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NYC Free Summer 2005 Events NYC Street Fairs, Festivals & Feasts MAY EVENTS Date Event Hours Place Sunday May 1 2005 Broadway Mall & Strycker's Bay Street Fairs 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Broadway between 86th & 96th Streets Saturday May 7 2005 Gramercy Visiting Neighbors Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 3rd Avenue between 14th & 23rd Streets Upper Broadway Spring Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Broadway between 110th & 116th Streets Sunday May 8 2005 Bleecker Street May Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Bleecker Street between Lafayette Street & La Guardia Place Upper West Side Lincoln Center Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Broadway between 60th & 65th Streets Saturday May 14 2005 Astor Place Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Astor Place between Broadway & Lafayette Street Graham Avenue Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Graham Avenue between Broadway & Boreum Street Viking Festival 12:00 N to 5:00 PM Owl's Head Park at 68th Street & Narrows Avenue Sunday May 15 2005 Park Slope 5th Avenue Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 5th Avenue between Degraw Place & 12th Streets Saturday May 21 2005 10th Precinct Community Council Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Jefferson Market Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Greenwich Avenue between 6th & 7th Avenue Sunday May 22 2005 Broadway Summer Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Broadway between 65th & 72nd Streets Turtle Bay Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 2nd Avenue between 42nd & 57th Streets Greenpoint YMCA Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Manhattan Avenue between Bedford Street & Greenpoint Avenue Saturday May 28 2005 Sunnyside Lions Club Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Greenpoint Avenue between 44th & 48th Streets Chelsea Reform Democrats Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 6th Avenue between 14th & 23rd Streets Sunday May 29 2005 Asian-American Heritage Festival 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Kissena Boulevard between Main Street & Sanford Avenue Livable West Side Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Broadway between 72nd & 86th Streets Monday May 30 2005 Broadway Merchants & Professionals Assn 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM Broadway between Crescent & 42nd Streets JUNE EVENTS Date Event Hours Place Saturday June 4 2005 Queens Kiwanis Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 31st Street between Ditmars Boulevard & 21st Avenue East Manhattan Community Benefit Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 2nd Avenue between 66th & 86th Streets Sunday June 5 2005 Greenwich Avenue Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Greenwich Avenue between 6th & 7th Avenue Queens Pride Festival 12:00 N to 7:00 PM 37th Road between 73rd & 77th Streets Upper West Side Plant-a-thon and Craft Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Broadway between 73rd & 86th Streets Saturday June 11 2005 Brooklyn Pride Parade & Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Prospect Park West between 9th & 15th Streets Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 1st Avenue between 68th & 79th Streets Bleecker Street Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Bleecker Street between 7th & 8th Avenues Sunday June 12 2005 Christopher Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Christopher Street between Greenwich & 7th Avenues Saturday June 18 2005 Cooper Square Committee Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 3rd Avenue between 6th & 14th Streets Our Lady of Pompei Church Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Bleecker Street between 6th & 7th Avenues Sunday June 19 2005 Lexington Avenue Summerfest 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Lexington Avenue between 34th & 42nd Streets Saturday June 25 2005 Bronx Week Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 3rd Avenue between Westchester Avenue & 152nd Street Friends of the 13th Precinct Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 2nd Avenue between 23rd & 33rd Streets Waverly Place Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Waverly Place between 5th Avenue & Broadway Sunday June 26 2005 Columbus Avenue Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Columbus Avenue between 86th & 96th Streets Ridgewood Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Fresh Pond Road between Metropolitan & Putnam Avenues Broadway Summerfest 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Broadway between 8th & 14th Streets Pridefest 2005 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM Greenwich & Washington Streets between Christopher & Houston Streets JULY EVENTS Date Event Hours Place Saturday July 2 2005 Woodside on the Move Street Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Woodside Avenue between Roosevelt Avenue & 65th Place Woodside on the Move Street Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 61st & 62nd Streets between Roosevelt & Woodside Avenues McBurney YMCA Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 6th Avenue between 14th & 23rd Streets Saturday July 9 2005 Broadway Summer Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Broadway between 8th & 14th Streets Bleecker Street BAMRA Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Bleecker Street between La Guardia Place & 6th Avenue Sunday July 10 2005 Lexington Avenue Summerfest 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Lexington Avenue between 34th & 42nd Streets Saturday July 16 2005 Our Lady of Pompei Church Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Bleecker Street between 6th & 7th Avenues 23rd Street Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 23rd Street between 8th & 9th Avenues Sunday July 17 2005 E 79th Street Block Association Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 60th Street between Lexington & 5th Avenues Christopher Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Christopher Street between Greenwich & 7th Avenues Astoria Summer Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 30th Avenue between 29th & 41st Streets Saturday July 23 2005 St Bernard Church Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 14th Street between 7th & 8th Avenues 4th Avenue Summerfest 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 4th Avenue between 8th & 14th Streets Sunday July 24 2005 4th Avenue Summerfest 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 4th Avenue between 8th & 14th Streets Motion Picture Club Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 7th Avenue between 47th & 57th Streets Broadway Astoria Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Broadway between Crescent & 31st Streets Saturday July 30 2005 Vanderbilt YMCA Summer Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 2nd Avenue between 42nd & 57th Streets Dutch Kills Civic Association Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 36th Avenue between 29th & 33rd Streets Sunday July 31 2005 Junction Boulevard Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Junction Boulevard between Roosevelt & 37th Avenues Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Columbus Avenue between 66th & 72nd Streets 1 AUGUST EVENTS Date Event Hours Place Saturday August 6 2005 JAMS Cultural Collaborative Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Jamaica Avenue between Parsons Boulevard & 169th Street Greenwich Avenue Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Greenwich Avenue between 6th & 7th Avenues Sunday August 7 2005 Myrtle Avenue Summer Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Myrtle Avenue between Fresh Pond Road & Wyckoff Avenue Theater District Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 47th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues Saturday August 13 2005 Stonewall Democratic Club Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Waverly Place between Broadway & 5th Avenue Sunday August 14 2005 Steinway Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Steinway Street between 28th & 34th Avenues E 60s Neighborhood Association Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 60th Street between Madison & 5th Avenues Saturday August 20 2005 University Place Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM University Place between Waverly Place & 14th Street Sunnyside Summer Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Greenpoint Avenue between 44th & 48th Streets Sunday August 21 2005 6th Avenue Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 6th Avenue between 14th & 23rd Streets Flatbush Avenue Festival 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Flatbush Avenue between Cortelyou Road & Parkside Avenue Saturday August 27 2005 Bleecker Street Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Bleecker Street between 6th & 7th Avenues Third Avenue BID Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 3rd Avenue between Westchester Avenue & 152nd Street Sunday August 28 2005 Daytop Village Street Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Madison Avenue between 42nd & 57th Streets SEPTEMBER EVENTS Date Event Hours Place Saturday September 3 2005 East Village Street Fair 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM 4th Avenue between 8th & 14th Streets Sunday September 4 2005 Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Austin Street between Yellowstone Boulevard & Ascan Avenue Monday September 5 2005 Astoria 30th Avenue Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 30th Avenue between 29th & 42nd Streets Saturday September 10 2005 Chelsea Midtown Democratic Club Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 8th Avenue between 14th & 23rd Streets Sunday September 11 2005 Jackson Heights Kiwanis Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 37th Avenue between 83rd & 89th Streets Saturday September 17 2005 Bronx Economic Development Council Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Fordham Road between Morris Avenue & Kingsbridge Road East Manhattan Community Chamber Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 3rd Avenue between 66th & 86th Streets Sunday September 18 2005 Bleecker Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Bleecker Street between 7th & 8th Avenues Sunday September 18 2005 92nd Street Y Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Lexington Avenue between 79th & 96th Streets Saturday September 24 2005 Cortelyou Road Flatbush Frolic Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Cortelyou Road between Ocean & Coney Island Avenues Sunday September 25 2005 Woodside Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Woodside Avenue between Roosevelt Avenue & 65th Place Woodside Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 61st & 62nd Streets between Woodside & Roosevelt Avenues Astor Place Street Fair 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Astor Place between Broadway & Lafayette Street Upper Broadway Autumn Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Broadway between 110th & 118th Streets Friday September 30 2005 Astoria Fall Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Broadway between Crescent & Steinway Streets Maiden Lane Friday Festival 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Maiden Lane between Water & South Streets Museum Mile Festival (link to update) Tuesday, June 7 6pm – 9pm New York City has officially designated Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 105th streets "Museum Mile" because of the vast richness and cultural diversity of the nine museums found there. Scroll down the mile to see participating members of the Museum Mile Association. Further information can be obtained by calling the event office at 212-606-2296. Street Museum Telephone Website 105th Street El Museo del Barrio (212) 831-7272 www.elmuseo.org 103rd Street Museum of the City of New York (212) 534-1672 www.mcny.org 92nd Street The Jewish Museum (212) 423-3200 www.thejewishmuseum.org 91st Street Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution (212) 849-8400 www.si.edu/ndm 90th Street National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts (212) 369-4880 www.nationalacademy.org 89th Street Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (212) 423-3500 www.guggenheim.org 86th Street Neue Galerie New York (212) 628-6200 www.neuegalerie.org 83rd Street Goethe-Institut New York/German Cultural Center (212) 439-8700 www.goethe.de/newyork 82nd Street The Metropolitan Museum of Art (212) 535-7710 www.metmuseum.org Directions Bus: M1, M3, M4 northbound on Madison Avenue or southbound on Fifth Avenue M86 on 86th Street, M96 on 96th Street Subway #4 or 5 Lexington Avenue Line to 86th Street station, or #6 to 86th, 96th and 103rd Street stations, walk two blocks west to Fifth Avenue - or- #2 or #3 train to 110th Street and Lenox Avenue, walk one block east to Fifth Avenue, then south to 105th Street. - or- C, 1, or 9 train to 86th or 96th street, then M86 or M96 crosstown bus across Central Park to Fifth Avenue. From Penn Station: Take M4 bus to 83rd Street and Madison Avenue. 