Nyc for the summer!!!

  1. Well everyone, I thought I would share some news. Starting in a week, I will be living in New York City for the summer. I landed a great job for the summer and am really excited. I know there are so many of you from the area (PRADASMEADOW!!!! :heart:) so I just wanted to tell you all that I will be there soon. Vlad will be coming to visit a few times (hopefully more than 2!!) and we were thinking a NYC PF meeting should be in order when we are both in town. Any takers?? :biggrin:

    Anyhow, just wanted to tell you all that Miss Purseblog will soon by Miss Purseblog in NYC!!! :yes: :heart:

    :yahoo:
     
  2. Congrats!!! Great city! Just watch out for bad apples LOL!!
     
  3. I will squish them... with my designer shoes (wait... I need to buy some!!)
     
  4. congratulations. wow, you will be so close. i am about an hour and 15 minutes away depending on the traffic. Jill is close too.
     
  5. OOhhhhh NO!! Don't ruin a perfectly good pair of shoes that way LOL!! :push:
     
  6. That is wonderful!! What field is your job in; if we are allowed to ask :biggrin:

    Too bad you and Vlad will be separated again :sad: :yucky:


    Hope you have a great summer! :flowers:
     
  7. Separated just for a short while... this is just a summer job. Tons of work in a short period of time! But that is why he needs to come visit a lot!!! :yes: :heart:

    It is kind of in the marketing and consumer field... :flowers:
     
  8. oh yes!! would love to meet you two. welcome to nyc.
     
  9. nyc is awesome in the summer. Bunch of great things to do. Lemme find me email of things to do her and I'll post it for you.

    BRB
     
  10. Summer 2006 Free NYC Events

    Museum Mile

    When: Tuesday June 13th 2006

    Where: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 82nd & Fifth Ave.

    What: One day a year, for the past 27 years, nine of the country’s finest museums, all ones that call Fifth Avenue home, collectively open their doors for free to New Yorkers and visitors for a mile long block party and visual art celebration.

    http://www.museummilefestival.org/

    Bryant Park Summer Film Festival

    When: Monday nights at 5pm beginning in June

    Where: The lawn of Bryant Park (40th St. & 6th Avenue)

    What: This is a series of outdoor, classic movie screenings, playing on Monday nights throughout the summer months in Bryant Park, Manhattan. In the rare events that it rains, films are screened at sunset the following night.

    JUNE

    19 The Birds

    26 To Have and Have Not

    JULY

    3 MASH

    10 Bullitt

    17 The Band Wagon

    24 High Noon

    31 A Shot in the Dark

    AUGUST

    7 The Manchurian Candidate

    14 Charade

    21 Rocky

    http://www.bryantpark.org/calendar/film-festival.php

    Broadway in Bryant Park

    When: Thursdays from 12:30-2PM

    Where: Bryant Park (40th St. & 6th Avenue)

    What: Experience the glamour of Broadway in the great outdoors. Each week, several of this year’s biggest hits come to the park for a dazzling afternoon of song and dance.

    JULY

    7 Mamma Mia/Musical of Musicals: The Musical/Stomp

    14 The Phantom of the Opera/Hairspray/Beauty and the Beast/Altar Boys

    21 Once Around the Sun/Rent/Sweet Charity/Drumstruck

    28 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang/The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee/Chicago/Wicked

    AUGUST

    4 Broadway Dances for Life

    18 Lennon/The Actor’s Fund: On the Twentieth Century/ The Lion King/ All Shook Up

     
  11. http://www.bryantpark.org/calendar/broadway.php

    Bryant Park Good Morning America Concert Series

    When: Friday mornings at 7AM

    Where: Bryant Park (40th St. & 6th Avenue), Upper Terrace

    What: The concert series will showcase the hottest music with a wide array of artists.


