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Things To Do Manhattan - This Weekend

Summer Streets, Singing Beach SoHo, Lincoln Center Out of Doors & Mostly Mozart UWS, SummerStage Central Park & Shakespeare in the Parks UES & UWS, Midtown Intnl Theater Fest & Summer Garden Jazz at MoMA in Midtown

August 4, 2017 / Things To Do Manhattan / Manhattan Neighborhoods / Manhattan Buzz NYC.

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Friday & Weekend - Singing Beach & Summer Theater

manhattan things to do manhattan*Singing Beach, a new play written by Tina Howe, is being shown at the Here Theater at 145 6th Avenue in Tribeca. The play begins at 8.30 pm Wednesday - Saturday, with a 4 pm matinee on Sunday, from July 22nd through August 12th [$20 - $40 / theater]. See a short review of Tine Howe's new play Singing Beach below.

*The photo at right shows a performance at Lincoln Center Out of Doors which is in full swing this weekend.

*This weekend at Lincoln Center on the UWS, they're hosting Mostly Mozart & Lincoln Center Out of Doors.

*The Midtown International Theater Festival begins and runs Wednesdays through Saturdays through August 12th. The shows begin at various times at The WorkShop Theater's Main Stage and Jewel Box Theater at 312 West 36th Street in Midtown. Note - PAID event - Tickets are $20 and details at www.midtownfestival.org.

*July 27 - August 20,2017 from 6.30 - 8.30 pm / Free - Henry V by Shakespeare - A play about Henry V of England, includes historical references and simultaneously glorifies and criticizes heads of states who take their nations to war. At Soldiers & Sailors Monument at Riverside Drive and West 89th Street in Riverside Park UWS.

*Monday, July 31, 2017 - Sunday, August 6, 2017 beginning at various times including 8 pm - New York NY Euripides Summer Festival presents - The Madness of Hercules - "A play by Euripides from 416 BC wherein Hercules, having finished the 12 labors, goes mad and murders his wife and children. Regaining his sanity and realizing what he'd done, he fights suicidal inclinations." The performance venues vary through the week including the following select outdoor/indoor stages in Manhattan and Brooklyn including the East River Park Amphitheatre, the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater, and the Almira Kennedy Coursey Amphitheatre.

manhattan things to do manhattan*Beginning at 7 pm Mondays - Sundays / not Thursdays, August 1 - 20, 2017 / Free - Macbeth - Shakespearean tragedy about the King of Scotland and the damaging effects of seeking power for its own sake. The play brings into question Macbeth's ambition, commonly seen as so dominant a trait that it defines his character - as he is esteemed in war, but reviled at home. Performed by NY Classical Theatre Company - meeting near the Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park.

*Free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Weekend nights beginning at 8 pm, A Midsummer Nights Dream, a comedy and romance that has lasted centuries about a wedding celebration including a play about a wedding celebration within the play. It has many themes including gender ambiguity and feminism. Rsvp free tickets online at www.publictheater.org. Runs weekly Tuesday through Sunday through August 13.

*The photo at right is of a performance at SummerStage in Rumsey Playfield in Central Park.

 

Saturday - Summer Streets, Singing Beach, MIT Fest & Theater in the Park

manhattan things to do manhattan*Free SummerStage concert - August 5, 2017 from 6 - 10 pm / Free - Elza Soares / Liniker e os Caramelows / Teleseen in association with Brasil Summerfest - featuring "Brazil’s iconic samba singer, provocative persona and signature vocalist, with a rising star who brings unique perspective to Brazilian soul along with an upcoming international Brazilian band and a Rio de Janiero DJ". At the Rumsey Playfield in Central Park [music / free]. Tickets through the City Parks Foundation website - www.cityparksfoundation.org.

 

*See Lincoln Center Out of Doors and the Summer Theater programs that run through the weekend in the Friday & Weekend section above.

*This Saturday begins NYC Summer Streets - whereby Park Avenue, 4th Street on down to the Brooklyn Bridge is closed from vehicular traffic from 7 am to 1 pm. Key traversing side streets will be open via police-directed traffic. See map at right or visit

 

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/summerstreets/html/home/home.shtml


Sunday - SummerStage & Theater

*Free SummerStage concert - August 6, 2017 from 2 - 7 pm - Basement Bhangra 20th Anniversary: Apache Indian / Panjabi MC / DJ Rekha / Madame Gandhi / Anik Khan / Horsepowar / Sikh Knowledge / DJ Petra / DJ Shilpa - featuring "a kaliedoscope of local bands playing music influenced and sounds originating from South Asia." At the Rumsey Playfield in Central Park [music / free]. Tickets through the City Parks Foundation website - www.cityparksfoundation.org.manhattan things to do manhattan

*See Lincoln Center Out of Doors and the Summer Theater programs that run through the weekend in the Friday & Weekend section above.

