The MothSHOP Community Education Showcase Housing Works’ Bookstore Café (126 Crosby St., Manhattan) 7pm Free The Moth Community Education Programs – which include MothSHOP and the Moth High School StorySLAM Program – bring storytelling workshops and opportunities to high school students and marginalized adults, many in underserved communities. Join us for some of the best [...]
Majical Cloudz Other Music (15 E. 4th St., Manhattan) 8pm Free Montreal duo Majical Cloudz are stopping by Other Music for an in-store performance on Monday, May 20th, to celebrate the release of their debut full-length, Impersonator, which comes out the following day on Matador Records. Devon Welsh and Matthew Otto are crafting some truly [...]
Homemade Condiments & Toppings for Grilling Class Williams-Sonoma Home (10 Columbus Circle, Ground Fl., Manhattan) 11am Free, reserve a spot by calling 212.823.9750 Launch the summer grilling season with a cookout on Memorial Day. We’ll show you how to make mustard, sauerkraut and other delicious toppings that are perfect for dressing up burgers and hot [...]
Pop Souk The Standard Biergarten (848 Washington St., Manhattan) Noon-6pm Free admission Nightlife personalities, artists, musicians, DJs, designers, fashion junkies, and the rest of us who make up the creative landscape of Downtown NYC, are usually blessed—and cursed—with fabulously overflowing closets. More than just a marketplace, Pop Souk is an event where you’ll find some [...]
Downward Dog Days of Summer Gansevoort Plaza, Manhattan 7:15am, 9:00am, 4:15pm, 5:30pm and 6:45pm Donations appreciated Join the MPIA and exhale spa for Downward Dog Days of Summer – a series of outdoor yoga classes beginning Thursday, May 9 on Gansevoort Plaza. Downward Dog Days of Summer is part of MPIA’s efforts to host public [...]
Museums around the city are offering free or discounted admission today for Art Museum Day: Asia Society Museum, New York Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn 2-for-1 admission Grey Art Gallery, New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Coupon for $10 off a purchase of $50 or more in Metropolitan Museum shops. Coupons are available at the [...]
Click here for free tickets to Manhattan Concert Chorale, while supplies last. Conductor Craig Arnold leads the professional Manhattan Concert Chorale and Strings through some hand-picked favorites for this performance at Carnegie Hall. Presented by Manhattan Concert Productions, the program will feature movements from Handel’s baroque masterpiece Dixit Dominus and Vaughan Williams’s triumphant Antiphon from [...]
Join thousands of New Yorkers who come together each It’s My Park Day season to volunteer and celebrate their neighborhood parks and public spaces throughout the five boroughs! It’s My Park Day activities are coordinated by local community groups, City Parks Foundation, and many divisions of the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, including Urban [...]
Lit Crawl draws hundreds of readers, writers, and revelers to crawl through the East Village and the Lower East Side, listening to writers, playing literary trivia, and celebrating New York’s spirited and diverse literary community. Lit Crawl NYC celebrates the artistic heritage of the East Village and holds events at local mainstays like the Bowery [...]
NYC Dance Parade & Dance Fest 2013 Parade: 1-3pm Dance Fest: 3-7pm Free Dance New Amsterdam is participating in the 7th Annual Dance Parade, “Unity Through Dance.” Join us! Sarah Burke will be teaching the dance for the parade route, and Suzanne Beahrs will be teaching class at Dance Fest from 5:00 – 5:30pm! Click [...]
MODAVANTI Launch Party Textile Arts Center (26 W. 8th St., Manhattan) 6-8:30pm Free with RSVP Join us to celebrate the launch of Modavanti.com! Come for a night of drinks (sustainable alcohol of course), musical mixing from Songza, and the opportunity to meet our designers and charitable partners, alongside leaders in the sustainable fashion movement as [...]
Beach Party with Martin Parr Aperture Gallery and Bookstore (547 West 27th St., Manhattan) 9am-6pm Free perture presents an all-day portrait shoot and beach party with the one and only Martin Parr, in conjunction with the release of the beach-bag-size edition of his monograph Life’s a Beach and the related exhibition at Aperture Gallery. This [...]
Upper East Side Spring Bar Crawl Mad River Bar & Grille (1442 3rd Ave., Manhattan) 1-6pm $12 in advance The Upper East Side Spring Bar Crawl will take place Saturday, May 18th from 1-9pm. Registration will be at Mad River Bar & Grille from 1-6pm The Crawl will feature $2 Draft Beers & $4 Mixed [...]
Annual Almighty Foot Clan Anniversary B-Boy Battle Solar One (East River just south of 23rd St. under FDR Drive, Manhattan) 2-10pm Free Breakdancing (or more properly, breaking) is a time-honored and essential part of hiphop culture. In fact, back in the early 1980s, when rap was first discovered by the mainstream, many people thought that [...]
Lupus: Learning and Living The Westin New York Grand Central (212 E. 42nd St., Manhattan) 1-4pm Free Come out on May 18 and celebrate Lupus Awareness Month with us! The Lupus Foundation of America is coming to New York City to share the latest information and raise funds and support to fight one of the [...]
Free Brooklyn Roasting Company coffee, Vita Coco and breakfast from KIND and Cabot. Plus T.A. membership giveaways, including free bike lights and RydeSafe Reflective Decals! Click here for more information & a list of locations. Click here for more New York City freebies.
NYC Bike Expo 2013 401 Seventh Ave., Manhattan 11am-8pm (last entry at 7:30pm) Free with RSVP Two days of all things road cycling in the heart of Manhattan Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Hell’s Kitchen Artist Studios Tour (HK:ArtiST) is a weekend long opportunity to visit local artists in their studios, to view works-in-progress as well as completed work, and to talk to artists about their creative process and the agony and ecstasy of the creative life in New York. On view will be the latest creations of [...]
We have a stellar line up of some favorite performers from past Festival seasons alongside musicians appearing on Look & Listen for the first time, including: Claire Chase & Svet Stoyanov play flute and percussion works by Stuart Smith, Luciano Berio, and a world premiere by Marcos Balter Phyllis Chen & Cuddle Magic offer a [...]
Stargazing & Lecture: Exoplanets Everywhere Pupin Hall, Columbia University, Manhattan 8pm Free OBSERVING ONLY POSSIBLE WITH CLEAR SKIES (check back in the afternoon on the day of the event for observing status) Lecture, Q&A, slideshows, and observatory tours occur regardless. Lecture: 8:00-8:30 PM Observing: 8:30-10:00 PM Astronomy Q&A / Slideshows: 8:30-10:00 PM Free to all. [...]
Friday, May 17th: From Sustaining Democracy to the State of the Civic: 20 Years of the Vera List Center for Art & Politics
From Sustaining Democracy to the State of the Civic: 20 Years of the Vera List Center for Art & Politics Tishman Auditorium at The New School (66 W. 12th St., Manhattan) 10am-6:30pm Free On its twentieth anniversary, the Vera List Center assesses the unique role art plays at the intersection of politics and civic life. [...]
Anamanaguchi / Pictureplane / Hot Sugar / George and Jonathan Irving Plaza (17 Irving Pl., Manhattan) 8pm $15 in advance Click here for more cheap New York City events & things to do.
The Moth StorySLAM: Envy Housing Works’ Bookstore Café (126 Crosby St., Manhattan) 7pm $8 10 stories, 3 teams of judges, 1 winner. $8 at the door. This event always sells out. Limited seating; please arrive early. Click here for more cheap New York City events & things to do.
Tango Mediterraneo Drom (85 Avenue A, Manhattan) 7:15pm show $10+ Tango Mediterraneo is a New York City based quartet with emphasis on traditional Argentine Tango melodies of the early 1920′s to 1950′s – Tango’s golden era – inspired by the unique essence of Carlos Gardel, as well as the big tangoorchestras of Juan d’Arienzo, Francisco [...]