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Con Artist Collective has organized an exciting art show in their Chinatown gallery at 119 Ludlow St., where participating artists will sell their original artwork for $20 each, a much discounted rate for some of the pieces that go for thousands. The show begins on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 and will continue until July 18, 2015. Stop by anytime between the hours of 11 am - 6 pm to find the next masterpiece for your home.
Outdoor movies in New York City are a fun way to explore new areas while escaping into the plot of a great film. Starting this week, consider an outdoor movie at Hudson River Park in West Village, especially since they will be featuring blockbuster movies from this past year. Even better, free popcorn is available to everyone who attends. The Imitation Game will screen this Wednesday, with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, Neighbors, and Interstellar screening at later dates in the summer.
Brooklyn Bridge Park boasts a beautiful view on its own, but adding a full-length movie adds an extra opportunity to soak in the views of the Manhattan skyline while enjoying the entertainment. Beginning this Thursday, the park will screen a sci-fi film beginning at sunset, but arrive as early as 6 pm to secure a spot on the lawn and listen or dance to DJs before the movie begins.
Taylor Swift won’t have to travel far from her apartment in Tribeca this Friday and Saturday when she will perform at MetLife stadium in New Jersey. The singer-songwriter recently made headlines when she spoke out about the necessity of paying musicians during a trial period of the new music streaming service Apple Music. After seeing the impact she had on the public, Apple decided she was right.
Start the morning with this unique fitness challenge: stand-up paddle board yoga. Practicing yoga on this unstable surface engages your muscles more intensely and requires the utmost focus. There is also the added excitement that if you get off-balance, you could get a little wet. The class is located at Pier 40 at Hudson River Park. The hour-long classes run every day of the week, so check the schedule to pick a time and day that works for you.
Bastille Week New York City
Next week, help France celebrate Bastille Day, the national holiday that marks the beginning of the French Revolution on July 14, 1789. The celebration will kick off a little early by starting this weekend. Enjoy a wide range of French-inspired events, including a replica of Paris at Brookfield Place. There is an entire website dedicated to Bastille Week in New York City, so grab some friends and bon voyage!