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SAT-SUN 7/26-27: SKINT WEEKEND

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saturday

free outdoor movies tonight: >>
men in black 3, south street seaport
the case of the three sided dream, brookfield place
the hunger games: catching fire, roosevelt island's southpoint park new location: firefighter's field

10am-5pm: find 'slightly shelf-worn books at deep discounts' at the greenlight bookstore sidewalk sale. >>

11am-4pm: in case you missed wednesday's batman day, you can still commemorate 75 years of the caped crusader and get a free copy of detective comics #27 commemorative masks, posters, buttons, and more at nypl mid-manhattan today. >>

12-7pm (ends today): tribeca's sumo gallery hosts 'marilyn: the lost photos', a collection of rare marilyn monroe photographs taken between 1952 and 1956, most of which have never been shown publicly. free. >>

12-7pm: these sneaker cons are getting to be out of our skint price range, so this may be the last one we lsit for a while. pier 94, $25. >>

12-7pm (+ 8/10, 9/21): the vegan shop-up brings 10 cruelty-free vendors to mooshoes in the les. 78 orchard st., free admission. >>

1-5pm: artist andy golub and 30 bodypainters will paint 40 fully nude models in the street at columbus circle at the entrance to central park, followed by a march down broadway (6-6:45pm) and a photo shoot at the times square bleachers (6:45-7:30pm). >>

2pm: waterfight! the great lawn at central park, free. >>

2pm: artist simon fraser signs copies of the new doctor who: eleventh doctor comic book at b+n union square. free. >>

2-6pm (saturdays thru 8/30): union pool's annual summer thunder concert series continues with a panache and new york night train party featuring jonathan toubin, baxx sisi's, the mystery lights, dj vashti windish, and a live set from a 'secret special guest'. free. >>

2-7pm: get your indie-published fix at pete’s candy store’s mini zine fest, featuring 25 zinesters, comic artists and publishers. free admission. >>

2-8pm: the buschwick beverages beer + wine day party takes over troutman street between wyckoff + st. nicholas aves with more than 20 craft breweries + wineries, food trucks and music. $20 adv, $30 door (admission includes 15 drink tickets, but it's not clear how many tickets it takes to get you a drink). >>

2:30pm (+ 8/15): south brooklyn shakespeare performs romeo + juliet on a south slope street as part of summer strolls. seventh ave. bet. 12th + 13th sts, free. >>

3-9pm, (saturdays thru 9/6): the 17th annual moma ps1 warm up outdoor music parties continue with a live performance by goldlink, plus dj sets by cashmere cat (oslo), total freedom (la), uniiqu3 (nj) and suicideyear (baton rouge). $18 adv, $20 dos. >>

4pm-?: the deli magazine issue #39 release party features bands, djs, art, tattoos, bbq, more. brooklyn fire proof, free before 8pm, $7 after. >>

4-8pm: kids and adults show their stuff for a chance at a $250 cash prize at coney island's fifth annual talent show. the boardwalk bet 10th + 12th st., free. >>

6pm (thru 8/3): get your minor league baseball fix for a fraction of the cost of the majors during the brooklyn cyclones season. tonight's game against the vermont lake monsters is elvis presley night, and includes a free bobblehead and post-game fireworks. $10-16. >>

6pm: the string orchestra of brooklyn performs the music of verdi, bizet and mussorgsky, followed by a free food and wine reception. st. ann and the holy trinity church in brooklyn heights, free ($10 suggested donation). >>

6pm doors, 6:30pm show: the fourth annual roots family reunion features live music from 10 local bands, plus vendors, raffles, and free food from hometown bbq, luigis pizza, korzo and royal fried chicken (while supplies last). littlefield, $8 adv, $10 dos. >>

6pm doors, 7pm show (thru 8/9): nick cave and the bad seeds, devendra banhart and nicole atkins are playing a celebrate brooklyn! benefit show at prospect park's bandshell ($59.50), but don't let that stop you from throwing down a blanket and listening to the concert with others outside the fenced-off area for free. rain or shine (check their website/facebook/twitter for hazardous weather cancellation notices). >>

7pm (+ 7/26-8/10): get tickets to the new artist's festival at the 13th street repertory company for $12.50 (plus ticket fees, reg. $25) >>

7pm: brooklyn based music website pancakes and whiskey's first birthday bash at cameo features live music by motion studies, psychic twin and new myths, plus free bulleit whiskey 7-8pm for all and free whiskey infused ice cream sandwiches for the first 50 folks. $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

7pm-1am (fri-sat, ongoing): the weekly brooklyn night bazaar night market brings bands, food, breweries + wineries, vendors, light installations, and mini golf, ping pong + skeeball to a 24,000 sq ft warehouse. this week's music comes from dave hause, chris farren, cayetana, brian mcgee, xibalba, harm’s way, the banner and crushed. free admission. >>

7pm doors, 8pm show: sing-along to disney hits -- rock style -- with the little mermen at the studio at webster hall. $10. >>

7:30pm: the mostly mozart festival kicks off with a free preview concert at lincoln center's avery fisher hall featuring selections by mozart, gluck and berlioz. free tickets (two per person) will be distributed at the box office starting at 10am, but lines may form earlier. >>

7:30-11pm: the monthly brooklyn contra dance party returns to park slope's camp friendship with caller quena crain and live music by the free raisins. coordination and partner not necessary, beginner’s lesson @ 7:30pm. $15 ($12 students). >>

8pm: the secret opera presents she, after, two mini one-woman operas detailing the lives of nora from a doll's house and alice from alice in wonderland after their stories on paper have ended. a talkback follows. scholes street studio (375 lorimer st., williamsburg), $18 adv with promo code 'theskint' (reg. $25 adv, $30 door). >>

8pm doors: wit’s end and the dorothy parker society's monthly jazz age soirée features live music from portland’s pink lady and bandleader jesse gelber. cocktail attire, dapper suits, and other vintage wear encouraged. free dance lesson @ 8:30pm. flute midtown, $12. >>

8pm: a sunny day in glasgow, ice choir and jason bartell play baby’s all right. $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

8pm doors, 8pm show: drenge, wax witches, and the teen age play rough trade. $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

8pm boarding, 9pm departs: the annual depeche mode party cruise takes place on a two-level riverboat, with all-dm on the upper level, and '80s, new wave, and synthpop on the lower. departs from pier 83 (w. 42nd st. @ 12th ave.), $20 adv, $25 door. >>

