Journey

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Journey will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on July 29, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Macy’s July 4th fireworks

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Come and celebrate the United State’s Independence Day and watch the spectacular Macy’s July 4th fireworks on the Hudson River.  See it live or watch it on NBC, along with special performers like Beyoncé & Brad Paisley, Hosted by Nick Lachey. The show will air on Monday, July 4th from 9-10 p.m. ET. Location: On the Hudson River by the West Side Highway.    Read More

Cee Lo Green

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Cee Lo Green will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on July 22, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center    Read More

Chris Brown

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Chris Brown will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on July 15th, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center    Read More

American Idol Top 11

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American Idol Top 11 will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on August 12th, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Nicki Minaj

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Nicki Minaj will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on August 5th, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Debbie Gibson/Tiffany

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Debbie Gibson/Tiffany will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on July 29, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Goo Goo Dolls

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Goo Goo Dolls will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on July 22, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Brad Paisley

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Brad Paisley will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on July 15th in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Miranda Lambert

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Miranda Lambert will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on July 8th in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.    Read More

Lincoln Center out of doors

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The Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival is from July 27th thru August 14th, 2011.   The festival includes free concerts, dancing, music, and spoken word performances near the Lincoln Center. This Event is Free to the public. Click here for Schedule. Sammy enjoying water on the rocks on a hot summer day. Location: Check schedule for various locations.  Read More

Movie Nights/Elevated Acre

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Movie Nights on the Elevated Acre gives you breath-taking views of the Brooklyn Bridge, East River, Ellis Island, and South Street Seaport. Free Admissions, tickets are available at first-come, first-served basis starting at 6PM. For more details Click Here. Jun 20 2011 - Desperately Seeking Susan Jun 27 2011 -The Godfather Part II Jul 9 2011 – HOUNDED Jul 11 2011 –... Read More

Washington Square Festival

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Washington Square Music Festival has been around since 1953. Enjoy free concerts of Orchestra, Opera, Vocals and Jazz Performance every Tuesdays Starting July 12th. For more details go the the official website- Washington Square Music Festival Location: Washington Square Park Past Events: July 12, 2011 Opera in the Park July 19, 2011 The Joy of unfamiliar Music July 26, 2011 Music... Read More

New York Classical Theatre

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The New York Classical Theatre presents the 12th season of Classical Theatre.  A Theatre production of Henry V will be held in Battery Park (in front of Castle Clinton) to Governors Island. “Join us, as we journey with King Henry and his army from England (Castle Clinton/Battery Park) and travel across the English Channel (New York Harbor) by boat to France (Governors Island),... Read More

HBO Bryant Park Film Festival

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HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival, This week feature movie , Airplane! Location: Bryant Park on 42 between 5th and 6 ave Past Events Monday, June 20, 2011 One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest Monday, June 27, 2011 The 39 Steps Monday, July 4, 2011 Easy Rider Monday, July 11, 2011 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Monday, July 18, 2011 In The Heat of The Night Monday, July 25, 2011 The... Read More

Madison Square Park

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Madison Square Park provides programs and events all year round! For more information go to the official website – Madison Square Park. Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for this week. Music Events: UPCOMING EVENTS Sep 17 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm Mad. Sq. Music: Studio Series Sep 24 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm Mad. Sq. Music: Studio Series Oct 1 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm Mad.... Read More

Naumburg Orchestral Concerts

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The Naumburg Orchestral Concerts presents free, outdoor classical music to New Yorkers and visitors in Central Park. The Naumburg Orchestral has been around for 106 years at the historic Naumburg Bandshell. For more details go the official website – Naumburg Orchestral Concerts. The Knights,August 22, 2011, 7:30 PM Location: The Naumburg Bandshell is located just south of... Read More

River to River Festival

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The 10th Annual River to River Festival is a performing arts festival with events held from June through September in Lower Manhattan. The festival includes free music, movies, dance, and arts & exhibition events open to the public (Free Admissions). For more details go the the official website River to River For various locations: Go to River to River locations.        Read More

Arts > World Financial Center

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The Winter Garden at the World Financial Center is the main stage for the arts festival in the heart of Battery Park City. The festival includes art from established artists, music, dance, exhibition, film theater and much more. For more details go to the official website for upcoming events. Arts World Financial Center. Location: The Winter Garden in the World Financial Center... Read More

Pitbull Feat. T-Pain & Ne-Yo

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Pitbull Feat. T-Pain & Ne-Yo will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on July 1st. The Hit Rappers and R&B singers will be performing together at the Toyota Concert Series.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center    Read More

Bruno Mars

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Bruno Mars will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on June 24th.  Bruno Mars is a grammy award winner artist and will be singing songs from his hit CD ” Do-Wops & Hooligans“.  Today Show concerts are Free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center      Read More