*The Summer Garden Jazz at MoMA which is a free summer jazz performance in The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden at the Museum of Modern Art at 53rd Street off 6th Avenue in Midtown on Sunday evening with first-come-first-serve seating - has ended. It's a late June / July program.

 

*The photo at right shows folks enjoying Summer Garden Jazz at MoMA on a Sunday summer evening.

 

Manhattan Farmers Mkts / Street Fairs / Member Events Calendar

The calendar includes art exhibits at many of the major museums including MoMA, the Frick Collection, the Guggenheim,and theMetropolitan Museum of Art.We also list a number of foreign / indie film theaters. See art galleries & musical performances above in Friday & Saturday listings. Click here for free summer theater in Manhattan and SummerStage concerts in Manhattan.

*We also provide a listing of Manhattan Street Fairs & Manhattan Farmers Markets where you can find unique items and fresh foods. Street fairs wind down in November and so do most farmers markets, but a few continue year round.

Lastly, but not least, we hope you'll patronize the advertisers who provide us with the funding to publish this web magazine. Thanks for your interest and have a nice weekend.


Things To Do Manhattan - This Weekend

Panorama Music Fest, Singing Beach Premier SoHo, Lincoln Center Out of Doors & Mostly Mozart UWS, Dominican Film Fest Midtown, SummerStage Central Park & Shakespeare in the Parks UES & UWS, Midtown Intnl Theater Fest & Summer Garden Jazz at MoMA in Midtown

July 28, 2017 / Things To Do Manhattan / Manhattan Neighborhoods / Manhattan Buzz NYC.

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Friday & Weekend - Singing Beach & Summer Theater

Singing Beach, a new play written by Tina Howe, is being shown at the Here Theater at 145 6th Avenue in Tribeca. The play begins at 8.30 pm Wednesday - Saturday, with a 4 pm matinee on Sunday, from July 22nd through August 12th [$20 - $40 / theater]. See a short review of Tine Howe's new play Singing Beach below.

The photo at right shows a scene from Singing Beach as the ocean liner diners encounter rough seas.

This weekend at Lincoln Center on the UWS, they're hosting Mostly Mozart & Lincoln Center Out of Doors.

At AMC Empire 25 at 234 West 42nd Street in Midtown is hosting the remainder of 6th Annual Dominican Film Festival from July 25 - July 30 [film - $15 & up]. It started at the United Palace in Inwood on Tuesday.

This weekend the Panorama Music Festival will run all weekend long on Randalls Island from 11.30 am to 9.30 pm [$125 / music].

Thru Sunday beginning at 8.30 pm Friday and 8 pm Saturday and Sunday - The Three Musketeers - by Catherine Bush adapted from a play by Alexandre Dumas - An adventure and historic play that begins with a young man seeking his fortune, meeting up with three others. It explores the debate for monarchy versus a republic form of government. At the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater at Marcus Garvey Park [enter at 124th St & Fifth Ave and walk south to the venue]. Free.

The Midtown International Theater Festival begins and runs Wednesdays through Saturdays until August 12th. The shows begin at various times at The WorkShop Theater's Main Stage and Jewel Box Theater at 312 West 36th Street in Midtown. Note - PAID event - Tickets are $20 and details at www.midtownfestival.org.

manhattan things to do manhattanThru Sunday from 11 am - 4.30 pm from 12 noon - 5.30 pm - Macbeth Open Rehearsals - Shakespearean tragedy about the King of Scotland and the damaging effects of seeking power for its own sake. The play brings into question Macbeth's ambition, commonly seen as so dominant a trait that it defines his character - as he is esteemed in war, but reviled at home. Meet near the Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park. Organized by by NY Classical Theatre Company.

July 27 - August 20,2017 from 6.30 - 8.30 pm / Free - Henry V by Shakespeare - A play about Henry V of England, includes historical references and simultaneously glorifies and criticizes heads of states who take their nations to war. At Soldiers & Sailors Monument at Riverside Drive and West 89th Street in Riverside Park UWS.

Free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Weekend nights beginning at 8 pm, A Midsummer Nights Dream, a comedy and romance that has lasted centuries about a wedding celebration including a play about a wedding celebration within the play. It has many themes including gender ambiguity and feminism. Rsvp free tickets online at www.publictheater.org. Runs weekly Tuesday through Sunday.

