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May
22
Wed
2019
The 12th Annual World Science Festival in NYC
May 22 – Jun 2 all-day

The 12th Annual World Science Festival

May 22 – June 2, 2019

Announces 2019 Programming

And Invites New Yorkers To

‘Awaken Their Inner Genius’

New York, NY (May 2, 2019) – The World Science Festival has unveiled its 2019 program lineup, which presents many of the world’s leading scientists, pioneers, artists, and influential thinkers – bringing science to life in imaginative ways throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

The Festival, beginning Wednesday, May 22nd, celebrates science with original programming that includes discourse, debate, theatre, film, workshops, and interactive installations as well as events for young innovators, scientists-in-the-making, and families. The Festival transforms the city and brings the world’s leading scientists to advance our understanding and appreciation of everything from quarks to the cosmos.

Tracy DayCo-Founder and CEO of the World Science Festival, has long been an advocate of bringing significant scientific discussions to wider audiences. “We are thrilled to offer an exciting line-up of programming, with leaders in their fields engaging the public in conversations that encourage all to be champions of scientific truth and human curiosity.”

“This year we are celebrating the anniversaries of both the confirmation of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity and also the Apollo moon landing, two gratifying moments of insight and exploration,” said Columbia University physicist Brian Greene, Co-Founder of the World Science Festival. “These astonishing milestones are an opportunity for us all to recognize the enormous capacity of humankind to achieve the seemingly impossible.”

Kicking off this year’s festivities, The World Science Festival Gala will be held on May 22nd, 2019, featuring an original production of Light Falls: Space, Time, and an Obsession of Einstein, which tells the dramatic story of Einstein’s electrifying discovery of the General Theory of Relativity. The production, narrated by Brian Greene, features an all-Broadway cast, innovative 3D visuals designed by the Tony Award-winning 59 Productions (“An American in Paris”), and an original score by Jeff Beal (“House of Cards”). Light Falls premieres nationwide Wednesday, May 29—the 100th anniversary to the day of Einstein’s Theory being confirmed through astronomical observations—at 10/9c on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/lightfalls and the PBS Video app.

Now in its 12th year, the World Science Festival continues to bring the power of science to new audiences. This year’s programming will feature some of the most brilliant scientists, seasoned explorers, and influential performers, including Apollo astronaut Michael Collins, inventor of CRISPR Jennifer Doudna, chess icon Garry Kasparov, Grammy-winning composer Eric Whitacre, commander of the International Space Station Scott Kelly, actress and activist Marlee Matlin, renowned AI researcher Yann LeCun, and more.

A FEW HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE MAIN STAGE WILL INCLUDE:

Rethinking Thinking: How Intelligent Are Other Animals?: Intelligence was once thought to be uniquely human, but what is intelligence? Why do some species get an extra dose? And just how special are humans, really? Participants include: biologist Simon Garnier, neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel, and marine mammalogist Denise Herzing. Author, journalist, and comedian Faith Salie will moderate.

Physics in the Dark: Searching for the Universe’s Missing Matter: For nearly a century, evidence has mounted that the gravitational pull necessary to keep clusters of galaxies intact, as well as stars within galaxies from flying apart, requires far more matter than we can see. Problem is, such “dark matter” has also eluded one specially designed detector after another. Which raises the big question: What if we have failed to find dark matter because it isn’t there? Participants include: physicist Mariangela Lisanti, astrophysicist Joseph Silk, physicist Erik Verlinde, and astrophysicist Risa Wechsler. Physicist and author Brian Greene will moderate.

The Richness of Time: Time on Earth elapses at a uniform rate, so why does the human experience of time seem so varied? How do various neurological afflictions change the perception of time? And underneath it all, how does human language impact our ability to think about time and fully experience its rich and mysterious contours? Participants include: cognitive scientist Lera Boroditsky and neuroscientist Dean Buonomano. Physicist and author Brian Greene will moderate.

Loose Ends: String Theory and the Quest for the Ultimate TheoryThirty-five years ago string theory took physics by storm, promising the coveted unified theory of nature’s forces that Einstein valiantly sought but never found. In the intervening decades, string theory has brought a collection of mind-boggling possibilities into the lexicon of mainstream thinking—extra dimensions of space, holographic worlds, and multiple universes. Some researchers view these developments as symptoms of string theory having lost its way. Others argue that string theory, although very much still a work in progress, is revealing stunning new qualities of reality. Participants include: physicists Lara AndersonMichael DineMarcelo Gleiser, and Andrew Strominger. Physicist and author Brian Greene will moderate.

Revealing the Mind: The Promise of Psychedelics: Nearly every culture throughout history has used chemicals that alter consciousness for spiritual exploration. In the 20th century these drugs caught the attention of scientists. Join scientists and “psychonauts” who are now picking up where research left off 50 years ago, experimenting with LSD and other psychedelics to heal—and reveal—the mind. Participants include: psychologist Alison Gopnik, addiction psychiatrist Stephen Ross, and neuroscientist Anil Seth.

Making Room for Machines: Getting Ready for AGI: The “thinking machines” that Alan Turing postulated in 1950 have already vaulted beyond us in specific arenas like chess and Jeopardy. But if we achieve artificial general intelligence, it may take only seconds for our creation to surpass us in every other arena as well. Will humans fight to restrain such super intelligence, or join forces, perhaps bringing about a new utopia? Or, will we simply and quietly become irrelevant? Participants include: writer, activist, and chess champion Garry Kasparov, computer scientist Yann LeCun, roboticist Hod Lipson, and AI ethicist Shannon Vallor.

The Right Stuff: What It Takes to Boldly GoFifty years ago, as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin bounced on the moon’s surface below, Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot Michael Collins briefly disappeared behind the lunar disk, becoming the first person to experience space entirely alone. As we set our sights on the stars, space travelers will need to cope with ever longer stretches in the lonely environs of the cosmos. What will that take? How will it affect who we are? Participants include: astronaut Michael Collins, astronaut Scott Kelly, and astronaut Leland Melvin. Journalist and producer Miles O’Brien will moderate.

FUN, FASCINATING, AND FREE ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES WILL INCLUDE:

Saturday Night Lights: Stargazing in Brooklyn Bridge Park: Immerse yourself in stargazing and storytelling. First, step up to a professional telescope for an intimate look at the Moon, Jupiter, and beyond. Then, sit on the grass for “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe,” created by Grammy® Award-winning composer Eric Whitacre. This short film experience reveals the galaxy from the perspective of the Hubble Space Telescope as 100 members of the LaGuardia High School Senior Chorus provide a celestial soundscape. Stay for an engaging discussion with astrophysicists and the film’s creators.

City of Science: A larger-than-life touring event where the magic of science, technology, engineering, and math collide! Filled with interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities, and engaging exhibitions, this free program unleashes everyone’s inner scientist.

Great Fish Count: From Lemon Creek in Staten Island to the shores of the Bronx River, New York’s waterways are teeming with life—and it’s up to you to find it! Led by  top marine scientists and biologists in 16 sites across New York’s five boroughs, Yonkers, and New Jersey, the Great Fish Count gives attendees of all ages the chance to strap on a pair of waders, cast a net, and discover the underwater world in their own backyard.

The full program lineup for the 2019 World Science Festival can be found here, where tickets for Festival events can also be purchased.

 

May
24
Fri
2019
16th Annual Bethpage Air Show at Jone Beach
May 24 – May 26 all-day

16th Annual Bethpage Air Show at Jone Beach

May 24 – 26, 2019

Admission Price: Free
Parking: $10.00

If you’re going then be sure to get there early…REAL EARLY! The official site makes note of how the parking lots can get filled as early as 8:00 am. Thereafter, folks are turned away.

No Kites, No Pets allowed.

Visit the official site right here…

Practice on Friday, May 24: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Saturday, May 25 & Sunday, May 26:
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Performers expected: United States Air Force Thunderbirds / US Army Golden Knights / Sean D. Tucker / Team Oracle / John Klatt Airshows / “Screamin Sasquatch” / Matt Chapman / Embry Riddle / GEICO Skytypers / American Air Power Museum Warbirds / SUNY Farmingdale Aviation / 106th Rescue Wing

24th Annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts – 2019
May 24 – May 26 all-day

24th Annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts – 2019

May 24, 25, 26, 2019

Friday & Saturday
6:00 pm – 12:00 am

Sunday
4:00 pm – 12:00 am

Featuring Theater, Music, Dance, Video, Film, Poetry, Cabaret, Youth Stuff.