    JUNE

    23 Mary J Blige

    30 Pussy Cat Dolls

    JULY

    7 Beach Boys

    14 Train

    21 TBD

    28 Huey Lewis &The News

    AUGUST

    4 Pharrell with Kanye West

    11 Carrie Underwood

    25 Lionel Richie

    Hudson River Rocks

    When: Various dates(see below)

    Where: Pier 54, West St. at West 14th St.

    What: Concert Series featuring exciting new artists as well as established favorites. Staged in a festival setting, complete with food and drink. These vents promise an evening of fun and entertainment.

    Tuesday, June 27 — Brazilian Girls
    Thursday, July 20 — Si*Sé & Radio Mundial
    Thursday, Aug 10 — RJD2 & Lyrics Born with Alice Smith

    http://www.hudsonriverpark.org/Calendar/RR.htm

    Hudson River Moondance

    When: Sundays July-August 6:30pm-10:00pm

    Where: Pier 54, West St. at West 14th St.

    What: Dance the night away under the stars with music from New York’s hottest dance bands on Sunday evenings – no experience necessary. Featured styles include swing, tango and salsa. Free!

    JULY

    9 David Berger & the Sultans of Swing-SWING

    23 Los Hermanos Còlon -LATIN

    30 Mò Guajiro-LATIN

    AUGUST

    6 Eternal Tango

    13 George Gee’s Jump, Jive & Wailers-SWING

    http://www.hudsonriverpark.org/Calendar/Moon.htm

    Hudson River Flicks

    When: Wednesdays and Fridays in July& August, films start around 8:30pm

    Where: Wednesday at Pier 54 on 14St. & West St., Fridays at Pier 46 on Charles St. & West St.

    What: Enjoy great movies and free popcorn every Wednesday and Friday in July, under the stars in Hudson River Park.

    JULY

    5- Mean Girls (PG)

    7 Wallace & Gromit Curse of the Were Rabbit (G)

    12 Rosemary’s Baby (R)

    14 March of The Penguins (G)

    19 The Beastmaster (PG)

    21 Chicken Run (PG)

    26 Jaws (PG)

    28 Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone (PG)

    AUGUST

    2 Cruel Intentions (R)

    4 Nanny McFee (PG)

    9 Goldfinger (PG)

    11 Lemony Snicket’s- A Series of Unfortunate Events (PG)

    16 Goodfellas (R)

    18 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory(G)

    23 A Clockwork Orange(R)

    25 ET(PG)

    Washington Square Music Festival

    When: Tuesdays in July and August at 8 pm

    Where: southeast quadrant of the park, near the statue of Garibaldi. Seating is first-come, first-served. Rain space for the July concerts is: New York University’s Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th Street.

    What: The Washington Square Music Festival, under the auspices of the Washington Square Association, Inc., presents its 48th season of free concerts in the Square.

    July 11: Washington Square Chamber Orchestra, Eriko Sato, concertmistress

    Andrew Stein: “How Do You Know When It’s Over?” An aria in the style of Mozart with lyrics by Garrison Keillor. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: “Exsultate jubilate”, K. 165 Amy Cofield, soprano, Mozart: “A Musical Joke”, K.552, Mozart:Symphony no. 41 in C, K.551 (Jupiter)

    July 18: Washington Square Chamber Ensemble

    Mozart: Eine klein Nachtmusik, K. 525; “Ah vous dirais-je, maman” for quartet a la Swingle Singers

    Andrew Arcari: Accordion Concerto (1942) William Schimmel, accordion Allyssa Lamb, vocals, melodica, glockenspiel,kazoo, whistling and string quintet, Mozart: Serenade for oboe and two horns and strings

    July 25: Washington Square Chamber Ensemble

    Mozart: Horn Quintet in E flat, K. 407,William Kuypers, French horn, Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A, K. 581, Steven Hartman, clarinet, Mozart: Larghetto movement, Piano Concerto no. 27 in B-flat major, K. 595 ,Robert Bonfiglio, harmonica Sir George Martin: Three American Sketches (1973) NY premiere, Westward Look, Old Boston, New York New York, Robert Bonfiglio, harmonica