The woman in the photo at right was seen in Washington Square Park last week.

Saturday - Singing Beach, MIT Fest, Panorama & Theater in the Park

Free SummerStage concert - July 29, 2017 from 6 - 10 pm - Taiwanese Waves: Fire Ex / Dadado Huang + Berry j / Sangpuy - featuring "folk and rock in tribal language, Taiwanese and Mandarin, by the frenetic sound of Taiwan’s premier pop punk ambassadors which instantly takes you on a joyous voyage into bilingual, cross-cultural fun". At the Rumsey Playfield in Central Park [music / free]. Tickets through the City Parks Foundation website - www.cityparksfoundation.org.

Sunday - Panorama, Dominican Film Fest, Summer Garden Jazz MoMA

manhattan things to do manhattanFree SummerStage concert - July 30, 2017 from 2 - 7 pm / Free - Rock Steady Crew 40th Anniversary featuring MC Lyte - featuring "four decades of the Bronx-conceived b-boy crew with this annual who’s who of classic hip-hop performers featuring Brooklyn’s Grammy-nominated female rap visionary". At the Rumsey Playfield in Central Park [music / free]. Tickets through the City Parks Foundation website - www.cityparksfoundation.org.

There's Summer Garden Jazz at MoMA which is a free summer jazz performance by the TBA in The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden at the Museum of Modern Art at 53rd Street off 6th Avenue in Midtown on Sunday evening beginning at 8 pm and the doors open at 7 pm for first-come-first-serve seating.

The men in the photo at right were seen playing a game of chess in Washington Square Park last week.

Manhattan Farmers Mkts / Street Fairs / Member Events Calendar

The calendar includes art exhibits at many of the major museums including MoMA, the Frick Collection, the Guggenheim,and theMetropolitan Museum of Art.We also list a number of foreign / indie film theaters. See art galleries & musical performances above in Friday & Saturday listings. Click here for free summer theater in Manhattan and SummerStage concerts in Manhattan.

*We also provide a listing of Manhattan Street Fairs & Manhattan Farmers Markets where you can find unique items and fresh foods. Street fairs wind down in November and so do most farmers markets, but a few continue year round.

Lastly, but not least, we hope you'll patronize the advertisers who provide us with the funding to publish this web magazine. Thanks for your interest and have a nice weekend.


Things To Do Manhattan - This Weekend

Singing Beach Premier, SummerStage Central Park, Shakespeare in the Parks, Midtown Intnl Theater Fest, Summer Garden MoMA

July 21, 2017 / Things To Do Manhattan / Manhattan Neighborhoods / Manhattan Buzz NYC.

Saturday - Singing Beach Premiere, MIT Fest & Theater in the Park

manhattan things to do manhattanSinging Beach, a new play written by Tina Howe, premieres at the Here Theater at 145 6th Avenue in Tribeca. The play begins at 8.30 pm Wednesday - Saturday, with a 4 pm matinee on Sunday, from July 22nd through August 12th [$20 - $40 / theater]. We'll have a review of it next week and the photo at right shows Erin Beirnard in a scene at the dress rehearsal.

Tuesdays thru Sundays, July 7 - July 30, 2017 beginning at 8 pm except Friday begins at 8.30 pm [no shows on Monday] - The Three Musketeers - by Catherine Bush adapted from a play by Alexandre Dumas - An adventure and historic play that begins with a young man seeking his fortune, meeting up with three others. It explores the debate for monarchy versus a republic form of government. At the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater at Marcus Garvey Park [enter at 124th St & Fifth Ave and walk south to the venue]. Free.

See more free theater below.

Sunday - Summer Garden Jazz MoMA

The Midtown International Theater Festival begins and runs Wednesdays through Saturdays until August 12th. The shows begin at various times at The WorkShop Theater's Main Stage and Jewel Box Theater at 312 West 36th Street in Midtown. Note - PAID event - Tickets are $20 and details at www.midtownfestival.org.

Free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Beginning at 8 pm a comedy and romance that has lasted centuries about a wedding celebrationincluding a play about a wedding celebration within the play. It has many themes including gender ambiguity and feminism. Rsvp free tickets online at www.publictheater.org. Runs weekly Tuesday through Sunday.