2 There are many fun musical events in New York City. Updated for 2005. Concerts Central Park Summerstage Free! Throughout the summer, there are frequent concerts at the Central Park Summerstage, located at Rumsey Playfield. There are a few concerts which serve as benefits for the series, as well as a couple that ask for a donation, but many of the summer's performances are completely free! NBC's Today Show Summer Concerts Free! On Friday mornings from April through July (and occassionally on Tuesdays) catch some great performers at Rockefeller Center and even get a chance to be seen on TV! 2005 performers include Neil Diamond, Reba Mcentire and the Backstreet Boys. GMA's Summer Concerts Free! On Friday mornings from May through August, be a part of Good Morning America's audience in Bryant Park and see popular acts, including Clay Aiken, Santana, Missy Elliot and Jessica Simpson. It'll be an early morning -- you should plan to arrive at Bryant Park no later than 6 a.m. and probably earlier for the most popular acts. New York Philharmonic in the Parks Free! From July 12-19, 2005 two distinct programs will be performed, at different parks in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Long Island, the Bronx and Staten Island. Metropolitan Opera in the Parks Free! From June 14-25, 2005 the Metropolitan Opera will perform Tosca and Samson et Dalila in parks in the five boroughs and New Jersey. River To River Festival From May to September, and from Battery Park to City Hall, the Downtown NYC River to River Festival features a variety of musical performances, as well as movies, readings and other cultural activities. World Financial Center Concerts Free! Frequent free concerts throughout June, July, August and Early September at a variety of downtown locations, including Castle Clinton, WFC, Rockefeller Park, and Wagner Park. This summer's highlights include Clem Snide, John Hammond, Yo La Tengo, Callexico, the Fiery Furnaces, McCoy Tyner and Garth Hudson. Jones Beach Throughout the summer, catch your favorite artists on tour at the Jones Beach Amphitheater. Naumburg Orchestral Concerts 2005 Free! The oldest free outdoor concert series in the United States, the Naumburg series is celebrating its 100th year, and features symphonic and semi-classical music on Sunday, June 19, and Tuesdays July 12 & 26, and August 9. All concerts are at 7:30 p.m.. Mostly Mozart The 39th Season of this Lincoln Center series dedicated to the works of Mozart continues throughout the months of July & August. Lincoln Center Festival Ballet, music, dance, and more are featured throughout the festival which runs from July 12-24, 2005. There are even a few free events. JVC JazzFest From June 13-25, 2005 the JVC Jazz Festival will be in New York City. There are free events, as well as a series of shows at popular venues, including Carnegie Hall, the Village Vanguard and Bluebird. 47th Annual Washington Square Music FestivalFree! On Tuesdays in July (12, 19, 26) from 8-10 p.m. you can enjoy classical music and on the final night, swing music. Jazzmobile Free! On Fridays in July and August, from 5 - 10 p.m. enjoy this travelling jazz concert in Marcus Garvey Memorial Park located on Madison Ave between 120th and 124th Streets. 2005 Schedule Not Yet Available. Lincoln Center Out Of Doors Free! Events throughout the month of August to keep you entertained. 2005 Schedule not yet available. 3 Harlem Meer Performance Festival Free! Jazz, blues, gospel and latin music every Sunday afternoon at the Harlem Meer in Central Park. 2005 Schedule Not Yet Available. Chelsea Piers Free! Every Saturday and Sunday from 12 - 4 p.m. two live bands perform on the main plaza at Chelsea Piers. The Piers are located on the West Side at 23rd Street and the Hudson River. 2005 Schedule Not Yet Available. Grand Central Terminal Free! On Wednesdays at 12:30 pm and Thursdays at 6:30 pm enjoy free jazz, blues, ragtime and other performances on the lower level Dining Concourse. Concerts last about an hour and will continue throughout July & August. 2005 Schedule Not Yet Available. Summer in the Square Free! On Wednesdays, June 30 - August 18, 2005 Union Square is host to a number of activities: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Concert Series; 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Children's Book Reading; 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Dance Presentation. 2005 Schedule Not Yet Available. Celebrate Brooklyn! Free! Friday and Saturday nights throughout the summer, enjoy performances at the Prospect Park Bandshell. 2005 Schedule Not Yet Available. Joe's Pub in the Park Free! From August 16-27, 2004 enjoy this new series at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Some performances require tickets ($25-40), but many are free, with tickets being distributed on the day of the performance at the Delacorte Theater from 1-3 p.m. (2 tickets per person). Summer Nights: Latin Concert Series Free! Free concerts on Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at El Museo del Barrio, on Fifth Avenue at 104th St. Midsummer Night Swing TICKETS Tickets: $15 Includes lesson and admission to dance floor. SWING PASSES Buy a six-night, ten-night, or full-season pass, which provides guaranteed admission to the dance floor any night and save! Six-Night Pass: $78 -- Save over 10% Ten-Night Pass: $120 -- Save 20% Season Pass: 23 admissions $225 -- Save over 35% (Biggest savings!) Please note: A maximum of two people per night will be admitted on one pass (admission for two equals the value of two nights). THREE EASY WAYS TO BUY! Passes go on sale May 2; single tickets go on sale May 16. On the phone Call CenterCharge at 212.721.6500 Monday through Saturday 10:00am-8:00pm; Sunday noon-8:00pm to buy advance tickets. On the web Purchase your tickets and passes in advance at www.lincolncenter.org. Please note: A service charge applies for all online and CenterCharge purchases. Avery Fisher Hall Box Office (65th and Broadway) New this summer - single tickets are now on sale in advance and day of the show. The box office also sells passes. All major credit cards accepted. Dance Lessons: Dance lessons are included in the admission. New York City's best instructors take you through the moves from 6:30 to 7:15. FAQ What time does dancing start? Dancing starts at 7:30 and runs for two full sets until 10:00. Your admission bracelet allows you to come and go from the dance floor all night long. Is it okay to show up without a dance partner? Yes, definitely! Lots of dancers arrive solo for the lessons and dancing- and there are always enough partners to go around. Where is Swing? All performances and events take place on the Josie Robertson Plaza. Columbus Avenue at 63rd Street. Subway: 1/9 to 66th Street stop. Bus: M5, M7, M11, M66, and M104 to Lincoln Center. Rain Policy: If it rains before 8:30, we'll wait to see if it stops; if it does, we'll go on with the lesson or the show. If it is irrevocably 4 raining at 8:30, we will cancel the show and you may turn in your bracelet for a future evening of dancing, or mail it in for a refund (see below). We make refunds and exchanges only in the event of rain; we make no refunds for unused dates on Swing Passes. If the rain starts at any time after the first set is over, we will be unable to make refunds or exchanges. We must receive requests for refunds by September 1, 2005. Refunds and exchanges can be made in person at Avery Fisher Hall Box Office or mail in your ticket(s) and your return address to: Midsummer Night Swing 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 9th floor New York, NY 10023 Other questions? Call Customer Service at 212.875.5456, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm. For rain updates or information requests, call 212.875.5766 or visit lincolncenter.org. Day Date Time Location Event Style Thursday June 16, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Opening Night with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra Swing Friday June 17, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Chico Álvarez and his Palomonte Big Band Cuban Big Band Saturday June 18, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Johnny Pacheco y Su Tumbao Añejo Salsa, Latin Funk Tuesday June 21, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Stardusters Big Band: Tribute to Artie Shaw Swing and Ballroom Wednesday June 22, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Nile Rodgers and Chic Disco, Hustle, Funk Thursday June 23, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Grupo Jangada Samba, Frevo, Forró Friday June 24, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience Zydeco Saturday June 25, 2005 4:00pm Josie Robertson Plaza KIDS’ DAY! Swing and Ballroom for Kids Swing, Ballroom Saturday June 25, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Pucho and His Latin Soul Brothers Salsa, Latin Soul, Boogaloo Tuesday June 28, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Wayne Roberts and The Onyx Club Sextet Traditional Swing Wednesday June 29, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Francisco Ulloa Merengue Thursday June 30, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Harbor Latin Big Band Palladium Era Mambo and Cha-Cha Friday July 1, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Duke Robillard Jump Blues, Swing Saturday July 2, 2005 4:00pm Josie Robertson Plaza KIDS’ DAY! Square Dancing for Kids Square Dancing Saturday July 2, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza John England and the Western Swingers Western Swing Tuesday July 5, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Rosie Flores with Special Guest Wanda Jackson Rockabilly and Swingin’ Country Wednesday July 6, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza La Excelencia Salsa Caliente Thursday July 7, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza bohola Traditional Irish Sets and Ceilis HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Friday July 8, 2005 6:30pm Josie Robertson Plaza Blue Sky 5 Small Band Swing Raindates are Tuesday nights. The lawn opens at 5:00pm for blankets (no plastic please) and picnicking. The films begin at dusk (typically between 8pm and 9pm) Further Information Visit this site or call the Information Hotline: (212)512-5700 Day Date Event Location June Mon 20 The Way We Were (1973) 118min Sunset | Bryant Park Screen Mon 27 The Fly (1958) 94min Sunset | Bryant Park Screen July Mon 4 White Heat (1949) 114min Sunset | Bryant Park Screen Mon 11 The Gay Divorcee (1934) 107min Sunset | Bryant Park Screen Mon 18 Touch of Evil (1958) 108min Sunset | Bryant Park Screen Mon 25 Suspicion (1941) 99min Sunset | Bryant Park Screen August Mon 1 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) 124min Sunset | Bryant Park Screen Mon 8 The Odd Couple (1968) 105min Sunset | Bryant Park Screen Mon 15 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) 131min Sunset | Bryant Park Screen Mon 22 Jaws (1975) 124min Sunset | Bryant Park Screen Hudson River Flicks Enjoy all-time great movies under the stars! Every Wednesday evening at Pier 54 and Friday evening on Pier 25. Movies begin at dusk (generally between 8-8:30pm.) Seating is available. Free Popcorn. Beverages are for sale. The New York International independent film and video festival 5 Tickets & VIP Passes can be purchased from TicketWeb by calling 1(866) 468-7619 or log on to (www.ticketweb.com). General tickets for film screenings can also be purchased at the ticket booth for $10. All tickets and passes may be purchased online with TicketWeb at least 2 days in advance. Opening Night tickets are for $20. All day music tickets are priced at $20 for each day. VIP passes will give all access to film screenings, music performances, all after-parties, opening night and all film and music seminars throughout all of the festivals. VIP passes are being sold at $300 each. The schedule of films will be available online at (www.nyfilmvideo.com). The music performance schedule will be available online at (www.newyorkmusicfest.com). The showcasing artists for Opening Night are listed at (www.nyartfestival.com). Screenings: All screenings will take place at the Village East Cinemas located at 181 2nd Avenue at 12th Street in NYC. The schedule of films is available online at (www.nyfilmvideo.com). NYIMF and NYIAF: The music schedule is available online at ( www.newyorkmusicfest.com). The showcasing artists for Opening Night are listed at ( www.nyartfestival.com) Other Events at Rumsey Playfield The following Managed Events will be taking place at the Rumsey Playfield venue and are NOT a part of the 2005 Central Park SummerStage season: May 31 New York Philharmonic Memorial Day Concert Philharmonic Music Director Lorin Maazel conducts Wagner's groundbreaking Tannhäuser Overture and Musorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. • 8 p.m.; Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave., at 112th St.; 212-875-5709,Error! Hyperlink reference not valid. June 1 David Sedaris The hilarious writer-raconteur reads from his new collection of essays, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim. • 7 p.m.; Barnes & Noble, 33 E. 17th St.; 212-253-0818. JuneFest 2004 Joyce Parr A storyteller shares her original African stories, and her musical talents, in an effort to promote intercultural understanding. • 6 p.m.; Port Richmond Branch of the New York Public Library, 75 Bennett St., Staten Island; 718-447-3329, statenislandarts.org Carl Hancock Rux The author, musician, and performance artist reads and performs from his new novel, Asphalt, and his new CD, Apothecary X. • 7 p.m.; Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 W. 125th St.; 212-864-4500, studiomuseum.org. Morningwood Who is this hot New York rock band with screechy sexpot vocals and massive feedback? • Doors open at 8:30 p.m., The Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard St.; 212-219-3055, knittingfactory.com. June 2 Mario Cuomo The three-term New York governor discusses his new book, Why Lincoln Matters: Today More Than Ever. • 7 p.m.; Barnes & Noble, 1972 Broadway, at 65th St.; 212-595-6859. David Brock The former right-winger presents his second exposé, The Republican Noise Machine: Right-Wing Media and How It Corrupts Democracy. • 7 p.m.; Barnes & Noble, 33 E. 17th St.; 212-253-0810. Open Performance Night A jumble of fresh faces in theater, music, dance, poetry and performance art. • 9p.m., sign up starts at 8:30; Dixon Place, 258 Bowery; 212-219-0736, dixonplace.org. Only first 10 ppl to sign up will perform. 