Out & About

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Friday September 27

Bike and Roll NYC’S Inside Central Park Tour

Tavern on the Green, Central Park at W. 67th St., 8:30, 10:30, 1:30 and 3:30, from $25 to $40

Bike and Roll is two-hour guided tour that gives a comprehensive look at Central Park. From Bethesda Fountain to Strawberry Fields and the Dakota to the Jackie Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, guests see all that the Park offers during the six mile ride.

SIZE IN THE PARK 2

Central Park SummerStage (Rumsey Playfield), 5th Ave. & 72nd St., sizeinthepark.com 5-10 p.m., $65.00

Size InThe Park is returning to Central Park’s SummerStage this fall. Steve Angello, AN21 & Max Vangeli, Arno Cost and Third Party will be performing.

Saturday, September 28

Raise the Roof at the Immanuel Lutheran Church

122 E 88th St., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., free, (212) 289-8128

Immanuel Lutheran Church is planning a new roof fundraiser. Rain or shine, expect to see a live band, flea market, bake shop, kids’ market, food vendors and more.

Steak With A Side Of Jazz

Gallagher’s Steak House, 228 W. 52nd St., 9 p.m.-12 a.m., 2 drink min., 212-245-5336 for reservations

Dinner at Gallagher’s Steak House will be “jazzed up” as 18-year-old Rhys Tivey and his rotating quartet showcase their talents at this famed New York eatery.

Sunday, September 29

NYC Walk4Hearing 5k

97th St. & Riverside Dr., 9:00 a.m. Registration, 10:00 a.m. Start, walk4hearing.org

Organized by the Hearing Loss Association of America’s (HLAA) Manhattan Chapter, the event raises awareness of the challenges facing 48 million Americans with hearing loss and their families. The event provides education about hearing loss and helps eradicate stigma surrounding it.

The Best of Broadway

Broadway Comedy Club, 318 W. 53rd St., 9:00 p.m., $20

The Best of Broadway is a standup comedy showcase featuring Rodney Laney (Comedy Central), Chris Murphy (Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn), Rich Brooks (Nick Mom) and headliner Andy Hendrickson. Don’t miss out on the laughs!

Monday, September 30

A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk

Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology, 7th Ave. at 27th St., fitnyc.edu, free

A Queer History of Fashion is the first of its kind, exploring the contributions gay fashion designers have made to the industry. The show will feature 100 ensembles from 18th-century menswear styles associated with an emerging gay subculture to 21st-century high fashion.

New York Film Festival 2013

Film Society of Lincoln Center, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, filmlinc.com, $20-$100

Since 1963, the New York Film festival has showcased talents that have become legendary in the film industry. The festival will host recent classics, a full slate of documentaries, full-length features and other special events.

Tuesday, October 1

fall-for-dance_optFall for Dance Festival

New York City Center, 131 W. 55th St., nycitycenter.org, 8 p.m., $15

New York City Center is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Fall for Dance Festival with a very special season featuring performances by 20 acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world. Highlights include three new works commissioned by the City Center in celebration of the 10th anniversary.

The Flaming Lips

Terminal 5, 610 W. 56th St., 3:30 a.m., terminal5nyc.com, $66

Join The Flaming Lips, the original “freak-folkers,” for a late-night (or early-morning?) concert sure to be full of spectacle and antics.

Wednesday, October 2

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Carnegie Hall 4_optCarnegie Hall Isaac Stern Auditorium, 154 W. 57th St., 7 p.m., $75

The Philadelphia Orchestra is one of the leading orchestras in the world. Don’t miss their upcoming performance at Carnegie Hall, led by chief conductor Charles Dutoit.

Amateur Night at the Apollo: Show Off

Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th St., 7:30 p.m., apollotheater.org, $32

Amateur Night at the Apollo is a legendary show, which involves amateur performers showcasing their skills (or lack thereof).It’s totally up to the crowd whether they’re any good, or deserve to be booed off the stage.

Thursday, October 3

steely-dan-4e3964bcbca_optSteely Dan

Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway Ave., 8 p.m., $80

Steely Dan, the “jazz-rock ambassadors to the galaxy” return to the Upper West Side with their all-out album tour. They will also be taking requests.

The New York Philharmonic

Lincoln Center Avery Fisher Hall, W. 63rd St. at Columbus Ave., 7:30 p.m., lincolncenter.org, $123

Don’t miss the New York Philharmonic symphony playing its very own home at the Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall. On October 3rd, the Philharmonic will be performing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. The show continues through early November.

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