Monday - Saturday, beginning July 10 - 30 from 11 am - 4.30 pm from 12 noon - 5.30 pm - Macbeth Open Rehearsals - Shakespearean tragedy about the King of Scotland and the damaging effects of seeking power for its own sake. The play brings into question Macbeth's ambition, commonly seen as so dominant a trait that it defines his character - as he is esteemed in war, but reviled at home. Meet near the Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park. Organized by by NY Classical Theatre Company.

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. June 29 - July 23, 2017 from 6.30 - 8.30 pm / Free but donations welcome - The Three Musketeers - by Suzanne Lee adapted from a play by Alexandre Dumas - An adventure and historic play that begins with a young man seeking his fortune, meeting up with three others. It explores the debate for monarchy versus a republic form of government. At Soldiers & Sailors Monument at Riverside Drive and West 89th Street in Riverside Park UWS.

Add SummerStage concerts.

Manhattan Farmers Mkts / Street Fairs / Member Events Calendar

The calendar includes art exhibits at many of the major museums including MoMA, the Frick Collection, the Guggenheim,and theMetropolitan Museum of Art.We also list a number of foreign / indie film theaters. See art galleries & musical performances above in Friday & Saturday listings. Click here for free summer theater in Manhattan and SummerStage concerts in Manhattan.

*We also provide a listing of Manhattan Street Fairs & Manhattan Farmers Markets where you can find unique items and fresh foods. Street fairs wind down in November and so do most farmers markets, but a few continue year round.

Lastly, but not least, we hope you'll patronize the advertisers who provide us with the funding to publish this web magazine. Thanks for your interest and have a nice weekend.

 


Things To Do Manhattan - This Weekend

Fashion Show Riverbank Park, SummerStage Central Park, Shakespeare in the Parks, Midtown Intnl Theater Fest, Summer Garden MoMA

July 15, 2017 / Things To Do Manhattan / Manhattan Neighborhoods / Manhattan Buzz NYC.

 

Weekend - Free Summer Theater

manhattan things to do manhattanTuesdays thru Sundays, July 7 - July 30, 2017 beginning at 8 pm except Friday begins at 8.30 pm [no shows on Monday] - The Three Musketeers - by Catherine Bush adapted from a play by Alexandre Dumas - An adventure and historic play that begins with a young man seeking his fortune, meeting up with three others. It explores the debate for monarchy versus a republic form of government. At the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater at Marcus Garvey Park [enter at 124th St & Fifth Ave and walk south to the venue]. Free.

In Carl Schurz Park [enter at East End at 86th Street] Wednesday thru Sunday, July 16, 2017 - from 7 - 9 pm - The Rivals - a romantic comedy about competitors vying for true love by Richard Brinsley Sheridan and performed by NY Classical Theatre Company in Carl Schurz Park on the East Side. Free.

The Midtown International Theater Festival begins and runs Wednesdays through Saturdays until August 12th. The shows begin at various times at The WorkShop Theater's Main Stage and Jewel Box Theater at 312 West 36th Street in Midtown. Note - PAID event - Tickets are $20 and details at www.midtownfestival.org.

Free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Beginning at 8 pm a comedy and romance that has lasted centuries about a wedding celebrationincluding a play about a wedding celebration within the play. It has many themes including gender ambiguity and feminism. Rsvp free tickets online at www.publictheater.org. Runs weekly Tuesday through Sunday.

 

Saturday - Fashion Show, Theater & Music

manhattan things to do manhattanThere's a Fashion Show at Riverbank Park at 145th Street along the Hudson River in Harlem that runs from 12 noon to 5 pm and it's free.

Monday - Saturday, beginning July 10 - 30 from 11 am - 4.30 pm from 12 noon - 5.30 pm - Macbeth Open Rehearsals - Shakespearean tragedy about the King of Scotland and the damaging effects of seeking power for its own sake. The play brings into question Macbeth's ambition, commonly seen as so dominant a trait that it defines his character - as he is esteemed in war, but reviled at home. Meet near the Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park. Organized by by NY Classical Theatre Company.

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. June 29 - July 23, 2017 from 6.30 - 8.30 pm / Free but donations welcome - The Three Musketeers - by Suzanne Lee adapted from a play by Alexandre Dumas - An adventure and historic play that begins with a young man seeking his fortune, meeting up with three others. It explores the debate for monarchy versus a republic form of government. At Soldiers & Sailors Monument at Riverside Drive and West 89th Street in Riverside Park UWS.

SummerStage in Central Park at the Rumsey Playfield at about 72nd near the east side of the park. July 15, 2017 from 2 - 7 pm / FREE - Los Pericos / Chicano Batman / La Vida Bohéme in association with the Latin Alternative Music Conference - includes performance by "an afternoon of Alt-Latino music melding reggae-rock, funk & pop".