Outside: Cultural Fair, Performances, Food, Vendors

Inside: Youth Program (2:00 pm – 5:00 pm); Film & Video (Noon – Midnight)

Theater for the New City | 155 1st Avenue

Learn more at the official site here…

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer and there’s no more exciting way to mark the season than with a visit to the THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY’s 24th Annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts. This FREE celebration brings together over 70 groups for more than 270 performances. The shows reflects the neighborhood’s heritage and New York City’s incredible diversity. This year’s theme is 2020 Vision — SAVE Our Planet, Save Our Country, a call for a green revolution and a more welcoming nation.

As Crystal Field, Executive Director puts it, “Art cannot move mountains, but it can move minds.”

May
26
Sun
2019
A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho 
May 26 all-day
A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho 

Merchant’s House Museum

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

Upcoming walking tours: March 24, April 14, 28; May 12, 26; June 9, 23; July 14, 28

12:30 pm

(Second & Fourth Sunday of Every Month)

Please be sure to consult with the official website to check for last minute cancellations or changes.

Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area,’ home to the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House.  You’ll see how the neighborhood surrounding the Tredwells’ home evolved from a refined and tranquil residential enclave into a busy commercial center. Visit important 19th century landmark buildings on this tour through 21st century NoHo. Tour is one hour and begins outside the Merchant’s House Museum. $15; FREE for Members.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Sunday Platform – Girl Power! Youth Climate Activism in NYC w/ Xyie Bastida, Colleen Schmidt, & Alexandria Villaseñor
May 26 all-day
Sunday Platform - Girl Power! Youth Climate Activism in NYC w/ Xyie Bastida, Colleen Schmidt, & Alexandria Villaseñor @ New York | New York | United States

At the New York Society for Ethical Culture

Sunday Platform – Girl Power! Youth Climate Activism in NYC w/ Xyie Bastida, Colleen Schmidt, & Alexandria Villaseñor

Sunday, May 26, 2019
11:00 am

2 W 64th St
Ceremonial Hall – 4th floor

Free

Monica Weiss, ETHICAL NYC Co-Chair of the Environmental Stewardship Committee, interviews three young, inspiring climate activists:

XIYE BASTIDA spoke about the challenges that youth face because of the climate crisis at the 2018 UN World Urban Forum 9. She received the Spirit of the United Nations Award for her environmental work. A junior at Beacon H.S., Xiye is the leader of the school’s Environmental Club and has worked with Action for Sustainable Development (A4SD) and numerous other climate organizations to communicate the implications of the existing climate crisis, among other issues.

COLLEEN SCHMIDT, an undergraduate studying Environmental Biology, is originally from Bozeman, Montana, where she grew up exploring rivers and mountains, developing a deep love for landscapes and wildlife. Her appreciation for the natural world has only increased through her studies of its complexity, resilience, and interconnectedness. The mission of the Sunrise Movement is the building of “an army of young people to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process” through political action.

ALEXANDRIA VILLASEÑOR, a 7th grader, who — frustrated by the lack of progress of the UN Climate Change Conference in Poland, and inspired by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, Alexandria — became a national and international organizer for the first-ever global youth climate strike on March 15, 2019, mobilizing nearly 2,000 youths from 123 countries to demand climate action from their world leaders. Alexandria was awarded the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival’s “Disruptor” Award and The Common Good Foundation’s Changemaker Scholarship and is on Politico’s list of the top 100 people influential in climate change policy. Alexandria continues in her role as a prominent climate strike organizer, and is working to bring accurate climate science and climate change education into K-12 schools. This week’s shared charity is Zero Hour, whose mission is to center the voices of diverse youth in the conversation around climate and environmental justice. Zero Hour is a youth-led movement creating entry points, training, and resources for new young activists and organizers (and adults who support their vision) wanting to take concrete action around climate change.

This week’s shared charity is Zero Hour, whose mission is to center the voices of diverse youth in the conversation around climate and environmental justice. Zero Hour is a youth-led movement creating entry points, training, and resources for new young activists and organizers (and adults who support their vision) wanting to take concrete action around climate change.

 

FWNY 19-04 Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard personnel set to take over Liberty State Park during Fleet Week
May 26 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
FWNY 19-04 Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard personnel set to take over Liberty State Park during Fleet Week @ Jersey City | New Jersey | United States

FWNY 19-04 Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard personnel set to take over Liberty State Park during Fleet Week

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Liberty State Park

Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard personnel set to take over Liberty State Park during Fleet Week; Event to feature new certified 5K Run and Youth Obstacle Course

NORFOLK, VA (NRMA) – Join the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard as they showcase the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey on Sunday, May 26. Activities and demonstrations will run throughout the day from 10:30 am through 5:00 pm that are geared toward families and community entertainment.

Now in its 4th year, Fleet Week at Liberty State Park celebrates the sea services and gives area citizens an unparalleled opportunity to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen.

New this year is a certified 5K Run (11:00 am start/9:30 am check-in), a 1-Mile Fun Run (10:30 am start/check-in 9:30 am), and a unique Youth City Challenge Obstacle Race (1:30 pm start/1:00 pm check-in), which are provided by City Challenge Obstacle Race.

For more information and to register for the 5K Run and 1-Mile Run, visit FleetWeek5K.com. To register for the Youth City Obstacle Race, visit CityChallengeRace.com

“It is a great honor to partner with the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard for Fleet Week at Liberty State Park this year,” said Elvi Guzman, President of City Challenge Obstacle Race. “We’re confident that adding these new activities will help attract more families, both military and civilian, while promoting health and fitness in our community. Fleet Week is an amazing opportunity for everyone to come out and support those who serve our country, and get to know more about the sea services.”

The organization offers a special discount code for reduced registration fees for retired and active duty military, simply use code “HERO” when registering.  (Note: Those who register with this code will be required to show valid military ID when picking up their race packet).

In addition to the race components, the day will be filled with activities including Navy and Marine Corps helicopter landings (noon), with a Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) fast rope demonstration; various military static displays and vehicles; a Navy Dive Tank with tic-tac-toe game challenges and Navy diver gear; EOD robotics; Marine Corps Martial Arts Program demonstrations and pull-up challenge; a Coast Guard Search and Rescue demonstration (12:30 pm); area food trucks; kids activities with bounce houses and face painting; as well as performances by the U.S. Fleet Forces “Brass Band” (12:15 pm); the U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment and Silent Drill Platoon (2:15 pm); and U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team (1:30 pm & 3:30 pm).

In conjunction with the World War I Centennial Commission, there will also be special performances by the 369th Experience Band (1:00 & 4:00 pm). The band is made up of musicians from a collection of Historically Black Colleges and Universities that pay homage to the contributions of African-Americans and Puerto Ricans in World War I through the eyes of the 369th U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as James Reese Europe’s “Harlem Hellfighters.”

For directions to Liberty State Park, from the New Jersey Turnpike, take exit 14B and follow signs to Liberty State Park. The event is held in partnership with the State of New Jersey, the City of Jersey City, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Division of Parks and Forestry and the State Park Service.

Passport to Taiwan Festival 2019
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Passport to Taiwan Festival 2019

Sunday, May 26
12:00 – 5:00 pm

Union Square North

A week celebrating Taiwanese American Heritage.

You can expect thousands to attend and join in on the festivities.

On hand will be authentic food, culture and music from Taiwan.

Also, get set to enjoy Stage Performances, Food Adventures, and much more!

Have a look at some of these Youtube videos featuring past occurrences of this festival from past years.

Visit the official site here…

Passport to Taiwan Festival as posted by Vision Times

Passport to Taiwan Festival 2017 as posted by p2twnyc

The 32nd Annual Loisida Festival & Parade – 2019
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The 32nd Annual Loisida Festival & Parade - 2019

The 32nd Annual Loisida Festival & Parade

Sunday, May 26, 2019
12:00 – 5:00 pm

Taking place Rain or Shine

2019 Loisaida Fest Reaffirms LES’ Puerto Rican Roots & Latinx Heritage

2019 Community Carnival Parade*:

11:00 a.m. Kick-off/Staging site: Avenue C and 12th Street.
*Best viewing spot is on East 11th Street and Avenue C

Parade Route:

Southeast on 10th Street and Avenue D, south on Ave D towards 6th Street, west on 6th to Avenue C, right on Ave C, then north to 12th Street and ending at Festival’s Main Stage by 12:00pm.

Amid expanding services at Loisaida Inc., a Latinx cultural celebration helps to foster healthy community connections.

Visit the official site here…

NEW YORK, NY – On Sunday, May 26, 2019, the largest Latinx celebration in Lower Manhattan returns for a 32nd year. Strong Roots, Healthy Branches: Harvesting Connections, the Festival theme, pays tribute to the Loisaida Inc.’s Puerto Rican roots and longstanding commitment to the Lower East Side.