8:30pm (saturdays thru 9/13): the coney island film society continues the season with the murder in the  museum (1934). bonus: free popcorn. coney island museum, $6. >>

9pm: comedians aaron glaser ('slow dance' host) and lukas kaiser (spike tv senior writer) each perform 30 minutes of stand up comedy at brit pack theater. bonus: free drinks, beer and snacks. email rsvp required. >>

9pm doors, 10pm show: the great fredini hosts the filthy gorgeous talent show at coney island's sideshows by the seashore, with burlesque, drag, variety, circus and sideshow performers competing for cash prizes. $15. >>

10pm: 'what i did for love': ucb improvisers interview an audience member about their love life, and then spin their stories. ucbeast, $10. >>

10:30pm: brooklyn gypsybilly band butcher knives and mad meg play mercury lounge. $10. >>

midnight-ish movies:
back to the future ii @ ifc. $14. >>
beneath @ ifc. $14. >>
dead man @ nitehawk. $11. >>
mad max: the road warrior @ nitehawk. $11. >>
pulp fiction @ landmark sunshine. $10. >>
raiders of the lost ark @ ifc. $14. >>

ends today: take $50 off an order of $100 or more at banana republic in stores and online with promo code ‘brtake50’. >>


sunday

free outdoor movies tonight: >>
elf, lola brooklyn
from russia with love, 50 kent avenue
planes, trains and automobiles, canal bar
tootsie, habana outpost

10am (ends today): all experience levels are welcome for free yoga in prospect park. bring your own mat. >>

10am-6pm: smoked fish, pickles, knishes, bialys and more... get a taste of jewish culture on madison avenue between 46th + 47th sts. pay-as-you-go, free admission. >>

11am-6pm (sundays thru 8/3): enjoy a pint or two at the brooklyn bridge park smorgasburg's pop-up beer garden. >>

1-8:30pm: harlem week kicks off with 'a great day in harlem', featuring local artists, cultural groups and institutions at u.s. grant national memorial park. future events include an auto show, film festivals, a health fair, and more. >>

2pm (+ 8/2): the annual laughter in the park free outdoor comedy series continues the season with stand-up by christian finnegan, harrison greenbaum, jeff lawrence, damien lemon, carmen lynch and sheng wang. central park's mineral springs. >>

2pm: obsolete cinema’s monthly screening series at freddy’s presents dueling versions of hercules, starring lou ferrigno (1983) and arnold schwarzenegger (1969). >>

2-6pm (+ 8/10): free walk-up paddling at lic's stuyvesant cove. check our roundup of other free kayaking locations here. >>

3pm 'til dark (sundays): the you don’t have to settle dj collective (the folks behind 'head on' and 'crazy since da 90s') continues a series of free, outdoor, themed dance parties in the back patio of the south slope's quarter bar. this week's theme, 'club med' (think steel drums, bongos, timbales, and happy island vibes from the likes of boney m, ub40, bobby mcferrin, etc.). >>

3-9pm (sundays): the weekly mister sunday outdoor dance party with djs justin carter and eamon harkin returns to the courtyard between warehouses in sunset park's industry city. tacos + booze will be available for purchase. all ages. $10 before 6pm with rsvp, $15 otherwise. >>

4pm-12am: the weekly daylife dance party goes down at williamsburg's the woods. bonus: free gelato (while supplies last) and get a free drink ticket with rsvp. free admission. >>

5, 7, 10pm: spend the evening at the way station: bladerunner (5pm), harry potter-themed nerd cabaret (7pm), and nerd karaoke (10pm). $5 suggested donation. >>

6:30pm (sundays thru 8/10): swing and salsa dance under the stars at hudson river park's annual moondance. this week's live music is by vince giordano + the nighthawks. free dance lesson @ 6:30pm. pier 84 at w. 44th st., free admission. >>

7pm doors, 8pm show (ends today): moma's abby aldrich rockefeller sculpture garden opens for the annual free summergarden jazz and contemporary music series. tonight: the helen sung quintet performs jazz. >>

8pm: this week's 'if you build it' comedy show with host kara klenk features stand-up by sean patton (comedy central), ben kronberg (comedy central), aparna nancherla (conan, last comic standing), kenny zimlinghaus (sirius xm radio), brian parise, matt champagne, and dennie + sharp. ucbeast, $5. >>

9pm: party. presents 'tv kids place!', an hour-long sketch revue for adults about the death of saturday morning children's television. magnet theater, $7. >>


all weekend

the new luzzo’s pizza cart will hand out free pizza. check their twitter for locations and to confirm that it will be free before heading out. >>

11am-6pm: the fourth annual new york city poetry festival at governor's island features 250 poets on 3 stages, book vendors, a beer garden, more. free. >>

11am-7pm (thru 7/28): the new york antique jewelry + watch show includes 100+ dealers showcasing cameos, bracelets, rings, necklaces, timepieces, and more. metropolitan pavilion, $20 includes admission all four days. >>

1pm doors, 2pm show: the annual outdoor out in the streets music and arts festival at ridgewood's historic vander-ende onderdonk house features 15 bands over two days, including a place to bury strangers, body language, honduras, hunters, modern rivals, monogold, ski lodge, more. food and drinks will be available for purchase. $18 sat, $15 sun, $25 two-day pass. >>

2-6pm (weekends thru 8/17): 200+ local artists show work that addresses turmoil at the brooklyn waterfront artists’ coalition (bwac) summer group art show. opening reception saturday. >>

3pm (thru 8/24): the free summerstage city parks concert series brings 100 free music, dance, film, comedy, family and theater performances to 14 parks throughout the five boroughs. this weekend: chronixx + the zincfence redemption, junior reid, and the rice and peas crew (sat) and the rock steady crew 37th anniversary concert with m.o.p., slick rick and das efx (sun), both in central park. >>

3, 7pm (ends sun): unboxed voices third annual short play festival features 20 10-minute plays in three programs at the kraine theater. $18. >>

7pm sat, 3pm sun: comedy combines with classic as the iconic opera la traviata becomes la zombiata, a zombie opera farce presented by the fresh squeezed opera company. baruch performing arts center, $15. >>

7pm (wed-sun thru 8/17): the hop to hip theatre company presents shakespeare's two gentlemen of verona and cymbeline in 12 queens parks, with a children's workshop preceding each performance. free admission. >>