Sunday - MoMA Jazz Concert

There's Summer Garden Jazz at MoMA which is a free summer jazz performance by the Marquis Hill Project in The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden at the Museum of Modern Art at 53rd Street off 6th Avenue in Midtown on Sunday evening beginning at 8 pm and the doors open at 7 pm for first-come-first-serve seating.

SummerStage in Central Park at the Rumsey Playfield at about 72nd near the east side of the park. July 16, 2017 from 2 - 7 pm / FREE - Fela Tribute with Roy Ayers, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 / Underground System / Rich Medina in association with Giant Step and the Paris New York Heritage Festival - includes performance by "Fela Kuti collaborator Roy Ayers will join with Fela’s son in an homage to the iconic pioneer of Afrobeat".

Also see events that run through the Weekend above.

Manhattan Farmers Mkts / Street Fairs / Member Events Calendar

The calendar includes art exhibits at many of the major museums including MoMA, the Frick Collection, the Guggenheim,and theMetropolitan Museum of Art.We also list a number of foreign / indie film theaters. See art galleries & musical performances above in Friday & Saturday listings. Click here for free summer theater in Manhattan and SummerStage concerts in Manhattan.

*We also provide a listing of Manhattan Street Fairs & Manhattan Farmers Markets where you can find unique items and fresh foods. Street fairs wind down in November and so do most farmers markets, but a few continue year round.

Lastly, but not least, we hope you'll patronize the advertisers who provide us with the funding to publish this web magazine. Thanks for your interest and have a nice weekend.


This Week Things To Do Manhattan

Free Theater, Dance, Comedy & Music

July 10, 2017 / Things To Do Manhattan / Manhattan Neighborhoods / Manhattan Buzz NYC.

Monday - Shakespeare in the Park Open Rehearsals, SummerStage Comedy

manhattan things to do manhattanMonday - Saturday, beginning July 10 - 30 from 11 am - 4.30 pm from 12 noon - 5.30 pm - Macbeth Open Rehearsals - Shakespearean tragedy about the King of Scotland and the damaging effects of seeking power for its own sake. The play brings into question Macbeth's ambition, commonly seen as so dominant a trait that it defines his character - as he is esteemed in war, but reviled at home. Meet near the Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park. Organized by by NY Classical Theatre Company.

SummerStage in Central Park runs from 7 - 10 pm / FREE - UCB All Stars feat. Sasheer Zamata includes performance by "Veteran performers from New York’s iconic comedy troupe improvise alongside SNL cast member Sasheer Zamata".

Tuesday - A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Three Musketeers & Tango in the Park

Free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Beginning at 8 pm a comedy and romance that has lasted centuries about a wedding celebration including a play about a wedding celebration within the play. It has many themes including gender ambiguity and feminism. Rsvp free tickets online at www.publictheater.org. Runs weekly Tuesday through Sunday.

In Washington Square Park from 6 - 8 pm / Free - Tango Nights at Washington Square Park - Meet people and learn to tango.

Tuesdays through Sundays beginning at 8 pm except Friday begins at 8.30 pm [no shows on Monday] - The Three Musketeers - by Catherine Bush adapted from a play by Alexandre Dumas - An adventure and historic play that begins with a young man seeking his fortune, meeting up with three others. It explores the debate for monarchy versus a republic form of government. At the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater at Marcus Garvey Park [enter at 124th St & Fifth Ave and walk south to the venue]. Free.

Wednesday - The Rivals, Midtown International Theater Fest & SummerStage Concert

manhattan things to do manhattanIn Carl Schurz Park [enter at East End at 86th Street] Wednesday thru Sunday, July 16, 2017 - from 7 - 9 pm - The Rivals - a romantic comedy about competitors vying for true love by Richard Brinsley Sheridan and performed by NY Classical Theatre Company in Carl Schurz Park on the East Side. Free.

The Midtown International Theater Festival begins and runs Wednesdays through Saturdays until August 12th. The shows begin at various times at The WorkShop Theater's Main Stage and Jewel Box Theater at 312 West 36th Street in Midtown. Note - PAID event - Tickets are $20 and details at www.midtownfestival.org.

SummerStage in Central Park runs from 5 - 10 pm / FREE - Mon Laferte / Princess Nokia / ÌFÉ in association with the Latin Alternative Music Conference includes performance by "Alt-Chilean songstress with NYC-underground tribal hip-hop and Afro-Caribbean electronica".

