Around NYC Today (9/22) Ailey Extension, A Place Both Wonderful and Strange

THINGS TO DO Queens County Fair, Queens County Farm Museum in Queens Farm Park, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway – Queens, 11am – 6pm This traditional county fair boasts blue ribbon competitions in produce, livestock, arts and crafts, and more. Enjoy pie eating and corn husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, and midway games. There will also be a  Bavarian beer garden featuring traditional live music and dance. $0 … Continue reading Around NYC Today (9/22) Ailey Extension, A Place Both Wonderful and Strange

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Around NYC Today (7/14) Harlem Street Festival, Dirty Projectors, Bayswater Fest

THINGS TO DO Go Africa Harlem 2018 Street Festival, 216 West 116th Street, Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard (7th Avenue) and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (8th Avenue) – Harlem, 10am – 6pm Celebrating African, African-American & Caribbean cultures from all parts of the world, this year’s Street Festival will bring new artists up to 3 stages for two days. The Go Africa Master Chefs will also be on … Continue reading Around NYC Today (7/14) Harlem Street Festival, Dirty Projectors, Bayswater Fest

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

THINGS TO DO 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. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (7/8) Juan Maclean, Ailey Extension, Smorgasburg, Antigone

Around NYC Today (6/9) El Sol Brillante Garden Party, Yeasayer, The Wizard of Oz

THINGS TO DO Silent Disco Night, Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, 7pm – 10pm Grab a set of wireless headphones and join the party. Tune in to the channel of your choice and dance to great music. Free. Ailey Extension, South Oxford Park – Brooklyn, 6:30pm – 7:30pm The Ailey Extension offers real classes for people to embody the legacy … Continue reading Around NYC Today (6/9) El Sol Brillante Garden Party, Yeasayer, The Wizard of Oz

Around NYC Today (6/5) Ailey Extension, Washington Sq. Music Festival, Lady Bird

THINGS TO DO Bryant Park Classics Book Club: ‘On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays’ by John Stuart Mill, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:30pm Join enthusiasts and expert literary facilitators to discuss the classics under the canopy of the park’s London Plane trees. Stop by the Reading Room and get your free book for the discussion, available while supplies last. This week’s book is On Liberty, Utilitarianism and … Continue reading Around NYC Today (6/5) Ailey Extension, Washington Sq. Music Festival, Lady Bird