01 July 2010
|If Einstein says so....|
In June, I was fortunate to participate in the rescue of several dogs whose time was up in the shelters where they were. Three of them - all from Georgia - have found safe haven - one in Syracuse, one in Connecticut, and one with me. Help me welcome my new Australian Cattle Dog, "Friday," to the family. He was found as a stray and unadoptable because he has three legs. But he doesn't know it, and he is full of energy and excitment and love. These are just 3 out of millions who suffer: If you'd like to know more about dog rescue - whether transporting dogs to safety in short leg increments, sponsoring a rescue, or other ways to help - please contact me.
As for the July calendar items, it seems most of them are outdoors - here's hoping for good weather, and enjoy the summer!
And just in this morning, PDE's 2nd Quarter Market Update. Please scroll to July 31 entry for the summary.
Armanda C. Squadrilli
|July 1||6:30pm and 8:00pm||
6:30 Children's Open Mic at St. John's Church on Christopher St.
8:00 Kim and Reggie Harris sing songs of struggle and freedom
Every Thursday evening, St. John's Church turns into a performance space for musicians, poets, bands, and seasonal and special events.
81 Christopher St
www.stjohnschristopherstreet.org - 212.242.5737
In this program, the Urban Park Rangers facilitate child-directed play in Parks natural areas.
Indian Road Playground (Inwood Hill Park, at W 214th St and Seaman Ave.)
Istanbulive II: The Sounds & Colors of Turkey
Second annual Istanbulive concert, featuring several of Turkey's best and brightest artists performing a myriad of sounds within the east-meets-west mold, inlcuding Turkish rock, jazz, dance, pop, and folk music.
Rumsey Playfield in Central Park (East Drive, between 66th and 72nd Street entrances)
firstname.lastname@example.org - 212.360.2777
River to River Festival: Dan Zanes Jam and Jubilee
Celebrate July 4th family-style with this Grammy-Award-winning artist and his musical friends.
Whole Foods Local Food Celebration
The market hosts a weeklong series of events highlighting the season's tastes and tastemakers, including local vendors, with storewide tastings. Learn about the process and meeet the growers and artisans who put them on the shelves.
Whole Foods Market, Bowery, 95 East Houston Street
Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing: New Orleans Moonshiners
this septet performs in their first show beyond their Louisiana home base. Sound and spirit of Louis Armstrong with contemporary harmonies.
6:30: Dance lesson; 7:30 Live music
Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park, 62nd St, between Columbus and Amsterdam
Purchase tickets at www.midsummernightswing.org, or by calling 212.721.6500
Scoundrels in Law: The Trials of Howe and Hummel, Lawyers to the Gangsters, Cops, Starlets, and Rakes Who Made the Gilded Age
with Cait Murphy
"Gangsters and con men; spurned mistresses and wandering husbands; strippers and Broadway royalty... meet the clients of Howe & Hummel, the most famously rotten law firm in Glided Age NYC."
The Tenement Museum, 108 Orchard St.
RSVP to email@example.com
Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Lot: Love's Labours Lost
The Drilling Company opens its 2010 season with "Love's Labours Lost," directed by Kathy Curtis, and will also present "Julius Caesar," later in the summer. This is the 19th consecutive year for Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Lot, a NY summertime cultural offering performed free in a municipal parking lot.
Corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets
www.drillingcompany.org - 212.873.9050
Films on the Green: "Les Chansons d'Amour"
One of a series of free screenings, this film explores the relationships between and among several young Parisians.
French with English subtitles
Tomkins Square Park
Drawing in the Park
Sketch and paint the river and parks with an artist/educator. Materials provided. Sponsored by the Battery Park City Parks Conservancy.
South Cove, South End Avenue at Third Place
Dave Frank Jazz Pianist: Master Class and concert
Solo Jazz Pianist and music educator Dave Frank performs.
Iridium Jazz Club
1650 Broadway at 51st St.
Walk NYC is a free program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. Walks are staffed with trained walking instructors to lead the walks.
Riverside Park (North), meet at NW corner of Riverside Drive and 96th St.
Philharmonic Concerts in the Park
Free outdoor concert, with both NY Philharmonic and Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. Followed by fireworks display. Includes works by Ravel, Bernstein, Wagner, and Mozart.
Great Lawn and Cleopatra's Needle
www.nyphil.org - 212.875.5709 for weather updates
Tombstone (Saga of the Americans: The West)
Inwood Shakespear Festival (ISF), produced by Moose Hall Theatre Company, presents 12 performances of this production by Ted Minos, as part of ISF's 11th annual summer of free theatre and music in Inwood Hill Park. Bring a blanket.
