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Weekend Agenda

Events to catch this weekend, July 13–16.


DMX will be performing at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival finale.   

1. Provided the weather clears up, check out an outdoor movie tonight. Take the new MTA ferry to Rockaway Beach to catch a screening of Moana under the stars.

2. And celebrate Bastille Day in Greenpoint’s Transmitter Park, where Films on the Green — the free outdoor French-film festival — screens the noir Port of Shadows, specially selected by Laurie Anderson.

3. Also for Bastille Day, head to Videology, where they’lll be screening Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette. Tickets include a Champagne cocktail and puff pastry from Ladurée.

4. Or stop by Daniel Boulud’s db Bistro Moderne for its special Marie Antoinette cake, an orange-blossom pound cake with white-chocolate mousse, a liquid raspberry-coulis center, and a fake guillotine to slice it open. Morbid! (For a French celebration at home, might we suggest stopping by Epicerie Boulud for housemade charcuterie or Dean & Deluca for pâté from Dufour Gourmet.)

5. On Saturday, celebrate Water Day on Governors Island. It’s a free family day with water sports and activities.

6.And head down to Coney Island on Saturday for a Twin Peaks–themed Burlesque at the Beach competition. While you're down there, don't forget to check out the Coney Art Walls outdoor museum of street art.

7. Celebrate Ornette Coleman at the Lincoln Center Festival. On Friday, catch a reunion of his jazz-funk fusion band, Part Time, while on Sunday members of Ensemble Signal perform his chamber works.

8. This weekend concludes the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival with a hip-hop exhibition Friday at St. Ann’s Warehouse and a finale concert Saturday at Brooklyn Bridge Park featuring DMX, fellow Ruff Ryders the LOX, Jadakiss, Styles P and Sheek Louch, and more.

9. The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents The Three Musketeers for free in uptown's Marcus Garvey Park through July 30.

10. And at the Triad theater is On Kentucky Avenue, a celebration of Atlantic City’s Club Harlem, the city’s premier club for black jazz performers.

11. On Saturday, actor Paul Iacono (The Hard Times of RJ Berger) gets psychedelic at the Green Room 42 with a performance of his space opera Episode I — The Degenerates Strike Back.

12. And on Sunday, you can travel to other worlds through your TV, with the season premiere of Game of Thrones. Don't have HBO? Don't worry: We’ve got you covered with a list of viewing parties. Stay away from the ice zombies, and happy weekend!

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