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CENTRAL PARK SUMMER STAGE 2016
Directions: The Mainstage is in Central Park, located at Rumsey Playfield 5th Ave & 72nd (Enter 69 to 72nd & 5th and walk West)
WED June 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series An enchanting evening of favorite opera arias and duets featuring Metropolitan Opera stars FREE!
SAT June 25 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Butler, Bernstein & the Hot 9 / The Hot Sardines / Bria Skonberg and the New York Hot Jazz Festival All-Stars FREE!
SUN June 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Comedy Central presents: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Stand-Up in the Park Comedy Central invites you to a night of free, live comedy featuring all your favorite personalities from The Daily Show. FREE!
MON June 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Indigo Girls / Lucy Wainwright Roche Indigo Girls (Emily Saliers and Amy Ray) released their sixteenth studio album,
WED June 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Screening: A Ballerina’s Tale / Jeremy McQueen’s The Black Iris Project conic ballerina Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer of the legendary American Ballet Theate FREE!
SAT July 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Freedom Party® NYC 13 Year Anniversary Freedom Party® is the longest running, weekly, Friday-night party in NYC history. Winner of Papermag’s highly coveted award for “Best Party (People’s Choice)” and runner up in URB Mag’s “Best Party” (nationwide), Freedom was created in 2003 by Herbert Holler, DJ Cosi and Marc Smooth to provide a place for people from all walks of life to dance FREE!
SUN July 3 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm King Sunny Adé / Orlando Julius and The Afro Soundz / Rich Medina King Sunny Adé, a beloved Nigerian musician, is undisputedly the most popular artist in Nigeria and highly acclaimed as a world artist – appealing to music lovers across Africa and around the world….FREE!
Wed July 6 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Mexrrissey / Los Cafres / La Dame Blanche In association with the Latin Alternative Music Conference. In Mexico, Morrissey has always been a prophet with honour. His songs of love, loss and longing, with powerful imagery and metaphors have found a huge audience and chimed with generations raised on rancheras and mariachis free!
Sun July 10 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Justin Roberts & The Not Ready for Naptime Players / Mister G / Finding Neverland / Purelements / Gizmo Guys GRAMMY Nominated for his latest album, Recess, Justin Roberts is truly one of the “all-stars” of the indie family music scene. He logs thousands of miles on the road each year, leading some to call him the hardest working man in children’s show business. FREE!
Saturday June 21 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Fete de la Musique: CharlElie Couture / Yael Naim / General
Elektriks / La Femme CharlElie is a multidisciplinary artist, whose work covers the exploratory fields of image, writing and
music. Since his signature on Island Records by the notorious Chris Blackwell, the success of his poetic-rock-blues music
albums has not stopped him from continuing his exploration in painting, sculpture and photography…FREE!
Sat July 16 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Taiwanese Waves: Anpu / Wonfu / Sunset Rollercoaster In the course of her musical journey, Anpu has been of great impact to her audience, delivering the voice of her time. Having wowed everyone with the profoundness of her work, Anpu is now considered one of the most influential alternative musical artists of this generation FREE!
Sun July 17 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Paulo Flores / Herencia de Timbiquí / Monsieur Periné / DJ Greg Caz / DJ Manny Paulo Flores is a legendary Angolan singer-songwriter keeping the flame of semba music alive in the 21st century. Semba is the elegant, earthy, African ancestor of Brazilian samba — and the root of today’s kuduro and kizomba dance craze FREE!
Wed July 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Complexions Contemporary Ballet / Carolyn Dorfman Dance It is artistic directors Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson’s lifelong appreciation for the artistic and aesthetic appeal of the multicultural that forms the cornerstone of Complexions Contemporary Ballet’s singular approach to reinventing dance FREE!
SAT July 30 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Unknown Mortal Orchestra / Empress Of On Multi-Love, Unknown Mortal Orchestra frontman and multi-instrumentalist Ruban Nielson reflects on relationships: airy, humid longing, loss, the geometry of desire that occurs when three people align FREE!
SUN July 31 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Rock Steady Crew 39th Anniversary with Nice & Smooth / Bahamadia / Doug E. Fresh and more East Coast hip hop duo from New York that consists of Greg Nice (Greg Mays) and Smooth B (Daryl Barnes). The duo released four albums from the late 1980s to the mid 1990s. …FREE!
SAT August 6 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Monobloco / Cabruêra / Boogarins / DJ Luiz Santos Acclaimed for incorporating diverse rhythms and styles into the samba beat, Monobloco was created in 2000 by C.A. Ferrari, Celso Alvim, Mário Moura, Pedro Luís and Sidon Silva (members of the band Pedro Luís e A Parede) as a result of a percussion workshop FREE!
SUN August 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Igmar Thomas & the Revive Big Band present: A Journey Through the Legacy of Black Culture, produced by Revive Music Heralded by the Village Voice for having New York City’s “most electrifying young lions in jazz, Revive Big Band has a finger on the pulse of today’s emerging progressive sound while pointing to things yet to come for a new era of music….FREE!
Wed August 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Tamar-kali with ASE Dance Theatre Collective / Nathan Trice RITUALS Brooklyn born and bred vocalist and composer Tamar-kali is a 2nd generation musician with roots in the coastal Sea Islands of South Carolina. Her 5 piece outfit enchants you with its melody, while delivering a swift kick to the gut with its incisive emotional core FREE !
