ongoing events

ongoing events

thru the season: putting green mini golf: an 18-hole mini golf course on the williamsburg waterfront, showcasing problems and solutions for climate change issues, returns to river street + north 1st street for its third season. price tba (last year’s admission was $5-10 general, $2-5 seniors and children). >>

thru 10/4: ‘total cinema of sight and sound: godfrey reggio and philip glass’: scheduled around a weeklong run of their latest work, once within a time (2022), the museum of modern art presents a retrospective of features that filmmaker godfrey reggio and composer philip glass have collaborated on: koyaanisqatsi (1982), powaqqatsi (1988), naqoyqatsi (2002), and visitors (2013). $12 general, $10 seniors, $8 students, or free with museum admission (advance reservation required). >>

thru 10/4 (mon-sat 10am-6pm): underground images: a history: school of visual arts presents an exhibition of more than 200 posters from its subway poster collection, which have covered the walls of nyc transit stations over the past 75 years. with works by alumni and faculty including milton glaser, paula scher, marshall arisman, paul davis, gail anderson, and many others, the collection also features historical sketches, paintings, photographs, videos, and even a recreated nyc subway platform. sva chelsea gallery, free admission. >>

sponsored: thru 10/8: fall for dance festival: 15 companies. 8 premieres. 10 performances. all tickets are just $20 (plus fees) to this beloved new york dance tradition at at new york city center, a showcase of the best in dance today. >>

thru 10/8: welcome to the continental: the hotel bar experience: enter the world of the continental: from the world of john wick at an immersive pop-up at 82 beaver street, which serves as the hotel exterior in the franchise and the prequel series. $15+ admission includes a ‘gold coin’ which can be used to purchase food/drink. >>

thru 10/8: three new exhibitions at brooklyn waterfront artists coalition (redhook) >>

thru 10/8 (5:30-7:30pm mondays + tuesdays thru 8/29, 1-6pm weekends thru 10/8): free kayaking at pier 96: manhattan community boathouse’s 2023 season of free public kayaking at hudson river park’s pier 96 (at west 56th street) kicks off this weekend. >>

thru 10/8 (second sundays 8am + 9am): vinyasa on a vessel: the south street seaport museum’s permanently-moored 1885 tall ship wavertree hosts a series of 60-minute vinyasa yoga session on the main deck, followed by a tour of the historic vessel for interested participants. all levels welcome. limited capacity. free admission (rsvp required). >>

thru 10/9 (10am-4:30pm weekends + holidays ): free kayaking at pier 26: downtown boathouse’s 2023 season of free public kayaking at hudson river park’s pier 26 (tribeca) kicks off this weekend. >>

thru 10/9: carole a. feuerman: sea idylls: artist carole a. feuerman’s hyper realistic swimmer sculptures are on display outdoors along park avenue between 34th + 38th streets and at galeries bartoux (midtown). free admission. >>

thru 10/10 (tuesdays 4-10pm): vegan night market: a new open-air food and drink festival celebrating plant-based foods will open at wollman rink in central park. vendor list tba. free admission (pay-as-you-go). >>

thru 10/13 (tues 8-9am, thurs 5-6pm, fri 5-6pm): bryant park birding tours: spot warblers, tanagers, thrushes, vireos, and more at nyc audobon-led birding tours of bryant park. free. >>

thru 10/14: pete and me: a non-depressing look at autism and family: comedian graham kay (colbert) uses levity to tell the story of his lifelong relationship with his autistic brother, reflecting on how it’s shaped his career, romantic relationships, and future. under st. marks theater (east village), $20. >>

thru 10/21: real rap: hip-hop star power on screen: celebrating the 50th anniversary of hip-hop, the museum of the moving image highlights rappers who have performed on the big screen with screening series featuring a dozen films from the 1990s to the 2000s, including baby boy, house party, just wright, new jack city, poetic justice, 8 mile, and others. the series will include special introductions, discussions, a spoken word showcase, and a dance party featuring dj wiz of kid ‘n play, dj ultra violet, and bossman. museum of the moving image (astoria), $15 general, $11 seniors/students. >>

thru 10/22: africa fashion exhibition: the brooklyn museum presents an exhibition celebrating the global impact of modern and contemporary african fashion, featuring an array of garments and jewelry by 40 designers from 20 african countries, alongside music, film, visual art, and photography. $25 general, $17 seniors/students (ticket includes entry to africa fashion and general admission). >>

thru 10/15 (saturdays 9:30am + 11am, sundays 10am): vinyasa yoga at socrates sculpture park: socrates sculpture park’s annual outdoor vinyasa yoga sessions return weekends thru 10/15. all experience levels welcome. byo mat, towel, and water. socrates sculpture park (lic). free. >>

