April 30, 2012

Recycled Art!

What: Learn how to make fun crafts using recyclable materials! Children will be working on creative projects such as creating birdhouses out of old milk cartons and stringing bottle caps to create a slithering snake. Materials will be provided. Workshop will be conducted with 8th grade Girl Scout cadets along with an APEC staff member. The cadets are working towards their Silver Award. 
Ages 8 -12.
When: Saturday May 5,  1pm –3pm OR 
Sunday May 6, 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm
Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center: 228-06 Northern Boulevard Douglaston, NY 11362
Cost: $5
Pre-Registration Required - 718-229-4000

Young Chefs Cook at APEC

What: Young Chefs will love these chicken quesadillas…they are the perfect blend of flour tortillas, chicken, Monterey jack cheese, chopped tomatoes and cilantro. All materials included. Limited to 8 participants. Ages 7 – 10.
When: Saturday May 5 10:30 - 12 PM
Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center: 228-06 Northern Boulevard Douglaston, NY 11362
PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration is required - 718-229-4000
Cost: $18 Members; $24 Non-Members

April 27, 2012

Hester Street Fair Kick-Off

What:  The Hester Street Fair is back in action!  We’ll be kicking off our third season, with a high energy Opening Day celebration with a special DJ set from NYC’s feel-good synth-pop band BUBBLES!  With one-of-a-kind shopping and more food than ever before, this is one party that you do not want to miss! 
As you stroll through our beautiful tree-lined park, you’ll find handcrafted accessories, original art, indie designers and mouthwatering delights that you didn’t even know you were dreaming of.  Plus, our market offers the opportunity to meet the artists, vendors and farmers behind the work.
When: Begins SATURDAY, APRIL 28  | 10am-6pm
Where: Corner of Hester & Essex St. 

April 26, 2012

Drive A Porsche This Weekend

What: If you like coffee, cars or both, this is your weekend. On Saturday April 28, you are invited to enjoy great coffee and take a Porsche Panamera for a spin! Yup, all you need to do is RSVP!
When: Sat, Apr 28 at 10am - 1pm 
Where: Manhattan Motorcars: 270 11th Avenue

Marie Claire & GUESS? Party

What: Celebrate 30 sexy years of GUESS? at their private anniversary event! The event is in partnership with GUESS for their 30th Anniversary and will be hosted by Zanna Roberts Rassi, Senior Fashion Editor of Marie Claire Magazine. There will be giveaways on-site, music, food, and a percentage of proceeds benefits Save the Children!
When: Thu, Apr 26 at 7PM -  9PM
Where:  Guess: 575 5th Ave # 200
RSVP: guessnyc@sunshinesachs.com

Free Jazz Performance At Lincoln Center

What: An all-star ensemble comprised of alumni of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s (JALC) Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Program plays the music of Duke Ellington and celebrates the 17th anniversary of the annual education event that brings top high school jazz bands to New York City for the Festival and Competition.
When: Thu, Apr 26 at 8:30PM - Thu, Apr 26 at 10:30PM
Where: David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center: 61 West 62 Street

April 25, 2012


What: Exclusive shopping event. Try on dresses and browse pieces selected for the upcoming Costume Institute Gala.
When: Friday April 27 10am-7pm & Sat April 28 10am-6pm
Where: Open House Gallery: 201 Mulberry St. (bet. Spring & Kenmare Sts.)

April 24, 2012

MoCCA Fest 2012!

What: A Fundraiser for the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art -MoCCA
As we enter MoCCA Fest's tenth year, we have much to celebrate. With a record number of exhibitors joining us from all over the nation and the globe, we're ramping up for a banner year.

Since 2002, MoCCA Fest has supplied New York with a great venue for comic lovers and creators alike to showcase and celebrate the diversity of the medium: discover comics, mini-comics, web comics, graphic novels, animation, posters, prints, original artwork and more. The festival brings established and emerging talent together for the comics community and the public at large to enjoy. Each year, the Festival invites dozens of established and emerging creators, scholars, and other experts to participate in two days of lecture/discussion panels on a variety of comics and cartoon topics. 

