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Blue Note Jazz Festival

Blue Note

Manhattan Mon, Jun 01, 2015 - Tue, Jun 30, 2015

In honor of its 30th anniversary, the Blue Note Jazz Club is opening its doors throughout New York City during the month of June for the inaugural Blue Note Jazz Festival. More than 80 shows featuring many artists who have performed at the Blue Note for years will take the ...

Midsummer Night Swing: Cachao’s Mambo All Stars

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Tue, Jun 30, 2015, 6:30 pm

Experience the legacy of the legendary “father of mambo,” Israel “Cachao” Lopez, credited with influencing giants such as Dizzy Gillespie and Rubén Blades. Playing in New York City for the first time since Cachao’s passing, the Mambo All Stars will feature an unmatched ensemble of Afro-Cuban artists, many whom played ...

Midsummer Night Swing: Aurora Nealand and The Royal Roses

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Wed, Jul 01, 2015, 6:30 pm

Established bandleader, composer, performer, and improviser Aurora Nealand honed her craft on the street corners and clubs of New Orleans, her adopted home. With The Royal Roses, she has pulled together a group of some of the most beloved, skilled, and swinging musicians on today’s scene.

SummerStage: Un Break à Mozart / The DASH Ensemble

Central Park SummerStage

Manhattan Thu, Jul 02, 2015, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Un Break à Mozart Un Break à Mozart was born of a desire to share – to create a dialogue through an encounter between France’s Centre Chorégraphique National (CCN) of La Rochelle/Poitou-Charentes and the Champs-Elysées Orchestra, two strongly typified artistic universes. On stage, ten musicians from the Orchestra, led by Philippe ...

Midsummer Night Swing: The Loser’s Lounge Disco Party: Thank God It’s Thursday

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Thu, Jul 02, 2015, 6:30 pm

Damrosch Park heats up for a tribute you’ll love to love as this lively collective summons the mothership of Casablanca Records. The era-defining label—home to everyone from diva Donna Summer to funkifiers Parliament to glam rockers Kiss—gets a serious shout-out, and dancers get a chance to get down with the ...

Midsummer Night Swing: Kahulanui

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Fri, Jul 03, 2015, 6:30 pm

In the early 20th century, Hawaiian bands started playing jazzed-up versions of beloved traditional songs on Hawaiian instruments.

Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Coney Island USA

brooklyn Sat, Jul 04, 2015, 11:30 am

Frankfurter fanatics will again chow down against the clock at this annual Coney Island eating competition. Top speed eaters from this year’s preliminaries, held in 12 cities nationwide, will battle to see who can eat the most buns and dogs in ten minutes at the ESPN-televised finals. Preshow entertainment includes ...

American Ballet Theatre 2015 Spring Season

Metropolitan Opera House

Manhattan Mon, May 11, 2015 - Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Celebrate ABT's 75 years of glorious dance-theater with repertory programs that include their classic one-act ballets: Les Sylphides, Rodeo, Pillar of Fire, Fancy Free, Theme and Variations and Jardin aux Lilas.

Madison Square Park: The Art Yard

Madison Square Park

Manhattan Sat, Jun 20, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Jul 04, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Jul 11, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Jul 18, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Jul 25, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Aug 01, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Aug 08, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Aug 15, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat, Aug 22, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn a new skill and spark your creativity at The Art Yard, the new Mad. Sq. Kids workshop series designed for kids aged 1-12. Join us as we host some of the best independent visual and performing artists on Saturday mornings from 9am-12pm. The Art Yard workshops are held from ...

Midsummer Night Swing: Dr. K’s Motown Revue

Damrosch Park

Manhattan Sat, Jul 04, 2015, 6:30 pm

Without a doubt, The Motown Sound has left an indelible stamp on the hearts, minds, and souls of several generations of fans. What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than by dancing to one of America’s most loved musical gifts! With upbeat tunes by the greatest greats that ...

Historic Richmond: Independence Day Celebration

Historic Richmond Town/Staten Island Historical Society

Staten Island Sat, Jul 04, 2015, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a pie-baking demonstration and help to chip ice and churn old time ice cream; don't forget to grab some samples! Children can make a pinwheel and march in the Pinwheel Parade, and meet patriotic villagers from the 1800s and earlier. Make sure to see the displays of ...

Independence Day at Prospect Park

Prospect Park

Brooklyn Sat, Jul 04, 2015, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the Prospect Park Alliance on Independence Day for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.Prospect Park Audubon Center, FreeEagle as Icon, 12–5 pm: From 12-5pm, oin the Prospect Park Alliance to learn how the bald eagle became America's symbol of independence with fun activities ...