8pm (thru 8/17): the second half of shakespeare in the park's 52nd season at central park's delacorte theater continues with king lear starring tony + emmy winner john lithgow and annette bening. score free tickets in-person at the park starting @ 12pm, via online lottery, or at various locations in each borough on specific dates. check their facebook and twitter for weather cancellation notices. >>

ends sun: the 36th annual thunderbird american-indian mid-summer pow wow features intertribal dance competitions all weekend-long plus vendors, food, more. queens county farm museum, $10. >>

ends sun: the noir festival at the tank features new plays, short films, clowning, improv, readings, more. $5-10. >>

thru 8/2: three film festivals:
thru 7/27: the annual animation block party >>
thru 7/29: the 26th annual newfest of lgbt films >>
thru 8/2: the 36th annual asian american international film festival >>

thru 8/7: film forum's femmes noirs film series of 26 films spotlighting the femmes fatales of classic hollywood film noir continues with double features of kiss me deadly and the killing (sat) and gun crazy and detour. $13. >>

thru 8/10: the 44th annual lincoln center out of doors festival features three weeks of free music, dance, and more. this weekend: family day (sat), toshi reagon, nona hendryx, vernon reid and the black rock coalition orchestra (sat 2pm, hearst plaza), national dance day (sat 4pm, josie robertson plaza), john luther adams’s sila: the breath of the world (sat 6pm, hearts plaza), roberta flack and davell crawford (sat 7:30pm, damrosch park bandshell), globalfest films (sun 1pm, elinor bunin munroe film center), banda de los muertos and m.a.k.u. soundsystem (sun 1pm + 5:45pm, hearst plaza), red baraat (sun 5pm, damrosh park bandshell), more. >>

thru 3/1: moma’s henri de toulouse-lautrec exhibition includes over 100 examples of the late 19th-century french artist’s posters, prints, illustrated books, and more. $25 general admission, $14 students, $18 seniors (free fridays 4-8pm). >>


check our website for our free outdoor movies guide and a list of ongoing events, including free kayaking.


sales, deals, freebies

thru 7/27: take an extra 10% off already reduced cultural attractions on groupon with promo code 'fun10'. >>


ticket deals

go on a 90-minute daytime or two hour evening excursion aboard the city's largest sailing vessel, clipper city, 7/27-31 for $19.50-22.50 (plus ticket fees, reg $39-45). >>

get tickets to drunk shakespeare at quinn’s bar and grill 7/25-10/18 for $17-19 (plus fees, reg. $37). >>

get tickets to the governors island music + seafood beach party 9/6 for free-$35 (plus ticket fees, reg. $39-65). >>

get tickets to a screening of hector and the search for happiness, with actor simon pegg and director peter chelsom in person 7/28 for $10 (plus ticket fees, reg. $37.49). >>


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FRI, 7/25: DJURASSIK PARC, TORRES + HIGH HIGHS, BOLLYWOOD DISCO + MYSPACE PARTIES

around town today

free outdoor movies tonight: >>
ghostbusters ii, hudson river park's pier 46
le magnifique, greenpoint's transmitter park
ny shorts, brookfield place
the taking of pelham 1,2,3, bay ridge's narrows botanical garden

free opening receptions:
claire lieberman + jason maas: 'clear and present danger' @ hot wood arts (thru 8/12, red hook) >>
group show: 'timebomb: three decades of style writing' @ urban folk art gallery (thru 8/31) >>

12-7pm (thru 7/26): tribeca's sumo gallery hosts 'marilyn: the lost photos', a collection of rare marilyn monroe photographs taken between 1952 and 1956, most of which have never been shown publicly. free. >>

1-7pm (thru 7/28): the new york antique jewelry + watch show includes 100+ dealers showcasing cameos, bracelets, rings, necklaces, timepieces, and more. metropolitan pavilion, $20 includes admission all four days. >>

5-7pm (+ 8/8, 8/22): improve your beach volleyball skillz at this free clinic at brooklyn bridge park's pier 6. >>

6pm (fridays thru 8/8): the second annual season of new music in bryant park continues with the diane moser quintet and guidonian hand performing on the upper terrace. free. >>

6:30pm: music critic and author amanda petrusich (do not sell at any price: the wild, obsessive hunt for the world's rarest 78rpm records) hosts a listening party with rare 78 records providing the soundtrack. nyplpa, free (rsvp recommended). >>

6:30pm doors, 7:30pm show (thru 8/9): celebrate brooklyn!, the 36th annual outdoor performance series at prospect park's bandshell, continues the season with a screening of amandla: a revolution in four-part harmony. rain or shine (check their website/facebook/twitter for hazardous weather cancellation notices). free ($3 suggested donation). >>

7pm: l.a. street artist morley presents his book if you're reading this, there's still time, the first collection of his bold, typographic posters. word bookstores (brooklyn), free. >>

7pm (thru 8/3): get your minor league baseball fix for a fraction of the cost of the majors during the brooklyn cyclones season. tonight's game against the vermont lake monsters includes post-game fireworks. $10-16. >>

7pm (+ 7/26, 8/15): south brooklyn shakespeare performs romeo + juliet on a south slope street as part of summer strolls. fifth ave. bet. 17th + 18th sts, free. >>

7pm (wed-sun thru 8/17): the hop to hip theatre company presents shakespeare's two gentlemen of verona and cymbeline in 12 queens parks, with a children's workshop preceding each performance. free admission. >>

7pm (thru 8/10): get tickets to the new artist's festival at the 13th street repertory company for $12.50 (plus ticket fees, reg. $25) >>

7, 9:15pm (thru 7/27): anthology film archives screens a selection of films by james benning and richard linklater. tonight: slacker and dazed and confused. $10. >>

7-9pm (fridays thru 8/29): the 13th annual seaport music festival continues with torres and high highs. fulton and water streets, free. >>

7-10pm (thru 7/27): the 36th annual thunderbird american-indian mid-summer pow wow features intertribal dance competitions all weekend-long plus vendors, food, more. queens county farm museum, $10. >>

7pm-1am (fri-sat, ongoing): the weekly brooklyn night bazaar night market brings bands, food, breweries + wineries, vendors, light installations, and mini golf, ping pong + skeeball to a 24,000 sq ft warehouse. this week's music comes from dave hause, chris farren, cayetana, brian mcgee, xibalba, harm’s way, the banner and crushed. free admission. >>

7:30 (thru 7/27): unboxed voices third annual short play festival features 20 10-minute plays in three programs at the kraine theater. $18. >>

