Around NYC Today (7/22) Smorgasburg, Sean Henry, Harlem Meer Fest, Antigone

THINGS TO DO

Flea Market Fundraiser, Hart To Hart Community Garden – Brooklyn, 1pm – 5pm

Shop for clothing, books, and kids and household items. All proceeds will benefit the Hart To Hart Community Garden. Free.

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.

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. This week features world roots band Brown Rice Family. 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 – 8pm

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.

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.

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.

 

MUSIC

Sean Henry (Record Release), POPPIES, Trace Mountains, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Yaasss, The Muckers, Rose Cologne, Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Cheapshow, Let’s Get Invisible, SteveO, Winnebago Vacation, Muchmore’s, 2 Havemeyer St – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

X Harlow, Nylon (PHL), Dorsia, Cold Blinds, Secret Project Robot, 1186 Broadway – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Min Xiao Fen’s Blue Pipa Trio, Pier I in Riverside Park South, West 70th Street – UWS, 7pm, Free.

Plastic Soul, George Seuffert Bandshell in Forest Park, Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive – Queens, 2pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Laughter in the Park w/ Bonnie McFarlane, Kevin Bartini, Petey DeAbreu, Harrison Greenbaum, Old Bandshell Lawn in Tompkins Square Park, 2pm, Free.

 

FILM

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

Edward Scissorhands, Athens Square – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Hercules, Field behind Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

The LEGO Batman Movie, Field 42 in Randall’s Island Park, 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.

 

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Around NYC Today (7/21) Rockaway Beach Street Fair, Las Cafeteras, Mrs. Doubtfire

THINGS TO DO

Bartow’s Literary Elevenses Book Club, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum in Pelham Bay Park, 895 Shore Road – Bronx, 10am – 11:30am

Join Museum Guides Laura DeRiggi and Caitlyn Sellar as they lead a historical-fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure. Free.

Rockaway Beach Super Boardwalk Street Fair, Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, 10am – 6pm

At the fair, craft and gift vendors will be selling handmade and handpicked items. Free.

Truth on Display: Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Building C) in Snug Harbor Cultural Center – Staten Island

Truth on Display is a group show which contemplates issues of identity and representation in both public and private spaces. Guest curator Eric Mapp, along with a talented collective of artists from Staten Island, are using their artistry to take a closer look at their individual truths. $5.

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

Cover the elements of Voice Production, Acting, and Stage Combat in this acting session. Open to all, ages 13 and up. Free.

Rockin’ Rollerblades, Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park – Bronx, 4:30pm – 9pm

Skate away to some boogie-down tunes under the stars at Orchard Beach. Free skate rental or bring your own wheels. Free. RSVP.

Queensboro Dance Festival, Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, 6pm – 7:30pm

The Queensboro Dance Festival is an annual 6-month tour of performances and community dance activities featuring dance companies all from Queens. For the full Queens tour schedule, visit queensborodancefestival.com . 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 – 8pm

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.

Mystery After Dark Tours, Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Avenue – Staten Island, 8pm – 11pm

Afraid of the Dark?  Join a costumed interpreter and venture into a new historic house every night after museum hours. Listen to a mystery, story or legend on a tour lit only by candlelight. $10.

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.

 

MUSIC

Las Cafeteras, M.A.K.U. Soundsystem, iBomba, SummerStage, Corporal Thompson Park, Broadway between Markham Rd. and Wayne St. – Staten Island, 4pm, Free. 

Barry Ryan’s Rockabilly X, The Deville Rebels, Diviera Drive, 131 Berry St – Brooklyn, 9:30pm, Free.

GERMANS, Pleasure Island, Golden West Service, Epstein’s Beach, 88-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd – Queens, 4pm, Free.

ONO, Dreamcrusher, Vveiss, SIBLING, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 2pm, $10.

Lié, Opaques, The Safari Room At El Cortez, 17 Ingraham Street – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Blubird, Americanadian, Earth Dad, Trans-Pecos, 915 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 10pm, $10.