6 June 3 Gramercy Brass Orchestra in Concert The renowned orchestra plays original compositions as well as Gershwin's "I Got Rhythm," Duke Ellington's "Braggin' in Brass," "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," selections from Phantom of the Opera, and The Music Man. • 7 p.m.; Gramercy Park East, between 20th and 21st Sts.; 212-229-7607, gramercybrass.com The Winter's Tale Shakespeare's tale offers mistrust, adultery, disguise, love, the occasional ravenous bear, and a workout. To take in the entire play, you must follow the cast as they move throughout Central Park. • Thursdays-Sundays, June 3-27, 7 p.m.; Central Park, 103rd St. and Central Park West; 212-252-4531, newyorkclassical.org. Joshua Bell with the Orchestra of St. Luke's and The Branford Marsalis Quartet Kicking off this year's River to River festival on a high note, Branford Marsalis comes with his sax to play a little jazz and Joshua Bell brings along his violin to dazzle the crowds. • 7 p.m.; The Lawn of Battery Park, Battery Park; 212-219-9401, rivertorivernyc.org. Ally Sheedy Reads Debra Weinstein The recovering former Brat Pack actress (we're sure she loves to be called that) reads selections from Weinstein's satire of academic poetry, Apprentice to the Flower Poet Z. • 8 p.m.; Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery; 212-614-0505, bowerypoetry.com. June 4 Lonestar The country music band named Vocal Group of the Year in 2001 by the CMA and in 2002 by the ACM performs selections from their new album Let's Be Us Again. • 7 a.m.; Bryant Park, 42nd St. at Ave. of the Americas; 212-512-5700, bryantpark.org. Reba McEntire The country music superstar with her own TV show is on tour this summer but there aren't any NYC dates... You'll have to get up early (really early) and catch her here. • 7 a.m.; Rockefeller Plaza, Manhattan; nbc.com June 5 3 Farms The first of two days (the other is 6/19) crammed with outdoor concerts on the LES. Performers include David Johansen, Laura Cantrell, the Moonlighters, Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez, and Maria Ventura. • 1-8 p.m.; Lower East Side Amphitheater, Grand and Cherry Sts.; arlene-grocery.com. JuneFest: Nylon Wound Mozart on acoustic guitar? Accomplished guitarists Joseph Parisi and Gregort Askins of The Nylon Wound—known for their classical repertoire and original compositions—like to innovate. • 1 p.m.; St. George Branch of New York Public Library, 5 Central Ave., Staten Island; 718-447-3329, statenislandarts.org AsiaFest The Chinese Folk Dance Company performs traditional dances. • 1-6 p.m.; South Street Seaport at Pier 16, 12-14 Fulton St.; 866-894-1812, pathmark.com Vintage Police Car Show NYPD officers once patroled the streets in these now-vintage vehicles. Also on display: original and replica cars from crime-fighting TV shows. • 10 a.m - 4 p.m.; New York City Police Museum, 100 Old Slip, between Water and South Sts.; 212-480-3100. June 6 Creole Expo 2004 Haitian singer Stanley (Tantant) Toussaint promoting his new album, Konpa band Tabou Combo with its groovin' dance music, and Rootsy with sounds from the Dominican Republic will lead the entertainment. And while there will also be a tradeshow with over 100 exhibitors and a children's art exhibit, fundraising and information on relief efforts for the towns devastated by the Haiti floods will add a more somber note to this year's gathering. • noon-8 p.m.; NYC Technical College, 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn; 718-949-7772 Brooklyn Alternative Small Press Fair A diverse sampling of local publishers showcase their publications while writers perform live readings of their works. • noon-6 p.m.; The Old Stone House of Brooklyn, Brooklyn; 718-832-2310, home.switchboard.com Egg Rolls and Egg Creams Block Party Spend an afternoon with your kids debating the textures of kreplach and pot stickers when the LES's two dominant 7 cultures compare notes. • noon; Eldridge Street Synagogue, 12 Eldridge St., between Canal and Division Sts.; 212-219-0888 ext. 302 or eldridgestreet.org. Pinkster Carnival Take part in this traditional African springtime celebration hosting carnival games and prizes, a gourd making workshop, barbeque, and a Haitian dance performance by Ayiti-La. • noon-4 p.m.; Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, 5816 Clarendon Rd. between E. 59th and Ralph Ave., East Flatbush, Brooklyn; 718-629-5400, wyckoffassociation.org Manuel Barrueco and Al di Meola A two-for-one treat: classical guitarist Barrueco and jazz guitarist di Meola share the bill in this installment of the Free for All at Town Hall series. • 5 p.m.; Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St., between Sixth and Seventh Aves.; 212-707-8787, freeforallattownhall.org. Free tickets available starting at noon on 6/6; two tickets per person. Latin Dance Spectacular Fulanito, famous for their rap-infused meringue, and a troupe of 250 dancers perform on the Pier. • 1-6 p.m.; South Street Seaport at Pier 16, 12-14 Fulton Street, Manhattan; 866-894-1812, pathmark.com OTHERS May 13, 2005 Free Museum Fridays Asia Society | 725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street) | 212-288-6400 Each Friday evening at the Asia Society’s museum is free. From 6-9pm, visitors enjoy free admission to all exhibitions and other programs in the building. For information about what’s happening Fridays at the Asia Society and Museum, call (212) 288-6400 or visit www.AsiaSociety.org Manhattan May 20, 2005 Free Museum Fridays Asia Society | 725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street) | 212-288-6400 Each Friday evening at the Asia Society’s museum is free. From 6-9pm, visitors enjoy free admission to all exhibitions and other programs in the building. For information about what’s happening Fridays at the Asia Society and Museum, call (212) 288-6400 or visit www.AsiaSociety.org Manhattan KARAOKE Club Address Phone / Fax Description < The Karaoke Show China Club phone 212-307-4100 From the creators of The Donkey Show, comes The Karaoke Show. A fabulous night 268 West 47th Street n/a of singing, dancing, and partying. Live, drink and be karaoke. New York, NY 10036 43 West 32nd Street Cocktail bar featuring karaoke and giant screen TV on the second floor of the 2nd Floor phone 212-563-1500 Stanford Hotel. Maxim Lounge New York, NY 10001 fax 212-643-0157 < PIANO BARS 8 Piano Bar Address Phone / Fax Description Firebird Russian 365 West 46th Street phone 212-586-0244 Czarist Russian cuisine. One of Manhattan's most magnificent restaurants. Restaurant New York, NY 10036 fax 212-957-2983 Spectacular piano bar on the second floor in the parlor. Lobby Court 811 Seventh Avenue phone 212-581-1000 Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, afternoon tea, nightly piano entertainment at the Sheraton New York, NY 10019 fax 212-262-4410 New York Hotel & Towers. Closed Sun.-Mon. Stella del Mare 346 Lexington Avenue phone 212-687-4425 Established seafood restaurant also serving fine choice meats and homemade New York, NY 10016 fax 212-983-6040 pastas. Great for business lunches and private parties. Nightly piano music in cocktail lounge. The Theater at West 407 West 42nd Street phone 212-695-6909 This venue attracts headliners like Dominic Chianese and the NYC Sidewalkers, who Bank Cafe New York, NY 10036 fax 212-695-9161 perform Mondays at 8pm, starting April 11. Modern American cuisine and a Wine Spectator-award winning wine list. Corporate dining, meetings, and tour group functions. Trio Restaurant & Bar 167 East 33rd Stree phone 212-685-1001 Contemporary pan-Mediterranean cuisine served in elegant, comfortable New York, NY 10016 fax 212-685-1017 surroundings. Hand-carved mahogany bar with piano player on weeknights. < DANCE CLUBS Club Address Phone / Fax Description Copacabana 560 West 34th Street phone 212-239-2672 Since 1941, this nightclub has been a great success due to the hands-on & New York, NY 10001 fax 212-239-8184 personalized attention by the proprietors. Can accommodate groups of 100 to 4000. On an off premise catering available. Located near the Javits Center. The Mark Bar 25 East 77th Street phone 212-744-4300 Continental food. Elegant, clubby atmosphere on Madison Ave., near Upper East New York, NY 10021 fax 212-744-2749 Side museums, galleries, and fashion boutiques. Show Nightclub 135 West 41st Street phone 212-278-0988 A Moulin Rouge inspired nightclub in the heart of Times Square.Not only one of New York, NY 10036 fax 212-278-0989 the city’s hottest dance clubs, but also the home of Mantasia, a chic option for bachelorette parties. Show is also available for corporate and private parties. Strata 915 Broadw ay phone 212-505-7400 Stylish but casual Flatiron new comer serving American classics w ith a New New York, NY 10010 fax 212-505-5529 York tw ist. Great for dinner, drink or lunch after shopping on Low er Fifth Avenue and Union Sq. Groups w elcome. Nightlife events on w eekends. High- tech event space for up to 1,000. Vue 151 East 50th Street phone 212-753-1144 A visually stunning and technologically advanced bi-level venue w ith 3-D video New York, NY 10022 fax 212-838-5972 technology and state-of-the-art surround cinema. Features an inviting bar backed by kinetic lighting, a rare 40-foot high domed ceiling, and a VIP lounge that looks dow n on the < Cuban Arts Festival in New York, May 1 - 31, 2005! Cuban arts are flourishing in the city, and the Cuban Artists Fund (CAF) is proud to support this vibrant cultural scene by organizing the month-long Cuban Arts Festival in May 2005. The festival, now celebrating its third year, will provide New Yorkers the opportunity to interact with Cuban artists and experience innovative work that brings artistic expression to new and exciting levels. Participants will enjoy live Cuban music, see first-rate exhibitions and films, and attend lectures and panels by prominent Cuban writers and poets. No other event presents such a diverse and comprehensive view of the Cuban artistic community from Cuba to the diaspora. ALL EVENTS For more about event locations, see  venues. May 1 $10 3:30 PM RETOVERSIONES Our Lady of Good Counsel, 230 East 90th Street A World Music and Cuban Jazz Recital Presented by  Cuban Cultural Center of New May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 York 8:30 PM Live music by Martín General Public $15; CCC and CAF members y su Rico Tumbao 9 Presented by Ciao Soho Free Admission No Cover; charge 2 drinks minimum Heidi Cho Gallery, 522 West 23 Street (between Ciao Soho, 150 Spring Street (between West 10th -11th Ave.) Broadway and Wooster St.) May 3-31 May 2-3 Tu – Sa 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM 7:30 PM (Tu May 11, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM) Before Night Falls Alberto Casado: todo clandestino, todo popular Opera excerpts performed in concert version, Presented by  Art in General with panel discussion Free Admission Presented by  American Opera Projects Art in General, 79 Walker Street (between Adults $15; Students/Seniors $12 Broadway and Lafayette) Clark Studio Theater, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza May 4 May 2 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Memorias del subdesarrollo by Tomas Gutierrez José Conde y Ola Fresca Film Series Presented by Ideya Restaurant Presented by  Instituto Cervantes For more information, please call (212) 625 - Free Admission 1441 Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street (between Ideya Restaurant, 349 West Broadway (between 2nd–3rd Ave.) Grand Street and Broome St.) May 4 May 2-7 8:00 PM M – Th 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM F 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM La segunda hora de Esteban Zayas by Manuel Sa 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Perez Film Series Liudmila and Nelson: Absolut Revolution, 2003 Presented by  Instituto Cervantes Opening Reception: Tuesday May 3, 6:00-8:00 Free Admission PM Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street (between Presented by  Exit Art 2nd–3rd Ave.) Free Admission Exit Art, 475 Tenth Avenue (between 36th-37th May 5 St.) Doors open at 7:00 PM Salsa Lessons 7:30 PM May 2-7 M – Th 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Aby Rodríguez & Grupo Cachimba F 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM Presented by La Belle Epoque Sa 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Cover charge: $10 La Belle Epoque, 827 Broadway (at 12th St.) Ricardo Elías: La historia me absolverá (History Will Absolve Me), 2001 May 6 Presented by  Exit Art 6:00 PM Free Admission Exit Art, 475 Tenth Avenue (between 36th-37th Cuban Literature in France st.) Lecture Presented by  Cuban Cultural Center May 3-7 Free Admission Tu – F 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM Columbia University/La Casa Hispánica, 612 Sa 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM West 116th Street Damian Aquiles – A Solo Exhibition May 6 Presented by  Heidi Cho Gallery 8:00 PM 10 Presented by  CUNY - Martin E. Segal Cuba Underground: Juán-Carlos Formell in Theatre Concert Free Admission Presented by  The Living Room Martin E. Segal Theatre at CUNY, 365 Fifth General Admission $7 Avenue The Living Room, 154 Ludlow Street (between Stanton & Rivington) May 9 8:00 PM May 6, 13 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM De cierta manera by Sara Gomez Free dance lessons at 7:00 PM Film Series Doors Open 6:00 PM Presented by  Instituto Cervantes Free Admission Salsa Groove at SOB's Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street (between Live Latin Band (Bands announced weekly on 2nd–3rd Ave.) http//:www.cubansoul.com) Presented by  SOB's May 10 Cover Charge: $10 and $15 7:00 PM 204 Varick Street at West Houston Heavenly Hands by Ricky J. Martínez May 6-28 A reading of a new play directed by Alexander M – Sa 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Dinelaris Presented by  Shotgun Productions An Exhibition of Cuban Artists Suggested Donation $10 Opening Reception and Silent Auction: Friday Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th Street May 6, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Presented by  Cuba Art New York (CANY) May 11 Free Admission 6:00 PM Dactyl Foundation, 64 Grand Street (between Wooster and West Broadway) Retrato de Teresa by Pastor Vega Film Series May 7-8, 14-15 Presented by  Instituto Cervantes Saturday 8:00 