NYC LIFE: Dog Museum + Summer Events from NYC to the Hamptons
We were so excited to get a private tour this week of the AKC Museum of the Dog in the heart of Midtown. If you’re in the Hampton’s in early August, you’re going to want to head to Southampton’s hottest new club which will be the venue for Operation Warrior Shield’s summer soiree and dace party. Valerie Smaldone has the scoop on a free two-week workshop at the Queens Theatre for selected actors with disabilities. And Valerie’s radio show, Bagels and Broadway is one-year old today!!! Mozart is back at Lincoln Center and the OZY Festival is back at Central Park. And head to Lex and 60th tomorrow and celebrate Bastille day!
Aug. 3. The Hottest Ticket in the Hamptons
Veterans advocate Anne Akers is inviting Tomatoes to the summer soiree and dance party at the Southampton Hedge Club, the hottest new club in the Hamptons for a fun benefit for Operation Warrior Shield to honor our veterans, first responders and those who serve.
The mission of operation Warrior Shied is to provide comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans and first responders, with a focus on” healing their hidden wounds” through no-cost holistic wellness services and connecting Veterans to resources to address unemployment and homelessness.
Tickets to the event are available at www.eventbrite.com for $100 per person or $125 at the door. Veterans and First Responders are invited at NO CHARGE. Further information about Operation Warrior Shield at www.operationwarriorshield.com
July 20-21. OZY Fest is Here
This is one of THE events in the summer. Two full days of live music, conversation, comedy and food on the Great Lawn in Central Park. OZY Fest is not just a music festival. It is a unique gathering of diverse, curious people to dance, laugh, learn and eat with some of the world’s biggest names and boldest thinkers with performers like John Legend, speakers like Mark Cuban & Trevor Noah. Get the details.
July 10 – August 10. Mostly Mozart
Mostly Mozart Festival returns to Lincoln Center for its annual celebration of Mozart, his boundless creativity, and the enchantment of a music-filled summer in the city. This year, Mostly Mozart once again extends across all genres to include masterworks of music, dance, and theater created and performed by the some of the world’s most visionary and virtuosic artists. Fittingly a festival favorite, the Mark Morris Dance Group, opens the season with a special program that includes the masterpieces V and Empire Garden alongside the world premiere of Sport, set to music of Satie. Get the details.
July 14. FIAF’s Bastille Day Celebration
Celebrate Bastille Day at New York’s liveliest summer fête presented by FIAF and Côte d’Azur France! Head to 60th Street and Fifth Avenue to Lexington from 12-5 PM. Abounding with French cuisine, musique, dance, and myriad attractions for the whole family, this three-block fête populaire invites New Yorkers to revel in the flavors, sounds, and joie de vivre of France. Don’t miss this festive afternoon of French food, wine, culture, and entertainment. Get the details.