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Week of July 3 - July 9, 2011

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Sunday, July 3, 2011

Celebrate the classics of summer with food fresh off the grill. The Cookout features a special prix fixe menu that includes a sandwich, a side order, and condiments, all hand-crafted by 'wichcraft, along with your choice of Bottomless Iced Tea or a pint of Southwest Brew.



 
Monday, July 4, 2011

Presented by Bank of America

The iconic road trip film features Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper as bikers traveling from LA to New Orleans in search of America, a great rock soundtrack, an unforgettable cast of characters, and Laszlo Kovacs' perfect cinematography on location. (1969) 95 min (Sony/Columbia)



The lawn opens at 5:00pm for blankets and picnicking. Films begin at sunset (typically between 8pm and 9pm).

All packages, bags, briefcases, backpacks, etc. subject to inspection.

 

Enjoy a taste of Paris in the park at lunchtime with musette style accordion music.

 

A Note on Larry Ham:

Jazz pianist Larry Ham tours and records with many of today's top jazz artists, performing throughout the United States, Europe, and in Japan, Russia, and West Africa. David Dupont of Cadence Jazz Magazine writes, "He glides over the keys, with every note articulated cleanly... his playing is masterful."

Presented by:
Bryant Park Corporation
Sam Ash Music
Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians

 
Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Free Classes in the Park

Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center for all ages and experience levels.

Classes are rain or shine.

 

Free Classes in the Park

Expert instructors, provided by lululemon athletica, lead all levels of yogis.

Mats are provided.

In case of rain, please check bryantpark.org.

 

Hosted by Cali Co Cat

Cali Co Cat tiptoes over from Le Carrousel to tell stories, sing songs, and play games to purrfection.

 

Get an up-close visit with exotic birds from the Arcadia Bird Sanctuary and Education Center.

Sanctuary Director, Terri Jones, and her sociable, people-friendly birds can be found near Le Carrousel every Tuesday this summer, weather permitting.

Stop by to watch, ask questions, interact with the birds, or just take pictures.

 

Enjoy a taste of Paris in the park at lunchtime with musette style accordion music.

 

A Note on Larry Ham:

Jazz pianist Larry Ham tours and records with many of today's top jazz artists, performing throughout the United States, Europe, and in Japan, Russia, and West Africa. David Dupont of Cadence Jazz Magazine writes, "He glides over the keys, with every note articulated cleanly... his playing is masterful."

Presented by:
Bryant Park Corporation
Sam Ash Music
Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians

 

Free Classes in the Park

Knitty City provides free instruction to beginners. Yarn and needles are provided.

Call 212-787-5896 to pre-register, or take a chance and drop by.

 

Settle into the evening with a little jazz music. 'wichcraft hosts their favorite local group, Talisman.

 

The Best Canadian Poetry 2010

Sue Goyette
Jim Nason
Craig Poile
Halli Villegas
Priscila Uppal

Rain Venue(s):
*The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen
20 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues)

*Not all rooms in The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen are handicapped accessible - we are sorry for the inconvenience.

 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Alex Prud'homme, The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Fresh Water in the Twenty-first Century

Irena Salina, Editor, Written in Water: Messages of Hope for Earth's Most Precious Resource and documentarian of Flow

Hosted by Scott Dodd, Editor, onEarth.org

For all concerned about our Earth, environment, and what we drink - a flowing dialogue with the author on his investigative work exploring fresh water - and the many issues we need to run with before we find ourselves in hot water.

Rain Venue(s):
*The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen
20 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues)

*Not all rooms in The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen are handicapped accessible - we are sorry for the inconvenience.

 

Enjoy a taste of Paris in the park at lunchtime with musette style accordion music.

 

A Note on Larry Ham:

Jazz pianist Larry Ham tours and records with many of today's top jazz artists, performing throughout the United States, Europe, and in Japan, Russia, and West Africa. David Dupont of Cadence Jazz Magazine writes, "He glides over the keys, with every note articulated cleanly... his playing is masterful."

Presented by:
Bryant Park Corporation
Sam Ash Music
Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians

 

Music to start the end of your day

This exceptional ensemble zigzags through countries, time periods and dance styles, from Argentine tangos to Caribbean dances.

For more information about the ZigZag Quartet, please click here.


Perfectly timed for an early evening visit to the park, Bryant Park After Work features free concerts with talented New York area jazz musicians and singer-songwriters.

 

Watch as the best of Bryant Park battle it out at our monthly tournaments.

Please check-in with attendant when you arrive for the tournament. We will begin promptly at 6pm. Spots will be turned over to wait-listed registrants, beginning at 6pm.

 

Swing into summer fun with 'wichcraft sips 'n snacks, while enjoying board games like Giant Jenga, Taboo, Risk, and more.

 

On Mightier Than the Sword and Walt Whitman

David S. Reynolds - Distinguished Professor of English and American Studies, Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City Univeristy of NY

Produced in partnership with Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA) and the New York Historical Society

Rain Venue(s):
*The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen
20 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues)

*Not all rooms in The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen are handicapped accessible - we are sorry for the inconvenience.

 
Thursday, July 7, 2011

Free Classes in the Park

Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center for all ages and experience levels.

Classes are rain or shine.

 

presented by 106.7 LiteFM

The most popular musicals on and off Broadway perform their biggest hits.

Featuring the casts of:

Stomp
Baby It's You
Sister Act
Zarkana

 

A Note on Larry Ham:

Jazz pianist Larry Ham tours and records with many of today's top jazz artists, performing throughout the United States, Europe, and in Japan, Russia, and West Africa. David Dupont of Cadence Jazz Magazine writes, "He glides over the keys, with every note articulated cleanly... his playing is masterful."

Presented by:
Bryant Park Corporation
Sam Ash Music
Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians

 

Free Classes in the Park

Expert instructors, provided by lululemon athletica, lead all levels of yogis.

Mats are provided.

In case of rain, please check bryantpark.org.

 

Facilitated by: Miranda McLeod, Master of Fine Arts, New York University

Rain Venue(s):
*The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen
20 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues)

*Not all rooms in The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen are handicapped accessible - we are sorry for the inconvenience.

 
Friday, July 8, 2011

A Note on Larry Ham:

Jazz pianist Larry Ham tours and records with many of today's top jazz artists, performing throughout the United States, Europe, and in Japan, Russia, and West Africa. David Dupont of Cadence Jazz Magazine writes, "He glides over the keys, with every note articulated cleanly... his playing is masterful."

Presented by:
Bryant Park Corporation
Sam Ash Music
Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians

 

Enjoy a taste of Paris in the park at lunchtime with musette style accordion music.

 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 
Saturday, July 9, 2011

Free Classes in the Park

Experience the joy of movement and dance.

Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.

Open to all levels and ages.

 

Alakazam! Wands Up! Get Ready! Unexpected surprises by Justin The Magician, whose magic will take your imagination clear above the tree line.

Rain Venue(s):
NYPL Children's Center at 42nd Street
5th Avenue & 42nd Street
212-621-0208
childrenscenter42@nypl.org

 

Flaubert Frog and his carousel pals get you jumping and leaping with fun, games, and stories

In case of rain, Flaubert Frog is canceled.

 

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