Thursday - The Three Musketeers

On the north side steps of Soldiers & Sailors Monument in Riverside Park from 6.30 - 8.30 pm - The Three Musketeers - by Suzanne Lee adapted from a play by Alexandre Dumas - An adventure and historic play that begins with a young man seeking his fortune, meeting up with three others. It explores the debate for monarchy versus a republic form of government. Free but donations welcome.

Friday - Contemporary Dance in Bryant Park

From 6 - 8 pm in Bryant Park there will be - Kate Weare Company, NOW Dance Project, Monteleone Dance and Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts Dance. Free.


Things To Do Manhattan - This Weekend

SummerStage Central Park, Shakespeare in the Parks, Laughter, Bastille Day Fair, Harlem Meer Performance Fest, Summer Garden MoMA, Summer Swing Lincoln Center

manhattan things to do manhattanJuly 8, 2017 / Things To Do Manhattan / Manhattan Neighborhoods / Manhattan Buzz NYC.

SummerStage at Central Park in the Rumsey Playfield.

  • July 7, 2017 from 5 - 10 pm / $39.50 - $45 - Umphrey’s McGee / Aqueous includes performance by a jam band "mixing rock, metal, funk, jazz, blues, electronic, bluegrass & folk. With 9 wildly diverse studio albums to their credit".
  • July 8, 2017 from 6 - 10 pm / FREE - Totó La Momposina / Mariachi Flor de Toloache includes performance by "Colombia’s Latin-Grammy Queen of cumbia, chadé, bullerengue, mapalé & porro and NYC’s first all-female mariachi band".
  • July 9, 2017 from 6 - 10 pm / FREE - Buffy Sainte-Marie / A Tribe Called Red / Iskwé - includes performance by “folk singer who is a member of the Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, Canada and a 'pow wow' chanting & drumming performed by North American Native people & a vocalist with an inimitable sound [she attributes] to her 'mixed indigenous and Irish ancestry'.

Free Shakespeare at Soldiers & Sailors Monument in Riverside Park UWS.

manhattan things to do manhattanThursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. June 29 - July 23, 2017 from 6.30 - 8.30 pm / Free but donations welcome - The Three Musketeers - by Suzanne Lee adapted from a play by Alexandre Dumas - An adventure and historic play that begins with a young man seeking his fortune, meeting up with three others. It explores the debate for monarchy versus a republic form of government. Free summer theater / plays on the Upper West Side UWS.

Summer Swing at Lincoln Center on the UWS.

Saturday, July 8, 2017 there's an event entitled Nu Disco which is a participatory silent disco at 6:00pm at Damrosch Park in Lincoln Center.

Free Shakespeare in Nelson Rockefeller Park in Downtown NYC.

Wednesday - Sunday [not Thurs] July 5, 7, 8 & 9, 2017 from 7 - 9 pm / Free - The Rivals - a romantic comedy about competitors vying for true love by Richard Brinsley Sheridan and performed by NY Classical Theatre Company. Free summer theater in Tribeca / Downtown NYC.

Laughter in Washington Square Park in the Village.

Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 2 - 4 pm - Laughter in the Park - at Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park in the Village. Organized by the Parks Dept & Laughter in the Park. Free summer theater in the Village.

Bastille Day Fair on the UES.

Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 12 noon - 5 pm* - Bastille Day Festival - Along 60th Street between Fifth Avenue and Lexington Avenue - Upper East Side Neighborhood NYC street fair Manhattan. *Hours might be extended to 10 am - 6 pm this year.

Summer Garden Jazz at MoMA in Midtown.

There's a summer jazz performance by the Juilliard School entitled New Music for Mixed Ensembles in The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden at the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown on Sunday evening beginning at 8 pm and the doors open at 7 pm.

Harlem Meer Performance Festival is on Sunday, July 9th from 2 - 4 pm at the Discovery Center in Central Park at 110th Street between Lenox and 5th Avenues there's an Afro Caribbean performance described as, "This ensemble of international dancers, singers, and musicians perform a mix of Afro-Caribbean traditional and dance music with a blend of poetry, storytelling, and theater."

Manhattan Farmers Mkts / Street Fairs / Member Events Calendar

The calendar includes art exhibits at many of the major museums including MoMA, the Frick Collection, the Guggenheim,and theMetropolitan Museum of Art.We also list a number of foreign / indie film theaters. See art galleries & musical performances above in Friday & Saturday listings. Click here for free summer theater in Manhattan.