As always, the festivities commence at 11 a.m. with a Community Parade featuring the work of Garbagia , an eco-urban recycled arts initiative that will work throughout the month at the Loisaida Center with local artists and residents to conduct art building workshops to create instruments, flower masks, ‘vejigantes,’ paper mache animal masks, and other props—with an emphasis on recycled and found materials.

On the Festival Main Stage, host Awilda Rodriguez Lora will introduce an eclectic mix of Latinx musical acts, including the Lower East Side’s very own, Son del Monte , led by renowned timablero Manuel Rivera , who will be performing their take on the Cuban charanga. The lineup also includes Puerto Rican pleneros La Maquina Insular , whose lineup features Hector “Tito” Matos and other members of Viento de Agua , a group known for revitalizing the Puerto Rican musical traditions of bomba y plena. Making their Festival debut will be Nuyorican experimental salsa orchestra, Abrazos Army . Rounding out the main stage lineup will be Afro-Cuban dancer Yesenia Selier and Puerto Rican theatre troupe, Y No Había Luz.

Y No Había Luz will also perform as part of the 6th Annual Festival Theater Lab . The family-friendly event will move to the street-level this year as part of the festival’s street vendor fair along Avenue C or what is known as the Loisaida Commercial Corridor (E. 6th Street to E. 12th Street.). After the successful debut of their post-Hurricane play ¡Ay Maria! at last year’s Festival, Puerto Rican/Latin American theatre collective Mezcolanza will again host a series of one-act performances. Plenatoriom , a Puerto Rican plena initiative housed at Loisaida, and the improv comedy troupe Teatro 220 will also perform, followed by the closing Community Pageant.

 

In Like a Lion: March at the Merchant’s House Tours
May 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

In Like a Lion: March at the Merchant’s House

Next walking tours:

March 10, March 24; April 14, 28; May 12, 26; June 9, 23; July 14, 28
12:30 to 1:30 pm

Second & Fourth Sunday Walking Tours Resume!

Visit as well the official site here for additional details…AND, be sure to check for any cancellations or scheduling changes and such.

In the Footsteps of Bridget Murphy: A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

On this special walking tour, we’ll explore the world of Irish immigrants, who flooded into New York City in the 19th century to escape famine and hardship in Ireland; many worked as servants for wealthy families like the Tredwells. We’ll explore neighborhood and see sites associated with a servant’s life outside the walls of her employer’s home. $15; FREE for Members. Reservations strongly recommended; click here to purchase tickets.

2019 Shakespeare in the Park Calendar Schedule
May 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
2019 Shakespeare in the Park Calendar Schedule @ New York | New York | United States

Shakespeare in the Park 2019 at the Delacorte Theater

Featuring Much Ado About Nothing + Coriolanus

At The Delacorte Theater in Central Park this Summer!

All performances begin at 8:00 pm

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Much Ado About Nothing

May 21 – June 23, 2019

May 21, May 22, May 23, May 24, May 25, May 26, May 28, May 29, May 30, May 31, June 1, June 4, June 5, June 6, June 7, June 8, June 9, June 10, June 11, June 13, June 14, June 15, June 16, June 18, June 19, June 20, June 21, June 22, June 23

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Kenny Leon

Featuring:

Jamar Brathwaite, Danielle Brooks, Grantham Coleman, Chuck Cooper, Javen K. Crosby, Denzel DeAngelo Fields, Jeremie Harris, Tayler Harris, Erik Laray Harvey, Kai Heath, Daniel Croix Henderson, Tyrone Mitchell Henderson, Tiffany Denise Hobbs, Lateefah Holder, LaWanda Hopkins, Billy Eugene Jones, Margaret Odette, Hubert Point-Du Jour, William Roberson, Jaime Lincoln Smith, Jazmine Stewart, Khiry Walker, Olivia Washington, and Latra A. Wilson

The following would be a video, as provided by PublicTheaterNY on youtube, featuring Danielle Brooks who is one of the many actors and actresses starring in this performance.

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Coriolanus

July 16 – August 11, 2019

July 16, July 17, July 18, July 19, July 20, July 22, July 23, July 24, July 25, July 26, July 27, July 29, July 30, July 31, August 1, August 2, August 3, August 5, August 7, August 8, August 9, August 10, August 11

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Daniel Sullivan

Be sure to visit the official page linked to above to learn about who’s starring in this production.

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Here’s another video from the folks of The Public Theater:

Hercules

Public Works’ Musical Adaptation

August 31 – September 8, 2019

August 31, September 1, September 2, September 8, September 3, September 4, September 5, September 6, September 7

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by David Zippel
Book by Krisoffer Diaz
Choreography by Chase Brock
Directed by Lear deBessonet

Watch this other video with stars (performing in this year’s roster of Shakespearean performances in the park) explaining how to get tickets.

May
27
Mon
2019
Annual Free Memorial Day at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
May 27 all-day
Annual Free Memorial Day at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine @ New York | New York | United States

Annual Free Memorial Day at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Monday, May 27, 2019
7:00 pm

Learn more at the official page here…

The free Memorial Day Concert at The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine features Bruckner’s Eighth. “Beauty is what Bruckner is talking about,” says Jaap van Zweden. In this symphony beauty takes many forms: its gradual unfolding, burnished brass sonorities, soaring lyricism, and a triumphant ending. An inspiring, spiritual way to remember those who died while serving in America’s armed forces.

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the performance; ticket distribution will begin at 5:00 PM. The audio of the performance will be broadcast onto the adjacent Pulpit Green, weather permitting.

21st Annual Memorial Day Concert at GREEN-WOOD
May 27 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
21st Annual Memorial Day Concert at GREEN-WOOD @ New York | United States

21st Annual
Memorial Day Concert at GREEN-WOOD

Monday, May 27, 2019
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Green-Wood – 25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn – Meet inside the main gate.

Take the “R” train to 25th Street in Brooklyn and walk up the hill one block and into the Cemetery.

Free parking is available.

COST:  The concert is free but RSVPs are recommended. To make an online reservation or to find out more information visit www.green-wood.com/toursevents or call 718-210-3080.

Celebrate the unofficial start of summer at The Green-Wood Cemetery’s 21st annual Memorial Day concert. Visitors will sit among Green-Wood’s rolling hills and listen to The New York City Symphonic Band at Third Street, led by music director Paul Corn and hosted by guest conductor Brian P. Worsdale. The works of many of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, including Fred Ebb, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Leonard Bernstein, and Paul Jabara, will be played throughout the afternoon.

Visitors are invited to bring a blanket and enjoy this outdoor performance of patriotic favorites.

May
28
Tue
2019
NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019
May 28 all-day
NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

(Formerly Shakespeare on the  Run)

Back with their flare for ‘panoramic theatre’. Audience members get to follow the actors from one spot to another at the chosen venue.

Oscar Wilde’s

The Importance of Being Earnest
(Two Ways)

May 28 through June 30, 2019
Tuesdays – Sundays
7:00 pm

Central Park (103rd & Central Park West) from May 28 to June 16
Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 1) from June 18 to 23
and Carl Schurz Park (East 86th Street) from June 25 to 30

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Leonora

Monday, June 3, 2019
7:00 pm

Williams Institutional CME Church
2239 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd at 132nd Street

Have a look at this featured documentary video

New York Classical Theatre 3-Minute Documentary

as presented by newyorkclassical

Here’s yet another video by them:

Give engaging Classical Theatre to *everyone* this giving season!

 

Twilight Tuesdays at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
May 28 all-day

Twilight Tuesdays at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Tuesdays on April 16 – September 24, 2019

Brooklyn Botanic Garden (Brooklyn, NY)

Purchase Your Tickets Here…

On Tuesday evenings this spring, stay awhile and enjoy an evening stroll through Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s lush, fragrant grounds. Enjoy evening access to the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, Magnolia Plaza, Water Garden, Discovery Garden, Bonsai Collection, Conservatories, as well as the Cherry Esplanade and Cherry Walk—which feature over 100 flowering cherry trees. Treat yourself to sunset views, spring blooms and seasonal cocktails at the Garden’s Yellow Magnolia Café.

Green-Wood’s Death Café – Candid Conversations About Death
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Green-Wood’s Death Café - Candid Conversations About Death @ New York | United States

Candid Conversations About Death

New Dates Added for Green-Wood’s Popular Death Café

Tuesdays, May 14 – July 9, 2019
6:30 – 8:00 pm

Green-Wood – 25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn – Modern Chapel

Take the “R” train to 25th Street in Brooklyn and walk up the hill one block and into the Cemetery.

Free parking is available.

