Around NYC Today (7/8) Juan Maclean, Ailey Extension, Smorgasburg, Antigone


West African Dance Class, Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terrace – Washington Heights, 12pm – 1:30pm

Join a West African Dance Class led by world renowned drummer/teacher Yahyah Kamate. Free.

Ailey Extension, Northwest Plaza in Fort Greene Park, Myrtle Avenue between N. Portland Avenue and St. Edwards Street – Brooklyn, 1pm – 2pm

Join a house dance workshop with Ailey instructor Kim Holmes. Free. RSVP.

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.

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 the Queen’s Cartoonists, which plays music from cartoons. Free.

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

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

Hudson Warehouse Presents: The Classics – The Three Musketeers: 20 Years Later, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park, West 89th Street and Riverside Drive – UWS, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Hudson Warehouse presents a production of The Three Musketeers: 20 Years Later written by Susane Lee. Adapted from the classic by Alexandre Dumas, Hudson Warehouse is the first to ever adapt and produce The Three Musketeers: 20 Years Later for the stage. This is the second in a four-year series of Alexandre Dumas Classics. Free.

Antigone, Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 8:30pm – 9:40pm

Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Antigone is an Afropunk inspired work featuring a defiant woman who challenges patriarchal society. Free.



Juan Maclean, Nancy Whang, Justin Strauss, Brooklyn Mirage, 140 Stewart Avenue – Brooklyn, 11am, $10.

EPMD, DJ SYLK, Springfield Park, 147th Ave. & Springfield Blvd – Queens, July 8 (Sun.), 5pm, Free.

Ether, Beast Modulus, Servant, The Safari Room At El Cortez, 17 Ingraham Street – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Kaleta & Super Yamba Band, Pier I in Riverside Park South, West 70th Street – UWS, 7pm, Free.



Laughter in the Park w/ Dean Edwards, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, 2pm, Free.



Sing, Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway in Rockaway Beach – Queens, 8pm, Free.

The King and I, Athens Square – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Field 81 in Randall’s Island Park, 8:30pm, Free.



Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street – Midtown, 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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