    August 1: Cuartetango

    An exploration of Argentine tango.String quartet, bandoneon player, tango dancers.

    http://www.washingtonsquaremusicfestival.org/

    Lincoln Center Out of Doors

    When: August 4-7th

    Where: Lincoln Plaza (64th St. Between Columbus and Amsterdam)

    What: A free festival with something for everyone, Lincoln Center Out of Doors presents over 100 different events: world music, internationally acclaimed dance, cutting-edge performances, special events, cool jazz, and fun for kids. With performances representing cultures from all over the world, Lincoln Center Out of Doors returned for its 35th season in August 2005.

    Schedule TBD. Check website for more information.

     
  12. http://www.lincolncenter.org

    New York Philharmonic

    When: Wed, Jul 12, 2006, 8:00 PM; Tues, Jul 18, 2006, 8:00 PM

    Where: The Great Lawn, Central Park

    What: This beloved tradition, now in its 42nd year, is coming to a park near you. Music under the stars, family and friends, and a fireworks finale make for a perfect summer evening. Followed by free fireworks!

    July 12: Program-Tchaikovsky: Coronation March , Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Dvorák: Symphony No. 8, Featured Artists: Xian Zhang, Conductor, Jennifer Koh, Violin

    July 18: Program-John Adams: The Chairman Dances , Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1, Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Featured Artists- Marin Alsop, Conductor, Leila Josefowicz, Violin

    http://nyphil.org/attend/summer/index.cfm?page=parks

    Shakespeare in the Park

    When:Macbeth-June 13 - July 9, 2006; Mother Courage and Her Children -August 8 - September 3, 2006

    Where: Delacorte Theater-Central Park

    What: Pick up your free Shakespeare in the Park tickets on the day of the performance beginning at 1pm at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park or from 1 to 3pm at The Public Theater Box Office, 425 Lafayette Street.

    http://www.publictheater.org/view.php

    J & R Downtown Summerfest

    When: 4 dates in May and June-see below

    Where:J&R stores in NYC

    What:Live events taking place at J&R music and computer world

    Monday May 29th- 3pm-5pm J & R Camera Store 34 Park Row, The War Tapes Soldier Filmmakers

    Wednesday May 31st 12:30pm, J&R Pop Store 23 Park Row, Mickey Freeman Autograph signing

    Tuesday June 6th 12:30pm, J&R Jazz store, 23 Park Row 2nd floor, Dianne Schuur performance and autograph signing

    Tuesday June 27th 12:30pm, J&R Jazz store, 23 Park Row 2nd floor, George Duke performance and autograph signing

    http://www.jr.com/templates/information/live.tem

    Riverside Park Summer Events

    When: May-August

    Where: See website for specific event locations

    What: Riverside Park is a great place for both relaxation and recreation. While quiet spaces are abundant, many activities and events create a lively atmosphere. Riverside Park Fund sponsors and hosts a wide variety of activities including musical performances, theatre performances, family/ children activities and wellness events..

    http://www.riversideparkfund.org/

    Harlem Meer Performance Festival

    When: Sundays, Last week of May thru the first week of September Showtime: 4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Where: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center

    What: Local residents and some visitors enjoy the rhythms of modern jazz, salsa, gospel and at times modern dance here at the Lila Wallace Reader's Digest Plaza on the doorstep of the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center in Central Park.

