Around NYC Today (5/25) Sting and Shaggy, Sound Off Soul Yoga, Seventh Seal

THINGS TO DO

Bryant Park Shakespeare – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bryant Park Lawn, 7pm – 9pm

This event is a full production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, produced by The Drilling Company. A familiar sight – a romantic Bryant Park wedding – develops into a modern-day twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy, full of madcap revelry and literary fantasy. Free.

Sound Off Soul Yoga w/ Jazmin Tejada and DJ Lety Love, Owl’s Head Park – Brooklyn, 7pm – 8:30pm

Breathe to the beat as you burn calories and stress with Sound Off Soul — a guided Vinyasa session led by instructor Jazmin Tejada, featuring Soulful House, Afro-beat, Neo-Soul, and R&B mixes from DJ Lety Love. Free.

Bryant Park Fencing, Fifth Avenue Terrace in Bryant Park – Midtown, 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. You must be 16 years old or older to participate. Registration is required at manhattanfencing.com. Free.

 

MUSIC

Sting and Shaggy, Rumsey Playfield – Central Park, 7am, Free.

A Bunch of Dead People, Kill Binton, Toot Sweet, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

DECOR, Outside World, CONDUIT, PILL, DJ CHRIS BUG, H0L0 – Queens, 7pm, $10.

Space Toys, Chase Winters, Letters To Nepal, Foxtrotter, Ashley Heath, Grumby DJ Set, Pianos – LES, 7pm, $10.

Minibeast, Permanent Makeup, Alien Trilogy, Dead Tenants, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Danielle Martin, 125th Street and Marginal Street in West Harlem Piers, 7pm, Free.

Ayako Shirasaki, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Sandip Sen (Fox’s Laughs), YouJean Chang (NBC), Phil from Chico (New York Comedy Club), Tait Winston (The Stand Comedy Club), Malorie Bryant (Broadway Comedy Club), Oppa – West Village, 7:30pm, Free.

Kate Willett, Brett Hiker, Jessica Saul, Rufat Agayev, Willie Zabar, The Creek and the Cave – Queens, 11:55pm, Free.

Ja-Ron Young (6 pack @ Brit Pack), Carlos Garcia (Baltimore Comedy Festival), Mario Benitez (Unusual Culprits), Ron Prendimano (Laffin Matterz TV), Shane Morrison (Otto’s Shrunken Head), Siobhan Brandman, Miller Rogue (iHouse Comedy), Hosted by Chris Moore (The Blackout Diaries), Broadway Comedy Club – Midtown West, 7pm, $7 – $10.

 

FILM

Seventh Seal (1957), Long Meadow by the Picnic House in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 8:45pm, Free.

Moana, Field 81 in Randall’s Island Park, 8:30pm, Free.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), Bensonhurst Park – Brooklyn, 8:15pm, Free.

Lilies of the Field (1963), Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 8pm, Free.

Coco, Frank D. O’Connor Playground – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Toy Story, Williamsbridge Oval – Bronx, 8pm, Free.

Despicable Me 2, Wolfe’s Pond Park, Cornelia Av and Chester Ave – Staten Island, 7:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

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

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street – Midtown, Every Monday, Tuesday and Friday until May 25, 2pm – 3pm, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition – 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project, Arsenal in Central Park, Every weekday until June 14, 9am – 5pm. Free.

 

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