7:30 (thru 8/10): the 44th annual lincoln center out of doors festival features three weeks of free music, dance, and more. tonight: pam tanowitz dance and chicago's eighth blackbird contemporary music sextet at the damrosch park bandshell. >>

7:30pm (+ 7/26 @ rough trade): drenge and wax witches play mercury lounge. $12. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: aaron glaser's weekly slow dance comedy show at the east village's niagara feature stand-up from brooke van poppelen (john oliver, ‘dive comedy’ host), josh gondelman (john oliver), kevin bartini (the daily show, colbert report), farah brook (‘free bacon’ host), ben kissel (last podcast on the left) and matt champagne. no drink minimum. 1/2 off well drinks, margaritas + draught beer happy hour until 8pm. free admission. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: tom cowell and john anderson host the monthly heavy metal laser plane comedy show at williamsburg's legion bar with guests ben kronberg, mike recine, kyle ayers, emmy blotnick and phoebe robinson. free. >>

8pm: the relationsh*t show is a mix of storytelling, stand-up, characters, and advice from comics and actual qualified experts sitting on a panel. hosted by lynn bixenspan and morgan pielli. this theater, $8. >>

8pm: 'hold on to your underwear!' bridey elliott's new comedy/variety show rides up to over the eight with guests mo fry pas, zach broussard, sarah tollemache, and music by luke rathborne. free. >>

8pm (thru 8/17): the second half of shakespeare in the park's 52nd season at central park's delacorte theater continues with king lear starring tony + emmy winner john lithgow and annette bening. score free tickets in-person at the park starting @ 12pm, via online lottery, or at various locations in each borough on specific dates. check their facebook and twitter for weather cancellation notices. >>

8pm: honduras, journalism (ep release show), onwe, turnip king, and wade play palisades. $5. >>

8pm doors: the wytches, slavve and heat play glasslands. $12. >>

8pm: midnight magic, king holiday and keith sweaty play cameo. $15. >>

8, 10pm (monthly): classic music video shuffle: music video historian stephen pitalo brings three hours of classic music videos to the royal palms shuffleboard club, with chances to win 80’s swag like buttons, t-shirts, metal trading cards, and more (10pm). bluegrass ‘80s cover band the delorean sisters get things started at 8pm. free. >>

8-10pm (fridays thru 8/29): lola star’s dreamland roller rink rises from the ashes at prospect park’s le frak center at lakeside with themed roller disco parties. tonight’s theme: madonna. $15 admission includes skate rental. >>

8-10:30: brooklyn-based dance company a+s works presents an evening of food and art to benefit their annual dance festival. $20 adv, $25 door admission includes a vegan ethiopian dinner by bushwick’s bunna café, live music by morgan o’kane, and a dance film screening. dun-well doughnuts (bushwick). >>

8pm doors, 8:30pm show: ‘djurassik parc’: 24 artistic teams have each been given a section of jurassic park to interpret using music, dance, comedy, performance art, puppetry, and more. see the results tonight at irondale. free admission (donations accepted at the door). >>

8pm doors, 9pm show: folks trio the haden triplets and all boy/all girl play the bell house. $15. >>

9pm: the weekly live from outer space comedy show at the cobra club features guests sasheer zamata (snl), victor varnado (conan, comedy central), george gordon, alison stevenson, and dustin wesley and hosts john f. o'donnell (comedy central), ben kronberg (comedy central) and erik bergstrom (the new yorker illustrator). free. >>

9pm doors, 9:30pm show (+ 7/26): performers recreate material from the internet word-for-word, including everything from disney fan fiction to craigslist posts, at the blogologues sketch comedy show. the c.o.w. theater (21a clinton st., off houston), $12 adv with promo code 'skint' (reg. $20). >>

9:30pm (fridays thru 8/29): reminder: fireworks every friday night at coney island! >>

10pm: there'll be an audience butt shaking competition and a bounty of burlesque booty at the fourth annual a**freaks show. sideshows by the seashore, $15. >>

10pm doors, 10:30pm show: the monthly champagne riot party returns to noho's tango house with jazz-age music by the gelber + manning band, burlesque + vaudeville performers, and emcee dandy wellington. $10 adv with promo code ‘fizzubuzzy’ (in all caps), $20 door. >>

11pm: panama plays baby’s all right. $10. >>

11pm: basement bhangra's dj rekha's throws a bollywood disco party at drom. $10 adv, $15 door. >>

11:30pm: the filthy six plays the knitting factory's free friday series. >>

11:30pm doors: remember your first time with social media at myspace: the party, featuring an emo/alt-rock/pop soundtrack. glasslands, $5. >>

midnight: sketch duo matt dennie and josh sharp host the monthly cool sh*t/weird sh*t variety show at ucbeast. tonight includes john early (30 rock), jo firestone (punderdome 3000 host), nate dern, allie kokesh, natasha vaynblat and a film by tom levin. $5. >>

midnight-ish movies:
back to the future ii @ ifc. $14. >>
beneath @ ifc. $14. >>
dead man @ nitehawk. $11. >>
mad max: the road warrior @ nitehawk. $11. >>
pulp fiction @ landmark sunshine. $10. >>
raiders of the lost ark @ ifc. $14. >>

thru 7/27: the noir festival at the tank features new plays, short films, clowning, improv, readings, more. $5-10. >>

thru 8/2: three film festivals:
thru 7/27: the annual animation block party >>
thru 7/29: the 26th annual newfest of lgbt films >>
thru 8/2: the 36th annual asian american international film festival >>

thru 8/7: film forum's femmes noirs film series of 26 films spotlighting the femmes fatales of classic hollywood film noir continues with a double feature of murder, my sweet and the maltese falcon. $13. >>

check our website for more free outdoor movies and ongoing events.

our next event



The Vegan Cook-Off: Best Balls Competition! 12-15 everyday chefs compete for the title of The Bestest, as voted for by judges and attendees. $250 cash for first place! There are only a few competitor spots left, so submit your recipe today! Details here.

Tickets are more than half sold out, so if you just want to be fed and socialize with other veggie folks, get your tickets here.

