Bwog’s Jessica Cohen guest hosts this week’s almost all-free guide.

Monday, July 30, 2007

Bryant Park Monday Movie

5:00pm (FREE)

All The King’s Men (1949) is on tonight.  Don’t confuse it with this one, please.

Whole Foods Market – Salami Tasting, Gourmand Conversation

7:00pm ($15)

You’re secretly or not-obsessed with salami and want moral support.  For real – the people at this Whole Foods know what they’re talking about.  Also, an alternative dating locale?

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Reading and Discussion at The Strand Bookstore

7:00-8:30pm (FREE)

Wrap your head around the Dover, PA trial on teaching intelligent design in schools with Gordy Slack, Matthew Chapman and Laurie Goodstein.  It’s another Summer for the Gods.

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Performance by the cast of Broadway show “High Fidelity”

Barnes and Noble Lincoln Center

6:00PM (FREE)

It’s based on the book of the same name and the fun’s just down the block.

Screening of “Pi”

AISH Office at 89th Street

6:30pm, (FREE w/ RSVP)

Watch this Jew-vie at the Aish headquarters and have your popcorn too.

Thursday, August 02, 2007

Summerstage Readings (Amiri Baraka and Sonia Sanchez)

From 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM (FREE)

Central Park 69th & 5th Entrance

Feel the power: writers Baraka (formerly known as LeRoi Jones) and Sanchez were shedding light on how to pursue a purpose-driven life way before Rick Warren could hold a pencil.

Shakespeare in the Other Park

6:30pm (FREE)

89th & Riverside

Watch “Macbeth” as you like it.

Friday, August 3, 2007

A Photographer’s Sketchbook

10th Avenue & 24th Street (Silverstein Gallery)

10am-6pm (FREE)

This awesome display of contemporary photography ends today. Go see it.

Saturday, August 4, 2007

Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra

Governor’s Island – take the 1 to South Ferry…

1pm (FREE)

They got their start playing with Soulive and have now made it big, as they should.

Kassav’ / Bonga Concert

Prospect Park Stage

7:30pm (FREE)

If you must miss the music in the afternoon go see these guys, whom NY Times say make sound like “a glorious carnival.”

Sunday, August 5, 2007

The POOL Party

McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn

2pm (FREE)

Time’s running out to get to one of these things.  It’s just as it sounds – wear a bathing suit and show up. Bands featured this week include Blonde Redhead and I’m From Barcelona.

Oh, and if you’re interested in the Beastie Boys concert (August 8th) buy your tickets today.  Who knows for how much longer you’ll be able to fight for your right to party with Horovitz, Schwartz, Diamond and Yauch.  The concert benefits ECOFUND.