and Tuesday until June 30, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

Family Yoga, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. and Indian Road, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 5:30pm – 6:15pm, Free.

Fitness Boot Camp, Hudson Park Fountains in Hudson Park, Between West 34th and West 35th Streets and 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue – Hudson Yards, Every Wednesday until Sept. 26, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Yoga at The Battery, Woodland Lawn in The Battery, Every Wednesday until Sept. 26, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Zumba, Hockey Rink in Little Bay Park – Queens, Every Wednesday until July 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Yoga, Swindler Cove in Sherman Creek – Inwood, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun, The Plaza at 66th Street in Riverside Park South, Every Wednesday until Sept. 26, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Free Waterfront Zumba, LIC Landing Events Space in Hunter’s Point South Park, Borden Avenue and Center Boulevard – Queens, Every Wednesday until June 27, 7pm – 8pm, Free.

 

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