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Thursday, July 27

Nosotros Festival

Nosotros Festival

7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

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Friday, July 28

Paul Taylor Dance Company & Duchess

Paul Taylor Dance Company & Duchess

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

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Sunday, July 30

Double Dutch Summer Classic National Competition

Double Dutch Summer Classic National Competition

12:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

Something for the People

Something for the People

6:30 pm

Damrosch Park

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Bollywood Boulevard

Bollywood Boulevard

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

“Silent" Movie: The Big Lebowski

“Silent" Movie: The Big Lebowski

10:30 pm

Damrosch Park

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Friday, August 4

Chloe & Maud

Chloe & Maud

7:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

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Saturday, August 5

La Casita

La Casita

12:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

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Sunday, August 6

Heritage Sunday

Heritage Sunday

1:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

La Casita at Teatro Pregones

La Casita at Teatro Pregones

2:30 pm

Teatro Pregones

Talking Drums: Stand Up! Speak Out!

Talking Drums: Stand Up! Speak Out!

7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

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Thursday, August 10

OkayAfrica’s Riddim & Beats

OkayAfrica’s Riddim & Beats

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

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Friday, August 11

Kendra Foster

Kendra Foster

7:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Natalia Lafourcade & Vagabon

Natalia Lafourcade & Vagabon

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

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NPR Music’s Turning the Tables Live

Selections from the 150 Greatest Albums Made by Women featuring Ronnie Spector, Nona Hendryx, Lizzo, Gaby Moreno, Alynda Segarra, and TORRES

 

Rickie Lee Jones performs Pirates

Wednesday, July 26 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Some of music’s most talented women perform songs from NPR Music’s list of the 150 greatest albums by women. Learn More 

Free

Nosotros Festival

Hurray for the Riff Raff

Las Cafeteras

Helado Negro

Xenia Rubinos

featuring poets

Felipe Luciano, La Bruja, and Bonafide Rojas

Thursday, July 27 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Art, expression, and protest are the soul of this evening of music and poetry featuring essential voices from Latinx communities. Learn More 

Free

Heart of Tones: A Tribute to Pauline Oliveros

International Contemporary Ensemble

       Applebox Double

       Heart of Tones

       One Hundred Meeting Places

Friday, July 28 at 7:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) celebrates composer Pauline Oliveros and more than 50 years of sonic innovation. Learn More 

Free

Paul Taylor Dance Company

       Airs

       Company B (live collaboration with Duchess)

Duchess

featuring special guest

Vuyo Sotashe

Friday, July 28 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company returns to Damrosch Park to perform one of its signature pieces with live music. Learn More 

Free
Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Family Weekend

Double Dutch Demonstration

with members of the National Double Dutch League™

Saturday, July 29 at 10:30 am

Josie Robertson Plaza

Open to all ages and levels, this live demonstration teaches the basics for jumping between the ropes. Learn More 

Free

Family Weekend

Double Dutch Demonstration

with members of the National Double Dutch League™

July 29

Josie Robertson Plaza

Choose a Performance

Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Family Weekend

Double Dutch Open Jump

led by the National Double Dutch League™

Music provided by The Lower Eastside Girls Club Avenue D-Js

Saturday, July 29 at 11:00 am

Josie Robertson Plaza

Jump in and find your rhythm in the ropes! Participants of all ages and levels can showcase their skills at jump stations across the plaza. Learn More 

Free
Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Family Weekend

Living Legacy: Double Dutch’s Impact on the Arts and NYC

Discussion

Organized by Women of Color in the Arts

Panelists Theresa Ruth Howard (Founder/Curator, Memoirs of Blacks in Ballet), Rokafella (pioneering b-girl, Co-Founder of Full Circle Productions), and Mikki Shepard (Former Executive Producer of The Apollo)
Moderated by Kaisha Johnson (Founding Director of Women of Color in the Arts)

Saturday, July 29 at 2:00 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Learn about the influence of Double Dutch on the arts and the city of New York at this enlightening discussion. Learn More 