SUN August 14 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Mbongwana Star / Batida / Young Paris / Okayafrica Electrafrique feat. DJ Underdog bongwana Star hails from Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo—a network of shantytowns and night shelters where founding members Coco Ngambali and Theo Nzonza (of Staff Benda Bilili fame) pulled together members of a new generation of Kinshasa musicians embodying the concept of “mbongwana,” or “change.FREE!
WED August 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm DJ KS 360 & Full Circle Souljahs Presents: Behind The Groove with The Ladies of SKYY / Soul Connected / Raphael Xavier he “Behind The Groove/Soul Connected” concert will showcase some of NYC’s legendary choreographers, dancers and performers to create an evening of soulful vibes moving seamlessly through genres such as African, Salsa, Funk, House and Hip Hop with a dance video montage and colorful backdrops transporting the crowd to a true park jam as they get out of their seats and “Behind The Groove”!…FREE!
SUN August 21 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Sweet Micky / MHD / Erick La Peau in less than three months MHD has made his way to the top and he’s here to stay. Thanks to the million views on his YouTube channel for the Afro Trap-series he has become a real online phenomenon free!
SUN August 28 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm GoldLink / Backyard Band / DJ Spicoli GoldLink is an American rapper from Washington, DC who gained notoriety after a string of well-received tracks on Soundcloud in the second half of 2013. …FREE
WED August 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Chicago The Musical: 20th Anniversary Concert After 20 years in the spotlight, CHICAGO is the #1 longest-running American musical on Broadway – and it’s no wonder why. The winner of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations, CHICAGO is an electrifying tale of greed, murder and show biz that’s been seen by over 30 million people worldwide. Filled with hit songs such as “All That Jazz” and “Razzle Dazzle” and featuring sizzling dancing in the style of Bob Fosse, CHICAGO is simply “the best musical in town” (The New York Times) FREE
BROOKLYN FREE EVENT STANDOUTS-2016
BROOKLYN SUMMER STAGE : Brooklyn Bridge Park Furman St.,Water St. and John St. bet. Atlantic Ave.,Old
Fulton St.,Main St.,Adams St., & Jay St., Brooklyn, NY
FRI June 24 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series an enchanting evening
of favorite opera arias and duets featuring Metropolitan Opera stars FREE!
FRI July 1 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Herbert Von King Park Marcy Ave., Tompkins Ave., bet. Greene Ave. and Lafayette Ave. Brooklyn, NY Maimouna Keita Dance Company / Master Class: Company Members FREE!
Herbert Von King Park Marcy Ave., Tompkins Ave., bet. Greene Ave. and Lafayette Ave.:
WED June 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Soul in the Horn featuring Theo Croker, Maurice Mobetta Brown, Marcus Machado, Kendra Foster and DJ Natasha Diggs Theo Croker is a trumpeter, vocalist, composer, and bandleader whose powerful and eclectic take on modern jazz pays respect to the tradition of the music while moving the genre forward. A native of Leesburg, Florida, Croker is the grandson of the late great jazz trumpeter Doc Cheatham. Croker began playing trumpet at age 11 after hearing Cheatham play in New York City, and by his teens was studying music formally at the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville followed by the music conservatory at Oberlin College FREE
THURS June 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Vivian Green / GrandWizzard Theodore The music is hers and Vivid, Green’s most recent release, is the kind of record you want to take with you on a road trip, to the gym, and to the office. …FREE
FRI July 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Maimouna Keita Dance Company / Master Class: Company Members Marie Basse-Wiles and Olukose Wiles founded the Maimouna Keita School of African Dance, Inc. in 1983.The school is named in honor of Marie Basse-Wiles’ grandmother and is dedicated to preserving and sharing African culture and history with all whom embrace the culture…FREE
Betsy Head Park Dumont Ave. & Strauss St.:
TUES June 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Public Enemy / DJ Tedsmooth Public Enemy have spent over 25 years delivering socio-political messages that give voice to those who have long been ignored, are unafraid to question institutional injustices and challenge both leaders and laymen alike to work for change. Their musical and lyrical intensity, eloquence and depth are matched by few, an explosive combination that that feeds both mind and soul FREE
WED June 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Angie Stone / DJ Chuck Chillout singer, MC, self-taught keyboardist, and prolific songwriter, Angie Stone’s first claim to fame was her membership in Sequence, an all-female trio that recorded for pioneering hip-hop label Sugar Hill, beginning with the 1979 single “Funk You Up.” FREE
SAT June 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Brooklyn Dance Festival / Master Class: Mr. Kid Brooklyn Dance Festival is a platform to provide service, opportunities and outreach for professional companies, emerging artists, and youth ensembles. We highlight talented artists based in Brooklyn and the NYC area and give audiences a well rounded perspective of NYC dance makers. …
EAST RIVER STAND OUT -East River Promenade (near Grand street/Essex) , New York, NY 10002
SAT August 13 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Carolyn Dorfman Dance / Master Class: Theresa Lavington Carolyn Dorfman Dance connects life and dance in bold, athletic and dramatic works by Carolyn Dorfman and nationally renowned choreographers. The company’s ten multi-ethnic and stunning dancers tap their unique talents to present high-energy and technically demanding dance that unleashes the powerful storytelling and imagery of its visionary creator FREE
SUN August 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm DJ Spinna celebrates Earth, Wind, and Fire / Shine and the Moonbeams DJ Spinna is something of an anomaly in music. A humbling example of what it takes to truly succeed within the framework of multiple fields. With a steadfast work ethic, an obsessively extensive vinyl library and the willingness to pursue the full extents of his roots FREE
Shakespeare in the Park-2016
Delacorte Theatre in Central Park. Located at 80th Street & mid-Park. For information on free ticket
distribution visit: Shakespeareinthepark.org
- May 24 – June 26 THE TAMING OF THE SHREW All performances begin at 8pm
- July 19 – August 14 TROILUS AND CRESSIDA All performances begin at 8pm
New York City Summer On The Hudson nycgovparks.com or riversideparkfund.org Summer on the Hudson is the Parks Department’s annual outdoor arts & culture festival thattakes place in Riverside Park from 59th Street to 153rd Street. With a mix of music concerts, dance performances, movies under the stars, DJ dance parties, kids shows, special events, wellness activities, and more there is something for everyone! All programsSUMMER and events are free to the public no registration required
SUMMER ON THE HUDSON -2016
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Summer on the Hudson: 10th Annual Make Music New York
at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan 12:00 p.m. –7:00 p.m.