thru 10/22: the met museum’s new roof garden commission: lauren halsey: the eastside of south central los angeles hieroglyph prototype architecture (i), artist lauren halsey’s site-specific installation, inspired by the museum’s temple of dendur and south central los angels, opens at the met’s iris and b. gerald cantor roof garden for the season. metropolitan museum of art (ues), free entry with museum admission (with pay-what-you-wish admission for new york state residents and ny, nj, and ct students, $30 general/$22 seniors/$17 students otherwise). >>

thru 10/22 (select saturdays + sundays): new york marble cemetery opens for the season: visit the oldest non-denominational cemetery in new york city, a tucked-away garden in the east village with marble vaults that date back to the 1830s. enter at 2nd avenue between e. 2nd + e. 3rd streets. free admission. >>

thru 10/23: : rockefeller center will host an installation of large-scale works by artist robert indiana, including the return of his iconic 12-foot-high love sculpture as well as one through zero (the ten numbers). free admission. >>

thru 10/27 (fridays): dreamland roller disco: roll with it at lola star’s weekly themed outdoor skate party at prospect park. $27 admission includes skate rental. >>

thru 10/28: the amazing maize maze: navigate your way out of this corn conundrum, queens county farm museum’s three-acre cornstalk maze (the only one in nyc), returning thru the halloween season. regular hours: fri+sun 9/15-10/28; moonlight hours: 6-10pm 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, and 10/27. $16-18. >>

thru 10/28 (various dates and locations): japan fes: the japanese food street fair returns for the 2023 season, with a rotating lineup of vendors from around the world. free admission (pay-as-you-go). >>

thru 10/28 (saturdays 5pm-midnight.): queens night market: the queens night market returns for its eighth season with foods from around the world served up by 60 local vendors, priced at $6 or less. new york hall of science at flushing meadows corona park, free admission. >>

thru 10/29: smorgasburg opens for the season: the seasonal outdoor food market returns for a 13th season with 80 sweet and savory vendors serving up dominican, filipino, indian, iranian, japanese, portuguese, malaysian, mexican, and peruvian dishes across three locations: world trade center (30 vendors, fridays 11am-7pm), williamsburg (60 vendors, saturdays 11am-6pm), and prospect park (65 vendors, sundays 11am-6pm). free admission (pay-as-you-go). >>

thru 10/31: oktoberfest celebrations: time out new york has the scoop on the best oktoberfest events in nyc. various prices. >>

thru 10/31: new voices in french cinema 2023: previously known as ‘burning bright: new french filmmakers,’ the seventh edition of emerging french visual storytellers highlights nine new films and a shorts program. french institute alliance française (ues), free-$16. >>

thru 10/31: beyond the light at artechouse: artechouse’s latest immersive installation, developed in collaboration with nasa, is ‘an artistic exploration of our unseen universe’ featuring an original musical score created from galactic data. artechouse (chelsea market), $25 general, $20 seniors/students. ny + nj residents can save $5 mon-fri. >>

thru 10/31 (tuesdays + thursdays at 8:30am): power hour outdoor fitness classes at hudson yards: rhone activewear is offering a series of free, outdoor yoga, hiit and strength classes at hudson yards’ public square + gardens. >>

thru october: summerstage: nyc’s annual summer concert and performance fest returns with 80 free and benefit performances in 13 parks across all five boroughs. opening weekend benefit shows include hippo campus with gus dapperton (sat) and indigo girls with larkin poe (sun). free shows start 6/10. >>

thru october (last saturday of the month) 1pm-7pm: bronx night market: the bronx’s outdoor pop-up returns for its sixth season at fordham plaza with a curated selection of local food, beverage, and arts + crafts vendors. free admission (pay-as-you-go). >>

thru october (second thursdays thru october, 4-10pm): uptown night market: the annual open-air cuisine and culture fest returns for a third season to under the arches at 12th avenue and west 133th street (west harlem) with 60+ local vendors. free admission (pay-as-you-go). >>

thru october: harry potter: the exhibition: choose your hogwarts house, wand, and patronus, and make your way through a new immersive harry potter exhibition in herald square. $29.99+. >>

thru october: roller skating, boating and biking at prospect park: prospect park’s lefrak center kicks off outdoor spring/summer activity season with boating, biking, bumper cars, and roller skating, including lola star’s friday night dreamland roller disco parties. various prices. >>

thru october: coney island’s luna park and deno’s wonder wheel amusement park are open for the season.