Pre-sale tickets will be available online until April 26th.
Kids Programming: Sunday - April 29th from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

When: April 28 & 29th - Saturday & Sunday  |  11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Where: The Lexington Avenue Armory: 68 Lexington Avenue (between 25 & 26th Street)

Shay Kun: Be First, Be Smarter or Cheat

What: Shay Kun is an Israeli-born and New York-based artist. He earned his B.F.A. at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem and proceeded to earn his M.F.A. from Goldsmiths College in London, England.
Shay Kun’s paintings push viewers to challenge their philosophical and aesthetic limitations. 
While the paintings in this exhibition use appropriated images from the internet, glossy magazines and daily life, they question where fantasy begins and reality ends. Our dreams and thoughts are capable of taking us on journeys beyond reality, but when do we actually cross that threshold? Could we have actually experienced scenes as we remember them? 
Each piece in the exhibition explores fantasy and escapism not only with evocative imagery, but also with a variety of source materials and methods of display.
When: April 26 - June 9, 2012  |  Mon. to Sat. 10am - 6pm and Sunday by appointment.
Where: Benrimon Contemporary: 514 West 24th Street, 2E, New York 10011 between 10th and 11th Avenues.

April 23, 2012


What: The Soho pop-up store features a signature mix of merchandise across all categories presently, available under the Dior homme label, including ready-to-wear, footwear, eyewear, leather goods, watches, jewelry, and fragrance.
            Designed as a unique, multi-dimensional space incorporating luxe materials with rich, tactile finishes throughout the soho pop-up store, brings together distinct modern and traditional elements that reflect the duality of Dior homme.
            The Imposing text-based sculpture, entitled whenever we see the sun (2012), is part of Mr. Montgomery’s “recycled sunlight” series, and will stand to evoke the structural and masculine Dior homme aesthetic. Dior homme’s temporary soho boutique offers a sophisticated, modern shopping environment reflecting Dior’s heritage of timeless elegance, luxury, and innovation.
When: April - Sept. 2012

April 20, 2012

Brookville Park Spring Festival

What: Come one, come all, to the greatest spring festival of them all. Bring the whole family out to enjoy a free afternoon of crafts, face painting, inflatables, a scavenger hunt, music, and a performance by Billboard Recording Artist G Tee Shotta!
When: Saturday, April 21st - Noon to 4:00 pm
Where: Brookville Park -
S. Conduit Ave., 149 Ave. bet. 232 St. and 235 St., Queens
How Much: Free

L'April Concertante

What: The York College Chamber Music Series is pleased to present L'April Concertante. Hailed by the New York Times as a “flash of beauty and inspiration”, Dr. April Lynn James is a lyric mezzo-soprano with a PhD in Music from Harvard University. Her exhibit for the Loeb Music Library, In Her Own Hand: Operas Composed by Women 1625–1913, was the first in an American library on this subject. She specializes in 18th-century music, and spent a year in Germany, courtesy of a DAAD Annual Grant, researching the music and life of Maria Antonia, Electress of Saxony. In addition to the article in the Times, articles featuring her have appeared in the New York Daily News, Time Out New York and other publications.
When: Friday, April 20th - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: York College Performing Arts Center - 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard (between Liberty and Archer Avenues)
How Much: $10

April 18, 2012

Brookville Park Spring Festival

What: Come one, come all, to the greatest spring festival of them all. Bring the whole family out to enjoy a day of arts and crafts, face painting, scavenger hunting, and inflatable bouncers. The day will feature special guest Billboard Reggae recording artist G Tee Shotta.
When: Saturday, April 21st - Noon to 4:00 pm
Where: Brookville Park - Brookville Boulevard (at 143rd Avenue)
Cost: Free