Spend the day in the park list ening to multiple live musicians. Free!
TUES JUN 21 Summer on the Hudson: 10th Annual Make Music New York Presents Glass on Water
at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan 5:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m. Glass on Water, an evening of Philip Glass Etudes, will form the backdrop to a beautiful twilight in Riverside Park and a celebration of a decade of Make Music
TUESDAYS JUN 21, 28, July 5, July 26 , Aug 2nd , AUG 9 , AUG 16 , Aug 23, Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) 6:30 p.m. –7:30 p.m This class will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy! Free!
WEDNESDAYS , YOGA! June 22,29 , July 6, July 27, AUG 3, Aug 10, Aug 17, Aug 24, Aug 31, Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) 6:30 p.m. –7:30 p.m.Hatha yoga with Hollis This event repeats every week on Wednesday between 6/1/2016 and 9/28/2016.
THURSDAYS MUSIC ! JUN 23, June 30, July 7, July 21, July 28, AUG 4, AUG 11, AUG 18 , Aug 25 2016 Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live Concert Series at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South)10:30 a.m. –11:15 a.m. Summer on the Hudson brings Raga Kids, a trio of teaching artists specializing in Indian classical music on Indian instruments.Free! This event repeats every week on Thursday between 5/26/2016 and 6/30/2016.
Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango! THURSDAYS at On the Pier (in West Harlem Pier Manhattan) 6:30 p.m. –9:30 p.m. Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC. Free! This event repeats every week on Thursday between 6/2/2016 and 8/25/2016.
Sunday, June 26, July 3, July 21, 24, 31, AUG 7, Aug 14, Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi at Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument (in Riverside Park) 8:00 a.m. –9:00 a.m. Learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels. Free! This event repeats every week on Sunday between 5/1/2016 and 8/14/2016.
SUNDAY JUN 26 Summer on the Hudson: Let’s Dance Salsa at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) 6:00 p.m. –9:30 p.m. Learn to dance like a pro at Summer on the Hudson’s Salsa, Cha-Cha, and Bachata lessons. FREE
Friday, July 1, 2016 & Aug 5, Summer on the Hudson: Totally Public Karaoke at Pier I (in Riverside Park South ) 6:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m. Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights.
SUNDAY JUL 3, 2016 Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays – Irka Mateo y la Tirindanga at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) 7:00 p.m. –9:00 p.m. A Caribbean whirlwind, delivering songs that celebrate the music, history, and culture of her beloved Caribbean and Latin America. Free! July 24 -Michael Arenella & Quintet , July 31 -JoJo Abot ,
Thursdays, July 7, July 21, 28, Aug 4 , 2016 Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) 10:00 a.m. –10:30 a.m. Enjoy five consecutive Thursdays of outdoor jams for our small Riverside Park South neighbors and friends .Free!
SATURDAYS July 23 , AUG 13, Sept 17th Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze at Pier I (in Riverside Park South 2:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m. summer on the Hudson welcomes all to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system. Free!
SATURDAY JUL 23 Summer on the Hudson: Quiet Clubbing at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Don headphones and party on the pier with Summer on the Hudson. Change DJs with a flick of a switch and sway along with your friends or to your own tune. Free!
TUESDAYS and WEDNESDAYS AUG 9 , 10, 16 , 17, 23, 24 ,30th Summer on the Hudson: Game Days at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) 10:00 a.m. –2:00 p.m. Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.FREE This event repeats every week on Tuesday and Wednesday between 8/2/2016 and 8/31/2016.
THURSDAYS AUG 11 , AUG 18, Aug 25, Sept 1,Sept 8 Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South 9:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m. All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson’s introductory lessons in soccer and basketball. Free! This event repeats every week on Thursday between 8/11/2016 and 9/8/2016.
SATURDAYS July 9th , AUG 13 Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates! at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers 1:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m. Enjoy monthly outdoor parties featuring children’s entertainers, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun! Free! This event repeats on the 2nd Saturday of every month between 5/14/2016 and 8/13/2016.