thru 11/12 (closed mondays + tuesdays): ¡moda hoy! latin american and latinx fashion design today exhibition: a new exhibition at the museum at fit (chelsea) explores fashion designers from latin american countries, as well as designers of latin american heritage living and working in the united states and europe. featuring more than 60 objects from the museum’s permanent collection, the exhibition includes deisgns by adolfo, víctor alfaro, maria cornejo, oscar de la renta, luis estévez, carlos falchi, carolina herrera, and isabel toledo. free admission. >>

thru 11/12: nicholas galanin: in every language there is land / en cada lengua hay una tierra: artist nicholas galanin’s 30-ft tall steel sculpture, constructed using the material and scale of the us/mexico border wall, and spelling out the word ‘land’ in a format similar to robert indiana’s love sculpture, is on view at the empire fulton ferry lawn in brooklyn bridge park. >>

extended thru 11/12: monet to morisot: the real and imagined in european art: featuring nearly 90 works by monet, picasso, matisse, kandinsky, degas, cézanne, pissarro, morisot, and their contemporaries, the latest exhibition at the brooklyn museum (prospect heights) explores how 19th and early 20th century european artists engaged with the objective and subjective when it came to issues of gender, class, labor, colonialism, and nature. the exhibit marks the reinstallation of the museum’s european art collection, and will be the first time these particular works have been shown together since 2016. suggested admission: $16 general, $10 students/seniors. >>

thru 11/13: ‘echos – a voice from unchartered waters’: a 55-foot-long steel whale, created by artist, designer and researcher mathias gmachl and installed on broadway plaza between 38th + 39th streets, invites viewers to reflect on the impact of everyday activities on nature and the environment. >>

thru 11/16: a deeper look: hollywood’s first 3-d wave, 1953-1954 at film forum (south village) >>

thru november (closed mondays): torch + crown beer garden in union square: torch + crown brewing company opens up a beer garden at the union square pavilion for your seasonal outdoor drinking and eating pleasure. >>

thru november (every other weekend 11am-6pm): hester street fair at the seaport opening weekend: the seaport’s annual outdoor market returns for the season with a curated selection of 60 food, drink, clothing, housewares, and gift vendors. free admission. >>

thru 12/4: jay-z tribute exhibition: the book of hov: the brooklyn public library hosts the book of hov, a surprise tribute exhibition created by roc nation celebrating the life and work of shawn ‘jay-z’ carter. the expansive exhibition features awards, stage wear, never-before-seen photos, original recording masters, videos, and much more. free admission (no library card or ticket needed). >>

thru 12/4: marking time: art in the age of mass incarceration: curated by dr. nicole r. fleetwood, the exhibition marking time: art in the age of mass incarceration explores the impact of the us prison system on contemporary visual art with works from artists who are or have been incarcerated, alongside artists who have not been incarcerated but whose practices expose aspects of the carceral state. opening reception 5/1 5-9pm. the schomburg center for research in black culture (harlem), free admission. >>

thru 12/10: art for the millions: american culture and politics in the 1930s exhibition: featuring paintings by georgia o’keeffe, charles sheeler, and stuart davis, prints by elizabeth olds, dox thrash, and riva helfond. photographs by walker evans and dorothea lange. footage of martha graham’s dance frontier, and more, this exhibition explores how artists in the 1930s u.s. expressed political messages and ideologies. the met fifth avenue, pay-what-you-wish admission for new york state residents and ny, nj, and ct students ($30 general, $22 seniors, $17 students otherwise). >>

thru 12/10: sheila pepe: my neighbor’s garden: artist sheila pepe’s outdoor installation, my neighbor’s garden, will fill madison square park with over 15,000 yards of crocheted materials made of nylon and cotton string, shoelaces, paracord, and rubber bands. free admission. >>

thru 12/16: drawing as practice exhibition: the national academy of design’s inaugural exhibition at its new location in the chelsea arts district highlights drawings by 78 artists and architects from the academy’s collection. opening reception 9/14 6-8pm. free admission. >>

thru 12/31: fashionable dogs exhibition: opening during nyc’s fashion week, a new exhibition at the american kennel club museum of the dog (midtown east) chronicles how specific breeds of dogs have gone in and out of ‘fashion’ over the last 150 years. $15 general, $10 seniors/students. >>

thru december (monthly): the gynokid: following an award-winning run at the frigid fringe fest, the gynokid returns to the kraine theater (east village) as a monthly show thru december. clair ayoub’s comedy takes you through her experience growing up as the child of small-town gynecologists, and the untraditional and often mortifying adolescence that was destined to end in therapy. bonus: stick around after the show for q+a with health experts about a different topic each month. sliding-scale admission. >>