    May 28: DOMINIC KANZA GROUP AfroPop stylings

    June 4: RAY MANTILLA QUINTET Latin/jazz quintet led by Bronx-born conguero

    June 18: THE ALEX BLAKE GROUP International jazz

    June 25: LOS MACONDOS Rhythms of cumbia and other traditional music from Colombia

    July 2: SWEET GEORGIA BROWN Down-home blues, jazz, and R&B

    July 9: LOS SONEROS DE ORIENTE Afro-Cuban group specializing in son

    NBC Rockefeller Plaza Concerts

    When: 7:00am mostly Friday mornings

    Where: 49th St. Between 5th & 6th Avenues

    What: NBC’s Annual Today Show concert series at Rockefeller Plaza

    MONDAY, MAY 29,7:00 a.m. ET James Blunt

    THURSDAY, JUNE 1,7:00 a.m. ET American Idol winner Taylor Hicks and runner-up Katharine McPhee

    FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 7:00 a.m. ET Brad Paisley

    WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 7:00 a.m. ET Katie Melua

    THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 7:00 a.m. ET The Wedding Singer

    FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 7:00 a.m. ET Natasha Bedingfield

    MONDAY, JUNE 12, 7:00 a.m. ET HI-5

    FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 7:00 a.m. ET Earth, Wind & Fire

    THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 7:00 a.m. ET Nelly Furtado

    FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 7:00 a.m. ET Phil Collins

    FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 7:00 a.m. ET Rascal Flatts

    FRIDAY, JULY 7, 7:00 a.m. ET Pink

    WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 7:00 a.m ET

    FRIDAY, JULY 14, 7:00 a.m. ET KC & The Sunshine Band

    FRIDAY, JULY 28, 7:00 a.m. ET Chicago

    FRIDAY, AUG. 11, 7:00 a.m. ET Chris Brown

    FRIDAY, SEPT. 29, 7:00 a.m. ET Janet Jackson


     
  13. Central Park Summerstage

    When: Various dates-see below

    Where: Rumsey Playfield, Central Park, 72nd St &5th Avenue

    What: Summer stage is one of New York’s greatest summer institutions, filling Central Park with music, theatre, opera and dance for two months each summer.

    JUNE

    Friday, June 16, 2006, 7PM Nu Jazz Today! Charlie Hunter & Bobby Previte with special guests Elliott Sharp as Groundtruther, Matthew Shipp, Nils Petter Molvaer, Sex Mob.

    Saturday, June 17, 2006, 4PM Rhett Miller, Teddy Thompson, Ollabelle

    Sunday, June 18, 2006, 3PM Takfarinas, Chris Berry & Panjea, Turntables on the Hudson

    Friday, June 23, 2006, 7PM The Refugee All Stars from Sierra Leone

    Saturday, June 24, 2006, 3PM Club Shelter's 15th Anniversary Dance Party DJs: Timmy Regisford and Sting International

    Sunday, June 25, 2006, 3PM Canada Day! Feist, Buck 65, Jason Collett

    Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 7PM Bonnie Raitt, Keb' Mo

    Thursday, June 29, 2006, 7PM The Carnegie Hall/Citigroup Neighborhood Concert Series 30th Anniversary: An Evening with Audra McDonald and Liz McComb

    Friday, June 30, 2006, 7:30PM Joan Didion

    Saturday, July 01, 2006, 3PM Antibalas, Balkan Beat Box, Ska Cubano

    JULY

    Sunday, July 02, 2006,3PM Seu Jorge, Jose Gonzalez, Alex Cuba Band, DJ Cut Chemist

    Friday, July 07, 2006, 8PM Noche Flamenca, Roxanne Butterfly's Worldbeats

    Saturday, July 08, 2006, 3PM Hakim, The Lion of Egypt and his Egyptian Orchestra with special guest Karina Pasian

    Sunday, July 09, 2006, 1:30PM Global Family Day: Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats, Dirty Sock Funtime Band, Baby Loves Disco with special guest DJs

    Thursday, July 13, 2006, 7PM Ani DiFranco

    Friday, July 14, 2006, 8PM Stephen Petronio Company, The Young People's Chorus of New York

    Saturday, July 15, 2006, 3PM The Family Stand, Black Merda and special guest Fugi, Sharrif Simmons