SEPT 1, SEPT 8, 15,22,29 Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess at Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument (in Riverside Park) 4:30 p.m. –6:30 p.m. We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.Free! This event repeats every week on Thursday between 9/1/2016 and 9/29/2016.
Riverside Gallery – Art in the Park-2016
Tour the Riverside Park open air gallery to see the 6th year presentations of the Art Students League Model to Monument public art project. Sculptures by seven accomplished artists throughout South Park. Sculptures will be on
view during park hours – 59th to 70th Sts.
Fly NYC 2016
Summer on the Hudson: KITE Flying Festival PIER 1 @ 70th Come fly a kite at this festival for all ages! Kite-
making for children and live music aids your celebration of simple throughout the day
Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) 12:00 pm–5:00 p.m. This festival for all ages celebrates simple fun with live music all day and kite-making kits provided free for children (while supplies last). Free!
June 9, 2016 – May 30, 2017
see seven sculptures by the accomplished artists of the Art Students League Model to Monument public art project.
Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair -2016
Enjoy county fair magic in Manhattan with carnival rides and games, live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, reptileshows, greenmarket and more!– 66th to 72nd Sts. Enter the park at 68th and Riverside Blvd (pier 1) Sunday, September 4, 2016 SEP 4 Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fairat Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan 1:00 p.m. –6:00 p.m. The West Side County Fair is a full day of carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more! Free!
AUG 27 2016 Summer on the Hudson:
Silent Disco Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers at this quiet clubbing event featuring two live DJs spinning tunes of different genres. Change DJs with a flick of a switch and sway along to the same song as your friends or tap to your own tune.Line for headphones will begin at 4:30 p.m. Headphones are first come first served with 700 available at a time. Once they are returned they will be handed out to those waiting @ pier 1 @ 70th street Free! AUG 27 2016 at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) 5:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.
DRUMMING Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance Mondays, MONDAYS JUNE 20, 27, JULY 4th, 11th , 18, 25th AUG 1st and 8th 2016 6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m Join us for this drum and dance class. All are welcome Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan 6:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers.Free! any questions: www.nycgovparks.org
Sweet Spot Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival
Saturday, August 6, 2016
3:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m West Harlem Piers Park 125th street
Summer on the Hudson and Kindred Arts bring you Sweet Spot Festival, a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures, and music lovers of all ages. Enjoy Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America’s most renowned sound architect
Pier I Picture Show 2016 @ 70th Street
Riverside Park’s staff favorites.Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies. Open Captioned. The film will begin when it is dark enough to see the image on the screen which is dependent on the sunset, generally around 8:30pm. Seating will open at 6:30, and is first come first serve Wednesdays/Fridays dusk (~8:30 pm) – Pier I @ 70th St.
Summer on the Hudson Picture Show:
WED JULY 6 th 2016 Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show – The Walk at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan 6:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m. In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.
Friday, July 8, 2016 Films on the Green: April and the Extraordinary World at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan 8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. Films on the Green 2016 presents French animation April and the Extraordinary World in Riverside Park on July 8, 2016. Ages 8 & up. Free!
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show – Basquiat at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan 6:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m. Starting out as a street artist, living in Tompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Jean-Michel Basquiat is “discovered” by Andy Warhol’s art world and becomes a star.
Friday, July 15, 2016 Films on the Green: Un Flic by Jean-Pierre Melville at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), 8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. Films on the Green 2016 presents film noir Un Flic by Jean-Pierre Melville in Riverside Park Free!
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 – Dog Day Afternoon 6:30 p.m. –11:00 p.m.
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover’s operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. AUG 3 – The Royal Tenenbaums 6:30 p.m. –11:00 p.m.
An estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when their father announces he is terminally ill. Free!
AUG 10- Audience Vote – Mary and Max v. Carol v. The Warriors 6:30 p.m. –11:00 p.m. Pack a picnic, bring a friend, and settle in for a sunset and a movie on the Pier. Free!
AUG 17 Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show – Aunte Mame at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict ensues when the executor of his father’s estate objects to the aunt’s lifestyle. Free!