Free
Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Saturday, July 29 at 3:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

A nostalgic look at Double Dutch through the eyes of passionate, young New Yorkers as they traverse the sport. Learn More 

Free
Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Family Weekend

Double Dutch: Something to Call Our Own

organized by Women of Color in the Arts

Post-film talk-back with pioneering double dutchers featured in Pick Up Your Feet. With Marlene Cruz of the DD Tigers, Delores Finlayson of the Fantastic Four, Brenda Morgan of the Jumpin' Joints, and Zenobia White of the Double Dutch Dynamos

Moderated by Mikki Shepard, Former Executive Producer of The Apollo

Saturday, July 29 at 4:00 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Stay after the film for a dynamic dialogue with The Fantastic Four, the pioneering team featured in Pick Up Your Feet. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, July 29 at 6:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

In this performance installation, a “living gallery” of performers questions ingrained expectations of who gets to be “onstage.” Learn More 

Free

An Evening with Rumer  

featuring a special guest set by

Dionne Warwick

Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The British songstress delves into the timeless catalog of Burt Bacharach and Hal David with a guest set from a legend of the repertoire. Learn More 

Free
Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Sunday, July 30 at 12:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

Teams from across the country showcase their speed, skill, and artistry as they vie for the championship in this official competition. Learn More 

Free
Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Family Weekend

Something for the People

Concert

Momma's Hip Hop Kitchen

featuring

La Bruja, Likwuid, MC Beats, Rokafella & Full Circle Soulsistahs, The Sparkles (National Double Dutch All-Star Team), and Toni Blackman’s Rhyme Like a Girl

Dynamic Diplomats of Double Dutch

Natasha Diggs

Sunday, July 30 at 6:30 pm

Damrosch Park

An exuberant finale from Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen, a socially conscious collective dedicated to empowering women through hip-hop. Learn More 

Free

Wednesday, August 2 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo reimagines Talking Heads’ groundbreaking album Remain in Light. Learn More 

Free

Thursday, August 3 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The artistry of Hindi cinema comes alive during this exuberant stage show that fuses live music, dance, and imagery. Learn More 

Free

Thursday, August 3 at 10:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Fans will accessorize their bowling shirts with headphones at this open-air “silent” screening of the Coen Brothers’ cult comedy. Learn More 

Free

Chloe & Maud

Apt 33: Where Dreams Are Made

Friday, August 4 at 7:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Sizzling sister act Chloe & Maud bring tap back to the heart of pop culture with a night of fierce footwork and passionate artistry. Learn More 

Free

Friday, August 4 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

New Yorkers can finally experience this towering orchestral tribute to the music of composer, producer, and rapper J Dilla. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, August 5 at 12:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

A remarkable group of artist activists give voice to the movements working to uphold and extend our rights. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, August 5 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Get ready for a reverent night of rock ’n’ roll with British music legend Nick Lowe and surf rockers Los Straitjackets. Learn More 

Free

Heritage Sunday

From Tirana to Tashkent

featuring

Cheres Folk Orchestra, Dancing Crane, Malika Kalontarova, and Merita Halili & The Raif Hyseni Orchestra

Sunday, August 6 at 1:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Celebrate traditional music and dance from Eastern Europe and Central Asia in this colorful afternoon performance. Learn More 

Free

Sunday, August 6 at 2:30 pm

Teatro Pregones

A remarkable group of artist activists give voice to the movements working to uphold and extend our rights. Learn More 

Free

Talking Drums: Stand Up! Speak Out!

featuring

Baba Clarke, Grupo Agoluna, Legacy Women, Los Pleneros de la 21, SilverCloud Singers, Soh Daiko, and Something Positive

Poet/Host: Staceyann Chin

Sunday, August 6 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

A high-octane performance featuring Caribbean, Japanese, African, and Native American musical traditions. Learn More 

