Monday, July 9: ShakesBEER, Crafts & Cocktails, Musical Festival + Week Ahead

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Today’s Events

2018 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (Through Saturday, July 14)

2018 New York Musical Festival (Through Sunday, August 5)

2018 Trans Theatre Festival (Through Sunday, July 22)
The Brick, Brooklyn

Crafts & Cocktails: Free Supplies + Lessons (Mondays Through August 27)
Bryant Park, Manhattan

NPR's Ask Me Another with Darlene Love
The Bell House, Brooklyn

ShakesBEERience NYC: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
The Way Station, Brooklyn

Free Readings & Talks in Brooklyn Bridge Park During 2018 Books Beneath the Bridge (Mondays Through August 13)

Black Lunch Table Wikipedia-Edit-a-Thon
The High Line, Manhattan

How to Define & Eradicate Poverty

Indie Publishing in an Age of Resistance
Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn

Tenants' Rights Workshop & Party
Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn

David Lebovitz & Matt Rodbard Talk Ice Cream & Gelato
Books Are Magic, Brooklyn

Free Concert: Oh Wonder / Sasha Sloan
Central Park SummerStage, Manhattan

Free Film: 'Little Miss Sunshine'
Bryant Park, Manhattan

Free Rooftop Film: 'Pineapple Express'
Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn

Free & Cheap NYC Events Coming Up This Week

Free Art Classes for Beginners (Tuesdays Through August 28)
Herald Square, Manhattan

$10 Tix to 'The Peculiar Patriot' Mass Incarceration Play (Through Sunday, July 29)

2-Hour Open Bar + Free Tacos

Free Shakespeare: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (Through Sunday, July 15)

Free Slurpee Day

Free Fitness Classes & Performances During 2018 Summer in the Square (Thursdays Through August 9)
Union Square Park, Manhattan

Free Thursday Night Party Cruises (Through July 26)

Manhattanhenge 2018 (Through Friday, July 13)

Art Deco Brooklyn Heights & Downtown Brooklyn
Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn

Free Concert: Rhett Miller / Clarence Bucaro

Free Coney Fireworks + Free Karaoke (Fridays Through August 31)
Boardwalk & 10th St., Brooklyn

Free Contemporary Dance Performances + Park Picnic & Games (Fridays Through July 20)
Bryant Park, Manhattan

Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)

TGIF! Free After Work Dance Party Cruises (Through July 27)

Paula Cole ('Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?' / 'I Don't Want to Wait')

Cheap NYC Ghost Walking Tours (Saturdays Through December 30)

Free Saturday Night Party Cruises (Through July 28)

Live Music Courtyard Parties During PS1's Warm Ups (Saturdays Through September 1)
MoMA PS1, Queens

Broadway Barks 2018 with Celebs Including Bernadette Peters & Victor Garber
Shubert Alley, Manhattan

Free Concert Tickets: Nashville Indie Folk Singer-Songwriter Erin Rae

Free MoMA Garden Concerts (Sundays Through July 29)
The Museum of Modern Art, Manhattan

Gatsby in Paris: French Chansons & Jazz Standards

'From Paris To New York' Bastille Day Concert

Broadway Understudies Take the Stage

Trending: Bastille Day, free & cheap films, concerts, Talks

Ongoing

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NYC Slavery & Underground Railroad Tours (Through Sunday, August 31)

31-Foot Chihuly 'Rose Crystal Tower' Rises in Union Square (Through October 2018)
Union Square Park, Manhattan

'Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics' (Through Sunday, August 5)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

Greenwich Village Haunted Walking Tours (Through Sunday, December 30)

'Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York' (Through Sunday, September 23)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

'You Say You Want a Revolution': Counterculture in the '60s (Through Saturday, September 1)
New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Manhattan

Free Boozy History of Brunch + 3 Drinks (Through Sunday, August 26)

'David Bowie is': An Immersive Look at the Artist's Evolution Through the Decades (Through Sunday, July 15)
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

Free Hilarious History of Drinking Paired with 3 Cocktails (Through Saturday, August 25)