April 17, 2012


What: Members of the New York Antique Auto Club will exhibit their cars on the farmhouse grounds. Automobile memorabilia, historic house tours, hayrides, and food will be available.
When: April 29, 2012, 11AM - 4PM
Where: Queens County Farm Museum: 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy Floral Park, NY
Cost:  ADULTS $5.00
           CHILDREN $2.00 (ages 12 and under) 
           (Free with Farm Membership PLUS)

April 14, 2012

Copyright Law Workshop

What: We all know that copyright is important, but what exactly does it mean?  When is it necessary to copyright your work and how do you do it?  Join us as Eric Adler discusses copyright basics for online and real life situations and the advantage of copyright registration.  Plus, have you been putting off obtaining copyright for your latest  project?  Adler will walk you through the registration process so you can leave here with your copyright secured! 
*The cost for obtaining copyright is $35.  If you are interested in registering copyright for one of your latest creative projects, please being a laptop! 
Eric Adler is the IP partner at Adler Vermillion & Skocilich, a young firm with a technology bent. He has taught patent law with Docracy at the NYU Incubator, and is pretty excited about the first ever legal hackathon.
When: Tuesday, April 24, 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: 3RD Ward: 195 Morgan Ave
Cost: $15 Enroll Now

April 13, 2012

The Universoul Circus Returns

What: It’s that time again -- clowns, animals and great music!! Your family is invited to return to Roy Wilkins Park to take in the Universoooooul Circus. This time, the clowns will be around for just under two weeks. For additional information, visit: http://universoulcircus.com
When: Saturday, April 14th - Noon, 4:00 pm and 7:30 pm & Sunday, April 15th - 12:30 pm, 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm
Where: Roy Wilkins Park - Merrick Boulevard (at Baisley Boulevard)
Cost: Prices Vary

BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Spring 2012

What: It's back! 100+ vendors will participate in our one-day shopping event. The BUST Magazine Craftacular is a juried craft fair and shopping event in New York City. Now in our 8th year, we have eclectic vendors selling handmade jewelry, specialty foods, cards, handbags, posters, toys, clothing and so much more.
When: Saturday, April 14th, 2012 from 11 AM - 7 PM
Where: 82 Mercer St. between Broome and Spring, NY
FREE jam-packed goodie bags for early bird shoppers!
Admission is just $3.

Umami Food & Art Festival Presents : Enri¢hed a Work by Tattfoo Tan

What: Celebrated artist Tattfoo Tan invites you to rethink an all-American breakfast classic: cereal. Discover cereal’s genesis, history and influence on consumers and immerse your self in the intoxicating smell of sugar and eye-catching color of cereal flakes as they fly through the air! Plus Tan will lead you through his interactive art exhibition; a creative exploration of designing your own box of fortified cereal.
Plus, stick around for frozen treats from Coolhaus.

The Umami: Food and Art Festival is a non-profit, biennial event that works in partnership with other New York City organizations to foster collaborations between artists and food professionals. Throughout the month of April, they hold different programs all over New York.  By approaching food through art, Umami frames it as stimulating and inspiring, a positive approach leading to innovative solutions to some of the national challenges we face today. The festival features events that are interdisciplinary and collaborative, creating an interchange of ideas and stirring debate about the role of food and art in our society, creating long-term collaborative relationships between organizations and individuals from different fields.
RSVP : 3rdward.com/rsvp
When: Friday, April 20, 7:00 - 9:30 pm
Where: 3RD Ward: 195 Morgan Ave 

One Thing That's Green

What: New York Restoration Project and its MillionTreesNYC initiative, in partnership with JetBlue Airways, New York’s Hometown Airline, invite volunteers to participate during the fifth annual One Thing That’s Green tree planting event!
Volunteers are invited to celebrate Earth Day weekend and “Color NYC Green”. Nearly 100 trees will be planted in the LIC area, including Queensbridge Park, to further beautify this flourishing neighborhood.
New Yorkers interested in planting trees on April 21 must register in advance at www.jetblue.com/trees.
The day-long festivities will take place rain or shine and will be filled with giveaways, complimentary breakfast and lunch and family-fun activities. Those unable to participate on-site can join the 120,000 people who have already committed to maintaining a greener lifestyle by making a pledge at www.jetblue.com/pledge.
When: Saturday April 21, 2012, 9am - 2:30pm
Where: Queensbridge Park, LIC, Queens


