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October 17, 2018. Free shows, concerts, movies, tours are New York (NYC) best kept secret! New York City 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.

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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Club Free Time is your perfect guide to Free Entertainment and Free Culture in the City That Never Sleeps.

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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 (October 17, 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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In addition to providing information about free events, free things to do in New York City (NYC), Club Free Time offers its members complimentary tickets to classical music concerts, dance performances and theater: when a producer wants that special buzz of the 'full house' - Club Free Time members are welcomed for their enthusiasm and sophistication!

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Experience an entirely new perspective on New York. 'Open up a whole new cultural world... in one of the most vibrant capital cities in the world, sampling cultural delights beyond anyone's wildest dream.' Rupert Parker, journalist, photographer, cameraman, and TV producer
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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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April: A Torrent of Concerts


Gail Wein
March 30, 2016

April is typically one of the busiest months for concerts. Checking my own calendar, I have a slew of events noted on just a single day: April 17. You'll have some difficult choices to make if you're heading to a performance that day: Emerson Quartet at Lincoln Center, the pianist Jeremy Denk and the Artemis Quartet in two separate concerts at Carnegie Hall, Calidore String Quartet at Town Hall, NY Philharmonic Chamber Ensembles (afternoon) Four Nations Ensemble (evening) at Merkin, a Spring Kammerraku of chamber music at Tenri Cultural Institute, and the Baltimore Consort at the Cloisters. Check with each venue about ticket sales. Whew!

The calendar is similarly full for most of the month. When was the last time you heard a concerto for two clarinets? I thought so. You can hear Krommer's concerto performed by the American Classical Orchestra on April 5 at St. Ignatius of Antioch Church on W 87th Street. Tickets available through the ACO.

The following evening, April 6, it's music with a mission at Symphony Space. A concert of two-­hand, four-­hand, and six­-hand piano repertoire featuring the pianists Warren Jones, Margaret Kampmeier and Cecile Licad benefits the Tenants Action Group of 711 West End Ave. The tenants mission is to halt the development of a luxury condominium to be built above and around its current building. Tickets available through Symphony Space.

The Kronos Quartet - known for its championing of new music - has taken on the enormous task of commissioning 50 new works, ten each year for five years. Carnegie Hall is a partner in this endeavor, and they present Kronos on April 2 with a program replete with world and regional premieres. Kronos will be around the venerable hall quite a bit this month, leading a workshop with three young professional quartets, culminating in a concert on April 15. On April 13, Carnegie hosts a forum in which Kronos discusses their Fifty for the Future project, including a demonstration and a performance by one of Kronos’ young Face the Music ensembles. Tickets available through Carnegie Hall.

Notable new music festivals are coming up soon: MATA Festival runs April 11 - 16, featuring music by composers under 40 from around the world. Events are in various locations around lower Manhattan, and tickets are available through MATA. Look and Listen celebrates its 15th anniversary with three free concerts in Brooklyn, April 29, 30 and May 6. As its name implies, visual art is featured along with music performances. If you are a contemporary music fan, you can consider these as a prelude to New York Philharmonic's Biennial: three weeks of new music by 74 composers in 8 venues around town, May 23 - June 11.


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Musical | High-energy musical

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Play | Dark comedy based on a famous book

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Dance Performance | A famous comedic ballet

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