Site-Specific Kiki Smith Exhibit at Eldridge (Through Wednesday, October 10)
Museum at Eldridge Street, Manhattan

'Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985' (Through Sunday, July 22)
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

'The Golden Girls Live' Parody (Through Sunday, September 2)

1/2 Price Central Park Bike Tours (Through December 2018)

Haunting Huma Bhabha Installation on the Rooftop of the Met (Through Sunday, October 28)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan

High Line Art Installation Examines Art & Public Space (Through March 2019)
The High Line, Manhattan

Save $5.75 on Movie Tickets

'Chinese Medicine in America: Converging Ideas, People, and Practices' (Through Sunday, September 9)
Museum of Chinese in America, Manhattan

LEGO Sculptures & Mosaics (Through Saturday, August 4)
Scandinavia House, Manhattan

Discounted Mets Baseball Tickets (Through Thursday, August 23

Governors Island is Open for Summer 2018
Governors Island, Governors Island

'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination' (Through Monday, October 8)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan

'Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color' (Through Sunday, January 13)
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Manhattan

'Empire Skate: The Birthplace of Roller Disco' (Through Sunday, October 14)
The City Reliquary, Brooklyn

Discounted Tickets! 'Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i' Exhibit Blooms with Rare Works at NYBG (Through Sunday, October 28)

Cheap NYC Dessert Walking Tours (Through Friday, July 27)

2018 Coney Art Walls—Street Art Museum with Free Admission
Boardwalk & 10th St., Brooklyn

Free Kayaking on the Hudson River (Through Sunday, October 7)
Pier 96, Manhattan

NYC Beaches Are Open for 2018 (Through September 9)

Create Your Own Custom Magnum Ice Cream Bar (Through Monday, September 9)

Giant Chess, Jump Ropes, Hula Hoops & More—All Free to Use Weekdays on 34th St.
One Penn Plaza, Manhattan

Summer 2018 Urbanspace Food Market is Open in Garment District (Through Friday, July 13)

Art Addressing Oil as a Form of Currency & Source of Warfare (Through Saturday, July 14)
CUE Art Foundation, Manhattan

Zero Waste Architecture Exhibition (Through Saturday, Sepetember 1)
The Center for Architecture, Manhattan

2018 Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race (Through Tuesday, August 7)

'Summer of Magic: Treasures from the David Copperfield Collection' (Through Sunday, September 16)
New-York Historical Society, Manhattan

Broadway as Seen by Cartoonist Al Hirschfeld (Through Friday, August 31

2018 Midsummer Night Swing with Live Music & Dance Lessons (Through Saturday, July 14)
Lincoln Center, Manhattan

Free NYC Outdoor Pools Are Open for Summer 2018 (Through Sunday, September 9)

'Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele: 1918 Centenary' (Through Monday, September 3)
Neue Galerie, Manhattan

'The Racial Imaginary Institute: On Whiteness' (Through Friday, August 3)
The Kitchen, Manhattan

2018 New York Asian Film Festival (Through Sunday, July 15)

The New York Woman Film Series (Through Thursday, July 19)
Quad Cinema, Manhattan

NADA Art 2018 Exhibition on Governors Is. (Through Sunday, July 29)
Colonel’s Row, Governors Island, Governors Island

Yayoi Kusama's Bubbly 'Narcissus Garden' Installation on Display in the Rockaways (Through Sunday, September 3)

2018 HOT! Queer Arts Fest (Through Saturday, July 28)

Free Shakespeare: 'Romeo & Juliet' in Battery Park (Through Sunday, July 15)
Battery Park, Manhattan

Meals from $17.89 During 2018 French Restaurant Week (Through Sunday, July 15)

Nude Paintings by Klimt, Schiele & Picasso (Through Sunday, October 7)
The Met Breuer, Manhattan

2018 Feast of the Giglio (Through Monday, July 16)
Mt. Carmel Church, Brooklyn

Free Tickets to 'Trainspotting' Off-Broadway (Through Saturday, July 21)

Cheap Tickets to 'Borders'—Funny Refugee Crisis Play (Through Sunday, July 22)

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