Beyonce

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Beyonce will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on July 1st in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Florence & the Machine

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Florence & the Machine will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on June 24th in Central Park. Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.    Read More

NYC LGBT Pride Rally

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NYC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Rally will be held on Saturday, June 18th from 3PM to 6PM at the Rumsey Playfield in Central Park. For more details click here. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd St. From the West Side enter through 72nd St. and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

NYC 2011 Pride Parade

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The Pride March (Pride Parade) will be held on Sunday, June 26th starting at 12PM on Fifth Avenue.  The Pride March is known as the most vibrant, bisexual, gay, and lesbian parades in the world. Come celebrate the history of the Stonewall Riots with music, colorful floats, and with the LGBT community.  For more details click here. Starts at 36th Street & 5th Avenue, ends... Read More

Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival

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Head to the Lower East Side/Chinatown neighborhood for the Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival. There will be “Chinese opera and acrobatics, klezmer music, Yiddish and Chinese language lessons, mah jongg, scribal arts, food and folk art demos, crafts, synagogue tours, and more.” For more details click Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival From 12PM to 4PM. Location: Museum... Read More

Shakespeare in the Park

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Shakespeare in the Park is a production produced by the Public Theatre and held at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park. The performances take place at 8 p.m. and tickets are available on a first-come first-served basis on the day of the performance.  Shakespeare in the park is one of the most famous in literary history. For more details click here! MEASURE FOR MEASURE Directed... Read More

Kenny Chesney

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Kenny Chesney will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on June 17th.  Kenny Chesney  is a country superstar and songwriter. Today Show concerts are Free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center      Read More

Selena Gomez

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Selena Gomez will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on June 17th in Central Park. Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

American Crafts Festival

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Come join The 35th Annual American Crafts Festival at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, on June 18th and June 19th (Saturday: 12PM-9PM and Sunday: 10AM-9PM) “400 Juried craft displays selected from every region of the United States. Continuous entertainment, craft demonstrations, exotic and natural foods” For more details go to the official website - The 35th... Read More

The Annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

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The 9th Annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party is held on Saturday and Sunday – June 11th and 12th, from 11AM to 6PM at Madison Square Park between 23rd and 26th Street on Madison Avenue.   Location:Madison Avenue between 23rd and 26th Street    Read More

Museum Mile Festival

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Museum Mile Festival is a block party and visual arts celebration for New Yorkers and Visitors. On Tuesday, June 14th , come enjoy live music, entertainers, and see magnificent display of art from cultures from all over the world featuring astonishing number of masterpieces from nine Museums starting from 82nd street all the way up to 104th.  The Streets will be closed for cars... Read More

Yoga in Times Square

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A yoga event in Times Square celebrating sun, summer and madness. This event takes place on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 between 7:30am-7:30pm ADMISSION: FREE Register for free tickets. Click Here Check-in is on Broadway at 48th Street    Read More

Puerto Rican Day Parade

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The 54th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place on Sunday, June 12, 2011, from 11AM to 6PM – There will be about an estimated 80,000 marchers along with 3 million speculators.  This Parade is very lively and colorful and the Theme is “CELEBRATING THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF PUERTO RICO”. Parade Route : Fifth Avenue from 44th to 86th Streets will be closed... Read More

Israel Parade

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The Israel Parade honoring the State of Israel will be the held on Sunday, June 5, from 11am to 4pm. There will be marvelous floats, magnificent marching bands, and celebrity guests marching up Fifth Ave. from 57th St. to 74th St. The Parade will be along Fifth Avenue from 57th to 74th Streets.  Read More

The Script

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The Script will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on June 10th. The Script is an Irish pop rock band from Dublin, Ireland. Today Show concerts are Free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center    Read More

Jennifer Hudson

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Jennifer Hudson will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on June 10th in Central Park. Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.    Read More

Film Festival

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7 Premieres 7 Parties, for tickets go to Gen Art – Film Festival.  This is a paid event from June 8th thru June 14th Gen Art Film Festival Schedule  Read More

New Kids on the Block & Back Street Boys

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New Kids on the Block & Back Street Boys will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on June 3rd. Today Show concerts are Free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center    Read More

Go-Go’s

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The Go- Go’s will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on June 3rd in Central Park. Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield From the East Side – Enter on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side – Enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

American Idol Winner

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Season 10 Winner, Scott McCreery and runner-up Lauren Alaina will be performing on June 2nd at Rockefeller Center.  Today Show concerts are Free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Summerstage/Central Park

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Summerstage is a performing Arts Festival that’s free to the public held at the Rumsey Playfield. Click to view event details for Summerstage.     PAST EVENTS: NIGHT AT THE CARAVANSERAI: TALES OF WONDER” FEATURING YO-YO MA / THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE / THE SILK ROAD CONNECT STUDENTS AND FRIENDS When: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 6:30PM Free BLUE NOTE JAZZ FESTIVAL:... Read More

Rumsey Playfield

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Good Morning America and SummerStage have free concerts in Central Park at the Rumsey Playfield. Click on the Official Websites for Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule and SummerStage. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd st. From the West Side enter through 72nd St. and Central Park West and walk towards... Read More

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

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This weekend June 4th and June 5th the Streets around Washington Square Park will be lined up with artists, photographers and craftspeople selling their work. Show starts every Memorial Day Weekend, May 28, 29, 30 and continues to the following weekend June 4, 5 from 12:00PM  to 6 PM. Location: The  village art show takes place on the sidewalks of University Place from East... Read More

Rihanna

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Rihanna will be performing at Rockefeller Center on May 27th to kick off the Today Show summer concerts.  Today Show starts at 7AM, but I would get there a little bit early for a close up view. Rihanna will be performing around 8:20. photo taken on 48th Street between 5th and 6th Avenue Matt Lauer and Al Roker Location: NBC Studio, Rockefeller Plaza, 48th Street between 5th... Read More

Fleet Week

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Fleet Week New York is the City’s celebration of the sea services – celebrating since 1984. Thousands of Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen from U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard ships will be in Manhattan for Fleet Week New York, May 25 – June 1. You can see the military ships and  aircraft carriers parade into New York Harbor and up the hudson river. You can... Read More

Gramercy Park Neighborhood Festival

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Gramercy Park Neighborhood Festival will be held on Sunday, May 15 between 10AM-6PM. There will be more than 200 vendors selling food, art, crafts, antiques and merchandise exhibitors. Over 100 cultural and corporate displays will be on view, plus entertainment. Location:Broadway between 17th and 23rd Streets.  Read More

Hell’s Kitchen – Ninth Avenue International Food Festival

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The 38th Annual Ninth Avenue International Food Festival is on Saturday & Sunday – May 14th and May 15th. Ninth Avenue from 37th street to 57th street. for more details. http://ninthavenuefoodfestival.com/ There’s about a million people that show up to this festival. So much to choose from. Funnel Cake a New York favorite. Sammy won a carebear for being so cute.  Read More

Annual Revlon Run/Walk

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On Saturday, April 30, 2011 come down to Time Square for the 14th Annual Revlon Run/Walk for Women in New York City. Starts in Time Square and ends in Central Park      Read More

Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair

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On Saturday April 30th come downtown to the Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair. There will be special performances from Broadway shows and fun activities from 10am to 6pm  at Greenwich Street (from Hubert to Chambers Streets)      Read More

Easter Parade

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On Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011- join New Yorkers and visitors to see the New York City Easter Parade, along Fifth Avenue starting from 49th street to 57th Street. The area around St. Patrick’s Cathedral is a great place to view the parade. The Easter Festival starts from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be lots of New Yorkers showing off their Easter Bonnets Location: The... Read More

Tribeca Film Festival – Elton John Concert

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Cameron Crowe’s new documentary, The Union, the musical collaboration between Elton John and Leon Russell, will open the Tribeca Film Festival 2011 on April 20th, 2011.  After the world premiere film screening,  the legendary Elton John will perform live for the audience. For “The Union” screening get a Tribeca Film Festival wristband starting at 4PM at BMCC, Tribeca... Read More

Tribeca Film Festival “Drive – In”

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Tribeca Film Festival is featuring new and classic movie screenings under the Stars.  Come join in all the fun and watch movies under the Stars at the World Financial Center.  There will be activities and treats for everyone.  This event is open to the public from 6 -11PM Thursday, April 21 – Fame (1980 Classic) Friday, April 22 – When the Drum Stops Beating (New... Read More

Tribeca Film Festival – 10th Annual

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TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL >  2011 FILM GUIDE Tribeca Film Festival starts April 20th  – May 1st For more information go to http://www.tribecafilm.com/ Sammy, Alec Baldwin and Kelly Ripa at SVA Theatre Movie Premiere      Read More

VEGETARIAN FOOD FESTIVAL

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for those who simply want to find out more about living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle, this is the festival for you! Vegetarian food companies, restaurants, and health and wellness vendors will congregate in New York City to celebrate the delight of vegetarian food. On April 3rd, 2011, from 10AM to 6PM The Altman Buildingn, 135 West 18th Street (Between 6th and 7th Avenues) New... Read More

Pillow Fight Day at Union Square

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New York City’s sixth annual Pillow Fight Day celebration is Saturday, April 2, and the action is taking place in Union Square. You are encouraged to wear pajamas while swinging soft, feather-free pillows at one another. Pillow Fight Day, which first took place in New York City in 2003, is celebrated in cities around the world, including Amsterdam, Brussels, and Bordeaux. This... Read More