This event is free.  Reservations are recommended.  To make an online reservation, visit www.green-wood.com/toursevents or call 718-210-3080

Green-Wood’s Death Café continues in spring and summer. In a small group, participants will share their thoughts on death and dying in a supportive environment where they can feel comfortable talking about these universal, but rarely discussed, topics.

The Death Café is inspired by centuries-old European salons where people gathered informally to discuss philosophical, political, or scientific ideas. The first Death Café was started by British entrepreneur Jon Underwood in 2010 as a way to “increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their lives.” To date, over 5,000 of these meetings have taken place in countries around the world.

Green-Wood’s death educator Amy Cunningham, an independent funeral director, leads the Death Café. Light refreshments will be served.

2019 Shakespeare in the Park Calendar Schedule
May 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
2019 Shakespeare in the Park Calendar Schedule @ New York | New York | United States

Shakespeare in the Park 2019 at the Delacorte Theater

Featuring Much Ado About Nothing + Coriolanus

At The Delacorte Theater in Central Park this Summer!

All performances begin at 8:00 pm

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Much Ado About Nothing

May 21 – June 23, 2019

May 21, May 22, May 23, May 24, May 25, May 26, May 28, May 29, May 30, May 31, June 1, June 4, June 5, June 6, June 7, June 8, June 9, June 10, June 11, June 13, June 14, June 15, June 16, June 18, June 19, June 20, June 21, June 22, June 23

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Kenny Leon

Featuring:

Jamar Brathwaite, Danielle Brooks, Grantham Coleman, Chuck Cooper, Javen K. Crosby, Denzel DeAngelo Fields, Jeremie Harris, Tayler Harris, Erik Laray Harvey, Kai Heath, Daniel Croix Henderson, Tyrone Mitchell Henderson, Tiffany Denise Hobbs, Lateefah Holder, LaWanda Hopkins, Billy Eugene Jones, Margaret Odette, Hubert Point-Du Jour, William Roberson, Jaime Lincoln Smith, Jazmine Stewart, Khiry Walker, Olivia Washington, and Latra A. Wilson

The following would be a video, as provided by PublicTheaterNY on youtube, featuring Danielle Brooks who is one of the many actors and actresses starring in this performance.

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Coriolanus

July 16 – August 11, 2019

July 16, July 17, July 18, July 19, July 20, July 22, July 23, July 24, July 25, July 26, July 27, July 29, July 30, July 31, August 1, August 2, August 3, August 5, August 7, August 8, August 9, August 10, August 11

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Daniel Sullivan

Be sure to visit the official page linked to above to learn about who’s starring in this production.

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Here’s another video from the folks of The Public Theater:

Hercules

Public Works’ Musical Adaptation

August 31 – September 8, 2019

August 31, September 1, September 2, September 8, September 3, September 4, September 5, September 6, September 7

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by David Zippel
Book by Krisoffer Diaz
Choreography by Chase Brock
Directed by Lear deBessonet

Watch this other video with stars (performing in this year’s roster of Shakespearean performances in the park) explaining how to get tickets.

May
29
Wed
2019
NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019
May 29 all-day
NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

(Formerly Shakespeare on the  Run)

Back with their flare for ‘panoramic theatre’. Audience members get to follow the actors from one spot to another at the chosen venue.

Oscar Wilde’s

The Importance of Being Earnest
(Two Ways)

May 28 through June 30, 2019
Tuesdays – Sundays
7:00 pm

Central Park (103rd & Central Park West) from May 28 to June 16
Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 1) from June 18 to 23
and Carl Schurz Park (East 86th Street) from June 25 to 30

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Leonora

Monday, June 3, 2019
7:00 pm

Williams Institutional CME Church
2239 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd at 132nd Street

Have a look at this featured documentary video

New York Classical Theatre 3-Minute Documentary

as presented by newyorkclassical

Here’s yet another video by them:

Give engaging Classical Theatre to *everyone* this giving season!

 

2019 Shakespeare in the Park Calendar Schedule
May 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
2019 Shakespeare in the Park Calendar Schedule @ New York | New York | United States

Shakespeare in the Park 2019 at the Delacorte Theater

Featuring Much Ado About Nothing + Coriolanus

At The Delacorte Theater in Central Park this Summer!

All performances begin at 8:00 pm

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Much Ado About Nothing

May 21 – June 23, 2019

May 21, May 22, May 23, May 24, May 25, May 26, May 28, May 29, May 30, May 31, June 1, June 4, June 5, June 6, June 7, June 8, June 9, June 10, June 11, June 13, June 14, June 15, June 16, June 18, June 19, June 20, June 21, June 22, June 23

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Kenny Leon

Featuring:

Jamar Brathwaite, Danielle Brooks, Grantham Coleman, Chuck Cooper, Javen K. Crosby, Denzel DeAngelo Fields, Jeremie Harris, Tayler Harris, Erik Laray Harvey, Kai Heath, Daniel Croix Henderson, Tyrone Mitchell Henderson, Tiffany Denise Hobbs, Lateefah Holder, LaWanda Hopkins, Billy Eugene Jones, Margaret Odette, Hubert Point-Du Jour, William Roberson, Jaime Lincoln Smith, Jazmine Stewart, Khiry Walker, Olivia Washington, and Latra A. Wilson

The following would be a video, as provided by PublicTheaterNY on youtube, featuring Danielle Brooks who is one of the many actors and actresses starring in this performance.

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Coriolanus

July 16 – August 11, 2019

July 16, July 17, July 18, July 19, July 20, July 22, July 23, July 24, July 25, July 26, July 27, July 29, July 30, July 31, August 1, August 2, August 3, August 5, August 7, August 8, August 9, August 10, August 11

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Daniel Sullivan

Be sure to visit the official page linked to above to learn about who’s starring in this production.

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Here’s another video from the folks of The Public Theater:

Hercules

Public Works’ Musical Adaptation

August 31 – September 8, 2019

August 31, September 1, September 2, September 8, September 3, September 4, September 5, September 6, September 7

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by David Zippel
Book by Krisoffer Diaz
Choreography by Chase Brock
Directed by Lear deBessonet

Watch this other video with stars (performing in this year’s roster of Shakespearean performances in the park) explaining how to get tickets.

May
30
Thu
2019
El Barrio Shakespeare Festival 2019
May 30 all-day

El Barrio Shakespeare Festival 2019

El Barrio’s Artspace PS 109
215 E 99th Street

Learn more about Tickets and other pertinent info here…

Aside from the Othello[s] performances listed further down on this page, there’s also this:

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged (Revised)

Thursday, May 30th
6:00 pm

A middle school adaptation of all of Shakespeare – all in one hour!

Middle School drama program from PS 108

Free Admission

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Othello[s]

For the following dates the show begins at 7:30 pm

Thursday, May 30

Friday, May 31

Tuesday, June 4

Wednesday, June 5

Friday, June 7

Saturday, June 8

Monday, June 10

Tuesday, June 11

Friday, June 14

Saturday, June 15

For the following dates, the show starts at 2:00 pm

Sunday, June 2

Saturday, June 15

NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019
May 30 all-day
NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

(Formerly Shakespeare on the  Run)

Back with their flare for ‘panoramic theatre’. Audience members get to follow the actors from one spot to another at the chosen venue.

Oscar Wilde’s

The Importance of Being Earnest
(Two Ways)

May 28 through June 30, 2019
Tuesdays – Sundays
7:00 pm

Central Park (103rd & Central Park West) from May 28 to June 16
Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 1) from June 18 to 23
and Carl Schurz Park (East 86th Street) from June 25 to 30

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Leonora

Monday, June 3, 2019
7:00 pm

Williams Institutional CME Church
2239 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd at 132nd Street

Have a look at this featured documentary video

New York Classical Theatre 3-Minute Documentary

as presented by newyorkclassical

Here’s yet another video by them:

Give engaging Classical Theatre to *everyone* this giving season!

 

2019 Shakespeare in the Park Calendar Schedule
May 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
2019 Shakespeare in the Park Calendar Schedule @ New York | New York | United States

Shakespeare in the Park 2019 at the Delacorte Theater

Featuring Much Ado About Nothing + Coriolanus

At The Delacorte Theater in Central Park this Summer!

All performances begin at 8:00 pm

=  =  =  =  =  =  =  =  =  =

Much Ado About Nothing

May 21 – June 23, 2019

May 21, May 22, May 23, May 24, May 25, May 26, May 28, May 29, May 30, May 31, June 1, June 4, June 5, June 6, June 7, June 8, June 9, June 10, June 11, June 13, June 14, June 15, June 16, June 18, June 19, June 20, June 21, June 22, June 23

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Kenny Leon

Featuring:

Jamar Brathwaite, Danielle Brooks, Grantham Coleman, Chuck Cooper, Javen K. Crosby, Denzel DeAngelo Fields, Jeremie Harris, Tayler Harris, Erik Laray Harvey, Kai Heath, Daniel Croix Henderson, Tyrone Mitchell Henderson, Tiffany Denise Hobbs, Lateefah Holder, LaWanda Hopkins, Billy Eugene Jones, Margaret Odette, Hubert Point-Du Jour, William Roberson, Jaime Lincoln Smith, Jazmine Stewart, Khiry Walker, Olivia Washington, and Latra A. Wilson

The following would be a video, as provided by PublicTheaterNY on youtube, featuring Danielle Brooks who is one of the many actors and actresses starring in this performance.

