Here is your weekly curated events guide for this week.
The Poets House invites you to partake in a one of their major NYC traditions. To help support the Poets House and all the programs they offer to the NYC poet community, they will take a poets walk through the Brooklyn Bridge with a dinner festival taking place in DUMBO afterwards.
Spanning 23 blocks, you can head into The Museum of The City of New York, The Jewish Museum, The Barrio Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim Museum and more for free as the Museum Mile Festival takes place. Live music and art installations in the street will take place between museums.
Woodlawn Cemetery is celebrating his 150th year with a free 90 minute concert featuring Wynton Marsalis performing the music of the many Jazz legends who rest in the cemetery. As of today, general admission is all gone but VIP tickets are still available.
Cocktails, fancy dressers and fast dancing is what the Municipal Art Society is offering young urbanists to support a more livable New York City at the After Dark Party, rather than boring handshakes and business cards. Take it all in a Gilded Age Park Avenue venue, recently renovated.
In Williamsburg, comedian Jiji Lee hosts Split Personality, a comedic storytelling show featuring guests from Broad City, The UCB and more.
Tehran to NYC consists of street artists from NYC and the capital of Iran in a joint show to showcase their art to two nations that many around the world sees as rivals. Inside the TBA Gallery in Brooklyn American street art enthusiasts can see work from Iranian street artists ILL, MAD, FRZ, CK1, NAFIR. PST, CAVE2, JASON, HOSHVAR and SH.B.
We at Untapped Cities are partnering with Boroughs of The Dead to present Murder, Scandal and Vice: Crime and Corruption in 19th Century NYC. Join us to learn the backstory of the Five Points area in NYC and finish with a cocktail in one of the hidden bars in Chinatown. Just a few tickets left!
The Welling Court Mural Festival is one of the most important street art festivals in NYC. Throughout the day, street artists and the community of Welling Court take over the neighborhood for an afternoon of art, music and food. Bring something from home, join the fun and experience one of the premier art events in NYC today. See photos here.
A way to meet some of Brooklyn’s most prominent cooks and, more importantly, a way to taste some of the best, protein-filled beef jerky this city has to offer, is at the The World’s Biggest Jerkoff (their title not ours) at the Bell House.