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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on June 2, 2023?

46 free events take place on Friday, June 2 in New York City. 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 today, tonight, tomorrow and 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!

New York City (NYC) never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment. Check out June 2 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!

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 example of an event that you can attend all year round on weekdays is Federal Reserve Bank Tour, which takes place every week day at 1 pm (but advanced reservations are required). You can take at least 13 free tours every day of the year, except the New Year Day, July 4th, and the Christmas Day. If you are classical music afficionado, you can spend whole day in New York going from one free classical concert to another. If you love theater, then New York gives you an option to attend plays and musicals free of charge, or at deep discount. You just need to have information about it. And we are here to make that information available to you.
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46 free things to do in New York City (NYC) on Friday, June 2, 2023

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Editor's Picks

free events nyc Cinderella (2015) with Cate Blanchett and Helena Bonham Carter
free events nyc Titus Andronicus: Shakespeare's First Tragedy
free events nyc 60-Member Chorus Lifts Women's Voices
free events nyc Latin Jazz Orchestra in a Park
free events nyc The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967): French Comedy-Drama with Catherine Deneuve, Gene Kelly
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Concert | Big Time Rush: Reconstituted Boy Band


The pop group started on a kids show and are now releasing their first album, Another Life, in ten years.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Big Time Rush: Reconstituted Boy Band

Workshop | HIIT Workout


A High Intestity Interval Training workout in the park.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, HIIT Workout

Workshop | Tai Chi


Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Tai Chi

Tour | 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many


These free tours take place at various times during the day, all day long. You can make reservations for as many tours as your schedule allows. 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 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many

Festival | First Friday: Exhibitions, Tours, Workshops, Performances


Explore the museum's exhibitions and attend a tour, workshop, performance, or activity throughout the day. Here's the day's entire lineup of activities: 2pm: Made in Japan Curatorial Tour led by Erin Schoneveld 4pm: Origami Workshop with Taro’s Origami Studio 5:30pm: Pride Poster Drop-in Workshop with designer and creator Accia Rodriguez 7pm: Drag Performance featuring the legendary Dev Doee & Shia Ho
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Festivals, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, First Friday: Exhibitions, Tours, Workshops, Performances

Fair | Street Fair


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 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Street Fair

Workshop | Adult Zumba


Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Adult Zumba

Workshop | Juggling in the Park


Jugglers use the park throughout the year to provide free classes to the public. Stop by for a quick lesson, stay for the whole time, or just enjoy watching them put their skills to the test. They're a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons. All skill levels welcome. Equipment is provided.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Juggling in the Park

Concert | Outdoor Music Listening Sessions


DJ Ben Boogz will play breakbeats. (Breakbeat is a type of electronic music known for its drum samples from hip-hop, funk, R&B, jazz, and various dance music genres).
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Outdoor Music Listening Sessions

Gallery Talk | Highlights of the Morgan Library Collection (online)


A session of close looking at what J. Pierpont Morgan might have described as “a few of his favorite things.” Explore several objects from our permanent collection, which were highly prized by Morgan, paying special attention to the bronze statue of Running Eros that was originally displayed in Morgan’s study, across from his desk.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Gallery Talks, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Highlights of the Morgan Library Collection (online)

Concert | Piano in the Park


Come on by and tap your toes to The Big Apple's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists around! Featuring special events and performances by distinguished musicians. Today's pianist: Armen Donelian.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Piano in the Park

Film | Cinderella (2015) with Cate Blanchett and Helena Bonham Carter


After her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and stepsisters, who reduce her to scullery maid. Despite her circumstances, she refuses to despair. An invitation to a palace ball gives Ella hope that she might reunite with the dashing stranger she met in the woods, but her stepmother prevents her from going. Help arrives in the form of a kindly beggar woman who has a magic touch for ordinary things. Director: Kenneth Branagh Cast: Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, Stellan Skarsgard, Holliday Grainger, Derek Jacobi, Helena Bonham Carter Cate Blanchett is an Australian actor. Regarded as one of the best performers of her generation, she is known for her versatile work across independent films, blockbusters, and stage. She has received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for a Tony Award and two Primetime Emmy Awards. Helena Bonham Carter is an English actress. Known for her roles in blockbusters and independent films, particularly period dramas, she has received various awards and nominations, including an International Emmy Award, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards, five Primetime Emmy Awards, and nine Golden Globe Awards.
   New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free
Films, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Cinderella (2015) with Cate Blanchett and Helena Bonham Carter

Film | Moving On (2022) with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin


Two estranged women reunite to seek revenge against the husband of their recently deceased best friend. Along the way, they learn to make peace with the past and each other. Director: Paul Weitz Cast: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Malcolm McDowell, Sarah Burns, Richard Roundtree Jane Fonda is an American actress and activist. Recognized as a film icon, Fonda is the recipient of various accolades including two Academy Awards, seven Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, the AFI Life Achievement Award, and more. Lily Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer. Tomlin started her career in stand-up comedy and sketch comedy before transitioning her career as an actress on stage and screen. In a career spanning over fifty years Tomlin has received numerous accolades including seven Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award, and two Tony Awards.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Moving On (2022) with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin

Opening Reception | Sky Marks | Landmarks: Curator's Tour


This exhibition looks at all the structures in New York designated as individual landmarks that are "skyscrapers." They count about 84. Just as the definition of characteristics that qualify a building to be a landmark is fairly vague - architectural, historical, or cultural significance - the show's definition of skyscraper is somewhat subjective. "Significantly taller than a cube" is a baseline, but a minimum number of stories is not. The earliest high-rises of the 1880s to 1900s that were ten to twenty stories were clearly skyscrapers in their day and so are included. Today the 102-story Empire State Building is the city's tallest individual landmark.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Opening Receptions, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Sky Marks | Landmarks: Curator's Tour

Festival | Dumbo Drop Festival


A block party full of live entertainment, beer gardens, family activities, prizes, $5 menu options on Restaurant Row, and thousands of toy elephants parachuting onto Washington Street.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Festivals, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Dumbo Drop Festival

Festival | First Fridays: A Celebration of the African Union


Connect with lovers of all things African in Harlem in celebration of the new tribute to Africa’s 55 countries recognized by the African Union. They want you to #RepYourFlag! Bring your flag or wear your colors and enjoy music from across the continent and the Diaspora.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Festivals, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, First Fridays: A Celebration of the African Union

Dance Lesson | Learn Broadway Jazz Dance


Alvin Ailey brings its “real classes for real people” to outdoor workshops by Ailey Extension instructors and NYC dance artists. Participate in high-spirited dance sessions this May and June with classes including Broadway jazz, hip-hop, New York-style mambo, West African dance, and more. Classes are open to people of all ages and all levels of dance experience. Today: Broadway Jazz with Judine Somerville
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Dance Lessons, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Learn Broadway Jazz Dance

Workshop | New Games Social


Curious about a board game or looking to try something new? Games Hosts will be teaching how to play a wide range of fun board games every Friday.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, New Games Social

Birdwatching | Spring Birding Tour


Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours by NYC Audubon, led by environmental educator and urban naturalist Gabriel Willow. Located in the heart of Midtown, the park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will’s-widow.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Birdwatchings, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Spring Birding Tour

Opera | Rosmene's Choice: Handel's Baroque Opera


Handel's (1685-1759) Rosmene's Choice reveals one woman's struggle with her impossible situation. Hounded on all sides, she must choose between being faithful or grateful. Unwilling to reject one of her obsessed suitors, will Rosmene follow the path of Love or Duty? Registration required.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
Free
Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Rosmene's Choice: Handel's Baroque Opera

Play | Titus Andronicus: Shakespeare's First Tragedy


William Shakespeare's tragedy, directed by Robert Aronowitz and Emily Asbury, presented outdoors. Rome 1395. Fresh off a victory against the Goths, General Titus is thrust into the spotlight as Rome finds itself in need of a new emperor. Betrayal, villainy and chaos reign supreme as we see the unmaking of the once honorable and militant Titus. Revenge is a dish best served...with wine. This summer's cast includes both alumni and newcomers: Carl Bindman, Andrew Dunn, Emily Gallagher, Linus Gelber, Johnny Gottsegen, Patrick Harman, Addy Paul Jenkins, Kelly Blaze Klotz, Rachel Lawhead, Caeden Musser, Austin Blake Sasser, and Petrea Whittier.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
Free
Plays, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Titus Andronicus: Shakespeare's First Tragedy

Concert | Afro-Latin Roots Music in the Park


A curated presentation of live music and chill vibes. Hang with friends and family and enjoy the beautiful skyline as a cast of DJ's and performers provide you with a lush weekend warm-up. Tonight: New York's Afro-Latin roots through music and movement, with Super Yamba, DJ Woof, and Mamicana.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Afro-Latin Roots Music in the Park

Play | Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest: Classic Farce


Oscar Wilde's farcical comedy is a classic favorite and a gorgeous period piece set at the country seaside.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
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Plays, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest: Classic Farce