Bryant Park Reading Room
Head to the Bryant Park open-air Reading Room to listen to songs and sounds music, do crafts & read activities & stories vary seems to run through Sept 2016 (Bryant Park is situated behind the New York Public Library in midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Take the B, D, F, or M train to 42nd St Take the 7 to 5th Ave)
BRYANT PARK READING ROOM 2016 – there seems to be something every day at various times I would go on the website http://www.bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/readingroom.html
Saturday, June 18, 2016 Le Carrousel Kids Le Carrousel Puppet Show, Three Little Pigs1:00pm – 2:00pm | Le Carrousel in Bryant Park
Monday, June 20, 2016 HSBC Business & Finance Evan Baehr & Evan Loomis, Get Backed, Patrick J.McGinnis, The 10% Entrepreneur 12:30pm – 1:30pm | Bryant Park Reading Room (finance other guests repeats Mondays June 27,
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 BookClub Game of Thrones Book Club 12:30pm – 1:30pm | Bryant Park Reading RoomPoetryPoetry with Kundiman 7:00pm – 8:30pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Author Kerby Rosanes, Imagimorphia 12:30pm – 1:30pm | Bryant Park Reading Thursday, June 23, 30 th , 2016 Spelling Bee 7:00pm – 9:00pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
Saturday, June 25, 2016 Kids Justin The Magician 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
Saturday june 25th, july 2nd, Le Carrousel Kids Le Carrousel Puppet Show, The Tortoise & The Hare 1:00pm – 2:00pm | Le Carrousel in Bryant Park
Tuesday, June 28, july 5th , july 12, July 19 , 26 , AUG 2, AUG 9, AUG 16, 2016 StoryTime StoryTime 10:30am – 11:30am | Bryant Park Reading Room
1230 to 130 pm BookClub: Moby Dick, Facilitated by Mark Beauregard | Bryant Park Reading Room 700pm to 830 pm Poetry with Poetry Society of America Bryant Park Reading Room
Thursday, July 7, 2016 Writers Creative Writing 101 7:00pm – 8:30pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
Saturday, July 9, 2016 Kids Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Bryant Park Reading Le Carrousel Kid Flaubert Frog and Friends 1:00pm – 2:00pm | Le Carrousel in Bryant Park
Thursday, July 14, 2016 Writers Humor Writing 7:00pm – 8:30pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
Saturday, July 16, 2016 Kids Lou Gallo and Songs From the Very Hungry Band 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Bryant
Park Reading Room Le Carrousel KidsFlaubert Frog and Friends 1:00pm – 2:00pm | Le Carrousel in Bryant Thursday, July 21, 2016 Writers Fiction Writing 7:00pm – 8:30pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
Saturday, July 23, 2016 Kids Clifford the Big Red Dog 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
Le Carrousel Kids Flaubert Frog and Friends 1:00pm – 2:00pm | Le Carrousel in Bryant Park
Thursday, July 28, 2016 Writers Writing Scripts 101 7:00pm – 8:30pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
Saturday, July 30, 2016 Kids Photographer Jane Goodrich, New York Is My Playground12:00pm – 1:00pm |
Bryant Park Reading Room Le Carrousel Kids Flaubert Frog and Friends
Thursday, August 4, 2016 Writers Short Story 1.0 Writers Workshop 7:00pm – 8:30pm | Bryant Park Reading
Saturday, August 13, 2016 Kids David Stabler, Kid Artists: True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Bryant Park Reading Room Le Carrousel KidsFlaubert Frog and Friends 1:00pm – 2:00pm | Le Carrousel in Bryant Park
Saturday, August 20, 2016 Kids Funkytown Playground Band with Aly Sunshine12:00pm – 1:00pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Non-Fiction Eric Burns, The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt 7:00pm – 8:30pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
Monday, August 29, 2016 Reel Talks Reel Talks – The Cinema of the Coen Brothers: Hard Boiled Entertainments 12:30pm – 1:30pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
Saturday, September 17, 2016 Writers Teens College Essay Writing with Writopia Lab 12:30pm – 1:45pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
Union Square Story Time -2016
Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Storytime for Kids Interactive activities + performances from 9 AM to 6 PM on Union Square Park’s South Plaza. View the entire #USQSummer programming line-up THURSDAYS This event repeats every week on Thursday between 6/16/2016 and 8/11/2016 often starting at 9am going to 600pm
Children’s Pavilion: Featuring over 250 books, courtesy of Simon + Schuster, crafts, games, and other fun activities, the Children’s Pavilion is wonderful way to spend some quality learning and playing in Union Square. [Every Thu 9 AM to 6 PM]
Art Farm: Each week, Art Farm in the City brings an array of animal friends, including guinea pigs, bunnies, and turtles, for kids to make observations, ask questions, and touch some amazing little creatures. Coloring sheets will be available so kids can bring home a picture of their favorite animal. [Every Thu - 9:30 AM]
StoryTime Yoga with Karma Kids: Children of all ages and their caregivers are encouraged to come “play” yoga and experience how their breath and body move together in a fun-filled way. [Every Thu - 10:30 AM]
