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The Ultimate Summer Calendar

2006 Summer Guide: Week of July 10-July 16

Week of July 10-July 16

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  • classical

  • July 11, 13, 15, 16 / Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun

    Grendel
    Julie Taymor (The Lion King) directs this lavish production of Elliot Goldenthal's opera which retells Beowulf from the monster's point of view.
    • Time: 7:30pm
    • Place: New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave. at 63rd St.; 212-870-5500
    • Cost: $40-$200

  • July 11 / Tue

    The Naumburg Orchestra
    George Garrett Keast conducts a program of Stravinsky, Mozart, and Beethoven with pianist Andrew Armstrong as soloist.
    • Time: 7:30pm
    • Place: Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park, between 70th and 71st Sts.
    • Cost: Free

  • Washington Square Chamber Orchestra
    Eriko Sato (the violinist, not the Japanese model) leads the orchestra in a night of mostly Mozart, including an aria with lyrics by Garrison Keillor.
    • Time: 8pm
    • Place: Washington Square Park, Fifth Ave. at Waverly Pl.; 212-252-3621
    • Cost: Free


  • July 14 / Fri

    Brooklyn Philharmonic
    Wunderkind Robert Moody conducts the Brooklyn Philharmonic in a program of Bizet, Stravinsky, Copeland, and Bernstein for their 27th appearance in Prospect Park.
    • Time: 8pm
    • Place: Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th St. at Prospect Park West; 718-855-7882
    • Cost: $3 suggested donation
    See complete CelebrateBrooklyn! schedule

  • concerts
  • July 11 / Tue

    The Strines
    These multinational, albeit New York-based punk popsters will provide enough freneticism to drown out the nearby West Side Highway.
    • Time: 6pm
    • Place: Clinton Cove Park, Hudson River at 55th St.
    • Cost: Free
    See complete Take Me to the River schedule

  • July 12, 13 / Wed, Thu

    Kelly Clarkson
    The American Idol alum brings catchy tunes (and a great set of chops) to Long Island.
    • Time: 7:30pm
    • Place: Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Theater; 1000 Ocean Pkwy., near Wantagh Pkwy. South; 516-221-1000
    • Cost: $29.50-$75

  • July 13 / Thu

    Ani DiFranco
    Hard-hitting, female-friendly acoustic rock, courtesy of one of the genre's biggest players.
    • Time: 7pm
    • Place: Rumsey Playfield, Central Park; enter the park at 69th St. and Fifth Ave.
    • Cost: $36
    See complete SummerStage schedule

  • July 14 / Fri

    Train
    The multi-platinum San Francisco band rock out on the GMA stage to promote their latest album, For Me, It’s You.
    • Time: 7am
    • Place: Bryant Park, Upper Terrace, 42nd St. at Sixth Ave.
    • Cost: Free


  • July 15 / Sat

    Siren Music Festival
    Art Brut, The Stills, and She Wants Revenge are slated to perform on two outdoor stages at the sixth-annual music festival produced by The Village Voice.
    • Time: noon
    • Place: Coney Island, 1000 Surf Ave., at W. 12th St.; 212-475-4022
    • Cost: Free

  • Salsa Saturdays
    Bio Ritmo gives the classic sound an unexpected edge by incorporating rock and soul.
    • Time: 6:30pm
    • Place: Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center, Columbus Ave. between 62nd and 65th Sts.; 212-875-5766
    • Cost: $15


  • Nortec Collective, Beto & Richie Grupo Soñador
    Born on the border, Tijuana's Nortec Collective chart new musical territory with a mix of electronica and traditional Northern Mexican sounds. Fellow countrymen Beto & Richie Grupo Soñador open.
    • Time: 7:30pm
    • Place: Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th St. at Prospect Park West; 718-855-7882
    • Cost: $3 suggested donation
    See complete CelebrateBrooklyn! schedule

  • July 16 / Sun

    Amadou & Mariam
    The Malian husband and wife team bring an international blend of American blues, French folk, Indian beats, and South Asian sounds to SummerStage.
    • Time: 3pm
    • Place: Rumsey Playfield, Central Park; enter the park at 69th St. and Fifth Ave.
    • Cost: Free
    See complete SummerStage schedule

