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Celebrate Brooklyn! Shaggy & TK Wonder

Prospect Park Bandshell

brooklyn Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 7:30 pm

The day the Kingston-born chart topper SHAGGY moved to Flatbush as a teenager, it became his destiny to play Celebrate Brooklyn. He is dancehall’s biggest crossover star ever for a reason—his impossibly catchy party anthems are “unabashedly geared toward good times” (MTV). TK Wonder is an electro-hip-hop artist.

Vau de Vire Society and Hungry March Band

Josie Robertson Plaza

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 6:30 pm

Edgy steam-punk underground circus accompanied by raucous brass anarchists celebrating Gemini & Scorpio's tenth anniversary.

Amanda Palmer & the Grand Theft Orchestra and Rosin Coven

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 7:30 pm

The sexy and brash rock goddess shares the bill with the Edwardian pagan lounge ensemble celebrating Gemini & Scorpio's tenth anniversary.

Attacca Quartet with music of Schubert and Bartók

Le Poisson Rouge

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 7:30 pm

First Prize winners of the 7th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in 2011, top prizewinners and Listeners’ Choice Award recipients in the 2011 Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition, and winners of the Alice Coleman Grand Prize at the 60th annual Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition in 2006, the internationally acclaimed Attacca ...

A Step Beyond the Rain

Steve & Marie Sgouros Theatre - Players Loft

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 9:15 pm

Racism, abuse, illness and isolation color the journeys of two sisters and their mother as they navigate the waters of love, loss and liberation. This one-woman show is written and performed by Miata Edoga.

KINEMATIK Dance Theater at FringeNYC

Theater at the 14th Street Y

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 9:15 pm

KINEMATIK Dance Theater, a Sadler Well’s Choreography Contest Finalist, under the direction of Svea Schneider, checks into the FringeNYC Festival with an international all-female cast showcasing a selection of its most imaginative creations.

RiverFlicks for Kids

Pier 46

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 8:30 pm

Not only does this annual series feature a gorgeous view of the Hudson River, but kids can also fill their bellies with je & jo ice cream and free popcorn as they settle in for a Friday night family flick. On the lineup this year are recent hits as well ...

Reunion Run, FringeNYC

Teatro SEA

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 9:45 pm

In REUNION RUN (military slang for going into combat recklessly), Danny, a troubled inner-city schoolteacher and, Ronnie, an Army captain returning from Iraq, struggle to reassemble their lives as they fall in love. A world premiere play by emerging writer John Doble.

BIG DUMMY, me and my old man

Steve & Marie Sgouros Theatre - Players Loft

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013, 7:00 pm

Bright child. Simple father. They're best friends until she outgrows him at age 11, embarrassed by him and herself. Then coming to the realization that dad's brilliant as is. Growing up smarter than your father in a funny factory-working family from Queens. Come simplify yourself. Fringe Festival Award-winner Mary Dimino ...

A Virtual Hudson Line

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Sat, Aug 10, 2013, 1:30 pm

Experience a virtual train ride on Metro-North Railroad’s Hudson Line in the Museum’s R42 Screening Room. With sights and sounds rushing past, we’ll assign conductors, ticket punchers, and station announcers, as we tell stories and speed along the tracks on a magical journey north!For all ages.

Celebrate Brooklyn! They Might Be Giants & Moon Hooch

Prospect Park Bandshell

brooklyn Sat, Aug 10, 2013, 7:30 pm

A returning festival favorite, They Might Be Giants released its 16th studio album, Nanobots, earlier this year and closes Celebrate Brooklyn's season. The duo picked the brass-and-drum trio Moon Hooch as its opening act.

Woolworth’s Gargoyles

Skyscraper Museum

Manhattan Sat, Aug 10, 2013, 12:00 am

The Woolworth Building had friendly dog gargoyles. During a quick tour of the exhibition “Woolworth Building @ 100,” kids will seek out the Woolworth Building’s details of fanciful architectural ornament and then create their own sculptures! Ages 3-10.