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NYC EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDAR

Vacation travel to New York City should be filled with activities, and visits to NYC attractions. Our activity planner will help you plan for your New York vacation, or help you schedule a getaway. Scroll down for ongoing events.

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Picturing Science: Museum Scientists and Imaging Technologies - American Museum of Natural History
Through 1/04/2015

Gateway to Himalayan Art - The Rubin Museum
Through 1/06/2016

Circle of Dance - National Museum of the American Indian
Through 10/08/2017

Masterworks: Jewels of the Collection - Rubin Museum of Art
Through 3/11/2015

Body Worlds: Pulse - Discovery Times Square
Through 1/04/2015

Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt - Brooklyn Museum
Through 12/31/2014

Working Below Decks - Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Through 12/31/2014

The Fed at 100 - Museum of American Finance
Through 10/01/2014

Designing Modern Women, 1890s-1990s - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through 9/21/2014

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Vision: In Pursuit of the Best in the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 10/05/2014

Natural Histories - American Museum of Natural History
Through 10/12/2014

Gilded New York - Museum of the City of New York
Through 1/04/2015

The Eve of Porn: Linda Lovelace - Museum of Sex
Through 12/09/2014

Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C. F. Martin - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 12/07/2014

From the Western Front and Beyond: The Writings of World War One - The New York Society Library
Through 11/15/2014

City as Canvas - Museum of the City of New York
Through 9/21/2014

Revolution! Works from the Black Arts Movement - Brooklyn Museum
Through 5/03/2015

A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through 10/05/2014

A Collection of Ideas - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through 2/28/2015

Boutique R&B Artist Chaz Langley - Shrine
Through 2/20/3014

Through 9/21/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Designing Modern Women, 1890s-1990s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. | 212-708-9400 | moma.org
Modern design of the 20th century was profoundly shaped and enhanced by the creativity of women -- as muses of modernity and shapers of new ways of living, and as designers, p... MORE

Through 9/21/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

City as Canvas Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. | 212-534-1672 | mcny.org
City as Canvas provides a visual account of graffiti and street art in New York City during the 1970s and 80s, showcasing works from the pioneering collection of Martin Wong (... MORE

Through 9/21/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Mel Bochner: Strong Language The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. | 212-423-3200 | thejewishmuseum.org
An in-depth survey of Bochner's career-long fascination with the cerebral and visual associations of words. The exhibition will include over 70 text-based works. Among the hig... MORE

Through 9/18/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Wonderwall (Fluorescent Fuchsia Labyrinth) Pelham Art Center
155 5th Avenue | 914-738-2525 | pelhamartcenter.org
Pelham Art Center's Public Art Program, In the Courtyard, continues with a new monumental sculpture by New York City based artist Andrea Stanislav. Wonderwall will be on view... MORE

Through 9/21/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

'I Live. Send Help.' 100 Years of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West | 212-873-3400 | www.nyhistory.org
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) was founded in New York City in 1914 as a response to the plight of Jews in Europe and Palestine at the outset of World ... MORE

Through 9/16/2014
11am-7pm
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Solo Exhibiton: Peter Coffin, LIVING Red Bull Studios New York
220 W 18th Street (btw 7&8) | |
From June to September Red Bull Studios New York opens its doors for a solo exhibition by American artist Peter Coffin, LIVING. Comprising several works commissioned for the... MORE

Through 9/21/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Garry Winogrand Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. | 212-535-7710 | www.metmuseum.org
The first retrospective in 25 years of work by Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) - the renowned photographer of New York City and of American life from the 1950s through the early 1... MORE

Through 9/21/2014
10am-7pm
$22, $11 children ages 5-12, free for children younger than 5
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New York Renaissance Faire Sterling Forest
600 Route 17A | 845-351-5174 | renfair.com
Come in costume - or not - to this theatrical interpretation of a 16th Century fair. Kids can enjoy lots of circus-type performances including juggling, tight rope walking, tr... MORE

