THE HIGH LINE LIFE
What could be better than a summer evening on the High Line? How about seeing the “La Deliciosa Show,” which is being presented as part of “Mutations”, a group exhibition that explores the relationship between man and nature, looking at how the boundaries between the natural world and culture are defined, crossed, and obliterated. This week’s guest band Los Vigilantes are a punk/garage band from San Juan, Puerto Rico that has toured internationally for the past seven years, which fuses surf-punk, rockabilly, and garage-rock, the quartet is known for its memorable live shows. (Wednesday, July 12. 7pm. Visit www.eventbrite.com)
PARK YOURSELF HERE
How often do you get to hear the best of Broadway performing for free? For five
more Thursdays this summer, 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park 2017 –a lunchtime series on the Bryant Park Stage -- will give locals and tourists alike that rare opportunity. This week popular LITE FM hostess Delilah will emcee the event along with Will Roland, one of the stars of the Tony-winning musical “Dear Evan Hansen.” So grab a chair if you can to her selections from “Beautiful,” “Kinky Boots”, “School of Rock” and more! (Thursday, July 13. 12:30pm)
IN LOVE WITH WAR PAINT
Diva lovers alert: Ghostlight Records will celebrate the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical “War Paint.” starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole. with a special in-store event at the Upper East Side Barnes & Noble. Come by and hear LuPone and Ebersole in conversation with the show’s composer. Scott Frankel; the talk will be followed by a CD signing with the stars.(Friday, July 14. 2:30pm. 250 East 86th Street. Call 212-369-2180 for details.)
Looking for family fun this weekend? Well, July 15 is City of Water Day in New York, which means a host of great activities for aquaphiles of all ages. The main Activity Fair takes place on Governor’s Island, where there will also be kayak races, boat tours aboard the Schooner Pioneer, food from top-notch local vendors and more.
(Saturday, July 15. 10am-4pm. Visit www.waterfrontalliance.org)
COME TO THE CARNAVAL
A different kind of street fair, the Carnaval de la Cultura Latina offers rt, music, dance, and great food from Latino cultures, as well as a day of fun for the whole family. Vendors will provide the attendees with all kinds of Latin American arts and crafts, music, food and many other items. Children's entertainment will include inflatables rides, face painting, games, and lots of giveaways. And there will be a special health and wellness component that will include free health screenings. (Sunday, July 16. Southern Boulevard and Westchester Avenue. Visit http://www.carnavalculturalatina.com/
All events and times are subject to change.