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The Week Ahead: August 14-18 on the AVENUE

Monday, August 14, 2017
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What’s going on this week in New York and the Hamptons.


Hudson River Park’s Community Ecopaddle


Monday, August 14, 6-8 p.m.


Pier 84, Cross at West 44th Street, New York


Hudson River Park and Manhattan Kayak Company will host an evening of kayaking and oyster restoration. Community EcoPaddle allows participants to explore local aquatic wildlife and learn to paddle in the Hudson.


For additional information, visit hudsonriverpark.org.


Summer Sweat Sessions


Tuesday, August 15, 6 p.m.


Hudson River Park, West 14th Street at 10th Avenue, New York


The Summer Sweat sessions features free fitness classes in The Meatpacking District.


For additional information, visit sweatsessions.com.


Summer Block Parties at Charlie Palmer Steak


Thursday, August 17, 5-7 p.m.


47 West 38th Street Patio, New York


Charlie Palmer Steak hosts special drink experiences each week. This Thursday, Wine Ambassador Janet Pouchot will lead a patio tasting of New Zealand’s Craggy Range.


For additional information, visit charliepalmersteak.com.


The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman


Friday, August 18


New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York


Working—and living—in one of the artist studios above Carnegie Hall for more than 60 years, Sherman charmed her celebrity clients with a vivacity and warmth that was reflected in the portraits of her subjects. The show is on view through October 15.


For additional information, visit nyhistory.org.


The Dig at Surf Lodge


Friday, August 18, 6 p.m.


The Surf Lodge, 183 Edgemere Street, Montauk


The Dig is an American rock band based in New York City.


For additional information, visit thesurflodge.com.


Avedon’s America at Guild Hall


Through October 9


Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton


Displaying over fifty years of Richard Avedon’s photographic career, the show is a comprehensive presentation of black and white images that are as visually striking as they are psychologically intriguing.  Avedon’s work stands as a testament to his dedicated desire to understand the unifying beauty in diversity.


For additional information, visit guildhall.org.


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