Story Time with PJ Library: Join the 14th Street Y’s PJ Library Program for an interactive story time with Shira or Joanie featuring both old favorite characters and new ones to delight. [Every Thu - 2 PM]
Pop Fit Kids: Kids engage in fun-plus-fitness with these high-energy circuit activities, agility drills, partner games, dynamic movements, and more while learning the benefit of the Fit Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance, and Balance. [Every Thu - 3 PM]
The Gazillion Bubble Show: Step into an interactive bubble world and be dazzled by an unbubblievable extravaganza as the Gazillion Bubble Show amazes your whole family with mind blowing bubble magic. [Thu Jun 16 - 10:45 AM]
Rolie Polie Guacamole: A New York City favorite, Rolie Polie Guacamole has been entertaining families for almost a decade with their bouncy, fun and irresistible music. [Thu Jun 16 -11 AM]
Puss in Boots: For decades, the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre has been bringing enjoyment to people through its contemporary and innovative productions based on children’s classics. [Thu Jun 23 - 11 AM]
Mike Messer: Get excited as Mike Messer and The AFTER-SCHOOL SPECIAL, featuring Adam Roberts of Music for Aardvarks, take the stage! [Thu Jun 30 - 11 AM]
Hot Peas N’ Butter: Back by popular demand, Hot Peas ‘N Butter is a unique musical group that incorporates elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and rock with an interactive, invigorating approach. [Thu Jul 7 - 11 AM]
Mil’s Trills: Led by singer-songwriter Amelia Robinson, Mil’s Trills invites families to celebrate community through original tunes and a rotating cast of musical guests. [Thu Jul 14 - 11 AM]
(FAB) Morgan Taylor: Entertainment Weekly has praised Morgan Taylor’s music of Gustafer Yellowgold “…The most infectious original songs. It’s like tapping into some pleasure center in the brain- both adult and kid…absurdly appealing.” [Thu Jul 21 - 11 AM]
Little Rockers: Part concert and part music class, Little Rockers will engage kids with upbeat tunes and lead participants in musical activities with instruments and movement for a totally unique rock show. [Thu Jul 28 - 11 AM]
Story Pirates: By using ideas from children in the audience, Story Pirates’ performances show children how amazing their ideas really are! [Thu Aug 4 - 11 AM]
Josh + the Jamtones: To close out our 2016 season, join us for Josh + the Jamtones who can get any crowd moving their bodies, laughing out loud and singing along, regardless of age, height or shoe size! [Thu Aug 11 - 11 AM] please check summerinthesquare.com to confirm event REPEATS weekly on Thursdays between 6/18/2016 and 8/13/2016. 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. South Plaza in Union Square Park (14th )
Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare -2016
Join Us For Our 13th Season of Classical Theater on the North Patio of The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park – West 89th Street and Riverside Drive
All Performances are Thursday through Sunday Nights at 6:30pm No tickets necessary! Admission is pay what you can Just show up and grab a seat on the benches or the stairs of the monument. We do have cushions on a first come, first serve basis. Shows begin at 6:30pm so we recommend arriving to the monument no later than 6:10pm to ensure a good seat. You may bring your own folding chair, but be forewarned, there is very limited space for folding chairs. We are WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSIBLE! Please email us at Hudsonwarehouse89@gmail.com one day before the performance so we can make accommodations. Our performance space is behind the Monument when entering the park from West 89th Street. Our performances are typically under two hours. There is no intermission. Dogs are allowed, but we ask you to sit at the top of the monument if you bring pets.
June 2nd – June 26th, 2016 Much Ado About Nothing By Wm. Shakespeare Directed by Nicholas Martin- Smith
June 30th – July 24th, 2016 Lysisarah: “Let’s Make America Great Again” By Aristophanes Adapted and Directed by Susane Lee
July 28th – August 21st, 2016 Othello By Wm. Shakespeare Directed by Nicholas Martin-
3:00pm – 5:00pm
June 18th, July 16th, and August 20th
Covering the elements of Voice Production, Acting and Stage Combat. Open to all actors, ages 13 and up. All experience levels welcome. Ex: AUG 20 2016 Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout at Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument (in Riverside Park)3:00 p.m. –5:00 p.m. This series of workshops cover elements of voice production, acting, and stage combat. Free!
RIVER TO RIVER
212-344-7220 Event website: rivertorivernyc.com
Events all over the city all summer check the website for list of events some high lights include:
MOVIES: **HUDSON RIVERFLICKS, BIG HIT WEDNESDAYS 2016 **
Pier 63 Lawn At Pier 63 Cross at W 22nd St and W 24th St (GROWN UPS ) Heroes and hustlers come together on the waterfront this summer in Hudson River Park! See the Stars, under the stars – watch all of your favorite blockbusters from last year on the big screen, again! This time around, they’re all FREE. Hudson River Park’s River Flicks has all of last year’ big screen hits! Films are rated PG-13 and R. Movies begin at dusk (generally around 8:30pm). Free Popcorn
HUDSON RIVER PARK’S HUDSON RIVERFLICKS, BIG HIT WEDNESDAYS 2016