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Coriolanus

July 16 – August 11, 2019

July 16, July 17, July 18, July 19, July 20, July 22, July 23, July 24, July 25, July 26, July 27, July 29, July 30, July 31, August 1, August 2, August 3, August 5, August 7, August 8, August 9, August 10, August 11

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Daniel Sullivan

Be sure to visit the official page linked to above to learn about who’s starring in this production.

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Here’s another video from the folks of The Public Theater:

Hercules

Public Works’ Musical Adaptation

August 31 – September 8, 2019

August 31, September 1, September 2, September 8, September 3, September 4, September 5, September 6, September 7

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by David Zippel
Book by Krisoffer Diaz
Choreography by Chase Brock
Directed by Lear deBessonet

Watch this other video with stars (performing in this year’s roster of Shakespearean performances in the park) explaining how to get tickets.

May
31
Fri
2019
El Barrio Shakespeare Festival 2019
May 31 all-day

El Barrio Shakespeare Festival 2019

El Barrio’s Artspace PS 109
215 E 99th Street

Learn more about Tickets and other pertinent info here…

Aside from the Othello[s] performances listed further down on this page, there’s also this:

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged (Revised)

Thursday, May 30th
6:00 pm

A middle school adaptation of all of Shakespeare – all in one hour!

Middle School drama program from PS 108

Free Admission

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Othello[s]

For the following dates the show begins at 7:30 pm

Thursday, May 30

Friday, May 31

Tuesday, June 4

Wednesday, June 5

Friday, June 7

Saturday, June 8

Monday, June 10

Tuesday, June 11

Friday, June 14

Saturday, June 15

For the following dates, the show starts at 2:00 pm

Sunday, June 2

Saturday, June 15

Films on the Green 2019: Free French Films in NYC Parks
May 31 all-day
Films on the Green 2019: Free French Films in NYC Parks

Films on the Green: Free French Films in NYC Parks

May 31 – September 3, 2019

At Sundown

Free and Open to all

Visit the official frenchculture.org page for additional details and visit, as well, their facebook page here…

Coco Before Chanel

Friday, May 31

Cedar Hill, Central Park

Where Do We Go Now?

Friday, June 7

At Washington Square Arch (In Washington Square Park), Manhattan

Minuscule, Valley Of The Lost Ants

Monday, June 10

At Monsignor Mcgolrick Park (In Msgr. Mcgolrick Park), Brooklyn

In Safe Hands (Pupille)

Friday, June 14

At Washington Square Arch (In Washington Square Park), Manhattan

Peppermint Soda (Diabolo Menthe)

Friday, June 21

At Wnyc Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

Mustang

Friday, June 28

At Wnyc Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

Tomboy

Friday, July 5

At Old Bandshell Lawn (In Tompkins Square Park), Manhattan

The Amazing Catfish (Los Insólitos Peces Gato)

Wednesday, July 10

At J Hood Wright Park (In J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

Aya Of Yop City (Aya De Yopougon)

Friday, July 12

At Old Bandshell Lawn (In Tompkins Square Park), Manhattan

Sequins (Brodeuses)

Friday, July 19

At Pier I (In Riverside Park South), Manhattan

Chocolat

Friday, July 26

At Pier I (In Riverside Park South), Manhattan

Olivia

Tuesday, September 3

Columbia University, Low Memorial Library

Also have a look at this featured youtube video provided by the Cultural Services French Embassy

Fox News All-American Summer Concert Series 2019
May 31 all-day
Fox News All-American Summer Concert Series 2019 @ New York | New York | United States

Fox News All-American Summer Concert Series 2019

Fridays, May 24 – August 23, 2019

From very early in the morning (6:00 am ?) to about 9:00 am

Taking place at FOX News Plaza
1211 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue)
On the corner of 48th street and 6th Ave.

In past years there’ve been free samplings from Famous Dave’s BBQ … no word as to whether that will be the case this year.

Gavid Degraw
Friday, May 24

Eli Young Band
Friday, May 31

Michael Ray
Friday, June 7

Rodney Atkins
Friday, June 14, 2019

Jefferson Starship
Friday, June 21, 2019

Walker Hayes
Friday, June 28, 2019

Big & Rich
Friday, July 5, 2019

Runaway June
Friday, July 12, 2019

Phil Vassar
Friday, July 19, 2019

Skillet
Friday, July 26, 2019

Justin Moore
Friday, August 2, 2019

Newsboys
Friday, August 16, 2019

Kool & The Gang
Please keep in mind that the originating site listed the following as taking place in 2019 which could very well likely be a mis-listing kind of error.
Friday, August 23, 2019

Take a look at these featured videos from past performances in past years at FOX

Bret Michaels rocks the All-American Summer concert stage

Published by Fox News on youtube

 

Dustin Lynch rocks the Fox News Plaza

Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
May 31 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Monthly Free Fridays at the Intrepid Museum
May 31 all-day

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum To Launch Monthly Free Fridays Beginning April 26

New after-hours series will run once a month through October

New York, NY (March 15, 2019) – On April 26, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will launch a new Free Fridays series as part of its ongoing efforts to expand community access to the Museum. For one Friday evening each month, from April to October, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, visitors will be granted free admission to the Museum. Free Fridays will also include a variety of programming such as lively educational conversations, movie screenings on the flight deck, live performances, telescopes for viewing the night sky and more.

Program highlights for each Free Friday is listed below:

APRIL 26, 2019

Visit the Intergalactic Travel Bureau, presented by Guerilla Science, a live, interactive experience exploring the incredible possibilities of space tourism through personalized space vacation planning. Speak with one of the Bureau’s astrophysicist travel agents and plan your ultimate getaway to outer space!

First-come, first-serve. All ages.

Join us in the Space Shuttle Pavilion for Innovators, where Robert Bell of Space & Satellite Professionals International will discuss the many ways satellites drive our world—from TVs and computers to weather forecasts and humanitarian efforts. Beer and wine will be available for purchase with valid ID.

Advanced registration required. Ages 21+.

MAY 31, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch Dunkirk from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Get ready for some sizzlin’ excitement at Mad Science: Fire & Ice. Learn about the properties of fire and combustion in this live, interactive (and safe!) experience on the ship’s hangar deck.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Immerse yourself in history on the ship’s flight deck. Meet an Intrepid Aviator or take in our Tales from the Flight Deck talk by one of our Museum educators.

First-come, first-serve. All ages.

Join us for intergalactic yoga—led by Guerilla Science—in the Space Shuttle Pavilion. Stretch like an astronaut and uncover what happens when your mind and body leave the soothing gravity of Earth. Mats will be provided.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

JUNE 21, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch a feature film (selection TBD) from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing less than a month away, visit the Museum’s Space Shuttle Pavilion for our new installation—Media, the Moon and Beyond. Experience the feelings and emotions of that historical moment through archival news media from the era.

JULY 19, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while screening the film First Man from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Explore the universe in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium with our educator-led shows that will take you around our galaxy and back again. Shows will be running throughout the evening.
First-come, first-served. All ages.

Celebrate the Apollo missions with Dr. Noah Petro who will share images from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at the Museum’s Astronomy Night. Following the talk, enjoy stargazing on the flight deck with high-powered telescopes (weather permitting).
Advanced registration required. All ages.

AUGUST 16, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while screening a feature film from Intrepid’s flight deck. This film will be selected by the community; check the Museum’s website to vote on your favorite! The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Celebrate the design, innovation and inspiration behind the Concorde with Lawrence Azerrad, author of Supersonic: The Design and Lifestyle of Concorde.
Advanced registration required. All ages.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

Learn about the forces of flight and NASA’s journey to the red planet at our special Spanish-language education demos and tour guide talks taking place throughout the evening.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Join us in the Space Shuttle Pavilion for Innovators, where you’ll hear from entrepreneurs using NASA technology for the betterment of all. Beer and wine are available for purchase with valid ID.

Advanced registration required. Ages 21+.

Calling all college students! Head to the Museum for a night of tours, flight simulator rides and trivia while hanging out with friends or making new ones from other schools.

Advanced registration required. College students, ID required. 

