New York City Calendar of Events




June 27-Jul 1-Shantala Shivalingappa @ Joyce Theatre
Jul 3-7-Jason Samuels Smith @ Joyce Theatre
Jul 9-14-Ronald K Brown/Evidence @ Joyce Theatre
Jul 17-Aug 4-Pilobulus @ Joyce Theatre
Aug 13-18-Smuin ballet @ Joyce Theatre

Jazz Clubs

Café Wha

Mondays- Brazilian Dance night
Tuesdays- Vintage Funk Night
Wednesdays-Sundays- Café W ha Band


American Museum of Natural History 79th ST & Central Park West 212-769-5100

The Metropolitan Museum of Art current & future exhibits 82nd St & 5th Ave 212-535-7710
New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands
New American Wing galleries for paintings, scupltures & decorative arts
Velazquez Philip IV, 1605-1665 King of Spain
Statue of Amenemhat II has been installed in the Met’s Great Hall –on loan for a year
The Dawn of Egyptian Art Apr 10-aug 5
Tomas Saraceno on the Roof-May 15—Nov 4
Ellsworth Kelly plant drawings June 5-sep 3
Spies in the House of Art photograph, video & Film until Aug 26
Breaking the color barrier in major league baseball until June 17
Byzantine & Islam age of Transition from Mar 14-July
The Rylands Haggadah medieval Jewish Art from Mar 27-Sep 30
Durer & Beyond Central European Drawings April 3-Sep 30
Schiaparelli & Prada from May 10-Aug 19
Bellini, Titian & Lotto from May 15-Sep 3
The Printed Image in China, 8th C21st Century May 5-Jul 29

The Whitney Museum 75th st & Madison Ave 212-570-3600
Body Drama ongoing

The Guggenheim Museum 89th st & 5th Ave 212-423-3500

The Frick Collection 70th st & 5th Ave 212-288-0700

Antico from May 1-Jul 29l

The Museum of Art & Design 59th St & Broadway 212-299-7700
Swept away, dust ashes & dirt in Contemporary art & design until - Aug 12
The Jewelry of Margaret De Patta until Sep 23

American Folk Art Museum
Jubilation rumination life real & imagined from May 17-Sep 2

Lower Eastside Tenement Museum 212-982-8420
Walking tour through a tenement apartment from 1878 in the lower eastside. Showing how different ethnic groups lived.

The International Center of Photography 212-857-0001
Now -Sep 2-Weege newspaper crime Photographer from New York
President in Petticoats Civil War Propaganda in Photographs until Sep 2

The Morgan Library 212-865-0008
Churchill the power of Words until Sep 23

The New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx
Monet’s Garden until Oct 21

Rubin Museum of Art
Hero, Villain Yeti, Tibet in Comics March 4-Jul 11
Illuminations Apr6-Sep3
The Tenth Karmapa –March 2-Sept 3

Bard Graduate Center Gallery

The Museum of F.I.T.
Fashion A-Z collection from the Museum part two until Nov 10
Triangle factory fire then, since and now until July 7

Museum of the City of New York
The greatest Grid the master plan of Manhattan 1811-2011 until July 12
Reimagining the Waterfront Manhattan’s East River Esplanade until Oct 28

The New York Historical Society
Beer here brewing New York’s History until Sep 2
Harlem the place until Sep 16

Grey Art Gallery/ NYU
Four centuries of French drawings from the Blanton Museum of Art Now-Jul 14

Onassic Cultural Center

Lincoln Center New York Public library for the Performing Arts
Star quality the World of Noel Coward until Aug 12

Brooklyn Museum
Keith Haring 1978-82 from March 17-Jul 8

American Folk Art Museum
Jubilation Rumination Life Real and Imagined until Sep 2

Jewish Museum
Edouard Vuillard a painter & his muses from May 4-Sep 23

Ukrainian Museum
Ukrainian Kilims Journey of a Heritage from May 6-Oct 21

Monthly Happenings in the City

June 23-The Ultimate Doo Wop Show @ Beacon Theatre
June 27-Eric Benet @ Beacon Theatre
July 2-Stevie Nicks @ Beacon Theatre
July 3-Norah Jones @ Summerstage in Central Park
July 5-8, 10-14 Macbeth at Lincoln Center-
July 11-12-15 -Paris Opera Ballet Lincoln Center-“French Masters of the 20th Century”
July 13-14-, 17-19 “Giselle” Paris Opera Ballet Lincoln Center
July 13-Van Halen @ Izod Center
July 17-Seal @ Beacon Theatre
July 19-21, 23-28 Uncle Vanya at Lincoln Center
July 20-22 Paris Opera Ballet Orpheus & Eurydice
July 20-A Tribute to Curtis Mayfield Jazz at Lincoln Center
July 24-Chris Botti @ Beacon Theatre
July 26-Soul Asylum @ Bowery Ballroom
Aug 9-The B-52’s @ Irving Plaza
Aug 18-19-Jazz at Governor’s Island
Aug 22-Al Green @ Beacon Theatre
Sep 1-2-3-Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit
Sep 4- Il Volo @ Beacon Theatre
Sep 6 & 8-Madonna @ Yankee Stadium
Sep 8-9-Washington Square outdoor Art Exhibit
Sept 13-15-Bobby McFerrin @ Rose Theater Time Warner Center
Sep 20- Jay Z
Sep 29-Celtic Thunder @ Beacon The\atre
Street Fairs, Parades and Special Events
Governor’s Island: Weekends Fri, Sat & Sun, from 10am -4pm Free Ferry near Battery Park, next to Staten Island Ferry

