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Things to do This Week in Queens

June 20, 2017 / Manhattan Neighborhoods / Manhattan Buzz NYC.

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Wednesday

Make Music New York is a day when in all boroughs, local musicians perform at hundreds of locales around the borough and city. Make Music New York is a live, free musical celebration across New York City that takes place each June 21 - the longest day of the year. Go to their website at http://www.makemusicny.org for details


Things To Do Manhattan - This Weekend

Theater, Film & Music Festivals in NYC & Happy Fathers Day

June 16, 2017 / Things To Do Manhattan / Manhattan Neighborhoods / Manhattan Buzz NYC.

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Weekend Weather - 6/16 - 6/18/17. The temperature highs will be in the low 70's on Friday, rising to the low 80's by Sunday. The temperatures lows will be around 70 throughout the weekend.

Winds will be about 10 mph on Friday & Saturday, rising to a gusty 20 mph on Sunday the humidity will be high at around 80%. There is a 50% chance of a quarter inch of rain early Sunday morning [before 9 am].

SoHo International Film Fest runs from 6/15 - 6/22. Details to follow next week.

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.

The Chelsea Music Festival began Thursday 6/8 and ends 6/x.

The Blue Note Jazz Festival runs through the month.

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.

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

Museum Mile Festival, SoHo International Film Festival, Shakespeare in the Park

manhattan things to do manhattan*Weather Forecast as of June 9, 2017 for week of 6/12 - 6/16/17. The temperature highs will be in the low 90's on Monday & Tuesday, dropping to 80 by Wednesday and into the 70's for the rest of the week.

*The winds will be around 10 - 12 mph and the humidity will be around 50% throughout the week, rising to about 70% on Friday. No rain is in the forecast until Friday when there's a 50% chance of about a half inch of rain during the day.

*Summer Swimming in NYC Public Pools. The photo at right shows a swimming pool at one of the public facilities in NYC.

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 - Museum Mile Festival

*The Museum Mile Festival returns, allowing free entry into the museums along 5th Avenue between the Metropolitan Museum at 82nd Street to El Museo del Barrio at 105th Street between the hours of 6 and 9 pm.

Thursday - SoHo International Film Festival, Shakespeare in the Park

*SoHo International Film Fest runs from 6/15 - 6/22. Details to follow next week.

*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

Indian & Puerto Rican Day Parades, Green Festival @ Javits, Chelsea Music Festival, Lower East Side & Israel Center Film Fests, American Crafts Fest UWS

June 9, 2017 / Things To Do Manhattan / Manhattan Neighborhoods / Manhattan Buzz NYC.

manhattan things to do manhattan*Weekend Weather - 6/9 - 6/11/17. The temperature highs will be in the low to mid 80's on Friday & Saturday, rising to the low 90's on Sunday. The temperatures lows will rise from about 60 Friday to about 70 by Sunday.

*Winds will be about 15 mph and the humidity will be between 40% to 55% - rising as the weekend goes on. There isn't any rain in the forecast.

*Indian Cultural Celebration in Manhattan. The Festival of India entitled Sri Jagannath Ratha Yatra returns Saturday featuring Indian culture. See details below.

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

 

****Asterisked events have been updated.

 

Weekend & Friday - Israel Center & LES Film Fests & Chelsea Music Festival

manhattan things to do manhattan*Staying in Touch. The photo at right shows a woman staying tuned in via her phone on the subway.

*The Chelsea Music Festival began Thursday 6/8 and ends 6/x.

*The Blue Note Jazz Festival runs through the month.

*The LES Film Festival began on Thursday 6/8 and continues for a week at Sunshine Cinema at 143 East Houston Street on the Lower East Side / Village in Manhattan [film / $16 includes donation to Henry St Settlement].

*The 5th annual Israel Film Center Festival began in May at the JCC at 334 Amsterdam on the Upper West Side and runs through 6/15. The films are about Israel, many of which are made by Israelis in Israel [film / $14].

*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 - Indian Parade & Festival, Green Festival Javits, Chelsea Music Festival, American Crafts Fest UWS

manhattan things to do manhattan*Indian Parade Saturday. The photo at right shows a number of Hari Krishna musicians performing and hanging out in Midtown Manhattan.

*The Festival of India entitled Sri Jagannath Ratha Yatra begins with a parade at 45th Street & 5th Avenue marching south to Washington Square Park in the Village where it will end about 2 pm - followed by a festival in the park [kids / parades].

*The Puerto Rican Parade in preceded on Saturday by the Latin Fest of Harlem at 116th Street and 3rd Avenue in East Harlem [st fairs].

*The Green Festival runs at the Javits Center focusing on environmental initiatives on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am - 6 pm / 5 pm respectively.

*The American Crafts Festival is being held this weekend at Lincoln Center on Saturday & Sunday from 12 noon to 9 pm and 10 am - 7 pm, respectively [street fairs].

 

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

things to do manhattan*Early Mid 20th Century Shopping Center. The photo at right shows an early Mid 20th century building in Midtown Manhattan.

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 - Puerto Rican Day Parade UES & Latin Fest in East Harlem, American Crafts Fest, Green Festival

manhattan things to do manhattan*Puerto Rican Day Parade in Midtown Manhattan. The photo at right shows folks enjoying the Puerto Rican Day Parade in a prior year.