OCTOBER 25, 2019

Explore the universe in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium, with our educator-led shows that will take you around our galaxy and back again. Shows will be running throughout the evening.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Celebrate Halloween with a special Astronomy Night and learn about the spookiest planets in the universe from American Museum of Natural History senior scientist, Jackie Faherty. Following the talk, enjoy stargazing on the flight deck with high-powered telescopes (weather permitting).

Advanced registration required. All ages. 

Program schedule is subject to change. For updated Free Fridays info, visit www.intrepidmuseum.org.

About the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a nonprofit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.

The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.

NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019
May 31 all-day
NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

(Formerly Shakespeare on the  Run)

Back with their flare for ‘panoramic theatre’. Audience members get to follow the actors from one spot to another at the chosen venue.

Oscar Wilde’s

The Importance of Being Earnest
(Two Ways)

May 28 through June 30, 2019
Tuesdays – Sundays
7:00 pm

Central Park (103rd & Central Park West) from May 28 to June 16
Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 1) from June 18 to 23
and Carl Schurz Park (East 86th Street) from June 25 to 30

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Leonora

Monday, June 3, 2019
7:00 pm

Williams Institutional CME Church
2239 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd at 132nd Street

Have a look at this featured documentary video

New York Classical Theatre 3-Minute Documentary

as presented by newyorkclassical

Here’s yet another video by them:

Give engaging Classical Theatre to *everyone* this giving season!

 

Good Morning America (GMA) 2019 Summer Concert Series Calendar
May 31 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Good Morning America (GMA) 2019 Summer Concert Series Calendar @ New York | New York | United States

Good Morning America (GMA) 2019 Summer Concert Series

7:00 am – 9:00 am

Taking place within Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield

Wednesday, May 15

BTS

Tickets Required

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Friday, May 24

Hozier

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Friday, May 31

Ciara

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Friday, June 7

Alessia Cara

Inside the Studio…NOT in the Plaza

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Friday, June 14

Ellie Goulding

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Friday, June 21

Bastille

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Friday, June 28

Adam Lambert

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Friday, July 5

Sabrina Carpenter

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Friday, July 12

The Struts

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Friday, July 19

Lady Antebellum

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Friday, August 2

Pitbull

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Friday, August 9

Keith Urban

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Friday, August 16

Chance the Rapper

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Friday, August 23

French Montana

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Friday, August 30

Kane Brown & Marshmello

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Visit as well the official page here…

Also keep in mind that folks will be showing up for these events mighty early and in some cases way ahead of the expect times that the concerts are scheduled to begin.

More information to come, if any, regarding any chance that tickets might be required for a particular concert or two. Last year there was a slight bit of confusion in as far as ticketing was concerned. Regardless, from what we can see, at this moment, no tickets are required.

Today Show 2019 Citi Concert Series at Rockefeller Plaza
May 31 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am

Today Show 2019 Citi Concert Series

Back at Rockefeller Plaza will be the Today Show Concert Series stretching from Spring to the end of Summer.

Monday, May 6

Jennifer Lopez

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Friday, May 31

Thomas Rhett

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Friday, June 7

Jonas Brothers

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Friday, June 21

The Chainsmokers

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Thursday, June 27

Dan + Shay

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Friday, July 12

Maggie Rogers

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Friday, July 19

Kacey Musgraves

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Friday, July 26

Andy Grammer

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Friday, August 16

Aloe Blacc

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Friday, August 23

Lizzo

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Monday, September 2

Why Don’t We

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Taking place in the early morning beginning at 7:00 am and lasting through to 9:00 am. Of course, folks are advised to show up really early if they want a viewing spot. Keep in mind that performance viewing is on a first-come, first-served basis. Entrance is located at 48th Street and Rockefeller Plaza in New York City.

2019 Shakespeare in the Park Calendar Schedule
May 31 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
2019 Shakespeare in the Park Calendar Schedule @ New York | New York | United States

Shakespeare in the Park 2019 at the Delacorte Theater

Featuring Much Ado About Nothing + Coriolanus

At The Delacorte Theater in Central Park this Summer!

All performances begin at 8:00 pm

=  =  =  =  =  =  =  =  =  =

Much Ado About Nothing

May 21 – June 23, 2019

May 21, May 22, May 23, May 24, May 25, May 26, May 28, May 29, May 30, May 31, June 1, June 4, June 5, June 6, June 7, June 8, June 9, June 10, June 11, June 13, June 14, June 15, June 16, June 18, June 19, June 20, June 21, June 22, June 23

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Kenny Leon

Featuring:

Jamar Brathwaite, Danielle Brooks, Grantham Coleman, Chuck Cooper, Javen K. Crosby, Denzel DeAngelo Fields, Jeremie Harris, Tayler Harris, Erik Laray Harvey, Kai Heath, Daniel Croix Henderson, Tyrone Mitchell Henderson, Tiffany Denise Hobbs, Lateefah Holder, LaWanda Hopkins, Billy Eugene Jones, Margaret Odette, Hubert Point-Du Jour, William Roberson, Jaime Lincoln Smith, Jazmine Stewart, Khiry Walker, Olivia Washington, and Latra A. Wilson

The following would be a video, as provided by PublicTheaterNY on youtube, featuring Danielle Brooks who is one of the many actors and actresses starring in this performance.

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Coriolanus

July 16 – August 11, 2019

July 16, July 17, July 18, July 19, July 20, July 22, July 23, July 24, July 25, July 26, July 27, July 29, July 30, July 31, August 1, August 2, August 3, August 5, August 7, August 8, August 9, August 10, August 11

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Daniel Sullivan

Be sure to visit the official page linked to above to learn about who’s starring in this production.

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Here’s another video from the folks of The Public Theater:

Hercules

Public Works’ Musical Adaptation

August 31 – September 8, 2019

August 31, September 1, September 2, September 8, September 3, September 4, September 5, September 6, September 7

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by David Zippel
Book by Krisoffer Diaz
Choreography by Chase Brock
Directed by Lear deBessonet

Watch this other video with stars (performing in this year’s roster of Shakespearean performances in the park) explaining how to get tickets.

Jun
1
Sat
2019
10th Annual NYC Multicultural Festival
Jun 1 all-day

10th Annual NYC Multicultural Festival

June 1 & 8, 2019
Respectively at two separate locations

Saturday, June 1, 2019
12:00 – 6:00 pm
St. Nicholas Avenue,
between 141st Street & 145th Streets in Harlem

&

Saturday, June 8, 2019
11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Jackie Robinson Park,
85 Bradhurst Avenue and 146th Street

Visit the official site here…

“”With great excitement this year, the New York African Chorus Ensemble presents the 10th Annual NYC Multicultural Festival in partnership with Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, 30th Precinct, 30th Precinct Community Council and West Harlem Development Corporation.””

Featuring:

Breathtaking live performances, arts and crafts, food and retail vendors, fashion, show.

International Drum Circle, new technology showcase.

Activities for Children.

Health, safety wellness activities.

Photo booths including information resources

Free Giveaways and Much More!

Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jun 1 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019
Jun 1 all-day
NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

(Formerly Shakespeare on the  Run)

Back with their flare for ‘panoramic theatre’. Audience members get to follow the actors from one spot to another at the chosen venue.

Oscar Wilde’s

The Importance of Being Earnest
(Two Ways)

May 28 through June 30, 2019
Tuesdays – Sundays
7:00 pm

Central Park (103rd & Central Park West) from May 28 to June 16
Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 1) from June 18 to 23
and Carl Schurz Park (East 86th Street) from June 25 to 30

+++

Leonora

Monday, June 3, 2019
7:00 pm

Williams Institutional CME Church
2239 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd at 132nd Street

Have a look at this featured documentary video

New York Classical Theatre 3-Minute Documentary

as presented by newyorkclassical

Here’s yet another video by them:

Give engaging Classical Theatre to *everyone* this giving season!

 

NYC SummerStage 2019 Calendar
Jun 1 all-day
NYC SummerStage 2019 Calendar

NYC City Parks Foundation’s 2019 SummerStage Events Calendar

Please be sure to keep on top of whatever item you might be interested in by visiting the official site to learn about changes in scheduling &/or last minute cancellations and such. Also, the City Parks Foundation, now entering its 30th anniversary, is a non-profit organization which depends on donations as well as through funds gained through memberships offered.