The Vegan Cook-Off: Best Balls Competition
Sunday, August 3 at 2pm
Littlefield
$15 adv, $18 door

sales, deals, freebies

thru 7/26: take $50 off an order of $100 or more at banana republic in stores and online with promo code ‘brtake50’. >>

thru 7/27: take an extra 10% off already reduced cultural attractions on groupon with promo code 'fun10'. >>

stream new albums from jenny lewis, tom petty + the heartbreakers, bear in heaven, alvvays, and more on npr, and the muffs and hooray for earth on pitchfork.


ticket deals

go on a 90-minute daytime or two hour evening excursion aboard the city's largest sailing vessel, clipper city, 7/27-31 for $19.50-22.50 (plus ticket fees, reg $39-45). >>

get tickets to drunk shakespeare at quinn’s bar and grill 7/25-10/18 for $17-19 (plus fees, reg. $37). >>

get tickets to the governors island music + seafood beach party 9/6 for free-$35 (plus ticket fees, reg. $39-65). >>

get tickets to a screening of hector and the search for happiness, with actor simon pegg and director peter chelsom in person 7/28 for $10 (plus ticket fees, reg. $37.49). >>


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THURS, 7/24: FREE TEQUILA + GIN + CIDER + BEER + PIZZA + BOW TIES, CHELSEA ART WALK, KING OF THE SIDESHOW, FANTASTIC MR. FOX VS FIGHT CLUB, TEENAGE FANCLUB, PORTISHEAD TRIBUTE, REFORMED WHORES

around town today

free outdoor movies tonight: >>
animation block party (short films), brookfield place
cockpit (sweden), south street seaport food fest. bonus: free food samples (limited qty)
cloudy with a chance of meatballs 2, nj's asbury park
fantastic mr. fox, brooklyn bridge park's pier 1 harbor view lawn
fight club, tompkins square park
pirates of the caribbean: the curse of the black pearl, the intrepid
the mark of zorro, with a live score by the not so silent cinema band, abrons amphitheater

it’s national tequila day! enjoy free patron tastings and baby margaritas at horchata in the village (6:30-8:30pm), $3 tequila, margaritas, tacos and nachos at turtle bay in midtown (6-9pm, rsvp), and more. >>

11:30am-3pm: get yourself a free bow tie -- because they're cool -- from the folks at travel + leisure and the city of charleston. look for the blue bike cart with balloons on the northwest corner of 23rd st + fifth ave. >>

12-7pm (thru 7/26): tribeca's sumo gallery hosts 'marilyn: the lost photos', a collection of rare marilyn monroe photographs taken between 1952 and 1956, most of which have never been shown publicly. free. >>

4-8pm (+ 7/26-27): the new luzzo’s pizza cart will hand out free pizza at 513 w. 27th st., bet. 10th + 11th aves. >>

5-8pm: 100 chelsea galleries and studios host opening receptions, artist talks, open studios, and events during the fifth annual chelsea art walk. bonus: this usually means free booze aplenty. free admission. >>

5:30pm doors, 6:30pm show (thursdays thru 8/28): the annual moma nights music series continues a season of performances in the sculpture garden with thao nguyen (from the get down stay down). free with $25 museum admission. >>

6pm: mystery, meaning, magic, marcelo + mark: physicist and npr blogger marcelo gleiser (the island of knowledge: the limits of science and the search for meaning) and magician mark mitton team up for an evening at cornelia street cafe. $8 admission includes a drink. >>

6-8pm: free maeloc organic cider tastings, $5 ice cream cocktails, and book release event for author/artist jeff musillo's snapshot americana at midtown's bar catalonia. >>

6pm doors (+ 8/7): hudson river park’s annual riverrocks concert festival hosts free outdoor performances by teenage fanclub, honeyblood and saint rich on pier 84 at w. 44th st. rain or shine. >>

6:30pm: brooklyn-based photographer navid baraty gives illustrated talk, 'beyond: photography of unusual urban perspectives, travel, and science advocacy'. nypl mid-manhattan, free. >>

6:30pm: the book launch of ward hall - king of the sideshow kicks off at the morbid anatomy museum, then moves to the rock shop for an after party with fire eaters, sword swallowers, and other sideshow performers, plus free drinks sponsored by hendrick's gin, bulleit bourbon, narragansett beer and hobnob wines. $5. >>

6:30pm doors, 7pm show: storytellers share true, bizarre tales about their lives at leslie goshko's monthly 'sideshow goshko'. tonight: andy christie ('the liar show' host, moth grandslam champion), julia wiedeman ('happy hour story hour' host) and alexis sottile (chappelle’s show, rolling stone). kgb, free. >>

6:30pm doors, 7:30pm show (thru 8/9): celebrate brooklyn!, the 36th annual outdoor performance series at prospect park's bandshell, continues the season with nickel creek and secret sisters. rain or shine (check their website/facebook/twitter for hazardous weather cancellation notices). free ($3 suggested donation). >>

7pm: photographer meryl meisler presents her new book, a tale of two cities: disco era bushwick, which poses side-by-side images documenting the excess of places like studio 54 and the broken streets of bushwick, brooklyn. strand books, purchase of the book or a $15 gift card required for entry. >>

7pm: the moth storyslam: 10 stories, 3 teams of judges, 1 winner. tonight's theme: 'cars'. housing works, $8. >>

7pm: jiji lee hosts the weekly split personality storytelling and character open mic show at williamsburg's over the eight. tonight's guests: sasheer zamata (snl and dan chamberlain. free. >>

7pm: at the monthly low standards show, guests perform stand-up and discuss their favorite underappreciated films. tonight: carmen lynch (comedy central, letterman), sheng wang (fallon) and sue smith ( best week ever, ‘t*ts + giggles’ host), join hosts john murray and matt fisher. $3 pints 7-8pm. videology, free. >>

7pm (wed-sun thru 8/17): the hop to hip theatre company presents shakespeare's two gentlemen of verona and cymbeline in 12 queens parks, with a children's workshop preceding each performance. free admission. >>

7pm (thru 8/3): get your minor league baseball fix for a fraction of the cost of the majors during the brooklyn cyclones season. tonight's game against the vermont lake monsters includes a free 'i heart bklyn' jersey. $10-16. >>

7pm (thru 8/10): get tickets to the new artist's festival at the 13th street repertory company for $12.50 (plus ticket fees, reg. $25) >>

7pm doors, 7:30pm show: robin gelfenbien's monthly 'yum's the word' storytelling event throws a party for three audience members complete with mad libs, nostalgic candy, and three different homemade ice cream cakes for all to share. tonight's theme: 'chocolate and vanilla swirl' (stories of opposites). guests include baratunde thurston (how to be black), christian finnegan (comedy central), and julie kraut. lpr’s gallery, $15 adv, $20 dos. >>

