This Week in NYC (7/22-7/31) (City Guide Magazine)

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This Week in NYC (7/22-7/31)

July 22, 2015 - by CG News Desk

(7/22-7/31) 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

(7/23-7/26) Space and Science Festival at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Weeklong schedule of activities will include meetings with scientists, NASA astronaut Pamela Melroy, film screening of Close Encounters of the Third Kind and more!  intrepidmuseum.org

PLUS: (7/22-8/9) Lincoln Center Out of Doors begins, 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

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

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

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

(now-11/29) 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

 

(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 

PLUS:

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

(7/22) Sisters of Comedy at Gotham Comedy Club. gothamcomedyclub.com 

(7/24-7/25) Whitney Cummings at Gotham Comedy Club. gothamcomedyclub.com

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KIDS 

 

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

PLUS:

(7/23-7/26) Space and Science Festival at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum-Weeklong schedule of activities will include meetings with scientists, NASA astronaut Pamela Melroy, film screening of Close Encounters of the Third Kind and more!  intrepidmuseum.org

(7/25, 7/26) 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

(7/23) Mozzarella Madness! Learn to make mozzarella...aboard Spirit Cruises's special workshop. spiritcruises.com 

PLUS:

(7/24, 7/31) For the adventurous, join AMNH for Evening Bat Walks in Central Park. amnh.org 

(7/24, 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

 

 (7/22-7/31) U2 continue their *residency at Madison Square Gardenthegarden.com 

(*not consecutive)

PLUS:

(7/22-7/23) Soul singer Jill Scott at Kings Theatre. kingstheatre.com

(7/22, 7/29) Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights at 104th and Fifth feature gallery talks, breakdancing, music, food and more, at MCNY. mcny.org

(7/22) Modest Mouse performs for fundraiser at Celebrate Brooklyn, Prospect Park Bandshell. bricartsmedia.org

(7/23) Def Leppard/Styx/Tesla at Jones Beach jonesbeach.com

(7/23, 7/30) Enjoy a Frida Al Fresco Evening at New York Botanical Garden. nybg.org

(7/23) 106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park w/Delilah, My Son the Waiter, Kinky Boots, Phantom of the Opera, Sayonara. 12:30pm. 1067fm.org   bryantpark.org 

(7/23) BuzzFeed Live: Exposed at Bell House. thebellhouseny.com

(7/23) Indigo Girls w/Michelle Malone at City Winery. Two shows, 5pm & 8pm. citywinery.com 

(7/24) Sergio Mendes at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. bbkingblues.com

(7/24) Early risers (7am!) can catch Nicki Minaj give a Good Morning America Summer Concert at Central Park.

(7/25) Shuggie Otis at B.B. King Blues Club and Grill bbkingblues.com

(7/25) Rock duo Heart play live after the game at Citi Field. mets.com

(7/26) Nicki Minaj plays again, this time at Barclays Center. barclayscenter.com

(7/27) Dawes/First Aid Kit perform at Central Park SummerStage. summerstage.org

(7/27) 54 Sings Lady Gaga Enjoy a special evening of performances from Broadway stars singing Gaga tunes. 54below.com

(7/27-7/28) Boy George & Culture Club take to the stage at Beacon Theatrebeacontheatre.com

(7/28-7/31) Christine Ebersole: Big Noise from Winnetka at 54 Below. 54below.com

 

SNEAK PEEK, NEXT WEEK

(7/20) Honey Day on the High Line. Check out various local honey vendors. 2pm-7pm. 

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

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