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Live Monday Night Magic Show in Lower Manhattan

Live Monday Night Magic Show in Lower Manhattan

Friday September 4, 2015

When you think magic, you may think of Siegfried and Roy flanked by giant tigers, Criss Angel levitating in a Vegas hotel atrium or David Blaine being buried alive. This show, which was created in 1997, eschews all of that; you won’t find any large, wild animals, scantily clad assistants or over-the-top props. Instead, you’ll find professional entertainers with diverse performing styles—a veritable Who’s Who of Magic who, without crazy lights and effects, manage to wow crowds every time they take the stage. Continue reading...

Jerry Gonzalez & The Fort Apache Band At Blue Note Jazz Club

Jerry Gonzalez & The Fort Apache Band At Blue Note Jazz Club

Thursday September 3, 2015

Born, raised and educated in New York City, Jerry Gonzalez—known for fusing African-based rhythms with jazz in his early work in the 1970s—is one of the most respected figures in the world of Latin Jazz. On Sunday, September 6th, Gonzalez will perform two shows with his band at Blue Note—at 8pm and 10:30pm. Continue reading...

Larry Levan & The Paradise Garage Reunion Party

Larry Levan & The Paradise Garage Reunion Party

Thursday September 3, 2015

The Paradise Garage was the famed downtown club where the house music revolution took hold in the 1970s and '80s. For one night only, the beat is back at Verboten, a spacious Williamsburg venue where you can expect a concession lounge, a slamming sound system and, of course, dancing all night long to the break of dawn. Continue reading...

Electric Zoo Festival Starts This Friday

Electric Zoo Festival Starts This Friday

Wednesday September 2, 2015

Look out New York City dance clubs, the Electric Zoo 2015 Festival is poised to take over Labor Day weekend, bringing hoards of EDM fans to Randall's Island for the event's seventh summer. Continue reading...

Public Works: The Odyssey Live Performance

Public Works: The Odyssey Live Performance

Wednesday September 2, 2015

The Public Theater’s Public Works program creates ambitious works of participatory theater in partnership with community organizations from all five boroughs of New York City. This year, Obie Award-winning director LEAR DEBESSONET and lyricist/composer TODD ALMOND, the team behind the acclaimed Public Works' productions of The Tempest and The Winter’s Tale, join forces again to create a breathtaking new musical adaptation,THE ODYSSEY. Continue reading...

Date Night Exhibit in Larchmont

Date Night Exhibit in Larchmont

Tuesday September 1, 2015

The annual Kenise Barnes Fine Art Summer Show will feature emerging artists under the age of 40 and will also showcase amazing artwork under $4000. Stop this weekend for a special Date Night Event at Larchmont! Continue reading...

Top 5 Rooftop Bars on the Upper West Side

Top 5 Rooftop Bars on the Upper West Side

Tuesday September 1, 2015

The Upper West Side is home to some amazing rooftop bars, each with spectacular views of the city and its stunning silhouette. If you’re looking for the best rooftop bars where you can enjoy your favorite cocktail before summer’s over, this list of the top 5 best rooftop bars on the Upper West Side won’t let you down! Continue reading...

UWS Labor Day Events 2015

UWS Labor Day Events 2015

Friday August 28, 2015

Labor Day Weekend (September 4-7th) usually gets a bad rap for being the (sad) end to summer but it also marks the beginning of the most beautiful season up here in NYC. But before I begin to break out my boots and light layers, let’s talk about how to best celebrate Labor Day! For those who can’t flee to the beach for one last weekend, or prefer to hang close by – there’s plenty to do in the city. You may have to venture a little out of the Upper West Side, but I promise it can be worth it! Continue reading...

SUMMER DANCE 2015 CAMPS IN WHITE PLAINS, NY

SUMMER DANCE 2015 CAMPS IN WHITE PLAINS, NY

Friday August 28, 2015

Calling All Dancers! Whether you want to improve your technique or explore new styles, our dedicated and talented instructors will guide you to new levels and make sure you have fun along the way! Each weekly program is designed to be appropriate for specific ages and abilities. Continue reading...