OPENING NIGHT: EMILY KING / DURAND JONES AND THE INDICATIONS / MADISON MCFERRIN / DJ REBORN

Saturday, June 1, 2019
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE FAREWELL TOUR 2019: GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC W/ GALACTIC, FISHBONE, DUMPSTAPHUNK & MISS VELVET

Presented by Sony Presents the Blue Note Jazz Festival
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

PARQUET COURTS / SACHIKO KANENOBU / ARP / PRINCE OF QUEENS

Saturday, June 8, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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KES THE BAND

Tuesday, June 11, 20197:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Coney Island
Ford Ampitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn

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THE NEW YORK CANTORS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS SHULEM AND FRANK LONDON CONDUCTED BY ZALMEN MLOTEK PRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

BIG FREEDIA / BATEKOO / MIKEQ X QWEEN BEAT / GINA YASHERE

Thursday, June 13, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

DEJOHNETTE – COLTRANE – GARRISON TRIO / BRANDEE YOUNGER

In association with Sony Presents Blue Note Jazz Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

JAZZ ON THE CUSP HOSTED BY NATE CHINEN

Saturday, June 15, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

REVOLUTIONARIES EN POINTE: THE TROCKS CELEBRATE STONEWALL 50

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

SOLD OUT – KHRUANGBIN WITH CONNAN MOCKASIN AND KIKAGAKU MOYO

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, June 20, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

20TH ANNIVERSARY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS: PHAROAHE MONCH AND FRIENDS / MISS MOCHA SUNFLOWER THE RHYTHM GODDESS

Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

~~~

RONALD K. BROWN/ EVIDENCE, A DANCE COMPANY

Friday, June 21, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

~~~

THE AUSSIE BBQ: A.B. ORIGINAL / HERMITUDE / SAN CISCO / THE TESKEY BROTHERS / TKAY MAIDZA / WAAX

In Association With Sounds Australia, the Australian Consul-General, NY and the Australia Council for the Arts
Saturday, June 22, 2019
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 1:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

EVERYDAY PEOPLE & SPECIAL GUESTS

Saturday, June 22, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

~~~

ONLY IN QUEENS FESTIVAL: SHEILA E. / MUSIQ SOULCHILD

Sunday, June 23, 2019
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Doors open 4:00 pm)
Free
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY

~~~

FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE: ZDAR FROM CASSIUS / LES NEGRESSES VERTES

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

JESSE ROYAL / KABAKA PYRAMID / MAX GLAZER

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

~~~

JAPANESE BREAKFAST / HATCHIE / HOUSE OF NOD

Monday, June 24, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

ALVVAYS/ THE COURTNEYS / ELLIS

In association with the Consulate General of Canada
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

BOOT CAMP BBQ: BLACK MOON AND SMIF N WESSUN

Thursday, June 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

~~~

YOUNG M.A/ FUNK FLEX

Friday, June 28, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

~~~

JONATHAN MCREYNOLDS

Saturday, June 29, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

~~~

BUIKA / A-WA / BLICK BASSY / DJ TARA

Sunday, June 30, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

MIGHTY SPARROW / CASYM STEEL ORCHESTRA

Friday, July 5, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11413

~~~

RALPH MCDANIELS SOUL & FUNK JAM FT. BLUE MAGIC AND DJ HOLLYWOOD

Saturday, July 6, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11414

~~~

TABOU COMBO / LAKOU MIZIK/ DJ SABINE BLAIZIN

Sunday, July 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11415

~~~

MR EAZI / EFYA / BLINKY BILL / DJ MAHOGANY

Sunday, July 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

XIMENA SARIÑANA/ ILE / NATHY PELUSO

In association with LAMC
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

ATERCIOPELADOS / DIAMANTE ELÉCTRICO / DJ DAYANSITA

In association with LAMC
Thursday, July 11, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11101

~~~

A PALO SECO

In association with LAMC
Friday, July 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Queensbridge Park
Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101

~~~

LEÓN GIECO / KEVIN JOHANSEN / EL MATÓ A UN POLICÍA MOTORIZADO / SILVINA MORENO / JUAN INGARAMO

In association with Cosquin Rock and LAMC
Saturday, July 13, 2019
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 4:00 pm)
Free
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11103

~~~

20TH ANNIVERSARY LATIN GRAMMY’S CELEBRATION

In association with LAMC
Saturday, July 13, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

AVERY*SUNSHINE

Sunday, July 14, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11104

~~~

FAMILY DAY: RAILROAD EARTH / RANKY TANKY

Sunday, July 14, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

MERCE CUNNINGHAM: SUMMERCOOL FEAT STEPHEN PETRONIO COMPANY/ MELISSA TOOGOOD / CALVIN ROYAL III / A-Y/DANCERS WITH GUEST CURATION BY CATHERINE THARIN

In Association with the Cunningham Centennial Celebrations
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

CUNNINGHAM DANCE WORKSHOP

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

LISA LISA / COVER GIRLS / DJ LUCY EUCLID / VINNIE MEDUGNO (HOST)

Thursday, July 18, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

~~~

JODY WATLEY / MOBILE MONDAYS!

Friday, July 19, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

~~~

ANA TIJOUX / L’UNICORNS / DJ SHAME HOSTED BY JEN AND MAGIE

In Association with La Isla Bonita
Saturday, July 20, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
Staten Island, NY 10310

~~~

FORCE MDS AND U.M.C’S WITH RED ALERT / DJ XCEL & DJ THRILLA HOSTED BY TARIQ

Sunday, July 21, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

~~~

KURT VILE AND THE VIOLATORS WITH DINOSAUR JR. AND CATE LE BON

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

GRAND WIZZARD THEODORE & UPTOWN VINYL SUPREME W/ DJ PERLY, THE B.O.O.M. (BRONX ORGANIC ORCHESTRA MELINATED), AND THE BOOGIE DOWN ALL-STARS

Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

~~~

LALO RODRIGUEZ / LOS HERMANOS MORENO / DJ LUCHO

Friday, July 26, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

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FELA! THE CONCERT

Friday, July 26, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Coney Island
Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY 11224

~~~

SLICK RICK / DJ CHUCK CHILLOUT

Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

~~~

ALCEU VALENÇA / CORDEL DO FOGO ENCANTADO / LABAQ / DJ GRACE KELLY

In Association with Brasil Summerfest
Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

BRAZIL: THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF MUSIC TO OVERCOME TIMES OF CRISIS

Saturday, July 27, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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THE TEDSMOOTH OLDSCHOOL JAM: FREESTYLE EDITION WITH CYNTHIA, LISETTE MELENDEZ, GEORGE LAMOND / DJS EDDIE B SWIFT, G-BO THE PRO, BREAKBEAT LOU & TEDSMOOTH/ HOSTED BY MASTER Z

Sunday, July 28, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Soundview Park
The Bronx, NY 10473

~~~

MAGIC SYSTEM / SMARTY / SELMA UAMUSSE / DJ BIRANE

Sunday, July 28, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

RAY DE LA PAZ / EDGAR JOEL AND ANTHONY COLON / DJ KAMALA

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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YOUTH MATINEE: FELA! THE CONCERT

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Doors open 10:00 am)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, E 71st St, New York, NY 10021

~~~

FELA! THE CONCERT

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

SAMINI / EFYA

Thursday, August 1, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

~~~

GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE/ WABAFU GARIFUNA DANCE THEATER

Friday, August 2, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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EPMD 30TH ANNIVERSARY “UNFINISHED BUSINESS” / FUNK FLEX B-DAY CELEBRATION

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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TAIWANESE WAVES: WAN FANG / TIZZY BAC / A BAO / 9M88

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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CORINNE BAILEY RAE / JOSE JAMES/ DJ NATASHA DIGGS FROM SOUL IN THE HORN

Sunday, August 4, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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WHY AREN’T THERE MORE WOMEN ON FESTIVAL STAGES?

Sunday, August 4, 2019
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

GUSTER WITH RUBBLEBUCKET

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, August 8, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

CRUMB/ PHONY PPL / PURR

In Association with DoNYC
Thursday, August 8, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

~~~

ELISA MONTE DANCE

Friday, August 9, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

~~~

VP RECORDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY: ELEPHANT MAN / JUNIOR REID / ESTELLE / RAGING FYAH

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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MOUNTAIN GOATS

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

~~~

LILA DOWNS / LIDO PIMIENTA / DJ RIPLEY

Sunday, August 11, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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EDDIE PALMIERI / BABY POWER / DJ SONNI

Sunday, August 11, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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OMAR / NAKHANE / DJ WILDCAT

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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THE CLARK CENTER 60TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE: GEORGE FAISON UNIVERSAL DANCE EXPERIENCE / 5PLUS ENSEMBLE / DYANE HARVEY-SALAAM / JUEL D. LANE / AMY HALL GARNER DANCES / HSA DANCE ENSEMBLE

In Association with El Barrio ArtSpace
Thursday, August 15, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