JULY 6 / 8:30PM AT PIER 63 IN CHELSEA Mad Max: Fury Road
JULY 13 / 8:30PM AT PIER 63 IN CHELSEA Jurassic World
HUDSON RIVER PARK’S HUDSON RIVERFLICKS, FAMILY FRIDAYS
JULY 8 / 8:30PM AT PIER 46 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE Minions
JULY 15 / 8:30PM AT PIER 46 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE The Peanuts Movie
JULY 20 / 8:30PM AT PIER 63 IN CHELSEA Trainwreck
JULY 21 / 8:30PM AT PIER 96 IN : SING-A-LONG SPECIAL Sing-along Special Grease
JULY 22 / 8:30PM AT PIER 46 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE Shaun the Sheep
JULY 27 / 8:30PM AT PIER 63 IN, BIG HIT WEDNESDAYS The Big Short
JULY 29 / 8:30PM AT PIER 46 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE, FAMILY FRIDAYS Kung Fu Panda 3
AUGUST 3 / 8:30PM AT PIER 63 IN CHELSEA, BIG HIT WEDNESDAYS Creed
AUGUST 5 / 8:30PM AT PIER 46 IN GREENWICH, FAMILY FRIDAYS Penguins of Madagascar
AUGUST 10 / 8:30PM AT PIER 63 IN CHELSEA , BIG HIT WEDNESDAYS The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 AUGUST 12 / 8:30PM AT PIER 46 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE, FAMILY FRIDAYS Goosebumps
AUGUST 17 / 8:30PM AT PIER 63 IN CHELSEA BIG HIT WEDNESDAYS The Martian
AUGUST 19 / 8:30PM AT PIER 46 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE, FAMILY FRIDAYS The Princess Bride
http://www.hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/riverrocks HUDSON RIVER PARK’S SUNSET ON THE HUDSON
JUNE 24 / 7:00PM AT PIER 45 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE Max Gallico & Friends
JULY 8 / 7:00PM AT PIER 45 HUDSON Shanti Starr & the Afro-Reggae All-Stars
JULY 8 / 7:00PM AT PIER 45 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE
JULY 15 / 7:00PM AT PIER 45 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE Max Gallico & Friends
JULY 22 / 7:00PM AT PIER 45 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE Chuck Braman Jazz Band JULY 29 / 7:00PM AT PIER 45 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE Max Gallico & Friends AUGUST 5 / 7:00PM AT PIER 45 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE Chuck Braman Jazz Band
AUG 6 HUDSON RIVER PARK’S Hudson River Stage 6 / 2:00PM AT PIER 97 IN CLINTON 16
AUGUST 12 / 7:00PM AT PIER 45 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE Shanti Starr & the Afro-Reggae All-Stars AUGUST 19 / 7:00PM AT PIER 45 IN GREENWICH VILLAGE Max Gallico & Friends
HUDSON RIVER PARK’S
AUGUST 20 / 2:00PM AT PIER 97 IN CLINTON
HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival-2016
Summer Film Festival www.bryantpark.org Film Festival Hotline: 212-512-5700 The lawn opens at 5:00pm for blankets and picnicking. Films begin at sunset (typically between 8pm and 9pm).
Bryant Park is situated behind the New York Public Library in midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Take the B, D, F, or M train to 42nd Street/Bryant Park. Take the 7 to 5th Avenue
No chairs, tables, dogs, plastic sheets, tarps, bags, or pads are permitted on the lawn. Free bike parking available in the park at the Pétanque Courts (6th Avenue and 41st Street)..
HBO Bryant Park Film Fest Lineup Reveal
12:30pm – 3:30pm | Fountain Terrace
Monday, June 20, 2016
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
5:00pm – 11:00pm | Lawn
Monday, June 27, 2016 East of Eden
5:00pm – 11:00pm | Lawn
Monday, July 4, 2016 Top Gun
5:00pm – 11:00pm | Lawn
Monday, July 11, 2016
The Palm Beach Story
5:00pm – 11:00pm | Lawn
Monday, July 18, 2016 The Omen
5:00pm – 11:00pm | Lawn
Monday, July 25, 2016
Three Days of the Condor
5:00pm – 11:00pm | Lawn
Monday, August 1, 2016 Harvey
5:00pm – 11:00pm | Lawn
Monday, August 8, 2016 High Plains Drifter
5:00pm – 11:00pm | Lawn
Monday, August 15, 2016 The Big Chill
5:00pm – 11:00pm | Lawn
Monday, August 22, 2016
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
5:00pm – 11:00pm | Lawn
Other Free Activities in BRYANT PARK-2016
OTHER BRYANT PARK Daily activities include:• Birding Tours, Boot Camp, Broadway in Bryant Park, Fencing, Fly Fishing, Juggling, Knitting, Language Classes, Le Carrousel, Moves with Limon, Piano Reading Room, Socials, Southwest Porch, Tai Chi, Picnic, NYC Tournaments, Meditation Workshops and Yoga
Broadway in Bryant Park presented by 106.7 Lite FM THURSDAYS 1230 to 130pm JULY 7,14,21,28, AUG 4,11th Tournaments in Bryant Park
Ex: Wednesday, July 6, 20th AUG 3, AUG 17, Sept 7th 2016 Ping Pong Tournaments July Ping Pong Tournament6:30pm – 9:00pm | The Tables in the 42nd Street Allee
Sunday, July 17, 2016 Chess Tournaments Tri-State Chess Championship 9:00am – 4:30pm | Fountain Terrace Thursday, August 4, 2016 Putting Tournament – Qualifying Round 1 12:30pm – 1:30pm | The Green
Putting Workshops Putting Workshop: August 4, Session 1 6:00pm – 7:00pm | The GreenPutting Workshops
LINCOLN CENTER OUT DOORS-2016 http://lcoutofdoors.org/check the websites for more information
interesting samples check website for complete list /cancellations:
This is just a sample of the events Lincoln center offers. For a complete list of events check out the website
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Words and Music with Patti Smith / Mariachi Flor de Toloache 7:30 pm A Night of Words and Music with Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, and Tony Shanahan Damrosch Park