Free

Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The two-time Grammy Award–winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra lights up the night with a set of full-throttled salsa dura. Learn More 

Free

OkayAfrica’s Riddim & Beats

Sister Nancy

The Compozers

Thursday, August 10 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

An invigorating triple-bill summoning the funk of West African beats and the rhythms of Caribbean carnival. Learn More 

Free

Friday, August 11 at 7:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Part of the P-Funk legacy and D’Angelo’s close collaborator, neo-soul singer-songwriter Kendra Foster steps into the spotlight. Learn More 

Free

Friday, August 11 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

A pair of fearless triple-threat singer/instrumentalist/songwriters come together for an unforgettable evening of music. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, August 12 at 6:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Free

NPR Music’s Turning the Tables Live

Selections from the 150 Greatest Albums Made by Women featuring Ronnie Spector, Nona Hendryx, Lizzo, Gaby Moreno, Alynda Segarra, and TORRES

 

Rickie Lee Jones performs Pirates

Wednesday, July 26 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Nosotros Festival

Hurray for the Riff Raff

Las Cafeteras

Helado Negro

Xenia Rubinos

featuring poets

Felipe Luciano, La Bruja, and Bonafide Rojas

Thursday, July 27 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Heart of Tones: A Tribute to Pauline Oliveros

International Contemporary Ensemble

       Applebox Double

       Heart of Tones

       One Hundred Meeting Places

Friday, July 28 at 7:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Learn More 

Paul Taylor Dance Company

       Airs

       Company B (live collaboration with Duchess)

Duchess

featuring special guest

Vuyo Sotashe

Friday, July 28 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Family Weekend

Double Dutch Demonstration

with members of the National Double Dutch League™

Saturday, July 29 at 10:30 am

Josie Robertson Plaza

Learn More 

Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Family Weekend

Double Dutch Open Jump

led by the National Double Dutch League™

Music provided by The Lower Eastside Girls Club Avenue D-Js

Saturday, July 29 at 11:00 am

Josie Robertson Plaza

Learn More 

Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Family Weekend

Living Legacy: Double Dutch’s Impact on the Arts and NYC

Discussion

Organized by Women of Color in the Arts

Panelists Theresa Ruth Howard (Founder/Curator, Memoirs of Blacks in Ballet), Rokafella (pioneering b-girl, Co-Founder of Full Circle Productions), and Mikki Shepard (Former Executive Producer of The Apollo)
Moderated by Kaisha Johnson (Founding Director of Women of Color in the Arts)

Saturday, July 29 at 2:00 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Learn More 

Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Saturday, July 29 at 3:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Learn More 

Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Family Weekend

Double Dutch: Something to Call Our Own

organized by Women of Color in the Arts

Post-film talk-back with pioneering double dutchers featured in Pick Up Your Feet. With Marlene Cruz of the DD Tigers, Delores Finlayson of the Fantastic Four, Brenda Morgan of the Jumpin' Joints, and Zenobia White of the Double Dutch Dynamos

Moderated by Mikki Shepard, Former Executive Producer of The Apollo

Saturday, July 29 at 4:00 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Learn More 

Saturday, July 29 at 6:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Learn More 

An Evening with Rumer  

featuring a special guest set by

Dionne Warwick

Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Sunday, July 30 at 12:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

Learn More 

Family Weekend: Double Dutch

Family Weekend

Something for the People

Concert

Momma's Hip Hop Kitchen

featuring

La Bruja, Likwuid, MC Beats, Rokafella & Full Circle Soulsistahs, The Sparkles (National Double Dutch All-Star Team), and Toni Blackman’s Rhyme Like a Girl

Dynamic Diplomats of Double Dutch

Natasha Diggs

Sunday, July 30 at 6:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Wednesday, August 2 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Thursday, August 3 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Thursday, August 3 at 10:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Chloe & Maud

Apt 33: Where Dreams Are Made

Friday, August 4 at 7:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Learn More 

Friday, August 4 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Saturday, August 5 at 12:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Learn More 