Through 9/21/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Feast of San Gennaro Little Italy
Mulberry St. | 212-768-9320 | sangennaro.org
The 88th Annual Feast of San Gennaro, New York City's longest-running, biggest and most revered religious outdoor festival in the United States. Although this is an annual cel... MORE

9/16/2014 - 9/21/2014
12-8pm
$20 General; $180 Preview
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The Asia Art Fair Bohemian National Hall
321 East 73rd Street | 212-998-1733 | theasiaartfair.com
Showcasing international art galleries and dealers featuring artwork and antiques from China, Japan, Southeast Asia, India, Oceana and the Near East. MORE

9/16/2014
12pm-6pm
$765 ($45/class)
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Manhattan Basketball Training Fall Program Tryouts Reebok Sports Club
160 Columbus Ave | (917) 790-3458 | www.manhattanbasketballtraining.com
Manhattan Basketball Training and Reebok Sports Club NY announce tryouts for the Manhattan Basketball Training Fall Program on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 2-6pm, at the R... MORE

9/16/2014
Various times and locations.
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Brooklyn Book Festival
Various locations. | 718-802-3830 | brooklynbookfestival.org
The Brooklyn Book Festival happens at various locations and events are dedicated to nearly every literature genre. Readers of all ages will find their thing. The event ends wi... MORE

9/16/2014 - 9/20/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Jeff Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra Cafe Carlyle
35 E. 76th St. | 212-744-1600 | www.thecarlyle.com/dine2.cfm
With film credits including Jurassic Park, Independence Day, The Fly, The Big Chill, Igby Goes Down, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Le Weekend; theatre performances including S... MORE

9/16/2014 Ages: AD Add to Itinerary

Public Enemy Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. | 718-963-3369 | www.brooklynbowl.com
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9/16/2014
7:30pm
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The English Beat Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. | 718-963-3369 | www.brooklynbowl.com
Indaze, DJ Dubmatrix MORE

9/16/2014
7pm
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Lorde , Majical Cloudz United Palace Theatre
4140 Broadway | 212-568-6700 | unitedpalace.org
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9/16/2014
8pm & 10pm
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B.B. King Blues Club All Stars, featuring the Harlem Blues Project Lucille's
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
Harlem Blues Project specializes in soulful New York blues with a twist! The band features blues masters Jerry Dugger, Junior Mack, and Barry Harrison plus a revolving cast of... MORE

9/16/2014
8pm
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The Business NYC w/Janeane Garofalo! The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. | 212-677-2600 | www.thestandnyc.com
Presented by Kara Klenk, Alex Koll, Michelle Wolf, Jared Logan, and more! MORE

9/16/2014
10pm
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Secret Tuesday Presented by Pat Dixon! W/Dan Soder, and More! The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. | 212-677-2600 | www.thestandnyc.com
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9/17/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema New York Philharmonic
Avery Fisher Hall, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza | 212-875-5656 | www.nyphil.org
A celebration of the lush and iconic scores from some of Italy's greatest films. The star-studded evening will feature the internationally acclaimed music of Nino Rota, Ennio ... MORE

9/17/2014
9pm
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The Floozies Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. | 212-414-5994 | www.highlineballroom.com
The Floozies are producer/guitarist Matt Hill and drummer Mark Hill. These two brothers are bringing their fresh approach to electronic music and live performance to venues an... MORE

9/17/2014
Various times and locations.
Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Brooklyn Book Festival
Various locations. | 718-802-3830 | brooklynbookfestival.org
The Brooklyn Book Festival happens at various locations and events are dedicated to nearly every literature genre. Readers of all ages will find their thing. The event ends wi... MORE

9/17/2014
7pm
Free
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Paul Krugman- A lecture on “The Mystery of Austerity' CUNY Hunter College
Park Ave between 68th and 69th Street | 212-817-7940 |
Paul Krugman- A lecture on “The Mystery of Austerity”. Nobel Laureate in Economics and New York Times columnist will speak on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 7pm. This will t... MORE