7pm doors, 8pm show: arranger/keyboardist brittany anjou leads the 15-member larceny chamber orchestra's second annual tribute to 1998 landmark album, portishead: live at roseland nyc. lpr, $20. >>

7pm doors, 8:30pm show (thursdays thru 8/21): jcc manhattan continues 'up on the roof', a series of music and movies on the roof terrace, with a rent movie sing-along. kosher beer and wine will be available for purchase. $15 adv, $20 door. >>

7:30 (thru 8/10): the 44th annual lincoln center out of doors festival features three weeks of free music, dance, and more. tonight: rennie harris puremovement dance company and a dance battle at the damrosch park bandshell. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: country musical comedy duo reformed whores present 'cirque du ho-leil', featuring host bastard keith (floating kabarette), cabaret/dance troupe jenny rocha + her painted ladies, ventriloquist carla rhodes, and world champion trick roper chris mcdaniel. union hall, $10. >>

8pm (thru 8/17): the second half of shakespeare in the park's 52nd season at central park's delacorte theater continues with king lear starring tony + emmy winner john lithgow and annette bening. score free tickets in-person at the park starting @ 12pm, via online lottery, or at various locations in each borough on specific dates. check their facebook and twitter for weather cancellation notices. >>

8pm: lost in the trees, doe paoro and stranger cat play baby’s all right. $12-15. >>

8-11pm: the jewish museum's after-hours event series 'the wind up' features djs, bands, art tours, free treats and an open bar + wine tasting. tonight also includes block printing on tote bags (supplies provided or b.y.o. t-shirt) and music is by dj le chev and a live performance by high water. $13 adv, $18 dos. >>

8:15pm: the weekly 'emily' show celebrates the worst of the worst submitted poems, short stories, plays, screenplays, sketches and essays. tonight's theme: 'space', with guests doug smith, chris lamberth, lucas connoly, charla lauriston, and hosts lizzie martinez, tim racine and emily bogue. want to submit something to the show? bring your 200-word submission with you or email it ahead of time to: submittoemily@gmail.com. upstairs at 2a, free. >>

8:30pm: storytellers, comedians, and sex educators tell true stories of sex, desire + romance at the bare stories show. sidewalk café, $10. >>

9pm: maui's ultraviolets black light burlesque troupe presents 'black light mermaids from the deep' at sideshows by the seashore. $12. >>

9:30pm: guests share stories on the theme of 'absurd' at kevin allison's monthly risk! live podcast recording. tonight's speakers: katina corrao, aparna nancherla, shaina feinberg, j lalonde and katharine heller. the pit, $10. >>

10pm: 'controversy' -- prince tribute dance party: dj ceremony spins all things prince-y to commemorate the 30th anniversary of purple rain. lpr's gallery, free. >>

midnight: yumi zouma, rush midnight, and celine dijon play baby's all right. free. >>

thru 8/2: three film festivals:
thru 7/27: the annual animation block party >>
thru 7/29: the 26th annual newfest of lgbt films >>
thru 8/2: the 36th annual asian american international film festival >>

thru 8/7: film forum's femmes noirs film series of 26 films spotlighting the femmes fatales of classic hollywood film noir continues with a double feature of the lady from shanghai and scarlet street. $13. >>

check our website for more free outdoor movies and ongoing events.

coming up

the vegan cook-off brings 12-15 amateur chefs together 8/3 at littlefield. submit your best recipe to compete ($250 cash for first place!), or get your tickets here. >>

7/25 free outdoor movies tonight: >>
ghostbusters ii, hudson river park's pier 46
le magnifique, greenpoint's transmitter park
ny shorts, brookfield place
the taking of pelham 1,2,3, bay ridge's narrows botanical garden

7/25 6:30pm: music critic and author amanda petrusich (do not sell at any price: the wild, obsessive hunt for the world's rarest 78rpm records) hosts a listening party with rare 78 records providing the soundtrack. nyplpa, free (rsvp recommended). >>

7/25 7-9pm (fridays thru 8/29): the 13th annual seaport music festival continues with torres and high highs. fulton and water streets, free. >>

7/25 7-10pm (thru 7/27): the 36th annual thunderbird american-indian mid-summer pow wow features intertribal dance competitions all weekend-long plus vendors, food, more. queens county farm museum, $10. >>

7/25 7:15pm (+ 7/29): go on a 90-minute sunset cruise (drink included) aboard a 1920s-style yacht for $31.20 (plus ticket fees, reg. $52). >>

7/25 8, 10pm (monthly): classic music video shuffle: music video historian stephen pitalo brings three hours of classic music videos to the royal palms shuffleboard club, with chances to win 80’s swag like buttons, t-shirts, metal trading cards, and more (10pm). bluegrass ‘80s cover band the delorean sisters get things started at 8pm. free. >>

7/25 8-10pm (fridays thru 8/29): lola star’s dreamland roller rink rises from the ashes at prospect park’s le frak center at lakeside with themed roller disco parties. tonight’s theme: madonna. $15 admission includes skate rental. >>

7/25 8-10:30: brooklyn-based dance company a+s works presents an evening of food and art to benefit their annual dance festival. $20 adv, $25 door admission includes a vegan ethiopian dinner by bushwick’s bunna café, live music by morgan o’kane, and a dance film screening. dun-well doughnuts (bushwick). >>

7/25 8pm doors, 8:30pm show: ‘djurassik parc’: 24 artistic teams have each been given a section of jurassic park to interpret using music, dance, comedy, performance art, puppetry, and more. see the results tonight at irondale. free admission (donations accepted at the door). >>

7/25 9pm doors, 9:30pm show (+ 7/26): performers recreate material from the internet word-for-word, including everything from disney fan fiction to craigslist posts, at the blogologues sketch comedy show. the c.o.w. theater (21a clinton st., off houston), $12 adv with promo code 'skint' (reg. $20). >>

7/25 10pm: there'll be an audience butt shaking competition and a bounty of burlesque booty at the fourth annual a**freaks show. sideshows by the seashore, $15. >>

7/25 10pm doors, 10:30pm show: the monthly champagne riot party returns to noho's tango house with jazz-age music by the gelber + manning band, burlesque + vaudeville performers, and emcee dandy wellington. $10 adv with promo code ‘fizzubuzzy’ (in all caps), $20 door. >>

7/25 11pm: basement bhangra's dj rekha's throws a bollywood disco party at drom. $10 adv, $15 door. >>

