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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on June 29, 2018?

Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides! Exciting, high quality, unique and off the beaten path free events and free things to do take place in New York each day of the year, any time of the day: whether it's a weekday or a weekend, day or night, morning or evening or afternoon, December or July, April or November! These events will take your breath away! 40 free events take place on June 29 in New York City.

New York City (NYC) never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment. Check out June 29 and see for yourself. Summer or Winter, Spring or Fall! Just click on any day of the calendar above and you'll find most inspiring and entertaining free events to go to and free things to do on each day of June . Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides!

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Here is what we find especially interesting on the free events scene in the month of June: New York Philharmonics Concerts in the Parks, Metropolitran Opera Recitals, Make Music New York Day which always takes place on June 21st, Washington Square Music festival on Tuesday nights.

Some events take place all year long: same day of the week, same time there are there for you to take advantage of. One of the oldest free weekly events in Manhattan is Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen, which happen at noon every Tuesday. Another one is Federal Reserve Bank Tour, which takes place every week day at 1 pm.
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Fri, June 29, 2018
40 Free events, free things to do in New York (NYC)

All events, things to do on June 29, 2018 are free unless otherwise noted.

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free events nyc 13 tours, all City neighborhoods, take your pick!
free events nyc Metropolitan Opera stars perform the world's greatest opera arias and duets
free events nyc Branford Marsalis, Grammy Award-Winning Saxophonist

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Florence + the Machine's new album is High as Hope. Two previous efforts, Ceremonials and Lungs, have gone platinum in the US.  Attendees are advised to arrive early.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Florence + the Machine, English Indie Rock Band

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Panic! at the Disco is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 and featuring the current lineup of vocalist Brendon Urie, accompanied on tour by guitarist Kenneth Harris, drummer Dan Pawlovich, and bassist Nicole Row.They have released five gold or platinum LPs since 2005. Their nee title is Pray for the Wicked.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Panic! at the Disco, Las Vegas Rockers

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Known benefits of a regular meditation practice include stress reduction, improved concentration, increased self-awareness and sense of happiness, improved cardiovascular and immune health, and more. This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat or blanket to sit on.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Introduction to Meditation

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Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures. Tai Chi results in strength and focus of body and mind. An ideal choice for participants of all ages. Instructor: Alex Hing
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Tai Chi Outdoors

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Free fun for the whole family, including arts, crafts, antiques, plants, entertainment, games, and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fairs, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Street Fair

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An introduction to some of the southern Park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess and Checkers House, and the Dairy.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Southern Park Welcome Tour

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Tours take place at various times during the day, all day long: SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights + DUMBO 3 Hour Lower Manhattan Harlem Chelsea and the High Line 6 Hour Downtown Combined Greenwich Village Central Park Lower Manhattan Midtown Manhattan Grand Central Terminal Graffiti and Street Art Tours World Trade Center
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Tours, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, 13 tours, all City neighborhoods, take your pick!

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Test your coordination and dexterity with juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided. Mondays through Saturdays.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Learn Juggling in the Park

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Discover architecture and social history of Grand Central neighborhood; learn secrets of Whispering Gallery in Grand Central Terminal; gaze upon hubcaps and roadsters on side of Chrysler Building; discover favorite Midtown Manhattan hangout of Mercury, Hercules, and Minerva; learn why Pershing Square isn’t really square; visit original Lincoln Memorial by Daniel Chester French. Award-winning tour led by urban historians Peter Laskowich and Madeleine Levi. This tour takes place every Friday.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour

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Summertime, and the livin’ is easy... so swing on by for toe-tappin’ performances by New York’s finest, playing ragtime, stride, and jazz to your heart’s delight. Joel Forrester plays Contemporary, Boogie-Woogie, Trance, and Stride piano.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Piano in the Park: Ragtime, Stride, and Jazz

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Learn about central banking functions that Federal Reserve System performs and see Bank's vault of international monetary gold on bedrock of Manhattan Island, five stories below street level. Learn why Federal Reserve has "Federal" in its name, while it's a private bank, not Federal at all. Tour times: 1:00pm, 2:00pm. This tour takes place Mondays through Fridays, except bank holidays.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Federal Reserve Bank Tour

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With a live model for inspiration, the classes will provide students with simple instructions to create drawings from life. The instructor will deconstruct the figure drawing process into a few basic steps: Initial landmarks, gesture, structure and anatomy. A different model will pose for each of the two sessions. The techniques discussed can be applied for future practice. All levels of experience are welcome to attend. Limited materials will be provided.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Classical Life Drawing Workshop

