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July 2017

Strand Summer of Color at Times Sqare

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Times Square, Broadway between 42nd and 47th Streets
New York City, United States
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Free

Each Friday afternoon in July, join us to show off your creative streak with coloring sheets designed by local NYC and Brooklyn artists and designers. This event is free, and all materials are provided!

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Bryant Park Presents Contemporary Dance

July 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Welcome the weekend in style at this series of free Friday-evening shows in Bryant Park. Two shows are devoted to ballet, curated by Donna Salgado: June 16 (David Fernandez's Some Dance Company, Gabrielle Lamb's Pigeonwing Dance, Da' Von Doane & Artists of the Shift, Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance and Bennyroyce Dance) and June 30 (the Ashley Bouder Project, Continuum Contemporary/Ballet, Island Moving Company and Thomas/Ortiz Dance). Three others are devoted to modern dance, curated by Tiffany Rea-Fisher: June 23 (HopeBoykinDance, KineticArchitecture…

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NYBG SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: JAZZ & CHIHULY

July 14 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
New York Botanical Garden, 200 Kazimiroff Boulevard
Bronx, NY
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$45

With the glass-domed Conservatory as the backdrop, this innovative series developed in collaboration with Catskill Jazz Factory and Absolutely Live Entertainment presents three themed evenings showcasing today’s dynamic jazz talent. Bring your blankets and low-back chairs and enjoy the best seat in the house on the scenic Conservatory Lawn. Before and after each concert, stroll among the CHIHULY artworks, glistening at dusk and mesmerizing when lit after the sun sets.

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What Will Be Different? A Conversation on Artist-Activists in a Changing America

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY 11368 United States
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Free

Day 3 of WE ARE THE PEOPLE WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR: A Festival of Visionary Ideas, Activism & Arts July 13, 14 & 15, 2017 New York Live Arts · The 8th Floor · Queens Museum Presented By ArtPlace America + Creative Capital + Fractured Atlas + United States Artists + Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute + The Tate Group Curated by Brian Tate Join us in the Queens Museum’s atrium for a conversation with four top artist-activists on…

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Book Launch : Sustainable Mass Transit by Thomas Abdallah

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northwest Corner Building,
Free

The M.S. in Sustainability Management invites you to attend the launch of Sustainable Mass Transit: Challenges and Opportunities in Urban Public Transportation by Thomas Abdallah. The event will include introductory remarks by Steve Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute, a lecture by Thomas Abdallah, and a question and answer session with attendees. Copies of the books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.  Book Description Sustainable Mass Transit: Challenges and Opportunities in Urban Public Transportation examines…

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Bicycle Powered Gelato Making Workshop

July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Grange, 37-18 Northern Boulevard, Long Island City
New York, NY 11101 United States
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$75.00

Come pedal the Sweetcycle – a stationary bike capable of pedal powering an ice cream churn. While pedaling gelato, Kate Zuckerman, pastry chef and owner of the Sweetcycle, will discuss the science behind ice cream and gelato making: what gels make the perfect custard; the correct chilling temperatures to minimize ice crystal formation; the optimal dasher shape and speed to churn the gelato; and the best ratios of cream and milk for taste and texture. Next, we will learn how to…

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Bring Your Own Film: A Film and Video Open Mic

July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Shoestring Press, 663 Classon Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Free

Bring Your Own Film is a screening series, an informal space for filmmakers to show smaller projects, works-in-progress, or projects that might not have a home yet. Come drink beer, meet new people, and watch some film and video projects. If you have a project you'd like to share, bring it! First come first served. Any film, any digital format, 10 minutes or under.* Bring Your Own Film takes place the 3rd Wednesday of every month at Shoestring Press at…

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CHIHULY

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), 2900 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458 United States
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$10 - $28

Artworks by world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly are now on view at NYBG in his first major garden exhibition in New York in more than ten years. CHIHULY, presented by Bank of America, showcases more than 20 installations and includes drawings and early works that reveal the evolution and development of Chihuly’s artistic process during his celebrated career. Set within NYBG’s landmark landscape and buildings, this sensory-filled exhibition is a must-see throughout the changing seasons from spring through fall. The Garden’s dramatic…

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Draw Your Park (7/20)

July 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Madison Square Park, between Madison Ave and 23rd St.
Manhattan , NY 10010 United States
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Free

We invite you to explore your inner artist with our Draw Your Park program. On July 20, from 5-7pm, spend the evening drawing alongside teaching artists who will provide their guidance. All materials will be provided by Madison Square Park Conservancy. Meeting locations will vary. This program is free and open to all, rain or shine. Photo by Rashmi Gill

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A Tool for Justice: Fútbol as a Social Arena

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY 11368 United States
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The role of sports as a social tool is marked by the ways in which athletes challenge the structure of the game through their own representation within and beyond the field. This conversation, focusing on fútbol, aims to expand upon how the game is a critical and aesthetic tool that links indigenous heritage with current social issues. Moderated by Marcela Guerrero, Assistant Curator at The Whitney Museum of American Art, and referencing the work of Betty Bastidas, director of Dreamtown…

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