NYC LIFE: Art, Jazz, Dance, Poets, Party in Central Park
Our roving photographer captured this photo on Little Island, which is hosting a free art festival in August. Jazz at Lincoln Center brings Jazz to Times Square every Thursday. Congrats to our 3T poets who were part of last weekends NYC Poetry Festival. Listen in to the Ask Beatty show on Monday when she interviews author Robin Lieberman. Get ready for the big party in Central Park.
Aug. 2. Ask Beatty Radio Show Interviews Robin Lieberman
On the next Ask Beatty radio show, Beatty will talk to author Robin Lieberman, author of the novel Searching for September (The The Three Tomatoes Publishing) about emotionally abusive relationships, red flags, midlife dating and more. Listen in LIVE at https://prn.fm/. Callers are welcome. 888-874-4888
Our Poets on Governor’s Island
Last weekend, three of the poets whose books we have published (The Three Tomatoes Publishing) were participants in the 10th annual New York Poetry Festival. Jane Goldman (With No Regrets), Nicole Freezer Rubens (The Long Pause and the Short Breath), and Carol Ostrow (Poems from My Pandemic Pen) had a great time reading their poems and selling a few of their books too. Congrats to them!
Aug. 11-Sept. 5. Free Art Festival on Little Island
Little Island, NYC’s newest park, just announced they will be hosting the city’s first-ever “NYC Free” Art Festival. Dozens of NYC artists will share their creations with the rest of the city. And our roving photographer, Nicole Freezer Rubens (author of the Long Pause and the Short Breath), recently visited and captured these awesome photos. Her favorite part is the plantings that are landscaped perfectly for this new urban waterfront green space we can all enjoy. Get more details.
Every Thursday. Jazz in Times Square
Give your Thursday night a new rhythm. Jazz at Lincoln Center brings New York City’s hottest young jazz bands to the Times Square Plaza, creating the feeling of an intimate club amidst the lights and sounds of Times Square. Can’t make it in person? You can watch live each week on Youtube. Broadway Plaza between 43rd and 44th Streets. Get the details and the August lineup.
Aug. 12-20. Dance Festival Returns to Battery Park
Battery Dance connects the world through dance. The 40th Annual Battery Dance Festival is back this year with 56 performances, 32 premieres, representing 14 countries. The Company pursues artistic excellence and social relevance by creating vibrant new works, performing on the world’s stages, presenting dance in public spaces, serving the field of dance and teaching people of all ages with special attention to the disadvantaged and areas of conflict. Get the details.
Aug. 21. “We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert”
The official star-studded lineup for the big blowout concert planned at Central Park next month has been announced with two dozen performers including Jon Batiste, LL Cool J, Jimmy Fallon, Journey, Carlos Santana, The New York Philharmonic, Paul Simon, Patti Smith, and Bruce Springsteen. The concert is celebrating NYC’s rebirth. Free tickets will be released on August 2, but you must be vaccinated to attend. Or watch LIVE on CNN. Get the details