Workshop | Pride Month Meditation (in-person and online)


A 30-minute compassion meditation to honor how our queer ancestors have immeasurably contributed to our collective liberation, followed by an optional sharing circle with Tony Pham.  
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Workshops, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Pride Month Meditation (in-person and online)

Concert | Queer History: Songs of the Waterfront


In this musical program, Lafayette Matthews and Jules Peiperl will explore queer narratives in maritime music. Through a mix of traditional and contemporary chanteys and ballads, the speakers will sing engaging songs and share stories that celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and its underrepresented connections to New York City’s waterfront.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Queer History: Songs of the Waterfront

Concert | 60-Member Chorus Lifts Women's Voices


The Resistance Revival Chorus is a collective of more than 60 women who join together to breathe joy and song into the resistance, and to uplift and center women's voices.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free
Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, 60-Member Chorus Lifts Women's Voices

Video | Beaut: Her Blood Ran Cold (The Silent Lizards) (online thru Jul 9)


An online video premiere. Concept, script, lizard sightings and drawings by Marti Wilkerson to accompany the photographs in her exhibition and originally performed live by Beaut on October 9, 2022. Vocals and Lyrics: Marti Wilkerson Guitar: Paul Twinkle Technical Director and Video Editor: Itziar Barrio Cameras: Isaiah Davis, John Brattin, Itziar Barrio Lighting Design: Marti Wilkerson DMX Programming: Kai Sundermann WILDBLUR Master Audio Recording: Adam Wolcott Smith Production Manager: Marbles Producer: Lia Gangitano After Dark Director: Itziar Barrio After Dark Technical Associate: Caroline Mills
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Videos, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Beaut: Her Blood Ran Cold (The Silent Lizards) (online thru Jul 9)

Film | Love, Deutschmarks and Death (2022): Documentary about Turkish Music in Germany


The Federal Republic of Germany’s 1961 recruitment agreement with Turkey not only brought workers and their families to Germany, but also their music. This fascinating documentary film essay is a tutorial in recent Turkish-German history that tells a tale of assembly line jobs, homesickness and family reunification, xenophobia and racism, wistful songs and hip hop, featuring prominently the long-lost bazaar in the elevated train station at Berlin Bülowstraße. Director: Cem Kaya 99 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Love, Deutschmarks and Death (2022): Documentary about Turkish Music in Germany

Screening | Ficciones: Concerto for Electric Violin and Orchestra (online thru Sep. 1)


Ficciones is an immersive concert film experience featuring Roberto Sierra's newly commissioned Concerto for Electric Violin and Orchestra, which presents a mixture of Sierra's Latin-influenced ideas and modern compositional techniques through the voice of electric violinist Tracy Silverman.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free
Screenings, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Ficciones: Concerto for Electric Violin and Orchestra (online thru Sep. 1)

Concert | Latin American Music


Pascuala Ilabaca & Fauna is one of the most important artists in Chile and Latin America. With seven studio albums published and over 15 international tours, she presents her most recent work, La Curiosidad. A simple cumbia/salsa style invites the audience to free themselves from opression through the exercise of curiosity as the key to self-determination. Following this inspiration, the artist prepared for international circulation in 2022 with tours of the USA, Canada, and Europe under the name "La Curiosidad Tour 2022," which celebrated 10 years of her first international tour. The Chilean artist invites audience members to meet again and discover her new music, which for the first half of 2022 also includes the release of a new album with songs that mix rhythms of popular festivals from Latin America with her characteristic accordion and brass sounds and a lyrical socially committed around feminism and social movements. Registration required
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Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Latin American Music

Jazz | Latin Jazz Orchestra in a Park


Trumpeter Steven Oquendo brings his 19-musician big band, The Steven Oquendo Latin Jazz Orchestra. Created in 2009 and led by distinguished trumpeter, jazz historian, and music educator, Steven Oquendo, The Steven Oquendo Latin Jazz Orchestra (SOLJO) is a force to be reckoned with. This bold big band is made up of 19 guardians of Latin music. SOLJO's repertoire features Afro-Cuban palladium era salsa mambo and salsa classics that pay homage to the genre's originators, while simultaneously injecting a fresh interpretation that has intrigued and captivated new fans of all ages and backgrounds. SOLJO's sophisticated use of free improvisation, dissonant harmonies, fusion rhythms, and creative arrangements has dispelled stereotypes surrounding Latin music and Latin Jazz, and ensured that the essence of the music continues to thrive.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free
Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Latin Jazz Orchestra in a Park

