NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:36:55 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 <![CDATA[Winter Chamber Music at Bartow-Pell]]> Date: March 15, 2015

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we present Siren Baroque, an all-female ensemble performing works by all-female 17th-century composers.

Start time: 4:30 pm

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Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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<![CDATA[SummerStage: Mastodon / Clutch / Graveyard]]> Date: May 19, 2015

Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
Tickets: $35 Advance / $40 Day of Show
Tickets On Sale Friday January 23, 2015 12PM

Art is a cyclical beast. The same can easily be said of Grammy Award nominated hard rock juggernaut Mastodon. The group’s four members recognize the importance of life’s omnipresent cycles on their sixth full-length album, Once More ‘Round the Sun. The band orbits around themes of loss and rebirth, twirling a sonic spiral of its signature robust riffing, hypnotically haunting soundscapes, triage of dynamic voices, and thundering seismic grooves. At the same time, this particular collection proves personal for Brann Dailor, Brent Hinds, Bill Kelliher, and Troy Sanders, with the very title saying something slightly different for each member.

Maryland rockers Clutch have been pushing the boundaries that define heavy rock music since the 4 original members got together in high school. Having been tagged hard rock, blues rock, southern stoner rock and alternative metal by press and fans across the world alike it is safe to say one thing… “What you see is what you get”, and what you get is a musical force that has been best described as the quintessential American rock band.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

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Location: Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park)

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<![CDATA[World's Fair Anniversary Festival]]> Date: June 7, 2015

We're celebrating the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the NYC World's Fair with a full day of free activities for all.

Interested in revisiting the 1939 and 1964 Fairs? We'll be leading tours of historic sites that are still in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and displaying exhibits of memorabilia.

Kid-friendly events include 50-cent rides on the historic carousel, puppet shows, and face painting.

Enjoy cultural music and dance performances throughout the day followed by an evening concert and fireworks!. Different foods from around the world will be available, including Belgian waffles, which were introduced to the US at the 1964 World's Fair.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

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Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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<![CDATA[Washington Square Music Festival]]> Date: June 23, 2015

Join us in Washington Square Park for the 57th season of the Washington Square Music Festival, with free al fresco concerts in the Square!

André Caplet: Conte Fantastique for harp and string quartet, and speaker from E. A Poe’s “The Mask of Red Death”

Sofia Gubaidulina: Five Etudes for harp, double bass and percussion

Bela Bartok: Music for strings, celeste and percussion

An amplified sound permit has been issued for two hours for this event.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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