Waku Waku Pop Culture Festival This Weekend

Waku Waku Pop Culture Festival This Weekend

Thursday August 27, 2015

“Waku Waku” is a new Japanese pop culture festival launching this summer in New York City. Waku Waku NYC brings together the worlds of anime, manga, music, food, film, and fashion inside Brooklyn’s Greenpoint and Williamsburg neighborhoods. Continue reading...

Whitney Museum of American Art Extends Summer Hours

Whitney Museum of American Art Extends Summer Hours

Thursday August 27, 2015

The Whitney Museum of American Art, which moved to the meatpacking district this summer, draws 5,000 to 6,000 visitors each day. The famous museum recently released a press release informing all new Yorkers that the museum will now stay open until 10 pm. Continue reading...

US Open Tennis Championships in Queens, NY

US Open Tennis Championships in Queens, NY

Thursday August 27, 2015

It's the final Grand Slam tournament of the year—one that makes or breaks seasons and sometimes careers. The US Open is a celebrated event in American sports, on par with the Masters, the World Series and the Super Bowl. Continue reading...

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival

Wednesday August 26, 2015

Thirty-five years ago, Central Park was not a place anyone wanted to watch a movie after dark. Littered dust bowls replaced once grassy fields, benches and lights were broken, and graffiti and vandalism were common. Continue reading...

JB Smoove Performs Live at Caronline’s on Broadway

JB Smoove Performs Live at Caronline’s on Broadway

Wednesday August 26, 2015

JB Smoove, will be performing live at Caroline’s on Broadway Comedy Club this week. Born in Plymouth, North Carolina and raised in Mount Vernon, NY, Smoove is a gifted writer, comedian and actor, who continues to entertain audiences all over the world with his unique brand of comedic funk. Continue reading...

Charlie Parker Jazz Fest This Week

Charlie Parker Jazz Fest This Week

Wednesday August 19, 2015

In the early '50s, Charlie Parker made his home in Alphabet City, and though Mr. Parker has been gone a long time now, the neighborhood hasn't forgotten him. Continue reading...

Flushing Night Out Community Night Market! (Food, Fashion & Music)

Flushing Night Out Community Night Market! (Food, Fashion & Music)

Wednesday August 19, 2015

Join the Flushing Chamber as we launch our first community night market on Thursday, July 16, 6-11pm, at Flushing Town Hall. This event is FREE and open to the public. Continue reading...

YANKEES VS TWINS: 3 Things To Know About This Game

YANKEES VS TWINS: 3 Things To Know About This Game

Tuesday August 18, 2015

A couple of pitchers searching for important victories will head to the mound on Monday, when the Yankees and Twins open a three-game series at Yankee Stadium. Continue reading...

Chris D’Elia Peforms Live at the Levity Club This Wed.

Chris D’Elia Peforms Live at the Levity Club This Wed.

Tuesday August 18, 2015

Chris D’Elia is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after young comedians and actors in the comedy world, with Variety naming him one of its “Top 10 Comics to Watch.” This Wednesday he will be performing live at the Levity Club in Yonkers, NY. Continue reading...

Rhythm & Rhyme: An Evening of Poetry & Song

Rhythm & Rhyme: An Evening of Poetry & Song

Tuesday August 18, 2015

Wombat Theatre Company presents: Rhythm and Rhyme, an evening of poetry and song. Six singers, six spoken word poets, and a good time to be had by all. Join us for a night of food, drink, raffles and entertainment benefiting the Franciscan Community Center. Continue reading...

25th Annual Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest

25th Annual Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest

Friday August 14, 2015

Astella Development Corporation (Astella) and Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) are presenting the 25th Anniversary Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest, Saturday, August 15, 2015 on Coney Island's historic boardwalk. This FREE*, family-friendly event is open to amateurs and semi-professional sand sculpting artists of all ages competing for cash prizes and bragging rights. Continue reading...

 
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