From international superstardom to life-threatening tragedy, go behind the music and inside the real story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan. Featuring some of the most iconic songs of the past 25 years - and one of the most inspiring stories in music history. Parents use discretion as there are a few moments of strong language.
Pick fresh fruit with amazing flavor at this farm in Dutchess County. Strawberries are ready in June, followed later by blueberries, apples and more.
This WorldPride festival led by National Queer Theater unites the globe’s most renowned queer playwrights and showcases some of the top LGBTQ plays. Aimed at giving a voice to those facing censorship, these events will challenge audiences to support the worldwide fight for LGBTQ rights. See dates below for event times, plus there will be an extra performance on Wed., July 3 at 8 p.m. Buy tickets …
As part of the World Pride celebrations, 50 local and international artists have been selected to create murals around the five boroughs in an effort to “reflect the honor, beauty, struggle, and strides” of the LGBTQ community. The art can be viewed at numerous locations around the city. For location information and more, visit https://tinyurl.com/y5v96nwv
A three-week performance festival exploring rare tales from The One Thousand and One Nights along with early Medieval Arab fantasies
Australian artist Ross Watson, known for his male nude paintings, is presenting his first solo show in NYC, giving locals an opportunity to learn first-hand about his detailed work. The exhibition is free to attend. Learn more at https://tinyurl.com/y5rwyojt
South African singer-songwriter, author, and actor Nakhane brings his blend of James Baldwin, David Bowie, and Grace Jones, to Baby’s All Right.
Five performers find themselves in front of a gigantic black wall, which becomes both menacing and responsive in this experimental play inspired by the life and work of French writer Georges Perec.
Rooftop Rhythms, created by Box House Events & Brianna Rios, is a Thursday night of salsa dancing you do not want to miss! With jaw-dropping skyline views, 10,000 sq. ft. of space, fully retractable rooftop awning, intimate string lights, and wrap-around marble bar, you are sure to experience a night of salsa and fun unlike any other. You have never seen anything like this before and we have one …
Pick-your-own season kicks off in early June with the farm’s certified organic strawberries. As the season rolls on, you can also pick sweet and sour cherries, organic raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, peaches and nectarines. Check website for availability.
Summer Thursdays are full of free fun in Union Square! Check out the Children’s Pavilion and enjoy kid-friendly activities, story time, music performances and fitness for little ones throughout the day. Check website for activity schedule.
Did you know the man who brought us the classic children’s story "Corduroy" also had a long career as an artist who documented New York? In this exhibition, see Don Freeman’s wonderful interpretations of the city through drawings, paintings, publications and prints, plus enjoy his original studies and sketches of Corduroy and other characters.
Forget what you think you know about the King of the Dinosaurs. This special exhibition explores the full tyrannosaur story with life-sized reconstructions at various life stages, real fossils and casts, large-scale video projections, hands-on interactives and an exhilarating virtual reality experience that lets visitors work in a group to assemble a T. rex skeleton.
The new exhibit will amaze visitors as they journey through nine galleries breathtakingly eye-to-eye with sharks, rays and hundreds of species of ocean wildlife. As you explore the exhibit, the wondrous world deep below the ocean surface is revealed, whether it is in the Coral Reef Tunnel, The New York Bight or the dark and mysterious Hudson Canyon’s Edge with large sand tiger sharks, sandbar …
A roaring good time is back at the Bronx Zoo! Take the biggest, most realistic dinosaur ride in America to see 40 life-size animatronic dinos. Learn about species such as T-Rex and Spinosaurus and connections between animals at the zoo and their prehistoric predecessors. Plus, visit the fossil dig area, take photos and more.
Build your police badge, build a super rescue helicopter and take it on a test flight, film your own epic adventure scene, see a new 4D movie, meet characters and more!
Explore this car-free, 172-acre island gem in the heart of New York Harbor. Enjoy Slide Hill, play fountains, hammocks, biking, kayaking and many other activities throughout the summer. Check website for schedule.
Meet up in Toddler Beach for songs, movement, stories and plenty of fun.
With BAM for their R&B Festival produced by Danny Kapilian.
A real throwback! See Kermit, Miss Piggy and their Muppet pals take their show to the Big Apple in this 1984 feature film. While they await their big break, catchy music, deadpan gags and wacky cameos keep the whole family entertained! Parents be advised that there is minor slapstick violence and some cigarette smoking.
Learn about the native plants of Brazil and become inspired plant lovers and designer-artists like Burle Marx. In the Children’s Adventure Garden, kids can pot up a fantastic philodendron plant and design a playful sculpture inspired by the bold colors and geometric shapes used by Marx.
Explore the spring crops (and lots of lettuce!) growing in the garden, mix and make your own take-home packet of herblicious salad dressing and make a plant-parts salad art collage.
This thrilling giant-screen experience showcases the human achievement and drama of the first lunar landing which happened 50 years ago this July.
Celebrate the Archway’s 10th Anniversary with performances from Brown Rice Family, the Maybelles, Young Soon’s White Wave Dance Company, hula-hoop troupe Big Sky Works, and more.
The Dumb Theater Company presents a rooftop production of Shakespeare’s gender-bending comedy.
Daniel Brook, author of "The Accident of Color," discusses mixed-race communities in the Antebellum South.
Theater of War Productions fuses a dramatic reading of the Greek tragedy by Sophocles with live choral music performed by activists, police officers, youth, and concerned citizens from Ferguson and New York City. Followed by a discussion of racialized violence, structural oppression, misogyny, and social justice.
Oscar Wilde’s witty comedy moves all over Brooklyn Bridge Park as the action moves from London to the country. At every other performance, the cast switches parts to present a gender-bent version of the tale.
Shakespeare’s tragedy of star-crossed lovers and their battling family gets a modern-dress, outdoor production from Smith Street Stage.