Around NYC Today (8/8) All’s Well That Ends Well, Carnegie Hall Citywide

THINGS TO DO

Carnegie Hall Citywide Concert, Bryant Park Stage in Bryant Park, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Carnegie Hall offers five free concerts featuring outstanding classical, blues, Latin, gospel, and world music artists. This week’s event features Sinkane. Free.

Shakespeare in the Park: All’s Well That Ends Well, Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 7pm – 10pm

Having restored the King’s health with a miraculous potion, Helena asks for nothing in return but to wed her heart’s love, Count Bertram. When the Count arrogantly refuses to marry beneath his class and flees from both king and bride to the nearest war, Shakespeare’s courageous heroine must stop at nothing to bring him home. Free.

Space Jam (1996) / DJ Dr. Israel, Long Meadow North in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 7pm – 11pm

The Looney Tunes seek out Michael Jordan to help them win a basketball match. Before the screening, enjoy ’80s and ’90s R&B, hip hop, and dance hits provided by DJ Dr. Israel. Free.

Memoir: Inside Different Worlds, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Delve inside different worlds at this memoir panel. Featuring Beck Dorey-Stein (From the Corner of the Oval), Kumiko Makihara (Dear Diary Boy: An Exacting Mother, Her Free-Spirited Son, and Their Bittersweet Adventures in an Elite Japanese School), Sofija Stefanovic (Miss Ex-Yugoslavia), Zachary R. Wood (Uncensored: My Life and Uncomfortable Conversations at the Intersection of Black and White America). Hosted by Kathy Curto (The Writing Institute, Sarah Lawrence, Montclair State). Free.

The Wizard of Oz, Lower Highland Playground in Highland Park, Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street – Queens, 6pm – 7pm

Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman and the Cowardly Lion as they come to life in this theatrical production. Free.

Watercolors on the Waterfront, LIC Landing Events Space in Hunter’s Point South Park, Borden Avenue and Center Boulevard – Queens, 6:30pm – 8pm

Enjoy stunning sunset views while painting the famous NYC skyline. Donna Levinstone, an LIC based artist, will be on hand to provide tips and help you create your own masterpiece. All supplies are included. Free.

Historic Richmond Town’s Cruise Night, Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Avenue – Staten Island, 5:30pm – 9pm

Have dinner at the Cheech A’ Cini’s food truck, walk the grounds and see the classic cars of a bygone era from Staten Island’s best car clubs. Free.

Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, 10am – 5:30pm

Enjoy free use of newspapers and magazines at outdoor Reading Rooms. Located both in Herald Square Park and Park East at One Penn Plaza, Reading Rooms are staffed with a coordinator for recommendations. Free.

 

MUSIC

Baby Brains, Darkwing, Funcrusher, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Sun Ra Arkestra, José James, Samora Pinderhughes, Damrosch Park, Amsterdam Ave & W 62nd St – UWS, 6:30pm, Free.

Twins, Confines, DJ Andi (Synthicide), Multiple Man (DJ Set), Saint Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 11pm, $10.

Kolb, The Baking Family, Holy People, SPEW, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Russ Kassoff, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Postmen: An Hour of Comedy w/ Matt Barats, Carmen Christopher, Anthony Oberbeck, Tony Zaret, Union Hall, 702 Union St – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Shame! A Free Comedy Show w/ Chris Calogero, Randall Otis, Justin Perez, Emily Winter, Greg and Rob Cardazone, Halyards, 406 3rd Ave – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Airplane Mode w/ Kenny DeForest (Late Night with Seth Myers), Rachel Sennott (HBO’s High Maintenance), Raanan Hershberg (Self Helpless), Nassar Khan (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Xazmin Garza (Laughing Skulll), Cherry Tree, 65 4th Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Fantastic Mr. Fox, Berry Street and North 12th Street in McCarren Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

Spirit of the Beehive (Spain, 1973), Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, 7pm, Free.

Caddyshack, Beach 125th Street in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk, Near Jamaica Bay Wall – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Dr. Strangelove, 50 Kent Pop-Up Park in Bushwick Inlet Park – Brooklyn, 8:15pm, Free.

The LEGO Batman Movie, Vidalia Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

The King and I, Greenbelt Recreation Center in Blood Root Valley, 501 Brielle Ave – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Wonder Woman, Hudson River Park’s Pier 63, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Sunrise Tai Chi, Linden Terrace in Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 6:30am – 7:30am, Free.

Open Garden Days: Alice’s Garden at the H.H. Biddle House, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, Every day until Dec. 31, 7am – 7pm, 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.

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

Drawing at the Conference House, Conference House Museum in Conference House Park, 298 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, Every Wednesday until Aug. 1, 10am – 12pm, Free.

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

Tai Chi, Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terrace – Washington Heights, Every Wednesday until Oct. 17, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

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

HIIT with lululemon, Hudson River Park’s Pier 25, North Moore St. and West St, Every Wednesday until Sept. 12, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, 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, Swindler Cove in Sherman Creek – Inwood, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Sunset Yoga, Abby’s Lawn in Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 6:45pm – 8pm, Free.

 

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