*We also provide a listing of Manhattan Street Fairs & Manhattan Farmers Markets where you can find unique items and fresh foods. Street fairs wind down in November and so do most farmers markets, but a few continue year round.

Lastly, but not least, we hope you'll patronize the advertisers who provide us with the funding to publish this web magazine. Thanks for your interest and have a nice weekend.


Manhattan Things To Do - This Week

4th of July Fireworks along the East River

manhattan things to do manhattan*Weather Forecast as of June 30, 2017 for week of 7/3 - 7/7/17. The temperature highs will be in the low 90's Monday and then in the mid 80's for the rest of the week. The temperature lows will be around 70 degrees.

*The winds will be around 10 - 12 mph and the humidity will be between 50% - 70%, rising as the week progresses from 50% on Monday. There's a 60% chance of less than an inch of rain on Thursday.

*Fireworks along the East River. The photo at right shows the fireworks display along the East River in a prior year as seen from a spot near the South Street Seaport. This year the fireworks barges will be condensed, placed between 20th and 30th Streets, so this sort of view from way downtown is far less likely this year.

Monday - East River Ferry Service Continues

*The rollout of the new interborough ferry service continues. You can purchase tickets via their app or at a kiosk on the doc. For the ferry stops, fees and rollout go to www.ferry.nyc.

Tuesday - 4th of July Fireworks

*Beginning at dusk - around [9.15 or 9.30 pm] there's a fireworks display, along the East River which can be seen from both sides of the East River. All five barges are expected to be located between 20th and 30th Streets of Manhattan. Crowds fill up along the East River access points along the FDR in the afternoon / early evening - at which time both traffic and the people flow are managed by the police [kids / free].

Thursday - Shakespeare in the Park

*Shakespeare in the Park began at various parks in Manhattan in late May. Check Parks NYC website for details. We'll have more later this month.

We also have a Member Calendar into which non-profits, arts and community organizations and other groups are welcome to post events. Contact us using the About information and we'll send along alink with instructions on how to create an ID and post events free.


Things To Do Manhattan - This Weekend

July 4th Weekend, Summer Movies, Music, Theater & more ...

manhattan things to do manhattanJune 30, 2017 / Things To Do Manhattan / Manhattan Neighborhoods / Manhattan Buzz NYC.

*Weekend Weather - 6/30 - 7/2/17. The temperature highs will be in the mid to high 80's and the lows will be around 70.

*The winds will be about 10 - 15 mph and the humidity will be in the low 80% range Friday & Saturday - dropping to 55% on Sunday. There's a 50% chance of 1/3rd inch of rain Saturday between the hours of 10 am and 7 pm. Otherwise it should be a clear weekend.

 

*Enjoying a Shady Place. The photo at right shows a couple relaxing on a bench in some green space on the UWS.

Click MTA Link for weekend subway work updates. Click here for details on the MTA Weekender.

 

*WORK IN PROGRESS. Only Asterisked events have been updated.

 

Weekend & Friday - Theater, Film, Music

manhattan things to do manhattan*Expecting Visitors? The photo at right shows passengers disembarking from an airplane at LaGuardia Airport earlier this month. NYC is host to about 60 million tourists per year - and many of them visit us over the long July 4th weekend - both from abroad and from within the 50 states.

 

There are free performances of Shakespeare at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on the Upper West Side by a Hudson Valley theater group. We'll have more later this month.

Shakespeare in the Park - Julius Caesar began at various parks in Manhattan on May 23 & ended June 18. A Midsummer Nights Dream begins July 11 and ends August 13. Showtimes at 8 pm and it's free, but they take a day off each week. Check Parks NYC website for tickets. We'll add more detail later this month.

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum located at Pier 86 - at 46th Street and 12th Avenue [history / kids].

The Museum of the City of New York at 1220 5th Avenue [at 103rd St] on the Upper East Side has an ongoing exhibit of NYC that's worth a visit, as well as exhibits examining LGBT and Islamic cultures - separately [art / history / culture - $18 / $12].

TBD_The Museum of Modern Art aka MoMA at 11 West 53rd Street in Midtown is hosting the Photocollages of Josef Albers runs through Sunday 4/2. This exhibit shows Bauhaus artist Albers work 1928 - 1932 at Bauhaus which was only discovered after his death [art - $25 / $18 / $14 & kids under 16 free].

City Dance.

Also see events running thru the weekened above - and links to Manhattan holiday markets & events and Manhattan holiday sales & shopping.