    Sunday, July 16, 2006, 3PM Amadou & Mariam, Daby Toure, Birdy Nam Nam

    Wednesday, July 19, 2006,7:30PM UCB Theatre in the Park

    Thursday, July 20, 2006, 6PM Umphrey's McGee with very special guest Galactic

    Saturday, July 22, 2006, 7PM Cheb I Sabbah, Riffat Sultana & friends

    Sunday, July 23, 2006, 3PM Maldita Vecindad, Konono No. 1, Daara J

    Wednesday, July 26, 2006, 7PM Fiona Apple, Damien Rice with David Garza

    Friday, July 28, 2006, 7PM Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians, Sonya Kitchell

    Saturday, July 29, 2006, 3PM Goapele, Alice Smith, DJs: The Ladies of Ubiquita

    Sunday, July 30, 2006, 3PM Lady Sovereign, Pete Rock, Jean Grae, Curated by DJ Rekha

    AUGUST

    Wednesday, August 02, 2006, 7:30PM An Iliad

    Thursday, August 03, 2006, 6PM The New Pornographers, Calexico, The Frames

    Friday, August 04, 2006,8PM 60th Anniversary Celebration: Limon Dance Company
    Carla Maxwell, Artistic Director

    Saturday, August 05, 2006, 3PM Gustavo Cerati, Calle 13, Mexican Institute of Sound

    Sunday, August 06, 2006, 7PM 4th Annual Brazilian Film Festival of New York: This Is Bossa Nova, Lenine

    Monday, August 07, 2006, 7PM From Mambo to Hip Hop directed by Henry Chalfant

    Friday, August 11, 2006, 8PM Urban Bush Women, Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn

    Saturday, August 12, 2006, 3PM Soul to Soul: The Wild Magnolia Mardi Gras Indians with Big Chief Bo Dollis, Irma Thomas, The Hot 8 Brass Band w/The Movers and Shakers

    Sunday, August 13, 2006, 3PM Talvin Singh (Delhi/London) – DJ set only! Asha Puthli with special guests Dewey Redman, Guru, Solar & DJ Doo Wop Prefuse 73, Outernational Curated by DJ Spooky “That Subliminal Kid”

    http://www.summerstage.org

    Naumburg Orchestral Concerts

    When: Tuesday evenings at 7:30PM

    Where:The Namburg Bandshell and Mall Concert Ground, mid-Park from 66th to 72nd St.

    What: The oldest free outdoor concert series in the US, the Naumburg features symphonic and semi-classical music.s(No rain dates)

    June 27th The Imani Winds;Featuring Pianist André-Michel Schub

    July 11th The Naumburg Orchestra George Garrett Keast, conductor;Andrew Armstrong piano soloist

    July 25th The Naumburg Orchestra - Sarah Ioannides, conductor; Scott Hartman - trombone soloist

    August 8th Early Music Concert - Arthur Haas, conductor and director
    with members and friends of the Aulos Ensemble

    http://www.naumburgconcerts.org/

    Piano in the Park

    When: Daily, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

    Where: Bryant Park at the Fountain terrace

    What: Some of the best pianists from all over New York come to Bryant Park to play on the Piano in the Park. Tap your toes to the music of Scott Joplin, the Gershwins, James P. Johnson, Fats Waller, Eubie Blake, Jelly Roll Morton, and more every weekday.