What: Customers are invited to meet five time World Series champion Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees with the purchase of the $126 limited edition Yankees fragrance package. Beginning at store opening, be one of the first 300 customers to make the fragrance purchase and receive an official MLB baseball* to be signed by Mariano.
*While supplies last
When: April 26, 2012 @ 4PM
Where: MACY'S HERALD SQUARE: 151 West 34th Street Manhattan

Vegan Spring Shop-Up

What: Vegan Spring Pop-Up Shop. 30+ vegan vendors. Happy hour. Food truck. Happy Hour. Spring fever.
When:  Sunday, April 15th, 12-6pm
Where: Pine Box Rock Shop: 12 Grattan St. Bushwick, Bk

April 12, 2012

Children's Carnival

What: Join us for a carnival in the apple orchard! Take part in free carnival rides, midway games and prizes, hayrides, and children’s entertainment. There will also be a magic show in the barn every hour between 2:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.
When: Saturday, April 14 & 21, Sunday April 15 & 22  |  11a.m6p.m.
Where: Queens County FarmMuseum: 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy Floral Park, NY 11004
Cost: $10 per person

5th Annual Street Games

What: NYC Parks and the Walt Disney Company will host the 5th Annual Street Games at Thomas Jefferson Park in Harlem. Street Games brings back the classic street games from the ’60s and ’70s and introduces them to a new generation with a modern twist! Pogo sticks, double-dutch, hula hoops, and yo-yos are just some of the activities that you and your family can try out at this popular annual event. With new activities being this year, there is something for everyone to enjoy! 
This year:
Sky Bounce Youth Handball Tournament – register online today for Free!
Red Bull 5 Spot Manhattan Qualifiers – to sign up visit u90soccer.com!
Red Bulls Skills Challenge – creates a fun and challenging environment where players complete in variety of skills tests. The top players in each age group are invited to a regional final. Regional winners are then recognized on the field at Red Bull Arena, during a Red Bulls match. More information about Red Bulls Skills Challenge.
Street Games 2012 is also more than just the games!  KISS FM will be spinning music and emceeing from the main stage and the Dance Theater of Harlem will perform twice throughout the day!
To learn more about volunteer opportunities at Street Games 2012 or other Parks-produced events, please contact Venus Melo at (212) 360-1376 or via email at venus.melo@parks.nyc.gov.

When: Saturday, April 28, 2012  |  11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Thomas Jefferson Park: 114th Street & First Avenue, Manhattan
Rain or shine. In the event of rain, Street Games will be moved indoors to the Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center located in the park.

Meet Miss Universe Ximena Navarrete

What: Customers are invited to meet Donald Trump and his special guest Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete with the purchase of the $109 limited edition Success by Trump fragrance package. All customers making the purchase will receive an exclusive Success tote bag*. Be one of the first 100 customers to make the purchase starting April 18 and also receive a copy of Mr. Trumps new book, Time To Get Tough.*
*While Supplies Last
When:  Wed, Apr 18 at 5:30PM
Where: Macy's Herald Square: 151 West 34th Street, 3rd floor Mens Suits

April 11, 2012

Girls Night Out

What: Grab A Friend For "Girls Night Out" - Meet Monica, Wine/Cheese & Zumba.
At 5pm Sony Music recording artist Monica will be signing copies of her new release CD New Life. Before the signing, Monica will hold a special Q&A Session about her new release.
Starting at 6pm there will be Mini-Makeover / Makeup Stations by Glam Expressway and each participant will get a FREE Professional Headshot as a gift - Door 10.
Wine and Cheese tasting featuring Don Baltazar Vineyards of Argentina and Tamaya Vineyards of Chile.