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Starring Mary Tyler Moore, Timothy Hutton, Donald Sutherland, Judd Hirsch, Elizabeth McGovern. Story of an upper-middle-class family struggling to grapple with the death of the oldest son in a boating accident. Based on the novel by Judith Guest. 124 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Robert Redford's Ordinary People (1980): Winner of 4 Oscars

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Explore the southwest of Central Park with Central Park Conservancy tour guides, and see it like never before. From a planned military parade ground to the site commemorating a famous activist for peace, one of the most-visited areas of the Park has some secrets to share with even the most seasoned Park-goer. Highlights of this tour include: Maine Monument, the Children’s District, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Park Walks, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Stroll to Strawberry Fields

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Insurance salesman Michael is on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on the train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding, and he is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that carries life and death stakes for everyone on the train. Director: Jaume Collet-Serra. Starring Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson. 105 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, The Commuter (2018): action thriller

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A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. Director: Tom Hooper. 119 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Oscar Winning The Danish Girl (2015) with Eddie Redmayne: Sex Change Drama

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A story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban. Director: Nicolai Fuglsig. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña. 130 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, 12 strong (2018): War Drama

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Forty Orpheus Academy students will take the stage on a three-hour performance at one of the world’s most prestigious venues for classical music. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, 40 musicians perform

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Bring your own knitting needles and yarn!
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lessons, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Knitting Club

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This workshop is most appropriate for adults who have had several different employers or at least 10 years of work experience. These days, workers are apt to change jobs frequently and many are taking the leap of switching careers or industries. Turn what could be a daunting ordeal into an invigorating inner journey of self-reflection. Sherry Natkow takes you on a scenic journey of your own work history. You'll assess your interests, values, and skills from your past jobs. By looking backward, you'll move forward more thoughtfully and uncover new insights for a rewarding new career direction.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Career Change

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Music-themed summer event! Come at any time during the event to explore reading and listening recommendations, crafts, summery playlists, and more. Celebrate  the unbeatable mix that is summer, music, and reading.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Music and books

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5:30 pm Secondstar - Dark Americana 6:05 pm Izzy Heltai - Indie folk singer/songwriter 6:40 pm Bobtown - Gothic Folk-Americana
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Concerts, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Folk Music Reflecting the Spirit of the Self-Taught Artist

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Exciting dance companies perform back-to-back on five summer Fridays. Peridance Contemporary Dance Company NOW Dance Project MINDY DANCIN JACKSON Clifton Brown Fridays, June 22-July 20, 2018.
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Dance Performances, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Contemporary Dance in the Park

Movie in a Park |


Half-documentary/half-homage to the director's father's movie -- Melvin Van Peebles's Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song from 1971. It documents Melvin's attempts to film and distribute his movie, which was widely credited with showing Hollywood that a viable African-American audience existed and influenced the burgeoning Blaxploitation genre. Director: Mario Van Peebles 109 min. Enjoy pre-show music of Earth, Wind and Fire as interpreted by artists including Bruce "Big Daddy" Wayne, Keith Anthony Fluitt, Rachel Walker, Barry Antione, and others backed by this year’s Soul Train Tribute House band led by drummer extraordinaire Les Cleveland.
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Movie in a Parks, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Baadassss! (2003): Director's Homage to His Father

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Authors from the Horror Writers’ Association will be reading their scary works in the beauty and peace of the garden. Bring a blanket and prepare for chills and thrills!  Each evening will have three different readers from the organization present their work. Tonight: Tom Connair Steven Van Patten Alp Beck Fridays, June 29, July 13 and 27, 2018.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Readings, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Summer Dark: Horror Writers Read

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Intimate, unplugged sets performed by musical duos Friday nights in June. Tonight: Will Scott and Charlie Burnham, folk duo
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Unplugged: Intimate Music by Duos

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Learn a new strategy game and discuss tactics at socials focused on tactical games like King of Tokyo, Shadows over Camelot, Forbidden Island, Alhambra, and more. Participants who win a game can enter a raffle to win a valuable prize pack at the end of the Game Social season.
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Workshops, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Strategy Game Social