Veda Rays (Record Release), Operator Music Band, Flexi, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

The Triplets Of Comedy w/ Stavros Halkias, Nick Naney, Sandy Honig, Union Hall, 702 Union Street – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

 

FILM

Brave, Paul Raimonda Playground – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street in Conference House Park – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Clinton Playground in Crotona Park, Crotona Park South and Crotona Avenue – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

Mrs. Doubtfire, School Road and Bay Street in Von Briesen Park – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, The Meadow at Cedar Grove Park, Cedar Grove Avenue and Cedar Grove Court – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park, Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue – Inwood, Every Saturday until Dec. 29, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

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

Yoga Flow, Hudson Park Fountains in Hudson Park, Between West 34th and West 35th Streets and 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue, Every Saturday until Sept. 29, 10am – 11am, Free.

Free Yoga at the Garden of Hope, Garden of Hope, 392 Hancock St – Brooklyn, Every Saturday until Sept. 1, 10am – 11am, Free.

Yoga, Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, 327-329 Greene Avenue – Brooklyn, Every Saturday until Sept. 1, 10am – 11am, Free.

Yoga, Target East Harlem Community Garden, 415 East 117th Street – Harlem, Every Saturday until Sept. 1, 10am – 11am, Free.

Summer Bootcamp: Free Fitness Classes, Cooper Park, Oval Grass in Cooper Park – Brooklyn, 10am – 11am, Free.

Art Exhibition: Lucia Rappa’s Au Naturel, Conference House Park Visitor Center in Conference House Park, 298 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, Every day except Sunday, 10am – 4pm, Free.

Butt & Gut, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park, West 89th Street and Riverside Drive – UWS, Every Saturday until Oct. 27, 10:30am – 11:15am, Free.

Shape Up NYC Zumba, On the Pier in West Harlem Piers, West 125 Street, Every Saturday until Sept. 29, 11am – 12pm, Free.

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

Farmer’s Market, Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park, 5816 Clarendon Road – Brooklyn, Every Saturday until Nov. 3, 11am – 3pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (7/20) Blondie, Liz Phair, Silent Disco Beer Garden Party

THINGS TO DO

Picnic & Play, East River Picnic Area in Randall’s Island Park, 5:30pm – 8pm

Bring a picnic and play games like the giant version of Connect 4, Jenga and board games. Free.

Silent Disco Beer Garden Party, The Garden at Studio Square NYC, 35-33 36th Street – Queens, 10pm – 3am

NYC’s largest indoor/outdoor beer garden is one epic spot for a party! This massive Quiet Clubbing Party brings together hundreds of people singing and dancing while 3 live DJs battle for their attention on the main stage. $5 – $15.

Taikoza Concert, Jackie Robinson Recreation Center in Jackie Robinson Park, 85 Bradhurst Avenue – Harlem, 6pm – 7pm

Join a special concert featuring the group Taikoza. Roughly translated, Taiko means “big drums” – and that’s exactly what Taikoza brings: big drums and room-thumping energy. This group draws from Japan’s rich tradition of music and performance to create a highly visual performance. 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. This week features Hope Boykin Dance, Julia Ehrstrand, Gabrielle Lamb, and Earl Mosely Institute of the Arts. 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.

Mystery After Dark Tours, Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Avenue – Staten Island, 8pm – 11pm

Afraid of the Dark?  Join a costumed interpreter and venture into a new historic house every night after museum hours. Listen to a mystery, story or legend on a tour lit only by candlelight. $10.

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.

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.

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.

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

Blondie, Liz Phair, SASAMI, House of Vans, 25 Franklin St – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Scarlet Sails, The Men Who Will Not Be Blamed for Nothing, Frenchy And The Punk, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 7pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Paid Protest Comedy (Proceeds go to NYC Democratic Socialists of America) w/ Katie Hannigan (Late Show with Stephen Colbert), SallyAnn Hall (Winner of Laughing Devil Comedy Festival 2018), Margo Reiss (Maine Comedy Festival), Fareeha Khan (MTV), Lillian Devane (Women In Comedy Festival), Xazmin Garza (Boston Comedy Festival), Mayday Space, 176 Saint Nicholas Avenue – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILMS

Fences, West 135th Street Plaza in St. Nicholas Park, West 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue – Harlem, 6pm, Free.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, WNYC Transmitter Park – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

Southside with You, Beach 59th Street and Boardwalk in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Coco, Ferry Point in Ferry Point Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Ocean Breeze Park, 625 Father Capodanno Boulevard – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

You Will Be My Son, Pier I in Riverside Park South, West 70th Street – UWS, 8:30pm, Free.

