The “Big Apple” is ready to blow with this Summer! New York City and Summer mean a lot of leisure and culture and that’s what Club Delux has for you today! You can pick a brush and paint your day with arts, or grab a pen and write a book or a page of your diary because literaly made your day. Instead, you can choose a chilling music or the hottest beach you can find, but be sure of one thing: NYC’s Summer has the best for all the variety of hobbies!
Prospect Park Bandshell
62 West Drive
Brooklyn, NY 11215
The city most populous borough is honored in this festival. This year, TEEN, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Dance Theater of Harlem, Warpaint and St. Vincent are among the headliners. In this Summer festival, where more than 250,000 people attend each season, you can see some performances for free.
Check here the schedule.
HBO Bryant Park Film Festival
West 40th and 41st Streets between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
New York, NY 10018
It’s Monday and you must get back to work. Is it boring? Not in Mondays of July and August. This festival provides you a feature film in the nights of Manhattan, so the dark can give that cinema atmosphere. Some examples of this years’ movies are The Karate Kid, The Shining and Blazing Saddles to National Lampoon’s Vacation. Until now through August 18, don’t forget to run when the doors open, because is usual to see people giving their best to get a seat.
New York, NY
This peculiar stage struggles to “enrich the lives of New Yorkers”. Emerging, contemporary, and traditional artists in an array of genres, from dance to music to drama to literature are on… stage. More than 100 performers, like Beck (pictured), Andrew Bird, John Leguizamo and the Urban Bush Women, have their space in one of the 20 parks. From now through 24th August.
Summer Recital Series
The Metropolitan Opera
New York, NY
The Metropolitan Opera’s Summer Recital Series is determined to end that idea that opera is for richmen. Various parks and various performers throughout the five boroughs bring the altos, arias, costumes and drama for you to enjoy. Between those performers, there are Amber Wagner and Jamie Barton. In this free festival in open space, don’t forget your picnic, between June 23 through July 10.
New York, NY
Since a single day in 1974, Harlem Week expanded to include fashion shows, indoor and outdoor concerts, a film festival, gallery tours, panel discussions, college and career fairs, fun runs, and theater performances. Is there any festival joining more variety of culture and leisure than this? Don’t think so… Enjoy it during July and August. See the schedule here.
Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
The former famous USA President couldn’t be more honoured. Lincoln’s brings music and dance for NYC to happily listen. Several free performances outside of Lincoln Center are capable of amazing all Summer lovers. This years performers include Rosanne Cash, the Paul Taylor Dance Company and The Devil Makes Three. Even Mostly Mozart Festival is there for classic music lovers. Check your appointment book from July 25 and August 25.
New York, NY
During 16 days of August, North America’s largest multi-arts festival will take over the city’s small theaters. Emerging playwrights and performers will have their opportunity to show New York about 1200 shows, from more than 200 companies! Urinetown, a musical that went to Broadway, and Matt & Ben, a satirical play about Matt Damon and Ben Affleck that helped launch the career of Mindy Kaling, started their career here. Don’t miss it, from August 8 through August 24.
1 Randall’s Island Park
New York, NY 10035
We have a tip for your Labor Day weekend: enjoy electronic music with more than 150,000 crazy people! Two main stages and several tents host Knife Party, Laidback Luke, Alesso, and Dada Life. Admiring Randall Island’s views of Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens are other ways you can take, from August 29 through August 31.
If you were in NYC, which festival would you attend at?