Music: The 8th Bi-Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island

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This weekend, August 17 and 18, Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra invite you to the beloved Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island. Now in its eighth year, the event has become the quintessential outdoor celebration of the Jazz Age and its living legacy. The event is said to be a dream of the 1920s nestled right in the heart of New York Harbor. Authentic 20’s outfits recommended – think Boardwalk Empire and the Great Gatsby.

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Art: Hank Willis Thomas Exhibiting at the Jack Shainman Gallery (Free)

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Jack Shainman Gallery, located at 524 W. 24th Street, is exhibiting Hank Willis Thomas’ much talked about Question Bridge: Black Males. The transmedia project is a five-channel video installation that focuses on black male identity in the US. The thought-provoking installation will run through Friday, August 23. Chris Johnson, Kamal Sinclair and Bayete Ross-Smith were collaborators on the project.

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