PM; Sunday 3:00 PM Free Admission Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street (between Ana en el trópico (Anna in the Tropics) by Nilo 2nd–3rd Ave.) Cruz Presented by  Repertorio Español May 11 $45, $35, $25 8:00 PM Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th Street Vampiros en La Habana by Juan Padron May 9 Film Series 4:00 PM Presented by  Instituto Cervantes Free Admission Lucía by Humberto Solas Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street (between Film Series 2nd–3rd Ave.) Presented by  Instituto Cervantes Free Admission May 11 Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street (between 9:30 PM 2nd–3rd Ave.) José Conde y Ola Fresca May 9 Presented by  Joe's Pub 6:30 PM Cover charge: $15 Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette Street (between 4th St. Palabras comunes (Common Language) by José and Astor Place) Triana A staged reading 11 May 12 May 13 7:00 PM 7:00 PM IMAGININGS Portraits: 2004-2005. Tania Bruguera A Dialogue in Poetry and Dance Presented by  Instituto Cervantes Presented by  Cuban Cultural Center of New Free Admission York: Sponsored by Office of Intercultural Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49th Street Support at New School University (between 2nd–3rd Ave.) Free Admission Swayduck Auditorium at the New School May 13 University, 65 Fifth Avenue 8:00 PM May 12 Cuba Goes Classical: Ernesto Tamayo in 7:00 PM Concert Presented by  The Living Room Prodigal Kiss by Caridad Svich General Admission $7 A staged reading The Living Room, 154 Ludlow Street (between Presented by INTAR Theatre Stanton & Rivington) Free Admission Martin E. Segal Theatre at CUNY, 365 Fifth May 13, 19 Avenue Doors open at 7:00 PM Salsa Lessons 7:30 PM May 12 Doors open at 7:00 PM José Conde y Ola Fresca Salsa Lessons 7:30 PM Presented by La Belle Epoque Cover charge: $10 Nu Guajiro La Belle Epoque, 827 Broadway (at 12th St.) Presented by La Belle Epoque Cover charge: $10 May 14 La Belle Epoque, 827 Broadway (at 12th St.) Son Sublime May 13 Presented by  The West Gate Lounge 5:00 PM Cover charge: $10, or $15 at the door The West Gate Lounge, 26 Route 59 (Exit 11 off Mariel: 25 Years Later NY Thruway I/87, Nyack, NY. For information, A panel discussion please call: (845) 358-8100) Presented by  The Bildner Center Free Admission May 14 The Graduate Center, City University of New 3:00 PM York, 365 Fifth Avenue, 9th floor, Skylight Conference Room Cuban Elegance Lecture by Michael Connors May13 Presented by  Fundación Amistad 6:30 PM Free Admission Connors Rosato Gallery, 39 Great Jones Street Afro-Cuban Tendencies in Contemporary Art and Culture May 14 A panel discussion 5:00 PM (Theatre opens at 4:45) Presented by  Art in General General Admission $5; Students $3; Free to all Cuban Film Celebration: La vida es silbarby CAF partners, Members of Art in General, Fernando Perez Students, Professors and Staff of New York Presented by  El Museo del Barrio University with ID Free Admission King Juan Carlos Center-NYU, 53 Washington El Museo del Barrio, Teatro Heckscher, 1230 5th Square South Avenue (at 104th St.) 12 May 14 Transgender Community Center 7:00 PM (Theatre opens at 6:50) Free Admission The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Cuban Film Celebration: Cándido – Hands of Community Center, 280 West 13th Street Fire by Ivan Acosta Between Seventh and Eighth Avenue Third Presented by  El Museo del Barrio Floor Free Admission El Museo del Barrio, Teatro Heckscher, 1230 5th May 17 Avenue (at 104th St.) 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM May 14 American Hunger: The Avant Garde in Cuba Doors Open at 10:30 PM Presented by  Americas Society Free Admission Alfredo de la Fé The Conference Room at Americas Society, 680 DJ: David Medina Park Avenue Presented by  The Knitting Factory Cover Charge: $15 May 17 The Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard Street 8:00 – 9:00 PM (between Broadway and Church) The Film Shorts of Sara Gómez by Sara Gomez May 15 Presented by  Americas Society 6:30 PM Free Admission The Conference Room at Americas Society, 680 Lorca con un vestido verde (Lorca in a Green Park Avenue (NW corner of 68th St.) Dress) by Nilo Cruz A staged reading May 17-31 Presented by  Repertorio Español M – F 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Sa 12:00 PM – General Admission $15 6:00 PM Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th Street Carmen Herrera: Five Decades of Painting May 16 Opening Reception: Tuesday May 17, 6:00-8:00 3:00 PM PM Presented by  latincollector Bird in the Hand by Jorge Cortiñas Free Admission A staged reading Latin Collector, 153 Hudson Street (between Presented by  New York Theatre Workshop Hubert and Laight St.) Free Admission New York Theatre Workshop, 83 East Fourth May 19 Street 6:00 PM May 16 Book Presentation: “Una mujer y otras cuatro” 6:30-7:30 PM Presented by  Cuban Cultural Center Free Admission Celebrating María Irene Fornés Librería Lectorum, 137 West 14th Street Presented by  New York Theatre Workshop Free Admission May 20 New York Theatre Workshop, 83 East Fourth 6:30 PM Street Cuban Art's Coming of Age: Masters of the May 23 - 31 Third Generation. A lecture by Ricardo Pau- 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM Llosa Curator/Writer/Poet Ricardo Pau-Llosa En la noche del mundo: Gay Culture in Cuba by Presented by Cuba Art New York Christine Blackburn Free Admission Reception: Tuesday May 31, 6:30 - 8:30 PM Dactyl Foundation 64 Grand Street (between Presented by  The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & 13 Wooster Street and West Broadway) (212) 204- Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street (between 8379, (212) 219-2344, (908) 256-4590 2nd–3rd Ave.) May 20 May 25 9:00 PM 6:00 PM Celebrating el 20 de Mayo: Juán-Carlos Formell Rancheador by Sergio Giral in Concert Film Series With special guest: poet Ricardo Pau-Llosa Presented by  Instituto Cervantes Presented by  The Living Room Free Admission General Admission $7 Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street (between The Living Room, 154 Ludlow Street (between 2nd–3rd Ave.) Stanton & Rivington) May 25 May 21-31 8:00 PM M – Th 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM F 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM Suite Habana by Fernando Perez Sa 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Film Series Presented by  Instituto Cervantes Eduardo Hernández: Corpus-Fragile (The Fragile Free Admission Body), 2002 Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street (between Opening Reception: Saturday May 21, 7:00– 2nd–3rd Ave.) 10:00 PM Presented by  Exit Art May 26 Free Admission 7:00 PM Exit Art, 475 Tenth Avenue (between 36th-37th St.) El Lied caribeño: la canción de arte en Cuba, Latinoamerica y España May 23 Presented by  Instituto Cervantes 6:00 PM Free Admission Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49th Street Lejanía by Jesus Diaz (between 2nd–3rd Ave.) Film Series Presented by  Instituto Cervantes May 26 Free Admission 9:00 PM and 10:30 PM Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street (between 2nd–3rd Ave.) Juán-Carlos Formell & Son Radical Opening new doors to a Pan-Latin sound May 23 Presented by Zinc Bar 8:00 PM Cover Charge $7 Zinc Bar 90 West Houston Street (between Azúcar Amarga by Leon Ichaso Thompson and LaGuardia Place) (212) 477-8338 Film Series Presented by  Instituto Cervantes May 28 Free Admission Doors open at 8:00pm Instituto Cervantes, 211 East 49 Street (between Salsa Lessons 8:30 2nd–3rd Ave.) Son de Madre May 24 DJ: David Medina, Salsa Lessons 7:00 PM Presented by La Belle Epoque Cover charge: $12 Writing from Afar: Absence in Contemporary La Belle Epoque, 827 Broadway (at 12th St.) Cuban Literature For more information about event locations, see Writers Panel  venues. 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Madison or Fifth Ave. to 104th St. (212) 831- (212) 875-5000 7272 15 Exit Art The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered 475 Tenth Ave. (between 36th and 37th St) Community Center Subway: A, C to 34th St. (212) 966-7745 208 West 13th St. (between 7th and 8th Ave.) Subway: 1, 9, 2, 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.; A, C, The Graduate Center, CUNY E to 14th St. and 8th Ave. and walk south. 365 Fifth Ave., 9th floor, Skylight Conference (212) 620-7310 Room (between 34th and 35th St.) Subway: 6 to 33rd St. and Park Ave, walk west Librería Lectorum to Fifth Ave.; B, D, F, N, Q to 34th St. 137 West 14th St. (between 6th and 7th Ave.) (212) 817-7000 Subway: 1, 2, 3, 9 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.; F or V to 14th St. and 6th Ave. (212) 741-0220 Heidi Cho Gallery 522 West 23rd St. (between 10th and 11th Ave.) The Living Room Subway: 1, 9, C, E, to 23rd St. (212) 255-6783 154 Ludlow St. (between Stanton and Rivington) Subway: F to 2nd Ave. Walk south on Houston Ideya Restaurant Street and turn right on Ludlow St. Bus: M15 on 349 West Broadway (between Grand St. and 2nd Ave. to Allen and Houston. (212) 533-7235 Broome St.) Subway: C,E, 6 to Spring St. N,R to Prince St. Martin E. Segal Theatre Center (MESTC) at B,D,F,Q to Broadway/Lafayette (212) 625-1441 CUNY (The Graduate Center) 365 Fifth Ave. Instituto Cervantes Subway: 6 to 33rd St. and Park Ave., walk west 211-215 East 49th St. (between 2nd and 3rd to Fifth Ave. Entrance is between 34th and 35th Ave.) St. Subway: 6 to 51st St. Bus: M15 down 2nd Ave. to 49th St. (212) 308-7720 The New Havana Central Restaurant 151 West 46 Street (between 6th and 7th Ave.) Joe's Pub (212) 414-4999 425 Lafayette St. (between 4th St. and Astor Place) Havana Central Restaurant is offering a 20% Subway: N, R, W, or Q train to the 8th St. 6 to discount on meals to CAF members and Festival Astor Place (212) 539-8500 Patrons from May 16 to May 23. Mention CAF and the Cuban Arts Festival for your discount. King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (Auditorium) Enjoy great, live Latin Music, the best Mojitos in - NYU New York and real Cuban cooking at the hottest 53 Washington Square South (between Latin restaurant to open in years. Thompson and Sullivan St.) Subway: A, C, B, D, E, F, V to West 4th St. New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (212) 998-3650 79 East Fourth St. (between 2nd and 3rd Ave.) Subway: 6 to Astor Place, walk south on 3rd The Knitting Factory Ave. Bus: M15 local on 2nd Ave. to 3rd St. 74 Leonard St. (between Broadway and Church) (212) 780-9037 Subway: 1, 9 to Franklin St. A, C, E, N, R to Canal St. (212) 219-3132 Our Lady of Good Counsel Church 230 East 90th St. (between 2nd and 3rd Ave.) La Belle Epoque Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St. (212) 289-1742 827 Broadway (at 12th St.) Subway: N,R,Q,W,4,5,6,L to Union Square Repertorio Español (212) 254-6437 138 East 27th St. (between Lexington and 3rd Ave.) Latincollector Subway: 6, N, R to 28th St. Parking available, 153 Hudson St. (between Hubert and Laight St.), $10 at ICON Parking on 29th St. between south of Holland Tunnel Lexington and 3rd Ave. Please validate your Subway: 1, 9, A, C, E to Canal St., walk towards parking ticket at theatre box office. (212) 889- Holland Tunnel. (212) 334-7813 2850 or (212) 225-9920 16 SOB's 26 Route 59, Nyack, NY 204 Varick St. at West Houston Directions: Exit 11 off NY Thruway I/87. Subway: 1, 9 to Varick St. (212) 243-4940 (845) 358-8100 Swayduck Auditorium at the New School Zinc Bar University 90 West Houston St. (between Thompson and 65 Fifth Ave. (between 13th and 14th St.) LaGuardia Place) Subway: 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q, W, L to Union Square. Subway: D, E, F to West 4 St; D, F to Bleecker St.; 1,9 to Houston St. Bus: M5 to last stop The West Gate Lounge downtown. (212) 477-8338 Fleet Week Many of the exciting Fleet Week activities that have become synonymous with the event are staged at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, while others are scheduled throughout the five boroughs of New York. In partnership with New York City, the United States Navy and the Intrepid Museum, over a dozen Navy and Coast Guard ships as well as ships from all over the world visit New York Harbor each Fleet Week. The visiting Fleet Week vessels are open for free public tours daily. There are also military demonstrations, athletic competitions and many other exciting activities over the course of the seven-day celebration. One highlight of the week’s activities is the Memorial Day ceremony held on the flight deck of the Intrepid. Veterans and active military personnel from all five branches of the armed services join in the museum’s tribute to the men and women who have made the supreme sacrifice for their country. The ceremony includes the playing of Taps, a ceremonial wreath laying, 21-gun salute, the unfurling of a 100 foot American flag and a fly-over of military aircraft in the missing man formation. Some other Fleet Week event favorites include the Parade of Ships, stem-to-stern relay race and tug-of-war crew competitions, live demonstrations of military skills, and the Best Chow Competition. Fleet Week 2005 will be from May 25th through May 31st. Check back as the dates get closer for the Museum’s special hours and schedule of daily events. • May 25 11:00am Parade of Ships (Flight Deck) • May 27 1:00pm Stem to Stern Relay Race • May 28 1:00pm Tug of War competition (Pier 86) • May 29 2:00pm Best Chow Competition • May 30 11:00am Memorial Day Ceremony (Flight Deck/MAF Hall) • May 30 3:00pm National Moment of Remembrance (Flight Deck) Upcoming Events “Orange County Choppers Support Our Troops” several the shipwrecks in the area, such as the Auction USS San Diego May 04, 2005 - May 06, 2005 Rolex Trans-Atlantic Yacht Race Orange County Choppers will be auctioning off 2 custom made choppers, as well as a variety of May 16, 2005 - May 21, 2005 other items at the Intrepid with proceeds The Rolex Transatlantic Challenge 2005, benefiting the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The organized by the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) Auction