Inwood Hill Park. Enter at 218th and Indian Road. Walk west toward the river, past the Nature Center and the flagpole.
Duncan Sheik: Music at Castle Clinton
Tony and Grammy award-winning composer and songwriter Duncan Sheik performs.
Castle Clinton in Battery Park (State St. and Battery Place)
Tickets distributed two per person outside Castle Clinton, first-come, first-served, starting at 5pm on day of show.
Ballet Fiesta Mexicana
Dressed in traditional costumes, Ballet Fiesta Mexicana Ybarra presents an interactive dance performance that celebrates the diversity and rich culture of Mexico.
Stanton Street Courts (in Sara D Roosevelt Park). Near Stanton and Forsyth Sts.
firstname.lastname@example.org - 212.360.8363
Stories for All Ages: Native American Tales
Perry Ground tells "The Fastest Animal in the Forest," and other traditional Native American stories of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois).
Rector Park West, Rector St. at South End Ave.
Nautica New York City Triathlon
Olympic distance race, consisting of a 1500m swim; a 40k bike ride; and a 10k run. Over 3,000 athletes will participate, starting in the Hudson River; biking on the West Side Highway; and ending by running through Central Park.
Starts at Riverside Park, 99th St & the Hudson River
Shayni Rae's Truckstop
Live coutry music at this Lower East Side honkytonk, with different musicians each week.
159 East Houston St.
Call for pricing
Washington Square Music Festival
A program of American musical theater works from the 30s to WWII and European Spa and Salon Music.
In front of Holley statue in Washington Square, northwest quadrant (rainspace: St Joseph's Church, 371 6th Ave).
email@example.com - 212.252.3621
Starting with the MTA's Music Under New York program, these twins from Columbia perform their Rumba Flamenco and Afro-Cuban music.
Zuccotti park, Broadway between Cedar and Liberty Sts.
RiverRocks: The Antlers with Dinosaur Feathers
Hudson River Park's concert series presents this trio, with music drawing from Motown melodies, tropical grooves, and African rhythms, to get its tropical surf-pop sounds.
Pier 54, West Street and 14th St.
firstname.lastname@example.org - 212.627.2121
New York Dutch room
Modeled after a house constructed by Daniel Peter Winne in 1751, this new addition to the Met's American Wing period room collection reflects what life was like in a well-to-do New York Dutch house of the 1700s.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd St.
Annual Clinton Cove Festival
Friends of Hudson River Park host annual Festival that features kayaking, field races, arts & crafts, and live bluegrass and folk music by the Mercantillers.
Clinton Cove Park, West 55th Street and 12th Avenue - 212.757.0981
The East Village's Marble Cemeteries
A Tour of the New York Marble Cemetery and the New York City Marble Cemetery
An afternoon celebrating the East Village’s two marble cemeteries, the New York Marble Cemetery and the New York City Marble Cemetery. Rare opportunity to see both cemeteries on the same day and learn more about their pasts, both providing garden talks about their respective and distinct histories while allowing visitors time to ask questions, explore, and enjoy these traditionally private spaces.
42 1/2 Second Avenue (between 2nd and 3rd Streets)
RSVP to email@example.com or 212.475.9585 ext. 35
Free; reservations required.
Bryant Park Film Festival: Monty Python and the Holy Grail
The hit movie that introduced many to the Python troupe's insane comedy.
Lawn opens at 5:00pm, for blankets (no plastic tarps requested) and picknicking. Film begins at dusk (typically between 8:00 and 9:00pm).
Pilates Mat Class
Total body workout for developing superior core muscle power and tone all with a view of the Hudson (weather permitting). Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.
The Plaza at 66th St, in Riverside Park South
Music by established 12-piece Puerto Rican based ensemble, with high-energy rhythms, and horns, vocals, and dance.
Wagner Park, Battery Place and West St.
"Broadway Danny Rose" Movie Nights on the Elevated Acre
Woody Allen's classic 1984 film about a talent agent who gets embroiled with the mob. Preceded by screenings of short films by Alex Kalman and Josh Safdie.
The Elevated Acre at 55 Water St., between Broad and William Sts.
Tickes required, two per person, first-come/first-served, starting at 6pm on day of screening.
Lynette Washington, Jazz Vocalist
Lynette Washington is a native New Yorker and will perform at the Jazzmobile festival in Harlem. Her singing style draws from jazz, R&B, and gospel.
West 129th St., between 7th and 8th Aves.
2nd Quarter 2010 Highlights
Manhattan Market Highlights, with % change from prior quarter
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