Saturday, August 5 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Heritage Sunday

From Tirana to Tashkent

featuring

Cheres Folk Orchestra, Dancing Crane, Malika Kalontarova, and Merita Halili & The Raif Hyseni Orchestra

Sunday, August 6 at 1:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Learn More 

Sunday, August 6 at 2:30 pm

Teatro Pregones

Learn More 

Talking Drums: Stand Up! Speak Out!

featuring

Baba Clarke, Grupo Agoluna, Legacy Women, Los Pleneros de la 21, SilverCloud Singers, Soh Daiko, and Something Positive

Poet/Host: Staceyann Chin

Sunday, August 6 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

OkayAfrica’s Riddim & Beats

Sister Nancy

The Compozers

Thursday, August 10 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Friday, August 11 at 7:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Learn More 

Friday, August 11 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Saturday, August 12 at 6:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

NPR Music’s Turning the Tables Live

Selections from the 150 Greatest Albums Made by Women featuring Ronnie Spector, Nona Hendryx, Lizzo, Gaby Moreno, Alynda Segarra, and TORRES

 

Rickie Lee Jones performs Pirates

Wednesday, July 26 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Some of music’s most talented women perform songs from NPR Music’s list of the 150 greatest albums by women. Learn More 

Nosotros Festival

Hurray for the Riff Raff

Las Cafeteras

Helado Negro

Xenia Rubinos

featuring poets

Felipe Luciano, La Bruja, and Bonafide Rojas

Thursday, July 27 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Art, expression, and protest are the soul of this evening of music and poetry featuring essential voices from Latinx communities. Learn More 

Heart of Tones: A Tribute to Pauline Oliveros

International Contemporary Ensemble

       Applebox Double

       Heart of Tones

       One Hundred Meeting Places

Friday, July 28 at 7:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) celebrates composer Pauline Oliveros and more than 50 years of sonic innovation. Learn More 

Paul Taylor Dance Company

       Airs

       Company B (live collaboration with Duchess)

Duchess

featuring special guest

Vuyo Sotashe

Friday, July 28 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company returns to Damrosch Park to perform one of its signature pieces with live music. Learn More 

Family Weekend

Double Dutch Demonstration

with members of the National Double Dutch League™

Saturday, July 29 at 10:30 am

Josie Robertson Plaza

Open to all ages and levels, this live demonstration teaches the basics for jumping between the ropes. Learn More 

Family Weekend

Double Dutch Open Jump

led by the National Double Dutch League™

Music provided by The Lower Eastside Girls Club Avenue D-Js

Saturday, July 29 at 11:00 am

Josie Robertson Plaza

Jump in and find your rhythm in the ropes! Participants of all ages and levels can showcase their skills at jump stations across the plaza. Learn More 

Family Weekend

Living Legacy: Double Dutch’s Impact on the Arts and NYC

Discussion

Organized by Women of Color in the Arts

Panelists Theresa Ruth Howard (Founder/Curator, Memoirs of Blacks in Ballet), Rokafella (pioneering b-girl, Co-Founder of Full Circle Productions), and Mikki Shepard (Former Executive Producer of The Apollo)
Moderated by Kaisha Johnson (Founding Director of Women of Color in the Arts)

Saturday, July 29 at 2:00 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Learn about the influence of Double Dutch on the arts and the city of New York at this enlightening discussion. Learn More 

Saturday, July 29 at 3:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

A nostalgic look at Double Dutch through the eyes of passionate, young New Yorkers as they traverse the sport. Learn More 

Family Weekend

Double Dutch: Something to Call Our Own

organized by Women of Color in the Arts

Post-film talk-back with pioneering double dutchers featured in Pick Up Your Feet. With Marlene Cruz of the DD Tigers, Delores Finlayson of the Fantastic Four, Brenda Morgan of the Jumpin' Joints, and Zenobia White of the Double Dutch Dynamos

