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Transportation Inventions

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 1:30 pm

Use your imagination, a little inspiration and some wacky materials we’ll have on hand to plan, blueprint and build a pint-sized vehicle model of the future!For ages 6+

Celebrate Brooklyn! Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra & Banda Magda

Prospect Park Bandshell

brooklyn Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 7:30 pm

The Spanish Harlem-born granddaddy of salsa and Latin jazz piano returns to Celebrate Brooklyn with an orchestra in tow. The multi-lingual tropical grooves of the enchanting Banda Magda start the evening off.

La Casita at Lincoln Center

Paul Milstein Pool / Hearst Plaza

Manhattan Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 12:00 pm

Afropop and Afro-Cuban drumming. MCs and edgy vocalists. Slam poets and traditional truth-tellers. They all come together for a powerful day of spoken word, music, and movement dedicated to the late Sekou Sundiata, one of the very first editions at this now-annual celebration.

El Gusto and ZviDance

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 7:00 pm

El Gusto reunites Algeria’s top Muslim and Jewish musicians while ZviDance uses dance to highlight tribal and national identities.

Sanitation, or Off the Grid. A Street Theater Musical

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 2:00 pm

The debut of Theater for the New City's free street theater musical, taking place in parks, playgrounds and pubic spaces throughout New York City, through September 15.

WCS 2013: ‘Forever’ by Dael Orlandersmith

Culture Project

Manhattan Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 5:00 pm

A reading of the newest play written and performed by the Obie Award-winning, Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright and performer Dael Orlandersmith ("Beauty’s Daughter," "Yellowman," "The Gimmick").

Screening of ‘Our Homeland’

Asia Society and Museum

Manhattan Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 7:00 pm

The Korea Society and Asian American International Film Festival co-present 'Our Homeland' - Closing Night Presentation

Joanna Wallfisch with Jean Rohe

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Sat, Aug 03, 2013, 7:30 pm

“Joanna is a vocalist taking risks and crossing musical chasms without a net” – All About Jazz London.London born Joanna is a songstress who “possesses a crystalline voice” and whose writing style is poetic and idiosyncratic.Since moving to New York City in September 2012 Joanna has pushed the boundaries with ...

Ready or Not, Here I Come (Gospel Stage Play)

Oberia D. Dempsey Theater

Manhattan Sun, Jul 21, 2013, 5:00 pm

This Christian play is about the Rapture, seen through the eyes of Ms. Jenkins, the nosy neighbor who takes a look at four families as they choose to accept or reject Jesus Christ.

Over the Hill

Dorothy Strelsin Theatre

Manhattan Wed, Jul 31, 2013, 8:00 pm

When Karen turns 50, she believes she deserves to be over the hill, recouping the rewards of the life she spent her whole life building. Instead, her husband leaves her, her business fails, and she loses her house, forcing her to go back to college, learning to date, and climbing ...

Love, Genius and a Walk

Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex

Manhattan Tue, Jul 16, 2013, 6:30 pm

Mahler and Freud and some others in 2013 face just how hard it is to mix love and work.

Division Avenue

Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex

Manhattan Wed, Jul 17, 2013, 6:00 pm

"Division Avenue" is a new play by Miki Bone set in a Hasidic Jewish community in Williamsburg. It pits the desire of a widowed Hasidic man to explore the world outside his community against the tradition of his family and his religion.