and viewing dates are open to the with the cooperation of the Royal Yacht public, so make sure you stop by! Squadron (RYS), is recognized by the World Sailing Speed Record Council as the only event Lecture Series in which a new monohull transatlantic racing May 06, 2005 record for yachts unassisted by powered winches Sandy Glusica, veteran of the US Navy and a can be posted. Boats with a length on deck of 70 scholar of naval history, will discuss some of the feet (21.34m) or longer are allowed to enter. rich maritime history of New York City and Flag Day 17 Jun 11, 2005 Intrepid honors New York’s Finest at its annual Come celebrate Flag Day aboard the Intrepid Police appreciation weekend. Specialized units Museum. Learn all about the uses of flags on a perform demonstrations with their unique ship, from Pirate ships to Navy ships like the equipment. Join the Scuba team, Aviation units, Intrepid. Flags are used to signal many different Harbor Unit, Canine Unit and many more. Police things, like a country warning or a coded are free with proper ID. message. Create your own flag that signals something about you. Hometown Heroes Day Red, White and Blue Festival Aug 21, 2005 Join us for this special day honoring members of Jun 30, 2005 the tri-state area whose selfless efforts in the Patriotic tattoos, music and NYC’s famous field of community service has earned them the Apple Pie Eating contest! Show you red, white distinction of being called “Hometown Heroes.” and blue at the most patriotic place in town! Search and Rescue Dog Day Firefighter’s Appreciation Weekend Sep 17, 2005 Jul 16, 2005 - Jul 17, 2005 Join renowned Primatologist, Dr. Jane Goodall Intrepid honors New York’s Bravest at its annual DBE, UN Messenger of Peace at the 3rd Annual Firefighter’s appreciation weekend. Participating Service Dog Day Event hosted by The Bear firefighters from various units in NYC will Search and Rescue Foundation and the Intrepid educate both parents and children in fires safety Sea-Air-Space Museum. This is a day to honor through a wide range of live demonstrations. the often-overlooked heroes of our nation, the Working Dog. The event will showcase the Camp Intrepid talents of Search and Rescue Dogs, Therapy Jul 18, 2005 - Aug 26, 2005 Dogs, Explosive Detection, Vision Assistance, Camp Intrepid is a multi-week summer camp Arson, Customs Agency Beagles, and other program that provides educational enrichment service canines. for children. The program utilizes hands-on activities, museum exhibits, and interactive Veteran’s Day Ceremony workshops with museum educators to teach Nov 11, 2005 children about history, boats, aviation and space. A moving ceremony that honors our nation’s Veteran’s with a ceremonial wreath toss into the USCG Appreciation Weekend Hudson River. Jul 30, 2005 - Jul 31, 2005 Members from the USCG will be on hand to Military Mailbag educate museum goers on what the Coast Guard Dec 01, 2005 - Dec 15, 2005 does to protect NYC. Cutter tours, boating safety There will be supplies for you to send a holiday pointers and a dramatic Search and Rescue greeting to our nations Military. Demonstration are planned. All USCG Veteran’s receive free admission with ID. Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony Dec 07, 2005 Police Appreciation Weekend “Remember Pearl Harbor!” The Pearl Harbor Aug 13, 2005 - Aug 14, 2005 Survivors Association holds their annual ceremony to honor their fallen comrades. Getting to the Javits Center couldn’t be easier. To get here, just follow these simple directions. Directions By Car By Truck Public Tranportation Parking Getting to the Javits Center couldn’t be easier. To get here, just follow these simple directions. By Car There are many parking garages throughout the Javits Center vicinity. Please refer to page 31 for locations 18 and phone numbers of convenient parking near us. We are located on 11th Avenue between 34th and 39th Streets. From the North (Westchester, Connecticut, Massachusetts) 95 South (via the Cross-Bronx Expressway) to the George Washington Bridge. At approach to bridge, bear right to lower level. Exit at the last exit in New York–Parkway South–9A. Follow Parkway South (Henry Hudson Parkway/West Side Highway) to 42nd Street. Turn left. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn right. Saw Mill River Parkway/Henry Hudson Parkway/Route 9A: Follow 9A South to 42nd Street. Turn Left. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn right. New York State Thruway/Major Deegan Expressway/Route 87: Major Deegan Expressway to George Washington Bridge exit. Stay in right lane towards lower level. Exit at the last exit in New York–Parkway South–9A. Follow Parkway South (Henry Hudson Parkway/West Side Highway) to 42nd Street. Turn left. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn right. From the South (New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Etc.) 95 North to the New Jersey Turnpike. Exit at the Lincoln Tunnel. When exiting the tunnel, bear left. Follow signs for uptown or northbound to 42nd Street. Turn left onto 42nd Street until you reach 11th Avenue and turn left. George Washington Bridge to Parkway South– 9A. At 42nd Street, turn left. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn right. From Queens and Long Island Queens-Midtown Tunnel: Take Southbound or Downtown exit to 34th Street and turn right. Go west to 12th Avenue and turn right on 12th Avenue to 39th Street where you turn right. Queensboro/59th Street Bridge: Take 60/61st Street Exit. Go to 5th Avenue alongside Central Park to 59th Street. Turn right onto 59th Street to 7th Avenue and turn left. Go two blocks to 57th Street and turn right. Follow 57th Street to 11th Avenue and turn left. Public Transportation Please keep in mind that the public transportation fare is $2.00. The subways accept MetroCards. Buses accept MetroCards and exact change fares. With MetroCards you can transfer from subway to bus and bus to subway for one fare. MetroCards are available at the Javits Center as well as local stores. Buses M34: Runs east/west on 34th Street. Stops on 11th Avenue outside the Javits Center and at Penn Station. M42: Runs east/west on 42nd street. Stops directly outside the Javits Center and at Grand Central Station. Port Authority: New Jersey Transit and other buses arrive at the Port Authority terminal at 42nd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. The M42 will bring you from there to the Javits Center. Trains The following trains stop at 34th Street/Penn Station: Amtrak, New Jersey Transit 8th Avenue: and The Long Island Rail Road 7th Avenue: and The Long Island Rail Road 6th Avenue: Lexington Avenue: The following trains stop at 42nd Street/Times Square (Broadway): Metro North Railroad trains stop at Grand Central Station at 42nd Street between Lexington and Vanderbilt Avenues. 8th Avenue: 7th Avenue: 6th Avenue: , Lexington Avenue: 19 For further information, call MTA Travel info: 718.330.1234. 5/2 - 5/4 Accessories the Show 7/10 - 7/12 International Fancy Food & 5/2 - 5/4 MODA Manhattan - Trade Confection Show - Trade 5/2 - 5/4 Fame Show - Trade 7/19 - 7/21 DV Expo East - Trade 5/5 - 5/7 POW WOW - Trade 7/21 - 7/24 Int'l Tile & Stone Expo - Trade 5/14 - 5/17 International Contemporary Furniture 7/23 - 7/28 National Medical Assn Annual Fair - Trade Convention and Scientific Assembly 5/15 - 5/17 Surtex - Trade 7/26 - 7/27 Law Exam 5/15 - 5/18 National Stationery Show - Trade 7/31 - 8/2 The Fame Show 5/17 - 5/18 Supply Side - Trade 7/31 - 8/2 Accessories the Show 5/22 - 5/23 Spa & Resort Expo & Conference - 7/31 - 8/2 MODA Manhattan Trade 8/3 - 8/4 New York Pizza Expo™ 2005 5/22 - 5/23 Medical Spa Expo & Conference - 8/7 - 8/9 Children's Club - Trade Trade 8/14 - 8/18 New York International Gift Fair - 5/24 - 5/25 The Incentive Show - Trade Trade 5/24 - 5/25 ASIS NYC Chapter - Special Event 8/24 - 8/25 Int'l Security Conference 6/2 - 6/6 Book Expo America 8/27 - 8/30 National Variety Merchandise Show 6/8 - 6/10 Fashion Footwear Assn of NY - Trade - Trade 6/13 - 6/15 MD&M East - 2005 - Trade 9/12 - 9/13 All Asia food 6/13 - 6/15 Atlantic Design & Manufacturing - 9/12 - 9/13 Comida Latina Trade 9/12 - 9/15 Canon 6/13 - 6/15 East Pack Trade 9/15 - 9/18 Luxury Travel Expo 6/13 - 6/15 Plastec East 9/20 - 9/21 U.S. Maritime Security Expo - Trade 6/13 - 6/15 ATX Expo 9/27 - 9/29 HBA Health & Beauty America - 6/14 - 6/16 China Textile & Apparel - Trade Trade 6/21 - 6/22 Buildings New York - Trade 9/27 - 9/29 Personal Care Ingredients & 6/21 - 6/23 Licensing '2005 - Trade Technology Exposition 6/26 - 6/27 International Bar Show - Trade 9/28 - 9/30 Material World 6/28 - 6/30 DMD NY Conference & Expo Trade 10/1 - 10/2 Circle of Sisters 6/28 - 6/30 c3 Corporate & Channel Computing 10/7 - 10/10 Audio Engineering Society Expo - Trade 10/14 - 10/16 Digital Life - Public http://www.javitscenter.com/events/default.asp 20 Manhattan Society Events ABOUT: Manhattan Society.com is a 501 (c) (3) conduit organization, a volunteer effort serving to build a greater sense of community and charity in New York City. The Founder’s goal is philanthropic. Since we cannot write checks to as many worthwhile causes as we would like, through Manhattan Society.com we strive to affect the process and charitable fundraising in NYC in a significant and fundamental manner. Manhattan Society is secondarily an independent resource guide to the social, cultural and political under current or “urban mosaic” which is Manhattan. London Network connects you with those involved in social, cultural, charity, community and political events, fundraisers, benefits and activities of "significance" in New York City. http://www.manhattansociety.com/events.html The Full Calendar of Events follows this section Thursday, April 28, 2005 The New York Junior League’s 10th Annual Spring House Tour Kick-off Event:"Simple Soirees": How to Entertain at Home" will be an Interactive Evening and Shopping Experience hosted by the Williams-Sonoma Flagship store in the Columbus Circle, Time Warner Center. The event will include special demonstrations and feature celebrity chef Michael Lomonaco. Ticket prices are $75 in advance and $85 at the door. Fore more information call, 212.288.6220, ext. Time: 6:30-9PM Thursday, April 30, 2005 The 5th Annual Newport International Film Festival New York Spring Party:Join Independent filmmakers and a few surprise guests for the party which will be held at Boylan Studios, 601 West 26th Street, 14th Floor. Time: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets for the event are $85 per person in advance or $100 at the door. Open Bar. Tickets are tax deductible to the maximum allowed by law. Wednesday, May 4, 2005 The 23rd Annual Frederick Law Olmsted (FLO) Awards Luncheon hosted by the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy. Attended by over 1,000 guests each year, FLO is the largest fundraiser for the Central Park Conservancy and possibly the most enchanting. Set in the Conservatory Garden in full bloom, the event is accentuated by the delicious preparations of Glorious Food and décor contributed by The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc.Event Co-Chairs are Mrs. Emilia Fanjul, Mrs. Cynthia Lufkin, Mrs. Nancy Paduano, Mrs. Pauline Pitt, Mrs. Donna Rosen and Mrs. Alexia Hamm Ryan This year's honorees are Donna and Marvin Schwartz for their generous contributions to Central Park. For more information please call Olivia Striffler at 212-310-6613 The New York Young Republican Spring into Summer Party Thursday, May 5,2005 ("Cinco de Mayo") Society Ties Spring Fling Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: The evening kicks off at LQ, 511 Lexington Ave. betwn 47th & 48th St., with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres which is promptly followed by the Auction. To purchase tickets, click on the link above or contact us at 212-448-9206; tickets purchased by May 2nd are $75, after that date tickets may be purchased at the door for $85. Time: 6:30- 10:30 PM Cinco De Mayo Party at Typhoon Brewery to Benefit American Cancer Society: Join Stacey Prince and the Benefit/Host Committee in raising money for the American Cancer Society. Too many younger people are becoming afflicted with Cancer. This event will raise money for those in their 20's-40's afflicted with Cancer. Admission: $20 on a list $25 with out. Included in the price of admission is 1 complimentary margarita, sangria, beer or wine and light snacks. 8-10 pm $6 top shelf tequila shots. DJ Marc Elias, Mariacchi Band, Pinatas, Sombrero's and Marraccas. Please bring Business cards for chance to win dinner or lunch for 2 ($100 value). Full specialized menu for the evening, featuring low carb & authentic customized Mexican appetizers. The space is amazing the people are fabulous and we are all raising money for a cause and WE NEED YOU THERE TO PARTY!!!! Email Stacey Prince with your name and the number of people in your party. For more information or if interested in helping contact Stacey directly at 917-922-1715 Time: 6:00-whenever Location: 22 E. 54th Street between 5th & Madison 21 Cinco De Mayo Fiesta to benefit the New York City Chapter of The National Multiple Sclerosis Society: The Associates Committee Cinco de Mayo Fiesta is expected to attract more than 350 dynamic New York City professionals. Venue: The Copacabana, 560 West 34th Street (between 10th and 11th Aves). Time: 7-11 PM. Tickets: $150 and are available by clicking on the link above or by calling Jenny Sherman at 212-463-7787 x3016 The event will include dancing, a silent auction, and food and drinks from south of the border. Proceeds from the event will fund services and programs for New Yorkers living with multiple sclerosis and their families and national research that will benefit the more than 400,000 people diagnosed with MS across the country. Press & Sponsorship Inquiries: Becca Kornfeld MCKB Cinco de Mayo Party FestUSA Spirits of Mexico Cinco de Mayo Party at Metrazur:The mood is set for the Spirits of Mexico fiesta. A live Mariachi band will be playing authentic Mexican tunes as you savor and sample the astonishing array of tapas along with dozens of the finest Mexican Spirits. It will be a night to (hazily) remember, so be sure to order tickets. Advance tickets are $65, while tickets at the door are $75 and availability is not guaranteed (cash only please). First Thursday Group’s El “Drinko” de Mayo Gathering: Susan Terwilliger’s First Thursday Group of Killington/New York Athletic Professionals will be celebrating at El Rio Grande, located at 160 East 38th Street-- the uptown side, corner of 3rd Avenue. It's an indoor/outdoor place. If the weather is nice, the group will be on the outside patio. In the event of rain, they will use both sides of the bar and walk through the kitchen. The phone # is 212-867-0922. They do serve food. No drink specials, but there will be plenty of good Margaritas and the bar is having lots of give-a-ways and there own specials for the night. Sunday, May 8,2005 The New York Junior League Mother’s Day Run In Central Park – A Race to Erase Domestic Violence:Press Contact: Cynthia A. Cathcart, President, 212-288-6220,ext. 230 & Maeve Mullally, New York Road Runners Tuesday, May 10,2005 Safe Horizon’s 10th Annual Champion Awards Luncheon honoring Ali & Joe Torre and Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation, Time: 11a.m.