Mark Duplass and Joshua Leonard in Humpday.
Rooftop Films is back on the LES this evening on the Open Road Rooftop with director Lynn Shelton's Humpday, a "bromantic" comedy taken to extremes when two college buddies decide to test a limits of an art project by sleeping with each other. "And there's nothing standing in their way – except Ben's wife
Anna, heterosexuality, and certain mechanical questions." More info and tickets here.
John Kelly's Paved Paradise: Redux is still thrilling audiences at Abrons Arts Center through tomorrow night. You can read the NYPost review here.
Pride Goes East presents a full day of events on Saturday, including 30 Gay Plays in 60 Straight Minutes. B.Y.O.L.C.
(Bring Your Own Lawn Chair) for Pride East Village-style, an afternoon
of free performances, rainbow kite flying, outdoor dining, and tickets
Highlights of this weekend's avant-garde Vision Festival: Tonight's tribute to Albert
Ayler starring trumpeter Roy Campbell; a quartet led by the drummer Milford Graves tomorrow night; Spontaneous River with violinist
Jason Kao Hwang on Monday. See the complete schedule here.
Drummer Milford Graves
The Met's Summer Recital Series takes place tonight in East River Park at 7. Featured will be soprano Joyce El-Khoury, bass Keith Miller, accompanied by Vlad Iftinca. Actor/conductor Damon Gupton, a Juilliard graduate, will host the park concert.
Rooftop Films: Tonight on the Open Road Rooftop Above the New Design High School, "
The ring toss, hoola hoops, jump ropes, face painting and obstacle courses… all part of the third annual field day at East River Park. Registration is at 10am, open to all families with children.
Don't be alarmed if you see a bunch of people dressed like bumble bees crossing the Williamsburg Bridge this weekend. It's all for a good cause!
The Artichoke Dance Company is currently at the University Settlement with Lynn Neuman’s “Recession Dances, and so can you!”. The performances draw
from dance styles of previous U.S. 20th Century recession eras, such as
the Lindy Hop (Great Depression) and Hustle (70’s oil crisis),
refashioned with humor and irony.
For twelve full hours of non-stop FREE music, head down to the World Financial Center Winter Garden at 220 Vesey Street on Sunday for the "Bang on a Can Marathon" Co-presented by the River to River Festival, the marathon's schedule includes an "incomparable eclectic super-mix of genre defying music" and has an almost legendary reputation. For the full schedule visit their site here.
The jazz collaborative The Nu Band has released the album "Lower East Side Blues" and received postitive reveiws here and here.