Classical Music | Piano Salon Adult Recital


The Piano Teachers Congress Piano Salon presents the adult students of its members in a recital performance. The Piano Teachers Congress, founded in 1926, began as a music club for piano teachers, a forum where they could share ideas, seek advice from fellow teachers and serve the music community. Nearly 100 years later, with more than 100 members, the PTC maintains its original mission.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Piano Salon Adult Recital

Poetry Reading | Soul Sister Revue


Readers include Danez Smith (Homie, Don’t Call Us Dead), Ariana Brown (We Are Owed), Charif Shanahan (Trace Evidence), Eugenia Leigh (Bianca), Tameka Cage Conley, and Rachelle Parker.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Soul Sister Revue

Classical Music | Sounds of Nature: Piano Miniatures


Judith Olson, piano, performs piano works inspired by the sights and sounds of nature: birds, insects, animals, water, landscapes, and atmospheric conditions. Registration required.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Sounds of Nature: Piano Miniatures

Festival | Spirituality Week Festival


Choose from hundeds on events, both free of charge and for a fee. See link for details. Runs June 2-11, 2023.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshop | Sunset Singing Circle


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 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Sunset Singing Circle

Concert | The Songs We Write: A Night of Live Original Music


Sit back and enjoy original live music. Featured performers are a mix of local songwriters, composers, and Song A Week members. Each artist will be performing music they have written.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, The Songs We Write: A Night of Live Original Music

Workshop | Trivia Night in the Park


Test your knowledge at this general knowledge pop culture trivia night, hosted by the NYC Trivia League.
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Play | Bowie in Warsaw: Pop Star on the Prowl


The women of Warsaw tremble with the rumor of a strangler on the prowl. Behind their fear, unspoken secrets and traumas begin to surface. Set in the landscape of a true crime story from 1970s Poland, Bowie in Warsaw is an absurd comedy about the repression of self-expression and love in the Soviet era. Playwright Dorota Maslowska constructs a fantastical and baroque world to be one day visited by none other than David Bowie himself. Presented by Trap Door Theatre. The performance is followed by a talkback.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
$10 suggested admission...
Plays, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Bowie in Warsaw: Pop Star on the Prowl

Performance | Follow the Machine: Performance Art


Follow the Machine is a multimedia exhibition and show by Pexelmouth exploring how putting our utmost faith into machines is helping/hurting us.  The power dynamics between user and machine have become unclear - constantly reversing roles between servant and master. What happens when we let go of our own knowledge and Follow the Machine? The machines are often functioning at a different level from our own understanding, being both literal and proverbial black boxes whose inner workings are too complex to understand. From our perspective, the output of the machine is seemingly random, and why it chooses what it does is almost divine. The Mandarin character for “randomness” can be directly translated to “Follow the Machine”, trusting that the machine has the answer to whatever question we have, the machine itself has become a modern oracle.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Theater | Fractals of Prometheus: Unity of Images, Interactive Livestream Experience (online)


Fractals of Prometheus | A Unity of Images is an interactive livestream experiment that travels through this newly renovated venue in the heart of Greenwich Village and uses its extensive data network to break past the four walls of the theatre. A group of writers, performers, musicians, and technologists create fractals of the myth of Prometheus, exploring themes of regret, resistance, and ritual, to collectively form a unity of images. Experience this work-in-progress as a livestream with custom-built interactions that will influence the trajectory of the performance.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
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Theaters, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Fractals of Prometheus: Unity of Images, Interactive Livestream Experience (online)

Discussion | Turn the World Around: A Tribute to Harry Belafonte


Acclaimed novelist Walter Mosley and New York Times critic-at-large Wesley Morris are part of a public program celebrating the life and impact of the legendary singer, actor, activist, and humanitarian Harry Belafonte. In 2006, Belafonte interviewed Mosley about his book, Life Out of Context, and discussed ways to fight poverty, exploitation, injustice, and racism. Morris and Mosley will reflect on that conversation and its relevance in a contemporary context as they discuss Belafonte’s indelible mark on our world and the barriers that he broke.
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Discussions, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Turn the World Around: A Tribute to Harry Belafonte