When: Wed, Apr 11 at 5PM -8PM 
Where: J & R Electronics Inc: 23 Park Row

Art Wednesday

What: Get together and talk ART. Hosted by Uprise Art with sounds by Leo Fitzpatrick We can have FREE DRINKS 7-8pm. Then afterwards, more drinks + food at starving artist prices!
When: Wednesday April 11, 2012  |  6:30-10:30pm; OPEN BAR 7-8pm
Where: Tribeca Grand | Church Bar: 2 Avenue of the Americas
RSVP: Events@GrandLife.com
MUSIC: Sounds by Leo Fitzpatrick
PUBLIC TRANSIT: A, C, E, 1, N, Q, R, W, or 6 Train to Canal Street
PARKING: Valet parking is available.

The NYC Uncubed Talent Fair

What: 80 of NYC’s hottest start-ups meet face to face with candidates ready to make a difference. Enjoy music, drinks, games and networking in NYC’s largest and most entertaining start-up recruiting event. Attendees will interact with with recruiters, influencers and fellow members of the tech community to pave the way for ongoing growth in the nation’s busiest sector.
When: Thu, Apr 26 at 1PM - 7PM
Where: The Altman Building: 135 West 18th Street
RSVP For NYC Uncubed

Jimmy Choo Sample Sale

What: Jimmy Choo wants us to look sexy for Spring, so there will be a two day sample sale with 75% off sexy shoes, heels, boots and bags.
When: Thursday April 12, from 2-6pm and Friday April 13, from 9am-6pm.
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion: 123 W 18th St, 4th Fl
Cash and Credit Card only

The Fourth Annual Spring Handmade Cavalcade

What:  Fourth annual Spring Handmade Cavalcade at the arts and performance venue Littlefield in Brooklyn's Gowanus neighborhood. Shoppers can load up on clothing, jewelry, accessories, paper goods, bath and body treasures, toys, housewares and more, all handmade by some of the most creative local artisans and crafters in the NYC metropolitan area.  Hang out and celebrate Cinco de Mayo with our "Cavalcade Cocktail" from your Littlefield bartender, being served specially for this event.
All are encouraged to arrive early, for the first 100 shoppers will receive an amazing goody bag packed with a unique sampling of handmade wares from members of Etsy New York and local small businesses sponsoring the event.  With each purchase, shoppers will also receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win one of three Etsy New York prize packages, filled with handmade donations from our talented members.  

When: Saturday, May 5, 2012 11am - 5 pm 
Where: Littlefield: 622 Degraw St Brooklyn, NY 11217
Cost: Free

April 10, 2012


What: Join us at a private gathering with Madonna as she introduces her new fragrance, Truth or Dare.  Be one of the first 200 customers to purchase the exclusive $151 all access ?Truth or Dare? package.* With purchase, you will receive a VIP pass to attend this exclusive event where 10 lucky guests will ask a question of the ultimate pop icon!  
*Package includes a 2.5 fl oz eau de parfum spray, 1.7 fl oz eau de parfum spray, 6.7 fl oz body lotion, collectors edition t-shirt, deluxe version of Madonnas new album, MDNA, and Truth or Dare documentary on blu-ray disc.
(*While supplies last. **Certain restrictions apply.)
When: April 12, 2012 @7/8pm. Call store to confirm the time.
Where: Macy's Herald Square: 151 West 34th Street


What: Join W&T Seafood and Brooklyn Brewery for a unique oyster and beer pairing event. Come sample some of the more unusual draft-only offerings from Brooklyn Brewery, and taste a diverse and unique selection of oysters from the East and West Coasts.
Garrett Oliver from Brooklyn Brewery and Nellie Wu from W&T Seafood will guide you through each beer and oyster pairing, and give background on the history and geography of each oyster. Bring your questions!
Tickets cost $45 if pre-purchased online and $55 at the door. This includes one dozen oysters (2 each of 6 different types) paired with 6 beers. Additional oysters and beer will be available for sale after the presentation. Space is limited, so be sure to purchase your ticket sooner rather than later. Note that you must be 21 to attend.
When: April 10, 2012, 8 pm - 10 pm
Where: The Brooklyn Brewery: 79 N11 Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Cost: $45/online; $55/door

Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair

What: Throughout the Street Fair will be talented performers, dancers, stilt walkers, Broadway performances, arts and crafts, face painters, puppet shows, music, games and much more. Students from dozens of local schools will also be at the fair with performances and vibrant student artwork. The Street Fair will host restaurants, merchants and organizations from the Tribeca neighborhood.
When: April 28 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m
Where: Greenwich Street from Chambers Street to Hubert Street, and at venues throughout the Tribeca neighborhood.

April 9, 2012

Complimentary Facial At Barneys

What: Treat your skin to a rejuvenating 3LAB complimentary facial. Experience the most advanced, state-of-the-art ingredients and skin care innovations to help you combat the signs of aging while you revitalize, repair and protect your skin.
Please call 212.833.2316 for an appointment.
When: Sat, Apr 14 at 11AM - 6:00PM 
Where: Barneys New York: 660 Madison Ave

Vijay Iyer In Concert

What: Enjoy a Free Vijay Iyer Concert As The Jazz Legend Lights Up The Upper West Side. Composer-pianist Vijay Iyer has been hailed as one of the most brilliant jazz pianists of his generation. Stop in to hear songs from Vijay’s new album, "Accelerando," an intense and visceral album of original music and reimagined covers, featuring the Vijay Iyer Trio.
When: Mon, Apr 9 at 7PM - 8PM 
Where: Apple Store Upper West Side: 1981 Broadway

The Empire Strikes Back In Brooklyn

What: Free Movies & Popcorn in Brooklyn! Up This Week: Star Wars V - The Empire Strikes Back. As Luke trains with Master Yoda to become a Jedi, his friends evade the Imperial fleet under the command of Darth Vader who is obsessed with turning Skywalker to the Dark Side.
Where: Huckleberry Bar: 588 Grand Street
When: Mon, Apr 9th at 9PM - 11:30PM 

April 7, 2012

Taste of Asia

What: In order to celebrate the arrival of Cherry Blossom season, The Winey Neighbor cordially invite you to our event “Taste of Asia”. The free of admission event will features free sake and beer samples, gourmet Seitan and free Origami demonstration.
Where: 679 WASHINGTON AVE (btw St. Marks & Prospect), PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BKLYN
When: April 7th from 5-8pm

Free Fencing in Bryant Park

What: Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided.
When: Tue, Apr 03 - Tue, Jun 26 @1:00pm – 2:00pm
Where: Bryant Park: Fifth Avenue Terrace at 41st Street

April 6, 2012

3rd Ward Presents Moviehouse: Drawing Motion

What: We’re taking a look at how innovative artists experiment with the idea of capturing motion using drawing and the camera. There’s live performance manipulation with Mimi Yin, Merche Blasco, and Christine Doempke, motion capture animation by Brian Oakes, tablet drawing for  a live audience with Jon Burgerman, and finally sketch animation by Kieran O’Hare. Join an interactive environment and explore how movement, camera and pen make something spectacular.
Featuring : Capturing Dance by Mimi Yin, Merche Blasco, and Christine Doempke
When: April 8 | 7 pm Doors & Food // 8 pm Films
Where: 3rd Ward: 195 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn 
RSVP : www.3rdward.com/rsvp

