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Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend at the many outdoor festivals taking place around New York City! Check out everything in store for this weekend below. 


Brooklyn Flea Record Fair


May 20, 11 a.m. – 6  p.m.


East River State Park, 90 Kent Avenue, Williamsburg


Calling all record enthusiasts! There will be rows of tents filled with vinyls from dozens of vendors including Academy Records and Razor-N-Tape. Entry is free. For more information visit here.


Dance Parade and Festival


May 20, 1 p.m.


From East 21st Street to Broadway to Tompkins Square Park


This year’s theme Dance for Peace features over 150 dance groups performing tango, waltz, disco, hula and more. For more information visit here.


Vulture Festival


May 20 – 21


Milk Studios, 450 West 15th Street


New York Magazine and vulture.com present a festival for television, film, comedy and music fans. There will be panels, screenings, live podcasts and performances including a panel with cast members from Jane the Virgin and a feminist reading hosted by Amber Tambyln. For more information visit here.


Harlem EatUp!


Through May 21


Various venues


Celebrate Harlem culture, food and spirit at the third annual uptown festival! There will be Dine in Harlem Dinners, the Harlem Stroll in Morningside Park and much more. Ticket prices vary. For more information visit here.


Edgar Allan Poe Festival 


Through May 27


The Sanctuary, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher Street


Edgar Allan Poe fan? Check out the annual festival featuring performances of Poe’s famous works including The Tell-Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death and The Cask of Amontillado. Tickets are $24. For more information visit here.


The Caan Film Festival


May 19 – 28


Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue


Experience a 12-film program dedicated to the talented actor, James Caan. Feature films include Brian’s Song, The Killer Elite and Rollerball. Tickets are $15. For more information visit here.


Seated Ballerina


Through June 2


Rockefeller Center, 30 Rockefeller Plaza


Jeff Koons has taken over Rockefeller Center with his newest installation, a massive inflatable ballerina. The 45-foot Seated Ballerina conveys “optimism and a sense of potential for the future.” The piece is intended to bring awareness during National Missing Children’s Month. For more information visit here.


The End of Longing


Through June 24


Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street


You may know him as Chandler from Friends, but Matthew Perry hits the stage this time in a new play directed by Lindsay Posner. The End of Longing is meant to prove that “broken people don’t need to stay broken.” Tickets are $30-$99. For more information visit here.


Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends


May 21 – September 17


Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street


Explore a brand new retrospective of one of America’s greatest artists! The exhibit includes over 250 paintings, drawings, sound and video recordings, prints, photographs and sculptures created during Rauschenberg’s six-decade career. Tickets are $25. For more information visit here.


1984


Through October 8


Hudson Theatre, 139-141 West 44th Street


Director’s Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan bring George Orwell’s novel back to life in this highly anticipated stage adaptation. Cast members include Olivia Wilde, Reed Birney and Tom Sturridge. Tickets are $35-$149. For more information visit here.

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