Around NYC Today (10/5) A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gorilla Biscuits, Coco

THINGS TO DO Public Theater Mobile Unit: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6:30pm – 8pm This fall, a classic New York City block party becomes the enchanted setting where fairies work their mischief in Shakespeare’s beloved play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Acclaimed director Jenny Koons takes you to the royal wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta, where a celebratory play is being rehearsed. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/5) A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gorilla Biscuits, Coco

Around NYC Today (6/1) Summer Dance-A-Thon, #TotallyPublicKaraoke, Literati

THINGS TO DO ECOPOETIC Dance Performance, Washington Square Park, 6:30pm – 7:30pm ECOPOETIC is a free site-specific performing arts event that expresses the Laban dance community’s desire to collaborate in taking care of the planet we share with millions of species, through artistic practices that cultivate meaningful relationships and create exciting and healthier livable places. The event has been conceived as a multi-centered spatial structure formed by interconnected spots, presenting simultaneous performances throughout the Washington Square Park/Garibaldi Plaza, highlighting … Continue reading Around NYC Today (6/1) Summer Dance-A-Thon, #TotallyPublicKaraoke, Literati

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

Around NYC Today (5/4) Cinco De Mayo Celebration, Paint Social, Tall Juan DJ Set

THINGS TO DO Cinco De Mayo Celebration, Sunset Park Recreation Center – Brooklyn, 4pm – 7pm Join a celebration of Mexican culture with music, dance, crafts and more. Also includes a screening of the movie Chavela. Free. Public Art Opening and Participatory Event with Judith Modrak, Thomas Paine Park – TriBeCa, 10am – 2pm Our Memories is an installation of seven translucent, neuron-inspired sculptures that contain … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/4) Cinco De Mayo Celebration, Paint Social, Tall Juan DJ Set

Around NYC Today (4/20) Henry V, Bryant Park Fencing, High Ponytail Comedy

THINGS TO DO Bryant Park Fencing, Fifth Avenue Terrace in Bryant Park – Midtown, 1:30pm – 2:30pm Learn the basics with instructors from Manhattan Fencing Center. You must be 16 years old or older to participate. Registration is required at manhattanfencing.com. Free. Public Theater Mobile Unit presents Henry V, Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center – Bronx, 1pm – 2:30pm Obie Award-winning director Robert O’Hara (Bootycandy, The Brother/Sister Plays (Part … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/20) Henry V, Bryant Park Fencing, High Ponytail Comedy

Around NYC Today (4/13) Bryant Park Fencing, Neon Glow Fitness Challenge

THINGS TO DO 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. Neon Glow Fitness Challenge, Asser Levy Recreation Center – Peter Cooper Village, 4pm – 9pm Wear your best neon fitness gear and take part a neon glow exercise … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/13) Bryant Park Fencing, Neon Glow Fitness Challenge