Moderated by Mikki Shepard, Former Executive Producer of The Apollo

Saturday, July 29 at 4:00 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Stay after the film for a dynamic dialogue with The Fantastic Four, the pioneering team featured in Pick Up Your Feet. Learn More 

Saturday, July 29 at 6:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

In this performance installation, a “living gallery” of performers questions ingrained expectations of who gets to be “onstage.” Learn More 

An Evening with Rumer  

featuring a special guest set by

Dionne Warwick

Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The British songstress delves into the timeless catalog of Burt Bacharach and Hal David with a guest set from a legend of the repertoire. Learn More 

Sunday, July 30 at 12:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

Teams from across the country showcase their speed, skill, and artistry as they vie for the championship in this official competition. Learn More 

Family Weekend

Something for the People

Concert

Momma's Hip Hop Kitchen

featuring

La Bruja, Likwuid, MC Beats, Rokafella & Full Circle Soulsistahs, The Sparkles (National Double Dutch All-Star Team), and Toni Blackman’s Rhyme Like a Girl

Dynamic Diplomats of Double Dutch

Natasha Diggs

Sunday, July 30 at 6:30 pm

Damrosch Park

An exuberant finale from Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen, a socially conscious collective dedicated to empowering women through hip-hop. Learn More 

Wednesday, August 2 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo reimagines Talking Heads’ groundbreaking album Remain in Light. Learn More 

Thursday, August 3 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The artistry of Hindi cinema comes alive during this exuberant stage show that fuses live music, dance, and imagery. Learn More 

Thursday, August 3 at 10:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Fans will accessorize their bowling shirts with headphones at this open-air “silent” screening of the Coen Brothers’ cult comedy. Learn More 

Chloe & Maud

Apt 33: Where Dreams Are Made

Friday, August 4 at 7:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Sizzling sister act Chloe & Maud bring tap back to the heart of pop culture with a night of fierce footwork and passionate artistry. Learn More 

Friday, August 4 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

New Yorkers can finally experience this towering orchestral tribute to the music of composer, producer, and rapper J Dilla. Learn More 

Saturday, August 5 at 12:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

A remarkable group of artist activists give voice to the movements working to uphold and extend our rights. Learn More 

Saturday, August 5 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Get ready for a reverent night of rock ’n’ roll with British music legend Nick Lowe and surf rockers Los Straitjackets. Learn More 

Heritage Sunday

From Tirana to Tashkent

featuring

Cheres Folk Orchestra, Dancing Crane, Malika Kalontarova, and Merita Halili & The Raif Hyseni Orchestra

Sunday, August 6 at 1:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Celebrate traditional music and dance from Eastern Europe and Central Asia in this colorful afternoon performance. Learn More 

Sunday, August 6 at 2:30 pm

Teatro Pregones

A remarkable group of artist activists give voice to the movements working to uphold and extend our rights. Learn More 

Talking Drums: Stand Up! Speak Out!

featuring

Baba Clarke, Grupo Agoluna, Legacy Women, Los Pleneros de la 21, SilverCloud Singers, Soh Daiko, and Something Positive

Poet/Host: Staceyann Chin

Sunday, August 6 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

A high-octane performance featuring Caribbean, Japanese, African, and Native American musical traditions. Learn More 

Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The two-time Grammy Award–winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra lights up the night with a set of full-throttled salsa dura. Learn More 

OkayAfrica’s Riddim & Beats

Sister Nancy

The Compozers

Thursday, August 10 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

An invigorating triple-bill summoning the funk of West African beats and the rhythms of Caribbean carnival. Learn More 

Friday, August 11 at 7:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Part of the P-Funk legacy and D’Angelo’s close collaborator, neo-soul singer-songwriter Kendra Foster steps into the spotlight. Learn More 

Friday, August 11 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

A pair of fearless triple-threat singer/instrumentalist/songwriters come together for an unforgettable evening of music. Learn More 

Saturday, August 12 at 6:00 pm

Damrosch Park