  • dance
  • July 14 / Fri

    Stephen Petronio Company
    The innovative choreographer and his troupe perform modern dance to music by Rufus Wainwright, which will be performed by the Young People's Chorus of New York.
    • Time: 8pm
    • Place: Rumsey Playfield, Central Park; enter the park at 69th St. and Fifth Ave.
    • Cost: Free
    See complete SummerStage schedule

  • festivals
  • July 16 / Sun

    Brooklyn Bastille Day Party
    Francophiles get their Fête Nationale fix with petanque tournaments and food kiosks from bistros like Patois and Bar Tabac.
    • Time: 11am-7pm
    • Place: Smith St. between Atlantic Ave. and Bergen St., Brooklyn
    • Cost: Free

  • movies
  • July 10 / Mon

    Bullitt
    Steve McQueen stars as a police detective determined to track down the mob lord who killed the witness he was assigned to protect. Car chases ensue.
    • Time: Lawn opens at 5pm; film begins at sunset
    • Place: Bryant Park, 42nd St. at Sixth Ave.
    • Cost: Free
    See complete Bryant Park schedule

  • July 12 / Wed

    Rosemary's Baby
    Roman Polanski's psychological horror flick features Mia Farrow as a New Yorker experiencing an exceptionally troubled pregnancy.
    • Time: 8:30pm
    • Place: Pier 54, West St. at 14th St.
    • Cost: Free
    See complete RiverFlicks schedule

  • July 13 / Thu

    Easy Rider
    Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper take a motorcycle road trip and pick up a drunken lawyer played by Jack Nicholson along the way.
    • Time: 8:30pm
    • Place: Empire Fulton Ferry State Park, 26 New Dock St., at Water St.
    • Cost: Free
    See complete Movies With a View schedule

  • Yo La Tengo: The Sounds of Science
    The critics' darlings perform for a series of French filmmaker Jean Painlevé's short documentaries about underwater life.
    • Time: 7:30pm
    • Place: Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th St. at Prospect Park West; 718-855-7882
    • Cost: $3 suggested donation
    See complete CelebrateBrooklyn! schedule

  • July 14 / Fri

    March of the Penguins
    Morgan Freeman narrates this popular film about the Emperor penguins' remarkable journey to their traditional breeding ground in Antarctica.
    • Time: 8:30pm
    • Place: Pier 46, West St. at Christopher St.
    • Cost: Free
    See complete RiverFlicks schedule

  • You, Me and Dupree
    Join your fellow Americans in marking Bastille Day by watching Owen Wilson as a best man who moves in with his newlywed friends in You, Me and Dupree—or, as it should be titled, The Honeymoon Crasher.
    Get showtimes

  • July 15 / Sat

    Night Of The Living Dead
    George A. Romero's zombie classic concerns flesh-eaters who terrorize a group of people barricaded inside a farmhouse.
    • Time: 8:30pm
    • Place: Coney Island Museum, 1208 Surf Ave., between Stillwell Ave. and W. 12th St.
    • Cost: $5
    See complete Coney Island schedule

  • sports
  • July 12 / Wed

    WNBA All-Star Game
    The WNBA's best of the best return for the fourth time in eight years. As park of the this 10th anniversary celebration, the league will also honor 10 members for its all-decade team.
    • Time: 7pm
    • Place: Madison Square Garden, 4 Penn Plz., between 31st and 33rd Sts.; 212-465-6741
    • Cost: $10-$254.50

  • theater
  • July 10 / Mon

    DruidSynge
    The Lincoln Center Festival opens with a sextet of plays by the Irish playwright John Millington Synge—including The Playboy of the Western World, which triggered riots in Dublin when it debuted 99 years ago.
    • Time: 2pm
    • Place: Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, 899 Tenth Ave., between 58th and 59th Sts.; 212-870-5500
    • Cost: $60-$155

  • Compiled by Leaya Lee and E. J. Samson
    Contributors: Sara Cardace, Elizabeth Cline, Joe DeLessio, and Kaija Helmetag


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