 

Saturday - Music, Theater & Art

manhattan things to do manhattan*Dining in Manhattan. The photo at right shows a woman with her friend sharing a summer repast at Le Coq French restaurant last summer in the Gramercy / Flat Iron section of Midtown Manhattan.

 

There are free performances of Shakespeare at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on the Upper West Side by a Hudson Valley theater group. We'll have more later this month.

TBD_There will be a couple of Music of Duke Ellington jazz performances in the Fredrick Rose Hall at Broadway & West 60th at Lincoln Center, by the Juilliard School at 7.30 pm and 9.30 pm [music / $45].

TBD_is being performed at 8 pm Friday & Saturday and 3 pm Saturday & Sunday at A.R.T / NY at 502 West 53rd Street [btwn 10th & 11th Avenues]. The performance contains six short plays about otherness and diversity [theater - $25].

See art, music & film events that run through the weekend.

Also see events running thru the weekened above - and links to farmers markets & street fairs below.

 

Manhattan Art Galleries - exhibits need updating

manhattan things to do manhattan*Southern Tip of Manhattan from the air. The photo at right shows the southern tip of Manhattan as seen from the air. Get ready for visitors over the long July 4th weekend - both from abroad and from within the 50 states.

 

The Gallery SHOWS BELOW NEED UPDATING.

Sperone Westwater at 257 Bowery is hosting the exhibit MarioMerz: Works from the 1980's which runs through June 18th.[art].

The Sean Kelly Gallery at 475 10th Avenue at 36th Street in NYC is hosting a solo exhibition of CONSTRUCT by sculptor / installation artist Antony Gormley through June 18th [art].

The Luhring Augustine gallery at 531 West 24th Street in Chelsea is hosting Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller exhibit of The Marionette Maker, which is a mixed media installation [art - ends 6/11].

There's a closing reception for Decollation & The Spirit of Gutai art exhibits from 3 - 6 pm at the Buddy Warren Gallery at 171 Chrystie Street on the LES [art - free].

Over The Bridge II is at the Atlantic Gallery at 548 West 28 Street, Suite 540 in the Landmark Arts Building in Chelsea until Feb 20th [art - free].

There are a number of art galleries with interesting exhibits including Carolina NitschGallery at 534 West 22nd Street in Chelsea, which features influential modern American artists like Mike Kelley, who died a few years back [art]. And the Pavel Zoubok Gallery at 531 West 26th Street in Chelsea [art].

Also see events running thru the weekened above - and links to farmers markets & street fairs below.

 

Sunday -

manhattan things to do manhattan*A Summer Stroll in West Harlem. The photo at right shows folks strolling along Manhattan Avenue on the UWS.

 

There are free performances of Shakespeare at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on the Upper West Side by a Hudson Valley theater group. We'll have more later this month.

The Frick Museum at 1 East 70th Street is showing an exhibit entitled Fired by Passion: Masterpieces of Du Paquier Porcelain from the Sullivan Collection [art].

Theater woman.

TBD_Anthology Film Archives at 32 2nd Avenue in the East Village is hosting The Seventh Art Stand series which is an act of cinematic solidarity against Islamophobia where they are showing at least one film from each of the seven countries on the proposed travel ban. The films include Abbas Kiarostami's CLOSE-UP on 5/12 at 7 pm and 5/14 at 6.15 pm, Hajooj Kuka's BEATS OF THE ANTONOV on 5/12 at 9.15 pm and 5/15 at 7 pm THE CHICKENS & A FLOOD IN BAATH COUNTRY on 5/13 at 7 pm, EVERYDAY LIFE IN A SYRIAN VILLAGE 5/13 at 9 pm and 5/15 at 9 pm, Sara Ishaq's THE MULBERRY HOUSE 5/14 at 4 pm and Mohamed Al-Daradji's AHLAAM 5/14 at 8.30 pm [film - $11 / $9 / $7 - www.anthologyfilmarchives.org].

*Also see events running thru the weekened above - and links to farmers markets & street fairs below.

 

Manhattan Farmers Mkts / Street Fairs / Member Events Calendar

The calendar includes art exhibits at many of the major museums including MoMA, the Frick Collection, the Guggenheim,and theMetropolitan Museum of Art.We also list a number of foreign / indie film theaters. See art galleries & musical performances above in Friday & Saturday listings.

*We also provide a listing of Manhattan Street Fairs & Manhattan Farmers Markets where you can find unique items and fresh foods. Street fairs wind down in November and so do most farmers markets, but a few continue year round.

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