*The Puerto Rican Day Parade begins at 11 am at 44th Street along 5th Avenue and marches up to 79th Street on the Upper East Side [kids / parades / free]. SWAP.

*The Puerto Rican Parade in preceded on Saturday by the Latin Fest of Harlem at 116th Street and 3rd Avenue in East Harlem [st fairs].

*The Green Festival runs at the Javits Center focusing on environmental initiatives on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am - 6 pm / 5 pm respectively.

*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].

*The American Crafts Festival is being held this weekend at Lincoln Center on Saturday & Sunday from 12 noon to 9 pm and 10 am - 7 pm, respectively [street fairs].

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.

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

Taste of Times Square, Mt Vernon Hotel Concert, Shakespeare in the Park, Chelsea Music Fest & Going Green at the Javits

manhattan things to do manhattanWeather Forecast as of June 2, 2017 for week of 6/5 - 6/9/17. The temperature highs will be around 70 with the temperature lows around 60 throughout the week. The winds will be around 10 mph and the humidity will be in the 60% - 80% range - both throughout the week. There's a 90% chance of rain of about 1/3rd inch of rain between 10 am - 7 pm on Monday.

Taste of Times Square in Midtown Manhattan. The photo at right shows the Taste of Times Square in Midtown Manhattan.

Monday - Taste of Times Square & East River Ferry Service Continues

The Taste of Times Square runs from 5 to 9 pm at 46th Street between Broadway and 10th Avenue [aka restaurant row] in Midtown West (includes historic Restaurant Row & Broadway from 45th to 47th streets). Admission free, but tickets only cost $1 with each taste costing 5 to 10 tickets.

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 - Mt Vernon Hotel

Mount Vernon Hotel & Museum on the UES hosts its first summer garden concert beginning at 6 pm.

Thursday -

manhattan things to do manhattanShakespeare in the Park.

Friday - Chelsea Music Festival Begins

Chelsea Music Festival begins.

The Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan. The photo at right shows the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan which will be hosting the Green Festival this coming weekend 6/10/17.

Saturday & Sunday - Green Festival Begins at the Javits

The Green Festival begins at the Javits Center focusing on environmental initiatives from 10 am - 6 pm / 5 pm respectively.

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

NYC Multi-Cultural Fest, Washington Square Art Fair, Filipino & Celebrate Israel Parades & more ...

June 2, 2017 / Things To Do Manhattan / Manhattan Neighborhoods / Manhattan Buzz NYC.

manhattan things to do manhattanWeekend Weather - 6/2 - 6/4/17. The temperature highs will be in the low to mid 70's throughout the weekend, and the temperatures lows will be around 60 throughout the weekend. Winds will be around 10 - 15 mph and the humidity will be between 40% to 60% - rising as the weekend goes on. There's a 60% chance of about 1/10th of an inch of rain beginning around 2 pm Sunday.

 

Multi-Cultural Festival this weekend in Harlem. The photo at right shows a vocalist peforming at the Harlem Eat Up festival in Morningside Park a couple of weeks ago. The first 2017 Multi-Cultural festival was going on that same weekend up along Nicholas Avenue and 145th Street. The Multi-Cultural Festival, by contrast, provided a a colorful mix of traditional musical and dance performances. This Saturday is the second and last weekend of the 2017 Multi-Cultural Festival and it's at a different location. See details below.

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

 

***MORE DONE THAN NOT. Asterisked events have NOT been updated.***

 

Weekend & Friday - Parades, Festivals, Markets, Art, Film

manhattan things to do manhattanTheater for the New City. The photo at right shows the program schedules and bulletins at the Theater for the New City which hosts numerous art exhibits and performances in the East Village and around the city.

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

 

TBD_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 - Washington Square Art Fair & NYC Multi-Cultural Festival

manhattan things to do manhattanCelebrate Israel Parade. The photo at right shows the Celebrate Israel Parade on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in a prior year.

The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit is open from 12 noon to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday. The art fair is along University Place from Waverly [Washington Square North] to 13th Street and ends this Sunday evening.

The 8th Annual NYC Multi-Cultural Festival runs from 10 am to 6 pm at the Jackie Robinson Park bandshell at 85 Bradhurst Avenue at 146th Street in Harlem. Music, theater and dance based on historic and cultural precedents.

 

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

things to do manhattanOil Painting at the Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit. The photo at right shows an oil painting found at the Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit in the Village in Manhattan in a prior year.

 

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 - Washington Square Art Fair, Filipino & Celebrate Israel Parades

manhattan things to do manhattanFilipino Parade in Midtown Manhattan. The photo at right shows folks marching in the Filipino Parade in Midtown Manhattan in a prior year.

The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit is open from 12 noon to 6 pm. The art fair is along University Place from Waverly [Washington Square North] to 13th Street and ending today / Sunday.

The NYC Filipino Parade begins at 11.45 am at 5th Avenue at 38th Street and marches south to 27th Street. Related festivities begin with a mass at the Filipino Center at 556 5th Avenue at 10 am. A street fair follows the parade at Madison Square Park until 6 pm.

The Celebrate Israel Parade begins at 12 noon at 5th Avenue at 57th Street and marches north to 74th Street. Related festivities begin before the parade at 11 am and the parade ends at 4 pm.

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].

TBD_The Frick Museum is showing an exhibit entitled Passages Through Time which is a collection of paintings done by Turner and the exhibit ends Sunday 5/14/17 [art].

*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.

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.


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