Coco, Basil Behagen Playground in Behagen Playground – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

Lullaby of Broadway (1951), Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park,  65 Jumel Terrace – Washington Heights, 8:30pm, Free.

Flubber, De Matti Playground in De Matti Park – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance – Naima Green, Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue, Every weekday until Aug. 30, 9am – 5pm, Free. https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/07/20/arsneal-gallery-opening-reception-a-collective-utterance-naima-green

 

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Around NYC Today (7/19) Sundance Short Films, Jo Firestone, Deradoorian, Coco

THINGS TO DO

Sundance Short Films, Central Lawn in Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 8pm – 10:30pm

For the seventh consecutive year, Rooftop Films teams up with Sundance to present short films from its most recent edition. Watch found-footage send-ups, art world rants and surreal animations that represent the best of independent shorts and a diverse array of storytelling from around the world. Free.

Lunchtime Improv Jam, Greeley Square in Greeley Square Park, 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Join instructors from the PIT for an hour of improv comedy. No experience necessary. Free.

Sing-A-Long in Bryant Park, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 2pm – 4pm

Join a special Broadway Sing-A-Long following Broadway in Bryant Park. Featuring jazz pianist Daryl Sherman. Free.

Historic Richmond Town’s Summer Eats, Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Avenue – Staten Island, 5pm – 10pm

Enjoy a summer night with free admission to the beautiful grounds of Staten Island’s historic village.  Featuring a weekly rotating theme of food trucks, music, photo booths, games, entertainment and Egger’s Homemade Ice Cream. Free.

Carib Stretch: A Caribbean Dance Workout, Woodland Lawn in The Battery, 6:15 – 7pm

Join dancer Kim Nicole in the lush shade of the Battery Woodland for a Caribbean-inspired dance workout class. 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.

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.

Mystery After Dark Tours, Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Avenue – Staten Island, 8pm – 11pm

Afraid of the Dark?  Join a costumed interpreter and venture into a new historic house every night after museum hours. Listen to a mystery, story or legend on a tour lit only by candlelight. $10.

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

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

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

John Hammond, Wagner Park, 16 Battery Place – Lower Manhattan, 7pm, Free.

Justin Strauss and Billy Caldwell, Good Room, 98 Meserole Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

Deradoorian, The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street – Midtown, 5:30pm, Free with museum admission.

Signor Benedict The Moor, Elucid, Hprizm, Kilamanzego, Trans-Pecos, 915 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 9pm, $10.

Andi Harriman (SYNTHICIDE), Manett, Manco Flowers, The Monomatics, Trans-Pecos, 915 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 7pm, $5 – $10.

Lushwork, Eric & The Lovenotes, PENPALS, Lars Viola & Tansu, Nico.Wav, Jay King, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10 suggested donation.

The Devotions, Astoria Park Lawn in Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard between the Hell Gate Bridge and the pool – Queens, 7:30pm, Free.

The Ronald Reagans, George Seuffert Bandshell in Forest Park, Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive – Queens, 7:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Airplane Mode w/ Rob Haze (The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon), Sarah Sherman (TruTv), Erik Monikal (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Kath Barbadoro (Paid Protest), David Sitrick (Cream City Comedy Festival), Cherry Tree, 65 4th Avenue – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

On A Lighter Note w/ Chris Calogero (Vice), Jo Firestone (Comedy Central), Courtney Fearrington (Sirius XM), Matt Goldich (Late Night), Carmen Lynch (Conan), Halyards, 406 3rd Avenue – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Coco, North Lawn in Stuyvesant Square, 7:30pm, Free.

Lion, Playground 103 CIII – UES, 8pm, Free.

Despicable Me 3, Montbellier Park – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Little Shop of Horrors, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 3 Clarkson Street – West Village, 8pm, Free.

