"In a city happily inundated with summertime cultural offerings, the SummerStage festival stands alone for its dizzying array of options, its local enthusiasm, and its general aura of awe." The New York Times



The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An enchanting evening of favorite opera arias and duets featuring Metropolitan Opera stars….

Mahogany L. Browne WEB

Nuyorican Poets Cafe: Mahogany Browne’s Redbone and reg e gaines’ The Last Celebrity

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Both a Cave Canem & Poets House alum, Mahogany L. Browne is the Poetry Program Director of the Nuyorican Poets Café, MFA Candidate for writing & activism at Pratt Institute, an activist, publisher & educator. …

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Butler, Bernstein & the Hot 9 / The Hot Sardines / Bria Skonberg and the New York Hot Jazz Festival All-Stars

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Butler, Bernstein & the Hot 9 is an artistic collaboration destined to happen. Ever since New Orleans singer and pianist Henry Butler settled in Brooklyn, it was only a matter of time before the gifted pianist and vocalist hooked up with retro-futurist trumpeter and bandleader Steven Bernstein. Master musician, pianist and vocalist Henry Butler tells stories through the rise, swing, and rumble of his fingers as they channel sounds as diverse as his Louisiana birthplace:…

BK Dance Fest WEB

Brooklyn Dance Festival / Master Class: Mr. Kid

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brooklyn Dance Festival is a platform to provide service, opportunities and outreach for professional companies, emerging artists, and youth ensembles. We highlight talented artists based in Brooklyn and the NYC area and give audiences a well rounded perspective of NYC dance makers. …

C3 Web

Christian Cultural Center C3 Choir / Mr. Reed / Boots Step Team / DJ Styff

June 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

C3 is an innovative movement born out of a desire to serve an ever-evolving generation of youth. “At one time the Urban and Suburban experiences were uniquely different…what youth are exposed to, is not limited by their location,” says Pastor Jamaal. This belief led Pastor Jamaal to coin the phrase “Surban,” because “Technology has created a blending of the urban and suburban cultures.”…

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Only in Queens Summer Festival: Ginuwine / Mack Wilds / Kid ‘n Play / DJ Camilo

June 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Born and bred in Staten Island, New York City, Tristan Paul Mack Wilds does it all. The 26 year old singer, songwriter and actor made his TV debut at the age of 15 in Spike Lee’s Miracle’s Boys and wowed audiences as Michael Lee on HBO’s critically acclaimed drama series, The Wire from 2006 to 2008….


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