BLACK WOODSTOCK 50TH ANNIVERSARY: IGMAR THOMAS / TALIB KWELI / KEYON HARROLD & SPECIAL GUESTS

In association with Moon31 / Future Sounds
Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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SELENA FOR SANCTUARY: CUCO / AMBAR LUCID / DJ SVANI & THE SANTUARIO HOUSE BAND WITH MUSIC DIRECTION BY ADRIAN QUESADA

Sunday, August 18, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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LA SONORA PONCEÑA / JOSE “EL CANARIO” ALBERTO / DJ LUCHO

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Free
Coney Island
3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn, NY 11224

~~~

THE WAILERS’ JULIAN JUNIOR MARVIN / DJ QUEEN MAJESTY

In Association with DoNYC
Sunday, August 18, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS (WORK-IN-PROGRESS EXCERPT) WITH WENDY WHELAN AND MARC BAMUTHI JOSEPH/ FILM – RESTLESS CREATURE: “WENDY WHELAN”

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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THE ART OF THE TRANSITION: A CONVERSATION ON NEXT STEPS

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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HARLEM 100: MWENSO AND THE SHAKES / BRIANNA THOMAS / VUYO SOTASHE / SPECIAL GUEST FRED WESLEY / JAZZMOBILE PRESENTS: WINARD HARPER & JELI POSSE

Friday, August 23, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER / RAVI COLTRANE / QUIANA LYNELL / RECLAMATION: CAMILLE THURMAN, NIKARA WARREN AND BRANDEE YOUNGER

Saturday, August 24, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

LA INDIA / CIMAFUNK / DJ SONNI

Sunday, August 25, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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CARL ALLEN’S ART BLAKEY TRIBUTE / GEORGE COLEMAN TRIO / FRED HERSCH / LAKECIA BENJAMIN

Sunday, August 25, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
Tompkins Square Park
E 10th St, New York, NY 10009

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THE ORIGINALS

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

TASH SULTANA

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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THE GROWLERS

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Saturday, September 14, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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MARINA – LOVE + FEAR TOUR

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Monday, September 16, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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BLOC PARTY PERFORMING SILENT ALARM

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Friday, September 20, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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THE B-52S WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS OMD AND BERLIN

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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City Parks Foundation’s 30TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Priced Tickets
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park

2019 Shakespeare in the Park Calendar Schedule
Jun 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
2019 Shakespeare in the Park Calendar Schedule @ New York | New York | United States

Shakespeare in the Park 2019 at the Delacorte Theater

Featuring Much Ado About Nothing + Coriolanus

At The Delacorte Theater in Central Park this Summer!

All performances begin at 8:00 pm

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Much Ado About Nothing

May 21 – June 23, 2019

May 21, May 22, May 23, May 24, May 25, May 26, May 28, May 29, May 30, May 31, June 1, June 4, June 5, June 6, June 7, June 8, June 9, June 10, June 11, June 13, June 14, June 15, June 16, June 18, June 19, June 20, June 21, June 22, June 23

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Kenny Leon

Featuring:

Jamar Brathwaite, Danielle Brooks, Grantham Coleman, Chuck Cooper, Javen K. Crosby, Denzel DeAngelo Fields, Jeremie Harris, Tayler Harris, Erik Laray Harvey, Kai Heath, Daniel Croix Henderson, Tyrone Mitchell Henderson, Tiffany Denise Hobbs, Lateefah Holder, LaWanda Hopkins, Billy Eugene Jones, Margaret Odette, Hubert Point-Du Jour, William Roberson, Jaime Lincoln Smith, Jazmine Stewart, Khiry Walker, Olivia Washington, and Latra A. Wilson

The following would be a video, as provided by PublicTheaterNY on youtube, featuring Danielle Brooks who is one of the many actors and actresses starring in this performance.

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Coriolanus

July 16 – August 11, 2019

July 16, July 17, July 18, July 19, July 20, July 22, July 23, July 24, July 25, July 26, July 27, July 29, July 30, July 31, August 1, August 2, August 3, August 5, August 7, August 8, August 9, August 10, August 11

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Daniel Sullivan

Be sure to visit the official page linked to above to learn about who’s starring in this production.

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Here’s another video from the folks of The Public Theater:

Hercules

Public Works’ Musical Adaptation

August 31 – September 8, 2019

August 31, September 1, September 2, September 8, September 3, September 4, September 5, September 6, September 7

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by David Zippel
Book by Krisoffer Diaz
Choreography by Chase Brock
Directed by Lear deBessonet

Watch this other video with stars (performing in this year’s roster of Shakespearean performances in the park) explaining how to get tickets.

Jun
2
Sun
2019
El Barrio Shakespeare Festival 2019
Jun 2 all-day

El Barrio Shakespeare Festival 2019

El Barrio’s Artspace PS 109
215 E 99th Street

Learn more about Tickets and other pertinent info here…

Aside from the Othello[s] performances listed further down on this page, there’s also this:

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged (Revised)

Thursday, May 30th
6:00 pm

A middle school adaptation of all of Shakespeare – all in one hour!

Middle School drama program from PS 108

Free Admission

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Othello[s]

For the following dates the show begins at 7:30 pm

Thursday, May 30

Friday, May 31

Tuesday, June 4

Wednesday, June 5

Friday, June 7

Saturday, June 8

Monday, June 10

Tuesday, June 11

Friday, June 14

Saturday, June 15

For the following dates, the show starts at 2:00 pm

Sunday, June 2

Saturday, June 15

NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019
Jun 2 all-day
NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

(Formerly Shakespeare on the  Run)

Back with their flare for ‘panoramic theatre’. Audience members get to follow the actors from one spot to another at the chosen venue.

Oscar Wilde’s

The Importance of Being Earnest
(Two Ways)

May 28 through June 30, 2019
Tuesdays – Sundays
7:00 pm

Central Park (103rd & Central Park West) from May 28 to June 16
Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 1) from June 18 to 23
and Carl Schurz Park (East 86th Street) from June 25 to 30

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Leonora

Monday, June 3, 2019
7:00 pm

Williams Institutional CME Church
2239 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd at 132nd Street

Have a look at this featured documentary video

New York Classical Theatre 3-Minute Documentary

as presented by newyorkclassical

Here’s yet another video by them:

Give engaging Classical Theatre to *everyone* this giving season!

 

CELEBRATE ISRAEL PARADE 2019
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

CELEBRATE ISRAEL PARADE 2019

Sunday, June 2, 2019
11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Parade to be held on Fifth Avenue from 57th to 74th Streets

The 2019 Celebrate Israel Parade, one of the largest events in New York City, is back for the 55th year on Sunday, June 2, from 11 AM to 4 PM, marching up Fifth Avenue from 57th to 74th Streets, Manhattan.

Fifth Avenue will once again turn blue and white as more than 30 floats, musical performers, 15 world-class marching bands, and 40,000 marchers entertain hundreds of thousands of spectators for the largest celebration of Israel in the world.

This year’s Parade will welcome Edward A. Mermelstein, Founder and CEO of One & Only Realty and President of ZAKA, as the Grand Marshall.

The 2019 creative theme for marching groups and floats is “Only in Israel,” after the famed Hebrew song Rak B’Yisrael. Each group or float will include colorful banners, costumes, and props related to the theme in some way in a show of unity and pageantry for Israel.

The Parade will take place rain or shine. For the latest information on the Celebrate Israel Parade, please visit the Parade website at www.celebrateisraelny.org or follow us on [email protected] or visit our Facebook page: Celebrate Israel Parade.

Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself: StoneWalt Edition 
Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Image courtesy of the Library of Commons and Wikimedia Commons

Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself: StoneWalt Edition

Sunday, June 2
4:00 – 7:00 pm

Pier 1 Granite Prospect at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Annual marathon reading of Walt Whitman’s most critically acclaimed poem, Song of Myself. Readers will celebrate Whitman’s 200th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.

Visit this official page to learn more and just in case there are any last minute cancellations or changes and such.

Jun
3
Mon
2019
NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019
Jun 3 all-day
NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

NY Classical Theatre Free Performances in 2019

(Formerly Shakespeare on the  Run)

Back with their flare for ‘panoramic theatre’. Audience members get to follow the actors from one spot to another at the chosen venue.

Oscar Wilde’s

The Importance of Being Earnest
(Two Ways)

May 28 through June 30, 2019
Tuesdays – Sundays
7:00 pm

Central Park (103rd & Central Park West) from May 28 to June 16
Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 1) from June 18 to 23
and Carl Schurz Park (East 86th Street) from June 25 to 30

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Leonora

Monday, June 3, 2019
7:00 pm

Williams Institutional CME Church
2239 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd at 132nd Street

Have a look at this featured documentary video

New York Classical Theatre 3-Minute Documentary

as presented by newyorkclassical

Here’s yet another video by them:

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