Sleepless in Seattle, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Justice League, Cooper Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Peter Rabbit, Frank Frisch Field in Mosholu Parkway – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Neal Dow Avenue and Maine Avenue – Staten Island, 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.

Yoga, 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 – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Nov. 1, 9am – 10am, 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.

Bryant Park Yoga, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 20, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

Free Yoga Class, Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terrace – Washington Heights, Every Thursday until Aug. 30, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

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

Prospect Park Yoga, Long Meadow North in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, Every Thursday until Aug. 30, 7pm – 8pm, Free.

Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockawayZumbaWay, Beach 108th Street Roller Rink in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk – Queens, Every Thursday until Aug. 30, 7:30pm – 9pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (7/18) Carnegie Hall Concert, The Wizard of Oz, Hack City

THINGS TO DO

Bryant Park Author: One Thing Leads to Another, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Eugenia Bone, author of Microbia: A Journey into the Unseen World Around You, discusses her work with host Julie Wolf, medical mycology and infectious disease expert, Genspace. Free.

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 Brave Combo. Free.

Elevated Design, The High Line, 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.

A Summer Movie Under the Stars: The Wizard of Oz / Highline Chamber Ensemble, Long Meadow North in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 7pm – 10pm

Get lost in the Land of Oz with Dorothy, Toto and the rest of the gang, and enjoy musical entertainment from Highline Chamber Ensemble’s jazz trio playing 1930s and 40s standards and songs from the soundtrack. Free.

‘Unlikely General: ‘Mad’ Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America,’ Reading Room in Bryant Park, 7pm – 8:30pm

History buff? Head to Bryant Park this summer for talks with top historians. This week, Mary Stockwell discusses her new book Unlikely General: “Mad” Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America. Free.

Taikoza Concert, Greenbelt Recreation Center in Blood Root Valley, 501 Brielle Avenue – Staten Island, 2pm – 3pm

Join a special concert featuring the group Taikoza. Roughly translated, Taiko means “big drums” – and that’s exactly what Taikoza brings: big drums and room-thumping energy. This group draws from Japan’s rich tradition of music and performance to create a highly visual performance. Free.

Mystery After Dark Tours, Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Avenue – Staten Island, 8pm – 11pm

Afraid of the Dark?  Join a costumed interpreter and venture into a new historic house every night after museum hours. Listen to a mystery, story or legend on a tour lit only by candlelight. $10.

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.

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

Wanderer, Detach The Islands, and Nerveshatter, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Justin Dean Thomas, Chillemi, The Mary Vision, Berlin – NYC, 25 Avenue A – East Village, 8pm, $10.

Nick Hakim, Sur Back, Mawkus, Gramercy Theatre, 127 East 23rd St – Gramercy, Free, RSVP.

Big French, Bubble Wand, S The Supplicant, Swim, The Doilies, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Norman Westberg (of Swans, Foetus, Heroine Sheiks), Kizys/Wright, Laura Ortman, Douglas Graham, Union Pool, 484 Union Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Daryl Sherman, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Hack City Comedy w/ Lev Fer (The Stand), Saurin Choksi (Fuse TV), Sonia Denis (MTV Girl Code), Julia Shiplette (New York Times), Black Cat LES, 172 Rivington St, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Wombat Comedy w/ Mary Cella (Contributor to the New York Times), Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central Half Hour, Jimmy Kimmel Live), Von, 3 Bleecker Street – Greenwich Village, 7pm, $3.82.

 

FILM

SummerScreen Movie Series: When Harry Met Sally, Berry Street and North 12th Street in McCarren Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

Sita Sings the Blues (2008), Pier I in Riverside Park South, West 70th Street – UWS, 7pm, Free.

Black Mother (2018), Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, 7pm, Free.

Moana, Hamilton Fish Park – Lower East Side, 8pm, Free.

Wonder Woman, Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Coco, Washington Square Arch in Washington Square Park, 8pm, Free.

Wonder Woman, Poe Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

ET, Seton Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

Viva Las Vegas, Greenbelt Recreation Center in Blood Root Valley, 501 Brielle Avenue – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Mary Poppins, Carroll Park – Brooklyn, 8:45pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

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

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.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, 2pm – 3:30pm, 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.

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.

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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