thru december (fri + sat @ 10:30pm): the infinite wrench: how’s this for short attention span theater? the new york neo-futurists present 30 two-minute plays in 60 minutes, every friday and saturday thru the end of the year at kraine theatre (east village). $20 general, $12 students. >>

thru 1/7/2024 (closed mondays + tuesdays): dreaming of home exhibition: the leslie-lohman museum of art (soho) opens dreaming of home, a group exhibition curated by gemma rolls-bentley featuring 20 international artists examining varying perceptions of queer and trans domesticity. opening reception 9/6 6-8pm. $10 suggested donation. >>

thru 1/8/2024: three new exhibitions open at the international center of photography (les): play the part: marlene dietrich, muriel hasbun: tracing terruño, and immersion: gregory halpern, raymond meeks, and vasantha yogananthan. international center of photography (les), $18 general, $14 seniors, $12 student, $5 thursdays 6-9pm. >>

thru 1/13/2024: ed ruscha/now then at the museum of modern art (midtown). $25 general, $18 seniors, $14 students, free first fridays of the month from 4-8pm for nyc residents. >>

thru 1/14/2024: death is not the end at the rubin: explores notions of death and afterlife through the art of tibetan buddhism and christianity at the rubin museum of art (chelsea). the exhibition brings together 58 prints, oil paintings, sculptures, illuminated manuscripts, and ritual items spanning 12 centuries. free admission opening weekend (reg. $19 general, $14 seniors/students, free fridays 6-9pm). >>

thru 2/25/2024: two new exhibitions at poster house: we tried to warn you! environmental crisis posters, 1970-2020 and art deco: commercializing the avant-garde. poster house (chelsea), $12 general, $8 seniors/students, free fridays. >>

thru 3/10/2024: something beautiful: reframing la colección exhibition: el museo del barrio (east harlem) will present 500 artworks by 90 artists, including new acquisitions and artist commissions, through rotating displays over the course of a year. the first rotation, opening 5/19, is organized in eight sections plus seven artist spotlights. $9 general, $5 seniors/students. >>

thru 3/24/2024: taylor swift: storyteller exhibition: the museum of arts and design (midtown west) presents a costume exhibition highlighting t-swift’s music video and concert ensembles worn over the years, along with props, jewelry, ephemera, and projections. $25 ticket includes admission to the exhibition and museum. >>

thru 5/25/2024: juilliard’s 2023-24 season: the juilliard school’s 2023-24 season presents more than 700 music, dance, and drama performances by college and preparatory division students at juilliard and venues across nyc. free-$45. >>

thru 6/21/2024: this is new york: 100 years of the city in art and pop culture exhibition: in honor of the museum of the city of new york’s centennial year, a new exhibition features 400 objects depicting new york in film and television, visual and performing arts, music, poetry, literature, and more. highlights include carrie bradshaw’s tutu ensemble from sex and the city, taxi driver storyboards hand-drawn by martin scorsese, an interactive map of music inspired by the city’s streets and subways, and a 16-screen immersive film experience featuring footage from 400+ movies shot in and about nyc. museum of the city of new york (east harlem), suggested admission: $20 general, $14 seniors/students. >>

thru 9/2/2024: give me a sign: the language of symbols exhibition: from the stop sign to the laugh-cry emoji and beyond, a new exhibition at cooper hewitt, smithsonian design museum marks the 50th anniversary of henry dreyfuss’ symbol sourcebook: an authoritative guide to international graphic symbols and explores how symbols have evolved over time as they continue to play a role in everyday life. cooper hewitt (ues), $18 general, $12 seniors/students, pay-what-you-wish 5-6pm daily. >>

thru 9/2024: new high line art: pamela rosenkranz’s old tree: the high line unveils its latest plinth commission, swiss artist pamela rosenkranz’s old tree. resembling the branching systems of human organs, blood vessels, and tissue, the bright red and pink 25-foot-tall tree-shaped sculpture invites viewers to consider the connection between human and plant life. the high line at 30th street and 10th ave, free admission. >>


nine bars and restaurants on the water in nyc: from a former aircraft carrier to a 1920s luxury yacht, untapped new york rounds up a list of nine docked and sailing vessels to enjoy a drink or a bite on the water. >>

nine old-fashioned soda fountains in nyc: enjoy a taste of old new york at these spots rounded up by untapped citites. >>

10 old-fashioned candy stores in nyc: get your sweet treats at these shoppes, rounded up by untapped new york. >>

where to find manhattan’s passageways named after theatre stars: find yourself walking on a street dedicated to leonard bernstein, humphrey bogart, katherine hepburn, jerry orbach, paul robeson, cecily tyson, and others whose work has graced the new york stage. >>

eight places to see art by keith haring in nyc >>

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