-2 p.m. BOYS & GIRLS HARBOR, INC., 13th Annual Salute to Achievement 2005: Honoring A great American and New York Living Landmark, beloved founder ANTHONY “TONY” DREXEL DUKE Thursday, May 12,2005 Harlem Episcopal School Spring Benefit 2005:In celebrations of an extraordinary first year at the school this party to be held at The Puck Building will feature, music, light fare, and a silent auction from 8:00 PM-10:30 PM , with dancing and cocktails to continue until midnight. This benefit is a significant source of scholarships for HES, a new innovative and academically rigorous independent school for children of all faiths and economic backgrounds. HES is dedicated to working with parents as active partners in providing educational opportunity to children whose potential might otherwise go unrealized. Buy tickets at www.heschool.org or by calling (212) 694- 5560. Dress is business attire. An Enchanting Evening of Romantic Piano Performed by renowned pianist Katya Grineva to benefit The Temple of Understanding at the Isaac Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall. Performance at 7:30 PM of works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Liszt, and Debussy with a Cocktail Reception immediately following. Please RSVP by May 7th with Josh Wertzel at 212.246.2746 Tickets are $75 in Prime Orchestra. For more info contact Gabrielle Greeves 22 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, “Spring For A Cure”: Join the Young Leadership Committee's 2005 Spring for a Cure, a culinary & spirits tasting event at the famous landmark Puck Building in SOHO. Expected are over 500 young professionals, and the evening's festivities will include a silent auction, sweepstakes, dancing and tasting's from Manhattan's hottest restaurants & spirits companies. Tickets are $90 and if available will be $120 at the door. For more information e-mail Dina Anello or call 212-478-4319. Friday, May 13,2005 Summer in the City: Kickoff the season in a BIG way- The Young Professionals Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters NYC is hosting its Annual Summer Kickoff Bar Party at Mannahatta, 316 Bowery/ Bleeker S. The event will include a two hour, top shelf, open bar, fabulous raffle items and passed hors d'oeuvres. Tickets are $45 in advance,$50 at the door (if available) or $60 for admission plus 5 raffle tickets. To purchase tickets click on the link above or contact Jessica Moreira at 212.994.7701 Event Co-Chairs:Melissa Jensen & Beth Stellato Time: 6-9 pm Wednesday, May 18,2005 Central Park Playground Partners Annual East Side West Side Playground Party: will be a festive occasion for the whole family. Guests of all ages will rock'n'roll with Squeaky Clean, have fun with Magic Al, face painters, stilt walkers, and many others. Yummy food will be served for kids and grown-ups too! The Chairman is Gillian Miniter. Funds will go to maintaining the Park's 21 playgrounds. For tickets call Molly Roberts: 212-310-6617 Adult Tickets: $80, Children's tickets $45. Location: James Michael Levin Playground(5th Ave/76th) Rain or Shine. Time: 5-7:30 PM Thursday, May 19,2005 The Bronx Museum of the Arts’ Spring Benefit "Ave del Paraiso" A celebration of South American art & culture. A performance and cocktail party, with Latin American art, music, tango, samba, bossa nova dance performances, disco dancing, and South American hors d’oeuvres. The event is underwritten by Bloomberg. Guests will dress tropical festive. Spring Benefit Co-Chairs are Michèle Gerber Klein and Simone Klabin Spring Benefit Committee: Mercedes Helena Alvarez, Janis Cecil, Patricia Cossutta, Marcia Grostein, Julia Herzberg, Annina Nosei, Beatrice & Didi Pei, Alina Slonim, Ana Vilmer Soler. Bronx Museum of the Arts at 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY. From 7- 10 PM. Tickets & Info, call Colleen Lehane: 718-681-6100, ext. 139. Tickets: $350 Buses for transportation from Manhattan The Smile Collection 2005 Couture Event to Benefit Operation Smile: This spring, Operation Smile teams up with the NYC fashion industry for an unforgettable evening that will change the lives of children worldwide. A premiere dinner, cocktail event and fashion show of top NYC designers, “The Smile Collection” will raise support, awareness and funds for Operation Smile. Event will be held at Waterfront NY, 224 12th Avenue at 27th Street and the West Side. Time: 7 PM Cocktail Attire. To buy tickets or for more information contact Dee Dee Sides at 212-715-1566 or at firstname.lastname@example.org Friday, May 20,2005-Sunday, May 22, 2005 The 3rd Annual New York Burlesque Festival Saturday, May 21,2005 This Side of Paradise, the Annual Gala of the New York City Alzheimer's Association Junior Committee. Proceeds raised will aid numerous Alzheimer's focused community outreach program Junior Committee supports each year throughout New York City. Silent Auction, open bar, and hors d'oeuvres (9:00 PM - 1:00 AM). Sun West Studios, 450 West 31st Street. Attire: Black tie. Tickets: $125 in advance ($150 at the door). Contact Sarah Marchand: 212-983-6906 ext 221 for more information. Monday, May 23,2005 23 Lenox Hill Neighborhood House's Annual KIDS IN CANDYLAND Event will be a festive party for adults and children at Dylan's Candy Bar (1011 Third Avenue, corner of 60th Street). Guests will create colorful and yummy art, decorate cookies, listen to storytelling, play games and enjoy music by Laughing Pizza. Face painters will be on hand to decorate the young faces. There will be mini-hamburgers, hot dogs, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and juice served. The Chairmen are Julie Dannenberg Regal and Alexandra Kramer. Funds raised will help children' programs at LHNH, the oldest and largest social and educational services agency on the Upper East Side. For tickets please call: 212-744-5022 ext.1355 To see the invitation as well as link to photos from last year’s event click here The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s 8th Annual Dinner Dance to Honor the recipients of the 2005 Awards for Excellence: David H.Koch for Corporate Leadership, George J. Bosl, M.D.for Medicine, and James G. Niven for Philanthropy. The black-tie evening will begin with cocktails, followed by the awards presentation, dinner and dancing. Cocktails: 7:00 PM. Dinner: 8:00 PM. Sotheby’s, York Avenue at 72nd Street, in New York City. Tickets start at $1,000 per person. Tel. 212-874-5457. Wednesday, May 25,2005 Central Park Playground Partners Annual East Side West Side Playground Party will be a festive occasion for the whole family. Guests of all ages will rock'n'roll with Squeaky Clean, have fun with Magic Al, face painters, stilt walkers, and many others. Yummy food will be served for kids and grown-ups too! The Chairman is Gillian Miniter. Funds will go to maintaining Central Park's 21 playgrounds. For tickets please call Molly Roberts: 212- 310-6617. Adult tickets $80, Children's tickets $45. Location: Spector Playground (Central Park West at 85th Street) Rain or Shine Fertile Ground: A Benefit for Slow Food in Schools, The First Annual Benefit for Slow Food USA: Alice Waters, founder of Chez Panisse Retaurant and the Berkeley School Lunch Initiative, and Marcia Gay Harden, Oscar- winning actress, are Co-Chairs. Silent auction and hors d'oeuvres reception will be followed by a live auction. Individual tickets are $150. Questions and tickets: 718-260-8000 Slow Food in Schools is a national education program comprised of more than twenty garden-to-table projects around the country. The projects help children develop an appreciation for real, wholesome food and an understanding of sustainable food practices through cooking classes, school lunch initiatives and by cultivating school gardens. The event is at 37 Main Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn from 7:00 - 10:00PM . Tuesday, May 31,2005 Asia Society 2005 Annual Dinner: "Outstanding Asian American Entrepreneurs": Asia Society will honor prominent Asian American Entrepreneurs who have brought their ambitions and considerable energies to the United States, made a tremendous difference to American business and who, in pursuing their career, have served as visible symbols of the achievements of Asian Americans in the United States. Each of the 2005 Honorees came to the United States from a different Asian country, nurtured his or her own vision and turned it into reality by creating a thriving, globally known business. The dinner in the Grand Ballroom, The Waldorf Astoria is the major annual corporate fundraising event and benefits all of Asia Society’s programs and activities. This years honorees are David Chu (Founder, Nautica and Founder and CEO, DC Studio International); Vinod Khosla (Founder, Sun Microsystems and Founder, TiE); Chong-Moon Lee (Founder, Diamond Multimedia Systems and Founder, Chairman and CEO, AmBex Venture Group); Lulu Wang Founder and CEO, Tupelo Capital Management and Jerry Yang (Co-Founder and Chief Yahoo, Yahoo) Black Tie Expected Guests: 800. 6:30 PM Cocktail Reception; 7:15 PM Dinner & Program Tickets: general: $1,000 or VIP: $2,500 Tables also available. Contact: Diana Roggemann, Manager of Special Events, email: AnnualDinner@AsiaSoc.org or tel: (212) 327- 9269 Wednesday, June 1,2005 10th Annual Taste of Summer Benefit for the Central Park Conservancy: Sponsored by H&M, Taste of Summer, the tenth annual benefit for the Central Park Conservancy is held under the stars in the historical setting of the Naumberg Bandshell in Central Park. Dancing to the music of famed DJ Frank Rempe, a silent auction and chef 24 tastings from forty top New York City restaurants will be offered. Jean George, SushiSamba, The Mandarin Oriental and Fred's at Barneys, among others will be supplying culinary delights as well as a silent auction of luxury items from Henri Bendel, Luca Luca, getaways to Jamaica as well as to The Pierre Hotel New York and The Breakers Palm Beach and more. The most exciting auction item of the evening will be the 2006 Mercury Mariner Hybrid. Event Co-Chairs are Coralie Charriol and Susan Shin. Vice-Chairs of the event are Lisa Airan, Lisa Anastos, Blair Husain, Adelina Wong Ettlelson, Gillian Miniter, Ameial Porter Stroh, Christine Cachot Williams with Honorary Chair Ted Allen from Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Tickets start at $300. For more information or to purchase tickets please call Christina Case at 212-310-6619. Central Park SummerStage 20th Anniversary - 2005 Benefit Concerts Help Support A Summer's Worth Of Free Music, Dance, Word And Film...From The Heart Of The City! We are pleased to announce the 2005 benefit concert schedule for Central Park SummerStage, now celebrating its 20th Anniversary season! Check back here on Wednesday, May 18, 2005 for the full season schedule. Central Park SummerStage benefit concerts, which feature some of the biggest stars in contemporary music, help support the more than 30 free performances from June through August. So enjoy a show and help support free music, dance, word and film all summer long! Tickets on sale Saturday April, 23 at 12:00pm The Killers* Louis XIV- SOLD OUT! Saturday, June 4th - 5:30pm doors Tickets: $32.50 advance / $35 day of concert Modest Mouse*-SOLD OUT! Monday, June 20th - 5:30pm doors Tickets: $30 advance / $35 day of concert David Byrne* Featuring the Tosca Strings Pink Martini Brooklyn Steppers Wednesday, June 29th - 4:30pm doors Tickets: $37 advance / $40 day of concert Dinosaur Jr.* Broken Social Scene Magik Markers Radio 4 Thursday, July 14 - 4:30pm doors Tickets: $37.25 advance / $40 day of concert An Evening with Lyle Lovett Monday, July 18th - 6:30pm doors Tickets: $39.50 advance / $45 day of concert Produced by Metropolitan Talent Presents Elvis Costello & The Imposters* featuring the vocal stylings of Emmylou Harris Tuesday, July 19th - 6:00pm doors Tickets: $57.50 advance / $60 day of concert Death Cab for Cutie* The Decemberists Stars-SOLD OUT! Thursday, August 18th - 5:30 doors Tickets: $30 advance / $35 day of concert * Produced By Ron Delsener Presents Central Park SummerStage is located at Rumsey Playfield (enter at 69th Street and 5th Avenue). All shows on-sale April 23rd at 12 Noon. Tickets are available at the Irving Plaza Box Office, select Ticketmaster Outlets, Online and charge-by-phone: (212) 307-7171, (201) 507-8900, (631) 888-9000, (845) 454-3388. All dates, acts, and ticket prices subject to change without notice. 