NYC LIFE: Cookouts, The Arts, Music, Meditation
We hope you’re enjoying the long holiday weekend just the way you like. Whether it’s cookouts or chillin’ out, we’ve got some fun ideas for this weekend and beyond.
May 28-29 CookOut Food Party
If you’re in NYC this weekend and are longing for a cookout, head to Stuyvesant Cove Park on the East River for the CookOut NYC™ Food Party on the Pier. There’s live music, beer, grilling stations with hot dogs and hamburgers, and all of kinds of food vendors. And there will be a burger and a hot showdown! Now we’re talking. Join the fun. Get the details.
May 27-29. Lower East Side Festival of the Arts
This fabulous FREE 3-day event, celebrates dance, theater, film, music, comedy and art being created by New York City’s talented emerging artists. Guests can attend any one of the many events and gain an in-depth look at the city’s art scene. By putting on this free event, the founders of the festival hope to contribute to the preservation and progression of innovation and creativity in New York. Get the details.
June 1. Tamara Gverdtsiteli Returns to Carnegie Hall
After earning rave reviews for her sold-out 2014 tour, world-famous singer Tamara Gverdtsiteli, called by the New York Times “the Russian Édith Piaf”, returns to Carnegie Hall with a new program. Backed by the soloists of Moscow Male Jewish Cappella and full symphony orchestra, conducted by Maestro Alexander Tsaliuk, Ms. Gverdtsiteli’s velvet tone is sure to thrill old and new fans alike. The performance is June 1 at 8 PM. Watch the youtube video below and then you will definitely want tickets. Get ticket details.
June 6. Free Meditation Class
Take a lunchtime break from stress and life and head to NY Public Library’s underground outpost – the Terence Cardinal Cooke Cathedral Library — with host Jim Rose who will present “Meditation: The Ultimate Peaceful Experience. Jim Rose is a retired executive with Johnson and Johnson and long-time meditator, who will help you discover the best way to integrate meditation into your daily life and unlock the doorway to deep inner peace. 1PM at the Terence Cardinal Cooke Cathedral Library (560 Lexington Avenue, at East 50th Street). No reservations required.
June 15. Showstopper Divas to Feature Tomatoes Got Talent Winners
One of our favorite tomatoes, Randie Levine-Miller is producing and hosting her Showstopper Divas, a benefit for the Actor’s Fund at the Triad Theater on June 15 from 7 to 9PM. And we are thrilled that she is featuring the winners of our past 3 winners of Tomatoes Got Talent contest who will perform alongside critically acclaimed Broadway veterans and Tony Award nominees Beth Fowler and Lee Roy Reams.
Watch the video highlights of the winning performances of Tomatoes Got Talent. This will be an awesome evening. Tickets are $45.