Bwog’s Jessica Cohen guest hosts this week’s almost all-free guide.
Whole Foods Market – Salami Tasting, Gourmand Conversation
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
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
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
89th & Riverside
Watch “Macbeth” as you like it.
Friday, August 3, 2007
A Photographer’s Sketchbook
10th Avenue & 24th Street (Silverstein Gallery)
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…
They got their start playing with Soulive and have now made it big, as they should.
Kassav’ / Bonga Concert
Prospect Park Stage
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
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.