Thursday July 7/21 The Hallelujah Train / Ladysmith Black Mambazo 7:30 pm The Hallelujah Train featuring Pastor Brady Blade Sr., Brian Blade, Daniel Lanois, and guests 7:30 pm Damrosch Park
FRI July 22 Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra 7:30 pm Louis Langrée, conductor Simone Porter, violin 7:30 pm Damrosch Park
Saturday, July 23, 2016 Lincoln Center Block Party with Illstyle & Peace Production Family Day 11:00 am Josie Robertson Plaza 1:00 pm Hearst Plaza
Saturday, July 23, 2016 Dance Theatre of Harlem Company and School Family Day 2:00 pm Hearst Plaza Saturday, July 23, 2016 She’s a Rebel: The Girl Group Project Family Day
3:00 pm She’s a Rebel: The Girl Group Project featuring Nanette Licari (Reparata and The Delrons), Lillian Walker Moss (The Exciters), Louise Murray (The Hearts and The Jaynetts), Beverly Warren (The Raindrops), Margaret Ross Williams (The Cookies), and She’s a Rebel student participants Josie Robertson Plaza
Saturday, July 23, 2016 An Evening with Darlene Love 7:30 pm Damrosch Park
Sunday, July 24, 2016 1:00 pm HERITAGE SUNDAY Global Beat of The Bronx: From Bambara to Breakbeats featuring Bambara Drum and Dance Ensemble, Bombazo Dance Company, Chief Joseph Chatoyer Dance Company, and Full Circle Souljahs Hearst Plaza
Sunday, July 24, 2016 Richie Ray and Bobby Cruz / Miramar 7:30 pm Richie Ray and Bobby Cruz Miramar Damrosch Park
Wednesday 7/27 AFROPUNK’s Girrrl Riot @ Lincoln Center 7:00 pm Alice Smith, SATE, and The VeeVees Damrosch Park Dane Terry Hearst Plaza
International Contemporary Ensemble Micro-Concert Mostly Mozart 7/27–8/7, various times Hearst Plaza
Thursday, July 28, 2016 Jaime Woods 7:00 pm Hearst Plaza Maurice Hines / Michael Mwenso & The Shakes 7:30 pm Maurice Hines Tappin’ Thru Life Michael Mwenso & The Shakes Damrosch Park
FRI JULY 29th Eli “Paperboy” Reed 7:00 pm Eli “Paperboy” Reed Friday, Hearst Plaza FRI JULY 29th Okayafrica: Afrobeat x Afrobeats 7:30 pm Davido Antibalas
Friday, July 29, 2016 7:30 pm Damrosch Park
JULY 30th The Bells: A Daylong Celebration of Lou Reed Saturday, July 30, 2016 – All day Damrosch Park
SUNDAY JULY 31th La Casita 12:00 pm Hearst Plaza Ky-Mani Marley and Finotee
7:00 pm Songs of Freedom Ky-Mani Marley Finotee Sunday, July 31, 2016 Damrosch Park
WED AUG 3rd Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca / Manhattan Camerata 7:00 pm
Manhattan Camerata: Tango Fado Project featuring Nathalie Pires 7:00 pm Damrosch Park
THURSDAY AUG 4th NPR Music Live in Concert 7:00 pm Hosted by Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton of All Songs Considered and Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd of Alt.Latino Damrosch Park
FRI AUG 5th Zé Renato with Vinicíus Cantuária and Ricardo Silveira 7:00 pm Hearst Plaza FRI August 5th M. Ward / Margaret Glaspy 7:30 pm M. Ward 7:30 pm Damrosch Park SAT AUG 13 the public domain Mostly Mozart 5:00 pm Josie Robertson Plaza
GOOD MORNING AMERICA FREE CONCERT SERIES-2016
Summer Concert Series at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park (East 69t) Good Morning America Summer Concerts 2016 Thru Sept 2, 2016Every Friday, 6:00 am (Concerts 7am to 9am)
The FREE Good Morning America Summer Concert Series is open to the public and available on a first-come, first
served basis as space allows. Viewers interested in joining “GMA” in Central Park are encouraged to arrive at Summerstage Rumsey Playfield via the 72nd Street entrance on Fifth Avenue at 6 a.m., when the park opens to the public. All concerts are free and open to the public and will take place live during “Good Morning America,” Fridays from 7 to 9 a.m. ET. More Info: http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/good-morning- americas-2016-summer-concert-series-lineup/story?id=39015656 *Due to limited capacity, these concerts are a free, ticketed event. You must show your printed Ticketmaster receipt to enter Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield. Maximum of four tickets allowed per request. Tickets are free of charge. Check this site for tickets: http://1iota.com/Show/379/Good-Morning-America Backpacks and bags are not permitted in the venue. Summer Concert Series at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park (East 69th)
TODAY SHOW TOYOTA CONCERT SERIES-2016
The TODAY plaza is located at Rockefeller Center on 48th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, right outside Studio 1A. Many subway lines have stops within several blocks of the plaza. We suggest trying to get a “fan Pass “ on line http://www.today.com & arriving @ 5AM
Fans and visitors are encouraged to come to the plaza for the live performances. Viewing is on a first-come, first-served basis on the TODAY plaza, located at 48th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues in New York City. To get the best spot, fans should try to arrive by 5 a.m. All concerts are Friday performances unless otherwise noted. Additional performances may be announced throughout the season
JUNE 21 Pop star Meghan Trainor will heat up our summer concert series with a performance on Rockefeller Plaza. JUNE 23 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
JUNE 24 Steven Tyler
JULY 1 Rachel Platten
JULY 8 Shawn Mendes JULY 22 Celine Dion AUG 5 Blake Shelton AUG 26 Jessica Simpson AUG 29 DNCE
SEPT 2 Alicia Keys
WEST SIDE COMMUNITY GARDEN 89th