25 http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/ NYC Parades May Schedule Sunday May 1 2005 1:00P Sunday May 15 2005 1:00P Cuban Day Parade Martin Luther King / 369th Regiment Parade 6th Avenue from 35th Street to 59th 5th Avenue from 61st to 86th Street Street Usually the third Sunday in May Usually the first Sunday in May Saturday May 21 2005 12:00N Saturday May 7 2005 12:30P Turkish-American Day Parade Cures Not War Marijuana March Was 56th Street from Madison to 2nd Broadway from Houston Street to Avenue | 2nd Avenue to 47th Street -- Battery Park New route to be determined Usually Saturday closest to middle of Sunday May 15 2005 12:00N May Haitian Flag Day Parade Eastern Parkway from Utica Avenue to Grand Army Plaza Sunday May 29 2005 1:00P Usually the third Sunday in May Haitian-American Day Parade Nostrand Avenue from Empire Boulevard to Foster Avenue Sunday May 15 2005 1:30P Usually the last Sunday in May Norwegian-American 17th of May Parade 5th Avenue & 90th Street to 7th Avenue & 67th Street Monday May 30 2005 12:00N Usually Sunday closest to May 17th Staten Island Memorial Day Parade Forest Avenue from Hart Boulevard to Crystal Avenue June Schedule Sunday June 5 2005 11:00A Also see Queens Pride Festival Salute to Israel Parade More Information Queens Pride Committee 5th Avenue from 57th Street to 79th Street More information Salute to Israel Sunday June 12 2005 11:00A National Puerto Rican Day Parade Sunday June 5 2005 12:00N 5th Avenue from 44th Street to 86th Street Philippine Independence Day Parade Usually the second Sunday in June Madison Avenue from 40th to 23rd Street More information National Puerto Rican Day Parade Usually the first Sunday in June Information Philippine Independence Celebration Committee Saturday June 18 2005 12:00N Children's Evangelical Parade Sunday June 5 2005 12:00N 3rd Avenue from 96th Street to 116th Street Queens Pride Parade 37th Avenue from 89th to 75th Street 26 Saturday June 25 2005 2:00P Also see Pridefest International Cultures Parade More Information Heritage of Pride Inc 6th Avenue from 35th Street to 56th Street No confirmation as yet for the following Information International Immigrants Foundation Saturday June 12 2004 10:00A to 7:00P Brooklyn Pride Parade & Festival Saturday June 25 2005 2:00P 15th Street from Bartel-Pritchard Mermaid Parade Circle to 7th Avenue | 7th Avenue from 15th Street to Lincoln Place All around Coney Island Usually last Saturday in June Saturday June 12 2004 12:30P to 4:30P More Information Coney Island USA Hare Krishna Parade 5th Avenue from 57th Street to Sunday June 26 2005 12:00N Washington Square Park Heritage of Pride Parade Usually the second Saturday in June formerly the Gay Pride Parade 5th Avenue from 52nd Street to 8th Saturday June 26 2004 12:00N Street | 8th Street to Christopher Bronx Week Parade Street | Christopher Street to 7th Avenue South Moshulu Parkway Usually the last Sunday in June More Information I Love the Bronx July Schedule Sunday July 3 2005 12:00N Usually the third Sunday in July Chinatown Independence Day Parade The Bowery from Division Street to Sunday July 17 2005 1:45P Canal Street | Canal Street to Mott Gran Parada Dominicana del Bronx Street and then it get confusing (Chatham Square, East Broadway, Grand Concourse from East Tremont Market Street) winding up back at Avenue to 161st Street Division Street. Be sure to stay for the Usually the third Sunday in July Chinatown Independence Day Festival Information Explore Chinatown Sunday July 31 2005 12:00N Usually the Sunday closest to July 4th Juan Pablo Duarte Parade Edgecombe Avenue from 170th Street Monday July 4 2005 12:30P to Amsterdam Avenue | Amsterdam Travis 4th of July Parade Avenue to 173rd Street | 173rd Street to St Nicholas Avenue | St Nicholas Victory Boulevard from Showplace Avenue to 193rd Street Center to Glen Street | Glen Street to Cannon Avenue | Cannon Avenue to Victory Boulevard | Victory Boulevard Not yet confirmed for 2005 back to Showplace Center Sunday July 25 2004 12:00N Sunday July 17 2005 9:30A Colombia Day Parade Captive Nations Parade Northern Boulevard from 69th to 90th 5th Avenue from 59th Street to 51st Streets Street August Schedule Sunday August 7 2005 12:00N Grand Concourse from Mount Eden Avenue to 158th Street Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade Usually the first Sunday in August 27 Sunday August 14 2005 1:30P Madison Avenue from 41st to 26th Streets Dominican Republican Day Parade Don't miss the Pakistan Independence 6th Avenue from 36th Street to 56th Day Festival Streets Usually the second Sunday in August Not yet confirmed for 2005 Sunday August 21 2005 1:00P Saturday August 14 2004 12:00N India Independence Day Parade Christian Youth Parade Madison Avenue from 41st to 27th Streets Grand Concourse from E Tremont Avenue to 161st Street Don't miss the India Independence Day Festival Sunday August 15 2004 1:30P Sunday August 28 2005 12:30P Brooklyn Puerto Rican Day Parade Pakistan Independence Day Parade Graham Avenue from Broadway to Grand Street & Lindsay Park September Schedule Saturday September 3 2005 10:00A Sunday September 18 2005 2:00P West Indian American Children's Day Parade African-American Day Parade Kingston Avenue & St John's Place to Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard from the Brooklyn Museum 111th to 142nd Streets Usually the Saturday before Labor Usually the third Sunday in September Day Sunday September 25 2005 1:00P Monday September 5 2005 8:00A to 6:00P Muslim Day Parade West Indian American Day Carnival & Parade Madison Avenue from 41st Street to Eastern Pkwy between Utica Avenue 26th Street & Grand Army Plaza Labor Day each year Sunday September 12 2004 12:00N African-American Caribbean One Nation Parade Saturday September 10 2005 11:00A Grand Concourse from East Tremont Labor Day Parade Avenue to 161st Street 5th Avenue from 44th Street to 72nd Street Not yet confirmed for 2005 Saturday September 17 2005 11:00A Sunday September 12 2004 1:30P German-American von Steuben Day Parade Brooklyn Dominican Day Parade 5th Avenue from 61st Street to79th Graham Avenue to Lindsay Park | Street Music festival until 8:00P Usually the third Saturday in September Sunday September 19 2004 12:00N Mexican Day Parade Saturday September 17 2005 3:00P Madison Avenue from 41st to 27th Brooklyn Latinos Unidos Parade Street Humboldt Street from Flushing Avenue to Grand Street | Grand Street to Lorimer Street & Lindsay Park 28 Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Viewing Information Monday July 4 2005 9:20P FDR Drive from 23rd to 42nd Streets 3 barges South Street Seaport 2 barges Statue of Liberty 1 barge Information 212-494-4495 | Macy's 4th of July Press Release Boating Info 212-494-5243 | Transit Info 718-330-1234 Broadcast Television WNBC Ch 4 | Radio 1010 WINS AM New York City's 4th of July Fireworks is one of Macy's great gifts to the people of NYC. To mark the country's birthday the 2004 fireworks will take place at three locations this year: along the East River between 23rd and 42nd Streets at South Street Seaport between the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Entitled Beneath a Summer Sky, this year's celebration features New York City fireboats boosting red, white and blue water sprays 300 feet into the air plus, at about 8:00P, a flyover by four US Air Force A-10 jets. These tank-killer aircraft will thrill you to no end as buzz over each of the display locations Schedule 7:30P FDNY Fireboat Water Show 8:00P USAF A-10 Flyover 9:00P Television broadcast 9:20P Fireworks Display East River To see the fireworks all you need is an apartment with a view of the East River, or a friend who has one. Just kidding, any place in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens with a halfway decent view of the East River will give you loads of enjoyment. In Manhattan, the southbound lane of the FDR Drive will be open to the public from 14th to 42nd Streets. If you're not going to one of those great Manhattan parties this is your best bet. Areas under and around the FDR that are normally open to the public are restricted for this event Be sure to go before you go. There are no public facilities provided on the FDR Drive and the crowds make it impossible to hop over to 1st Avenue to pick up something with which to quench your thirst. Once you are on the Drive you are there for the duration; be sure to make a rest stop beforehand and to pack along a couple of bottles of water. If it's convenient, bring folding chairs and a small cooler. Public access to the FDR will be at 23rd, 38th and 42nd Streets. Access to many blocks around the area is restricted, so be sure to give yourself enough time to get a good spot, try to arrive about 7:00P 29 Pedestrian access to the FDR for the Midtown part of the show is at 23rd Street, 38th Street and 42nd Street only Our favorite location to view the fireworks is on the FDR Drive at 34th Street. You have barges to the left of you, barges to the right of you, barges in front of you. The shells burst right over your head; you feel the BOOOOM! way down in your stomach. The best way to get to this location is not the 34th Street entrance -- though many people assume so, there isn't any! Instead, leave early and use the 38th Street entrance to the FDR. From Grand Central walk east towards the River along 42nd Street. Keep to the right! You want to use the on ramp that starts at 38th Street, not the ramp that runs along the South side of the United Nations, this does not provide access all the way through. Crowd control measures change from year-to-year and specific street openings and access points might change. If you can't get to where you want to go don't try to buck the crowd; go with the flow and make the best of the situation Once on top of the FDR drive at 38th Street you'll hit a pretty big crowd -- people get lazy and tend to stop at the first available spot -- if you make it through, you'll find that the crowd thins appreciably and the FDR is almost empty when you hit 34th Street. Don't hurry after the show, you are not going to get anywhere quickly. Relax and wait until the crowd thins enough to stroll off the Drive In Queens the best bet is in the Hunter's Point - Borden Avenue areas. Try to sneak in as close to the shore as possible, preferably down towards 54th and 55th Avenues (Don't trespass!). And Don't Drive! If you arrive early and happen to find a parking space, please believe us -- through hard-learned experience -- that it will take you at least an hour to get out of the area after the show is over In Brooklyn try to get near the old pier areas between Kent and Eagle Streets in Greenpoint. Even better, try for a spot in the small park at the head of Newton Creek South Street For the Downtown show we've been told that any place south of the Brooklyn Bridge would a view of the sky should do. Prime locations on the Manhattan side should be Pier 17 at South Street Seaport, and anywhere along the water as far down as Pier 6, opposite Coenties Slip (though we don't know how limited the access is going to be in those areas) Pedestrian access to the FDR is from Pearl Street only In Brooklyn, we'd probably just head for the Esplanade or try for a spot down along Furman Street Statue of Liberty Liberty State Park is the place to be. If you're from Jersey, you better know how to get there ('cause we sure as heck don't) Shakespeare in the Park Ticket Information, Schedule & Directions As You Like It Midsummer Night's Dream Delacorte Theater | Central Park Enter the Park at 81st Street & Central Park West or 79th Street & 5th Avenue 30 to 77th Street & Lexington Avenue to 79th Street & Broadway to 81st Street & Central Park West Info 212-260-2400 | The Public Theater Tickets Free | 2 per person | Pick up tickets day of performance at the Delacorte Theater starting at 1:00P and the Public Theater, 475 Lafayette Street, from 1:00P to 3:00P Shakespeare in the Park is Joseph Papp's enduring gift to the people of NYC. Yes, New York is a very expensive city, but in how many other places can you see the folks who appear in these shows...for FREE? Tickets go fast so be sure to get to the Delacorte or the Public early. Pack a picnic supper and dine in the Park. The Delacorte's doors open at 7:30P For this season the folk's at the Public Theater are featuring two Shakespeare classics, As You Like It and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Saturday June 25 to Sunday July 17 2005 8:00P As You Like It Creative William Shakespeare author | Mark Lamos director Cast To come Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Jun 25 Jun 26 Jun 28 Jun 29 Jun 30 Jul 1 Jul 2 Jul 3 Jul 5 Jul 6 Jul 7 Jul 8 Jul 9 Jul 10 Jul 12 Jul 14 Jul 15 Jul 16 Jul 17 Tuesday August 9 to Sunday September 4 2005 8:00P A Midsummer Night's Dream Creative William Shakespeare author | George C Wolfe director Cast To come Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Aug 9 Aug 10 Aug 11 Aug 12 Aug 13 Aug 14 Aug 16 Aug 17 Aug 18 Aug 19 Aug 20 Aug 21 Aug 23 Aug 24 Aug 25 Aug 26 Aug 27 Aug 28 Aug 30 Aug 31 Sep 1 Sep 2 Sep 3 MOMA Advance tickets are not required to visit MoMA. You may purchase tickets on the day of your visit. Museum Admission (includes Museum galleries and film programs) Adults $20 Seniors $16 (65 and over with ID) Students $12 (full-time with current ID) Children Free (sixteen and under). This policy does not 31 apply to children in groups. Members Free Admission is free for all visitors during Target Free Friday Nights, sponsored by Target, every Friday evening, 4:00–8:00 p.m. Tickets for Target Free Friday Nights are not available in advance. Please note: Film tickets may be obtained for same-day screenings at no charge by presenting your Museum admission ticket stub at the Film and Media Desk. To buy Museum admission tickets in advance, please call Ticketmaster at (212) 220-0505 or visit Ticketweb online. Note: Tickets for Target Free Friday Nights, 4:00–8:00 p.m., are not available for sale online. Purchase admission to six New York attractions with CityPass. top Film Admission (not including Museum gallery admission) Adults $10 Seniors $8 (65 and over with ID) Students $6 (full-time with current ID) Children Free, but a ticket is required (sixteen and under). Film admission tickets can be purchased in person only. The price of a film ticket may be applied toward the price of a Museum admission ticket when a film ticket stub is presented at the Lobby Information Desk within thirty days from the date on the stub (does not apply during Target Free Friday Nights, 4:00–8:00 p.m.). Film and Media programs are shown in the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters 1 and 2. Same-day film tickets are available at the lobby information desk. Tickets for weekday films are distributed beginning at 1:00 p.m. and tickets for weekend films are distributed beginning at 9:30 a.m. Film tickets are also available at the Film and Media Desk, located through the doors below the piano-shaped canopy, just east of the main MoMA entrance on Fifty-third Street, weekdays beginning at 4:00 p.m. and weekends beginning at 1:00 p.m. Film tickets may be obtained for same-day screenings at no charge by presenting your Museum membership card or your Museum admission ticket stub at the Film and Media Desk. A limited number of advance tickets are available, no more than one week in advance of a film, to Museum members for a 50¢ service fee and to the general public for the film ticket price plus an additional $1.50 service fee. Please note: Advance film tickets will be available starting Sunday, November 21, for the following week's screenings (beginning on Sunday, November 28). Film and Media Screenings for May 16–31, 2005 Monday, May 16 5:30 The Last Laugh. 1924. Germany. Murnau. Approx. 77 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 6:00 Day 2. 2004. Mexico. Cerano (P’urepecha). 23 min. Powerful Mountain. 1998. Mexico. Manzano (Zapotec). 53 min. Introduced by Manzano. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 8:00 Ritual Clowns. 1988. USA. Masayesva, Jr. (Hopi). 18 min. Itam Hakim, Hopiit. 1985. USA. Masayesva, Jr. (Hopi). 58 min. Introduced by Masayesva, Jr. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 8:30 Angels of the Earth. 2001/2003. Bolivia. Luna (Aymara). 40 min. Loving Each Other in the Shadows. 2001. Bolivia. Cárdenas (Quechua). 47 min. Introduced by Luna, Cárdenas. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media top Wednesday, May 18 5:30 The Minister of State. 1997. Sweden/Norway/Finland. Simma (Sami). 83 min. Introduced by Simma. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 6:00 Manslaughter. 1922. USA. De Mille. Approx. 110 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 8:00 5th World. 2005. USA. Lowe (Navaho). 75 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 8:15 Centuries of June. 1955. USA. Cornell. 10 min. The Night of The Hunter. 1955. USA. Laughton. 92 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema top Thursday, May 19 6:00 The Business of Fancy Dancing. 2002. USA. Alexie (Spokane/Coeur d’Alene). 103 min. Introduced by Rebecca Carroll, Editor, The Independent. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 32 6:00 Grass: A Nation’s Battle for Life. 1925. USA. Cooper, Schoedsack. Approx. 66 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 8:00 The Toll Gate. 1920. USA. Hillyer. Approx. 66 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 8:30 Once Were Warriors. 1995. Aotearoa/New Zealand. Tamahori (Maori). 102 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media top Friday, May 20 5:30 Te Rua. 1990. Aotearoa/New Zealand. Barclay (Maori). 96 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 6:00 The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse. 1921. USA. Ingram. Approx. 137 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 8:30 Mauri. 1988. Aotearoa/New Zealand. Mita (Maori). 99 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 8:30 Dr. No. 1962. Great Britain. Young. 109 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema top Saturday, May 21 2:00 The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse. 1921. USA. Ingram. Approx. 137 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 2:00 A Bride of the Seventh Heaven. 2003. Finland/Russia. Lapsui (Nenet), Lehmuskallio. 85 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 4:00 The Last Laugh. 1924. Germany. Murnau. Approx. 77 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 6:00 Miller’s Crossing. 1990. USA. Coen. 114 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 6:00 Pathfinder. 1987. Norway. Gaup (Sami). 90 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 8:00 Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner. 2001. Canada. Kunuk (Inuit). 175 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 8:30 The Honeymoon Killers. 1970. USA. Kastle. 107 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema top Sunday, May 22 2:00 Dr. No. 1962. Great Britain. Young. 109 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 2:00 Silent Tears. 1997. Canada. Cheechoo (Cree). 28 min. Honey Moccasin. 1998. Canada. Niro (Mohawk). 47 min. Introduced by Cheechoo, Niro. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 5:00 Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance. 1993. Canada. Obomsawin (Abenaki). Introduced by Obomsawin. 119 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 5:00 Manslaughter. 1922. USA. De Mille. Approx. 110 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema top Monday, May 23 5:30 The Tenth Symphony. 1918. France. Gance. Approx. 85 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 5:45 Bedevil. 1993. Australia. Moffatt. 90 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media 8:00 MediaScope: An Evening with Rodney Graham. 95 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition MediaScope 8:15 Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner. 2001. Canada. Kunuk (Inuit). 175 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition First Nations/First Features: A Showcase of World Indigenous Film and Media top Wednesday, May 25 5:30 The Boy with Green Hair. 1948. USA. Losey. 82 min. T1 7:00 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp. 1943. Great Britain. Powell, Pressburger. 166 min. T2 7:30 Taxi Driver. 1976. USA. Scorsese. 114 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema top Thursday, May 26 5:30 Rebecca. 1940. USA. Hitchcock. 130 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 33 6:00 Visages d’Enfants. 1925. France. Feyder. Approx. 115 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation 8:00 Lambchops. 1929. USA. Roth. 8 min. The Divine Lady. 1929. USA. Lloyd. 100 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 8:30 Hud. 1963. USA. Ritt. 112 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation top Friday, May 27 5:30 Selva. 1981–83. France. Klonaris. 75 min. Chutes.Désert.Syn. 1983–85. France. Thomadaki. 16 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation 6:00 Battleship Potemkin. 1925. USSR. Eisenstein. Approx. 75 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation 8:15 Scorsese Presents Before the Revolution. 2004. USA. 11 min. Before the Revolution. 1964. Italy. Bertolucci. 115 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation 8:30 All the King’s Men. 1950. USA. Rossen. 110 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema top Saturday, May 28 2:00 Underground. 1928. Great Britain. Asquith. Approx. 90 min. T1 2:00 Hud. 1963. USA. Ritt. 112 min. T2 4:00 A Cottage on Dartmoor. 1929. Great Britain. Asquith. Approx. 85 min. T1 4:30 Selva. 1981–83. France. Klonaris. 75 min. Chutes.Désert.Syn. 1983–85. France. Thomadaki. 16 min. T2 6:30 Directed by Les Blank. Program includes Dry Wood (1973), Always for Pleasure (1978), Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1979). Program 117 min. T2 6:30 Night Nurse. 1931. USA. Wellman. 72 min. T1 8:30 The Tresspasser. 1929. USA. Goulding. 90 min. T1 8:45 Innocence Unprotected: A New Edition of a Good Old Movie. 1968. Yugoslavia. Makavejev. 78 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation top Sunday, May 29 2:00 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House. 1948. USA. Potter. 94 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation 2:00 Lambchops. 1929. USA. Roth. 8 min. The Divine Lady. 1929. USA. Lloyd. 100 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 5:00 A Car-Tune Portrait. 1937. USA. Fleischer. 7 min. True Confession. 1937. USA. Ruggles. 85 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation 5:00 Sant Tukaram. 1936. India. Damle, Fattelal. 130 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation top Monday, May 30 3:30 Mildred Pierce. 1945. USA. Curtiz. 110 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 3:45 Gloria. 1980. USA. Cassavetes. 121 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition 112 Years of Cinema 5:45 Sant Tukaram. 1936. India. Damle, Fattelal. 130 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation 6:15 The New Babylon. 1929. USSR. Trauberg, Kosintsev. 80 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation 8:00 Battleship Potemkin. 1925. USSR. Eisenstein. Approx. 75 min. T1 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation 8:30 Innocence Unprotected: A New Edition of a Good Old Movie. 1968. Yugoslavia. Makavejev. 78 min. T2 In the Film and Media exhibition To Save and Project: The Third MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation 34 JUST FOR KIDS Name Address Phone/Fax Description Big Apple Circus 505 Eighth Avenue phone 212-268-2500 New York's cherished hometown one-ring 19th Floor fax 212-268-3163 circus is a not-for-profit performing arts New York, NY 10018 institution and an award-winning presenter of live family entertainment. Performs October- January at Lincoln Center as part of a 10-city, 10-month annual tour. Books of Wonder 18 West 18th Stree phone 212-989-3270 Known for being one of the city’s oldest and New York, NY 10011 fax 212-989-1203 largest independent children's bookstore, as Bronx Zoo/Wildlife 2300 Southern Blvd phone 718-367-1010 The as a specialist in urban zoo literature both well country's largest children's with more Conservation Park Bronx, NY 10460 fax 718-220-6890 than 6,000 animals of over 600 species. 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NY-Penn League champs! First Staten Island, NY 10301 Minor League baseball team in NYC. Games from mid-June to early September. Staten Island Zoo 614 Broadway phone 718-442-3101 Small, excellent zoo with one of the world's Staten Island, NY 10310 fax 718-981-8711 finest reptile collections. Children's zoo. Admission. Toys R Us Times Square 1514 Broadway phone 646-366-8800 ‘The Center of the Toy Universe’ is a New York, NY 10036 fax 646-366-8804 multilevel store for thrill seekers, make-believe princesses, & Jurassic fans. Boasts a 60-ft ferris wheel, a 2-story Barbie dollhouse, & a 5- ton animatronic T Rex. For special events, call 36 PARKS & GARDENS Name Address Phone/Fax Description Astroland Amusement Park 1000 Surf Avenue phone 718-265-2100 The largest full family amusement Brooklyn, NY 11224 fax 718-265-2155 park in NYC with 35 thrilling rides, including the world famous Cyclone Roller Coaster, arcade game rooms, and food concessions. Located on the beach and boardwalk of Coney Island. Free admission. Brooklyn Botanic Garden 1000 Washington Avenue phone 718-623-7200 Celebrate the seasons at New York Brooklyn, NY 11225 fax 718-622-7839 City's natural wonder. 'The premier horticultural attraction in the region,' acclaims the NY Times. Fifty-two acres of display gardens, indoor conservatory, and events for all ages. A short subway ride away. Brooklyn Tourism & Visitors Center Brooklyn Borough Hall phone 718-802-3846 Brooklyn’s full-service tourism 209 Joralemon Street fax 718-802-3881 center. Providing counseling, Brooklyn, NY 11201 information on arts, events, and attractions. Includes video, history exhibits, and Brooklyn-themed gift shop. Sponsors 'Dine in Brooklyn' restaurant week and 'Brooklyn’s Best' weekend. Central Park Conservancy 14 East 60th Street phone 212-794-6564 Take free guided walking tours of 8th floor fax 212-794-6565 Central Park, America's first public New York, NY 10022 park and NYC's emerald centerpiece! Learn about its history and design. Enjoy its beauty and romance. See gardens, woodlands, and meadows. Chamber of Commerce of the 253 Beach 116th Street phone 718-634-1300 Partnership of professionals, civic Rockaways, Inc. Rockaway Park, NY 11694 fax 718-634-9623 associations, and residents working together to maintain and improve business, quality of life, tourism, recreation, and the arts in the Rockaways' unique 'beach to bay' environment. Federation of East Village Artists - 539 East 6th Street phone 212-505-2225 A combination town meeting, family HOWL! Festival Suite 1 - D fax 212-505-3099 reunion and county fair, the First New York, NY 10009 Annual HOWL! festival will celebrate the East Village as the city’s - if not the world’s - cradle of the counterculture. Harlem & the Heights Heritage 550 West 155th Street | phone 646-662-2009 Provides an intimate experience Culture Loop and Tours New York, NY 10032 with the people and places that make Northern Manhattan an exciting place. Learn new hotspots; snatch a glimpse of old NYC and access fantastic Hudson views. Stroll through spacious parks or visit our galleries. Hilton Garden Inn Staten Island 1100 South Avenue phone 718-477-2400 10 minutes from Newark and 25 Staten Island, NY 10314 fax 718-477-5620 Minutes from Manhattan, 148 rooms, meeting/banquets for 1000, full restaurant, indoor pool/whirlpool, fitness center/spa, in- room coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, data port, complimentary parking & airport shuttle. Historic House Trust of New York 830 Fifth Avenue phone 212-360-8282 Preserves and promotes historic City Room 203 fax 212-360-8201 house museums located in New New York, NY 10021 York City parks in all five boroughs, in a public/private partnership with the city of New York/Parks & Recreation. Call or write for a free brochure. Hotel Gansevoort 18 Ninth Avenue phone 212-206-6700 Full-service luxury hotel with heated New York, NY 10014 fax 212-660-6767 outdoor rooftop pool & garden, event loft, 360º views. 187 rooms, 20 suites and 1 duplex penthouse w/ balcony. Multi-level restaurant with expansive outdoor seating, 37 spa, and fitness center.
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