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August 20, 2018. Free shows, free concerts, free movies, free tours, free dance performances and dancing, free readings by famous authors, free lectures by world-famous expertsand many more free things to do are New York's best kept secret!  New York City (NYC) never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment whether it's summer or winter, spring or fall, January or June, May or September as NYC art, culture and entertainment scene is saturated with free events to go to, free things to do.

New York's cultural scene is at its busiest in October and March (and the same goes for free events, free things to do), but other months of the year still offer incredible amount of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events, free things to do which will take your breath away! So if you looking for something to do in April or November, December or February, you will find tons of free things to do, free events to go to.

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Where else but in New York City can you listen to a world-class musician, discuss a book with a famous author, take a part in poetry reading, have a glass of wine at an art exhibition opening, and all that on the same day, and all that free of charge, and all of that on any day of the year, whether it's December or July, April or November!

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Free things to do, free events that take place in New York City every day of the year are truly amazing. So if you're looking for something interesting to do today (August 20, 2018) or on any other day of the year don't miss those free-of-charge opportunities that only New York provides! You can find lots of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events, free things to do which will take your breath away!

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The quality and quantity of
free events,
free things to do
that happen in New York City
every day of the year
is truly amazing.

So don't miss the opportunities
that only New York provides:
stop wondering what to do;
start taking advantage of
free things to do,
free events to go to
in NYC
today!

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Autumn in New York


Gail Wein
October 06, 2015

There's a brand-new space for music in Williamsburg: National Sawdust. As the name implies, it was fashioned out of an old factory, via a multi-million dollar makeover. The calendar is jam-packed with performances, sometimes two or three in an evening, including: Brooklyn Youth Chorus (October 6), violinist Johnny Gandelsman of Brooklyn Rider playing Bach (October 25), the string quartet Ethel (November 4) and NY Philharmonic's Contact! (November 16). You can purchase tickets on National Sawdust's website; the venue is intimate (170 seats) so you might want to plan ahead.

Festivals abound this fall: Lincoln Center has its White Light Festival (October 14 -November 22) which includes performances by the tenor Mark Padmore and fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout  (Oct 14, 15, 17), the soprano Christine Brewer and organist, Paul Jacobs (November 1) and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performing music from John Coletrane's seminal album A Love Supreme (November 17 and 18).

The SONiC festival - showcasing music by over 80 composers - runs October 15-23 in venues all around New York, including a free performance of world premieres at Winter Garden at Brookfield Place on October 16 with American Composers Orchestra and JACK Quartet. One of the other SONiC performances (Onix Ensemble on October 21) is at the Americas Society, a beautiful townhouse on Park Avenue.

Americas Society offers free concerts to its members throughout the season. Even if you're don't sign up for the annual membership (starting at $100 per year), the individual concerts are a reasonable $20 ($10 for students and seniors). Other concerts at AS this fall include the early music ensemble Tembembe from Mexico (October 14) and young singers from Teatro Colon (October 27).

Last month I attended an excellent performance by some of my favorite wind players, in a restaurant. Tertulia is a chamber music series that is not your usual glasses-clinking, diners-chattering event. The music is served up like one of the dinner courses: after the appetizers, plates are cleared and a 20-30 minute music set begins. There's a second set after the entree. The result is a delicious combination of a great listening experience and a fine dining experience. The venue and performers are different on each date (next is a vocal program of Brahms' Libeslieder Waltzes with soprano Kiera Duffy and mezzo Jennifer Johnson Cano at Cubana Social on October 19, and the Attaca String Quartet at Andanda on November 17). You can purchase a ticket via Tertulia's website that includes your meal, or a general entry ticket just for listening.

As usual, great music is everywhere, so get out there and enjoy!


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Performance | A science show!

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Musical | Dance show on Broadway

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Theater | An amazing evening of intimate magic

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