9/17/2014
7:30pm
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Howard-Sloan Professional Search presents Laughs for a Cause: In Search of the Funniest Person in Tech Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. | 212-367-9000 | gothamcomedyclub.com
Laugh your way through the night as the world's funniest people in tech try to impress the audience all in the name of a great cause. All proceeds will go to REED Academy and ... MORE

9/17/2014
6:30pm
$15
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An Indomitable Beast with Alan Rabinowitz American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 | www.amnh.org
In his book An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar, big-cat expert Alan Rabinowitz shares his journey to conserve a species that, despite its past resilien... MORE

9/17/2014
10pm
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The Lemonade Stand Variety Show w/Nikki Glaser, Mike Vecchione, and More! The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. | 212-677-2600 | www.thestandnyc.com
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9/18/2014 - 11/23/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Dennis Oppenheim: S-T-A-B- Bronx Museum of The Arts
1040 Grand Concourse | 718-681-6000 | www.bronxmuseum.org
Composed of welded rolled steel angle, steel plate and red vacuum formed letters that spell the word "stab" in fragments. First shown in 1991 at MoMA PS1 as part of the exhibi... MORE

9/18/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

History of the Eagles Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza | 866-858-0008 | www.thegarden.com
The Eagles perform classics spanning their career as well as songs featured in History of the Eagles, the band's acclaimed, top-selling documentary. The Eagles previously perf... MORE

9/18/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Heart & Breath featuring eighth blackbird Miller Theatre
2960 Broadway | 212-854-1633 | millertheatre.com
Miller opens its 2014 fall season with a captivating new production. A 21st-century fantasia on 17th-century Italian music and theater, Heart & Breath deftly combines modern a... MORE

9/18/2014 - 9/21/2014
12pm-8pm
$20
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New York Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue | 212-580-0835 | NYFallShow.com
The Palm Beach Show Group will host over 80 international exhibitors at the New York Art, Antique & Jewelry Show at the Park Avenue Armory. Admission is $20 a ticket and is va... MORE

9/18/2014
8AM
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The NYC Cyber Security Summit The Hilton Midtown
1335 6th Avenue | 212-655-4505 | cybersummitnyc.eventbrite.com
The Cyber Security Summit, an executive conference series sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, is set to be held on September 18th in New York City. The Cyber Security Summi... MORE

9/18/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Rhiannon Giddens Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Ave. | 718-636-4100 | www.bam.org
After singing, dancing, and playing with her band, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, this past Winter/Spring Season, Rhiannon Giddens returns to BAM with songs from her forthcomin... MORE

9/18/2014
7-10pm
Gen. Admission $100
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Sepsis Heroes 2014 ARENA NYC
135 W 41st St, | 619-232-0300 | sepsisalliance.org
Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s leading patient advocacy group promoting sepsis awareness, will host the 2014 Sepsis Heroes gala during Sepsis Awareness Month on September 18, 2... MORE

9/18/2014
$125
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The New York Women's Foundation 20th Anniversary Neighborhood Dinner Jing Fong
20 Elizabeth Street | 646-564-5985 |
Please join us for the Neighborhood Dinner’s 20th Anniversary when we present the Neighborhood Leadership Award to honor two exemplary women leaders and community activists f... MORE

9/18/2014 - 1/11/2015
The museum is open to the public: Monday and Wednesday, Noon to 5PM; Thursday and Friday, Noon to 6PM;Saturday and Sunday, 10AM to 5PM. Closed Tuesdays
Adults: $11; Children: $11; Seniors, Infants (0-12 months): Free.
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Drawn to Language Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St | 212.274.0986 | cmany.org
Description: The Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) is pleased to announce Drawn to Language, on view in the Cynthia C. Wainwright Gallery. This exhibition brings together... MORE

