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Sunday, July 5, 2015

Outdoor Theater: "She Stoops To Conquer"

The Hudson Warehouse classical theater company takes a break from summer Shakespeare to present this Oliver Goldsmith comedy from 1773. It's a class-conscious romp in which an affluent woman poses as a maid in order to win her dream suitor. Directions: 1 to 86th St; 1, Read More

Summerstage: Classical Theatre of Harlem's "The Tempest"

As one door closes, another one opens. The star-studded Shakespeare in the Park production at the Delacorte Theater closes tonight, just as Prospero, Ariel and Caliban move further uptown in the Classical Theatre of Harlem's adaptation of Shakespeare's late-life drama. Director Carl Cofield has set Read More

Final Day: Shakespeare in the Park Presents "The Tempest"

Tonight is your final chance to catch Sam Waterston as Prospero. It's not usually easy to land the Public Theater's free tickets to its  star-studded Bardic performances, but maybe the Independence Day cool down will open things up a bit. And there are still alternatives to braving Read More


Monday, July 6, 2015

Rubin Museum of Art: Senior Mondays

This intimate museum of art and artifacts from in and around the Himalayas is free to seniors the first Monday of every month. In addition to joining gallery tours at 1pm and 4pm of the Rubin's collection of Himalayan treasures and a gallery-based writing workshop at 2pm Read More

Outdoor Film: "Half Of A Yellow Sun"

A love story directed by screenwriter Biyi Bandele, this is the film adaptation of National Book Award winner Chimananda Ngozi Adichie's novel about twin sisters trying to make sense of the Biafran War of the late '60s. It stars Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose and Read More


Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Art Outdoors: "Frida Kahlo, Art, Garden, Life"

This ambitious exhibition brings the work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo to New York for the first time in 10 long years. In addition to being a showcase for Kahlo's paintings and drawings, the show doubles as a bucolic installation, as it re-creates elements of the garden at Read More


Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Photography: Tim Roda

Wandering into Tim Roda's latest photography show feels as if you've happened upon a stash of old family photographs, though you'd be hard pressed to pin down just what time they're from. Roda's young sons are the stars of many of these black-and-white pictures, meticulously crafted Read More

Streets: "Game On! 2015" Summer Block Party

A block party springs up monthly in the Financial District. Food, music, games like tournament shuffleboard and even an outdoor film ("White Men Can't Jump") are just some of the offerings in this regular open-air soiree. Directions: 2, 3 to Wall St | Buses M15, X15 Read More


Thursday, July 9, 2015

Group Show: "When You Cut Into the Present, The Future Leaks Out" by No Longer Empty

Known for presenting dynamic art in public space, the curators of No Longer Empty have taken over an old landmark courthouse in the Bronx and made its three floors a temporary exhibition space for 26 artists showing everything from photography and sculpture to text-driven pieces and Read More

Music: "Drawing Sound" with Cyro Baptista and Anthony Coleman + Yoshiko Chuma + Ensemble Fang

Percussionist Billy Martin of the improvisational jazz-funk ensemble Medeski Martin & Wood is exhibiting several evocative graphic scores at the Drawing Center. Tonight some of his works are reimagined as music and dance. Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista duets with Ellington-inspired abstractionist Anthony Coleman on piano. Dancer-choreographer Read More


Friday, July 10, 2015

Special Event: New York Public Library HotSpot Lending Event

This special event will introduce The Library Hotspot Loan Program, a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Public Library, to provide thousands of low income New Yorkers with free Internet access. To participate in this program you must register for Read More

Get Involved: Senior Planet Action Meeting

Hosted by Senior Planet, this action meeting is an opportunity for everyone to discuss and voice opinions on a variety of issues impacting the lives of older New Yorkers, as well as learn how to become actively engaged in causes citywide. To RSVP, call 646-590-0615 or email Read More


Saturday, July 11, 2015

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