April 5, 2012

All A Are Not B: On Diagrams

What: All A Are Not B: On Diagrams
An evening with David Joselit, Susanne Leeb, Prudence Peiffer, and Amy Sillman.
      Diagrams are usually thought of as a tool for displaying information economically, for enabling us to more easily parse the connections between ideas and events. But diagrams are also often used to opposite ends, to call into question the kind of thinking fostered by the overly rational organization of information. In this sense, the work of many artists, poets, and filmmakers might be understood as diagrammatical. Approaching the diagram in such a way—as an epistemological figure—means questioning the nature of relationships between things and how we perceive them, and how we understand our own subjectivity in relation to that process. 
      Participants will discuss how the diagram can break down conventional systems of signification and provide us with different ways of thinking about and acting in the world, and of making art. They may consider the role of transitiveness in contemporary painting; the humorous, mimetic diagrams of Ad Reinhardt; how chance operates in the work of Marcel Duchamp; how the circulation and disposition of images affects the way we relate to them; and how diagrams can draw a line between the body and the machine. 
When: April 12, 2012 @7:00 p.m., $5 suggested donation 
Where: 155 Freeman Street, Brooklyn, NY 

April 4, 2012

Solstice in Times Square: Mind Over Madness Yoga

What: Anyone can find tranquility on top of a mountain. Can you find it in the middle of Times Square? Attendees will be challenged to find tranquility and transcendence in the midst of the world's most commercial and hectic place, Times Square. Thousands of yoga enthusiasts will celebrate the longest day of the year with an all day yoga fest. Join us as we come together for a collective ohm in the middle of Times Square.
We're celebrating the sun, summer and creativity at the Crossroads of the World with free outdoor yoga classes. Participants of Solstice in Times Square will also enjoy musical performances, speakers and free giveaways, raffles and more.
When: Wednesday, June 20, 2012.
Where: Times Square

April 3, 2012

Shakespeare in the Park Returns!

What: Shakespeare in the Park is one of New York City's most beloved summer traditions. New York natives and visitors alike have been enjoying free Shakespeare since performances began in 1954. Now 50 years after the opening of Shakespeare in the Park's permanent home at the Delacorte Theater on June 18, 1962, The Public Theater is proud to continue to produce Shakespeare in the Park.
Where: The Delacorte Theater in Central Park: 81st St and Central Park West or at 79th Street and 5th Ave.
Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park are FREE and are distributed, two per person, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park at 1:00 p.m. the day of the show. Free tickets will also be available through our Virtual Ticketing lottery, available on this website on the day of the show. 

June 5 - 30
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
Featuring MacIntyre Dixon, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Omar Metwally, and Lily Rabe
In As You Like It, Rosalind, Shakespeare's most breathtaking heroine, and her boyfriend Orlando find themselves in the enchanted Forest of Arden, where all the world's a stage, and where sudden infatuation is as confusing as it is beautiful.  Along with other "country copulatives," they discover that nothing transforms, redeems, or enriches experience quite as powerfully as love. As You Like It has everything we adore about Shakespearean comedy: mistaken identity, cross-dressing, madness, mayhem, rage, lust, laughter, and of course plenty of romance, both heartbreaking and joyous.

July 23 - August 25
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Directed by Timothy Sheader
Co-Directed by Liam Steel
In Into the Woods, a witch's curse condemns the Baker and his Wife to a life without children. They embark on a quest to find the four items required to break the spell: the cow as white as milk, the cape as red as blood, the hair as yellow as corn, and the slipper as pure as gold. Will they succeed?  And what happens after "happily ever after?" A Tony Award-winning masterpiece by musical theater giants Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, Into the Woods is a witty and irreverent reimagining of beloved classic fairytales: Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Cinderella.

April 2, 2012

Target FREE Tuesdays at Wave Hill

What: Soak up the sunshine and unseasonable warmth in the Bronx at Wave Hill, a picturesque garden overlooking the Hudson River and the Palisades—admission is free all day. Take an hour-long tour of the grounds at 11am, led by a garden guide who will highlight the seasonal blooms. Some flora you might see: the white bridal wreath in the Flower Garden, the coral and yellow Kaffir lily in the Conservatory greenhouse and the bold pink-purple Siskiyou lewisia in the Alpine House. For more information, visit wavehill.org.
When: April 3, 2012
Where: Wave Hill: W. 249th St. (at Independence Ave.) Bronx, NY 10471