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In Broken Glass Park – the central, glass-strewn area of an incredibly depressing, ugly high-rise estate somewhere on the edge of a large German city – the winds blow harsher than elsewhere, and when it rains the damp goes deeper to the bone. Sascha has a big mouth, and is also fearless and incredibly shrewd, yet she is struggling to come to terms with a hugely traumatic experience – the murder of her mother. Director: Bettina Blümner 91 Min. In German with English subtitles.  
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Films, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Broken Glass Park (2013): Avenging Her Mother's Murder

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In fair Verona, the long-standing feud between families Montague and Capulet cause tragic results for their respective children, Romeo and Juliet. After meeting at a masked ball, Romeo and Juliet fall in love, only to discover the surname of their beloved. Revenge, love, and a secret marriage force the lovers to take drastic measures. In the end, both families learn the perils of needless violence.
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Plays, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Romeo & Juliet: Shakespeare Outdoors

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An exhibition featuring the Spanish artist group, Equipo 57. In 1957, Spanish art experienced a pivotal shift in its visual framework. In the wake of this change, Equipo 57 was formed in Paris, and was one of the first and most important groups to come out of this renewal. The group’s manifesto acted as a catalyst, triggering a modernized artistic consciousness within Spanish society.
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Opening Receptions, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Equipo 57: 1957-1962: Spanish Artist Group

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Start the weekend with musical entertainment on the waterfront! Bring your friends and a blanket to the park and listen to local artists ease you out of the week and into the weekend.  Tonight: High & Mighty Brass Band
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Concerts, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Musical Entertainment on the Waterfront

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Get out to the park and kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour. Tonight: Nicolas Emden - Indie South American Folk
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Concerts, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Indie South American Folk

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Featuring rising Met Opera stars Gerard Schneider, Gabriella Reyes de Ramírez, and Adrian Timpau.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Metropolitan Opera stars perform the world's greatest opera arias and duets

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Singer/songwriter Terre Roche leads this weekly singing program with the beautiful backdrop of the setting sun in NY Harbor. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned crooner, the singing circle is perfect for mellow melodies and healthy harmonizing.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Sunset Singing Circle

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When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny. Director: Patty Jenkins. With: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, David Thewlis. 141 min. Movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Wonder Woman (2017): Blockbuster Comic-Book Adventure

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In fair Verona, the long-standing feud between families Montague and Capulet cause tragic results for their respective children, Romeo and Juliet. After meeting at a masked ball, Romeo and Juliet fall in love, only to discover the surname of their beloved. Revenge, love, and a secret marriage force the lovers to take drastic measures. In the end, both families learn the perils of needless violence. This summer will bring to life one of Shakespeare's most well known tragedies in a dynamic adaptationt. They will transform the park into Verona, with six actors playing all the roles in this fast-paced tour de force production. June 27-30
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Plays, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Romeo & Juliet: Shakespeare's Classic Tale of Two 'Star-Cross'd Lovers'

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 With his new album, the psych-rock fantasia Rare Birds, Jonathan Wilson has confirmed his status as a solo artist of big ideas and the deep talent to execute them. When not making his own music, he’s producing Father John Misty, Dawes, and many others; playing guitar in Roger Waters’s band; and hosting legendary jam sessions at his Fivestar Studio in Los Angeles. Wilson shares the stage tonight with another breakout indie artist, Lucy Dacus. A striking voice in the timeless genre of guitar-based songwriting, the Virginia native’s sophomore album Historian was just released on Matador Records to universal acclaim.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Breakout Indie Rockers

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Two sets from Grammy-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis will bookend Roger Guenveur Smith's one man show, Frederick Douglass Now, which incorporates elements of slam poetry and rap. The Grammy-winning New Orleans-based saxophonist and bandleader Marsalis is "a jazz chameleon…with a swooping tone, supple phrasing, and witty licks." (AllMusic) He cut his teeth with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and his brother Wynton's quintet, not to mention guest appearances with Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie, before forming his own influential Branford Marsalis Quartet in 1986.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, Branford Marsalis, Grammy Award-Winning Saxophonist

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A standup comedy show featuring comics who have appeared on NBC, TruTV, Comedy Central and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Comedy Clubs, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, An Evening of Standup Comedy

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In New York City, a young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way, he must fight a martial arts expert corrupted with power, and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter. Directed by Michael Schultz. Stars: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney. Arrive by 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. You can a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. First-come, first-served.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Movie in a Parks, June 29, 2018, 06/29/2018, The Last Dragon (1985): Martial Arts Adventure (outdoors)
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