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Summer is Coming: Summer Guide 2012

Written by Allen Houston on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Arts & Film, Books, Breaking News, Eat & Drink, Film, Miscellaneous, Museums, Music, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, TV, Uncategorized, West Side Spirit

Summer_Cover.indd It’s still the early part of the season, the good part, when summer hours kick into effect (for the luckiest among us), before the tourist invasion starts and the city starts to heat up and emit that special odor that’s uniquely New York in August. There’s no better time to be in the city for [&hellip
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City Week: September 30 – October 7

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1 Forbidden Passion—A highly theatrical adaptation of the classic weepie Brief Encounter (itself based on a Noel Coward short play), this production has prestige and theatrical magic written all over it. Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St., 212-719-1300; times vary, $37-$
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LIGHTING UP VERDI SQUARE

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The statue of Giuseppe Verdi—the namesake of Verdi Square on Broadway and West 72nd Street—will be illuminated at night for the first time. The spotlight on Verdi is part of the Verdi Square Festival of the Arts that kicks off this Sunday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. The festival, in its fifth year, will feature [&hellip
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City Week: August 5 – August 12

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alice Robb and Reid Spagna Thursday, August 5 Celebrating Color—Lincoln Center hosts Art + Revolution: Celebrating Black August! as part of its Free Thursdays schedule sponsored by Target. The event combines music, movies and discussion to commemorate the month of African-American culture. David Rubenstein [&hellip
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City Week: July 2-8

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Max A. Goldstein and Alice Robb Friday, July 2 Museum Sale—The Metropolitan Museum of Art begins its summer sale, with up to 50 percent off selected merchandise, including the museum store’s elegant jewelry, illustrated books, home décor and more. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, [&hellip
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City Week: June 18-24

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Alexandra Waldhorn Friday, June 18  Motion Art—Susan Mastrangelo’s show, Slice of Life, presented by the Midtown Arts Common, captures the figural gestures of humans experiencing both the banality and the excitement of daily life. Exhibitors call it a “proscenium of the street, arrested in [&hellip
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City Week: April 30–May 6

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Friday, April 30 Play the Park—Central Park becomes a virtual board game for Arbor Day weekend. The “World Park” is an interactive walking tour and trivia contest temporarily installed in the park, and anyone with a web-enabled smart phone can participate. Upon arrival, everyone is given a map of the park with destinations to find, [&hellip
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LIGHTS OUT FOR 'STARRY NIGHTS'

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This past summer, the jazz capital of the world lost one of its most treasured venues. Starry Nights, a hugely popular live music series at the American Museum of Natural History, came to an abrupt end in August. After eight successful years, the museum announced that it could no longer offer the program because of [&hellip
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