Musical | The Comedy of Errors: A Musical Adaptation of Shakespeare's Play


Conceived by director Rebecca Martinez and composer Julian Mesri, a member of The Public Theater's 2022-23 Emerging Writers Group, this new adaptation rigorously embraces music from all over Latin America in this tale of separation and joyous reunion. With songs in English and Spanish, this new musical adaptation brings an energetic vibe to this age-old tale of two sets of twins separated by stormy seas as they overcome a baffling case of mistaken identity--and the mayhem and hilarious confusion that follows.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Musicals, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, The Comedy of Errors: A Musical Adaptation of Shakespeare's Play

Classical Music | New York Philharmonic Performs with Grammy Winning Chorus (LIVESTREAM at an indoor public place)


This live-streamed performance is presented on the 50-foot Digital Wall at an in-door public place. New York Philharmonic; Jaap van Zweden, conductor; Frank Huang, violin; The Men of the Crossing, chorus; Young People's Chorus of New York City; and Else Torp, soprano, perform The World Premiere of unEarth, a multimedia event by Julia Wolfe that, in the composer's words, "digs deep into the stories and science of our planet -- looking at forced migrations, adaptations, species land loss, and changing seas ... singing our fears and hoping for a way forward." Program Jean Sibelius (1865-1957), Violin Concerto Julia Wolfe (1958-present), unEarth About the Performers The New York Philharmonic, one of the leading world orchestras, was founded in 1842 by the American conductor Ureli Corelli Hill, with the aid of the Irish composer William Vincent Wallace. The first concert of the Philharmonic Society took place on December 7, 1842 in the Apollo Rooms on lower Broadway before an audience of 600. It is the oldest major symphony orchestra in the United States in continual existence and one of the oldest in the world. Jaap van Zweden began his tenure as the 26th Music Director of the New York Philharmonic in September 2018. He also serves as Music Director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic, a post he has held since 2012, and becomes Music Director of the Seoul Philharmonic in 2024. He has conducted orchestras on three continents, appearing as guest with, in Europe, the Orchestre de Paris, Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, and London Symphony Orchestra, and, in the United States, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and other distinguished ensembles. Frank Huang joined the New York Philharmonic as Concertmaster in September 2015. Since performing with the Houston Symphony in a nationally broadcast concert at the age of 11 he has appeared with orchestras throughout the world including The Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony, NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra of Hannover, Amadeus Chamber Orchestra, and the Genoa Orchestra. He has also performed on NPR's Performance Today, ABC's Good Morning America, and CNN's American Morning with Paula Zahn. He has performed at Wigmore Hall (in London), Salle Cortot (Paris), Kennedy Center (Washington, DC), and Herbst Theatre (San Francisco), as well as a second recital in Alice Tully Hall (New York). Before joining the Houston Symphony as concertmaster in 2010, he served as first violinist of the Grammy Award-winning Ying Quartet and was a faculty member at the Eastman School of Music. The Men of the Crossing is a Grammy-winning professional chamber choir conducted by Donald Nally and dedicated to new music. It is committed to working with creative teams to make and record new, substantial works for choir that explore and expand ways of writing for, singing in, and listening to choirs. Many of its nearly 130 commissioned premieres address social, environmental, and political issues. The Crossing collaborates with some of the world's most accomplished ensembles and artists, including the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, American Composers Orchestra, and more. With a commitment to recording its commissions, The Crossing has released 25 albums, receiving two Grammy Awards for Best Choral Performance (in 2018 and 2019), and seven Grammy nominations. This event is an in-person livestream of the concert.
   New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
Free
Concerts, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, New York Philharmonic Performs with Grammy Winning Chorus (LIVESTREAM at an indoor public place)

Movie in a Park | The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967): French Comedy-Drama with Catherine Deneuve, Gene Kelly


In the picturesque port town of Rochefort, the spirited Garnier twins, Delphine and Solange, share a strong bond and similar aspirations, despite their contrasting looks. Delphine, the celestial blonde, is a ballet teacher and dancer, while Solange, the fiery redhead, is a singer and composer. Together, they light up the town, imparting music and dance lessons with dreams of finding true love and pursuing their passions in the magical city of Paris. Directed by Jacques Demy With Catherine Deneuve, Francoise Dorleac, Gene Kelly 126 min. In French with English subtitles
   New York City, NY; NYC
8:30 pm
Free
Movie in a Parks, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967): French Comedy-Drama with Catherine Deneuve, Gene Kelly

Movie in a Park | Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022): Oscar-Winning Superhero Sequel


The people of Wakanda fight to protect their home from intervening world powers as they mourn the death of King T'Challa. Director: Ryan Coogler Stars: Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira 161 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Movie in a Parks, June 02, 2023, 06/02/2023, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022): Oscar-Winning Superhero Sequel
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