Shakespeare in the Park – Central Park, “As You Like It” from June 5-30 . “Into the Woods” July 23- Aug 25. Free tickets are available at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park

Zarkana Cirque Du Soleil : @ Radio City: June 6- Sept 2

Bonnie Raitt @ Beacon Theatre-June 20-21

Solstice in Times Square on Broadway between 42nd & 47th streets-June 20

Battery Park Fair@ Battery Park Sidewalk from Broadway to West Street- June 21st

Grand Central Summer Festival@ 43rd street from Lexington to 3rd Ave- June 22nd

6th Avenue Festival @ 6th Ave from Houston to Waverly Place- June 23

6th Avenue Summerfest @ 6th avenue from 34th to 42nd – June 23

The Ultimate Doo Wop Show @ Beacon Theatre-June 23

Times Square Block Party @ 46th street from Broadway to 8th Avenue- June 24

LGTB Heritage of Pride March @ East 38th to East 41st between 5th Ave and Park Ave- June 24

Eric Benet @ Beacon Theatre-June 27

BAMRA Bleecker Street Festival @ Bleecker from Broadway to 8th Ave- June 30th

Avenue of Americas Summerfest@ 6th Ave from 42nd to 56th Street- June 30th
Greenflea, Indoor/outdoor market: Every Sunday only,10am-5:30pm at 77th St. and Columbus Ave. Antiques, collectibles, crafts, jewelry, Fashion and more!

Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market: Every Sat & Sun at West 39th St. between 9th & 10th Ave. 11am-6pm

Terracotta Warriors- new exhibition @ Discovery Times Square-until Aug 26

Spiegelworld “Empire” – an Acrobatic/Cabaret variety show with bar and lounge in the heart of Times Square (Moulin Rouge atmosphere) 265 w. 45th St. 212-239-6200 open now

The Great Coney Island Spectacularium@ Coney Island Museum until Sep 3

Anne Frank Center USA @ 44 Park Place -now opened

Central Park Conservatory Garden: opens daily from 8am to 7pm. 105th street & 5th avenue
Belmont Park Race Track open until July 15

Brooklyn Botanical Garden has opened its 52 acre living museum eco- friendly 20,000 sq. foot visitors center

The New York Botanical Garden: in the Bronx “Monet’s Garden” May 19-Oct 21

Free music at David Rubenstein Atrium Lincoln Center-June , 14, 21, & 28

Schiaparelli & Prada @ Fashion exhibit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 10-Aug 19

Cloud City: by Tomas Saracento at the Metropolitan Museum of art Roof Top Until, Nov 4

Bellini, Titian & Lotto @ Metropolitan Museum from May 15-Sep 3

New Galleries for the Arts of the Arabs Land :@ Metropolitan Museum of Art

New American Wing galleries: see the painting “Washington Crossing the Delaware”
Edouard Villard @ Jewish Museum until Sep 23

The Dawn of Egyptian Art @ Metropolitan Museum of Art until Aug 5

Art of Another Kind International Abstractions and the Guggenheim 1949-1960: at the Guggenheim Museum Now thru Sept12

Keith Haring 1978-82: from March 17-Jul 8 @ Brooklyn Museum

International Center of Photography: “Weege” crime newspaper photographer from New York City area papers. Until Sep 2
President in Petticoats, Civil War Propaganda in Photographs @ the Internatkional Center of Photography until Sep 2

The Art of the Poster from London’s transit system@ New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex –Grand Central Terminal –until July 8

The Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology Council: Fashion A-Z, Part Two, May 23-Nov10 2012

Free Walking Tour: through Grand Central Station and the Surrounding neighborhood, Fridays 12:30PM, meet at the sculpture court at 120 Park Ave. (south East corner of 42nd St.) 212-697-1245

Free Flatiron District Walking Tour: E 23th St. and Broadway, SW corner of Madison Square Park by the statue of William Seward- Sundays at 11AM, (90Min) 212-741-2323

Opera: at Caffe Taci 22 East 54th Street Papillon Bistro - Saturday’s 9pm- midnight

Karaoke: at Tonic Bar 7th avenue between 48-49th street Sun-Wed & brunch Saturdays & Sundays 10 pm-1am $ 14.95
Karaoke at Project Thursday Karaoke @ Time Out New York Lounge 340 West 50th Street between 8 & 9th avenues from 8pm-10pm

Karaoke @ Old Castle Irish Pub @ 160 West 54th Street-Friday’s 9pm

Belly Dancing show - Friday’s & Saturday’s @ Bistro Lamazou 9pm

Space Shuttle Pavilion – Opens at the Intrepid July 19

Madonna - @ Yankee Stadium Sep 6 & 8

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival – Stars June 18 thru Aug 20