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This Week in NYC (7/29-8/6)

July 29, 2015 - by CG News Desk

(7/29-8/6) Each week, City Guide's This Week in NYC brings you the best in special NYC events, the newest exhibits, sightseeing activities, fun for kids, concerts, nightlife and more. 

THE BIG EVENT

 

(now-8/14) Check out more than 300+ of NYC's best restaurants such as David Burke's Fishtail (pictured), offering $25 lunches and $38 dinners, during Restaurant Week.  nycgo.com/resturant-week

PLUS:

(now-8/9) Lincoln Center Out of Doors  is underway, with a schedule packed with performances. lcoutofdoors.org

(now-8/16) Master magician/comedy duo Penn & Teller are back live on Broadway, for a limited time! pennandtelleronbroadway.com

EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK

(now -10/12) The Hirschfeld Century explores the cartoonist's glorious career at New York Historical Societynyhistory.org 

PLUS:

(now- 1/3/16) Hunger Games: The Exhibition is now open at Discovery Times Squarediscoverytsx.com

(now-11/29) The popular Spiders Alive! returns to AMNHamnh.org

(now- 11/1)  Frida Kahlo:*Art*Garden*Life at The New York Botanical Garden, includes a display of her original works, plus a spectacular recreation of the garden she kept with Diego Rivera. nybg.org 

(now-10/11) Alice: 150 Years of Wonderland , now at the Morgan.  themorgan.org 

(now-9/13) Hip Hop Revolution explores the birth of hip hop in NYC in the 70s through today, through the eyes of three photographers, at MCNY. mcny.org

(now- 9/7) China: Through the Looking Glass at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. metmuseum.org

(now-1/10/16) Folk City: New York and the Folk Music Revival at Museum of the City of New York explores Bob Dylan and the explosion of folk music, esp. in Greenwich Village. mcny.org 

(ongoing) Saturday Night Live: The Exhibitionis now open at Premier Exhibitions 5th Avenue. snltheexhibition.com

(now- 9/27) America Is Hard to Seenow at the new Whitney. whitney.org 

(ongoing) Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modernism at the Museum of Jewish Heritagemjhnyc.org 

(now -8/23Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks, now at Brooklyn Museumbrooklynmuseum.org 

(now-9/15) Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television, now at The Jewish Museum. thejewishmuseum.org

(now-1/10/16) At the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, explore Hubble@25intrepidmuseum.org

(now- 9/6) The exhibit Matthew Weiner's Mad Men now at the Museum of the Moving Image is a must for fans, including authentic sets of Don Draper's office and the family kitchen, plus costumes, Draper's 'box of secrets' and more. movingimage.us

(now-10/4) Double exhibit treat! Check out The Rise of Sneaker Culture & FAILE: Savage/Sacred Young Minds explores NYC street culture at Brooklyn Museum brooklynmuseum.org

COMEDY

 

(7/31-8/2) Seen on VH1 and 30 RockGodfrey performs at Gotham Comedy Club. gothamcomedyclub.com  

PLUS:

 Check out the hottest in up n coming comedy talent at Broadway Comedy Club. broadwaycomedyclub.comJackie 'The Joke Man' Martling performs Monday evenings!

(now -8/16) In Colin Quinn The New York Story, Quinn (also starring in Trainwreck w/Amy Schumer) bemoans the rise and fall of NY. Directed by Jerry Seinfeld. At the Cherry Lane Theatre. cherrylanetheatre.org 

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KIDS 

 

(7/4-11/29)  Spiders Alive! returns to AMNHamnh.org  

PLUS:

(8/1, 8/2) Family Bowl at Brooklyn Bowl. brooklynbowl.com

(through 1/3/16) Hunger Games: The Exhibition, opens at Discovery Times Square! discoverytsx.com

(Permanent) Connected Worlds is now open at the New York Hall of Sciencenysci.org

SIGHTSEEING

 

(7/31) Enjoy a romantic Full Moon Dinner Cruise with Bateaux New York. bateauxnewyork.com

PLUS:

(7/30) New York Cocktail Cruise with Spirit Cruises. spiritcruises.com

Beat the heat and cool off with a speedy ride aboard The Beast!

Check out the hottest spots to eat and drink in the Flatiron District and Williamsburg with Like a Local Tours. likealocaltours.com

Take a Yankee Stadium Touryankeestadiumtours.com

The Circle Line is now celebrating its 70th anniversary. circleline42.com

The One World Observatory is now open. oneworldobservatory.com

Explore NYC's financial district with Wall Street Walks. wallstreetwalks.com

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NIGHTLIFE & MUSIC

 

(7/30) An Evening with Gordon Lightfoot at B.B. King Blues Club. bbkingblues.com

PLUS:

(7/29, 8/5) Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights at 104th and Fifth feature gallery talks, breakdancing, music, food and more, at MCNY. mcny.org

(7/30-7/31) Christine Ebersole: Big Noise from Winnetka at 54 Below. 54below.com

(7/30-7/31) U2 continue their residency at Madison Square Garden. thegarden.com 

(7/30, 8/6) Enjoy a Frida Al Fresco Evening at New York Botanical Garden. nybg.org

(7/31) Afropunk at Lincoln Center w/Vintage Trouble, The Skins and Lionbabe. lcoutofdoors.org

(7/31) Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson and the End of Times Tour at Jones Beach. jonesbeach.com

(7/31) Paul Mooney & Dick Gregory at B.B. King Blues Club. bbkingblues.com

(7/31) Stephanie Mills & the Whispers at Kings Theatre. kingstheatre.com

(7/31) Cirque Fridays at Highline Ballroom. highlineballroom.com

(7/31) Hearst Fellows Symposium at Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden. mvhm.org

(8/1) PotterCon at The Bell House-There will be trivia, a costume contest, specialty cocktails and Hogwarts swag galore. Adults only. thebellhouseny.com 

(8/1) Adult Sleepover at AMNH! Tickets going fast! amnh.org 

SNEAK PEEK, NEXT WEEK

(8/4) Dock Rocks w/Duran & Duran and Wyclef Jean, a special benefit for the South Street Seaport Museum. dockrocks.com

PLUS

(8/4) James Taylor peforms at Forest Hills Stadium. foresthillsstadium.com

(8/5) Steve Kimock performing Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia and Kimock Classics at Highline Ballroom. highlineballroom.com

(8/6) New York Pops with Sutton Foster at Forest Hills Stadium. foresthillsstadium.com

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