The Week Ahead: July 31–Aug. 4

Monday, July 31, 2017

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

Mandy Gonzalez at Guild Hall

Monday, July 31. 8 p.m.

Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton

Star of the Tony Award-winning hit musical Hamilton as Angelica, Mandy Gonzalez brings her acclaimed concert and talent to Guild Hall. The evening will feature some classic Broadway songs by composer friends along with pop songs and standards.

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Donnie Darko [Director’s Cut] at MoMA

Tuesday, August 1, 6:45 p.m.

The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, New York

Screening of Donnie Darko [director’s cut], written and directed by Richard Kelly.

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Meditation on the High Line

Tuesday, August 1, 8–9 a.m.

On the High Line at 22 Street, New York

Start your Tuesdays off right. Rise above the city streets and begin your day focused, centered, and connected with nature. Join the Integral Yoga Institute, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, and other guests for guided meditations. Open to people of all ages and experience levels.

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Naumburg Orchestral Concerts

August 1, 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park

Enjoy free, outdoor classical music during the 112th season of the Naumburg Orchestral Concerts series.

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Tour The Met Cloisters

Wednesday, August 1, 1–2 p.m.

Gardens of The Met Cloisters, 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, New York

The tour of The Met Cloisters, the branch of the museum devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe, is offered daily through the end of October. Learn about the horticulture, architecture and history of the space.

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Screening: Hidden Figures

Wednesday, August 2, 8:30 p.m.

Pier 63, Chelsea, New York

Hudson RiverFlicks: Big Hit Wednesdays gives you one more chance to see your favorite blockbusters from 2016 on the big screen. Showing this week is Hidden Figures.

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Southampton Arts Center Benefit at the Pop Up Collective

Thursday, August 3, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

The Pop Up Collective, 42A Jobs Lane, Southampton

Join The Pop Up Collective before the Southampton Arts Center’s screening of Tashi and the Montk and Last Honey Hunter for drinks and shopping. Ten percent of sales will be donated to the Southampton Arts Center.

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Suzanne Vega at Stephen Talkhouse

Friday, August 4, 7 p.m.

The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main Street, Amagansett

Suzanne Vega brings her signature folk sound—including her critically acclaimed single “Luka”—to the Amagansett stage.

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The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park


Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn

This exhibition highlights the 150-year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over 100 artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux transformed into an urban oasis, and how the Park has sustained generations of Brooklynites throughout the borough’s many eras of change. The exhibition is on view through July 2018.

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