7/25 11:30pm: the filthy six plays the knitting factory's free friday series. >>

7/25 11:30pm doors: remember your first time with social media at myspace: the party, featuring an emo/alt-rock/pop soundtrack. glasslands, $5. >>

7/25-28: the new york antique jewelry + watch show includes 100+ dealers showcasing cameos, bracelets, rings, necklaces, timepieces, and more. metropolitan pavilion, $20 includes admission all four days. >>

ticket deals

get tickets to the governors island music + seafood beach party 9/6 for free-$35 (plus ticket fees, reg. $39-65). >>

get tickets to the interactive, immersive theatre of speakeasy dollhouse: the bloody beginning 8/9 or 8/23 for $25 (plus ticket fees, reg. $55). >>

get tickets to the marvel universe live! super hero action spectacular 8/14-15 at barclays center for $25 (plus ticket fees, reg. $46). >>

get tickets to see the marchfourth marching band in a mardi gras-style celebration with stilt-walkers, acrobats and more at the south street seaport's watermark bar 7/31 for free-$10 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20). >>

get free tickets to the onomatopoeia theatre company's new twist on shakespeare -- let's play: a midsummer night's dream -- at the gene frankel theatre in noho 7/31-8/23 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20). >>

get tickets to see chicago and reo speedwagon at the nikon at jones beach theater 8/17 for $20 (plus ticket fees, reg. $54.35) >>


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WEDS, 7/23: 1954 PRICES AT VESELKA, MARILYN: THE LOST PHOTOS, BATMAN DAY, 6 OUTDOOR MOVIES, FIELD MOUSE, HARRY POTTER + THE BOOBIES OF FIRE

around town today

free outdoor movies tonight: >>
cry-baby, mccarren park
e.t. the extra-terrestrial, south street seaport
harold + maude, riverside park south's pier i
the hunger games: catching fire, hoboken's pier a park
this is the end, hudson river park's pier 63
umberto d. (italy), socrates sculpture park

batman day: celebrate 75 years of the caped crusader with free copies of detective comics #27 and free anniversary bags, plus commemorative masks, capes and more available for purchase (while supplies last). forbidden planet and midtown comics.

12-7pm (thru 7/26): tribeca's sumo gallery hosts 'marilyn: the lost photos', a collection of rare marilyn monroe photographs taken between 1952 and 1956, most of which have never been shown publicly. free. >>

3pm: learn about researching the monetary value of your books at nypl stephen a. schwarzman building's south court classroom a. free. >>

6pm: learn the skills needed to interview with confidence so you can land your dream job. nypl sibl, free. >>

6pm: lincoln center president jed bernstein and three members of the mostly mozart festival orchestra discuss the upcoming season at lincoln center’s david rubenstein atrium. free, >>

6-6:54pm: the east village's veselka rolls back prices to 1954 levels to celebrate 60 years of business: 10-cent coffee, 25-cent egg creams, 60-cent soup, $1.50 pirogis, more. >>

6pm doors, 7pm show (thru 8/9): neutral milk hotel and circulatory system are playing a second celebrate brooklyn! benefit show at prospect park's bandshell ($45), but don't let that stop you from throwing down a blanket and listening to the concert with others outside the fenced-off area for free. >>

6:30pm: artist/author jay 'j. son' edlin (graffiti 365) and taggers talk about graffiti in 1970s nyc. mcny, $10 general admission or $7 seniors/students with promo code '5bdc6' (reg. $16). >>

6:30pm: former nyt ‘ethicist’ randy cohen interviews author jonathan ames (bored to death) for his person place thing podcast at the brooklyn historical society. $5. >>

6:30pm: share the stories behind your scars, tattoos and piercings at a special themed show + tell. madame x, free. >>

6:30pm (wednesdays thru 8/13): close encounters of the spielberg kind: the museum of jewish heritage pays homage to director steven spielberg with free screenings (with a suggested donation). tonight: close encounters of the third kind (1977). tickets available starting at 4pm. >>

6:30pm: participants of the so percussion summer institute, a two-week chamber music seminar for college-age percussionists and composers, perform at the silent barn with so percussion, matmos, kid millions and brian chase (yeah yeah yeahs). $12. >>

6:30pm: vinyl thief and isadora play mercury lounge. $12. >>

7pm: cocktail enthusiasts lesley and david solmonson present their book the 12 bottle bar, which details how to make more than 200 classic and unique mixed drinks, using just a dozen bottles. bonjus: samples will be served. word bookstore, free. >>

7pm (wed-sun thru 8/17): the hop to hip theatre company presents shakespeare's two gentlemen of verona and cymbeline in 12 queens parks, with a children's workshop preceding each performance. free admission. >>

7pm (wednesdays thru 8/6): nola pianist, vocalist and songwriter jon cleary performs at the weekly mad. sq. music series of free outdoor concerts in madison square park. >>

7-9pm (+ 8/27): the free, outdoor ¡arriba! community dance parties at the high line continue the season with sonido costeño'. chelsea market passage on the high line at w. 16th st. >>

7pm doors, 8pm show: join bro + sis comedians john and molly knefel for a live taping of their political podcast, radio dispatch. lpr's gallery, free. >>

7pm doors, 8pm show: sophie auster and rocky and the pressers play lpr. $12-15. >>

7pm doors, 8pm show: harry potter and his friends find themselves in the home for wayward girls and fallen women in hotsy totsy burlesque's harry potter and the boobies of fire. $10. >>

7:30 (thru 8/10): the 44th annual lincoln center out of doors festival features three weeks of free music, dance, and more. tonight: larry harlow’s hommy: a latin opera and michael stuart y su tremendo at the damrosch park bandshell. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: brooklyn indie-pop band field mouse plays an album release show at rough trade with frances cone, weed hounds and lithuania. $12. >>

8pm: university of cumbria professor robert williams gives an illustrated talk on his book, dis manibus: a taxonomy of ghosts from popular forms, at the morbid anatomy museum. $8. >>

8pm: katherine williams hosts the weekly train wreck stand-up comedy show at the producers club with guests aparna nancherla, joe gerics, sean donnelly, emily fleming, rob santos, mairead rogan, sarah hartshorne. no drink minimum, free admission. >>

8pm: the monthly miele sisters' variety show at the east village's sidewalk cafe celebrates its one-year anniversary with comedians mike vecchione (leno, comedy central), damien lemon (comedy central) and amanda baramki. bonus: free cupcakes. one drink minimum, free admission. >>

