This weekend is jam-packed with music and neighborhood food festivals, technology fairs, and precious animals to adopt, so live it up before summer officially ends and fall takes the reigns.
If you’ve ever wanted to find a unique museum and not pay for it, to it this Saturday for Museum Day Live. Hosted by the Smithsonian Magazine, you can search for the offerings in your local area. You then just choose a museum, and print out your free tickets. New York features the Museum of Art and Design, The Morgan Library and Museum, Rubin Museum of Art, among many others.
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While the Tribeca Film Festival is extremely well known for the films they show, the Tribeca TV Festival is setting out to do just that, but with the current “golden age” of television. Tickets are about $30 to each showing, and will feature panels with Trevor Noah and writers of the Daily Show, Louis CK, and Amy Sedaris, as well as season premieres of the OWN channel “Released” with Oprah herself, “Gotham,” and “Designated Survivor,” among many others.
Queens Hip Hop Festival for the second year will grace the stages with hip hop artists home and grown from the most diverse borough. This three-day celebration will feature a free opening reception, art show, and concert in Jamaica, as well as ticketed $20 concert in Astoria. Come support the most eclectic borough this city has to offer.
This Annual street festival in Brooklyn is the oldest and largest that Brooklyn has to offer. The festival spans four neighborhoods and brings together the best food, art, music, shopping, and fun that the borough has to offer. Most of the merchants are local vendors and shops from Atlantic Ave, and there will also be free outdoor performances from many different cultures.
Calling all beer lovers! @Sixpoint will be back on tap at the 43rd Annual Atlantic Antic™! Grab a pint of the official Atlantic Antic™ brew at any of the designated bar areas along Atlantic Avenue on Sunday, September 24!* #AtlanticAntic #Beer #Brooklyn #Sixpoint *Note: You must be 21 years old or older with valid ID in order to purchase and/or consume alcohol at the Atlantic Antic™
For events to keep you going throughout the month, check out the below:
Feel like you’re on WOW airlines going to Reykjavik, Iceland with a Taste of Iceland in New York from Sept 28-Oct 1. Iceland Naturally is hosting this four-day festival, which will highlight the best of Icelandic cuisine, art, music, and film. Tickets for each event vary in price, with some free offerings to check out as well. Perhaps they may inspire an actual trip to the Nordic land.
The 3rd Annual Brooklyn Americana Music Festival from September 21 to 24 across the Brooklyn waterfront will feature the best of folk, bluegrass and traditional country Brooklyn has to offer. There will be seven different stages of free musical acts to check out, including in Brooklyn Bridge Park and Red Hook, so get your dancing shoes out and enjoy the original music of true Brooklyn.
New Restaurant Openings/Art to Check Out:
Sanford Bigger’s “Selah” is now on exhibit at the Marianne Boesky Gallery until the end of October. The exhibit features often overlooked cultural and political narrative in American History by bringing them to a new light. The artist adds his own voice and perspective into these items that helps the viewer take on a new mindset on what is being presented.
NOMOFOMO WHAT: SELAH. “Central to the theme of this exhibition is the potential of objects to transform our experience and understanding of the human condition. This includes a cycle of life and death, and within it a relationship between the living and the dead". Pictured is Overstood, "a towering sequin silhouette on the south wall of the gallery accompanied by a group of simulated African statues carved by the artist appearing to cast the tall shadows". WHO: Sanford Biggers WHERE: Marianne Boesky (@marianneboeskygallery) 507 W. 24th Street. WHEN: Sept 7- Oct 21. 2017. T-Sa from 10am to 6pm. FREE FEED INSPIRATION: #sanfordbiggers #marianneboeskygallery #marianneboesky. 📷: @cnvisualart
For sandwiches with some quirky flair, check out the newly opened Byggyz in the Lower East Side. There’s four hearty sandwiches on the menu, including the signature “byggybeef” made with braised short rib, and an ice cream sandwich using donuts. This place is must try for sandwich lovers everywhere.
For some newer Indonesian flair, check out the newly opened Bali Kitchen in the East Village. The small space is owned by a famous Indonesian fashion designer who happens to know a thing or two about good food. The “house special” of satay, lawar, mata sauce, fritter, balando egg, peanuts, and jasmine rice is a must try item if you’d like to get acquainted with Indonesian delicacies.