    MAY

    Mon-Wed -29-31 Sue Maskaleris

    JUNE

    Thurs-Fri 1-2 Sue Maskaleris

    Mon-Fri-5-9 Dona Carter

    Fri-Mon, 12-16 Jeb Patton

    Mon-Fri, 19-23 Larry Ham

    Mon-Fri, 26-30 Yuka Aikawa

    JULY

    Mon-Wed, 3-5 Dan Manjovi

    Fri, 7 Dan Manjovi

    Mon-Wed, 10-12 Victor Lin

    Fri, 14 Victor Lin

    Mon-Wed, 17-19 Deanna Witkowski

    Fri. 21 Deanna Witkowski

    Mon-Wed, 24-26 Kuni Mikami

    Fri, 28 Kuni Mikami

    Mon, 31 Sheldon Forrest

    AUGUST

    Tue-Wed, 1-2 Sheldon Forrest

    Fri, 4 Sheldon Forrest

    Mon,7 Linda Presgrave

    Wed,9 Linda Presgrave

    Fri, 11 Linda Presgrave

    Mon,14 Linda Presgrave

    Wed, 16 Linda Presgrave

    Mon-Fri, 21-25 Todd Robbins

    http://www.bryantpark.org/calendar/piano.php



    RAHEEM DEVAUGN & JAVIER

    TUES, 6/20/06

    7PM

    SOB'S





    MARIAH CAREY & SEAN PAUL

    WED, 8/23/06

    8PM

    MADISON SQUARE GARDEN





    MARY J. BLIGE (FREE)

    FRI, 6/23/06

    7:00 AM

    BRYANT PARK





    PRINCE (FREE)

    FRI, 6/16/06

    7:00 AM

    BRYANT PARK





    PHARRELL & KANYE WEST (FREE)

    7:00 AM

    BRYANT PARK





    ME'SHELL NDEGEOCELLO (FREE)

    WED, 7/2/06

    7PM

    MADISON SQUARE PARK, OVAL LAWN, 5TH AVE & 23RD ST





    GOAPELE (FREE)

    SAT, 7/29/06

    7PM

    CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE

    WENDY WILLIAMS (FREE)

    WED, 7/21/06

    12:30 PM-1:45 PM

    BRYANT PARK READING ROOM

    LEDISI (FREE)

    WED, 7/19/06

    7PM

    MADISON SQUARE PARK, OVAL LAWN, 5TH AVE & 23RD ST


    STEVE HARVEY

    SAT, 8/5/06

    8PM

    BEACON THEATRE

    BOYS II MEN

    SAT, 7/15/0

    8PM

    BB KINGS



    ANGIE STONE

    FRI, 7/20/06

    9PM

    BB KINGS





    CHRISTINA MILIAN, BUSTA RHYMES & LUDACRIS

    SAT, 6/10/06

    8PM

    NASSAU COLISEUM





    MOBB DEEP

    WED, 7/19/06

    9PM

    NOKIA THEATRE @ TIMES SQUARE





    SUGAR HILL GANG (FREE)

    THURS, 7/20/06

    7PM

    SOUTH STREET SEAPORT, PIER 17





    JODECI

    TUES, 8/8/06

    8PM

    NOKIA THEATRE@ TIMES SQUARE





    GUY, BLACKSTREET, TONY, TONI TONE

    FRI, 6/16/06

    8Pm

    THEATER @ MADISON SQUARE GARDEN



    MAZE FEATURING FRANKIE BEVERLY

    SUN, 7/16/06

    8Pm

    NOKIA THEATRE @ TIMES SQUARE



    EARTH, WIND & FIRE

    FRI, 7/20/06

    8PM

    JONES BEACH





    AVANT

    THURS, 7/6/06

    8PM

    BB KINGS





    KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL

    WED, 6/14/06

    7PM

    SOB'S



    LEELA JAMES (FREE)

    FRI, 7/28/06

    7:30 PM

    PROSPECT PARK BANDSHELL

    AL JARREAU & GEORGE BENSON

    FRI, 8/11/06

    8PM

    NORTH FORK THEATRE @ WESTBURY



    LIONEL RICHIE (FREE)

    FRI, 8/25/06

    7:00 AM

    BRYANT PARK

    ENJOY YOUR SUMMER!
     
  14. Wow Megs.. Looks like your gonna be plenty busy!
     
  15. I will be going to NJ next month for 2 weeks too! I hope I'm there when you have this PF meeting! :biggrin: