Wednesday, July 13: Remembering Basquiat, Hip-Hop Fest, UN Secretary-General Candidates + 92 More Photo: @angelitapons | Follow @niftynyc & tag your photos with #niftynyc for a chance to be featured Today’s Events Public Debate with The UN Secretary-General Candidates Jean-Michel Basquiat Historic Plaque Ceremony Free Travel Photography Workshop Rainbow hugs and kisses: A Secret Project Robot Closing Celebration 2016 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival & Dummy Clap Film Fest (Through Saturday, July 16) Triskelion Arts 2016 Dance Film Feastival with Free Pizza (Through Thursday, July 14) Free Shake Shack Fries at The Hot Sardines Concert in DUMBO Talking White Privilege: A Conversation with Baratunde Thurston & Judah Friedlander Taste of Streep Presents: 'Death Becomes Her' 'I Am Not Your Guru' + Q&A with Tony Robbins & Joe Berlinger Brooklyn-Based Breweries Tap Takeover Future of Women's Leadership: Barriers & Bias Facing Gender Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement How the Manifestations of Medical Diagnoses Have Shaped the Art World Free 2016 Met Opera Concert in Crotona Park 'Tong Wars: The Untold Story of Vice, Money, and Murder in New York's Chinatown' Joe Bataan / SETENTA / Joan Català Coloring Club Drink and Draw Extravaganza Free Secret Science Club Talk with Astrophysicist & Author Priyamvada Natarajan Free Movie: 'Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle' + LVL UP Performs Free Film: 'L’Atalante' Free Film: 'Star Wars' + Free Popcorn Free Movie: 'Back to the Future' Not Quite Midnight: 2 Year Anniversary Show Free Film: 'In Search of Mozart' See free & cheap NYC events for tomorrow, Thursday, July 14 (more added later today). Ending Today 2016 Lowdown Hudson Music Fest with The Roots & Drive-By Truckers (Through Wednesday, July 13) Ongoing See more ongoing & upcoming NYC events Free Admission to the Museum of the City of New York + Free Breakfast 'Pixar: The Design of Story' (Through Sunday, August 7) Celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year of the Monkey at the Met (Through Sunday, July 24) Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial 2016 (Through Sunday, August 21) Two Huge Orchid Sculptures by Isa Genzken Rise Over Central Park (Through Sunday, August 21) Genesis Breyer P-Orridge's 'Try to Altar Everything' Explores the Power of Devotion, Expression & Community (Through Monday, August 1) Free NYC Party Cruises (Through Thursday, July 28) Staten Island Unlimited 2016 Photography Triennial (Through Wednesday, August 31) 'Transit Etiquette or: How I Learned to Stop Spitting and Step Aside in 25 Languages' (Through Tuesday, July 26) 'Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History' Chronicles the Designer's Creative Projects (Through Sunday, August 7) 'Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk' (Through Sunday, July 31) 'Wanderlust' on the High Line Explores Journeys We Make (Through March 2017) 18 Boombox Sculptures Transform Brooklyn Museum (Through Sunday, August 14) 'Disguise: Masks and Global African Art' at Brooklyn Museum (Through Sunday, September 18) A 'Psycho'-Inspired House Perches on the Met's Rooftop Garden (Through Monday, October 31) Free Weekday Piano Concerts in Bryant Park Socrates Sculpture Park Celebrates 30 Years with 'LANDMARK' Exhibition (Through Sunday, August 28) The Met's Annual Costume Exhibition Examines the Role of Tech in Haute Couture (Through Sunday, August 14) FLOW.16 Exhibition + Free Tours (Through Saturday, October 29) 40-Foot 'Big Bling' Sculpture Inhabits Madison Sq. Park (Through Sunday, January 8) 'Uniformity' Uniform Exhibit at the Museum at FIT (Through Saturday, November 19) Classic Arcade Games on Display at MoMI (Through Sunday, October 9) SONIC CITY: New York's Innovative Musical Instrument Makers (Through Sunday, September 18) $12 Speedboat Rides in New York Harbor (Through Labor Day) Free NYC Beaches Are Open in Every Borough Free Places to BBQ in All Five Boroughs Free Public Kayaking in Manhattan Governors Island is Open for 2016 with Even More to See (Through Sunday, September 25) Jeffrey Deitch-Curated Murals on Display at Coney Island Free Performances of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in NYC Parks (Through Sunday, July 17) Broadway Bites Pop-Up Returns to Greeley Sq. with Diverse Eats (Through Sunday, July 17) Free Mini Golf on Governors Island Summer 2016 Broadway Bites Pop-Up Food Stands (Through Sunday, July 17) Martin Creed's Playful Installation at Park Ave. Armory (Through Sunday, August 7) Free Dance & Wellness Classes During NYC Dance Week 2016 (Through Monday, June 25) 'Of the people' Shows How Americans Respond to Broken Election System (Through Sunday, July 31) Discounted Admission to the Museum of Sex Free Tickets to Dueling Pianos NYC (Through Friday, August 26) 'Alexander Hamilton: Striver, Statesman, Scoundrel' (Through Saturday, December 31) Free Outdoor Pools in All 5 Boroughs Free Statue of Liberty Sightseeing Cruises (Through Sunday, July 31) 'Lysisarah: Let's Make America Great Again'—Free Palin-Inspired Shakespeare in the Park (Through Sunday, July 24) Cheap NYC Street Art Walking Tours (Through Sunday, August 28) Free Summery Cocktails (Through Friday, July 15) See Katharina Grosse's Colorful Transformation of a Ft. Tilden Building (Through Wednesday, November 30) 2016 French Restaurant Week (Through Sunday, July 17) 2016 Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Feast & Giglio Festival (Through Sunday, July 17) Enter Online Lotteries for Free Camping & Outdoor Adventures in NYC Parks Final Year of Elastic City Participatory Walks (Through Wednesday, July 27) Free Statue of Liberty Cruises (Through Sunday, July 31) Modern Take on 'Antigone' (Through Sunday, July 17) Free Performances 'Macbeth' from The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Through Sunday, July 31) James Turrell's Light Projections from the Late '60s (Through Friday, July 29) 2016 Staten Island Pridefest (Through Saturday, July 16) 2016 NY Musical Festival (Through Sunday, August 7) 'diane arbus: in the beginning' Features Never-Before-Seen Photographs (Through Sunday, November 27) 2016 ASICS Summer Warehouse Sale (Through Sunday, July 17) Tap City 2016: New York City Tap Dance Festival (Through Thursday, July 14) Free Yoga Classes in Washington Sq. 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