8pm: the weekly trashy car/motorcycle flick series cine meccanica screens the devil on wheels (1947). free popcorn, $2 bingo for prizes, food available for purchase. lady jay’s, free. >>

8pm (thru 8/17): the second half of shakespeare in the park's 52nd season at central park's delacorte theater continues with king lear starring tony + emmy winner john lithgow and annette bening. score free tickets in-person at the park starting @ 12pm, via online lottery, or at various locations in each borough on specific dates. check their facebook and twitter for weather cancellation notices. >>

8:30pm: the fresh + onlys, the shilohs, and christines play glasslands. $14. >>

8:45pm (thru 7/27): anthology film archives screens a selection of films by james benning and richard linklater. tonight: dazed and confused. $10. >>

9:30pm: phox and trails + ways play mercury lounge. $12. >>

thru 8/7: film forum's femmes noirs film series of 26 films spotlighting the femmes fatales of classic hollywood film noir continues with a double feature of the killers and gilda. $13. >>

check our website for more free outdoor movies and ongoing events.

coming up

7/24: free outdoor movies tonight: >>
animation block party (short films), brookfield place
cloudy with a chance of meatballs 2, nj's asbury park
fantastic mr. fox, brooklyn bridge park's pier 1 harbor view lawn
fight club, tompkins square park
pirates of the caribbean: the curse of the black pearl, the intrepid
the mark of zorro, with a live score by the not so silent cinema band, abrons amphitheater

7/24 11:30am-3pm: get yourself a free bow tie -- because they're cool -- from the folks at travel + leisure and the city of charleston. look for the blue bike cart with balloons on the northwest corner of 23rd st + fifth ave. >>

7/24 12pm (thursdays thru 8/7): bam's 20th annual free outdoor r+b festival at metrotech continues with bobby rush. corner of flatbush + myrtle (downtown brooklyn). >>

7/24 12:30-1:30pm (thursdays thru 8/14): the biggest broadway and off-broadway shows perform numbers from their productions at the annual broadway in bryant park series. today: phantom of the opera, avenue q, piece of my heart, cinderella, and bullets over broadway. free. >>

7/24 5-8pm: 100 chelsea galleries and studios host opening receptions, artist talks, open studios, and events during the fifth annual chelsea art walk. bonus: this usually means free booze aplenty. free admission. >>

7/24 5:30pm doors, 6:30pm show (thursdays thru 8/28): the annual moma nights music series continues a season of performances in the sculpture garden with thao nguyen (from the get down stay down). free with $25 museum admission. >>

7/24 6-9pm (+ 8/21):  get tickets to the new york botanical garden’s jazz-age party (includes a cocktail) with music by michael arenella and his dreamland orchestra for $22 (plus ticket fees, reg. $30). >>

7/24 6pm doors (+ 8/7): hudson river park’s annual riverrocks concert festival hosts free outdoor performances by teenage fanclub, honeyblood and saint rich on pier 84 at w. 44th st. rain or shine. >>

7/24 6:30pm doors, 7:30pm show (thru 8/9): celebrate brooklyn!, the 36th annual outdoor performance series at prospect park's bandshell, continues the season with nickel creek and secret sisters. rain or shine (check their website/facebook/twitter for hazardous weather cancellation notices). free ($3 suggested donation). >>

7/24 7pm: strand books: photographer meryl meisler presents her new book, a tale of two cities: disco era bushwick, which poses side-by-side images documenting the excess of places like studio 54 and the broken streets of bushwick, brooklyn. purchase of the book or a $15 gift card required for entry. >>

7/24 7pm doors, 7:30pm show: robin gelfenbien's monthly 'yum's the word' storytelling event throws a party for three audience members complete with mad libs, nostalgic candy, and three different homemade ice cream cakes for all to share. tonight's theme: 'chocolate and vanilla swirl' (stories of opposites). guests include baratunde thurston (how to be black), christian finnegan (comedy central), and julie kraut. lpr’s gallery, $15 adv, $20 dos. >>

7/24 7pm doors, 8pm show: arranger/keyboardist brittany anjou leads the 15-member larceny chamber orchestra's second annual tribute to 1998 landmark album, portishead: live at roseland nyc. lpr, $20. >>

7/24 7pm doors, 8:30pm show (thursdays thru 8/21): jcc manhattan continues 'up on the roof', a series of music and movies on the roof terrace, with a rent movie sing-along. kosher beer and wine will be available for purchase. $15 adv, $20 door. >>

7/24 7:30pm doors, 8pm show: country musical comedy duo reformed whores present 'cirque du ho-leil', featuring host bastard keith (floating kabarette), cabaret/dance troupe jenny rocha + her painted ladies, ventriloquist carla rhodes, and world champion trick roper chris mcdaniel. union hall, $10. >>

7/24 8-11pm: the jewish museum's after-hours event series 'the wind up' features djs, bands, art tours, free treats and an open bar + wine tasting. tonight also includes block printing on tote bags (supplies provided or b.y.o. t-shirt) and music is by dj le chev and a live performance by high water. $13 adv, $18 dos. >>

7/24 10pm: 'controversy' -- prince tribute dance party: dj ceremony spins all things prince-y to commemorate the 30th anniversary of purple rain. lpr's gallery, free. >>

7/24-8/2: three film festivals:
7/24-27: the annual animation block party >>
7/24-29: the 26th annual newfest of lgbt films >>
7/24-8/2: the 36th annual asian american international film festival >>


ticket deals

get tickets to the interactive, immersive theatre of speakeasy dollhouse: the bloody beginning 8/9 or 8/23 for $25 (plus ticket fees, reg. $55). >>

get tickets to the marvel universe live! super hero action spectacular 8/14-15 at barclays center for $25 (plus ticket fees, reg. $46). >>

get tickets to the governors island music + seafood beach party 9/6 for free-$35 (plus ticket fees, reg. $39-65). >>

get tickets to see the marchfourth marching band in a mardi gras-style celebration with stilt-walkers, acrobats and more at the south street seaport's watermark bar 7/31 for free-$10 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20). >>

get free tickets to the onomatopoeia theatre company's new twist on shakespeare -- let's play: a midsummer night's dream -- at the gene frankel theatre in noho 7/31-8/23 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20). >>

get tickets to the new artist's festival at the 13th street repertory company 7/24-8/10 for $12.50 (plus ticket fees, reg. $25). >>

get tickets to see chicago and reo speedwagon at the nikon at jones beach theater 8/17 for $20 (plus ticket fees, reg. $54.35) >>


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