The Week Ahead: August 7-11 on the AVENUE

Monday, August 7, 2017

What’s going on this week in New York and the Hamptons.

“What She Said” series with the McBride Sisters

Wednesday, August 9, 7–10 p.m.

W New York Times Square, 1567 Broadway, New York

What She Said is a series of women inspiring women from the worlds of fashion, music, design and tech. This event will include a panel discussion with the McBride Sisters as they share their winemaking journey.

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Collie Buzz at Stephen Talkhouse

Wednesday, August 9, 8 p.m.

The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main Street, Amagansett

Bermuda born, Collie Buddz’s sound is inspired by reggae.

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Special Olympics New York Summer Social Gala

Wednesday, August 9, 8 p.m.

Marquee Nightclub, 289 Tenth Avenue, New York

Join over 500 guests for an evening of cocktails, dancing, and philanthropy, as The 11th Annual Special Olympics Summer Social Gala returns to Marquee.

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As You Like It at Bay Street Theater

Through September 3

Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor

As You Like It is the final performance of Bay Street’s MainStage season.

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Broadway in Bryant Park

Thursday, August 10, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

The Lawn at Bryant Park, New York

The most popular shows on and off Broadway perform their biggest hits. Today’s show includes performances from Preshow: Brooke Shapiro; Come from Away; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Bandstand and Curvy Widow.

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Tribeca Drive-In Dinner and a Movie on Oculus Plaza: West Side Story 

Friday, August 4, 5 p.m.

Oculus Plaza, Corner of Church and Dey Street

Head to the Westfield World Trade Center for a movie curated by the Tribeca Film Festival. This week’s show is West Side Story.

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The Black and White Summer Gala: Celebrating Avedons America

Friday, August 11, 5 p.m.

Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton

Private exhibition preview followed by a fun evening with delicious cocktails, jammin’ music, dancing, dining, and a very lively art auction.

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Outdoor Screening: The Artist

Friday, August 11, 8:30 p.m.

Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton

Come see the Academy Award-winning film, The Artist. Bring chairs, blankets and picnic, and come early for trivia.

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