9/18/2014 - 4/26/2015 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Mao's Golden Mangoes and the Cultural Revolution China Institute
125 E. 65th St. | 212-744-8181 | www.chinainstitute.org
During the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), China was in a political "mango fever." In 1968, after receiving a gift of mangoes from the visiting Pakistani foreign minister, Ma... MORE

9/18/2014
Various times and locations.
Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Brooklyn Book Festival
Various locations. | 718-802-3830 | brooklynbookfestival.org
The Brooklyn Book Festival happens at various locations and events are dedicated to nearly every literature genre. Readers of all ages will find their thing. The event ends wi... MORE

9/18/2014
7pm-10pm
$55
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New York Cares Autumn Affair 1 Oak
453 West 17th Street | 212-402-1131 |
The New York Cares Fundraising Committee presents the Autumn Affair on Thursday, September 18th from 7 p.m to 10 p.m. at 1 Oak, 453 West 17th Street, New York, NY. Come party ... MORE

9/18/2014
830pm
$20
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Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival 2014: The Talent Show Presents…Gowanus Idol Bell House
149 7th St. | 718-643-6510 | www.thebellhouseny.com
Hosted by: Elna Baker and Kevin Townley. Guests include Amy Schumer, Bridget Everett, Dave Hill, Ira Glass, Bobby Tisdale, Derrick Brown, Amber Tamblyn, Joseph Keckler, Eliot ... MORE

9/18/2014
8pm
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Sam Smith United Palace Theatre
4140 Broadway | 212-568-6700 | unitedpalace.org
Sam Smith, Broods MORE

9/18/2014 - 9/20/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Chucho Valdes, Pedrito Martinez & Wynton Marsalis Jazz at Lincoln Center
Rose Theater, 10 Columbus Circle | 212-721-6500 | jalc.org
Since the late 1990s, JALC has celebrated Cuban music with collaborations with some of the island nation's finest musicians. Continuing this tradition, the 2014-15 season will... MORE

9/18/2014
Boarding: 6pm; sailing: 6:30-8:30pm
$26
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Thirsty Thursday Night DJ Dance Cruise - EDM: A mix of boat rocking beats Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises - (Circle Line 42nd Street)
Pier 83, W. 42nd St. and 12th Ave. | 212-563-3200 | www.circleline42.com
Why spend your Thursday after work Happy Hour indoors when you take advantage of the warm fresh air and gorgeous New York City Sights. Come and indulge specialty cocktails on ... MORE

9/18/2014
7:30pm
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Bobby DiBlasio B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
Grammy-nominated guitar virtuoso Gil Parris is known for his special blend of blues, jazz, rock, and smooth jazz. He has recorded and toured as both a solo artist and sideman ... MORE

9/18/2014
6:30pm
$15
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Lonesome George and the Galapagos Today: What the Tortoise Taught Us American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 | www.amnh.org
Charles Darwin's visit to the Galapagos Islands in 1835 helped him decipher evolution by natural selection, the process responsible for the dizzying abundance of species on th... MORE

9/18/2014
8pm
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Michelle Buteau, Wyatt Cenac, Chris DiStefano, Joe List, and More! The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. | 212-677-2600 | www.thestandnyc.com
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9/18/2014
10pm
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Fat Baby W/Chris DiStefano, Giulio Gallarotti, Ben & Josh, and More! The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club
239 Third Ave. | 212-677-2600 | www.thestandnyc.com
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9/19/2014 - 9/20/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Tedeschi Trucks Band Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway | 212-465-6225 | www.beacontheatre.com
For the fourth consecutive year, Tedeschi Trucks Band will perform a multiple-night residency at New York City's famed Beacon Theatre, increasing its annual run to four concer... MORE

9/19/2014 - 9/20/2014 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

Cher Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza | 866-858-0008 | thegarden.com
Cher brings her "D2K Tour 2014" show to NYC with special guests Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo. MORE

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